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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £195  36% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 4 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £125  38% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 5 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £47  42% off
Central Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
 
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Pham Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
155 Whitecross Street, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Life
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Freakscene
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
91 Cowcross Street, EC1M | 6 minutes from Life
Miso grilled black cod taco on the menu at Freakscene , the new pop-up from chef and author of Junk Food ... More
 
 
 
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Sosharu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Turnmill, 63 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 7 minutes from Life
A departure for top British chef Jason Atherton, Sosharu is an informal Japanese restaurant that serves tapas-style food and ... More
 
 
 
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Clerkenwell Grind
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
2-4 Old Street, EC1V | Same location as Life
Just down the road from the original Shoreditch Grind, behind a Grade II listed facade, ... More
 
 
 
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Nusa Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Life
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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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 Goswell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Life
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 20th October 2017 - 7.30pm
Life, 161 Old Street, EC1V | 4 minutes from Life
A concert staging of George Benjamin's landmark opera, directed by Jack Furness and starring Lauren Fagan as Agnes, Ross Ramgobin as the Protector. Conducted by Oliver ...More
 
 
 
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Crouch End Festival Chorus
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 20th October 2017 - 7.30pm
Life, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Life
David Temple conducts Laura Bowler 's Navigating The Dog Watch and Gershwin's Porgy And Bess....More
 
 
 
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The Cherry Orchard
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th to 21st Oct 2017 - Various Times
Life, 1 Milton Street, Barbican, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Life
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Life
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 Life
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 Life
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Life
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Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Life
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 | 2 minutes from Life
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 Life
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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The best shops and markets near Life
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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Life
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 | 6 minutes from Life
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 | 7 minutes from Life
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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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Life
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 | 5 minutes from Life
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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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 8 minutes from Life
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 Dance Academy
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The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Life
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, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Life
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 | 8 minutes from Life
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 Life

The best pubs near London Life.
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The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Life
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Life
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 | 5 minutes from Life
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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Life clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Life
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 | 6 minutes from Life
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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Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 6 minutes from Life
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Life.
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Life
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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 | 4 minutes from Life
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 | 6 minutes from Life
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Melos Sinfonia: Written On Skin
Concerts | On 20th October 2017 

LSO St Luke's 4 minutes walk from Life

A concert staging of George Benjamin's landmark opera, directed by Jack Furness and starring Lauren Fagan as Agnes, Ross Ramgobin ...More

John Akomfrah: Purple
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Life

British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah presents his ambitious new installation, Purple. Being displayed at the Barbican Centre, the six-channel ...More

Basquiat: Boom for Real
Basquiat: Boom for Real
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Art Gallery 6 minutes walk from Life

This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom ...More

 
Crouch End Festival Chorus
Concerts | On 20th October 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Life

David Temple conducts Laura Bowler 's Navigating The Dog Watch and Gershwin's Porgy And Bess....More

Fabriclive
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th October 2017 

Fabric 7 minutes walk from Life

Drum'n'bass, jungle and grime across two rooms, courtesy of DJ Hype, Hazard, Dub Phizix & Strategy, Kahn & Neek, Kaiju, ...More

The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2018 

Museum of London 8 minutes walk from Life

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even higher in more developed countries. ...More

 
Blood Rite
Dance | On 20th October 2017 

Guildhall Yard 11 minutes walk from Life

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Motor City Drum Ensemble
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th October 2017 

XOYO 11 minutes walk from Life

The DJ aka Danilo Plessow supplies classic house and disco alongside pulsating, hypnotic techno, plus Bradley Zero in room two....More

Supa Dupa Fly x Drizzy Takeover
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th October 2017 

Trapeze Bar 12 minutes walk from Life

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London Horror Festival
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Seasonal | Until 4th November 2017 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 13 minutes walk from Life

The London Horror Festival returns to the Old Red Lion Theatre this October for three weeks of horror in the ...More

 

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