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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.

 

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LowLowThis three-piece group who originate from Duluth, Minnesota, will be performing its self-penned indie-rock songs.2016-12-05T19:00:00+00002016-12-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Janet DevlinJanet DevlinThe Northern Irish singer-songwriter, who rose to prominence on The X Factor in 2011, performs her pop-folk material.2016-12-08T19:00:00+00002016-12-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Kate RusbyKate RusbyThe award-winning and Yorkshire-born folk singer-songwriter blends traditional songs with her self-penned tunes.2016-12-09T18:30:00+00002016-12-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Kate Rusby
Winter Warmers: The SnowmanWinter Warmers: The SnowmanLive Music, Choir.2016-12-11T14:00:00+00002016-12-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Years & Years UnpluggedYears & Years UnpluggedYears And Years perform an unplugged concert in support of Shelter.2016-12-12T19:00:00+00002016-12-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Years & Years Unplugged
Seth LakemanSeth LakemanThe Dartmoor-born singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performs contemporary folk.2016-12-13T19:00:00+00002016-12-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Seth Lakeman
Glenn Tilbrook: Best Of TimesGlenn Tilbrook: Best Of TimesGlenn Tilbrook, one of Britain's most cherished singers, guitarists and songwriters, embarks on a solo tour armed with ready wit, raucous vibes and a shed load of grin-inducing great songs.2016-12-15T19:30:00+00002016-12-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Glenn Tilbrook: Best Of Times
Slow ClubSlow ClubThe Sheffield-formed outfit of multi-instrumentalists Charles Watson and Rebecca Taylor performs its original indie-pop and folk-rock compositions.2016-12-16T19:00:00+00002016-12-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Daylight MusicDaylight MusicA relaxing session of music and cake featuring a diverse programme of artists.2016-12-17T12:00:00+00002016-12-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Daylight Music - That Fuzzy Feeling 2Daylight Music - That Fuzzy Feeling 22016-12-17T12:00:00+00002016-12-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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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

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

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  32% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 11 minutes from Union Chapel
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 £69  29% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 17 minutes from Union Chapel
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 £64  29% off
Central Street, EC1V | 23 minutes from Union Chapel
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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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
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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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Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Union Chapel Highbury, N1 | 1 minute from Union Chapel
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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
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Low
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 5th and Tuesday 6th December 2016 - 7pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, N1 | Same location as Union Chapel
This three-piece group who originate from Duluth, Minnesota, will be performing its self-penned indie-rock songs....More
 
 
 
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Jain
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 5th December 2016 - 7pm-11pm
Union Chapel, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 3 minutes from Union Chapel
The singer-songwriter who hails from Toulouse, performs her pop originals....More
 
 
 
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Color Bars Experience Plays Nick Drake
London > Events > Music  Dates: Monday 5th December 2016 - 7pm-11pm
Union Chapel, Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
Following on from their Elliott Smith tribute, High On The Sound, the group plays tribute to another music icon....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Union Chapel

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Union Chapel
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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
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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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Union Chapel

The best shops and markets near Union Chapel
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Gem
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
265 Upper Street, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
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Ziloufs
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
270 Upper Street, N12UQ | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
Pan-Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
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Islington Student Support Section
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Islington Education Service, Laycock Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Union Chapel
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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
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Pubs near Union Chapel

The best pubs near London Union Chapel.
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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.
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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
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Canonbury Academy
London > Business > Venue Hire
6 Canonbury Place, Islington, N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
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Turin Brakes And Alison Moyet (Cooking Vinyl 30th)
Concerts | On 5th December 2016 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from Union Chapel

These performances will feature past and present Cooking Vinyl artists with lots of surprise guests. Headliners are Turin Brakes, Lewis ...More

Heaven Knows I'm Christmassy Now
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 5th December 2016 

The Star Of Kings 1.67 miles from Union Chapel

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Shoot From The Hip Improv Night
Comedy | On 5th December 2016 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from Union Chapel

Improvisational humour based on suggestions from members of the audience....More

Mary Stuart
Mary Stuart
Theatre | Until 21st January 2017 

Almeida Theatre 2.03 miles from Union Chapel

Following critical acclaimed productions of Uncle Vanya and Oresteia, associate director of the Almeida Theatre Robert Icke now presents an ...More

 
A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings
A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings
Kids Events | Until 29th January 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 2.05 miles from Union Chapel

Gabriel Garcia Marquez's magical tale is brought to life in a spellbinding collaboration between the Little Angel puppet theatre and ...More

 
Color Bars Experience Plays Nick Drake
Music | On 5th December 2016 

Islington Assembly Hall 2.2 miles from Union Chapel

Following on from their Elliott Smith tribute, High On The Sound, the group plays tribute to another music icon....More

Low
Concerts | Until 6th December 2016 

Union Chapel 2.35 miles from Union Chapel

This three-piece group who originate from Duluth, Minnesota, will be performing its self-penned indie-rock songs....More

Jain
Concerts | On 5th December 2016 

The Garage 2.5 miles from Union Chapel

The singer-songwriter who hails from Toulouse, performs her pop originals....More

Hub
Comedy | On 5th December 2016 

Pleasance Theatre 2.5 miles from Union Chapel

A showcase for established acts to test out new material....More

 
 
 
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