The Lighthouse  

 
 
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190 New North Road, Islington, Canonbury Yard, London N1 7BJ
 
 
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The Lighthouse in Canonbury is the 5,000 square feet studio space run by creative agency ditto who run regular events including a monthly storytelling session and art exhibition evening. It features a diverse range of artists, icons, companies, collectives, personalities and raconteurs, who share the story of who they are and how they got there with a public audience, alongside a gallery exhibition.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2018

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £95  40% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 11 minutes from The Lighthouse
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £43  27% off
Central Street, EC1V | 14 minutes from The Lighthouse
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £48  36% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 16 minutes from The Lighthouse
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Lighthouse

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Lighthouse
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Lighthouse
One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white), the ... More
 
 
 
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Jack Left Town - The Improvised Rockumentary
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Sunday 28th January 2018 at 7pm & Sunday 25th February 2018 at 7am
The Lighthouse, 2A Shepperton Road, Islington, N1 | 4 minutes from The Lighthouse
...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Lighthouse

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Lighthouse
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 7 minutes from The Lighthouse
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and theatre, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Open School East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Lighthouse
Open School East opens in September 2013. Open School East is an art school and communal space, commissioned and funded by the Barbican and Create London ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Lighthouse

The best shops and markets near The Lighthouse
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A Furry World
London > Shopping > Pet Care
29a Sheperton Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lighthouse
Despite their nauseating name, A Furry World offers a first-rate range of services for your pet. Advertised as a holistic pet care service where the emphasis ... More
 
 
 
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Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Lighthouse
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
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Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
The flagship store of this art mini-chain stocks something for everyone from the eager beginnner to the consumate expert - water colours, oils, drawing and much ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Lighthouse

What are the best dining options near The Lighthouse London?
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North Star
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
188-190 New North Road, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The Lighthouse
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lighthouse
... More
 
 
 
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Tierra Peru
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Lighthouse
South American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Lighthouse

Near The Lighthouse
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from The Lighthouse
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 18 minutes from The Lighthouse
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 19 minutes from The Lighthouse
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
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The Lighthouse gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes from The Lighthouse
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from The Lighthouse
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 18 minutes from The Lighthouse
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Lighthouse

The best pubs near London The Lighthouse.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lighthouse
... More
 
 
 
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Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Lighthouse
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 8 minutes from The Lighthouse
The Marquess Tavern opened May 2006 and has subsequently won a number of awards including Time Out Gastropub of the Year the very year it opened. ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Lighthouse

The Lighthouse clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Lighthouse
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from The Lighthouse
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Lighthouse.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 12 minutes from The Lighthouse
... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from The Lighthouse
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Singing Mermaid
The Singing Mermaid
Theatre | Until 22nd April 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 9 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

Taking Julia Donaldson's glittering picture book, The Singing Mermaid, and turning it into a stage show for young people aged ...More

 
Somewhere A Gunner Fires
Theatre | Until 24th February 2018 

The King's Head 10 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

The true story of the Italian Front, and the lives of those embroiled in it, including the volunteer, the girl ...More

BRITs Week
BRITs Week
Concerts | Until 24th February 2018 

Islington Assembly Hall 10 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

See Alt-J, Jessie Ware, Laura Marling and Rag 'N' Bone Man play a series of special gigs at intimate venues ...More

 
Parasolstice - Winter Light 2017: Robert Montgomery
Exhibitions | Until 25th March 2018 

Parasol Unit 10 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

The Enchanted Room
Exhibitions | Until 8th April 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 11 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

The Estorick Collection marks its 20th anniversary year with a major exhibition of works from one of the most important ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 11 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, ...More

The Little Angel
Theatre | Until 24th February 2018 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 14 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

A new musical which tells the story of Sashka, a troubled boy with seemingly nothing to live for, until he ...More

Rumours
Concerts | On 23rd February 2018 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 15 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

An unsigned London-based electronic music trio from Norway and Italy....More

Simon Roberts
Exhibitions | Until 10th March 2018 

Flowers, Kingsland Road 16 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

The work in the exhibition ranges across various projects, both commissioned and independently produced over the last ten years, from ...More

Flamenco Festival London
Flamenco Festival London
Dance | Until 25th February 2018 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 17 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

The annual foot-stamping Flamenco Festival London, a fortnight long festival featuring seven shows, celebrates its 15th anniversary at Sadler's Wells ...More

 

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National Portrait Gallery

The first National Portrait Gallery exhibition to be devoted to the medium of film, this ...More

 
Tacita Dean: Still Life
Tacita Dean: Still Life
Exhibitions | From 15th March 

National Gallery

An exploration of still life by leading contemporary artist Tacita Dean featuring a new film ...More

 
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National Portrait Gallery

Bringing together, for the first time, the works ...More

 
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Duck & Waffle

Enjoy fine dining surrounded by 15 different types ...More

 
Soft Cell
Soft Cell
Concerts | On 30th September 

The O2 Arena

The sound of the '80s, synth-pop pioneers Soft Cell reunite for one last time at ...More

 
Everything Everything
Everything Everything
Concerts | On 10th March 

Alexandra Palace

The Manchester quartet, Everything Everything, praised by The Guardian for its "nerd-rock" and by the ...More

 
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The Ugly Duck

Tom Sellers is keeping himself busy while his Michelin-starred Restaurant Story is being refurbished (closed ...More

 
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The Bloomsbury Club Bar
Drinking 

Taking inspiration from the 1920s and '30s - the golden era of cocktails - The ...More

 
Steven Wilson
Steven Wilson
Concerts | From 27th March 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy-nominated progressive rock musician and record producer Steven Wilson ("the most successful British artist you've ...More

 
The Coral Room
The Coral Room
Drinking 

A thing of beauty, The Coral Room breathes new life into The Bloomsbury Hotel with ...More

 
Stereophonics
Stereophonics
Concerts | From 2nd March 

SSE Arena, Wembley

Welsh rockers Stereophonics, led by Kelly Jones, known for their hits including Dakota, Maybe Tomorrow ...More

 
Downing Street
Downing Street
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Closed to ordinary members of the public, the entrance to Downing Street is gated and ...More

 
Amber
Amber
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Tucked away behind the Curzon in Goodman's Fields, Amber is an all-day Middle Eastern and ...More

 
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
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Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

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