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With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2018 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2018 London events.

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Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £83† 22% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 6 minutes from The 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 £57† 22% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 6 minutes from The 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† 34% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 7 minutes from The 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
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Neal's Yard Remedies
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
15 Neal's Yard, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 15 minutes from The Escape
Neal's Yard Remedies are still going strong after more than two decades and they continue to stand by their commitment to creating only natural remedies and ... More
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The Sanctuary
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 16 minutes from The Escape
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
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Space NK
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
8 Broadwick Street, Soho, London W1F | 22 minutes from The Escape
If you want to be a beautiful person then hang out here. Stylish must-have toiletries, cosmetics, lip balms, camouflages and powders, as worn by those in ... More
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Shopping near The Escape

The best shops and markets near The Escape
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International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The 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 The 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
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Ben Pentreath Ltd
London > Shopping > House and Garden
17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The 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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Sublime Symmetry
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 11th May to 28th October 2018 - Various Times
The Escape, Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, EC2P | 3 minutes from The Escape
Inventive ceramic works by revolutionary Victorian artist William De Morgan....More
Henning Wehn: Das Neuen Materialen Nachten
London > Events > Comedy †Dates: 13th Jun, 24th Jul, 25th Jul and 26th Jul 2018 - 8pm
The Escape, 56 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from The Escape
The Germany-born, London-based stand-up comedian dabbles with new material and old favourites....More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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Bounce World Cup Parties
London > Events > Sporting Events †Dates: 14th June to 15th July 2018
The Escape, 121 Holborn, EC1N | 6 minutes from The Escape
Both Bounce branches - Farringdon and Old Street - will be screening every game during the World Cup but the main events will be eight special ...More
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The 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 The 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 The 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 The Escape

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Escape
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The 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 The Escape
From mid-2017, The Postal Museum welcomes visitors to explore the history of the Royal Mail and travel on a network ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The 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 The Escape

What are the best dining options near The 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 The 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 The 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 The 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 The Escape

Near The Escape
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from The 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 The 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 The 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 The Escape

The 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 The 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 The 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 The 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 The Escape

The best pubs near London The Escape.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gunmakers
London > Nightlife > Pubs
13 Eyre Street Hill, EC1R | 2 minutes from The 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 The 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 The 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 The Escape

The 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 The 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 The 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 The 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 The Escape

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The 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 The Escape
... More
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Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 6 minutes from The Escape
... More
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Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from The Escape
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Voices from the Deep
Voices from the Deep
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail 4 minutes walk from The Escape

More than 700 personal letters, trapped at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ireland for 70 ...More

 
Charles Dickens: Man Of Science
Exhibitions | Until 10th November 2018 

Charles Dickens Museum 5 minutes walk from The Escape

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Bounce World Cup Parties
Bounce World Cup Parties
Sporting Events | Until 15th July 2018 

Bounce Farringdon 6 minutes walk from The Escape

Both Bounce branches - Farringdon and Old Street - will be screening every game during the World Cup but the ...More

 
First Amongst Equals
First Amongst Equals
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 9 minutes walk from The Escape

The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning ...More

 
Catherine Bohart & Larry Dean: Edinburgh Previews
Comedy | On 19th June 2018 

The Harrison 10 minutes walk from The Escape

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

TriOperas
Theatre | Until 1st July 2018 

Peacock Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Escape

Pamela Tan-Nicholson's opera musical fusing shortened versions of Carmen, Madam Butterfly and Turandot with hip hop, punk, rap and rock, ...More

AE Whist
Exhibitions | Until 23rd June 2018 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Escape

Inspired by the work of Sigmund Freud and Shuji Terayama, Whist is surreal dance meets virtual reality, taking you deep ...More

Katharina Grosse: Prototypes of Imagination
Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2018 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 12 minutes walk from The Escape

Grosse's first major gallery exhibition in London, following her acclaimed installation This Drove My Mother Up the Wall at South ...More

Rodin and the art of ancient Greece
Rodin and the art of ancient Greece
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2018 

British Museum 12 minutes walk from The Escape

French sculptor Auguste Rodin, one of the greatest and most innovative sculptors of the modern era, took his inspiration from ...More

 
The Beach Bar at The Montague
The Beach Bar at The Montague
Seasonal | Until 21st September 2018 

Afternoon Tea at The Montague 12 minutes walk from The Escape

Enjoy a Bahamian beach setting, complete with real sand underfoot and a beach-hut style thatched roof, at The Beach Bar ...More

 

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Queer And Now
Exhibitions | On 23rd June 

Tate Britain

Back for its second year and following on from the 2017 Queer British Art exhibition, the one-day Queer and Now festival celebrates the powerful role of LGBTQ+ arts and culture. Curated in partnership with Pride ...More

Vegan Nights
Vegan Nights
Dining 

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market in late 2017 the meat ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
The Muppets Take The O2
Theatre | From 13th July 

The O2 Arena

They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
This Is Not For You
This Is Not For You
Theatre | From 30th June 

Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
Theatre | From 4th January 

National Theatre

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National ...More

 
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Dance | From 26th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
Savage Garden
Savage Garden
Drinking 

All-day bar and cocktail lounge located atop the DoubleTree by Hilton - Tower of London....More

 
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Sporting Events | From 2nd July 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Wimbledon will be screened by the Bandstand in ...More

 
The Bazaar
The Bazaar
Shopping | On 30th June 

Paper Mill Studios

An opportunity to support independent makers and designers, The Bazaar is a one day market ...More

 
Paper Mill Studios
Paper Mill Studios
Business 

Creative work space that's home to film and photography studios, desk rentals, set kitchens and ...More

 
Allelujah!
Allelujah!
Theatre | From 11th July 

The Bridge Theatre

A film crew arrives at an NHS hospital on the edge of the Pennines, which ...More

 
Club Swizzle
Club Swizzle
Theatre | From 31st July 

Roundhouse

From the creators of La Soiree comes Club Swizzle, a summer of outrageous cabaret, air-defying ...More

 
Beautiful Thing
Beautiful Thing
Dance | From 3rd July 

South Thamesmead

Jonathan Harvey's moving comedy drama, which deftly captures the growing pains of being 16 and ...More

 
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With events taking place in the parks and gardens, in the car parks and on ...More

 
Urban Pantry
Urban Pantry
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Bringing the breakfast culture in Australia and New Zealand to London, Leith's trained chef Kate ...More

 
Yeotown Kitchen
Yeotown Kitchen
Dining 

An extension of the Devon-based wellness retreat set up by husband and wife, Mercedes Sieff ...More

 
The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton
Dining 

A unique dining experience, within the walls of Brixton prison, The Clink Restaurant helps transform the lives of prisoners....More

Rehab Hackney
Rehab Hackney
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Since November 2017, Rehab has been serving medicinal, organic plant-based goodness from their small kitchen ...More

 
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Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers ...More

 
Plates London
Plates London
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Plant-based food meets Michelin-star techniques to created food that's a work of art on a ...More

 
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Dirty Burger and Chicken Shop come under the same roof in Balham....More

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Dirty Burger Vauxhall
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Under the arches in Vauxhall, Dirty Burger serves shakes, burgers and beers....More

 
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London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
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In 2018 London celebrates the 250th anniversary ...More

 
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