Northampton Square  

 
 
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Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, Islington, London EC1V
 
 

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

The nearest station to Northampton Square is Angel Tube Station which is about 8 minutes to the North West.

Northampton Square is in the London area of Clerkenwell.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Skinner Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
5 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 £47  37% off
Central Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Northampton Square
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  41% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 6 minutes from Northampton Square
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  41% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 6 minutes from Northampton Square
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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Events near Northampton Square

Near Northampton Square
On Soon
Rambert: A Linha Curva And Other Works
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 21st to 25th Nov 2017 - Various Times
Northampton Square, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 4 minutes from Northampton Square
Twenty-eight dancers perform the riotous samba-fuelled work by Itzik Galili featuring a massed bank of percussion and dramatic lighting. Plus Ben Duke's Goat, inspired by the ...More
 
 
 
Now On
No Place Like Hope
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th to 25th November 2017 - Various Times
Northampton Square, 418 St John Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Northampton Square
...More
 
 
 
On Soon
Funny Women Awards Heats
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Wednesday 22nd November 2017 - 7.30pm
Northampton Square, 56 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 7 minutes from Northampton Square
Emerging comedy acts perform for a place in the competition....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Northampton Square

Near Northampton Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Northampton Square
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 | 4 minutes from Northampton Square
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
The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Northampton Square
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Northampton Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Northampton Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Northampton Square
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Northampton Square
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Northampton Square
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Northampton Square

The best shops and markets near Northampton Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Northampton Square
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Northampton Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26a Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from Northampton Square
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Northampton Square

What are the best dining options near Northampton Square London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Northampton Square
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
Miz en Bouche
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
316 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Northampton Square
French Bistro... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Northampton Square
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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Education near Northampton Square

Near Northampton Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 5 minutes from Northampton Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Northampton Square
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
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Northampton Square
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Northampton Square

Northampton Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Northampton Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Northampton Square
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
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Northampton Square
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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Pubs near Northampton Square

The best pubs near London Northampton Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Northampton Square
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 | 3 minutes from Northampton Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Ambassador
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Northampton Square
The Ambassador is one of the more special among of the gastro pubs in Exmouth Market thanks to its short but eclectic menu. It also owes ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Northampton Square

Northampton Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Northampton Square
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
7 Tales
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Turnmill Street, EC1M | 8 minutes from Northampton Square
"Restaurateurs the world over could learn a thing or two from Jason Atherton when it comes to what makes a great restaurant bar," says ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 9 minutes from Northampton Square
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Northampton Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Northampton Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Northampton Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Northampton Square
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
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Northampton Square
... More
 
 
 
 
 

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The Monochrome Set
Concerts | On 19th November 2017 

The Lexington 10 minutes walk from Northampton Square

The veteran punk outfit performs a set filled with classics from their extensive back atalogue. Support from The Night Mail ...More

The Eden House
Concerts | On 19th November 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 10 minutes walk from Northampton Square

The collaborative musical project, initiated by Stephen Carey, performs its mixture of Goth and psychedelic originals. Skeletal Family and The ...More

WetYourSelf!
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th November 2017 

Fabric 10 minutes walk from Northampton Square

House and techno courtesy of Carlos Ryan and guests, plus Jacob Husley....More

Estonian Jazz Stage At EFG London Jazz Festival 2017
Concerts | On 19th November 2017 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from Northampton Square

These concerts are dedicated to the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union and to the 100th birthday ...More

John Akomfrah: Purple
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from Northampton Square

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 12 minutes walk from Northampton Square

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

 
Efterglow
Concerts | On 19th November 2017 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from Northampton Square

Estonia's Erki Parnoja performs mellow impressionistic sounds, creating a soundtrack to an imaginary movie....More

Heavy Beauty
Concerts | On 19th November 2017 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from Northampton Square

Estonian guitarist Jaak Sooaar and Lithuanian bass saxophonist Liudas Mockunas perform a mash-up of Baltic improv and metal....More

Joe Zawinul: Stories Of The Danube
Concerts | On 19th November 2017 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from Northampton Square

Contemporary jazz from Joe Zawinul based on his grand orchestral version of one of the world's greatest rivers, conducted by ...More

Laura Perrudin
Concerts | On 19th November 2017 

Barbican Centre 12 minutes walk from Northampton Square

The singer and harpist performs harmonious compositions....More

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