Union Chapel

 
 
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Union ChapelThis Grade II listed building just south of Highbury Corner functions not only as a place of worship, it is also one of London's most unique and enchanting live music venues with a diverse and enticing list of upcoming events. There's something quite magical about this place and you will be hard pushed to find a more memorable location to listen to live music in London. The Chapel has seen over a century's worth of visitors come through its doors and has welcomed artists such as Bjork, Tori Amos and Fionn Regan to the stage in recent years. Performers are framed by the stained glass window and the space is lit with the warm glow of church candles. A fully licensed bar is open on show nights, and a kiosk in the Chapel provides visitors with hot chocolates and snacks to keep hands warm in those chilly winter months. Apart from providing Islington with lots of fine entertainment the tireless Union Chapel volunteers also run a vital support service for local people facing homelessness and crisis, with a drop-in session on Sundays where visitors can receive a hot meal, a shower and some advice. Parts of this large rambling complex are also available for hire, so well worth considering if you're after something special for a private party, conference or festival.

 

Union Chapel events

 
Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker & John DoyleMichael McGoldrick, John McCusker & John DoyleThe flautist, fiddle player and guitarist play traditional folk music.2016-02-11T19:00:00+00002016-02-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
Today Only
Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker & John Doyle
Alternative Valentine Comedy Night In Aid Of Missing PeopleAlternative Valentine Comedy Night In Aid Of Missing PeopleComedians Sofie Hagan, Story Beast, Sam Fletcher and others perform in aid of Missing People charity.2016-02-12T19:00:00+00002016-02-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
On Soon
Alternative Valentine Comedy Night In Aid Of Missing People
Paperface+ Jim Ghedi and Toby Hay + Dearbhla MinoguePaperface+ Jim Ghedi and Toby Hay + Dearbhla MinogueAlt pop from the London-based singer-songwriter. With support from Jim Ghedi and Toby Hay, Dearbhla Minogue.2016-02-13T12:00:00+00002016-02-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
On Soon
Paperface+ Jim Ghedi and Toby Hay + Dearbhla Minogue
Gretchen PetersGretchen PetersThe Grammy and Golden Globe award-nominated singer-songwriter from Bronxville, New York presents a selection of her popular country-folk compositions.2016-02-16T19:00:00+00002016-02-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
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Gretchen Peters
FrancesFrancesThe Newbury-based singer-songwriter plays pop-rock.2016-02-18T19:00:00+00002016-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Frances
C DuncanC DuncanAlt pop from the Glaswegian singer-songwriter.2016-02-19T19:00:00+00002016-02-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
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C Duncan
Alex Mendham & His Orchestra + Ben SeeAlex Mendham & His Orchestra + Ben SeeThe ensemble performs retro 1920 and 1930s dance music. With support from Ben See.2016-02-20T12:00:00+00002016-02-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
Category: event
On Soon
Alex Mendham & His Orchestra + Ben See
Turin BrakesTurin BrakesThe four-piece from London, known for their hit single Painkiller (Summer Rain), performs alt rock. With support from Tom Speight.2016-02-20T19:00:00+00002016-02-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Turin Brakes
William Basinski - Shadow In TimeWilliam Basinski - Shadow In TimeThe composer performs his work, Shadow In Time.2016-02-23T19:00:00+00002016-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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William Basinski - Shadow In Time
Hue And CryHue And CryCommercial pop by the outfit formed by the Kane brothers from Coatbridge in 1983.2016-02-25T19:00:00+00002016-02-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Hue And Cry
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Caledonian Road Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
17 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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THE BEST

Alternative Live Music nearest Union Chapel

Nearest to Union Chapel
Buffalo Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
259 Upper Street, Highbury Corner, N1 | 1 minute from Union Chapel
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 3 minutes from Union Chapel
Now known as The Garage after a short spell as Relentless Garage, this gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
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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Entertainment near Union Chapel

Near Union Chapel
Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Union Chapel Highbury, N1 | 1 minute from Union Chapel
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Union Chapel
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit pub that shares ... More
 
 
 
Hen & Chickens Theatre Bar
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Union Chapel
... More
 
 
 
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Events near Union Chapel

Near Union Chapel
Today Only
Michael McGoldrick, John McCusker & John Doyle
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 11th February 2016 - 7pm-10.30pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, N1 | Same location as Union Chapel
The flautist, fiddle player and guitarist play traditional folk music....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Giacomo Manzu: Sculptor And Draughtsman
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th January to 3rd April 2016 - Various Times
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
Around 50 sculptures and works on paper by one of modern Italian art's undisputed masters, who was largely self-taught and drew inspiration from sculptors Auguste Rodin ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
I Love the 80s vs. I Love the 90s
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 13th and Saturday 27th February 2016 - 10.30pm-3am
The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 3 minutes from Union Chapel
A night of classic party anthems from the 80's and 90's....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Union Chapel

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Union Chapel
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
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
 
 
 
Angel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Islington Museum, Islington Town Hall, Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
... More
 
 
 
Canonbury Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Canonbury Place ISLINGTON, N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
Early 16thC tower building with panelled rooms and good views of London from roof.... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Union Chapel

The best shops and markets near Union Chapel
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
202 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Union Chapel

What are the best dining options near Union Chapel London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gem
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
265 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ziloufs
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
270 Upper Street, N12UQ | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
Pan-Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fish & Chip Shop
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
189 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
Since opening in June 2013, The Fish & Chip Shop in Islington has been giving diners an upmarket, quality fish 'n chippie. Owned by former CEO ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Union Chapel

Near Union Chapel
Centre for Homeopathic Education
London > Education > Medical Schools
First Floor, 243 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from Union Chapel
... More
 
 
 
Islington Student Support Section
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Islington Education Service, Laycock Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Union Chapel
Student support ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Union Chapel

Union Chapel gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Healthy Living Centre
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
282 St Paul's Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Union Chapel
Health Clinic... More
 
 
 
Ayurveda Yoga Practice
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Healthy Living Centre, Highbury Corner, 282 St Paul’s Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Union Chapel
Stress is the blight of city life, but, thank goodness, these days there are a whole raft of aides and antidotes to help us survive. Yoga ... More
 
 
 
Islington Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
142 B Upper Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Union Chapel
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Union Chapel

The best pubs near London Union Chapel.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 5 minutes from Union Chapel
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drapers Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
44 Barnsbury Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Union Chapel
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Union Chapel
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Union Chapel

Union Chapel clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
The White Swan
London > Nightlife > Bars
255 Upper Street, N1 | 1 minute from Union Chapel
Bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Union Chapel
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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Meeting venue hire near Union Chapel

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Union Chapel.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 1 minute from Union Chapel
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Estorick Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
... More
 
 
 
Canonbury Academy
London > Business > Venue Hire
6 Canonbury Place, Islington, N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
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The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 10th April 2016 

King's Cross Railway Station 25 minutes walk from Union Chapel

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now at King's Cross ...More

 
Converge Presents
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 12th February 2016 

Surya 1.33 miles from Union Chapel

Deep underground dubstep provided by Deep Medi's duo Kaiju, alongside sets from Lungman, Jook, Riddles and Badger....More

Coy Cub
Concerts | On 12th February 2016 

Surya 1.33 miles from Union Chapel

The London-based band performs its own take on the indie-rock genre....More

Fretwork: Passacaille
Concerts | On 12th February 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Union Chapel

The group performs Purcell's Chaconny, JS Bach's Piece D'orgue, Contrapunctus 14 and Passacaglia, Charpentier's Concert Pour Les Violes, Prelude 1 ...More

Amy Cuddy: Presence
Exhibitions | On 12th February 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Union Chapel

The Harvard academic discusses her book on power....More

Shorebitch: What's Love Got To Do
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 12th February 2016 

The Islington Metal Works 1.56 miles from Union Chapel

Mashup and party bangers in Room 1 with Budakan, 7OEL, Bill Posters, Snoochie Shy and host J-Flowz. Hip hop and ...More

Countertypes
Concerts | On 12th February 2016 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Union Chapel

Heavy rock, punk and blues outfit from North London. With support from Fighting With Kites, All Night Fire and The ...More

House of Silk - Valentines Special
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 12th February 2016 

O2 Academy Islington 1.67 miles from Union Chapel

Marc Talein and Majesty spin underground house and garage alongside a host of guests, including Pied Piper, Jason Kaye and ...More

Angel Comedy
Comedy | On 12th February 2016 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from Union Chapel

Hilarious stand-up from the award-winning Nick Dixon, alongside David Tsonos, Tom Houghton, Johnny Wardlow. MC: Sam Russell....More

Egg Presents: Wankelmut
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 12th February 2016 

EGG 2.03 miles from Union Chapel

German DJ Jacob Dilsner, more commonly known as Wankelmut, supplied house and techno, with support from David Zowie and M.A.X....More

 
 
 
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