Sights and Attractions near The Water Poet

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Dennis Severs' House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Folgate Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | At The Water Poet
The brainchild of eccentric designer and performer, Dennis Severs' House at 18 Folgate Street captures, in a series of evocative snapshots, 18th century life as... More
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Broadgate Ice Rink
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Exchange House, 12 Primrose Street, City, London EC2A | 3 minutes walk from The Water Poet
London's longest-running outdoor ice rink, Broadgate Ice Rink, can be found between mid November and the end of February in Exchange Square, only a couple... More
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes walk from The Water Poet
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,... More
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The Boiler House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes walk from The Water Poet
The Old Truman Brewery's celebrated Old Boiler House, which dates back to the 1830s, a warehouse with spectacular soaring ceilings and houses the landmark Truman... More
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Former Shoreditch Underground Station
London > Attractions
Pedley Street, off Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 5 minutes walk from The Water Poet
The former Shoreditch Underground Station closed in 2006, and while the rest of the line re-opened in 2010 as part of the London Overground network,... More
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Electric Blue Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
64 Middlesex Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes walk from The Water Poet
The Electric Blue Gallery gallery, co-owned by Jessica Tibbles and Olivier Bernay, opened in January 2009. By February, Wallpaper* magazine was calling the launch "a... More
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Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes walk from The Water Poet
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... More
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71a Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes walk from The Water Poet
71a is a gallery and events space in East London hosting everything from film screenings to exhibitions and parties to panels.... More
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Rivington Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes walk from The Water Poet
The first newly built public art gallery in London since the Hayward Gallery opened in 1968, Rivington Place is a beautiful glass fronted building designed... More
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Iniva
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
8-9 Rivington Place, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes walk from The Water Poet
Opened on 5th October 2007, this Rivington Place art gallery is a 8m public building dedicated to culturally diverse visual arts. It's a joint venture... More
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Heron Tower
London > Attractions > Sights
110 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 8 minutes walk from The Water Poet
When it was completed in March 2011 Heron Tower was the tallest building in the City of London, a title soon snatched from it by... More
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 9 minutes walk from The Water Poet
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... More
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Hoxton Square
London > Attractions
N1 | 9 minutes walk from The Water Poet
Home to some of east London's hottest restaurants and bars. ... More
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Bunhill Fields
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
38 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 9 minutes walk from The Water Poet
Small, wooded dissenters' cemetery in the city centre. William Blake, John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe are among over 120,000 nonconformists whose bodies are squeezed closely together... More
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Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 9 minutes walk from The Water Poet
At 601 feet, Tower 42 was the first skyscraper in the City of London when it was officially opened in June 1981 by Her... More
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The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
30 St Mary Axe, City, London EC3V | 9 minutes walk from The Water Poet
Designed by Norman Foster and affectionately, and understandably, dubbed "The Gherkin" thanks to its unique bullet-shape tower, 30 St Mary Axe stands out as one... More
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Fotografiska London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The White Chapel Building, 10 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 9 minutes walk from The Water Poet
Showing up to seven exhibitions at one time, all of which are accessible with one entry ticket, Fotografiska London follows the successful... More
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Spitalfields City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Buxton Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 10 minutes walk from The Water Poet
There's loads to do at the 1.3 acre Spitalfields City Farm. Come and meet Bayleaf the donkey and Bentley the goat - just a few... More
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20 Hoxton Square
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 10 minutes walk from The Water Poet
This spacious gallery strategically situated opposite White Cube in Hoxton Square opened in 2007 and is run by co-directors Richard Graham, Adam Waymouth and Alex... More
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Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
London > Attractions > Sights
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V | 10 minutes walk from The Water Poet
Comprising 224 metres of gleaming glass and steel, The Leadenhall Building , affectionately known as 'The Cheesegrater' due to... More
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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 11 minutes walk from The Water Poet
The landmark Lloyd's building, at 1 Lime Street, is arguably one of the most iconic buildings in The City. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, it... More
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Limoncello
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
340-344 Kingsland Road, Hackney, London E8 | 13 minutes walk from The Water Poet
This cutting edge contemporary art gallery is run by director Rebecca May Marston, a graduate of the RCA's curating course who first took on the... More
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 13 minutes walk from The Water Poet
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of... More
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StART Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
150 Columbia Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 13 minutes walk from The Water Poet
Art gallery on Columbia Road. You can also pick up a cup of coffee here from 9am till 3pm each Sunday so you can enjoy... More
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Seamus Ryan Sunday Shoots
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7 Ezra Street, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 13 minutes walk from The Water Poet
Like most things on and around Columbia Road, Seamus Ryan's studio is only open on Sundays. The rest of the time Seamus works on high... More
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Guildhall Yard
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 14 minutes walk from The Water Poet
The courtyard between the Guildhall Art Gallery and the church of St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard ... More
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Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
London > Attractions > Sights
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 14 minutes walk from The Water Poet
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars... More
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 14 minutes walk from The Water Poet
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and... More
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Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, City, London EC2 | 14 minutes walk from The Water Poet
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... More
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Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 14 minutes walk from The Water Poet
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So... More
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The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | Until 30th March 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 4 minutes walk from The Water Poet

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop pop-up this autumn, this time taking inspiration from Morocco for its theme. ...More

 
Re:Solutions Festival
Re:Solutions Festival
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2018 

JuJu's Bar and Stage 4 minutes walk from The Water Poet

The month-long Re:Solutions Festival invites wellness warriors to celebrate their love of health and wellbeing. Taking place at Juju's Bar ...More

 
Igloos at Aviary
Igloos at Aviary
Seasonal | Until 28th February 2018 

Aviary 7 minutes walk from The Water Poet

A high-altitude winter terrace pop-up, 10 floors above the City, Scandi styleigloos appear on the Aviary terrace, promising a rooftop ...More

 
Wicked Mondays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th September 2018 

Cargo 7 minutes walk from The Water Poet

The resident DJs spin a range of commercial R&B and hip hop....More

Monday Monday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 17th December 2018 

XOYO 9 minutes walk from The Water Poet

Underground house and techno dropped by DJ Yasmin....More

Stories From The City: The Bank Of England In Literature
Exhibitions | Until 29th June 2018 

Bank of England Museum 13 minutes walk from The Water Poet

Exhibits related to the lives and works of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Dr Johnson, Robert Browning and George Eliot to ...More

Basquiat: Boom for Real
Basquiat: Boom for Real
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Art Gallery 14 minutes walk from The Water Poet

This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom ...More

 
The People's Forest: Gayle Chong Kwan
Exhibitions | Until 18th March 2018 

Barbican Centre 14 minutes walk from The Water Poet

A contemporary visual art project which explores the history, politics, and people of London's ancient woodland, Epping Forest....More

Basquiat: Boom For Real
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 14 minutes walk from The Water Poet

Over 100 paintings and drawings by American graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. The exhibition will focus on the artist's relationship to ...More

Lodge d'Argent
Lodge d'Argent
Foodie Events | Until 28th February 2018 

Coq d'Argent 15 minutes walk from The Water Poet

A festive favourite, Lodge d'Argent is a traditional French chalet-inspired space on the skyscraper terrace of City restaurant ...More

 

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Brixton Rooftop: The Last Dance
Brixton Rooftop: The Last Dance
Clubbing and Nightlife | From 26th January 

Brixton Rooftop

Before closing its doors to make way for ...More

 
Kaleidoscope Festival
Concerts | On 21st July 

Alexandra Palace

This summer, Alexandra Palace presents brand new music and arts festival, Kaleidoscope. The details are still vague but it's billed as the first festival of its kinds at the venue, with live music from an ...More

Great British Bab Off
Great British Bab Off
Foodie Events | On 11th February 

Le Bab

Stephen Tozer and Ed Brunet, founders of Soho's gourmet kebab restaurant Le Bab, present the ...More

 
Le Bab
Le Bab
Dining 

Everyone's favourite post-drinking snack has been given a revamp at London's first gourmet kebab restaurant, ...More

 
Valentine's Day at the Museum of Brands
Seasonal | From 10th February 

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

This Valentine's, enjoy 2for1 admission at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising. The venue is offering the deal to anyone who brings date between February 10th to ...More

St. Valentine's Day at The Zetter
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Zetter Hotel

The Zetter Hotel in Clerkenwell invites you and your better half to indulge in a decadent seven-course tasting menu this Valentine's Day. Being served in Club Zetter, the ...More

Tidy Up
Tidy Up
Theatre | From 16th February 

Southbank Centre

A work by the charming Peutetre Theatre company about chaos and order for children....More

 
Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Queen Of Hoxton

Head to the cosy Moroccan WigWam sitting atop The Queen of Hoxton this Valentine's Day for Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust. Celebrating feminine wit and desire, the ...More

The Potato Puppet Playground
The Potato Puppet Playground
Kids Events | From 17th February 

The CentrE17

The humble potato becomes the root of spud-related ...More

 
Valentine's DIY Porn Workshop
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Book Club

Things are getting raunchy at The Book Club this Valentine's Day with the DIY Porn Workshop. For those who have always wanted to create a naughty home movie ...More

The CentrE17
Entertainment 

CentrE17 is a vibrant performance venue in Walthamstow, run by the community, for the community....More

Little Mochi Man
Little Mochi Man
Theatre | On 3rd February 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Mixing modern and traditional Japanese forms of storytelling and inspired by the traditions of Shogatsu ...More

 
The Coach Makers Arms
The Coach Makers Arms
Dining 

The Coach Makers Arms from Cubitt House combines a bar, first floor dining room, and ...More

 
The Gunmakers
The Gunmakers
Drinking 

An historic 19th Century public house in Clerkenwell taken over by the people who brought ...More

 
Harringay Arms
Harringay Arms
Drinking 

Embracing its traditional charms the pub's owners, brothers Ben and Anthony, have breathed new life ...More

 
Wildflower
Wildflower
Dining 

Set within south London creative hub Peckham Levels, Wildflower is an informal vegetarian and vegan ...More

 
The Spread Eagle
The Spread Eagle
Dining 

One of London's oldest pubs, The Spread Eagle in Homerton focuses on premium liquor, fine ...More

 
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
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Real Ale is a craft beer and natural wine specialist on Formosa Street, Little Venice....More

 
London Events 2018
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Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
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Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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