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Barbican Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Hoxton Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
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Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Cardinal House NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Malmaison London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £50  40% off
18-21 Charterhouse Square, EC1M | 2 minutes from Hand & Shears
Malmaison London has been stunningly converted into the finest boutique hotel in London. Right on the edge of trendy Clerkenwell and within the sound of bow ... More
 
 
 
Citadines London Barbican Apart-Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £80  27% off
7-21 Goswell Road, EC1M | 3 minutes from Hand & Shears
Just North of the city, these well-appointed family apartments offer an idyllic little spot for parents with children. At the weekend, the city is a wonderfully ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  27% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 6 minutes from Hand & Shears
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
 
 
 
 
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Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 1 minute from Hand & Shears
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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The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Hand & Shears
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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7 Tales
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Turnmill Street, EC1M | 7 minutes from Hand & Shears
"Restaurateurs the world over could learn a thing or two from Jason Atherton when it comes to what makes a great restaurant bar," says ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Hand & Shears
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 Hand & Shears
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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Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Hand & Shears
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
 
 
 
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The Alchemist
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 30th September 2016 at 7.15pm & Saturday 1st October 2016 at 1.30pm
Hand & Shears, Silk Street, EC2Y | 4 minutes from Hand & Shears
Polly Findlay directs Ben Jonson's Renaissance comedy of human folly set in London during an outbreak of the plague. Hywel Morgan plays gentleman Lovewit, who flees ...More
 
 
 
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Doctor Faustus
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 1st October 2016 - 7.15pm
Hand & Shears, Silk Street, EC2Y | 4 minutes from Hand & Shears
Christopher Marlowe's dark and subversive tale of one man's foolhardy pact with The Devil, directed by Maria Aberg. Sandy Grierson and Oliver Ryan alternate the roles ...More
 
 
 
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Parisa
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 1st October 2016 - 7.30pm
Hand & Shears, Silk Street, EC2Y | 4 minutes from Hand & Shears
The singer from Iran performs the poems of Rumi. Meshk Ensemble supports....More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Hand & Shears
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 | 4 minutes from Hand & Shears
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
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Hand & Shears
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Hand & Shears
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Hand & Shears
St 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 ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Hand & Shears
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 | 4 minutes from Hand & Shears
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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The best shops and markets near Hand & Shears
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Hand & Shears
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 | 3 minutes from Hand & Shears
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 | 5 minutes from Hand & Shears
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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Dose Espresso
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
69 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Hand & Shears
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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Il Boteglio Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
60 Long Lane, Barbican, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Hand & Shears
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Kench & Bibesy
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
50-52 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Hand & Shears
Kench & Bibesy is the Farringdon bar and restaurant by the team behind Evans & Peel Detective Agency with Michael Harrison leaving Chelsea to head up ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London Access & Learning
London > Education > Evening Classes
London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Hand & Shears
Courses in history, archaeology and creative writing... More
 
 
 
Guildhall School Of Music And Drama
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Hand & Shears
Careers and Student advice ... More
 
 
 
City of London Community Education Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
99 Golden Lane, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Hand & Shears
... More
 
 
 
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Holmes Place
London > Leisure > Fitness
97 Aldersgate, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Hand & Shears
A chain of upmarket health clubs and gyms. The different clubs vary but they tend to have all the latest fitness equipment in fully air conditioned ... More
 
 
 
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 3 minutes from Hand & Shears
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 4 minutes from Hand & Shears
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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The best pubs near London Hand & Shears.
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Hand & Shears
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Hand & Shears
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Hand & Shears
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Hand & Shears.
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Butchers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Hand & Shears
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Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Hand & Shears
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 Hand & Shears
... More
 
 
 
 

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Hand & Shears

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 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Hand & Shears

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

 
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from Hand & Shears

Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which ...More

 
Cirque Eloize: iD
Dance | Until 8th October 2016 

Peacock Theatre 5 minutes walk from Hand & Shears

The 15-strong Quebec-based troupe melds circus arts, acrobatic skill and breakdance against a kaleidoscope of eye-popping video projections to transport ...More

Paths To Utopia
Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Hand & Shears

Celebrating the 500th anniversary of Thomas More's inspirational book Utopia, this collection of new art works resulted from collaborations between ...More

Bjork Digital
Bjork Digital
Exhibitions | Until 23rd October 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Hand & Shears

It doesn't get much more immersive than the inside of Bjork's mouth. But that's exactly where Bjork Digital, an immersive ...More

 
Utopia 2016
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Hand & Shears

To celebrate the 500th anniversary of Thomas More's inspirational text a host of contemporary artists present works inspired by the ...More

The Infinite Mix
The Infinite Mix
Exhibitions | Until 4th December 2016 

180 The Strand 7 minutes walk from Hand & Shears

The Hayward Gallery's only major off-site exhibition during its two-year refurbishment, presented with The Vinyl Factory, is an audio-visual feast ...More

 
Below Stairs
Exhibitions | Until 4th March 2017 

Sir John Soane's Museum 7 minutes walk from Hand & Shears

The end of the seven-year restoration project at Sir John Soane's Museum is celebrated with Below Stairs, an exhibition which ...More

The Threepenny Opera
Theatre | Until 1st October 2016 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 9 minutes walk from Hand & Shears

Rufus Norris directs Rory Kinnear as the notorious London criminal and cutthroat Macheath in Simon Stephens' darkly comic translation of ...More

 
 
 
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