Children's Book Centre  

 
 
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237 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 6SA
 
 

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Children's Book CentreThis is a bookshop and a whole lot more, with everything on offer from padded books for tots, through wonderful picture books and on to first reading and children’s fiction, both contemporary and traditional. There is also a good selection of CD-Roms, videos and story tapes.

 

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Broadwood Terrace NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  39% off
Wrights Lane, W8 | 4 minutes from Children's Book Centre
One of the biggest Holiday Inn hotels in Europe, the Holiday Inn London - Kensington was rebranded at the end of 2016 introducing a new open ... More
 
 
 
NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  34% off
202-220 Cromwell Road, SW5 | 6 minutes from Children's Book Centre
This clean, comfortable modern hotel made up of six Victorian houses is a short walk from Earls Court Tube station from where the Piccadilly line can ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Olympia Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  26% off
380 Kensington High Street, W14 | 9 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Though it is designed for visitors to the nearby Olympia Exhibition Centre, there are plenty of other reasons to stay at the Hilton Olympia, not least ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Children's Book Centre

Nearest to Children's Book Centre
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Daunt Books Holland Park
London > Shopping > Books
112-114 Holland Park Avenue, Holland Park, London W11 | 13 minutes from Children's Book Centre
This is a sister shop to the delightful Daunt Books situated in Marylebone High Street, London, an original Edwardian bookshop with long oak galleries and wonderful ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
European Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 16 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964. Useful for all learners and readers of all ages, and includes ... More
 
 
 
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The Italian Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
123 Gloucester Road, Soho, London SW7 | 16 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer. A wide range of educational books, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Children's Book Centre

The best shops and markets near Children's Book Centre
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Non-Stop Party Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
214 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 1 minute from Children's Book Centre
This is a one-stop non-stop shop for all your party needs. From decorations - streamers, banners, pinata and confetti - to luminous novelties and dressing-up ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
163 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Children's Book Centre
The High Street Kensington branch of Hotel Chocolat has an in-store cafe where weary shoppers can re-charge their batteries with a mug of Liquid Chocolat - ... More
 
 
 
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Roberson Wine
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
348 Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W14 | 7 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Family owned independent wine merchant. Roberson's stock the largest selection of wine by the bottle in London, largely French classics... More
 
 
 
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Events near Children's Book Centre

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David Adjaye: Making Memory
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 2nd February to 5th May 2019
Children's Book Centre, 224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 | 1 minute from Children's Book Centre
Architect David Adjaye examines the idea of the monument at the Design Museum where seven of his buildings come under the spotlight. The London based architect, ...More
 
 
 
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Ophelia Field & Lulu Taylor In Conversation
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 4th April 2019 - 6.30pm
Children's Book Centre, 193 High Street Kensington, W8 | 2 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Ophelia Field and Lulu Taylor will be in conversation about the relationship between historical fact and historical fiction, and the ways in which it impacts their ...More
 
 
 
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How can we improve mental health at work' A panel from Metro.co.uk podcast Mentally Yours
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 11th April 2019 - 7pm-8pm
Children's Book Centre, 193 High Street Kensington, W8 | 2 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Mental health campaigners Natasha Devon MBE, Carl Anka, Matthew Todd and Dr Pragya Agarwal join Mentally Yours hosts Yvette Caster and Ellen Scott for a panel ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Children's Book Centre

Near Children's Book Centre
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Nell's Jazz & Blues
London > Entertainment > Live Music
3 North End Crescent, W14 | 12 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Nell's Jazz and Blues is a small entertainment and live music venue in West Kensington which can accommodate up to 200 people. For a venue ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 13 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
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The Print Room at the Coronet
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 13 minutes from Children's Book Centre
A non-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, The Print Room was established by Anda Winters and Lucy Bailey ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Children's Book Centre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Children's Book Centre
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Design Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
224-238 Kensington High Street, Bankside, London W8 | 1 minute from Children's Book Centre
In 2016 the Design Museum moves from is long standing home at Shad Thames to a venue three times the size, the former Commonwealth Institute building ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Children's Book Centre
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually unchanged ... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Children's Book Centre
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine Victorian ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Children's Book Centre London?
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Whits
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
21 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Children's Book Centre
In the bad old days when eating out in London meant pot roast and soggy cabbage, Kensington's French community created a small oasis of deliciousness on ... More
 
 
 
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Kitchen W8
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
11 Abingdon Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Children's Book Centre
Kitchen W8 at 11 Abingdon Road is a joint venture between Philip Howard, who has two Michelin stars at The Square, and restauranteur Rebecca Mascarenhas. While ... More
 
 
 
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Princess Victoria, Kensington
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
25 Earls Court Road, Kensington, London W8 | 1 minute from Children's Book Centre
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Children's Book Centre

Near Children's Book Centre
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes from Children's Book Centre
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 18 minutes from Children's Book Centre
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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Children's Book Centre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Holland Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ilchester Place, Holland Park, London W8 | 5 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who don't want to travel too far ... More
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Children's Book Centre
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
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K Spa at K West Hotel
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
K West Hotel & Spa, Richmond Way, W14 | 16 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Book in for some freeze-thaw action at the K Spa at K West Hotel, an oasis of calm in a stylishly modernised former BBC office block ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Children's Book Centre

The best pubs near London Children's Book Centre.
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The Scarsdale
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23A Edwards Square, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes from Children's Book Centre
If pubs were judged by their location and setting, The Scardale Tavern in Kensington would top many lists for this really is quaint London at its ... More
 
 
 
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The Abingdon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Abingdon Road, Kensington, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Children's Book Centre
... More
 
 
 
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Children's Book Centre

Children's Book Centre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Children's Book Centre
If you ask your friends about this place, not many will know. It's not wildly off the beaten track either, situated directly opposite High Street Ken ... More
 
 
 
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Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 9 minutes from Children's Book Centre
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 9 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Children's Book Centre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Children's Book Centre.
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Kensington Conference and Events Centre, Just a two minutes walk from High Street Kensington Underground Station, Kensington Chelsea and Events Centre is a highly adaptable, purpose-designed ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Children's Book Centre
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Children's Book Centre
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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David Adjaye: Making Memory
David Adjaye: Making Memory
Exhibitions | Until 5th May 2019 

Design Museum 1 minute walk from Children's Book Centre

Architect David Adjaye examines the idea of the monument at the Design Museum where seven of his buildings come under ...More

 
Geno Washington And The Ram Jam Band
Concerts | On 24th March 2019 

Nell's Jazz & Blues 12 minutes walk from Children's Book Centre

The veteran London-based singer and band who were formed in the mid-1960s, performs his own take on soul and blues....More

Free Jazz With Sebastiaan De Krom And Friends
Concerts | On 25th March 2019 

The Troubadour 15 minutes walk from Children's Book Centre

The drummer hosts an evening of jazz the last Sunday of every month. Featuring hand picked players....More

Rudimental
Concerts | On 25th March 2019 

Royal Albert Hall 17 minutes walk from Children's Book Centre

The London-based collective, comprised of Amir Amor, Kesi Dryden, DJ Locksmith and Piers Agget, perform their drum'n'bass hits....More

Teenage Cancer Trust Series
Teenage Cancer Trust Series
Concerts | Until 31st March 2019 

Royal Albert Hall 17 minutes walk from Children's Book Centre

The Teenage Cancer Trust annual series of concerts returns to the Royal Albert Hall this spring with five wondrous nights ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2018
Exhibitions | Until 8th September 2019 

Natural History Museum 18 minutes walk from Children's Book Centre

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently ...More

 
The Sun: Living With Our Star
The Sun: Living With Our Star
Exhibitions | Until 6th May 2019 

Science Museum 18 minutes walk from Children's Book Centre

This autumn, the Science Museum hosts blockbuster exhibition The Sun: Living With Our Star. The biggest ever exhibition to be ...More

 
The Lost Lagoon
The Lost Lagoon
Foodie Events | Until 7th April 2019 

West 12 Shopping Centre 19 minutes walk from Children's Book Centre

A subterranean bar with an underground boating lake pops up under the West 12 shopping mall in Shepherds Bush. Serving ...More

 

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Bringing Shanghai to Chinatown Shanghai Modern specialises in delicious dumplings, noodles and traditional Shanghai dishes....More

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Yiu Fat Noodle is the latest restaurant from the group behind Peruvian-inspired London restaurants Pachamama, ...More

 
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This Easter holidays a musical adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's children's book comes ...More

 
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