Back Church Lane

 
 
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Back Church Lane, Tower Hamlets, London E1 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Back Church Lane in Tower Hamlets. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Back Church Lane is Aldgate East Tube Station which is about 6 minutes to the North West.

Back Church Lane is in the London area of Tower Hamlets.

 

LondonTown.com - Back Church Lane Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Aldgate East Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arch Car Parking
 
1 minutes walk
 
City Quay Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What's on in London 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Back Church Lane

Near Back Church Lane
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  24% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Back Church Lane
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
ibis London City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £52  21% off
5 Commercial Street, E1 | 6 minutes from Back Church Lane
Commercial Road may not be London's most picturesque location but if you want the nightlife of Old Street or the gleaming towers of the City of ... More
 
 
 
Chamberlain Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £93  40% off
130-135 Minories, EC3N | 7 minutes from Back Church Lane
Set in the heart of the City of London, The Chamberlain is the flagship of Fuller's Hotels.The City of London is the oldest part of the ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Back Church Lane

Near Back Church Lane
Ends Today
Kader Attia
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th November 2013 to 1st October 2014
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Back Church Lane
The Whitechapel Gallery has commissioned a site-specific installation from French-Algerian artist Kader Attia, which marks his first solo project in the UK. ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Tower Of London - Skip The Line Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2012
Tower Of London, Tower Hill, EC3N | 10 minutes from Back Church Lane
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Art of the Brick
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th September 2014 to 4th January 2015
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 12 minutes from Back Church Lane
See the Mona Lisa in LEGO when you visit The Art of the Brick, a display of over 75 sculptures created out of more than ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Back Church Lane

Near Back Church Lane
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Back Church Lane
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, variety shows ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mahogany Bar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Wilton's Music Hall, Graces Alley, Off Ensign Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Back Church Lane
The famous Mahogany Bar at Wilton's Music Hall has reopened after more than 50 years on the sidelines. Sadly, last orders were called at the bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 12 minutes from Back Church Lane
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Back Church Lane

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Back Church Lane
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Back Church Lane
Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 8 minutes from Back Church Lane
London's own "Curry Mile", Brick Lane is home to so much more than first-rate spiced food, it also plays host to Jewish bagel shops, Indian sari ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower Hill, City, London EC3N | 10 minutes from Back Church Lane
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Back Church Lane

The best shops and markets near Back Church Lane
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 9 minutes from Back Church Lane
Petticoat Lane is London's world famous Sunday market and sells mainly clothes for men, women and children, from street-cred clubwear to over-orders of designer goods and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brick Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 10 minutes from Back Church Lane
Brick Lane Market is pure East End London, which means Jewish bagel shops, Bangladeshi curry houses, Indian sari silks - and Cockneys crying out their wares. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Laundry Room
London > Shopping >
3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 10 minutes from Back Church Lane
The Laundry Room presents its very first Christmas Pop-Up Shop, taking place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December 2011 in east London. Housed on the ground floor ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Back Church Lane

What are the best dining options near Back Church Lane London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Red Chilli
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
137 Leman Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Back Church Lane
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Café Spice Namaste
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
16 Prescot Street, Aldgate, , Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 4 minutes from Back Church Lane
Café Spice Namaste is Cyrus and Pervin Todiwala's celebrated landmark Indian restaurant, a short hop away from the Tower of London. Arguably thought of more as ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Dispensary
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
19a Leman Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Back Church Lane
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Back Church Lane

Near Back Church Lane
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 19 minutes from Back Church Lane
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 20 minutes from Back Church Lane
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 25 minutes from Back Church Lane
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Back Church Lane

Back Church Lane gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 5 minutes from Back Church Lane
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 12 minutes from Back Church Lane
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, E1 | 12 minutes from Back Church Lane
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Back Church Lane

The best pubs near London Back Church Lane.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 13 minutes from Back Church Lane
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prospect of Whitby
London > Nightlife > Pubs
57 Wapping Wall, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 14 minutes from Back Church Lane
Once known as the 'Devil's Tavern' thanks to its delinquent clientele, the Prospect of Whitby is one of the oldest pubs in London - and the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Captain Kidd
London > Nightlife > Pubs
108 Wapping High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1W | 14 minutes from Back Church Lane
The real magic of Wapping's riverside Captain Kidd pub is outside on the L-shaped patio. The Thames is rather narrow here and so the action seems ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Back Church Lane

Back Church Lane clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rhythm Factory
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
16-18 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 5 minutes from Back Church Lane
Scuzzy venue on the outskirts of Shoreditch which looks like a crummycafe from the outside. Walk past the crowded plastic tables and chairsand through a discreet ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, E1 | 11 minutes from Back Church Lane
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vibe Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Truman Brewery, 91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 12 minutes from Back Church Lane
Vibe Bar manages to be both chilled out and cutting edge. Located inside the Truman Brewery on trendy Brick Lane, you can come here to drink ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Back Church Lane

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Back Church Lane.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wilton's Music Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Grace's Alley, (Off Ensign Street), Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 3 minutes from Back Church Lane
In the nineteenth century, Wilton's Music Hall was a great mirrored hall lit by a vast chandelier, with 27,000 crystals and 300 gas jets. Opera, operetta, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 10 minutes from Back Church Lane
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 10 minutes from Back Church Lane
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
 

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Near Back Church Lane

 
 
 
Carradine's Cockney Sing A Long
Theatre | On 1st October 2014 

Wilton's Music Hall 3 minutes walk from Back Church Lane

Join Mr. Tom Carradine, on the 'Ol Johanna, and London cabaret compere, Champagne Charlie as they present an evening of ...More

Let Them Eat Gak
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st October 2014 

The Rhythm Factory 5 minutes walk from Back Church Lane

Post punk and indie psychedelia courtesy of Lungo, Brainiac 5, Argonaut and Clint....More

Mike Nelson Selects From The V-A-C Collection
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 5 minutes walk from Back Church Lane

Known for his atmospheric, immersive installations British artist Mike Nelson transforms the gallery with sculptures drawn from the V-A-C collection, ...More

Kader Attia
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2014 

Whitechapel Gallery 5 minutes walk from Back Church Lane

The Whitechapel Gallery has commissioned a site-specific installation from French-Algerian artist Kader Attia, which marks his first solo project ...More

HippopoThames: Florentijn Hofman Commission
HippopoThames: Florentijn Hofman Commission
Exhibitions | Until 3rd November 2014 

St Katharine Docks 9 minutes walk from Back Church Lane

HippopoThames, the 21-metre-long wooden hippo sculpture by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman created for the Totally Thames festival, has journeyed downriver ...More

 
Tower Of London - Skip The Line Tickets
Tower Of London - Skip The Line Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 1st October 2014 

Tower Of London 10 minutes walk from Back Church Lane

With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of ...More

 
Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red
Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red
Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2014 

Tower Of London 10 minutes walk from Back Church Lane

888,246 ceramic poppies, each representing a British and Colonial military fatality during the First World War, fill the dry moat ...More

 
A Knight's Tale
Kids Events | Until 27th October 2014 

Tower Of London 10 minutes walk from Back Church Lane

A costumed character tell stories about the life of Geoffrey Chaucer....More

The Brewers Project Suppers
The Brewers Project Suppers
Foodie Events | Until 4th December 2014 

Town House 10 minutes walk from Back Church Lane

For their next supper event the Disappearing Dining Club has teamed up with Guinness to celebrate the launch of West ...More

 
Biggles Flys Again
Concerts | On 1st October 2014 

The George Tavern 12 minutes walk from Back Church Lane

The Dublin-based outfit performs its lo-fi pop songs. With support from Otis Elliott....More

 
 
 
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