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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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Catch FireCatch FireUp-and-coming UK alt rock band.2018-12-12T19:00:00+00002018-12-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Skinny ListerSkinny ListerBritish folk outfit performing in support of their brand new album, The Story Is....2018-12-12T19:00:00+00002018-12-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Steve 'N' SeagullsSteve 'N' SeagullsCountry-rock from the Finnish band comprising of Irwin Remmel, Pukki Kaalinen, Puikkonen, Hermann and Wild Till Hiltunen.2018-12-13T18:30:00+00002018-12-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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GreywindGreywindThe Irish alt rock sibling duo, comprising Steph and Paul O'Sullivan, performs in support of their debut album, Afterthoughts.2018-12-13T19:00:00+00002018-12-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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How's HarryHow's HarryThe up-and-coming band plays indie rock.2018-12-14T18:30:00+00002018-12-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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How's Harry
Hank Von HellHank Von HellLive music from the extremely talented Hank Von Hell.2018-12-15T12:30:00+00002018-12-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Hank Von Hell
Hishek BishekHishek BishekThe Arabic electronic party welcomes Palestinian powerhouse ensemble Zenobia.2018-12-15T23:00:00+00002018-12-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Hishek Bishek
Ginger WildheartGinger WildheartA member of evergreen British rock band The Wildhearts plays indie rock favourites.2018-12-17T19:00:00+00002018-12-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Ginger Wildheart
Black PeachesBlack PeachesAlt rock band with funk and jazz influences.2018-12-19T19:00:00+00002018-12-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Black Peaches
Spratley's JapsSpratley's JapsA performance by the legendary indie band, formed in 1998 with support from Knifeworld.2018-12-21T19:00:00+00002018-12-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Garage, 20-22† Highbury Corner† † † N5 1RD
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Holloway Road Tube Station
11 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

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 £89† 38% 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† 21% 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 £53† 27% 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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Catch Fire
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 7pm
The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | Same location as The Garage
Up-and-coming UK alt rock band....More
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Skinny Lister
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 7pm
The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | Same location as The Garage
British folk outfit performing in support of their brand new album, The Story Is.......More
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Lord Of The Game Of The Ring Of Thrones
London > Events > Comedy †Dates: Friday 14th December 2018 - 9.30pm
The Garage, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Garage
Comedy troupe Hivemind improvise an original fantasy tale....More
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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
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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
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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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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
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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
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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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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
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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 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
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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
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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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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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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 4 minutes from The Garage
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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
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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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A New Figurative Art 1920-1945: Works From The Giuseppe Iannaccone Collection
Exhibitions | Until 23rd December 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 5 minutes walk from The Garage

Iconic works put together by Giuseppe Iannaccone exploring the crucial phase of Italian art history little-known outside of its native ...More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 5 minutes walk from The Garage

Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, ...More

The Guardian - Carol Anne Duffy: A Life In Poetry
Exhibitions | On 12th December 2018 

Islington Assembly Hall 7 minutes walk from The Garage

Literary & Education, Author Event....More

Finding Santa
Finding Santa
Theatre | Until 24th December 2018 

Little Angel Studios 8 minutes walk from The Garage

Written by children's author Sean Taylor, who also wrote Where the Bugaboo Lives, Finding Santa is a puppet adventure that ...More

 
The Tragedy Of King Richard The Second
Theatre | Until 2nd February 2019 

Almeida Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Garage

Simon Russell Beale plays King Richard II in a visceral new production about the limits of power, directed by Joe ...More

Angelo
Theatre | Until 30th December 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Garage

Theatre, Children's Theatre....More

The Boy Under The Christmas Tree
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

The King's Head 12 minutes walk from The Garage

A bizarre and surreal Christmas comedy written by Taggart creator Glenn Chandler....More

Buttons: A Cinderella Story
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

The King's Head 12 minutes walk from The Garage

Charles Court Opera turns one of the best loved fairy tales upside down and sprinkled it in a helping of ...More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 12th December 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 15 minutes walk from The Garage

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

How To Catch A Krampus
Theatre | Until 23rd December 2018 

Pleasance Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Garage

International drag collective Sink The Pink presents a dark twist on a traditional Christmas show, written and directed by Ginger ...More

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Following on from Christian Dior and Balenciaga, both the subject of fashion forward V&A exhibitions, ...More

 
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AirCraft Circus Academy

In the year that contemporary circus celebrates its 250th anniversary, the Aircraft Circus Academy rounds ...More

 
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Royal Academy of Arts

Pairing the work of pioneering video artist Bill Viola with drawings by Michelangelo, this Royal ...More

 
White Pearl
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Royal Court Theatre

Having already made a splash in New York, 24-year-old Thai-Australian writer Anchuli Felicia King is ...More

 
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Royal Court Theatre

Having been withdrawn from the schedule in 2017, Abhishek Majumdar's Pah-La will finally be staged ...More

 
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