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
 
 
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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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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  22% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from Great British Fair
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 £69  41% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 9 minutes from Great British Fair
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 £59  26% off
Central Street, EC1V | 13 minutes from Great British Fair
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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The Old Queen's Head, 44 Essex Road, N1 | Same location as Great British Fair
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The King's Head, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Great British Fair
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The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Great British Fair
Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
 
 
 
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The King's Head
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115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Great British Fair
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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 Little Angel Theatre
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14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Great British Fair
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 7 minutes from Great British Fair
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Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Great British Fair
The flagship store of this art mini-chain stocks something for everyone from the eager beginnner to the consumate expert - water colours, oils, drawing and much ... More
 
 
 
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66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from Great British Fair
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
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16 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Great British Fair
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