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London Calendar 2019

Discover what's on in London 2019 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2019 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Alternative Libraries nearest Beckenham Central Library

Nearest to Beckenham Central Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Women's Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
25 Old Castle Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7.6 miles from Beckenham Central Library
The Women's Library was established in 1926, as the Library of the London Society for Women's Service, the successor of the London women's suffrage organisation led ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Bride Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
Bride Lane, Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 7.8 miles from Beckenham Central Library
This specialist library off Fleet Street houses 50,000 books and 3,500 periodicals, catalogues and directories on printing. From techniques to type faces, graphic design to typography, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Central Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
12 Philimore Walk, Kensington, London W8 | 9.4 miles from Beckenham Central Library
Library full of books for lending and reference, CDs and DVDs, computers and community events. There's an adults reading group on the third Monday of ... More
 
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Beckenham Central Library

Near Beckenham Central Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Catford Mews
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
32 Winslade Way, Catford, SE6 | 2.7 miles from Beckenham Central Library
A buzzing cultural community space for South London, Catford Mews is home a multi-screen cinema, live entertainment space for music and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jack Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
410 Brockley Road, SE4 | 3.1 miles from Beckenham Central Library
The Jack Studio Theatre (formerly known as Brockley Jack Theatre) is a welcoming 50-seat fringe theatre in Brockley - so welcoming that it won the public ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Poodle Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
167 Sydenham Road, SE26 | 25 minutes from Beckenham Central Library
Small comedy in Sydenham with a friendly atmosphere, drinks and freshly popped popcorn. They get a good line-up of acts, some of whom you may ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Beckenham Central Library

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Beckenham Central Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horniman Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
100 London Road, SE23 | 2.5 miles from Beckenham Central Library
Victorian tea trader Frederick John Horniman collected specimens and artefacts from his travels around the world in the 1860's. His personal collection became the foundation of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horniman Aquarium
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Horniman Museum, 100 London Road, Forest Hill, SE23 | 2.5 miles from Beckenham Central Library
The basement aquarium at The Horniman follows a long history of marine life at the museum. Sealife has been on display here since 1903 when the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bethlem Museum of the Mind
London > Attractions > Museums
Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham, BR3 | 37 minutes from Beckenham Central Library
The Museum of the Mind sits at the heart of and tells the history of Bethlem Royal Hospital which was founded in 1247 and continues to ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Beckenham Central Library

The best shops and markets near Beckenham Central Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simon Carter Crystal Palace
London > Shopping > Menswear
71 Westow Street, SE19 | 2 miles from Beckenham Central Library
Founded by a businessman of the same name in the 1980s, Simon Carter is a menswear retailer known especially for their accessories such as cufflinks, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Boxpark Croydon
London > Shopping >
Ruskin Square, CR0 | 3.4 miles from Beckenham Central Library
Just like the original Boxpark in Shoreditch, Boxpark Croydon will be constructed from shipping containers, but this time there will be 80 units and a covered ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
1 Calton Avenue, SE21 | 3.6 miles from Beckenham Central Library
Hazel Broadfoot's and Julian Toland's run a superb, high class bookshop in the heart of Dulwich Village. All the staff have a real enthusiasm, thirst for ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Beckenham Central Library

What are the best dining options near Beckenham Central Library London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kathmandu Masala
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
263 Croydon Road, Beckenham, BR3 | 8 minutes from Beckenham Central Library
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gurkha's
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
67 Sydenham Road, Sydenham, SE26 | 26 minutes from Beckenham Central Library
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mantanah
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
2 Orton Buildings, Portland Road, SE25 | 33 minutes from Beckenham Central Library
Thai cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Beckenham Central Library

Near Beckenham Central Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Music Everything Ltd
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Parchmore Place, CR7 | 2.8 miles from Beckenham Central Library
This popular, affordable music school delivers short and intensive part time courses in music production/technology, sound engineering, vocal techniques and keyboard/guitar/dj skills. They also have studios to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 5.4 miles from Beckenham Central Library
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 5.5 miles from Beckenham Central Library
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Beckenham Central Library

Beckenham Central Library gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beckenham Cricket Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Foxgrove Road, BR3 | 14 minutes from Beckenham Central Library
Its name may imply allegiance to cricket alone but at this club you can play tennis, hockey, and squash. The cricket club boasts immaculate pitches, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beckenham Place Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Beckenham Hill Road, Beckenham, SE6 | 25 minutes from Beckenham Central Library
Bursting with wildlife and greenery, this gem of a park really is a well kept secret with a Georgian mansion, 237-acre grounds and a 285-metre swimming ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crystal Palace Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Thicket Road, Penge, SE20 | 30 minutes from Beckenham Central Library
Although Sir Joseph Paxton's Crystal Palace - first erected in Hyde Park for the Great Exhibition of 1851 and moved here a couple of years ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Beckenham Central Library

The best pubs near London Beckenham Central Library.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Faber Fox
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Westow Hill, SE19 | 2.1 miles from Beckenham Central Library
On a prime spot in Crystal Palace, at the top of Westow Hill, the Faber Fox has everything you'd expect from a good ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Great Southern Pub and Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
79 Gipsy Hill, SE19 | 2.3 miles from Beckenham Central Library
Named after a steam train, to reflect its position next door to Gipsy Hill station, The Great Southern Pub and Kitchen comes with a sun-drenched beer ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fellowship and Star
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Randlesdown Road, SE6 | 35 minutes from Beckenham Central Library
Historic pub the Fellowship Inn was given a new lease of life in 2019 when The Electric Star Group reopened it as The Fellowship and ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Beckenham Central Library

Beckenham Central Library clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ninth Life
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
167 Rushey Green, SE6 | 2.6 miles from Beckenham Central Library
Giving Catford's oldest pub a new lease of life, Ninth Life adds live music, a food market and a nine-room immersive theatre space to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bussey Rooftop Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Fifth Floor Roof, Unit B, Bussey Building, 133 Rye Lane, SE15 | 4.4 miles from Beckenham Central Library
Parallel to the famous Frank's Cafe, five storeys upon the roof of the Bussey Building, the Bussey Rooftop Bar sits ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Champagne + Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW9 | 4.9 miles from Beckenham Central Library
Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles founders, Maud Fierobe and Stefano Frigerio, can be found ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Beckenham Central Library

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Beckenham Central Library.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 3.4 miles from Beckenham Central Library
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eltham Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Court Yard, Off Court Rd, SE9 | 4.6 miles from Beckenham Central Library
Restored by English Heritage, this fantastic house offers visitors the chance to indulge in the opulence of 1930s Britain whilst at the same time experiencing the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 4.9 miles from Beckenham Central Library
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
 
 
 
 

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