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The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to the development of film education in Britain and across the world and counts directors Michael Mann and Mike Leigh among its alumni. It's international in its outlook with over 60 per cent of the school's students originating from outside the UK. In late 2017, the school moves from Covent Garden to a purpose-built space on London City Island in East London with two cinemas, offices and a studio.

 

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
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Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
China Town Masterpark
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £117  21% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 2 minutes from The London Film School
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £189  41% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from The London Film School
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  39% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 5 minutes from The London Film School
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from The London Film School
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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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 10 minutes from The London Film School
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 12 minutes from The London Film School
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from The London Film School
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 8 minutes from The London Film School
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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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 11 minutes from The London Film School
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
 
 
 
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School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 13th January 2019
The London Film School, Drury Lane, WC2B | 3 minutes from The London Film School
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February to 25th May 2019
The London Film School, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from The London Film School
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
 
 
 
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True West
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd November 2018 to 16th February 2019
The London Film School, 404 Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from The London Film School
Kit Harington - famous for his leading role in Game of Thrones - and Johnny Flynn - star of Lovesick, Beast and US TV series Genius, ...More
 
 
 
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Royal Opera House
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The London Film School
This impressive building in the heart of Covent Garden has been playing host to major stars of the classical music world since 1858. The third ... More
 
 
 
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Linbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The London Film School
Part of the Royal Opera House , the Linbury Theatre was completely refurbished in December 2018 revealing, "a handsome new ... More
 
 
 
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St. Martin's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from The London Film School
Designed as a companion theatre to the New Ambassador’s, which stands next to it, separated only by the narrow Tower Court, St Martin’s was completed in ... More
 
 
 
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Covent Garden East Piazza
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from The London Film School
A visit to Covent Garden is a must, whether you intend to shop, sightsee or soak in the carnival atmosphere. The focal ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from The London Film School
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from The London Film School
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
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Bow Wow London
London > Shopping > Pet Care
50a Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The London Film School
With its countless stylish boutiques and trendy high street stores, Covent Garden has everything needed for the discerning Londoner to preen themselves from top ... More
 
 
 
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Natural Shoe Store
London > Shopping > Shoes
21 Neal Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The London Film School
These are shoes that stay resolutely the same whatever the trends. The designs reflect the name, with comfort as the watchword - most are ergonomic and ... More
 
 
 
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The Tea House
London > Shopping > Specialists
15 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The London Film School
Neal Street's famous Tea House sells more than 100 different type of teas from all around the world as well as various teapots, crockery and accessories. ... More
 
 
 
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Hawksmoor Seven Dials
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
11 Langley Street, Seven Dials, , Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The London Film School
Will Beckett and Huw Gott's Hawksmoor steakhouse, whose flagship venture in Spitalfields fast became a favourite amongst the capital's meat lovers. gets a West End makeover ... More
 
 
 
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Strada - Covent Garden
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
13-15 Tavistock Street, The Opera Quarter, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The London Film School
Strada on Tavistock Street in Covent Garden is a part of the well known group of contemporary Italian restaurants serving good quality, simple, freshly prepared dishes ... More
 
 
 
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The House of Peroni
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
6 Langly Street, Unit London, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The London Film School
The stylish Italian beer brand presents The House of Peroni , a pop up bar featuring different and distinctive ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The London Film School
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from The London Film School
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The London Film School
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The London Film School
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from The London Film School
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from The London Film School
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from The London Film School
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
 
 
 
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from The London Film School
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
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The London Cocktail Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from The London Film School
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
 
 
 
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from The London Film School
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from The London Film School
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from The London Film School
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
 

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Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 10th February 2019 

Cambridge Theatre 1 minute walk from The London Film School

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
Sweat
Theatre | Until 2nd February 2019 

The Donmar Warehouse 1 minute walk from The London Film School

Lynette Linton directs Lynn Nottage's Pulitzer prize-winning drama about the slow and steady decay of the American Dream based on ...More

Royal Opera House: Queen Of Spades
Royal Opera House: Queen Of Spades
Concerts | Until 1st February 2019 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from The London Film School

Norwegian director Stefan Herheim presents a spectacular production of Pyotr ll'yich Tchaikovsky's adaptation of the Alexander Pushkin story of a ...More

 
Royal Opera: La Traviata
Royal Opera: La Traviata
Concerts | Until 31st January 2019 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from The London Film School

Richard Eyre's production is a well-rehearsed formula for the Royal Opera but time after time it draws the crowds with ...More

 
TRIO ConcertDance
Dance | Until 27th January 2019 

Linbury Theatre 2 minutes walk from The London Film School

Ballerina Alessandra Ferri performs with Herman Cornejo and pianist Bruce Levingston, exploring the connection between music and dance....More

Songs For Nobodies
Theatre | Until 23rd February 2019 

Ambassadors Theatre 2 minutes walk from The London Film School

Bernadette Robinson performs as Patsy Cline, Edith Piaf, Judy Garland, Billie Holiday and Maria Callas in this musical about ordinary ...More

Nuns
Theatre | Until 26th January 2019 

Tristan Bates Theatre 2 minutes walk from The London Film School

Charlotte Everest directs Robert Luxford's satirical comedy set against the backdrop of a garish pink GRLPWR convent in the 1990s. ...More

Six The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2020 

Arts Theatre 3 minutes walk from The London Film School

Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' playful musical history lesson about Henry VIII and his six wives, which puts the spotlight ...More

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part I
Theatre | Until 29th September 2019 

Palace Theatre 3 minutes walk from The London Film School

John Tiffany directs Jack Thorne's fantasy adventure based on an original story by JK Rowling, Thorne and Tiffany, which is ...More

Neighbourhood Cinema Frozen Island
Neighbourhood Cinema Frozen Island
Seasonal | Until 27th January 2019 

Tropicana Beach Club 3 minutes walk from The London Film School

This winter, the Neighbourhood Cinema gets into the festive spirit with screenings of Christmas classics on a Frozen Island. Visitors ...More

 

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3 Little Pig Tails
3 Little Pig Tails
Theatre | From 20th February 

Little Angel Studios

A new take on the classic story of the Three Little Pigs, this funny French ...More

 
The Boy and the Mermaid
The Boy and the Mermaid
Theatre | From 18th February 

Little Angel Studios

Join three shanty singing fishermen as they weave a tale of musical merfolk, menacing monsters ...More

 
Valentine's Day Onboard Glass Room
Valentine's Day Onboard Glass Room
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Glass Room

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With Tom Dixon interiors, Glass Room is one of the more stylish ways to dine ...More

 
Valentine's An Evening with the Stars
Valentine's An Evening with the Stars
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Royal Observatory Greenwich

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One Duck Down
One Duck Down
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The Vaults

Winner of Best Family Show at Vault Festival 2018, One Duck Down returns to the ...More

 
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Royal Opera: Katya Kabanova
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Royal Opera House

Richard Jones's production of Janacek's intense opera, conducted by Edward Garnder, about an unhappily married woman enticed by another man. Sung in Czech with English surtitles....More

The Monstrous Child
The Monstrous Child
Concerts | From 21st February 

Linbury Theatre

Gavin Higgins's first opera, adapted by Francesca Simon from her darkly humorous young adult novel, ...More

 
Prince Charming
Prince Charming
Theatre | From 8th February 

Little Angel Theatre

A musical for children exploring anxiety and how to cope with it....More

 
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Mole & Gecko: The Show
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Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Poet Simon Mole and musician Gecko create their own original songs for rap musical Mole ...More

 
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Grace Regan's all-vegan curry house specialises in meat-free versions of Indian classics....More

 
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The Millennium Hotel in Mayfair, closed in July 2018, reopens in spring 2019 as The ...More

 
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