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Saffron Hill NCP
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London's Best Events 2020

Find out the best London 2020 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2020 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £54† 35% 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 £125† 42% 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
Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £350† 40% off
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 7 minutes from The Escape
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Beautiful Books: Dickens And The Business Of Christmas
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 20th November 2019 to 19th April 2020 - 10am-5pm
The Escape, 48 Doughty Street, WC1N | 5 minutes from The Escape
A display exploring a Victorian publishing phenomenon and a string of Christmas books by Charles Dickens that continue to influence the season more than 170 years ...More
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Free Verse Poetry Book & Magazine Fair
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Saturday 22nd February 2020 - 10.30am-4.30pm
The Escape, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, WC1R | 6 minutes from The Escape
Literary & Education, Poetry....More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
The Elyx Chalet at Rosewood London
London > Events > Seasonal †Dates: 7th November 2019 to 29th February 2020
The Escape, 252 High Holborn, WC1V | 7 minutes from The Escape
The Rosewood hotel's stunning courtyard is transformed into a Swedish winter wonderland with a wooden lodge where fairy lights and fir trees add to the festive ...More
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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 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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 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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from The Escape
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Beautiful Books: Dickens And The Business Of Christmas
Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2020 

Charles Dickens Museum 5 minutes walk from The Escape

A display exploring a Victorian publishing phenomenon and a string of Christmas books by Charles Dickens that continue to influence ...More

Free Verse Poetry Book & Magazine Fair
Exhibitions | On 22nd February 2020 

Conway Hall 6 minutes walk from The Escape

Literary & Education, Poetry....More

The Elyx Chalet at Rosewood London
The Elyx Chalet at Rosewood London
Seasonal | Until 29th February 2020 

Rosewood London 7 minutes walk from The Escape

The Rosewood hotel's stunning courtyard is transformed into a Swedish winter wonderland with a wooden lodge where fairy lights and ...More

 
Atmospheres: Artists Of The Transvangarde
Exhibitions | Until 28th March 2020 

October Gallery 8 minutes walk from The Escape

A group exhibition of contemporary art from around the world including the work of pioneering photographer James Barnor....More

Portraying Pregnancy
Portraying Pregnancy
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2020 

The Foundling Museum 9 minutes walk from The Escape

The Foundling Museum presents the first major exhibition to explore the pregnant female body through portraits from the past 500 ...More

 
Portraying Pregnancy: From Holbein To Social Media
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2020 

The Foundling Museum 9 minutes walk from The Escape

Paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture and textiles exploring representations of the pregnant female body through portraits, spanning 500 years and featuring ...More

Jubel Ski Lodge
Jubel Ski Lodge
Foodie Events | Until 27th March 2020 

The Conductor 10 minutes walk from The Escape

Escape the London winter without leaving the city by visiting a lively, warm apres ski bar, the Jubel Ski Lodge ...More

 
ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company: Message In A Bottle
Dance | Until 21st March 2020 

Peacock Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Escape

Triple Olivier Award nominee Prince choreographs a spectacular dance theatre show about three separated siblings on a journey of self-discovery, ...More

Message In A Bottle
Message In A Bottle
Dance | Until 21st March 2020 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Escape

In a first-time collaboration between Sadler's Wells and Universal Music, Message In A Bottle is a brand-new dance show from ...More

 
Alina Cojocaru
Dance | Until 23rd February 2020 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 11 minutes walk from The Escape

The Romanian ballerina, lead principal dancer with English National Ballet and resident guest artist with Hamburg Ballet, curates and performs ...More

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Super Nature
Super Nature
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Garden Museum

A new art fair inspired by the joy of plants comes to the Garden Museum ...More

 
Drag Bingo and Bottomless Bubbles
Drag Bingo and Bottomless Bubbles
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Mama London

Eccentric east London hotel Mama London presents an ...More

 
Darkfield: Seance - Flight - Coma
Darkfield: Seance - Flight - Coma
Theatre | From 28th February 

Lewis Cubitt Park and Square

Described as a 'multi-sensory sonic theme park' Darkfield ...More

 
Easter at the Southbank Centre
Easter at the Southbank Centre
Seasonal | From 4th April 

Southbank Centre

This Easter hop down to the Southbank Centre ...More

 
Steve Martin & Martin Short: The Funniest Show In Town At The Moment
Steve Martin & Martin Short: The Funniest Show In Town At The Moment
Comedy | From 14th March 

Royal Albert Hall

The Hollywood actors, comedians and decades-long friends cross ...More

 
Shazia Mirza: Coconut
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Comedy | On 7th March 

Southbank Centre

Insightful social and cultural observations mixed with personal anecdotes from the award-winning Birmingham-born stand-up. Shazia ...More

 
Formafantasma: Cambio
Formafantasma: Cambio
Exhibitions | From 4th March 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

At the intersection of design, contemporary art and research, Italian design duo Formafantasma examines the ...More

 
Richard Alston Dance Company: Final Edition
Richard Alston Dance Company: Final Edition
Dance | From 7th March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The final ever performances of Richard Alston Dance ...More

 
Hamlet
Hamlet
Theatre | From 30th March 

National Theatre: Dorfman

An energetic retelling of Hamlet for eight to 12 year olds, this hour-long introduction to ...More

 
Cutting Room
Cutting Room
Dining 

Cutting Room is a cute restaurant with live music in the basement bar downstairs....More

 
Mardi Gras at Pop Brixton
Mardi Gras at Pop Brixton
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Pop Brixton

A taste of New Orleans comes to London this February when Pop Brixton presents the ...More

 
Atmosphere Venues
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A collection of contemporary venue spaces located in Westminster's Millbank Tower, an 118-metre high skyscraper ...More

 
George & Vulture
George & Vulture
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The tallest pub in London, the George & Vulture has stood tall against the changing ...More

 
George & Vulture
George & Vulture
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British cuisine....More

 
Chop'd City Point
Chop'd City Point
Dining 

Chop'd is a good salad, soup and breakfast place where food is freshly made each ...More

 
London Graphic Centre
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For artists and designers the London Graphic Centre has been a well known location in Covent Garden since the flagship store opened in 1996....More

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GoBoat Paddington
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Explore London's canals in Camden, Little Venice and beyond on a self-drive boating from Paddington....More

 
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The Conductor
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The Conductor is a Fullers pub and restaurant on Fleet Place in Farringdon serving indulgent ...More

 
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The Lanesborough Club & Spa
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