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5 minutes walk
 
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Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Calendar 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Discovery Planet

Near Discovery Planet
Hilton London Docklands Riverside Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £61  32% off
265 Rotherhithe Street, SE16 | 16 minutes from Discovery Planet
You can still feel the excitement and bustle of ships laden with goods, unloading their wares in London's Docklands. Now a burgeoning centre for some of ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Limehouse
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £55  42% off
469-475 The Highway, E1W | 21 minutes from Discovery Planet
Being just a bit out of the city centre this modern, hotel is popular with the budget traveller. It's close to Canary Wharf and Tower Bridge ... More
 
 
 
Four Seasons London Canary Wharf
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £140  32% off
46 Westferry Circus, E14 | 21 minutes from Discovery Planet
The ultra-modern towers of the Four Seasons Canary Wharf contain spacious, luxurious rooms and suites with every comfort available, including a giant marble bath, two-line speaker ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spitalfields City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 2 miles from Discovery Planet
There's loads to do at the 1.3 acre Spitalfields City Farm. Come and meet Bayleaf the donkey and Bentley the goat - just a few of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Surrey Docks Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Rotherhithe Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 13 minutes from Discovery Planet
All the animals on this 2.2 acre city farm on the south bank of the river Thames in Rotherhithe are organically reared. Donkeys, goats and sheep ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mudchute Park & Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Pier Street, Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 31 minutes from Discovery Planet
Located in the middle of the Isle of Dogs, Mudchute Farm and Park is one of the largest of London's city farms, covering a 32 acre ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Discovery Planet

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Discovery Planet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Gallery Projects
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Park Approach, Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 6 minutes from Discovery Planet
Before the Bermondsey Artists' Group (BAG) took over the cafe in the middle of Southwark Park it had fallen into disrepair. The building was completely renovated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dilston Grove
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Southwest Corner of Southwark Park, Southwark, London SE16 | 8 minutes from Discovery Planet
Set up by the Cafe Gallery Projects London, who also run the nearby Cafe Gallery in the centre of Southwark Park just a five-minute walk away, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brunel Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Railway Avenue, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 10 minutes from Discovery Planet
Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Discovery Planet

Near Discovery Planet
Today Only
Sona Jobarteh
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - 7pm-11pm
Canada Water Culture Space, 21 Montreal House, Surrey Quays Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 4 minutes from Discovery Planet
Sona Jobarteh is the first female kora virtuoso from the prestigious West African Jobarteh Griot family. With her seven-piece band she performs music from her current ...More
 
 
 
On Soon
The Mechanical Garden And Other Long Encores
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st September to 26th October 2014 - 11am-5pm
Cafe Gallery Projects, 1 Park Approach, Southwark Park, SE16 | 6 minutes from Discovery Planet
...More
 
 
 
Now On
Five Broken Cameras
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Tuesday 23rd September 2014 - 8.30pm
Rotherhithe Sands Films Studios, 82 Saint Marychurch Street, Rotherhithe, SE16 | 9 minutes from Discovery Planet
...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Discovery Planet

Near Discovery Planet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Space
London > Entertainment > Live Music
269 Westferry Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 19 minutes from Discovery Planet
It's not all music hall these days down in the East End. This multi-arts centre on the Isle of Dogs gives the locals a chance to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Troxy
London > Entertainment > Live Music
490 Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 24 minutes from Discovery Planet
This splendid 1930s art deco Grade II listed East End dance hall has a capacity of over 2,600 and prides itself as "London's most versatile venue". ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 26 minutes from Discovery Planet
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, variety shows ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Discovery Planet

The best shops and markets near Discovery Planet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 72 Druid Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 22 minutes from Discovery Planet
Fegus Henderson's St John stable extends from the restaurant by Smithfield to this bakery in Bermondsey. Although primarily a wholesalers, St John Bakery does open its shutters ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coleman Coffee Roasters
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
55 Stanworth Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 23 minutes from Discovery Planet
Wake up on a Saturday morning and smell the freshly roasted coffee at Coleman Coffee Roasters, a small batch coffee roastery at No. 55 Stanworth Street ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Kernel Brewery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Arch 11, Dockley Road Industrial Estate, Southwark, London SE16 | 24 minutes from Discovery Planet
The Kernel Brewery is one of the most successful micro brewers in London and its rise has been meteoric with its beer winning awards and ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Discovery Planet

What are the best dining options near Discovery Planet London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Yellow House Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
126 Lower Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 3 minutes from Discovery Planet
Three menus - the bistro menu, the grill menu and the pizza menu - are served in two separate dining rooms at The Yellow House where ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simplicity
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Tunnel Road, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 9 minutes from Discovery Planet
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simplicity
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Tunnel Road, Rotherhithe, Southwark, London SE16 | 9 minutes from Discovery Planet
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Discovery Planet

Near Discovery Planet
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2.3 miles from Discovery Planet
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2.5 miles from Discovery Planet
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2.5 miles from Discovery Planet
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Discovery Planet

Discovery Planet gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 29 minutes from Discovery Planet
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 30 minutes from Discovery Planet
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 30 minutes from Discovery Planet
This fab game emerged in 1980 and has taken the world by storm. Popular with adrenalin junkies, paintballing is an action-packed, mission-driven past-time that is ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Discovery Planet

The best pubs near London Discovery Planet.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wibbley Wobbley
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Greenland Dock, off Rope Street, Southwark, London SE16 | 10 minutes from Discovery Planet
Cute, unpretentious bar housed on a boat docked in the Thames. A world away from the bustling, brash mainstream bars, pubs and clubs of central London, is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 15 minutes from Discovery Planet
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 15 minutes from Discovery Planet
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Discovery Planet

Discovery Planet clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 25 minutes from Discovery Planet
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 25 minutes from Discovery Planet
At ground floor level on Fisherman’s Walk at Canary Wharf, tables, chairs and merry-makers spill out of doors on to the riverside during the summer months. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hide Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 30 minutes from Discovery Planet
Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Discovery Planet

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Discovery Planet.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Biscuit Factory
London > Business > Venue Hire
Drummond Road, Southwark, London SE16 | 13 minutes from Discovery Planet
Peek Frean & Co made biscuits here in Bermondsey for 123 years, from 1866 until 1989 when the factory closed. Home to baked goods like the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wapping Project
London > Business > Venue Hire
Wapping Hydrolic Power Station, Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 16 minutes from Discovery Planet
Built in 1890 and originally used to power machinery using stream and later electricity, the unique space of The Wapping Project is now a thriving centre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 25 minutes from Discovery Planet
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Sona Jobarteh
Concerts | On 23rd September 2014 

Canada Water Culture Space 4 minutes walk from Discovery Planet

Sona Jobarteh is the first female kora virtuoso from the prestigious West African Jobarteh Griot family. With her seven-piece band ...More

Belfry
Theatre | Until 4th October 2014 

The Space 19 minutes walk from Discovery Planet

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Celtic Session With Alastaire Caplain
Concerts | Until 18th November 2014 

Jamboree 22 minutes walk from Discovery Planet

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Celtic Session Lead By Alastair Caplin
Concerts | Until 28th October 2014 

Jamboree 22 minutes walk from Discovery Planet

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Bridge
Bridge
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

Museum of London Docklands 25 minutes walk from Discovery Planet

From Hungerford to Blackfriars, Westminster and Millennium, Bridge looks at how London's bridges have inspired artists and continue to provide ...More

 
Design Museum Collection: Extraordinary Stories About Ordinary Things
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Design Museum 1.34 miles from Discovery Planet

A permanent display of a selection of items tracing the history of contemporary design, as well as the country's national ...More

Time Machines: Daniel Weil And The Art Of Design
Exhibitions | Until 27th October 2014 

Design Museum 1.34 miles from Discovery Planet

The celebrated Argentinian designer showcases witty and imaginative pieces from his 30-year career including clocks, cutlery, a chess set and ...More

Designers in Residence
Designers in Residence
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

Design Museum 1.34 miles from Discovery Planet

Each year, the Design Museum holds its Designers in Residence exhibition giving visitors the chance to see the work of ...More

 
Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

Design Museum 1.34 miles from Discovery Planet

Despite having died penniless and having built relatively little in his lifetime, Louis Kahn (1901-1974) remains one of the most ...More

 
Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things
Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Design Museum 1.34 miles from Discovery Planet

The anglepoise lamp is just one of the archetypal designs celebrated in the Design Museum's Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things, ...More

 
 
 
 
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