Rector Street

 
 
ADDRESS
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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What's on in London 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. 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.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Rector Street

Near Rector Street
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  23% 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
 
 
 
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £64  39% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 9 minutes from Rector Street
Located nearby to Sadler's Wells Theatre, St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London, Citadines St Mark's is a 4-star apartment hotel that aims to accommodate business ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £55  31% 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Rector Street

Near Rector Street
Today Only
Beautiful Magicians' Club
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Sunday 21st December 2014 - 7pm-10pm
The Living Room, 18-26 Essex Road, Islington, N1 | 5 minutes from Rector Street
...More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Roman Ostia: Ancient Ruins, Modern Art
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 20th December 2014 at 11am-6pm & Sunday 21st December 2014 at 12noon-5pm
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 11 minutes from Rector Street
This fascinating exhibition brings together the art of two very different eras: stunning fragments of ancient statuary and mosaic from Ostia Antica - a large archaeological ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 13 minutes from Rector Street
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Rector Street

Near Rector Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The 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
The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Rector Street
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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Sights and Attractions near Rector Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Rector Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, EC1V | 10 minutes from Rector Street
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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, 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

What are the best dining options near Rector Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
North Star
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
188-190 New North Road, 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, N1 | 5 minutes from Rector Street
South American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 20 minutes from Rector Street
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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, 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, 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, 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, N1 | 9 minutes from Rector Street
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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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What's On Today

Near Rector Street

 
 
 
Beautiful Magicians' Club
Comedy | On 21st December 2014 

The Living Room 5 minutes walk from Rector Street

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

The Little Angel Theatre 6 minutes walk from Rector Street

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

 
Jabberwocky
Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

The Little Angel Theatre 6 minutes walk from Rector Street

Little Angel Theatre presents a children's show inspired by the Lewis Carroll poem about a boy who ventures into the ...More

Angel Comedy
Comedy | Until 1st February 2015 

Camden Head 7 minutes walk from Rector Street

New act and material night featuring guest performers....More

Billy The Kid - A Panto Western
Theatre | Until 10th January 2015 

Rosemary Branch Theatre 7 minutes walk from Rector Street

A fun, music-filled, entertaining festive show from Charles Court Opera, evoking the mayhem of the Wild West. With director John ...More

Roman Ostia: Ancient Ruins, Modern Art
Exhibitions | Until 21st December 2014 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 11 minutes walk from Rector Street

This fascinating exhibition brings together the art of two very different eras: stunning fragments of ancient statuary and mosaic from ...More

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 11 minutes walk from Rector Street

Metal Rabbit presents Neil Bartlett's adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic tale of ghosts, greed and goodwill....More

Charming - A Farcical Fairy Tale
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 11 minutes walk from Rector Street

Four French princes, not quite of the charming type, bet to confirm that the first among them to marry will ...More

Carols By Candlelight
Kids Events | On 21st December 2014 

Union Chapel 12 minutes walk from Rector Street

Annual family carol service....More

Matthew Bourne's Edward Scissorhands
Dance | Until 11th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 13 minutes walk from Rector Street

Matthew Bourne's magical dance production based on the classic Tim Burton film and featuring the beautiful and unforgettable music by ...More

 

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Christmas Delicatessens in London
Christmas Delicatessens in London

Whether they're sweetly British or exotically foreign London's delis are a great place to pick up gifts for difficult relatives, ...More

 
New Year Events and Entertainment in London
New Year Events and Entertainment in London

If fireworks leave you cold, and loud clubs make you long for earplugs, fear not! There are plenty of ...More

 
The London Bike Show
The London Bike Show
Exhibitions | 12th February 2015 - 15th February 2015 

ExCel London Exhibition Centre

The UK's largest cycling show returns to ExCeL London with plenty of gear to browse and buy and industry experts ...More

 
Agnes Martin
Agnes Martin
Exhibitions | 3rd June 2015 - 11th October 2015 

Tate Modern

Tate Modern stages the first retrospective exhibition of work by Agnes Martin since her death just over a decade ago. ...More

 
Happy Days
Happy Days
Theatre | 13th February 2015 - 21st March 2015 

The Young Vic

Olivier Award-winning stage and screen actress Juliet Stevenson (unforgettable star of Truly Madly Deeply) once again takes on one of ...More

 
Joshua Reynolds: Experiments In Paint
Joshua Reynolds: Experiments In Paint
Exhibitions | 12th March 2015 - 7th June 2015 

Wallace Collection

The culmination of a four-year research project into the collection of Reynolds paintings at the Wallace Collection, Joshua ...More

 
Snowdrop Days 2015
Snowdrop Days 2015
Exhibitions | 31st January 2015 - 8th February 2015 

Chelsea Physic Garden

See the snowdrops at the historic botanical gardens and enjoy a walk through nature at the charming Chelsea Physic Garden, ...More

 
Radicals and Victuallers
Radicals and Victuallers
Opened 14th November 2014 

Serving up an unusual selection of burgers - filled with fried egg and peanut butter, or Nik Naks and pastrami ...More

 
Pisco Embassy
Pisco Embassy
Opened 21st November 2014 

The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks ...More

 
The Tommy Tucker
The Tommy Tucker
Opened January 2015 

Award-winning chef Claude Compton, together with Jim Morris and George McCabe - the team behind critically acclaimed neighbourhood restaurant Claude's ...More

 
 
 
 
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