Packington Square  

 
 
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Packington Square, Islington, London N1
 
 

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

The nearest station to Packington Square is Essex Road Railway Station which is about 7 minutes to the North West.

Packington Square is in the London area of Islington.

 

LondonTown.com - Packington Square Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Old Street Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2016

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2016. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  24% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 8 minutes from Packington Square
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
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £64  39% off
Central Street, EC1V | 10 minutes from Packington 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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  23% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Packington Square
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
 
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Enchanted Christmas House
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th November to 24th December 2016 - Various Times
Packington Square, 2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
Theatre, Children's Theatre....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 26th November 2016 to 29th January 2017
Packington Square, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 7 minutes from Packington Square
Gabriel Garcia Marquez's magical tale is brought to life in a spellbinding collaboration between the Little Angel puppet theatre and storytelling masters, Kneehigh. This "rewarding, mature ...More
 
 
 
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Me...
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th December 2016 to 29th January 2017 - Various Times
Packington Square, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 7 minutes from Packington Square
The story of a baby penguin who is just finding their feet....More
 
 
 
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Mirth Control Islington. As Good As It Gets
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
125 Packington Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Packington Square
... More
 
 
 
The Lighthouse
London > Entertainment >
190 New North Road, Canonbury Yard, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
The Lighthouse in Canonbury is the 5,000 square feet studio space run by creative agency ditto who run regular events including a monthly storytelling session and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Packington Square
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Packington Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Packington Square
LAARC
London > Attractions > Museums
Mortimer Wheeler House, 46 Eagle Wharf Road, Hoxton, Hoxton, London N1 | 3 minutes from Packington Square
London's archaeology library. May need appointment to arrange access. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
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
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Packington Square
This innovative children's theatre provides a showcase for the art of puppetry. Founded by master puppeteer John Wilkes in the early 1960s, this small, unusual theatre ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Packington Square

The best shops and markets near Packington Square
Julie Arkell
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
46 Linton Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Packington Square
Paper mache... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
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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Restaurants near Packington Square

What are the best dining options near Packington Square London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Packington Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
North Star
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
188-190 New North Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meat People
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
4-6 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Packington Square

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City Academy
London > Education > Arts and Drama
35 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Packington Square
City Academy is a performing arts schools which runs evening and weekend dancing, singing, acting and modelling classes with top professionals from theatre, film, television and ... More
 
 
 
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Packington Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Arlington Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Arlington Square, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Packington Square
... More
 
 
 
Thames River Adventures
London > Leisure >
River Thames & Regents Canal, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
Danny Gillard and his team at Thames River Adventures offer kayak tours of the river Thames and London's canals. Early risers can see the city before ... More
 
 
 
Esporta
London > Leisure > Fitness
Islington Green, 27 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Packington Square
Fitness Club ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Packington Square

The best pubs near London Packington Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Packington Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William IV
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton, London N1 | 6 minutes from Packington Square
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
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Packington Square

Packington Square 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 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
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
 
 
 
Babushka
London > Nightlife > Bars
188 New North Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
Bar ... More
 
 
 
The Living Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-26 Essex Road, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
Big screen telly on premises.... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Packington Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Packington Square.
The London Art House
London > Business > Venue Hire
2-18 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Packington Square
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
 
 
 
 

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Christmas Housemaid's Tour
Leisure | Until 18th December 2016 

Charles Dickens Museum 16 minutes walk from Packington Square

Attractions & Museums, Tourist Attraction....More

Christmas Jazz With Richard Hadfield
Concerts | On 11th December 2016 

The Piano Works 19 minutes walk from Packington Square

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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
Dance | Until 29th January 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 1.37 miles from Packington Square

Dance master Matthew Bourne takes on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's film and Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale to create new ...More

 
The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl
Theatre | Until 30th December 2016 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 1.37 miles from Packington Square

A snowy stage sets the scene for an icy cold Christmas Eve, where the Little Match Girl paces the emptying ...More

 
Lydia Lunch Retrovirus
Concerts | On 11th December 2016 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Packington Square

The no-wave iconoclast and avant garde performer from New York plays with guitarist Weasel Walter, bassist Tim Dahl and drummer, ...More

Winter WigWam: Skye Halla
Winter WigWam: Skye Halla
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 7th April 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 1.93 miles from Packington Square

On the back of its popular A Tribute to Dr. Strange summer residency, the Queen of Hoxton's rooftop is set ...More

 
That's Entertainment With Thelma Ruby
Theatre | On 11th December 2016 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from Packington Square

An autobiographical afternoon of songs, sketches and extracts from leading roles presented by the veteran actor accompanied by the pianist, ...More

Cut + Paste
Concerts | On 11th December 2016 

The Old Blue Last 2.03 miles from Packington Square

Fresh, upcoming talent, with performances from Heman Sheman and Luvva....More

Mary Stuart
Mary Stuart
Theatre | Until 21st January 2017 

Almeida Theatre 2.03 miles from Packington Square

Following critical acclaimed productions of Uncle Vanya and Oresteia, associate director of the Almeida Theatre Robert Icke now presents an ...More

 
A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings
A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings
Kids Events | Until 29th January 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 2.05 miles from Packington Square

Gabriel Garcia Marquez's magical tale is brought to life in a spellbinding collaboration between the Little Angel puppet theatre and ...More

 
 
 
 
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