Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

 
 
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Overlooking North London's Pond Sqaure, the Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution is located in the heart of Highgate. Established in 1839, offers progressive ideas through a wide selection of books, film and lectures. Art exhbitions and science discussions are regular held at the centre, whilst there is also a library for borrowing, research and browsing and a well-stocked children's section.


 

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152-156 Finchley Road, NW3 | 2.1 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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8 12 Queens Avenue Muswell Hill, N10 | 28 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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154 Haverstock Hill, NW3 | 31 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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Freud Museum London
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20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 | 2 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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Highgate Cemetery London
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Swains Lane, N6 | 2 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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London International Gallery of Children's Art London
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Waterlow Park Centre, Dartmouth Park Hill, N19 | 6 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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The Trial Of Jane Fonda London
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Upstairs At The Gatehouse, Hampstead Lane, Highgate Village, N6 | 3 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd Jul to 26th Jul and 30th Jul to 1st Aug 2014 - Various Times
Lauderdale House, Highgate Hill, Waterlow Park, N6 | 4 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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The Boogaloo, 312 Archway Road, N6 | 9 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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Hampstead Lane, Highgate Village, N6 | 3 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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Jacksons Lane Theatre London
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Jacksons Lane Theatre
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269a Archway Road, N6 | 9 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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The Forum London
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9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 25 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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17 The Broadway, Crouch End, N8 | 23 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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52 Muswell Hill Broadway, Muswell Hill, N10 | 26 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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86 Highgate High Street, N6 | 1 minute from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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30 Highgate High Street, N6 | 1 minute from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 2.7 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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Creative Writing: Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2014 

Lauderdale House 4 minutes walk from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

This workshop will provide stimulating exercises and prompts to get started....More

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Concerts | On 24th July 2014 

The Boogaloo 9 minutes walk from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

The Rwandan threesome performs its world music originals....More

The Chills
Concerts | On 24th July 2014 

The Dome 18 minutes walk from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

The Dunedin-based five-piece plays its indie-rock originals....More

Jealous Summer Show
Exhibitions | Until 17th August 2014 

Jealous Gallery 24 minutes walk from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

More than 100 prints by gallery artists....More

Painting For Pleasure: Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2014 

Islington Arts Factory 1.54 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

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Capoeira: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 25th September 2014 

Islington Arts Factory 1.54 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

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Man Of Peace, Man Of War
Exhibitions | On 24th July 2014 

London Jewish Cultural Centre, Ivy House 1.63 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

A talk about Herbert Asquith, one of the most important British Prime Ministers of the 20th century....More

Post Natal Exercise Classes
Sporting Events | Until 30th September 2014 

Hornsey Vale Community Centre 1.65 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

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Sonic Attack Rock Club
Concerts | On 24th July 2014 

Fiddlers Elbow 1.66 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

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Adriano Costa
Exhibitions | Until 10th August 2014 

176 Gallery 1.7 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

While working in the lineage of 20th century abstraction and installation such as Brazilian Concrete and Neo-Concrete art and Italian ...More

 
 
 
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