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
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Packington Square on LondonTown.com

 
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With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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Hotels near Packington Square

Near Packington Square
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  23% 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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  39% 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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Events near Packington Square

Near Packington Square
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Sisteray
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 27th January 2015 - 7.30pm-12midnight
The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
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The Incredible Paul F Taylor
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Tuesday 27th January 2015 - 8pm
Camden Head, 2 Camden Walk, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Packington Square
Quirky wit, surreal observations and flights of fancy from the 2013 New Act Of The Year Award-winning stand-up....More
 
 
 
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Richard Alston Dance Company: Rejoice in the Lamb (Burning | Nomadic | Madcap)
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 12 minutes from Packington Square
A 20th anniversary celebration of the Richard Alston Dance Company featuring Benjamin Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb plus two new works at Sadler's Wells - the ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Packington Square

Near Packington Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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, 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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

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, N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Meat People
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
4-6 Essex Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Packington Square
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Packington Square

Near Packington Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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, 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, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, 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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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, N1 | 10 minutes from Packington Square
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... 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.
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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Sisteray
Concerts | On 27th January 2015 

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

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The Incredible Paul F Taylor
Comedy | On 27th January 2015 

Camden Head 6 minutes walk from Packington Square

Quirky wit, surreal observations and flights of fancy from the 2013 New Act Of The Year Award-winning stand-up....More

Katy Moran
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

Parasol Unit 6 minutes walk from Packington Square

Contemporary paintings showcasing the artist's practice over the past ten years....More

The Diary of a Nobody
The Diary of a Nobody
Theatre | Until 14th February 2015 

The King's Head 7 minutes walk from Packington Square

After a sell-out success last summer, Rough Haired Pointer Theatre Company presents Mary Franklin's inventive adaptation of George and Weedon ...More

 
Cindermouse: Little Angel Theatre
Cindermouse: Little Angel Theatre
Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

The Little Angel Theatre 7 minutes walk from Packington Square

A host of colourful glove and rod puppet characters travel to the land of mice where hardworking little Cindermouse, the ...More

 
The Masque
Exhibitions | Until 14th February 2015 

Sesame Gallery 8 minutes walk from Packington Square

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The Liz And Dick Show
Theatre | Until 31st January 2015 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 10 minutes walk from Packington Square

Production based on real-life couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, with Lydia Poole playing Taylor and Ken McConnell playing Burton, ...More

Richard Alston Dance Company: Rejoice in the Lamb (Burning | Nomadic | Madcap)
Richard Alston Dance Company: Rejoice in the Lamb (Burning | Nomadic | Madcap)
Dance | Until 27th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 12 minutes walk from Packington Square

A 20th anniversary celebration of the Richard Alston Dance Company featuring Benjamin Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb plus two new ...More

 
Eric Ranzoni
Concerts | Until 24th March 2015 

The Nightjar Bar 13 minutes walk from Packington Square

The London-based pianist and singer-songwriter plays blues....More

Charlie's Jazz Jam
Concerts | Until 31st March 2015 

Charlie Wrights International Bar 13 minutes walk from Packington Square

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April in London 2015
April in London 2015

Kristin Scott Thomas plays The Queen and Enda Walsh adapts Roald Dahl's The Twits for the Royal Court in ...More

 
Classics in the Courtyard
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Film Events | Until 28th March 2015 

Hush Brasserie

Despite the freezing temperatures, Londoners are invited to climb out from under their blankets and enjoy some al fresco movies ...More

 
The Last of the De Mullins
The Last of the De Mullins
Theatre | 3rd February 2015 - 28th February 2015 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Stephen McGill and Joel Marvin present a play set in the Edwardian England of 1908 in which one woman defies ...More

 
The War On Drugs
Concerts | 24th February 2015 - 2nd March 2015 

Brixton Academy

Indie-rock with elements of country from the four-strong band from Philadelphia fronted by Adam Granduciel. With their November tour having ...More

Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis
Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis
Dance | 17th February 2015 - 28th February 2015 

Peacock Theatre

Performing within an inventive stage design and accompanied by an original musical score and video projections, twelve Cirque Eloize acrobats ...More

 
English National Ballet: Modern Masters
English National Ballet: Modern Masters
Dance | 10th March 2015 - 15th March 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Modern Masters honours the work of three of the most influential choreographers of the 20th century: Jiri Kylian, John Neumeier ...More

 
Sky Garden
Sky Garden
Opened 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden, occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
Bonnie Gull Seafood Bar
Bonnie Gull Seafood Bar
Opens 3rd February 2015 

Nick Lloyd Webber (son of Andrew) has created his first original score for the stage for this musical version of ...More

 
Duck & Rice
Opened End of January 2015 

Hakkasan and Wagamama founder Alan Yau opens 'Chinese gastropub' Duck & Rice on the Soho street famous ...More

 
 
 
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