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SPACERecognising the difficulty of getting studio space in London on the income of a struggling artist, Bridget Riley, Peter Sedgley and Peter Townsend set up Space in 1968 to help. This exhibition space in Hackney is used to show works by the 600 or so artists who've benefited from the discounted rents available through them at Space Studios. Well known artists who've shown at the gallery have included Turner prize winner Mark Wallinger as well as award winning artists Saskia Olde Walbers, John Frankland, and Yinka Shonibare. Works in a variety of media are shown; from painting, drawing and sculpture to film and video. Space is located at The Triangle adjacent to London Fields Park, five minutes walk from Broadway Market and next door to the London Fields pub on Mare Street.

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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment from 101 39% off
Patriot Square, E2 | 12 minutes from SPACE
The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 155 24% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 25 minutes from SPACE
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
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 124 34% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 25 minutes from SPACE
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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Vyner Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
21-23 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 6 minutes from SPACE
The remnants of its former use as an old industrial area are still visible on Vyner Street. But, in recent years, it has become a hotbed ... More
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Yinka Shonibare Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Sunbury House, 1 Andrews Street, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from SPACE
Turner Shortlisted British artist Yinka Shonibare has bought this former office block, in need of some attention, and hardly changed a thing. While the artist decides ... More
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Fred London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
45 Vyner Street, Hackney, London E2 | 7 minutes from SPACE
Set up by Fred Mann, former director of the Milch gallery, Fred London specialises in contemporary art and musical collaborations. Fred Mann has had a mixed ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near SPACE
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The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History
London > Attractions > Museums
11 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from SPACE
Viktor Wynd launched his Little Shop of Horrors in 2009 and in 2014 it re-opened as a museum of rare and priceless marvels of the natural ... More
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The Last Tuesday Society
London > Attractions > Museums
11 Mare Street, E8 | 6 minutes from SPACE
The Last Tuesday Society was founded in 1873 at Harvard by William James and brought to London in autumn 2006 ... More
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Hoxton Docks
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
55 Laburnum Street, E2 | 13 minutes from SPACE
Canal side venue for hire, the ex coal storage facility makes a unique wedding venue and has work live spaces for hire. ... More
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Netil House
London > Entertainment >
1-7 Westgate Street, Hackney, London E8 | 3 minutes from SPACE
A stone's throw from London Fields, Netil House is home to 94 creative studios, a market, gallery and Netil360, a rooftop space with wonderful 360-degree views ... More
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Hackney Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
270 Mare Street, Hackney, E8 | 7 minutes from SPACE
Picturehouse Cinemas, who run the popular Greenwich Picturehouse and Clapham Picturehouse opened the Hackney Picturehouse on Mare Street in October 2011 which features the biggest ... More
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Moth Club
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Old Trades Hall, Valette Street, E9 | 9 minutes from SPACE
A sparkling late night club, covered in glitter from its ceiling to its stage, the MOTH Club is one ... More
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E5 Bakehouse
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Arch 395 Mentmore Terrace, Hackney, London E8 | 2 minutes from SPACE
Ben Mackinnon brings the art of sourdough baking to Hackney through his E5 Bakehouse located in a spruced up railway arch near London Fields in East ... More
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Netil Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Westgate Street, E8 | 3 minutes from SPACE
Next door to Netil House, Netil Market is home to a permanent community of independent businesses operating every day of ... More
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Broadway Market
London > Shopping > Markets
East London, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from SPACE
Broadway is a great little market that is expanding rapidly and enjoys a tremendous reputation. It's worth the trip down there as there's a tremendous variety ... More
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Carte Blanche
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
175 Mare Street, E8 | Same location as SPACE
He co-founded street food favourite Le Bun, hosted a sell-out pop-up with Kelis and in summer 2018 Andy Taylor returns to the London restaurant scene ... More
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Martello Hall
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
137 Mare Street, E8 | Same location as SPACE
Hackney bar and pizzeria Martello Hall offers bottomless brunch, late night opening hours and event space with a rooftop terrace for hire. The bar ... More
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Wringer and Mangle
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
13-18 Sidworth Street, E8 | 1 minute from SPACE
Following on from the success of the award-winning Hoxton Pony, drinks master Gerry Calabrese presents Wringer & Mangle. Located in London Fields in a ... More
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 16 minutes from SPACE
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 17 minutes from SPACE
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 22 minutes from SPACE
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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POPfit Studio
London > Leisure > Gyms
19 Sidworth Street, E8 | 1 minute from SPACE
Set up by actress Kate Hudson and dancer Stephanie Burrows, POPfit's boutique UK studio includes the UK's first Fabletics store and can be found on Sidworth ... More
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London Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Martello Road, E8 | 3 minutes from SPACE
Located in a bustling, regenerated area of east London, London Fields park has been transformed from a neglected area of common ground into a thriving rich ... More
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London Fields Lido
London > Leisure > Activities
London Fields, Westside, E8 | 6 minutes from SPACE
London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ... More
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Pub on the Park
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Martello Street, Hackney, E8 | 3 minutes from SPACE
Perched overlooking London Fields the Pub on the Park is is one of the finest pubs in the East to spend a summer's day. Outside there's ... More
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The Dove
London > Nightlife > Pubs
24 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 5 minutes from SPACE
Award winning Hackney stalwart The Dove is a wonderful traditional pub on Broadway Market and sister pub to hidden Clerkenwell gem, The Dovetail. A great place ... More
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The Cat & Mutton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
76 Broadway, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from SPACE
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London Fields Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
365-366 Warburton St, Hackney, London E8 | 2 minutes from SPACE
Located under the railway arches beside London Fields in Hackney, the London Fields Brewery opened in 2011 and was inspired by the drought of craft beer ... More
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NT's
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Westgate Street Fields, E8 | 3 minutes from SPACE
A buzzing late night bar with a rooftop terrace, NT's is found within Netil House in the heart of Hackney. In the summer ... More
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PortSide Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
Off Broadway, 63-65 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 | 6 minutes from SPACE
If rum is your tipple of choice, then PortSide Parlour is the place to quench your thirst. Located in an underground bar beneath Off Broadway on ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near SPACE.
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 7 minutes from SPACE
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Shoreditch Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
380 Old Street, Shoreditch, London EC1V | 25 minutes from SPACE
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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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 30 minutes from SPACE
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More

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