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The Make LoungeThe Make Lounge runs craft workshops where you can learn how to sew, decorate, stick and cook in a relaxed and friendly setting. With 'make do and mend' enjoying a revival, the art of craft is fast becoming the hip new thing to do and The Make Lounge is one of the best places in London to get in on the act. Not only do they show you how to get crafty but they also have a shop equipped with all the tools and materials you need to create your own. With a good supply of printed fabrics from designers like Alexander Henry, Erin McMorris and Amy Butler, haberdashery, contemporary craft kits and all the trimmings you'll soon be customising your T-shirts and creating your own curtains.

 

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Angel Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
13 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  42% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Make Lounge
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 £70  28% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from The Make Lounge
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 £58  29% off
Central Street, EC1V | 19 minutes from The Make Lounge
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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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 23 minutes from The Make Lounge
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 26 minutes from The Make Lounge
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 29 minutes from The Make Lounge
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 15 minutes from The Make Lounge
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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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 15 minutes from The Make Lounge
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
 
 
 
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 16 minutes from The Make Lounge
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
 
 
 
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Durand Jones & The Indications
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 21st October 2019 - 7pm
The Make Lounge, Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from The Make Lounge
Rhythm'n'blues and soul outfit founded by five Indiana University students....More
 
 
 
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Opera'r Ddraig: The Elixir Of Love
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 19th and 21st to 26th Oct 2019 - Various Times
The Make Lounge, 115 Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from The Make Lounge
The Welsh company relocates Donizetti's comic opera to the seaside town of Barry Island. Sung in English using a new version by Chris Harris and David ...More
 
 
 
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Toh Kay
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 21st October 2019 - 7pm
The Make Lounge, Compton Terrace, N1 | 5 minutes from The Make Lounge
Quirky American singer-songwriter of Eastern European heritage and influence....More
 
 
 
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Make Lounge
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Make Lounge
Opened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live music ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Make Lounge
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and themes, ... More
 
 
 
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Make Lounge
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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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 6 minutes from The Make Lounge
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
 
 
 
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 7 minutes from The Make Lounge
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 best shops and markets near The Make Lounge
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Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Make Lounge
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ... More
 
 
 
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Aria
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Barnsbury Hall, Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Make Lounge
This design-orientated lifestyle store offers a wide range to choose from. From fashion, to homeware, to cosmetics, it's all here at Aria. Pick up a pastel-coloured ... More
 
 
 
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Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Make Lounge
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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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Make Lounge
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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Viet Garden
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
207 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Make Lounge
... More
 
 
 
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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Make Lounge
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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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 15 minutes from The Make Lounge
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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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 15 minutes from The Make Lounge
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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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 16 minutes from The Make Lounge
A sustainable urban garden on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the ... More
 
 
 
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The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Make Lounge
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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The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Make Lounge
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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The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Make Lounge
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from The Make Lounge
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 | 3 minutes from The Make Lounge
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
 
 
 
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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 6 minutes from The Make Lounge
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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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Make Lounge
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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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 5 minutes from The Make Lounge
... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Make Lounge
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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Vassa
Theatre | Until 23rd November 2019 

Almeida Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Make Lounge

Tinuke Craig directs Siobhan Redmond in the title role of Mike Bartlett's adaptation of Maxim Gorky's 1910 drama Vassa Zheleznova ...More

Durand Jones & The Indications
Concerts | On 21st October 2019 

Islington Assembly Hall 3 minutes walk from The Make Lounge

Rhythm'n'blues and soul outfit founded by five Indiana University students....More

Tickle: The Musical
Theatre | Until 26th October 2019 

The King's Head 4 minutes walk from The Make Lounge

A comedy musical based on a true story about competitive endurance tickling....More

Opera'r Ddraig: The Elixir Of Love
Concerts | Until 26th October 2019 

The King's Head 4 minutes walk from The Make Lounge

The Welsh company relocates Donizetti's comic opera to the seaside town of Barry Island. Sung in English using a new ...More

Toh Kay
Concerts | On 21st October 2019 

Union Chapel 5 minutes walk from The Make Lounge

Quirky American singer-songwriter of Eastern European heritage and influence....More

Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2019 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 6 minutes walk from The Make Lounge

The Estorick Collection provides the chance to witness the extraordinary sculptural talent of Futurist artist Umberto Boccioni in its new ...More

 
Carl Brave
Concerts | On 21st October 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 8 minutes walk from The Make Lounge

The Italian singer-songwriter performs his pop material....More

London Horror Festival
London Horror Festival
Seasonal | Until 2nd November 2019 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 12 minutes walk from The Make Lounge

The London Horror Festival returns to London this October extending to two venues and three theatre spaces as the Pleasance ...More

 
Tugboat Captain
Concerts | On 21st October 2019 

The Lexington 13 minutes walk from The Make Lounge

London-based dreamy pop four-piece with support from Ciel and Bebe Music....More

Lambert
Concerts | On 21st October 2019 

Kings Place 16 minutes walk from The Make Lounge

The masked composer from Hamburg performs his original contemporary classical material....More

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