The Lighthouse  

 
 
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190 New North Road, Islington, Canonbury Yard, London N1 7BJ
 
 
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The Lighthouse in Canonbury is the 5,000 square feet studio space run by creative agency ditto who run regular events including a monthly storytelling session and art exhibition evening. It features a diverse range of artists, icons, companies, collectives, personalities and raconteurs, who share the story of who they are and how they got there with a public audience, alongside a gallery exhibition.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Angel Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Haggerston Overground Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
11 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £95  41% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 11 minutes from The Lighthouse
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
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £43  32% off
Central Street, EC1V | 14 minutes from The Lighthouse
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £48  31% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 16 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
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 King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Lighthouse
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 Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Jack Left Town - The Improvised Rockumentary
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Sunday 28th January 2018 at 7pm & Sunday 25th February 2018 at 7am
The Lighthouse, 2A Shepperton Road, Islington, N1 | 4 minutes from The Lighthouse
...More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Lighthouse
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 7 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Open School East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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The best shops and markets near The Lighthouse
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A Furry World
London > Shopping > Pet Care
29a Sheperton Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lighthouse
Despite their nauseating name, A Furry World offers a first-rate range of services for your pet. Advertised as a holistic pet care service where the emphasis ... More
 
 
 
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Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Lighthouse
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
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Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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North Star
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
188-190 New North Road, Islington, London N1 | Same location as The Lighthouse
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lighthouse
... More
 
 
 
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Tierra Peru
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
164 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Lighthouse
South American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from The Lighthouse
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 18 minutes from The Lighthouse
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 19 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes from The Lighthouse
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from The Lighthouse
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 18 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Pubs near The Lighthouse

The best pubs near London The Lighthouse.
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The Baring
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Baring Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lighthouse
... More
 
 
 
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Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Lighthouse
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 8 minutes from The Lighthouse
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 Lighthouse clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Lighthouse.
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lighthouse
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 | 12 minutes from The Lighthouse
... More
 
 
 
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from The Lighthouse
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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Go Noah Go!
Go Noah Go!
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 9 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

Set in the Caribbean, this adaptation of Go Noah Go! By John Agard takes a well known story and gives ...More

 
Sleepyhead
Theatre | Until 4th February 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 9 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

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

East
Theatre | Until 3rd February 2018 

The King's Head 10 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

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

Angel Comedy Raw
Comedy | On 21st January 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 10 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

A night featuring stars and experienced acts trying new material. Also featuring acts trying stand-up for the first time....More

Parasolstice - Winter Light 2017: Robert Montgomery
Exhibitions | Until 25th March 2018 

Parasol Unit 10 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 11 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, ...More

London Art Fair
London Art Fair
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Business Design Centre 13 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

Now in its 30th year, the London Art Fair at the Business Design Centre shows no signs of losing its ...More

 
A Female Power
Theatre | Until 21st January 2018 

Union Chapel 13 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

An immersive show that explores narratives of female empowerment through storytelling, music, visuals and experiential theatre....More

Bronnie
Concerts | On 21st January 2018 

O2 Academy Islington 13 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

The pop-rock singer-songwriter heads out on her first headline tour....More

Kaleem Taylor
Concerts | On 21st January 2018 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 15 minutes walk from The Lighthouse

The soul artist performs with a full live band in support of his EP 'Version'....More

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Valentine's Day at the Museum of Brands
Seasonal | From 10th February 

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

This Valentine's, enjoy 2for1 admission at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising. The venue is offering the deal to anyone who brings date between February 10th to ...More

St. Valentine's Day at The Zetter
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Zetter Hotel

The Zetter Hotel in Clerkenwell invites you and your better half to indulge in a decadent seven-course tasting menu this Valentine's Day. Being served in Club Zetter, the ...More

Tidy Up
Tidy Up
Theatre | From 16th February 

Southbank Centre

A work by the charming Peutetre Theatre company about chaos and order for children....More

 
Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Queen Of Hoxton

Head to the cosy Moroccan WigWam sitting atop The Queen of Hoxton this Valentine's Day for Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust. Celebrating feminine wit and desire, the ...More

The Potato Puppet Playground
The Potato Puppet Playground
Kids Events | From 17th February 

The CentrE17

The humble potato becomes the root of spud-related ...More

 
Valentine's DIY Porn Workshop
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Book Club

Things are getting raunchy at The Book Club this Valentine's Day with the DIY Porn Workshop. For those who have always wanted to create a naughty home movie ...More

The CentrE17
Entertainment 

CentrE17 is a vibrant performance venue in Walthamstow, run by the community, for the community....More

Little Mochi Man
Little Mochi Man
Theatre | On 3rd February 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Mixing modern and traditional Japanese forms of storytelling and inspired by the traditions of Shogatsu ...More

 
Mischief And Mysteries In Moomin Valley
Mischief And Mysteries In Moomin Valley
Theatre | From 10th February 

Southbank Centre

A storytelling experience complete with puppetry, original music ...More

 
Social Bingo Academy
Social Bingo Academy
Sporting Events | On 27th January 

180 Arlington Road

Having already pioneered bingo for young people with Rebel Bingo, the same team now present ...More

 
Facebook Gallery of Groups
Facebook Gallery of Groups
Exhibitions | From 8th February 

The gallery@oxo

This February, Facebook presents its first real-world exhibition, ...More

 
The Coach Makers Arms
The Coach Makers Arms
Dining 

The Coach Makers Arms from Cubitt House combines a bar, first floor dining room, and ...More

 
The Gunmakers
The Gunmakers
Drinking 

An historic 19th Century public house in Clerkenwell taken over by the people who brought ...More

 
Harringay Arms
Harringay Arms
Drinking 

Embracing its traditional charms the pub's owners, brothers Ben and Anthony, have breathed new life ...More

 
Wildflower
Wildflower
Dining 

Set within south London creative hub Peckham Levels, Wildflower is an informal vegetarian and vegan ...More

 
The Spread Eagle
The Spread Eagle
Dining 

One of London's oldest pubs, The Spread Eagle in Homerton focuses on premium liquor, fine ...More

 
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
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Bringing the fantasies of many '90s children and ...More

 
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Real Ale is a craft beer and natural wine specialist on Formosa Street, Little Venice....More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
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Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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