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London Events 2015

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2015 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2015 London events.

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    Great Northern Hotel London

    Great Northern Hotel

    from 106 39% off
    King's Cross St Pancras Station, London, N1C 4TB 8 minutes away from Backpacker

    Originally designed by Lewis Cubitt and opened on 17th May 1854, The Great Northern Hotel in King's Cross, one of the first examples of the great ...More

    Tune Hotel Kings Cross, London London

    Tune Hotel Kings Cross, London

    from 49 36% off
    324 Gray's Inn Rd, London, WC1X 8BU 11 minutes away from Backpacker

    Whether you have missed the last train home, heading on a business trip to Europe or spending a night in the capital for business or pleasure, ...More

    DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington London

    DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington

    from 70 29% off
    60 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9LA 12 minutes away from Backpacker

    The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ...More

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    Alternative Bars nearest Backpacker

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    GNH Bar London
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    GNH Bar

    Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, N1C 4TB 6 minutes away from Backpacker

    The GNH Bar takes up almost the entire ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel and opens directly onto the western concourse of King's Cross Station. ...More

    VOC London
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    VOC

    2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, N1 9AW 7 minutes away from Backpacker

    VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ...More

    The Big Chill House London
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    The Big Chill House

    257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, N1 9NL 8 minutes away from Backpacker

    From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ...More

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    Nightlife near Backpacker

    Backpacker clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
    Vinoteca King's Cross London
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    Vinoteca King's Cross

    One Pancras Square, King's Cross, N1C 4AG 5 minutes away from Backpacker

    Ten years after Vinoteca founders Charlie Young and business partner Brett Woonton opened their first restaurant, wine bar and shop in Clerkenwell the pair bring their ...More

    EGG London
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    EGG

    200 York Way, King's Cross, N7 9AP 7 minutes away from Backpacker

    Spread out over three floors with each one providing its own distinct look and feel, Egg London is a venue like no other. The ground floor ...More

    Scala London
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    Scala

    275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, King's Cross, N1 9NL 8 minutes away from Backpacker

    Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ...More

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    Events near Backpacker

    Near Backpacker
    Jekyll & Hyde London

    Jekyll & Hyde

    Now On
    Dates: 3rd to 8th Aug 2015 - 8pm-9.30pm
    Platform Theatre, University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, London, N1C 4AA 4 minutes away from Backpacker

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    The Railway Children London
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    The Railway Children

    Dates: 16th December 2014 to 3rd January 2016
    King's Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, London, N1 9AP 7 minutes away from Backpacker

    Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale ...More

    Lost Dials London

    Lost Dials

    Today Only
    Dates: Tuesday 4th August 2015 - 7.30pm
    Surya, 156 Pentonville Road, London, N1 9JL 9 minutes away from Backpacker

    Watford's indie pop outfit comprising of Jimmy Balch, Andy Nove and Kieran Cotter....More

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    Kings Place London
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    Kings Place

    90 York Way, King's Cross, N1 9AG 3 minutes away from Backpacker

    Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ...More

    Platform Theatre London
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    Platform Theatre

    University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King's Cross, N1C 4AA 4 minutes away from Backpacker

    Part of the University of the Arts London's award-winning campus for Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Platform Theatre has four performance spaces and ...More

    King's Cross Theatre London
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    King's Cross Theatre

    Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, N1C 4AG 6 minutes away from Backpacker

    A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ...More

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    Sights and Attractions near Backpacker

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Backpacker
    Lewis Cubitt Park and Square London
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    Lewis Cubitt Park and Square

    Handyside Street, King's Cross, N1C 4AY 1 minutes away from Backpacker

    On Stable Street in King's Cross, a short walk from Granary Square, Lewis Cubbit Square is the home of street food market KERB and host to ...More

    House of Illustration London
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    House of Illustration

    2 Granary Square, King's Cross, N1C 4BH 2 minutes away from Backpacker

    House of Illustration, the first permanent home of the charity of the same name, opened in Granary Square, King's Cross, in summer 2014 with an inaugural ...More

    Guardian News & Media Gallery London
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    Guardian News & Media Gallery

    90 York Way, King's Cross, N1 9GU 2 minutes away from Backpacker

    For an interesting take on print journalism and the machinations of the media world pay a visit to the gallery situated in the foyer of the ...More

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    Shopping near Backpacker

    The best shops and markets near Backpacker
    Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross London
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    Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross

    Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, N1 9AP 6 minutes away from Backpacker

    Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ...More

    Drink Shop & Do London
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    Drink Shop & Do

    9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, N1 9DX 7 minutes away from Backpacker

    Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and caf bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ...More

    Foyles St Pancras International London
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    Foyles St Pancras International

    St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, NW1 2QP 9 minutes away from Backpacker

    The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ...More

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    Rotunda Bar and Restaurant London
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    Rotunda Bar and Restaurant

    Kings Place, 90 York Way, King's Cross, N1 9AG 3 minutes away from Backpacker

    This canal side bar and restaurant is a pleasant place to stop off if you're wondering around the Kings Place development. Not exactly on the beaten ...More

    Merkato London
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    Merkato

    196 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, N1 0SL 4 minutes away from Backpacker

    This superb Ethiopian restaurant can be a bit intimidating for the uninitiated. There’s raucous music from live musicians and ordering can be confusing from a menu ...More

    The Parcel Yard London
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    The Parcel Yard

    Unit M8, C/o Network Rail, West Side offices,Kings Cross Railway Station, King's Cross, N1 9AL 4 minutes away from Backpacker

    Set within the Grade I-listed building of Kings Cross Station, The Parcel Yard serves up traditional British pub cuisine. The edgy industrial interior spans 2 floors, ...More

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    Education near Backpacker

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    Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design London
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    Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design

    Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, N1C 4AA 4 minutes away from Backpacker

    One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ...More

    The Place London
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    The Place

    17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, WC1H 9PY 14 minutes away from Backpacker

    London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ...More

    Out of the Bloom London
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    Out of the Bloom

    89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, NW1 0AG 16 minutes away from Backpacker

    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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    Leisure near Backpacker

    Backpacker gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
    Pancras Square Leisure London
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    Pancras Square Leisure

    5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, N1C 4AG 3 minutes away from Backpacker

    Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ...More

    Skip Garden London
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    Skip Garden

    Tapper Walk, King's Cross, N1C 4AQ 3 minutes away from Backpacker

    A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ...More

    King's Cross Pond Club London
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    King's Cross Pond Club

    Lewis Cubitt Park, King's Cross, N1C 4 minutes away from Backpacker

    Take a dip... in the middle of a construction site. The King's Cross Pond Club, a 40 metre long natural bathing pond, sits right in the ...More

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    The best pubs near London Backpacker.
    The Betjeman Arms London
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    The Betjeman Arms

    Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, NW1 2QP 9 minutes away from Backpacker

    Gastropub...More

    The Crown London
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    The Crown

    116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, N1 0EB 10 minutes away from Backpacker

    Modern British cuisine ...More

    The Harrison London
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    The Harrison

    28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, WC1H 8JF 12 minutes away from Backpacker

    Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ...More

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    Meeting venue hire near Backpacker

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Backpacker.
    Kings Place London
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    Kings Place

    90 York Way, King's Cross, N1 9AG 3 minutes away from Backpacker

    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

    British Library Conference Centre London
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    British Library Conference Centre

    96 Euston Road, King's Cross, NW1 2DB 10 minutes away from Backpacker

    As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ...More

    Business Design Centre London
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    Business Design Centre

    52 Upper Street, Islington, N1 0QH 13 minutes away from Backpacker

    Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ...More

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    Ladybird by Design
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    Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015
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    House of Illustration  2 minutes walk from Backpacker

    Over 120 original illustrations from classic Ladybird titles go on display in celebration of 100 years of Ladybird Books in ... More

    Body Bootcamp and Outdoor Swim
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    Sporting Events | Until 9th September 2015
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    King's Cross Pond Club  4 minutes walk from Backpacker

    On Wednesday evenings on 8th July, 12th August and 9th September, Frame fitness studio will be running a Body Bootcamp ... More

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    Theatre | Until 8th August 2015
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    Platform Theatre  4 minutes walk from Backpacker

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    Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
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    Exhibitions | Until 6th March 2016
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    King's Cross Foot Tunnel  8 minutes walk from Backpacker

    From Friday 6th March commuters and pedestrians using the new Allies & Morrison King's Cross foot tunnel will be greeted ... More

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    Concerts | On 4th August 2015
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    Surya  9 minutes walk from Backpacker

    Watford's indie pop outfit comprising of Jimmy Balch, Andy Nove and Kieran Cotter.... More

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    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015
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    St Pancras International Station  9 minutes walk from Backpacker

    A site-specific sculpture, replicating the station's DENT London clock in black and silver, which is suspended from wires 16 metres ... More

    Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy
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    Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2015
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    British Library  10 minutes walk from Backpacker

    Marking the 800th anniversary of the granting of the Magna Carta, the British Library presents Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy. ... More

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    Sporting Events | Until 21st August 2015
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    The Place  14 minutes walk from Backpacker

    This summer our courses feature: Michael Clark Company, Phoenix Dance Theatre, and Richard Alston Dance Company. Our Summer Dance Courses ... More

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 4th August 2015
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    KOKO  15 minutes walk from Backpacker

    Guests and residents supply indie, hip hop, electro, rock and pop, with a live performance from the alt rock four-piece, ... More

     
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