If you want to know the best restaurants in Islington, the property hot spots north of the Thames or the most popular bars near Angel, our blog is the place to look.
Social media is also a great place to find out about the latest happenings in the borough. So, whether you use Twitter, Facebook or any other platform, we’ve got you covered.
Here are the Facebook pages we think you should like in order to keep abreast of the latest Islington events and news:
General Islington Borough Pages
If you’re only going to follow a few pages then these general location based pages are the best as they cover all magnitudes of local news topics.
Islington Life – Covering everything from local initiatives to job openings, Islington Life is a popular Facebook hub for our lovely borough.
Angel, London (Location Page) – Want to know what Islington residents are doing at any time? Then click on this page as the activity of anyone who location tags ‘Angel’ is collected here.
Music Venues and Events Pages
Islington Assembly Hall – Islington Assembly Hall describes itself as a ‘Stunning live music venue in north London, with a 800-capacity, and is a space to hire for other events, such as fairs, weddings and conferences.’ And we don’t think we could sum it up any better. Like and follow this page for its latest gig and event listings.
O2 Academy Islington – With nearly 23,000 likes, this is the second most followed page on our list. And if 23,000 people think it’s worth a like, we’re sure you will too.
Like this page for the latest gig announcements, to watch music videos of up-and-coming artists or read the latest news in music.
Union Chapel – Both a working church and a live music venue, you won’t find a more unique location than Union Chapel. Like this page for photos and videos of live music events, as well as the latest listings.
Pubs, Bars and Club Pages
The Islington – Just a 3 minute walk from Angel Tube Station, this bar and music venue is a popular local night out. Like this page for the latest event announcements.
The Regent Pub – Like this for everything you would want out of a great pub Facebook page: comedy, chatter and drinks offers!
Ottolenghi – An Islington favourite, this is a must visit restaurant just down the road from our Islington estate agents on Upper St. Like this page for opening times, cooking inspiration and mouth-watering images of its most popular dishes.
Brewhouse and Kitchen – Jam packed with posts featuring its delicious food, latest drinks offerings and an inside look behind the scenes of the restaurant, this page will have you wanting to visit Brewhouse and Kitchen immediately.
Little Georgia – One of our favourites, like this page to see the inside of this stylish restaurant before you even walk through the door.
Read more: Islington Restaurant Review: Little Georgia
La Dolce Vita – This authentic Italian restaurant stands out from many of the chain establishments in our borough as a classy and fine dining establishment. Like this page to see photographs from the latest events held here, as well as the delectable dishes.
Schools and Colleges
Islington Green School – This school may no longer be open, but that hasn’t stopped this page amassing over 1,000 likes. The school, which closed in 2008, has this Facebook page to share stories and memories of former students and teachers.
Islington College – With 53,500 likes this is the most followed Facebook page on the list. So, if you’re wondering which Islington Facebook account to follow, this is the one. Like this page for all news relating to the college, education and local happenings.
City and Islington College – Similar to Islington College’s page, this Facebook account shares all of the latest establishment news, as well as advertising its popular course options.
Islington South Labour – Whether you’re an existing voter or considering supporting the party, follow this page to know what Islington South’s Labour candidate is doing for your local area.
Bikram Highbury and Islington – Get your Zen on by liking this yoga Facebook page. Recent posts include class times, fitness tips and anatomy info.
Islington Mums – If you’re a mother who lives in Islington then you’ll love this community page. Like it for tasty recipes, education advice and family friendly activities.
Islington Arts Factory – This community arts centre Facebook page lists all of its latest classes, courses and room booking vacancies.
Islington Farmers’ Market – Last but not least is Islington Farmers’ Market. Like this page for images of the freshest produce being sold each week.