Pushkin House

 
 
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5A Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A 2TA 
 
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Pushkin HouseNamed after the famous nineteenth century Russian author and poet, Pushkin House is a place where Russian literature, art, film, music, theatre and dance, as well as history, philosophy and politics thrives. Opened in November 2006, after the original Russian cultural centre set up in the 1950s on Ladbroke Grove shut down, Pushkin House works with distinguished cultural organisations in Russia. Regular events are designed to encourage discussion and interaction include lectures and talks, seminars, conferences, exhibitions, films, concerts and readings. The house in Bloomsbury also contains its own reference library dedicated to Russian culture where you can read up on everything from theatre and ballet to the history of the Soviet Union or catch up with the daily newspapers.

 

Pushkin House events

 
History Of A Journey: Russia Abroad Through The Short StoryHistory Of A Journey: Russia Abroad Through The Short StoryJoin translator Bryan Karetnyk in conversation with Robert Chandler to explore the glamorous, mysterious and often tragic world of post-revolutionary Russian emigres through their writing.27th January 2015Tuesday 27th January 2015 Where:
Pushkin House, 5A  Bloomsbury Square  Bloomsbury    WC1A 2TA
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History Of A Journey: Russia Abroad Through The Short Story
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Tuesday 27th January 2015 - 7.30pm-9pm
Join translator Bryan Karetnyk in conversation with Robert Chandler to explore the glamorous, mysterious and often tragic world of post-revolutionary Russian emigres through their writing.
Psoy Korolenko: "My Uncle"Psoy Korolenko: "My Uncle"29th January 2015Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
Pushkin House, 5A  Bloomsbury Square  Bloomsbury    WC1A 2TA
Category: event
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Psoy Korolenko: "My Uncle"
event > Music
DATES  Thursday 29th January 2015 - 7.30pm-9pm
Robert Van Voren: Russia, Ukraine and the West - One Year After MaidanRobert Van Voren: Russia, Ukraine and the West - One Year After MaidanOne year after the events in Kyiv, human rights activist Professor Robert van Voren discusses the situation in Ukraine.10th February 2015Tuesday 10th February 2015 Where:
Pushkin House, 5A  Bloomsbury Square  Bloomsbury    WC1A 2TA
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Robert Van Voren: Russia, Ukraine and the West - One Year After Maidan
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Tuesday 10th February 2015 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
One year after the events in Kyiv, human rights activist Professor Robert van Voren discusses the situation in Ukraine.
 

LondonTown.com - Pushkin House Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Holborn Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Farringdon Rail
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
0 minutes walk
 
Holborn NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  41% off
Bloomsbury Way, WC1A | 1 minute from Pushkin House
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The Buckingham London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  26% off
39-40 Bedford Place, WC1B | 2 minutes from Pushkin House
A beautiful townhouse property located in London's peaceful Bloomsbury area, The Buckingham provides an intimate and comfortable setting with its luxury studios and suites. With all ... More
 
 
 
Grange Holborn Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  34% off
50-60 Southampton Row, WC1B | 3 minutes from Pushkin House
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Soho
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 10 minutes from Pushkin House
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 11 minutes from Pushkin House
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
 
 
 
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The West End
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London WC2H | 11 minutes from Pushkin House
Taking in Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, Soho, Theatreland, Chinatown, Covent Garden and Leicester Square, The West End really does have it ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bloomsbury Square, WC1B | 2 minutes from Pushkin House
This Grade II listed building, a stunning neoclassical landmark constructed in the 1920s, was extensively remodelled in 2003 to provide 300,000 square feet of prime office, ... More
 
 
 
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The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from Pushkin House
Combining art with humour, this addition to London's museum-cum-gallery scene is refreshingly vibrant. From political cartoons of Thatcher, Brown, Bush and Blair to rare originals on ... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Pushkin House
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
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War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Pushkin House
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 11 minutes from Pushkin House
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
 
 
 
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The Scottsboro Boys
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th October 2014 to 21st February 2015
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, South Bank, London WC2H | 12 minutes from Pushkin House
It's 1931, nine young black men aged between 12 and 19 are travelling on a train through Scottsboro, looking for a new life. Following a sold ...More
 
 
 
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Shaftesbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Pushkin House
A large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was probably ... More
 
 
 
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Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Pushkin House
This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
 
 
 
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New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Pushkin House
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Shopping near Pushkin House

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Gekoski
London > Shopping > Books
Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from Pushkin House
Based in Bloomsbury, beside the British Museum, it's not surprising R. A. Gekoski Booksellers has a particular interest in the Bloomsbury Group. Established in 1982, it's ... More
 
 
 
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London Review Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from Pushkin House
Opened in May 2003, with Alan Bennett cutting the ribbon, the London Review Bookshop is a welcome addition to the city's dwindling ranks of independent bookshops. ... More
 
 
 
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The Classic Camera- The Leica Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
2 Pied Bull Yard, off Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from Pushkin House
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London Review Cake Shop
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
14-16 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from Pushkin House
A place to meet, talk, read and enjoy the tea, coffee and cakes. The cake shop is managed by Terry Glover, who comes to the ... More
 
 
 
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Hummus Bros
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
Victoria House, 37-63 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Pushkin House
Dedicated to the humble chickpea, this sleek and shiny eatery in the heart of Holborn serves up probably the tastiest hummus in town. Produced to a ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes - Holborn
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, WC1B | 2 minutes from Pushkin House
American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Pushkin House

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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from Pushkin House
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 5 minutes from Pushkin House
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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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from Pushkin House
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All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Pushkin House
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 4 minutes from Pushkin House
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Pushkin House
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 2 minutes from Pushkin House
The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from Pushkin House
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
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Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Pushkin House
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Pushkin House
During The Savoy's £220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
 
 
 
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Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Pushkin House
The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... More
 
 
 
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Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, WC1V | 3 minutes from Pushkin House
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Pushkin House
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from Pushkin House
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Pushkin House
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
 

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History Of A Journey: Russia Abroad Through The Short Story
Exhibitions | On 27th January 2015 

Pushkin House

Join translator Bryan Karetnyk in conversation with Robert Chandler to explore the glamorous, mysterious and often tragic world of post-revolutionary ...More

The Caricatures of Mark Boxer
The Caricatures of Mark Boxer
Exhibitions | Until 22nd March 2015 

The Cartoon Museum 3 minutes walk from Pushkin House

The Caricatures of Mark Boxer at the Cartoon Museum is an exhibition dedicated to the British 60s cartoonist, who was ...More

 
The Image Of Augustus: Talk
Exhibitions | On 27th January 2015 

British Museum 3 minutes walk from Pushkin House

A 45-minute talk by Dirk Booms....More

Memphis The Musical
Memphis The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th March 2015 

Shaftesbury Theatre 4 minutes walk from Pushkin House

Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly star in Joe DiPietro and David Bryan's Memphis the Musical set in the underground nightclubs ...More

 
Tuesday Fiesta
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th January 2015 

Guanabara 4 minutes walk from Pushkin House

DJ Carioca plays Brazilian and Latin, mixed with classic floor fillers....More

War Horse
War Horse
Theatre | Until 14th February 2015 

New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from Pushkin House

This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New ...More

 
The Montague Ski Lodge at Christmas
The Montague Ski Lodge at Christmas
Seasonal | Until 30th January 2015 

Montague Ski Lodge 5 minutes walk from Pushkin House

Add some festive sparkle to your Christmas celebrations this year with a visit to The Montague Ski Lodge at The ...More

 
City Of Angels
City Of Angels
Theatre | Until 7th February 2015 

The Donmar Warehouse 6 minutes walk from Pushkin House

A New York novelist is given the opportunity to adapt his detective character of his books into a big-screen hero ...More

 
Tango Fire: Flames Of Desire
Dance | Until 14th February 2015 

Peacock Theatre 6 minutes walk from Pushkin House

World-wide phenomenon Tango Fire presents Flames of Desire, a journey through the history of tango, from its roots in Buenos ...More

 

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Bounce Anti-Valentine's Party
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Seasonal | On 14th February 2015 

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Pillow Cinema
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Shoreditch Underground

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Dutch National Ballet: Cinderella
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Dance | 8th July 2015 - 11th July 2015 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Dutch National Ballet company presents a brand new ballet influenced by the Brothers Grimm story of Cinderella and choreographed ...More

 
MOVE IT
MOVE IT
Dance | 13th February 2015 - 15th February 2015 

Olympia London

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Building a Dialogue: The Architect and the Client
Exhibitions | 17th February 2015 - 9th May 2015 

Sir John Soane's Museum

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The stylish Bleecker Street Burger matt black truck has moved around town a bit - it was part of KERB, ...More

 
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