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's Best Events 2018

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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £43  22% 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 £48  28% 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 £95  26% 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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Events near Forston Street

Near Forston Street
Ongoing
Parasolstice - Winter Light 2017: Robert Montgomery
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th October 2017 to 25th March 2018 - Various Times
Forston Street, 14 Wharf Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Forston Street
Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Jack Left Town - The Improvised Rockumentary
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Sunday 28th January 2018 at 7pm & Sunday 25th February 2018 at 7am
Forston Street, 2A Shepperton Road, Islington, N1 | 7 minutes from Forston Street
...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Forston Street

Near Forston Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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
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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Parasolstice - Winter Light 2017: Robert Montgomery
Exhibitions | Until 25th March 2018 

Parasol Unit 5 minutes walk from Forston Street

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Movimento
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th July 2018 

Club Aquarium 11 minutes walk from Forston Street

House, tech house, deep house and techno from Gabriel Sordo, Francesco Poggi, CASSIMM and Jo Lively....More

The Singing Mermaid
The Singing Mermaid
Theatre | Until 22nd April 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 11 minutes walk from Forston Street

Taking Julia Donaldson's glittering picture book, The Singing Mermaid, and turning it into a stage show for young people aged ...More

 
Somewhere A Gunner Fires
Theatre | Until 24th February 2018 

The King's Head 11 minutes walk from Forston Street

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

XOYO Loves
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th February 2018 

XOYO 12 minutes walk from Forston Street

House, techno and disco courtesy of Magda B2B Mike Servito....More

Kakadu
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 22nd September 2018 

Favela London 12 minutes walk from Forston Street

Resident DJs take to the decks to spin club classics and hip hop all night long....More

Simon Roberts
Exhibitions | Until 10th March 2018 

Flowers, Kingsland Road 13 minutes walk from Forston Street

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

Cash: Johnny Cash Tribute
Music | On 24th February 2018 

O2 Academy Islington 13 minutes walk from Forston Street

Frontman Ben Welburn pays tribute to the iconic singer and performer....More

Club De Fromage
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th February 2018 

O2 Academy Islington 13 minutes walk from Forston Street

Residents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more....More

Summer and Smoke
Summer and Smoke
Theatre | Until 7th April 2018 

Almeida Theatre 13 minutes walk from Forston Street

Patsy Ferran stars in Tennessee Williams' emotionally wrought drama about loneliness, love and self-destruction, set during one long hot summer ...More

 

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Mick's Garage
Mick's Garage
Drinking 

Coming from Crate Brewery - their tap room is across the yard - it's ...More

 
Tacita Dean: Portrait
Tacita Dean: Portrait
Exhibitions | From 15th March 

National Portrait Gallery

The first National Portrait Gallery exhibition to be devoted to the medium of film, this ...More

 
Tacita Dean: Still Life
Tacita Dean: Still Life
Exhibitions | From 15th March 

National Gallery

An exploration of still life by leading contemporary artist Tacita Dean featuring a new film ...More

 
Victorian Giants: The Birth Of Art Photography
Victorian Giants: The Birth Of Art Photography
Exhibitions | From 1st March 

National Portrait Gallery

Bringing together, for the first time, the works ...More

 
Action Against Hunger: Moveable Feast - The City
Action Against Hunger: Moveable Feast - The City
Foodie Events | On 12th March 

Duck & Waffle

Enjoy fine dining surrounded by 15 different types ...More

 
Soft Cell
Soft Cell
Concerts | On 30th September 

The O2 Arena

The sound of the '80s, synth-pop pioneers Soft Cell reunite for one last time at ...More

 
Everything Everything
Everything Everything
Concerts | On 10th March 

Alexandra Palace

The Manchester quartet, Everything Everything, praised by The Guardian for its "nerd-rock" and by the ...More

 
Merry Men by Tom Sellers
Merry Men by Tom Sellers
Foodie Events | From 4th April 

The Ugly Duck

Tom Sellers is keeping himself busy while his Michelin-starred Restaurant Story is being refurbished (closed ...More

 
The Bloomsbury Club Bar
The Bloomsbury Club Bar
Drinking 

Taking inspiration from the 1920s and '30s - the golden era of cocktails - The ...More

 
Steven Wilson
Steven Wilson
Concerts | From 27th March 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy-nominated progressive rock musician and record producer Steven Wilson ("the most successful British artist you've ...More

 
The Coral Room
The Coral Room
Drinking 

A thing of beauty, The Coral Room breathes new life into The Bloomsbury Hotel with ...More

 
Stereophonics
Stereophonics
Concerts | From 2nd March 

SSE Arena, Wembley

Welsh rockers Stereophonics, led by Kelly Jones, known for their hits including Dakota, Maybe Tomorrow ...More

 
Downing Street
Downing Street
Attractions 

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

 
Amber
Amber
Dining 

Tucked away behind the Curzon in Goodman's Fields, Amber is an all-day Middle Eastern and ...More

 
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
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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
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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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