Forston Street  

 
 
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Forston Street, Hoxton, Hackney, London N1
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Forston Street in Hackney. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Forston Street is Essex Road Railway Station which is about 11 minutes to the North West.

Forston Street is in the London area of Hoxton.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Angel Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2017

Find out the best London 2017 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2017 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £48  41% off
Central Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from Forston Street
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  30% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 11 minutes from Forston Street
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
 
 
 
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  38% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 12 minutes from Forston Street
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Alice Neel: Uptown
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th May to 29th July 2017 - 10am-6pm
Forston Street, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Forston Street
Paintings by the artist in an exhibition which focuses on a five decade period in which the artist lived and worked in Manhattan....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Isaac Julien: "I Dream A World" Looking For Langston
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th May to 29th July 2017 - 10am-6pm
Forston Street, 16 Wharf Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Forston Street
Large-scale and silver gelatin photographic works and archival material inspired by Julien's seminal work....More
 
 
 
Now On
Elf Lyons: Swan
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 27th Jun to 1st Jul 2017 - 7.30pm-8.30pm
Forston Street, 2A Shepperton Road, Islington, N1 | 7 minutes from Forston Street
Comedy, Sketch....More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxton Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
130 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 10 minutes from Forston Street
Built in 1863 as a saloon-style music hall, this Grade II listed multi-arts venue represents the absolute pinnacle of trendy Shoreditch. Hoxton Hall played host to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Forston Street
Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 11 minutes from Forston Street
As the name suggests, Shoreditch Electric Light Station began life as an electricity generating station. Now home of Circus Space, the building, which dates back to ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Forston Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Forston Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from Forston Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 9 minutes from Forston Street
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and theatre, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
20 Hoxton Square
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 10 minutes from Forston Street
This spacious gallery strategically situated opposite White Cube in Hoxton Square opened in 2007 and is run by co-directors Richard Graham, Adam Waymouth and Alex Dellal. ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Forston Street

The best shops and markets near Forston Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
A Furry World
London > Shopping > Pet Care
29a Sheperton Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Forston Street
Despite their nauseating name, A Furry World offers a first-rate range of services for your pet. Advertised as a holistic pet care service where the emphasis ... More
 
 
 
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Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Forston Street
The flagship store of this art mini-chain stocks something for everyone from the eager beginnner to the consumate expert - water colours, oils, drawing and much ... More
 
 
 
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Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Forston Street
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Forston Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William IV
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton, London N1 | 3 minutes from Forston Street
Off the beaten Old Street track, this surreal and spellbinding pub has obviously won a loyal following within months of opening. The friendly management are keen ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Forston Street
... More
 
 
 
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North Star
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
188-190 New North Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Forston Street
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Forston Street

Near Forston Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 11 minutes from Forston Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 12 minutes from Forston Street
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
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 15 minutes from Forston Street
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Forston Street

Forston Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from Forston Street
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 | 12 minutes from Forston Street
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 | 17 minutes from Forston Street
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 Forston Street

The best pubs near London Forston Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William IV
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton, London N1 | 3 minutes from Forston Street
Off the beaten Old Street track, this surreal and spellbinding pub has obviously won a loyal following within months of opening. The friendly management are keen ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Forston Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Forston Street
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Forston Street

Forston Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Forston Street
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nightjar Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from Forston Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Good & Proper Tea Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Bower, EC1V | 10 minutes from Forston Street
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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Meeting venue hire near Forston Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Forston Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 11 minutes from Forston Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from Forston Street
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from Forston Street
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Forston Street

Forston Street, Forston Stret
 
 

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Alice Neel: Uptown
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2017 

Victoria Miro 5 minutes walk from Forston Street

Paintings by the artist in an exhibition which focuses on a five decade period in which the artist lived and ...More

Isaac Julien: "I Dream A World" Looking For Langston
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2017 

Victoria Miro 5 minutes walk from Forston Street

Large-scale and silver gelatin photographic works and archival material inspired by Julien's seminal work....More

Monique Frydman
Exhibitions | Until 12th August 2017 

Parasol Unit 5 minutes walk from Forston Street

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Elf Lyons: Swan
Comedy | Until 1st July 2017 

Rosemary Branch Theatre 7 minutes walk from Forston Street

Comedy, Sketch....More

Blinding
Concerts | On 28th June 2017 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 11 minutes walk from Forston Street

The North London quartet draw inspiration from early jungle and UK garage for their debut album....More

Electric Wednesday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th July 2017 

Club Aquarium 11 minutes walk from Forston Street

Francesco Poggi, CASSIMM and a host of weekly guests spin house and techno all night long....More

Red Riding Hood And The Wolf
Theatre | Until 16th July 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 11 minutes walk from Forston Street

The story of Red Riding Hood, with a twist....More

Holy Crap
Theatre | Until 8th July 2017 

The King's Head 11 minutes walk from Forston Street

Nick Thompson Productions deals with the launch of Britain's first pay-to-view religious channel and the problems of its founder....More

Queers
Theatre | Until 2nd July 2017 

The King's Head 11 minutes walk from Forston Street

LGBTQ empowerment in 2017 is the theme for Patrick Cash's play, directed by Peter Darney....More

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

288 Old Street 12 minutes walk from Forston Street

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

 

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Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Exhibitions | From 7th July 

Leighton House Museum

The largest exhibition ever staged at Leighton House ...More

 
Dean & Deluca
Shopping 

Originally opened in 1977, renowned New York deli Dean and DeLuca comes to London in 2017 for its first European site....More

Tatler's English Roses 2017 in association with Michael Kors
Exhibitions | From 30th June 

Saatchi Gallery

Tatler magazine is brought to thrilling life with portraits, behind the scenes video and an interactive disco booth featuring works by the acclaimed photographer David Burton....More

Tero Saarinen Company: Morphed
Tero Saarinen Company: Morphed
Dance | On 10th August 

Southbank Centre

A band of seven men bursting with strong ...More

 
Iceland Dance Company: Sacrifice
Iceland Dance Company: Sacrifice
Dance | From 18th August 

Southbank Centre

Iceland Dance Company presents the UK premiere of ...More

 
Cirkus Cirkor: Limits
Cirkus Cirkor: Limits
Dance | From 13th August 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Combining limitless energy with acrobatic artistry, this playful and poetic contemporary circus performance takes a ...More

 
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Theatre | From 9th August 

Greenwich Park

The first promenade production by London Bubble, the ...More

 
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Theatre | From 1st August 

Southwark Park

The first promenade production by London Bubble, the ...More

 
Zip World London
Zip World London
Sporting Events | From 6th July 

Archbishop's Park

Zip through the skies at up to 50 miles per hour on the fastest zip ...More

 
Archbishop's Park
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Immaculate 10 acre park, once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, is the largest green space on the Southbank....More

Oasis Farm Waterloo
Leisure 

Half-acre farm transforms a strip of wasteland in Waterloo into a garden and a haven for nature....More

Waterloo Food Month
Waterloo Food Month
Foodie Events | From 29th June 

Lower Marsh

Waterloo Food Month gets underway on Thursday 29th June with a street party along Lower ...More

 
Leake Street Pocket Park
Leisure 

An urban oasis of shrubs, perennials, grasses, climbers and trees at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London....More

Lower Marsh Market
Shopping 

Weekday food market. Add arts and crafts stalls on a Saturday....More

Florentine
Florentine
Dining 

Bringing all-day dining to Lambeth, Florentine is ideal for everything from breakfast and brunch through ...More

 
Rockwell Bar and Restaurant
Dining 

Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace offering views over the bronze lions and Nelson's Column....More

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Trafalgar St. James
Hotels 

The Trafalgar Square hotel has a major upgrade in 2017 becoming the Trafalgar St. James, ...More

 
The Green Man
The Green Man
Drinking 

A previously run down neighbourhood pub in Paddington has been preserved by PubLove, adding a ...More

 
Nine Lives
Nine Lives
Drinking 

The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night ...More

 
Hampstead Beach
Hampstead Beach
Seasonal | From 2nd July 

JW3

Summer's coming to Hampstead with an urban beach at JW3 with golden sand, free entry, ...More

 
Best Beaches in London
Best Beaches in London
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There's need to leave town when you're in search of sand, feel the grains ...More

 
Best Places for Street Food in London
Best Places for Street Food in London
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September in London 2017
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