Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children  

 
 
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Great Ormond Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3JH
 
 
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Great Ormond Street Hospital for ChildrenThe first hospital in the world to provide in-patient beds for sick children, Great Ormond Street is still going strong after more than 150 years. What started out as 10 beds in a converted 17th century townhouse on the corner of Powis Place in 1852, is now the largest centre for research into childhood illness outside the United States. After initial skepticism and low patient turnout the hospital's services were promoted by principal founder Charles West's friend the novelist Charles Dickens who wrote in praise of the hospital when it opened in his popular magazine Household Words. Another famous supporter and author was J. M. Barrie who gave the rights to Peter Pan to the hospital after his death - a major source of revenue, since every new production of the play, or film version has to pay royalties to the hospital. The hospital also contains a museum which can be visited by appointment, and a small gallery devoted to Peter Pan.


 

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Russell Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Holborn Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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Brunswick Square NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Russell Court NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  31% off
92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
The DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End hotel is perfectly located in London's historic Bloomsbury district, between Holborn and Russell Square tube stations for convenient ... More
 
 
 
Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  38% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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
 
 
 
Bloomsbury Park Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £60  22% off
Southampton Row, WC1B | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
The gorgeous Victorian building that houses the Thistle Bloomsbury Park is tall enough to offer great views of London from the top rooms. Located between the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Royal London Homeopathic Hospital NHS Trust
London > Useful Numbers > Hospitals
Great Ormond Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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National Hospital for Neurology & Neurosurgery
London > Useful Numbers > Hospitals
Queen Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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St Thomas' Hospital
London > Useful Numbers > Hospitals
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 32 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
One of London's best known teaching hospitals, St Thomas' Hospital, where Evelina London Children's Hospital is also located, provides community care in health centres ... More
 
 
 
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Symbolist Prints
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Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 7 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Prints from the era of Symbolism in the 1800s with works by artists such as Rodolphe Bresdin, Gustave Moreau, Albert Besnard, Odilon Redon and more....More
 
 
 
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Edvard Munch: love and angst
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Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Great Russell Street, Bankside, London WC1B | 7 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, famous for his haunting depictions of raw human emotion - think of Munch and you'll soon think of The Scream - is ...More
 
 
 
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Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
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Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 7 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
To mark 350 years since Rembrandt's death, the British Museum presents Rembrandt: Thinking on Paper. The museum holds one of the world's largest collections of Rembrandt's ...More
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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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London Welsh Centre
London > Entertainment >
157-163 Gray's Inn Road, WC1X | 5 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
A cultural and community centre on Grays Inn Road the London Welsh Centre has been promoting Welsh culture and language in London since ... More
 
 
 
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Lambs Conduit Street
London > Attractions >
WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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The People's Supermarket
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
72-78 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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La Fromagerie Bloomsbury
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
52 Lambs Conduit Street, WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Well established as one of the best cheese shops in London, La Fromagerie is in the little black book of food lovers with ... More
 
 
 
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Ben Pentreath Ltd
London > Shopping > House and Garden
17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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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The Espresso Room
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
31-35 Great Ormond Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
A small but perfectly formed independent coffee shop, The Espresso Room has just got room enough to house coffee, tea, sandwiches, cakes and whole beans by ... More
 
 
 
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La Gourmandina
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
57 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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Cigala
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
54 Lambs Conduit Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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All Star Lanes, Holborn
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 6 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
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The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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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Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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Duke (of York)
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Roger Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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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Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
 
 
 
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
During The Savoy's �220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
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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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 7 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
 

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

 
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Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
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To mark 350 years since Rembrandt's death, the British Museum presents Rembrandt: Thinking on Paper. The museum holds one of ...More

 
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Works revealing the British Museum's outstanding collections in engaging new ways, underscoring the global connections of this vast region of ...More

Edvard Munch: love and angst
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Exhibitions | Until 21st July 2019 

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Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, famous for his haunting depictions of raw human emotion - think of Munch and you'll soon ...More

 
Manga
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A recreation of the oldest surviving manga bookshop in Tokyo comes to the British Museum as it stages the largest ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 18th July 2019 

British Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children

Prints from the era of Symbolism in the 1800s with works by artists such as Rodolphe Bresdin, Gustave Moreau, Albert ...More

The World Exists To Be Put On A Postcard: Artists' Postcards From 1960 To Now
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

British Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children

This collection of 300 postcards recently gifted to the British Museum by the artists' postcard expert Jeremy Cooper, shows the ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

British Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children

This exhibition explores the perspectives of the Pacific Islanders to Cook's voyages and displays the work of contemporary Pacific artists, ...More

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Guildhall Art Gallery 7 minutes walk from Great Ormond Street Hospital For Children

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