Thousand Island †

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20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 1RA
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Thousand Island is a self-contained music venue and late night club where Upstairs at The Garage used to be, right next to Islington tube station. The north London live music venue has played host to historic music legends and the intimate upstairs part is decked out with glitter and disco lights. Music style varies on the night from a noughties night - with T he Strokes, Arctic Monkeys and The Libertines on the playlist - to live shows by r ock n roll party bands f or fans of INXS, Jet, Wolfmother and The Raconteurs.


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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £71† 39% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 14 minutes from Thousand Island
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
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £29† 26% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Thousand Island
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £38† 34% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 28 minutes from Thousand Island
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
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Alternative Live Music nearest Thousand Island

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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 1 minute from Thousand Island
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band ... More
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Thousand Island
Opened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live music ... More
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Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 12 minutes from Thousand Island
When Filthy McNasty's closed its doors in Clerkenwell many bemoaned its demise but now Ireland's favourite live music venue has dropped the McNasty and opened up ... More
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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Thousand Island
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit pub that ... More
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Little Angel Studios
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1 Sebbon Street, N1 | 8 minutes from Thousand Island
Just a few minutes walk from the Little Angel Theatre on Dagmar Passage, Little Angel Studios offer three studio spaces ... More
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Thousand Island
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
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Kosheen
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Thursday 5th November 2020 - 7pm
Thousand Island, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 1 minute from Thousand Island
Electronic music group led by singer-songwriter Sian Evans....More
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The Dears
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Tuesday 24th November 2020 - 7pm-11pm
Thousand Island, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 1 minute from Thousand Island
Canadian indie-rock band led by husband and wife Murry Lightburn and Natalia Yanchak....More
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Italian Threads: MITA Textile Design 1926-1976
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 30th September 2020 to 17th January 2021 - Various Times
Thousand Island, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Thousand Island
Fifty years of work produced for world art fairs, private homes, clubs and ocean liners by the celebrated Genoa-based textile firm MITA (Manifattura Italiana Tappeti Artistici), ...More
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Thousand Island
You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of ... More
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Thousand Island
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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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 12 minutes from Thousand Island
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
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Thousand Island
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ... More
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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Thousand Island
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
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Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 6 minutes from Thousand Island
Second-hand... More
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Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from Thousand Island
Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... More
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Trullo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
300-302 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Thousand Island
A superb addition to the Islington eating scene is Trullo, a homely neighbourhood Italian in Highbury in the mould of the River Café (but thankfully not ... More
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LeCoq
London > Restaurants >
292-294 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Thousand Island
Sisters Ana and Sanja Morris have twenty years of restaurant experience between them: Sanja co-founded Salt Yard Group and Ana ... More
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 10 minutes from Thousand Island
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 21 minutes from Thousand Island
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 21 minutes from Thousand Island
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
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Third Space Islington
London > Leisure >
15 Esther Anne Place, Islington Square, N1 | 10 minutes from Thousand Island
Luxury health club The Third Space has its sixth club and for the first time sees ... More
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 17 minutes from Thousand Island
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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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes from Thousand Island
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 4 minutes from Thousand Island
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
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Victoria Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
203 Holloway Road, N7 | 8 minutes from Thousand Island
Craft beers, pizza and big screen sports are served at this Frontier owned Victorian pub on Holloway Road with a Plonk crazy golf club on ... More
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Thousand Island
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Thousand Island
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from Thousand Island
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
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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Thousand Island
Specialising in l ate night cocktails, long happy hours and disco dancing, Simmons bars have been popping up all over town ... More
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 4 minutes from Thousand Island
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Thousand Island
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
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 22 minutes from Thousand Island
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More

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Italian Threads: MITA Textile Design 1926-1976
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2021 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 5 minutes walk from Thousand Island

Fifty years of work produced for world art fairs, private homes, clubs and ocean liners by the celebrated Genoa-based textile ...More

Quentin Blake: From The Studio
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2021 

House of Illustration 21 minutes walk from Thousand Island

The first ever permanent exhibition space dedicated to the celebrated illustrator includes an up-to-date showcase of Blake's projects as they ...More

 
 
 
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