Sights and Attractions near The Old Queen's Head  

 
 
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The Enchanted Christmas House
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
2-18 Britannia Row, N1 | 2 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
The immersive Enchanted Christmas House adventure for children aged between one and eight welcomes youngsters into a house of dressing up, biscuit decorating and... More
 
 
 
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The Little Angel Theatre
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
14 Dagmar Passage, Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
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... More
 
 
 
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 7 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
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... More
 
 
 
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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
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... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 10 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
The Victoria Miro originally opened in Cork Street in London, W1, in 1985. The gallery moved to its present location in 16 Wharf Road, Islington,... More
 
 
 
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Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
39a Canonbury Square, N1 | 10 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
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... More
 
 
 
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 16 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang... More
 
 
 
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Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 16 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its... More
 
 
 
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Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 16 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area.... More
 
 
 
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London Canal Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 16 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
A trip to the Canal Museum reveals there's more to London's man-made waterways than just enjoying a day out in a narrow boat. You'll learn... More
 
 
 
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 16 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase... More
 
 
 
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Open School East
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, Islington, London N1 | 16 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
Open School East opens in September 2013. Open School East is an art school and communal space, commissioned and funded by the Barbican and Create... More
 
 
 
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 17 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site... More
 
 
 
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Guardian News & Media Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 17 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
For an interesting take on print journalism and the machinations of the media world pay a visit to the gallery situated in the foyer of... More
 
 
 
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Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 18 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
Host was established in 2005 by Jon Levy, director of foto8, and Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. Photojournalism - from classical black and white... More
 
 
 
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Lewis Cubitt Park and Square
London > Attractions
Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
On Stable Street in King's Cross, a short walk from Granary Square, Lewis Cubbit Square is the home of street food market KERB and host... More
 
 
 
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7 | 19 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c .... More
 
 
 
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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 19 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
From mid-2017, The Postal Museum welcomes visitors to explore the history of the Royal Mail and travel on a... More
 
 
 
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House of Illustration
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 19 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
House of Illustration, the first permanent home of the charity of the same name, opened in Granary Square, King's Cross, in summer 2014 with an... More
 
 
 
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Granary Square
London > Attractions
Good's Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
The same size as Trafalgar Square, Granary Square is at the heart of King's Cross where the Eurostar departs and emerged as part of... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Pavilion
London > Attractions > Sights
Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
Designed by Stirling Prize winning architects Stanton Williams, the firm behind the nearby Granary Complex which includes Central Saint Martin's, King's Cross Pavilion occupies an... More
 
 
 
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20 Hoxton Square
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 20 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
This spacious gallery strategically situated opposite White Cube in Hoxton Square opened in 2007 and is run by co-directors Richard Graham, Adam Waymouth and Alex... More
 
 
 
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Gasholder Park
London > Attractions > Sights
Goods Way, King's Cross, King's Cross, London NW1 | 20 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
At 25 metre-tall, 35 metre-wide, Gasholder No 8, disused since 2001, is the largest of the gasholders at King's Cross. Originally built as a... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square
London > Attractions
King's Cross, London N1C | 20 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
Set between King's Cross and St Pancras stations, Pancras Square is a public square with restaurants, offices, green space and a gently flowing stepped water... More
 
 
 
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Bunhill Fields
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
38 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 21 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
Small, wooded dissenters' cemetery in the city centre. William Blake, John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe are among over 120,000 nonconformists whose bodies are squeezed closely together... More
 
 
 
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Hoxton Square
London > Attractions
N1 | 21 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
Home to some of east London's hottest restaurants and bars. ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Foot Tunnel
London > Attractions
1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 21 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
The 90 metre long pedestrian tunnel designed by Allies & Morrison, the architects who designed the masterplan for the entire King's Cross redevelopment, links St... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 21 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired... More
 
 
 
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Geffrye Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E2 | 22 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
There aren't many museums that can have William Morris and Ikea under the same roof, but the Geffyre is one of them. The focus of... More
 
 
 
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71a Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 22 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head
71a is a gallery and events space in East London hosting everything from film screenings to exhibitions and parties to panels.... More
 
 
 
 
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A Strange New Space
Theatre | Until 26th July 2017 

Little Angel Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

A one-woman show without words melding physical theatre with puppetry and original music....More

Ink
Ink
Theatre | Until 5th August 2017 

Almeida Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

Rupert Goold directs the world premiere staging of James Graham's drama set in late 1960s Fleet Street, where a young ...More

 
Tony Visconti: A Life In Music
Concerts | On 24th July 2017 

Union Chapel 10 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

The pop and rock musician, producer, singer and composer performs his original material and covers along with Stewart Copeland, Bob ...More

Bad Men
Theatre | Until 25th July 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 13 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

The work by My Mate Dave, asks what does it mean to be a modern man...More

Joy Multiplication
Comedy | Until 24th July 2017 

The Star Of Kings 17 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Sip & Spell
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th July 2017 

The Star Of Kings 17 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

Clubbing, Pop....More

#LondonTrending
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

Guildhall Art Gallery 19 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Carmen Lynch: Lynched
Comedy | On 24th July 2017 

The Betsey Trotwood 19 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Monday Monday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th November 2017 

XOYO 20 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

Underground house and techno dropped by DJ Yasmin....More

Last Days of Shoreditch Riviera
Last Days of Shoreditch Riviera
Foodie Events | Until 16th September 2017 

288 Old Street 20 minutes walk from The Old Queen's Head

The much-loved Last Days of Shoreditch is back for its seventh year in 2017 with three months of street food, ...More

 

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Lucky & Joy
Dining 

From the co-founder of The Art of Dining, Chinese pop-up Lucky & Joy comes to a railway arch in East London....More

The Grand Cork Experiment
Exhibitions | From 28th July 

15 Bateman Street

Renowned for their quirky and immersive events, sensory food experts Bompas & Parr have collaborated with the Portuguese Cork Association to present The Grand Cork Experiment. An immersive wine tasting like no other, it will ...More

Pique-Nique
Dining 

From the owner of Casse-Croûte across the road comes a French cafe style restaurant full of French bistro classics cooked on the rotisserie....More

Shakespeare's Telling Tales
Kids Events | From 28th July 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

This week, Shakespeare's Globe hosts a weekend-long festival celebrating the joy of storytelling. Shakespeare's Telling Tales will include everything from talks with leading children's authors to practical workshops ...More

Pitch Stratford
Pitch Stratford
Dining 

Brand new for summer 2017, Pitch Stratford is an open air space in the heart ...More

 
Food For Being Looked At
Exhibitions | From 27th July 

Photographers' Gallery

A new exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery, Food For Being Looked At explores the new social appetite for food photography. Now a cultural practice and social media phenomenon, the act of taking images of food ...More

Rolls-Royce Great Expectations
Rolls-Royce Great Expectations
Exhibitions | From 29th July 

Bonhams

This summer, renowned auctioneers Bonhams present an exhibition ...More

 
Coal Rooms
Coal Rooms
Dining 

Originally part of Peckham Rye's train station in the 1930s Coal Room is a restaurant ...More

 
The Art of the Football Shirt
Exhibitions | From 26th July 

The Old Truman Brewery

Curated by fashion historian Neal Heard, The Art of the Football Shirt explores the relationship between football and popular culture. In the exhibition, Heard shares his vast knowledge, ...More

Gladiators
Gladiators
Sporting Events | On 14th September 

Merchant Square

Reviving the '90s TV show Gladiators comes to Merchant Square for one day only, challenging ...More

 
Merchant Square
Merchant Square
Attractions 

Modern development at the heart of Paddington's waterways. Home to Thomas Heatherwick's Rolling Bridge and ...More

 
Go Ape - Cockfosters
Go Ape - Cockfosters
Sport 

Go Ape at Cockfosters in Trent Park, in 413 acres of London's Green Belt, has ...More

 
Go Ape - Alexandra Palace
Go Ape - Alexandra Palace
Attractions 

Join the Go Ape tree top adventure at Alexandra Palace and swing through the trees, ...More

 
Bar Elba
Bar Elba
Drinking 

The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop ...More

 
Minnow
Minnow
Dining 

Sseasonal, modern European dishes, with a nod to the flavours of the Indian Ocean from ...More

 
Sub Cult
Sub Cult
Dining 

Street food sandwiches by Sub Cult, famed for its USA deli-style sub rolls, are served ...More

 
Fantastic Mr Fox
Fantastic Mr Fox
Theatre | From 28th July 

Lyric Hammersmith

A playful re-telling of Roald Dahl's popular tale, Fantastic Mr Fox, by Maria Aberg who ...More

 
Lorde
Lorde
Concerts | On 27th September 

Alexandra Palace

Fresh from her storming Glastonbury performance, Lorde comes to Alexandra Palace promoting long-awaited new album ...More

 
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Kidult thrill seekers looking for an adrenaline ...More

 
Wonderland
Wonderland
Theatre | From 7th August 

Richmond Theatre

This is the last chance you have to see the critically acclaimed Wonderland, as Frank ...More

 
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
Exhibitions | On 4th August 

Natural History Museum

Usually aimed at children, the Natural History Museum extends its late night Dino Snores event ...More

 
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