The Rag Factory  

 
 
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Heneage Street, Shoreditch, London E1 5LJ
 
 
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Situated just off Brick Lane, this space is in the hot spot of the cool side of London within their rights, as their venue has regularly been used in TV shoots and music videos. MTV, BBC Newsnight and The Culture Show have all used this affordable space for their work. The venue was set up in 2006 and is targeted for people to use working in the creative industries - performance based, music, fashion or visual arts. It is close to Liverpool Street station and for its ease to reach it can also add casting and rehearsal space to its long list of uses.

 

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Aldgate East Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Spitalfields Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  37% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 7 minutes from The Rag Factory
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £128  24% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 10 minutes from The Rag Factory
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
 
 
 
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £85  33% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 10 minutes from The Rag Factory
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Rag Factory
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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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 7 minutes from The Rag Factory
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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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 7 minutes from The Rag Factory
Part of an upmarket development, Goodman's Fields, Curzon Aldgate is a new-build cinema in the East End. Enter through the lounge/bar with its leather sofas ... More
 
 
 
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A Handful Of Dust
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th June to 3rd September 2017 - Various Times
The Rag Factory, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 4 minutes from The Rag Factory
This exhibition traces a visual journey through the motif of dust from aerial reconnaissance, wartime destruction and natural disasters, featuring works by over 30 artists and ...More
 
 
 
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Go Out Of Tune
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Tuesday 22nd and Tuesday 29th August 2017 - 7.30pm
The Rag Factory, 1 Dray Walk, Brick Lane, E1 | 5 minutes from The Rag Factory
A chance for all musicians to perform at this open mic event....More
 
 
 
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Macho Trax
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 24th and Thursday 31st August 2017 - 7pm-12midnight
The Rag Factory, 1 Dray Walk, Brick Lane, E1 | 5 minutes from The Rag Factory
DJs supply an eclectic mix of dusty grooves, deep disco, rough funk and beyond....More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Rag Factory
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Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from The Rag Factory
London's own "Curry Mile", Brick Lane is home to so much more than first-rate spiced food, it also plays host to Jewish bagel shops, Indian sari ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Rag Factory
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 Boiler House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from The Rag Factory
The Old Truman Brewery's celebrated Old Boiler House, which dates back to the 1830s, a warehouse with spectacular soaring ceilings and houses the landmark Truman Chimney, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Rag Factory

The best shops and markets near The Rag Factory
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Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from The Rag Factory
Brick Lane Market is pure East End London, which means Jewish bagel shops, Bangladeshi curry houses, Indian sari silks - and Cockneys crying out their wares. ... More
 
 
 
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The Laundry Room
London > Shopping >
3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Rag Factory
The Laundry Room presents its very first Christmas Pop-Up Shop, taking place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December 2011 in east London. Housed on the ground floor ... More
 
 
 
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Absolute Vintage
London > Shopping > Clothing
15 Hanbury Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Rag Factory
A whole array of vintage handbags, dresses and belts are on offer at this specialist shop including more than a thousand pairs of shoes and boots. ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Naz - Brick Lane
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
46/48 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from The Rag Factory
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Sheraz Bangla Lounge
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
13 Brick Lane, Aldgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from The Rag Factory
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Chez Elles Bistroquet
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
45 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from The Rag Factory
Sandwiched between all the curry houses, Chez Elles Bistroquet is an unlikely find on Brick Lane but it's one that you'll be glad you did. Opened ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Rag Factory

Near The Rag Factory
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 11 minutes from The Rag Factory
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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 11 minutes from The Rag Factory
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 19 minutes from The Rag Factory
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 | 3 minutes from The Rag Factory
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 | 3 minutes from The Rag Factory
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 | 10 minutes from The Rag Factory
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 best pubs near London The Rag Factory.
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 7 minutes from The Rag Factory
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from The Rag Factory
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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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 9 minutes from The Rag Factory
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 Rag Factory clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
JuJu's Bar and Stage
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Hanbury Street, Ely's Yard, E1 | 3 minutes from The Rag Factory
Nestled in the heart of the Old Truman Brewery, tucked away at the back of Ely's Yard, Juju's Bar and Stage ... More
 
 
 
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The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Rag Factory
Vibe Bar manages to be both chilled out and cutting edge. Located inside the Truman Brewery on trendy Brick Lane, you can come here to drink ... More
 
 
 
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Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from The Rag Factory
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Rag Factory.
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from The Rag Factory
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 8 minutes from The Rag Factory
... More
 
 
 
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Andaz Liverpool Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 9 minutes from The Rag Factory
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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A new large-scale installation by the London-based artist, which is a culmination of an investigation into patterns....More

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Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

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A large-scale installation involving sculpture and music, taking over five connected yet distinct rooms drawing on a wide range of ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2017 

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Syrian artist Sulafa Hijazi's series of animated images is a response to our ever-increasing relationship with new media....More

The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Bangarang
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The Queen of Hoxton's seasonal rooftop parties have become a legendary addition to the capital's event calendar and this year ...More

 
Kick Out The Jams
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2017 

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Embark on a musical journey as DJs explore their vast physical and digital collections. Expect disco, soul, funk and reggae....More

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The Yard 11 minutes walk from The Rag Factory

Moving to Worship Street in Shoreditch for the summer, the Shuffle Club gets an outside space from July to September; ...More

 

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