Idea Store Whitechapel

 
 
ADDRESS
321 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 1BU
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Thu 9am-9pm, Fri 9am-6pm, Sat 9am-5pm, Sun 11am-5pm
 

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Idea Store WhitechapelMore than a library, the Idea Store in Whitechapel brings together adult learning, training and meeting areas, as well as a focus on the local history of Tower Hamlets. Housed in a David Adjaye designed building, Idea Store Whitechapel opened in September 2005 and includes the former Whitechapel library, once home to the biggest collection of
Yiddish books in Europe. The £20 million Idea Stores project, first begun in April 1999, encompasses Idea
Store centres at Bow, Chrisp Street (opened
July 2004), and Idea Store
Canary Wharf which launched in March 2006.

 

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Brush Up Your Grammar: CourseBrush Up Your Grammar: CourseThe course will introduce you to (or allow you to2015-04-21T13:00:00+01002015-04-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Jazz Dance: WorkshopJazz Dance: WorkshopJazz dancing lessons.2015-04-21T18:00:00+01002015-04-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Jazz Dance: Workshop
Knowledge Of Language And Life In The UK: CourseKnowledge Of Language And Life In The UK: CourseA learning aid to help with the Life In The UK test.2015-04-21T18:00:00+01002015-04-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Bollywood Performance WorkshopBollywood Performance WorkshopInformative performance workshop.2015-04-21T19:45:00+01002015-04-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Bollywood Performance Workshop
English Writing Skills CourseEnglish Writing Skills CourseImprove your understanding of key elements of English grammar and sentence structure.2015-04-22T13:00:00+01002015-04-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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English Writing Skills Course
Working Effectively In A Team: CourseWorking Effectively In A Team: CourseLearn tips for team working.2015-04-22T18:00:00+01002015-04-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Contemporary Beginners: WorkshopContemporary Beginners: WorkshopDance class.2015-04-22T18:15:00+01002015-04-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Contemporary Beginners: Workshop
Ballet: Intermediate: WorkshopBallet: Intermediate: WorkshopIntermediate ballet workshop.2015-04-22T19:30:00+01002015-04-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Ballet: Intermediate: Workshop
Customer Service Skills: CourseCustomer Service Skills: CourseLearn about customer service.2015-04-23T18:00:00+01002015-04-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Opening and closing times for Idea Store Whitechapel

Today (Tuesday) Idea Store Whitechapel closes at 21.00

Monday:

9.00
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21.00
 
 

Tuesday:

9.00
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21.00
 
 

Wednesday:

9.00
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21.00
 
 

Thursday:

9.00
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21.00
 
 

Friday:

9.00
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18.00
 
 

Saturday:

9.00
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17.00
 
 

Sunday:

11.00
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17.00
 
 

LondonTown.com - Idea Store Whitechapel Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Whitechapel Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Stepney Green Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
13 minutes walk
 
Arch Car Parking
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Idea Store Whitechapel on LondonTown.com

 
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