Silk Street

 
 
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Silk Street, City, London EC2Y
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Silk Street in City and County of the City of London. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Silk Street is Moorgate Railway Station which is about 3 minutes to the South East.

Silk Street is in the London area of City.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Barbican Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
2 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 33 Legion
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What's New in London 2013

The View from The Shard gives London its highest public viewing platform, the former Olympic Park re-opens as the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the...

 
 
What's New in London 2012

Tate Modern expands with the Oil Tanks, Balthazar tops a bumper year for new restaurants in London and The Shard becomes Europe's tallest building......

 
 
Hot Dates

Valentine's Day Classics Barbican Hall, EC2Y 8DS 14th February 2012 The classy alternative to sitting in a crowded restaurant eating overpriced food is the Barbican's evening of ...

 
 
January in London 2012

Hofesh Shechter & Antony Gormley: Survivor Barbican Theatre, EC2Y 8DS 12th January 2012 - 14th January 2012 Israeli-born choreographer and composer Hofesh Shechter joins forces with artist Antony...

 
 
February in London 2012

New York Philharmonic/Gilbert - Thomas Ades' Polaris Barbican Centre, EC2Y 8DS 17th February 2012 The New York Philharmonic bring their latest accomplishment to London in 2012, with the...

 
 
March in London 2012

Barbican Weekender - Urban Stories Barbican Centre, EC2Y 8DS 3rd March 2012 - 4th March 2012 Exploring the use of the voice through music, film, song, art and...

 
 
April in London 2012

The Sinking of the Titanic Barbican Hall, EC2Y 8DS 15th April 2012 One hundred years since the sinking of the Titanic, the story will be ignited once more...

 
 
What to do in London throughout 2015

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2015. 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.

 
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    Citadines London Barbican Apart-Hotel
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £79  40% off
    7-21 Goswell Road, EC1M | 6 minutes from Silk Street
    Just North of the city, these well-appointed family apartments offer an idyllic little spot for parents with children. At the weekend, the city is a wonderfully ... More
     
     
     
    Apex London Wall Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  21% off
    7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 6 minutes from Silk Street
    In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
     
     
     
    South Place Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  36% off
    3 South Place, EC2M | 7 minutes from Silk Street
    Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near Silk Street

    Near Silk Street
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Henry IV (Part II)
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th December 2015 to 23rd January 2016
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
    Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare ...More
     
     
     
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    Henry IV (Part I)
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th November 2015 to 24th January 2016
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
    The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November once again as part of the King and ...More
     
     
     
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    Meet The Romans
    London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Friday 31st July 2015 at 12.30pm-2pm and 2.30pm-4pm
    Museum of London, 150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Silk Street
    Historical discovery event....More
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near Silk Street

    Near Silk Street
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    Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | On Silk Street
    Milton Court, opened in September 2013, provides the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities. The £89 million building on Silk ... More
     
     
     
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    Barbican Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
    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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    Barbican Centre
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
    Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Silk Street

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Silk Street
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    Barbican - Curve Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
    Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
     
     
     
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    Barbican Centre
    London > Attractions > Other Attractions
    Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
    Huge, multifaceted arts and entertainment centre. Described by the Queen as “one of the wonders of the modern world”, this multifaceted performance and arts venue forms one ... More
     
     
     
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    Barbican Art Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Silk Street, City, London EC2 | 2 minutes from Silk Street
    The Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you get ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Silk Street

    The best shops and markets near Silk Street
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    Barbican Chimes Music Shop
    London > Shopping > Music Shops
    Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Silk Street
    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
     
     
     
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    Flittner
    London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
    86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Silk Street
    An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
     
     
     
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    Ted Baker & Friends
    London > Shopping > Clothing
    120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 7 minutes from Silk Street
    We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near Silk Street

    What are the best dining options near Silk Street London?
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    Chiswell Street Dining Rooms
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    56 Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Silk Street
    The brainchild of Tom and Ed Martin of ETM Group, responsible for award-winning London venues including The Gun, The Botanist, The Cadogan Arms and The White ... More
     
     
     
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    Jugged Hare
    London > Restaurants >
    49 Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Silk Street
    Brothers Ed and Tom Martin, the duo behind well-loved London eateries The Gun, The Botanist and The Empress of India, opened their tenth London pub, The ... More
     
     
     
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    Pret A Manger
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    City Point, Ropemaker Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
    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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    Education near Silk Street

    Near Silk Street
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    City Journalism
    London > Education > Professional Training
    106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Silk Street
    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
     
     
     
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    LSO St Luke's
    London > Education > Professional Training
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Silk Street
    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
     
     
     
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    Workers' Educational Association
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 10 minutes from Silk Street
    National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
     
     
     
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    Leisure near Silk Street

    Silk Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Postman's Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 6 minutes from Silk Street
    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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    London Dance Academy
    London > Leisure >
    The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Silk Street
    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
     
     
     
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    London Fencing Club
    London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
    Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes from Silk Street
    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
     
     
     
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    Pubs near Silk Street

    The best pubs near London Silk Street.
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    The Old Red Cow
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Silk Street
    One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
     
     
     
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    The White Horse
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, City, London EC2M | 8 minutes from Silk Street
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    Fox & Anchor
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from Silk Street
    This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
     
     
     
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    Nightlife near Silk Street

    Silk Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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    Artillery Arms
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from Silk Street
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    Reserve Bar Stock Exchange
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 7 minutes from Silk Street
    Reserve Bar Stock Exchange in the City uses the stock market model to price its drinks - prices change in line with their popularity on the ... More
     
     
     
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    Whistling Shop
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    63 Worship Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from Silk Street
    There are no whistles for sale at the Whistling Shop nor, we suspect, will you necessarily hear anyone actually whistling. What you will get, however, is ... More
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near Silk Street

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Silk Street.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Brewery
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Silk Street
    While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Barbican Conference Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
    The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Brewers' Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Silk Street
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    The Barbican Exhibition: Building A Landmark
    Exhibitions | Until 29th November 2015 

    Barbican Centre 2 minutes walk from Silk Street

    Rarely seen photographs of the construction of the building from a bomb site into a brutalist architectural landmark....More

    Aaron Koblin And Ben Tricklebank: Light Echoes
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    Barbican Centre 2 minutes walk from Silk Street

    Los Angeles-based digital artists Koblin and Tricklebank present a laser commission, which projects a sculptural wall of light around the ...More

    Groove Baby: The GB Organ Trio
    Music | On 31st July 2015 

    St Giles Church, Cripplegate 3 minutes walk from Silk Street

    The Groove Baby Organ Trio turns back the clock to the 1960s and 1970s, drawing upon influences including The JBs, ...More

    David Blandy: Hercules: Rough Cut
    Exhibitions | Until 19th September 2015 

    Bloomberg SPACE 4 minutes walk from Silk Street

    A video installation exploring and responding to the history and architecture of the City of London....More

    London Beach Rugby
    London Beach Rugby
    Sporting Events | Until 1st August 2015 

    Finsbury Square 4 minutes walk from Silk Street

    Back for a third year, London Beach Rugby began in Covent Garden and moves from Canary Wharf to Finsbury Square ...More

     
    Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
    Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Silk Street

    A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ...More

     
    The Big Match
    Kids Events | Until 31st July 2015 

    Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Silk Street

    Find out more about the big gladiator match....More

    The Big Dig
    Kids Events | Until 6th August 2015 

    Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Silk Street

    Search for relics from the Roman Empire....More

    Meet The Romans
    Leisure | On 31st July 2015 

    Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Silk Street

    Historical discovery event....More

    Flora And Fauna
    Exhibitions | Next performance 31st July 2015 

    Bank of England Museum 8 minutes walk from Silk Street

    What's the colour of money? The Bank Of England Museum in the City turns its attention to another type of ...More

     
     
     
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