Southwark Cathedral  

 
 
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London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 9DA
 
 
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Southwark CathedralDating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected with the Elizabethan theatres of Bankside. There are monuments to Edmund Shakespeare, (the famous playwright's brother) and dramatists John Fletcher and Philip Massinger. A chapel commemorates
John Harvard, benefactor of Harvard University, and there are regular
choral services allowing the cathedral's fine Lewis Organ to display
its magnificence. 'The Long View of London' exhibition is a permanent
feature housed in the former Chapter House buildings. It traces the
history of Southwark via the changing view recorded through centuries
from the top of the cathedral tower. A long tradition of choral music continues to this day in the
cathedral's fine choir and with regular performances of the great
choral works.

 

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London Concertante: Vivaldi Four Seasons By CandlelightLondon Concertante: Vivaldi Four Seasons By CandlelightThe UK's leading chamber orchestra, currently celebrating its 25th anniversary season, performs Autumn and Winter from Vivaldi's Four Seasons, Bach's Concerto For Two Violins, and works by Mozart, Elgar and Rossini. The violinist is Ben Norris.2016-10-08T19:30:00+01002016-10-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southwark Cathedral,   London Bridge      SE1 9DA
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London Concertante: Vivaldi Four Seasons By Candlelight
Mahler's Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection'Mahler's Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection'2016-11-11T19:00:00+00002016-11-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Southwark Cathedral,   London Bridge      SE1 9DA
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Mahler's Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection'
 

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London Bridge Railway Station
 
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London Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  40% off
8-18 London Bridge Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Cathedral
The London Bridge Hotel is an independent 4 star boutique hotel located right in the heart of London, making it an ideal accommodation choice for those ... More
 
 
 
Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £283  37% off
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
The first ever luxury Shangri-La Hotel in London has the unique selling point of occupying the upper floors of one of the tallest buildings in Europe. ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  35% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 7 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
 
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Glaziers Hall and Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Montague Close London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Cathedral
It was built by the Hays Wharf company during the Napoleonic wars as a three-storey warehouse, its distinctive Georgian industrial facade being added when it was ... More
 
 
 
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St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 5 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried here. ... More
 
 
 
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The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fish Street Hill, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
Following an 18-month closure which began in 2007, The Monument reopened in February 2009 revealing the effects of a £4.5 million renovation. If you're feeling energetic ... More
 
 
 
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in England. ... More
 
 
 
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks the ... More
 
 
 
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Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 30th September 2016 at 11am-6pm & Saturday 1st October 2016 at 11am-2pm
Southwark Cathedral, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
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Dry Stone Walling Workshops
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th, 8th, 13th, 20th, 22nd and 27th Oct 2016 - Various Times
Southwark Cathedral, 76 Redcross Way, SE1 | 7 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
Hand's on practical construction of a dry stone wall without using cement mortar.All materials, gloves, goggles, tools, footwear, personal facilities provided handouts, leaflets and Certificates of ...More
 
 
 
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Cathedral
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is curated ... More
 
 
 
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Ginger Pig
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
8 Borough Market, Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
The original Ginger Pig was first established in the late '90s with this butcher's shop for cooks at Borough Market. Since then their farm ... More
 
 
 
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Borough Wines
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
Borough Market, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
Established in 2002 at the world famous Borough Market, Borough Wines grew from the need to promote a family vineyard to British wine drinkers. Offering a ... More
 
 
 
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Borough Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
 
 
 
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Strada - Riverside
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
2 More London Place, The Riverside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Cathedral
With breathtaking views of the Thames, Tower Bridge and the skyline of the City, Strada Riverside is located in what must be amongst the most stunning ... More
 
 
 
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Lobos Meat & Tapas
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14 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Cathedral
Creating competition for Tapas Brindisa, their former employer, Roberto Castro, Ruben Maza and Joel Placeres have teamed up to open Lobos Meat & Tapas next to ... More
 
 
 
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Gabriel\'s Wharf, 59-65 Upper Ground, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Cathedral
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101 Finsbury Pavement, Bankside, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
Over £1000pw. One-to-one business English courses.... More
 
 
 
The Art Academy
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Mermaid Court, 165a Borough High Street, SE11HR | 5 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
Art classes encompassing glass, metal, moulding and casting, life drawing and loads more.... More
 
 
 
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The Vaults Montague Close, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Southwark Cathedral
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Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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Snowsfields Wellness
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41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 10 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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The Rake
London > Nightlife > Bars
14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Cathedral
Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar ... More
 
 
 
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Call Me Mr Lucky
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, The Breakfast Club, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis Wine Wharf
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Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
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London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
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Old Billingsgate
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Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 7 minutes from Southwark Cathedral
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 
 

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Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from Southwark Cathedral

A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2016 

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The Ritual Slaughter Of Gorge Mastromas
Theatre | Until 1st October 2016 

Bridewell Theatre 15 minutes walk from Southwark Cathedral

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Never The Same
Theatre | Until 7th October 2016 

Bridewell Theatre 15 minutes walk from Southwark Cathedral

Liz and Sarah reunite for the first time in seven years and ghosts of the past torment them in Lily ...More

No's Knife
No's Knife
Theatre | Until 15th October 2016 

Old Vic Theatre 19 minutes walk from Southwark Cathedral

After a sold-out international tour of the Beckett Trilogy, Lisa Dwan continues to shine the spotlight on late playwright Samuel ...More

 
Everyday Alchemy: Contemporary Sculpture
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Southwark Cathedral

Sculptures which use commonplace objects to explore notions of value. Featured artists include Subodh Gupta, Haris Epaminonda, Rachel Harrison and ...More

Around Abstract Art 1920-1935
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Southwark Cathedral

Exploring the development of abstract art in the inter-war period and how the term came to be favoured over others, ...More

Arte Povera And Anti-Form
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Southwark Cathedral

An art exhibition curated by Mark Godfrey and Helen Sainsbury, which explores how, from the late 1960s, many artists began ...More

Constructionism
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Southwark Cathedral

An art exhibition curated by Tanya Barson and Matthew Gale, focusing on mid-20th century artists whose work explored geometric structures, ...More

Cubism
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Southwark Cathedral

Exhibition illuminating the perceptual and conceptual aspects of the art movement, whose name was coined as an insult but which ...More

 
 
 
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