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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 since 2004 by Londoner Paul Michelmore, the pub has an authentic feel as a friendly local with some good ales. The Harrison opened its basement to the public in April 2012 and has since become an important venue on the folk amd Americana live music scene hosting regular live music nights. They also put on jazz, comedy, storytelling, theatre, film and sporting events. Above the pub are four simple but stylish en-suite hotel rooms - three doubles and a triple (one double and one single bed) - offering travellers an alternative place to stay in King's Cross.

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Old Time & Bluegrass Jam SessionOld Time & Bluegrass Jam Session2018-11-18T20:00:00+00002018-11-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28† Harrison Street† † † WC1H 8JF
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Old Time & Bluegrass Jam Session
Out-Take EnsembleOut-Take Ensemble2018-11-20T20:00:00+00002018-11-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28† Harrison Street† † † WC1H 8JF
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The Rhythm and Booze Project London Launch Party (Open Whisky Bar)The Rhythm and Booze Project London Launch Party (Open Whisky Bar)Food & Drink, Drink & Tastings.2018-11-23T19:30:00+00002018-11-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28† Harrison Street† † † WC1H 8JF
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The Rhythm and Booze Project London Launch Party (Open Whisky Bar)
Hickory Sigmnakls Album LaunchHickory Sigmnakls Album Launch2018-11-24T19:30:00+00002018-11-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28† Harrison Street† † † WC1H 8JF
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Hickory Sigmnakls Album Launch
Irish Jam SessionIrish Jam Session2018-11-25T20:00:00+00002018-11-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28† Harrison Street† † † WC1H 8JF
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Musical Night For Scott Hutchison, All Proceeds To CharityMusical Night For Scott Hutchison, All Proceeds To Charity2018-11-26T19:00:00+00002018-11-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28† Harrison Street† † † WC1H 8JF
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Musical Night For Scott Hutchison, All Proceeds To Charity
Klezmer Jam SessionKlezmer Jam Session2018-12-02T20:00:00+00002018-12-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28† Harrison Street† † † WC1H 8JF
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Holly Redford JonesHolly Redford Jones2018-12-07T19:00:00+00002018-12-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28† Harrison Street† † † WC1H 8JF
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Jenny Sturgeon TrioJenny Sturgeon Trio2018-12-09T19:30:00+00002018-12-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Harrison, 28† Harrison Street† † † WC1H 8JF
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King's Cross Tube Station
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Camden Road Overground Station
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Judd Street NCP
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Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £83† 37% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 5 minutes from The Harrison
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
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £88† 28% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from The Harrison
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
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £57† 24% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 6 minutes from The Harrison
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
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | Same location as The Harrison
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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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 5 minutes from The Harrison
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
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The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Harrison
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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Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Harrison
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
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Smithy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 5 minutes from The Harrison
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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Bach To Baby Family Concert
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Thursday 15th November 2018 - 10.30am-11.30am
The Harrison, 40 Brunswick Square, WC1N | 3 minutes from The Harrison
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Just Jack
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Thursday 15th November 2018 - 7.30pm
The Harrison, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 4 minutes from The Harrison
The London-based singer-songwriter blends hip-hop and pop in his new album, What We Did Today....More
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Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Work Like A Woman With Mary Portas
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Thursday 15th November 2018 - 7pm-9.30pm
The Harrison, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from The Harrison
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London Welsh Centre
London > Entertainment >
157-163 Gray's Inn Road, WC1X | 4 minutes from The Harrison
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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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Harrison
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The Harrison
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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Sights and Attractions near The Harrison

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The Foundling Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from The Harrison
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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Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 5 minutes from The Harrison
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area. Larry ... More
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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The Harrison
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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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Harrison
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
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Alara Wholefoods
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
58 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Harrison
Alara Wholefoods Health shop on Marchmont Street has been recommended by one of our readers, poet Kim Morrissey, who took the trouble to write in to ... More
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School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Harrison
The School of Life offers so much more than your average shopping experience. In fact, it doesn't do it justice to label it a mere shop ... More
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North Sea Fish Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
7 Leigh Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Harrison
Fish & Chips ... More
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Searcys St Pancras
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Upper Concourse Euston Road, St Pancras International Station, Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Harrison
Opposite the champagne bar on the upper concourse of St Pancras International train station is the Searcys St Pancras Restaurant, stylishly modelled by ... More
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Karpo
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
23-27 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Harrison
Karpo, a restaurant owned by the Megaro Hotel and housed within a muraled King's Cross building which "looks like a self-consciously hip Dutch youth hostel" (Jay ... More
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from The Harrison
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 8 minutes from The Harrison
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 9 minutes from The Harrison
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 6 minutes from The Harrison
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 10 minutes from The Harrison
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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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 11 minutes from The Harrison
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from The Harrison
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 Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 6 minutes from The Harrison
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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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Harrison
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More

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Kitty Clive: The Creation Of A Female Celebrity
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 3 minutes walk from The Harrison

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First Amongst Equals
First Amongst Equals
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 3 minutes walk from The Harrison

The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning ...More

 
Bach To Baby Family Concert
Concerts | On 15th November 2018 

The Foundling Museum 3 minutes walk from The Harrison

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Lily Cole: Balls
Exhibitions | Until 2nd December 2018 

The Foundling Museum 3 minutes walk from The Harrison

Balls takes as its starting point Heathcliff, the foundling character central to Wuthering Heights, and explores links between the Foundling ...More

Ladies Of Quality & Distinction
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 3 minutes walk from The Harrison

Marking 100 years of female suffrage, this landmark exhibition highlights the hidden stories of women in the history of the ...More

Just Jack
Concerts | On 15th November 2018 

Scala 4 minutes walk from The Harrison

The London-based singer-songwriter blends hip-hop and pop in his new album, What We Did Today....More

Chris Burden: Measured
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2019 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 5 minutes walk from The Harrison

Two large-scale installations - 1 Ton Crane Truck (2009) and Porsche with Meteorite (2013)....More

Tracey Emin
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Pancras International Station 6 minutes walk from The Harrison

Art installation suspended from the station's Victorian glass roof, stretching 20 metres across the famous Barlow Shed roof, hanging directly ...More

St Pancras International Christmas Tree
St Pancras International Christmas Tree
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2019 

St Pancras International Station 6 minutes walk from The Harrison

Scented for the first time, the 43-foot Christmas tree at St Pancras is infused with the floral fragrance of Tiffany ...More

 
Inspiring Entrepreneurs: Work Like A Woman With Mary Portas
Exhibitions | On 15th November 2018 

British Library 6 minutes walk from The Harrison

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The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of suburbia, wives and over-inflated egos at the Barbican. Fiona Laird directs the hilarious comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor, with ...More

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Roux at The Landau

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London Welsh Centre
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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....More

Take That
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The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs old ...More

 
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
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The O2 Arena

The Grammy-winning American superstar returns with her best-selling pop and R&B hits in a seasonal ...More

 
Bjorn Again
Bjorn Again
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Shepherd's Bush Empire

Considering they're a satirical parody of a certain successful Swedish pop outfit, Bjorn Again has ...More

 
Madness
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The O2 Arena

Hailing from Camden, the ska septet reigned through the 70s and 80s comes to London. ...More

 
The Tell-Tale Heart
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National Theatre: Dorfman

Anthony Neilson directs his own darkly comic and twisted thriller at the National's Dorfman Theatre. ...More

 
Cakes and Bubbles by Albert Adrià
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Cakes and Bubbles is an all-dessert restaurant from ...More

 
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Fabric NYE
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Fabric Nightclub

For their final night of 2018, fabric invites a host of esteemed party specialists to ...More

 
Pierre Bonnard: The Colour Of My Memory
Exhibitions | From 23rd January 

Tate Modern

A major exhibition of works by French painter Pierre Bonnard, a friend and contemporary Henri Matisse, known for his unconventional use of colour and his preference to work ...More

London's New Year's Day Parade
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Parliament Square

American cop cars, miniature steamers and drumming bands ...More

 
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