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Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes walk from Backpacker
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The... More
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clueQuest
London > Entertainment
169-171 Caledonian Road, N1 | 4 minutes walk from Backpacker
Launched in 2013 with PLAN52, clueQuest has since become one of London's most popular live escape games and top tourist attractions. Moving from its original... More
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Platform Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 4 minutes walk from Backpacker
Part of the University of the Arts London's award-winning campus for Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Platform Theatre has four performance spaces... More
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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 6 minutes walk from Backpacker
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway... More
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes walk from Backpacker
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm.... More
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The Lexington
London > Entertainment > Live Music
96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | 11 minutes walk from Backpacker
The Lexington is both a music venue and an English pub that thinks it's an American speakeasy. While this may sound like trying to please... More
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 15 minutes walk from Backpacker
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a... More
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes walk from Backpacker
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had... More
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The Screen on the Green
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
83 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 15 minutes walk from Backpacker
One of the most striking cinema facades in the city (especially at night when it's all illuminated in startling red and white),... More
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Theatre Collection, Above The Lord Stanley Pub
London > Entertainment > Theatres
51 Camden Park Road, NW1 | 16 minutes walk from Backpacker
The Theatre Collection above the Lord Stanley pub in Camden was founded by Victor Sobchak and Shaban Arifi who between them have produced over 100... More
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Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 16 minutes walk from Backpacker
Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
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The King's Head
London > Entertainment > Theatres
115 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 16 minutes walk from Backpacker
London's original pub theatre is located in the back room at the The King's Head. It was founded in 1970 by the pub's owner, Dan... More
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 16 minutes walk from Backpacker
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national... More
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Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 16 minutes walk from Backpacker
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of... More
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The Forge Arts Venue
London > Entertainment > Live Music
3-7 Delancey Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 17 minutes walk from Backpacker
The Forge is a purpose-built acoustically-designed concert venue in the heart of London's Camden Town. Housed in a sustainable, architecturally designed building, boasting both a... More
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 17 minutes walk from Backpacker
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage... More
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The Black Heart
London > Entertainment > Live Music
3 Greenland Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 17 minutes walk from Backpacker
Off the beaten tourism ridden main streets of Camden, this almost local has risen in popularity since its takeover from a sports led pub. The... More
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
14 Dagmar Passage, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes walk from Backpacker
The Little Angel Theatre was founded by John Wright in 1961 in a derelict temperance hall in Islington. Every type of puppet is used, and... More
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Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 18 minutes walk from Backpacker
Bloomsbury Theatre main auditorium closed until Summer 2016. Bloomsbury Theatre Studio is unaffected and continues to operate as normal. ... More
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The Jazz Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
5 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 18 minutes walk from Backpacker
The youngest and funkiest of London's live jazz venues is everything a jazz bar should be - small, friendly and in love with music. The... More
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Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 18 minutes walk from Backpacker
Opened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live... More
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The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 18 minutes walk from Backpacker
The purpose built headquarters of The Magic Circle in Euston houses a vast collection of posters and memorabilia relating to the history of mystery.... More
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 19 minutes walk from Backpacker
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many... More
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The Dublin Castle
London > Entertainment > Live Music
94 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 20 minutes walk from Backpacker
Internationally famous music venue and pub offering cheap drinks, dancing and live music from up-and-coming bands. Legendary on the indie scene, the Dublin Castle, thanks... More
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 20 minutes walk from Backpacker
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the... More
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 21 minutes walk from Backpacker
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach... More
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 21 minutes walk from Backpacker
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach... More
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Dingwalls
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Camden Lock, Camden Town, London NW1 | 21 minutes walk from Backpacker
This small Camden venue, known as Dingwalls, has a bar at the back, a stage at the front and room for a couple of hundred... More
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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 21 minutes walk from Backpacker
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelitpub that... More
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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 22 minutes walk from Backpacker
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue that presents soul, funk, R&B... More
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The Ladybird Life Of Dickens: An Illustrated Adventure
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Charles Dickens Museum 16 minutes walk from Backpacker

John Kenney's original illustrations alongside Peach's words, chronicling the life of the great English author....More

Child's Play
Child's Play
Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2017 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from Backpacker

Child's Play at the Foundling Museum brings together a series of powerful images by artist Mark Neville of children at ...More

 
Making Nature: How we see animals
Making Nature: How we see animals
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

Wellcome Collection 20 minutes walk from Backpacker

Part of the Wellcome Collection's year-long exploration of our relationship with the natural world, Making Nature: How we see animals ...More

 
Watts Dance /John Livingston Dance/ Alice Weber And Ben Saffer
Dance | On 21st February 2017 

The Place 20 minutes walk from Backpacker

WLA No.657005 is staged by Watts Dance. John Livingston Dance ask Am I A Waste Of Space?, whilst Alice Weber ...More

Flew The Coop
Theatre | Until 4th March 2017 

The New Diorama Theatre 23 minutes walk from Backpacker

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Shooting War: Photography, History, Representation
Exhibitions | On 21st February 2017 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Backpacker

Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More

Quentin Blake: The Roald Dahl Centenary Portraits
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Backpacker

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun
Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Backpacker

The British Library invites visitors to take a trip back in time this autumn with its new exhibition Victorian Entertainments: ...More

 
Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line
Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line
Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2017 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Backpacker

Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line looks into how maps made the world we live in. The exhibition ...More

 
Global Conquest: How Railways Took Over The World
Exhibitions | On 21st February 2017 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Backpacker

Christian Wolmar charts how the iron road spread so rapidly....More

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The Italian Bookshop
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Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer....More

European Bookshop
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Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964....More

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Aurelie Altemaire, formerly Head Chef at Michelin-starred L'Atelier de Jöel Robuchon, has created a modern ...More

 
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Number 177 Bar Official Launch
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Number 177 Bar & Kitchen

Party tunes from Andy Blake, Carlo Anderson, Elena Colombi, Hannah Holland, Jef K, Jess Farley, Josh Caffe, Medlar, Nicola Cima, Nostalgia of Mothership, Ross From Friends, Sami Daik, ...More

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The Tickled Bean Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 16th March 

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Comedy, Musical....More

Gente de Cuba by Isabella Palumbo
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A collection of street portraits made during Isabella ...More

 
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An arts centre creating links and communications between communities in Hackney through different art forms, from exhibitions to music....More

Pisqu
Pisqu
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Feeding London's new appetite for Peruvian food, Pisqu on Rathbone Street uses quality, fresh ingredients, ...More

 
Granger & Co Chelsea
Dining 

The fourth London branch of Bill Granger's restaurants, best known for its sunny breakfasts and brunch. ...More

Darjeeling Express
Darjeeling Express
Dining 

After running a number of popular residencies and pop-ups, Asma Khan presents a permanent restaurant ...More

 
Hair The Musical
Hair The Musical
Theatre | From 3rd December 

The Vaults, Arch 233

Celebrating its 50th year, Hair comes to London this year. The acclaimed musical will be ...More

 
Jamiroquai
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Concerts | On 31st March 

Roundhouse

Funk and acid jazz outfit, fronted by lead singer Jay Kay, perform works from their ...More

 
The Spring Knitting And Stitching Show
The Spring Knitting And Stitching Show
Exhibitions | From 5th March 

Olympia London

Craft consumer show where more than 200 companies ...More

 
The Tattoo Collective
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Exhibitions | Until 19th February 

The Old Truman Brewery

A partnership between Tattoo Life and The London Tattoo Convention, The Tattoo Collective at The ...More

 
Oxford v Cambridge Boat Races
Oxford v Cambridge Boat Races
Sporting Events | On 2nd April 

Putney Bridge

The women's and men's crews of Oxford and ...More

 
The Pancakes & Booze Art Show
The Pancakes & Booze Art Show
Exhibitions | On 17th February 

Studio Spaces

With a name like The Pancakes and Booze ...More

 
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
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