Rector Street

 
 
ADDRESS
Rector Street, Islington, London N1 
 

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  • Visitor Information

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.

 

LondonTown.com - Rector Street Location Map

 
 
 
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 to do in London Throughout 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Rector Street

Near Rector Street
Hilton Islington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  33% 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  36% 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 £54  35% 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scottish Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th May 2014
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 13 minutes from Rector Street
Choreographer Krzysztof Pastor transfers Prokofiev's rousing score to a war-ravaged Italian metropolis in the 20th century. The production is viewed as one of the Scottish Ballet's ...More
 
 
 
Olivier Dubois Company: Tragedie
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 8th, 9th and 10th May 2014
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 13 minutes from Rector Street
A modern piece which sees nine male and nine female dancers explore the human condition through nudity and movement, with particular focus on the concept of ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kidd Pivot / Crystal Pite: The Tempest Replica
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Friday 25th and Saturday 26th April 2014
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 13 minutes from Rector Street
Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite, a former dancer with William Forsythe's Ballett Frankfurt and Sadler's Wells newest associate artist, presents the UK premiere The Tempest Replica, her ...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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 22 minutes from Rector Street
Prior to the creation of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, which first opened in July 2010, the land was a derelict site where an old railway ... 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
Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from Rector Street
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... 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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Near Rector Street

 
 
 
We Love Comedy
Comedy | On 21st April 2014 

The Living Room 5 minutes walk from Rector Street

Guest acts take to the stage for an evening of laughter....More

The Beatniks
Concerts | On 21st April 2014 

The Old Queen's Head 5 minutes walk from Rector Street

Den Pugsley and Jamie Cook from The Overtures perform covers song from the 1960s....More

Once We Lived Here
Theatre | Until 26th April 2014 

The King's Head 7 minutes walk from Rector Street

Amy runs the northern Victorian sheep station, Emoh Ruo, and has kept it going through periods of drought, bushfire and ...More

King Charles III
King Charles III
Theatre | Until 31st May 2014 

Almeida Theatre 8 minutes walk from Rector Street

Charles has to decide how to rule, following the death of the Queen and a lifetime of waiting in King ...More

 
Shezad Dawood: Towards The Possible Film
Exhibitions | Until 25th May 2014 

Parasol Unit 8 minutes walk from Rector Street

An installation of light sculptures, large-scale textile paintings and films exploring notions of reality, ritual and the mystical transformation of ...More

Jamie Lenman
Concerts | On 21st April 2014 

Islington Town Hall 9 minutes walk from Rector Street

Alternative rock by the Greenwich-born singer-songwriter and former member of the band Reuben....More

Yard Life Festival
Yard Life Festival
Concerts | Until 21st April 2014 

The Islington Metal Works 10 minutes walk from Rector Street

Held over two days this Easter, Yard Life Festival is a new charity event - raising money for Multiple Sclerosis ...More

 
Roots
Concerts | Until 30th June 2014 

'Round Midnight Jazz & Blues Bar 10 minutes walk from Rector Street

The band plays rock and folk....More

A Case Of Mistaken Identity
Theatre | On 21st April 2014 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 11 minutes walk from Rector Street

An adaptation of Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes short story, complete with all other favourite characters such as Dr Watson and ...More

Monday at Anam
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th June 2014 

Anam 13 minutes walk from Rector Street

Resident DJs play dance, chart and pop....More

 
 
 
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