Denmark House: London Olympics  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 12TH AUGUST 2012

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, Tower Bridge Approach, Tower Hamlets, St Katharine's Way, London E1W 1LA
 
 
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The Danes are setting out to show the world what they do best this summer, as Imagine Denmark takes over St Katherine Docks for the duration of the Games with an exciting lineup of events designed to promote this often overlooked country. An authentic Viking ship will be enlisted for exploring, fashion and design shows will showcase the best in cutting-edge Danish design and there will be plenty of food and drink on offer, plus demonstrations from a few of the countries top chefs. The Danes are having a bit of a moment in the world of fine-dining at present - the Copenhagen restaurant Noma was named The Best Restaurant in the World in 2010, 2011 and 2012 - so the snacks should certainly be worth sampling. All the action from the Games will be shown live on giant outdoor screens across the historic docklands, which can be traced back to the 10th Century, when King Edgar gave 13 acres of land to 13 Knights and let them use the land for trade. The years that followed saw the area develop into a thriving wharf, until the industrial revolution arrived and new purpose built docks took over. It now houses luxury yachts and commercial ventures, and will play a big part in the London 2012 Olympics.

 

About St Katharine Docks

Opened in 1828, the Thomas Telford-designed St Katharine Docks was once one of the busiest ports in the UK, specialising in handling luxury goods such as sugar, rum, spices, perfumes, wines and tea. Today, central London's only marina has evolved into a thriving waterside community that boasts modern and unusual office space, luxury homes, and quayside dining and shopping. More about St Katharine Docks


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Tower Hill Tube Station
 
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Aldgate Tube Station
 
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Wapping Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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City Quay Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
Arch Car Parking
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  38% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 1 minute from Denmark House: London Olympics
It's the location on the River Thames that give this hotel next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge a wow factor. It's also very ... More
 
 
 
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £170  21% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 5 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £89  40% off
8-14 Cooper's Row, EC3N | 6 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2012
Denmark House: London Olympics, Tower Hill, EC3N | 3 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 12th December 2016 - 6.30pm-9pm
Denmark House: London Olympics, Tower Hill, EC3N | 3 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2014
Denmark House: London Olympics, Tower Bridge, SE1 | 6 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its spectacular ...More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
One Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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The Mahogany Bar
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Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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Tower Hill, City, London EC3N | 3 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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City Hall
London > Attractions > Sights
110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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One Tower Bridge
London > Attractions > Sights
Tower Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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London > Shopping > Markets
St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 2 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
Re-launched as the St Katharine Docks World Food Market in 2016, the weekly market now offers a diversified range of street food ... More
 
 
 
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35 Tower Hill, The City, City, London EC3N | 4 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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36D Shad Thames, SE1 | 5 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
12 Ivory House, St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 2 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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St Katharine Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 2 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
Tower Bridge House, St Katharine Dock, City, London E1W | 2 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
East Smithfield, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 1 minute from Denmark House: London Olympics
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 9 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 11 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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Commodity Quay, St Katharine's Docks, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 2 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Denmark House: London Olympics
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DATES  24th November to 18th December 2016
VENUE  St Katharine Docks 
Central London's only marina, St Katharine Docks, has a packed Christmas schedule for 2016. A highlight will be an impressive floating 45ft Christmas tree, which, from 24th November, will twinkle for all of London to see with 14,000 Christmas lights. On the hour every hour the tree will come alive with sparkling lights while the rest of the dock wi... More about this event
 
 
 

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Southwark Cathedral Carols & Services
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The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe 1.83 miles from Denmark House: London Olympics

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Attraction | Next performance 11th December 2016 

Tower Of London 2.04 miles from Denmark House: London Olympics

With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of ...More

 
Tower Of London Ice Rink
Tower Of London Ice Rink
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Tower Of London 2.04 miles from Denmark House: London Olympics

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Attraction | Next performance 11th December 2016 

Tower Bridge Exhibition 2.11 miles from Denmark House: London Olympics

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St Katharine Docks 2.17 miles from Denmark House: London Olympics

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