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Arsenal Tube Station
 
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Dalston Junction
 
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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £111  37% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 2 miles from The Ark
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  22% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 2.3 miles from The Ark
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
 
 
 
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  35% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 37 minutes from The Ark
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
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sans Pere Shoreditch
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
84 Great Eastern Street, EC2A | 2.2 miles from The Ark
A homeware store and restaurant as well as an architectural studio and real estate agency, Sans Pere is a stylish ... More
 
 
 
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Mont Blanc
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
10 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 3 miles from The Ark
As Mont Blanc's opulent pens are not officially available over the internet, you will have to visit one of their special boutiques in order to acquire ... More
 
 
 
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Of Cabbages & Kings
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
127 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 | 5 minutes from The Ark
Of Cabbages & Kings first set up shop in May 2008. Since then they have been establishing creative networks and platforms for designers and makers in ... More
 
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Ark

The best shops and markets near The Ark
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Mint Vintage
London > Shopping > Clothing
71-73 Stoke Newington High Street, Covent Garden, London N16 | 3 minutes from The Ark
Mint Vintage specialises in men's and ladies clothing from seventies sheepskin to hidden vintage gems. No musty second hand cast-offs here. Instead you get an extensive ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stoke Newington Farmers Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Paul's Church, Stoke Newington Road N16 7UY, N16 | 7 minutes from The Ark
All the produce at the market is organic, biodynamic or wild - and it was the first farmers' market in the UK to do so. It's ... More
 
 
 
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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
32-40 Stoke Newington Church Street, N16 | 7 minutes from The Ark
Whole Foods Market specialises in organically grown and good-for-you foods with an emphasis on foods that are free of artificial preservatives, colours, flavours, sweeteners and hydrogenated ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Ark

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Scared To Dance Presents: Withered Hand + Papernut Cambridge
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 16th December 2017 - 8pm-10.30pm
The Ark, 71 Shacklewell Lane, E8 | 6 minutes from The Ark
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Canshaker Pi
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 17th December 2017 - 8pm
The Ark, 71 Shacklewell Lane, E8 | 6 minutes from The Ark
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Dancing In The Dark
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 31st December 2017 - 6pm
The Ark, 71 Shacklewell Lane, E8 | 6 minutes from The Ark
The Shacklewell Arms presents an incredible evening of 80s music....More
 
 
 
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Stoke Newington International Airport
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1-15 Leswin Place, N16 | 3 minutes from The Ark
No airplanes take off from Stoke Newington International Airport. And there's no point looking up departure times here. Instead turn up for live performances by local ... More
 
 
 
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Hackney Downs Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Amhurst Terrace, E8 | 7 minutes from The Ark
A 70,000 sq ft centre for creativity and collaboration in East London, Hackney Downs Studios was established in 2011, transforming a redundant printworks into an arts ... More
 
 
 
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Hackney Showroom
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Amhurst Terrace, E8 | 7 minutes from The Ark
Launched in March 2015 and located in a 4,000 square foot former print works, Hackney Showroom is ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Ark

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Ark
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MostArt Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
86 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 | 3 minutes from The Ark
An art centre for Hackney where you may find art exhibitions, photography or jazz on a Sunday afternoon. There's a stage and bar in the ... More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
69 Shakespeare Walk, N16 | 6 minutes from The Ark
A free to use, open access playground in Stoke Newington, Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground gives children aged 6 to 15 access to indoor and outdoor activities ... More
 
 
 
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Gillett Square
London > Attractions >
Gillett Square, N16 | 11 minutes from The Ark
On the western flank of Gillett Square in Dalston, East London, stands The Dalston Culture House which houses the world famous Vortex Jazz Club on its ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Ark

What are the best dining options near The Ark London?
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Best Turkish Kebab
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
125 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 1 minute from The Ark
... More
 
 
 
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Mint Gun Club
London > Restaurants >
4a Brooke Road, Stoke Newington, N16 | 5 minutes from The Ark
The brainchild of bartender Richard Hunt (Milk & Honey, Hawksmoor, Mahiki), the Mint Gun Club specialises in delicious aperitifs, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
WOLF
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
110 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 | 5 minutes from The Ark
A sanctuary amid the bustle of Stoke Newington, WOLF is a neighbourhood restaurant which opened in August 2016 and celebrates authentic Italian food ? ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Ark

Near The Ark
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2.1 miles from The Ark
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 14 minutes from The Ark
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 32 minutes from The Ark
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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Leisure near The Ark

The Ark gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Abney Park Cemetery & Nature Reserve
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Stoke Newington High Street, N16 | 8 minutes from The Ark
Non-denominational cemetery, arboretum and nature reserve. Hidden away in the north-east corner of London, lies this highly influential, pioneering and yet relatively unknown beauty spot. Part nature ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 12 minutes from The Ark
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clissold Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Greenway Close, N4 | 13 minutes from The Ark
A pretty, local park, Clissold is more than worth a visit if you're in the north London area. Free from the crowds that often seep into ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Ark

The best pubs near London The Ark.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Hart
London > Nightlife > Pubs
69 Stoke Newington High Street, N16 | 3 minutes from The Ark
Stoke Newington's extremely likable White Hart seems to cater for just about anyone. Inside, it's spacious and comfortable, with low-slung sofas and comfy chairs the order ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Prince
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Kynaston Road, N16 | 5 minutes from The Ark
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Barden's Boudoir
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38-44 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 7 minutes from The Ark
A late licence, DJ decks, P.A., stage for live bands, two bars and friendly bar staff selling bottled drinks and beers on tap plus an extensive ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Ark

The Ark clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ruby's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
76 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 6 minutes from The Ark
It may look like a cinema from the sign outside but Ruby's on the Stoke Newington/Dalston border is an intimate subterranean drinking den serving expertly mixed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nest
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, N16 | 7 minutes from The Ark
Opened in 2010, The Nest has become one of London's top clubbing experiences, showcasing the best new dance music talent from around ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dalston Roof Park
London > Nightlife > Bars
18 Ashwin Street, E8 | 13 minutes from The Ark
On the roof of The Print House, a former factory for catalogues, crayons and pencils, sits Dalston Roof Park, an urban oasis four floors up over ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Ark

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Ark.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 29 minutes from The Ark
... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 33 minutes from The Ark
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
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 34 minutes from The Ark
... More
 
 
 
 

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Pop-Up Screens Cinema in the Snow
Pop-Up Screens Cinema in the Snow
Seasonal | Until 24th December 2017 

Hackney Showroom 7 minutes walk from The Ark

Pop Up Screens returns to the Hackney Showroom for a winter residency this year, transforming the former print works into ...More

 
Boxed Xmas Party
Concerts | On 15th December 2017 

Birthdays 7 minutes walk from The Ark

Some of the world's most exciting electronic music performed for the Xmas party....More

Atone Showcase
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 15th December 2017 

The Nest 7 minutes walk from The Ark

Forward-thinking techno courtesy of Profex, Hollie, MLB and Stockwell....More

Heidi Vogel
Concerts | On 15th December 2017 

The Vortex Jazz Club 10 minutes walk from The Ark

One of the great jazz voices of modern times. An extraordinary voice with an incredible range and such a texture....More

Dalston Roof Park Winter Season
Dalston Roof Park Winter Season
Seasonal | Until 28th April 2018 

Dalston Roof Park 13 minutes walk from The Ark

The neighbourhood's first winter rooftop, Dalston Roof Park is open to public on select dates throughout winter. Every Wednesday the ...More

 
OperaUpClose: Eugene Onegin
Concerts | Until 23rd December 2017 

Arcola Theatre 13 minutes walk from The Ark

Lucy Bradley directs the Olivier Award-winning company in a new English version of Tchaikovsky's sweeping coming-of-age opera....More

Leslie Deere, Sharon Gal And Paul Watson, Aine O'Dwyer, Steve Beresford And Crystabel Riley
Music | On 15th December 2017 

Cafe OTO 13 minutes walk from The Ark

Cafe Oro's experimental solo-duo-trio format takes to the main space with an eclectic selection of noise artists....More

The Spyglass Project Presents Dancing In Dalston
Exhibitions | Until 15th December 2017 

The Junction Rooms 15 minutes walk from The Ark

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Cinderella at Hackney Empire
Cinderella at Hackney Empire
Theatre | Until 31st December 2017 

Hackney Empire 22 minutes walk from The Ark

This Christmas, Harlem meets Hackney in the classic rags to riches tale of Cinderella.West End performer Aisha Jawando (most recently ...More

 
Cinderella
Theatre | Until 31st December 2017 

Hackney Empire 22 minutes walk from The Ark

The classic rags-to-riches tale is told in true Hackney style by our award-winning pantomime team as they prove a new ...More

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The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

From July 2018, Sam Mendes directs the epic story of Lehman Brothers from its beginning in 1844 to its end 163 years later. Few will forget the scenes of bankers leaving in 2008, their personal ...More

Exit the King
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

This July at the National, Patrick Marber directs his own adaptation of Ionesco's dark comedy, Exit the King, starring Rhys Ifans as the King opposite Indira Varma as Queen with designs by Anthony Ward....More

The Divide
Theatre | From 1st February 

Old Vic Theatre

Brother and sister Elihu and Soween glimpse cracks in the system of a dystopian regime that embraces brutal repression, forbidden love and insurrection in the world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's landmark drama. This tale for ...More

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

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

 
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

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

 
 
 
 
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