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Dickens And London at Museum of London. Marking the 200th anniversary of Charles Dickens's birth, this exhibition explores the relationship between the author and the city. Featuring original manuscripts, an interactive trail of places that inspired his writings, and a specially-commissioned film, The Houseless Shadow, by William Raban.

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Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
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24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 6 minutes from Dickens And London
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Perfectly located in the heart of London's financial district, yet moments away from the delights of the West End, the Grange St Paul's mixes contemporary style ... More
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Dickens And London, Silk Street, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
The Japanese musician and composer plays innovative alt pop with support from Acetone....More
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The Town Hall Affair: The Wooster Group
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 21st, 22nd, 23rd and 24th Jun 2018
Dickens And London, Silk Street, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
The New York-based theatre company The Wooster Group presents a timely look at how the struggle for gender equality has evolved. The Town Hall Affair is ...More
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BBC Singers
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 23rd June 2018 - 7.30pm
Dickens And London, 1 Milton Street, Barbican, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Dickens And London
John Wilson conducts the BBC Singers Joseph Horovitz's Captain Noah And His Floating Zoo....More
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
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London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Dickens And London
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ... More
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
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120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Dickens And London
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Dickens And London
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Dickens And London
For tenants of Smithfield Market getting up in the dark is the nothing out of the ordinary; with the market opening at 4am these hard ... More
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Restaurateurs Ben and Hugo Warner (the boys who first came to our attention with Benugo) are the duo behind the London Wall Bar & Kitchen, the ... More
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
125 Alban Gate, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Dickens And London
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Club Gascon
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57 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
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106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 10 minutes from Dickens And London
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
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161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from Dickens And London
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4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 12 minutes from Dickens And London
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 1 minute from Dickens And London
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12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Dickens And London
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
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London Dance Academy
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The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from Dickens And London
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Dickens And London
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
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The Duke and Duchess
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2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 7 minutes from Dickens And London
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50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
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Dirty Martini, St Paul's
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130 Wood St, City, London EC2V | 5 minutes from Dickens And London
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Veeno St Paul's
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1st Floor One New Change, EC2V | 5 minutes from Dickens And London
Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing, and specialises in family grown Sicilian wine alongside authentic ... More
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One London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Dickens And London
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87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Dickens And London
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Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
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Fatberg!Fatberg!Fatberg!This will make you think before you flush. Fatberg! puts the last remaining piece of the Whitechapel fatberg on display in the Museum of London. An exploration into London's subterranean waste disposal system, the display shows what happens when you put cooking fat and wet wipes down the drain. It also ties in with the museum's season of events and2018-06-23T00:00:00+01002018-07-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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Free EventOngoing

event > Tours > Behind the Scenes -Buildings †|†PRICINGFree
DATES9th February to 1st July 2018
VENUEMuseum of London
This will make you think before you flush. Fatberg! puts the last remaining piece of the Whitechapel fatberg on display in the Museum of London. An exploration into London's subterranean waste disposal system, the display shows what happens when you put cooking fat and wet wipes down the drain. It also ties in with the museum's season of events and...†More about this event
London NightsLondon NightsLondon NightsThe Museum of London explores London after dark, in its new major photography exhibition, London Nights, open 11th May. Using over 200 pieces of work from some of the best photographers, nocturnal London is explored through a fusion of historical, conceptual and contemporary imagery. Photographs byNick Turpin, Rut Blees Luxemburg, Tish Murtha, Bill2018-06-23T00:00:00+01002018-11-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
Category: event
Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
PRICINGFrom £10
DATES11th May to 11th November 2018
VENUEMuseum of London
The Museum of London explores London after dark, in its new major photography exhibition, London Nights, open 11th May. Using over 200 pieces of work from some of the best photographers, nocturnal London is explored through a fusion of historical, conceptual and contemporary imagery. Photographs byNick Turpin, Rut Blees Luxemburg, Tish Murtha, Bill...†More about this event
Votes for WomenVotes for WomenVotes for WomenThe Museum of London marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for the first time with its new exhibition, Votes for Women. Dedicated to those who campaigned tirelessly for these rights for over 50 years, the exhibition will feature iconic objects from the Museum's Suffragette collection. Items on display include me2018-06-23T00:00:00+01002019-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums†|†PRICINGFree
DATES2nd February 2018 to 6th January 2019
VENUEMuseum of London
The Museum of London marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for the first time with its new exhibition, Votes for Women. Dedicated to those who campaigned tirelessly for these rights for over 50 years, the exhibition will feature iconic objects from the Museum's Suffragette collection. Items on display include me...†More about this event
Capture the night: a Lomography workshopCapture the night: a Lomography workshopAttractions & Museums, Tourist Attraction.2018-07-13T19:00:00+01002018-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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Capture the night: a Lomography workshop
Gisela Torres: a photography masterclassGisela Torres: a photography masterclassExhibitions & Art, Photography.2018-09-07T19:00:00+01002018-09-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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Gisela Torres: a photography masterclass
Etienne Clement: Photography MasterclassEtienne Clement: Photography MasterclassExhibitions & Art, Photography.2018-09-21T18:30:00+01002018-09-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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Etienne Clement: Photography Masterclass
Dark Is The Night: In ConversationDark Is The Night: In ConversationExhibitions & Art, Photography.2018-11-09T18:30:00+00002018-11-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
Category: event
Dark Is The Night: In Conversation
A Christmas CarolA Christmas CarolA version of Dickens' tale for children aged five and over.2018-12-27T12:30:00+00002018-12-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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