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Ministry of SoundA massive sound system, huge dancefloor and a staggering roster of big name DJs has made sure of Ministry of Sound's place in clubbing folklore. The opening night back in 1991 heralded the explosion of superclubs across the UK. Boasting a crisp, clear, thumpingly loud sound system, and some of the best house DJs of the era, the club attracted thousands of hedonists south of the Thames every weekend. This giddy ascendancy was subsequently translated into various record labels, a clothing company and sister clubs across the globe. Of course, success on such a scale never lasts, least of all in clubland, and the buzz around the venue had stagnated by the late '90s. Thankfully the last few years have seen the brains behind the operation quit resting on their laurels and sort it out. A welcome refurbishment of the interior and a creative injection into the DJ line-up means that Ministry is still well worth a look.

 

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Elephant & Castle Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elephant and Castle NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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H10 London Waterloo Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  29% off
284-302 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 7 minutes from Ministry of Sound
The H10 London Waterloo is a recently-built hotel providing comfortable and well-lit rooms and an ideally-located base from which to get around central London. The hotel ... More
 
 
 
Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £73  24% off
157 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 9 minutes from Ministry of Sound
Situated just a five minute walk from London Waterloo Station, the Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo is nearby to many central London locations, with the London ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £118  35% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 10 minutes from Ministry of Sound
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
 
 
 
 
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Corsica Studios
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 5 minutes from Ministry of Sound
A superbly designed two-room club and arts venue that captures the feeling of an illegal party in a squatted industrial space - while still being clean, ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Cabaret City
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 24 minutes from Ministry of Sound
Just as you used to be in a 1920s speakeasy, at Proud Cabaret you're entertained while you dine. A lively mix of cabaret, jazz and burlesque ... More
 
 
 
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Fire
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
South Lambeth Road, Vauxhall, Lambeth, London SW8 | 27 minutes from Ministry of Sound
London's biggest and best gay venue, Fire hosts a cluster of different club nights including more and more straight-friendly one-off parties over the weekends. Newly redesigned ... More
 
 
 
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Ministry of Sound clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from Ministry of Sound
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
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Union Street Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
47-51 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Ministry of Sound
A local urban living room found beneath Union Street Cafe in Borough, Union Street Bar is Gordon Ramsay's first destination bar. Open until 2am on Thursday, ... More
 
 
 
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Mc & Sons
London > Nightlife > Pubs
160 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Ministry of Sound
Very much a family affair, with roots in Ireland, Mc & Sons is an Irish boozer serving Thai food. ... More
 
 
 
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Aspects Of Love
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 7th January to 9th February 2019 - Various Times
Ministry of Sound, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 1 minute from Ministry of Sound
Jonathan O'Boyle directs a revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Charles Hart's 1989 musical of romantic entanglements, featuring the songs Love Changes Everything, Seeing ...More
 
 
 
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The Time Travellers' Ball
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th November 2018 to 17th February 2019
Ministry of Sound, 42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 2 minutes from Ministry of Sound
This November, theatrical experience The Time Travellers' Ball opens new venue The Buzz, London's first ever purpose-built immersive theatre venue. An evening of dance, decadence and ...More
 
 
 
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Find Me In The Dark x Private Persons
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 18th January 2019 - 11pm-7am
Ministry of Sound, Unit 5 Farrell Court, 4-5 Elephant Road, SE17 | 5 minutes from Ministry of Sound
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Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Ministry of Sound
The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse in ... More
 
 
 
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The Buzz
London > Entertainment > Theatres
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 2 minutes from Ministry of Sound
Located in Mercato Metropolitano, The Buzz is the UK's first permanent purpose-built immersive theatre. The fully flexible performing arts space has been created as a community ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Ministry of Sound
This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre - staging ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Ministry of Sound
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Alma Enterprises
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
38-40 Glasshill Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Ministry of Sound
After five years at 1 Vyner Street Alma Enterprises, the project-space which began as a base for successful young artists' collective 'Land', moved to this new ... More
 
 
 
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IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Road, Elephant and Castle, Southwark, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Ministry of Sound
The IWM London, the flagship Imperial War Museum which offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life is like for both citizens and soldiers in times ... More
 
 
 
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Tibetan Peace Gardens
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Ministry of Sound
Buddhist garden in the grounds of the Imperial War Museum. Located in the ground of the Imperial War Museum, lies this fitting tribute to peace and the ... More
 
 
 
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Mercato Metropolitano
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 2 minutes from Ministry of Sound
At 45,000 square foot, new Italian market Mercato Metropolitano has no shortage of artisanal talent. Housed in a disused paper factory, it brings together bakers, fishmongers, ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Ministry of Sound
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from Ministry of Sound
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
 
 
 
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Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Unit 4, Metro Central, 119 Newington Green Causway, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Ministry of Sound
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Qvintessenza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
304 Borough High Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Ministry of Sound
Qvintessenza serves casual Venetian specialities using ingredients sourced directly from Italian artisan producers. Venetian founder, Alessandro Selazone, spent a year travelling the length ... More
 
 
 
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El Vergel
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
132 Webber Street, SE10QL | 4 minutes from Ministry of Sound
Tiny Latino restaurant and café tucked away behind Borough tube which is much loved by local office workers and residents. Owned and run by a lovely ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Ministry of Sound
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 23 minutes from Ministry of Sound
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 27 minutes from Ministry of Sound
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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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 11 minutes from Ministry of Sound
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
 
 
 
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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 12 minutes from Ministry of Sound
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
 
 
 
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 13 minutes from Ministry of Sound
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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Elephant and Castle Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Newington Causeway Road, SE1 | 2 minutes from Ministry of Sound
After a lengthy closure, the historic Elephant and Castle pub reopened in summer 2016 revealing a re-imagined interior ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Ministry of Sound
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
160 Union Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Ministry of Sound
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Imperial War Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Ministry of Sound
This museum of 20th-century warfare offers a thoughtful look at what day-to-day life was like for both citizens and soldiers in the two world wars. The ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from Ministry of Sound
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Ministry of Sound
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Time Travellers' Ball
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This November, theatrical experience The Time Travellers' Ball opens new venue The Buzz, London's first ever purpose-built immersive theatre venue. ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 19th January 2019 

Old Vic Theatre 10 minutes walk from Ministry Of Sound

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Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33
Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

Tate Modern 13 minutes walk from Ministry Of Sound

A free, year-long exhibition at Tate Modern, Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33 explores German art in the period ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Tate Modern 13 minutes walk from Ministry Of Sound

Cuban artist Tania Bruguera has been chosen as the next artist to create a site specific art work for Tate's ...More

 
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Christian Marclay: The Clock
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

Tate Modern 13 minutes walk from Ministry Of Sound

See Christian Marclay's unique installation, The Clock, at Tate Modern this autumn. Twenty-four hours long, the mesmerising piece is a ...More

 
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Anni Albers
Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2019 

Tate Modern 13 minutes walk from Ministry Of Sound

In 2018, Tate Modern presents this century's first major UK museum exhibition of the work of Anni Albers. One of ...More

 
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Theatre in the Clouds
Theatre | Until 31st January 2019 

Shangri-La Hotel London 14 minutes walk from Ministry Of Sound

Hosted by luxury theatre company Revels in Hand, who present private theatre shows for the ultra-rich, Theatre in the Clouds ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 2nd February 2019 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 14 minutes walk from Ministry Of Sound

Robert Hastie, Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, directs this production of Shakespeare's sinister Scottish play staged at the Sam Wanamaker ...More

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Tours | Next performance 17th January 2019 

The Shard 16 minutes walk from Ministry Of Sound

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