Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

 
 
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Opening and closing times for Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Today (Friday) Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library closes at 17.00

Monday:

10.00
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19.00
 
 

Tuesday:

10.00
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17.00
 
 

Wednesday:

Closed
 
 

Thursday:

10.00
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19.00
 
 

Friday:

10.00
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17.00
 
 

Saturday:

10.00
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15.00
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

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1 minutes walk
 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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London Bridge Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Union Car Parks
 
4 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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30 Borough Road, SE1 | 8 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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5 More London Place, SE1 | 10 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Pancras Square Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
5 Pancras Square, Bloomsbury, London N1C | 2.9 miles from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
In July 2014 St Pancras Library closed in its former location, Argyle Street, and relocated to shiny new premises at 5 Pancras Square, a new-build 14-storey ... More
 
 
 
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London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
5 Westminster Bridge Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
Bride Lane, Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 19 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Nicky Nichols
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th, 21st and 22nd May 2015 - 8am-6pm
Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013
The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2014
Tower Bridge Exhibition, Tower Bridge, SE1 | 13 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Roxy Bar & Screen
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
The Roxy Bar and Screen on Borough High Street is an independent cinema which hosts monthly VJ/DJ nights and has a Popcorn Comedy night as well ... More
 
 
 
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The Jellyfish Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marlborough Playground, 11-25 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
London's first fully-functioning theatre made entirely from recycled and reclaimed materials was constructed over the summer of 2010 and will be open from late August through ... More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
 
 
 
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in England. ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... More
 
 
 
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Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Borough Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
25 Tabard Street, Southwark, SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
72 Borough High Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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St Christopher's Inn
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
121 Borough High Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
A traditional English pub on the vibrant Borough High Street, St Christopher's Inn serves fresh and flavourful food created with the finest produce from nearby Borough ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 26 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 27 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 30 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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160 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
, The Breakfast Club, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
 
 
 
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Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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The Rake
London > Nightlife > Bars
14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Communicating Doors
Communicating Doors
Theatre | Until 27th June 2015 

Menier Chocolate Factory 4 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Alan Ayckbourn's comedy thiller Communicating Doors about a dominatrix who flees for her life through a hotel door only to ...More

 
The Gallery
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 22nd May 2015 

Ministry of Sound 8 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

House across four rooms from Sander van Doorn, Jochen Miller, Lee Osborne, Trilucid, Mark Robinson, Drew Beats & Unity, Ben ...More

The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 22nd May 2015 

The Shard 9 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is ...More

 
Riviera Style: Resort & Swimwear Since 1900
Riviera Style: Resort & Swimwear Since 1900
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2015 

Fashion and Textile Museum 9 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Beach chic is the subject of this Fashion and Textile Museum exhibition which looks at the changing tastes in swimsuits, ...More

 
Rayne Shoes For Stars
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015 

Fashion and Textile Museum 9 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Awarded three royal warrants, Rayne made shoes for Queen Elizabeth II, including her wedding shoes, as well as shoes for ...More

Riviera Style: Guided Tour
Tours | On 22nd May 2015 

Fashion and Textile Museum 9 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

New light on the relationship with swimwear, beachwear and the body....More

The Merchant of Venice
The Merchant of Venice
Theatre | Until 7th June 2015 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 9 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Jonathan Pryce "displays a finely textured Shylock" (Financial Times) when he plays the money lender in Shakespeare's uncompromising drama of ...More

 
As You Like It
Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 9 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

A classic Shakespearean comedy full of romance, cross-dressing and brilliant conversation, gentle satire, forgiveness and reparation. Directed by Blanche McIntyre....More

Planeta Ka: Unicorn Production (Ages 1-3)
Kids Events | Until 4th June 2015 

Unicorn Theatre 9 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Discover a new mysterious land of mountains, craters and caves for under 3s at the Unicorn this spring. From the ...More

Henry the Fifth
Kids Events | Until 31st May 2015 

Unicorn Theatre 9 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Following critical acclaim when it premiered in 2013, Henry the Fifth is back at the Unicorn for two weeks only. ...More

 
 
 
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