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The GarageThis 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 from the mosh pit, and a music policy that takes in all the best established and up-and-coming bands in the country. Since it opened in 1993, The Garage has been a stopping off point for many bands including The Killers, Mumford & Sons and Suede. Other acts who have passed through these doors include Radiohead, Green Day, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, Franz Ferdinand, Temples, Jagwar Ma, Red Hot Chilli Peppers and Oasis, among others. In 2017 it was taken on by the same owners as Oslo in Hackney and got a refresh which included an all-day cafe and bar on the ground floor and Thousand Island, an intimate performance space upstairs, in addition to the main 600-capacity space for live concerts and club nights.

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The Joy FormidableThe Joy FormidableThe trio from Wales, comprising Ritzy Bryan, Rhydian Dafydd and Matthew Thomas, play alt rock.2019-02-22T18:30:00+00002019-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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The Joy Formidable
Wyvern LingoWyvern LingoThis three-piece group from Bray bring their alternative pop and R&B songs to the stage.2019-02-23T18:30:00+00002019-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Kris Barras BandKris Barras BandThe guitarist fronts his Torquay-based blues-rock quartet.2019-02-23T19:00:00+00002019-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Kris Barras Band
All Killer Queen: A Queen Party!All Killer Queen: A Queen Party!The DJs play the hits of Queen, plus pop and rock songs.2019-02-23T22:30:00+00002019-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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All Killer Queen: A Queen Party!
Hugo BarriolHugo BarriolThe French singer-songwriter performs his self-penned pop.2019-02-26T19:00:00+00002019-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Hugo Barriol
Lauren AquilinaLauren AquilinaThe Bristol-born vocalist and songwriter plays piano-led ballads.2019-02-26T19:00:00+00002019-02-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Lauren Aquilina
Beans On ToastBeans On ToastIn support of the album A Bird In The Hand, the Essex-born singer-songwriter, less commonly known as Jay McAllister, performs contemporary folk with a full band.2019-02-28T19:00:00+00002019-02-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Beans On Toast
PlyaPlyaLondon-based alt pop trio.2019-02-28T19:00:00+00002019-02-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Plya
The RainbandThe RainbandThe accomplished indie-rock five-piece from Manchester is fronted by vocalist Martin Finnegan and guitarist Phil Rainey.2019-03-01T18:30:00+00002019-03-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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The Rainband
Demob HappyDemob HappyThe Brighton-based outfit performs grunge material from their latest offering, Holy Doom.2019-03-01T19:00:00+00002019-03-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Demob Happy

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Holloway Road Tube Station
11 minutes walk
Railway Stations

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Canonbury Overground Station
10 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Elia Mews Car Park
20 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
25 minutes walk

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £84† 35% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 14 minutes from The Garage
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 £73† 23% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 20 minutes from The Garage
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
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £52† 26% off
Central Street, EC1V | 26 minutes from The Garage
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
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Alternative Live Music nearest The Garage

Nearest to The Garage
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thousand Island
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 1 minute from The Garage
Thousand Island is a self-contained music venue and late night club where Upstairs at The Garage used to be, right next ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Garage
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 12 minutes from The Garage
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 up ... More
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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Garage
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Studios
London > Entertainment > Theatres
1 Sebbon Street, N1 | 8 minutes from The Garage
Just a few minutes walk from the Little Angel Theatre on Dagmar Passage, Little Angel Studios offer three studio spaces ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Garage
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 Joy Formidable
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Friday 22nd February 2019 - 6.30pm
The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | Same location as The Garage
The trio from Wales, comprising Ritzy Bryan, Rhydian Dafydd and Matthew Thomas, play alt rock....More
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The First Modern Man
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 19th February to 2nd March 2019 - Various Times
The Garage, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Garage
Michael Barry's one-man show about French Renaissance philosopher and essayist Michel De Montaigne....More
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Barbara Dickson
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Friday 22nd February 2019 - 7.30pm
The Garage, Compton Terrace, N1 | 3 minutes from The Garage
The Fife-born singer, musician and Olivier Award-winning actress performs popular songs from stage musicals alongside traditional songs native to Scotland....More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Garage
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from The Garage
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Garage
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
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 12 minutes from The Garage
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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The best shops and markets near The Garage
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Garage
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Garage
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 6 minutes from The Garage
Second-hand... More
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Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from The Garage
Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... More
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Trullo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
300-302 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Garage
A superb addition to the Islington eating scene is Trullo, a homely neighbourhood Italian in Highbury in the mould of the River Café (but thankfully not ... More
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LeCoq
London > Restaurants >
292-294 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Garage
Sisters Ana and Sanja Morris have twenty years of restaurant experience between them: Sanja co-founded Salt Yard Group and Ana ... More
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 10 minutes from The Garage
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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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 21 minutes from The Garage
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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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 22 minutes from The Garage
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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The Garage gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 16 minutes from The Garage
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes from The Garage
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 | 20 minutes from The Garage
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
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The best pubs near London The Garage.
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 4 minutes from The Garage
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 9 minutes from The Garage
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Garage
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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Nightlife near The Garage

The Garage clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Garage
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 | 9 minutes from The Garage
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 | 12 minutes from The Garage
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 The Garage.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 4 minutes from The Garage
... More
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Garage
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 | 15 minutes from The Garage
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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Fairport Convention
Concerts | On 23rd February 2019 

Union Chapel 3 minutes walk from The Garage

The veteran collective who originally formed in 1967 presents its classic folk-rock renditions with founding member Simon Nicol still at ...More

3 Little Pig Tails
3 Little Pig Tails
Theatre | Until 24th February 2019 

Little Angel Studios 8 minutes walk from The Garage

A new take on the classic story of the Three Little Pigs, this funny French flavoured version by Garlic Theatre ...More

 
Prince Charming
Prince Charming
Theatre | Until 7th April 2019 

Little Angel Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Garage

A musical for children exploring anxiety and how to cope with it....More

 
Pour It Up
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd February 2019 

The Old Queen's Head 14 minutes walk from The Garage

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Angel Comedy
Comedy | On 23rd February 2019 

Angel Comedy Club 15 minutes walk from The Garage

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

Beast By Krishna Istha
Theatre | On 23rd February 2019 

Pleasance Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Garage

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John Garcia & The Band Of Gold
Concerts | On 23rd February 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 16 minutes walk from The Garage

The ex-Kyuss frontman fronts his latest desert-rock band....More

Club De Fromage
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd February 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 16 minutes walk from The Garage

Residents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more....More

Not Another Indie Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd February 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 16 minutes walk from The Garage

Resident DJs spin 00s, 90s and new indie music....More

Berlin Berlin Tainted Love Affair
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd February 2019 

EGG 18 minutes walk from The Garage

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Located in the Qbic hotel in Whitechapel, Motley is an all-day bar and restaurant which ...More

 
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Electric Brixton

Horse Meat Disco and Some Voices Choir get the party started at Brixton's multi-venue disco ...More

 
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An orchestral celebration of Stewart Copeland's legendary career, ...More

 
David Gray
David Gray
Concerts | On 17th March 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Folk rock singer-songwriter and guitarist, David Gray, whose 1998 album White Ladder was the fifth ...More

 
The Zutons
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Concerts | On 30th March 

Roundhouse

After nine years apart, Liverpool indie-rock band The Zutons celebrates the 15th anniversary of its ...More

 
David Rodigan & the Outlook Orchestra
Concerts | On 12th March 

Royal Albert Hall

After the success of the Royal Festival Hall and Somerset House with the Outlook Orchestra last year, Reggae star and veteran DJ David Rodigan performs Jamaican classics with ...More

Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2019
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Dance | On 31st March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Russian Ballet Icons Gala, an annual fixture ...More

 
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The Print Room at the Coronet

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Queen's Yard Summer Party
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Various Venues East London

Expanding to a two-day event in 2019, the Queen's Yard Summer Party sees 20 venues ...More

 
The Phlebotomist
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Hampstead Theatre

Following a sold out run Downstairs in 2018, director Sam Yates revives Ella Road's provocative drama about a dystopian future on the theatre's main stage. The "terrific" (The Guardian) Jade Anouka plays Bea, who falls ...More

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Located within the Centre Point development, Vapiano is a pasta place where you top up ...More

 
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The Bridge Theatre

Joanne Froggatt, who played Anna in Downton Abbey, takes on the lead role of Frances ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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