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What's on in London 2018

Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2018. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

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Near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £74† 32% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 8 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
The Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £28† 42% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 8 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Located just south of the River Thames, The Bridge Hotel is the perfect accommodation choice for those wishing to explore the many sights and attractions London ... More
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £113† 29% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
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Alternative Libraries nearest Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Nearest to Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
5 Pancras Square, Bloomsbury, London N1C | 2.9 miles from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
In July 2014 St Pancras Library closed in its former location, Argyle Street, and relocated to shiny new premises at 5 Pancras Square, a new-build 14-storey ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Bride Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
Bride Lane, Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 19 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
This specialist library off Fleet Street houses 50,000 books and 3,500 periodicals, catalogues and directories on printing. From techniques to type faces, graphic design to typography, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Women's Library
London > Useful Numbers > Libraries
25 Old Castle Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 25 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
The Women's Library was established in 1926, as the Library of the London Society for Women's Service, the successor of the London women's suffrage organisation led ... More
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Events near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Barnum
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 25th November 2017 to 3rd March 2018
Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Gordon Greenberg directs a revival of the razzle dazzle musical, which charts the rise of the greatest showman on Earth, 19th century circus supremo PT Barnum, ...More
Now On
The Here And This And Now
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 10th January to 10th February 2018 - Various Times
Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 7 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Theatre Royal Plymouth presents Glenn Waldron's darkly comic interrogation of office workplace culture and the cataclysmic consequences of antibiotic resistance. Directed by Simon Stokes....More
Now On
The War Has Not Yet Started
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 17th January to 10th February 2018 - Various Times
Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 7 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Theatre Royal Plymouth presents a dark comedy by Moscow-based Mikhail Durnenkov, presenting 12 twisted parables for the modern age. Directed by Gordon Anderson....More
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Entertainment near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Sights and Attractions near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hunter Penrose
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
32 Southwark Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
A beautiful old brick factory next to a b lue railway bridge just off Southwark Street, this was once the home of Hunter Penrose ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Shopping near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

The best shops and markets near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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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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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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Restaurants near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

What are the best dining options near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library London?
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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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 24 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 26 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
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Leisure near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
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Pubs near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

The best pubs near London Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
... More
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Nightlife near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Breakfast Club, 11 Southwark Street, 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Meeting venue hire near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library.
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Flea at Flat Iron Square Vintage and Makers Market
Shopping | Until 30th December 2018 

Flat Iron Square 4 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Traders selling bric-a-brac, antiques, furniture, unique collections of clothing, jewellery and ceramics....More

Barnum
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Menier Chocolate Factory 4 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Gordon Greenberg directs a revival of the razzle dazzle musical, which charts the rise of the greatest showman on Earth, ...More

The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 9 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 21st January 2018 

The Shard 9 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
Brodsky Quartet
Concerts | On 21st January 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 9 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

The group performs Shostakovich's Two Pieces For String Quartet, Janacek's String Quartet No 2, 'Intimate Letters' and Bartok's String Quartet ...More

Brodsky Quartet
Concerts | On 21st January 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 9 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

The group performs Tanaka 's At The Grave Of Beethoven, Britten's String Quartet No 3 and Shostakovich's String Quartet No ...More

Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

White Cube Bermondsey 10 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of Gilbert & George with its new exhibition, Gilbert & George: The Beard ...More

 
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Tate Modern 10 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Russian-born conceptual artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, known for their pioneering large-scale environments and installations, are the subject of a ...More

 
Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55
Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

Tate Modern 10 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Tate Modern looks at the dramatic history of Russia and the Soviet Union through the eyes of artists, designers and ...More

 
Modigliani
Modigliani
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Tate Modern 10 minutes walk from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

This November, Tate Modern takes a journey through Amedeo Modigliani's career with a major new retrospective. Responsible for some of ...More

 

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Valentine's Day at the Museum of Brands
Seasonal | From 10th February 

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

This Valentine's, enjoy 2for1 admission at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising. The venue is offering the deal to anyone who brings date between February 10th to ...More

St. Valentine's Day at The Zetter
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Zetter Hotel

The Zetter Hotel in Clerkenwell invites you and your better half to indulge in a decadent seven-course tasting menu this Valentine's Day. Being served in Club Zetter, the ...More

Tidy Up
Tidy Up
Theatre | From 16th February 

Southbank Centre

A work by the charming Peutetre Theatre company about chaos and order for children....More

 
Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Queen Of Hoxton

Head to the cosy Moroccan WigWam sitting atop The Queen of Hoxton this Valentine's Day for Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust. Celebrating feminine wit and desire, the ...More

The Potato Puppet Playground
The Potato Puppet Playground
Kids Events | From 17th February 

The CentrE17

The humble potato becomes the root of spud-related ...More

 
Valentine's DIY Porn Workshop
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The Book Club

Things are getting raunchy at The Book Club this Valentine's Day with the DIY Porn Workshop. For those who have always wanted to create a naughty home movie ...More

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CentrE17 is a vibrant performance venue in Walthamstow, run by the community, for the community....More

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Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Mixing modern and traditional Japanese forms of storytelling and inspired by the traditions of Shogatsu ...More

 
Mischief And Mysteries In Moomin Valley
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Southbank Centre

A storytelling experience complete with puppetry, original music ...More

 
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180 Arlington Road

Having already pioneered bingo for young people with Rebel Bingo, the same team now present ...More

 
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The gallery@oxo

This February, Facebook presents its first real-world exhibition, ...More

 
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Wildflower
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Set within south London creative hub Peckham Levels, Wildflower is an informal vegetarian and vegan ...More

 
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