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St Luke's †

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161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V 9NG
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Music education and performance centre in the 18th Century Grade 1 listed Hawksmoor church. One of the homes of the London Symphony Orchestra, this gorgeous church is regularly used for orchestral, choral and religious music.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Old Street Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Barbican Tube Station
7 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Hoxton Overground Station
18 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Pear Tree Street NCP
3 minutes walk
Macclesfield Road NCP
5 minutes walk

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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £58† 39% off
Central Street, EC1V | 4 minutes from St Luke's
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
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £195† 31% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 8 minutes from St Luke's
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £125† 24% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 9 minutes from St Luke's
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 9 minutes from St Luke's
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ... More
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Crypt On The Green, St James'
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 10 minutes from St Luke's
The Crypt on the Green, underneath St James Church in Clerkenwell, is on the site of the first nunnery to be built in London dating back ... More
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 10 minutes from St Luke's
The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site since ... More
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near St Luke's
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Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from St Luke's
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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Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from St Luke's
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its toughness. ... More
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Zaha Hadid Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
101 Goswell Road, EC1V | 5 minutes from St Luke's
The Zaha Hadid Gallery showcases the latest in architecture, interiors, furniture, and product design by the late, great architect behind the Olympic ... More
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BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: LSO Ensembles
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Friday 25th October 2019 - 1pm-2pm
St Luke's, 161 Old Street, EC1V | Same location as St Luke's
The ensemble performs Tippett's Sonata For Four Horns and Beethoven's Septet....More
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BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Friday 1st November 2019 - 1pm-2pm
St Luke's, 161 Old Street, EC1V | Same location as St Luke's
Pianist Peter Donohoe performs Tippett's Piano Sonata No 1 and 2, and Beethoven's Piano Sonata No 28 In A....More
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BBC Radio 3 Lunchtime Concert: Heath Quartet
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Friday 8th November 2019 - 1pm-2pm
St Luke's, 161 Old Street, EC1V | Same location as St Luke's
The quartet performs Tippett's String Quartet No 2 and Beethoven's String Quartet No 16 In F....More
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from St Luke's
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from St Luke's
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 7 minutes from St Luke's
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
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The best shops and markets near St Luke's
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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from St Luke's
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
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Momosan Shop
London > Shopping > Art and Design
87-89 Tabernacle Street, EC2A | 8 minutes from St Luke's
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 | 8 minutes from St Luke's
Hip, independent bike company founded in 2002 in the quiet Tokyo suburb of Yanaka, Tokyobike made its way to ... More
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Thai Thai
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
110 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from St Luke's
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Officina 00
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
156 Old Street, EC1V | 2 minutes from St Luke's
Officina, Italian for 'workshop', and 00 (double-zero) - the finest grade of flour - gives this fresh pasta restaurant near Old Street its name. Bringing together ... More
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Timberyard, Old Street
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
61-67 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from St Luke's
Attempting to re-invent the coffee shop experience, Timberyard is a modern café that combines speciality tea, coffee and artisan food with the latest technology. Spread across ... More
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | Same location as St Luke's
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
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from St Luke's
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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 11 minutes from St Luke's
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
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London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from St Luke's
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 | 2 minutes from St Luke's
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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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 11 minutes from St Luke's
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
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The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 5 minutes from St Luke's
... More
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The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from St Luke's
Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ... More
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William IV
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
7 Shepherdess Walk, Hoxton, London N1 | 8 minutes from St Luke's
Off the beaten Old Street track, this surreal and spellbinding pub has obviously won a loyal following within months of opening. The friendly management are keen ... More
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St Luke's clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 4 minutes from St Luke's
... More
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Good & Proper Tea Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Bower, EC1V | 4 minutes from St Luke's
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
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The Nightjar Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
129-131 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from St Luke's
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
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London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | Same location as St Luke's
... More
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The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from St Luke's
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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The HAC Grounds
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Road, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from St Luke's
... More

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Rock My Soul
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2019 

Victoria Miro 7 minutes walk from St Luke's

Sculptural works and paintings by artists including Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Sonia Boyce, Karon Davis, Zanele Muholi, Wangechi Mutu, Frida Orupabo, ...More

Rayyane Tabet: Encounters
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Parasol Unit 7 minutes walk from St Luke's

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Into The Night: Cabarets & Clubs In Modern Art
Exhibitions | Until 19th January 2020 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from St Luke's

The world's most iconic cabarets, cafes and clubs, including Cabaret Fledermaus in turn-of-the-century Vienna, the Weimar scene, Harlem jazz and ...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 7 minutes walk from St Luke's

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

 
Freddy Warren: Ronnie Scott's 1959-69
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2020 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from St Luke's

Photographic portraits of jazz musicians including Miles Davis, Art Blakey, Stan Getz, Zoot Sims, Duke Ellington and Nina Simone....More

Britten Sinfonia: Reich/Richter
Concerts | On 23rd October 2019 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from St Luke's

Colin Currie conducts Steve Reich's Runner and the European premiere of Reich/Richter, a collaboration between the composer and artist and ...More

Trevor Paglen: From Apple To Anomaly
Exhibitions | Until 16th February 2020 

Barbican Centre 7 minutes walk from St Luke's

Explore the powerful, and often hidden, forces at play in artificial intelligence by taking a closer look at how AI ...More

Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
Seasonal | Until 12th April 2020 

Aviary 8 minutes walk from St Luke's

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

 
Daniel Silver: Human Activity
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2020 

Bloomberg SPACE 9 minutes walk from St Luke's

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

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

The Book Club 10 minutes walk from St Luke's

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

 

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