Heads & Tails

 
 
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Barbican Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Hoxton Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
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Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Cardinal House NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What to do in London Throughout 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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Hotels near Heads & Tails

Near Heads & Tails
The Rookery Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £120  29% off
Peters Lane, EC1M | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
Filled with old fashioned touches like wood panelling, old paintings, stone flagged floors, claw foot baths and open fires, The Rookery has plenty of character. And ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  27% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 5 minutes from Heads & Tails
This boutique hotel in trendy Clerkenwell fits right in with the warehouse chic designer feel of the neighbourhood. Mixing vintage chairs with stark modern prints, there's ... More
 
 
 
The Montcalm At Brewery London City
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £119  37% off
52 Chiswell Street, EC1Y | 6 minutes from Heads & Tails
Set deep in the heart of London's financial district, a majestic edifice stands tall and grand building, a living embodiment of distinction, class and flamboyance. The ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Wine Bars nearest Heads & Tails

Nearest to Heads & Tails
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
 
 
 
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Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 6 minutes from Heads & Tails
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Heads & Tails
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Heads & Tails

Heads & Tails clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Heads & Tails
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fabric
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
Built on the site of a Victorian meat cellar, Fabric continues to boast the most sensational line-ups in the capital. Its global reputation is founded on ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Heads & Tails

Near Heads & Tails
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Get Stuffed: Workshop (Over 5s)
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Sunday 13th July 2014 at 12.30pm-1.30pm, 2pm-3pm and 3.30pm-4.30pm
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
Make a digital historical doll....More
 
 
 
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Bob Collins: Observing The Crowd
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th July 2014 - 10am-6pm
Museum of London, 150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
Explore a display of work by photographer Bob Collins, who captured the spirit of London and Londoners in the 1950s through to 1990. From major events ...More
 
 
 
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Beauty In Older Women
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th July 2014 - 10am-7pm
Craft Central, 33-35 St John's Square, EC1M | 5 minutes from Heads & Tails
Striking portrait photographs of 10 women between the ages of 67 and 79 which contest the stereotyped view of ageing women as unattractive and 'past it'. ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Heads & Tails

Near Heads & Tails
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
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 | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
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 Heads & Tails

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Heads & Tails
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
 
 
 
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Museum and Library of the Order of St John
London > Attractions > Museums
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
This 16th century gatehouse was formerly the southern entrance to the Priory of the Medieval Order of St John and contains furniture, painting, silver, coins and ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Heads & Tails

The best shops and markets near Heads & Tails
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
For tenants of Smithfield Market getting up in the dark is the nothing out of the ordinary; with the market opening at 4am these hard working folk start ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
 
 
 
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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Heads & Tails
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 Heads & Tails

What are the best dining options near Heads & Tails London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
S&M Cafe
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
50 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
If you know what you want from a meal and what you want is good old, British sausages and mash then look no further than this ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Amico Bio
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
44 Cloth Fair, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
Head chef Pasquale Amico and his two cousins bring to you the first vegetarian-organic-Italian restaurant in London. The menu at Amico Bio is 100% vegetarian-organic, with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dose Espresso
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
69 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
Using organic milk and responsibly sourced coffee supplied by the Square Mile Coffee Roasters, Dose offers a welcome pit stop if you're in the vicinity of ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Heads & Tails

Near Heads & Tails
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes from Heads & Tails
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 | 9 minutes from Heads & Tails
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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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 10 minutes from Heads & Tails
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Heads & Tails

Heads & Tails gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Heads & Tails

The best pubs near London Heads & Tails.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Heads & Tails
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
It’s teeny-tiny and, no, there aren’t enough seats, but the Jerusalem Tavern still provides a cosy nook to devour a rare breed of delicious ales. London’s ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Heads & Tails

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Heads & Tails.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Butchers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Heads & Tails
... More
 
 
 
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The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
... More
 
 
 
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Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
Opened by the Queen in 2002 and designed by Sir Michael Hopkins and Partners Haberdashers' Hall was the first new livery hall in the Square Mile ... More
 
 
 
 

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Wet Your Self
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 13th July 2014 

Fabric 3 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

House and techno from Dean Marc, Tomas Kr, Cormac, Peter Pixzel and Jacob Husley....More

Christina Broom
Exhibitions | Until 28th September 2014 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

A selection of Christina Broom's photography, highlighting Broom's images of the military in London and kick-starting a programme of events ...More

Our Londinium 2012
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

Contemporary works and historical artefacts exploring parallels between Roman London and the modern capital, selected by young people from the ...More

Bob Collins: Observing The Crowd
Exhibitions | Until 13th July 2014 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

Explore a display of work by photographer Bob Collins, who captured the spirit of London and Londoners in the 1950s ...More

Get Stuffed: Workshop (Over 5s)
Kids Events | On 13th July 2014 

Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

Make a digital historical doll....More

Symphonic Legends London
Concerts | On 13th July 2014 

Barbican Centre 4 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

London Symphony Orchestra and London Symphony Chorus perform works from video games....More

Jean Paul Gaultier: From The Sidewalk To The Catwalk
Exhibitions | Until 17th August 2014 

Barbican Centre 4 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

The first major survey of the established French couturier's avant-garde fashion designs spanning 35 years....More

Digital Revolution
Digital Revolution
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2014 

Barbican Centre 4 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

The Barbican's big summer exhibition tackles the impact of digital technology in the arts since 1970 and considers how it ...More

 
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
Exhibitions | Until 17th August 2014 

Barbican Centre 4 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

The first major exhibition of the work of fashion's most theatrical of designers, Jean Paul Gaultier. More than 140 pieces ...More

 
Beauty In Older Women
Exhibitions | Until 13th July 2014 

Craft Central 5 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

Striking portrait photographs of 10 women between the ages of 67 and 79 which contest the stereotyped view of ageing ...More

 
 
 
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