Highgate Literary Scientific Institution  

 
 
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11 South Grove, N6 6BS
 
 
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Overlooking North London's Pond Sqaure, the Highgate Literary and Scientific Institution is located in the heart of Highgate. Established in 1839, offers progressive ideas through a wide selection of books, film and lectures. Art exhbitions and science discussions are regular held at the centre, whilst there is also a library for borrowing, research and browsing and a well-stocked children's section.


 

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Highgate Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Archway Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
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Gospel Oak Overground Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Freud Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
20 Maresfield Gardens, NW3 | 2 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Sigmund Freud's family home in Hampstead has been turned into a fascinating museum which features the psychoanalytic couch on which Freud's patients would recline while being treated ... More
 
 
 
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Jewish Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2.3 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
The Jewish Museum in Camden reopened on Wednesday 17th March 2010 following a £10 million transformation which brought the collections of the Jewish Museum and the ... More
 
 
 
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Hampstead Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
New End Square, NW3 | 28 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Housed on the first floor of Burgh House, Hampstead Museum charts the history of the north London borough from prehistoric times to today. Redesigned in 2006, ... More
 
 
 
 
 
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Highgate Cemetery
London > Attractions > Sights
Swains Lane, N6 | 2 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Wild woodland Victorian cemetery. Perched at the top of the winding and woody Swain’s Lane, close to Highgate village with its soaring views over the city, Highgate ... More
 
 
 
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London International Gallery of Children's Art
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Waterlow Park Centre, Dartmouth Park Hill, N19 | 6 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
This fascinating gallery displays exhibitions of children's art from every corner of the world, including artwork by local youngsters. Moving from their original home, a small ... More
 
 
 
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Hampstead Heath
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
NW3 | 16 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
The wildest of London's parks, Hampstead Heath has fields to run in, long grass to roll in, woods to hide in and, most famously, ponds to ... More
 
 
 
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Portraiture And Figure Drawing
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd May to 11th July 2017 - 12.30pm-3pm
Highgate Literary Scientific Institution, Highgate Hill, Waterlow Park, N6 | 4 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More
 
 
 
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Introductory Art - Still Life
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th May to 12th July 2017 - 10.30am-1.30pm
Highgate Literary Scientific Institution, Highgate Hill, Waterlow Park, N6 | 4 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More
 
 
 
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Painting With Watercolour & Acrylic
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th May to 13th July 2017 - 10am-1pm
Highgate Literary Scientific Institution, Highgate Hill, Waterlow Park, N6 | 4 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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Upstairs At The Gatehouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Hampstead Lane, Highgate Village, N6 | 3 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
This popular pub theatre in Highgate has, over the years, served as a music hall, cinema, Masonic lodge and a jazz and folk music club. Now ... More
 
 
 
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Jacksons Lane Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
269a Archway Road, N6 | 9 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Housed in a Grade II listed gothic church conversion, this multi-arts, theatre and dance venue in Highgate has a regularly changing programme of live performances including ... More
 
 
 
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The Forum
London > Entertainment > Live Music
9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 25 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Once a gorgeous art deco cinema, The Forum is now an essential mid-sized rock venue. It's got everything you want from the North London rock scene, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

The best shops and markets near Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Highgate
London > Shopping > Specialists
The Woodman, 414 Archway Road, N6 | 10 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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Walter Purkis & Sons
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 The Broadway, Crouch End, N8 | 23 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
The century-old smokehouse at the rear of Walter Purkis provides excellent, and reasonably priced, smoked salmon to both branches (the other is in (Muswell Hill) of ... More
 
 
 
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Soup Dragon
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
27 Topsfield Parade, Crouch End, N8 | 26 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
This versatile little shop is great for picking up all sorts of pressies for little ones. They offer an exquisite selection of traditional toys, unusual and ... More
 
 
 
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
4 South Grove, N6 | Same location as Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Strada has started something of a pizza revolution and knocked Pizza Express off its perch (as well as, more regrettably, being the final nail in the ... More
 
 
 
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Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
86 Highgate High Street, N6 | 1 minute from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
It all started with a loaf. Not just any loaf. Belgian chef Alain Coumont was intent on creating the perfect mix of water, flour and salt. ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
30 Highgate High Street, N6 | 1 minute from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 2 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2.3 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 22 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ... More
 
 
 
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Highgate Literary Scientific Institution gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Waterlow Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dartmouth Park Hill, N19 | 6 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
One of our favourites, this beautiful park occupies a dramatic sloping site overlooking the city and was given to Londoners by Sir Sidney Waterlow as a ... More
 
 
 
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Hampstead Heath Swimming Ponds
London > Leisure > Activities
Hampstead Heath, NW5 | 12 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Since as early as 1860, and probably before, many hardy London folk have taken a dip before work in one of three wooded ponds on Hampstead ... More
 
 
 
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Highgate Wood and Queen's Wood
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Muswell Hill Road, N10 | 16 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Much of London was once entirely covered by the ancient Forest of Middlesex. The oak, holly, and hornbeam trees of Highgate Woods and Queen's Wood (a ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Highgate Literary Scientific Institution.
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The Flask Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Highgate West Hill, N6 | 2 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Stooping ceilings, creaking floors, solid wooden panelling, beams and small interconnecting rooms combine to make The Flask Tavern, a traditional 18th century English pub, among the ... More
 
 
 
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The Bull
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 North Hill, N6 | 7 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Out of Highgate Village and down the hill from London's highest point, the Bull sits on the western side of North Hill next to white modernist ... More
 
 
 
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St John's Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
91 Junction Road, Archway, N19 | 14 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Slap bang in the middle of Junction Road sits the St John, one of the earliest, and best, gastropubs in North London. With its intimately lit, ... More
 
 
 
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Highgate Literary Scientific Institution clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Boogaloo
London > Nightlife > Bars
312 Archway Road, N6 | 9 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
The Boogaloo has succeeded in breaking the all pervasive contemporary pub blueprint, fashioning a popular alternative with a great atmosphere - and not an inch of ... More
 
 
 
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The Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 34 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
At 90 metres, The Champagne Bar at St Pancras International is Europe's longest and presents a very glamourous way to start your journey to Paris before ... More
 
 
 
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The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 37 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 2.7 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 2.7 miles from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 37 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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