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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. With as few as 60 photographers within the Magnum family, the name is synonymous with artistic originality and excellence. Becoming a full Member of Magnum Photos takes place over at least four years, with candidates evolving from the status of Nominee, to Associate, to Member, each evolution in status requiring a vote by the Magnum Photos Members.

 

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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £58  34% off
Central Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from Magnum Photos
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
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £195  27% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 6 minutes from Magnum Photos
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 £105  38% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 6 minutes from Magnum Photos
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
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Art Galleries nearest Magnum Photos

Nearest to Magnum Photos
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Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Magnum Photos
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
 
 
 
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Zaha Hadid Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
101 Goswell Road, EC1V | 3 minutes from Magnum Photos
The Zaha Hadid Gallery showcases the latest in architecture, interiors, furniture, and product design by the late, great architect behind the Olympic ... More
 
 
 
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from Magnum Photos
The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase for ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Magnum Photos

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Magnum Photos
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Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from Magnum Photos
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So it ... More
 
 
 
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Crypt On The Green, St James'
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from Magnum Photos
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
 
 
 
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Magnum Photos
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
 
 
 
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Near Magnum Photos
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from Magnum Photos
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
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from Magnum Photos
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
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from Magnum Photos
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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The best shops and markets near Magnum Photos
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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from Magnum Photos
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
 
 
 
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Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Magnum Photos
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
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Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from Magnum Photos
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
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Magnum Photos London?
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Timberyard, Old Street
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
61-67 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Magnum Photos
Attempting to re-invent the coffee shop experience, Timberyard is a modern café that combines speciality tea, coffee and artisan food with the latest technology. Spread across ... More
 
 
 
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Look Mum No Hands!
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
49 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Magnum Photos
This cycle repair shop crossed with a cafe is the perfect hang-out for two wheel enthusiasts. Combining coffee and cycling Look Mum No Hands! on Old ... More
 
 
 
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Nusa Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Magnum Photos
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
 
 
 
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Education near Magnum Photos

Near Magnum Photos
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Magnum Photos
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
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from Magnum Photos
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
 
 
 
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from Magnum Photos
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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Magnum Photos gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Magnum Photos
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
 
 
 
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Magnum Photos
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
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from Magnum Photos
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Magnum Photos

The best pubs near London Magnum Photos.
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The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Magnum Photos
... More
 
 
 
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The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Magnum Photos
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Magnum Photos
The Peasant is really two different eateries under one roof. Downstairs is a crowded and cheerful gastropub, with a menu of substantial tapas and platters. Upstairs ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Magnum Photos

Magnum Photos clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Magnum Photos
... More
 
 
 
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Good & Proper Tea Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Bower, EC1V | 7 minutes from Magnum Photos
Good & Proper Tea are on a mission to change the way people think about and drink the humble cuppa. Having driven their crowd-funded mobile ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Farringdon
London > Nightlife > Bars
105 Charterhouse Street, EC1M | 7 minutes from Magnum Photos
The rapidly expanding Simmons Group has cracked the code when it comes to running a successful drinking spot with its bars (13 and counting) opening up ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Magnum Photos.
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Magnum Photos
... More
 
 
 
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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Magnum Photos
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
 
 
 
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The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 7 minutes from Magnum Photos
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
 

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AI: More Than Human
AI: More Than Human
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2019 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from Magnum Photos

A major centre-wide exhibition presented in a festival style at the Barbican Centre, AI: More than Human delves into our ...More

 
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Barbican Art Gallery 7 minutes walk from Magnum Photos

One of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee Krasner, is the subject of a solo exhibition at the Barbican Art ...More

 
The Damned (Les Damnes)
Theatre | Until 25th June 2019 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from Magnum Photos

Ivo van Hove directs this Comedie-Francaise production that follows a family of German industrialists in pre-war Germany. Adapted from Luchino ...More

Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from Magnum Photos

Abstract expressionist paintings by the pioneering artist whose importance was shadowed by her marriage to Jackson Pollock....More

Nick Cave
Concerts | On 19th June 2019 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from Magnum Photos

The veteran Australian alternative rock singer-songwriter and musician hosts an intimate evening of talk and music....More

Maria Berrio, Caroline Walker, Flora Yukhnovich
Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2019 

Victoria Miro 7 minutes walk from Magnum Photos

A group show of three young painters, whose distinctive work references themes of gender, the workplace and migration....More

Isaac Julien: Lina Bo Bardi - A Marvellous Entanglement
Exhibitions | Until 27th July 2019 

Victoria Miro 7 minutes walk from Magnum Photos

A nine-screen installation dedicated to the buildings and legacy of modernist architect and designer Lina Bo Bardi, featuring contributions from ...More

Nine Iranian Artists in London: The Spark Is You
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2019 

Parasol Unit 7 minutes walk from Magnum Photos

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Beasts of London
Beasts of London
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Museum of London 9 minutes walk from Magnum Photos

From the soaring eagle to the infectious bacterium, Beasts of London shows the history of London, seen from the perspective ...More

 
Any Given Bank Holiday: Bottomless Aperol Spritz Brunch
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Foodie Events | Until 26th December 2019 

The Piano Works 10 minutes walk from Magnum Photos

For bottomless brunch with a side of live music, head to The Piano Works. Both the West End and Farringdon ...More

 

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Hyde Park

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