Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library  

 
 
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2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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One Bare Foot Square Exhibition Traveling To London
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th, 12th and 19th December 2016 - 12noon-8pm
Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library, Borough High Street, SE1 | Same location as Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Backyard Cinema: The Winter Night Garden
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 18th November 2016 to 6th January 2017
Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library, 42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
After its success last year, the Backyard Cinema brings The Winter Night Garden back for 2016. The theatrical cinema experts, known for their immersive and detailed ...More
 
 
 
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Licensed to Ill
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th November to 24th December 2016 - Various Times
Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 7 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
A brash, big-hearted new show about the Beastie Boys, hip hop's most notorious pranksters - presented by The Corner Shop Events....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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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Mumford and Sons band member Ben Lovett, co-founder of independent record label Communion, bucks the trend for closing down ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... 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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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
 
 
 
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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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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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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
 
 
 
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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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London > Leisure >
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, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... 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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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 9 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Within the Flat Iron Square site, an area encompassing six railway arches and filled with restaurants, street food and a live music venue, is Devonshire ... 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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