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London & Local Features

Exterior of Senate House
10th November 2016
Many people know Senate House for its towering academic reputation as part of the University of London. It is so much more than that. Senate House is the cultural fabric of the city itself, hosting ground-breaking events and talks throughout the year. We thought it was about time we gave a much-deserved shout out to Senate House and its role in championing arts and culture.  
Looking up at Senate House
27th October 2015
As all great stories should, the history of Senate House is one that always arouses passion, and sometimes, controversy. There is perhaps no other building in the city that is a better reflection of the times and culture in which it was built. At 210ft high Senate House was London’s first skyscraper and one of the most beautiful, distinctive and formidable buildings of the 1930s.
Halloween At Senate House
23rd October 2015
Perhaps you have already heard whisper of ghosts, ghouls and strange things going bump in the night at Senate House. Is our library tower really haunted? What otherwordly secrets lay under Crush Hall? Come curious children of the night, if you seek mystery and macabre read on…
06th August 2015
Senate House is a towering example of the extravagant Art Deco movement that graced London’s cityscape in the early 20th century. The style remains popular today, with both Hollywood and fashion trends rekindling the fascination surrounding the iconic look. 
London skyline
23rd July 2015
We host some of the biggest international events as well as many world famous domestic events in our fair city. Here are top 10 reasons we think London is the event capitol of Europe, and probably the world too.
Events map - Bloomsbury
09th June 2015
From umbrella jousting to pop-up operas and everything in between, there’s plenty to do in and around Bloomsbury this summer. And we don’t want you to miss out. So here’s our guide to the best local events and festivals taking place over the next few months.
09th March 2015
To celebrate the start of spring, we’re offering 20% off our room hire rates for any event that takes place in May.
Bloomsbury London
06th May 2014
Tucked in the corner of the Borough of Camden, you'll find Bloomsbury, the intellectual and literary capital of London. Historical, beautiful and seething with bookish charm, we examine how Bloomsbury is so much more than an intellectual’s playground. In fact, Bloomsbury’s actually pretty cool. So, let us take you by the hand and lead you through the coolest streets of London.
13th February 2014
The London Underground is ingrained into the fabric of London life. Almost every citizen of our capital city relies on its service at some point, and its expansion over the decades has allowed people from the suburbs and the outskirts of London to travel into the centre – for both work and play. It’s a world icon, and an inseparable part of London’s history. In this blog post, we look at 10 things you may not know about the Tube.
5 ways to trip to work could be a lot worse
10th February 2014
The current tube strikes affecting London are miserable. They disrupt people’s day, cause massive overcrowding and disturb the natural flow of city life. Life threatening or dangerous however, they are not. In this blog, we look at 10 ways your trip to work could be a lot worse.

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