Entertainment near The Kings Head  

 
 
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, 59 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 2SF
 
 
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Mon-Thu, Sun: 11am-12midnight; Fri-Sat: 11am-2am
 
 
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes walk from The Kings Head
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... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes walk from The Kings Head
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... More
 
 
 
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The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from The Kings Head
One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white),... More
 
 
 
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Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from The Kings Head
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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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had... More
 
 
 
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Opened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes walk from The Kings Head
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a... More
 
 
 
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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 11 minutes walk from The Kings Head
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit pub that... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of... More
 
 
 
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 12 minutes walk from The Kings Head
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the... More
 
 
 
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The Lexington
London > Entertainment > Live Music
96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | 12 minutes walk from The Kings Head
The Lexington is both a music venue and an English pub that thinks it's an American speakeasy. While this may sound like trying to please... More
 
 
 
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clueQuest
London > Entertainment
169-171 Caledonian Road, N1 | 14 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Launched in 2013 with PLAN52, clueQuest has since become one of London's most popular live escape games and top tourist attractions. Moving from its original... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 18 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The... More
 
 
 
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Hoxton Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
130 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 19 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Built in 1863 as a saloon-style music hall, this Grade II listed multi-arts venue represents the absolute pinnacle of trendy Shoreditch. Hoxton Hall played host... More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm.... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 20 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 20 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment
Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 20 minutes walk from The Kings Head
As the name suggests, Shoreditch Electric Light Station began life as an electricity generating station. Now home of Circus Space, the building, which dates back... More
 
 
 
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Platform Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 21 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Part of the University of the Arts London's award-winning campus for Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Platform Theatre has four performance spaces... More
 
 
 
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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 21 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue that presents soul, funk, R&B... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 21 minutes walk from The Kings Head
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway... More
 
 
 
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Dalston Department Store
London > Entertainment
Unit 2, Star House, 3 Richmond Road, E8 | 23 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Part of events and marketing company Dalstonline Limited, the Dalston Department Store is a new venue that showcases products and pop up events from the... More
 
 
 
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Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 24 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 24 minutes walk from The Kings Head
When Filthy McNasty's closed its doors in Clerkenwell many bemoaned its demise but now Ireland's favourite live music venue has dropped the McNasty and opened... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 24 minutes walk from The Kings Head
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 24 minutes walk from The Kings Head
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly... More
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 24 minutes walk from The Kings Head
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Blue Last
London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 25 minutes walk from The Kings Head
The Old Blue Last is a legendary pub and live music venue in Shoreditch, East London brought to you by the people at Vice -... More
 
 
 
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Arcola Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 | 25 minutes walk from The Kings Head
This renowned community theatre is at the heart of Hackney and Dalston's flourishing arts scene, and one of the best places in London to see... More
 
 
 
 
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Child's Play
Child's Play
Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2017 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from The Kings Head

Child's Play at the Foundling Museum brings together a series of powerful images by artist Mark Neville of children at ...More

 
Marry Waterson & David A Jaycock
Concerts | On 28th February 2017 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from The Kings Head

The Waterson scion's collaborations with Jaycock are a delicate and magical evocation of the English folk tradition....More

The Listening Room
Theatre | Until 4th March 2017 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 1.49 miles from The Kings Head

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Portrait Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 2017 

Candid Arts Galleries 1.56 miles from The Kings Head

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

Jacob Whitesides
Concerts | On 28th February 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from The Kings Head

The singer-songwriter from Tennessee performs pop tunes....More

Do Ho Suh: Passages
Exhibitions | Until 18th March 2017 

Victoria Miro 1.73 miles from The Kings Head

The South Korean-born artist presents an exhibition of sculptural works created via a new process in which the artist's signature ...More

Tschabalala Self
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Parasol Unit 1.73 miles from The Kings Head

Expressive and dynamic paintings, sculpture, print and collages in this solo exhibition by the American artist....More

Barry Ferns & Friends
Comedy | Until 28th February 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from The Kings Head

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Sneak
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th May 2017 

XOYO 1.87 miles from The Kings Head

A weekly dose of house and techno from resident DJs and a scattering of guests, this week including M.A.X, Mike ...More

Trim
Music | On 28th February 2017 

XOYO 1.87 miles from The Kings Head

The grime MC from London and former member of Roll Deep performs his original material. Support comes from Nico Lindsay, ...More

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Annie
Theatre | From 6th January 

Piccadilly Theatre

It's a hard-knock life in 1930s New York during the Great Depression when Miranda Hart makes her West End debut as tyrannical Miss Hannigan in the feel good, Tony Award-winning musical with a book by ...More

The People's Revolt
The People's Revolt
Theatre | From 18th March 

Tower Of London

An immersive piece mirroring the Peasant's Revolt of 1381....More

 
London SadFest
Film Events | From 5th March 

Genesis Cinema

Forget Blue Monday, the saddest weekend in 2017 will be in March with the London SadFest taking over the Genesis Cinema. ...More

Mighty Hoopla
Mighty Hoopla
Concerts | On 4th June 

Victoria Park

After a successful first edition, which took place at Butlin's Bognor Regis, Mighty Hoopla hoolas ...More

 
French Fest and Feast
Theatre | From 12th March 

Brasserie Zedel

Brasserie Zedel presents 8-day extravaganza French Fest & Feast this March. A celebration of French culture, it will be a feast of music, opera, theatre and comedy shows in French, English or both....More

The Philanthropist
The Philanthropist
Theatre | From 22nd July 

Trafalgar Studios

Simon Callow directs Christopher Hampton's comedy set in a fictitious English university town where out ...More

 
Freud
Drinking 

Open since the '80s, this industrial underground venue is still as popular as it ever was, for those who know how to find it that is....More

Queer City: London Club Culture 1918-1967
Queer City: London Club Culture 1918-1967
Tours | From 26th March 

Freud

The National Trust and The National Archives revive ...More

 
Luciano & Friends - Printworks London Issue 001
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 8th April 

The Printworks

Luciano, the Swiss-Chilean DJ, producer and boss of Cadenza Records, has called on old friends Guti & Adam Shelton to play the main room....More

Pierre Novellie Is Cool Peter
Pierre Novellie Is Cool Peter
Comedy | From 20th April 

Soho Theatre

Pierre examines what is cool and what it ...More

 
London Food Month
London Food Month
Foodie Events | From 30th June 

Various Venues London

With a programme created by food writers Grace Dent and Tom Parker Bowles, London Food ...More

 
TT Liquor
TT Liquor
Drinking 

Three floors dedicated to cocktails and a specialist liquor store in a 19th century police ...More

 
Duck & Waffle Local
Duck & Waffle Local
Dining 

The team behind the award-winning Duck & Waffle have now opened Duck & Waffle Local, ...More

 
The Cheese Bar
The Cheese Bar
Dining 

Matthew Carver's The Cheese Truck takes up permanent residence in the historic Camden Stables as ...More

 
Mimi's Soho Hotel
Hotels 

Bringing luxury to 'compact living', even the seven metre squared 'Tiny Single' has Frette linen, in-room entertainment and dimmable lighting at the 58-room Mimi's Soho Hotel....More

Henrietta Hotel
Henrietta Hotel
Hotels 

The first London hotel from team behind the Experimental Cocktail Bar has 18 rooms and ...More

 
Rambla
Rambla
Dining 

Catalan cuisine from Victor Garvey served in a dining room reminiscent of Barcelona's elegant-but-casual beachfront ...More

 
Jules
Jules
Dining 

An approachable, unpretentious menu, based on international tapas-style dishes, is served in the colourful, comfortable ...More

 
Mere
Dining 

MasterChef's Monica Galetti and husband David, chief sommelier at Le Gavroche, fulfil their long-term personal dream with Mere....More

The Italian Bookshop
Shopping 

Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer....More

London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
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