EC1V 8AJ

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Clerkenwell, London EC1V8AJ†

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Welcome to our guide for the area around EC1V 8AJ in Islington. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest underground station to EC1V 8AJ is Old Street Tube Station which is about 12 minutes to the South East.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Old Street Tube Station
8 minutes walk
Barbican Tube Station
9 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Hoxton Overground Station
18 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Pear Tree Street NCP
2 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
2 minutes walk

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London Events 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

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Hotels near EC1V 8AJ

Near EC1V 8AJ
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £54† 29% off
Central Street, EC1V | 1 minute from EC1V 8AJ
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
Citadines St Mark's London
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £64† 38% off
300 City Road, EC1V | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Located nearby to Sadler's Wells Theatre, St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower of London, Citadines St Mark's is a 4-star apartment hotel that aims to accommodate business ... More
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £60† 30% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 8 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
This boutique hotel in trendy Clerkenwell fits right in with the warehouse chic designer feel of the neighbourhood. Mixing vintage chairs with stark modern prints, there's ... More
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Events near EC1V 8AJ

Near EC1V 8AJ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scottish Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
London > Events > Dance †Dates: 14th, 15th, 16th and 17th May 2014
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Choreographer Krzysztof Pastor transfers Prokofiev's rousing score to a war-ravaged Italian metropolis in the 20th century. The production is viewed as one of the Scottish Ballet's ...More
Olivier Dubois Company: Tragedie
London > Events > Dance †Dates: 8th, 9th and 10th May 2014
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
A modern piece which sees nine male and nine female dancers explore the human condition through nudity and movement, with particular focus on the concept of ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kidd Pivot / Crystal Pite: The Tempest Replica
London > Events > Dance †Dates: Friday 25th and Saturday 26th April 2014
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite, a former dancer with William Forsythe's Ballett Frankfurt and Sadler's Wells newest associate artist, presents the UK premiere The Tempest Replica, her ...More
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Entertainment near EC1V 8AJ

Near EC1V 8AJ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 10 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
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Sights and Attractions near EC1V 8AJ

The best museums, galleries, attractions near EC1V 8AJ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its toughness. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Host was established in 2005 by Jon Levy, director of foto8, and Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. Photojournalism - from classical black and white reportage ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Miro
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
16 Wharf Road, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
The Victoria Miro originally opened in Cork Street in London, W1, in 1985. The gallery moved to its present location in 16 Wharf Road, Islington, in ... More
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Shopping near EC1V 8AJ

The best shops and markets near EC1V 8AJ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 10 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
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Restaurants near EC1V 8AJ

What are the best dining options near EC1V 8AJ London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fish Central
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
149 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from EC1V 8AJ
Fish & Chips ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Goswell Road Coffee
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
160-164 Goswell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Goswell Road is in the heart of Finsbury full of media companies and dodgy council estates. Just the right mix for Street Coffee, so come ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Timberyard
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
61-67 Old Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Attempting to re-invent the coffee shop experience, Timberyard is a modern café that combines speciality tea, coffee and artisan food with the latest technology. Spread across ... More
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Education near EC1V 8AJ

Near EC1V 8AJ
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
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Leisure near EC1V 8AJ

EC1V 8AJ gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 2 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 2 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 13 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
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Pubs near EC1V 8AJ

The best pubs near London EC1V 8AJ.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, , Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
The Peasant is really two different eateries under one roof. Downstairs is a crowded and cheerful gastropub, with a menu of substantial tapas and platters. Upstairs ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ... More
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Nightlife near EC1V 8AJ

EC1V 8AJ clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 7 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
... More
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The Nightjar Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 7 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
For live jazz and adventurous signature cocktails in a subterranean speakeasy setting try The Nightjar Bar in Shoreditch. Taking its cue from the illicit anti-Prohibition bars ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 10 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
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Meeting venue hire near EC1V 8AJ

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near EC1V 8AJ.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from EC1V 8AJ
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 

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Sinfonia D'Amici
Concerts | On 21st April 2014 

LSO St Luke's 3 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

David Alberman directs the Overture to Mozart's Don Giovanni, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto and Beethoven's Symphony No 4. With violinist Konrad ...More

Building Images: The Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards
Building Images: The Arcaid Images Architectural Photography Awards
Exhibitions | Until 25th April 2014 

The Werkstatt 7 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

The Werkstatt, a brand new east London cultural hub opens to the public for the first time on 28th February ...More

 
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk
Exhibitions | Until 17th August 2014 

Barbican Centre 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

The first major exhibition of the work of fashion's most theatrical of designers, Jean Paul Gaultier. More than 140 pieces ...More

 
United Visual Artists: Momentum
United Visual Artists: Momentum
Exhibitions | Until 1st June 2014 

Barbican - Curve Gallery 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

The Barbican's Curve Gallery turns itself into an immersive sound-and-light experience courtesy of London-based art and design practice United Visual ...More

 
'Tis Pity She's a Whore
'Tis Pity She's a Whore
Theatre | Until 26th April 2014 

Barbican Theatre 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Cheek By Jowl reprise their production of John Ford's Jacobean tragedy 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, directed by Declan Donnellan. ...More

 
Sneak
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 18th June 2014 

XOYO 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Resident DJs play underground house, techno and bass....More

Sneak
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 9th June 2014 

XOYO 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

The DJ spins underground house, techno and bass....More

A Case Of Mistaken Identity
Theatre | On 21st April 2014 

The Old Red Lion Theatre 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

An adaptation of Conan Doyle's Sherlock Holmes short story, complete with all other favourite characters such as Dr Watson and ...More

Yard Life Festival
Yard Life Festival
Concerts | Until 21st April 2014 

The Islington Metal Works 10 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Held over two days this Easter, Yard Life Festival is a new charity event - raising money for Multiple Sclerosis ...More

 
Bachatango: Beginners/Improvers/ Intermediate
Sporting Events | Until 26th May 2014 

Raduno 11 minutes walk from Ec1v 8aj

Simon LB teaches the Latin dance....More

 
 
 
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