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9.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm, registration begins 15-30 mins before each session
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£36 per three-hour session, NUS/OAP £18 per three-hour session
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FutureFestShoreditch Town Hall plays host to FutureFest this weekend, a two-day festival that will explore what the future could have in store. Through tasks, cutting-edge shows, technology displays and interactive performances the festival will look into how our future can be shaped for the better. Radical thinkers, makers and performers will cover topics such as Well Becoming, how to live longer, healthier and wiser lives; In the Imaginarium, how technology and creativity will transform our experience of the world; We are all Gardeners Now, owning our impact on the earth; and The Value of Everything, the political economy of the future. There will also be mass experiments, a decision tree and a futuristic take on Sunday lunch.

About Shoreditch Town Hall

Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a £2.3m programme of refurbishment, the place has been smartened up since the rave days. There are grand public rooms for 600 people and smaller meeting rooms for as few as six and all are available for hire. More about Shoreditch Town Hall

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Old Street Tube Station
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13 minutes walk
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Hoxton Overground Station
8 minutes walk
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Leonard Street Car Park
3 minutes walk
Great Eastern Street NCP
4 minutes walk

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Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £127† 36% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 1 minute from FutureFest
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £91† 21% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 3 minutes from FutureFest
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £56† 25% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from FutureFest
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
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Strongroom Cider & Cheese Fest
London > Events > Leisure †Dates: Saturday 24th June 2017 at 11am-2am & Sunday 25th June 2017 at 11am-10pm
FutureFest, 120-124 Curtain Road, EC2A | 1 minute from FutureFest
Food & Drink, Drink & Tastings....More
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Soca Loco Day Party
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Sunday 25th June 2017 - 12noon-12midnight
FutureFest, 83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, EC2A | 1 minute from FutureFest
House, dance and chilled-out vibes from Big Business, DJ Dee, DJ Majikal, Triple M, DJ LS and DJ Daiky....More
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Summer 1917
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th June 2017 - 12noon
FutureFest, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 6 minutes from FutureFest
A chance to listen to various music artists, see improvised theatre and partake of various social activities, all with a Russian theme....More
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Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from FutureFest
Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It may ... More
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Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 2 minutes from FutureFest
As the name suggests, Shoreditch Electric Light Station began life as an electricity generating station. Now home of Circus Space, the building, which dates back to ... More
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The Old Blue Last
London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from FutureFest
The Old Blue Last is a legendary pub and live music venue in Shoreditch, East London brought to you by the people at Vice - a ... More
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Rivington Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from FutureFest
The first newly built public art gallery in London since the Hayward Gallery opened in 1968, Rivington Place is a beautiful glass fronted building designed by ... More
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Iniva
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-9 Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from FutureFest
Opened on 5th October 2007, this Rivington Place art gallery is a £8m public building dedicated to culturally diverse visual arts. It's a joint venture between ... More
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Hoxton Square
London > Attractions >
N1 | 1 minute from FutureFest
Home to some of east London's hottest restaurants and bars. ... More
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Murdock
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
46 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E27DP | 1 minute from FutureFest
Well groomed gentlemen come to Murdock's for an old fashioned wet shave, a hair cut and - for the more discerning - a manicure and shoe ... More
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Boxpark
London > Shopping >
Boxpark, Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from FutureFest
A quirky alternative to your standard high street store, the Boxpark is a temporary village of stores offering popular designer goods, scrumptious food and unconventional gifts. ... More
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The MOO Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
Unit 27, BOXPARK, 2-4 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from FutureFest
Online print specialists, MOO.com, have opened a bricks and mortar shop at Boxpark, bringing their cool brand of personalised cards and stationary to Shoreditch's quirky shopping ... More
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The Clove Club
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, Hoxton, London EC1V | Same location as FutureFest
Former Ledbury chef Isaac McHale and restaurateurs Daniel Willis and Johnny Smith - aka the Ten Bells boys - bring The Clove Club, the private dining ... More
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Ziferblat
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
388 Old Street, Hoxton, London EC1V | Same location as FutureFest
London's first 'pay-while-you-stay' cafe, Ziferblat is a unique place where everything inside is free - except the time you spend there. At Ziferblat (meaning clock face ... More
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Tapas Brindisa Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
152 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from FutureFest
Brindisa, whose flagship Borough Market restaurant is a go-to for quality Spanish food, brings some of that authentic charm to their ... More
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from FutureFest
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4 minutes from FutureFest
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 11 minutes from FutureFest
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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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 10 minutes from FutureFest
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 10 minutes from FutureFest
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 13 minutes from FutureFest
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
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The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from FutureFest
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
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The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from FutureFest
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
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The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from FutureFest
Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
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Bar Music Hall
London > Nightlife > Bars
134 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A3AR | 1 minute from FutureFest
We couldn't help smiling at the idea of Bar Music Hall in Shoreditch, and headed down prepared for a truly soulless night of trendy tapas and ... More
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Plastic People
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
147-149 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from FutureFest
Don't come to Plastic People expecting a stylish bar and the latest trendy cocktails. There's nothing fancy about this basement club, but what it does offer ... More
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Old Street Records
London > Nightlife > Bars
350-354 Old Street, EC1V | 1 minute from FutureFest
Having won over the masses south of the river with their record store-inspired venues, Venn St. Records and Northcote Records, the vibe continues East ... More
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | Same location as FutureFest
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
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The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 8 minutes from FutureFest
... More
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 12 minutes from FutureFest
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More

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