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Martha WainwrightCanadian jazzy folk-rock singer-songwriter Martha Wainwright brings her expressive voice and arsenal of powerful songs to the Union Chapel on Thursday 15th August 2013. Part of a musical dynasty - parents Loudon Wainwright III and Kate McGarrigle are folk legends while brother Rufus has quite a following - Wainwright broke onto the scene with her eponymous debut album in 2005, which contained the angrily named single Bloody Mother F---ing A--hole (dedicated to Loudon himself). Her kookily titled second album, I Know You're Married But I've Got Feelings Too, proved Wainwright's stock was on the rise, with The Observer claiming the record represented "a sure-footed, emotionally engaging step up the ladder".

 

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This Grade II listed building just south of Highbury Corner functions not only as a place of worship, it is also one of London's most unique and enchanting live music venues with a diverse and enticing list of upcoming events. There's something quite magical about this place and you will be hard pushed to find a more memorable location to listen to live music in London. More about Union Chapel

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £95  28% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 11 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £43  30% off
Central Street, EC1V | 23 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th, 14th and 21st January 2018 - 6pm-10pm
Martha Wainwright, Compton Terrace, N1 | Same location as Martha Wainwright
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Permanent Collection
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th January 2017 to 31st December 2018 - Various Times
Martha Wainwright, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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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Martha Wainwright, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 3 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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
 
 
 
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 9 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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 | 2 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Martha Wainwright
This interior designer's delight opened in 1996, specialising in items that add a touch of city living chic to the home. Vintage and contemporary furniture and ... More
 
 
 
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265 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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270 Upper Street, N12UQ | 2 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
189 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 13 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 23 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 17 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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 | 19 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 5 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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 | 6 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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 | 7 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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 | 5 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 1 minute from Martha Wainwright
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 12 minutes from Martha Wainwright
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A Female PowerA Female PowerAn immersive show that explores narratives of female empowerment through storytelling, music, visuals and experiential theatre.2018-01-21T18:00:00+00002018-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Alkinoos IoannidisAlkinoos IoannidisThe Multi platinum Cypriot folk artist performs tracks from a uniquely Greek perspective on the frontline of unprecedented immigration into Europe.2018-01-25T19:00:00+00002018-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Band Of BurnsBand Of BurnsCentred on arresting new versions of classic Burns songs, the band's material also takes in original compositions and instrumental sets, delivered by an array of compelling vocalists, together with fiddle, bagpipes, and rhythm section.2018-01-27T19:00:00+00002018-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Band Of Burns
Dionysis SavvopoulosDionysis SavvopoulosThe singer-songwriter and his band perform songs from different stages of his career, creating a history of Greek music over the last forty years.2018-01-30T19:00:00+00002018-01-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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The Barr BrothersThe Barr BrothersFolk quartet founded in Montreal, Quebec, consisting of Andrew and Brad Barr (of The Slip), Sarah Page and Andres Vial.2018-02-01T19:00:00+00002018-02-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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James GavinJames GavinThe London born multi-instrumentalist launches his debut solo album on home turf.2018-02-05T19:00:00+00002018-02-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Natalie ImbrugliaNatalie ImbrugliaThe singer-songwriter, who rose to fame as Beth Brennan in the Australian soap opera Neighbours, returns to the stage to perform her pop originals.2018-02-06T20:00:00+00002018-02-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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James Acaster: Classic ScrapesJames Acaster: Classic ScrapesSelf-deprecating anecdotes from the comedian who will release his first ever book this year.2018-02-10T18:30:00+00002018-02-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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James Acaster: Classic Scrapes
Billy LockettBilly LockettGuitar-led pop with catchy choruses from the singer-songwriter who hails from Northampton.2018-02-15T19:00:00+00002018-02-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Kerry EllisKerry EllisThe West End star celebrates 20 years on the stage with a performance of popular songs from musicals, including We Will Rock You and Miss Saigon.2018-02-16T19:00:00+00002018-02-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 2 minutes walk from Martha Wainwright

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Almeida Theatre 6 minutes walk from Martha Wainwright

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Little Angel Theatre 7 minutes walk from Martha Wainwright

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Sleepyhead
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Little Angel Theatre 7 minutes walk from Martha Wainwright

Michael Fowkes's sleepy tale about Dad, who longs for his baby to go to sleep so he can too....More

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The King's Head 8 minutes walk from Martha Wainwright

Steven Berkoff's darkly comic tale based on growing up in the East End of London. Contains frequent strong language....More

Angel Comedy Pro Night
Comedy | On 19th January 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 11 minutes walk from Martha Wainwright

A night of top stand-up from familiar faces on the comedy circuit. Line-up TBA....More

London Art Fair
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Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Business Design Centre 12 minutes walk from Martha Wainwright

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th January 2018 

EGG 18 minutes walk from Martha Wainwright

A house and techno DJ set from Royksopp....More

Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
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Exhibitions | Until 10th February 2018 

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Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
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Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

House of Illustration 21 minutes walk from Martha Wainwright

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