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O2 Academy IslingtonFrom the outside, the O2 Academy Islington is not the most appealing of the O2 music venues (formerly sponsored by Carling). There are O2 Academy venues everywhere from Birmingham to Brixton and three in London alone  (Islington, Brixton and Shepherd's Bush). The O2 Academy Islington is a shopping centre... is it just us or is there something deeply depressing about going to a live music venue and walking past Mothercare and WH Smith in a strip-lit mall? Somehow it just doesn't seem quite right. Still, the Academy's a decent venue once you're in, with a big capacity, great acoustic and remarkably cheap beer.

 

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Max & HarveyMax & HarveyPop duo who finished as runners-up on The X Factor in 2019.2020-02-16T19:00:00+00002020-02-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Morten LavaMorten LavaAlternative folk musician from Denmark.2020-02-18T19:00:00+00002020-02-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Loud In LondonLoud In LondonNew and emerging music acts from across the UK.2020-02-19T19:00:00+00002020-02-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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CAPYACCAPYACThe French house duo performs in support of its EP Baby Make Money.2020-02-20T19:00:00+00002020-02-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Loud In LondonLoud In LondonNew and emerging music acts from across the UK.2020-02-21T18:00:00+00002020-02-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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New Years DayNew Years DayThe alt metal outfit from California performs in support of its fourth album, Unbreakable.2020-02-21T18:00:00+00002020-02-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Nirvana UK: Nirvana TributeNirvana UK: Nirvana TributeSeattle's favourite sons have their music performed live.2020-02-22T18:00:00+00002020-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Nirvana UK: Nirvana Tribute
GRiZGRiZElectronic funk artist who has collaborated with artists including Wiz Khalifa and Snoop Dogg.2020-02-22T19:00:00+00002020-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Club De FromageClub De FromageResidents and guests play rock and pop anthems from a bygone era.2020-02-22T22:30:00+00002020-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Not Another Indie DiscoNot Another Indie DiscoDJs spin indie classics from the 90s to the present day.2020-02-22T22:30:00+00002020-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
O2 Academy Islington, N1  Centre  Parkfield Street    N1 0PS
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Angel Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Canonbury Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
Skinner Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  36% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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 £70  36% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 4 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £54  27% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 12 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Live Music nearest O2 Academy Islington

Nearest to O2 Academy Islington
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lexington
London > Entertainment > Live Music
96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | 6 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
The Lexington is both a music venue and an English pub that thinks it's an American speakeasy. While this may sound like trying to please all ... More
 
 
 
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 10 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 12 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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Near O2 Academy Islington
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The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
London > Entertainment >
10-14 White Lion Street, Angel, N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Bringing the fantasies of many ... More
 
 
 
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Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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Max & Harvey
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 16th February 2020 - 7pm
O2 Academy Islington, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | Same location as O2 Academy Islington
Pop duo who finished as runners-up on The X Factor in 2019....More
 
 
 
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Mystery On The Rocks Live (Work In Progress)
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Sunday 16th February 2020 - 3pm-4pm
O2 Academy Islington, 39 Queens Head Street, N1 | 7 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Sooz Kempner, Chris Stokes and Masud Milas bring their podcast to the stage, mixing cocktails with genuine unsolved mysteries....More
 
 
 
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Alex Farrow & Ed Patrick
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Sunday 16th February 2020 - 5.30pm-6.30pm
O2 Academy Islington, 39 Queens Head Street, N1 | 7 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Informative humour from teacher Alex and doctor Ed....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near O2 Academy Islington

The best museums, galleries, attractions near O2 Academy Islington
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
 
 
 
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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... 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 O2 Academy Islington
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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Shopping near O2 Academy Islington

The best shops and markets near O2 Academy Islington
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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26a Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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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Loop
London > Shopping > Specialists
15 Camden Passage, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
'Loop' is a gorgeous shop to do with all things knit. A huge selection of exquisite yarns from around the world as well as haberdashery, vintage ... More
 
 
 
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Paul A Young Fine Chocolates
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
33 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Before he was a full-time chocolatier, Paul A Young was patissier for Marco Pierre White. The drama and perfectionism demanded by a Michelin-starred restaurant are both ... More
 
 
 
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Tinderbox
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
21 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from O2 Academy Islington
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
N1 Centre, 39 Parkfield Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from O2 Academy Islington
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high-quality, fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy dipping ... More
 
 
 
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Sangria Spanish Tapas Bar
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
88 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from O2 Academy Islington
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Education near O2 Academy Islington

Near O2 Academy Islington
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 11 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 12 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... 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 | 15 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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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O2 Academy Islington gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Third Space Islington
London > Leisure >
15 Esther Anne Place, Islington Square, N1 | 6 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Luxury health club The Third Space has its sixth club and for the first time sees ... More
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 14 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London O2 Academy Islington.
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The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
A gorgeous antique interior, a delicious menu and some top DJs at weekends. The Old Queen's Head opened with a fantastic recipe for success in 2006 ... More
 
 
 
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Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
This pioneering organic pub has done a good job of going gastro without losing the atmosphere of a proper boozer. In part, this is due to ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near O2 Academy Islington

O2 Academy Islington clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Dirty Martini, Islington
London > Nightlife > Bars
74 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
 
 
 
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Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near O2 Academy Islington

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near O2 Academy Islington.
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
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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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 13 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 13 minutes from O2 Academy Islington
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
 

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Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 16th February 2020 

Angel Comedy Club 3 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

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

Damo Suzuki
Concerts | On 16th February 2020 

The Lexington 6 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

The veteran Japanese krautrock singer celebrates 50 years since he led German group Can for the album Soundtracks....More

It's The Christmas Bonanza: With Ray Badran And Josh Glanc
Comedy | On 16th February 2020 

The Bill Murray 7 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

A Christmas-themed show aimed at those with an unhealthy obsession....More

Angel Comedy
Comedy | On 16th February 2020 

The Bill Murray 7 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Guest acts take to the stage for a night of laughter....More

Alex Farrow & Ed Patrick
Comedy | On 16th February 2020 

The Bill Murray 7 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Informative humour from teacher Alex and doctor Ed....More

Mystery On The Rocks Live (Work In Progress)
Comedy | On 16th February 2020 

The Bill Murray 7 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

Sooz Kempner, Chris Stokes and Masud Milas bring their podcast to the stage, mixing cocktails with genuine unsolved mysteries....More

Message In A Bottle
Message In A Bottle
Dance | Until 21st March 2020 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 7 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

In a first-time collaboration between Sadler's Wells and Universal Music, Message In A Bottle is a brand-new dance show from ...More

 
Tullio Crali: A Futurist Life
Tullio Crali: A Futurist Life
Exhibitions | Until 11th April 2020 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 14 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

In a major new exhibition, The Estorick Collection explores Tullio Crali's love of Futurism through a display of rarely seen ...More

 
Space Frames: Granary Square
Space Frames: Granary Square
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2020 

Granary Square 15 minutes walk from O2 Academy Islington

They lit up Coal Drops Yard last winter. Now, from January 2020, Space Frames adds illuminated archways to Granary Square, ...More

 

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Jean Dubuffet
Exhibitions | From 30th September 

Barbican Art Gallery

As part of the year-long Inside Out series, the Barbican Art Gallery presents a major exhibition on French artist Jean Dubuffet. Regarded as one of the most powerful and provocative voices in the post war ...More

Woman in the Window
Woman in the Window
Exhibitions | From 14th October 

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Completing the 2020 exhibition programme at Dulwich Picture Gallery, Woman in the Window looks at ...More

 
Club Golf
Club Golf
Sporting Events | From 19th February 

Coal Drops Yard

A crazy golf course inspired by the King's Cross rave culture of the '80s and ...More

 
Pancake Day at Ask for Janice
Foodie Events | On 25th February 

Ask For Janice

One of London's best pancake spots all year round, Ask For Janice is putting a special menu for Pancake Day with both sweet and savoury options to choose ...More

OperaGlass Works: The Turn of the Screw
OperaGlass Works: The Turn of the Screw
Concerts | From 26th March 

Wilton's Music Hall

Following glowing reviews for its debut production, The ...More

 
Waterworks Festival
Waterworks Festival
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 22nd August 

WaterWorks Nature Reserve

A blend of DJ sets and live acts, Waterworks is a brand new electronic dance ...More

 
GoBoat Paddington
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Explore London's canals in Camden, Little Venice and beyond on a self-drive boating from Paddington....More

 
Tate Modern Turns 20
Tate Modern Turns 20
Exhibitions | On 11th May 

Tate Modern

First officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 11th May 2000, Tate Modern marks ...More

 
Lighthouse Family
Lighthouse Family
Concerts | On 27th February 

London Palladium

Originally hailing from Newcastle, the Lighthouse Family came to fame in the mid-nineties with hit ...More

 
Denise Van Outen: Cabaret All Stars
Denise Van Outen: Cabaret All Stars
Theatre | From 5th March 

Proud Embankment

Following her unveiling on The Masked Singer, Denise ...More

 
Good
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Theatre | From 6th October 

Playhouse Theatre

David Tennant, the well loved actor best known for playing Doctor Who, returns to the ...More

 
The Conductor
The Conductor
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The Conductor is a Fullers pub and restaurant on Fleet Place in Farringdon serving indulgent ...More

 
The Lanesborough Club & Spa
The Lanesborough Club & Spa
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A subterranean sanctuary in the heart of central ...More

 
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Split across two levels, the vast 2,000 square metre Bulgari Spa is the crowning glory ...More

 
Ned's Club Spa
Ned's Club Spa
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Centred around a 20-metre marble-lined swimming pool, Ned's Club Spa is a lavish subterranean space ...More

 
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Founded in 1707, the Society of Antiquaries was set up to preserve and enable a better understanding of cultural heritage....More

The Cause
Nightlife 

A venue for dance music, London nightlife, independent business and positive mental health, The Cause is housed within an ex car-mechanics depot in Tottenham Hale....More

28-50 Wine Bar & Kitchen
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A wine bar with a focus on 30 wines, 28°-50° Covent Garden is decorated with ...More

 
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