Housmans Bookshop  

 
 
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5 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 9DX
 
 
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Open from 10:00 to 18:30 Monday to Friday, 10:00 to 18:00 Saturday
 

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If I Can't Laugh, It's Not My RevolutionIf I Can't Laugh, It's Not My RevolutionComedian Daphna Baram hosts political comedians for some emergency laughs and a glass of wine in the safe haven of Housmans, the renowned radical bookshop in Kings Cross.2017-08-09T19:00:00+01002017-08-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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King's Cross Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
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Camden Road Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  36% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 9 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
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
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  33% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 10 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
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
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  42% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 10 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Books nearest Housmans Bookshop

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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
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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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 9 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
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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Waterstone's - Gower Street
London > Shopping > Books
82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 15 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Housmans Bookshop
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Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as Housmans Bookshop
Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and café bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ... More
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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Sourced Market
London > Shopping > Markets
St Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Since opening in August 2009, the UK's first produce market to be located in a train station aims to bring the best from local and artisan ... More
 
 
 
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Roots Dance Generate
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 28th July 2017 - 10pm-6am
Housmans Bookshop, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
The monthly sessions feature three heavy weight sound-systems playing roots reggae music and special dub plates. With Jah Tubby's World System....More
 
 
 
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University Of Dub - King Of Kings
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 28th July 2017 - 10pm-6am
Housmans Bookshop, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
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Spencer Jones And Abigolia Schamaun - The Schadenfreude Cabaret Edinburgh Preview Season
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Friday 28th July 2017 - 7.45pm
Housmans Bookshop, 28 Harrison Street, WC1H | 5 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Comedy, Stand-Up....More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
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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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Housmans Bookshop
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King's Cross Foot Tunnel
London > Attractions >
1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
The 90 metre long pedestrian tunnel designed by Allies & Morrison, the architects who designed the masterplan for the entire King's Cross redevelopment, links St Pancras ... More
 
 
 
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Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 3 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
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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London Canal Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
A trip to the Canal Museum reveals there's more to London's man-made waterways than just enjoying a day out in a narrow boat. You'll learn about ... More
 
 
 
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Camino King's Cross
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
3 Varnishers Yard, The Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
Camino - meaning road in Spanish - is born from owner Richard Bigg's love of all things Spanish. This place in Kings Cross does a roaring ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Union
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
246-­250 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
After two successful years serving their signature superfast Roman-style thin and crispy pizza to the Spitalfields crown, Pizza Union comes to King's Cross, with their second ... More
 
 
 
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Bar + Block
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
York Road, N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
Promising "high street steak" - that's high-quality steaks at high-street prices - Bar + Block in King's Cross is the first and ... More
 
 
 
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 3 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
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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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
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 Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 9 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... 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 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
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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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 6 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
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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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 10 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Housmans Bookshop.
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 5 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 9 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ... More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
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 Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Housmans Bookshop
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Housmans Bookshop.
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from Housmans Bookshop
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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Mark Leckey: Affect Bridge Age Regression
Exhibitions | Until 30th July 2017 

Cubitt 1 minute walk from Housmans Bookshop

A mixture of sculpture, installation, sound and video from the Turner Prize-winner, in this latest series of meditations on modern ...More

University Of Dub - King Of Kings
Concerts | On 28th July 2017 

Scala 1 minute walk from Housmans Bookshop

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Roots Dance Generate
Concerts | On 28th July 2017 

Scala 1 minute walk from Housmans Bookshop

The monthly sessions feature three heavy weight sound-systems playing roots reggae music and special dub plates. With Jah Tubby's World ...More

Comics And Cartoon Art From The Arab World
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2017 

British Library 5 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

Explore the art, history and significance of Arab comics, cartoons, caricatures and graphic novels through original examples taken from the ...More

Gay UK: Love, Law And Liberty
Exhibitions | Until 19th September 2017 

British Library 5 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

From the trial of Oscar Wilde to the Same Sex Marriage Act, through personal testimony, public protest, art and culture, ...More

Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths
Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths
Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2017 

British Library 5 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

The British Library marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution with a major exhibition this year. Russian Revolution: Hope, ...More

 
Spencer Jones And Abigolia Schamaun - The Schadenfreude Cabaret Edinburgh Preview Season
Comedy | On 28th July 2017 

The Harrison 5 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

House of Illustration 7 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. Focusing ...More

 
Quentin Blake: The Life of Birds
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2017 

House of Illustration 7 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

White Heat Club
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th July 2017 

The Lexington 8 minutes walk from Housmans Bookshop

Resident DJs spin the best indie, new and classic disco, leftfield pop and new wave edits....More

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