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London's archaeology library. May need appointment to arrange access.

 

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Angel Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Old Street Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Elia Mews Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2017

Find out the best London 2017 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2017 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  37% off
Central Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from LAARC
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
 
 
 
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £85  42% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 11 minutes from LAARC
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  42% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 12 minutes from LAARC
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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Alternative Museums nearest LAARC

Nearest to LAARC
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Geffrye Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E2 | 14 minutes from LAARC
There aren't many museums that can have William Morris and Ikea under the same roof, but the Geffyre is one of them. The focus of this ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7 | 21 minutes from LAARC
An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c . 1850. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 22 minutes from LAARC
From mid-2017, The Postal Museum welcomes visitors to explore the history of the Royal Mail and travel on a network ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near LAARC

The best museums, galleries, attractions near LAARC
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from LAARC
The Victoria Miro originally opened in Cork Street in London, W1, in 1985. The gallery moved to its present location in 16 Wharf Road, Islington, in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 8 minutes from LAARC
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from LAARC
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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Events near LAARC

Near LAARC
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Angel Canal Festival
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 3rd September 2017
LAARC, London, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from LAARC
The annual one-day Angel Canal Festival is based around the City Road Lock on the peaceful Regent's Canal in Islington and features all sorts of attractions ...More
 
 
 
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Droll
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 2nd September 2017 - 7pm-8pm
LAARC, 2A Shepperton Road, Islington, N1 | 7 minutes from LAARC
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Stupid Sunday
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Sunday 3rd September 2017 - 7pm-9pm
LAARC, 2A Shepperton Road, Islington, N1 | 7 minutes from LAARC
Comedy, Musical....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near LAARC

Near LAARC
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Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from LAARC
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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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from LAARC
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 Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from LAARC
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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Shopping near LAARC

The best shops and markets near LAARC
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A Furry World
London > Shopping > Pet Care
29a Sheperton Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from LAARC
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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Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from LAARC
The flagship store of this art mini-chain stocks something for everyone from the eager beginnner to the consumate expert - water colours, oils, drawing and much ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from LAARC
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near LAARC

What are the best dining options near LAARC London?
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William IV
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton, London N1 | 4 minutes from LAARC
Off the beaten Old Street track, this surreal and spellbinding pub has obviously won a loyal following within months of opening. The friendly management are keen ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from LAARC
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
North Star
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
188-190 New North Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from LAARC
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near LAARC

Near LAARC
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from LAARC
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 13 minutes from LAARC
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 16 minutes from LAARC
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near LAARC

LAARC gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 11 minutes from LAARC
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from LAARC
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 17 minutes from LAARC
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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Pubs near LAARC

The best pubs near London LAARC.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William IV
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton, London N1 | 4 minutes from LAARC
Off the beaten Old Street track, this surreal and spellbinding pub has obviously won a loyal following within months of opening. The friendly management are keen ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from LAARC
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from LAARC
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near LAARC

LAARC clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from LAARC
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from LAARC
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nightjar Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 11 minutes from LAARC
For live jazz and adventurous signature cocktails in a subterranean speakeasy setting try The Nightjar Bar in Shoreditch. Taking its cue from the illicit anti-Prohibition bars ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near LAARC

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near LAARC.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from LAARC
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
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 12 minutes from LAARC
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from LAARC
... More
 
 
 

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Red Tape Riot
Concerts | On 19th August 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 12 minutes walk from Laarc

Cape Town is the home of this five-piece band who add dance and electronic elements to their indie-rock originals....More

Burn Down The Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th August 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 12 minutes walk from Laarc

Indie, soul, synth, ska and rock'n'roll courtesy of guests and residents....More

Club De Fromage
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th August 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 12 minutes walk from Laarc

Residents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more....More

Against
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Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Almeida Theatre 12 minutes walk from Laarc

Ben Whishaw, who has appeared as Q in the Bond films, in London Spy and The Hour and who won ...More

 
Lonely Robot
Concerts | On 19th August 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 13 minutes walk from Laarc

The four-piece combo featuring singer, song-writer and guitarist John Mitchell play prog rock....More

Last Days of Shoreditch Riviera
Last Days of Shoreditch Riviera
Foodie Events | Until 16th September 2017 

Red Market 13 minutes walk from Laarc

The much-loved Last Days of Shoreditch is back for its seventh year in 2017 with three months of street food, ...More

 
XOYO Loves
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th August 2017 

XOYO 13 minutes walk from Laarc

Omar S and Orla will be supplying house, disco and techno to the dancefloor....More

Maze Techno
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th August 2017 

The Basing House 14 minutes walk from Laarc

Tried, tested and topical top techno tunes from Gustavo Cossetti, Valverde and Laumee b2b Bazz....More

Switched
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th December 2017 

Cargo 16 minutes walk from Laarc

Daniel Pozzebon, Wade and Miguel Cruz supply R&B sounds....More

Wanderlust
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th August 2017 

Cargo 16 minutes walk from Laarc

House, R&B and hip hop from Daniel Pozzebon, Wade Teo, Montana Cruz, Messiah Pro and Late At Night....More

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This November, Tate Modern takes a journey through Amedeo Modigliani's career with a major new retrospective. Responsible for some of the most memorable art of the 20th century, Modigliani continuously evolved his career, developing his ...More

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