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Russell Square
London > Attractions
Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Russell Square
The grade II listed Russell Square is a large green space located within the Bloomsbury district with its own cafe, overlooked by the Hotel Russell... More
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The Wiener Library
London > Attractions > Museums
29 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes walk from Russell Square
The Wiener Library is the world's oldest library dedicated to the study of the Holocaust, its causes and legacies. The library also hosts a regular... More
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British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes walk from Russell Square
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world... More
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Victoria House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes walk from Russell Square
This Grade II listed building, a stunning neoclassical landmark constructed in the 1920s, was extensively remodelled in 2003 to provide 300,000 square feet of prime... More
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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes walk from Russell Square
Coram's Fields is a special place for children where adults are allowed in only if accompanied by a child. Tucked away in the city centre... More
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The Foundling Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes walk from Russell Square
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now... More
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The College
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12-42 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1B | 6 minutes walk from Russell Square
Formerly home to Central Saint Martins and the Cochrane Theatre before the famous fashion college moved to a new home in King's Cross in 2011,... More
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The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes walk from Russell Square
Combining art with humour, this addition to London's museum-cum-gallery scene is refreshingly vibrant. From political cartoons of Thatcher, Brown, Bush and Blair to rare originals... More
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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 6 minutes walk from Russell Square
Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about 45,000, the name was... More
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The Building Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes walk from Russell Square
Open to the public as well as construction professionals, The Building Centre houses a permanent exhibition of a 1:1500 scale model of Central London. Current... More
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New London Architecture
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes walk from Russell Square
Located at The Building Centre in central London, New London Architecture prompts debate and discussion on architecture, planning, development and construction in the capital. The... More
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Architectural Association School Of Architecture
London > Attractions > House and Garden
36 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 7 minutes walk from Russell Square
The Architectural Association School of Architecture, the UK's oldest school of architecture, was originally set up in 1847 and moved to Bedford Square in 1917.... More
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Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes walk from Russell Square
Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired... More
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Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
London > Attractions > Museums
Malet Place, University College London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 8 minutes walk from Russell Square
The Petrie Museum, located within University College London, is one of the largest and most fascinating collections of Egyptian archaeology anywhere in the world. There... More
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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 8 minutes walk from Russell Square
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek... More
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Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 9 minutes walk from Russell Square
One of London's best known landmarks, Centre Point has been used as a navigational tool since the 1960s. Lost in Soho's back... More
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 9 minutes walk from Russell Square
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage.... More
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Pollock's Toy Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 9 minutes walk from Russell Square
Crammed inside two townhouses (one 18th, the other 19th century) on a pretty sidestreet you'll find this historic haven for toys of all kinds. Named... More
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Isis Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 9 minutes walk from Russell Square
This Soho gallery is owned by John Marchant, friend and supporter of Antony Hegarty - of Antony and the Johnsons fame. It was here that... More
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Wellcome Collection
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 9 minutes walk from Russell Square
A major and fascinating cultural venue, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous... More
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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 10 minutes walk from Russell Square
From mid-2017, The Postal Museum welcomes visitors to explore the history of the Royal Mail and travel on a... More
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Lazarides Rathbone
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
11 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 10 minutes walk from Russell Square
Steve Lazarides' Rathbone Place gallery spans just under 4,000 square feet of space for exhibitions, studios, and offices in a five-storey Georgian building. Home ... More
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 10 minutes walk from Russell Square
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising... More
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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 11 minutes walk from Russell Square
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo... More
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John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures of British Library
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 11 minutes walk from Russell Square
The John Ritblat Gallery contains a permanent display of over 200 of the British Library's greatest treasures. It includes documents which made and recorded... More
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 11 minutes walk from Russell Square
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available... More
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7 | 11 minutes walk from Russell Square
An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c .... More
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Bolivar Hall at Venezuelan Embassy
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
54-56 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 11 minutes walk from Russell Square
Part of the Venezuelan cultural complex located at 54 Grafton Way in Fitzrovia, London, Bolivar Hall first opened its doors to the public in 1986... More
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Hunterian Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 12 minutes walk from Russell Square
The Hunterian Museum within the Royal College of Surgeons boasts a host of enlightening, permanent and temporary, galleries and exhibitions. Housed in the college, the... More
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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 12 minutes walk from Russell Square
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed... More

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SHATTERED: Pogrom, November 1938
Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2019 

The Wiener Library 3 minutes walk from Russell Square

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Bloomsbury Festival
Bloomsbury Festival
Exhibitions | Until 21st October 2018 

Various Venues, Bloomsbury 4 minutes walk from Russell Square

Five days of artistic, scientific and literary events, immersive exhibitions and performances in unusual locations, the Bloomsbury Festival brings more ...More

 
Stranger Things Halloween at All Star Lanes
Stranger Things Halloween at All Star Lanes
Seasonal | Until 4th November 2018 

All Star Lanes, Holborn 4 minutes walk from Russell Square

Step into the Upside Down this Halloween with the special Stranger Things themed menu at All Star Lanes. Running from ...More

 
Nocturnal Union: A View On The Surreal
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2018 

Austin/Desmond Fine Art 4 minutes walk from Russell Square

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

I Object: Ian Hislop's search for dissent
I Object: Ian Hislop's search for dissent
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from Russell Square

Journalist, historian and Have I Got News For You regular Ian Hislop has been on a mission to find stories ...More

 
Ladies Of Quality & Distinction
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 5 minutes walk from Russell Square

Marking 100 years of female suffrage, this landmark exhibition highlights the hidden stories of women in the history of the ...More

First Amongst Equals
First Amongst Equals
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 5 minutes walk from Russell Square

The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning ...More

 
Lily Cole: Balls
Exhibitions | Until 2nd December 2018 

The Foundling Museum 5 minutes walk from Russell Square

Balls takes as its starting point Heathcliff, the foundling character central to Wuthering Heights, and explores links between the Foundling ...More

Kitty Clive: The Creation Of A Female Celebrity
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 5 minutes walk from Russell Square

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The Blake Society presents: Jerusalem - Blake, Parry and the Fight for Englishness
Exhibitions | On 17th October 2018 

Waterstone's - Gower Street 6 minutes walk from Russell Square

Join Professor Jason Whittaker this evening to explore explore several ways in which William Blake's poem 'Jerusalem' has been used ...More

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Imperial War Museums Marks 100 Years Of Remembrance
Tours | On 11th November 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

The Imperial War Museummarks 100 Years of Remembranceon Sunday 11th November with a two minute silence followed by Breaking the Silence - with performances from young musicians and ...More

Remembrance Lecture
Exhibitions | On 6th November 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

Asking "Why are we silent when conflict is loud?", this year's Remembrance Lecture questions the power and purpose of two minute silences. In 1919, the first national silence was observed to commemorate the end of ...More

Discount Suit Company
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In a former suit tailor's storeroom on Wentworth Street near Petticoat Lane you'll find the ...More

 
The Snowman
The Snowman
Theatre | From 22nd November 

Peacock Theatre

Bill Alexander directs Birmingham Repertory Theatre's musical adaptation of Raymond Briggs' children's story about the ...More

 
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams
Exhibitions | From 2nd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The largest and most comprehensive exhibition ever staged ...More

 
Carols for Shelter
Carols for Shelter
Concerts | On 28th November 

St Martin-in-the-Fields

Join celebrity readers Simon Callow and Brenda Blethyn, special guests, choirs and hundreds of fellow ...More

 
Choral Scholars Of St Martin-In-The-Fields
Concerts | On 12th November 

St Martin-in-the-Fields

Andrew Earis conducts a programme of Baroque works for solo and ensemble....More

Ideal Home Show Christmas
Ideal Home Show Christmas
Exhibitions | From 21st November 

Olympia Exhibition Centre

From fairy lights to food, gifts to winter garden advice, the Ideal Home Show Christmas ...More

 
The Lore of the Land
Exhibitions | From 20th October 

Horniman Museum

An immersive, multi-sensory installation is the first exhibition in the Horniman's new arts space. Opening The Studio, a space for showcasing social arts projects, the inaugural exhibition, The Lore of the Land features new work ...More

I Am Ashurbanipal: King Of The World, King Of Assyria
I Am Ashurbanipal: King Of The World, King Of Assyria
Exhibitions | From 8th November 

British Museum

Be transported back to ancient Iraq in the ...More

 
Marvel's Avengers Station
Marvel's Avengers Station
Tours | From 29th November 

ExCeL London

Delve into the super-workings and backstory of The Avengers as you train to become an ...More

 
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A popular eatery on the White Isle, IT Ibiza comes to the UK with the ...More

 
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A new addition to Soho House with 37 stylish bedrooms and a Cecconi's Italian restaurant....More

 
De Vere Selsdon Estate
De Vere Selsdon Estate
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Part of Principal Hotel Company's De Vere portfolio, De Vere Selsdon Estate is a historic, ...More

 
MEATliquor KX
Dining 

In an old tram shed on St. Chad's Place, MEATliquor KX is (as the name suggests) mad about two things: burgers and booze....More

EartH Kitchen
EartH Kitchen
Dining 

Housed in an old art deco cinema in Dalston, EartH Kitchen is a sunny, 150-seat ...More

 
EartH
Entertainment 

Multi-arts space in what was once the derelict Savoy Cinema on Dalston's bustling Stoke Newington Road....More

Cattivo
Dining 

Laid back Italian cafe in Brixton with a basement cocktail bar, from the team behind Canova Hall next door....More

Due East
Due East
Dining 

Due East, the all-day restaurant and bar The East London Hotel, has partnered with local ...More

 
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An affordable, stylish place to stay, The East London Hotel has an informal bar and ...More

 
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