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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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What to do in London throughout 2018

Discover what's on in London 2018 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2018 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £43† 39% 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 £205† 34% 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† 31% 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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SOMNAI
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 1st March to 6th May 2018
EC1V 8AJ, London, EC1V | 2 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
A brand new immersive experience from entertainment company dotdotdot, SOMNAI invites participants to delve into the world of lucid dreaming. Taking place across a 20,000 square ...More
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American Black And White
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 30th November 2017 to 23rd February 2018 - 11am-4.30pm
EC1V 8AJ, 63 Gee Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
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Parasolstice - Winter Light 2017: Robert Montgomery
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 19th October 2017 to 25th March 2018 - Various Times
EC1V 8AJ, 14 Wharf Road, N1 | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
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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
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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
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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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Sights and Attractions near EC1V 8AJ

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
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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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Education near EC1V 8AJ

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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
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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 best pubs near London EC1V 8AJ.
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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
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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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Meeting venue hire near EC1V 8AJ

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
Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 

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Parasolstice - Winter Light 2017: Robert Montgomery
Exhibitions | Until 25th March 2018 

Parasol Unit 5 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Isabel Bayon Compania: Dju-Dju
Dance | On 20th February 2018 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 9 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Avant-garde choreographer and dancer Israel Galvan directs classical dancer Isabel Bayon in this contemporary flamenco piece....More

Sneak
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th June 2018 

XOYO 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

A weekly dose of house and techno from resident DJs and a scattering of guests....More

Husky Loops
Concerts | On 20th February 2018 

The Lexington 14 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

The London-based threesome present their own take on alternative rock....More

SKNT
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th October 2018 

Cargo 15 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Resident DJs spin a variety of party jams including forgotten favourites and modern bangers....More

Somewhere A Gunner Fires
Theatre | Until 24th February 2018 

The King's Head 16 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

The true story of the Italian Front, and the lives of those embroiled in it, including the volunteer, the girl ...More

Simon Roberts
Exhibitions | Until 10th March 2018 

Flowers, Kingsland Road 17 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

The work in the exhibition ranges across various projects, both commissioned and independently produced over the last ten years, from ...More

Beats On Pointe
Dance | Until 24th February 2018 

Peacock Theatre 24 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Classical ballet goes toe-to-toe with street dance in this fun-fuelled dance mash-up that also includes beatboxing, singing and freestyle performances....More

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London Landmarks Half Marathon
London Landmarks Half Marathon
Sporting Events | On 25th March 

Downing Street

A brand new half marathon through Westminster and ...More

 
Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK
Exhibitions | From 23rd February 

House of Illustration

This February, The House of Illustration presents the UK's first ever exhibition of graphic design from North Korea. Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK draws ...More

Friday Late: Future of Dating
Exhibitions | On 23rd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The latest Friday Late at the V&A looks at the Future of Dating. The free event looks at how the onslaught of dating apps has led to the ...More

DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes
DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes
Exhibitions | From 23rd February 

The O2 Arena

After a successful run in Paris, the DC ...More

 
Downing Street
Downing Street
Attractions 

Closed to ordinary members of the public, the entrance to Downing Street is gated and ...More

 
Amber
Dining 

Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean food is served against a backdrop of dusky pinks, ash wood tables and succulent greens at Amber, the all-day Aldgate East restaurant....More

Eat & Drink Festival
Eat & Drink Festival
Foodie Events | From 17th March 

Olympia London

Returning to Olympia London for its second year, the Eat & Drink Festival brings together ...More

 
SOMNAI
SOMNAI
Theatre | From 1st March 

Two Pear Tree Street

A brand new immersive experience from entertainment company dotdotdot, SOMNAI invites participants to delve into ...More

 
Professor Brian Cox presents The Planets
Concerts | On 29th September 

Barbican Centre

Opening the BBC Symphony Orchestra's 2018-19 season at the Barbicanwith a big bang, the orchestra joins forces with Professor Brian Cox and conductor Ben Gernon to take a ...More

London Sinfonietta
Concerts | On 24th March 

Kings Place

The London Sinfonietta performs pieces by Claude Debussy, Arnold Schoenberg, Igor Stravinsky and Henry Cowell in an exploration of Albert Einstein's 'thought experiments' on the space-time continuum. The influence of Einstein's ideas took music in ...More

Konditor & Cook
Konditor & Cook
Shopping 

The first Konditor & Cook shop, bakery and heart of the operation opened in 1993. ...More

 
Coraline
Coraline
Concerts | From 29th March 

Barbican Centre

The Barbican stages the world premiere of the Royal Opera's new production, Coraline, created by ...More

 
English National Opera: The Marriage Of Figaro
English National Opera: The Marriage Of Figaro
Concerts | From 29th March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Actress Fiona Shaw returns to direct the second ...More

 
Best West End Shows in London for Kids
Best West End Shows in London for Kids
Article 

Whether it's an all-singing, all-dancing musical or ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

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

 
August in London 2018
Article 

Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
Article 

A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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