Welcome to our guide for the area around EC1Y 2BQ in Islington. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest underground station to EC1Y 2BQ is Old Street Tube Station which is about 6 minutes to the North .

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Finsbury Square NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Clere Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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    Holiday Inn Express London-City
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £60  29% off
    275 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    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
     
     
     
    South Place Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  33% off
    3 South Place, EC2M | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
     
     
     
    Citadines London Barbican Apart-Hotel
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £84  28% off
    7-21 Goswell Road, EC1M | 9 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    Just North of the city, these well-appointed family apartments offer an idyllic little spot for parents with children. At the weekend, the city is a wonderfully ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near EC1Y 2BQ

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    To Kill A Mockingbird
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th June to 25th July 2015
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    Set in the Deep South, Christopher Sergel's adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel won multiple awards when it premiered in 2013 at Regent's Park Open ...More
     
     
     
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    Ninagawa Company: Kafka on the Shore
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th, 29th and 30th May 2015
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    The second Ninagawa Company production to be staged at the Barbican this May, this theatrical adaptation of Haruki Murakami's Kafka on the Shore stars the Japanese ...More
     
     
     
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    Clowning Around
    London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 30th May 2015 at 1pm-1.30pm, 2pm-2.30pm and 3pm-3.30pm
    Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 10 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    Hear the story of Joseph Grimaldi....More
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near EC1Y 2BQ

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    Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    1 Milton Street, Barbican, EC2Y | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    Milton Court, opened in September 2013, provides the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities. The £89 million building on Silk ... More
     
     
     
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    The Old Blue Last
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    The Old Blue Last is a legendary pub and live venue in Shoreditch, East London brought to you by the people at Vice - a magazine ... More
     
     
     
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    Barbican Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    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 EC1Y 2BQ

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near EC1Y 2BQ
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    Bunhill Fields
    London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
    38 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 1 minute from EC1Y 2BQ
    Small, wooded dissenters' cemetery in the city centre. William Blake, John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe are among over 120,000 nonconformists whose bodies are squeezed closely together within ... More
     
     
     
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    71a Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    71a Leonard Street, EC2A | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    71a is a gallery and events space in East London hosting everything from film screenings to exhibitions and parties to panels.... More
     
     
     
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    Broadgate Ice Rink
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    Exchange House, 12 Primrose Street, EC2A | 7 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    London's longest-running outdoor ice rink, Broadgate Ice Rink, can be found between mid November and the end of February in Exchange Square, only a couple of ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near EC1Y 2BQ

    The best shops and markets near EC1Y 2BQ
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    Beach in the East
    London > Shopping >
    Lower Ground G, 123 Clifton St, EC2A | 3 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    Fashion Creative Yasmin Sewell presents pop up shop Beach in the East in a disused Shoreditch swimming pool. Opened in late May, just in time for ... More
     
     
     
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    Barbican Chimes Music Shop
    London > Shopping > Music Shops
    Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    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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    Kemistry Gallery
    London > Shopping > Art and Design
    43 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    An independent Shoreditch gallery dedicated to exhibiting outstanding graphic design. Artists represented include James Joyce, a London-based artist and designer whose clients including Nike, Levi's, Wallpaper*, ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near EC1Y 2BQ

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    L'Abat Jour
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    14 City Road, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from EC1Y 2BQ
    Italian cuisine ... More
     
     
     
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    Anakana
    London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
    1 Olivers Yard, City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    Formerly serving Indian cuisine, Anakana has switched to offering Thai street-food although the décor remains as vibrant and stylish as before with its spectra red theme. ... More
     
     
     
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    Salvation Jane
    London > Restaurants >
    Unit 2, 1 Oliver's Yard, 55 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    Describing itself as 'a little bit of Australia in Shoreditch', Salvation Jane is a 65 seater restaurant and bar which offers the kind of casual dining ... More
     
     
     
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    Education near EC1Y 2BQ

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    City Journalism
    London > Education > Professional Training
    106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    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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    Workers' Educational Association
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
     
     
     
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    LSO St Luke's
    London > Education > Professional Training
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    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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    Leisure near EC1Y 2BQ

    EC1Y 2BQ gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    London Fencing Club
    London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
    Norman Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    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, EC1V | 8 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    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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    Postman's Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 11 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
     
     
     
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    Pubs near EC1Y 2BQ

    The best pubs near London EC1Y 2BQ.
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    The Fox
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
     
     
     
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    The Princess of Shoreditch
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
     
     
     
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    The White Horse
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, EC2M | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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    Nightlife near EC1Y 2BQ

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    Artillery Arms
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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    Whistling Shop
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    63 Worship Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    There are no whistles for sale at the Whistling Shop nor, we suspect, will you necessarily hear anyone actually whistling. What you will get, however, is ... More
     
     
     
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    The Nightjar Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    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 EC1Y 2BQ

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near EC1Y 2BQ.
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    The HAC Grounds
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    City Road, City, London EC1Y | Same location as EC1Y 2BQ
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    The Brewery
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
    While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
     
     
     
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    London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1Y 2BQ
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    Benji B Presents Deviation
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th May 2015 

    XOYO 4 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

    DJ Benji B supplies hip hop, R&B and dance....More

    Carwash Presents
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th May 2015 

    Club Aquarium 4 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

    Calvin Deklein, Annie O, Steve Altman, Charlie Angel, Dexter and Special K spin retro classics....More

    The Boneshaker
    Concerts | On 30th May 2015 

    The Nightjar Bar 5 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

    The outfit plays vintage jazz with razzamatazz....More

    Burnt By The Sun
    Theatre | Until 31st May 2015 

    Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama 5 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

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    Jack The Box
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th May 2015 

    Trapeze Bar 5 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

    House and hip hop courtesy of Tyree Cooper and Bobby Star, plus Stuart Partridge and Pat Foley....More

    The Big Ten Inch
    Concerts | Until 30th May 2015 

    The Book Club 5 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

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    Diy Natural Skincare: Festival Essentials: Workshop
    Exhibitions | On 30th May 2015 

    The Book Club 5 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

    There She Glows promises to get you festival-ready at this DIY natural skincare workshop at The Book Club....More

    The Jungle Book Club
    Exhibitions | Until 28th June 2015 

    The Book Club 5 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

    Puck Collective presents proportional artworks exploring jungle fauna and animals....More

    Cat Lovers
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th June 2015 

    The Queen Of Hoxton 5 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

    Casino Times, Debonair and Georgie Rogers join resident DJs for a night of house and disco....More

    Reminisce
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th May 2015 

    Horse And Groom 6 minutes walk from Ec1y 2bq

    House, techno and garage courtesy of Chris Airplays and Reformed Society....More

     
     
     
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