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16 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2017

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2017 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2017 London events.

 
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  31% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 £91  31% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 £43  30% off
Central Street, EC1V | 17 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 Bars nearest Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Nearest to Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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Nightlife near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo) clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 18 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Spread out over three floors with each one providing its own distinct look and feel, Egg London is a venue like no other. The ground floor ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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Absent Kelly Presents Indie Basement: Dead Kites
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 15th December 2017 - 7pm-12midnight
Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo), 207 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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Today Only
Angel Comedy Pro Night
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Friday 15th December 2017 - 8pm-10pm
Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo), The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, N1 | 6 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
A night of top stand-up from familiar faces on the comedy circuit....More
 
 
 
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Arte Povera
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th to 17th Dec 2017 - Various Times
Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo), 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Fifty years after the first Arte Povera show, this exhibition looks at how it has informed the work of several British artists who graduated from art ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 | 4 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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Shopping near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The best shops and markets near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ... More
 
 
 
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Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

What are the best dining options near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo) London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Porchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
141 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Pizza & Pasta ... More
 
 
 
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Le Mercury
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
140A Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Mains for under £6 excellent value and a good atmosphere.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Radici
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
30 Almeida Street, N1 | 1 minute from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Celebrated chef Francesco Mazzei, chef patron of Sartoria in Mayfair, has teamed up with D&D London to create Radici, an authentic Italian ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 16 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 18 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 19 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo) gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 17 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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 | 18 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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Pubs near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The best pubs near London Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo).
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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Meeting venue hire near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo).
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 5 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)
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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The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
Theatre | Until 27th January 2018 

Almeida Theatre 1 minute walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Magic, science fiction and fantasy collide in Anne Washburn's stage adaptation of stories from the cult TV series written by ...More

 
Sleepyhead
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 2 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Michael Fowkes's sleepy tale about Dad, who longs for his baby to go to sleep so he can too....More

Go Noah Go!
Go Noah Go!
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 2 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Set in the Caribbean, this adaptation of Go Noah Go! By John Agard takes a well known story and gives ...More

 
King Tut - A Pyramid Panto
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

The King's Head 2 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Charles Court Opera's pantomime set in Ancient Egypt....More

Beauty And The Beast
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

The King's Head 2 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Fat Rascal Theatre presents its gender-reversed version of the classic fairy tale as a musical....More

Fish
Concerts | Until 17th December 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 3 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

The singer-songwriter, who rose to fame as the lead singer of Marillion, performs songs from his final studio album, Weltschmerz....More

Absent Kelly Presents Indie Basement: Dead Kites
Concerts | On 15th December 2017 

Hope & Anchor 5 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

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Angel Comedy Pro Night
Comedy | On 15th December 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 6 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

A night of top stand-up from familiar faces on the comedy circuit....More

Arte Povera
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Fifty years after the first Arte Povera show, this exhibition looks at how it has informed the work of several ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from Wax Jambu (formerly Kinky Mambo)

Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, ...More

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English National Ballet: Voices Of America
Dance | From 12th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

English National Ballet return to Sadler's Wells in 2018 with a mixed bill of American-style neo-classic ballet. Voices of America brings together works from three generations of American ...More

Tango After Dark
Dance | From 28th February 

Peacock Theatre

Tango superstar German Cornejo leads his dance company of 10 in the intimate and sensual Tango After Dark. Coming to the Peackcock Theatre stage this February, the show sees the world-class Argentinean dancers perform a ...More

Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Exhibitions | From 30th May 

The Hayward Gallery

The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The first retrospective of the artist in London, Wayward Wander explores the artist's extensive investigation into ...More

Burne-Jones
Burne-Jones
Exhibitions | From 24th October 

Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents London's first comprehensive retrospective of Edward Burne-Jones in 40 years, showcasing 150 ...More

 
Anni Albers
Anni Albers
Exhibitions | From 11th October 

Tate Modern

In 2018, Tate Modern presents this century's first major UK museum exhibition of the work ...More

 
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Exhibitions | From 14th September 

Tate Modern

Sees Christian Marclay's unique installation, The Clock, at ...More

 
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
Exhibitions | From 2nd May 

Tate Modern

Shape of Light at Tate Modern is the ...More

 
The Way Of The World
The Way Of The World
Theatre | From 29th March 

The Donmar Warehouse

James Macdonald returns to the Donmar to direct Linda Bassett as Lady Wishfort in William ...More

 
The Second Violinist
The Second Violinist
Concerts | From 6th September 

Barbican Theatre

The latest collaboration between Irish playwright Enda Walsh and composer Donnacha Dennehy, The Second Violinist ...More

 
Fun Home
Theatre | From 18th June 

The Young Vic

Winner of five Tony Awards, this is an electrifying musical version of Alison Bechdel's graphic novel which took America by storm. Fun House is derived from a comic that, according to The Observer (*spoiler alert*) ...More

London Events 2018
London Events 2018
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is 250 ...More

 
June in London 2018
Article 

Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
Article 

The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Drinking 

With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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