Attractions

Top Choice Library in North London

British Library

Consisting of low-slung red-brick terraces and fronted by a large plaza featuring an oversized statue of Sir Isaac Newton, Colin St John Wilson’s British Library building is a love-it-or-hate-it affair (Prince Charl…
Top Choice Arts Centre in The South Bank

Southbank Centre

The flagship venue of the Southbank Centre, Europe's largest centre for performing and visual arts, is the Royal Festival Hall. Its gently curved facade of glass and Portland stone is more humane than its 1970s brut…
Library in Clerkenwell, Shoreditch & Spitalfields

Marx Memorial Library

Built in 1738 to house a Welsh charity school, this unassuming building is an interesting reminder of Clerkenwell's radical history. From here in 1902 and 1903, during his European exile, Lenin edited 17 editions of…
Arts Centre in The West End

Institute of Contemporary Arts

Housed in a Regency building designed by John Nash along the Mall, the untraditional ICA is where Picasso and Henry Moore had their first UK shows. Since then the ICA has been on the cutting (and controversial) edge…