Located off the ever-hip Upper Street, Angel Central Shopping Centre (formerly known as The N1 Centre) has a vibrant and stylish collection of shops, cafes, restaurants, cinemas and music venues under its roof. Whether you want to watch the latest movies and share a family-sized popcorn snack, or dine out for two on something more extravagant, Angel Central offers you that choice.
Islington is a fantastic place to live, with lots of fun things to do and a great atmosphere. But we already know that.
With so much to do and so much going on, it can be hard to choose what to do sometimes. If you’re planning on visiting Islington for the first time, here are a couple of things you need to do during your stay.
Whether or not you’re a fan of Islington’s resident football team, Arsenal, you need to visit Emirates Stadium.
The stadium seats over 60,000 people and has been the ground to many exciting and riveting games from “The Gunners”, as well as some legendary concerts. Regardless of team, a lot of fun can be had at the Emirates Stadium and is perfect for fans of football.
With the Premier League is full swing, there has never been a better time to visit.
The O2 Academy Islington is one of London’s premier music venues, and has been host to some of the greatest acts around over the years.
Located at Angel Central, the venue’s 800 capacity room has everything you need for a great night. With a stage to host the bands and a bar offering up a wide range of drinks, you’re set for the night.
September is a busy month for the O2 Academy, hosting shows such as Small Doctor, Dirty Sanchez and The Midnight Beast.
The King’s Head is famous for being the first theatre pub since the Shakespearian days, you’re able to walk in, grab a drink, order some food and enjoy a great live show at the same time.
This fantastic pub has been delivering a mixture of delicious food and great entertainment for years, and has become a staple of the Islington tourist spots. If you’re looking for an all in one evening experience, this could be the place for you.
With productions like High Ridin’ and Hamilton (Lewis), you’re in for a treat.
If you like to laugh, then Angel Comedy Club is right up your street.
Angel Comedy is all about bringing the laughs, and offer free events at their venue, the Bill Murray. The venue is also an operating Victorian pub, serving some quality drinks for fans of stitch-inducing acts.
The rest of the month sees hilarious acts from the likes of Rob Delaney, Charlie Partridge, Maria Shehata and the always amazing Roast Battle London.
The Islington Museum is focused on the history of the borough of Islington, and provides an interesting insight into the past.
Take a trip down Memory Lane and learn all about the history of Islington, from the political side to the buildings and the architecture. This is a great trip for the whole family, and the best part about it is that it is completely free!
If you’re looking to learn a little more about the local area, this is the place to go.
Taking a stroll down the Camden Passage is the perfect way to round off a trip to Islington.
The street is famous for its antique and vintage clothing shops, record stores and unique cafes. Walking down the street and exploring all of the different stores offers a different shopping experience, and a fantastic way to relax.
You never know what you might find walking through Camden Passage.
We may sound a little biased, but fans of great food and lots of shopping will love Angel Central.
With a wide range of shops and plenty of entertainment, we are your one-stop for fashion, homewares and technology.
Fans of shopping can enjoy the likes of H&M, Monsoon, Oasis and Argos to name a few. Have we peaked your interest yet?
No one should shop on an empty stomach, so grabbing a bite to eat at the likes of Gourmet Burger Kitchen, Bella Italia or Wagamama is essential. Whatever kind of food you like, we’ve got just the thing.
If that is still not enough, we even have a Vue cinema located on the premises for you to catch all of the latest films. With films such as the new Fantastic Beasts movie coming out shortly, there is no better place to experience the magic than our local 10-screen cinema.
As you can see, there is plenty to do around Islington during this season. With events happening every single day, we’re sure that you’ll find something to do.
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