Crypt On The Green, St James'  

 
 
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The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back to 1100AD. The crypt, with its magnificent vaulted ceiling, was restored in 1993 and provides an attractive space large enough to accommodate 300 people standing and available for private hire.

 

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Bowling Green Lane NCP
 
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Saffron Hill NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £105  32% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 2 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £185  27% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 2 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
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
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £57  42% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 8 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Crypt On The Green, St James'
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
 
 
 
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
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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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 12 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about £45,000, the name was chosen ... More
 
 
 
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
 
 
 
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c . 1850. ... More
 
 
 
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Jesters Jesters Monday Nights
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 24th Sep, 1st Oct, 8th Oct, 15th Oct, 22nd Oct and 29th Oct 2018 - 8pm-10pm
Crypt On The Green, St James', 56 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 2 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Open mic night for stand-up and improv....More
 
 
 
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Sublime Symmetry
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th May to 28th October 2018 - Various Times
Crypt On The Green, St James', Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, EC2P | 6 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Inventive ceramic works by revolutionary Victorian artist William De Morgan....More
 
 
 
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Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Sunday 30th September 2018 - 2pm-4.30pm
Crypt On The Green, St James', 77a Charterhouse Street, EC1M | 6 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 2 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue where in-house musicians take centre ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
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Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
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ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
 
 
 
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International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Superb family-run magic shop, offering props, books and videos for magicians of all abilities. Pick a deck of cards, any deck of cards, from their mysterious ... More
 
 
 
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Dans Le Noir?
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
30-31 Clerkenwell Green, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Crypt On The Green, St James'
French-eclectic cuisine eaten in total darkness.Dining without the distractions, Dans le Noir? is basically just what it says it is - dinner "in the black". Emphasising ... More
 
 
 
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Granger & Co Clerkenwell
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
The Buckley Building, 49 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Crypt On The Green, St James'
"It feels very much an east London concept in a west London setting," commented Jasmine Gardner in the Evening Standard when Granger & Co first opened ... More
 
 
 
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Giant Robot
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
45 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Serving brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks from 10am till late seven days a week, Giant Robot in Clerkenwell is the latest incarnation of cocktail bar Match ... More
 
 
 
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 3 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
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
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 9 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 6 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 8 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
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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Crown Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Hideaway snugs where Stalin and Lenin held secret meetings and real ales make the Crown Tavern a popular ... More
 
 
 
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The Three Kings
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Tucked away down a Clerkenwell backstreet next to the graveyard of St James Church, The Three Kings is popular with the locals and a real find for ... More
 
 
 
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The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
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
 
 
 
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Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
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 Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
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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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
 
 
 
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The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
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Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 6 minutes from Crypt On The Green, St James'
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Sublime Symmetry
Exhibitions | Until 28th October 2018 

Guildhall Art Gallery 6 minutes walk from Crypt On The Green, St James'

Inventive ceramic works by revolutionary Victorian artist William De Morgan....More

Voices from the Deep
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Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail 7 minutes walk from Crypt On The Green, St James'

More than 700 personal letters, trapped at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ireland for 70 ...More

 
English National Ballet: Lest We Forget
English National Ballet: Lest We Forget
Dance | Until 29th September 2018 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 8 minutes walk from Crypt On The Green, St James'

The English National Ballet's "clever mix of experiment and accessibility" (The Guardian), Lest We Forget, returns to Sadler's Wells this ...More

 
Charles Dickens: Man Of Science
Exhibitions | Until 10th November 2018 

Charles Dickens Museum 9 minutes walk from Crypt On The Green, St James'

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London Nights
London Nights
Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2018 

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from Crypt On The Green, St James'

The Museum of London explores London after dark, in its new major photography exhibition, London Nights, open 11th May. Using ...More

 
Votes for Women
Votes for Women
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from Crypt On The Green, St James'

The Museum of London marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for ...More

 
Antibiotic Resistance: Calling On Citizens To Help Tackle The Problem
Exhibitions | On 25th September 2018 

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from Crypt On The Green, St James'

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

Hear Me Howl
Theatre | Until 29th September 2018 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 11 minutes walk from Crypt On The Green, St James'

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Marathon
Theatre | Until 29th September 2018 

Barbican Centre 11 minutes walk from Crypt On The Green, St James'

JAMS presents a contemporary, physical performance created and directed by Alan Fielden, commenting on the state of confusion induced by ...More

Transforma: Manufactory
Exhibitions | On 25th September 2018 

Barbican Centre 11 minutes walk from Crypt On The Green, St James'

A mixture of performance art, dance and theatre by the German artist group that looks at the rhythms and physicality ...More

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