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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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Drewsif StalinDrewsif StalinThe Baltimore, Maryland-originating project performs groove-based progressive metal. Support from Toska.2017-06-27T19:00:00+01002017-06-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Do The Right ThingDo The Right ThingJeru The Damaja brings his hip hop tracks to the dance floor, plus live appearances by he Funky Pandas and Afu Ra.2017-06-29T23:00:00+01002017-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Adekunle GoldAdekunle GoldThe Nigerian singer-songwriter performs his latest urban songs. With special guests including The Compozers.2017-06-30T18:00:00+01002017-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Dishy TangentDishy TangentIndie-pop with a range of influences is what this London-based quartet brings to the stage. Support comes from Ripley, Pix Encore, Friday At 3 and I Am Aquitaine.2017-06-30T18:00:00+01002017-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Star ShapedStar ShapedIt's all back to Britpop and indie at this night with the resident DJs.2017-06-30T18:00:00+01002017-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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I Love The 90s vs 00s PartyI Love The 90s vs 00s PartyThe two decades go head to head with DJs spinning dance, hip hop, pop and rock from across the years.2017-06-30T22:30:00+01002017-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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The Hellfire ClubThe Hellfire ClubThis Brightonian threesome presents its hard-edged rock originals.2017-07-01T18:00:00+01002017-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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The Hellfire Club
Burn Down The DiscoBurn Down The DiscoIndie, soul, synth, ska and rock'n'roll courtesy of guests and residents.2017-07-01T22:30:00+01002017-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Burn Down The Disco
Club De FromageClub De FromageResidents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more.2017-07-01T22:30:00+01002017-07-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Club De Fromage
Tom ClarkeTom ClarkeThe Enemy vocalist Tom Clarke performs an acoustic version of the band's debut album We Live And Die In These Towns, released in 2007.2017-07-06T19:00:00+01002017-07-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Angel Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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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 £73  27% 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  28% 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 £48  35% 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

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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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The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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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Incident At Vichy
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 24th June 2017 at 2.15pm-3.45pm and 7pm-8.30pm & Sunday 25th June 2017 at 2.15pm-3.45pm
O2 Academy Islington, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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Loser's Lounge
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 25th June 2017 - 9pm-2am
O2 Academy Islington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Resident DJ Charlie Hangdog spins reggae, soul and blues....More
 
 
 
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Tremors
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th Jun, 26th Jun, 2nd Jul and 3rd Jul 2017 - 7pm
O2 Academy Islington, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Broken Silence Theatre presents Tim Cook's play about a man trying to repair his political career and the choices he needs to make....More
 
 
 
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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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The best shops and markets 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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B&H Kitchen
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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Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... 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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Attic
Theatre | Until 3rd July 2017 

The King's Head 6 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

An intimate two-hander that invites you to follow the journey of Leonie and Bay as they relive their dangerous, boundary-pushing ...More

Tremors
Theatre | Until 3rd July 2017 

The King's Head 6 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Broken Silence Theatre presents Tim Cook's play about a man trying to repair his political career and the choices he ...More

Holy Crap
Theatre | Until 8th July 2017 

The King's Head 6 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Nick Thompson Productions deals with the launch of Britain's first pay-to-view religious channel and the problems of its founder....More

Incident At Vichy
Theatre | Until 25th June 2017 

The King's Head 6 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

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Loser's Lounge
Concerts | On 25th June 2017 

The Lexington 6 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Resident DJ Charlie Hangdog spins reggae, soul and blues....More

Elixir Extracts
Dance | Until 25th June 2017 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 7 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

The performance programme will feature older dancers from across the UK and abroad....More

Red Riding Hood And The Wolf
Theatre | Until 16th July 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 7 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

The story of Red Riding Hood, with a twist....More

Dogs Don't Do Ballet: Blunderbus Theatre Company (Over 3)
Theatre | Until 16th July 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 7 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Adapted from the best selling children's book by Anna Kemp....More

Monique Frydman
Exhibitions | Until 12th August 2017 

Parasol Unit 11 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Relieve and Release Tension
Exhibitions | On 25th June 2017 

The Old Finsbury Town Hall 12 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

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After the success of Street Feast residencies Rola Wala serves up authentic, healthy, every day ...More

 
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Displaying over vegetarian 40 dishes, tibits retains its showcase centrepiece at its second London restaurant....More

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The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
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The Oystermen, aka Matt Lovell and Rob Hampton, ...More

 
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Modern brasserie in Camden Market with Lee Andrews, formerly of Chiltern Firehouse, as head chef ...More

 
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JW3

Summer's coming to Hampstead with an urban beach at JW3 with golden sand, free entry, ...More

 
Waiting for Godot
Theatre | From 5th September 

Arts Theatre

Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot comes to the Arts Theatre in September. The show sees Didi and Gogo and their aching feet pass the time playing games near a tree while they wait for ...More

Venus In Fur
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Haymarket Theatre Royal

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National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

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Bishopsgate Institute

Create your own protest publication in a zine-making ...More

 
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Exhibitions | From 15th July 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, ...More

 
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Exhibitions | From 14th July 

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Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Whitechapel Gallery

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Eid Festival 2017
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Exhibitions | On 2nd July 

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The Barnes Film Festival returns for a second year in 2017, offering an alternative to the central London film festivals dominating the scene. The festival brings together the great and good of south west London's ...More

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