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Alt-JThe terrific Alt-J, the electro-indie band from Leeds, perform an intimate gig at The Garage as part of War Child BRITs Week, a series of charity gigs in the run up to the BRIT Awards. Tickets, which will be hard to come, are allocated by prize draw. You enter by making a £5 donation at www.britsweekwarchild.co.uk and to maximise the chance of winning, fans can enter as many times as they like. There will also be a limited number of tickets available to buy exclusively to O2 customers via PriorityTickets from 9am Wednesday 17th January. The band, a threesome of keyboardist Gus Unger-Hamilton, singer and guitarist Joe Newman, and drummer Thom Green, first burst onto the music scene with its Mercury Prize winning debut record, An Awesome Wave, and has been making waves ever since.

About The Garage

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 from the mosh pit, and a music policy that takes in all the best established and up-and-coming bands in the country. More about The Garage

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Underground Stations

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Holloway Road Tube Station
11 minutes walk
Railway Stations

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Canonbury Overground Station
10 minutes walk
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Elia Mews Car Park
20 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
25 minutes walk

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London Calendar 2018

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2018. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £89† 32% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 14 minutes from Alt-J
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† 29% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Alt-J
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† 23% off
Central Street, EC1V | 26 minutes from Alt-J
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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Lord Of The Game Of The Ring Of Thrones
London > Events > Comedy †Dates: Friday 14th December 2018 - 9.30pm
Alt-J, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Alt-J
Comedy troupe Hivemind improvise an original fantasy tale....More
Ongoing
A New Figurative Art 1920-1945: Works From The Giuseppe Iannaccone Collection
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 26th September to 23rd December 2018 - Various Times
Alt-J, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Alt-J
Iconic works put together by Giuseppe Iannaccone exploring the crucial phase of Italian art history little-known outside of its native country, with works by Luigi Broggini, ...More
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Permanent Collection
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 13th January 2017 to 31st December 2018 - Various Times
Alt-J, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Alt-J
Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, Giorgio de Chirico, Amedeo Modigliani, Giorgio ...More
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | Same location as Alt-J
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thousand Island
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 1 minute from Alt-J
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
Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Alt-J
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Alt-J
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Alt-J
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 Alt-J
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 Alt-J
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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Shopping near Alt-J

The best shops and markets near Alt-J
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Alt-J
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 Alt-J
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 Alt-J
Second-hand... More
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What are the best dining options near Alt-J London?
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Firezza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
276 St Paul's Road, Islington, N1 | 2 minutes from Alt-J
Firezza offers upmarket Neapolitan pizza cooked in stone ovens, eat-in or take-away.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trullo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
300-302 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Alt-J
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LeCoq
London > Restaurants >
292-294 St Paul's Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Alt-J
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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Near Alt-J
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 10 minutes from Alt-J
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 21 minutes from Alt-J
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 22 minutes from Alt-J
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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Alt-J gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 16 minutes from Alt-J
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 Alt-J
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes from Alt-J
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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Pubs near Alt-J

The best pubs near London Alt-J.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 4 minutes from Alt-J
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 Alt-J
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 Alt-J
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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Alt-J 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 Alt-J
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Alt-J
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Alt-J
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 Alt-J.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 4 minutes from Alt-J
... 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 Alt-J
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 Alt-J
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

The Garage events

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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Skinny Lister
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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Steve 'N' Seagulls
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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Greywind
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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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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A New Figurative Art 1920-1945: Works From The Giuseppe Iannaccone Collection
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A double bill of progressive rock and metal to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the InsideOutMusic label....More

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Little Angel Studios 8 minutes walk from Alt-j

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

 
Wow! It's Night-time
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Angelo
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The Crumple Zone
Theatre | Until 9th December 2018 

The King's Head 12 minutes walk from Alt-j

Taking place in a Staten Island apartment over the Christmas holiday season, Buddy Thomas's comedy gives a fly -on-the-wall perspective ...More

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

The King's Head 12 minutes walk from Alt-j

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 9th December 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 15 minutes walk from Alt-j

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
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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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