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Canonbury Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
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Macclesfield Road NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  41% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  38% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  36% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 20 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's Head
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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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 3 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Specialising in l ate night cocktails, long happy hours and disco dancing, Simmons bars have been popping up all over town ... More
 
 
 
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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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The Santaland Diaries
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Monday 16th December 2019 at 7pm and 9pm
The Old Parr's Head, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Hey Up Theatre Company presents Laurie Nelson's one-act play about a down-on-his-luck actor in New York who works as an elf in a Macy's department store....More
 
 
 
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The Nativity Panto
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th November 2019 to 11th January 2020 - Various Times
The Old Parr's Head, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
John Savourin directs a festive family-friendly frolic centred around the Nativity story. Presented by Charles Court Opera....More
 
 
 
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Voldemort And The Teenage Hogwarts Musical Parody
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th November 2019 to 11th January 2020 - Various Times
The Old Parr's Head, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Laura Elmes Productions presents a Harry Potter-themed musical comedy which reveals the surprising backstory of He Who Must Not Be Named....More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's 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 themes, ... More
 
 
 
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Old Parr's 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 14 ... More
 
 
 
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Old Parr's 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 Crawford, ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Old Parr's Head
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's Head
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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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 3 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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
 
 
 
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
You'll find a spectacular collection of paintings and sculpture by 20th century Italian artists at the Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, with a core of ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near The Old Parr's Head
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ... More
 
 
 
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ... More
 
 
 
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Pasha
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
301 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's Head
North African cuisine. Booking advised on weekends. ... More
 
 
 
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Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
305-307 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's Head
Carluccio's are springing up all over the place, from Bluewater to Brent Cross, spreading the gospel of good fresh superior Italian food. Each restaurant is also ... More
 
 
 
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La Petite Auberge
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
283 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's Head
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Old Parr's Head

Near The Old Parr's Head
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 17 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 19 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 19 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 18 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Old Parr's Head.
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Old Parr's Head
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
 
 
 
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 6 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Old Parr's Head
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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The Santaland Diaries
Theatre | On 16th December 2019 

The King's Head 2 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

Hey Up Theatre Company presents Laurie Nelson's one-act play about a down-on-his-luck actor in New York who works as an ...More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 16th December 2019 

Angel Comedy Club 5 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

A night for first-timers and experienced acts to try out new material and receive supportive criticism from the audience....More

Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2019 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

The Estorick Collection provides the chance to witness the extraordinary sculptural talent of Futurist artist Umberto Boccioni in its new ...More

 
Ben & Lulu: Works In Progress
Comedy | On 16th December 2019 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 9 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

Stand-ups Ben Pope and Lulu Popplewell test out their latest material....More

Cats In Space
Concerts | On 16th December 2019 

The Garage 10 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

This sextet, formed in Horsham in 2015, brings its typically British classic rock with choruses to the live stage....More

Outlya
Concerts | On 16th December 2019 

The Lexington 14 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

The indie-pop three-piece plays tracks from its EP, Volcano....More

Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
Dance | Until 19th January 2020 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 14 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

After a sell-out for its world premiere in 2016, Matthew Bourne's two time Olivier Award winning The Red Shoes returns ...More

 
Plonk Crazy Golf Christmas Pop-Up
Plonk Crazy Golf Christmas Pop-Up
Sporting Events | Until 24th December 2019 

Plonk Crazy Golf Hoxton 21 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

Brighten up those dark winter nights with a round of mini golf under the UV lights. Your friends at Plonk ...More

 
Nick Helm's Christmas F**k-Fest 5
Comedy | On 16th December 2019 

Pleasance Theatre 21 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

The performer presents a seasonal show in his personal style....More

Wolf & Moon
Concerts | On 16th December 2019 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 23 minutes walk from The Old Parr's Head

The endlessly travelling duo performs dream-folk originals....More

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