The Poet

 
 

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24 minutes walk
 
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Hotels near The Poet

Near The Poet
Comfort Inn Vauxhall Hotel London
Comfort Inn Vauxhall Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £68  33% off
87 South Lambeth Road, SW8 | 2.2 miles from The Poet
Recently redeveloped in a contemporary style, the Comfort Inn Vauxhall is a budget hotel located just south of the river Thames. Offering quality yet affordable accommodation, ...More
 
 
 
Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel London London
Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £86  38% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 2.7 miles from The Poet
For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ...More
 
 
 
Church Street Hotel London London
Church Street Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £58  23% off
29-33 Camberwell Church Street, SE5 | 30 minutes from The Poet
Billing itself as 'a Spanish Americana oasis in the heart of downtown South London', the Church Street Hotel is certainly unique and boutique-y. Frida Kahlo stares ...More
 
 
 
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Alternative Nightclubs nearest The Poet

Nearest to The Poet
Fire London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 2.4 miles from The Poet
London's biggest and best gay venue, Fire hosts a cluster of different club nights including more and more straight-friendly one-off parties over the weekends. Newly redesigned ...More
 
 
 
Corsica Studios London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 2.8 miles from The Poet
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ...More
 
 
 
Plan B London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Plan B
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
418 Brixton Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 18 minutes from The Poet
With an exciting new music programme and creative team behind its new look and identity, including Kate Moross (one of London's most exciting young creatives, and ...More
 
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Poet

The Poet clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Effra London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Effra
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38a Kellet Road, Brixton, London SW2 | 13 minutes from The Poet
By no means your average watering hole; the Effra defies most attempts at description or classification. From the outside it looks like a shabby South London ...More
 
 
 
Ritzy Cafe London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ritzy Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brixton Oval, Brixton, London SW2 | 15 minutes from The Poet
This funky little jazz bar is one of South London's hidden delights. Don't worry about the depressingly empty pub section you can see from the street. ...More
 
 
 
Champagne & Fromage London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Champagne & Fromage
London > Nightlife > Bars
10-11 Granville Arcade, Coldharbour Lane, SW9 | 15 minutes from The Poet
Champagne & Fromage Brixton opens on 8th October 2013. Expanding from their Covent Garden shop into Brixton, Champagne & Fromage, the venture owned by French Bubbles ...More
 
 
 
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Events near The Poet

Near The Poet
Graphics & Illustration: Workshop London
Ongoing
Graphics & Illustration: Workshop
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th Sep 2014 - 10.30am-3.30pm
198 Gallery, 198 Railton Road, SE24 | Same location as The Poet
Create posters, magazines, packaging and imagery....More
 
 
 
One To One Support: Workshop London
On Soon
One To One Support: Workshop
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th Sep 2014 - 10.30am-2pm
198 Gallery, 198 Railton Road, SE24 | Same location as The Poet
Portfolio session....More
 
 
 
Zulu Universal Funk & Hip Hop Jam London
On Soon
Zulu Universal Funk & Hip Hop Jam
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 17th September 2014 - 9pm-12midnight
Hootananny Brixton, 95 Effra Road, SW2 | 10 minutes from The Poet
The house band performs funk, soulful groove and hip hop....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Poet

Near The Poet
Hootananny Brixton London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hootananny Brixton
London > Entertainment > Pubs
95 Effra Road, SW2 | 10 minutes from The Poet
Hootananny Brixton is the sister venue to one of the Scottish Highlands' most successful venues, Hootananny in Inverness. Revamped and refurbished, it's fast-establishing itself as one ...More
 
 
 
Ritzy Picturehouse London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ritzy Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brixton Oval, Coldharbour Lane, Brixton, London SW2 | 15 minutes from The Poet
If the Ritzy were a cat, it would have used up most of its nine lives. The cinema started life in 1910 as the Electric Pavilion, ...More
 
 
 
O2 Academy Brixton London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
O2 Academy Brixton
London > Entertainment > Live Music
211 Stockwell Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 20 minutes from The Poet
This former cinema with its art deco interior, proscenium arch and 140ft dome is London's most celebrated venue for live music, winning Best Live Venue at ...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Poet

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Poet
Dulwich Picture Gallery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Gallery Road, Dulwich Village, SE21 | 16 minutes from The Poet
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ...More
 
 
 
Brixton Windmill London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brixton Windmill
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Windmill Gardens, Brixton Hill, SW2 | 16 minutes from The Poet
Brixton Hill was still relatively rural when the Brixton Windmill was built in 1816 by John Muggeridge and Sons and the area remained largely agricultural until ...More
 
 
 
South London Gallery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
South London Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65 Peckham Road, SE5 | 34 minutes from The Poet
This is one of London's most important contemporary art exhibition spaces, having shown artists such as Gilbert and George, Tracey Emin, Mark Quinn and Julian Schnabel ...More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Poet

The best shops and markets near The Poet
The Bookshop London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
1 Calton Avenue, SE21 | 15 minutes from The Poet
Hazel Broadfoot's and Julian Toland's run a superb, high class bookshop in the heart of Dulwich Village. All the staff have a real enthusiasm, thirst for ...More
 
 
 
Spray Rose London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spray Rose
London > Shopping > Catalogue and Mail Order
69 East Dulwich Grove, SE22 | 21 minutes from The Poet
Based in sleepy Dulwich, London’s number one mail order florist offers a comprehensive service across the city, the country and the world! And you won’t find ...More
 
 
 
Moxon's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
149 Lordship Lane, SE22 | 23 minutes from The Poet
This East Dulwich branch of Moxon's fishmongers in Lordship Lane is a friendly shop stocking ethically sourced fish and is regarded as one of the best ...More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Poet

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The Commercial London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Commercial
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
210-212 Railton Road, SE24 | Same location as The Poet
...More
 
 
 
Escape Bar & Art London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Escape Bar & Art
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
214 - 216 Railton Road, SE24 | Same location as The Poet
Recently opened bar-cum-gallery Escape is a slice of backpacker chic where you'd least expect to find it... in Brixton. There's art on the walls, free internet ...More
 
 
 
3 Monkeys London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
3 Monkeys
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
136 Herne Hill, SE24 | 1 minute from The Poet
The stalwart exterior of the 3 Monkeys is a contrast to its boldly-lined purple and white-themed cavernous interior. One is introduced into the simple but elegant ...More
 
 
 
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Education near The Poet

Near The Poet
Le Club Tricolore London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Le Club Tricolore
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 2.4 miles from The Poet
Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ...More
 
 
 
Music Everything Ltd London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Music Everything Ltd
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Parchmore Place, CR7 | 3.4 miles from The Poet
This popular, affordable music school delivers short and intensive part time courses in music production/technology, sound engineering, vocal techniques and keyboard/guitar/dj skills. They also have studios to ...More
 
 
 
The Wine and Food Academy London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 34 minutes from The Poet
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ...More
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Poet

The Poet gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Brockwell Lido London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brockwell Lido
London > Leisure >
Lido Park Gardens, Brockwell Park, SE24 | 6 minutes from The Poet
This excellent community sports facility was built by the London County Council in 1937. And, after a period of closure, Brockwell Lido re-opened in July 2007. ...More
 
 
 
Herne Hill Velodrome London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Herne Hill Velodrome
London > Leisure >
Burbage Road, SE24 | 9 minutes from The Poet
One of the oldest cycling tracks in the world, the Herne Hill Velodrome was built way back in 1891 and still hosts regular training for local ...More
 
 
 
Dulwich Croquet Club London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Croquet Club
London > Leisure > Games
Burbage Road, SE21 | 10 minutes from The Poet
A million miles away from the hustle and bustle of Oxford Circus, the peace and quiet of leafy Dulwich is a great place to enjoy a ...More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Poet

The best pubs near London The Poet.
The Commercial London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Commercial
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
210-212 Railton Road, SE24 | Same location as The Poet
...More
 
 
 
Effra London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Effra
London > Nightlife > Pubs
38a Kellet Road, Brixton, London SW2 | 13 minutes from The Poet
By no means your average watering hole; the Effra defies most attempts at description or classification. From the outside it looks like a shabby South London ...More
 
 
 
The Crown & Greyhound London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown & Greyhound
London > Nightlife > Pubs
73 Dulwich Village, SE21 | 16 minutes from The Poet
The Crown & Greyhound in Dulwich Village (also known as 'The Dog') is a large pub - really, it's an amalgamation of two: The Crown and ...More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Poet

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Poet.
The Boiler House: Battersea Power Station London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Boiler House: Battersea Power Station
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gate 2, 188 Kirtling Street, Battersea, London SW8 | 2.5 miles from The Poet
The Boiler House benefits from being at the heart of one of London's best loved and iconic landmarks, Battersea Power Station. This temporary structure within the ...More
 
 
 
Tate Britain London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 2.8 miles from The Poet
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people....More
 
 
 
Dulwich Picture Gallery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dulwich Picture Gallery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gallery Road, SE21 | 16 minutes from The Poet
Designed by London architect Sir John Soane in 1811, Dulwich Picture Gallery is the world's first purpose-built art gallery and holds one of the most celebrated ...More
 
 
 
 

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Graphics & Illustration: Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2014 

198 Gallery

Create posters, magazines, packaging and imagery....More

Gypsy Nights
Music | Until 3rd September 2014 

Upstairs At The Ritzy 15 minutes walk from The Poet

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Tune Yards
Concerts | Until 4th September 2014 

Electric Brixton 15 minutes walk from The Poet

The Canadian four-piece performs indie rock....More

Black And White Photographic Printing Darkroom Course
Exhibitions | Until 3rd September 2014 

Photofusion 15 minutes walk from The Poet

Intensive darkroom printing course....More

Art and Life: Ben Nicholson, Winifred Nicholson, Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis, William Staite Mur
Art and Life: Ben Nicholson, Winifred Nicholson, Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis, William Staite Mur
Exhibitions | Until 21st November 2014 

Dulwich Picture Gallery 16 minutes walk from The Poet

Ben and Winifred Nicholson's marriage in 1920 produced a partnership of 'fast and furious' experimentation fuelled by a love of ...More

 
Open Mic Night
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th September 2014 

Electric Social 18 minutes walk from The Poet

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Michael Coates
Concerts | On 3rd September 2014 

Beauberry House 18 minutes walk from The Poet

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Adult Beginner/Improver Ballet (Over 16s)
Sporting Events | Until 26th November 2014 

LOST Theatre 19 minutes walk from The Poet

Ballet dancing class....More

Hand Drumming And Afro-Brazilian Percussion Classes
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2014 

The Grosvenor 1.33 miles from The Poet

Classes are taught by Sam Alexander a tutor of Brazilian percussion....More

Beryl Low School Of Dance
Sporting Events | Until 29th October 2014 

Nettlefold Hall 1.38 miles from The Poet

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