O2 Academy Islington  

 
 
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O2 Academy IslingtonFrom the outside, the O2 Academy Islington is not the most appealing of the O2 music venues (formerly sponsored by Carling). There are O2 Academy venues everywhere from Birmingham to Brixton and three in London alone  (Islington, Brixton and Shepherd's Bush). The O2 Academy Islington is a shopping centre... is it just us or is there something deeply depressing about going to a live music venue and walking past Mothercare and WH Smith in a strip-lit mall? Somehow it just doesn't seem quite right. Still, the Academy's a decent venue once you're in, with a big capacity, great acoustic and remarkably cheap beer.

 

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Christian KaneChristian KaneCountry and rock singer-songwriter from Texas.2019-04-25T19:00:00+01002019-04-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Light The TorchLight The TorchLos Angeles-based metalcore outfit comprising members of Killswitch Engage and All Shall Perish.2019-04-26T18:00:00+01002019-04-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Sarah CloseSarah Close2019-04-27T19:00:00+01002019-04-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Club De FromageClub De FromageResidents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more.2019-04-27T22:30:00+01002019-04-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Not Another Indie DiscoNot Another Indie DiscoResident DJs spin 00s, 90s and new indie music.2019-04-27T22:30:00+01002019-04-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Not Another Indie Disco
SlimSlimRap artist from Lewisham.2019-04-29T20:00:00+01002019-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Kelli LeighKelli LeighR&B and soul from the singer-songwriter.2019-04-30T19:00:00+01002019-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Kelli Leigh
Wildwood KinWildwood KinThe indie-Americana harmony trio hailing from Exeter perform original songs and a selection of better known covers.2019-04-30T19:00:00+01002019-04-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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LancoLancoAmerican country music quintet performing songs from their debut album, Hallelujah.2019-05-01T19:00:00+01002019-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Atari Teenage RiotAtari Teenage RiotAlec Empire's digital hardcore noise four-piece, reformed in 2010, launches another devastating sonic attack.2019-05-02T19:00:00+01002019-05-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
Skinner Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  35% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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 £84  39% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 4 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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 £58  28% off
Central Street, EC1V | 12 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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 O2 Academy Islington

Nearest to O2 Academy Islington
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The Lexington
London > Entertainment > Live Music
96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | 6 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
The Lexington is both a music venue and an English pub that thinks it's an American speakeasy. While this may sound like trying to please all ... More
 
 
 
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 12 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
London > Entertainment >
10-14 White Lion Street, Angel, N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Bringing the fantasies of many ... More
 
 
 
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Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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Christian Kane
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 25th April 2019 - 7pm
O2 Academy Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | Same location as O2 Academy Islington
Country and rock singer-songwriter from Texas....More
 
 
 
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Light The Torch
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 26th April 2019 - 6pm
O2 Academy Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | Same location as O2 Academy Islington
Los Angeles-based metalcore outfit comprising members of Killswitch Engage and All Shall Perish....More
 
 
 
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Charles Court Opera: HMS Pinafore
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 10th April to 11th May 2019 - Various Times
O2 Academy Islington, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Artistic director John Savournin and musical director David Eaton put a high-energy spin on Gilbert & Sullivan's celebrated take-down of the British class system....More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near O2 Academy Islington
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
 
 
 
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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
 
 
 
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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 O2 Academy Islington

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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26a Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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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Loop
London > Shopping > Specialists
15 Camden Passage, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
'Loop' is a gorgeous shop to do with all things knit. A huge selection of exquisite yarns from around the world as well as haberdashery, vintage ... More
 
 
 
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Paul A Young Fine Chocolates
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
33 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Before he was a full-time chocolatier, Paul A Young was patissier for Marco Pierre White. The drama and perfectionism demanded by a Michelin-starred restaurant are both ... More
 
 
 
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Tinderbox
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
21 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from O2 Academy Islington
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
N1 Centre, 39 Parkfield Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from O2 Academy Islington
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high-quality, fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy dipping ... More
 
 
 
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Sangria Spanish Tapas Bar
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
88 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from O2 Academy Islington
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 11 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 12 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 15 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 14 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 15 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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
 
 
 
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The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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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Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
 
 
 
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 13 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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Weyes Blood
Concerts | On 25th April 2019 

Islington Assembly Hall 10 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Pop and soft-rock come from the Californian singer-songwriter Natalie Mering....More

Out Of This World
Theatre | Until 5th May 2019 

Little Angel Studios 10 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

The Little Angel Theatre celebrates the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing with a new immersive production suitable for ...More

Tirzah
Concerts | On 25th April 2019 

Scala 12 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

The Essex-born post-R&B artist veers into pop territory on her debut album Devotion. Coby Sey, Elheist and Elan Tamara support....More

The Other Side Of The Sea / The Hermes Experiment
Concerts | On 25th April 2019 

Kings Place 13 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

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Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Foodie Events | Until 26th December 2019 

The Piano Works 15 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

For bottomless brunch with a side of live music, head to The Piano Works. Both the West End and Farringdon ...More

 
Colourstream by Dan Pearson
Colourstream by Dan Pearson
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2019 

Coal Drops Yard 16 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Coal Drops Yard has been transformed into a vibrant floral world thanks to a new installation by the award-winning Dan ...More

 
Friendship Before Facebook
Friendship Before Facebook
Exhibitions | Until 12th May 2019 

British Library 18 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Find out how friends were selected, collected and put on display before the digital era in the free Friendship Before ...More

 
The New Londoners
The New Londoners
Exhibitions | Until 7th July 2019 

British Library 18 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Close to 200 different countries are represented by people living in London, according to the UN, and award winning British ...More

 
Imaginary Cities
Imaginary Cities
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

British Library 18 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Welcoming you to the British Library from 5th April 2019, Imaginary Cities is a free display which fills the Entrance ...More

 

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Joining a host of new restaurants, bars and cafes that have opened within the new Battersea Power Station development, River Walk Market launched in spring 2019....More

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Exhibitions | On 27th April 

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Norman's Coach & Horses

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The Comedy Of Errors
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

The Lord Chamberlain's Men present Shakespeare's most riotous and farcical play, in which merchants, masters, parents, servants and a long-suffering wife find themselves comically entwined. Staging The Comedy of Errors, Shakespeare's Globe presents one pair ...More

Pericles
Theatre | From 4th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Pericles, Prince of Tyre, is forced to flee his own kingdom and wander the world in Shakespeare's romance. Shakespeare's Globe presents Pericles as one of a trio of plays exploring the themes of refuge and ...More

The Merry Wives Of Windsor
Theatre | From 17th May 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

Shakespeare's well-known comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor, is about Sir John Falstaff setting about improving his financial situation by wooing Mistress Page and Mistress Ford. Staged at ...More

Ed Sheeran Live at The Haymarket
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