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Flat Iron Square hosts a free music festival every Saturday in September alongside its regular weekend Flea Market. Kicking off with a set from Common Ground's co-founder Beans on Toast who headlines the first event on the 1st September, Common Ground will cover different genres from folk and soul to reggae, Afrobeat and punk. Music comes from the likes of duo Nova Twins, Too Many Ts, and DJs including Chris Tofu (who runs Shangri-La at Glastonbury and who programmed Lost Vagueness), and Secret Garden Party's AAA Badboy aka Kaptin Barrett. Soho Radio broadcasts live from the festival which is enhanced by the mix of vintage finds, street food and buzzing restaurants in the local area.

About Flat Iron Square

The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has eight pop-up kitchen units at its heart, with restaurant consultant Jon Spiteri - a founding partner at St John who helped relaunch Quo Vadis in 2012 - curating the different food offerings. More about Flat Iron Square


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Borough Tube Station
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London Bridge Tube Station
7 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

London Bridge Railway Station
7 minutes walk
Elephant & Castle Railway Station
12 minutes walk
Car Parks

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Union Car Parks
1 minutes walk
Snowsfields NCP
5 minutes walk

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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £74† 28% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 4 minutes from Common Ground
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £118† 21% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Common Ground
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £72† 33% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Common Ground
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
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Continuum 2
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 19th to 22nd Sep 2018 - Various Times
Common Ground, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Common Ground
Showcasing new work in ceramics, glass, jewellery and metal work from Continuum, alumni MA and PhD artist-makers from the UCA Crafts and Design School....More
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No Repetition - Movement
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 19th to 23rd Sep 2018 - 10am-6pm
Common Ground, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Common Ground
Wallpaper design inspired by fungi, its unique ambiguous structure, its organic form and its natural movement....More
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Six London Makers - Tate Edit
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Saturday 22nd September 2018 at 12noon-2pm and 3pm-5pm & Sunday 23rd September 2018 at 2pm-4.30pm
Common Ground, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Common Ground
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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Common Ground
Mumford and Sons band member Ben Lovett, co-founder of independent record label Communion, bucks the trend for closing down ... More
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Common Ground
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
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The Bunker
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Common Ground
An Off-West End theatre housed in a former underground parking garage in London Bridge, The Bunker is a small 110-seater studio theatre used ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Common Ground
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Common Ground
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
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Hunter Penrose
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
32 Southwark Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Common Ground
A beautiful old brick factory next to a blue railway bridge just off Southwark Street, this was once the home ... More
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Common Ground
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the ... More
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The best shops and markets near Common Ground
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Common Ground
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Common Ground
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Common Ground
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
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Bar Douro
London > Restaurants > Central European restaurants
Arch 35B Flat Iron Square, Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Common Ground
Bringing the terra of Portugal to the arches of London Bridge at Flat Iron Square, Bar Douro is a lovely ... More
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Ekachai
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
68 Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Common Ground
The fourth branch of Ekachai in London, this Flat Iron Square restaurant brings the flavours of South East Asia to SE1 with classic Thai, Malay and ... More
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Savage Salads
London > Restaurants >
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Common Ground
Savage Salads is the brainchild of Italian chef Davide Del Gatto and former restaurant manager Kristina Gustafsson from Sweden. They're on a mission to bring healthy ... More
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Common Ground
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 20 minutes from Common Ground
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 23 minutes from Common Ground
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Common Ground
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 9 minutes from Common Ground
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Common Ground
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Common Ground
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Common Ground
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Common Ground
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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | Same location as Common Ground
Within the Flat Iron Square site, an area encompassing six railway arches and filled with restaurants, street food and a live music venue, is Devonshire ... More
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Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Breakfast Club, 11 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Common Ground
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Common Ground
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Common Ground
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Common Ground
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 10 minutes from Common Ground
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Flat Iron Square events

Common GroundCommon GroundFlat Iron Square hosts a free music festival every Saturday in September alongside its regular weekend Flea Market. Kicking off with a set from Common Ground's co-founder Beans on Toast who headlines the first event on the 1st September, Common Ground will cover different genres from folk and soul to reggae, Afrobeat and punk. Music comes from the 2018-09-21T00:00:00+01002018-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Flat Iron Square, 68† Union Street† † † SE1 1TD
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Festivals†|†PRICINGFree
DATES1st to 29th September 2018
VENUEFlat Iron Square
Flat Iron Square hosts a free music festival every Saturday in September alongside its regular weekend Flea Market. Kicking off with a set from Common Ground's co-founder Beans on Toast who headlines the first event on the 1st September, Common Ground will cover different genres from folk and soul to reggae, Afrobeat and punk. Music comes from the ...†More about this event
Gin & Type TastingGin & Type TastingFood & Drink, Drink & Tastings.2018-09-22T19:00:00+01002018-09-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Flat Iron Square, 68† Union Street† † † SE1 1TD
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Gin & Type Tasting
Common Ground FestivalCommon Ground Festival2018-09-22T12:00:00+01002018-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Flat Iron Square, 68† Union Street† † † SE1 1TD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Common Ground Festival
Flea MarketFlea MarketTraders selling bric-a-brac, antiques, furniture, unique collections of clothing, jewellery and ceramics.2018-09-22T11:00:00+01002018-12-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Flat Iron Square, 68† Union Street† † † SE1 1TD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon

event > Kids Events†|†PRICINGFree
DATES5th May to 23rd December 2018
VENUEFlat Iron Square
Traders selling bric-a-brac, antiques, furniture, unique collections of clothing, jewellery and ceramics....†More about this event
Flea at Flat Iron Square Vintage and Makers MarketFlea at Flat Iron Square Vintage and Makers MarketFlea at Flat Iron Square Vintage and Makers MarketFrom September 2018 Flea at Flat Iron Square extended their Vintage & Makers Market on to the Flat Iron Square plaza just outside the gates of Flat Iron Square main bar. Traders selling bric-a-brac, antiques, furniture, unique collections of clothing, jewellery and ceramics can be found adjacent to the many great food and drinks options at Flat Iro2018-09-23T10:00:00+01002018-12-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Flat Iron Square, 68† Union Street† † † SE1 1TD
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon

event > Shopping > Markets†|†PRICINGFree
DATES23rd July 2017 to 30th December 2018
VENUEFlat Iron Square
From September 2018 Flea at Flat Iron Square extended their Vintage & Makers Market on to the Flat Iron Square plaza just outside the gates of Flat Iron Square main bar. Traders selling bric-a-brac, antiques, furniture, unique collections of clothing, jewellery and ceramics can be found adjacent to the many great food and drinks options at Flat Iro...†More about this event

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Theatre | Until 13th October 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 6 minutes walk from Common Ground

A drama set in Derbyshire in 1665 when plague strikes a village at war with itself. Sam Crane, who recently ...More

 
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Southwark Cathedral 6 minutes walk from Common Ground

Ceramic works produced by the Associated Clay Works Union and students from Morley College, based around the theme of votive ...More

Midnight - A New Musical
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The Union Theatre 6 minutes walk from Common Ground

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Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

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A free, year-long exhibition at Tate Modern, Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33 explores German art in the period ...More

 
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

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Sees Christian Marclay's unique installation, The Clock, at Tate Modern this autumn. Twenty-four hours long, the mesmerising piece is a ...More

 

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