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Clerkenwell Attractions by category: Art Galleries (9), Historic Buildings (5), Other Attractions (4), Sights (3), Museums (2)

 
 
1st January Where:
,   48 Doughty Street    Clerkenwell  WC1N
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Charles Dickens Museum

48 Doughty Street, Clerkenwell, WC1N  2LX  12 minutes away from Clerkenwell

Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired...  More

1st January Where:
,   Rosebery Avenue    Clerkenwell  EC1R
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Sadler's Wells

Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, EC1R  4TN  7 minutes away from Clerkenwell

Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national...  More

1st January Where:
,   Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street    Clerkenwell  EC2P
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Guildhall Art Gallery

Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, Clerkenwell, EC2P  2EJ  9 minutes away from Clerkenwell

The Guildhall Art Gallery is the Corporation of London's collection of 17th, 18th, 19th and 20th century works of art. Fine architecture and a sumptuous...  More

1st January Where:
,   St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell    Clerkenwell  EC1M
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Museum of the Order of St John

St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, EC1M  4DA  4 minutes away from Clerkenwell

This 16th century gatehouse was formerly the southern entrance to the Priory of the Medieval Order of St John and contains furniture, painting, silver, coins...  More

1st January Where:
,   The Clock Room, Guildhall Library 5 Aldermanbury    Clerkenwell  EC2V
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library

The Clock Room, Guildhall Library 5 Aldermanbury, Clerkenwell, EC2V  7HH  14 minutes away from Clerkenwell

An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c.1600-c.1850. ...  More

1st January Where:
,   14 Ely Place    Clerkenwell  EC1N
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St Etheldreda's Church

14 Ely Place, Clerkenwell, EC1N  6RY  10 minutes away from Clerkenwell

Built around 1250, this the oldest Catholic Church in London and one of a very few surviving buildings from the reign of Edward I. Originally...  More

1st January Where:
,   Freeling House, Phoenix Place    Clerkenwell  WC1X
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British Postal Museum & Archive

Freeling House, Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, WC1X  0DL  10 minutes away from Clerkenwell

The British Postal Museum Archive (BMPA) office and Royal Mail Archive is found within the large Mount Pleasant Sorting Office complex in Farringdon. Formed...  More

1st January Where:
,   West Smithfield    Clerkenwell  EC1A
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St Bartholomew the Great

West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, EC1A  9DS  8 minutes away from Clerkenwell

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

1st January Where:
,   Farringdon Road    Clerkenwell  EC1R
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Royal Mail Mount Pleasant Sorting Office

Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, EC1R  4SQ  9 minutes away from Clerkenwell

Mount Pleasant is one of the world's largest sorting offices, covering an area of 7.5 acres. It's home to an expansive set of 23 miles...  More

1st January Where:
,   Exmouth Market    Clerkenwell  EC1R
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Exmouth Market

Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, EC1R  4TL  6 minutes away from Clerkenwell

A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang...  More

1st January Where:
,   18 Brooke Street Holborn    Clerkenwell  EC1N
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St Albans the Martyr Church

18 Brooke Street Holborn, Clerkenwell, EC1N  7RD  10 minutes away from Clerkenwell

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1st January Where:
,   1 Honduras Street    Clerkenwell  EC1Y
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Host Gallery

1 Honduras Street, Clerkenwell, EC1Y  0TH  5 minutes away from Clerkenwell

Host was established in 2005 by Jon Levy, director of foto8, and Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. Photojournalism - from classical black and white...  More

1st January Where:
,   407 St John Street    Clerkenwell  EC1V
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Angel Building

407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V  4AD  10 minutes away from Clerkenwell

Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by...  More

1st January Where:
,   7-9 Woodbridge Street    Clerkenwell  EC1R
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The Werkstatt

7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, EC1R  0LL  3 minutes away from Clerkenwell

The Werkstatt - meaning workshop in German - is a workshop for international designers and architects to meet, be inspired, play and create. A showcase...  More

1st January Where:
,   245 St John Street    Clerkenwell  EC1V
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Islington Museum

245 St John Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V  4NB  3 minutes away from Clerkenwell

Situated underneath the Finsbury Library building, the Islington Museum documents the past in this area of North London. The museum holds a varied programme of...  More

1st January Where:
,   37A Clerkenwell Green    Clerkenwell  EC1R
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Marx Memorial Library

37A Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, EC1R  0DU  4 minutes away from Clerkenwell

This library contains over 100,000 books, pamphlets and periodicals connected with Marxism and the broad Labour Movement, all housed in an 18th century Grade II...  More

1st January Where:
,   14-16 Farringdon Lane ISLINGTON    Clerkenwell  EC1R
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Clerk's Well

14-16 Farringdon Lane ISLINGTON, Clerkenwell, EC1R  3AU  5 minutes away from Clerkenwell

A historic well situated in a low chamber accessible by stairs from an exhibition room (which includ...  More

1st January Where:
,   Farringdon Road    Clerkenwell  EC1R
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Alchemy Gallery

Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, EC1R  3AD  7 minutes away from Clerkenwell

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1st January Where:
,   13-14 Great Sutton Street Clerkenwell    Clerkenwell  EC1V
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Artomatic and Gallery

13-14 Great Sutton Street Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, EC1V  0BX  3 minutes away from Clerkenwell

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1st January Where:
,   The Observatory 36-41 Clerkenwell Close    Clerkenwell  EC1R
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London Ecology Centre

The Observatory 36-41 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, EC1R  0AU  4 minutes away from Clerkenwell

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1st January Where:
,   63 Charterhouse Street    Clerkenwell  EC1M
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Slaughterhouse Gallery

63 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, EC1M  6HJ  7 minutes away from Clerkenwell

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1st January Where:
,   122 Whitecross Street    Clerkenwell  EC1Y
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Whitecross Gallery

122 Whitecross Street, Clerkenwell, EC1Y  8PU  7 minutes away from Clerkenwell

The gallery is in a vibrant street market weekdays plenty of food stalls, also holds a monthly Food Festival (same style of Borough Market) A contemporary art space...  More

1st January Where:
,   63 Gee Street    Clerkenwell  EC1V
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Magnum Photos

63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V  3RS  4 minutes away from Clerkenwell

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...  More

1st January Where:
,   161 Old Street    Clerkenwell  EC1V
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St Luke's

161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V  9NG  7 minutes away from Clerkenwell

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...  More

1st January Where:
,   34-35 Hatton Garden    Clerkenwell  EC1N
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WW Gallery Hatton Garden

34-35 Hatton Garden, Clerkenwell, EC1N  8DX  8 minutes away from Clerkenwell

WW is an artist-run central London contemporary art gallery and project space across two sites, Hatton Garden EC1 and Hackney Downs E5. The gallery's directors...  More

1st January Where:
,   31 Eyre Street Hill    Clerkenwell  EC1R
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L-13 Light Industrial Workshop

31 Eyre Street Hill, Clerkenwell, EC1R  5EW  8 minutes away from Clerkenwell

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1st January Where:
,   20 Clerkenwell Green    Clerkenwell  EC1R
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Frameless Gallery

20 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, EC1R  0DP  4 minutes away from Clerkenwell

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1st January Where:
,   7 Torrens Street    Clerkenwell  EC1V
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The Islington Metal Works

7 Torrens Street, Clerkenwell, EC1V  1NQ  10 minutes away from Clerkenwell

Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses...  More

1st January Where:
,       Clerkenwell  EC1Y
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Whitecross Street

Clerkenwell, EC1Y  8NR  8 minutes away from Clerkenwell

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1st January Where:
,   Sans Walk    Clerkenwell  EC1R
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House of Detention

Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, EC1R  0LT  4 minutes away from Clerkenwell

The House of Detention gets its name from its former purpose - as a prison - and there has been a prison on this site...  More

Hotels Near Clerkenwell

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What's On Today Near Clerkenwell

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Exhibitions | Until 9th August 2015
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Craft Central  3 minutes walk from Clerkenwell

Billie M Vigne and Sandra Tepla present a pop up shop showcasing their sculptural pieces inspired by the prospect of ... More

Matthew Bourne's The Car Man
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Dance | Until 9th August 2015
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Sadler's Wells Theatre  7 minutes walk from Clerkenwell

Fifteen years since its premiere, Matthew Bourne's "sweaty, oil-spattered version of Carmen" (The Guardian) is back. The internationally acclaimed ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 8th August 2015
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Parasol Unit  9 minutes walk from Clerkenwell

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Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015
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Museum of London  10 minutes walk from Clerkenwell

A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ... More

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Concerts | Until 18th September 2015
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The Nightjar Bar  12 minutes walk from Clerkenwell

The singer-pianist plays New Orleans Jazz and rhythm'n'blues.... More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th September 2015
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XOYO  14 minutes walk from Clerkenwell

Residents and guests supply house, techno and bass.... More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th September 2015
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XOYO  14 minutes walk from Clerkenwell

Resident DJs spin house and techno.... More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 8th September 2015
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XOYO  14 minutes walk from Clerkenwell

Guest and resident DJs supply house and techno.... More

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Concerts | On 4th August 2015
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XOYO  14 minutes walk from Clerkenwell

New York-based electronic quartet with support from Kero Kero Bonito and Spinee Finn Diesel.... More

 
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