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The WorkshopOnce the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a temporary community and events space. The 2,000 square metre industrial space houses an eclectic mix of creative tenants including the Institute of Imagination, Kidesign, Vivid Drinks, Mark Lloyd Bennett Design and multi-disciplinary artists Christopher Baxter and Luke Francis Haseler, all hosting regular interactive events. An additional community space - The Paint Shop - is also available for smaller scale community events such as craft meetings, book clubs and yoga classes. And the London Fire Brigade is marking its 150th anniversary by returning to the original location of its former head quarters with a free pop up museum, showing the history of fire-fighting through the story of London Fire Brigade in Lambeth.

 

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Park Plaza London Riverbank
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £116  24% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Workshop
For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ... More
 
 
 
Plaza on the River Club & Residence London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £205  34% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Workshop
Riverside rooms at this modern luxury hotel overlook the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye visible. All apartments features ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Westminster
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  32% off
30 John Islip Street, SW1P | 4 minutes from The Workshop
Leave the laptop at home - every room at this hotel comes with its own Apple iMac. Across the river from the MI6 building, it's a ... More
 
 
 
 
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House Of VANS London
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Arches 228-232 Station Approach Road, SE1 | 15 minutes from The Workshop
In the midst of Leeke Street tunnel, one of the biggest graffiti canvases in London, and opposite The Vaults you'll find House of Vans, ... More
 
 
 
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Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 17 minutes from The Workshop
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... More
 
 
 
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The Artworks Elephant
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 18 minutes from The Workshop
Repositioning refurbished shipping containers as retail spaces and offices for creative startups, The Artworks Elephant turns Elephant and Castle into "the new Shoreditch", according to the ... More
 
 
 
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St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from The Workshop
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
 
 
 
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The Vaults
London > Entertainment >
10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from The Workshop
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events. Prime among them is the annual ... More
 
 
 
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The Vaults, Launcelot Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Launcelot Street, SE1 | 12 minutes from The Workshop
The Vaults is a multi-disciplinary arts space located in underneath Waterloo station. The space features 30,000 sq ft of accessible, flexible and delectable Victorian brickwork ... More
 
 
 
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Aubrey Beardsley
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th, 19th and 20th September 2020 - 10am-6pm
The Workshop, Millbank, SW1P | 6 minutes from The Workshop
More than 200 works by the late-Victorian artist known for his erotic, humorous and grotesque depictions, in a show spanning seven years and charting his career ...More
 
 
 
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After Empire: Photographing Britain and the World
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 30th June to 27th September 2020
The Workshop, Millbank, SW1P | 6 minutes from The Workshop
Covering the period from the end of the Second World War to the election of Margaret Thatcher in 1979, After Empire: Photographing Britain and the World ...More
 
 
 
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Newport Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Newport Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 3 minutes from The Workshop
Damien Hirst's Newport Street Gallery has been built to bring his collection of over 2,000 artworks out of storage and on display to the public. Taking ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Britain
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from The Workshop
Overlooking the River Thames, Tate Britain was originally founded through the philanthropy of the sugar magnate Sir Henry Tate. The Tate legacy now encompasses three other ... More
 
 
 
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Vauxhall City Farm
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
165 Tyers Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 7 minutes from The Workshop
Vauxhall City Farm was transformed from derelict land in 1977 by a group of eager and dedicated volunteers. Now this 1.5 acre working farm ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near The Workshop
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Vintage Vauxhall Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, SE1 | Same location as The Workshop
On the second Saturday of the month Vintage Vauxhall brings together collective of dealers specialising in vintage, antiques, architectural reclamation as well ... More
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from The Workshop
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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Lassco House & Garden
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Brunswick House, 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, Battersea, London SW8 | 12 minutes from The Workshop
Architectural salvage produces the most gloriously mismatched collection of pieces, all housed in this disused church. Stock changes constantly; look for anything from stuffed animals to ... More
 
 
 
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Zeitgeist at the Jolly Gardeners
London > Restaurants >
49-51 Black Prince Road, Lambeth, London SE11 | 3 minutes from The Workshop
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Pharmacy 2
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, SE11 | 3 minutes from The Workshop
Eighteen years after the first Pharmacy, the seen-and-be-seen restaurant of the late '90s, Damien Hirst opens Pharmacy 2, buddying up with ... More
 
 
 
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Chino Latino
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Riverbank Park Plaza Hotel, 18 Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Workshop
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 16 minutes from The Workshop
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
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 24 minutes from The Workshop
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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Chocolate Films Ltd
London > Education >
Units 1 & 2 119-123 Hackford Road, Brixton, London SW9 | 26 minutes from The Workshop
Chocolate Films is a South London based film production company and social enterprise which runs a wide variety of media courses including stop motion animation, light ... More
 
 
 
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Garden Museum
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Workshop
Adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames , the Garden Museum provides an insight into the ... More
 
 
 
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Archbishop's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Workshop
This immaculate 10 acre park is the largest green space on the Southbank. Once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, Archbishop Tait originally donated the ... More
 
 
 
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 11 minutes from The Workshop
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London The Workshop.
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The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 8 minutes from The Workshop
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Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 13 minutes from The Workshop
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Sussex
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Baylis Road, SE1 | 14 minutes from The Workshop
Part of Hippo Inns, The Duke of Sussex overlooking Waterloo Millennium Green gives locals a warm and welcoming place to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
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The LightBox
London > Nightlife >
6a South Lambeth Place, Lambeth, London SW8 | 10 minutes from The Workshop
A visual feast, Lightbox is three room club in Vauxhall which takes its name from the LED walls and ceiling that cover the club's main room. ... More
 
 
 
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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 11 minutes from The Workshop
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
 
 
 
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Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 12 minutes from The Workshop
London's biggest and best gay venue, Fire hosts a cluster of different club nights including more and more straight-friendly one-off parties over the weekends. Newly redesigned ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Workshop.
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Atmosphere Venues
London > Business > Venue Hire
29th Floor Millbank Tower, 21-24 Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from The Workshop
Book in at this collection of contemporary venue spaces located in Westminster's Millbank Tower, an 118-metre high ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Britain
London > Business > Venue Hire
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from The Workshop
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
 
 
 
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from The Workshop
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. Originally built in ... More
 
 
 
 

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After Empire: Photographing Britain and the World
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2020 

Tate Britain 6 minutes walk from The Workshop

Covering the period from the end of the Second World War to the election of Margaret Thatcher in 1979, After ...More

Aubrey Beardsley
Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2020 

Tate Britain 6 minutes walk from The Workshop

More than 200 works by the late-Victorian artist known for his erotic, humorous and grotesque depictions, in a show spanning ...More

The Unforgotten
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2020 

The Young Vic 16 minutes walk from The Workshop

Artists Sadeysa Greenaway-Bailey and Anna Fleischle contribute to the ongoing conversation within the Black Lives Matter movement with an installation ...More

Underbelly Festival
Underbelly Festival
Theatre | Until 27th September 2020 

Underbelly Festival 17 minutes walk from The Workshop

The unrivalled Underbelly Festival presents over 70 shows for five months of comedy, cabaret and children's shows. In a temporary ...More

 
Among The Trees
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2020 

Southbank Centre 17 minutes walk from The Workshop

Artworks from the late 1960s up to present day that highlight and explore our relationships with trees and forests, with ...More

The Boat Show Comedy Club
Comedy | On 19th September 2020 

Tattershall Castle 17 minutes walk from The Workshop

London's floating comedy club reopens with self-confessed luvvie Hal Cruttenden, Sindhu Vee and MC Rich Wilson....More

Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
Tours | Until 4th October 2020 

Buckingham Palace 20 minutes walk from The Workshop

Every summer inquisitive visitors get the chance to look around Buckingham Palace and admire the grand State Rooms used by ...More

 
George IV: Art & Spectacle
Exhibitions | Until 1st November 2020 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 20 minutes walk from The Workshop

Better known in his role as Prince Regent, when George IV ascended the throne, he amassed an unrivalled collection of ...More

 
 
 
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