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    The Bridge Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £24  26% off
    30 Borough Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from Blackwell's
    Located just south of the River Thames, The Bridge Hotel is the perfect accommodation choice for those wishing to explore the many sights and attractions London ... More
     
     
     
    Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £77  22% off
    157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
    Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  23% off
    118-120 Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 | 9 minutes from Blackwell's
    With a stay at Tune Hotel - Westminster, London in London (South Bank), you'll be minutes from Florence Nightingale Museum and London Aquarium. This hotel is ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Crockatt and Powell
    London > Shopping > Books
    119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Blackwell's
    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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    Foyles Royal Festival Hall
    London > Shopping > Books
    Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 minutes from Blackwell's
    The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
     
     
     
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    Stanfords
    London > Shopping > Books
    12-14 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 26 minutes from Blackwell's
    Intrepid explorers already know where to travel for the best selection of maps and travel books. Stanfords should be the first pit stop on any journey. ... More
     
     
     
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    Evans Cycles
    London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
    77 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
    With over 80 years experience in selling bikes, Evans brings something special to the cycle scene. This shop is the original Evans bike shop. ... More
     
     
     
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    Greensmiths Market
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
    Greensmiths combines an excellent butcher's (The Ginger Pig), artisan baker's (The Old Post Office Bakery) and Covent Garden Market greengrocer's (Solstice) under one roof - all ... More
     
     
     
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    I Knit London
    London > Shopping > Clothing
    106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
    Stocking a wide range of yarns, needles, patterns and accessories, I Knit London started as a knitting community in Vauxhall in January 2006, meeting at the ... More
     
     
     
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    The Hairy Ape
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October to 21st November 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
    Eugene O'Neill's timeless classic, a reflection on the effect of industrialisation on class and identity, The Hairy Ape, is directed by multi award-winning director Richard Jones ...More
     
     
     
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    Future Conditional
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st September to 3rd October 2015
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
    Matthew Warchus' inaugural season, stepping into Kevin Spacey's shoes as artistic director of the Old Vic, opens with Future Conditional, a new play by Tamsin Oglesby, ...More
     
     
     
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    Dr Seuss's The Lorax
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd December 2015 to 16th January 2016
    Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
    Inspired by Dr. Seuss's classic tale, David Greig adapts The Lorax for the Old Vic's Christmas show, a production directed by Max Webster who brought Twelfth ...More
     
     
     
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    Southwark Playhouse
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
    The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in ... More
     
     
     
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    The Coronet Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
    This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
     
     
     
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    Old Vic Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
    With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From John ... More
     
     
     
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    St George's Cathedral
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    One of two cathedrals in Southwark, St George's Cathedral opened in 1848 as the first Catholic cathedral in the UK after the Reformation. The impressive building ... More
     
     
     
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    IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
    The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
     
     
     
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    Tibetan Peace Gardens
    London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
    Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
    Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
     
     
     
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    The Laughing Gravy
    London > Restaurants > International restaurants
    154 Blackfriars Road, Southwark, SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    International cuisine. Booking advised for lunch. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. ... More
     
     
     
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    El Vergel
    London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
    132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
    Tiny Latino restaurant and café tucked away behind Borough tube which is much loved by local office workers and residents. Owned and run by a lovely ... More
     
     
     
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    Masters Super Fish
    London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
    191 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackwell's
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    London College Of Communication
    London > Education > Professional Training
    Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackwell's
    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 | 20 minutes from Blackwell's
    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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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 25 minutes from Blackwell's
    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
     
     
     
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    Rebus Tourist Guides
    London > Leisure > Activities
    33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Blackwell's
    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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    Bernie Spain Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Blackwell's
    Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
     
     
     
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    Agua Bathhouse and Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Blackwell's
    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 Anchor & Hope
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
    The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
     
     
     
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    Charles Dickens
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    160 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackwell's
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    King's Arms
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Blackwell's
    A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
     
     
     
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    Union Street Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
    A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
     
     
     
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    Corsica Studios
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 7 minutes from Blackwell's
    A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
     
     
     
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    The Distillery
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Blackwell's
    Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
     
     
     
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    Imperial War Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackwell's
    This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
     
     
     
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    Tate Modern
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Blackwell's
    Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
     
     
     
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    London County Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Riverside Building, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Blackwell's
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    Grand Hotel
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Southwark Playhouse 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    An adaptation of Vicki Baum's novel in which the lives of all the eccentric residents at the hotel interweave with ...More

    The Late Henry Moss
    Theatre | Until 26th September 2015 

    Southwark Playhouse 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    W14 Productions presents its take on the drama written by the actor, director and Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Sam Shepard....More

    Holocaust Exhibition
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Film footage, photographs and rare artefacts documenting the history of the persecution of Jews and other groups, before and during ...More

    Peter Kennard: Unofficial War Artist
    Peter Kennard: Unofficial War Artist
    Exhibitions | Until 30th May 2016 

    IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    A summary of a career spanning 50 years, Peter Kennard: Unofficial War Artist shows the imagery this political activist has ...More

     
    Visions of War Above and Below
    Visions of War Above and Below
    Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2016 

    IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    A long-running exhibition at the Imperial War Museum, on display from 2nd April 2015 until 25th September 2016, Visions of ...More

     
    First World War Galleries
    First World War Galleries
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Visitors will discover the story of the First World War when IWM London re-opens on 19th July 2014 with new ...More

     
    Imogen Stidworthy: The Work
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    An audio installation constructed from interviews with soldiers who have served in Afghanistan, Iraq and Yugoslavia....More

    War Story: Afghanistan 2014
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    IWM London (Imperial War Museums) 5 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Exhibition featuring the voices and experiences of British troops, members of the Afghan National Security Forces and UK government and ...More

    Future Conditional
    Future Conditional
    Theatre | Until 3rd October 2015 

    Old Vic Theatre 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Matthew Warchus' inaugural season, stepping into Kevin Spacey's shoes as artistic director of the Old Vic, opens with Future Conditional, ...More

     
    Song from Far Away
    Song from Far Away
    Theatre | Until 19th September 2015 

    The Young Vic 7 minutes walk from Blackwell's

    Following his sensational A View from the Bridge, Ivo van Hove directs a new play by Simon Stephens (The Curious ...More

     
     
     
     
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