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Sights and Attractions near Porterford

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Church of St Mary Aldermary
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Watling Street, City, London EC4M | 1 minute from Porterford
A church rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren, approximately 1680, in the Gothic style after it was destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666. It is,... More
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Bloomberg Arcade
London > Attractions
3 Queen Victoria Street, EC2R | 2 minutes walk from Porterford
Running through the site of Bloomberg's new European headquarters, the covered pedestrian Bloomberg Arcade is home to... More
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St Stephen Walbrook
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
39 Walbrook, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes walk from Porterford
One of Sir Christopher Wren's smaller masterpieces, this church has been immaculately restored. The central altar is by Henry Moore, and there is a magnificent... More
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The City Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
80 Basinghall Street, EC2V | 3 minutes walk from Porterford
Learn about the square mile, the area's 800 year history, its people and its architecture, at The City Centre, where exhibitions, public... More
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Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes walk from Porterford
Mansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was... More
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St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 4 minutes walk from Porterford
Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of... More
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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 4 minutes walk from Porterford
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of... More
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Guildhall Yard
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 4 minutes walk from Porterford
The courtyard between the Guildhall Art Gallery and the church of St Lawrence Jewry, Guildhall Yard ... More
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Porterford
This sleek, 18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate... More
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes walk from Porterford
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
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The Monument
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fish Street Hill, City, London EC3R | 8 minutes walk from Porterford
Following an 18-month closure which began in 2007, The Monument reopened in February 2009 revealing the effects of a 4.5 million renovation. If you're feeling... More
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Walkie Talkie / 20 Fenchurch Street
London > Attractions > Sights
20 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 8 minutes walk from Porterford
Designed by world-renowned architect Rafael Vinoly, 20 Fenchurch Street, nicknamed the 'Walkie Talkie' made headlines before it even opened when it 'melted' cars... More
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St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 8 minutes walk from Porterford
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried... More
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The Clink Prison Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes walk from Porterford
Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks... More
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 9 minutes walk from Porterford
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and... More
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Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, City, London EC2 | 9 minutes walk from Porterford
The Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you... More
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Tower 42 - formerly NatWest Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Tower 42, 25 Old Broad Street, City, London EC2N | 9 minutes walk from Porterford
At 601 feet, Tower 42 was the first skyscraper in the City of London when it was officially opened in June 1981 by Her... More
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Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 9 minutes walk from Porterford
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So... More
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Lloyd's of London
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12 Leadenhall Street, City, London EC3V | 9 minutes walk from Porterford
The landmark Lloyd's building, at 1 Lime Street, is arguably one of the most iconic buildings in The City. Designed by architect Richard Rogers, it... More
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 9 minutes walk from Porterford
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... More
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The Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
St Mary Overie Dock, Cathedral Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from Porterford
Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called The Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created... More
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Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from Porterford
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... More
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Tate Modern: The Tanks
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from Porterford
A dramatic new development at Tate Modern, we got our first glimpse inside The Tanks in summer 2012 - revealed as part... More
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Leadenhall Building or The Cheesegrater
London > Attractions > Sights
122 Leadenhall Street, EC3V | 9 minutes walk from Porterford
Comprising 224 metres of gleaming glass and steel, The Leadenhall Building , affectionately known as 'The Cheesegrater' due to... More
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Bankside Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes walk from Porterford
Bankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the... More
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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes walk from Porterford
Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials... More
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Heron Tower
London > Attractions > Sights
110 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 10 minutes walk from Porterford
When it was completed in March 2011 Heron Tower was the tallest building in the City of London, a title soon snatched from it by... More
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The Wapping Project Bankside
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65a Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes walk from Porterford
Dr Jules Wright, founder and owner of The Wapping Project, has opened up a second gallery space - the Wapping Project Bankside. Located next to... More
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The Gherkin or 30 St Mary Axe
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
30 St Mary Axe, City, London EC3V | 11 minutes walk from Porterford
Designed by Norman Foster and affectionately, and understandably, dubbed "The Gherkin" thanks to its unique bullet-shape tower, 30 St Mary Axe stands out as one... More
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One Blackfriars
London > Attractions > Sights
1-16 Blackfriars Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 11 minutes walk from Porterford
Shortlisted for the 2015 World Architecture Festival Awards before it was even completed, One Blackfriars - or 'The Vase'... More
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325 Years, 325 Objects
Exhibitions | Until 15th May 2020 

Bank of England Museum 4 minutes walk from Porterford

The bank celebrates its 325th anniversary with a display of 325 items selected from the vast collections amassed since the ...More

The Fancy Fork
The Fancy Fork
Foodie Events | Until 23rd July 2020 

Farmer J 6 minutes walk from Porterford

As the afternoon rolls into evening Israeli chef Shuli Wimer joins Farmer J in Monument to give us The Fancy ...More

 
Women Beware Women
Theatre | Until 18th April 2020 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 7 minutes walk from Porterford

Two young women are corrupted by male desire, ruined by their own dark impulses and betrayed by their own sex ...More

Masculinities: Liberation through Photography
Masculinities: Liberation through Photography
Exhibitions | Until 17th May 2020 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Porterford

Bringing together over 300 works by more than 50 pioneering international artists, the Barbican surveys the representation of masculinity across ...More

 
London Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | On 27th February 2020 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Porterford

Elim Chan conducts the orchestra, with pianist Lukas Vondracek, for the world premiere of James Hoyle's Thymiaterion, plus Rachmaninov's Piano ...More

Viviana Durante Company: Isadora Now
Dance | Until 29th February 2020 

Barbican Centre 9 minutes walk from Porterford

The all-female ensemble pays tribute to the American dancer Isadora Duncan with three works: the rarely seen Dance Of The ...More

Jubel Ski Lodge
Jubel Ski Lodge
Foodie Events | Until 27th March 2020 

The Conductor 9 minutes walk from Porterford

Escape the London winter without leaving the city by visiting a lively, warm apres ski bar, the Jubel Ski Lodge ...More

 
Ed Ruscha
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2020 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from Porterford

Works by Nebraska-born painter and printmaker, now resident in Los Angeles, which illustrate his love of dissonance, irony and humour....More

Hyundai Commission: Kara Walker
Exhibitions | Until 5th April 2020 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from Porterford

A large-scale installation by the New York-based artist, entitled Fons Americanus, transforming the Turbine Hall to reflect her concerns regarding ...More

Steve McQueen
Steve McQueen
Exhibitions | Until 11th May 2020 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from Porterford

He's the only UK artist to have won both the Turner Prize and an Oscar, and in spring 2020 '12 ...More

 

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Middle Eight
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Drag Brunch at Eastway Brasserie
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The Cheese Barge
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The man who invented the world's first cheese conveyor belt floats a new idea past ...More

 
Six by Nico
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The Connaught Grill
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Reopened in 2020 after a twenty year closure, The Connaught Grill is "back and better ...More

 
Maison Francois
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Head chef Matthew Ryle, a Masterchef: The Professionals finalist who honed his classical cooking skills ...More

 
Larry's
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Sushi on Jones
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Overlooking the Thames by the Millennium Bridge, the 113-room Locke at Broken Wharf is a ...More

 
Montague on the Gardens: Mix It
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Foodie Events | From 29th February 

The Montague on the Gardens Hotel

Bottomless cocktail making experience Mix It pops upat ...More

 
The Gruffalo at Kew Gardens
Kids Events | From 4th April 

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

Grab your map and paint on some whiskers this Easter ready for a Gruffalo hunt at Kew Gardens. Immersing little ones in the world of Julia Donaldson's much-loved ...More

Easter at IWM London
Kids Events | From 4th April 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

The IWM London invites families to enjoy a special line-up of events and activities throughout the Easter holiday, including the chance to become a spy for the day. Coinciding with the release of the latest ...More

Super Nature
Super Nature
Exhibitions | From 28th March 

Garden Museum

A new art fair inspired by the joy of plants comes to the Garden Museum ...More

 
Drag Bingo and Bottomless Bubbles
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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th February 

Mama London

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Darkfield: Seance - Flight - Coma
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Theatre | From 28th February 

Lewis Cubitt Park and Square

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Easter at the Southbank Centre
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Seasonal | From 4th April 

Southbank Centre

This Easter hop down to the Southbank Centre ...More

 
Steve Martin & Martin Short: The Funniest Show In Town At The Moment
Steve Martin & Martin Short: The Funniest Show In Town At The Moment
Comedy | From 14th March 

Royal Albert Hall

The Hollywood actors, comedians and decades-long friends cross ...More

 
Shazia Mirza: Coconut
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Comedy | On 7th March 

Southbank Centre

Insightful social and cultural observations mixed with personal anecdotes from the award-winning Birmingham-born stand-up. Shazia ...More

 
London Events 2020
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New musicals put Pretty Woman and The Prince of Egypt centre stage, and blockbuster ...More

 
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Illuminating London Light Shows in January 2020
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