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Discover what's on in London 2019 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2019 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  40% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Flashback
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  34% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Flashback
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 £58  30% off
Central Street, EC1V | 14 minutes from Flashback
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 Music Shops nearest Flashback

Nearest to Flashback
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sisterray
London > Shopping > Music Shops
34-35 Berwick Street, Soho, London W1F | 2.2 miles from Flashback
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 24 minutes from Flashback
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rough Trade East
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 31 minutes from Flashback
The great stalwart of independent music, Rough Trade in Covent Garden has finally had to close after rents became simply unaffordable. HMV has reported a 73% ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Flashback

The best shops and markets near Flashback
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art Islington
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Flashback
Art shop in Islington that also hosts drawing events. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cass Art
London > Shopping > Art and Design
66-67 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Flashback
The flagship store of this art mini-chain stocks something for everyone from the eager beginnner to the consumate expert - water colours, oils, drawing and much ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Twentytwentyone
London > Shopping > House and Garden
274 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Flashback
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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Events near Flashback

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Steve Hillage Band
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 16th November 2019 - 7pm
Flashback, Upper Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Flashback
The guitarist and band bring a whole range of styles to the stage from rock to prog, ambient and techno. Supported by Gong....More
 
 
 
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Definitely Mightbe: Oasis Tribute
London > Events > Music  Dates: Saturday 16th November 2019 - 6pm
Flashback, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 7 minutes from Flashback
Tribute act to the Gallagher brothers' rock and Britpop band, with hits including Wonderwall and Some Might Say....More
 
 
 
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Transmission: Joy Division Tribute
London > Events > Music  Dates: Saturday 16th November 2019 - 6pm
Flashback, N1 Centre, Parkfield Street, N1 | 7 minutes from Flashback
The band cover songs produced by Ian Curtis's iconic rock band....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Flashback

Near Flashback
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Flashback
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Flashback
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan Crawford, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Flashback
One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white), the ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Flashback

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Flashback
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 1 minute from Flashback
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Flashback
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 8 minutes from Flashback
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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Restaurants near Flashback

What are the best dining options near Flashback London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Latteria
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
56-58 Essex Road, N1 | Same location as Flashback
A 1950s Milan diner sets the tone for the style of Latteria, an Italian restaurant in Islington from the same team behind ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Giraffe
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
29-31 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Flashback
The family friendly Giraffe restaurants really appeal to their target audience: kids. But that doesn't mean adults won't enjoy their bright colours ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Meat People
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
4-6 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Flashback
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Flashback

Near Flashback
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 18 minutes from Flashback
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 18 minutes from Flashback
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 18 minutes from Flashback
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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Leisure near Flashback

Flashback gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes from Flashback
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 17 minutes from Flashback
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 18 minutes from Flashback
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Flashback

The best pubs near London Flashback.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Queen's Head
London > Nightlife > Pubs
44 Essex Road, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Flashback
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke of Cambridge
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 St Peter's Street, Islington, London N1 | 5 minutes from Flashback
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barnsbury Freehouse and Dining Room
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
209-211 Liverpool Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from Flashback
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Flashback

Flashback clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simmons Angel
London > Nightlife > Bars
43 Essex Road, N1 | 1 minute from Flashback
Specialising in l ate night cocktails, long happy hours and disco dancing, Simmons bars have been popping up all over town ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Colebrookes
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from Flashback
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from Flashback
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Flashback

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Flashback.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 2 minutes from Flashback
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Flashback
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 8 minutes from Flashback
... More
 
 
 
 

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Quentin Crisp - Naked Hope
Theatre | Until 18th November 2019 

The King's Head 3 minutes walk from Flashback

Mark Farrelly's solo show tells the story of the famous wit and raconteur, who lived openly as a gay man ...More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 17th November 2019 

Angel Comedy Club 4 minutes walk from Flashback

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

The Country Living Christmas Fair 2019
The Country Living Christmas Fair 2019
Seasonal | Until 17th November 2019 

Business Design Centre 6 minutes walk from Flashback

In preparation for Christmas, the Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair brings a taste of rural England to the Business Design ...More

 
Reel Big Fish
Concerts | Until 18th November 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 7 minutes walk from Flashback

Legendary ska-punk collective. With support from Popes Of Chillitown....More

Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2019 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 8 minutes walk from Flashback

The Estorick Collection provides the chance to witness the extraordinary sculptural talent of Futurist artist Umberto Boccioni in its new ...More

 
Desperate Journalist
Concerts | On 17th November 2019 

The Lexington 13 minutes walk from Flashback

North London post-punk four-piece fronted by vocalist Jo Bevan performs in support of their third studio album, In Search Of ...More

Alva Noto & Anne-James Chaton: Alphabet
Concerts | On 17th November 2019 

LSO St Luke's 18 minutes walk from Flashback

Electronic musician Carsten Nicolai aka Alva Noto and poet and performer Anne-James Chaton explore the spaces between signs and signals ...More

Ketel One Espresso Martini Garden Bar
Ketel One Espresso Martini Garden Bar
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2019 

Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings 18 minutes walk from Flashback

Instagram favourite B&H Buildings just got even more photogenic. Lush botanicals, succulents and hanging houseplants have transformed the private dining ...More

 
Vibbar
Concerts | On 17th November 2019 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 20 minutes walk from Flashback

A UK rap and arts collective with a soulful vibe and an in-house, DIY production ethic....More

Al Murphy: False Advertising
Al Murphy: False Advertising
Exhibitions | Until 17th November 2019 

The Book Club 23 minutes walk from Flashback

The Book Club in Shoreditch will transform into a giant billboard this September thanks to Al Murphy's new exhibition, False ...More

 

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Richmond Theatre

Comedian, writer, presenter and actress Jo Brand stars as The Wicked Queen when Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs comes to Richmond Theatre this winter. The much loved ...More

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Linbury Theatre

The Royal Opera and Candoco Dance Company combine in this first big family show in ...More

 
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Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue

Fun family entertainment for the over threes, Oi Frog & Friends! is an action-packed play ...More

 
Black Beauty: Red Bridge Arts & Traverse Theatre Company (Over 5s)
Black Beauty: Red Bridge Arts & Traverse Theatre Company (Over 5s)
Theatre | From 14th December 

Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

Storytelling, music and puppetry combine in a re-telling ...More

 
Crisis Icebreaker Challenge
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Sporting Events | On 14th December 

Brockwell Lido

Don't dip your toe in the water, just ...More

 
City Island Ice Rink
City Island Ice Rink
Sporting Events | From 12th December 

London City Island

An open-air, 45-person ice skating rink takes up residence at London City Island for first ...More

 
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Public square within City Island in east London, home to English National Ballet and English ...More

 
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Plonk Crazy Golf Hoxton
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Created by a troop of film industry set designers, Plonk Crazy Golf has placed a ...More

 
Mr Ji Soho
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Dining 

Following a successful pop-up in Camden Samuel Haim, who's behind sustainable seafood restaurant Hook in ...More

 
Amazonico London
Amazonico London
Dining 

Owned by husband and wife team, Sandro Silva and Marta Seco - two of Madrid's ...More

 
Market Hall West End
Market Hall West End
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Market Halls' third and most ambitious site, the largest food hall in the UK is ...More

 
Bong Bong's Manila Kanteen
Bong Bong's Manila Kanteen
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Winners of My Million Pound Menu with BBQ ...More

 
VyTA Covent Garden
VyTA Covent Garden
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In the heart of Covent Garden - and with a stunning balcony overlooking the main ...More

 
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The only surviving church by Sir Christopher Wren ...More

 
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Worlds Best 50 Bars in London
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The list of the World's 50 Best Bars was revealed in October 2019 and we learned that London has 10 of them. That's more than any other ...More

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