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RocketThe Rocket's director Jonathan Stephenson has exhibited photographs by such well known names as British Martin Parr and Danish snapper Keld Helmer-Petersen whose pictures were shown at the gallery as part of a 'Danish by Design' exhibition, alongside vintage pieces by fellow countryman and furniture designer Poul Kjaerholm. Rocket, occupying a former tea warehouse, is conveniently sandwiched between Liverpool Street with its high rise office blocks and the popular bars of Hoxton. Speaking of bars and Hoxton trendies, you find both without leaving the building - at the T bar downstairs where you can rub shoulders with advertising types... achingly hip ad agency Mother's loft-style offices are also housed in the same building.

 

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Old Street Tube Station
 
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Hoxton Overground Station
 
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Great Eastern Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Sclater Street Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  40% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Rocket
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  39% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 4 minutes from Rocket
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-City
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275 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Rocket
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
 
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Rivington Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Rocket
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Iniva
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-9 Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Rocket
Opened on 5th October 2007, this Rivington Place art gallery is a £8m public building dedicated to culturally diverse visual arts. It's a joint venture between ... More
 
 
 
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71a Gallery
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71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Rocket
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18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Rocket
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Pedley Street, off Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes from Rocket
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N1 | 5 minutes from Rocket
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London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Monday 18th December 2017 - 7pm-1am
Rocket, 83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, EC2A | 3 minutes from Rocket
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Wicked Mondays
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Rocket, 83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, EC2A | 3 minutes from Rocket
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The Tin Drum
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th to 23rd Dec 2017 - Various Times
Rocket, 380 Old Street, EC1V | 4 minutes from Rocket
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Village Underground
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
54 Holywell Lane, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Rocket
Easily recognisable for its disused tube carriages elevated well above the ground, Village Underground is an evolving project in Shoreditch building an ... More
 
 
 
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Sonos Studio London
London > Entertainment >
21 Club Row, E2 | 2 minutes from Rocket
High-end audio brand Sonos opens the Sonos Studio London, their new permanent cultural space, in late 2015. Building on their space in LA, which has been ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Blue Last
London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Rocket
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Squint
London > Shopping > House and Garden
178 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Rocket
This quirky vintage furniture store in Shoreditch is the place to find one-off pieces of recovered furniture in brightly coloured vintage patchwork fabrics. This riot of ... More
 
 
 
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85 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2 minutes from Rocket
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
19-29 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2 minutes from Rocket
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London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
186 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Rocket
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The Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Rocket
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E1 | 1 minute from Rocket
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The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 6 minutes from Rocket
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The Princess of Shoreditch
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76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 6 minutes from Rocket
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T Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Tea Building, 56 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | Same location as Rocket
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Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E1 | 3 minutes from Rocket
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83 Rivington Street, Kingsland Viaduct, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Rocket
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Olivier Kugler: Escaping Wars And Waves
Exhibitions | Until 29th December 2017 

Rich Mix Centre 3 minutes walk from Rocket

Sketches, original drawings and prints of finished illustrations depicting Syrian refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan, Greece, Calais, England and Germany. The ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2018 

Rich Mix Centre 3 minutes walk from Rocket

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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 18th December 2017 

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Foodie Events | Until 30th March 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 5 minutes walk from Rocket

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop pop-up this autumn, this time taking inspiration from Morocco for its theme. ...More

 
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
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Seasonal | Until 4th January 2018 

Dennis Severs' House 5 minutes walk from Rocket

The atmospheric Silent Night candle-lit tours of Dennis Severs' House are particularly fun at this time of year. The house ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

The Old Truman Brewery 6 minutes walk from Rocket

Getting a refresh for its second year, Junkyard Golf Club in the loading bay of the Old Truman Brewery gets ...More

 
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