Past Times  

 
 
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155 Regent Street, Mayfair, London W1B 4JE
 
 
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Taking their inspiration from times gone by, with period and historical styled pieces, Past Times has all kinds of gifts for the more nostalgically inclined. Their gold, silver and gemstone rings are very reasonably priced and they have a range of wooden crafted board games and parlour games. An unusual gift is the Victorian Zoetrope (often considered the forerunner of the motion picture we know and love)which is a spinning wheel into which can be inserted a series of images to give an animated effect.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Oxford Circus Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Burlington Car Park
 
1 minutes walk
 
Broadwick Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £135  27% off
5 Maddox Street, W1S | 3 minutes from Past Times
Edgy, urban and very hip, these distinguished apartments are a shopper's seventh heaven. Located near Regents Street, Maddox Street is a stylish sanctuary of tranquility offering ... More
 
 
 
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £300  22% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 4 minutes from Past Times
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
 
 
 
The Courthouse Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £133  24% off
19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, W1F | 4 minutes from Past Times
A swimming pool, spa, fitness room and a range of meeting rooms have been sympathetically accommodated within this historic 5-star Soho hotel. A Grade II listed ... More
 
 
 
 
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Smythson
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
40 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from Past Times
Historic, high-end stationers with four Royal Warrants. Grace Kelly, Queen Victoria and Madonna have all visited this traditional, British stationary store, first opened in 1887. Four royal ... More
 
 
 
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Mont Blanc
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
60 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from Past Times
As Mont Blanc's opulent pens are not officially available over the internet, you will have to visit one of their special boutiques in order to acquire ... More
 
 
 
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Vintage Magazine Store
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
39-43 Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Past Times
Packed with pictures of icons, stars and stylers, and not adverse to some greetings cards humour, this shop is a good option for cards for any ... More
 
 
 
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L'Occitane
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
149 Regent Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 1 minute from Past Times
Inspired by the South of France, this exotic little gem brings the beating sunshine and the summer glamour of San Tropez to Regent Street. L’Occitane’s ... More
 
 
 
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Karl Lagerfeld
London > Shopping >
145-147 Regent Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 1 minute from Past Times
The biggest European Karl Lagerfeld store occupies a prime Regent Street spot, giving shoppers an insight into the world of Karl with Lagerfeld's cutting edge designs ... More
 
 
 
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Burberry, Regent Street
London > Shopping > Clothing
121 Regent Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 1 minute from Past Times
The flagship Burberry store on Regent Street sees fashion meet technology, with mirrors that transform into catwalk screens and staff members equipped with iPads so they ... More
 
 
 
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Travesties
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd February to 29th April 2017
Past Times, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from Past Times
This production of Travesties broke box office records at the Menier Chocolate Factory, becoming the first play in the company's history to sell out ahead of ...More
 
 
 
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Peter Pan Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th October 2016 to 29th January 2017
Past Times, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from Past Times
After a successful run in 2015, Peter Pan Goes Wrong returns to the Apollo Theatre this October. The production by Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play ...More
 
 
 
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Les Miserables
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January - 14th October 2017
Past Times, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Past Times
Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by law, display condemns him to be ...More
 
 
 
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London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Past Times
For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
 
 
 
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 5 minutes from Past Times
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
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Gielgud Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Past Times
From the outside, the Gielgud Theatre is an impressive sight, towering four storeys over Shaftesbury Avenue, its height further emphasized by the turret on top. The ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Past Times
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Alan Cristea Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
31 Cork Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Past Times
Alan Cristea Gallery is the largest publisher and dealer of artists' prints and editions in Europe. Set up by Alan Cristea, who brings with him twenty ... More
 
 
 
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Pace Gallery London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Past Times
New York art gallery Pace opens its second London space at 6 Burlington Gardens on 4th October 2012, a 9,000 square foot space in the presitgious ... More
 
 
 
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Marian Goodman Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5-8 Lower John Street, W1F | 2 minutes from Past Times
Described by The Guardian as the "gallerist with the golden touch" New Yorker Marian Goodman is the "most respected dealer" in that ... More
 
 
 
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Tibits
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
12-14 Heddon Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 1 minute from Past Times
With interior designed by Tricia Guild and the expertise of Rolf and Marielle Hiltl, owners of the Hiltl Restaurant in Zurich, this vegetarian restaurant offers something ... More
 
 
 
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Garfunkel's - Regent Street
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
265 Regent Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 1 minute from Past Times
With its sterling reputation, Garfunkel's serves a wonderfully eclectic mix of British and international cuisine. A simple yet on-trend eatery, Garfunkel's serves an array of diverse ... More
 
 
 
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Sartoria
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
20 Saville Row, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Past Times
Italian cuisine. Booking essential for lunch. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 7 minutes from Past Times
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 9 minutes from Past Times
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 12 minutes from Past Times
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B5PW | 2 minutes from Past Times
On the second floor of the Kingly Court complex off Carnaby Street, Triyoga offers busy city people a refuge where they can centre themselves. One of ... More
 
 
 
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The Beauty Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 2 minutes from Past Times
All therapists at The Beauty Lounge in Kingly Court work in the media, fashion and beauty industry so when you go for a make-up leseson you'll ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Past Times
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 5 minutes from Past Times
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Past Times
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 7 minutes from Past Times
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
 
 
 
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Disco
London > Nightlife >
13 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 2 minutes from Past Times
Technically, disco never died but it has been in need of a revival, which is lucky because 2013 saw the opening of Disco in Soho. Created ... More
 
 
 
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Bob Bob Ricard Club Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Upper James Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Past Times
The £3 million Club Room under retro cool David Collins designed Soho restaurant Bob Bob Ricard gives late night revellers the class and sophistication of an ... More
 
 
 
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Sketch - The Parlour and Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Past Times
Dazzling and design are the main buzz words here. Laid out over two floors, on the former site of the Royal Institute of British Architects, the ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 3 minutes from Past Times
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
 
 
 
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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 4 minutes from Past Times
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 5 minutes from Past Times
This long established night spot in Mayfair's Dover Street has been providing Londoners with a sophisticated setting to enjoy food, drink and live entertainment for 30 ... More
 
 
 
 

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Royal Opera: La Traviata
Concerts | Until 1st February 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Past Times

Richard Eyre's production of Verdi's tragic opera, telling the tale of a doomed Parisian courtesan. Sung in Italian with English ...More

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
Dance | Until 14th March 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Past Times

The Sleeping Beauty holds a special place in The Royal Ballet's history - it was the first production at its ...More

Written on Skin
Written on Skin
Concerts | Until 30th January 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Past Times

Five years after its well received premiere at the 2012 Festival d'Aix-en-Provence 'Written on the Skin' George Benjamin's full-scale piece ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Past Times

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Il Trovatore
Concerts | Until 9th February 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Past Times

Verdi's "muddled masterpiece" (Telegraph) begins mid-way through the story of a gypsy, Azucena, who plans to avenge the Luna family's ...More

The Design Line
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from Past Times

Take a tour of the new stations, art and public space on London's newest railway in this interactive exhibition....More

Kinky Boots
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Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Past Times

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
Dead Funny
Dead Funny
Theatre | Until 4th February 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Past Times

An all-star cast which includes Katherine Parkinson (famous for The IT Crowd and Humans), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Past Times

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Past Times

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 

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