Great British Fair  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 26TH MAY 2013

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OPENING TIMES
3pm-3am
 
PRICES
£5, free before 9pm
 

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Great British Fair at The Old Queen's Head. A public showing of the royal wedding combined with stalls offering food and produce from local companies.

 

About The Old Queen'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 and it's been full ever since. With only a nominal cover charge on Fridays and Saturdays, it's a cracking compromise between a pub and a club, or a decent warm-up for the latter. More about The Old Queen's Head


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Angel Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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Canonbury Overground Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
7 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Dave EleanorDave EleanorThe Swiss maestro brings his blend of bass pop to the tables.2016-12-04T14:00:00+00002016-12-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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