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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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An Evening With Neil Gaiman & Audrey NiffeneggerAn Evening With Neil Gaiman & Audrey NiffeneggerNeil Gaiman celebrates the publication of his latest book.2016-05-31T19:00:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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An Evening With Neil Gaiman & Audrey Niffenegger
Deva Premal, Mitten & ManroseDeva Premal, Mitten & ManroseSpiritual songs, mantra and meditation from the trio.2016-06-02T18:30:00+01002016-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Deva Premal, Mitten & Manrose
Daylight Music - Boy And A BalloonDaylight Music - Boy And A BalloonThe alias of Alex Hall performs skewed acoustic music.2016-06-04T12:00:00+01002016-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Daylight Music - Boy And A Balloon
Live At The Chapel With Nina ContiLive At The Chapel With Nina ContiA night of hilarious stand-up lead by comedienne Nina Conti, with Sam Simmons, Sopfie Hagen and Ivo Graham.2016-06-04T18:30:00+01002016-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Live At The Chapel With Nina Conti
Summer Singalong In The BarSummer Singalong In The BarThe Union Chapel Singers sing folk songs from around the world, accompanied by Tara Franks on the cello and dance company GMTA performing in collaboration with the choir.2016-06-08T19:30:00+01002016-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Summer Singalong In The Bar
Jonathan WilsonJonathan WilsonAn acoustic set from the folk-blues singer-songwriter who hails from North Carolina. With support from Omar Velasco.2016-06-09T19:00:00+01002016-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Jonathan Wilson
A Night Of Comedy For Freightliners FarmA Night Of Comedy For Freightliners FarmHilarious stand-up from Nish Kumar, Stewart Lee, Lou Sanders, Phil Wang and Andy Zaltzman, hosted by Tiffany Stevenson.2016-06-10T18:30:00+01002016-06-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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A Night Of Comedy For Freightliners Farm
Daylight Music - Nat And The Noise BrigadeDaylight Music - Nat And The Noise BrigadeThe 10-piece2016-06-11T12:00:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Free EventOn Soon
Daylight Music - Nat And The Noise Brigade
The Sons Of PitchesThe Sons Of PitchesInventive pop covers, original numbers and improvised songs, mixing harmonies, solos and beatboxing, from the multi award-winning YouTube stars.2016-06-11T19:00:00+01002016-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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The Sons Of Pitches
A Special Evening With Colvin & EarleA Special Evening With Colvin & EarleThe folk legends unite and share tracks from their self-titled debut album.2016-06-13T19:00:00+01002016-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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A Special Evening With Colvin & Earle
 

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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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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  30% 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  40% 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 £59  35% 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
... 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
 
 
 
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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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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
... More
 
 
 
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Awakening The Real You: Dance Workshops
London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: 29th May, 5th Jun, 12th Jun and 19th Jun 2016 - 2pm-4pm
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, N1 | Same location as Union Chapel
Learn hip hop dance, contemporary dance, afro-house dance and animation dance....More
 
 
 
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Astrazione Oggettiva
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th April to 26th June 2016 - Various Times
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art, 39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 2 minutes from Union Chapel
Focusing on the little-known Italian art movement which took place during the 1970s, this exhibition examines the work of a group of painters - including Aldo ...More
 
 
 
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London Swing Festival 2016
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 28th, 29th and 30th May 2016
Islington Assembly Hall, Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
Workshops, social dancing and music from industry icons....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

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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
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
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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
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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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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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The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 30th October 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

 
BC Camplight
Concerts | On 30th May 2016 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from Union Chapel

The Philadelphia-born multi-instrumentalist and songwriter performs psych, surf and alt pop....More

Sculpture in the Garden
Exhibitions | Until 9th July 2016 

Pangolin London 1.5 miles from Union Chapel

The gallery space is transformed into a formal garden, including trees and water features....More

Shoot From The Hip
Comedy | On 30th May 2016 

Angel Comedy Club 1.81 miles from Union Chapel

An impromptu mix of improvisational comedy....More

We're Going On A Bear Hunt: Little Angel Theatre (Ages 2-7)
We're Going On A Bear Hunt: Little Angel Theatre (Ages 2-7)
Theatre | Until 26th June 2016 

Little Angel Theatre 2.05 miles from Union Chapel

The lovely Little Angel Theatre presents an endearing adaptation of Michael Rosen's popular children's book. For anyone with children under ...More

 
 
 
 
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