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5 minutes walk
 
Old Street Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Hoxton Overground Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Pear Tree Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Perfect Presents

Sh! Women's Erotic Emporium 57 Hoxton Square, N1 6PB Tea and sex, how very British! This friendly boutique in Hoxton Square offers girlies the chance to seek...

 
 
Petal Power

Fake Landscapes 164 Old Brompton Road, SW5 0BA As much as sending fresh, sweet-smelling, cut flowers is a heady romantic gesture, the last thing you want to...

 
 
Single Scene

Serpentine Fire Jazz Cafe, NW1 7PG 14th February 2011 If you've never managed to catch Earth Wind & Fire live then Camden's Jazz Cafe is offering the...

 
 
Hot Dates

The Tales of Hoffmann London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), WC2N 4ES 10th February 2012 - 10th March 2012 Based on the short stories of E.T.A. Hoffman...

 
 
Dining Deals

Sitaaray 167 Drury Lane, WC2B 5PG One of the capital's most unique Indian dining concepts, Sitaaray has created a Bollywood-inspired menu to celebrate this year's Valentine's...

 
 
What to do in London Throughout 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Hotels near Play

Near Play
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £55  22% off
Central Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Play
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
The Montcalm At Brewery London City
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £119  32% off
52 Chiswell Street, EC1Y | 5 minutes from Play
Set deep in the heart of London's financial district, a majestic edifice stands tall and grand building, a living embodiment of distinction, class and flamboyance. The ... More
 
 
 
London City Suites by Montcalm
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £81  26% off
42-46 Chiswell Street, EC1Y | 6 minutes from Play
The London City Suites by Montcalm are within a grade II listed heritage building, located in the City of London. The 5-star accommodation provides all the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Alternative Bars nearest Play

Nearest to Play
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from Play
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, EC1M | 7 minutes from Play
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nightjar Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Play
For live jazz and adventurous signature cocktails in a subterranean speakeasy setting try The Nightjar Bar in Shoreditch. Taking its cue from the illicit anti-Prohibition bars ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Play

Play clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Play
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
The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Play
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
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Play
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Play

Near Play
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Henry IV (Part II)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play
Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Henry IV (Part I)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th November 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November. Gregory Doran's production features "a major performance from ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Scissorhands
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 11th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 11 minutes from Play
Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings Edward Scissorhands to Sadler's Wells this ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Play

Near Play
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Play

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Play
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Play
Host was established in 2005 by Jon Levy, director of foto8, and Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. Photojournalism - from classical black and white reportage ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Play
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its toughness. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Play

The best shops and markets near Play
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Play
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from Play
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 8 minutes from Play
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 working folk start ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Play

What are the best dining options near Play London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Timberyard
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
61-67 Old Street, EC1V | 1 minute from Play
Attempting to re-invent the coffee shop experience, Timberyard is a modern café that combines speciality tea, coffee and artisan food with the latest technology. Spread across ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Look Mum No Hands!
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
49 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Play
This cycle repair shop crossed with a cafe is the perfect hang-out for two wheel enthusiasts. Combining coffee and cycling Look Mum No Hands! on Old ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nusa Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Play
All the food sold from this small but excellent cafe, launched in 2004, is made on-site using natural and organic ingredients. You can tell it's good ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Play

Near Play
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Play
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Play
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes from Play
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Play

Play gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 2 minutes from Play
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from Play
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 9 minutes from Play
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Play

The best pubs near London Play.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Play
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Play
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
The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Play
Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Play

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Play.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Play
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from Play
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play
The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of ... More
 
 
 
 

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Sparks With Heritage Orchestra
Concerts | Until 20th December 2014 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play

The leftfield American Mael siblings collaborate with the orchestra to perform their 1974 album Kimono My House....More

Walead Beshty
Walead Beshty
Exhibitions | Until 8th February 2015 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play

The latest Curve commission sees London-born, Los Angeles-based artist, Walead Beshty transform the space by covering the vast 90-metre curved ...More

 
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play

Eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and think ...More

 
Henry IV (Part II)
Henry IV (Part II)
Theatre | Until 24th January 2015 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play

Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed ...More

 
Monograph Japanese Supper Club
Leisure | Until 19th December 2014 

Old Street Station 7 minutes walk from Play

Experience a selection of unique contemporary Japanese dishes in tasting portions. Reach our secret location, sit at the same table ...More

Fabriclive
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th December 2014 

Fabric 8 minutes walk from Play

TROPICAL, Skepta, JME, Preditah, Logan Sama, Deadboy and MissingNo spin grime, hip hop and reggae in room one. EZ, Scratcha ...More

The Paddington Trail
The Paddington Trail
Exhibitions | Until 30th December 2014 

Museum of London 8 minutes walk from Play

Can you spot Paddington Bear? There are 50 statues of the inquisitive Peruvian bear, made famous by the books of ...More

 
A Bear Called Paddington
A Bear Called Paddington
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Museum of London 8 minutes walk from Play

A well-timed exhibition as the much-loved, well-mannered bear gets set for his big-screen debut, A Bear Called Paddington is a ...More

 
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Exhibitions | Until 12th April 2015 

Museum of London 8 minutes walk from Play

Likely to be one of 2014's most popular exhibitions, Sherlock Holmes at the Museum of London will be the largest ...More

 
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Museum of London 8 minutes walk from Play

A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ...More

 
 

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London Christmas Markets and Fairs
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Wrap up warm and head out to one of London's magical Christmas markets and festive fairs where shopping can ...More

 
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If fireworks leave you cold, and loud clubs make you long for earplugs, fear not! There are plenty of ...More

 
Not I/Footfalls/Rockaby
Not I/Footfalls/Rockaby
Theatre | 2nd June 2015 - 7th June 2015 

Barbican Centre

Following sold-out shows at the Royal Court Theatre and Southbank Centre in 2014, Not I/Footfalls/Rockaby transfer to the Barbican in ...More

 
Straight No Chaser
Straight No Chaser
Concerts | On 28th January 2015 

Cadogan Hall

The American collective, Straight No Chaser, formed at Indiana University perform soulful pop tracks for one night only at Cadogan ...More

 
Wicked
Wicked
Theatre | Until 7th November 2015 

Apollo Victoria Theatre

Prepare to see Glinda the Good Witch and the Wicked Witch of the West in a whole new light after ...More

 
Eugene Onegin
Theatre | 18th February 2015 - 21st February 2015 

Barbican Centre

Russia's Vakhtangov State Academic Theatre makes a return to London in 2015 with the first-ever theatrical adaptation of Pushkin's Eugene ...More

Diana Vishneva: On The Edge
Dance | 14th April 2015 - 18th April 2015 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Russian leading ballerina, Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre and a star of the Mariinsky Ballet, Diana Vishneva performs ...More

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Opened 28th November 2014 

The first solo project from Martin Williams, who left his role as Managing Director of Gaucho Restaurants after almost a ...More

 
Cereal Killer Cafe
Cereal Killer Cafe
Opened 10th December 2014 

It's breakfast all day at the Cereal Killer Cafe where 100 cereals from all over the world can be customized ...More

 
Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
Opened 17th November 2014 

A firm favourite on London's ever-growing burger scene, Honest Burgers now has an outlet in Liverpool Street, open from late ...More

 
 
 
 
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