The Light

 
 
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233 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 6PJ
 
 
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Underground Stations

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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    Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  25% 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
     
     
     
    South Place Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  27% 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
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn Express London-City
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £60  36% off
    275 Old Street, EC1V | 7 minutes from The Light
    Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Alternative Bars nearest The Light

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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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.
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    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

    Near The Light
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    Henry IV (Part II)
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th December 2015 to 23rd January 2016
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 14 minutes from The Light
    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
     
     
     
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    Henry IV (Part I)
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th November 2015 to 24th January 2016
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 14 minutes from The Light
    The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November once again as part of the King and ...More
     
     
     
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    The City And South London Railway
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd to 28th July 2015 - Various Times
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 14 minutes from The Light
    Fabricity presents a celebration of the 125th anniversary of the City and South London Railway, the world's first underground electric railway, which started in the City ...More
     
     
     
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    ClueQuest
    London > Entertainment >
    11 Plough Yard, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 1 minute from The Light
    Following Pinky and the Brain's failed attempt at taking over the world, it's now time for another mouse to have a crack at it. Having escaped ... More
     
     
     
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    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 venue in Shoreditch, East London brought to you by the people at Vice - a magazine ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Aubin Cinema
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    64-66 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Light
    Housed in the Aubin & Wills concept store, the Aubin Cinema is a intimate 47-seat theatre with velvet chairs and sofas, plumped up with Aubin & ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near The Light

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Light
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
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    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
    Labour and Wait
    London > Shopping > House and Garden
    85 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4 minutes from The Light
    Shopping for doorstops, dishcloths, dusters and dustpans has taken on a whole new slant thanks to Labour and Wait. Another east London success story, this small ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near The Light

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    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
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    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
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    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.
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    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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    Reggaeoke
    Concerts | On 28th July 2015 

    The Queen Of Hoxton 3 minutes walk from The Light

    Reggae, dancehall and soca karaoke hosted by Jay9....More

    The Urban Food Fest
    The Urban Food Fest
    Foodie Events | Until 19th December 2015 

    Euro Car Parks 3 minutes walk from The Light

    The Urban Food Fest returns this March, running every Saturday night at the Euro Car Parks in Shoreditch. The ...More

     
    Road Block Project
    Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2015 

    Rich Mix Centre 4 minutes walk from The Light

    Photography, sound works and installations that consider the relationship that we have to space and power, inspired by parts of ...More

    Diamond Jive
    Sporting Events | Until 28th July 2015 

    Paper Dress Vintage 5 minutes walk from The Light

    Jive Rockabilly drop-in dance classes, club nights & pop-up events across London since 2007....More

    Thursday Night Comedy Show
    Comedy | On 28th July 2015 

    Comedy Cafe 5 minutes walk from The Light

    Edinburgh Previews from stand-up acts Erich McElroy and Steve N Allen....More

    BB Kingpins
    Concerts | Until 25th August 2015 

    The Bedroom Bar 5 minutes walk from The Light

    The London-based foursome performs classic and contemporary blues....More

    1972: The Future Of Sex: The Wardrobe Ensemble
    Theatre | Until 29th July 2015 

    Shoreditch Town Hall 6 minutes walk from The Light

    A preview of the most recent production....More

    Summer Tales
    Summer Tales
    Foodie Events | Until 28th August 2015 

    Red Market 7 minutes walk from The Light

    After helping Londoners through two bleak winters, the team behind Night Tales are back to party one again, this time ...More

     
    Sneak
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th September 2015 

    XOYO 7 minutes walk from The Light

    Resident DJs spin house and techno....More

    Sneak
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th July 2015 

    XOYO 7 minutes walk from The Light

    Guest and resident DJs supply house and techno....More

     
     
     
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