Contemporary Applied Arts  

 
 
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89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 0HX
 
 
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Contemporary Applied ArtsFounded 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 work of more than 300 creative members, from established names to recent graduates. Showing contemporary ceramics, glass, textiles, wood,
precious and non-precious jewellery, furniture and metal from Britain, the gallery has an annual programme of changing exhibitions as well as one-off special events. Notable exhibitions have included a retrospective of work by contemporary jewellery maker Barbara Christie, an exhibition dedicated to the best contemporary glass works featuring 26 selected artists, and a summer exhibition which included images of London 2012's Olympic Medals designed by Contemporary Applied Arts member David Watkins.

 

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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  31% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 1 minute from Contemporary Applied Arts
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  41% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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 £62  21% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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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Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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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Tate Modern: The Tanks
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
A dramatic new development at Tate Modern, we got our first glimpse inside The Tanks in summer 2012 - revealed as part of ... More
 
 
 
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The Wapping Project Bankside
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65a Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Dr Jules Wright, founder and owner of The Wapping Project, has opened up a second gallery space - the Wapping Project Bankside. Located next to Tate ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Contemporary Applied Arts
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One Blackfriars
London > Attractions > Sights
1-16 Blackfriars Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Shortlisted for the 2015 World Architecture Festival Awards before it was even completed, One Blackfriars - or 'The Vase' - ... More
 
 
 
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
 
 
 
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
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Flea Market
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 5th May to 23rd December 2018
Contemporary Applied Arts, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Traders selling bric-a-brac, antiques, furniture, unique collections of clothing, jewellery and ceramics....More
 
 
 
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Flea at Flat Iron Square Vintage and Makers Market
London > Events > Shopping  Dates: 23rd July 2017 to 30th December 2018
Contemporary Applied Arts, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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 ...More
 
 
 
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Flat Iron Square: Alpine Village
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 24th October 2018 to 2nd January 2019
Contemporary Applied Arts, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Conifer trees, a canopy of lights, two bandstands and heated areas give Flat Iron Square a winter makeover. Nestled amongst the pines, the Apres London wooden ...More
 
 
 
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth Business ... More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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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The Table
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
83 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Contemporary Applied Arts
On the ground floor of the offices of award-winning architects Allies and Morrison The Table makes an excellent staff canteen (a bit like The River Cafe ... More
 
 
 
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Tortilla
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
106 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Contemporary Applied Arts
Tacos and burritos are the order of the day at this cheap, fresh Mexican. In fact it's so fresh and healthy it's more of a California-Mexican ... More
 
 
 
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Leon
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
7 Canvey Street, The Blue Fin Building, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Contemporary Applied Arts
This branch of Leon is a great find, tucked away behind Tate Modern in IPC media's headquarters, The Blue Fin Building. Once you've fed the soul ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 15 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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 | 16 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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 | 19 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 10 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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Mc & Sons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
160 Union Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Very much a family affair, with roots in Ireland, Mc & Sons is an Irish boozer serving Thai food. ... More
 
 
 
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Doggett's Coat and Badge
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Blackfriars Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Functional, multi-purpose pub whose saving grace is its excellent Southbank location and views of the river. Doggett's Coat and Badge could hardly be described as a ... More
 
 
 
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Contemporary Applied Arts
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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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
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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The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 8 minutes from Contemporary Applied Arts
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Clock
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

Marclay's film installation is a montage of thousands of film and television images of clocks, edited together so they show ...More

Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33
Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

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

 
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Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

Cuban artist Tania Bruguera has been chosen as the next artist to create a site specific art work for Tate's ...More

 
Anni Albers
Anni Albers
Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

In 2018, Tate Modern presents this century's first major UK museum exhibition of the work of Anni Albers. One of ...More

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

Tate Modern 3 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

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

 
Macbeth
Theatre | Until 2nd February 2019 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 4 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

Robert Hastie, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, directs this production of Shakespeare's sinister Scottish play staged at the Sam Wanamaker ...More

Flat Iron Square: Alpine Village
Flat Iron Square: Alpine Village
Foodie Events | Until 2nd January 2019 

Flat Iron Square 5 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

Conifer trees, a canopy of lights, two bandstands and heated areas give Flat Iron Square a winter makeover. Nestled amongst ...More

 
The Convert
The Convert
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The Young Vic 8 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

Black Panther star and Tony-nominated writer Danai Gurira - also known for her role as Michonne in The Walking Dead ...More

 
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Southwark Cathedral Carols & Services
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Southwark Cathedral 9 minutes walk from Contemporary Applied Arts

Southwark Cathedral has a number of festive services open to the public throughout December including a rather special concert on ...More

 

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