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Bloomsbury FestivalFive days of artistic, scientific and literary events, immersive exhibitions and performances in unusual locations, the Bloomsbury Festival brings more than 150 events to the literary district of London. On Friday 21st October is headline event, Step Out Store Street, a free outdoor street party with a twist. Other Bloomsbury Festival highlights includea promenade around Bloomsbury with Oggbots, a children's opera by Istros Books at Goodenough College, an outdoor performance of A Song for Coram's Fields and an all day free folk festival at The Harrison pub. Goodenough College, UCL, and Conway Hall are the three main hubs but there are also activities taking place at a 20 other venues including the Wellcome Trust, the British Museum, the British Library, Pushkin House, Bloomsbury Hotel and the Curzon Bloomsbury.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
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Car Parks

 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Judd Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  24% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 2 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
Goodenough Club
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23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £59  24% off
Southampton Row, WC1B | 5 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 11th February and Saturday 11th March 2017 - 9pm-3am
Bloomsbury Festival, Basement of Tavistock Hotel, Tavistock Square, WC1H | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st and 24th to 28th Jan 2017 - 12.30pm-5.30pm
Bloomsbury Festival, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
Middle Eastern inspired textiles, tapestries, collage and embroidered cloth dolls by the Belgium-born artist....More
 
 
 
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Bloomsbury Festival
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 to ... More
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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 references ... More
 
 
 
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Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
Bloomsbury Theatre main auditorium closed until Summer 2016. Bloomsbury Theatre Studio is unaffected and continues to operate as normal. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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Russell Square
London > Attractions >
Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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 and ... More
 
 
 
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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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 it ... More
 
 
 
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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Alara Wholefoods
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
58 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Brunswick Centre, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Bloomsbury Festival
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19-21 Brunswick Centre, Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Bloomsbury Festival
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
15-17 Brunswick Centre, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Bloomsbury Festival
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17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 7 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 8 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 8 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 2 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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. The ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Bloomsbury Festival
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
 

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Concerts | Until 9th February 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Bloomsbury Festival

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Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Festival

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