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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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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Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  30% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 1 minute from 1001 NIGHTS
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £62  35% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 8 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
The Tower Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  27% off
Guoman Tower, E1Q | 8 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
It's the location on the River Thames that give this hotel next to the Tower of London and Tower Bridge a wow factor. It's also very ... More
 
 
 
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The View From The Shard Tickets
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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Hide Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from 1001 NIGHTS
Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ... More
 
 
 
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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
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 

Unicorn Theatre events

 
Nosferatu (Over 8s)Nosferatu (Over 8s)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?30th October 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
Now On
Nosferatu (Over 8s)
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?
A Seesaw Only Works With TwoA Seesaw Only Works With TwoSeesaw explores the push and pull of friendship.30th October 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
Now On
A Seesaw Only Works With Two
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  29th Oct to 2nd Nov 2014
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
Seesaw explores the push and pull of friendship.
How Nigeria Became: A Story, And A Spear That Didn't Work (Over 8s)How Nigeria Became: A Story, And A Spear That Didn't Work (Over 8s)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.4th November 2014Sunday 9th November 2014 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
On Soon
How Nigeria Became: A Story, And A Spear That Didn't Work (Over 8s)
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATES  4th to 8th Nov 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.
Girls Like That (Over 13s)Girls Like That (Over 13s)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.6th November 2014Saturday 22nd November 2014 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
On Soon
Girls Like That (Over 13s)
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.
The Nutcracker And The Mouse KingThe Nutcracker And The Mouse KingThe Nutcracker And The Mouse KingOne of three festive shows for families at the Unicorn theatre this Christmas, Annie Siddons creates a new adaptation of E.T.A. Hoffmann's original masterpiece, The Nutcracker and The Mouse King, for children aged 8 and above. Set on Christmas Eve, seven year-old Marie retrieves the sad and broken Nutcracker from under the Christmas tree who, on th21st November 2014Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
On Soon
The Nutcracker And The Mouse King
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  21st November 2014 to 4th January 2015
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
One of three festive shows for families at the Unicorn theatre this Christmas, Annie Siddons creates a new adaptation of E.T.A. Hoffmann's original masterpiece, The Nutcracker and The Mouse King, for children aged 8 and above. Set on Christmas Eve, seven year-old Marie retrieves the sad and broken Nutcracker from under the Christmas tree who, on th... More about this event
 
The Fourth Wise ManThe Fourth Wise ManThe Fourth Wise ManIf you thought there were only three wise men, The Fourth Wise Man will make you think again. Lee Lyford, associate director of The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath who brought The Queen's Knickers to the Southbank Centre, comes to the Unicorn theatre this Christmas to direct his funny and heart-warming show about Artaban, the wisest man of them all. He's t30th November 2014Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
 
The Fourth Wise Man
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  30th November 2014 to 4th January 2015
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
If you thought there were only three wise men, The Fourth Wise Man will make you think again. Lee Lyford, associate director of The Egg, Theatre Royal Bath who brought The Queen's Knickers to the Southbank Centre, comes to the Unicorn theatre this Christmas to direct his funny and heart-warming show about Artaban, the wisest man of them all. He's t... More about this event
 
ScrunchScrunchScrunchThe perfect introduction to theatre for the very young, Scrunch uses sounds like snow on the ground and visually appealing lights in a tree to create a sensory show for babies as young as six months old. This enchanting show delights in the ding dong ring of the doorbell signalling that there's a present for baby, not to be opened until Christmas9th December 2014Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
 
Scrunch
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  9th December 2014 to 4th January 2015
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
The perfect introduction to theatre for the very young, Scrunch uses sounds like snow on the ground and visually appealing lights in a tree to create a sensory show for babies as young as six months old. This enchanting show delights in the ding dong ring of the doorbell signalling that there's a present for baby, not to be opened until Christmas... More about this event
 
The Polar Bears Go Wild (Over 2s)The Polar Bears Go Wild (Over 2s)Join two polar bears on an adventure.9th January 2015Sunday 25th January 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
 
The Polar Bears Go Wild (Over 2s)
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  9th to 25th January 2015
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
Join two polar bears on an adventure.
The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Over 11s)The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Over 11s)A contemporary adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's moral masterpiece, featuring a live, original soundtrack.16th January 2015Saturday 21st March 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
 
The Caucasian Chalk Circle (Over 11s)
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  16th January to 21st March 2015
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
A contemporary adaptation of Bertolt Brecht's moral masterpiece, featuring a live, original soundtrack.
Storm (Over 6s)Storm (Over 6s)A work-in-progress adaptation of Shakespeare's The Tempest for children with an autism spectrum disorder.3rd February 2015Friday 13th March 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
 
Storm (Over 6s)
event > Theatre > Adaptations
DATES  3rd February to 13th March 2015
VENUE  Unicorn Theatre 
A work-in-progress adaptation of Shakespeare's The Tempest for children with an autism spectrum disorder.
 

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A Seesaw Only Works With Two
Theatre | Until 2nd November 2014 

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Seesaw explores the push and pull of friendship....More

Nosferatu (Over 8s)
Theatre | Until 2nd November 2014 

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Bob Theatre presents a Halloween full of humour, horror and an inventive use of light bulbs. Are you brave enough ...More

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

The Shard 1 minute walk from Unicorn Theatre

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is ...More

 
Cadbury Turns Top Of The Shard Into Spider's Web
Leisure | Until 31st October 2014 

The Shard 1 minute walk from Unicorn Theatre

Cadbury will unveil a giant purple spiders web which covers the 72nd floor of The Shard, giving visitors a unique ...More

Dazzle Camouflage
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

HMS Belfast 2 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Ship-themed family activity....More

Phobophobia
Leisure | Until 1st November 2014 

London Bridge Experience 3 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

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Pattern Watts Architects' Wallpapers 1870 To Today
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

Fashion and Textile Museum 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

An exhibition devoted to Watts, the leading heritage textile and wallpaper company, which features a display of hand-blocked wallpapers since ...More

How To Draw Vintage Fashion
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

Fashion and Textile Museum 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

An educational display on how to draw key looks from the 20th century, timed to coincide with the launch of ...More

Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood
Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

Fashion and Textile Museum 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Looking at vintage fashion knitwear in the 20th century, Knitwear: Chanel to Westwood at the Fashion and Textile Museum will ...More

 
Knitwear In Fashion Photography
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

Fashion and Textile Museum 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

A selection of fashion photographs by Norman Parkinson from the Norman Parkinson Archive, charting the role of knitwear in 20th ...More

 
 
 
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