The Old Finsbury Town Hall  

 
 
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A grade II listed building and registered with English Heritage as a building of great historical significance. In 1965, the Finsbury Council was absorbed by the newly extended Islington Borough. In October 2005, the Finsbury Town Hall was acquired by the Urdang Academy, a performing arts school that was formerly based in Covent Garden. Urdang lovingly restored the building before relocating in January 2007. This historic monument was lovingly renamed The Old Finsbury Town Hall and is now holding weddings again, continuing a hundred year tradition, as well as banquets and events.

 

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Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £57  41% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 3 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 7 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
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49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 7 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Free Word Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
60 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 4th March to 31st July 2016
Guildhall Art Gallery, Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, EC2P | 2 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Patrick Alan's Righteous Ten Press
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 22nd May to 28th August 2016 - 7pm-1am
The Piano Works, 113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
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Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 6 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
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Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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London > Restaurants > Central European restaurants
11-13 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Sade Restaurant and Bar
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
21 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
8-10 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 2 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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London > Education > Career Services
Education Service, PO Box 270, Guildhall, Clerkenwell, London EC2P | 2 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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1 King's Cross Road, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 3 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Holiday Inn Hotel, 1 King's Cross Road, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 3 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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London > Restaurants > Gastropub
22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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The Ambassador
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55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Cafe Kick
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Led
London > Nightlife > Bars
171 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Ghost Farringdon
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113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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7 Tales
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Turnmill Street, EC1M | 7 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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The Newsroom, Archive and Visitor Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
60 Farringdon Rd, Clerkenwel, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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The Bolshoi Ballet: Don Quixote
Dance | Until 28th July 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

Alexei Fadeyechev's staging of Marius Petipa's high-spirited ballet based on Cervantes's comic novel. Music by Ludwig Minkus....More

Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
Faith Healer
Theatre | Until 20th August 2016 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

Following her productions of Fathers and Sons and Philadelphia, Here I Come!, Lyndsey Turner returns to the ...More

Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which ...More

 
Stomp
Stomp
Theatre | Until 8th January 2017 

Ambassadors Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody ...More

 
Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Aladdin
Aladdin
Theatre | Until 11th February 2017 

Prince Edward Theatre 7 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

The Broadway hit from the producer of The Lion King, Aladdin arrives in London in summer 2016. The story of ...More

 
Marianne Faithfull
Concerts | Until 26th July 2016 

Ronnie Scott's 7 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

The London-born fashion icon, singer-songwriter, actress and famous ex-girlfriend of The Rolling Stones-singer Mick Jagger presents her acclaimed brand of ...More

 
 
 
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