Waterstone's City University  

 
 
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City University, Clerkenwell, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB
 
 
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Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, in 1982 and now its flagship store resides at what used to be Simpson’s of Piccadilly - the iconic menswear department store. It’s winning formula is the 3 for 2 offers, endless supply of current pulp fiction and the sheer mass of books on the miles of shelves. It’s a formula that has the purists - and plenty of authors - shaking their heads and, in extreme cases, inciting boycotts. With more than 300 stores on our high streets it is difficult to avoid this giant. However when you want to pop in for a beach read, to stock up on your university reading list or the latest biography it couldn’t be more comfortable or convenient. This branch at City University is geared towards the academic texts on the nearby students' reading lists.

 

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7 minutes walk
 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
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Skinner Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Macclesfield Road NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £64  22% off
Central Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  34% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 7 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £125  25% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 7 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 15 minutes from Waterstone's City University
We love this great little book shop. As the name suggests, you'll find books on art but, more specifically, they specialise in artists' books - and ... More
 
 
 
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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 19 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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
 
 
 
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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 20 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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 | 7 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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Camden Passage
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 9 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Hidden down a cobble-stoned Angel backstreet a whimsical collection of odds and ends have been gathered together on a selection of market stalls (not to be ... More
 
 
 
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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 6th December 2016 to 29th January 2017
Waterstone's City University, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 4 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Dance master Matthew Bourne takes on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's film and Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale to create new ballet production The Red Shoes, being ...More
 
 
 
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Joli Vyann: Imbalance
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th Jan 2017 - 8pm
Waterstone's City University, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 4 minutes from Waterstone's City University
JV performers examine the nature of being connected in this fusion of acrobatics, dance and circus with choreography....More
 
 
 
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Mime Festival: Joli Vyann
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th Jan 2017 - 8pm
Waterstone's City University, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 4 minutes from Waterstone's City University
The duo Joli Vyann works in the space between circus and dance, creating a style of their own, which fuses acrobalance and contemporary dance....More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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 ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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Miz en Bouche
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
316 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Waterstone's City University
French Bistro... More
 
 
 
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The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Waterstone's City University
The Peasant is really two different eateries under one roof. Downstairs is a crowded and cheerful gastropub, with a menu of substantial tapas and platters. Upstairs ... More
 
 
 
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The Brasserie on St John Street
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
360 - 362 St. John Street, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 5 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Waterstone's City University
The Peasant is really two different eateries under one roof. Downstairs is a crowded and cheerful gastropub, with a menu of substantial tapas and platters. Upstairs ... More
 
 
 
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The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ... More
 
 
 
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The Ambassador
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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
 
 
 
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Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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
 
 
 
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7 Tales
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Turnmill Street, EC1M | 9 minutes from Waterstone's City University
"Restaurateurs the world over could learn a thing or two from Jason Atherton when it comes to what makes a great restaurant bar," says ... More
 
 
 
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The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 10 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Waterstone's City University
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
 
 
 
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Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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
 
 
 
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Waterstone's City University
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School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from Waterstone's City University

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Below Stairs
Exhibitions | Until 4th March 2017 

Sir John Soane's Museum 7 minutes walk from Waterstone's City University

The end of the seven-year restoration project at Sir John Soane's Museum is celebrated with Below Stairs, an exhibition which ...More

The Ladybird Life Of Dickens: An Illustrated Adventure
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Charles Dickens Museum 16 minutes walk from Waterstone's City University

John Kenney's original illustrations alongside Peach's words, chronicling the life of the great English author....More

Victorians Decoded: Art And Telegraphy
Exhibitions | Until 22nd January 2017 

Guildhall Art Gallery 18 minutes walk from Waterstone's City University

Never-before-seen paintings from the City Corporation's art gallery and work by prominent Victorian artists will be on display as well ...More

Fire! Fire!
Fire! Fire!
Exhibitions | Until 17th April 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Waterstone's City University

The Museum of London marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1666 with a ...More

 
Omer Arbel: 44
Exhibitions | Until 18th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Waterstone's City University

This bespoke light installation by the artist for the Barbican Foyer was produced by Bocci, a Vancouver and Berlin-based design ...More

The Fantastic Barbican World
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Waterstone's City University

Explore Chamberlin, Powell and Bon's endeavour to combine spaciousness with high density development. The exhibition includes a number of residential ...More

The Vulgar: Fashion Redefined
Exhibitions | Until 5th February 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from Waterstone's City University

Over 120 garments and accessories drawn from major public and private collections worldwide, providing an insight into the inherently challenging ...More

The Vulgar
The Vulgar
Exhibitions | Until 5th February 2017 

Barbican Art Gallery 1.36 miles from Waterstone's City University

What makes something vulgar? Drawing on a wealth of stunning exhibits from the Renaissance ...More

 
Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
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Sadler's Wells Theatre 1.37 miles from Waterstone's City University

Dance master Matthew Bourne takes on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's film and Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale to create new ...More

 

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