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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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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's on in London 2017

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2017 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2017 London events.

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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £47† 32% 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† 37% 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† 32% 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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Martin Puryear
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 18th September to 6th December 2017 - Various Times
EC1V 8AJ, 14 Wharf Road, N1 | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
A solo exhibition of works by the American artist that spans almost 40 years of the artist's career and presents over 30 works, including sculpture and ...More
Ongoing
Idris Khan: Absorbing Light
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 3rd October to 20th December 2017 - 10am-6pm
EC1V 8AJ, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
...More
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Tal R: Sexshops
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 20th September to 20th December 2017 - 10am-6pm
EC1V 8AJ, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Exhibitions & Art, Painting....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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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
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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
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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Pubs near EC1V 8AJ

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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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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Idris Khan: Absorbing Light
Exhibitions | Until 20th December 2017 

Victoria Miro 5 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

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Tal R: Sexshops
Exhibitions | Until 20th December 2017 

Victoria Miro 5 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

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

Parasol Unit 5 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Martin Puryear
Exhibitions | Until 6th December 2017 

Parasol Unit 5 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

A solo exhibition of works by the American artist that spans almost 40 years of the artist's career and presents ...More

Wild Card
Dance | Until 24th November 2017 

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

Italian choreographer Gianluca Vincentini curates a showcase for emerging artists based in the north of England, featuring Carlos Pons Guerra, ...More

Rambert: A Linha Curva And Other Works
Dance | Until 25th November 2017 

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

Twenty-eight dancers perform the riotous samba-fuelled work by Itzik Galili featuring a massed bank of percussion and dramatic lighting. Plus ...More

The People's Forest: Gayle Chong Kwan
Exhibitions | Until 18th March 2018 

Barbican Centre 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

A contemporary visual art project which explores the history, politics, and people of London's ancient woodland, Epping Forest....More

John Akomfrah: Purple
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah presents his ambitious new installation, Purple. Being displayed at the Barbican Centre, the six-channel ...More

Basquiat: Boom for Real
Basquiat: Boom for Real
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Art Gallery 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom ...More

 
Julius Caesar
Theatre | Until 20th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Angus Jackson directs Shakespeare's political thriller in which spin and betrayal unleash violent forces of resentment. With Andrew Woodall as ...More

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Paloma Faith
Concerts | On 14th March 

The O2 Arena

Paloma Faith, the London-hailing soul-pop singer-songwriter, well known for her quirky, eccentric style, goes on ...More

 
Rag 'n' Bone Man
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Concerts | On 8th March 

Alexandra Palace

BRIT Award winner Rory Graham, aka Rag 'n' Bone Man, plays his biggest show to ...More

 
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Theatre | From 28th March 

Park Theatre

John Dove directs David Haig, Malcolm Sinclair and Laura Rogers in the Royal Lyceum Theatre ...More

 
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Concerts | On 7th March 

Royal Albert Hall

The singer-songwriter who rose to prominence as lead vocalist for 80s band, The Smiths, plays ...More

 
Sutra
Sutra
Dance | From 26th March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

An award-winning collaboration between choreographer Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, sculptor Antony Gormley and 19 Buddhist monks ...More

 
Strictly Ballroom The Musical
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Theatre | From 16th March 

Piccadilly Theatre

Pop Idol winner Will Young plays the brand ...More

 
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Theatre | From 21st March 

Aldwych Theatre

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of ...More

 
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary, Shakespeare's Globe gets a new Artistic Director and three ...More

 
Strictly Come Dancing: The Live Tour
Dance | From 10th February 

The O2 Arena

Strictly champion Ore Oduba and judges Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell and Bruno Tonioli appear at the live version of the popular, glitzy BBC television show. The live ...More

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Dance | From 8th February 

SSE Arena, Wembley

Strictly champion Ore Oduba appears at the live version of the popular, glitzy BBC television show, along with judges Craig Revel Horwood, Darcey Bussell and Bruno Tonioli. The ...More

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Over ten years after she founded Bea's of Bloomsbury the Cordon Bleu trained chef, Bea ...More

 
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Dining 

Londrino, Leandro Carreira's first standalone restaurant and wine bar, begins with the flavours, traditions and ...More

 
Indian Accent
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Dining 

The only restaurant in India to feature in the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017, Indian ...More

 
Camden Town Brewery, Enfield
Business 

In May 2017 London craft brewer and makers of Hells Beer, Camden Town Brewery, launched its £30 million modern warehouse brewery in Enfield. ...More

Harry's Dolci
Harry's Dolci
Dining 

An all-day Italian restaurant from the Caprice group, Harry's Dolci emulates the glamour of 1950's ...More

 
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Veeno St Paul's
Drinking 

Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing....More

 
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Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
Drinking 

Italian wine bar in a listed building in ...More

 
Pickle and Toast
Dining 

Serving grilled cheese sandwiches in Soho, Pickle and Toast is open for breakfast, lunch, evening beers and late bites from dawn till dark....More

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Christmas in London 2017
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Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
Jack Solomons Club
Jack Solomons Club
Drinking 

Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
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Cocktails and desserts, French bistro Sans Pere in Broadway Market has created a menu perfect ...More

 
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