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London Festival of Architecture'Identity' gives the 2018 London Festival of Architecture its theme, fleshed out through walking tours, debates, exhibitions and family events with over 600 to choose from. As part of the festival The City Centre is showing 50 backlit iPad drawings by Linda Kitson, striking images of the Square Mile, from 18 May to 11 August. Two perennially popular LFA fixtures are: the Great Architectural Bake Off in Fitzroy Square and the Lego Challenge at the Royal Academy and we hope to see them return. A city-wide festival, it's the largest of its kind in Europe with over 400,000 people attending events across town from the Brunel Museum to Whitechapel.

 

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The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £179  23% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 1 minute from London Festival of Architecture
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
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8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute from London Festival of Architecture
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The Grand at Trafalgar Square
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8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute from London Festival of Architecture
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The Inheritance: Part 2
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London Festival of Architecture, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
Hearts are broken and emotional wounds salved as young gay men in modern-day New York continue to wrestle with their feelings in the closing chapter of ...More
 
 
 
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The Inheritance: Part 1
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st September 2018 to 5th January 2019
London Festival of Architecture, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
Following a sold-out run at the Young Vic, Matthew Lopez's new play, The Inheritance, comes to the West End for a strictly limited season. Directed by ...More
 
 
 
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True West
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London Festival of Architecture, 404 Strand, WC2R | 6 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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Haymarket, SW1Y | 3 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
The Haymarket Theatre was built by John Potter on the site of the King's Head Inn and the Gun Smith shop in 1702. It has had ... More
 
 
 
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63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
The independently-owned Empire owns cinemas at 14 locations across the UK including this one, the three screen Empire Cinema on Haymarket in London's ... More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
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St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from London Festival of Architecture
Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of the ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Market
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18-22 Haymarket, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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66 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from London Festival of Architecture
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10 Northumberland Avenue, 10 Northumberland avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from London Festival of Architecture
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 9 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 11 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 14 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 1 minute from London Festival of Architecture
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15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 1 minute from London Festival of Architecture
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Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from London Festival of Architecture
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One of the world's leading dance festivals, Dance Umbrella returns for its 40th anniversary, bringing new and fascinating dance to venues across London. In 2018 the festival opens with Big Dance Theater's UK debut of 17c at The Old Vic, which takes audiences on a romp through the frank diaries of Samuel Pepys. Other highlights include Sasha Milavic... More about this event
 
London Restaurant FestivalLondon Restaurant FestivalLondon Restaurant FestivalAll-encompassing food affair the London Restaurant Festival returns for its 10th anniversary in 2018, bringing a month-long, mouthwatering array of foodie events to the capital. The annual event takes place during October and incorporates a line-up of the world's top chefs and over 400 restaurants around London. This year's event is centred around 2018-10-18T00:00:00+01002018-10-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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PRICING  Various | Ticketed events and restaurant meal deals available
DATES  1st to 31st October 2018
VENUE  Various Venues London 
All-encompassing food affair the London Restaurant Festival returns for its 10th anniversary in 2018, bringing a month-long, mouthwatering array of foodie events to the capital. The annual event takes place during October and incorporates a line-up of the world's top chefs and over 400 restaurants around London. This year's event is centred around ... More about this event
 
Nomad CinemaNomad CinemaNomad CinemaDubbed "London's best outdoor cinema" by the Evening Standard, Nomad Cinema takes place at an inspiring range of beautiful, curious and downright strange screening locations across London and beyond. The aim is for the film events to both embrace and enhance each venue, with a special festival atmosphere making the evening's both memorable and uniq2018-10-18T00:00:00+01002018-10-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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PRICING  £7-£30
DATES  13th May to 26th October 2018
VENUE  Various Venues London 
Dubbed "London's best outdoor cinema" by the Evening Standard, Nomad Cinema takes place at an inspiring range of beautiful, curious and downright strange screening locations across London and beyond. The aim is for the film events to both embrace and enhance each venue, with a special festival atmosphere making the evening's both memorable and uniq... More about this event
 
Museums at NightMuseums at NightMuseums at NightIf you think the idea of spending the night in a dusty old museum sounds a bit dull then Museums at Night will make you think again. Twice a year more than 20 London venues open their doors late to take part in this after-hours event - a weekend of special, exclusive viewings and events. Venues taking part in the October issue this year include the2018-10-25T00:00:00+01002018-10-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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DATES  25th, 26th and 27th October 2018
VENUE  Various Venues London 
If you think the idea of spending the night in a dusty old museum sounds a bit dull then Museums at Night will make you think again. Twice a year more than 20 London venues open their doors late to take part in this after-hours event - a weekend of special, exclusive viewings and events. Venues taking part in the October issue this year include the... More about this event
 
 

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