Play Bar

 
 
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58 Old Street (Corner of Golden Lane), Clerkenwell, London EC1V 9AJ
 
 
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Barbican Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Old Street Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Pear Tree Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Citadines London Barbican Apart-Hotel
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £79  42% off
    7-21 Goswell Road, EC1M | 3 minutes from Play Bar
    Just North of the city, these well-appointed family apartments offer an idyllic little spot for parents with children. At the weekend, the city is a wonderfully ... More
     
     
     
    Thistle City Barbican Hotel
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £55  28% off
    Central Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
    Malmaison London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £91  38% off
    18-21 Charterhouse Square, EC1M | 6 minutes from Play Bar
    Malmaison London has been stunningly converted into the finest boutique hotel in London. Right on the edge of trendy Clerkenwell and within the sound of bow ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Alternative Comedy Clubs nearest Play Bar

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    Comedy Cafe
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 14 minutes from Play Bar
    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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    Heroes Grotto of Comedy
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    27 Throgmorton Street, EC2N | 15 minutes from Play Bar
    Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
     
     
     
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    Angel Comedy Club
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, N1 | 17 minutes from Play Bar
    Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near Play Bar

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    Barbican Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    Barbican Centre
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    Barbican The Pit
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    Events near Play Bar

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    To Kill A Mockingbird
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th June to 25th July 2015
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
    Set in the Deep South, Christopher Sergel's adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel won multiple awards when it premiered in 2013 at Regent's Park Open ...More
     
     
     
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    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 14th July to 9th August 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 11 minutes from Play Bar
    Fifteen years since its premiere, Matthew Bourne's "sweaty, oil-spattered version of Carmen" (The Guardian) is back. The internationally acclaimed award-winning dance thriller is loosely based ...More
     
     
     
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    Mark Baldwin & Ladysmith Black Mambazo - Inala
    London > Events > Dance  Dates: 7th to 11th Jul 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 11 minutes from Play Bar
    Celebrating 21 years of democracy in South Africa, Inala presents the South African choir Ladysmith Black Mambazo appearing in a unique artistic collaboration with multi award-winning ...More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Play Bar

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Play Bar
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    Host Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    Magnum Photos
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    Barbican - Curve Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Play Bar

    The best shops and markets near Play Bar
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    Barbican Chimes Music Shop
    London > Shopping > Music Shops
    Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    Farm Collective
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    Smithfield Market
    London > Shopping > Markets
    West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 8 minutes from Play Bar
    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 ... More
     
     
     
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    Timberyard
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    61-67 Old Street, EC1V | 1 minute from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    Look Mum No Hands!
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    49 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    Nusa Kitchen
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    9 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    Education near Play Bar

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    LSO St Luke's
    London > Education > Professional Training
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    City Journalism
    London > Education > Professional Training
    106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Play Bar
    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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    London Wine Academy
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes from Play Bar
    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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    Play Bar gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    London Dance Academy
    London > Leisure >
    The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 2 minutes from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    London Fencing Club
    London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
    Norman Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from Play Bar
    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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    Postman's Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 9 minutes from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    Pubs near Play Bar

    The best pubs near London Play Bar.
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    The Hat & Feathers
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Play Bar
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    Fox & Anchor
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    The Well
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Play Bar
    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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    Nightlife near Play Bar

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    Artillery Arms
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from Play Bar
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    The Longroom
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    18-20 St. John Street, EC1M | 7 minutes from Play Bar
    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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    Vinoteca
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Play Bar
    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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    Meeting venue hire near Play Bar

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Play Bar.
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    London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Play Bar
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    The Brewery
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from Play Bar
    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
     
     
     
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    Barbican Conference Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
    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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    Mozart Piano Concertos
    Concerts | On 7th July 2015 

    Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

    The Academy of Ancient Music performs Mozart's Overture, Lucio Silla, Concerto No 5 in D, Levin Allegro to a concerto ...More

    Levin Directs Mozart
    Concerts | On 7th July 2015 

    Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

    Robert Levin, renowned for reviving the lost Mozartean art of improvisation, directs the AAM from the keyboard....More

    Zach Krausnick: I Wanna Destroy
    Exhibitions | On 7th July 2015 

    Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

    An immersive installation created by the Portland-based musician and multimedia artist EMA, featuring music, spoken word and a bespoke virtual ...More

    Guys And Dolls: A Guildhall School Musical Production
    Theatre | Until 15th July 2015 

    Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

    Students perform the musical adaptation of Damon Runyon's short stories about the New York underworld....More

    To Kill A Mockingbird
    To Kill A Mockingbird
    Theatre | Until 25th July 2015 

    Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

    Set in the Deep South, Christopher Sergel's adaptation of Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel won multiple awards when it premiered ...More

     
    Levin Directs Mozart
    Concerts | On 7th July 2015 

    Guildhall School Of Music And Drama 7 minutes walk from Play Bar

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    Colin Good
    Concerts | Until 7th July 2015 

    The Nightjar Bar 8 minutes walk from Play Bar

    The pianist performs jazz....More

    Conrad Shawcross: Inverted Spires And Descending Folds
    Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2015 

    Victoria Miro 8 minutes walk from Play Bar

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    Katrin Siguroardottir: Supra Terram
    Exhibitions | Until 8th August 2015 

    Parasol Unit 8 minutes walk from Play Bar

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