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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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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
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  35% 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
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  34% off
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
The first newly built public art gallery in London since the Hayward Gallery opened in 1968, Rivington Place is a beautiful glass fronted building designed by ... More
 
 
 
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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 Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Rocket
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London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 5 minutes from Rocket
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as experienced ... More
 
 
 
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N1 | 5 minutes from Rocket
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Rocket, 9-11 Folgate Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Rocket
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 23rd February 2017 - 7.30pm
Rocket, 1-3 Rivington Street, EC2A | 6 minutes from Rocket
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Village Underground
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
54 Holywell Lane, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Rocket
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London > Entertainment >
21 Club Row, E2 | 2 minutes from Rocket
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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
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
19-29 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 2 minutes from Rocket
Michael and Rick Mast, the brothers behind Mast Brothers Chocolate, bring their artisanal chocolates from Brooklyn to London's equivalent district, the original hipster hangout, Shoreditch. They ... More
 
 
 
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Yalla Yalla Shoreditch
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186 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 1 minute from Rocket
Lebanese and Middle Eastern street food specialists Yalla Yalla pop up on Shoreditch High Street from 5th February 2013 for six months or so. This is ... More
 
 
 
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Lyle's Restaurant
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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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63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 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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Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

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Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

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