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Plan the perfect year in the capital with our pick of the best events in London 2017. 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 £89† 36% 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† 28% 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 £98† 41% 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
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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
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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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Near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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Neon Waltz
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 25th February 2017 - 7pm
Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library, 6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
The six-piece outfit from John O'Groats comprising of Jordan Shearer, Jamie Swanson, Kevin Swanson, Calvin Wilson, Liam Whittles and Darren Coghill play indie originals....More
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School Play
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: Friday 24th February 2017 at 8pm & Saturday 25th February 2017 at 3.30pm and 8pm
Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 7 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Set against the backdrop of an education system in turmoil, Alex MacKeith's debut play asks what it means to be a primary school teacher in contemporary ...More
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Audio Rehab
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Saturday 25th February 2017 - 11pm-6am
Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library, 103 Gaunt Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Four rooms of house and electronica....More
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Entertainment near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

Near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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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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Sights and Attractions near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
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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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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Southwark Local Studies Library / John Harvard Library
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... 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
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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
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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
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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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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
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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.
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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
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.
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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
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
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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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Mixed-media assemblages made from packing crates, old furniture and scrap timber, inspired by the sculptural qualities of the cityscape of ...More

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Works providing an insight into the affinities between artists working in Japan, Europe and the United States, many of whom ...More

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