Story of London Festival †

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 30TH JUNE 2009

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Story of London FestivalThis major festival organised by the mayor's office takes us on a tour of London's rich heritage from the city's architecture and art to its theatres, music, food, film and fashion. The Story of London Festival takes place at many venues across London, celebrating the city through exhibitions, blogs, podcasts and performances. Fans of the city's architecture can explore everything from the Roman amphitheatre at the Museum of London to modern glass and metal constructions at a special heritage Open Day. There's a Film Weekend at the BFI Southbank including a celebration of Ronnie Scott's at 50, a series of walks with Blue Badge guides leading the way, and the heritage of the West End theatres is explored. One of the highlights is a trio of English Heritage events: the Waterloo Weekend at Apsley House, A Grand Victorian Fayre at Kenwood House and King Henry's Tudor Joust at Eltham Palace. The National Archives at Kew are also taking part, helping Londoners trace their family history.† A wonderful all-encompassing celebration of the city.

www.london.gov.uk/storyoflondon

About Museum of London

Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern museum boasting over 1.1 million objects. Following a £20 million redesign, the five lower Galleries of Modern London take you through the history of the city from the Great Fire of London in 1666 to the present day. More about Museum of London


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Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
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24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 6 minutes from Story of London Festival
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Apex London Wall Hotel
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7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from Story of London Festival
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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £285† 38% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 9 minutes from Story of London Festival
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
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Michael Clark: Cosmic Dancer
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 7th October 2020 to 3rd January 2021 - Various Times
Story of London Festival, Silk Street, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Story of London Festival
Film, photography and material from across dancer and choreographer Michael Clark's career plus his collaborations across visual arts, music and fashion including Charles Atlas' reworking of ...More
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Jean Dubuffet
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 30th September 2020 to 17th January 2021
Story of London Festival, Silk Street, EC2 | 3 minutes from Story of London Festival
As part of the year-long Inside Out series, the Barbican Art Gallery presents a major exhibition on French artist Jean Dubuffet. Regarded as one of the ...More
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Toyin Ojih Odutola: A Countervailing Theory
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 11th August 2020 to 24th January 2021 - Various Times
Story of London Festival, Silk Street, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Story of London Festival
The first UK display of the Nigerian-American artist's work, comprising pastel and charcoal drawings that explore an imagined ancient myth, complemented by an immersive soundtrack composed ...More
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Story of London Festival
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 Story of London Festival
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 Story of London Festival
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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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Story of London Festival
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 Story of London Festival
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 Story of London Festival
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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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Story of London Festival
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 Story of London Festival
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 Story of London Festival
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 Story of London Festival
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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LINO
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
90 Bartholomew Close, EC1A | 2 minutes from Story of London Festival
A stone's throw from St Bart's Hospital, tucked behind Smithfield Market, LINO is a bar and ... More
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
125 Alban Gate, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Story of London Festival
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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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 10 minutes from Story of London Festival
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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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from Story of London Festival
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 12 minutes from Story of London Festival
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 1 minute from Story of London Festival
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
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Story of London Festival
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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Ned's Club Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Ned London, 27 Poultry, EC2R | 7 minutes from Story of London Festival
Centred around a 20-metre marble-lined swimming pool, Ned's Club Spa is a lavish subterranean space that invites both The Ned hotel guests and outside visitors ... More
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Story of London Festival
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 Story of London Festival
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 Conductor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Fleet Place, Farringdon, EC4M | 6 minutes from Story of London Festival
The Conductor is a Fullers pub and restaurant on Fleet Place in Farringdon serving indulgent craft beer, cocktails, mocktails and premium non-alcoholic tipples. Food options ... More
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Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 3 minutes from Story of London Festival
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
London > Nightlife > Bars
130 Wood St, City, London EC2V | 5 minutes from Story of London Festival
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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Simmons Farringdon
London > Nightlife > Bars
105 Charterhouse Street, EC1M | 5 minutes from Story of London Festival
The rapidly expanding Simmons Group has cracked the code when it comes to running a successful drinking spot with its bars (13 and counting) opening up ... More
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Plaisterers' Hall
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One London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Story of London Festival
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Butchers' Hall
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87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Story of London Festival
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Brewers' Hall
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Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from Story of London Festival
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