Contemporary Applied Arts

 
 
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89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 0HX
 
 
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Contemporary Applied ArtsFounded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the work of more than 300 creative members, from established names to recent graduates. Showing contemporary ceramics, glass, textiles, wood,
precious and non-precious jewellery, furniture and metal from Britain, the gallery has an annual programme of changing exhibitions as well as one-off special events. Notable exhibitions have included a retrospective of work by contemporary jewellery maker Barbara Christie, an exhibition dedicated to the best contemporary glass works featuring 26 selected artists, and a summer exhibition which included images of London 2012's Olympic Medals designed by Contemporary Applied Arts member David Watkins.

 

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Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  38% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £66  22% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
 
 
 
Mondrian London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  28% off
20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 7 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
London landmark Sea Containers House, situated between the OXO Tower and Blackfriars Bridge on the South Bank, has been transformed into the Mondrian London, a luxury ... More
 
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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The Wapping Project Bankside
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65a Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Dr Jules Wright, founder and owner of The Wapping Project, has opened up a second gallery space - the Wapping Project Bankside. Located next to Tate ... More
 
 
 
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Bankside Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Bankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the world. ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Contemporary Applied Arts
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Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
London > Attractions >
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
A dramatic new development at the Tate Modern opens in the summer of 2012 as three 30x7 metre oil tanks display art in live form. The ... More
 
 
 
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One Blackfriars
London > Attractions > Sights
1-16 Blackfriars Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Shortlisted for the 2015 World Architecture Festival Awards before it was even completed, One Blackfriars is a 170 metre high tower on London's Southbank where homes ... More
 
 
 
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
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Today Only
Rarely Played: Pandosto
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 7th February 2016 - 1pm
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 4 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
An inspiring and engaging introduction to Robert Greene's little-known play....More
 
 
 
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Read Not Dead: Pandosto
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Sunday 7th February 2016 - 4pm
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 4 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Serving as inspiration for Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Robert Greene's romance explores the corrosive effect of jealousy on a ruler, his family and his kingdom. Profession ...More
 
 
 
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Ellen Terry With Eileen Atkins
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th, 7th & 8th and 10th Feb 2016 - Various Times
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 4 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Atkins performs over 10 parts in a witty and intriguing insight into Shakespeare's women based on the writing of 19th-century performer Terry....More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
 
 
 
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The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre, a ... More
 
 
 
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | Same location as Contemporary Applied Arts
Design and Craft Outlets ... More
 
 
 
Blue Fin Building
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
110 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Contemporary Applied Arts
The Blue Fin building on Bankside was designed by Allies and Morrison - the award-winning architectural practice also responsible for the Royal Festival Hall New Building ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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The Table
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
83 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Contemporary Applied Arts
On the ground floor of the offices of award-winning architects Allies and Morrison The Table makes an excellent staff canteen (a bit like The River Cafe ... More
 
 
 
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Tortilla
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
106 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Contemporary Applied Arts
Tacos and burritos are the order of the day at this cheap, fresh Mexican. In fact it's so fresh and healthy it's more of a California-Mexican ... More
 
 
 
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Leon
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
7 Canvey Street, The Blue Fin Building, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Contemporary Applied Arts
This branch of Leon is a great find, tucked away behind Tate Modern in IPC media's headquarters, The Blue Fin Building. Once you've fed the soul ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark College
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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Southwark College
London > Education > English Language Courses
Waterloo Centre, The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
No beginners accepted. £200 per week. Maximum class size 25.... More
 
 
 
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South of England Athletics Association
London > Leisure >
4th Floor, Marathon House, 115 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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South Bank Alexander Centre
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
27A Blackfriars Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Alexander Technique ... More
 
 
 
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Contemporary Applied Arts
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
 
 
 
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Mercure London Bridge
London > Business > Venue Hire
71-79 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Contemporary Applied Arts
The fitness room, well-equipped bedrooms and sweet little restaurant are a part of the appeal of this Mercure hotel, but the big draw has to be ... More
 
 
 
Blue Fin Building
London > Business > Venue Hire
110 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Contemporary Applied Arts
The Blue Fin Building, home to IPC Media, is located behind Tate Modern at 110 Southwark Street. This award-winning building, designed by Allies and Morrison, gets ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
 

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Night Shift
Night Shift
Exhibitions | Until 10th April 2016 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

Opening on the first weekend of what was meant to be the first weekend of the night tube - before ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 4th June 2016 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

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

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 3rd July 2016 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 11th September 2016 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
Guys and Dolls
Guys and Dolls
Theatre | Until 12th March 2016 

Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Guys and Dolls transfers to the West End this December, taking place at the Savoy ...More

 
Bruegel in Black and White: Three Grisailles Reunited
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2016 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art 6 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

The only three surviving grisaille paintings, p ainted in shades of grey, by sixteenth century Netherlandish ...More

Big Bang Data
Big Bang Data
Exhibitions | Until 20th March 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

Identity theft, hacking scandals and online security regularly make the headlines but if that all feels like it happens to ...More

 
The Museum of Innocence
Exhibitions | Until 3rd April 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

Thirteen vitrines filled with everyday objects, each representing a single moment in a relationship, interwoven with film by ...More

Stables And Lucraft: Ulmus Londinium
Exhibitions | Until 29th February 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

An art installation which celebrates London's surviving elm tree population, and the elm tree's historic role in shaping the infrastructure ...More

Sunday Talk: Highlights Of The Collection
Exhibitions | Until 14th February 2016 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art 6 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

A closer look at the collections with the gallery....More

 
 
 
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