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London Calendar 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Hotels near Metropolitan Books

Near Metropolitan Books
Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  32% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 5 minutes from Metropolitan Books
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 £60  37% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 6 minutes from Metropolitan Books
This boutique hotel in trendy Clerkenwell fits right in with the warehouse chic designer feel of the neighbourhood. Mixing vintage chairs with stark modern prints, there's ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  42% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 8 minutes from Metropolitan Books
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Metropolitan Books

Nearest to Metropolitan Books
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 14 minutes from Metropolitan Books
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 16 minutes from Metropolitan Books
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
 
 
 
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Gekoski
London > Shopping > Books
Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 16 minutes from Metropolitan Books
Based in Bloomsbury, beside the British Museum, it's not surprising R. A. Gekoski Booksellers has a particular interest in the Bloomsbury Group. Established in 1982, it's ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Metropolitan Books

The best shops and markets near Metropolitan Books
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
 
 
 
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Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metropolitan Books
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
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International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Metropolitan Books
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
 
 
 
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Events near Metropolitan Books

Near Metropolitan Books
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Richard Alston Dance Company: Rejoice in the Lamb (Burning | Nomadic | Madcap)
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Monday 26th and Tuesday 27th January 2015
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 5 minutes from Metropolitan Books
A 20th anniversary celebration of the Richard Alston Dance Company featuring Benjamin Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb plus two new works at Sadler's Wells - the ...More
 
 
 
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Natalie Pras
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 27th January 2015 - 7.30pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 8 minutes from Metropolitan Books
A performance by the Cleveland-born singer-songwriter....More
 
 
 
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Wiley
London > Events > Music  Dates: Tuesday 27th January 2015 - 7.30pm-11pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 12 minutes from Metropolitan Books
Grime originals by the London-based performer, Richard Kylea Cowie....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Metropolitan Books

Near Metropolitan Books
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Metropolitan Books
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, EC1R | 4 minutes from Metropolitan Books
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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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metropolitan Books
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Metropolitan Books

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Metropolitan Books
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, EC1R | 3 minutes from Metropolitan Books
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
 
 
 
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, EC1R | 3 minutes from Metropolitan Books
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Metropolitan Books

What are the best dining options near Metropolitan Books London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cottons
London > Restaurants > Caribbean restaurants
70 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Metropolitan Books
Caribbean cuisine, rum punches and great atmosphere located on the cobbled streets of Clerkenwell. The owner of Cottons decided to set up this Caribbean restaurant after ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Porchetta
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
84-86 Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
... More
 
 
 
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Moro
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
34 - 36 Exmouth Market, Finsbury, , Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
Nice, noisy place serving a mixture of Spanish and North African cuisine. A superb, convivial restaurant with a great reputation based on its best-selling cook book ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Metropolitan Books

Near Metropolitan Books
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Metropolitan Books
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
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 12 minutes from Metropolitan Books
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
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 12 minutes from Metropolitan Books
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Metropolitan Books

Metropolitan Books gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 8 minutes from Metropolitan Books
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
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 10 minutes from Metropolitan Books
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Metropolitan Books

The best pubs near London Metropolitan Books.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Ambassador
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
The Ambassador is one of the more special among of the gastro pubs in Exmouth Market thanks to its short but eclectic menu. It also owes ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Kick
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Metropolitan Books
The original Kick bar and a local landmark, Cafe Kick is a tiny continental-style cafe bar with terrace tables and an endearingly insalubrious interior, has three ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Easton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 3 minutes from Metropolitan Books
Freezing cold and slightly wet, we took shelter in this welcoming pub for a bite to eat... but they practically had to roll us out of ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Metropolitan Books

Metropolitan Books 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 Metropolitan Books
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
Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 9 minutes from Metropolitan Books
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 9 minutes from Metropolitan Books
As the less formal sister of the Bleeding Heart Restaurant, the Tavern has kept the brand's warm welcome, slick service and top nosh intact while presenting ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Metropolitan Books

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Metropolitan Books.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Metropolitan Books
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metropolitan Books
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 9 minutes from Metropolitan Books
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Plunge Theatre Presents 'Private View'
Theatre | Until 31st January 2015 

Theatre Delicatessen 4 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

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Richard Alston Dance Company: Rejoice in the Lamb (Burning | Nomadic | Madcap)
Richard Alston Dance Company: Rejoice in the Lamb (Burning | Nomadic | Madcap)
Dance | Until 27th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 5 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

A 20th anniversary celebration of the Richard Alston Dance Company featuring Benjamin Britten's Rejoice in the Lamb plus two new ...More

 
Fade Art Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2015 

Frameless Gallery 5 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

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The Liz And Dick Show
Theatre | Until 31st January 2015 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 7 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

Production based on real-life couple Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton, with Lydia Poole playing Taylor and Ken McConnell playing Burton, ...More

Natalie Pras
Concerts | On 27th January 2015 

The Lexington 8 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

A performance by the Cleveland-born singer-songwriter....More

Life Drawing Classes At Candid Arts Trust
Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2015 

Candid Arts Galleries 8 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

Life Drawing Drop-In Classes at Candid Arts Trust. Come along and improve your drawing skills!...More

Richard Serra: Backdoor Pipeline, Ramble, Dead Load, London Cross
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2015 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 10 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

Four large works by the San Francisco-born minimalist sculptor....More

The Masque
Exhibitions | Until 14th February 2015 

Sesame Gallery 11 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

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Superman Was A Foundling
Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2015 

The Foundling Museum 11 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

Award-winning writer Lemn Sissay MBE presents a visual exploration of the character who has come to play an important role ...More

Finding
Exhibitions | Until 30th January 2015 

The Foundling Museum 11 minutes walk from Metropolitan Books

Exhibition in response to the Museum's Collection and the Foundling Hospital story, with lecturers and students from Central Saint Martins ...More

 

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February in London 2015
February in London 2015

Maxine Peake, Ralph Fiennes and Juliet Stevenson make February 2015 a strong month for new theatre in London. Beatles ...More

 
Family Friendly Events in London
Family Friendly Events in London

This February half-term, from Monday 16th until Friday 20th February 2015, children can meet the animal actors of the ...More

 
Deutsche Borse Photography Prize
Exhibitions | 17th April 2015 - 7th June 2015 

Photographers' Gallery

An exhibition of work by the four artists shortlisted for the annual Deutsche Borse Photography Prize shows images by Nikolai ...More

Bounce Anti-Valentine's Party
Bounce Anti-Valentine's Party
Seasonal | On 14th February 2015 

Bounce

If you're hoping to avoid red roses, slow dancing, hand holding and pet names this Valentine's Day head to Bounce, ...More

 
American Buffalo
American Buffalo
Theatre | 16th April 2015 - 27th June 2015 

Wyndham's Theatre

Homeland star Damian Lewis stars in Daniel Evans' production, of David Mamet's drama, American Buffalo, in which three small-time crooks ...More

 
Peace Direct: Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee
Peace Direct: Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee
Theatre | On 8th February 2015 

Bush Hall

Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee and Meera Syal speak the words of people who have made huge sacrifices (sometimes ...More

 
The Baby Show
The Baby Show
Exhibitions | 20th February 2015 - 22nd February 2015 

ExCel London Exhibition Centre

Expert speakers including nutritionist and author, Annabel Karmel MBE, breast-feeding guru, Clare Byam-Cook and sleep expert Jo Tantum will be ...More

 
Jinjuu
Jinjuu
Opened 13th January 2015 

Described by the Evening Standard as one of the "best new London restaurants opening in 2015" before it even opened, ...More

 
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Opened January 2015 

Z Hotels, the boutique-budget hotel group which offers out-of-town prices in city central locations in London, Liverpool and Glasgow opens ...More

Honest Burgers Clapham
Honest Burgers Clapham
Opened 10th January 2015 

Gourmet burger chain Honest Burgers, launched in Brixton Market in 2011 by founders Tom Barton, Dorian Waite and Phil Eeles, ...More

 
 
 
 
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