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St Bartholomew the GreatSt Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal font, a 13th century coffin and the 15th century monument to Rahere, a jester at the court of Henry I. Rahere was also the founder of both the church and the nearby hospital, St Bartholomew's Hospital. St Bartholomew's also appears in the award-winning films 'Four Weddings and a Funeral' and 'Shakespeare in Love'.

 

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Barbican Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
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Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Cardinal House NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £185  30% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 6 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £105  26% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 6 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  31% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 7 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
 
 
 
 
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St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 7 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington ... More
 
 
 
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Crypt On The Green, St James'
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 
 
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, City, London EC2 | 5 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
The Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you get ... More
 
 
 
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London Nights
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th May to 11th November 2018
St Bartholomew the Great, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 3 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
The Museum of London explores London after dark, in its new major photography exhibition, London Nights, open 11th May. Using over 200 pieces of work from ...More
 
 
 
A Christmas Carol
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Thursday 27th and Friday 28th December 2018 at 12.30pm and 2pm
St Bartholomew the Great, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 3 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
A version of Dickens' tale for children aged five and over....More
 
 
 
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Marathon
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th to 29th September 2018 - 7.45pm
St Bartholomew the Great, Silk Street, EC2Y | 5 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
JAMS presents a contemporary, physical performance created and directed by Alan Fielden, commenting on the state of confusion induced by the digital age and information fog....More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
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Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
For tenants of Smithfield Market getting up in the dark is the nothing out of the ordinary; with the market opening at 4am these hard ... More
 
 
 
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Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
Its location opposite Smithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
 
 
 
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S&M Cafe
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
50 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from St Bartholomew the Great
If you know what you want from a meal and what you want is good old, British sausages and mash then look no further than this ... More
 
 
 
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Amico Bio
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
44 Cloth Fair, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from St Bartholomew the Great
Head chef Pasquale Amico and his two cousins bring to you the first vegetarian-organic-Italian restaurant in London. The menu at Amico Bio is 100% vegetarian-organic, with ... More
 
 
 
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Dose Espresso
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69 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from St Bartholomew the Great
Using organic milk and responsibly sourced coffee supplied by the Square Mile Coffee Roasters, Dose offers a welcome pit stop if you're in the vicinity of ... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
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City Journalism
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106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 9 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 10 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 3 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
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12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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My Chocolate Workshops
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Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 8 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from St Bartholomew the Great
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
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Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
It’s teeny-tiny and, no, there aren’t enough seats, but the Jerusalem Tavern still provides a cosy nook to devour a rare breed of delicious ales. London’s ... More
 
 
 
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Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 1 minute from St Bartholomew the Great
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Farringdon
London > Nightlife > Bars
105 Charterhouse Street, EC1M | 2 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
The rapidly expanding Simmons Group has cracked the code when it comes to running a successful drinking spot with its bars (13 and counting) opening up ... More
 
 
 
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The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
 
 
 
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Butchers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 1 minute from St Bartholomew the Great
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Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
Opened by the Queen in 2002 and designed by Sir Michael Hopkins and Partners Haberdashers' Hall was the first new livery hall in the Square Mile ... More
 
 
 
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The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from St Bartholomew the Great
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Etienne Clement: Photography Masterclass
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Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2018 

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Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2018 

Finsbury Avenue Square 13 minutes walk from St Bartholomew The Great

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Voices from the Deep
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Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail 14 minutes walk from St Bartholomew The Great

More than 700 personal letters, trapped at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ireland for 70 ...More

 
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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st September 2018 

XOYO 15 minutes walk from St Bartholomew The Great

Garage, grime, hip hop and house from the London-based DJ and producer, along with Lady Leshurr, Jamz Supernova, Emerald and ...More

English National Ballet: Lest We Forget
English National Ballet: Lest We Forget
Dance | Until 29th September 2018 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 15 minutes walk from St Bartholomew The Great

The English National Ballet's "clever mix of experiment and accessibility" (The Guardian), Lest We Forget, returns to Sadler's Wells this ...More

 
Othello
Othello
Theatre | Until 13th October 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 15 minutes walk from St Bartholomew The Great

Mark Rylance joins an all star cast in Othello at Shakepeare's Globe. Andre Holland, who starred in Moonlight and Selma, ...More

 

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