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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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The Beach Bar at The Montague
The Beach Bar at The Montague
Seasonal | Until 21st September 2018 

Afternoon Tea at The Montague 3 minutes walk from Russell Square

Enjoy a Bahamian beach setting, complete with real sand underfoot and a beach-hut style thatched roof, at The Beach Bar ...More

 
London 1938: Defending 'Degenerate' German Art
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2018 

The Wiener Library 3 minutes walk from Russell Square

The exhibition explores the history and context of an exhibition held in 1938 at the New Burlington Galleries in London, ...More

Through Soviet Jewish Eyes: Photography, War, And The Holocaust
Exhibitions | On 18th June 2018 

The Wiener Library 3 minutes walk from Russell Square

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Mauricio Valenzuela & Mario Fonseca: Fragmented Dialogues
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2018 

Austin/Desmond Fine Art 4 minutes walk from Russell Square

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Rodin and the art of ancient Greece
Rodin and the art of ancient Greece
Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2018 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from Russell Square

French sculptor Auguste Rodin, one of the greatest and most innovative sculptors of the modern era, took his inspiration from ...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

 
Shore 2 Shore With Carol Ann Duffy
Exhibitions | On 18th June 2018 

Conway Hall 6 minutes walk from Russell Square

Literary & Education, Poetry....More

The Ethics of Espionage with former GCHQ director Sir David Omand and Prof Mark Phythian
Exhibitions | On 18th June 2018 

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

In the era of cyber surveillance and Salisbury, where do the ethics of intelligence and spycraft stand? In conjunction with ...More

Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Shaftesbury Theatre 8 minutes walk from Russell Square

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Kiri Pritchard-Mclean & Alfie Brown: Edinburgh Previews
Comedy | On 18th June 2018 

The Harrison 8 minutes walk from Russell Square

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

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Vegan Nights
Vegan Nights
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After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market in late 2017 the meat ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
The Muppets Take The O2
Theatre | From 13th July 

The O2 Arena

They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
This Is Not For You
This Is Not For You
Theatre | From 30th June 

Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
Theatre | From 4th January 

National Theatre

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National ...More

 
Christo and Jeanne-Claude: Barrels And The Mastaba 1958-2018
Exhibitions | From 19th June 

Serpentine Gallery

As part of a major exhibition of works by Christo and Jeanne-Claude the ambitious sculptors have created The Mastaba, a massive 20 metre installation floating on the Serpentine ...More

Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Dance | From 26th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
Savage Garden
Savage Garden
Drinking 

All-day bar and cocktail lounge located atop the DoubleTree by Hilton - Tower of London....More

 
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Wimbledon in Victoria Embankment Gardens
Sporting Events | From 2nd July 

Victoria Embankment Gardens

Wimbledon will be screened by the Bandstand in ...More

 
The Bazaar
The Bazaar
Shopping | On 30th June 

Paper Mill Studios

An opportunity to support independent makers and designers, The Bazaar is a one day market ...More

 
Paper Mill Studios
Paper Mill Studios
Business 

Creative work space that's home to film and photography studios, desk rentals, set kitchens and ...More

 
Allelujah!
Allelujah!
Theatre | From 11th July 

The Bridge Theatre

A film crew arrives at an NHS hospital on the edge of the Pennines, which ...More

 
Club Swizzle
Club Swizzle
Theatre | From 31st July 

Roundhouse

From the creators of La Soiree comes Club Swizzle, a summer of outrageous cabaret, air-defying ...More

 
Beautiful Thing
Beautiful Thing
Dance | From 3rd July 

South Thamesmead

Jonathan Harvey's moving comedy drama, which deftly captures the growing pains of being 16 and ...More

 
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Summer in London
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With events taking place in the parks and gardens, in the car parks and on ...More

 
Urban Pantry
Urban Pantry
Dining 

Bringing the breakfast culture in Australia and New Zealand to London, Leith's trained chef Kate ...More

 
Yeotown Kitchen
Yeotown Kitchen
Dining 

An extension of the Devon-based wellness retreat set up by husband and wife, Mercedes Sieff ...More

 
The Clink Restaurant at HMP Brixton
Dining 

A unique dining experience, within the walls of Brixton prison, The Clink Restaurant helps transform the lives of prisoners....More

Rehab Hackney
Rehab Hackney
Dining 

Since November 2017, Rehab has been serving medicinal, organic plant-based goodness from their small kitchen ...More

 
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Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers ...More

 
Plates London
Plates London
Dining 

Plant-based food meets Michelin-star techniques to created food that's a work of art on a ...More

 
Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger Balham
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Dirty Burger and Chicken Shop come under the same roof in Balham....More

Dirty Burger Vauxhall
Dirty Burger Vauxhall
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Under the arches in Vauxhall, Dirty Burger serves shakes, burgers and beers....More

 
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