Top 5 things to do near Old Street


Anyone that’s already explored the vibrant area of Soho in London will know all about the hidden treasures you can find near Old Street. From shopping to entertainment, this popular spot has plenty to offer.

If you’re planning a city break and are in need of luxury suites in Shoreditch, spend the weekend relaxing at the M by Montcalm Tech City to take advantage of the sights near Old Street. Here are some of the top attractions waiting to be discovered.

LSO St Luke’s

Old Street, London

If you’re a fan of classical music or you’re looking to try something new and expand your musical taste, take a stroll down Old Street and pop your head inside St Luke’s. Official home of the London Symphony Orchestra, the popular music centre regularly hosts shows that feature some of the most talented instrumentalists in the world. Any music fans staying at the M by Montcalm Tech City won’t want to miss out on an evening at St Luke’s.


Cowper Street, London

There’s a reason that XOYO is often referred to as the best club in Soho and it has a lot to do with the electric atmosphere, vibrant décor and seemingly never-ending list of drinks that can be found there. If you’re looking to cut loose on your group holiday or relax at the end of a busy day of meetings, XOYO will help you forget about the stresses of the day. With two floors, multiple bars and a DJ booth that regularly features the city’s most talented disc jockeys, XOYO is the perfect nightlife escape.


Barbican Centre

Silk Street, London

If it’s entertainment you seek, the Barbican Centre is a paradise of excitement where you’ll find everything from dancing and singing to art installations and poetry. Since it was opened in 1982, the Barbican Centre has become a cornerstone of London’s art and entertainment scene. With daily shows, events and interactive talks, there is always something exciting happening. Whether you’re travelling with friends or family, the Barbican is a must-see.

Museum of London

London Wall, London

Take a trip to the Museum of London and walk through time as you browse an incredible collection of ancient artefacts, historic scriptures and beautiful artwork. Explore the 17th-century collection and discover a plethora of artistic treasures that have been collected from all corners of the world. Visit the Olympic Exhibition and relive the magic of the London 2012 Olympic ceremony. Whether you have an afternoon or a whole day to spare, there’s plenty of incredible things to see at the Museum of London.

Victoria Miro

Wharf Road, London

Just a short walk north of Old Street will put you on the doorstep of one of London’s most underrated art galleries. Although it only features a small collection, which is always changing, you can find some hidden artistic treasures from some of the country’s best painters and sculptors. Victoria Miro often holds exhibitions and auctions so be sure to check it out and see what you can find.