Highgate Literary Scientific Institution  

 
 
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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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Alternative Museums nearest Highgate Literary Scientific Institution

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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
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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
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Hampstead Heath
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
NW3 | 16 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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Power
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th to 22nd Oct 2017 - Various Times
Highgate Literary Scientific Institution, Hampstead Lane, Highgate Village, N6 | 3 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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Spooky Workshops
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Wednesday 25th and Thursday 26th October 2017 - 10.30am-12.30pm
Highgate Literary Scientific Institution, Highgate Hill, Waterlow Park, N6 | 4 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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Christine Tobin
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 26th October 2017 - 8.30pm-10.30pm
Highgate Literary Scientific Institution, Highgate Hill, Waterlow Park, N6 | 4 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
Winner of the 2014 original singers Jazz Award for Best Jazz Singer, Christine will present a rich mix from her extremely successful Leonard Cohen show, through ...More
 
 
 
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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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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Highgate
London > Shopping > Specialists
The Woodman, 414 Archway Road, N6 | 10 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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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
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London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
27 Topsfield Parade, Crouch End, N8 | 26 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
4 South Grove, N6 | Same location as Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Waterlow Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Dartmouth Park Hill, N19 | 6 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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Hampstead Heath Swimming Ponds
London > Leisure > Activities
Hampstead Heath, NW5 | 12 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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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
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The Flask Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Highgate West Hill, N6 | 2 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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The Bull
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 North Hill, N6 | 7 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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St John's Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
91 Junction Road, Archway, N19 | 14 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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The Boogaloo
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312 Archway Road, N6 | 9 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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The Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 34 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 37 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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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
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 37 minutes from Highgate Literary Scientific Institution
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