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's Best Events 2016

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  21% 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 £59  32% 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
 
 
 
M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £130  27% off
151-157 City Road, EC1V | 13 minutes from Rector Street
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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Old Fashioned
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Tuesday 7th June and Tuesday 5th July 2016 - 7.30pm-11pm
The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Rector Street
An open mic night with a strict pre-1965 policy, with backing music provided by the house band....More
 
 
 
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The Night - Katia Kvinge Edinburgh Preview
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Tuesday 28th June 2016 - 7.30pm-10pm
The Living Room, 18-26 Essex Road, Islington, N1 | 5 minutes from Rector Street
A blend of comedy, poetry, storytelling, theatre and music. Also, the stand-up comedian performs her multi-character comedy show Squirrel. Tom Crowley is the host....More
 
 
 
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Bridget Christie And Ed Aczel Edinburgh Previews In Angel
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Tuesday 28th June 2016 - 8pm
The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Rector Street
A double-bill of work-in-progress shows bound for the Edinburgh Festival Fringe featuring Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Christie and defiantly offbeat wit Aczel....More
 
 
 
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Mirth Control Islington. As Good As It Gets
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
125 Packington Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Rector Street
... More
 
 
 
The Lighthouse
London > Entertainment >
190 New North Road, Canonbury Yard, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Rector Street
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 | 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
LAARC
London > Attractions > Museums
Mortimer Wheeler House, 46 Eagle Wharf Road, Hoxton, Hoxton, London N1 | 4 minutes from Rector Street
London's archaeology library. May need appointment to arrange access. ... 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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Rector Street

The best shops and markets near Rector Street
Saponara
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
23 Prebend Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Rector Street
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Rector Street

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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

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City Academy
London > Education > Arts and Drama
35 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Rector Street
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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Leisure near Rector Street

Rector Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Arlington Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Arlington Square, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Rector Street
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Thames River Adventures
London > Leisure >
River Thames & Regents Canal, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Rector Street
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
 
 
 
Shoreditch Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
New North Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 7 minutes from Rector Street
Originally rows of terraced housing, flattened in the 1940s by the Blitz, Shoreditch Park is now a small but well-loved community space. Temporary 'pre-fab' housing was ... 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.
Babushka
London > Nightlife > Bars
188 New North Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Rector Street
Bar ... More
 
 
 
The New Rose
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
84-86 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Rector Street
... More
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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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.
The London Art House
London > Business > Venue Hire
2-18 Britannia Row, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Rector Street
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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
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Rector Street

Rector Street, Rector Stret
 
 

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Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2016 

Guildhall Art Gallery 18 minutes walk from Rector Street

For two years acclaimed British photographer Martin Parr was the City of London's official photographer-in-residence. Between 2013 and 2015 ...More

 
Sailor Jerry Hotel Street
Sailor Jerry Hotel Street
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th September 2016 

The Well 23 minutes walk from Rector Street

If you're all rooftopped out, get yourself to The Well this summer for the Sailor Jerry Hotel Street pop-up, which ...More

 
Dancing With The Devil
Theatre | Until 29th June 2016 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 1.37 miles from Rector Street

Aletta Lawson's play based on the life of the dancer Rudolf Nureyev, directed by Anastasia Revi....More

Shoot From The Hip
Comedy | On 27th June 2016 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from Rector Street

An impromptu mix of improvisational comedy....More

Guts Feat. Leron Thomas
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th June 2016 

XOYO 1.87 miles from Rector Street

The French producer/DJ mixes jazz, soul and hip hop to devastating effect....More

Strangers In Between
Theatre | Until 16th July 2016 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from Rector Street

Tommy Murphy's critically acclaimed drama of friendship, sex and escapism follows the story of 16-year-old Shane as he leaves his ...More

Eigengrau
Theatre | Until 11th July 2016 

The King's Head 1.96 miles from Rector Street

Annie Jackson presents a dark and uncomfortable comedy featuring leprechauns, love and stalking written by Penelope Skinner and directed by ...More

Deedee Cheriel: Love Is Always The Answer
Exhibitions | Until 3rd July 2016 

Pure Evil Gallery 1.96 miles from Rector Street

The LA-based artist exhibits her newest folk-tale-like paintings that explore folk art, myth and feminism....More

The Last Days of Shoreditch
The Last Days of Shoreditch
Foodie Events | Until 28th August 2016 

Red Market 1.99 miles from Rector Street

The much-loved Red Market is back for its sixth year in 2016, returning to Shoreditch for possibly the last time. ...More

 
Richard III
Richard III
Theatre | Until 6th August 2016 

Almeida Theatre 2.03 miles from Rector Street

Ralph Fiennes returns to the Almeida after 16 years to take the lead in the theatre's opening 2016/17 production, Richard ...More

 
 
 
 
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