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Camden Passage

Camden Passage

Camden Passage, Islington is a picturesque car free London street filled with antique, vintage and contemporary shops, outdoor markets, cafes, restaurants & bars.

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Coal Drops Yard

Coal Drops Yard

Coal Drops Yard brings something entirely different to London’s shopping and dining scene. The cobbled streets and brick arches are home to a wonderful and unexpected mix of independent shops and signature brands from home and abroad. This is boutique shopping and dining at its best.

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Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sadler's Wells Theatre is a performing arts venue in Angel, Islington, located on Rosebery Avenue next to New River Head. The present-day theatre is the sixth on the site since 1683. It consists of two performance spaces: a 1,500-seat main auditorium and the Lilian Baylis Studio, with extensive rehearsal rooms and technical facilities also housed within the site. Sadler's Wells is renowned as one of the world's leading dance venues. As well as a stage for visiting companies, the theatre is also a producing house, with a number of associated artists and companies that produce original works for the theatre.

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Estorick Collection

Estorick Collection

The Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art opened in London in 1998. A Grade II listed Georgian town house, it was originally restored with support from the Heritage Lottery Fund. Further recent renovations have opened up the space of the ground-floor entranceway, bookshop and café, while its six galleries and art library have also been fully upgraded. The Collection is known internationally for its core of Futurist works, as well as figurative art and sculpture dating from 1890 to the 1950s. The exhibition programme continues to address artists, movements, and questions in ways that change our understanding of Italian art and culture.

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Regent's Canal

Regent's Canal

Visiting the Regent’s Canal is like stepping into a hidden world. From the colourful collection of narrowboats at Little Venice it runs on through Regent’s Park, where it is overlooked by London Zoo’s vast aviary. In Camden Town, it passes the craft stalls and quirky clothing shops of the famous market, a centre for London’s alternative culture.

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Almeida Theatre

Almeida Theatre

The Almeida Theatre, opened in 1980, is a 325-seat producing house with an international reputation, which takes its name from the street on which it is located, off Upper Street. The theatre produces a diverse range of drama. Successful plays are often transferred to West End Theatres.

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Culpepper Community Garden

Culpepper Community Garden

A green oasis in the midst of streets, estates and inner city bustle, Culpeper Community Garden is one of the most valued green public spaces in Islington

Culpeper is a beautiful public open space which is both a city park and an environmental community project. Managed by and for local people, it is an award winning project where people from all walks of life come together to appreciate and enhance their environment.

Surrounded by roads and a busy shopping area, Culpeper is often described as ‘an oasis’. Children and adults alike love to explore the pathways, ponds and wealth of plants. It’s a perfect place for a picnic or simply for relaxing.

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The Screen on The Green

The Screen on The Green

The Screen On The Green is a single screen cinema facing Islington Green in the London Borough of Islington, London. The current building was opened in 1913 and it is one of the oldest continuously running cinemas in the UK. 

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Angel Central

Angel Central

Located off the ever-hip Upper Street, Angel Central Shopping Centre (formerly known at 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.

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Spitalfields Market

Spitalfields Market

There's something for everyone at Spitalfields Market. Everyday Spitalfields Market is filled with varieties of artisanal foods, unique artwork, handmade goods, contemporary fashion and more to discover. Flea market, street food, art market, cafes, bars, restaurants, stores, events and more.

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Exmouth Market

Exmouth Market

Exmouth Market is a semi-pedestrianised street in Clerkenwell in the London Borough of Islington, there is around 32 street food stalls as well as a plethora of vibrant bars and restaurants.

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Emirates Stadium

Emirates Stadium

The Emirates Stadium is a football stadium in Holloway, London, and the home of Arsenal. With a capacity of 60,704 it is the fourth-largest football stadium in England after Wembley Stadium, Old Trafford and Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.

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British Museum

British Museum

The British Museum is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture located in the Bloomsbury area of London. Its permanent collection of some eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence, having been widely collected during the era of the British Empire

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Little Angel Theatre

Little Angel Theatre

Little Angel Theatre is a puppet theatre for children and their families based in the London Borough of Islington. The 100-seat theatre, a former Temperance hall, was opened on 24 November 1961, by founders John and Lyndie Wright with a performance of The Wild Night Of The Witches.

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Union Chapel

Union Chapel

Union Chapel is a working church, live entertainment venue and charity drop-in centre for the homeless in Islington, London, England. Built in the late 19th century in the Gothic revival style, the church is Grade I-listed. It is at the north end of Upper Street, near Highbury Fields

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PLACES TO STAY

Presenting... your insider's guide to the best  accommodation for the The Podcast Show 2022, including the top hotels near Upper Street (home to the Business Design Centre), King Cross and the City of London if you fancy  immersing yourself in Podcast like an A-Lister, or more affordable options if you'd prefer to splash out on places to drink & dine in the big city...

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PLACES TO EAT & DRINK

The Podcast Show 2022 is set bang in the heart of London's buzzing media district which means two significant things are going to be just a stones' throw from Upper Street's Business Design Centre: 1) Food. 2) Drink. 

According to Time Out magazine, Islington is one of the most restaurant-dense areas in the UK (and home to Europe's third longest escalator) and we're proud to boast that we have your drinking and dining options covered with our pick of the bunch of the hottest restaurants, old and new, in the city... 

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