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A branch of Smiths is a fixture of practically every high street up and down the country. The chain sells stationery, magazines, books, greeting cards, gifts, videos, DVDs, CDs, computer games and electronics. The range of stationary, cards and magazines is impressive, and it offers good value for books, music, films and games, although the selection tends to be limited.

 

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £117  32% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 6 minutes from WH Smith
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £325  22% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 7 minutes from WH Smith
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
Conrad London St. James
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £174  25% off
22-28 Broadway, SW1H | 7 minutes from WH Smith
With Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, St James's Park and the Thames all on its doorstep, Conrad London St. James is the ideal option for ... More
 
 
 
 
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from WH Smith
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from WH Smith
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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Waterstone's - Piccadilly
London > Shopping > Books
203-206 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 14 minutes from WH Smith
The biggest bookshop in Europe, Waterstone's - Piccadilly boasts a huge floorspace formerly occupied by Simpson's - the iconic menswear department store. This five-floor flagship store ... More
 
 
 
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 10 minutes from WH Smith
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from WH Smith
Greensmiths combines an excellent butcher's (The Ginger Pig), artisan baker's (The Old Post Office Bakery) and Covent Garden Market greengrocer's (Solstice) under one roof - all ... More
 
 
 
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Lower Marsh Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from WH Smith
On weekdays a street food market runs along Lower Marsh displaying a diverse range of global food for all tastes, from Italian ... More
 
 
 
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Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
London > Events > Tours  Dates: 3rd October 2008 to 30th December 2017
WH Smith, Parliament Square, St Margaret's Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from WH Smith
One of the world's most iconic buildings is The Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. Having started its life in the ...More
 
 
 
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Westminster Abbey Midnight Mass, Christmas Carols & Services
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 3rd to 25th December 2017
WH Smith, Dean's Yard, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from WH Smith
Pack inside one of London's most famous landmarks for an old-fashioned service to take you right through to Christmas Day. Westminster Abbey has been at the ...More
 
 
 
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London New Year's Eve Fireworks 2017
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: Sunday 31st December 2017
WH Smith, Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
The annual New Year's Eve Fireworks display is an impressive sight. They cram enough firepower for an hour-long display into 12 explosive minutes, lighting up the ...More
 
 
 
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Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 7 minutes from WH Smith
The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on the ... More
 
 
 
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The Slug And Lettuce
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
County Hall, 5 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from WH Smith
Situated in the heart of London at Southbank, and right in front of tourists' favourite the London Eye, The Slug and Lettuce is the perfect place ... More
 
 
 
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St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from WH Smith
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | Same location as WH Smith
Westminster Bridge lies on the Thames between the Houses of Parliament and County Hall with the delights of the Southbank Centre and the National Theatre beyond. ... More
 
 
 
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House of Lords
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from WH Smith
The Upper House of the British Parliament, the House of Lords is part of the Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ... More
 
 
 
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Houses of Parliament
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, St Margaret's Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from WH Smith
Now more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, the Palace of Westminster began life in 1042 as a royal residence under Edward the Confessor. The ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1-2 Bridge Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from WH Smith
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Houses of Parliament - Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from WH Smith
Enjoy afternoon tea in one of the world's most iconic buildings, The Palace of Westminster. More commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, the palace's history ... More
 
 
 
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Roux at Parliament Square
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
RICS, Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from WH Smith
Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jnr of Le Gavroche fame has put his name to this Westminster restaurant. Roux at Parliament Square is lucky to be located in a ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 14 minutes from WH Smith
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 16 minutes from WH Smith
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 19 minutes from WH Smith
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from WH Smith
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from WH Smith
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from WH Smith
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
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Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 6 minutes from WH Smith
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
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The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 7 minutes from WH Smith
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from WH Smith
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
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Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 8 minutes from WH Smith
Built in 1694 on Craig's Court, just south of Trafalgar Square, Walkers of Whitehall was originally ... More
 
 
 
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Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes from WH Smith
The Institute of Contemporary Art on The Mall (just down the road from the Queen's pad) is a great place for a trendy drink after taking ... More
 
 
 
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Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from WH Smith
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The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from WH Smith
Seven floors of purpose-built meeting space in the heart of Westminster, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) is a well known permanent conference space situated ... More
 
 
 
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Banqueting House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from WH Smith
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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National Youth Music Theatre Chorus, Alumni & Orchestra
Concerts | On 16th December 2017 

St John's Smith Square 7 minutes walk from Wh Smith

A seasonal selection of readings, music and staged extracts....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 16th December 2017 

Heaven 9 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Resident DJs and guests supply disco, pop and party tunes....More

Wintertime at Southbank Centre
Wintertime at Southbank Centre
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2018 

Southbank Centre 9 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Wintertime at Southbank Centre, the last chapter in the year-long Nordic Matters, brings a Finnish Rooftop Sauna, ABBA-oke and the ...More

 
London Philharmonic Orchestra: Christmas Oratorio
Concerts | On 16th December 2017 

Southbank Centre 9 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Vladimir Jurowski conducts JS Bach's choral masterpiece with the London Philharmonic Choir, soprano Maria Keohane, mezzo-soprano Anke Vondung, tenor Jeremy ...More

The Covent Garden Comedy
Comedy | On 16th December 2017 

Covent Garden Comedy Club, The Arches 9 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Christmas With The English Chamber Choir
Concerts | On 16th December 2017 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 10 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Guy Protheroe conducts a programme of traditional carols....More

Print Workshop: The Wilton Diptych Intaglio
Exhibitions | On 16th December 2017 

National Gallery 11 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Literary & Education, Art Workshop....More

Drawn In Colour: Degas From The Burrell
Drawn In Colour: Degas From The Burrell
Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2018 

National Gallery 11 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Marking the centenary of the death of Degas, who died on 27th September 1917, Drawn in Colour: Degas from the ...More

 
The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Her Majesty's Theatre 11 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics ...More

 
The Best In Stand Up
Comedy | On 16th December 2017 

Comedy Store 13 minutes walk from Wh Smith

Fast-paced improvised characters, scenes and sketches based on audience suggestions from Brighton-based troupe The Noise Next Door. Plus Jo Caulfield, ...More

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The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

From July 2018, Sam Mendes directs the epic story of Lehman Brothers from its beginning in 1844 to its end 163 years later. Few will forget the scenes of bankers leaving in 2008, their personal ...More

Exit the King
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

This July at the National, Patrick Marber directs his own adaptation of Ionesco's dark comedy, Exit the King, starring Rhys Ifans as the King opposite Indira Varma as Queen with designs by Anthony Ward....More

The Divide
Theatre | From 1st February 

Old Vic Theatre

Brother and sister Elihu and Soween glimpse cracks in the system of a dystopian regime that embraces brutal repression, forbidden love and insurrection in the world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's landmark drama. This tale for ...More

English National Ballet: Voices Of America
Dance | From 12th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

English National Ballet return to Sadler's Wells in 2018 with a mixed bill of American-style neo-classic ballet. Voices of America brings together works from three generations of American ...More

Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Exhibitions | From 30th May 

The Hayward Gallery

The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The first retrospective of the artist in London, Wayward Wander explores the artist's extensive investigation into ...More

Burne-Jones
Burne-Jones
Exhibitions | From 24th October 

Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents London's first comprehensive retrospective of Edward Burne-Jones in 40 years, showcasing 150 ...More

 
Anni Albers
Anni Albers
Exhibitions | From 11th October 

Tate Modern

In 2018, Tate Modern presents this century's first major UK museum exhibition of the work ...More

 
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Exhibitions | From 14th September 

Tate Modern

Sees Christian Marclay's unique installation, The Clock, at ...More

 
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
Exhibitions | From 2nd May 

Tate Modern

Shape of Light at Tate Modern is the ...More

 
The Way Of The World
The Way Of The World
Theatre | From 29th March 

The Donmar Warehouse

James Macdonald returns to the Donmar to direct Linda Bassett as Lady Wishfort in William ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is 250 ...More

 
June in London 2018
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Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....More

Crazy Coqs
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Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

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Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
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The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
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The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

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Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
April in London 2018
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Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
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Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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