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Hoxton Overground Station
 
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3 minutes walk
 
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6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  36% 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  24% 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  33% 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
... More
 
 
 
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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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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Events near Life

Near Life
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Richard Mosse: Incoming
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st April 2017 at 11am-9pm & 22nd and 23rd April 2017 at 11am-8pm
Life, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Life
An immersive multi-channel video installation created in collaboration with composer Ben Frost and cinematographer Trevor Tweeten....More
 
 
 
Today Only
Vers La Famme: The Complete Scriabin Piano Sonatas
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 23rd April 2017 - 3pm
Life, 1 Milton Street, Barbican, EC2Y | 7 minutes from Life
Pianist Peter Donohoe tackles the complete Piano Sonatas of Alexander Scriabin....More
 
 
 
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WetYourSelf!
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 23rd April 2017 - 11pm-5.30am
Life, 77a Charterhouse Street, EC1M | 7 minutes from Life
House and techno at the long-running party, from Z@p, Lamine, Jacob Husley and Peter Pixzel....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
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
 
 
 
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
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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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
 
 
 
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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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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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LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
Concerts | On 23rd April 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Life

Pianist Scott MacIsaac performs Debussy's Estampes, Scriabin's Vers La Flamme and Prokofiev's Sonata No 4 In C Minor....More

London Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | On 23rd April 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Life

Francois-Xavier Roth conducts a performance of Debussy's Prelude A L'Apres-Midi D'un Faune, Bartok's Viola Concerto and Bruckner's Symphony No 4. ...More

Richard Mosse: Incoming
Richard Mosse: Incoming
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Barbican - Curve Gallery 6 minutes walk from Life

Conceptual documentary photographer and Deutsche Borse Photography Prize Winner Richard Mosse has created an immersive multi-channel video installation in the ...More

 
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Life

In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second ...More

 
WetYourSelf!
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd April 2017 

Fabric 7 minutes walk from Life

House and techno at the long-running party, from Z@p, Lamine, Jacob Husley and Peter Pixzel....More

Vers La Famme: The Complete Scriabin Piano Sonatas
Concerts | On 23rd April 2017 

Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama 7 minutes walk from Life

Pianist Peter Donohoe tackles the complete Piano Sonatas of Alexander Scriabin....More

Sunday Family Workshop: I Spy With My Little Eye
Exhibitions | On 23rd April 2017 

Parasol Unit 10 minutes walk from Life

Literary & Education, Art Workshop....More

Requiem For Aleppo
Dance | On 23rd April 2017 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 11 minutes walk from Life

Twelve dancers from around the world come together to express their solidarity with the people of Aleppo through the medium ...More

Mndsgn
Concerts | On 23rd April 2017 

XOYO 11 minutes walk from Life

The Los Angeles-based hip hop producer, Ringgo Ancheta, hits the UK's stages to perform live....More

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GrandFest
GrandFest
Exhibitions | On 18th June 

Various Venues East London

Back for its third year, GrandFest is a one-day mini festival that celebrates the heritage ...More

 
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Cocktails & Coding
Business Events | From 25th April 

Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel

Sanderson London embarks on a series of tech-focused events this spring/summer, launching with a partnership ...More

 
Senor Ceviche Fitzrovia
Senor Ceviche Fitzrovia
Dining 

After bringing a taste of Peru to Carnaby, Senor Ceviche opened in Fitzrovia in 2017....More

 
Saucy Chip
Saucy Chip
Dining 

From festivals to Fitzrovia, the gourmet chippie Saucy Chip has found a permanent home at ...More

 
Madame D's
Madame D's
Dining 

Following the success of Gunpowder, Harneet and Devina Baweja open a second London restaurant, Madame ...More

 
Flight Club Bloomsbury
Flight Club Bloomsbury
Drinking 

Flight Club hits the bullseye, adding a second stylish club to its stable....More

 
Floating Pocket Park
Floating Pocket Park
Leisure 

A floating park in the Paddington Basin brings a beautiful green space to a forgotten ...More

 
Clarette
Clarette
Drinking 

The heiress of the renowned Chateau Margaux wine estate is behind this three floor wine ...More

 
Professor Brian Cox
Exhibitions | On 26th May 

SSE Arena, Wembley

The physicist, TV presenter and author takes audiences on a spectacular journey through space and time plus Cox will take part in an interview chaired by his The Infinite Monkey Cage co-host Robin Ince....More

The Kooks
The Kooks
Concerts | On 13th May 

Alexandra Palace

The Brighton-hailing indie-rock quartet celebrate their 10th anniversary, performing tunes new and old....More

 
Neverland London
Neverland London
Foodie Events | From 10th May 

Albert Wharf

Enjoy a staycation this summer with a visit to Fulham's first Thameside beach, which brings ...More

 
Maximo Park
Maximo Park
Concerts | On 12th May 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

The alt.rock veterans deliver their high-energy hits including Our Velocity, The National Health, Midnight On ...More

 
Pergola Paddington Central
Pergola Paddington Central
Dining 

Pergola on the Roof, the rooftop pop-up at ...More

 
JuJu's Bar and Stage
JuJu's Bar and Stage
Drinking 

Nestled in the heart of the Old Truman Brewery, Juju's Bar and Stage is a ...More

 
Dirty Bones Soho
Dirty Bones Soho
Dining 

Dirty Bones comes to Soho in 2017, serving up New York-inspired comfort food and cocktails ...More

 
Barnes Children's Literature Festival
Barnes Children's Literature Festival
Kids Events | From 13th May 

Barnes

An inspiring and entertaining programme includes author talks, ...More

 
Compagnie Du Hanneton / James Thierree: The Toad Knew
Compagnie Du Hanneton / James Thierree: The Toad Knew
Dance | From 3rd May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Following Tabac Rouge in 2014, James Thierree returns ...More

 
Wandsworth Arts Fringe
Wandsworth Arts Fringe
Exhibitions | From 5th May 

Heathbrook Park

Two weeks of theatre, art, circus, comedy and free shows in south London....More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

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

 
This weekend in London: 21st - 23rd April
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