London area of Bankside guide
What to do and where to stay in London's Bankside neighbourhood
Five hundred years ago, Bankside was like Soho is today, a bustling, bawdy place, full of taverns, theatres, and seedier pursuits. Though it has cleaned up its act considerably since then, one of those theatres has risen from the grave, and now the timber and plaster of Shakespeare’s Globe again fills with eager theatregoers with a few hotels nearby for a convenient weekend jaunt. Just to the north, another ancient feature has found a new lease of life. One of the best views in London can be had from the middle of the Millennium Bridge, with the giant dome of St. Paul’s forming a perfect counterpoint to the 99-metre chimney of Tate Modern, Britain’s best modern art gallery.
London > Events > Theatre
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1
Shakespeare's great masterpiece, The Tempest, starts Shakespeare's Globe's 2013 season on 23rd April 2013 with a play which uses Renaissance costumes and music composed by Stephen ... More
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marlborough Playground, 11-25 Union Street, Bankside, London SE1
London's first fully-functioning theatre made entirely from recycled and reclaimed materials was constructed over the summer of 2010 and will be open from late August through ... More
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1
Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
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