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Foyles - Charing Cross RoadGreat British bookshop Foyles has been trading since 1903 and in 2014 it moves out of its home for more than 80 years at 113-119 Charing Cross Road and into the former Central St Martins College of Art and Design building at number 107, just a few yards down the road. While Charing Cross Road has pretty much always been home to Foyles, this is the fourth time the shop has changed location. The new 1930s era, art-deco building has high ceilings and an atrium which gives sweeping views of a vast choice of books. The former ballroom floor houses the fiction department, the old assembly hall - where the Sex Pistols once played - is home to the children's department with art and design at the front of the shop - in homage to the building's previous use. The mezzanine floor houses cookery, travel and other lifestyle books and there's an entire floor dedicated to music and film including vinyl for sale in Ray's Jazz. The light filled cafe and exhibition space at the top of the shop is the place to go for Foyles' wide and exciting programme of events and book signings. Bookmark this one.

 

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Cookbook Confidential: An Evening With Sabrina GhayourCookbook Confidential: An Evening With Sabrina GhayourA conversation with the award-winning author.2016-05-04T19:00:00+01002016-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Cityread London - Stories From The CityCityread London - Stories From The City2016-05-04T09:30:00+01002016-05-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Alison Weir: Katherine Of Aragon, The True QueenAlison Weir: Katherine Of Aragon, The True QueenAn illustrated talk with the acclaimed historical writer.2016-05-05T18:30:00+01002016-05-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Alison Weir: Katherine Of Aragon, The True Queen
Exclusive London Book Signing With John & Carole BarrowmanExclusive London Book Signing With John & Carole BarrowmanThe pair sign copies of their latest novel.2016-05-08T13:00:00+01002016-05-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Free EventOn Soon
Exclusive London Book Signing With John & Carole Barrowman
Eusa: Yann Tiersen Instore Performance And SigningEusa: Yann Tiersen Instore Performance And SigningCelebrating the release of his latest book, Yann Tiersen take to the stage to perform a selection of his own original composition that featuring in his new book.2016-05-08T16:00:00+01002016-05-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Eusa: Yann Tiersen Instore Performance And Signing
The Man Booker International Prize 2016: Translation At Its FinestThe Man Booker International Prize 2016: Translation At Its FinestA discussion about translated fiction, chaired by Alex Clark.2016-05-12T19:00:00+01002016-05-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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The Man Booker International Prize 2016: Translation At Its Finest
Foyles Book Club: Dear Life By Alice MunroFoyles Book Club: Dear Life By Alice MunroA discussion of Alice Munro's story collection.2016-05-16T19:00:00+01002016-05-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Free EventOn Soon
Foyles Book Club: Dear Life By Alice Munro
Chris Anderson: The Official TED Guide To Public SpeakingChris Anderson: The Official TED Guide To Public SpeakingA guide to public speaking by the president and head curator of TED.2016-05-18T19:00:00+01002016-05-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Chris Anderson: The Official TED Guide To Public Speaking
Ray's Jazz And Tomorrow's Warriors Present: The Jazz SalonRay's Jazz And Tomorrow's Warriors Present: The Jazz SalonIntimate performances and meditations on the cultural reverberations of jazz, with regular host, journalist and broadcaster Kevin LeGendre, Gary Crosby and the Jazz Salon House Band. The focus tonight is on the links between jazz and visual art, looking at the artwork that accompanies jazz records.2016-05-27T18:00:00+01002016-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Ray's Jazz And Tomorrow's Warriors Present: The Jazz Salon
Laura Bates And Hibo Wardere In ConversationLaura Bates And Hibo Wardere In ConversationThe two authors discuss the issues facing women today.2016-05-31T19:00:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Foyles - Charing Cross Road, 107  Charing Cross Road      WC2H 0DU
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Laura Bates And Hibo Wardere In Conversation
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £104  36% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 2 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  40% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
The Bloomsbury Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £116  24% off
16-22 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
A smart, fashionably furnished yet traditional hotel in the centre of town with first-class service, The Bloomsbury Hotel is great value for money among the capital's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Grant & Cutler at Fowles
London > Shopping > Books
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Originally a foreign language book shop (indeed arguably the best in London), Grant & Cutler at Fowles now stocks an impressive array of World Cinema titles ... More
 
 
 
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Forbidden Planet
London > Shopping > Books
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Crammed with the cream of cult entertainment this shop is a seventh heaven for sci-fi fans. In the old days, Forbidden Planet just stocked every ... More
 
 
 
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Any Amount of Books
London > Shopping > Books
62 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
A delightful second-hand bookshop with a wide choice that ranges from antiquarian first editions to the bargain basement. Rare books, first editions, modern literature, art and ... More
 
 
 
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MADE Soho
London > Shopping > House and Garden
100 Charing Cross Road, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Chic, successful online furniture store MADE invites customers to come in and touch, sit on and test out a selection of their products at their flagship ... More
 
 
 
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The Outsiders
London > Shopping > Art and Design
8 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
This Greek Street SHOP was the original home of Steve Lazarides' gallery - best known as home to a group of contemporary artists that includes Jamie ... More
 
 
 
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Milroy's of Soho
London > Shopping > Specialists
3 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
If pirates hoarded whiskey, rather than gold doubloons, this would be their island hideaway. This veritable treasure trove of malts has a truly international contingent to ... More
 
 
 
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Near Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th June 2014 to 18th June 2016
Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
This stage adaptation by Simon Stephens of Mark Haddon's hugely popular novel had a successful run at the National Theatre. Since then 'The Curious Incident of ...More
 
 
 
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The Entertainer
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th August to 12th November 2016
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Rob Ashford directs Kenneth Branagh and John Hurt, who returns to the London stage for the first time in a decade, in this production of John ...More
 
 
 
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Sunset Boulevard
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st April to 7th May 2016
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 7 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Six-time Academy Award nominated actress and bunny boiler most chilling Glenn Close makes her West End stage debut in a semi-staged version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's ...More
 
 
 
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Found111
London > Entertainment > Theatres
111 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Found111 is a temporary theatre space housed at 111 Charing Cross Road, the original site of the Central St Martins School of Art. Having been ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Built in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix ... More
 
 
 
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Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray's shop and café on the first floor of Foyles' bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
 
 
 
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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed go ... More
 
 
 
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available for ... More
 
 
 
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
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Byron
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
24-28 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Of all the many burger chains in London, Byron is the least gimmicky and could well be the best. Byron claims to source its beef from ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
20 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
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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Patara
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
15 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Fine dining is done Thai style at Patara. Since 1990 branches of this restaurant have been sprouting up all over West London, this one is the ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Near Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Conde Nast College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
16-17 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Fashionistas will be excited to hear that, from January 2013, they can enrol at the Conde Nast College when the Vogue fashion publisher opens its first ... More
 
 
 
Dale Carnegie Training
London > Education > Business Faculties
4 Ching Court, Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Management and public speaking training.... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo, Spuntino and Mishkin's, and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
 
 
 
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The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a little ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 1 minute from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Well known for its cocktails which come in quaint tea cups, Simmons is a quirky bar offering a tea party with a difference - where ... More
 
 
 
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Kettner's Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Celebrate in style at this elegant yet wholly unpretentious Baroque champagne bar in the heart of Soho. Dimly-lit, effortlessly elegant and with gleaming Mahogany surfaces, Kettner's ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Foyles - Charing Cross Road
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
 

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Frankenstein
Dance | Until 27th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

The Royal Opera House hosts the world premiere of Liam Scarlett's new full-length ballet, ...More

The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
Dance | Until 10th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

After creating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet in 2011 - the company's first full length ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Tannhauser
Concerts | Until 15th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Tim Albery's critically acclaimed 2010 production of Wagner's early opera, Tannhauser, returns to the Royal Opera ...More

Lucia Di Lammermoor
Lucia Di Lammermoor
Concerts | Until 19th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Diana Damrau and Aleksandra Kurzak lead a world-class cast in Katie Mitchell's new production of Lucia di ...More

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 30th July 2016 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Hand to God
Theatre | Until 11th June 2016 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Foyles - Charing Cross Road

Taking into account its favour with the critics and several Tony nominations, irreverent puppet comedy ...More

 
 
 
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