The Lexington

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96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 9JB
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Mon-Tue: 12noon-12midnight; Wed-Thu: 12noon-2am; Fri-Sat: 12noon-4am; Sun: 12noon-11.30pm

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The Lexington is both a music venue and an English pub that thinks it's an American speakeasy. While this may sound like trying to please all of the people all of the time it is in fact a great venue to see a band. The upstairs room is small and intimate with good views of the stage from most of the room. The decor is a cut above most dingy live venues, with a glowing orange bar, and plush red velvet curtains. Downstairs there's the American bar with a bull's skull on the wall serving whiskey, lots of bourbon brands and American beers, as well as various lagers and Guinness on tap. The food is similarly southern American in style including the signature Lexington Burger. Regular live music, a weekly Rough Trade pop quiz, rock and roll bingo, a decent jukebox, and late night opening - 'til 2am most nights - make The Lexington one of the best places to go out in King's Cross.

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Wooden ArmsWooden ArmsBritish cross-over five-piece, combining trip hop, classical and alternative sounds.2017-12-16T19:45:00+00002017-12-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Wooden Arms
Age Of ConsentAge Of ConsentThe resident selectors spin sounds from the 1980s of all genres.2017-12-16T23:00:00+00002017-12-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Quick WittingtonQuick WittingtonDream Themes presents its 2017 panto and concert, loosely based on the story of Dick Whittington and featuring a variety of jokes, dance routines, TV theme tunes and songs.2017-12-17T19:00:00+00002017-12-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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The Wave Pictures Christmas Extravaganza: Part OneThe Wave Pictures Christmas Extravaganza: Part OneThe rock'n'roll trio celebrates Christmas, by playing old classics and newer material.2017-12-19T19:30:00+00002017-12-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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The Wave Pictures Christmas Extravaganza: Part One
The Wave Pictures Christmas Extravaganza: Part Two, TigercatsThe Wave Pictures Christmas Extravaganza: Part Two, TigercatsThe rock'n'roll trio celebrates Christmas, by playing old classics and newer material.2017-12-20T19:30:00+00002017-12-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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The Wave Pictures Christmas Extravaganza: Part Two, Tigercats
Joanne Joanne: Duran Duran TributeJoanne Joanne: Duran Duran TributeThe London-based, female five-piece faithfully recreates Duran Duran's classic 1981/82 oeuvre.2017-12-21T19:00:00+00002017-12-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Joanne Joanne: Duran Duran Tribute
White Heat ClubWhite Heat ClubResident DJs spin the best indie, new and classic disco, leftfield pop and new wave edits.2017-12-22T19:30:00+00002017-12-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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White Heat New Year's Eve PartyWhite Heat New Year's Eve PartyClubbing, Rock.2017-12-31T21:00:00+00002017-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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White Heat New Year's Eve Party
Laetitia SadierLaetitia SadierSmooth contemporary pop from the London-based singer-songwriter.2018-01-04T20:00:00+00002018-01-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Laetitia Sadier
Fanny AndersenFanny AndersenThe singer-songwriter plays Nordic pop beats with support from Joy Crookes and Sabella.2018-01-08T19:30:00+00002018-01-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road N1 9JB
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Fanny Andersen

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Angel Tube Station
5 minutes walk
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10 minutes walk
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Car Parks

Skinner Street NCP
9 minutes walk
Elia Mews Car Park
9 minutes walk

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 91 26% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 2 minutes from The Lexington
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 58 34% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 7 minutes from The Lexington
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 84 32% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 8 minutes from The Lexington
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
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Alternative Live Music nearest The Lexington

Nearest to The Lexington
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Lexington
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 12 minutes from The Lexington
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue where in-house musicians take centre ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Islington Assembly Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 16 minutes from The Lexington
Opened in 1930, Islington Assembly Hall, the headquarters of the Borough of Islington, was extensively refurbished in 2010 by Islington Council to become a live music ... More
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from The Lexington
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from The Lexington
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
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Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from The Lexington
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national ... More
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Wooden Arms
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Saturday 16th December 2017 - 7.45pm-11pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | Same location as The Lexington
British cross-over five-piece, combining trip hop, classical and alternative sounds....More
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The Roofs
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Saturday 16th December 2017 - 7.30pm
The Lexington, 156 Pentonville Road, N1 | 3 minutes from The Lexington
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Carmen La Cubana
London > Events > Dance Dates: 1st to 19th August 2018
The Lexington, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 6 minutes from The Lexington
The UK premiere of Carmen La Cubana featuring Bizet's classic score, with new orchestrations by Tony Award-winner Alex Lacamoire (Hamilton), comes to Sadler's Wells this summer. ...More
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Sights and Attractions near The Lexington

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Lexington
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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from The Lexington
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
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Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 5 minutes from The Lexington
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area. Larry ... More
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 6 minutes from The Lexington
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
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The best shops and markets near The Lexington
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Fresh N Fine
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
18 Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from The Lexington
This independent supermarket between Angel and Kings Cross sells good quality organic food, Bundaberg root beer and Fentiman's cola as well as all the basics. ... More
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Euphorium Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26a Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Lexington
This traditional bakery, drawing on British and Gallic roots, has made an indelible mark on the foodies of Islington. With nearly twenty types of bread - ... More
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Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Lexington
Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and caf bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ... More
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Spices
London > Restaurants >
10 Chapel Market, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lexington
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Rooburoo
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
21 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lexington
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Bill's Islington
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 White Lion Street, Islington, London N1 | 4 minutes from The Lexington
Combining an old-fashioned grocer with an appealing delicatessen and an informal caf serving a British and Mediterranean-influenced menu, Bill's now boasts numerous London and nationwide locations. ... More
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 7 minutes from The Lexington
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from The Lexington
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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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 11 minutes from The Lexington
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
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The Lexington gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Lexington
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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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 11 minutes from The Lexington
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 12 minutes from The Lexington
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
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Pubs near The Lexington

The best pubs near London The Lexington.
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The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Lexington
Modern British cuisine ... More
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The Easton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 7 minutes from The Lexington
Freezing cold and slightly wet, we took shelter in this welcoming pub for a bite to eat... but they practically had to roll us out of ... More
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The Ambassador
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from The Lexington
The Ambassador is one of the more special among of the gastro pubs in Exmouth Market thanks to its short but eclectic menu. It also owes ... More
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Nightlife near The Lexington

The Lexington clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 3 minutes from The Lexington
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
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Smithy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 6 minutes from The Lexington
An unexpected surprise, located in a King’s Cross backstreet you never knew existed, yet still only a five-minute walk from the tube, this wine-bar-cum-restaurant offers a ... More
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Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Lexington
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
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Meeting venue hire near The Lexington

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Lexington.
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Business Design Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
52 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 7 minutes from The Lexington
Exhibitors love this venue and it's easy to see why. The Business Design Centre in Islington is in a great location just one mile from The ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 9 minutes from The Lexington
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 12 minutes from The Lexington
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More

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The Roofs
Concerts | On 16th December 2017 

Surya 3 minutes walk from The Lexington

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Arthur Pita: The Little Match Girl (Ages 5-11)
Dance | Until 24th December 2017 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

The acclaimed choreographer adapts Hans Christian Andersen's tale of an impoverished young street girl's hopes and dreams. The original live ...More

New Adventures: Matthew Bourne's Cinderella
Dance | Until 27th January 2018 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

Matthew Bourne commemorates the 70th anniversary of the Blitz with a revised production of his sweeping wartime romance set to ...More

The Little Match Girl
The Little Match Girl
Theatre | Until 24th December 2017 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

A snowy stage sets the scene for an icy cold Christmas Eve, where the Little Match Girl paces the emptying ...More

 
Club De Fromage
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 16th December 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

Residents and guests play rock and pop anthems from Lady Gaga, Queen, Take That and more....More

Kaos Presents
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 16th December 2017 

Electrowerkz 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

House and techno courtesy of Size Pier, Unconscious, Claus Fuss, Proteus and Choronzon....More

Burn Down The Disco
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 16th December 2017 

O2 Academy Islington 6 minutes walk from The Lexington

Indie, soul, synth, ska and rock'n'roll courtesy of guests and residents....More

Shorebitch Santa's Twerkshop
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 16th December 2017 

Scala 7 minutes walk from The Lexington

Hip hop, R&B, garage and grime from 7oel, Budakan, Young Fergus and Roxxxan....More

Angel Comedy Pro Night
Comedy | On 16th December 2017 

Angel Comedy Club 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

A night of top stand-up from familiar faces on the comedy circuit....More

Oliver Coates With Tenebrae
Concerts | On 16th December 2017 

Kings Place 9 minutes walk from The Lexington

Nigel Short conducts Poulenc's Quatre Motets Pour Le Temps De Noel, Faure's Cantique De Jean Racine With Cello Obbligato, Debussy's ...More

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The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

From July 2018, Sam Mendes directs the epic story of Lehman Brothers from its beginning in 1844 to its end 163 years later. Few will forget the scenes of bankers leaving in 2008, their personal ...More

Exit the King
Theatre | From 1st July 

National Theatre

This July at the National, Patrick Marber directs his own adaptation of Ionesco's dark comedy, Exit the King, starring Rhys Ifans as the King opposite Indira Varma as Queen with designs by Anthony Ward....More

The Divide
Theatre | From 1st February 

Old Vic Theatre

Brother and sister Elihu and Soween glimpse cracks in the system of a dystopian regime that embraces brutal repression, forbidden love and insurrection in the world premiere of Alan Ayckbourn's landmark drama. This tale for ...More

English National Ballet: Voices Of America
Dance | From 12th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

English National Ballet return to Sadler's Wells in 2018 with a mixed bill of American-style neo-classic ballet. Voices of America brings together works from three generations of American ...More

Lee Bul: Wayward Wander
Exhibitions | From 30th May 

The Hayward Gallery

The Southbank Centre's Hayward Gallery hosts a mid-career survey of the work of acclaimed South Korean artist Lee Bul. The first retrospective of the artist in London, Wayward Wander explores the artist's extensive investigation into ...More

Burne-Jones
Burne-Jones
Exhibitions | From 24th October 

Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents London's first comprehensive retrospective of Edward Burne-Jones in 40 years, showcasing 150 ...More

 
Anni Albers
Anni Albers
Exhibitions | From 11th October 

Tate Modern

In 2018, Tate Modern presents this century's first major UK museum exhibition of the work ...More

 
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Christian Marclay: The Clock
Exhibitions | From 14th September 

Tate Modern

Sees Christian Marclay's unique installation, The Clock, at ...More

 
Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
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Exhibitions | From 2nd May 

Tate Modern

Shape of Light at Tate Modern is the ...More

 
The Way Of The World
The Way Of The World
Theatre | From 29th March 

The Donmar Warehouse

James Macdonald returns to the Donmar to direct Linda Bassett as Lady Wishfort in William ...More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is 250 ...More

 
June in London 2018
Article 

Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
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The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
Article 

The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
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Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
April in London 2018
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Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
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Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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