Bloc Party

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 22ND FEBRUARY 2013

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Bloc PartyFollowing a two-year hiatus to focus on side projects, British band Bloc Party reformed in 2011 and finally released their fourth studio album in 2012. Aptly named 'Four' the album title represents both the placement in the band's discography and the four year gap since their last album. Established as an indie rock band, the four-piece experimented with R&B styles for their second album 'A Weekend in the City' while also incorporating electronic music in order to remain diverse and unpredictable. Having always indulged in guitar rock, they have stepped away from electro and moved back to their original roots for this fourth album. The BBC states: "Bloc Party sounds full of potential where just four years ago they sounded depleted. Indeed, Four may be 2012's most exciting guitar album". The London-based four-piece will stop by Earls Court this February to perform new tracks as well as other classics from their previous three records.

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About Earls Court Exhibition Centre

After being sold to make way for thousands of new homes as part of an £8bn scheme, Earls Court Exhibition Centre has now closed its doors. Comprising Earls Court One, Earls Court Two, Brompton Hall and the Museum Hall, Earls Court, along with sister venue, Olympia, iss widely considered one of the capital's best major venues for hosting both trade and consumer events. More about Earls Court Exhibition Centre

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LondonTown.com - Bloc Party Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

West Brompton Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Earls Court Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Imperial Wharf Station
26 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Broadwood Terrace NCP
9 minutes walk
Olympia Hilton NCP
13 minutes walk

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Hotels near Bloc Party

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Hotel Indigo London Kensington - Earls Court
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £66† 40% off
34-44 Barkston Gardens, SW5 | 6 minutes from Bloc Party
Hotel Indigo London Kensington is a boutique hotel located within London's esteemed Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea. Situated only 150 metres from Earl's Court tube ... More
Holiday Inn Express London Earls Court
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £52† 25% off
295 North End Road, W14 | 6 minutes from Bloc Party
The North End Road with it's marvellous Saturday food market, is the home of this shiny new hotel. In easy walking distance of Chelsea football club, ... More
Henley House Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £53† 22% off
30 Barkston Gardens, SW5 | 6 minutes from Bloc Party
Henley House is a charming boutique hotel overlooking a beautiful garden square. Located in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the traditional townhouse has been ... More
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Today Only
Chris Woods Groove
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Sunday 1st March 2015 - 7pm-10.30pm
The Troubadour, 263-267 Brompton Road, SW5 | 5 minutes from Bloc Party
Contemporary acoustic guitarist and composer performs with guest guitarists Daryl Kellie, David Youngs and Michael Messer....More
Today Only
UK (Eddie Jobson & John Wetton)
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Sunday 1st March 2015 - 8pm-10.45pm
Under The Bridge, Stamford Bridge Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 12 minutes from Bloc Party
A rare opportunity to see a group of true music pioneers, the two founding members of legendary progressive-rock supergroup UK have reunited for the very last ...More
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A Victorian Obsession Curator Tour
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Thursday 5th March 2015 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road, Holland Park, London W14 | 13 minutes from Bloc Party
Enjoy a guided tour around the gallery to view 50 works by artists of the Victorian period including Rossetti, Millais, Strudwick and Poynter, all of which ...More
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Entertainment near Bloc Party

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 5 minutes from Bloc Party
The Troubadour is a lovely little cafe, which hosts an inspiring program of folk, blues, psychedelia and poetry downstairs. It's also the place where Private Eye ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 5 minutes from Bloc Party
Kensington's original boho coffee house. Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon played here back in the 60s. Of course, Kensington has changed a ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Finborough Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 8 minutes from Bloc Party
The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Bloc Party

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bloc Party
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brompton Cemetery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 13 minutes from Bloc Party
Opened in the mid-19th century Brompton Cemetary was set up as one of the 'Magnificent Seven' series of cemeteries, which included Highgate Cemetery, established to cope ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leighton House Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Holland Park Road, Holland Park, London W14 | 13 minutes from Bloc Party
Leighton House is one of the most opulent museums in London, and its small scale makes it easy enough to explore thoroughly in an afternoon. Located ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from Bloc Party
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually unchanged ... More
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Shopping near Bloc Party

The best shops and markets near Bloc Party
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Only Roses
London > Shopping > Florists
257 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 6 minutes from Bloc Party
If you've walked passed this fragrant rose specialist shop you'll most likely have stepped gingerly, trying not to crush the delicate petals scattered on the street ... More
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Zafash
London > Shopping > Chemists
233-235 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 6 minutes from Bloc Party
For all those late night emergencies which don’t quite warrant a trip to casualty, you can always try Zafash Pharmacy at Earl’s Court. You’ll never be ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
North End Road Market
London > Shopping > Markets
North End Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 9 minutes from Bloc Party
North End Road Market is a taste of real London - a little rough around the edges, it's true, but that only adds to the appeal ... More
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Restaurants near Bloc Party

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Crussh
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Earl's Court, Warwick Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | Same location as Bloc Party
This chain of juice bars squishes together a delightful variety of flavoursome, healthy drinks. They press fresh juice fruit right in front of you, and blend ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ROCCO London
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
254-260 Old Brompton, SW5 | 4 minutes from Bloc Party
Italian Cuisine... More
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The Pembroke
London > Restaurants >
261 Old Brompton Road, Earl's Court, Earls Court, London SW5 | 5 minutes from Bloc Party
Located on the corner of Old Brompton Road, a stone's throw from the celebrated Troubadour, this newly refurbished informal gastropub is the reincarnation of one of ... More
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Education near Bloc Party

Near Bloc Party
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 14 minutes from Bloc Party
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes from Bloc Party
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 18 minutes from Bloc Party
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
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Leisure near Bloc Party

Bloc Party gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen's Club
London > Leisure >
Palliser Road, West Kensington, Hammersmith, London W14 | 13 minutes from Bloc Party
Established in 1886 during the reign of Queen Victoria, the Queen's Club was the first multi-purpose sports complex to be built anywhere in the world. But ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from Bloc Party
Although a restaurant, clubbing and event venue, the extraordinary Kensington Roof Gardens are still accessible to the general public during the day if there are no ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 16 minutes from Bloc Party
Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don't want to travel too far ... More
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Pubs near Bloc Party

The best pubs near London Bloc Party.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Famous Three Kings
London > Nightlife > Pubs
171 North End Road, Earls Court, London W14 | 7 minutes from Bloc Party
Popular sports pub in west London which has three giant screens and 16 plasma TVs, making it the ideal place to watch football or rugby.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harwood Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Walham Grove, Fulham, London SW6 | 10 minutes from Bloc Party
The Harwood Arms has upped its gastro offering, moving away from being just another West London pub and blossoming into a place where fine food flourishes. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lazy Fox
London > Nightlife > Pubs
18 Farm Lane, SW6 | 10 minutes from Bloc Party
Where The Farm in Fulham used to be The Lazy Fox has made a den, inviting punters to pull their own pint from their beer wall ... More
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Nightlife near Bloc Party

Bloc Party clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 5 minutes from Bloc Party
Taking the speakeasy trend to another level, the Evans & Peel Detective Agency is a bar moonlighting as fully functioning detective company. The basement bar can ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, SW5 | 5 minutes from Bloc Party
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Local (Fulham)
London > Nightlife > Bars
2-8 Dawes Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 12 minutes from Bloc Party
In Bar Local, where cocktails are king, there's a decent, eclectic menu of tall drinks that won’t break the bank awaiting you. The house speciality is ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Bloc Party

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bloc Party.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 12 minutes from Bloc Party
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 15 minutes from Bloc Party
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from Bloc Party
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 

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