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Underground Stations

 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Old Street Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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January in London 2017

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Christmas Lights in London

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Christmas in London 2016

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ice rinks are open and the snow is fast approaching....

 
 
What's on in London 2017

Find out the best London 2017 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2017 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  23% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 4 minutes from The Light
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  37% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 6 minutes from The Light
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £28  32% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 6 minutes from The Light
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Bars nearest The Light

Nearest to The Light
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
T Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Light
This swaggeringly cool dance music space is housed in a former tea warehouse, with no attempt made to disguise the space's industrial origins. A long bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
BrewDog Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Light
The BrewDog bar in Bethnal Green Road caters for the Shoreditch hipsters with BrewDog craft beers and interiors decorated with antique tiles, reclaimed metal and a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hoxton Pony
London > Nightlife > Bars
104-108 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from The Light
Cocktails are among the best in town at this 400-capacity bar and restaurant, which opened in Shoreditch in May 2008. The high calibre of the imaginatively-mixed ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Light

The Light clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen Of Hoxton
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1-5 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from The Light
Bar, club and art collective, the Queen of Hoxton prides itself on being a youth club for the adults of the east side. Opened in March ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cargo
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from The Light
Cargo were pioneers of the multi-tasking MDF concept (that's Music-Dance-Food, not cheap fibreboard) and boast one of the most imaginative live music line-ups in the capital, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from The Light
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Light

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Ray BLK
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 27th February 2017 - 7.30pm-11pm
The Light, 54 Holywell Lane, EC2A | 1 minute from The Light
The south-London native delivers a fusion of rap music with soul and R&B elements....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Komodo
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 27th February 2017 - 8pm-11pm
The Light, 38 Great Eastern Street, EC2A | 3 minutes from The Light
The trio from London featuring brothers Patrick and Christian Smith plus drummer Dimitri Stocchi perform hard-edged rock....More
 
 
 
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Rock, Pop And Urban Regional Festival
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 27th February 2017 at 1pm and 6pm
The Light, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 4 minutes from The Light
The event provides a platform for young artists and musicians to perform in public....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Light

Near The Light
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Village Underground
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
54 Holywell Lane, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from The Light
Easily recognisable for its disused tube carriages elevated well above the ground, Village Underground is an evolving project in Shoreditch building an ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Blue Last
London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from The Light
The Old Blue Last is a legendary pub and live music venue in Shoreditch, East London brought to you by the people at Vice - a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Light
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Light

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Light
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dennis Severs' House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Light
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Broadgate Ice Rink
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Exchange House, 12 Primrose Street, City, London EC2A | 4 minutes from The Light
London's longest-running outdoor ice rink, Broadgate Ice Rink, can be found between mid November and the end of February in Exchange Square, only a couple of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
71a Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from The Light
71a is a gallery and events space in East London hosting everything from film screenings to exhibitions and parties to panels.... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Light

The best shops and markets near The Light
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Timothy Everest
London > Shopping > Menswear
32 Elder Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Light
Old-style quality is married with modern design sensibility by the leading light of the new school of English tailors.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Squint
London > Shopping > House and Garden
178 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Light
This quirky vintage furniture store in Shoreditch is the place to find one-off pieces of recovered furniture in brightly coloured vintage patchwork fabrics. This riot of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cycle Surgery Bishops Square
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
12-13 Bishops Square, E1 | 4 minutes from The Light
Offering the latest kit and bikes from the leading names in the cycling world, CycleSurgery Bishops Square is located a stone's throw ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Light

What are the best dining options near The Light London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Drunken Monkey
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
222 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | Same location as The Light
Being the only Chinese-style bar and eaterie on Shoreditch High Street, The Drunken Monkey is certainly a breath of fresh air. Large, dark and spacious, with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | Same location as The Light
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Water Poet
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
9-11 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Light
In the heart of the City, just off bustling Bishopsgate, The Water Poet's well-worn charm is a breath of fresh air in an area usually dominated ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Light

Near The Light
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from The Light
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 7 minutes from The Light
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 12 minutes from The Light
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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Leisure near The Light

The Light gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Light
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Light
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 15 minutes from The Light
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Light

The best pubs near London The Light.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | Same location as The Light
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 5 minutes from The Light
A Geronimo Inns pub in the City, The White Horse gives city workers a bright, airy space to eat, drink and relax and its pub garden ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from The Light
Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Light

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Light.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 6 minutes from The Light
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from The Light
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 7 minutes from The Light
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terrence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
 

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Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 21 minutes walk from The Light

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 21 minutes walk from The Light

The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a ...More

Perspectives of destruction: Images of London, 1940-44
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from The Light

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Perspectives Of Destruction: Images Of London, 1940-44
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from The Light

This exhibition explores the way artists and photographers responded to the bombing of London during the Second World War. Includes ...More

Fire! Fire!
Fire! Fire!
Exhibitions | Until 17th April 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from The Light

The Museum of London marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1666 with a ...More

 
Richard Mosse: Incoming
Richard Mosse: Incoming
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Barbican - Curve Gallery 1.36 miles from The Light

Conceptual documentary photographer and Deutsche Borse Photography Prize Winner Richard Mosse has created an immersive multi-channel video installation in the ...More

 
Omer Arbel: 44
Exhibitions | Until 18th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from The Light

This bespoke light installation by the artist for the Barbican Foyer was produced by Bocci, a Vancouver and Berlin-based design ...More

The Fantastic Barbican World
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from The Light

Explore Chamberlin, Powell and Bon's endeavour to combine spaciousness with high density development. The exhibition includes a number of residential ...More

Sophie Clements: Shall I This Time Hold You'
Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from The Light

A large-scale projection and surround sound work that explores the beauty captured in a chance moment....More

Richard Mosse: Incoming
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from The Light

An immersive multi-channel video installation created in collaboration with composer Ben Frost and cinematographer Trevor Tweeten....More

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London Food Month
Foodie Events | From 30th June 

Various Venues London

With a programme created by food writers Grace Dent and Tom Parker Bowles, London Food Month will incorporate hundreds of events across the capital - from breakfasts to late-night supper clubs - to represent the ...More

Alice's Adventures Underground
Alice's Adventures Underground
Theatre | From 10th September 

The Vaults, Arch 233

Tumble down the rabbit hole into an immersive ...More

 
Mini Rumpus
Mini Rumpus
Kids Events | From 5th March 

The Vaults, Arch 233

An enchanted woodland-themed party featuring music from Tell Tale Tusk, performance from Chivaree Circus and ...More

 
TT Liquor
TT Liquor
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Three floors dedicated to cocktails and a specialist liquor store in a 19th century police ...More

 
Duck & Waffle Local
Duck & Waffle Local
Dining 

The team behind the award-winning Duck & Waffle have now opened Duck & Waffle Local, ...More

 
The Cheese Bar
The Cheese Bar
Dining 

Matthew Carver's The Cheese Truck takes up permanent residence in the historic Camden Stables as ...More

 
Mimi's Soho Hotel
Hotels 

Bringing luxury to 'compact living', even the seven metre squared 'Tiny Single' has Frette linen, in-room entertainment and dimmable lighting at the 58-room Mimi's Soho Hotel....More

Henrietta Hotel
Henrietta Hotel
Hotels 

The first London hotel from team behind the Experimental Cocktail Bar has 18 rooms and ...More

 
The Craft of Film
The Craft of Film
Film Events | Until 28th February 

Barbican Centre

Taking place in the midst of award season, The Craft of Film at the Barbican ...More

 
Cut Festival: The Art of Barbering
Cut Festival: The Art of Barbering
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 

Various Venues London

A ten-day event, the Cut Festival brings together ...More

 
The Future Of Fashion Weekend
The Future Of Fashion Weekend
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 

The House Of St Barnabas

The Future of Fashion Weekend at the House ...More

 
Tim Burton All-Nighter
Tim Burton All-Nighter
Film Events | On 25th February 

Prince Charles Cinema

The Prince Charles Cinema pays homage to Tim Burton this weekend with an all-nighter dedicated ...More

 
Rambla
Rambla
Dining 

Catalan cuisine from Victor Garvey served in a dining room reminiscent of Barcelona's elegant-but-casual beachfront ...More

 
Jules
Jules
Dining 

An approachable, unpretentious menu, based on international tapas-style dishes, is served in the colourful, comfortable ...More

 
Mere
Dining 

MasterChef's Monica Galetti and husband David, chief sommelier at Le Gavroche, fulfil their long-term personal dream with Mere....More

The Italian Bookshop
Shopping 

Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer....More

European Bookshop
Shopping 

Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964....More

Number 177 Bar Official Launch
Clubbing and Nightlife | From 5th March 

Number 177 Bar & Kitchen

Party tunes from Andy Blake, Carlo Anderson, Elena Colombi, Hannah Holland, Jef K, Jess Farley, Josh Caffe, Medlar, Nicola Cima, Nostalgia of Mothership, Ross From Friends, Sami Daik, ...More

4MationZone Presents: Extractions
Concerts | On 10th March 

MostArt Centre

Forward thinking electronic music

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The Tickled Bean Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 16th March 

MostArt Centre

Comedy, Musical....More

London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th February
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th February
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Make the most of your precious time ...More

 
New Hotels in London 2019
New Hotels in London 2019
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Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
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