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Giffin Square. Situated a two minute walk from Deptford Station and five minutes from New Cross Overground, Giffin Square is a public space that is also regularly used for activities and events. Deptford Market is held across the road every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday on Douglas Way and Deptford High Street.

 

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With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2019 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2019 London events.

 
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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  31% off
Catherine Grove, SE10 | 6 minutes from Giffin Square
Housed in a former police section house, the DoubleTree by Hilton London - Greenwich offers contemporary accommodation while retaining the building's historic 1940s charm. The tranquil ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  21% off
South Quay, E14 | 31 minutes from Giffin Square
Perched on the waterfront, just 15 minutes from London's City Airport, the Hilton London Canary Wharf combines convenience with comfort. Stroll across the hotel's private bridge ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £40  23% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 34 minutes from Giffin Square
Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Giffin Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Giffin Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
APT Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Harold Works, 6 Creekside, SE8 | 2 minutes from Giffin Square
Charity organisation and gallery A.P.T. in Harold Wharf, on the banks of Deptford Creek, was set up in 1995 by a group of artists to provide ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paynes and Borthwick Wharf
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
15 Borthwick Street, SE8 | 5 minutes from Giffin Square
Two wharves, Paynes, built in 1860, and Borthwick, built in 1934, both mostly demolished in 2004, have been incorporated into a £120 million riverside development. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fan Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Crooms Hill, SE10 | 13 minutes from Giffin Square
This unique museum houses the world's finest collection of fans including exquisite examples from the 18th and 19th centuries. The Fan Museum is housed in a ... More
 
 
 
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The World Without US
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 24th October 2019 - 11pm-1am
Giffin Square, Harold Works, 6 Creekside, SE8 | 2 minutes from Giffin Square
...More
 
 
 
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The Bear
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd October 2019 at 2pm & 23rd and 24th October 2019 at 11am and 2pm
Giffin Square, Douglas Way, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
An adaptation of the book by Raymond Briggs. Suitable for ages three and over....More
 
 
 
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Brolly Productions: The Powder Monkey
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 31st October 2019 - 1.30pm
Giffin Square, Douglas Way, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
Dominic Hingorani directs Errollyn Wallen's opera set on board a slave ship in 1788 during an uprising of slaves, as seen through the eyes of an ...More
 
 
 
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Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Trinity Laban building, a place where excellence in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Albany
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Douglas Way, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
Originally established in 1894 as the Deptford Fund, The Albany has a long history of entertaining within the Deptford community. But it was in the early ... More
 
 
 
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Bonnie Bird Theatre @ Laban
London > Entertainment > Theatres
30 Creekside, SE8 | 4 minutes from Giffin Square
The Bonnie Bird Theatre is the Laban centre's chic modern performance space. Designed by Tate Modern architects, Herzog & de Meuron, the Laban building is a ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Giffin Square

The best shops and markets near Giffin Square
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Deptford Market Yard
London > Shopping > Markets
Market Yard, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
A lovely collection of shops, bars and restaurants, Deptford Market Yard makes good use of the 14 railway arches next to Deptford ... More
 
 
 
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The Cheeseboard
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26 Royal Hill, SE10 | 12 minutes from Giffin Square
A small but perfectly formed cheese shop in a pretty little street off the main Greenwich High Road. With over 100 different types to choose from, ... More
 
 
 
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The Creaky Shed
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
20 Royal Hill, SE10 | 12 minutes from Giffin Square
This unusual fruit and veg shop in Greenwich is certainly worth the detour from the main high street. It's just a short walk away, a left ... More
 
 
 
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Buster Mantis
London > Restaurants > Caribbean restaurants
3-4 Resolution Way, SE8 | 2 minutes from Giffin Square
A Jamaican restaurant, bar and a work space for creatives, all within two converted railway arches in a tiny alleyway on Deptford High ... More
 
 
 
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The Deptford Project Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
121-123 Deptford High Street, SE8 | 2 minutes from Giffin Square
For once, you won't care that this train carriage isn't going anywhere. Pitched on Deptford High Street, the disused 1960s South East Train carriage has been ... More
 
 
 
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Laban
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
The café, Feast Your Eyes at Laban, at this landmark dance venue serves healthy bites in an award winning building for which architects Jacques Herzog and ... More
 
 
 
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English National Ballet
London > Education > Adult Education
41 Hopewell Square City Island, South Kensington, London E14 | 2.8 miles from Giffin Square
The English National Ballet, founded by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin in 1950, moved into its current purpose-built East London home on ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 3.6 miles from Giffin Square
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 19 minutes from Giffin Square
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Romney Road, SE10 | 21 minutes from Giffin Square
As a World Heritage Site marking the site of the Greenwich Meridian (the base point for World Time and the location of Longitude 0) Greenwich is ... More
 
 
 
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The Paintball Centre
London > Leisure > Activities
Unit 4, Wood Wharf, Preston Road, Canary Wharf, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 36 minutes from Giffin Square
This fab game emerged in 1980 and has taken the world by storm. Popular with adrenalin junkies, paintballing is an action-packed, mission-driven past-time that is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crossrail Place Roof Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
West India Quay, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 37 minutes from Giffin Square
With its semi open-air timber lattice roof the Crossrail Place Roof Garden on top of the Crossrail station in Canary Wharf provides a welcoming public space, ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Giffin Square.
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The Royal Albert
London > Nightlife > Pubs
460 New Cross Road, Deptford, SE14 | 5 minutes from Giffin Square
Freehouse very well received by the locals who include Goldsmith's Art College students and indie kids. Under its previous guise (as the Paradise Bar), Bloc Party, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Amersham Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
388 New Cross Road, SE14 | 6 minutes from Giffin Square
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The Greenwich Union
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
56 Royal Hill, SE10 | 12 minutes from Giffin Square
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Giffin Square

Giffin Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | 14 minutes from Giffin Square
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Printworks
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Printworks, Surrey Quays Road, SE16 | 32 minutes from Giffin Square
In the halls that once housed the printing presses for the Metro and Evening Standard, The Printworks has created a soundproofed warehouse, custom-made for clubbing. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Studio 338
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
338 Boord Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 34 minutes from Giffin Square
Studio 338 opened in spectacular style in March 2014, with Mark 'MK' Kinchen, Kevin Saunderson and Kate Simko all on the line-up. With a capacity of ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Giffin Square.
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The O2
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peninsula Square, SE10 | 2 miles from Giffin Square
The second most embarrassing legacy of Tony Blair's time in government struggled for years to find a role after the millennium show shut up shop. It's ... More
 
 
 
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Laban
London > Business > Venue Hire
Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 3 minutes from Giffin Square
Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Laban building, a place where excellence in contemporary ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | 14 minutes from Giffin Square
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Bear
Theatre | Until 24th October 2019 

The Albany 3 minutes walk from Giffin Square

An adaptation of the book by Raymond Briggs. Suitable for ages three and over....More

October Half Term Activities
Exhibitions | Until 25th October 2019 

Waterstone's - Greenwich 13 minutes walk from Giffin Square

Join us in our colourful children's section for some fun and free activities! Where better to spend the Autumn holiday ...More

Cutty Sark 150
Cutty Sark 150
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2019 

Cutty Sark 14 minutes walk from Giffin Square

The last surviving tea clipper and the fastest ship of its time, the Cutty Sark marks its 150th anniversary in ...More

 
London Oktoberfest
London Oktoberfest
Exhibitions | Until 16th November 2019 

Millwall Park 17 minutes walk from Giffin Square

Already laying claim to the title of the capital's biggest Oktoberfest experience, London Oktoberfest is even bigger this year, running ...More

 
Marvellous Moons
Marvellous Moons
Exhibitions | Until 20th March 2020 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 17 minutes walk from Giffin Square

In the year that marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, the Royal Observatory Greenwich is looking ...More

 
The Moon
The Moon
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

National Maritime Museum 17 minutes walk from Giffin Square

Not just for the lunatics and the conspiracy theorists, The Moon is a major exhibition at the Royal Museums Greenwich, ...More

 

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Winter at Vinegar Yard
Winter at Vinegar Yard
Seasonal | From 25th October 

Vinegar Yard

Street food hotspot Vinegar Yard, which sits in the shadow of The Shard, is given ...More

 
Abigail's Bar
Abigail's Bar
Drinking 

Abigail's Bar is a secret '70s cocktail den with a retro living room design inspired ...More

 
Other Side Fried
Other Side Fried
Dining 

The first bricks and mortar restaurant from fried chicken street food favourite Other Side Fried....More

 
Kin Cafe
Dining 

Founded by a father and son duo who wanted to create a comfortable, friendly space specialising in fresh and healthy food, Kin Café is a simple venue with strong principles....More

Temple of Seitan Camden
Dining 

Catering to vegans who are craving something naughty, Temple of Seitan serves a menu of plant-based junk food....More

Temple of Seitan Hackney
Dining 

Catering to vegans who are craving something naughty, Temple of Seitan serves a menu of plant-based junk food....More

Lele's
Lele's
Dining 

Set up by former Pop Brixton Marketing Director Valentina Fois, Lele's is a vegan café ...More

 
Folie
Folie
Dining 

Taking diners on a journey from Marseille to Portofino through to St Tropez and Nice, ...More

 
Rosa's Thai Cafe Clapham Junction
Rosa's Thai Cafe Clapham Junction
Dining 

A south London branch of the popular Rosa's ...More

 
Muse
Muse
Dining 

A new venture from acclaimed chef Tom Aikens, Muse offers every guest a chefs' table ...More

 
Sam's Riverside
Sam's Riverside
Dining 

Overlooking Hammersmith Bridge and part of the redeveloped Riverside Studios, Sam's Riverside is a glamorous ...More

 
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Concerts | On 12th December 

Royal Albert Hall

The Welsh singer's Christmas appearance at the Royal ...More

 
Snarky Puppy
Snarky Puppy
Concerts | On 14th November 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy Award-winning collective fusing rock, jazz and funk elements....More

 
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Concerts | From 21st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera ...More

 
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Concerts | From 1st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar's classic production of Mozart's The Magic ...More

 
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dance | From 14th November 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Following the success of ETM: Double Down, performed ...More

 
Cyrano De Bergerac
Cyrano De Bergerac
Theatre | From 27th November 

Playhouse Theatre

James McAvoy returns to the West End starring as the soldier and poet with a ...More

 
Halloween at King's Cross
Halloween at King's Cross
Seasonal | On 31st October 

Granary Square

Shining a light on the dance of the dead, the skeleton squad will rise from ...More

 
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
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The list of the World's 50 Best ...More

 
Worlds Best 50 Bars in London
Article 

The list of the World's 50 Best Bars was revealed in October 2019 and we learned that London has 10 of them. That's more than any other ...More

Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
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Ten days of cocktails, over 35 pop-up cocktail ...More

 
Autumn 2019 in London
Feature 

Summer may be over but that isn't an excuse for hibernating - and why would ...More

 
 
 
 
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