The Workshops with Jesse Stanbridge are all being held at the ISTD2 Dance Studios
346 Old Street, Shoreditch, EC1V 9NQ
Closest station: Old Street Underground station Exit 3 or a short bus ride from Liverpool Street Station (click on the map to enlarge)
The FireWater Show is being held at the Hackney Attic, above the Hackney Picture House
270 Mare Street, Hackney Central, E8 1HE
Closest station: Hackney Central Overground station. Also easily accessible by bus from Old Street/Liverpool Street.
Travel in and around London
Underground & Buses
There are many ways to travel around London by public transport. When traveling by Underground or “tube”, Overground and bus, the cheapest way to travel is with an Oyster card. You can purchase one at any Underground station, London Travel Information Centre and many Newsagents. If you return your card when you leave you will get a refund. To find the best routes around London, including estimated journey times, prices, and maps see: www.tfl.gov.uk
Black taxis are easy to hail around central London however they tend to be pricey as they run on a meter. Most B&B’s/hotels will recommend local taxi services which they can phone and book for you in advance.
A list of taxis can also be found here: www.tfl.gov.uk/gettingaround/taxisandminicabs
Transport into London
London City Airport, Heathrow, Stansted, Gatwick and Luton are all accessible by public transport however some airports are further away than others and more expensive to travel to. Visit www.tfl.gov.uk to calculate this.
Easy Bus is a cheap alternative to and from Stansted, Gatwick and Luton www.easybus.co.uk
You can also travel by coach from Stansted to Liverpool Street Station www.nationalexpress.co.uk
London Heathrow travel options can be found here www.heathrowairport.com/transport-and-directions/trains
The Dictionary Hostel in Shoreditch is a few minutes walk from the ISTD2 studio www.thedictionaryhostel.com
London YHA Hostels – Oxford Street, London St Pancras and London St Pauls branches are all easy to get to and nice and central www.yha.org.uk
AirBnB often have a good range of B&B’s, rooms and apartments to rent www.airbnb.com
Things to do in London
There are plenty of wonderful places to eat and drink in and around Shoreditch, and interesting places to explore. If you have time it’s worth wandering through the Columbia flower market, heading to Spitalfields Market or Camden for a spot of shopping, having a curry in Brick Lane, visiting Covent Garden Market to see the street performers or a theatre show, strolling along the South bank to see the sites along the river Thames, or visiting one of the wonderful museums such as the Tate Modern, V&A, Natural History or British Museum.
For an up to date listing of things to do see Time Out online.
We hope you enjoy your stay in London!!!