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London Events 2020

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2020 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2020 London events.

 
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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £195  25% 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  26% 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
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  39% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 13 minutes from Life
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pham Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
155 Whitecross Street, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Life
... 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bone Daddies The Bower
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
207-211 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Life
Following on from the Soho and Kensington locations, Bone Daddies has now launched at The Bower in east London. Steering away from sushi, this restaurant gives ... More
 
 
 
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Dining near Life

Near Life
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Eliades Ochoa
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 26th February 2020 - 7.30pm
Life, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Life
The former Buena Vista Social Club heavyweight, known as Mr Chan Chan in his hometown, performs his unique, guitar and percussion-driven son, bolero and guaracha music. ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Viviana Durante Company: Isadora Now
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 25th to 29th Feb 2020 - 7.45pm
Life, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Life
The all-female ensemble pays tribute to the American dancer Isadora Duncan with three works: the rarely seen Dance Of The Furies created by Duncan in 1905; ...More
 
 
 
Now On
Guildhall School Of Music And Drama: The Angel Esmeralda
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 24th Feb, 26th Feb, 28th Feb and 2nd Mar 2020 - 7pm
Life, Silk Street, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Life
The world premiere adaptation of Don DeLillo's short story about a desperate woman in the Bronx in 1944. commissioned by Scottish Opera with music by Lliam ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Life

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Zaha Hadid Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
101 Goswell Road, EC1V | 3 minutes from Life
The Zaha Hadid Gallery showcases the latest in architecture, interiors, furniture, and product design by the late, great architect behind the Olympic ... 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
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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Leisure near Life

Life gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Pubs near Life

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Life

Life clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simmons Farringdon
London > Nightlife > Bars
105 Charterhouse Street, EC1M | 5 minutes from Life
The rapidly expanding Simmons Group has cracked the code when it comes to running a successful drinking spot with its bars (13 and counting) opening up ... More
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Life

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Life.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Life
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Life
... More
 
 
 
 

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'Good Morning, America' by Mark Power
Exhibitions | Until 3rd April 2020 

Magnum Photos 2 minutes walk from Life

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Masculinities: Liberation through Photography
Masculinities: Liberation through Photography
Exhibitions | Until 17th May 2020 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Life

Bringing together over 300 works by more than 50 pioneering international artists, the Barbican surveys the representation of masculinity across ...More

 
Eliades Ochoa
Concerts | On 26th February 2020 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Life

The former Buena Vista Social Club heavyweight, known as Mr Chan Chan in his hometown, performs his unique, guitar and ...More

Guildhall School Of Music And Drama: The Angel Esmeralda
Concerts | Until 2nd March 2020 

Guildhall School Of Music And Drama 7 minutes walk from Life

The world premiere adaptation of Don DeLillo's short story about a desperate woman in the Bronx in 1944. commissioned by ...More

Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
Seasonal | Until 12th April 2020 

Aviary 10 minutes walk from Life

The sky-high igloos return to the Aviary terrace this year, taking the theme Skye-line Igloos in partnership with award-winning spirit ...More

 
Jubel Ski Lodge
Jubel Ski Lodge
Foodie Events | Until 27th March 2020 

The Conductor 11 minutes walk from Life

Escape the London winter without leaving the city by visiting a lively, warm apres ski bar, the Jubel Ski Lodge ...More

 
Message In A Bottle
Message In A Bottle
Dance | Until 21st March 2020 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 11 minutes walk from Life

In a first-time collaboration between Sadler's Wells and Universal Music, Message In A Bottle is a brand-new dance show from ...More

 
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre Of Taiwan: 13 Tongues & Dust
Dance | Until 29th February 2020 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 11 minutes walk from Life

The renowned company performs Lin Hwai-Min's Dust that uses Shostakovich's response to the destruction of Dresden to form his own ...More

Nathan Gray
Concerts | On 26th February 2020 

The Courtyard Theatre 13 minutes walk from Life

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Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: The Emerald City
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: The Emerald City
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 1st May 2020 

The Queen Of Hoxton 14 minutes walk from Life

Follow the yellow brick road up to The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop this winter for its latest pop-up extravaganza, The ...More

 

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Park Row
Park Row
Dining 

Set within a Grade II listed Art Deco dining room, Park Row is better known ...More

 
Bamford Wellness Spa Brompton Cross
Leisure 

A luxurious spa, complete with a space for yoga and three treatment rooms Bamford Wellness Spa Brompton Cross is a centre for serious relaxation....More

Montague on the Gardens: Mix It
Montague on the Gardens: Mix It
Foodie Events | From 29th February 

The Montague on the Gardens Hotel

Bottomless cocktail making experience Mix It pops upat ...More

 
The Gruffalo at Kew Gardens
Kids Events | From 4th April 

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

Grab your map and paint on some whiskers this Easter ready for a Gruffalo hunt at Kew Gardens. Immersing little ones in the world of Julia Donaldson's much-loved ...More

Kidbrooke Village
Kidbrooke Village
Attractions 

Redevelopment of the notorious Ferrier Estate in Greenwich, which was completely demolished to make way ...More

 
Easter at IWM London
Kids Events | From 4th April 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

The IWM London invites families to enjoy a special line-up of events and activities throughout the Easter holiday, including the chance to become a spy for the day. Coinciding with the release of the latest ...More

Myddelton House
Myddelton House
Leisure 

Created by E A Bowles (1865-1954), Myddelton House Gardens features many unusual plants and includes ...More

 
Baraka Restaurant and Bar
Baraka Restaurant and Bar
Dining 

With open flame Mangal cooking and ancient recipes from across the Ottoman Empire, Baraka is ...More

 
Super Nature
Super Nature
Exhibitions | From 28th March 

Garden Museum

A new art fair inspired by the joy of plants comes to the Garden Museum ...More

 
Drag Bingo and Bottomless Bubbles
Drag Bingo and Bottomless Bubbles
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th February 

Mama London

Eccentric east London hotel Mama London presents an ...More

 
Darkfield: Seance - Flight - Coma
Darkfield: Seance - Flight - Coma
Theatre | From 28th February 

Lewis Cubitt Park and Square

Described as a 'multi-sensory sonic theme park' Darkfield ...More

 
Easter at the Southbank Centre
Easter at the Southbank Centre
Seasonal | From 4th April 

Southbank Centre

This Easter hop down to the Southbank Centre ...More

 
Steve Martin & Martin Short: The Funniest Show In Town At The Moment
Steve Martin & Martin Short: The Funniest Show In Town At The Moment
Comedy | From 14th March 

Royal Albert Hall

The Hollywood actors, comedians and decades-long friends cross ...More

 
Shazia Mirza: Coconut
Shazia Mirza: Coconut
Comedy | On 7th March 

Southbank Centre

Insightful social and cultural observations mixed with personal anecdotes from the award-winning Birmingham-born stand-up. Shazia ...More

 
Formafantasma: Cambio
Formafantasma: Cambio
Exhibitions | From 4th March 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

At the intersection of design, contemporary art and research, Italian design duo Formafantasma examines the ...More

 
Cutting Room
Cutting Room
Dining 

Cutting Room is a cute restaurant with live music in the basement bar downstairs....More

 
Atmosphere Venues
Atmosphere Venues
Business 

A collection of contemporary venue spaces located in Westminster's Millbank Tower, an 118-metre high skyscraper ...More

 
George & Vulture
George & Vulture
Drinking 

The tallest pub in London, the George & Vulture has stood tall against the changing ...More

 
George & Vulture
George & Vulture
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British cuisine....More

 
Chop'd City Point
Chop'd City Point
Dining 

Chop'd is a good salad, soup and breakfast place where food is freshly made each ...More

 
London Events 2020
London Events 2020
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New musicals put Pretty Woman and The Prince of Egypt centre stage, and blockbuster ...More

 
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Best Valentine's Day Events in London
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Illuminating London Light Shows in January 2020
Illuminating London Light Shows in January 2020
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Six illuminating light shows to brighten the ...More

 
New Hotels in London 2020
New Hotels in London 2020
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