1001 NIGHTS

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 17TH MARCH 2013

ADDRESS
Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street, Bankside, More, London SE1 2HZ 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
5th February 2013 until 17th March 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
Various show times
 
PRICES
Under 21s £10, Adults £16 and Concessions £13
 

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1001 NIGHTSin a modern adaptation of classic Arabian tales, young bookworm, Shahrazad, transports her father and friend each night to an imagined world filled with kings, jinns and viziers using everyday bedroom objects. After 1001 journeys to the mythical lands, her stories teach them a series of lessons about their life in London and the world they live in. Directed by Douglas Rintoul, the fantastical production is suitable for young audiences aged between 6 and 9.

 

About Unicorn Theatre

This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people and the Clore Theatre holds 120. The company was founded in 1947, with a mission to create shows for children which are fun, challenging and exciting. More about Unicorn Theatre

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Underground Stations

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London Bridge Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Snowsfields NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  30% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 1 minute from 1001 NIGHTS
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Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £62  34% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 8 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
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The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  22% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 8 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
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London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013
The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from 1001 NIGHTS
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2014
Tower Bridge Exhibition, Tower Bridge, SE1 | 4 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points in the city from its spectacular ...More
 
 
 
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Tower Of London - Skip The Line Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2012
Tower Of London, Tower Hill, EC3N | 7 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ...More
 
 
 
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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as 1001 NIGHTS
This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
 
 
 
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The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, SE1 | 1 minute from 1001 NIGHTS
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
 
 
 
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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is curated ... More
 
 
 
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The Shard
London > Attractions > Sights
96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from 1001 NIGHTS
When it officially opened on Thursday 5th July 2012, The Shard became the tallest building in the European Union and the 45th tallest building in the ... More
 
 
 
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HMS Belfast
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
HMS Belfast, moored at Morgan's Lane off Tooley Street, is a World War Two cruiser with nine decks. As you explore this floating museum, pop into ... More
 
 
 
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City Hall
London > Attractions > Sights
110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
It may look like a pile of CDs tilted at a precarious angle so it's about to fall over, but this attractive Norman Foster building near ... More
 
 
 
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Ginger Pig
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
8 Borough Market, Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
The original Ginger Pig was first established in the late '90s with this butcher's shop for cooks at Borough Market. Since then their farm ... More
 
 
 
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Borough Wines
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
Borough Market, SE1 | 7 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
Established in 2002 at the world famous Borough Market, Borough Wines grew from the need to promote a family vineyard to British wine drinkers. Offering a ... More
 
 
 
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Borough Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
 
 
 
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Magdalen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
152 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from 1001 NIGHTS
An absolutely charming man called Roger Faulks co-owns this much lauded restaurant, universally loved by restaurant critics - even the picky ones. Roger had watched as ... More
 
 
 
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The SkyMarket
London > Restaurants >
5th Floor Magdalen House, 148 Tooley Street, SE1 | 1 minute from 1001 NIGHTS
After the success of their previous events, Bonnie-On-Sky and the London Picnic Club, Platterform have returned to present the SkyMarket, London's first ever rooftop market. Differing ... More
 
 
 
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Hutong
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
33rd Floor, The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, SE1 | 1 minute from 1001 NIGHTS
Like the Hong Kong original (on the 28th Floor of One Peking), Hutong in London occupies a lofty spot, high up on the 33rd floor of ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 27 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 28 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 30 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 4 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
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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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, SE1 | 4 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
Oh how we wish we lived in Bermondsey, then we could call this gem of a pub our local. We'd stop in for a regular drink ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
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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London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
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Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
 
 
 
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40 Maltby Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 7 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
 
 
 
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The Bridge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Weston Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
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Unicorn Theatre events

 
A Seesaw Only Works With TwoA Seesaw Only Works With TwoSeesaw explores the push and pull of friendship.6th September 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
On Soon
A Seesaw Only Works With Two
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  6th September to 2nd November 2014
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
Seesaw explores the push and pull of friendship.
Tales From The MP3Tales From The MP3Young people from the award-winning 20 Stories High tell each other's true stories straight from their MP3 players. As they hear the words in their headphones, the performers deliver line for line to the audience what they are hearing.11th September 2014Saturday 13th September 2014 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
On Soon
Tales From The MP3
event > Theatre > Fringe
DATES  11th, 12th and 13th September 2014 - 7pm-8.10pm
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
Young people from the award-winning 20 Stories High tell each other's true stories straight from their MP3 players. As they hear the words in their headphones, the performers deliver line for line to the audience what they are hearing.
The Secret Life of SuitcasesThe Secret Life of SuitcasesThe Secret Life of SuitcasesRenowned Scottish puppeteer Ailie Cohen (Cloud Man, The Man Who Planted Trees) joins Lewis Hetherington to create The Secret Life of Suitcases, a beautiful puppet show for children aged 4 and above. Join Larry an office worker whose world gets turned upside down by a fantastical flying suitcase which takes him on an exciting adventure. This funny a18th September 2014Sunday 12th October 2014 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
On Soon
The Secret Life of Suitcases
event > Theatre > Puppet shows
DATES  18th September to 12th October 2014
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
Renowned Scottish puppeteer Ailie Cohen (Cloud Man, The Man Who Planted Trees) joins Lewis Hetherington to create The Secret Life of Suitcases, a beautiful puppet show for children aged 4 and above. Join Larry an office worker whose world gets turned upside down by a fantastical flying suitcase which takes him on an exciting adventure. This funny a... More about this event
 
Open House LondonOpen House London20th September 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Open House London
event > Tours | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 20th September 2014 at 10am, 11am, 12noon, 2pm, 3pm and 4pm
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
Something Very Far AwaySomething Very Far AwayA moving tale of love, loss, space and time that uses puppetry, music, sound and live animation to create a unique and beautiful performance that will enchant children and adults alike.20th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
On Soon
Something Very Far Away
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  20th to 28th September 2014
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
A moving tale of love, loss, space and time that uses puppetry, music, sound and live animation to create a unique and beautiful performance that will enchant children and adults alike.
How Nigeria Became: A Story, And A Spear That Didn't WorkHow Nigeria Became: A Story, And A Spear That Didn't WorkThis colourful and quick-witted production offers a creative insight into Nigeria's beginnings in 1914. Written and directed by British Nigerian playwright Gbolahan Obisesan.9th October 2014Sunday 9th November 2014 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
 
How Nigeria Became: A Story, And A Spear That Didn't Work
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  9th October to 9th November 2014
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
This colourful and quick-witted production offers a creative insight into Nigeria's beginnings in 1914. Written and directed by British Nigerian playwright Gbolahan Obisesan.
Triple Bill (Under 12s)Triple Bill (Under 12s)An exciting new mixed bill of award-winning, international dance for under 12s.28th October 2014Wednesday 29th October 2014 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
 
Triple Bill (Under 12s)
event > Dance
DATES  Tuesday 28th October 2014 at 2pm and 7pm & Wednesday 29th October 2014 at 7pm
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
An exciting new mixed bill of award-winning, international dance for under 12s.
Triple Bill: Workshop (Ages 8-12)Triple Bill: Workshop (Ages 8-12)A creative dance session.28th October 2014Wednesday 29th October 2014 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
 
Triple Bill: Workshop (Ages 8-12)
event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
DATES  Tuesday 28th October 2014 - 4pm-5pm
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
A creative dance session.
NosferatuNosferatuBob Theatre presents a Halloween full of humour, horror and an inventive use of light bulbs. Are you brave enough to meet our spooky storytellers?30th October 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
 
Nosferatu
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  30th Oct to 2nd Nov 2014
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
Bob Theatre presents a Halloween full of humour, horror and an inventive use of light bulbs. Are you brave enough to meet our spooky storytellers?
Girls Like ThatGirls Like ThatAn urgent and explosive play that explores the pressures on young people today in the wake of advancing technology. When a naked photograph of Scarlett goes viral, she becomes the centre of attention for all the wrong reasons. But while rumours run wild and everyone forms an opinion, Scarlett just stays silent.6th November 2014Saturday 22nd November 2014 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
 
Girls Like That
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  6th to 22nd November 2014
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
An urgent and explosive play that explores the pressures on young people today in the wake of advancing technology. When a naked photograph of Scarlett goes viral, she becomes the centre of attention for all the wrong reasons. But while rumours run wild and everyone forms an opinion, Scarlett just stays silent.
 

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The View From The Shard Tickets
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Attraction | Next performance 30th August 2014 

The Shard 1 minute walk from Unicorn Theatre

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Books About Town: Riverside Trail
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Kids Events | Until 15th September 2014 

City Hall 3 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

This summer you can find 50 Books About Town benches dotted around London - an inspired idea and ...More

 
The Ring Cycle Plays
Theatre | Until 31st August 2014 

The Scoop at More London 3 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

The Richard Wagner librettos of Viking mythology are adapted by Lisa Kuma for a month of free theatre performed by ...More

The Scoop at More London Free Festival
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Theatre | Until 26th September 2014 

The Scoop at More London 3 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

The Scoop at More London, next to City Hall, is a huge open air amphitheatre next to the Thames, making ...More

 
Mexican Textiles: Frida Kahlo & the Art of the Rebozo
Mexican Textiles: Frida Kahlo & the Art of the Rebozo
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2014 

Fashion and Textile Museum 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

From June 2014, the Fashion and Textile Museum highlights the art of the rebozo, a distinctly Mexican garment which Frida ...More

 
Couture Techniques: Workshop
Exhibitions | On 30th August 2014 

Fashion and Textile Museum 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

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Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
Attraction | Next performance 30th August 2014 

Tower Bridge Exhibition 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Competing with the London Eye for the capital's most vertiginous experience, Tower Bridge offers one of the best vantage points ...More

 
Daniel Weil: The Art of Design
Daniel Weil: The Art of Design
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Design Museum 6 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Argentine-born, London-based designer Daniel Weil has made a name for himself with art pieces such as the 1981 'Bag Radio' ...More

 
Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
Louis Kahn: The Power of Architecture
Exhibitions | Until 12th October 2014 

Design Museum 6 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Despite having died penniless and having built relatively little in his lifetime, Louis Kahn (1901-1974) remains one of the most ...More

 
Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things
Extraordinary Stories about Ordinary Things
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Design Museum 6 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

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