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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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Independent CountryIndependent CountryThe six piece performs country versions of classic indie hits from the 1980s to the 2000s. With support from She Makes War and Zoot Lynam.2016-10-01T12:00:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Independent Country
Southern Tenant Folk UnionSouthern Tenant Folk UnionFolk and bluegrass from the award-winning acoustic band with banjo, fiddle, double bass, acoustic guitar, percussion and harmony vocals.2016-10-02T15:30:00+01002016-10-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Southern Tenant Folk Union
Lloyd ColeLloyd ColeThe Buxton-born indie-rock singer-songwriter performs tracks from his back catalogue, with specific focus on the years between 1983-1996.2016-10-03T19:00:00+01002016-11-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Lloyd Cole
London Gay Men's ChorusLondon Gay Men's ChorusThe choir performs a selection of popular songs from its career with orchestral accompaniment. With support from Deep Throat and Owl Parliament.2016-10-05T19:00:00+01002016-10-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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London Gay Men's Chorus
Claudia AuroraClaudia AuroraSoulful Fado music from the Portuguese singer.2016-10-06T19:00:00+01002016-10-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Claudia Aurora
Laetitia SadierLaetitia SadierSmooth contemporary pop from the London-based singer-songwriter.2016-10-08T12:00:00+01002016-10-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Laetitia Sadier
SpireSpireThe experimental music programme for organ and electronic works pushes the envelope for which this most traditional of instruments is used. Featuring performances from Fennesz, Philip Jeck, Simon Scott and loads more.2016-10-08T18:00:00+01002016-10-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Spire
James McVinnieJames McVinnieFive new organ commissions by Craig Armstrong, Mark Fell, Chaines, Alex Groves and Catherine Lamb performed by the internationally renowned organist.2016-10-09T18:30:00+01002016-10-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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James McVinnie
Emily HallEmily HallThe artist and composer performs neo-classical music. With support from Ryan Teague and Resina.2016-10-15T12:00:00+01002016-10-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Emily Hall
Highbury Opera Theatre: Lost In The StarsHighbury Opera Theatre: Lost In The StarsJean Lacornerie directs Kurt Weill's final musical from 1949 about a black country parson and a white separatist British planter, who find themselves united in shared grief within the tumultuous times of the aparthied in South Africa.2016-10-17T18:45:00+01002016-10-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Union Chapel,   Compton Terrace      N1 2UN
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Highbury Opera Theatre: Lost In The Stars
 

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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  34% 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  24% 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  23% 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
 
 
 
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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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Entertainment near Union Chapel

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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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Independent Country
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 1st October 2016 - 12noon
Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, N1 | Same location as Union Chapel
The six piece performs country versions of classic indie hits from the 1980s to the 2000s. With support from She Makes War and Zoot Lynam....More
 
 
 
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The Birthday Massacre
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 30th September and Saturday 1st October 2016 - 6pm-10pm
Union Chapel, 20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 3 minutes from Union Chapel
A Canadian synth-rock band influenced by 1980s synthpop, industrial and goth. It fuses retro electronica with elements of children's fiction and adult fantasy....More
 
 
 
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The Amorettes
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 1st October 2016
Union Chapel, Upper Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Union Chapel
Classic rock sounds from the all-female three-piece as they co-headline with rock duo Love Zombies....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
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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
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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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Concerts | On 1st October 2016 

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The Janus Key EP Launch
Concerts | On 1st October 2016 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from Union Chapel

The harmonious five-piece perform their original pop songs to celebrate the release of their latest EP....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st October 2016 

The Lexington 1.4 miles from Union Chapel

A host of residents and guests supply indie, hip-hop, disco, techno, post-punk and anything else you can dance to....More

Florilegium & Guests: Bolivian Baroque
Concerts | On 1st October 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Union Chapel

The period music ensemble directed by Ashley Solomon perform Sonata Chiquitanas XVIII, Stella Caeli, Tota Pulchra, Pastoreta Ychepe Flauta, Aria ...More

Invicta Upper Voices And Invicta Voices
Concerts | On 1st October 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Union Chapel

The choirs perform works by such choral composers as Ivette Harryman, Charlotte Bray and Alice Parker....More

Jane Eyre Re-Imagined By Shion Duo With Rebecca Kenny
Concerts | On 1st October 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Union Chapel

A musical interpretation of Charlotte Bronte's first novel, in celebration of the bicentenary of her birth. It includes commissions by ...More

Juan Martin And Amparo Heredia
Music | On 1st October 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Union Chapel

The prize-winning gypsy singer from Malaga performs with the soulful guitarist. Highlights include the soulful Tarantas Bordon Minero lament and ...More

Roots Revolution By Deepa Nair Rasiya
Concerts | On 1st October 2016 

Kings Place 1.49 miles from Union Chapel

Deepa Nair Rasiya takes her audience on a voyage exploring poetry and music within the realm of the mystic traditions ...More

Arms Of Cicero
Concerts | On 1st October 2016 

Electrowerkz 1.56 miles from Union Chapel

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Exhibitions | Until 9th October 2016 

Candid Arts Galleries 1.56 miles from Union Chapel

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