Clerkenwell Design Week

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 21ST MAY 2015

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Clerkenwell Design WeekTaking place at some of the more unusual locations in Clerkenwell - The Farmiloe Building, and the Priory of the Order of St John - Clerkenwell Design Week is a three-day festival celebrating the creativity, social relevance and advancements in technology behind design. Now in its sixth year, the festival expands within the existing four focused exhibitions. The Design Factory is where you'll find present high-profile brands, the Farmiloe Building is dedicated to lighting, and Platform showcases the work of talented, up-and-coming designers in the subterranean Victorian prison at the House of Detention. Additions, new to the festival in 2014, once again takes over the Crypt on the Green at St. James Church. With new design pieces, commissioned projects, street spectacles and pop-up workshops as well as high profile speakers - including Ron Arad, Arik Levy and Sir Peter Cook in 2014 - this really is a must-visit event for architects, designers and anyone interested in design.

 

About Crypt on the Green

The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back to 1100AD. The crypt, with its magnificent vaulted ceiling, was restored in 1993 and provides an attractive space large enough to accommodate 300 people standing and available for private hire. More about Crypt on the Green

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    The Zetter Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  37% off
    St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 2 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, City, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    London > Attractions > Other Attractions
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    34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    30-31 Clerkenwell Green, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
    The Buckley Building, 49 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    London > Restaurants > American restaurants
    45 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    London > Education > Evening Classes
    Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 9 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    London > Education > Professional Training
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    London > Leisure > Activities
    Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 6 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    Urban Golf
    London > Leisure > Golf
    12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 8 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    The Three Kings
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    7 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    26-28 Ray Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    Ghost Farringdon
    London > Nightlife >
    113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
    Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
     
     
     
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    Vinoteca
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
    Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
     
     
     
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    The Longroom
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    Crypt on the Green
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Clerkenwell Design Week
    The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
     
     
     
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    Museum of the Order of St John
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Clerkenwell Design Week
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    Featuring International Guest Stars Vito and Stefania (Italy). Winners of no less than 6 world titles....More

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2015 

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