Icarus †

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 10TH MARCH 2019

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, 147 Tooley Street, Bankside, More, London SE1 2HZ
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OPENING TIMES
From Jan 26, Jan 26 & 27, Feb 3, 12, 26, Mar 5, 2pm-3.15pm, Jan 29, Feb 1, 8, 15, Mar 1, 11am-12.15pm, Jan 30, Feb 12, 14, 26, 28, Mar 5, 7, 10.30am-11.45am, Feb 2, 5 & 6, 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 19, 21-24, Mar 2 & 3, 1pm-2.15pm, Feb 2, 9, 16, 19, 21, 23, Mar 2, 5pm-6.15pm, Feb 5, 7pm-8.15pm, Feb 7, 10.15am-11.30am, Feb 7, 14, 28, Mar 7, 1.45pm-3pm, Feb 13, 27, Mar 6, 10.45am-12noon, Feb 20, 11.30am-12.45pm, ends Mar 10
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IcarusThe Unicorn stages a new take on the classic myth of the boy who dared to fly too near the sun, given a bold, contemporary interpretation aimed at eight to twelve year-olds. Icarus, oldest son of the builder Daedalus, doesn't play with the rest of the children, laughing and shouting in the village square. He sits looking out over the sea and thinks about his father. Cressida Brown directs a translation by Purni Morell,giving the myth a modern setting. We see King Minos building his kingdom while across the sea the country the Mother and the Brothers and Sisters live in has fallen off the edge of the world.

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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Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £113† 25% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 1 minute from Icarus
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
Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment † from £174† 21% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 6 minutes from Icarus
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £79† 31% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 8 minutes from Icarus
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
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London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Thursday 21st and Thursday 28th March 2019 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Icarus, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Icarus
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Alys, Always
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 25th February to 30th March 2019
Icarus, 3 Potters Fields Park, SE1 | 4 minutes from Icarus
Joanne Froggatt, who played Anna in Downton Abbey, takes on the lead role of Frances in Lucinda Coxon's gripping psychological thriller at The Bridge Theatre. Based ...More
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Photoshop For Textile Designers
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Icarus, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Icarus
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London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Icarus
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The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Icarus
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The Scoop at More London
London > Entertainment >
The Queen's Walk Bridge City, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Icarus
Multi-purpose sunken outdoor amphitheatre next to London Bridge and Tower Bridge, next to City Hall on the South Bank of the Thames hosting films, theatre, music, ... More
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London > Attractions > Sights
96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Icarus
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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London > Attractions >
More London Place, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Icarus
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HMS Belfast
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Icarus
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Unit 27a Tooley Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Icarus
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London Bridge Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Icarus
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Hawes & Curtis
London > Shopping > Menswear
The Shard Arcade, The Place, SE1 | 5 minutes from Icarus
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Magdalen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
152 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Icarus
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
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5th Floor Magdalen House, 148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Icarus
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152 Tooley Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Icarus
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 21 minutes from Icarus
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 27 minutes from Icarus
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 Icarus
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Icarus
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 4 minutes from Icarus
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Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Icarus
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The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Icarus
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23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Icarus
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Icarus
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Nine Lives
London > Nightlife > Bars
8 Holyrood Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Icarus
The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night Bermondsey Street cocktail bar. Set in a Victorian ... More
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Hide Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Icarus
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, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Icarus
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Icarus
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes from Icarus
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
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 7 minutes from Icarus
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

Unicorn Theatre events

The Show In Which Hopefully Nothing HappensThe Show In Which Hopefully Nothing HappensThe Show In Which Hopefully Nothing HappensAn absurdist piece about hope, humour and failure which children aged between six and 10 will enjoy. Welcome to the most boring show in history: an actor who never gets to perform and a security guard who just hopes nothing will occur. Originally created in the Netherlands, this piece of theatre by Jetse Batalaan is recreated with the Unicorn featu2019-03-21T11:00:00+00002019-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147† Tooley Street† More† † SE1 2HZ
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On Soon

event > Theatre > Kids shows
PRICING£10-£16
DATES21st March to 28th April 2019
VENUEUnicorn Theatre
An absurdist piece about hope, humour and failure which children aged between six and 10 will enjoy. Welcome to the most boring show in history: an actor who never gets to perform and a security guard who just hopes nothing will occur. Originally created in the Netherlands, this piece of theatre by Jetse Batalaan is recreated with the Unicorn featu...†More about this event
The Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!The Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!Two loveable but slightly hapless Polar Bears go on their holidays.2019-03-26T10:30:00+00002019-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147† Tooley Street† More† † SE1 2HZ
Category: event
On Soon
The Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!
DidoDidoA new production of Purcell's masterpiece, Dido and Aeneas2019-05-11T14:00:00+01002019-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147† Tooley Street† More† † SE1 2HZ
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Dido
Aesop's Fables (Ages 4 - 7)Aesop's Fables (Ages 4 - 7)Theatre, Children's Theatre.2019-06-16T11:15:00+01002019-08-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147† Tooley Street† More† † SE1 2HZ
Category: event
Aesop's Fables (Ages 4 - 7)
Aesop's Fables (Ages 8 - 12)Aesop's Fables (Ages 8 - 12)Theatre, Children's Theatre.2019-06-21T10:30:00+01002019-08-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147† Tooley Street† More† † SE1 2HZ
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Aesop's Fables (Ages 8 - 12)

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