The Open Centre  

 
 
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188 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 9FR
 
 
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Weekdays: 9am-9pm; Sat-Sun: closed
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Old Street Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Clere Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Paul Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  30% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from The Open Centre
Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
 
 
 
Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £60  38% off
Central Street, EC1V | 7 minutes from The Open Centre
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
 
 
 
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  24% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from The Open Centre
Prison cells are VIP booths in the bar at the Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch, a 128 room hotel in the Old Magistrates Court and Police Station, opposite ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 25 minutes from The Open Centre
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 26 minutes from The Open Centre
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 27 minutes from The Open Centre
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
 
 
 
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The Open Centre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from The Open Centre
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from The Open Centre
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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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 13 minutes from The Open Centre
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
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AJ Tracey
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 21st, 22nd and 23rd February 2017 - 8pm-10.30pm
The Open Centre, 32-37 Cowper Street, EC2A | 4 minutes from The Open Centre
The grime artist from London performs in support of his EP Lil Tracey....More
 
 
 
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House Love
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 25th February 2017 - 9.30pm-3.30am
The Open Centre, 89 Great Eastern Street, EC2A | 5 minutes from The Open Centre
Resident DJ Stuart Patterson is back at the controls and the up-and-coming Ralphonze warms the basement up perfectly....More
 
 
 
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Sorry, I Killed Your Cat
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st to 25th Feb 2017 - 7.30pm
The Open Centre, 40 Pitfield Street, N1 | 6 minutes from The Open Centre
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Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 6 minutes from The Open Centre
As the name suggests, Shoreditch Electric Light Station began life as an electricity generating station. Now home of Circus Space, the building, which dates back to ... More
 
 
 
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Milton Court, Guildhall School of Music & Drama
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
1 Milton Street, Barbican, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from The Open Centre
Milton Court, opened in September 2013, provides the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities. The £89 million building on Silk ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Blue Last
London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 8 minutes from The Open Centre
The Old Blue Last is a legendary pub and live music venue in Shoreditch, East London brought to you by the people at Vice - a ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Open Centre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Open Centre
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Bunhill Fields
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
38 City Road, Shoreditch, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from The Open Centre
Small, wooded dissenters' cemetery in the city centre. William Blake, John Bunyan and Daniel Defoe are among over 120,000 nonconformists whose bodies are squeezed closely together within ... More
 
 
 
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71a Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from The Open Centre
71a is a gallery and events space in East London hosting everything from film screenings to exhibitions and parties to panels.... More
 
 
 
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Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from The Open Centre
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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Shopping near The Open Centre

The best shops and markets near The Open Centre
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Momosan Shop
London > Shopping > Art and Design
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 4 minutes from The Open Centre
Momosan Shop offers objects selected by Momoko Mizutani whose upbringing and experiences in Japan and the UK influence the selection of goods and events ... More
 
 
 
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Tokyobike Shoreditch
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 4 minutes from The Open Centre
Hip, independent bike company founded in 2002 in the quiet Tokyo suburb of Yanaka, Tokyobike made its way to ... More
 
 
 
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Bookartbookshop
London > Shopping > Books
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 5 minutes from The Open Centre
We love this great little book shop. As the name suggests, you'll find books on art but, more specifically, they specialise in artists' books - and ... More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shoreditch Grind
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
213 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from The Open Centre
An espresso bar, cocktail bar and recording studio in one circular stand-alone building on the edge of Old Street Roundabout, Shoreditch Grind is frequently name checked ... More
 
 
 
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Bone Daddies, The Bower
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
207-211 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from The Open Centre
Following on from the Soho and Kensington locations, Bone Daddies has now launched at The Bower in east London. Steering away from sushi, this restaurant gives ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pinchito Tapas
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
32 Featherstone Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from The Open Centre
... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Open Centre

Near The Open Centre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from The Open Centre
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from The Open Centre
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from The Open Centre
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Open Centre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from The Open Centre
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from The Open Centre
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 13 minutes from The Open Centre
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London The Open Centre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from The Open Centre
Take the spiral staircase up out of this busy Old Street boozer and you find yourself in a small, chic dining room with big picture windows, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from The Open Centre
Ideally located away from the chaos of the City and in the trendy and thriving Shoreditch area, The Fox is a stylish gastropub offering food and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from The Open Centre
This bohemian boozer was an integral part of the Shoreditch explosion. Tucked away down a cobbled East End alley it was originally a mecca for local ... More
 
 
 
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The Open Centre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Good & Proper Tea Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Bower, EC1V | 1 minute from The Open Centre
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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The Nightjar Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from The Open Centre
For live jazz and adventurous signature cocktails in a subterranean speakeasy setting try The Nightjar Bar in Shoreditch. Taking its cue from the illicit anti-Prohibition bars ... More
 
 
 
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Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from The Open Centre
... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Open Centre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from The Open Centre
... More
 
 
 
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from The Open Centre
... More
 
 
 
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The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from The Open Centre
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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Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 21 minutes walk from The Open Centre

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 21 minutes walk from The Open Centre

The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a ...More

Respecting And Transcending Nature: JRR Tolkien's Concerns About Technology: Professor Alister McGra
Exhibitions | On 21st February 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from The Open Centre

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

Fire! Fire!
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Exhibitions | Until 17th April 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from The Open Centre

The Museum of London marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1666 with a ...More

 
Perspectives Of Destruction: Images Of London, 1940-44
Exhibitions | Until 8th May 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from The Open Centre

This exhibition explores the way artists and photographers responded to the bombing of London during the Second World War. Includes ...More

Samuel Taylor Coleridge: The Rime Of The Ancient Mariner And Poetic Technique: Professor Belinda Jac
Exhibitions | On 21st February 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from The Open Centre

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

Richard Mosse: Incoming
Richard Mosse: Incoming
Exhibitions | Until 23rd April 2017 

Barbican - Curve Gallery 1.36 miles from The Open Centre

Conceptual documentary photographer and Deutsche Borse Photography Prize Winner Richard Mosse has created an immersive multi-channel video installation in the ...More

 
Grazia Tancredi: Winter Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from The Open Centre

In this exhibition the artist presents some of her best works about the sky and what lies beyond. The universe ...More

Omer Arbel: 44
Exhibitions | Until 18th April 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from The Open Centre

This bespoke light installation by the artist for the Barbican Foyer was produced by Bocci, a Vancouver and Berlin-based design ...More

Sophie Clements: Shall I This Time Hold You'
Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2017 

Barbican Centre 1.36 miles from The Open Centre

A large-scale projection and surround sound work that explores the beauty captured in a chance moment....More

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The fourth London branch of Bill Granger's restaurants, best known for its sunny breakfasts and brunch. ...More

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