Labour and Wait  

 
 
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85 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 7DJ
 
 
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Tuesday to Sunday, 11am-6pm, closed Mondays
 

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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

Underground Stations

 
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 £79  25% 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 £134  32% 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 £60  25% 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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London > Shopping > House and Garden
7 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | Same location as Labour and Wait
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Squint
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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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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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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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Bacon Street Project
London > Shopping > Clothing
14 Bacon Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Labour and Wait
LATEST NEWS: Sadly Bacon Street Project is closing down on 17th February 2010 and is determined to go out with a bang not a whimper. To ... More
 
 
 
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25 Rebellion Road
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 30th September 2016 at 9am-11pm & Saturday 1st October 2016 at 10am-11pm
Labour and Wait, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
A multimedia installation by Margarita Novikova, Elena Michajlowska and Sofia Birman, featuring videos projected onto walls and furniture, creating a metaphysical place where the energy of ...More
 
 
 
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Gruff Rhys
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 1st October 2016 - 6pm-7.58pm
Labour and Wait, Brick Lane, E1 | 4 minutes from Labour and Wait
The indie-rock singer-songwriter, polymath and member of Super Furry Animals, originally from Haverfordwest, performs his original material....More
 
 
 
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A Tribute to Dr Strange
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 29th April to 1st October 2016
Labour and Wait, 1-5 Curtain Road, EC2A | 6 minutes from Labour and Wait
The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop has been transformed once again for its summer residency, A Tribute to Dr Strange. The summer-long event is a nostalgic homage ...More
 
 
 
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Aubin Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
64-66 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
Housed in the Aubin & Wills concept store, the Aubin Cinema is a intimate 47-seat theatre with velvet chairs and sofas, plumped up with Aubin & ... More
 
 
 
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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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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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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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Les Trois Garcons
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
1 Club Row, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
I challenge anyone to review Les Trois Garcons without making reference to the interior. While you may think being surrounded by stuffed animals threatened with extinction ... 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
 
 
 
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
London District, 4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Labour and Wait
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Teamworks Karting
London > Leisure > Activities
Upper Level, Bishopsgate Goods Yard, 33 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Labour and Wait
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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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Fanny Nelsons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
32 Horatio Street, E2 | 9 minutes from Labour and Wait
At risk of being converted into a block of flats when it closed, east London boozer Nelsons Head was saved by its beloved locals in 2016, ... More
 
 
 
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BrewDog Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
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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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Bar Kick
London > Nightlife > Bars
127 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Labour and Wait
Fashionable Shoreditch drinkers from all around the globe are attracted to this cellar bar by its rickety old furniture, interesting imported beers, and a pricy, but ... More
 
 
 
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Les Trois Garcons
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Club Row, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
I challenge anyone to review Les Trois Garcons without making reference to the interior. While you may think being surrounded by stuffed animals threatened with extinction ... More
 
 
 
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London > Business > Venue Hire
No. 1 Whitby Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Labour and Wait
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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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Galleria Campari On Tour
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A sculptural installation that takes the artform of Islamic geometry and combines it with contemporary digital arts, creating shifting patterns....More

London Artist Printmakers Exhibition: Tracing Time, Placing Marks
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Labour And Wait

Eleanor Durbin, Martin Henley, Jenny Lagnado and Frances Kiernan trace the changes in the natural world through their prints, paintings ...More

Scarfe And Music
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Labour And Wait

The well known cartoonist, artist and illustrator shows a selection of his music-related work....More

Omer Arbel: 44
Exhibitions | Until 14th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Labour And Wait

This bespoke light installation by the artist for the Barbican Foyer was produced by Bocci, a Vancouver and Berlin-based design ...More

David Hunter: Approximate
Exhibitions | Until 16th October 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Labour And Wait

The exhibition merges the monumental statues of ancient civilisations with the selfies of today's digital society in a compelling visual ...More

Rafiki Jazz
Concerts | On 1st October 2016 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Labour And Wait

The international world music collective perform songs from their upcoming album In Trance-It, as well as material from across their ...More

 
 
 
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