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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.

 

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

Railway Stations

 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Leonard Street Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Great Eastern Street NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What to do in London throughout 2017

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2017. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  27% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 4 minutes from Mathmos
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
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  21% 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  41% 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
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Shopping near Mathmos

The best shops and markets near Mathmos
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The MOO Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
Unit 27, BOXPARK, 2-4 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London 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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Events near Mathmos

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Mondo Cozmo
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 23rd August 2017 - 7.30pm
Mathmos, 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Mathmos
American singer-songwriter Joshua Keith "Josh" Ostrander performs folk, indie and rock....More
 
 
 
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Born To Be Wild Thursdays With DJ Gem Precious
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Thursday 24th August 2017 - 5pm-1am
Mathmos, 11 Hoxton Square, N1 | 5 minutes from Mathmos
...More
 
 
 
Now On
Rat In A Box
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st to 26th Aug 2017 - 7.30pm-8.45pm
Mathmos, 40 Pitfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from Mathmos
...More
 
 
 
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Near Mathmos
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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, Hoxton, London 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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Sights and Attractions near Mathmos

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Mathmos
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Restaurants near Mathmos

What are the best dining options near Mathmos London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tay Do Cafe
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
65 Kingsland Road, E2 | Same location as Mathmos
Vietnamese cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Mathmos

Near Mathmos
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Mathmos gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London 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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Pubs near Mathmos

The best pubs near London Mathmos.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fanny Nelsons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
32 Horatio Street, E2 | 6 minutes from Mathmos
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Mathmos clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
TT Liquor
London > Nightlife > Bars
17B Kingsland Road, E2 | 2 minutes from Mathmos
Three floors dedicated to cocktails and a specialist liquor store, TT Liquor in Shoredtich converts a 19th century police station (complete with historic jail cells, still ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sager + Wilde
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
193 Hackney Road, Hackney, London 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Meeting venue hire near Mathmos

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Mathmos.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
... More
 
 
 
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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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Mondo Cozmo
Concerts | On 23rd August 2017 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 5 minutes walk from Mathmos

American singer-songwriter Joshua Keith "Josh" Ostrander performs folk, indie and rock....More

Fried Sugar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th December 2017 

Cargo 5 minutes walk from Mathmos

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

Last Days of Shoreditch Riviera
Last Days of Shoreditch Riviera
Foodie Events | Until 16th September 2017 

Red Market 6 minutes walk from Mathmos

The much-loved Last Days of Shoreditch is back for its seventh year in 2017 with three months of street food, ...More

 
Loose Ends
Concerts | On 23rd August 2017 

XOYO 9 minutes walk from Mathmos

The popular band, best known for the 1985 hit Hanging on a String, performs soul and R&B....More

London Shuffle Club
London Shuffle Club
Sporting Events | Until 2nd September 2017 

The Yard 10 minutes walk from Mathmos

Moving to Worship Street in Shoreditch for the summer, the Shuffle Club gets an outside space from July to September; ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Bangarang
The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Bangarang
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 7th October 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 10 minutes walk from Mathmos

The Queen of Hoxton's seasonal rooftop parties have become a legendary addition to the capital's event calendar and this year ...More

 
Kick Out The Jams
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 10 minutes walk from Mathmos

Embark on a musical journey as DJs explore their vast physical and digital collections. Expect disco, soul, funk and reggae....More

Adam Torres
Concerts | On 23rd August 2017 

The Sebright Arms 12 minutes walk from Mathmos

The singer-songwriter from Albuquerque performs folk....More

Junkyard Golf Club
Junkyard Golf Club
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

The Old Truman Brewery 12 minutes walk from Mathmos

Getting a refresh for its second year, Junkyard Golf Club in the loading bay of the Old Truman Brewery gets ...More

 
Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2017 

Barbican Centre 19 minutes walk from Mathmos

This June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, ...More

 

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This October, Somerset House hosts a homecoming exhibition on British-Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj. The exhibition will showcase his vibrant fusion of contemporary cultures, which he has picked up ...More

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