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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  21% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 4 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £125  38% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 5 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £60  41% off
Central Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pham Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
155 Whitecross Street, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Life
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sosharu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
Turnmill, 63 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 7 minutes from Life
A departure for top British chef Jason Atherton, Sosharu is an informal Japanese restaurant that serves tapas-style food and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kisetsu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
64 Turnmill Street, EC1M | 7 minutes from Life
Placing the chef centre stage, Kisetsu, is the perfect place for a unique private dining experience, in keeping with the 'kappo' tradition in Japan when a ... More
 
 
 
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Near Life
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Clerkenwell Grind
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
2-4 Old Street, EC1V | Same location as Life
Just down the road from the original Shoreditch Grind, behind a Grade II listed facade, ... More
 
 
 
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Nusa Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Life
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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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 Goswell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Life
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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The Craft of Film
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 22nd to 28th Feb 2017
Life, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Life
Taking place in the midst of award season, The Craft of Film at the Barbican explores nine cinematic crafts that are key to a film's success. ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
The Guildhall School Research Works: Performance As Research Method
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Monday 27th February 2017 - 6pm
Life, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Life
Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More
 
 
 
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The Guildhall School: Foyer Scenes
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 27th February 2017 - 6.15pm
Life, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Life
...More
 
 
 
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Near Life
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Life
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 Life

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Life
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Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Life
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 Life

The best shops and markets near Life
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Life
Its location opposite Smithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ... More
 
 
 
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Life
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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Education near Life

Near Life
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 8 minutes from Life
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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Life gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 8 minutes from Life
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 Life.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from Life
... More
 
 
 
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Life
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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Nightlife near Life

Life clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Life
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 6 minutes from Life
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Life.
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Life
... 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 | 4 minutes from Life
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 | 6 minutes from Life
... More
 
 
 
 

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Michael McIntyre: Work In Progress
Comedy | Until 10th July 2017 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Life

Observational humour as the energetic and quintessentially middle-class stand-up tries out new material based on the absurd nature of everyday ...More

Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Life

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from Life

Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which ...More

 
Hair by Sam McKnight
Hair by Sam McKnight
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Life

Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The ...More

 
Hair by Sam McKnight
Hair by Sam McKnight
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Life

Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The ...More

 
Reading Drawings
Exhibitions | Until 4th June 2017 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art 6 minutes walk from Life

Works by Canaletto, Corot, Signac and more exploring inscriptions that can be found on drawings....More

Below Stairs
Exhibitions | Until 4th March 2017 

Sir John Soane's Museum 7 minutes walk from Life

The end of the seven-year restoration project at Sir John Soane's Museum is celebrated with Below Stairs, an exhibition which ...More

Sussex Modernism: Retreat And Rebellion
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Two Temple Place 9 minutes walk from Life

Over 120 works including paintings, sculpture, photography and film, by artists including David Jones, Eric Gill, Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, ...More

Casanova: A Pasticcio Opera
Concerts | On 27th February 2017 

St Andrew's Church 15 minutes walk from Life

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The Ladybird Life Of Dickens: An Illustrated Adventure
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Charles Dickens Museum 16 minutes walk from Life

John Kenney's original illustrations alongside Peach's words, chronicling the life of the great English author....More

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With a programme created by food writers Grace Dent and Tom Parker Bowles, London Food Month will incorporate hundreds of events across the capital - from breakfasts to late-night supper clubs - to represent the ...More

Alice's Adventures Underground
Alice's Adventures Underground
Theatre | From 10th September 

The Vaults, Arch 233

Tumble down the rabbit hole into an immersive ...More

 
Mini Rumpus
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The Vaults, Arch 233

An enchanted woodland-themed party featuring music from Tell Tale Tusk, performance from Chivaree Circus and ...More

 
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The Cheese Bar
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The Craft of Film
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Film Events | Until 28th February 

Barbican Centre

Taking place in the midst of award season, The Craft of Film at the Barbican ...More

 
Cut Festival: The Art of Barbering
Cut Festival: The Art of Barbering
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 

Various Venues London

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The Future Of Fashion Weekend
The Future Of Fashion Weekend
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 

The House Of St Barnabas

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Tim Burton All-Nighter
Tim Burton All-Nighter
Film Events | On 25th February 

Prince Charles Cinema

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Rambla
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Catalan cuisine from Victor Garvey served in a dining room reminiscent of Barcelona's elegant-but-casual beachfront ...More

 
Jules
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An approachable, unpretentious menu, based on international tapas-style dishes, is served in the colourful, comfortable ...More

 
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MasterChef's Monica Galetti and husband David, chief sommelier at Le Gavroche, fulfil their long-term personal dream with Mere....More

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Whether you're an Italian living in London or interested in learning the language, the Italian Bookshop has something to offer....More

European Bookshop
Shopping 

Well stocked bookshop selling books for European languages and literature, serving Londoners since 1964....More

Number 177 Bar Official Launch
Clubbing and Nightlife | From 5th March 

Number 177 Bar & Kitchen

Party tunes from Andy Blake, Carlo Anderson, Elena Colombi, Hannah Holland, Jef K, Jess Farley, Josh Caffe, Medlar, Nicola Cima, Nostalgia of Mothership, Ross From Friends, Sami Daik, ...More

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MostArt Centre

Forward thinking electronic music

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The Tickled Bean Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 16th March 

MostArt Centre

Comedy, Musical....More

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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
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