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Victorian Santa's GrottoThis Christmas, travel back in time at the Museum of London and Museum of London Docklands with the Victorian Santa's Grotto. Both grottos are set in traditional Victorian streets with festive decorations while traditional carols add to the atmosphere. Tell Santa your Christmas wishes and receive a special gift, and you can also get a photograph of your child and Father Christmas (for an additional cost). Be sure to leave time to look around the museums, both are free to enter and contain a treasure trove of fascinating London artefacts.

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Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £88† 27% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 6 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 £68† 27% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 £90† 32% off
10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 8 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
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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Executive Pay: What's Right, What's Wrong, and What Could Be Fixed'
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Wednesday 12th December 2018 - 6pm-7pm
Victorian Santa's Grotto, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | Same location as Victorian Santa's Grotto
Literary & Education, Lecture....More
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Santa's Victorian Grotto
London > Events > Leisure †Dates: 1st to 21st December 2018 - 10am-6pm
Victorian Santa's Grotto, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | Same location as Victorian Santa's Grotto
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Carols at The Ned with Gareth Malone
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: 2nd to 16th December 2018
Victorian Santa's Grotto, 27 Poultry, EC2R | 7 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
On the first three Sundays of December, The Ned hosts an evening of carols with Gareth Malone. Guests will be greeted by welcome drinks before enjoying ...More
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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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The best shops and markets near Victorian Santa's Grotto
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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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, City, London EC4V | 7 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
Gastropub... More
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Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 3 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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 Victorian Santa's Grotto
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
London > Business > Venue Hire
One London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Victorian Santa's Grotto
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Butchers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 3 minutes from Victorian Santa's Grotto
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Executive Pay: What's Right, What's Wrong, and What Could Be Fixed'Executive Pay: What's Right, What's Wrong, and What Could Be Fixed'Literary & Education, Lecture.2018-12-12T18:00:00+00002018-12-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Executive Pay: What's Right, What's Wrong, and What Could Be Fixed'
Victorian Santa's GrottoVictorian Santa's GrottoVictorian Santa's GrottoThis Christmas, travel back in time at the Museum of London and Museum of London Docklands with the Victorian Santa's Grotto. Both grottos are set in traditional Victorian streets with festive decorations while traditional carols add to the atmosphere. Tell Santa your Christmas wishes and receive a special gift, and you can also get a photograph of2018-12-12T00:00:00+00002018-12-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Museum of London, 150† London Wall† † † EC2Y 5HN
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event > Seasonal
PRICING£10
DATES1st to 23rd December 2018
VENUEMuseum of London
This Christmas, travel back in time at the Museum of London and Museum of London Docklands with the Victorian Santa's Grotto. Both grottos are set in traditional Victorian streets with festive decorations while traditional carols add to the atmosphere. Tell Santa your Christmas wishes and receive a special gift, and you can also get a photograph of...†More about this event
Votes for WomenVotes for WomenVotes for WomenThe Museum of London marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for the first time with its new exhibition, Votes for Women. Dedicated to those who campaigned tirelessly for these rights for over 50 years, the exhibition will feature iconic objects from the Museum's Suffragette collection. Items on display include me2018-12-12T00:00:00+00002019-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums†|†PRICINGFree
DATES2nd February 2018 to 6th January 2019
VENUEMuseum of London
The Museum of London marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for the first time with its new exhibition, Votes for Women. Dedicated to those who campaigned tirelessly for these rights for over 50 years, the exhibition will feature iconic objects from the Museum's Suffragette collection. Items on display include me...†More about this event
The Legend Of BabushkaThe Legend Of BabushkaAttractions & Museums, Tourist Attraction.2018-12-15T13:00:00+00002018-12-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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The Legend Of Babushka
Season's GreetingsSeason's GreetingsAttractions & Museums, Tourist Attraction.2018-12-16T12:30:00+00002018-12-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Get Your Party Hats On!Get Your Party Hats On!Attractions & Museums, Tourist Attraction.2018-12-29T12:30:00+00002018-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Votes for Women
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Museum of London

The Museum of London marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for ...More

 
Wolfgang's Magical Musical Circus
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Barbican Centre 3 minutes walk from Victorian Santa's Grotto

Circa presents a physical musical celebrating the irrepressible spirit of Mozart through daredevil acrobatic displays, directed by Yaron Lifschitz....More

The Merry Wives of Windsor
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Barbican Centre 3 minutes walk from Victorian Santa's Grotto

The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of suburbia, wives and over-inflated egos at the Barbican. Fiona Laird directs the ...More

Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy And The Avant-Garde
Modern Couples: Art, Intimacy And The Avant-Garde
Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

Barbican Centre 3 minutes walk from Victorian Santa's Grotto

An exploration of how relationships can become a playground for activity, Modern Couples puts the work of over 40 artist ...More

 
London Symphony Orchestra/Sir Simon Rattle
Concerts | On 12th December 2018 

Barbican Centre 3 minutes walk from Victorian Santa's Grotto

Sir Rattle conducts the orchestra, with pianists Katia and Marielle Labeque, for Stravinsky's Ebony Concerto, Gonzalo Grau's arrangement of Osvaldo ...More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 6 minutes walk from Victorian Santa's Grotto

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

St Paul's Christmas Carols & Services
St Paul's Christmas Carols & Services
Seasonal | Until 27th December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 6 minutes walk from Victorian Santa's Grotto

Few places are better for traditional Christmas services and carols than St Paul's, the spiritual home of Great Britain. St ...More

 
Carols at The Ned with Gareth Malone
Carols at The Ned with Gareth Malone
Concerts | Until 16th December 2018 

The Ned 7 minutes walk from Victorian Santa's Grotto

On the first three Sundays of December, The Ned hosts an evening of carols with Gareth Malone. Guests will be ...More

 

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