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Mongomery House, 161 Balls Pond Road, N1 4BG
 
 
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Weekdays: 9.30am-6pm; Sat: 10am-5pm; Sun: closed
 

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Arsenal Tube Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
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Dalston Junction
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
25 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  35% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 23 minutes from The Costume Studio
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
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  31% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 25 minutes from The Costume Studio
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  23% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 26 minutes from The Costume Studio
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to The Costume Studio
Moss Bros
London > Shopping > Hire Shops
83 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 2.3 miles from The Costume Studio
A slice of old England, Moss Bros have been synonymous with quality suit hire for years. They also sell a range of suits, shirts and jackets. ... More
 
 
 
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Escapade
London > Shopping > Hire Shops
45-46 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 2.9 miles from The Costume Studio
Excellent costume shop for buying and hiring all manner of outlandish gear. This place is highly recommended by our readers. The staff are friendly, it's fairly ... More
 
 
 
The London School of Cycling
London > Shopping > Hire Shops
147 Amhurst Road, E8 | 15 minutes from The Costume Studio
Offers lessons by the hour in cycling technques ... More
 
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near The Costume Studio
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Prick
London > Shopping >
492 Kingsland Road, E8 | 7 minutes from The Costume Studio
Prick, London's first boutique dedicated to cacti and other succulents, is the brainchild of Gynelle Leon, an award-winning photographer with a career in forensic science, finance ... More
 
 
 
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The Peanut Vendor
London > Shopping > House and Garden
133 Newington Green Road, N1 | 7 minutes from The Costume Studio
The Peanut Vendors are Barny and Becky who scour bric-a-brac stalls, markets and auctions so you don't have to. Stylish furniture and accessories for the home ... More
 
 
 
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A Furry World
London > Shopping > Pet Care
29a Sheperton Road, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from The Costume Studio
Despite their nauseating name, A Furry World offers a first-rate range of services for your pet. Advertised as a holistic pet care service where the emphasis ... More
 
 
 
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Art Of Improvisers
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 21st and Thursday 22nd June 2017
The Costume Studio, 18-22 Ashwin Street, E8 | 6 minutes from The Costume Studio
A festival curated by Blanca Regina and Steve Beresford to affirm the importance of women in free improvisation and arts, featuring exhibitions, performances and workshops....More
 
 
 
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Half The Sky: The Music Of Lindsay Cooper
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 22nd June 2017 - 7.30pm
The Costume Studio, 18-22 Ashwin Street, E8 | 6 minutes from The Costume Studio
The seven-piece ensemble of Yumi Hara, Miwazow, Chloe Herrington, Dagmar Krause, Wataru Okhuma, Nasuno Mitsuru and Chris Cutler performs a selection of the artist's compositions for ...More
 
 
 
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Evan Parker
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 22nd June 2017 - 8pm
The Costume Studio, 11 Gillett Square, N16 | 6 minutes from The Costume Studio
The British saxophonist performs his mesmerising technique....More
 
 
 
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Servant Jazz Quarters
London > Entertainment > Live Music
10a Bradbury Street, N16 | 6 minutes from The Costume Studio
Despite the name, Servant Jazz Quarters is not strictly a jazz club. Instead you'll find music from many genres at this Dalston music venue which supports ... More
 
 
 
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The Vortex Jazz Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
11 Gillett Square, N16 | 6 minutes from The Costume Studio
Though The Vortex has lost a little of its ramshackle charm in the relocation from Stoke Newington to Dalston, it remains the epitome of an underground ... More
 
 
 
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Arcola Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 | 6 minutes from The Costume Studio
This renowned community theatre is at the heart of Hackney and Dalston's flourishing arts scene, and one of the best places in London to see new ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Costume Studio
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Gillett Square
London > Attractions >
Gillett Square, N16 | 6 minutes from The Costume Studio
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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Open School East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Costume Studio
Open School East opens in September 2013. Open School East is an art school and communal space, commissioned and funded by the Barbican and Create London ... More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
69 Shakespeare Walk, N16 | 13 minutes from The Costume Studio
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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Salvation in Noodles, Dalston
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
122 Balls Pond, N1 | 1 minute from The Costume Studio
Feeding London's love for Vietnamese food, Salvation in Noodles serves authentic Vietnamese cuisine inspired by modern ingredients and flavours in hip, minimalist surroundings. As well as ... More
 
 
 
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Tina, We Salute You
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
47 King Henrys Walk, N1 | 5 minutes from The Costume Studio
Tina, We Salute You started life as a cupcake stall in UpMarket just off Brick Lane and, since 2013, has been one of Dalston's best loved ... More
 
 
 
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Shanghai
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
41 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 5 minutes from The Costume Studio
Shanghai occupies the listed premises of a former East End pie and mash shop built when Queen Victoria was on the throne and the atmospheric old ... More
 
 
 
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 7 minutes from The Costume Studio
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
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 27 minutes from The Costume Studio
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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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 27 minutes from The Costume Studio
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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The Costume Studio gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 6 minutes from The Costume Studio
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
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 7 minutes from The Costume Studio
Prior to the creation of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, which first opened in July 2010, the land was a derelict site where an old railway ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 18 minutes from The Costume Studio
London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London The Costume Studio.
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The Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 6 minutes from The Costume Studio
Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barden's Boudoir
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38-44 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 9 minutes from The Costume Studio
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Parkholme Road, E8 | 12 minutes from The Costume Studio
The gentrification of Dalston means that the Prince George is now less of an old man's backstreet local and more of a skinny-jeans-and-ironic-haircut establishment filled with ... More
 
 
 
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The Costume Studio clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Dalston Roof Park
London > Nightlife > Bars
18 Ashwin Street, E8 | 6 minutes from The Costume Studio
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nest
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, N16 | 9 minutes from The Costume Studio
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
Ruby's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
76 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 10 minutes from The Costume Studio
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
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Costume Studio.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 17 minutes from The Costume Studio
... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 19 minutes from The Costume Studio
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 | 25 minutes from The Costume Studio
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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Half The Sky: The Music Of Lindsay Cooper
Concerts | On 22nd June 2017 

Cafe OTO 6 minutes walk from The Costume Studio

The seven-piece ensemble of Yumi Hara, Miwazow, Chloe Herrington, Dagmar Krause, Wataru Okhuma, Nasuno Mitsuru and Chris Cutler performs a ...More

These Trees Are Made Of Blood
Theatre | Until 15th July 2017 

Arcola Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Costume Studio

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Evan Parker
Concerts | On 22nd June 2017 

The Vortex Jazz Club 6 minutes walk from The Costume Studio

The British saxophonist performs his mesmerising technique....More

Art Of Improvisers
Exhibitions | Until 22nd June 2017 

Cafe OTO 6 minutes walk from The Costume Studio

A festival curated by Blanca Regina and Steve Beresford to affirm the importance of women in free improvisation and arts, ...More

Your Mum's House
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 21st December 2017 

The Nest 9 minutes walk from The Costume Studio

Resident DJs spin hip hop, old skool R&B, trap, garage, house and club classics....More

Giacomo Balla: Designing the Future
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 15 minutes walk from The Costume Studio

The Estorick Collection presents a major exhibition on Giacomo Balla this spring. One of the undisputed masters of modern Italian ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 15 minutes walk from The Costume Studio

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

Africa Entsha
Concerts | Until 25th June 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 17 minutes walk from The Costume Studio

The five-piece a cappella group from South Africa presents songs in English and their native Zulu, accompanied by clapping, foot ...More

Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia
Concerts | On 22nd June 2017 

Union Chapel 18 minutes walk from The Costume Studio

A rare chance to see one of India's greatest musical icons and bansuri players perform some material from his 60 ...More

OUR/SUMMER
OUR/SUMMER
Seasonal | Until 19th August 2017 

Our/London 18 minutes walk from The Costume Studio

For cool cocktails, good food, games of table tennis and music from some of London's finest independent record labels head ...More

 

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