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“Probably the best £30 quid you can spend in London”

Institute of Contemporary Arts
Ranked #691 of 1,595 things to do in London
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Owner description: A cultural "think tank" where people can watch important films, browse the bookstore, discover innovate work of emerging artists, participate in live events, and engage in debate in support of a broader artistic culture.
Manchester
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“Probably the best £30 quid you can spend in London”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2013

Beautifully situated on The Mall, its just so easy to imagine a younger more discrete Royal slipping in to watch and therefore support independent film making.
I saw The Selfish Giant here 27/12/13 when sadly only two cinemas in the UK were showing it.
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you.

Visited December 2013
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“In love with ICA Bookshop & Exhibits”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2013

Spent half a day here on my own.

Staff was friendly and approachable.

Loved their exhibits and curation. Works exhibited was leaning towards the explicit nature, and I reckon families or anyone sensitive towards explicit content to check out their website or facebook page before visiting the place.

I spent quite a lot of time at the bookshop and bought a handful of books from there.

Recommend this to fellow art & design enthusiasts.

***Students get student discounts at the store. Remember to bring along student identification if you wish to get student discounts! :- )

Visited July 2013
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