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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 £56  36% 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 £58  27% 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 £155  37% 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Sea Containers 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.
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
London Shuffle Club
London > Leisure >
4 Ebor Street, E1 | 11 minutes from The Open Centre
After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, the London Shuffle Club, have a permanent home in Shoreditch from ... More
 
 
 
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Blu & Exile
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 16th November 2019 - 7pm
The Open Centre, 32-37 Cowper Street, EC2A | 4 minutes from The Open Centre
The American pairing bring their rhymes to the UK's stages. Support from Dag Savage and Choosy....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Pleasurehood
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 16th November 2019 - 9.30pm-4am
The Open Centre, 32-37 Cowper Street, EC2A | 4 minutes from The Open Centre
Joshua James in the Basement and HiFi Sean in the Green Room supply house tracks....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 15th October 2019 to 12th April 2020
The Open Centre, The Montcalm Royal London House, 22-25 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 6 minutes from The Open Centre
The sky-high igloos return to the Aviary terrace this year, taking the theme Skye-line Igloos in partnership with award-winning spirit Talisker Whisky from the Isle of ...More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Nursery Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 6 minutes from The Open Centre
From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square as part of the Theatre Delicatessen building ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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What are the best dining options near The Open Centre London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Flamboree
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
154 Old Street, EC1V | 1 minute from The Open Centre
Bringing a taste of Alsace to London, Flamboree offers a contemporary spin on the tarte flambee. This quintessential Alsace dish is ... More
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near The Open Centre

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
London Shuffle Club
London > Leisure >
4 Ebor Street, E1 | 11 minutes from The Open Centre
After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, the London Shuffle Club, have a permanent home in Shoreditch from ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Open Centre

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
Long Arm Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20-26 Worship Street, EC2A | 5 minutes from The Open Centre
The flagship site of the Long Arm Pub & Brewery this Worship Street pub comes with its own brewery, set up by ETM founders ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Open Centre

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from The Open Centre
... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Open Centre

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from The Open Centre
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
Seasonal | Until 12th April 2020 

Aviary 6 minutes walk from The Open Centre

The sky-high igloos return to the Aviary terrace this year, taking the theme Skye-line Igloos in partnership with award-winning spirit ...More

 
Al Murphy: False Advertising
Al Murphy: False Advertising
Exhibitions | Until 17th November 2019 

The Book Club 6 minutes walk from The Open Centre

The Book Club in Shoreditch will transform into a giant billboard this September thanks to Al Murphy's new exhibition, False ...More

 
Glass Caves
Concerts | On 14th November 2019 

Hoxton Square Bar & Kitchen 7 minutes walk from The Open Centre

The indie four-piece made their name as professional buskers on the streets of medieval York....More

Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: The Emerald City
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: The Emerald City
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 1st May 2020 

The Queen Of Hoxton 8 minutes walk from The Open Centre

Follow the yellow brick road up to The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop this winter for its latest pop-up extravaganza, The ...More

 
London Symphony Orchestra: Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto
Concerts | On 14th November 2019 

Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from The Open Centre

Conductor Michael Tilson Thomas continues his 50 year anniversary celebrations with LSO with an evening concert of his own work ...More

LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
Concerts | On 14th November 2019 

Barbican Centre 8 minutes walk from The Open Centre

Guildhall musicians perform a recital of Russian song ahead of London Symphony Orchestra's evening concert of Tchaikovsky and Prokofiev....More

Into the Night: Cabarets and Clubs in Modern Art
Into the Night: Cabarets and Clubs in Modern Art
Exhibitions | Until 19th January 2020 

Barbican Art Gallery 8 minutes walk from The Open Centre

Cabarets, cafes and clubs across the world, from London to New York, Paris to Mexico City, are brought together at ...More

 
Throwback Thursdays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th November 2019 

Cargo 9 minutes walk from The Open Centre

DJs supply retro house, R&B, hip hop and commercial hits....More

The Winter Forest
The Winter Forest
Seasonal | Until 20th December 2019 

Broadgate Circle 10 minutes walk from The Open Centre

A fairytale pop-up, The Winter Forest returns to Broadgate Circle this winter with snow-covered pine trees, twinkling lights and festive ...More

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

Museum of London 12 minutes walk from The Open Centre

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

 

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