Marx Memorial Library  

 
 
ADDRESS
37A Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 0DU
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon-Thu: 1pm-6pm; Fri-Sun: closed
 

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This library contains over 100,000 books, pamphlets and periodicals connected with Marxism and the broad Labour Movement, all housed in an 18th century Grade II listed building.

Specialised collections include: the Bernal Peace Library, International Brigade Spanish Civil War Archives, the James Klugman Collection of Radical and Chartist Literature, and US Labour Movement collection.

There are study facilities and the loan of books is available to members.

Spring and autumn lectures are open to the public.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Barbican Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bowling Green Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Saffron Hill NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £125  35% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 2 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £195  31% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 2 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  34% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 8 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Marx Memorial Library
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St Bride Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
Bride Lane, Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 12 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
This specialist library off Fleet Street houses 50,000 books and 3,500 periodicals, catalogues and directories on printing. From techniques to type faces, graphic design to typography, ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
5 Pancras Square, Bloomsbury, London N1C | 26 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
In July 2014 St Pancras Library closed in its former location, Argyle Street, and relocated to shiny new premises at 5 Pancras Square, a new-build 14-storey ... More
 
 
 
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The Women's Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
25 Old Castle Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 28 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
The Women's Library was established in 1926, as the Library of the London Society for Women's Service, the successor of the London women's suffrage organisation led ... More
 
 
 
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Jukebox Live
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 31st July to 18th December 2017
Marx Memorial Library, 113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 2 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
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Fabriclive
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 20th October 2017 - 11pm-7am
Marx Memorial Library, 77a Charterhouse Street, EC1M | 5 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Drum'n'bass, jungle and grime across two rooms, courtesy of DJ Hype, Hazard, Dub Phizix & Strategy, Kahn & Neek, Kaiju, Chonk Mob and more....More
 
 
 
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Nature Morte
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 7th September 2017 to 2nd April 2018 - Various Times
Marx Memorial Library, Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, EC2P | 6 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Nature Morte seeks to illustrate how leading artists of the 21st century have reinvigorated still life, a genre previously synonymous with the 16th and 17th centuries. ...More
 
 
 
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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 2 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue where in-house musicians take centre ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Marx Memorial Library
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
 
 
 
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
 
 
 
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Marx Memorial Library

The best shops and markets near Marx Memorial Library
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Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Marx Memorial Library
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
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International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Superb family-run magic shop, offering props, books and videos for magicians of all abilities. Pick a deck of cards, any deck of cards, from their mysterious ... More
 
 
 
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ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
 
 
 
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Dans Le Noir?
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
30-31 Clerkenwell Green, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Marx Memorial Library
French-eclectic cuisine eaten in total darkness.Dining without the distractions, Dans le Noir? is basically just what it says it is - dinner "in the black". Emphasising ... More
 
 
 
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Sosharu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Turnmill, 63 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 1 minute from Marx Memorial Library
A departure for top British chef Jason Atherton, Sosharu is an informal Japanese restaurant that serves tapas-style food and ... More
 
 
 
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Giant Robot
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
45 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Marx Memorial Library
Serving brunch, lunch, dinner and drinks from 10am till late seven days a week, Giant Robot in Clerkenwell is the latest incarnation of cocktail bar Match ... More
 
 
 
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 8 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
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Marx Memorial Library gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 5 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
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 best pubs near London Marx Memorial Library.
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The Three Kings
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Marx Memorial Library
Tucked away down a Clerkenwell backstreet next to the graveyard of St James Church, The Three Kings is popular with the locals and a real find for ... More
 
 
 
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Crown Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Marx Memorial Library
Hideaway snugs where Stalin and Lenin held secret meetings and real ales make the Crown Tavern a popular ... More
 
 
 
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The Coach & Horses
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26-28 Ray Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Although the excellent food is the main attraction here that doesn't mean the beers aren't important too. A choice of Young's Special, Fuller's London Pride, Adnam's ... More
 
 
 
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Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
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7 Tales
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Turnmill Street, EC1M | 2 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
"Restaurateurs the world over could learn a thing or two from Jason Atherton when it comes to what makes a great restaurant bar," says ... More
 
 
 
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Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 5 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
 
 
 
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Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Marx Memorial Library
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
 
 
 
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The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Marx Memorial Library
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Nature Morte
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Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

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Basquiat: Boom for Real
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Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Art Gallery 11 minutes walk from Marx Memorial Library

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Barbican Centre 11 minutes walk from Marx Memorial Library

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