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.

 

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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 Events 2015

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2015 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2015 London events.

 
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    Hilton London Islington Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  29% 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 £55  34% 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
     
     
     
    M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £130  23% off
    151-157 City Road, EC1V | 12 minutes from Packington Square
    M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City is more than just a luxury hotel, it is a symbol of the pioneering spirit of London. Located near ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near Packington Square

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    Today Only
    Halfway To Nowhere
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 5th September 2015 - 6pm
    O2 Academy Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Packington Square
    Four-piece alternative rock outfit from Cheltenham....More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    English National Ballet: Lest We Forget
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 8th to 12th Sep 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, City, London EC1R | 12 minutes from Packington Square
    Following a successful first showing at the Barbican in spring last year, the English National Ballet's "clever mix of experiment and accessibility" (The Guardian), Lest We ...More
     
     
     
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    National Youth Dance Company: Apex Rising
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: Friday 4th and Saturday 5th September 2015 - 7.30pm
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes from Packington Square
    The company presents Inbetween by Jasmin Vardimon, The Rashomon Effect directed by Akram Khan and choreographed by Andrej Petrovic, a restaged excerpt from Akram Khan's Vertical ...More
     
     
     
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    Angel Comedy Club
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Packington Square
    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
     
     
     
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    The Screen on the Green
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Packington Square
    One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white), the dinky Screen on ... More
     
     
     
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    The King's Head
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Packington Square
    London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
     
     
     
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    Victoria Miro
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 6 minutes from Packington Square
    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
     
     
     
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    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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    The Islington Metal Works
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 9 minutes from Packington Square
    Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Packington Square

    The best shops and markets near Packington Square
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    Camden Passage
    London > Shopping > Markets
    Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Packington Square
    Hidden down a cobble-stoned Angel backstreet a whimsical collection of odds and ends have been gathered together on a selection of market stalls (not to be ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near Packington Square

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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    LSO St Luke's
    London > Education > Professional Training
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 13 minutes from Packington 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
     
     
     
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    City Journalism
    London > Education > Professional Training
    106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 15 minutes from Packington Square
    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 | 19 minutes from Packington Square
    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 Packington Square

    Packington Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    London Fencing Club
    London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
    Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from Packington 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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    London Dance Academy
    London > Leisure >
    The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 13 minutes from Packington 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
     
     
     
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    Spa Fields Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 16 minutes from Packington 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
     
     
     
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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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    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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Dirty Martini, Islington
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Packington Square
    This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Hoxley & Porter
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Packington Square
    Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ... More
     
     
     
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    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Packington Square.
    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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Business Design Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Packington Square
    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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Sadler's Wells
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes from Packington Square
    Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
     
     
     
     

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    Saturday At The Old Queen's Head
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th September 2015 

    The Old Queen's Head 5 minutes walk from Packington Square

    Guests and residents supply hip-hop, house, disco and party classics....More

    The Man Who Had All The Luck
    Theatre | Until 26th September 2015 

    The King's Head 7 minutes walk from Packington Square

    Paul Lichtenstern directs Arthur Miller's rarely performed first-produced play in which a man begins to question his good fortune as ...More

    Club De Fromage
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th September 2015 

    O2 Academy Islington 9 minutes walk from Packington Square

    Residents and guests supply pop and party classics....More

    Old School Indie
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th September 2015 

    O2 Academy Islington 9 minutes walk from Packington Square

    Residents and guests play indie....More

    Halfway To Nowhere
    Concerts | On 5th September 2015 

    O2 Academy Islington 9 minutes walk from Packington Square

    Four-piece alternative rock outfit from Cheltenham....More

    The Win Bin
    Theatre | Until 26th September 2015 

    The Old Red Lion Theatre 10 minutes walk from Packington Square

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    National Youth Dance Company: Apex Rising
    Dance | Until 5th September 2015 

    Sadler's Wells Theatre 12 minutes walk from Packington Square

    The company presents Inbetween by Jasmin Vardimon, The Rashomon Effect directed by Akram Khan and choreographed by Andrej Petrovic, a ...More

    Fausto Pirandello
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 12 minutes walk from Packington Square

    Paintings by the artist....More

    Dom Pipkin And The Ikos
    Concerts | Until 5th September 2015 

    The Nightjar Bar 13 minutes walk from Packington Square

    The singer and pianist leads his outfit in playing lively New Orleans-style jazz, rhythm'n'blues and funk....More

    Jim Adkins
    Concerts | On 5th September 2015 

    Union Chapel 14 minutes walk from Packington Square

    Acoustic songs from the guitarist and frontman of Jimmy Eat World....More

     
     
     
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