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Elephant and Castle NCP
 
14 minutes walk
 
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18 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2017 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2017 London events.

 
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Park Plaza London Riverbank
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  32% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 9 minutes from Franklins
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
 
 
 
Plaza on the River Club & Residence London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £126  21% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 9 minutes from Franklins
Riverside rooms at this modern luxury hotel overlook the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye visible. All apartments features ... More
 
 
 
Days Hotel London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  28% off
54 Kennington Road, SE1 | 12 minutes from Franklins
The area where this hotel is located has become the vibrant cultural heart of London, with theatres, concert halls and art galleries lined-up against the South ... More
 
 
 
 
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Pharmacy 2
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, SE11 | 9 minutes from Franklins
Eighteen years after the first Pharmacy, the seen-and-be-seen restaurant of the late '90s, Damien Hirst opens Pharmacy 2, buddying up with ... More
 
 
 
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Brunswick House
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
30 Wandsworth Road, Battersea, London SW8 | 13 minutes from Franklins
An elegant Georgian mansion "oddly marooned among the urban ugliness of the Vauxhall gyratory system" (Marina O'Loughlin, The Guardian), Brunswick House is home to the architectural ... More
 
 
 
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Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 14 minutes from Franklins
The Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain gets its name from the specially commissioned Rex Whistler mural, 'The Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats', which provides ... More
 
 
 
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Kennington Tandoori
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
313 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from Franklins
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
316 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from Franklins
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Bonnington Centre Cafe
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
11 Vauxhall Grove, Kennington, London SW8 | 8 minutes from Franklins
This delightful commune, relic of a more laidback era, used to be the collective kitchen that fed a street of squats. It's a jolly, ramshackle room, ... More
 
 
 
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Gilgamesh
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Friday 20th and Saturday 21st October 2017 - 7pm
Franklins, 138 Kennington Park Road, SE11 | 3 minutes from Franklins
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A Trilogy Of Horrors
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th to 28th Oct 2017 - 7pm-8.15pm
Franklins, 138 Kennington Park Road, SE11 | 3 minutes from Franklins
...More
 
 
 
Symposium: The Only Path To Tomorrow
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 25th November 2017 - 11am-6pm
Franklins, 155 Vauxhall Street, SE11 | 4 minutes from Franklins
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White Bear Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 3 minutes from Franklins
It's easy to spot who's at the White Bear for the pints and who's there for the Pinter but somehow the two aspects unite comfortably under ... More
 
 
 
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The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 10 minutes from Franklins
Once the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a temporary ... More
 
 
 
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Above The Stag Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Arch 17, Miles Street, Lambeth, London SW8 | 13 minutes from Franklins
Above the Stag Theatre, one of London's most successful small theatres, re-opens in a brand new venue on 29th November 2013, in a renovated railway ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Franklins
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Gasworks
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
155 Vauxhall Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 4 minutes from Franklins
Gasworks serves a dual purpose: as a location for 12 artists' studios and as host to up to six exhibitions a year. Emphasis is placed on ... More
 
 
 
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Newport Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Newport Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 9 minutes from Franklins
Damien Hirst's Newport Street Gallery has been built to bring his collection of over 2,000 artworks out of storage and on display to the public. Taking ... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Franklins
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Franklins
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Vintage Vauxhall Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, SE1 | 10 minutes from Franklins
On the second Saturday of the month Vintage Vauxhall brings together collective of dealers specialising in vintage, antiques, architectural reclamation as well ... More
 
 
 
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Lassco House & Garden
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 13 minutes from Franklins
Architectural salvage produces the most gloriously mismatched collection of pieces, all housed in this disused church. Stock changes constantly; look for anything from stuffed animals to ... More
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Franklins
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Franklins
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 18 minutes from Franklins
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 31 minutes from Franklins
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Kennington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Kennington Park Road, St. Agnes Place, Kennington, London SE11 | 3 minutes from Franklins
This much loved open space in the south London borough of Lambeth has two parts; the Victorian Grade II listed park and the park extension to ... More
 
 
 
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Surrey County Cricket Club
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
The Brit Insurance Oval, Kennington, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Franklins
While Lords is the spiritual home of English cricket, it is The Oval (offically The Brit Insurance Oval), home of Surrey County Cricket Club, that fills ... More
 
 
 
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The Kia Oval Cricket Ground
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
Harleyford Street, Kennington, London SE11 | 6 minutes from Franklins
Though it does not have quite the same kudos as Lord's, The Kia Oval (known so because of a sponsorship deal, but usually referred to simply ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Franklins.
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The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 2 minutes from Franklins
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The Fentiman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
64 Fentiman Road, Kennington, London SW8 | 10 minutes from Franklins
The Fentiman Arms is a special pub in Lambeth a cricket ball's throw way from The Oval. They have a lovely wild garden out the back, ... More
 
 
 
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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 15 minutes from Franklins
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
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Franklins clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 1 minute from Franklins
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
 
 
 
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Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 11 minutes from Franklins
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
 
 
 
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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 14 minutes from Franklins
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
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Franklins.
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Franklins
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 14 minutes from Franklins
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
 
 
 
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 18 minutes from Franklins
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. Originally built in ... More
 
 
 
 

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Gilgamesh
Theatre | Until 21st October 2017 

White Bear Theatre 3 minutes walk from Franklins

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Duckie
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th December 2017 

Royal Vauxhall Tavern 7 minutes walk from Franklins

Resident DJs Readers Wifes spin pop and indie, hosted by Amy Lame....More

The Secret Keeper
Theatre | Until 23rd October 2017 

Oval House 7 minutes walk from Franklins

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Keith Piper - Jet Black Futures 1
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2017 

Beaconsfield 9 minutes walk from Franklins

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Plus Recordings Label Showcase
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 21st October 2017 

The LightBox 10 minutes walk from Franklins

Label boss Mark Radford goes back to back with his son Decklan spinning underground house. Plus Ed Mason, Shane Hopkinz, ...More

Afghanistan: Reflections On Helmand
Exhibitions | Until 26th November 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 12 minutes walk from Franklins

Objects, photography and video and audio interviews examine the British arrival in Helmand province and how this led to escalated ...More

Rachel Whiteread
Rachel Whiteread
Exhibitions | Until 4th February 2018 

Tate Britain 14 minutes walk from Franklins

In autumn 2017, Tate Britain stages the most comprehensive exhibition to date of Rachel Whiteread, the first woman to win ...More

 
Saturday Jazz Brunch
Leisure | Until 28th October 2017 

Tate Britain 14 minutes walk from Franklins

Food & Drink, Drink & Tastings....More

Simeon Barclay: The Hero Wears Clay Shoes
Exhibitions | Until 5th November 2017 

Tate Britain 14 minutes walk from Franklins

The Leeds-based multimedia artist who seeks to understand how we identify and situate ourselves within culture and tradition....More

BP British Art Displays: A Walk Through British Art
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Britain 14 minutes walk from Franklins

Iconic works by artists including Bacon, Constable, Hirst, Hockney, Hogarth, Gainsborough, Lowry, Millais, Spencer, Stubbs and Whiteread, representing 500 years ...More

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Ben Chapman, Brian Hannon and head chef Ali Borer open a second Smoking Goat, in ...More

 
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A former spice factory near Tower Bridge has become a cool coffee shop, offering signature cocktails at night....More

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Once a shelter for men guarding St Mary Magdalane Church graveyard at night, now a cosy Bermondsey Street coffee shop....More

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Claw Carnaby is the first bricks and mortar site for the seafood specialist....More

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Chefs Joel Braham, Alex Coppard and Oded Mizrachi repeat the success of their much-loved Stoke ...More

 
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The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home ...More

 
Picasso
Theatre | From 1st November 

The Playground Theatre

The refurbished London theatre opens with Terry d'Alfonso's biographical drama, which explores the professional triumphs and personal tribulations of the revered Spanish painter and sculptor. Peter Tate plays the title role, directed by Michael Hunt....More

The Playground Theatre
The Playground Theatre
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200 seat Ladbroke Grove theatre house in a former bus depot....More

 
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Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Halloween Horror Movie Ball
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th October 

The Grand, Clapham

The Grand, Clapham pays homage to the finest ...More

 
Awful Auntie
Theatre | From 2nd November 

Richmond Theatre

The Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun for everyone over five, the stage show tells the ...More

Stylist Live
Exhibitions | From 10th November 

Olympia London

Presented by Stylist Magazine, Stylist Live is back for its third year in 2017 and it has doubled in size since launching in 2015. Taking place at Olympia London, the event expects to welcome 21,000 ...More

Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Exhibitions | From 22nd November 

White Cube Bermondsey

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Miss Julie
Theatre | From 14th November 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Howard Brenton's adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie gets its London premiere this November at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Directed by Tom Littler, it will be the first West End staging of the play since ...More

Rose Wylie
Rose Wylie
Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

A new exhibition at the Serpentine presents the work of British artist Rose Wylie, showcasing ...More

 
Vegan Nights
Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

The Boiler House

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

MTV Europe Music Awards
Concerts | On 12th November 

SSE Arena, Wembley

In 2017, the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) are to be held in London for the first time in 21 years. Coming to Wembley's SSE Arena in November, the awards will be hosted by Rita ...More

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