The ARC Show  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST MAY 2013

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The ARC ShowThe ARC Show is the capital's most prestigious lighting show, shining the spot light on the global architectural, retail and commercial lighting industry. Bringing together the entire spectrum of the lighting industry for two days of sourcing, networking and celebrating, The ARC Show is simply a must attend event for lighting professionals. Launched in 2006, the exhibition has started to focus increasingly on sustainable lighting, showcasing the next generation of energy efficient lighting and technologies, and the brightest products from the healthcare and education sectors. Each year the list of exhibitors gets more impressive and sees familiar names such as Alliance Lighting, Crescent Lighting and Helvar Ltd return year in year out. Held at the Business Design Centre, in the vibrant surroundings of Islington, the show confidently promises to set the trends for the future whilst establishing London as the most design important hub in the world.

Are you planning on getting there by train? The closest underground station is Angel on the Northern line. If you're looking for somewhere to stay nearby, we have a number on hotels nearby The ARC Show.

 

About Business Design Centre

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 City and two from The West End. It also perfectly combines architectural beauty with modern facilities, offering a huge space to host the most stylish of events. More about Business Design Centre

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Angel Tube Station
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
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Skinner Street NCP
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  39% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from The ARC Show
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 £84  30% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 5 minutes from The ARC Show
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 £48  23% off
Central Street, EC1V | 13 minutes from The ARC Show
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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Taylor Caniff
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 28th May 2017 - 4pm
The ARC Show, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 2 minutes from The ARC Show
The American rapper and internet personality performs....More
 
 
 
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Angel Comedy RAW
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Sunday 28th May 2017 - 8pm-10pm
The ARC Show, The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, N1 | 3 minutes from The ARC Show
Stars and experienced acts trying new material and some acts trying stand up for the first time....More
 
 
 
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Don Letts (DJ Set)
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 28th May 2017 - 10pm-2am
The ARC Show, 44 Essex Road, N1 | 5 minutes from The ARC Show
The legendary DJ, BBC Music presenter and producer spins reggae and punk discs....More
 
 
 
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Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The ARC Show
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 Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The ARC Show
One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white), the ... More
 
 
 
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The ARC Show
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
 
 
 
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 5 minutes from The ARC Show
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
 
 
 
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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from The ARC Show
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
 
 
 
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The ARC Show
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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Loop
London > Shopping > Specialists
15 Camden Passage, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The ARC Show
'Loop' is a gorgeous shop to do with all things knit. A huge selection of exquisite yarns from around the world as well as haberdashery, vintage ... More
 
 
 
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Paul A Young Fine Chocolates
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
33 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The ARC Show
Before he was a full-time chocolatier, Paul A Young was patissier for Marco Pierre White. The drama and perfectionism demanded by a Michelin-starred restaurant are both ... More
 
 
 
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Felix and Lilys
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
3 Camden Passage, Islington, London N18EA | 2 minutes from The ARC Show
This gorgeous baby boutique in Camden Passage, Islington, offers a stylish combination of everything a mother needs - or wants. Felix and Lily's predominantly stocks children ... More
 
 
 
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Ask! Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The ARC Show
A good pizza chain. Serves tasty large Italian pizzas, pasta and salads in light spacious restaurants. A reliable and quick meal option.... More
 
 
 
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Sangria Spanish Tapas Bar
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
88 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The ARC Show
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Starbucks
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
30 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The ARC Show
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 11 minutes from The ARC Show
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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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 13 minutes from The ARC Show
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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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 | 15 minutes from The ARC Show
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 13 minutes from The ARC Show
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 14 minutes from The ARC Show
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 15 minutes from The ARC Show
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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The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The ARC Show
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The ARC Show
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 ... More
 
 
 
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The ARC Show
Islington gastropub on Liverpool Road, where chef John O’Riordan (ex head chef of critically acclaimed Samphire) heads up the kitchen. Informal dining in a relaxed ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The ARC Show
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The ARC Show
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
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Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The ARC Show
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The ARC Show
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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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from The ARC Show
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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Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from The ARC Show
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
 
 
 

Business Design Centre events

 
Country Homes & Interiors SummerCountry Homes & Interiors SummerExhibitions & Art, Architecture.2017-06-01T10:00:00+01002017-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Business Design Centre, 52  Upper Street      N1 0QH
Category: event
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Mindful Living ShowMindful Living ShowCommunity & Lifestyle, Family Event.2017-06-02T10:00:00+01002017-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Business Design Centre, 52  Upper Street      N1 0QH
Category: event
On Soon
Mindful Living Show
London Toy Soldier ShowLondon Toy Soldier ShowExhibitions & Art, Art Fair.2017-06-10T10:30:00+01002017-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Business Design Centre, 52  Upper Street      N1 0QH
Category: event
On Soon
London Toy Soldier Show
New Designers Exhibition Part OneNew Designers Exhibition Part OneNew Designers Exhibition Part OneYoung designers gather in their thousands to showcase their fresh and innovative creations at the Business Design Centre for two weeks this summer. Acting as a springboard for young graduates exiting the safety of higher education the exhibition brings together designers from all ends of the spectrum. Everything from fashion to graphics, interiors 2017-06-28T00:00:00+01002017-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Business Design Centre, 52  Upper Street      N1 0QH
Category: event
 

event > Exhibitions
PRICING  In adv £12 (Adults) | On the door £16 (Adults), Free (Children under 16)
DATES  28th Jun, 29th Jun, 30th Jun and 1st Jul 2017
VENUE  Business Design Centre 
Young designers gather in their thousands to showcase their fresh and innovative creations at the Business Design Centre for two weeks this summer. Acting as a springboard for young graduates exiting the safety of higher education the exhibition brings together designers from all ends of the spectrum. Everything from fashion to graphics, interiors ... More about this event
 
New Designers Exhibition Part TwoNew Designers Exhibition Part TwoNew Designers Exhibition Part TwoYoung designers gather in their thousands to showcase their fresh and innovative creations at the Business Design Centre for two weeks this summer. Acting as a springboard for young graduates exiting the safety of higher education the exhibition brings together designers from all ends of the spectrum. Everything from fashion to graphics, interio2017-07-05T00:00:00+01002017-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Business Design Centre, 52  Upper Street      N1 0QH
Category: event
 

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Industrial Art and Design
PRICING  In adv £12 (Adults) | On the door £16 (Adults), Free (Children under 16)
DATES  5th, 6th, 7th and 8th Jul 2017
VENUE  Business Design Centre 
Young designers gather in their thousands to showcase their fresh and innovative creations at the Business Design Centre for two weeks this summer. Acting as a springboard for young graduates exiting the safety of higher education the exhibition brings together designers from all ends of the spectrum. Everything from fashion to graphics, interio... More about this event
 
Autumn Stampex 2017Autumn Stampex 2017Community & Lifestyle, Trade Shows.2017-09-13T11:00:00+01002017-09-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Business Design Centre, 52  Upper Street      N1 0QH
Category: event
Free Event 
Autumn Stampex 2017
Mums Enterprise RoadshowMums Enterprise RoadshowCommunity & Lifestyle, Family Event.2017-09-25T09:30:00+01002017-09-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Business Design Centre, 52  Upper Street      N1 0QH
Category: event
Free Event 
Mums Enterprise Roadshow
The Spirit ShowThe Spirit ShowFood & Drink, Drink & Tastings.2017-12-01T16:00:00+00002017-12-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Business Design Centre, 52  Upper Street      N1 0QH
Category: event
 
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Taylor Caniff
Concerts | On 28th May 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 2 minutes walk from The Arc Show

The American rapper and internet personality performs....More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 28th May 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 3 minutes walk from The Arc Show

Stars and experienced acts trying new material and some acts trying stand up for the first time....More

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Theatre | Until 3rd June 2017 

The King's Head 4 minutes walk from The Arc Show

Em-Lou Productions presents a graphic, gripping funny and frank verbatim drama exposing the gay chill-out scene, taken from over 50 ...More

Charles Court Opera: The Magic Flute
Concerts | Until 3rd June 2017 

The King's Head 4 minutes walk from The Arc Show

John Savournin directs Mozart's comical and magical opera adapted by John Savournin and David Eaton filled with enchanting puppetry, magic ...More

Don Letts (DJ Set)
Concerts | On 28th May 2017 

The Old Queen's Head 5 minutes walk from The Arc Show

The legendary DJ, BBC Music presenter and producer spins reggae and punk discs....More

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Theatre | Until 16th July 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Arc Show

The story of Red Riding Hood, with a twist....More

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Theatre | Until 16th July 2017 

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Adapted from the best selling children's book by Anna Kemp....More

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Dance | Until 28th May 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Arc Show

Performances by many of the best amateur dance troupes from the length and breadth of the UK....More

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Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

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The Estorick Collection presents a major exhibition on Giacomo Balla this spring. One of the undisputed masters of modern Italian ...More

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