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.

 

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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London's Best Events 2015

Find out the best London 2015 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2015 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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    Hilton London Islington Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  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 £55  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  41% 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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    Ear Music
    London > Events > Music  Dates: Wednesday 5th August 2015 - 7.30pm-11pm
    The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Rector Street
    Musicians perform....More
     
     
     
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    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 14th July to 9th August 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 13 minutes from Rector Street
    Fifteen years since its premiere, Matthew Bourne's "sweaty, oil-spattered version of Carmen" (The Guardian) is back. The internationally acclaimed award-winning dance thriller is loosely based ...More
     
     
     
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    English National Ballet: Lest We Forget
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 8th to 12th Sep 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, City, London EC1R | 13 minutes from Rector Street
    Following a successful first showing at the Barbican in spring last year, the English National Ballet's "clever mix of experiment and accessibility" (The Guardian), Lest We ...More
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    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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    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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    The Islington Metal Works
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    7 Torrens Street, Islington, London 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
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Rector Street

    The best shops and markets near Rector Street
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    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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    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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    North Star
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    188-190 New North Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Rector Street
    British Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    Leisure near Rector Street

    Rector Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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.
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    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
     
     
     
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    The Baring
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Rector Street
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    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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    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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    Pisco Embassy
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    176 Upper Street, Islington, London 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
     
     
     
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    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Rector Street.
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    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
     
     
     
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    Union Chapel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 11 minutes from Rector Street
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    Alternate names and popular misspellings for Rector Street

    Rector Street, Rector Stret
     
     

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    Angel Comedy
    Comedy | On 4th August 2015 

    Angel Comedy Club 7 minutes walk from Rector Street

    With Norwegian stand-ups Henrik Farle, Siri Seljeseth and Ole Aagenaes....More

    Katrin Siguroardottir: Supra Terram
    Exhibitions | Until 8th August 2015 

    Parasol Unit 8 minutes walk from Rector Street

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    Modern & Contemporary Art, Millinery Works, 7 July - 30 August 2015
    Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015 

    Millinery Works 10 minutes walk from Rector Street

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    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
    Dance | Until 9th August 2015 

    Sadler's Wells Theatre 13 minutes walk from Rector Street

    Fifteen years since its premiere, Matthew Bourne's "sweaty, oil-spattered version of Carmen" (The Guardian) is back. The internationally acclaimed ...More

     
    East End Prints Summer Exhibition: New Additions
    Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2015 

    The Proud Archivist 14 minutes walk from Rector Street

    Abstracts and prints, featuring the work of Jazzberry Blue, Bronagh Kennedy, Ben Rothery, James Brown, Fimbis, Indie Prints, Jayson Lilley, ...More

    Quizmaster Trivia Uk
    Leisure | Until 1st September 2015 

    The Proud Archivist 14 minutes walk from Rector Street

    Test your knowledge in a traditional pub trivia challenge hosted by Sam Wickens. Categories include pictures, history and politics, geography, ...More

    The Proposal & The Boor
    Theatre | Until 9th August 2015 

    The Proud Archivist 14 minutes walk from Rector Street

    Cyphers presents two lesser known satirical short plays by Anton Chekhov....More

    Delicious & Dateless
    Comedy | Until 6th August 2015 

    Hen & Chickens Theatre 14 minutes walk from Rector Street

    A one woman show - a fusion of personal story, character comedy, social commentary, with a hint of stand-up...More

    Three Scoops Comedy
    Comedy | Until 4th August 2015 

    Hen & Chickens Theatre 14 minutes walk from Rector Street

    An array of comedy sketches and monologues with accents, characters, attitudes and stunning wig-work from trio Faye Barber, Paula Benson ...More

     
     
     
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