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Hoxton Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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Pear Tree Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
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6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Find out the best London 2017 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2017 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  22% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 4 minutes from Virgin Active
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £125  27% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 5 minutes from Virgin Active
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £60  34% off
Central Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Virgin Active
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Fitness nearest Virgin Active

Nearest to Virgin Active
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2.1 miles from Virgin Active
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caroline Pick Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
131 Brecknock Road, N19 | 2.6 miles from Virgin Active
Yoga from within from one of the UK's foremost practitioners. Caroline Pick uses yoga to exercise the body as an extension of the mind, and her ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 27 minutes from Virgin Active
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Virgin Active

Virgin Active gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Virgin Active
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Virgin Active
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Virgin Active
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Virgin Active

Near Virgin Active
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Piano Day 2017
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 29th March 2017 at 1pm and 6pm
Virgin Active, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Virgin Active
A concert that forms part of a worldwide celebration of the instrument. With two free concerts from keyboard sextet Piano Circus, including a world premiere of ...More
 
 
 
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London Concert Choir: The Bells
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 29th March 2017 - 7.30pm
Virgin Active, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Virgin Active
Mark Forkgen conducts a performance of Tchaikovsky's Polonaise from Eugene Onegin,...More
 
 
 
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Balm In Gilead
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th and 29th March 2017 at 2pm and 7.30pm & 28th March 2017 at 7.30pm
Virgin Active, Silk Street, EC2Y | 8 minutes from Virgin Active
Jo Blatchley directs Lanford Wilson's drama set in the seedy Broadway of 1960s New York and based on the dispossessed and disenfranchised residents desperately in need ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Virgin Active

Near Virgin Active
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from Virgin Active
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from Virgin Active
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from Virgin Active
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Virgin Active

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Virgin Active
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Virgin Active
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its toughness. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Virgin Active
Host was established in 2005 by Jon Levy, director of foto8, and Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. Photojournalism - from classical black and white reportage ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Virgin Active
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Virgin Active

The best shops and markets near Virgin Active
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Virgin Active
Its location opposite Smithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Virgin Active
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from Virgin Active
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Virgin Active

What are the best dining options near Virgin Active London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nusa Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Virgin Active
All the food sold from this small but excellent cafe, launched in 2004, is made on-site using natural and organic ingredients. You can tell it's good ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Look Mum No Hands!
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
49 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Virgin Active
This cycle repair shop crossed with a cafe is the perfect hang-out for two wheel enthusiasts. Combining coffee and cycling Look Mum No Hands! on Old ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clerkenwell Grind
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
2-4 Old Street, EC1V | 1 minute from Virgin Active
Just down the road from the original Shoreditch Grind, behind a Grade II listed facade, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Virgin Active

Near Virgin Active
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Virgin Active
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from Virgin Active
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 8 minutes from Virgin Active
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Virgin Active

Virgin Active gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Virgin Active
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Virgin Active
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Virgin Active
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Virgin Active

The best pubs near London Virgin Active.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Virgin Active
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Virgin Active
Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Virgin Active
The Peasant is really two different eateries under one roof. Downstairs is a crowded and cheerful gastropub, with a menu of substantial tapas and platters. Upstairs ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Virgin Active

Virgin Active clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Virgin Active
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Virgin Active
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 6 minutes from Virgin Active
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Virgin Active

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Virgin Active.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Virgin Active
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Virgin Active
The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Virgin Active
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 
 
 

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42nd Street
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Virgin Active

Broadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the ...More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Virgin Active

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 10th September 2017 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Virgin Active

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Virgin Active

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
Red Card
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th June 2017 

Walkabout Temple 8 minutes walk from Virgin Active

Hip hop, R&B and party anthems from resident DJs....More

Sussex Modernism: Retreat And Rebellion
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Two Temple Place 9 minutes walk from Virgin Active

Over 120 works including paintings, sculpture, photography and film, by artists including David Jones, Eric Gill, Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, ...More

Stand Up For Europeans In Britain
Comedy | On 29th March 2017 

Conway Hall 10 minutes walk from Virgin Active

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Nick Clegg Mp To Deliver Tom Olsen Lecture At St Bride's
Exhibitions | On 29th March 2017 

St Bride's Church 15 minutes walk from Virgin Active

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 21 minutes walk from Virgin Active

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

Fire! Fire!
Fire! Fire!
Exhibitions | Until 17th April 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Virgin Active

The Museum of London marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1666 with a ...More

 

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The Big Egg Hunt at Pop Brixton
The Big Egg Hunt at Pop Brixton
Seasonal | On 16th April 

Pop Brixton

Easter Weekend is the perfect excuse for a ...More

 
The Luna Cinema: Crystal Palace Park
Film Events | From 24th June 

Crystal Palace Park

The Luna Cinema comes to Crystal Palace Park for one weekend in June....More

The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Dreamgirls
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Dreamgirls
Film Events | On 14th June 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Big
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - Big
Film Events | On 21st June 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Princess Bride
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Princess Bride
Film Events | From 2nd August 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Big Lebowski
The Luna Cinema - Victoria Embankment Gardens - The Big Lebowski
Film Events | On 19th September 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Victoria Embankment Gardens becomes an outdoor cinema at ...More

 
Mitridate, re di Ponto
Concerts | From 7th July 

Royal Opera House

Mozart's fourth opera, premiered when he was 14, is back on Jean Racine's story of jealous love and political intrigue....More

Picturehouse Travelling Cinema
Film Events | Until 6th April 

Ealing Filmworks

Picturehouse Travelling Cinema comes to Ealing Filmworks from 23rd March to 6th April 2017, ahead of the permanent Picturehouse cinema opening here in 2019....More

Ealing Filmworks
Ealing Filmworks
Entertainment 

In December 2016 construction of the Ealing Filmworks development began confirming the long-awaited cinema, operated ...More

 
Dandy
Dandy
Dining 

Following a successful pop-up restaurant in a shipping container in London Fields, Daniel Wilson and ...More

 
Feasting with Florence: Mark Jarvis and Florence Knight
Feasting with Florence: Mark Jarvis and Florence Knight
Foodie Events | On 9th April 

Anglo

Florence Knight is back at the stoves for ...More

 
Gome Galily - Supper At The Snail
Gome Galily - Supper At The Snail
Foodie Events | From 6th April 

L'Escargot

Israeli chef Gome Galily, who has worked at ...More

 
The Commercial
The Commercial
Drinking 

Herne Hill pub blending the relaxed vibe of nearby Dulwich Village and the party feel ...More

 
Rick Stein, Barnes
Rick Stein, Barnes
Dining 

Rick Stein, famous for his fish restaurants, comes to the capital for the first time, ...More

 
Vintage Borough
Vintage Borough
Dining 

Overlooking London's historic Borough Market, Vintage Borough restaurant serves guests small European plates and sharing ...More

 
parlez
parlez
Dining 

Friends Matt who runs The White Horse pub in Brixton and Louis who works for ...More

 
Lupins
Lupins
Dining 

Named after the English garden flower, Lupins is a fusion of British and global flavours ...More

 
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Comptoir Cafe & Wine
Drinking 

Smart yet informal all-day cafe, bar and wine shop with around 1,000 wines from all ...More

 
Trawler Trash
Dining 

Originally home to the oldest fish and chip shop in London, Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street is re-invigorating the great British tradition....More

Machiya
Dining 

Japanese restaurant Machiya is by the people behind critically acclaimed Kanada-Ya....More

London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th March
This weekend in London: 24th - 26th March
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New Hotels in London 2019
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Robert De Niro's Covent Garden luxury boutique hotel, The Wellington Hotel, opens in 2019, brought ...More

 
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Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

 
 
 
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