Rector Street  

 
 
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Rector Street, Islington, London N1
 
 

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

The nearest station to Rector Street is Essex Road Railway Station which is about 6 minutes to the North West.

Rector Street is in the London area of Islington.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

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

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2017

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  41% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 8 minutes from Rector 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
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £48  36% off
Central Street, EC1V | 12 minutes from Rector 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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  28% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 13 minutes from Rector Street
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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On Soon
New Material - A Comedy Night by YEES
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Thursday 29th June 2017 - 6.30pm-10pm
Rector Street, 44 Essex Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Rector Street
Comedy, Sketch....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Dogs Don't Do Ballet: Blunderbus Theatre Company (Over 3)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st April to 16th July 2017 - Various Times
Rector Street, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 6 minutes from Rector Street
Adapted from the best selling children's book by Anna Kemp....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Red Riding Hood And The Wolf
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th April to 16th July 2017 - Various Times
Rector Street, 14 Dagmar Passage, N1 | 6 minutes from Rector Street
The story of Red Riding Hood, with a twist....More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Rector Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Rector Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Rector 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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Rector Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Rector Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 4 minutes from Rector 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
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Rector Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 8 minutes from Rector 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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Rector Street

The best shops and markets near Rector Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Rector 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 | 5 minutes from Rector Street
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
A Furry World
London > Shopping > Pet Care
29a Sheperton Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Rector 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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Rector Street

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North Star
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
188-190 New North Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Rector Street
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Rector 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tierra Peru
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Rector Street
South American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Rector Street

Near Rector Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 15 minutes from Rector 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 | 16 minutes from Rector 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
B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 18 minutes from Rector Street
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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Rector Street

Rector 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 | 14 minutes from Rector 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 | 15 minutes from Rector 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 | 18 minutes from Rector 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 Rector Street

The best pubs near London Rector Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Rector 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Rector Street
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
The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Rector Street
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Rector Street

Rector 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 | 5 minutes from Rector 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
Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Rector Street
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 | 8 minutes from Rector Street
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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Meeting venue hire near Rector Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Rector Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Rector 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 | 9 minutes from Rector 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 11 minutes from Rector Street
... More
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Rector Street

Rector Street, Rector Stret
 
 

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Queers
Theatre | Until 2nd July 2017 

The King's Head 7 minutes walk from Rector Street

LGBTQ empowerment in 2017 is the theme for Patrick Cash's play, directed by Peter Darney....More

Holy Crap
Theatre | Until 8th July 2017 

The King's Head 7 minutes walk from Rector Street

Nick Thompson Productions deals with the launch of Britain's first pay-to-view religious channel and the problems of its founder....More

Elf Lyons: Swan
Comedy | Until 1st July 2017 

Rosemary Branch Theatre 7 minutes walk from Rector Street

Comedy, Sketch....More

Monique Frydman
Exhibitions | Until 12th August 2017 

Parasol Unit 8 minutes walk from Rector Street

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Isaac Julien: "I Dream A World" Looking For Langston
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2017 

Victoria Miro 8 minutes walk from Rector Street

Large-scale and silver gelatin photographic works and archival material inspired by Julien's seminal work....More

Alice Neel: Uptown
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2017 

Victoria Miro 8 minutes walk from Rector Street

Paintings by the artist in an exhibition which focuses on a five decade period in which the artist lived and ...More

Drewsif Stalin
Concerts | On 27th June 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 10 minutes walk from Rector Street

The Baltimore, Maryland-originating project performs groove-based progressive metal. Support from Toska....More

Mumburger
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2017 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 11 minutes walk from Rector Street

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Alexander Whitley Dance Company: 8 Minutes
Dance | Until 28th June 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 13 minutes walk from Rector Street

Sadler's Wells New Wave Associate Alexander Whitley takes on the breathtaking scale of space for his company's main stage debut. ...More

The Passion Of The Playboy Riots
Theatre | Until 8th July 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 14 minutes walk from Rector Street

The true story of the role played by theatre in the origins of the IRA. It's based on the writings ...More

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