Cecil Sharp House  

 
 
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2 Regents Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 7AY
 
 
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Cecil Sharp HouseCecil Sharp House, the purpose-built home of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, is an impressive 1930's listed building with three halls and various rooms which can also be hired for private functions. It's conveniently close to Camden Town and within easy walking distance of Regents Park and Primrose Hill. Not surprisingly, given the dance society it permanently houses, there are some fantastic dance floor; all three halls come with sprung floors. The largest, Kennedy Hall, is a good space with plenty of natural light, wood panelling, double storey ceiling and the celebrated Ivon Hitchens mural spanning the 65ft length of the hall. It also houses the Vaughan Williams Memorial Library, named in honour of the composer, song collector and President of the English Folk Dance and Song Society, Ralph Vaughan Williams, who died in 1958.

 

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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £57  22% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 18 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
Danubius Hotel Regents Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
18 Lodge Road, NW87JT | 20 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Stunning views of Lord's Cricket Ground makes this the hotel of choice for cricket enthusiasts, but it has plenty of other advantages too. A program ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Dublin Castle
London > Entertainment > Live Music
94 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Internationally famous music venue and pub offering cheap drinks, dancing and live music from up-and-coming bands. Legendary on the indie scene, the Dublin Castle, thanks to ... More
 
 
 
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The Jazz Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
5 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The youngest and funkiest of London's live jazz venues is everything a jazz bar should be - small, friendly and in love with music. The live ... More
 
 
 
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Dingwalls
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Camden Lock, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
This small Camden venue, known as Dingwalls, has a bar at the back, a stage at the front and room for a couple of hundred people ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 20th October 2020 - 6pm
Cecil Sharp House, 5 Parkway, NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The Liverpool-based heavy metal quartet fronted by vocalist Kadeem France plunge into the second album, I Let It In And It Took Everything....More
 
 
 
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Chiminyo
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 21st October 2020 - 6pm
Cecil Sharp House, 5 Parkway, NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The solo project of drummer and percussionist Tim Doyle uses self-designed software to generate electronic sounds with each crash of a cymbal or thump of a ...More
 
 
 
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Jay Phelps Album Launch
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 22nd October 2020 - 6pm
Cecil Sharp House, 5 Parkway, NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The Canadian-born trumpeter presents his fifth album Live At The Cockpit featuring pianist Rick Simpson, bassist Mikele Montoli, drummer Luca Caruso....More
 
 
 
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Jewish Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The Jewish Museum in Camden reopened on Wednesday 17th March 2010 following a £10 million transformation which brought the collections of the Jewish Museum and the ... More
 
 
 
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Painted Earth
London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
As well as housing a renowned ceramic art gallery, Painted Earth offers kids a fantastic opportunity to test their own artistic talents. Supervised by friendly staff ... More
 
 
 
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ZSL London Zoo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Regent's Park Outer Circle, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
London Zoo in Regent's Park is one of the world's most famous zoos and home to over 12,000 animals. 'Meet the Animals' shows are held daily, ... More
 
 
 
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Primrose Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
69 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Sugar-coated cupcakes are not just beloved by kids. Co-owners of Primrose Bakery, Martha Swift and Lisa Thomas, have made a business out of supplying delicately decorated ... More
 
 
 
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Melrose and Morgan
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
42 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
With the majority of produce sourced from the British Isles, Melrose and Morgan work with producers who use traditional methods of farming, curing, baking or cheese ... More
 
 
 
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KERB Camden Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Market West Yard, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
KERB, the street food specialists who have been bringing first class kerbside eats to Kings Cross, the Gherkin and Paddington, park up permanently in Camden Market ... More
 
 
 
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Gordon Ramsay's The York and Albany
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
127-129 Parkway, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The York and Albany restaurant is acclaimed chef Gordon Ramsay's latest venture. Originally a coaching house in the 1820's, the John Nash building overlooks the historical ... More
 
 
 
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The Engineer
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Popular Primrose Hill gastropub with an excellent draught beer selection and a small but mouth-watering menu drawing on influences all around the world. Beer garden makes ... More
 
 
 
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La Collina
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
17 Princess Road, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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Samsung KX Kings Cross
London > Education > Adult Education
Coal Drops Yard, N1C | 19 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
As well as being a high tech space where visitors can discover a range of free interactive experiences, Samsung KX ... More
 
 
 
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 21 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
 
 
 
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Triyoga Camden
London > Leisure >
57a Jamestown Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
In December 2014 Triyoga moved from Primrose Hill to Camden into a beautifully renovated Victorian warehouse which was originally a piano factory. ... More
 
 
 
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Regent's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 13 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Regent's Park is a huge, thriving green expanse in the heart of the capital consisting of two circular areas (an Inner and Outer Circle). At one-time ... More
 
 
 
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Regent's Park Tennis Centre
London > Leisure > Racquet Sports
York Bridge Road, Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 15 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
This tennis centre, located on the western side of Regent’s Park in the heart of London, is a real gem of a place to dust off ... More
 
 
 
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The Engineer
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Popular Primrose Hill gastropub with an excellent draught beer selection and a small but mouth-watering menu drawing on influences all around the world. Beer garden makes ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown & Goose
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
100 Arlington Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
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The Lansdowne
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
A lovely place for an informal low-key dinner or a noisy, buzzy meal out, The Lansdowne is well known as a good gastropub in Primrose Hill ... More
 
 
 
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Yumchaa
London > Nightlife > Bars
91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Selling loose leaf tea (Chaa) that tastes yummy gave the tea enthusiasts behind Yumchaa, Trinh and Sean, an idea of what to call their unique brand ... More
 
 
 
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Fest Camden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Housed in a 200 year old Grade II listed former horse hospital at Camden Stables Market, FEST Camden , launched ... More
 
 
 
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The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Cecil Sharp House.
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 7 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 21 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 21 minutes from Cecil Sharp House
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
 

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Wellcome Collection 21 minutes walk from Cecil Sharp House

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