Bookartbookshop  

 
 
ADDRESS
17 Pitfield Street, Hoxton, London N1 6HB
 
 
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Wed to Fri 13:00 - 19:00, Sat 12:00 - 18:00. Closed Dec 23rd to Jan 2nd
 

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BookartbookshopWe 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 yes, there is a difference - which cannot be found anywhere else. Artists' books are the type you more usually see behind glass in an art gallery shop. Here, at Bookartbookshop, you can see publications from some of the best-known artist presses, without the stuffiness of a gallery but with friendly and approachable staff to help. Established in 2002 by Tanya Peixoto, co-founder of the Artist's Book Yearbook, this one of a kind specialist bookshop is a joy to find in the heart of London's East End art world.

 

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Old Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Hoxton Overground Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
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Paul Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Leonard Street Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £48  24% off
275 Old Street, EC1V | 1 minute from Bookartbookshop
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
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  41% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 3 minutes from Bookartbookshop
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
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  39% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 6 minutes from Bookartbookshop
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
 
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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 34 minutes from Bookartbookshop
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 35 minutes from Bookartbookshop
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
 
 
 
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London Review Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 35 minutes from Bookartbookshop
Opened in May 2003, with Alan Bennett cutting the ribbon, the London Review Bookshop is a welcome addition to the city's dwindling ranks of independent bookshops. ... More
 
 
 
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Momosan Shop
London > Shopping > Art and Design
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 2 minutes from Bookartbookshop
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 | 2 minutes from Bookartbookshop
Hip, independent bike company founded in 2002 in the quiet Tokyo suburb of Yanaka, Tokyobike made its way to ... More
 
 
 
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Sh! Women's Erotic Emporium
London > Shopping > Specialists
57 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 2 minutes from Bookartbookshop
Tea and sex, how very British! This friendly boutique in Hoxton Square offers girlies the chance to seek out kinky playthings, books and erotica, in a ... More
 
 
 
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Glitterbox x Jealous Gallery
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th to 19th Feb 2018
Bookartbookshop, 53 Curtain Road, EC2A | 5 minutes from Bookartbookshop
Renowned for mega Ibiza parties, east London collective Glitterbox take over the Jealous Gallery in Shoreditch this February with a free exhibition. Ahead of their fifth ...More
 
 
 
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Simon Roberts
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th January to 10th March 2018 - 10am-6pm
Bookartbookshop, 82 Kingsland Road, E2 | 6 minutes from Bookartbookshop
The work in the exhibition ranges across various projects, both commissioned and independently produced over the last ten years, from single photographs made around the time ...More
 
 
 
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Four Tet
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 19th, 20th, 21st and 22nd Feb 2018 - 7.30pm-11pm
Bookartbookshop, 54 Holywell Lane, EC2A | 7 minutes from Bookartbookshop
The artist plays an intricately woven mix of beautifully warm house music, pulsating techno and sampling....More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Electric Light Station
London > Entertainment >
Coronet Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 1 minute from Bookartbookshop
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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Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 4 minutes from Bookartbookshop
Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It may ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Blue Last
London > Entertainment > Live Music
38 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Bookartbookshop
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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Hoxton Square
London > Attractions >
N1 | 2 minutes from Bookartbookshop
Home to some of east London's hottest restaurants and bars. ... More
 
 
 
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20 Hoxton Square
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, London N1 | 2 minutes from Bookartbookshop
This spacious gallery strategically situated opposite White Cube in Hoxton Square opened in 2007 and is run by co-directors Richard Graham, Adam Waymouth and Alex Dellal. ... More
 
 
 
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71a Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
71a Leonard Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Bookartbookshop
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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Meat Mission
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
13-15 Hoxton Market, Hoxton, London N1 | 1 minute from Bookartbookshop
American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Chriskitch Hoxton
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
5 Hoxton Market, N1 | 1 minute from Bookartbookshop
Following on from their critically acclaimed cafe in Muswell Hill, Chriskitch goes bigger and better with this restaurant in Hoxton Market. With Giles Coren and Jay ... More
 
 
 
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Road Trip
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
243 Old Street, Hoxton, London EC1V | 1 minute from Bookartbookshop
American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Bookartbookshop
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 8 minutes from Bookartbookshop
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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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 8 minutes from Bookartbookshop
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes from Bookartbookshop
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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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 11 minutes from Bookartbookshop
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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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 13 minutes from Bookartbookshop
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
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The Princess of Shoreditch
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2 minutes from Bookartbookshop
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
 
 
 
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The Bricklayers Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
63 Charlotte Road, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 3 minutes from Bookartbookshop
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 Fox
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
28-30 Paul Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 5 minutes from Bookartbookshop
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
 
 
 
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Bounce Old Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
239-241 Old Street, EC1V | 1 minute from Bookartbookshop
With 14 ping pong tables, a gin palace of a cocktail bar and open counter pizza restaurant, Bounce is a stylish place to enjoy table tennis. ... More
 
 
 
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Red Market
London > Nightlife > Bars
288-299 Old Street, Hoxton, London EC1V | 1 minute from Bookartbookshop
Combining an outdoor courtyard with urban art and pop up food kioks, 288 Old Street is host to a hip, summer-long pop-up where you can sip ... More
 
 
 
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Happiness Forgets
London > Nightlife > Bars
8-9 Hoxton Square, Hoxton, Hoxton, London N1 | 2 minutes from Bookartbookshop
Embracing the new wave of drinking habits in London, Happiness Forgets is a quaint underground bar that provides drinkers with decent cocktails and a place to ... More
 
 
 
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Bookartbookshop
Site of the legendary Whirly Gig parties in the nineties, Shoreditch Town Hall lends itself well to any type of gathering. Re-opened in 2005, following a ... More
 
 
 
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The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Bookartbookshop
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes from Bookartbookshop
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Monday Monday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 17th December 2018 

XOYO 2 minutes walk from Bookartbookshop

Underground house and techno dropped by DJ Yasmin....More

Wicked Mondays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th September 2018 

Cargo 4 minutes walk from Bookartbookshop

The resident DJs spin a range of commercial R&B and hip hop....More

Glitterbox x Jealous Gallery
Exhibitions | Until 19th February 2018 

Jealous Gallery, Shoreditch 5 minutes walk from Bookartbookshop

Renowned for mega Ibiza parties, east London collective Glitterbox take over the Jealous Gallery in Shoreditch this February with a ...More

Four Tet
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 22nd February 2018 

Village Underground 7 minutes walk from Bookartbookshop

The artist plays an intricately woven mix of beautifully warm house music, pulsating techno and sampling....More

The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
The Queen of Hoxton Winter Rooftop: The Moroccan Medina
Foodie Events | Until 30th March 2018 

The Queen Of Hoxton 7 minutes walk from Bookartbookshop

The Queen of Hoxton presents another seasonal rooftop pop-up this autumn, this time taking inspiration from Morocco for its theme. ...More

 
Igloos at Aviary
Igloos at Aviary
Seasonal | Until 28th February 2018 

Aviary 7 minutes walk from Bookartbookshop

A high-altitude winter terrace pop-up, 10 floors above the City, Scandi styleigloos appear on the Aviary terrace, promising a rooftop ...More

 
MARSM: Photo & Design Exposition
Exhibitions | Until 25th February 2018 

Rich Mix Centre 9 minutes walk from Bookartbookshop

A showcase for Algerian art featuring satirical graphic designer El Moustach, as well as photographers Lola Khalfa and Oualid Khelifi....More

Yto Barrada
Exhibitions | Until 20th May 2018 

Barbican Centre 13 minutes walk from Bookartbookshop

The Moroccan artist explores the different strategies of resistance we employ to deal with everything from the mundanities of everyday ...More

The People's Forest: Gayle Chong Kwan
Exhibitions | Until 18th March 2018 

Barbican Centre 13 minutes walk from Bookartbookshop

A contemporary visual art project which explores the history, politics, and people of London's ancient woodland, Epping Forest....More

Votes for Women
Votes for Women
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Museum of London 16 minutes walk from Bookartbookshop

The Museum of London marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for ...More

 

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This February, The House of Illustration presents the UK's first ever exhibition of graphic design from North Korea. Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK draws ...More

Friday Late: Future of Dating
Exhibitions | On 23rd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The latest Friday Late at the V&A looks at the Future of Dating. The free event looks at how the onslaught of dating apps has led to the ...More

DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes
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Foodie Events | From 17th March 

Olympia London

Returning to Olympia London for its second year, the Eat & Drink Festival brings together ...More

 
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Two Pear Tree Street

A brand new immersive experience from entertainment company dotdotdot, SOMNAI invites participants to delve into ...More

 
Professor Brian Cox presents The Planets
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Opening the BBC Symphony Orchestra's 2018-19 season at the Barbicanwith a big bang, the orchestra joins forces with Professor Brian Cox and conductor Ben Gernon to take a ...More

London Sinfonietta
Concerts | On 24th March 

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The London Sinfonietta performs pieces by Claude Debussy, Arnold Schoenberg, Igor Stravinsky and Henry Cowell in an exploration of Albert Einstein's 'thought experiments' on the space-time continuum. The influence of Einstein's ideas took music in ...More

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