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Charing Cross Tube StationCharing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south London. Sitting right at the top of the Strand, a couple of hundred metres from Trafalgar Square, it's simple to walk over the bridge to the attractions of the South Bank which include the London Eye and Royal Festival Hall.

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Underground Film ClubUnderground Film ClubUnderground Film ClubWhat could be more apt than seeing Strangers on a Train in a disused tube station? Hitchcock's 1951 thriller is just one of the films being screened at the Underground Film Club held in a disused part of Charing Cross tube station, closed to the public for 15 years, along with Blade Runner: The Final Cut, American Werewolf in London and Paddingto2015-05-29T00:00:00+01002015-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Charing Cross Tube Station, † Trafalgar Square† † † WC2N 6RQ
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DATES29th May to 2nd Jun 2015
What could be more apt than seeing Strangers on a Train in a disused tube station? Hitchcock's 1951 thriller is just one of the films being screened at the Underground Film Club held in a disused part of Charing Cross tube station, closed to the public for 15 years, along with Blade Runner: The Final Cut, American Werewolf in London and Paddingto...†More about this event

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    Amba Hotel Charing Cross
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £93† 38% off
    The Strand, WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
    Corinthia Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £285† 22% off
    Whitehall Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
    The Trafalgar Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £122† 36% off
    2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
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    Alternative Underground Stations nearest Charing Cross Tube Station

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    Liverpool Street Tube Station
    London > Travel > Underground Stations
    Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 2 miles from Charing Cross Tube Station
    One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
    Embankment Underground Station
    London > Travel > Underground Stations
    Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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    Leicester Square Tube Station
    London > Travel > Underground Stations
    Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    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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    Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
    London > Travel > Boats
    Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 23 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
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    London Cycling Campaign
    London > Travel > Bicycles
    2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 23 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
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    Bankside Pier
    London > Travel > River Piers
    Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 23 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a†hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
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    English National Opera: The Queen of Spades
    London > Events > Concerts †Dates: 6th June to 2nd July 2015 - 7pm-9.45pm
    London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Edward Gardner conducts his final production as music director of the ENO, bowing out with Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades before taking up the music directorship ...More
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    The Winter's Tale
    London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 17th October 2015 to 16th January 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Two years in the making, actor and director Kenneth Branagh presents a five-play, year-long season at the Garrick Theatre in 2015. Launching the season, this reimagined ...More
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    War Horse
    London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 10 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    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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    Playhouse Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
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    London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
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    Boat Show Comedy Club
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, SW1A | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on the ... More
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    The Strand Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Part of the Proud Galleries family, Proud Central became The Strand Gallery in 2010 expanding from a photography gallery to an exhibition space for all disciplines ... More
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    St Martin-in-the-Fields
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs whose ... More
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    Trafalgar Square
    London > Attractions > Other Attractions
    Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of the ... More
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    Davenports Magic Shop
    London > Shopping > Specialists
    7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
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    Hardys Original Sweet Shop
    London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
    25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Retro sweet shops are all the rage at the moment. In the Covent Garden area alone you'll find half a dozen of them, one of which ... More
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    Tenderproduct
    London > Shopping > Art and Design
    6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Tenderproduct is the second tender venture by Etan Ilfeld, who previously founded the neighbouring Tenderpixel Gallery, an innovative space for emerging talent. Tenderproduct is a shop ... More
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    Champagne Charlies
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    17 The Arches, Villiers St, WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    British Cuisine... More
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    The Terrace, Amba Hotel Charing Cross
    London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
    The Strand, WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    In the centre of London's world famous West End, right on The Strand, is The Terrace, an all-day dining venue and bar located within the Amba ... More
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    Pret A Manger
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    25 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 11 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
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    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 12 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    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 | 17 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    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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    Victoria Embankment Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
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    ESPA Life at Corinthia
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
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    The Sanctuary
    London > Leisure > Fitness
    12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
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    The Sherlock Holmes
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
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    The Harp
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
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    The Clarence
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    53 Whitehall, SW1A | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Gastropub... More
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    Gordon's Wine Bar
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
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    Rockwell
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace. This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, the Trafalgar Hotel ... More
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    Bassoon Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
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    Royal Society Of Arts
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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    St Martins Lane Hotel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
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    Banqueting House
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
    The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More

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    Hans Haacke: Gift Horse
    Hans Haacke: Gift Horse
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Trafalgar Square 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    Hans Haacke's Gift Horse, a sculptural installation of a horse's skeleton, makes an eerie outline on the Fourth Plinth in ...More

     
    Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames
    Frames in Focus: Sansovino Frames
    Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015 

    National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    For once it's the frames that take centre stage in this free exhibition in Room 1 of Level 2 at ...More

     
    Inventing Impressionism
    Inventing Impressionism
    Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

    National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    A "a superb exhibition in every respect" (The Guardian) Inventing Impressionism at the National Gallery is a tribute to art ...More

     
    Arboreal Obsessions: Titian's Noli Me Tangere: Talk
    Exhibitions | On 26th May 2015 

    National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    An informative talk....More

    Artist's Apprentice Workshop: Investigating Impressionism
    Exhibitions | Until 28th May 2015 

    National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    With professional landscape painter Noel Paine....More

    James Freedman: Man Of Steal
    Theatre | Until 4th July 2015 

    Trafalgar Studios 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    The showman and crime expert demonstrates the tricks of the trade of hustlers and con-men....More

    Wellington: Triumphs, Politics and Passions
    Wellington: Triumphs, Politics and Passions
    Exhibitions | Until 7th June 2015 

    National Portrait Gallery 4 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    Last year saw the centenary of the outbreak of World War I; 2015 is the 200th anniversary of the Battle ...More

     
    Let It Be
    Let It Be
    Theatre | Until 27th September 2015 

    Garrick Theatre 4 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    Following a two-year absence Let It Be is back in London, at the Garrick Theatre, from February 2015. Over 50 ...More

     
    Just Jim Dale
    Just Jim Dale
    Theatre | Until 20th June 2015 

    Vaudeville Theatre 4 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    In his "light-footed and lovable new solo show" (The New York Times) the Tony and Grammy award-winning singer, dancer, comedian ...More

     
    Hay Fever
    Hay Fever
    Theatre | Until 1st August 2015 

    Duke of York's Theatre 4 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

    The Good Life actress Felicity Kendal plays recently-retired matriarch Judith in the West End transfer of Theatre Royal Bath's acclaimed ...More

     
     
     
     
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