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HatchardsThe Ritz of bookshops - Hatchards is where the royal biographies feel at home and it's conveniently situated next door to Fortnum and Mason, coincidentally not far from the Ritz. This grand old shop has a particularly fine hardback offer, notably so in travel, history, biographies and, since A.R. Mowbray joined it in 2006, religion. Regular book signings tend to favour politicos, biographers and Booker Prize winners, Douglas Hurd and Charles Spencer among them, but also plays host to popular fiction authors and personalities including Donna Tart, Joanna Trollope and Catherine Deneuve. Its Authors of the Year parties are loved by authors who relish the chance to meet with fellow writers. This close connection with a long list of eminent authors means they have a constant and extensive range of signed copies available.

 

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The Lessons of History with Andrew RobertsThe Lessons of History with Andrew RobertsJoin Andrew Roberts to discuss some of the key figures in modern history at their most defining - and revealing - moments as leaders in wartime.2019-11-19T18:30:00+00002019-11-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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The World of Wine with Hugh Johnson and Jancis RobinsonThe World of Wine with Hugh Johnson and Jancis RobinsonJoin Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson here at Hatchards to discuss the world of wine past, present (and perhaps future)!2019-11-20T18:30:00+00002019-11-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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"Kane and Abel" at 40 - with Jeffrey Archer and Gyles Brandreth"Kane and Abel" at 40 - with Jeffrey Archer and Gyles BrandrethJoin Jeffrey Archer and Gyles Brandreth here at Hatchards for a very special evening as we celebrate 40 years of "Kane and Abel".2019-11-26T18:30:00+00002019-11-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Hatchards, 187  Piccadilly      W1J 9LE
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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Green Park Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
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Arlington House Pure Parking
 
4 minutes walk
 
Burlington Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Cavendish London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £136  22% off
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 1 minute from Hatchards
Situated on prestigious Jermyn Street, in the heart of Piccadilly, the 4 star deluxe Cavendish Hotel is perfectly located for London's theatres, shops and arts. It ... More
 
 
 
Le Meridien Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £314  32% off
21 Piccadilly, W1J | 2 minutes from Hatchards
A hotel that is distinctly in the old English style, with magnificent antique décor, staff who are attentive, discreet, and ever so polite and, most importantly, ... More
 
 
 
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £298  23% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 2 minutes from Hatchards
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
 
 
 
 
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Quaritch
London > Shopping > Books
5-8 Lower John Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Hatchards
Quaritch has a long history of buying and selling rare books. German founder Bernard Quaritch established the shop in 1847. He soon made a name for ... More
 
 
 
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Shapero Rare Books
London > Shopping > Books
32 St George Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 6 minutes from Hatchards
Specialists in travel, natural history and English literature with an extensive range of colour plate books ranging from sport, children's interest, architecture and economics.... More
 
 
 
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Maggs Brothers
London > Shopping > Books
50 Berkely Square, Mayfair, London W1J | 7 minutes from Hatchards
Established in 1853, Maggs Bros. Ltd., is one of the world's oldest and largest dealers in antiquarian, first edition, autograph and rare books. Books are divided ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Hatchards
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Prestat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
14 Princes Arcade, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Hatchards
With Roald Dahl and Her Majesty counted as just a couple of their biggest fans, this brightly-coloured, richly scented, teeny tiny chocolate shop tucked away in ... More
 
 
 
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Cath Kidston: Flagship Store
London > Shopping >
French Railways House, 178-180 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from Hatchards
Opened in December 2013, marking 20 years since her first Holland Park shop opened, this Piccadilly store is Cath Kidston's largest shop to date. Located within ... More
 
 
 
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Nigel Milne
London > Shopping > Jewellery
12a Piccadilly Arcade, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Hatchards
Fine, modern, own-design jewellery, using 18-carat gold and gemstones. In addition there is a selection of antique fine jewellery from 1850-1950. A catalogue is available on ... More
 
 
 
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Uncle Vanya
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th January to 2nd May 2020
Hatchards, 6 Panton Street, SW1Y | 5 minutes from Hatchards
Toby Jones plays the disaffected Uncle Vanya while Richard Armitage is the local doctor Astrov as Olivier Award-winner Conor McPherson - who directed a landmark production ...More
 
 
 
Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2015 to 5th April 2020
Hatchards, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from Hatchards
Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with the obvious decision that the show ...More
 
 
 
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Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th February 2019 to 3rd February 2020
Hatchards, 18 Suffolk Street, Haymarket, SW1Y | 6 minutes from Hatchards
Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan bring John Sullivan's much-loved sitcom to the London stage with Only Fools and Horses The Musical. Staged at the Theatre Royal ...More
 
 
 
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 4 minutes from Hatchards
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
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Empire Cinema Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Hatchards
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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The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
London > Entertainment >
22-32 Shaftesbury Avenue, Trocadero, W1D | 5 minutes from Hatchards
From spring 2019 the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience comes to the West End. After three successful years in Angel, Islington (open until 28th ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Hatchards
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Hauser & Wirth (Piccadilly)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
196A Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from Hatchards
Art-dealer, gallery-owner and collector Iwan Wirth was recently voted one of the ten most powerful people in the art world. Hauser & Wirth London opened at ... More
 
 
 
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White Cube Mason's Yard
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
25-26 Mason's Yard, Off Duke Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Hatchards
In 2000, Jay Jopling's pioneering White Cube gallery - the spiritual home of the Young British Artists - upped sticks from its original home in St ... More
 
 
 
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Hauser & Wirth
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
23 Savile Row, W1B | 1 minute from Hatchards
Hauser & Wirth , the gallery set up by art-dealer, gallery-owner and collector Iwan Wirth, opened its first London gallery in 2003 on Piccadilly. ... More
 
 
 
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The Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Fortnum & Mason, 181 Piccadilly, Fitzrovia, London W1A | 1 minute from Hatchards
From the day Fortnum & Mason opened its doors to the nation back in 1707, tea has been one of their main concerns and the St ... More
 
 
 
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Fountain Restaurant
London > Restaurants >
Fortnum & Mason, 181 Piccadilly, Fitzrovia, London W1A | 1 minute from Hatchards
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Petrichor at The Cavendish London
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
81 Jermyn Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Hatchards
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 12 minutes from Hatchards
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 12 minutes from Hatchards
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 13 minutes from Hatchards
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Hatchards
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
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May Fair Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from Hatchards
The subterranean spa within the luxury May Fair Hotel offers a tailed experience emphasising wellbeing and health. All of the spa treatments have been carefully ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 5 minutes from Hatchards
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Hatchards
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Hatchards
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
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The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Hatchards
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
 
 
 
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Hatchards clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Fortnum & Mason: 1707 Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
181 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1A | 2 minutes from Hatchards
The Fortnum's wine bar has had a makeover as part of the store's refurbishment in 2007, three hundred years after this grand old department store first ... More
 
 
 
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Longitude 0°8
London > Nightlife > Bars
Le Meridien Piccadilly, 21 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from Hatchards
The Le Meridien hotel's in-house bar, Longitude 0°8, is a stylish destination that uses music and lighting to offer a unique experience dependant on whether you ... More
 
 
 
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The Electric Carousel
London > Nightlife >
215-217 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 3 minutes from Hatchards
The team behind Madame Jojo's (RIP) return (hurrah!) with The Electric Carousel on the site where the legendary Pigalle Supper Club used to be, at 215-217 ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Hatchards.
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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from Hatchards
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from Hatchards
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from Hatchards
This long established night spot in Mayfair's Dover Street has been providing Londoners with a sophisticated setting to enjoy food, drink and live entertainment for 30 ... More
 
 
 
 

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Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits
Lucian Freud: The Self-Portraits
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Royal Academy of Arts 2 minutes walk from Hatchards

He's famous for his fleshy, unflinching portraits but in this Royal Academy of Arts exhibition Lucian Freud's subject is himself. ...More

 
Antony Gormley
Antony Gormley
Exhibitions | Until 3rd December 2019 

Royal Academy of Arts 2 minutes walk from Hatchards

Well known for using his own form as a recurring feature in his works, Angel of the North sculptor Antony ...More

 
Susana Sheiman: By Myself
Concerts | Until 16th November 2019 

Brasserie Zedel 4 minutes walk from Hatchards

The Madrid-born, Barcelona-based singer is accompanied on double bass and piano, for an intimate programme of swing, blues and ballads....More

Barb Jungr: Bob, Brel & Me
Music | Until 16th November 2019 

Brasserie Zedel 4 minutes walk from Hatchards

The cabaret singer reinterprets songs by Bob Dylan and Jacques Brel....More

Death of a Salesman
Death of a Salesman
Theatre | Until 4th January 2020 

Piccadilly Theatre 4 minutes walk from Hatchards

Following the success of the Young Vic's bold adaptation of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, the production transfers to ...More

 
Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2019 

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End 5 minutes walk from Hatchards

From spring 2019 the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience comes to the West End. After three successful years in Angel, Islington ...More

 
Thriller Live
Thriller Live
Theatre | Until 5th April 2020 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 5 minutes walk from Hatchards

Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with ...More

 
Fast Fridays
Comedy | On 15th November 2019 

The Comedy Pub 5 minutes walk from Hatchards

Witty gags and observations from former corporate high-flyer, Cally Beaton. Plus Richard Morton, Amir Khoshsokhan and Martin Durchov....More

The Best In Stand Up (Late)
Comedy | On 15th November 2019 

Comedy Store 5 minutes walk from Hatchards

Jenny Collier, Dane Baptiste, Phil Nichol and Alex Boardman are the performers on the night, hosted by MC Ian Moore....More

The Best In Stand Up
Comedy | On 15th November 2019 

Comedy Store 5 minutes walk from Hatchards

Jenny Collier, Dane Baptiste, Sean Collins and Alex Boardman, plus the open spot, are the performers on the night, hosted ...More

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Royal Opera: Otello
Royal Opera: Otello
Concerts | From 9th December 

Royal Opera House

Keith Warner's 2017 production of Verdi's Otello - "the hottest ticket" of the year (The ...More

 
Cinderella at New Wimbledon Theatre
Cinderella at New Wimbledon Theatre
Theatre | From 7th December 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Samantha Womack plays The Wicked Stepmother opposite Lesley ...More

 
TuckShop: Cinderella
TuckShop: Cinderella
Theatre | From 15th December 

Trafalgar Studios

Baga Chipz from RuPaul's Drag Race UK stars as The Wicked Stepmother opposite Britain's Got ...More

 
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Theatre | From 7th December 

Richmond Theatre

Comedian, writer, presenter and actress Jo Brand stars as The Wicked Queen when Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs comes to Richmond Theatre this winter. The much loved ...More

House of Illustration Winter Fair
House of Illustration Winter Fair
Shopping | On 14th December 

House of Illustration

From illustrated calendars to clothing, stationery to ceramics, ...More

 
The Lost Thing
The Lost Thing
Theatre | From 7th December 

Linbury Theatre

The Royal Opera and Candoco Dance Company combine in this first big family show in ...More

 
Oi Frog & Friends!
Oi Frog & Friends!
Theatre | From 29th November 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue

Fun family entertainment for the over threes, Oi Frog & Friends! is an action-packed play ...More

 
Black Beauty: Red Bridge Arts & Traverse Theatre Company (Over 5s)
Black Beauty: Red Bridge Arts & Traverse Theatre Company (Over 5s)
Theatre | From 14th December 

Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

Storytelling, music and puppetry combine in a re-telling ...More

 
Crisis Icebreaker Challenge
Crisis Icebreaker Challenge
Sporting Events | On 14th December 

Brockwell Lido

Don't dip your toe in the water, just ...More

 
City Island Ice Rink
City Island Ice Rink
Sporting Events | From 12th December 

London City Island

An open-air, 45-person ice skating rink takes up residence at London City Island for first ...More

 
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Public square within City Island in east London, home to English National Ballet and English ...More

 
Plonk Crazy Golf Hoxton
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Created by a troop of film industry set designers, Plonk Crazy Golf has placed a ...More

 
Mr Ji Soho
Mr Ji Soho
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Following a successful pop-up in Camden Samuel Haim, who's behind sustainable seafood restaurant Hook in ...More

 
Amazonico London
Amazonico London
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Owned by husband and wife team, Sandro Silva and Marta Seco - two of Madrid's ...More

 
Market Hall West End
Market Hall West End
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Market Halls' third and most ambitious site, the largest food hall in the UK is ...More

 
Bong Bong's Manila Kanteen
Bong Bong's Manila Kanteen
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Winners of My Million Pound Menu with BBQ ...More

 
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In the heart of Covent Garden - and with a stunning balcony overlooking the main ...More

 
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The only surviving church by Sir Christopher Wren ...More

 
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All of the dishes at Ugly Butterfly, Adam Handling's restaurant with sustainability at its core, ...More

 
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Worlds Best 50 Bars in London
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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

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