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Saffron Hill NCP
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What's on in London 2019

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2019. From January 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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Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £83† 33% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 6 minutes from Escape
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £55† 31% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 6 minutes from Escape
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £105† 29% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 7 minutes from Escape
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Worthington
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 11 minutes from Escape
Service is a watchword at this salon, where clients are guaranteed a first-class hairdressing experience. Celebrity coiffeur Worthington personally trains all his staff and standards are ... More
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Aveda
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
174-177 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 14 minutes from Escape
Environmentally conscious hair and make-up brand with 'lifestyle' stores like this one in High Holborn - where there's even a herb garden on the roof terrace. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stuart Phillips
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
25 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 16 minutes from Escape
Less a hairdresser’s, more a mood enhancing experience, Phillips aims to offer his clients a positive haven from outside pressures. The cutting and colouring here is ... More
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Shopping near Escape

The best shops and markets near Escape
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Escape
Superb family-run magic shop, offering props, books and videos for magicians of all abilities. Pick a deck of cards, any deck of cards, from their mysterious ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leather Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Leather Lane, Holborn, London EC1N | 3 minutes from Escape
This down to earth market in Leather Lane is what traditional London street stalls should look like. A bit scruffy it may be but you never ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ben Pentreath Ltd
London > Shopping > House and Garden
17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Escape
Ben, the man behind this pretty interiors shop in Bloomsbury, is an architectural designer now based in London after spending five years in New York. His ... More
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Events near Escape

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Architecture Of London
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 31st May to 1st December 2019 - Various Times
Escape, Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, EC2P | 3 minutes from Escape
Exhibitions & Art, Architecture....More
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Ongoing
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
London > Events > Foodie Events †Dates: 21st April to 26th December 2019
Escape, 113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Escape
For bottomless brunch with a side of live music, head to The Piano Works. Both the West End and Farringdon branches are hosting a Bottomless Aperol ...More
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Entertainment near Escape

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Escape
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Escape
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Escape
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue where in-house musicians take centre ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Escape

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Escape
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Escape
An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c . 1850. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 4 minutes from Escape
Explore the history of the Royal Mail at The Postal Museum where you can go on an underground adventure through narrow tunnels not used since 2003. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Escape
Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired two ... More
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Restaurants near Escape

What are the best dining options near Escape London?
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The Real Man Pizza Company
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
91 ‚€“ 95 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Escape
From the Isle of Man, The Real Man Pizza Company brings exciting twists to traditional Italian dishes. With their acclaimed pizzas made from their secret recipe ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
100 Grays Inn Road, Holborn, London WC1X | 1 minute from Escape
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clerk and Well
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
156 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Escape
The Clerk & Well in the heart of EC1 may look like a pub and it certainly has a relaxed ambiance but it goes beyond the ... More
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Education near Escape

Near Escape
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Escape
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 6 minutes from Escape
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 6 minutes from Escape
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
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Leisure near Escape

Escape gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 3 minutes from Escape
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 6 minutes from Escape
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Escape
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
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Pubs near Escape

The best pubs near London Escape.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gunmakers
London > Nightlife > Pubs
13 Eyre Street Hill, EC1R | 2 minutes from Escape
A cut above your average boozer, The Gunmakers in Clerkenwell has been taken over by the people who brought us Nine ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Coach, Clerkenwell
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26-28 Ray Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Escape
A landmark public house in Clerkenwell since 1790, The Coach has been given a new lease of life in ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Tun
London > Nightlife > Pubs
3 Hatton Wall, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 3 minutes from Escape
There's a return to tradition with the takeover of The Hat & Tun pub by Tom and Ed Martin (owners of nearby pubs The Well and ... More
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Nightlife near Escape

Escape clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Escape
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Escape
Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 6 minutes from Escape
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Escape

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Escape.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Escape
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Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 6 minutes from Escape
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from Escape
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Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
Foodie Events | Until 26th December 2019 

The Piano Works 4 minutes walk from Escape

For bottomless brunch with a side of live music, head to The Piano Works. Both the West End and Farringdon ...More

 
Nicola Bealing: A New Song (To An Old Tune)
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

The Foundling Museum 9 minutes walk from Escape

The Cornish artist uses both print and painting to evoke 18th-century broadside ballads, complementing the main exhibition Hogarth & The ...More

Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

The Foundling Museum 9 minutes walk from Escape

Explore the use of sound in William Hogarth's art as the Foundling Museum stages the first exhibition dedicated to the ...More

 
Women Of Note
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2019 

The Foundling Museum 9 minutes walk from Escape

Portraits from the Gerald Coke Handel Collection of female singers, who inspired Handel to compose his music....More

Birmingham Royal Ballet: [Un]leashed
Dance | Until 26th June 2019 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 11 minutes walk from Escape

Triple bill of new works. Peter And The Wolf blends classical ballet with a fusion of urban influences to create ...More

Michael Craig-Martin: Sculpture
Exhibitions | Until 3rd August 2019 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 12 minutes walk from Escape

The Dublin-born conceptual artist continues to playfully probe the relationship between objects and images....More

Bunga Bunga Summertime Spectacular
Bunga Bunga Summertime Spectacular
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st August 2019 

Bunga Bunga Covent Garden 12 minutes walk from Escape

Save money on a holiday this summer and embrace the staycation with the help of the Bunga Bunga Summertime Spectacular. ...More

 
Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

British Museum 12 minutes walk from Escape

To mark 350 years since Rembrandt's death, the British Museum presents Rembrandt: Thinking on Paper. The museum holds one of ...More

 
Manga
Manga
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2019 

British Museum 12 minutes walk from Escape

A recreation of the oldest surviving manga bookshop in Tokyo comes to the British Museum as it stages the largest ...More

 
Edvard Munch: love and angst
Edvard Munch: love and angst
Exhibitions | Until 21st July 2019 

British Museum 12 minutes walk from Escape

Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, famous for his haunting depictions of raw human emotion - think of Munch and you'll soon ...More

 

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Small Steps And Giant Leaps: The 50th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing
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Royal Institution of Great Britain

Joining in on the moon landing celebrations, The Royal Institution presents Small Steps And Giant Leaps: The 50th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing. Through a whole day of ...More

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London is marking the 50th anniversary of the ...More

 
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Sitting on the ground floor of The Standard hotel, Isla is the latest venture from ...More

 
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After years of planning, the much-anticipated flagship Microsoft Store finally arrived in London in 2019....More

 
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Watch the Wimbledon Championships from the heart of ...More

 
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For three weeks this July, Grosvenor Square will be transformed into a hub of free ...More

 
Prom 10: Public Service Broadcasting
Prom 10: Public Service Broadcasting
Concerts | On 25th July 

Royal Albert Hall

The cult electronics-instrumental outfit is joined by The ...More

 
Prom 20: Pekka Kuusisto
Prom 20: Pekka Kuusisto
Concerts | On 3rd August 

Royal Albert Hall

Violinist Pekka Kuusisto who so memorably got the entire Proms audience singing a Finnish folk ...More

 
Prom 7: Schumann, Schoenberg & Mozart
Prom 7: Schumann, Schoenberg & Mozart
Concerts | On 23rd July 

Royal Albert Hall

Omer Meir Wellber, the new chief conductor of ...More

 
Prom 12: National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain
Prom 12: National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain
Concerts | On 27th July 

Royal Albert Hall

Mark Wigglesworth conducts the National Youth Orchestra Of ...More

 
Prom 46: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Prom 46: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | On 22nd August 

Royal Albert Hall

Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla conducts City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra ...More

 
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Prom 6: The Rite Of Spring
Concerts | On 22nd July 

Royal Albert Hall

Edward Garner conducts Orchestra of the Royal Academy ...More

 
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Prom 16: Late Night - Angelique Kidjo
Concerts | On 30th July 

Royal Albert Hall

Three-time Grammy Award winning singer from Benin, West ...More

 
Gigi's Hoxton
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Taking over the former site of Zigfrid von Underbelly, Gigi's Hoxton is an all-day restaurant, ...More

 
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The Lillie Langtry
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One of the great untouched jewels of west London and a well known pub in ...More

 
The Duke of Sussex
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Part of Hippo Inns, The Duke of Sussex overlooking Waterloo Millennium has one of the ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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