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Barbican Tube Station
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London Events 2015

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2015. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

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    Citadines London Barbican Apart-Hotel London

    Citadines London Barbican Apart-Hotel

    from 79 40% off
    7-21 Goswell Road, London, EC1M 7AH 3 minutes away from Play

    Just North of the city, these well-appointed family apartments offer an idyllic little spot for parents with children. At the weekend, the city is a wonderfully ...More

    Thistle City Barbican Hotel London

    Thistle City Barbican Hotel

    from 55 25% off
    Central Street, London, EC1V 8DS 5 minutes away from Play

    Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ...More

    Malmaison London London

    Malmaison London

    from 91 28% off
    18-21 Charterhouse Square, London, EC1M 6AH 6 minutes away from Play

    Malmaison London has been stunningly converted into the finest boutique hotel in London. Right on the edge of trendy Clerkenwell and within the sound of bow ...More

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    Artillery Arms London
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    Artillery Arms

    102 Bunhill Row, City, EC1Y 8ND 5 minutes away from Play

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    The Longroom London
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    The Longroom

    18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4AY 7 minutes away from Play

    Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ...More

    The Nightjar Bar London
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    The Nightjar Bar

    129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, EC1V 1JB 8 minutes away from Play

    For live jazz and adventurous signature cocktails in a subterranean speakeasy setting try The Nightjar Bar in Shoreditch. Taking its cue from the illicit anti-Prohibition bars ...More

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    Nightlife near Play

    Play clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
    Fox & Anchor London
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    Fox & Anchor

    115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 6AA 6 minutes away from Play

    This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ...More

    The Old Red Cow London
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    The Old Red Cow

    71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, EC1A 9EJ 7 minutes away from Play

    One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ...More

    Vinoteca London
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    Vinoteca

    7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, EC1M 4AA 7 minutes away from Play

    Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ...More

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    Events near Play

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    Henry IV (Part II) London
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    Henry IV (Part II)

    Dates: 14th December 2015 to 23rd January 2016
    Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS 6 minutes away from Play

    Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare ...More

    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man London
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    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man

    Dates: 14th July to 9th August 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, London, EC1R 4TN 11 minutes away from Play

    Fifteen years since its premiere, Matthew Bourne's "sweaty, oil-spattered version of Carmen" (The Guardian) is back. The internationally acclaimed award-winning dance thriller is loosely based ...More

    English National Ballet: Lest We Forget London
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    English National Ballet: Lest We Forget

    Dates: 8th to 12th Sep 2015
    Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, City, EC1R 4TN 11 minutes away from Play

    Following a successful first showing at the Barbican in spring last year, the English National Ballet's "clever mix of experiment and accessibility" (The Guardian), Lest We ...More

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    Barbican Theatre London
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    Barbican Theatre

    Silk Street, City, EC2Y 8DS 6 minutes away from Play

    The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ...More

    Barbican Centre London
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    Barbican Centre

    Silk Street, City, EC2Y 8DS 6 minutes away from Play

    Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ...More

    Barbican The Pit London
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    Barbican The Pit

    Silk Street, City, EC2Y 8DS 6 minutes away from Play

    In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ...More

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    Sights and Attractions near Play

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Play
    Host Gallery London
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    Host Gallery

    1 Honduras Street, City, EC1Y 0TH 1 minute away from Play

    Host was established in 2005 by Jon Levy, director of foto8, and Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. Photojournalism - from classical black and white reportage ...More

    Magnum Photos London
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    Magnum Photos

    63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 3RS 1 minutes away from Play

    The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its toughness. ...More

    Barbican - Curve Gallery London
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    Barbican - Curve Gallery

    Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, EC2Y 8DS 6 minutes away from Play

    Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ...More

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    Shopping near Play

    The best shops and markets near Play
    Barbican Chimes Music Shop London
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    Barbican Chimes Music Shop

    Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, EC2Y 8DD 5 minutes away from Play

    Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ...More

    Farm Collective London
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    Farm Collective

    91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 6BH 8 minutes away from Play

    Its location oppositeSmithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ...More

    Smithfield Market London
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    Smithfield Market

    West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, EC1A 9PQ 8 minutes away from Play

    For tenants of Smithfield Market getting up in the dark is the nothing out of the ordinary; with the market opening at 4am these hard ...More

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    Timberyard London
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    Timberyard

    61-67 Old Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 9HW 1 minute away from Play

    Attempting to re-invent the coffee shop experience, Timberyard is a modern caf that combines speciality tea, coffee and artisan food with the latest technology. Spread across ...More

    Look Mum No Hands! London
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    Look Mum No Hands!

    49 Old Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 9HX 1 minutes away from Play

    This cycle repair shop crossed with a cafe is the perfect hang-out for two wheel enthusiasts. Combining coffee and cycling Look Mum No Hands! on Old ...More

    Nusa Kitchen London
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    Nusa Kitchen

    9 Old Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 9HL 2 minutes away from Play

    All the food sold from this small but excellent cafe, launched in 2004, is made on-site using natural and organic ingredients. You can tell it's good ...More

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    Education near Play

    Near Play
    LSO St Luke's London
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    LSO St Luke's

    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 9NG 2 minutes away from Play

    This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ...More

    City Journalism London
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    City Journalism

    106 Bunhill Row, City, EC1Y 8YY 3 minutes away from Play

    City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ...More

    London Wine Academy London
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    London Wine Academy

    Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, EC1R 5NA 12 minutes away from Play

    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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    Play gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
    London Dance Academy London
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    London Dance Academy

    The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 8AB 2 minutes away from Play

    London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ...More

    London Fencing Club London
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    London Fencing Club

    Norman Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 3PU 3 minutes away from Play

    Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ...More

    Postman's Park London
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    Postman's Park

    King Edward Street, City, EC4M 7DQ 9 minutes away from Play

    Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ...More

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    The best pubs near London Play.
    The Hat & Feathers London
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    The Hat & Feathers

    2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, EC1M 5PQ 3 minutes away from Play

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    Fox & Anchor London
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    Fox & Anchor

    115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M 6AA 6 minutes away from Play

    This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ...More

    The Well London
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    The Well

    180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 4JY 6 minutes away from Play

    Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ...More

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    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Play.
    London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's London
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    London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's

    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V 9NG 2 minutes away from Play

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    The Brewery London
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    The Brewery

    Chiswell Street, City, EC1Y 4SD 5 minutes away from Play

    While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ...More

    Barbican Conference Centre London
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    Barbican Conference Centre

    Silk Street, City, EC2Y 8DS 6 minutes away from Play

    The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of ...More

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    Exhibitions | Until 23rd August 2015
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    Barbican Centre  6 minutes walk from Play

    An all-day celebration of music and art.... More

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    Concerts | Until 2nd August 2015
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    The Nightjar Bar  8 minutes walk from Play

    Swing-jazz by the London-based singer-guitarist.... More

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 2nd August 2015
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    Fabric  8 minutes walk from Play

    Peter Pixzel, Jacob Husley plus Jamma & Max supply house and techno.... More

    Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
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    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015
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    Museum of London  8 minutes walk from Play

    A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ... More

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st August 2015
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    Club Aquarium  9 minutes walk from Play

    Ireen Amnes ft Gabriele Mazza, Edgar Gallan, Sally Love, Daniel Beknackt and Tzapa spin deep techno and acid house.... More

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 2nd August 2015
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    Trapeze Bar  11 minutes walk from Play

    House and electro by Adam Cotier, Riaz Dhanani, Louie Anderson, Andme & Bastian, Shea Burke and guest James Dean.... More

    Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
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    Dance | Until 9th August 2015
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    Sadler's Wells Theatre  11 minutes walk from Play

    Fifteen years since its premiere, Matthew Bourne's "sweaty, oil-spattered version of Carmen" (The Guardian) is back. The internationally acclaimed ... More

    Summer Tales
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    Foodie Events | Until 28th August 2015
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    Red Market  12 minutes walk from Play

    After helping Londoners through two bleak winters, the team behind Night Tales are back to party one again, this time ... More

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    Music | On 2nd August 2015
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    The Old Blue Last  13 minutes walk from Play

    The band plays anti-funk with support from Selectric and Lee Clayton.... More

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 2nd August 2015
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    Mother Bar  13 minutes walk from Play

    DJ Durty Tango spins house, pop, trap and EDM.... More

     
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