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Raven RowRaven Row, a non-profit contemporary art centre in Spitalfields, not far from the opened to the public on 28th February 2009. The name - nothing to do with sightings of black birds - comes from its location. Part of the street on which it stands used to be known as Raven Row until 1895, when it was absorbed into Artillery Lane. Sandwiched between two eighteenth century silk merchants' houses, Raven Row is an exhibition centre headed up by Alex Sainsbury and designed by 6a Architects and comprising two contemporary galleries. Flats in the building's upper floors are available for visiting artists and curators invited to take part in the residency programme. Four Corners Books, a non-profit publisher of artists' books and books on art, is also based in the building and occasionally collaborates with the gallery to stage exhibitions and events.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Aldgate Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Spitalfields Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £122  36% off
    40 Liverpool Street, EC2M | 3 minutes from Raven Row
    Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terence Conran's ... More
     
     
     
    South Place Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  41% off
    3 South Place, EC2M | 4 minutes from Raven Row
    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
     
     
     
    Threadneedles, Marriott Autograph Collection
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £74  40% off
    5 Threadneedles Street, EC2R | 8 minutes from Raven Row
    Housed in an esteemed former banking hall in the City, this magnificent boutique hotel provides a luxurious sanctuary. The spacious rooms are decorated in a chic ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Electric Blue Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    64 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Raven Row
    The Electric Blue Gallery gallery, co-owned by Jessica Tibbles and Olivier Bernay, opened in January 2009. By February, Wallpaper* magazine was calling the launch "a highlight ... More
     
     
     
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    Whitechapel Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Raven Row
    Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty ... More
     
     
     
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    71a Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 9 minutes from Raven Row
    71a is a gallery and events space in East London hosting everything from film screenings to exhibitions and parties to panels.... More
     
     
     
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    Broadgate Ice Rink
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    Exchange House, 12 Primrose Street, City, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Raven Row
    London's longest-running outdoor ice rink, Broadgate Ice Rink, can be found between mid November and the end of February in Exchange Square, only a couple of ... More
     
     
     
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    Dennis Severs' House
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Raven Row
    The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced ... More
     
     
     
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    Christ Church Spitalfields
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Raven Row
    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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    Henry IV (Part II)
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th December 2015 to 23rd January 2016
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 13 minutes from Raven Row
    Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare ...More
     
     
     
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    Henry IV (Part I)
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th November 2015 to 24th January 2016
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 13 minutes from Raven Row
    The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November once again as part of the King and ...More
     
     
     
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    Hamlet
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th August to 31st October 2015
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 13 minutes from Raven Row
    Benedict Cumberbatch stars in the title role of Hamlet in Lyndsey Turner's production of Shakespeare's tragedy at the Barbican. The story famously follows the son who ...More
     
     
     
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    Bishopsgate Institute
    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 1 minute from Raven Row
    Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... More
     
     
     
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    ClueQuest
    London > Entertainment >
    11 Plough Yard, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Raven Row
    Following Pinky and the Brain's failed attempt at taking over the world, it's now time for another mouse to have a crack at it. Having escaped ... More
     
     
     
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    The Old Truman Brewery
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Raven Row
    Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
     
     
     
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    Hummingbird Bakery
    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    11 Frying Pan Alley , Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Raven Row
    All-American cupcakes are the speciality here but you can also tuck into many other finger-licking sticky treats. Chocolate Devil's Food Cake, New York style cheesecake and ... More
     
     
     
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    A Gold
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    42 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Raven Row
    As absurd as it may seem, A Gold is one of the only delis in London to specialise entirely in British produce. Touted as "the village ... More
     
     
     
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    Verde & Co
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    40 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Raven Row
    Wooden crates crammed with rich, vibrant vegetables, wicker baskets full of flowers, fruits and herbs, dark wooden shutters, heavy green awnings, blackboards advertising "Sandwiches, Coffee, Soup" ... More
     
     
     
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    The Breakfast Club, Spitalfields
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    12-16 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Raven Row
    Following the success of their Soho cafe, opened in 2005, The Breakfast Club opened three more cafes across London. This one comes with a license so ... More
     
     
     
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    Ottolenghi
    London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
    50 Artillery Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | Same location as Raven Row
    Yotam Ottolenghi, famous for his mouth watering Mediterranean salads and chosen-specialised-subject of hummus, adds a fourth Ottolenghi outlet in London so City workers can enjoy his ... More
     
     
     
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    Honest Burgers Liverpool Street
    London > Restaurants > American restaurants
    12 Widegate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Raven Row
    A firm favourite on London's ever-growing burger scene, Honest Burgers now has an outlet in Liverpool Street, open from late 2014. With other branches in Soho, ... More
     
     
     
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    Near Raven Row
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    Workers' Educational Association
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Raven Row
    National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
     
     
     
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    The Making Space
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 12 minutes from Raven Row
    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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    City Journalism
    London > Education > Professional Training
    106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 14 minutes from Raven Row
    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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    All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
    London > Leisure > Activities
    95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Raven Row
    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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    L!FE Shoreditch
    London > Leisure >
    The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 7 minutes from Raven Row
    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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    Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
    London > Leisure >
    45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 11 minutes from Raven Row
    Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
     
     
     
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    The George
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Raven Row
    One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
     
     
     
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    The White Horse
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Raven Row
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    The Crown and Shuttle
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Raven Row
    After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
     
     
     
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    Shoreditch House
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Ebor Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Raven Row
    In a former tea warehouse in the part of town where the City meets the East End you'll find another off-shoot from Soho House founder Nick ... More
     
     
     
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    Dirty Martini, Bishopsgate
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    158 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Raven Row
    This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
     
     
     
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    Catch Champagne Bar and Lounge
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Raven Row
    Great for a late night drink if you're staying at Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel, and a glamorous destination bar if you're not, Catch Champagne Bar and ... More
     
     
     
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    Coopers' Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 2 minutes from Raven Row
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    Andaz Liverpool Street
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 3 minutes from Raven Row
    Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terrence Conran's ... More
     
     
     
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    Christ Church Spitalfields
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Raven Row
    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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    The Water Poet Bank Holiday Cider Festival & Hog Roast
    Leisure | Until 31st August 2015 

    The Water Poet 3 minutes walk from Raven Row

    On August Bank Holiday Weekend, The Water Poet will be hosting it's annual Cider Festival and Hog roast in the ...More

    Moroccan Sky Riad
    Moroccan Sky Riad
    Foodie Events | Until 5th September 2015 

    Searcys at The Gherkin 6 minutes walk from Raven Row

    Usually a private members club, Searcys at The Gherkin is open to the public this summer for a Moroccan Sky ...More

     
    SOLU
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th August 2015 

    93 Feet East 6 minutes walk from Raven Row

    House and disco from DeMarzo, Pete Cosby, Shane Fernandes and Michal MisTech....More

    Phonica Allstars
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th August 2015 

    The Big Chill Bar 6 minutes walk from Raven Row

    Reggae, afrobeat, disco and house courtesy of the Phonica All Stars....More

    Carnival With Mark E (Spectral/ Merc), Musica Noche, High Soul Society
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th August 2015 

    Horse And Groom 6 minutes walk from Raven Row

    Mark E spins house and disco....More

    Musica Noche Carnival
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th August 2015 

    Horse And Groom 6 minutes walk from Raven Row

    House courtesy of Mark E, Balearic Mike, Russell Penn, Neil Thornton and Adrian Spurdon....More

    Secretsundaze
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 30th August 2015 

    Village Underground 7 minutes walk from Raven Row

    House, techno and electro courtesy of Roman Flugel, Shanti Celeste, Endian in addition to resident DJs Giles Smith and James ...More

    The London Open 2015
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    Whitechapel Gallery 7 minutes walk from Raven Row

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    Children's Commission 2015: Rivane Neuenschwander: The Name Of Fear
    Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2015 

    Whitechapel Gallery 7 minutes walk from Raven Row

    An installation of mixed-media capes by the Brazilian artist, exploring childhood phobias, based on research gathered from children from London, ...More

    A Utopian Stage: Festival Of Arts Shiraz-Persepolis
    Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2015 

    Whitechapel Gallery 7 minutes walk from Raven Row

    A display of archive film and photographs, original theatre programmes and posters from the festival....More

     
     
     
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