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Union Chapel

Compton Terr. | N1, London, England
+44 20 7226 1686
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Romeo and Juliet - Backyard Cinema

What an incredible venue to host the Backyard Cinemas Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet - the church... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Molly D
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Excellent venue

Watched Romeo and Juliet modern style thouroughly enjoyed it would recommend it to anyone and like... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
David P
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A multicultural music venue. Scheduled to close in early 2005.
  • Excellent74%
  • Very good23%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“wooden pews” (9 reviews)
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Compton Terr. | N1, London, England
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+44 20 7226 1686
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"wooden pews"
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"working church"
in 8 reviews
"great acoustics"
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"stained glass windows"
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"music venue"
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"high kings"
in 5 reviews
"comedy gig"
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"unreserved seating"
in 4 reviews
"highbury islington station"
in 2 reviews
"intimate concert"
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"vocal range"
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"kerry ellis"
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"great sound"
in 4 reviews
"tube station"
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"superb venue"
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"amazing space"
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"old church"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an incredible venue to host the Backyard Cinemas Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet - the church looked amazing - resplendent in its original stain glass windows and adorned with neon crucifixes, candles and pictures of the man and woman of the hour. The choir,...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Watched Romeo and Juliet modern style thouroughly enjoyed it would recommend it to anyone and like I said excellent venue

Thank David P
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

The Union Chapel is a great music venue (superb ambience and really good accoustics!). Bar and cafe are distinctly basic but very friendly, and seem to be run for charity. It is still a working Chapel, though, so don't expect to be allowed to drink...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2018

First time I have been to this venue; unreserved seating means it is first come first served however I would think most seats have a decent view of the stage; we sat in the row furthest from the stage in the stalls and it was...More

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Reviewed 21 February 2018

We had a work meeting here in the upper hall, really nice meeting room. The concert vanue / deconsecrated chapel downstairs looks beautiful. There's a homless charity based here called Margins and they provided a lunch meze for the meeting which was delightful, a lovely...More

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Stunning place and a great venue for the comedy gig we went to see. We were sitting quite near the back as got there only half an hour before the gig started but it was still a great view and wouldn't mind sitting there at...More

Thank Esme T
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

We saw the London Community Gospel Choir in concert here. One of the best evenings we have had for a long time. As a venue, the chapel is a beautiful building with plenty of pews for seating and a large gallery upstairs too. The feeling...More

Thank Janet M
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

Watched ‘it’s a wonderful life’ on a big screen in this church a week ago at a fundraiser for the homeless in Islington. Amazing place,amazing acoustics and it has a bar! Beats Odeon’s etc hands down,all day and every day. If you get a chance...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Went to a fund raiser comedy night with a friend. Had lots of fun and enjoyed hot choccie with marshmallows in the interval. Great night out

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Great acoustics helped us enjoy a memorable concert in this ancient building. I am not comfortable with reading signs for a bar (juxtaposed with toilets) hanging within a church building but once I swallowed my old belief (of money in the temple not mixing) I...More

Thank Del H
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