Labour and Wait  

 
 
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85 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 7DJ
 
 
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Labour and WaitShopping for doorstops, dishcloths, dusters and dustpans has taken on a whole new slant thanks to Labour and Wait. Another east London success story, this small shop showcases a range of ordinary, every-day household items, presenting them as timeless marvels of both form and functionality. Mixing the modern with the traditional, each item is a design classic, gently persuading you of its simple, sleek purpose in an otherwise world of bamboozling gadgetry complexity. You'll go in for a quick, curious browse, drawn inside by the calm, ordered, art-gallery aesthetic of the place, and leave reluctantly, happily owning a number of useful items you didn't realise were so pretty.

 

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Underground Stations

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Old Street Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  34% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 3 minutes from Labour and Wait
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £131  36% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Labour and Wait
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  23% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from Labour and Wait
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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Squint
London > Shopping > House and Garden
178 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from Labour and Wait
This quirky vintage furniture store in Shoreditch is the place to find one-off pieces of recovered furniture in brightly coloured vintage patchwork fabrics. This riot of ... More
 
 
 
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DK Vintage
London > Shopping > House and Garden
194 Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Labour and Wait
Uber-cool vintage Danish furniture shop in the middle of Brick Lane. DK furniture pieces are all little works of functional art - expensive, but irresistible. If you ... More
 
 
 
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WAWA
London > Shopping > House and Garden
3 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 8 minutes from Labour and Wait
WAWA came about when, in 1998, Richard Ward extended his furniture workshop to include rugs by Lucy Wassell. Now you'll find a whole range of funky ... More
 
 
 
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Mast Brothers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
19-29 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | Same location as Labour and Wait
Michael and Rick Mast, the brothers behind Mast Brothers Chocolate, bring their artisanal chocolates from Brooklyn to London's equivalent district, the original hipster hangout, Shoreditch. They ... More
 
 
 
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Nudie Jeans Repair Shop Shoreditch
London > Shopping > Clothing
19-29 Redchurch Street, E2 | Same location as Labour and Wait
Swedish organic denim brand offering free repairs.... More
 
 
 
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Franze & Evans
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
101 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2 minutes from Labour and Wait
Beauty therapist Theresa Lococo, her cousin and art lover Nicolas Franze and lawyer Clare Evans are Franze & Evans, an Italian deli where they do the ... More
 
 
 
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Paris Monster
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 19th September 2018 - 8pm-12midnight
Labour and Wait, 38 Great Eastern Street, EC2A | 4 minutes from Labour and Wait
The bass-driven rock-synth duo supply massive sounds, funky beats and thoughtful self-penned lyrics....More
 
 
 
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Paradise Alley
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 20th & 21st and 27th & 28th Sep 2018 - Various Times
Labour and Wait, 150 Brick Lane, E1 | 5 minutes from Labour and Wait
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Common People: The Showdown (Open Mic Competition)
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Wednesday 19th September 2018 - 2.30pm
Labour and Wait, 350-354 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Labour and Wait
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Sonos Studio London
London > Entertainment >
21 Club Row, E2 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
High-end audio brand Sonos opens the Sonos Studio London, their new permanent cultural space, in late 2015. Building on their space in LA, which has been ... More
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different ... More
 
 
 
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Rich Mix Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E16LA | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
Located in one of London's most thriving and art-driven communities Rich Mix does exactly what it says on the tin, presenting visitors of different interests with ... More
 
 
 
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Former Shoreditch Underground Station
London > Attractions >
Pedley Street, off Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Labour and Wait
The former Shoreditch Underground Station closed in 2006, and while the rest of the line re-opened in 2010 as part of the London Overground network, poor ... More
 
 
 
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The Boiler House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Labour and Wait
The Old Truman Brewery's celebrated Old Boiler House, which dates back to the 1830s, a warehouse with spectacular soaring ceilings and houses the landmark Truman Chimney, ... More
 
 
 
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Rivington Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Labour and Wait
The first newly built public art gallery in London since the Hayward Gallery opened in 1968, Rivington Place is a beautiful glass fronted building designed by ... More
 
 
 
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Andina
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
1 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | Same location as Labour and Wait
Inspired by his grandmother and Andean heritage, Martin Morales, founder of Ceviche, brings a taste of Peru to London with Andina. The pioneering restaurant is a ... More
 
 
 
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Walluc Bistro
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
40 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
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Dirty Bones Shoreditch
London > Restaurants >
1 Club Row, E1 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
The team behind Dirty Bones, who already have two restaurants in Kensington and Carnaby's Kingly Court, give Londoners a third place ... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 3 minutes from Labour and Wait
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Labour and Wait
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 14 minutes from Labour and Wait
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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London Shuffle Club
London > Leisure >
4 Ebor Street, E1 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, the London Shuffle Club, have a permanent home in Shoreditch from ... More
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Labour and Wait
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Labour and Wait
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Labour and Wait
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
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The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Labour and Wait
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
 
 
 
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The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from Labour and Wait
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
 
 
 
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BrewDog Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
The BrewDog bar in Bethnal Green Road caters for the Shoreditch hipsters with BrewDog craft beers and interiors decorated with antique tiles, reclaimed metal and a ... More
 
 
 
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T Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 minutes from Labour and Wait
This swaggeringly cool dance music space is housed in a former tea warehouse, with no attempt made to disguise the space's industrial origins. A long bar ... More
 
 
 
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Alcotraz: Prison Cocktail Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
212 Brick Lane, E1 | 3 minutes from Labour and Wait
We can think of worse places to serve time. Alcotraz is a cocktail bar inspired by America's most infamous prison , popping up behind ... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Labour and Wait
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 7 minutes from Labour and Wait
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
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The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 11 minutes from Labour and Wait
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Urban Food Fest
Urban Food Fest
Shopping | Until 6th October 2018 

Euro Car Parks 2 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

The Urban Food Fest returns, running every Saturday from midday to midnight at the Euro Car Parks in Shoreditch. The ...More

 
Fried Sugar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 19th December 2018 

Cargo 4 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

The finest resident DJs spin hip hop and R&B each week....More

Paris Monster
Concerts | On 19th September 2018 

The Old Blue Last 4 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

The bass-driven rock-synth duo supply massive sounds, funky beats and thoughtful self-penned lyrics....More

Common People: The Showdown (Open Mic Competition)
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 19th September 2018 

Old Street Records 6 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

Open-mic music competition....More

The Queen of Hoxton Summer Rooftop: The Lost Vegas
The Queen of Hoxton Summer Rooftop: The Lost Vegas
Foodie Events | Until 5th October 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 6 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

The Queen of Hoxton has been given a makeover once again, transforming into The Lost Vegas Rooftop just in time ...More

 
Opera Holloway: I Capuleti E I Montecchi
Concerts | On 19th September 2018 

The Courtyard Theatre 8 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

Director Fiona Williams brings the action forward to 1950s Italy in this version of Bellini's interpretation of the classic story ...More

Smile Please
Exhibitions | Until 22nd September 2018 

Peer 9 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

Kellenberger-White: Alphabet
Kellenberger-White: Alphabet
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2018 

Finsbury Avenue Square 10 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

Explore, interact, move, and make words with the alphabet chairs, popping up in Finsbury Avenue Square. The 26 bespoke colourful ...More

 
Arabian Nights
Theatre | Until 13th October 2018 

Hoxton Hall 11 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

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Elzi (Laura Zocca) // Harry Quinn
Concerts | On 19th September 2018 

Apples And Pears 11 minutes walk from Labour And Wait

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Thousand Island is a new self-contained music venue and late, late night club, in what used to be Upstairs at The Garage on Highbury Corner....More

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It started as a pop up and now Sin Gusano, London's only dedicated agave bar, ...More

 
The Congregation of Inspiration
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Realising what it's like running a small business, Notonthehighstreet founder Holly Tucker has created The Congregation of Inspiration. Aimed at creative entrepreneurs and anyone who has dreamed of ...More

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Comedy | On 26th September 

Hackney Empire

The comic actor from Indianapolis brings his stand-up comedy routine to the Hackney Empire stage. Comedian and actor Mike Epps, famed for appearances in Next Friday and Friday After Next, and chosen to play legendary ...More

Coming Clean
Theatre | From 9th January 

Trafalgar Studios

Adam Spreadbury-Maher, artistic director of the King's Head Theatre, directs the West End transfer of the Islington theatre's 35th anniversary staging of Kevin Elyot's provocative drama. Coming Clean, the debut work from the author of ...More

I'm A Phoenix, Bitch
Theatre | From 3rd October 

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)

Bryony Kimmings, the searingly honest performance artist who has talked about mental illness, cancer and STIs in her Edinburgh Fringe shows is returning to the London stage with her first solo show in nearly a ...More

White Teeth
Theatre | From 26th October 

Kiln Theatre (formerly Tricycle Theatre)

For its second production since taking over from the Tricycle, Kiln Theatre presents the world premiere of Stephen Sharkey's stage adaptation of Zadie Smith's breakthrough novel. This stage version of Zadie Smith's debut work, White ...More

Wise Children
Theatre | From 8th October 

Old Vic Theatre

Emma Rice launches her new theatre company by directing and adapting Angela Carter's evocative final novel, Wise Children, which charts the trials and tribulations of septuagenarian chorus girls Nora and Dora Chance. Rice's first new ...More

Pinter At The Pinter: Landscape / A Kind Of Alaska / Monologue
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Harold Pinter Theatre

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Handmade at Kew
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Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

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