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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 1 minute from The Place
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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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes walk from The Place
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 | 4 minutes walk from The Place
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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Wellcome Collection
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 5 minutes walk from The Place
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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Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology
London > Attractions > Museums
Malet Place, University College London, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 5 minutes walk from The Place
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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King's Cross Foot Tunnel
London > Attractions
1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 6 minutes walk from The Place
The 90 metre long pedestrian tunnel designed by Allies & Morrison, the architects who designed the masterplan for the entire King's Cross redevelopment, links St... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes walk from The Place
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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Russell Square
London > Attractions
Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 7 minutes walk from The Place
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 | 7 minutes walk from The Place
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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Bolivar Hall at Venezuelan Embassy
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
54-56 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 9 minutes walk from The Place
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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Pancras Square
London > Attractions
King's Cross, London N1C | 9 minutes walk from The Place
Set between King's Cross and St Pancras stations, Pancras Square is a public square with restaurants, offices, green space and a gently flowing stepped water... More
 
 
 
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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 9 minutes walk from The Place
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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Granary Square
London > Attractions
Good's Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 9 minutes walk from The Place
The same size as Trafalgar Square, Granary Square is at the heart of King's Cross where the Eurostar departs and emerged as part of... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Pavilion
London > Attractions > Sights
Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 9 minutes walk from The Place
Designed by Stirling Prize winning architects Stanton Williams, the firm behind the nearby Granary Complex which includes Central Saint Martin's, King's Cross Pavilion occupies an... More
 
 
 
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Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 10 minutes walk from The Place
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area.... More
 
 
 
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Gasholder Park
London > Attractions > Sights
Regent's Canal Towpath, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1C | 10 minutes walk from The Place
At 25 metre-tall, 35 metre-wide, Gasholder No 8, disused since 2001, is the largest of the gasholders at King's Cross. Originally built as a... More
 
 
 
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The Building Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 10 minutes walk from The Place
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 | 10 minutes walk from The Place
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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Pollock's Toy Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 11 minutes walk from The Place
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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Lambs Conduit Street
London > Attractions
WC1N | 11 minutes walk from The Place
This charming Bloomsbury shopping street, linking Coram's Fields to Theobald's Road, follows an old route to Lamb's Conduit. Some of the ... More
 
 
 
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Camley Street Natural Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
12 Camley Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 11 minutes walk from The Place
Camley Street Natural Park's two acres of woodland, water and wild meadow, concealed in the urban heart of King's Cross, have a 'secret garden' feel... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 11 minutes walk from The Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 11 minutes walk from The Place
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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Regent's Place Plaza
London > Attractions
350 Euston Road, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 12 minutes walk from The Place
Regent's Place Plaza is at the heart of Regent's Place, a 13 acre site between King's Cross and Paddington that accommodates close to 12,000 workers... More
 
 
 
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London Canal Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 12 minutes walk from The Place
A trip to the Canal Museum reveals there's more to London's man-made waterways than just enjoying a day out in a narrow boat. You'll learn... More
 
 
 
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Guardian News & Media Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 12 minutes walk from The Place
For an interesting take on print journalism and the machinations of the media world pay a visit to the gallery situated in the foyer of... More
 
 
 
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Architectural Association School Of Architecture
London > Attractions > House and Garden
36 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 12 minutes walk from The Place
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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Victoria House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 12 minutes walk from The Place
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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Gasholder 11
London > Attractions > Sights
Lewis Cubitt Square, King's Cross, N1C | 13 minutes walk from The Place
Gasholders Nos. 10, 11 and 12 were built for the storage of town gas for Pancras Gasworks, the largest gasworks in London. ... More
 
 
 
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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 13 minutes walk from The Place
Explore the history of the Royal Mail at The Postal Museum where you can go on an underground adventure through narrow tunnels not used since... More
 
 
 
 
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Writing: Making Your Mark
Writing: Making Your Mark
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2019 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

"Writing is so much more than words on the page - it is how we communicate across time and space" ...More

 
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion
Leonardo da Vinci: A Mind in Motion
Exhibitions | Until 8th September 2019 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

A Leonardo da Vinci notebook, the Codex Leicester, goes on display in Britain for the first time since it was ...More

 
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from The Place

Two artists who have lived with chronic illnesses explore how debilitating disease can shape the way we think about the ...More

 
Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic
Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic
Exhibitions | Until 15th September 2019 

Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from The Place

Mind games and masters of deception, the secret world of magicians is revealed at Smoke and Mirrors, a free exhibition ...More

 
Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

Explore the use of sound in William Hogarth's art as the Foundling Museum stages the first exhibition dedicated to the ...More

 
The Short Story Salon: Julia Armfield and Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
Exhibitions | On 18th July 2019 

Waterstone's - Gower Street 7 minutes walk from The Place

Part of The Summer of Testaments season at Gower Street: Alice Slater will be speaking to Julia Armfield about her ...More

Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

British Museum 11 minutes walk from The Place

To mark 350 years since Rembrandt's death, the British Museum presents Rembrandt: Thinking on Paper. The museum holds one of ...More

 
Edvard Munch: love and angst
Edvard Munch: love and angst
Exhibitions | Until 21st July 2019 

British Museum 11 minutes walk from The Place

Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, famous for his haunting depictions of raw human emotion - think of Munch and you'll soon ...More

 
Manga
Manga
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2019 

British Museum 11 minutes walk from The Place

A recreation of the oldest surviving manga bookshop in Tokyo comes to the British Museum as it stages the largest ...More

 
Faulty Towers: The Original Dining Experience
Faulty Towers: The Original Dining Experience
Theatre | Until 29th September 2019 

Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel 13 minutes walk from The Place

Combine a meal out, the bright lights of the West End and a bellyful of laughs with this globetrotting production ...More

 

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Seven Dials Market
Seven Dials Market
Dining 

Street food specialists KERB have taken on the entire space at St Thomas Neal's Warehouse, ...More

 
Pick & Cheese
Pick & Cheese
Dining 

Choose from over 25 different cheeses, brought to you on a conveyor belt at Pick ...More

 
Mythos: A Trilogy - Gods. Heroes. Men
Theatre | From 13th September 

London Palladium

Following on from his acclaimed book, Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold, Stephen Fry brings his vast knowledge of Greek mythology to the London Palladium as part of his ...More

Arcade Food Theatre
Dining 

On the ground floor of the Centre Point building, Arcade is a modern food hall featuring seven independent kitchens, a coffee and bakery counter, three bars, an outdoor terrace and 'The Loft', an incubation space....More

Paradise Soho
Paradise Soho
Dining 

It started out as a supper club at Balham's Brother Marcus but in 2019 Sri ...More

 
The Great British Beer Festival
The Great British Beer Festival
Exhibitions | From 6th August 

Olympia Exhibition Centre

Over 66,000 people flock to this massive celebration ...More

 
Fiesta de Mexico
Fiesta de Mexico
Foodie Events | From 26th July 

Guildhall Yard

Providing a taste of Mexico right in the heart of London, Fiesta de Mexico recreates ...More

 
Blank
Theatre | From 11th October 

The Donmar Warehouse

Staged in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Clean Break theatre company, which works with women affected by the criminal justice system, Blank receives its full-length premiere at the Donmar Warehouse this autumn. The new ...More

Appropriate
Appropriate
Theatre | From 16th August 

The Donmar Warehouse

After wowing audiences with The Octoroon at the National Theatre, American writer Branden Jacobs-Jenkins returns ...More

 
Baby Reindeer
Baby Reindeer
Theatre | From 9th October 

Bush Theatre

The debut play from Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Richard Gadd, who performed his hit show ...More

 
Chiaroscuro
Chiaroscuro
Theatre | From 31st August 

Bush Theatre

Part of Lynette Linton's first season as Artistic Director at the Bush Theatre, Chiaroscuro is ...More

 
Patch & Picnic
Patch & Picnic
Dining 

The South Bank is a lovely spot for a Thames-side stroll in summer but if ...More

 
Sink The Pink Street Party
Sink The Pink Street Party
Seasonal | On 17th August 

Finsbury Park

The Mighty Hoopla organisers and Sink The Pink ...More

 
BA 2119: Flight of the Future
BA 2119: Flight of the Future
Exhibitions | From 1st August 

Saatchi Gallery

British Airways celebrates 100 years of flying this ...More

 
Sunset Cinema: Film Nights with Samsung Screenings
Sunset Cinema: Film Nights with Samsung Screenings
Film Events | From 23rd July 

John Lewis Rooftop

As part of this year's John Lewis Roof ...More

 
Wembley Park Market
Wembley Park Market
Shopping 

An indoor, permanent market, Wembley Park Market brings together a line-up of independent and local ...More

 
The Fellowship and Star
The Fellowship and Star
Drinking 

Historic pub the Fellowship Inn was given a new lease of life in 2019 when ...More

 
London Events 2019
Feature 

Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

Boots Covent Garden
Boots Covent Garden
Services 

Having undergone a makeover in summer 2019, Boots in Covent Garden is a state of ...More

 
Officina 00
Dining 

This fresh pasta restaurant near Old Street is centred on a spianatoia, a traditional wooden work-bench, where chefs make the food....More

Bloomsbury Street Kitchen
Dining 

Mediterranean and Japanese influences can be seen in everything from the food to the design at Bloomsbury Street Kitchen....More

Moon Landing 50th Anniversary in London
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary in London
Article 

London is marking the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Where to Celebrate Pride in London
Where to Celebrate Pride in London
Article 

Follow the rainbow flags to find out where ...More

 
Best Rooftop Restaurants in London
Best Rooftop Restaurants in London
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With the arrival of more skyscrapers comes the ...More

 
Best Rooftop Bars in London
Best Rooftop Bars in London
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Sundown over the city skyline is best enjoyed ...More

 
 
 
 
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