Today is Boring

 
 
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15 Kingsland Road, Hoxton, London E2 8AA 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Sept-May 13:00-23:00, Jun-Aug 15:00-23:00
 
PRICES
DVD hire £3 for 3 nights (1 night new releases), 2 DVDs £4 or 3 for £5 (except new releases) | unlimited rental £18 (1 month), £70 (6 months)
 

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Today is BoringWith over 2500 films on offer, and a tendency to go out and buy any customer suggestion that sounds interesting, this is a DVD rental shop that's full of surprises. The shelves are full of the latest blockbusters, but hit the catalogue and you'll see that their backroom is packed high with the finest moments in the history of cinema, whether you're after cult arthouse flicks, or your favourite 80s teen comedies.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Leonard Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Today is Boring | Video City It's becoming ridiculously hard to rent a DVD in London, as one-by-one the local stores fold under the combined pressure...

 
 
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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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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £104  38% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Today is Boring
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  31% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Today is Boring
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
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  21% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 14 minutes from Today is Boring
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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The MOO Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
Unit 27, BOXPARK, 2-4 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 3 minutes from Today is Boring
Online print specialists, MOO.com, have opened a bricks and mortar shop at Boxpark, bringing their cool brand of personalised cards and stationary to Shoreditch's quirky shopping ... More
 
 
 
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Sh! Women's Erotic Emporium
London > Shopping > Specialists
57 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 3 minutes from Today is Boring
Tea and sex, how very British! This friendly boutique in Hoxton Square offers girlies the chance to seek out kinky playthings, books and erotica, in a ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Brick Lane
London > Shopping > Specialists
15 Hanbury Street, E1 | 12 minutes from Today is Boring
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Today is Boring
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Boxpark
London > Shopping >
Boxpark, Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Today is Boring
A quirky alternative to your standard high street store, the Boxpark is a temporary village of stores offering popular designer goods, scrumptious food and unconventional gifts. ... More
 
 
 
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KK Outlet
London > Shopping > Art and Design
42 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 3 minutes from Today is Boring
Just the kind of hip, happening 'multifunctional' space you'd expect on Hoxton Square, KK Outlet is not just a shop and gallery it's also the offices ... More
 
 
 
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Leila's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Calvert Avenue, Shoreditch, London E2 | 3 minutes from Today is Boring
Leila's on Arnold Circus is a legendary coffee spot where they serve Monmouth coffee in an eccentric cafe setting that feels like you're in your own ... More
 
 
 
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T.N.D.
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 30th January 2015 - 12midnight-6am
Club Aquarium, 256-260 Old Street, EC1V | 7 minutes from Today is Boring
House and techno from Francesco Poggi and CASSIMM....More
 
 
 
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The Art of the Brick
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th September 2014 to 12th April 2015
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 11 minutes from Today is Boring
See the Mona Lisa in LEGO when you visit The Art of the Brick, a display of over 75 sculptures created out of more than ...More
 
 
 
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Lunchtime Concert: Guildhall Chamber Orchestra
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 30th January 2015 - 1.05pm
Bishopsgate Institute, 230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 13 minutes from Today is Boring
The chamber orchestra performs Andrej Panufnik's Violin Concerto and Bartok's Divertimento, with Boris Brovtsyn, violin....More
 
 
 
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Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Today is Boring
Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It may ... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, N1 | 4 minutes from Today is Boring
As the name suggests, Shoreditch Electric Light Station began life as an electricity generating station. Now home of Circus Space, the building, which dates back to ... More
 
 
 
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Hoxton Hall
London > Entertainment > Theatres
130 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from Today is Boring
Built in 1863 as a saloon-style music hall, this Grade II listed multi-arts venue represents the absolute pinnacle of trendy Shoreditch. Hoxton Hall played host to ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Today is Boring

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Today is Boring
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20 Hoxton Square
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 3 minutes from Today is Boring
This spacious gallery strategically situated opposite White Cube in Hoxton Square opened in 2007 and is run by co-directors Richard Graham, Adam Waymouth and Alex Dellal. ... More
 
 
 
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Rivington Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Today is Boring
The first newly built public art gallery in London since the Hayward Gallery opened in 1968, Rivington Place is a beautiful glass fronted building designed by ... More
 
 
 
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Iniva
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-9 Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Today is Boring
Opened on 5th October 2007, this Rivington Place art gallery is a £8m public building dedicated to culturally diverse visual arts. It's a joint venture between ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Today is Boring

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Viet Hoa
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
74 Kingsland Road, E2 | 1 minute from Today is Boring
Vietnamese cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Tay Do Cafe
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
65 Kingsland Road, E2 | 1 minute from Today is Boring
Vietnamese cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Death By Burrito
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen, 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 | 1 minute from Today is Boring
Run by the Rebel Dining Society, Death by Burrito is a contemporary Mexican grill and cocktail bar at Hoxton Square Bar and Kitchen. Stepping outside of ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Today is Boring

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4 minutes from Today is Boring
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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Today is Boring
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 13 minutes from Today is Boring
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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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 11 minutes from Today is Boring
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
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 11 minutes from Today is Boring
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
 
 
 
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 14 minutes from Today is Boring
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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The best pubs near London Today is Boring.
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The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Today is Boring
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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The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Today is Boring
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
 
 
 
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The Royal Oak
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 7 minutes from Today is Boring
You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Kick
London > Nightlife > Bars
127 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Today is Boring
Fashionable Shoreditch drinkers from all around the globe are attracted to this cellar bar by its rickety old furniture, interesting imported beers, and a pricy, but ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Music Hall
London > Nightlife > Bars
134 Curtain Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A3AR | 3 minutes from Today is Boring
We couldn't help smiling at the idea of Bar Music Hall in Shoreditch, and headed down prepared for a truly soulless night of trendy tapas and ... More
 
 
 
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Callooh Callay
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Rivington Street, EC2A | 3 minutes from Today is Boring
Often regarded as one of Shoreditch's best cocktail bars, Callooh Callay is a popular venue with an ambitious, regularly changing cocktail menu. Examples include the Electric ... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Today is Boring
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
 
 
 
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The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 11 minutes from Today is Boring
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 13 minutes from Today is Boring
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
 
 
 
 

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

The Basing House

Deep house and techno courtesy of Greg Brockmann, with guest Sami Daik....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

Trafik 3 minutes walk from Today Is Boring

LessLessMore, Dan Formless, Sebastian Klone, Jordan Dessar, Frank Tama and Elia Cordaro supply house and techno....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 3 minutes walk from Today Is Boring

Slimkid3 and DJ Nu-Mark play hip hop....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th February 2015 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 3 minutes walk from Today Is Boring

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Concerts | On 30th January 2015 

Zigfrid von Underbelly 3 minutes walk from Today Is Boring

The Scottish-born singer and guitarist offers an interesting blend of indie rock, blues and pop music....More

Circus 83
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th March 2015 

Cargo 3 minutes walk from Today Is Boring

DJs Daniel Pozzebon, Chris Lawes and James Castle spin old school funk, soul, hip hop and commercial dance over two ...More

Take Me To Bed
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th January 2015 

The Bedroom Bar 3 minutes walk from Today Is Boring

House and hip hop from DJ Gilla....More

Circus 83
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 6th February 2015 

Cargo 3 minutes walk from Today Is Boring

Daniel Pozzebon, James Castle and Chris Lawes plays funk, soul, hip hop and commercial dance tunes....More

Friday Night Comedy Show
Comedy | On 30th January 2015 

Comedy Cafe 3 minutes walk from Today Is Boring

Stand-up comedy from Jamali, Ryan McDonnell and Brian Higgins, plus MC Jimmy James Jones....More

Symptomatic Presents Live Bands & DJs
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th January 2015 

Charlie Wrights International Bar 4 minutes walk from Today Is Boring

A showcase for new artists and DJs....More

 

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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Handa's Surprise
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Kids Events | On 21st February 2015 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre

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Strictly Come Dancing Live: Wembley Arena
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Dance | 5th February 2015 - 6th February 2015 

SSE Arena, Wembley

The glitzy BBC television show is brought to life on stages around the country once again in 2015, returning for ...More

 
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Seasonal | On 14th February 2015 

Bounce

If you're hoping to avoid red roses, slow dancing, hand holding and pet names this Valentine's Day head to Bounce, ...More

 
Valentine's Day at The View From The Shard
Valentine's Day at The View From The Shard
Attraction | 10th February 2015 - 14th February 2015 

The Shard

Opening hours are extended until midnight on Valentine's Day at The View From The Shard giving lovers the most ...More

 
Tapas Revolution Shoreditch
Tapas Revolution Shoreditch
Opened February 2015 

Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy continues the expansion of his Spanish food empire which began with Tapas Revolution in Westfield Shepherd's ...More

 
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Opened 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden, occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
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Bonnie Gull Seafood Bar
Opens 3rd February 2015 

Nick Lloyd Webber (son of Andrew) has created his first original score for the stage for this musical version of ...More

 
 
 
 
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