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The Economist's annual Innovation Awards take place at the BAFTA Theatre in Piccadilly in November, as the magazine continues to honour those who have dedicated themselves to the pursuit of progress. This will be the 11th year of the awards, with nominations having been called for on April 2nd, and an audience of 200 guests (invitation only), comprising leading figures from business, academia, science and government, will enjoy the evening hosted by John Micklethwait, The Economist's Editor-in-Chief and Tom Standage, the Digital Editor. A private dinner will follow the ceremony. If you're lucky enough to have been invited to this prestigious event and are in need of a hotel for the evening, take a look at our 195 Piccadilly (BAFTA) hotels page.

 

About 195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)

The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 Piccadilly, not surprisingly, boasts superb, cutting-edge screening facilities. At the heart of the building, the Princess Anne Theatre is a purpose-built auditorium and state-of-the-art cinema with excellent digital projection facilities and seating for over 220. More about 195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)


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Cavendish London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £113  25% off
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 1 minute from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Situated on prestigious Jermyn Street, in the heart of Piccadilly, the 4 star deluxe Cavendish Hotel is perfectly located for London's theatres, shops and arts. It ... More
 
 
 
Le Meridien Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £163  38% off
21 Piccadilly, W1J | 1 minute from The Economist's Innovation Awards
A hotel that is distinctly in the old English style, with magnificent antique décor, staff who are attentive, discreet, and ever so polite and, most importantly, ... More
 
 
 
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £300  30% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 2 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
 
 
 
 
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Travesties
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd February to 29th April 2017
The Economist's Innovation Awards, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
This production of Travesties broke box office records at the Menier Chocolate Factory, becoming the first play in the company's history to sell out ahead of ...More
 
 
 
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Edward Albee's The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th March to 24th June 2017
The Economist's Innovation Awards, Haymarket, SW1Y | 5 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Damian Lewis returns to the West End this March to star in Edward Albee's The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? The Tony Award-winning play follows Martin, ...More
 
 
 
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Peter Pan Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th October 2016 to 29th January 2017
The Economist's Innovation Awards, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
After a successful run in 2015, Peter Pan Goes Wrong returns to the Apollo Theatre this October. The production by Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play ...More
 
 
 
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 3 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
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Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
 
 
 
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Picturehouse Central
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7-14 Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
A vast and much needed improvement on the old Cineworld cinema in the Trocodero, Picturehouse Central opened in June 2015 and was treated to a full ... More
 
 
 
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Hauser & Wirth (Piccadilly)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
196A Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Art-dealer, gallery-owner and collector Iwan Wirth was recently voted one of the ten most powerful people in the art world. Hauser & Wirth London opened at ... More
 
 
 
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White Cube Mason's Yard
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
25-26 Mason's Yard, Off Duke Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from The Economist's Innovation Awards
In 2000, Jay Jopling's pioneering White Cube gallery - the spiritual home of the Young British Artists - upped sticks from its original home in St ... More
 
 
 
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Bowman Sculpture
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Duke Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Bowman Sculpture in St James's is a presitgious gallery where art collectors with deep pockets can get their hands on an original Rodin. Specialising in 19th ... More
 
 
 
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Prestat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
14 Princes Arcade, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from The Economist's Innovation Awards
With Roald Dahl and Her Majesty counted as just a couple of their biggest fans, this brightly-coloured, richly scented, teeny tiny chocolate shop tucked away in ... More
 
 
 
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Hatchards
London > Shopping > Books
187 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Economist's Innovation Awards
The Ritz of bookshops - Hatchards is where the royal biographies feel at home and it's conveniently situated next door to Fortnum and Mason, coincidentally not ... More
 
 
 
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La Maison Du Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
45-46 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Extremely upmarket Piccadilly branch of the world-renowned Parisian chocolatiers, La Maison Du Chocolat. The French speaking staff at the beautifully decorated London store, all marble flooring ... More
 
 
 
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Barbecoa Piccadilly
London > Restaurants >
194-196 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Set within a new space at the historic Prince's House on 194-196 Piccadilly, Jamie Oliver's Barbecoa comes to Piccadilly following the success of the original upmarket ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
41 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
35 Jermyn Street, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Economist's Innovation Awards
One of the most attractive branches of the popular cafe chain, set next to St James's Piccadilly.... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 12 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 12 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 13 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 5 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
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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So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
 
 
 
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Fortnum & Mason: 1707 Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
181 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1A | 1 minute from The Economist's Innovation Awards
The Fortnum's wine bar has had a makeover as part of the store's refurbishment in 2007, three hundred years after this grand old department store first ... More
 
 
 
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Longitude 0°8
London > Nightlife > Bars
Le Meridien Piccadilly, 21 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from The Economist's Innovation Awards
The Le Meridien hotel's in-house bar, Longitude 0°8, is a stylish destination that uses music and lighting to offer a unique experience dependant on whether you ... More
 
 
 
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The Electric Carousel
London > Nightlife >
215-217 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
The team behind Madame Jojo's (RIP) return (hurrah!) with The Electric Carousel on the site where the legendary Pigalle Supper Club used to be, at 215-217 ... More
 
 
 
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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | Same location as The Economist's Innovation Awards
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 4 minutes from The Economist's Innovation Awards
This long established night spot in Mayfair's Dover Street has been providing Londoners with a sophisticated setting to enjoy food, drink and live entertainment for 30 ... More
 
 
 
 

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Richard Eyre's production of Verdi's tragic opera, telling the tale of a doomed Parisian courtesan. Sung in Italian with English ...More

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