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Things to do in Islington

Small and historic borough, home to Arsenal FC, the Islington Museum, Sadler's Wells Theatre and much more

Known for...   Arsenal FC, Emirates Stadium, Islington Museum, Sadler's Wells Theatre, London Canal Museum and Artillery Ground


Did you know...

  • Islington stands on a hill, surrounded by springs that supplied the City of London with water during its early origins.
  • The Angel, Islington was originally the site of an historic coaching inn, on the Great North Road.



 

  Museums

London Canal Museum

Learn all about the history of London's canals.
12-13 New Wharf Road
London
N1 9RT

 

Islington Museum FREE

Dedicated to the history of the London Borough of Islington.
245 St John Street
Clerkenwell
London
EC1V 4NB

02075272837

 
 

  Galleries

Maria Stenfors

Contemporary art gallery.
Unit 4
21 Wren Street
WC1X 0HF

02078370819

 

Pangolin London

One of the city's few galleries dedicated to exhibiting sculpture.
King's Place
90 York Way
N1 9AG

02075201480

 

Rod Barton

Contemporary art gallery.
One Paget Street
EC1V 7PA

 

Parasol Unit Foundation For Contemporary Art

Not-for-profit contemporary art gallery.
14 Wharf Rd
N1 7RW

02074907373

 
 

  Cinema

Everyman Screen On The Green

Popular Independent Cinema.
83 Upper Street
Islington
London
N1 0NP

 

Vue Cinema London Islington

Multi-screen cinema.
36 Parkfield Street
Islington
London
N1 0PS

03453084620

 
 

  Theatre

Almedia Theatre

An eclectic range of International and British drama.
Islington
London
N1 1TA

 

Rosemary Branch Theatre

Intimate 57 seat pub theatre.
2 Shepperton Road
London
N1 3DT

 

Old Red Lion Theatre

Fringe theatre situated above a pub in The Angel.
418 St John Street
London
EC1V 4NJ

 

Sadler's Wells

Sadler's Wells Theatre is a performing arts venue located in Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell in the London Borough of Islington.
Rosebery Avenue
London
EC1R 4TN

 

Hoxton Hall

Community centre and performance arts venue.
130 Hoxton Street
London
N1 6SH

 

Almeida Theatre

Award winning 325 seater venue.
Almeida Street
London
N1 1TA

 

King's Head Theatre

Off West End fringe theatre.
115 Upper Street
London
N1 1QN

 

Sadler's Well Theatre

UK's leading dance house dedicated to bringing the best international and UK dance to London. Fun and affordable.
Rosebury Avenue
London
EC1R 4TN

08444124300

Recommended by Tanya Creighton, Republic of Ireland

 
 

  Live Music

London Scala

Intimate live music venue and club.
275 Pentonville Road
City of London
N1 9NL

02078332022

 
 

  Sport

Arsenal FC

Emirates Stadium is the home of Arsenal Football Club.
Emirates Stadium
London
N5 1BU

02076195003

 

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