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Welcome to our guide for the area around EC1V 8AJ in Islington. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest underground station to EC1V 8AJ is Old Street Tube Station which is about 12 minutes to the South East.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Old Street Tube Station
8 minutes walk
Barbican Tube Station
9 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Hoxton Overground Station
18 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Macclesfield Road NCP
2 minutes walk
Pear Tree Street NCP
2 minutes walk

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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £60† 29% off
Central Street, EC1V | 1 minute from EC1V 8AJ
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
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £175† 41% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 8 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £125† 30% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 8 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
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Tschabalala Self
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 17th January to 12th March 2017 - Various Times
EC1V 8AJ, 14 Wharf Road, N1 | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Expressive and dynamic paintings, sculpture, print and collages in this solo exhibition by the American artist....More
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Do Ho Suh: Passages
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 1st February to 18th March 2017 - 10am-6pm
EC1V 8AJ, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
The South Korean-born artist presents an exhibition of sculptural works created via a new process in which the artist's signature architectural pieces are compressed into two-dimensional ...More
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D.E.W & A Brew
London > Events > Leisure †Dates: 1st to 31st March 2017 - 12noon
EC1V 8AJ, 180 St John Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Food & Drink, Drink & Tastings....More
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 10 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near EC1V 8AJ
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Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its toughness. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Host was established in 2005 by Jon Levy, director of foto8, and Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. Photojournalism - from classical black and white reportage ... More
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Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
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
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Shopping near EC1V 8AJ

The best shops and markets near EC1V 8AJ
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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
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Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
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Momosan Shop
London > Shopping > Art and Design
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 10 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Momosan Shop offers objects selected by Momoko Mizutani whose upbringing and experiences in Japan and the UK influence the selection of goods and events ... More
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Fish Central
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
149 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from EC1V 8AJ
Fish & Chips ... More
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Goswell Road Coffee
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
160-164 Goswell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Goswell Road is in the heart of Finsbury full of media companies and dodgy council estates. Just the right mix for Street Coffee, so come ... More
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Timberyard, Old Street
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
61-67 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Attempting to re-invent the coffee shop experience, Timberyard is a modern café that combines speciality tea, coffee and artisan food with the latest technology. Spread across ... More
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
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
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
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
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
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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EC1V 8AJ gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
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 | 2 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
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
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
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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The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
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The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
The Peasant is really two different eateries under one roof. Downstairs is a crowded and cheerful gastropub, with a menu of substantial tapas and platters. Upstairs ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ... More
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Nightlife near EC1V 8AJ

EC1V 8AJ clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Good & Proper Tea Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Bower, EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Good & Proper Tea are on a mission to change the way people think about and drink the humble cuppa. Having driven their crowd-funded mobile ... More
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Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 7 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
... More
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The Nightjar Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near EC1V 8AJ.
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
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Below Stairs
Exhibitions | Until 4th March 2017 

Sir John Soane's Museum 7 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

The end of the seven-year restoration project at Sir John Soane's Museum is celebrated with Below Stairs, an exhibition which ...More

Casanova: A Pasticcio Opera
Concerts | On 27th February 2017 

St Andrew's Church 15 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

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The Ladybird Life Of Dickens: An Illustrated Adventure
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Charles Dickens Museum 16 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

John Kenney's original illustrations alongside Peach's words, chronicling the life of the great English author....More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 21 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 21 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a ...More

Fire! Fire!
Fire! Fire!
Exhibitions | Until 17th April 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

The Museum of London marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1666 with a ...More

 
Perspectives of destruction: Images of London, 1940-44
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Perspectives Of Destruction: Images Of London, 1940-44
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

This exhibition explores the way artists and photographers responded to the bombing of London during the Second World War. Includes ...More

Richard Mosse: Incoming
Richard Mosse: Incoming
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Barbican - Curve Gallery 1.36 miles from Ec1v 8aj

Conceptual documentary photographer and Deutsche Borse Photography Prize Winner Richard Mosse has created an immersive multi-channel video installation in the ...More

 
Omer Arbel: 44
Exhibitions | Until 18th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Ec1v 8aj

This bespoke light installation by the artist for the Barbican Foyer was produced by Bocci, a Vancouver and Berlin-based design ...More

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London Food Month
Foodie Events | From 30th June 

Various Venues London

With a programme created by food writers Grace Dent and Tom Parker Bowles, London Food Month will incorporate hundreds of events across the capital - from breakfasts to late-night supper clubs - to represent the ...More

Alice's Adventures Underground
Alice's Adventures Underground
Theatre | From 10th September 

The Vaults, Arch 233

Tumble down the rabbit hole into an immersive ...More

 
Mini Rumpus
Mini Rumpus
Kids Events | From 5th March 

The Vaults, Arch 233

An enchanted woodland-themed party featuring music from Tell Tale Tusk, performance from Chivaree Circus and ...More

 
TT Liquor
TT Liquor
Drinking 

Three floors dedicated to cocktails and a specialist liquor store in a 19th century police ...More

 
Duck & Waffle Local
Duck & Waffle Local
Dining 

The team behind the award-winning Duck & Waffle have now opened Duck & Waffle Local, ...More

 
The Cheese Bar
The Cheese Bar
Dining 

Matthew Carver's The Cheese Truck takes up permanent residence in the historic Camden Stables as ...More

 
Mimi's Soho Hotel
Hotels 

Bringing luxury to 'compact living', even the seven metre squared 'Tiny Single' has Frette linen, in-room entertainment and dimmable lighting at the 58-room Mimi's Soho Hotel....More

Henrietta Hotel
Henrietta Hotel
Hotels 

The first London hotel from team behind the Experimental Cocktail Bar has 18 rooms and ...More

 
The Craft of Film
The Craft of Film
Film Events | Until 28th February 

Barbican Centre

Taking place in the midst of award season, The Craft of Film at the Barbican ...More

 
Cut Festival: The Art of Barbering
Cut Festival: The Art of Barbering
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 

Various Venues London

A ten-day event, the Cut Festival brings together ...More

 
The Future Of Fashion Weekend
The Future Of Fashion Weekend
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 

The House Of St Barnabas

The Future of Fashion Weekend at the House ...More

 
Tim Burton All-Nighter
Tim Burton All-Nighter
Film Events | On 25th February 

Prince Charles Cinema

The Prince Charles Cinema pays homage to Tim Burton this weekend with an all-nighter dedicated ...More

 
Rambla
Rambla
Dining 

Catalan cuisine from Victor Garvey served in a dining room reminiscent of Barcelona's elegant-but-casual beachfront ...More

 
Jules
Jules
Dining 

An approachable, unpretentious menu, based on international tapas-style dishes, is served in the colourful, comfortable ...More

 
Mere
Dining 

MasterChef's Monica Galetti and husband David, chief sommelier at Le Gavroche, fulfil their long-term personal dream with Mere....More

The Italian Bookshop
Shopping 

Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer....More

European Bookshop
Shopping 

Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964....More

Number 177 Bar Official Launch
Clubbing and Nightlife | From 5th March 

Number 177 Bar & Kitchen

Party tunes from Andy Blake, Carlo Anderson, Elena Colombi, Hannah Holland, Jef K, Jess Farley, Josh Caffe, Medlar, Nicola Cima, Nostalgia of Mothership, Ross From Friends, Sami Daik, ...More

4MationZone Presents: Extractions
Concerts | On 10th March 

MostArt Centre

Forward thinking electronic music

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The Tickled Bean Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 16th March 

MostArt Centre

Comedy, Musical....More

London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th February
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th February
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New Hotels in London 2019
New Hotels in London 2019
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Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
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Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

 
 
 
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