London Welsh Centre  

 
 
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157-163 Gray's Inn Road, Clerkenwell, London WC1X 8UE
 
 
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A cultural and community centre on Grays Inn Road the London Welsh Centre has been promoting Welsh culture and language in London since 1937. It hosts arts events and provides space for cultural and community activities. The public bar, open to everyone, has Welsh beer and lager on tap and puts on various events from gigs to comedy nights, quiz nights to concerts by visiting choirs from Wales. Within the centre is a reference library (books cannot be removed) with more than 800 books of Welsh interest, language, culture and history.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Judd Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  21% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 2 minutes from London Welsh Centre
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  41% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 3 minutes from London Welsh Centre
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  41% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 7 minutes from London Welsh Centre
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from London Welsh Centre
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from London Welsh Centre
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from London Welsh Centre
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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Women Of Note
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th September 2018 to 11th August 2019 - Various Times
London Welsh Centre, 40 Brunswick Square, WC1N | 4 minutes from London Welsh Centre
Portraits from the Gerald Coke Handel Collection of female singers, who inspired Handel to compose his music....More
 
 
 
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Hogarth & The Art of Noise
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th May to 1st September 2019
London Welsh Centre, 40 Brunswick Square, WC1N | 4 minutes from London Welsh Centre
Explore the use of sound in William Hogarth's art as the Foundling Museum stages the first exhibition dedicated to the way the 18th century artist used ...More
 
 
 
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Nicola Bealing: A New Song (To An Old Tune)
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th May to 1st September 2019 - Various Times
London Welsh Centre, 40 Brunswick Square, WC1N | 4 minutes from London Welsh Centre
The Cornish artist uses both print and painting to evoke 18th-century broadside ballads, complementing the main exhibition Hogarth & The Art of Noise....More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near London Welsh Centre
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Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from London Welsh Centre
Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired two ... More
 
 
 
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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 3 minutes from London Welsh Centre
Explore the history of the Royal Mail at The Postal Museum where you can go on an underground adventure through narrow tunnels not used since 2003. ... More
 
 
 
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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from London Welsh Centre
Coram's Fields is a special place for children where adults are allowed in only if accompanied by a child. Tucked away in the city centre it ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near London Welsh Centre
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The People's Supermarket
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
72-78 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from London Welsh Centre
Rumour has it that The People's Supermarket fought off Tesco this a site on Lamb's Conduit Street, one of London's most independently spirited neighbourhoods. The sight ... More
 
 
 
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Ben Pentreath Ltd
London > Shopping > House and Garden
17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from London Welsh Centre
Ben, the man behind this pretty interiors shop in Bloomsbury, is an architectural designer now based in London after spending five years in New York. His ... More
 
 
 
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French's Dairy
London > Shopping > Jewellery
13 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from London Welsh Centre
Artist Maggie Owen took a former dairy and turned it into an Art Deco emporium dripping in achingly hip designer jewellery. And the good news is ... More
 
 
 
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The Pakenham Arms
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
1 Pakenham street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 2 minutes from London Welsh Centre
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Salaam Namaste
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
68 Millman Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from London Welsh Centre
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Ciao Bella
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
86-90 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from London Welsh Centre
This authentic Italian restaurant in Bloomsbury is a gem and should be in everyone's address book. Unfailingly lively, distinctively Mediterranean, wonderfully homely, Ciao Bella serves up ... More
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from London Welsh Centre
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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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 7 minutes from London Welsh Centre
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 8 minutes from London Welsh Centre
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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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 7 minutes from London Welsh Centre
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from London Welsh Centre
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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All Star Lanes, Holborn
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 9 minutes from London Welsh Centre
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from London Welsh Centre
On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The pub ... More
 
 
 
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Duke (of York)
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Roger Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from London Welsh Centre
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from London Welsh Centre
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from London Welsh Centre
Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
 
 
 
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Smithy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 7 minutes from London Welsh Centre
An unexpected surprise, located in a King’s Cross backstreet you never knew existed, yet still only a five-minute walk from the tube, this wine-bar-cum-restaurant offers a ... More
 
 
 
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The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from London Welsh Centre
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from London Welsh Centre
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 9 minutes from London Welsh Centre
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 10 minutes from London Welsh Centre
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Nicola Bealing: A New Song (To An Old Tune)
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

The Foundling Museum 4 minutes walk from London Welsh Centre

The Cornish artist uses both print and painting to evoke 18th-century broadside ballads, complementing the main exhibition Hogarth & The ...More

Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

The Foundling Museum 4 minutes walk from London Welsh Centre

Explore the use of sound in William Hogarth's art as the Foundling Museum stages the first exhibition dedicated to the ...More

 
Women Of Note
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2019 

The Foundling Museum 4 minutes walk from London Welsh Centre

Portraits from the Gerald Coke Handel Collection of female singers, who inspired Handel to compose his music....More

Michael Craig-Martin: Sculpture
Exhibitions | Until 3rd August 2019 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 7 minutes walk from London Welsh Centre

The Dublin-born conceptual artist continues to playfully probe the relationship between objects and images....More

The Gardeners
Concerts | On 18th June 2019 

Conway Hall 7 minutes walk from London Welsh Centre

Composed by Robert Hugill, with libretto by Joanna Wyld, this enduring modern opera sees tensions rise between three generations of ...More

Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Foodie Events | Until 26th December 2019 

The Piano Works 8 minutes walk from London Welsh Centre

For bottomless brunch with a side of live music, head to The Piano Works. Both the West End and Farringdon ...More

 
Lost Dog: Juliet And Romeo
Theatre | Until 22nd June 2019 

The Place 10 minutes walk from London Welsh Centre

Ben Duke's reimagined version of Shakespeare's tragic teenage love story in which the doomed couple survive through into middle age....More

Imaginary Cities
Imaginary Cities
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

British Library 10 minutes walk from London Welsh Centre

Welcoming you to the British Library from 5th April 2019, Imaginary Cities is a free display which fills the Entrance ...More

 
The New Londoners
The New Londoners
Exhibitions | Until 7th July 2019 

British Library 10 minutes walk from London Welsh Centre

Close to 200 different countries are represented by people living in London, according to the UN, and award winning British ...More

 
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion
Exhibitions | Until 8th September 2019 

British Library 10 minutes walk from London Welsh Centre

A Leonardo da Vinci notebook, the Codex Leicester, goes on display in Britain for the first time since it was ...More

 

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