Tomfoolery

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 16TH MARCH 2014

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From gold chains to signet rings, male 'bling' and their wearers are represented in Tomfoolery, a black and white photography display at the Museum of London, as part of the museum's jewellery season (the centrepiece for which is The Cheapside Hoard: London's Lost Jewels). The Cheapside Hoard exhibition includes portraits showing that it's not just women that have had a long-standing relationship with jewellery but that men have been wearing jewellery for centuries too. Tomfoolery features men continuing this tradition today, with commissioned work by acclaimed portrait photographer Ross Trevail capturing different male subjects, all of whom express their style in jewellery in different ways.

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    Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £69† 28% off
    24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 6 minutes from Tomfoolery
    This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
    Apex London Wall Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £83† 38% off
    7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from Tomfoolery
    In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
    Grange St Paul's Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £99† 26% off
    10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 8 minutes from Tomfoolery
    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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    To Kill A Mockingbird
    London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 24th June to 25th July 2015
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Tomfoolery
    Set in the Deep South, Christopher Sergel's adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel won multiple awards when it premiered in 2013 at Regent's Park Open ...More
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    RnB Fusion at Yager Bar
    London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Friday 6th March 2015 - 10pm-2.30am
    Yager Bar, 2 Old Change Court, Peters Hill, St Pauls, EC4M | 7 minutes from Tomfoolery
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    The Worship Street Whistling Shop & Sacred Microdistillery present BYO: Blend Your Own Martini
    London > Events > Leisure †Dates: Thursday 5th and Friday 6th March 2015 at 8pm-9pm and 9.30pm-10.30pm
    Whistling Shop, 63 Worship Street, EC2A | 12 minutes from Tomfoolery
    Blend Your Own Martini with Jess Cheeseman of Worship Street Whistling Shop and Ian Hart, co-founder of Sacred Spirits, London's smallest distillery and producer of the ...More
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    Barbican Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Tomfoolery
    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 Tomfoolery
    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 Tomfoolery
    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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    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Tomfoolery
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    Museum of London
    London > Attractions > Museums
    150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Tomfoolery
    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 Tomfoolery
    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 Tomfoolery
    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 Tomfoolery
    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 Tomfoolery
    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 Tomfoolery
    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 Tomfoolery
    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 Tomfoolery
    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
    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    57 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Tomfoolery
    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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    City Journalism
    London > Education > Professional Training
    106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 10 minutes from Tomfoolery
    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 Tomfoolery
    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 > Careers Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 12 minutes from Tomfoolery
    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 Tomfoolery
    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 Tomfoolery
    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
    London > Leisure >
    The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 10 minutes from Tomfoolery
    London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
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    The Old Red Cow
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Tomfoolery
    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 Tomfoolery
    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
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    2 - 3 Creed Lane, EC4V | 7 minutes from Tomfoolery
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    The Longroom
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    18-20 St. John Street, EC1M | 5 minutes from Tomfoolery
    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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    Vinoteca
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Tomfoolery
    Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
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    Fabric
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Tomfoolery
    Built on the site of a Victorian meat cellar, Fabric continues to boast the most sensational line-ups in the capital. Its global reputation is founded on ... More
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    Butchers' Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Tomfoolery
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    Brewers' Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from Tomfoolery
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    Barbican Conference Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Tomfoolery
    The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of ... More

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    Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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    A Bear Called PaddingtonA Bear Called PaddingtonTo coincide with the release of the new feature film Paddington, this exhibition charts the journey of the lovable bear created by Michael Bond from page to screen with a small display of objects, illustrations and clips.6th March 2015Sunday 8th March 2015 Where:
    Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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    Sherlock HolmesSherlock HolmesSherlock HolmesLikely to be one of 2014's most popular exhibitions, Sherlock Holmes at the Museum of London will be the largest exploration of the fictional detective in over 60 years. Drawing on the museum's Victorian and Edwardian collections, as well as material from across the globe and costumes and props from the recent BBC series, the exhibition will ask se6th March 2015Sunday 12th April 2015 Where:
    Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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    event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
    DATES17th October 2014 to 12th April 2015
    VENUEMuseum of London†
    Likely to be one of 2014's most popular exhibitions, Sherlock Holmes at the Museum of London will be the largest exploration of the fictional detective in over 60 years. Drawing on the museum's Victorian and Edwardian collections, as well as material from across the globe and costumes and props from the recent BBC series, the exhibition will ask se...†More about this event
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    Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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    Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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    event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Installation†|†PRICINGFree
    DATES25th July 2014 to 31st December 2015
    VENUEMuseum of London†
    A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed by Thomas Heatherwick for the 2012 London Olympics which became such an iconic symbol of the Games. Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron is a permanent gallery, opened on the second anniversary of the London 2012 Olympic Opening Cer...†More about this event
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    Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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    Free EventOn Soon
    North America's Largest Act of Slave Resistance'
    Six General Elections: 1979Six General Elections: 1979The 1979 election inaugurated the premiership of Margaret Thatcher, the longest continuous premiership since that of Lord Liverpool (1812-27), and an 18 year period of Conservative government.10th March 2015Tuesday 10th March 2015 Where:
    Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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    Free EventOn Soon
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    Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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    Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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    Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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    Exhibitions | Until 12th April 2015 

    Museum of London

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    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

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    Sleuthing With Sherlock
    Leisure | Until 3rd April 2015 

    Museum of London

    Learn the techniques of Victorian fingerprinting versus modern day methods and try them both out on two different crime scenes....More

    Guildhall School Opera : The Dancing Master / I Pazzi Per Progetto
    Concerts | Until 9th March 2015 

    Barbican Centre 3 minutes walk from Museum Of London

    Guildhall School Opera Course students present the world premiere of Arnold's 'The Dancing Master', alongside the UK stage premiere of ...More

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    Exhibitions | Until 22nd March 2015 

    Barbican Centre 3 minutes walk from Museum Of London

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