The Old Finsbury Town Hall  

 
 
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A grade II listed building and registered with English Heritage as a building of great historical significance. In 1965, the Finsbury Council was absorbed by the newly extended Islington Borough. In October 2005, the Finsbury Town Hall was acquired by the Urdang Academy, a performing arts school that was formerly based in Covent Garden. Urdang lovingly restored the building before relocating in January 2007. This historic monument was lovingly renamed The Old Finsbury Town Hall and is now holding weddings again, continuing a hundred year tradition, as well as banquets and events.

 

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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £57  22% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 3 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
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St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 7 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £185  31% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 7 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 12 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 15 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 16 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue where in-house musicians take centre ... More
 
 
 
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Henning Wehn: Das Neuen Materialen Nachten
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 12th February to 26th July 2018 - 8pm
The Old Finsbury Town Hall, 56 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
The Germany-born, London-based stand-up comedian dabbles with new material and old favourites....More
 
 
 
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Voices from the Deep
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 29th March 2018 to 13th January 2019
The Old Finsbury Town Hall, Phoenix Place, WC1X | 4 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
More than 700 personal letters, trapped at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ireland for 70 years, can be seen in Voices ...More
 
 
 
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Carmen La Cubana
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 1st to 19th August 2018
The Old Finsbury Town Hall, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 6 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
The UK premiere of Carmen La Cubana featuring Bizet's classic score, with new orchestrations by Tony Award-winner Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton), comes to Sadler's Wells this summer. ...More
 
 
 
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7 | 2 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c . 1850. ... More
 
 
 
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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 4 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
 
 
 
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Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Superb family-run magic shop, offering props, books and videos for magicians of all abilities. Pick a deck of cards, any deck of cards, from their mysterious ... More
 
 
 
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Caravan Exmouth Market
London > Restaurants > Central European restaurants
11-13 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
There's a fusion of styles as well as flavours at the laid back Caravan in Exmouth Market which combines a main dining room with a bar ... More
 
 
 
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Sade Restaurant and Bar
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
21 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
8-10 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 2 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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 Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 11 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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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My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 8 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 10 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
 
 
 
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The Easton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Freezing cold and slightly wet, we took shelter in this welcoming pub for a bite to eat... but they practically had to roll us out of ... More
 
 
 
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The Ambassador
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
The Ambassador is one of the more special among of the gastro pubs in Exmouth Market thanks to its short but eclectic menu. It also owes ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Kick
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
The original Kick bar and a local landmark, Cafe Kick is a tiny continental-style cafe bar with terrace tables and an endearingly insalubrious interior, has three ... More
 
 
 
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Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
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7 Tales
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Turnmill Street, EC1M | 7 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
"Restaurateurs the world over could learn a thing or two from Jason Atherton when it comes to what makes a great restaurant bar," says ... More
 
 
 
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The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 9 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 9 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 9 minutes from The Old Finsbury Town Hall
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Voices from the Deep
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Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail 4 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

More than 700 personal letters, trapped at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ireland for 70 ...More

 
First Amongst Equals
First Amongst Equals
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 10 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning ...More

 
Time Unwrapped
Time Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 15 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Rotunda Bar & Restaurant: Rum Garden By The Water
Foodie Events | Until 1st September 2018 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant 15 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

This summer, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant transforms its popular canal-side terrace into a tropical Rum Garden with chocolate orange rum ...More

 
London Nights
London Nights
Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2018 

Museum of London 15 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

The Museum of London explores London after dark, in its new major photography exhibition, London Nights, open 11th May. Using ...More

 
Fatberg!
Fatberg!
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2018 

Museum of London 15 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

This will make you think before you flush. Fatberg! puts the last remaining piece of the Whitechapel fatberg on display ...More

 
Votes for Women
Votes for Women
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Museum of London 15 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

The Museum of London marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for ...More

 
Susanne Sundfor
Concerts | On 21st May 2018 

Barbican Centre 16 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

The Norwegian singer-songwriter performs her electro-pop works....More

Another Kind Of Life: Photography On The Margins
Another Kind Of Life: Photography On The Margins
Exhibitions | Until 27th May 2018 

Barbican Centre 16 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

Part of 2018 season The Art of Change, Another Kind of Life at the Barbican explores how photographers and artists ...More

 
London Burlesque Festival
London Burlesque Festival
Theatre | Until 2nd June 2018 

Shaw Theatre 16 minutes walk from The Old Finsbury Town Hall

With the welcome news that Madame JoJo's is due to reopen in 2018, burlesque in London is enjoying a revival. ...More

 

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