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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 £48† 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 £175† 24% 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 £83† 22% 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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Live Lab
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 20th & 21st and 26th to 28th Jul 2017 - 11am-4.30pm
EC1V 8AJ, 63 Gee Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
Ongoing
Alice Neel: Uptown
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 18th May to 29th July 2017 - 10am-6pm
EC1V 8AJ, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Paintings by the artist in an exhibition which focuses on a five decade period in which the artist lived and worked in Manhattan....More
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Isaac Julien: "I Dream A World" Looking For Langston
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 18th May to 29th July 2017 - 10am-6pm
EC1V 8AJ, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Large-scale and silver gelatin photographic works and archival material inspired by Julien's seminal work....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
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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
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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
... More
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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
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
 
 

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Cadbury Little Pi-Cow-So Masterclasses
Exhibitions | Until 23rd July 2017 

Barbican Centre 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Literary & Education, Craft Workshop....More

Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2017 

Barbican Centre 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

This June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, ...More

 
Artwork Presents Art's House
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th July 2017 

XOYO 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Artwork heads around the country on tour, supplying his house music productions with special guests....More

Artwork Presents: Art's House Summer Takeover
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 22nd July 2017 

XOYO 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

House music courtesy of Artwork and guests....More

KAOS Presents Schwefelgelb
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 22nd July 2017 

Electrowerkz 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Techno courtesy of Schwefelgelb, Sophie Coletta, Bradley Kaos, Alpine Electric and Choronzon....More

Razowsky And Munns
Comedy | On 22nd July 2017 

The Nursery Theatre 11 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Former artist for second city training centre David Razowsky is joined on stage by Jules Munns, founder of the Nursery....More

Rok The Block
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 22nd July 2017 

Trapeze Bar 11 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

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Fabric
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 22nd July 2017 

Fabric 11 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

House and techno in two rooms with Claude VonStroke, Catz N Dogz, Weiss and Terry Francis....More

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

288 Old Street 12 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

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

 
The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2018 

Museum of London 12 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even higher in more developed countries. ...More

 

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Bar Elba
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The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop ...More

 
Minnow
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Sseasonal, modern European dishes, with a nod to the flavours of the Indian Ocean from ...More

 
Sub Cult
Sub Cult
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Street food sandwiches by Sub Cult, famed for its USA deli-style sub rolls, are served ...More

 
Fantastic Mr Fox
Fantastic Mr Fox
Theatre | From 28th July 

Lyric Hammersmith

A playful re-telling of Roald Dahl's popular tale, Fantastic Mr Fox, by Maria Aberg who ...More

 
Lorde
Lorde
Concerts | On 27th September 

Alexandra Palace

Fresh from her storming Glastonbury performance, Lorde comes to Alexandra Palace promoting long-awaited new album ...More

 
Opera Holland Park Open Day
Opera Holland Park Open Day
Concerts | On 23rd July 

Holland Park Theatre

Part of the Opera Holland Park season, the ...More

 
Ultimate Aqua Splash
Ultimate Aqua Splash
Sporting Events | From 24th July 

Aquatics Centre

Slide from the diving platforms used in the 2012 Olympics, take on the floating assault ...More

 
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Italian Pizza Masterclass with Francesco Mazzei
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Somerset House

The Peroni Ambra Terrace - popping up at ...More

 
Wonderland
Wonderland
Theatre | From 7th August 

Richmond Theatre

This is the last chance you have to see the critically acclaimed Wonderland, as Frank ...More

 
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
Exhibitions | On 4th August 

Natural History Museum

Usually aimed at children, the Natural History Museum extends its late night Dino Snores event ...More

 
Wanderlust 108
Wanderlust 108
Exhibitions | On 23rd September 

Victoria Park

Producers of the largest yoga lifestyle events in the world, Wanderlust present the world's only ...More

 
Hamburg On Tour In London
Concerts | From 20th October 

The Boiler House

Exporting the very best Hamburg has to offer, Hamburg on Tour is coming to London this October. Europe's innovative and culturally diverse hot spot, Hamburg has risen up the city break must visit top ten ...More

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For their first restaurant outside of Denmark mother owners David Biffani and Nick Pound have ...More

 
Breddos Taqueria
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Dining 

More than double the size of the original, the 84-cover Breddos Taqueria on Kingly Street ...More

 
Design Frontiers
Exhibitions | From 18th September 

Somerset House

More than 30 of the world's leading designers, including the director of design at Jaguar, are taking part in Design Frontiers, a group exhibition at Somerset House showing work which challenges and breaks through frontiers. ...More

Yeomanry House
Business 

An army careers centre, Yeomanry House is home to AFCO London....More

Suvlaki Shoreditch
Suvlaki Shoreditch
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Traditional grilled meat skewers cooked over hot coals are the signature dish at Greek restaurant ...More

 
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The flagship site of the Long Arm Pub & Brewery this Worship Street pub comes ...More

 
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