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96 Kingsland Road, E2 8DP
 
 
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MathmosFor anyone who lived through the sixties in a haze of joss stick smoke that decade is synonymous with lava lamps. The revival of the light with the flowing coloured globules in the early nineties was thanks to Mathmos who took over the running of the original company. They also sell other types of groovy lighting including neon lamp shades, tuba lamps which respond to sound and mobile phone charms which light up when you get an incoming call.

 

LondonTown.com - Mathmos Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Leonard Street Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  31% off
    100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Mathmos
    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
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn Express London-City
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  31% off
    275 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Mathmos
    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
     
     
     
    M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £130  42% off
    151-157 City Road, EC1V | 10 minutes from Mathmos
    M by Montcalm Shoreditch London Tech City is more than just a luxury hotel, it is a symbol of the pioneering spirit of London. Located near ... More
     
     
     
     
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    WAWA
    London > Shopping > House and Garden
    3 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Mathmos
    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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    Warren Evans Furniture
    London > Shopping > House and Garden
    7a Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Mathmos
    Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ... More
     
     
     
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    Squint
    London > Shopping > House and Garden
    178 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 7 minutes from Mathmos
    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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    The MOO Shop
    London > Shopping > Specialists
    Unit 27, BOXPARK, 2-4 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 4 minutes from Mathmos
    Online print specialists, MOO.com, have opened a bricks and mortar shop at Boxpark, bringing their cool brand of personalised cards and stationary to Shoreditch's quirky shopping ... More
     
     
     
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    Leila's
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    17 Calvert Avenue, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4 minutes from Mathmos
    Leila's on Arnold Circus is a legendary coffee spot where they serve Monmouth coffee in an eccentric cafe setting that feels like you're in your own ... More
     
     
     
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    Boxpark
    London > Shopping >
    Boxpark, Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Mathmos
    A quirky alternative to your standard high street store, the Boxpark is a temporary village of stores offering popular designer goods, scrumptious food and unconventional gifts. ... More
     
     
     
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    Slow Down And Get Things Done Faster
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 4th July 2015 - 11.30am-12.45pm
    Shoreditch Town Hall, 380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Mathmos
    Slow down to savour all that is fabulous around you. You'll have less stress, more energy, and you'll get things done faster and better....More
     
     
     
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    Barbican Open Lab
    London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 3rd July 2015 at 6pm & Saturday 4th July 2015 at 11am
    Rich Mix Centre, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 8 minutes from Mathmos
    A music showcase, featuring a range of artists from 15 LABs....More
     
     
     
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    Trenton Doyle Hancock: I Want To Be At The Meeting After The Separation
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd May to 4th July 2015 - 11am-6pm
    Hales Gallery, 5-13 Bethnal Green Road, E1 | 8 minutes from Mathmos
    Paintings and drawings by the American artist, exploring themes of morality and ethics inspired by his Christian upbringing and a love of comic book narratives and ...More
     
     
     
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    Hoxton Hall
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    130 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 4 minutes from Mathmos
    Built in 1863 as a saloon-style music hall, this Grade II listed multi-arts venue represents the absolute pinnacle of trendy Shoreditch. Hoxton Hall played host to ... More
     
     
     
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    Comedy Cafe
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Mathmos
    Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It may ... More
     
     
     
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    Shoreditch Electric Light Station
    London > Entertainment >
    Coronet Street, N1 | 5 minutes from Mathmos
    As the name suggests, Shoreditch Electric Light Station began life as an electricity generating station. Now home of Circus Space, the building, which dates back to ... More
     
     
     
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    Limoncello
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    340-344 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E8 | 1 minute from Mathmos
    This cutting edge contemporary art gallery is run by director Rebecca May Marston, a graduate of the RCA's curating course who first took on the Hoxton ... More
     
     
     
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    Geffrye Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    136 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E2 | 3 minutes from Mathmos
    There aren't many museums that can have William Morris and Ikea under the same roof, but the Geffyre is one of them. The focus of this ... More
     
     
     
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    20 Hoxton Square
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    20 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 4 minutes from Mathmos
    This spacious gallery strategically situated opposite White Cube in Hoxton Square opened in 2007 and is run by co-directors Richard Graham, Adam Waymouth and Alex Dellal. ... More
     
     
     
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    The Grocery Cafe
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    54-56 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, E2 | Same location as Mathmos
    This Shoreditch cafe on Kingsland Road is a great spot for the full English. You can breakfast on poached eggs, cooked tomatoes and succulent sausages while ... More
     
     
     
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    Viet Grill
    London > Restaurants >
    58 Kingsland Road, E2 | Same location as Mathmos
    Newly refurbished Viet Grill really stands out from the competition on aroad famous for Vietnamese food. An elegant new look incorporatinghand-crafted wooden furniture, subtle light fittings ... More
     
     
     
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    Viet Hoa
    London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
    74 Kingsland Road, E2 | Same location as Mathmos
    Vietnamese cuisine. ... More
     
     
     
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    The Making Space
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 4 minutes from Mathmos
    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 | 8 minutes from Mathmos
    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 Mathmos
    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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    L!FE Shoreditch
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    The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 12 minutes from Mathmos
    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 | 12 minutes from Mathmos
    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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    London Fencing Club
    London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
    Norman Street, EC1V | 16 minutes from Mathmos
    Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
     
     
     
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    The Bricklayers Arms
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Mathmos
    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 Royal Oak
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    73 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 6 minutes from Mathmos
    You might just recognise this pub off the telly - it has featured in the Kray's film, sitcom Good Night Sweetheart and even Blue Peter. The ... More
     
     
     
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    The Princess of Shoreditch
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from Mathmos
    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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    Sager + Wilde
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    193 Hackney Road, E2 | 3 minutes from Mathmos
    A wine bar which began as a pop-up hosting wine nights in a former bank vault in Shoreditch, Sager + Wilde is run by husband and ... More
     
     
     
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    Bar Kick
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    127 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 4 minutes from Mathmos
    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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    Callooh Callay
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    65 Rivington Street, EC2A | 5 minutes from Mathmos
    Often regarded as one of Shoreditch's best cocktail bars, Callooh Callay is a popular venue with an ambitious, regularly changing cocktail menu. Examples include the Electric ... More
     
     
     
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    Shoreditch Town Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Mathmos
    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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    The HAC Grounds
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    City Road, City, London EC1Y | 12 minutes from Mathmos
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    Christ Church Spitalfields
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 14 minutes from Mathmos
    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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    Melt Music
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 4th July 2015 

    The Basing House 2 minutes walk from Mathmos

    Contemporary house and techno music....More

    Homes of the Homeless: Seeking Shelter in Victorian London
    Homes of the Homeless: Seeking Shelter in Victorian London
    Exhibitions | Until 12th July 2015 

    Geffrye Museum 3 minutes walk from Mathmos

    The Geffrye Museum's display on Homes Of The Homeless: Seeking Shelter In Victorian London promises to be fascinating exhibition ...More

     
    Actually Rather Good Comedy Festival 2015
    Comedy | Until 5th July 2015 

    Shoreditch Town Hall 4 minutes walk from Mathmos

    The fourth ARGComFest sees 48 acts present previews of their Edinburgh shows. Featuring Bridget Christie, Mark Watson, Josh Widdicombe and ...More

    Slow Down And Get Things Done Faster
    Exhibitions | On 4th July 2015 

    Shoreditch Town Hall 4 minutes walk from Mathmos

    Slow down to savour all that is fabulous around you. You'll have less stress, more energy, and you'll get things ...More

    Fawn Spots
    Concerts | On 4th July 2015 

    Zigfrid von Underbelly 5 minutes walk from Mathmos

    The band plays alt pop....More

    Atlantic Soul Orchestra
    Concerts | Until 25th July 2015 

    The Blues Kitchen 5 minutes walk from Mathmos

    The band plays a selection of soul hits....More

    The Reelers
    Music | Until 4th July 2015 

    The Blues Kitchen 5 minutes walk from Mathmos

    The London-based six-piece performs rock'n'roll....More

    Take Me To Bed
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 4th July 2015 

    The Bedroom Bar 5 minutes walk from Mathmos

    Featuring Brazilian DJ D. Vyzor....More

    Switched
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th July 2015 

    Cargo 5 minutes walk from Mathmos

    DJs Daniel Pozzebon, Montana Cruz and Wade Teo spin an eclectic mix of sounds and floorfillers over two rooms....More

    Strongroom Bar Presents: American Beer Festival
    Leisure | On 4th July 2015 

    Strongroom 6 minutes walk from Mathmos

    We are holding an American Beer Festival this 4th of July including a Bucking Bronco, American Craft Beers, Texas BBQ ...More

     
     
     
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