Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library  

 
 
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211Borough High Street, Southwark, SE1 1JA
 
 
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London Bridge Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Snowsfields NCP
 
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London Bridge Hotel
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8-18 London Bridge Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
The London Bridge Hotel is an independent 4 star boutique hotel located right in the heart of London, making it an ideal accommodation choice for those ... More
 
 
 
Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London
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31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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71-79 Southwark Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Last Of The Boys
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th May to 4th June 2016 - Various Times
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 7 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
The latest production from the award-winning playwright Steven Dietz tells the story of two ex-soldiers and their haunting tales from the war that created their friendship....More
 
 
 
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Fitness. Yoga. Dance.
London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: Thursday 26th and Friday 27th May 2016 - 6.30pm-7.15pm
Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Pop-up fitness classes with pumping bass lines to get you moving....More
 
 
 
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Sander Van Doorn
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 27th May 2016 - 10.30pm-6am
Ministry of Sound, 103 Gaunt Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
The Dutch DJ and producer supplies his popular brand of electro house, tech house and progressive house. With support from label mates....More
 
 
 
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Roxy Bar & Screen
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
The Roxy Bar and Screen on Borough High Street is an independent cinema which hosts monthly VJ/DJ nights and has a Popcorn Comedy night as well ... More
 
 
 
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The Jellyfish Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marlborough Playground, 11-25 Union Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
London's first fully-functioning theatre made entirely from recycled and reclaimed materials was constructed over the summer of 2010 and will be open from late August through ... More
 
 
 
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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Marshalsea Prison
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Borough High Street, SE1 | Same location as Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Little remains of the once famous Marshalsea Prison and all that is left can be seen on one side of a pathway leading to Southwark Local ... More
 
 
 
St George The Martyr, Southwark
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Borough High Street, SE1 | Same location as Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
The church of St George the Martyr has strong associations with Charles Dickens, whose father was imprisoned for debt in the Marshalsea Prison. The surviving wall ... More
 
 
 
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in England. ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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The Wine Pantry
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
 
 
 
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Borough Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
 
 
 
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Simply Indian
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
25 Tabard Street, Southwark, SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Tas
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
72 Borough High Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Turkish cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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St Christopher's Inn
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
121 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
A traditional English pub on the vibrant Borough High Street, St Christopher's Inn serves fresh and flavourful food created with the finest produce from nearby Borough ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
The Art Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Mermaid Court, 165a Borough High Street, SE11HR | 1 minute from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Art classes encompassing glass, metal, moulding and casting, life drawing and loads more.... More
 
 
 
Linguarama
London > Education > English Language Courses
101 Finsbury Pavement, Bankside, London EC1A | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Over £1000pw. One-to-one business English courses.... More
 
 
 
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Red Cross Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
76 Redcross Way, SE1 | 2 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
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Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Fitness
16 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
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Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
, The Breakfast Club, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
 
 
 
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Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
 
 
 
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
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London Bridge - Lyon House
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160-166 Borough High St Bridge, SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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175-177 Borough High Street Bridge, SE1 | 1 minute from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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100 Borough High Street Bridge, SE1 | 2 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Sunset At The Villa Thalia
Theatre | Until 4th August 2016 

National Theatre: Cottesloe Theatre 11 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Charlotte and Theo retreat to a small island in April 1967 in search of peace but they are seduced by ...More

Sunset At The Villa Thalia
Sunset At The Villa Thalia
Theatre | Until 4th August 2016 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 11 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

A new play by Alexi Kaye Campbell, Sunset at the Villa Thalia spans a decade to explore the foreign influence, ...More

 
The Flick
The Flick
Theatre | Until 15th June 2016 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 11 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Annie Baker's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama The Flick transfers direct from New York to the ...More

 
The Suicide
The Suicide
Theatre | Until 25th June 2016 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 11 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Currently Writer in Residence at the National Theatre Studio, Suhayla El-Bushra takes The Suicide ...More

 
Dr Johnsons Houses
Tours | Until 31st December 2016 

Dr Johnson's House 13 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ...More

Grosvenor Light Opera Company: Pirates Of Penzance
Concerts | Until 28th May 2016 

Bridewell Theatre 15 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

The company performs Gilbert and Sullivan's comedy about a lowly pirate who falls in love with the Major-General's daughter....More

The Great American Trailer Park Musical
Theatre | Until 5th June 2016 

Waterloo East Theatre 17 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Rosemary Ashe stars in a comic musical fable exploring the relationships between tenants at the exclusive Armadillo Acres Trailer Park ...More

Blue/Orange
Blue/Orange
Theatre | Until 18th June 2016 

The Young Vic 18 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Joe Penhall's Olivier Award-winning play Blue/Orange is revived in 2016, staged at ...More

 
Cuttin' It
Cuttin' It
Theatre | Until 11th June 2016 

The Young Vic 18 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Delving into the disturbing world of female genital mutilation, Cuttin' It by Charlene James reveals the price ...More

 
Jekyll & Hyde
Jekyll & Hyde
Theatre | Until 28th May 2016 

Old Vic Theatre 19 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Matthew Warchus, the new artistic director of T he Old Vic , is bringing different forms ...More

 
 
 
 
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