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Union ChapelThis Grade II listed building just south of Highbury Corner functions not only as a place of worship, it is also one of London's most unique and enchanting live music venues with a diverse and enticing list of upcoming events. There's something quite magical about this place and you will be hard pushed to find a more memorable location to listen to live music in London. The Chapel has seen over a century's worth of visitors come through its doors and has welcomed artists such as Bjork, Tori Amos and Fionn Regan to the stage in recent years. Performers are framed by the stained glass window and the space is lit with the warm glow of church candles. A fully licensed bar is open on show nights, and a kiosk in the Chapel provides visitors with hot chocolates and snacks to keep hands warm in those chilly winter months. Apart from providing Islington with lots of fine entertainment the tireless Union Chapel volunteers also run a vital support service for local people facing homelessness and crisis, with a drop-in session on Sundays where visitors can receive a hot meal, a shower and some advice. Parts of this large rambling complex are also available for hire, so well worth considering if you're after something special for a private party, conference or festival.

 

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Amanda PalmerAmanda PalmerThe singer and pianist of Dresden Dolls supports her second solo album, There Will Be No Intermission.2019-12-06T18:45:00+00002019-12-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Amanda Palmer
Daylight Music: Tomorrow's Warriors present The Nutcracker SuiteDaylight Music: Tomorrow's Warriors present The Nutcracker Suite2019-12-07T12:00:00+00002019-12-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Daylight Music: Tomorrow's Warriors present The Nutcracker Suite
Live At The Chapel With Sara PascoeLive At The Chapel With Sara PascoeThe award-winning stand-up is joined by Phil Wang, Rose Matafeo and Andrew Maxwell.2019-12-07T18:30:00+00002019-12-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Live At The Chapel With Sara Pascoe
Jorja SmithJorja SmithThe BBC Sound of 2017 nominee and acclaimed vocalist from Walsall, best known for her work with rapper Drake, performs soul and R&B originals.2019-12-09T19:00:00+00002019-12-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Jorja Smith
Aisling Comedy BenefitAisling Comedy BenefitJarlath Regan comperes a charity night to raise money and awareness for London-based charity The Aisling Project, which reunites Irish men and women with their families and friends. He is joined by David O'Doherty and Joe Wilkinson.2019-12-10T18:30:00+00002019-12-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Aisling Comedy Benefit
Christmas Organ Recital: Rachel MahonChristmas Organ Recital: Rachel Mahon2019-12-11T18:30:00+00002019-12-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Christmas Organ Recital: Rachel Mahon
Cara Dillon: Once Upon A Winter's NightCara Dillon: Once Upon A Winter's NightThe singer-songwriter from Country Derry performs seasonal ballads old and new.2019-12-12T19:00:00+00002019-12-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Cara Dillon: Once Upon A Winter's Night
Daylight Music: Lost Map Present: Yuletide In A Scotch Sitting Room With Pictish Trail, Callum EasteDaylight Music: Lost Map Present: Yuletide In A Scotch Sitting Room With Pictish Trail, Callum Easte2019-12-14T12:00:00+00002019-12-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Free EventOn Soon
Daylight Music: Lost Map Present: Yuletide In A Scotch Sitting Room With Pictish Trail, Callum Easte
Carols By CandlelightCarols By CandlelightUnion Chapel Singers retells the Christmas story under the direction of Una Murphy.2019-12-15T18:00:00+00002019-12-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Free EventOn Soon
Carols By Candlelight
The Never Fade Christmas PartyThe Never Fade Christmas PartyLive sets from Gabrielle Aplin, Danny O'Reilly of The Coronas, Martin Luke Brown, Hannah Grace, Saint Raymond, Sonny Lewis Watson and Nick Wilson.2019-12-19T18:30:00+00002019-12-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Holloway Road Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Elia Mews Car Park
 
17 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  41% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 11 minutes from Union Chapel
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  23% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 17 minutes from Union Chapel
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  28% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 26 minutes from Union Chapel
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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Alternative Live Music nearest Union Chapel

Nearest to Union Chapel
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Thousand Island
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 3 minutes from Union Chapel
Thousand Island is a self-contained music venue and late night club where Upstairs at The Garage used to be, right next ... More
 
 
 
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 3 minutes from Union Chapel
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 band ... More
 
 
 
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
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 music ... More
 
 
 
 
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Near Union Chapel
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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Union Chapel
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 shares ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Studios
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1 Sebbon Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
Just a few minutes walk from the Little Angel Theatre on Dagmar Passage, Little Angel Studios offer three studio spaces ... More
 
 
 
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Union Chapel
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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Amanda Palmer
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 5th, 6th, 13th and 14th Dec 2019 - 6.45pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, N1 | Same location as Union Chapel
The singer and pianist of Dresden Dolls supports her second solo album, There Will Be No Intermission....More
 
 
 
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IQ
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 6th December 2019 - 6pm
Union Chapel, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 3 minutes from Union Chapel
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My Baby
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 6th December 2019 - 7pm
Union Chapel, Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
The 1970s-influenced psychedelic rock trio from Amsterdam mix up country, blues and funk....More
 
 
 
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
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 Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Union Chapel
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 | 9 minutes from Union Chapel
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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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
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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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
 
 
 
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
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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Gem
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
265 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
... More
 
 
 
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Ziloufs
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
270 Upper Street, N12UQ | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
Pan-Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Wild Food Cafe, Islington
London > Restaurants >
269-270 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
... More
 
 
 
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 13 minutes from Union Chapel
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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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Union Chapel
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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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 20 minutes from Union Chapel
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
 
 
 
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Union Chapel gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 17 minutes from Union Chapel
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from Union Chapel
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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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from Union Chapel
A sustainable urban garden on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Union Chapel

The best pubs near London Union Chapel.
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 5 minutes from Union Chapel
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
 
 
 
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 6 minutes from Union Chapel
The Marquess Tavern opened May 2006 and has subsequently won a number of awards including Time Out Gastropub of the Year the very year it opened. ... More
 
 
 
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Union Chapel
Ben Maschler (son of Evening Standard food critic Fay) and Nick Gibson have taken over The Drapers Arms in Islington and improved on what was already ... More
 
 
 
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Union Chapel clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
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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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Union Chapel
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 | 9 minutes from Union Chapel
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Union Chapel.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 1 minute from Union Chapel
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Union Chapel
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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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 12 minutes from Union Chapel
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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IQ
Concerts | On 6th December 2019 

The Garage 3 minutes walk from Union Chapel

Synth-heavy, 80s prog-rock veterans....More

My Baby
Concerts | On 6th December 2019 

Islington Assembly Hall 4 minutes walk from Union Chapel

The 1970s-influenced psychedelic rock trio from Amsterdam mix up country, blues and funk....More

Angel Comedy
Comedy | On 6th December 2019 

Angel Comedy Club 11 minutes walk from Union Chapel

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of comedy at this flagship night....More

Loud In London
Music | On 6th December 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 13 minutes walk from Union Chapel

New and emerging music acts from across the UK....More

I Love The 90s Vs I Love The 00s
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 6th December 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 13 minutes walk from Union Chapel

The two decades go head to head with DJs spinning dance, hip hop, pop and rock from across the years....More

I Love The 90s Vs 00s Christmas Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 6th December 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 13 minutes walk from Union Chapel

The two decades go head to head with DJs spinning dance, hip hop, pop and rock from across the years....More

Jayde Adams: Work-In-Progress
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Pleasance Theatre 17 minutes walk from Union Chapel

A new show by the performer is tried out in front of a live audience....More

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