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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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Holloway Road Tube Station
11 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Canonbury Overground Station
10 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Elia Mews Car Park
20 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
25 minutes walk

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £92† 33% 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 £73† 37% 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
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £38† 29% off
Central Street, EC1V | 26 minutes from Thousand Island
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
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Alternative Live Music nearest Thousand Island

Nearest to 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 shares ... 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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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Thousand Island
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
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With Confidence
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 22nd September 2018 - 7pm-11pm
Thousand Island, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 1 minute from Thousand Island
The Australian trio brings its pop-punk originals to the UK's stages....More
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The Left Outsides
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 22nd September 2018 - 12noon
Thousand Island, Compton Terrace, N1 | 3 minutes from Thousand Island
The married pair, Alison Cotton and Mark Nicholas, perform their self-penned psychedelic-flavoured folk songs. Albecq and Sister Cookie support....More
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Benedict Allen: Ultimate Explorer
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Saturday 22nd September 2018 - 7pm
Thousand Island, Compton Terrace, N1 | 3 minutes from Thousand Island
The adventurer-explorer tells the whole unvarnished truth of his most recent adventure....More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Thousand Island
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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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Thousand Island gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes from Thousand Island
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... 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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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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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 9 minutes from Thousand Island
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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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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Thousand Island.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 4 minutes from Thousand Island
... More
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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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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes from Thousand Island
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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With Confidence
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The Australian trio brings its pop-punk originals to the UK's stages....More

The Left Outsides
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The married pair, Alison Cotton and Mark Nicholas, perform their self-penned psychedelic-flavoured folk songs. Albecq and Sister Cookie support....More

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Union Chapel 3 minutes walk from Thousand Island

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Hope & Anchor 4 minutes walk from Thousand Island

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Michael English
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Islington Assembly Hall 7 minutes walk from Thousand Island

Lilting country by the singer-songwriter and pianist as he performs his original material alongside his band....More

Angel Comedy
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Angel Comedy Club 14 minutes walk from Thousand Island

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of comedy at this flagship night....More

Not Another Indie Disco
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O2 Academy Islington 16 minutes walk from Thousand Island

Resident DJs spin 00s, 90s and new indie music....More

Loud in London
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O2 Academy Islington 16 minutes walk from Thousand Island

New and emerging Indie acts from across the UK....More

Absent Kelly Emerging
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O2 Academy Islington 16 minutes walk from Thousand Island

A showcase of new and up and coming pop and rock talent....More

Speak And Spell: Depeche Mode Tribute
Music | On 22nd September 2018 

O2 Academy Islington 16 minutes walk from Thousand Island

The tribute act perform a concert, delivering the band's biggest hits in their original style....More

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