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The Artworks ElephantRepositioning refurbished shipping containers as retail spaces and offices for creative startups, The Artworks Elephant turns Elephant and Castle into "the new Shoreditch", according to the Evening Standard. The five year project, which began in 2014, includes cafes, bars and street food traders as well as an old vintage style barbers shop and a temporary Library for Southwark Council. There's food from Jay Jays Deli, Tasty Jerk Caribbean takeaway and Six-Yard Box, a continental style table-football cafe. Classes at Union City Osteopathy and Yoga Studio include core strength Yoga, Pilates and baby massage and there are two treatment rooms offering health advice, acupuncture and osteopathy. On the top floor of the Artworks, a new temporary community library gives local residents access to a library while proposals for Walworth Town Hall and Newington Library are in progress. Once the temporary site comes down, the plan is for successful Artworks tenants to move into the new spaces at Elephant Park, a major part of the Elephant and Castle regeneration.

 

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Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Kennington Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Waterloo Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £35  40% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
Located just south of the River Thames, The Bridge Hotel is the perfect accommodation choice for those wishing to explore the many sights and attractions London ... More
 
 
 
H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  32% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 11 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  23% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 12 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
The area where this hotel is located has become the vibrant cultural heart of London, with theatres, concert halls and art galleries lined-up against the South ... More
 
 
 
 
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House Of VANS London
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arches 228-232 Station Approach Road, SE1 | 18 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
In the midst of Leeke Street tunnel, one of the biggest graffiti canvases in London, and opposite The Vaults you'll find House of Vans, ... More
 
 
 
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The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 18 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
Once the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a temporary ... More
 
 
 
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The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 20 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
 
 
 
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Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in ... More
 
 
 
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The Buzz
London > Entertainment > Theatres
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 8 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
Located in Mercato Metropolitano, The Buzz is the UK's first permanent purpose-built immersive theatre. The fully flexible performing arts space has been created as a community ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 19th December 2018 - 8pm-10.30pm
The Artworks Elephant, 140 Newington Butts, SE11 | 5 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
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Cuming Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
151 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 3 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
The worldwide collection of the Cuming Family accompanies exhibitions on the history of Southwark (from Roman times to the 19th century) in this unique museum. The ... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
 
 
 
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Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 8 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
At 45,000 square foot, new Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 14 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
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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Evans Cycles
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
 
 
 
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Dragon Castle
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
100 Walworth Road, Southwark, London SE17 | 3 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
This impressive Cantonese restaurant is one of the first symbols of the glacially slow regeneration of Elephant & Castle. Occupying the attractive ground floor of one ... More
 
 
 
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Unit 4, Metro Central, 119 Newington Green Causway, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
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The Lobster Pot
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
3 Kennington Lane, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 5 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
French seafood restaurant that puts the kitsch in kitchen. London isn’t particularly renowned for its seafood (nor for that matter is Kennington renowned for its restaurants) but ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 28 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 29 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 8 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
 
 
 
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Kennington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | 13 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
This much loved open space in the south London borough of Lambeth has two parts; the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to ... More
 
 
 
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Archbishop's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 16 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
This immaculate 10 acre park is the largest green space on the Southbank. Once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, Archbishop Tait originally donated the ... More
 
 
 
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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
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The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 13 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 15 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 1 minute from The Artworks Elephant
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
 
 
 
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 14 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
 
 
 
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 14 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 19 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
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 | 19 minutes from The Artworks Elephant
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
 

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Seussical the Musical
Seussical the Musical
Theatre | Until 29th December 2018 

Southwark Playhouse 6 minutes walk from The Artworks Elephant

Following previous success in the UK and the US, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's Seussical musical comes to the Southwark ...More

 
The Night Before Christmas
Theatre | Until 29th December 2018 

Southwark Playhouse 6 minutes walk from The Artworks Elephant

Anthony Neilson's adult comedy has a contemporary storyline about finding the true spirit of the festive season. Directed by Alex ...More

The Time Travellers' Ball
The Time Travellers' Ball
Theatre | Until 17th February 2019 

The Buzz 8 minutes walk from The Artworks Elephant

This November, theatrical experience The Time Travellers' Ball opens new venue The Buzz, London's first ever purpose-built immersive theatre venue. ...More

 
Moments Of Silence
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2019 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 9 minutes walk from The Artworks Elephant

An immersive installation exploring origins, history and future of remembrance rituals, created by the Tony and Olivier Award-winning artists 59 ...More

African Soldier
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2019 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 9 minutes walk from The Artworks Elephant

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Survey
Exhibitions | Until 16th December 2018 

Jerwood Space 14 minutes walk from The Artworks Elephant

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A Christmas Carol
Theatre | Until 19th January 2019 

Old Vic Theatre 15 minutes walk from The Artworks Elephant

Matthew Warchus' staging of Charles Dickens' timeless classic, which has been adapted from the stage by Jack Thorne, returns to ...More

The Convert
The Convert
Theatre | Until 26th January 2019 

The Young Vic 15 minutes walk from The Artworks Elephant

Black Panther star and Tony-nominated writer Danai Gurira - also known for her role as Michonne in The Walking Dead ...More

 
Flat Iron Square: Alpine Village
Flat Iron Square: Alpine Village
Foodie Events | Until 2nd January 2019 

Flat Iron Square 15 minutes walk from The Artworks Elephant

Conifer trees, a canopy of lights, two bandstands and heated areas give Flat Iron Square a winter makeover. Nestled amongst ...More

 
Fiddler On The Roof
Theatre | Until 9th March 2019 

Menier Chocolate Factory 16 minutes walk from The Artworks Elephant

Proud father Tevye struggles to maintain his family's Jewish traditions in turn of the 20th century Imperial Russia in the ...More

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Mamma Mia! The Party
Mamma Mia! The Party
Theatre | From 29th August 

The O2 Arena

Be immersed in the world of sunshine and ABBA songs as Mamma Mia! The Party ...More

 
Richard Alston Dance Company: Quartermark
Dance | From 1st March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The acclaimed Richard Alston Dance Company, entering its 25th year, makes the first of its final two visits to Sadler's Wells. The company presents two new works and ...More

Damien Jalet & Kohei Nawa: Vessel
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Dance | From 16th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Filling the Sadler's Wells stage with 7,500 litres ...More

 
Les Antliaclastes: Waltz Of The Hommelettes
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Barbican The Pit

Masked performers, sound, music, automatons and sculptural puppets ...More

 
Grief Is The Thing With Feathers
Grief Is The Thing With Feathers
Theatre | From 25th March 

Barbican Centre

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Lee Krasner: Living Colour
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Exhibitions | From 30th May 

Barbican Art Gallery

One of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee ...More

 
The Lehman Trilogy
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Theatre | From 11th May 

Piccadilly Theatre

Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre, the critically acclaimed The Lehman Trilogy transfers ...More

 
Mary Quant
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Exhibitions | From 6th April 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Following on from Christian Dior and Balenciaga, both the subject of fashion forward V&A exhibitions, ...More

 
The Moon
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Exhibitions | From 1st July 

National Maritime Museum

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