Cafe OTO  

 
 
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18-22 Ashwin Street, E8 3DL
 
 
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Cafe - Mon to Fri 9.30am-5.30pm, Sat & Sun 10.30am-5.30pm, reopens 8pm for concerts
 

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Cafe OTOCafe Oto is a vibrant live music venue with the atmosphere of a student union cafe which puts on avant garde music from the Dalston scene. Housed in the old Reeves Artists' Colour Paint Factory - the three storey building was established in 1868 - Cafe Oto includes a large cafe/performance space where you can get lunch, tea and alcoholic drinks with an evening programme of creative new music almost seven nights a week.

 

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Ilan Volkov's Summer BingeIlan Volkov's Summer BingeA selection of works old and new curated by the conductor, featuring John Maxwell Hobbs performing his And Flights of Angels Sing Thee To Thy Rest 1, Leo Chadburn performing Jennifer Walshe's A Folk Song Collection Vol. 2, Muyassar Kurdi and Diana Policarpo and many more.2017-07-24T19:30:00+01002017-07-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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Ilan Volkov's Summer Binge
Dave Draper Birthday ConcertDave Draper Birthday ConcertThe experimental guitarist is joined by regular collaborators Marcio Mattos on cello and electronics, Ntshuks Bonga on saxophones, Dave Fowler, drums, and Ivor Kallin on electric viola/bass.2017-07-31T19:30:00+01002017-07-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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Dave Draper Birthday Concert
John Butcher, Mark Sanders & John EdwardsJohn Butcher, Mark Sanders & John EdwardsImprovisations from the three-piece, featuring the English saxophonist.2017-08-01T19:30:00+01002017-08-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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John Butcher, Mark Sanders & John Edwards
Kara-Lis CoverdaleKara-Lis CoverdaleThe Canadian composer and electronic adventurer presents her digital inspired pieces2017-08-02T19:30:00+01002017-08-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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Kara-Lis Coverdale
NOPA #3NOPA #3Luciano Maggiore and Louie Rice will be joined by Phil Julian and David Stearn for a sequence of 1960's fluxus scores for multiple performers.2017-08-06T18:30:00+01002017-08-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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NOPA #3
SainkhoKosmosSainkhoKosmosExperimental soundscapes from the group fronted by the critically acclaimed Mongolian singer, Sainkho Namtchylak.2017-08-06T19:30:00+01002017-08-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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SainkhoKosmos
Summer Of Love Featuring Mike Heron, Ed Askew & Trembling BellsSummer Of Love Featuring Mike Heron, Ed Askew & Trembling BellsThe Incredible String Band trailblazer is joined by acid-folk singer-songwriter, Askew, and Glasgow's psych-rock cosmonauts, for a special concert marking the 50th anniversary of the defining moment of the hippy generation.2017-08-07T19:30:00+01002017-08-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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Summer Of Love Featuring Mike Heron, Ed Askew & Trembling Bells
Han Bennink Three Day Residency: Day OneHan Bennink Three Day Residency: Day OneThe anarchic Dutch drumming virtuoso, known for his pioneering work and influence in the fields of free jazz and improvised music, performs as a duo with Mary Oliver, and a trio featuring Pat Thomas and John Edwards.2017-08-10T19:30:00+01002017-08-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
Category: event
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Han Bennink Three Day Residency: Day One
Han Bennink Three Day Residency: Day TwoHan Bennink Three Day Residency: Day TwoThe anarchic Dutch drumming virtuoso, known for his pioneering work and influence in the fields of free jazz and improvised music, performs in duos with Steve Noble and Alexander Hawkins. With special guest Terrie Ex.2017-08-11T19:30:00+01002017-08-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
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Han Bennink Three Day Residency: Day Two
Han Bennink Three Day Residency: Day ThreeHan Bennink Three Day Residency: Day ThreeThe anarchic Dutch drumming virtuoso, known for his pioneering work and influence in the fields of free jazz and improvised music, performs in a trio with Spring Hell Jack and as a duo with Steve Beresford. With special guest Terrie Ex.2017-08-12T19:30:00+01002017-08-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Cafe OTO, 18-22  Ashwin Street      E8 3DL
Category: event
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Han Bennink Three Day Residency: Day Three
 

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Dalston Junction
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
30 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 26 minutes from Cafe OTO
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
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Patriot Square, E2 | 27 minutes from Cafe OTO
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275 Old Street, EC1V | 28 minutes from Cafe OTO
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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Servant Jazz Quarters
London > Entertainment > Live Music
10a Bradbury Street, N16 | 3 minutes from Cafe OTO
Despite the name, Servant Jazz Quarters is not strictly a jazz club. Instead you'll find music from many genres at this Dalston music venue which supports ... More
 
 
 
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 24 minutes from Cafe OTO
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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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 24 minutes from Cafe OTO
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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Arcola Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 | Same location as Cafe OTO
This renowned community theatre is at the heart of Hackney and Dalston's flourishing arts scene, and one of the best places in London to see new ... More
 
 
 
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Rio Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
107 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Cafe OTO
In 1905, Clara Ludski decided that the new "electric pictures" were the wave of the future, hired an architect, and had her auctioneers' workshop converted into ... More
 
 
 
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The Vortex Jazz Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
11 Gillett Square, N16 | 3 minutes from Cafe OTO
Though The Vortex has lost a little of its ramshackle charm in the relocation from Stoke Newington to Dalston, it remains the epitome of an underground ... More
 
 
 
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Ilan Volkov's Summer Binge
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 24th July 2017 - 7.30pm
Cafe OTO, 18-22 Ashwin Street, E8 | Same location as Cafe OTO
A selection of works old and new curated by the conductor, featuring John Maxwell Hobbs performing his And Flights of Angels Sing Thee To Thy Rest ...More
 
 
 
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Blind Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 25th July 2017 - 7pm
Cafe OTO, Dalston Lane, E8 | 1 minute from Cafe OTO
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Calum Gourlay Big Band
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 24th July 2017 - 8pm
Cafe OTO, 11 Gillett Square, N16 | 3 minutes from Cafe OTO
The ensemble, led by the bassist-composer, performs contemporary and classic big band material....More
 
 
 
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Gillett Square
London > Attractions >
Gillett Square, N16 | 3 minutes from Cafe OTO
On the western flank of Gillett Square in Dalston, East London, stands The Dalston Culture House which houses the world famous Vortex Jazz Club on its ... More
 
 
 
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Open School East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, Islington, London N1 | 12 minutes from Cafe OTO
Open School East opens in September 2013. Open School East is an art school and communal space, commissioned and funded by the Barbican and Create London ... More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
69 Shakespeare Walk, N16 | 13 minutes from Cafe OTO
A free to use, open access playground in Stoke Newington, Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground gives children aged 6 to 15 access to indoor and outdoor activities ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Cafe OTO
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Prick
London > Shopping >
492 Kingsland Road, E8 | 5 minutes from Cafe OTO
Prick, London's first boutique dedicated to cacti and other succulents, is the brainchild of Gynelle Leon, an award-winning photographer with a career in forensic science, finance ... More
 
 
 
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The Peanut Vendor
London > Shopping > House and Garden
133 Newington Green Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Cafe OTO
The Peanut Vendors are Barny and Becky who scour bric-a-brac stalls, markets and auctions so you don't have to. Stylish furniture and accessories for the home ... More
 
 
 
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Mint Vintage
London > Shopping > Clothing
71-73 Stoke Newington High Street, Covent Garden, London N16 | 16 minutes from Cafe OTO
Mint Vintage specialises in men's and ladies clothing from seventies sheepskin to hidden vintage gems. No musty second hand cast-offs here. Instead you get an extensive ... More
 
 
 
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Shanghai
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
41 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 1 minute from Cafe OTO
Shanghai occupies the listed premises of a former East End pie and mash shop built when Queen Victoria was on the throne and the atmospheric old ... More
 
 
 
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
148 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Cafe OTO
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Somine Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
131 Kingsland High Street, Dalston, E8 | 3 minutes from Cafe OTO
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 1 minute from Cafe OTO
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 27 minutes from Cafe OTO
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 31 minutes from Cafe OTO
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dalston Lane, E8 | 1 minute from Cafe OTO
Prior to the creation of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, which first opened in July 2010, the land was a derelict site where an old railway ... More
 
 
 
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 10 minutes from Cafe OTO
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... More
 
 
 
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London Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 13 minutes from Cafe OTO
London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Cafe OTO.
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Barden's Boudoir
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38-44 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 6 minutes from Cafe OTO
A late licence, DJ decks, P.A., stage for live bands, two bars and friendly bar staff selling bottled drinks and beers on tap plus an extensive ... More
 
 
 
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Prince George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Parkholme Road, E8 | 6 minutes from Cafe OTO
The gentrification of Dalston means that the Prince George is now less of an old man's backstreet local and more of a skinny-jeans-and-ironic-haircut establishment filled with ... More
 
 
 
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The Alma
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Cafe OTO
Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ... More
 
 
 
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Dalston Roof Park
London > Nightlife > Bars
18 Ashwin Street, E8 | Same location as Cafe OTO
On the roof of The Print House, a former factory for catalogues, crayons and pencils, sits Dalston Roof Park, an urban oasis four floors up over ... More
 
 
 
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The Nest
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, N16 | 6 minutes from Cafe OTO
Opened in 2010, The Nest has become one of London's top clubbing experiences, showcasing the best new dance music talent from around ... More
 
 
 
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Prince George
London > Nightlife >
40 Parkholme Road, E8 | 6 minutes from Cafe OTO
The gentrification of Dalston means that the Prince George is now less of an old man's backstreet local and more of a skinny-jeans-and-ironic-haircut establishment filled with ... More
 
 
 
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 23 minutes from Cafe OTO
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 23 minutes from Cafe OTO
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 25 minutes from Cafe OTO
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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The Marriage Of Kim K
Theatre | Until 29th July 2017 

Arcola Theatre

A biting satirical comedy from Leoe & Hyde Ltd, loosely exploring what Mozart and Kim Kardashian have in common....More

Blind Orchestra
Concerts | On 25th July 2017 

Dalston Eastern Curve Garden 1 minute walk from Cafe Oto

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The Afrocentrics
Concerts | On 25th July 2017 

The Vortex Jazz Club 3 minutes walk from Cafe Oto

The band, led by the bassist Emmanuel Adeniran, mixes a wide range of styles into its world jazz originals, such ...More

OUR/SUMMER
OUR/SUMMER
Seasonal | Until 19th August 2017 

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For cool cocktails, good food, games of table tennis and music from some of London's finest independent record labels head ...More

 

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From the co-founder of The Art of Dining, Chinese pop-up Lucky & Joy comes to a railway arch in East London....More

The Grand Cork Experiment
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Renowned for their quirky and immersive events, sensory food experts Bompas & Parr have collaborated with the Portuguese Cork Association to present The Grand Cork Experiment. An immersive wine tasting like no other, it will ...More

Pique-Nique
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From the owner of Casse-Croûte across the road comes a French cafe style restaurant full of French bistro classics cooked on the rotisserie....More

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

This week, Shakespeare's Globe hosts a weekend-long festival celebrating the joy of storytelling. Shakespeare's Telling Tales will include everything from talks with leading children's authors to practical workshops ...More

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Street food sandwiches by Sub Cult, famed for its USA deli-style sub rolls, are served ...More

 
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