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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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The Naked And FamousThe Naked And FamousThe five-piece outfit from Auckland, consisting of Alisa Xayalith, Thom Powers, Aaron Short, David Beadle and Jesse Wood plays its indie electronica.2018-07-16T19:00:00+01002018-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Union Chapel SingersUnion Chapel SingersChoir performing an eclectic range of musical styles.2018-07-16T19:30:00+01002018-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Celebrating Nelson Mandela: His Letters, His LegacyCelebrating Nelson Mandela: His Letters, His LegacyLiterary & Education, Author Event.2018-07-17T18:30:00+01002018-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Celebrating Nelson Mandela: His Letters, His Legacy
Marc CohnMarc CohnGrammy Award-winning folk-pop and rock singer-songwriter known for his soulful ballad Walking In Memphis.2018-07-19T19:00:00+01002018-07-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Marc Cohn
Union Chapel SingersUnion Chapel SingersChoir performing an eclectic range of musical styles.2018-07-23T19:30:00+01002018-07-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Rosanne CashRosanne CashThe long-established singer-songwriter who is based in New York, performs her country originals.2018-07-24T19:00:00+01002018-07-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Rosanne Cash
Joao Bosco QuartetJoao Bosco QuartetThe Brazilian guitarist and his accompanying musicians perform Latin originals. Support from Hamilton De Holanda.2018-07-27T19:00:00+01002018-07-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Joao Bosco Quartet
Michael CheMichael CheAfter three years, American stand-up comedian and writer returns to London and is best known for his work on Saturday Night Live, where he serves as co-anchor on Weekend Update.2018-07-30T19:00:00+01002018-07-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Michael Che
World Shakuhachi Festival Gala Opening ConcertWorld Shakuhachi Festival Gala Opening ConcertThe concert features a broad cross-section of traditional and contemporary solo and ensemble music for shakuhachi.2018-07-31T19:00:00+01002018-07-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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World Shakuhachi Festival Gala Opening Concert
Steven PageSteven PageAlternative rock from the Canadian singer and guitarist of Bare Naked Ladies, who is joined by fellow band mates Craig Northey and Kevin Fox.2018-08-10T19:00:00+01002018-08-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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14 minutes walk
 
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Canonbury Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
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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 £92  24% 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 £73  22% 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 £53  31% 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
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 3 minutes from Union Chapel
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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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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Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 16 minutes from Union Chapel
When Filthy McNasty's closed its doors in Clerkenwell many bemoaned its demise but now Ireland's favourite live music venue has dropped the McNasty and opened up ... More
 
 
 
 
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Near 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
 
 
 
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Union Chapel
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Union Chapel
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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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 4th July to 16th September 2018 - Various Times
Union Chapel, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th January 2017 to 31st December 2018 - Various Times
Union Chapel, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
Paintings by futurist and figurative artists including Giacomo Balla, Umberto Boccioni, Carlo Carra, Gino Severini, Luigi Russolo and Ardengo Soffici, Giorgio de Chirico, Amedeo Modigliani, Giorgio ...More
 
 
 
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Ben Hart: The Nutshell (Work In Progress)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 6th and Monday 16th July 2018 - 7.30pm
Union Chapel, 109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Union Chapel
West End star and multi-award-winning magician Hart tries out new illusions and variety-style material....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
 
 
 
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Union Chapel
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 Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 9 minutes from Union Chapel
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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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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Restaurants near Union Chapel

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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
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 13 minutes from Union Chapel
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Union Chapel
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 23 minutes from Union Chapel
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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Union Chapel gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 17 minutes from Union Chapel
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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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from Union Chapel
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes from Union Chapel
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
 
 
 
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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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Marquess Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
32 Canonbury Street, Islington, N1 | 6 minutes from Union Chapel
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 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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Nightlife near Union Chapel

Union Chapel clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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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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Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 9 minutes from Union Chapel
Specialising in l ate night cocktails, long happy hours and disco dancing, Simmons bars have been popping up all over town ... 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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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Union Chapel
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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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 12 minutes from Union Chapel
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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The Art Of Campari
Exhibitions | Until 16th September 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 2 minutes walk from Union Chapel

Exhibitions & Art, Design....More

Permanent Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 2 minutes walk from Union Chapel

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

Sleeping Beauty In The Wood
Theatre | Until 29th July 2018 

Little Angel Theatre 7 minutes walk from Union Chapel

This adaptation of the story of Briar Rose by the Brothers Grimm, conjures a dreamlike fantasy of palaces and forests, ...More

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Theatre | Until 15th July 2018 

The King's Head 8 minutes walk from Union Chapel

A solo work adapted from a short film of the same name that looks at a man making a presentation ...More

Isadora: I Dance What I Am
Theatre | On 15th July 2018 

The King's Head 8 minutes walk from Union Chapel

The play - written, performed and choreographed by Elizabeth Blake and directed by Rob Allerston - explores the artist's life ...More

A State Of Mind
Theatre | Until 15th July 2018 

The King's Head 8 minutes walk from Union Chapel

A solo verbatim show performed by Alyce Louise-Potter about mental health and how medicinal and recreational drug use has contributed....More

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The King's Head 8 minutes walk from Union Chapel

The double act brings its comedy about mysterious disappearances in an American Midwestern town to the stage....More

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Theatre | On 15th July 2018 

The King's Head 8 minutes walk from Union Chapel

Want The Moon Theatre Company presents a romantic comedy about a hitwoman struggles to balance her work life and her ...More

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Comedy | On 15th July 2018 

Angel Comedy Club 11 minutes walk from Union Chapel

A night for first-timers and experienced acts to try out new material and receive supportive criticism from the audience....More

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