Dickens And London †

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 10TH JUNE 2012

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, 150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y 5HN
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From Dec 9, Mon-Sun 10am-6pm, closed Dec 24-26, ends Jun 10
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£8, child/concs £6, family £18-£36, adv £7, child/concs £5, family £15-£30

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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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Hoxton Overground Station
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Smithfield Central Market NCP
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Just North of the city, these well-appointed family apartments offer an idyllic little spot for parents with children. At the weekend, the city is a wonderfully ... More
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24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 6 minutes from Dickens And London
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London > Events > Kids Events †Dates: Sunday 29th and Monday 30th May 2016 at 12.30pm and 2.30pm
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | Same location as Dickens And London
Create a silhouette of a London feature....More
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Looking Up And Digging Down
London > Events > Kids Events †Dates: Monday 30th May 2016 at 11am and 1.30pm
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | Same location as Dickens And London
A chance to become an archaeological detective....More
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Afternoon Tea In The Conservatory
London > Events > Leisure †Dates: Monday 30th May 2016 - 12noon-4.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
Enjoy tea and a selection of handmade patisserie and savoury delights....More
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Barbican Theatre
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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
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Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
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Museum of London
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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London Wall Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Dickens And London
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
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
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Club Gascon
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57 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
If Jamie Oliver thinks that turkey twizzlers and chips are the most unhealthy food in Britain, then he obviously hasn't been to this extraordinary Michelin-starred restaurant ... More
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Museum of London Access & Learning
London > Education > Evening Classes
London Wall, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Dickens And London
Courses in history, archaeology and creative writing... More
L'Atelier des Chefs St Paul's
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Foster Lane, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from Dickens And London
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Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Dickens And London
Careers and Student advice ... More
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King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 1 minute from Dickens And London
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
LA Fitness
London > Leisure > Fitness
20 Little Britain, City, London EC1A | 1 minute from Dickens And London
An international chain of health and fitness clubs that has a number of sites across London. Facilities vary across clubs, all have well stocked gyms and ... More
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Urban Golf
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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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The Old Red Cow
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
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
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The Longroom
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18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Dickens And London
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
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Looking Up And Digging DownLooking Up And Digging DownA chance to become an archaeological detective.2016-05-30T11:00:00+01002016-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Landmark LarksLandmark LarksCreate a silhouette of a London feature.2016-05-30T12:30:00+01002016-05-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Where It HappenedWhere It HappenedA guided walk of the area.2016-05-30T11:30:00+01002016-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
Category: event
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Aim For The SkyAim For The SkyBuild the tallest structure you can.2016-05-30T12:00:00+01002016-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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Aim For The Sky
Timeline travellerTimeline travellerCreate a spinning timeline of London's architecture.2016-05-30T12:30:00+01002016-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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Amazing Buildings Of LondonAmazing Buildings Of LondonInteractive storytelling and a quiz.2016-05-30T13:00:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Amazing Buildings Of London
Under LondonUnder LondonSimon Norfolk's photographs show ten objects found at archaeological digs across the capital since the late 20th century.2016-05-30T00:00:00+01002016-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Under London
We Are LondonWe Are LondonA small display of commissioned photographs, in collaboration with press agency TNR, depicting the hustle and bustle of London crowds. From Londoners shopping for flowers at Columbia Road market, to school children watching the recent lunar eclipse in Greenwich, the photographs capture some of the diverse past times that take place in the city.2016-05-30T10:00:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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We Are London
Under LondonUnder LondonObject-focused photographs taken by world-renowned landscape photographer, Simon Norfolk which capture ten objects found at archaeological digs across the capital since the late 20th century.2016-05-30T10:00:00+01002016-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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Stomping Grounds: Photographs By Dick Scott-StewartStomping Grounds: Photographs By Dick Scott-StewartAn exhibition of the photographer's works showing London's social scene in the late 1970s and early 1980s.2016-05-30T10:00:00+01002016-09-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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