London Wonderground

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 29TH SEPTEMBER 2013

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London Wonderground Spiegeltent, Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX 
 
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Dates:
10th May 2013 until 29th September 2013
 
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London WondergroundHaving made its first appearance last year, bringing Coney Island-style attractions and cabaret performed in a Speigeltent in the shadow of the Southbank Centre, the London Wonderground makes a welcome return in May 2013. Transforming the riverside site into an amusement ground, it entices visitors in with fairground rides, circus shows and a programme of international cabaret, music and fringe theatre. In its inaugural year the festival drew over 800,000 visitors (including Madonna and 15 members of her entourage), and presented 277 different performances from 46 different acts. This year, the team behind last year's headline show Cantina return with another spellbinding show, Limbo. Further performers include Shclomo, beat boxing from a record breaking champion; The Tiger Lillies, Grammy-nominated, Olivier award-winning alternative cabaret performers; and House of Burlesque, a celebration of decadence, glamour and empowerment from Miss Tempest Rose.

 

About London Wonderground Spiegeltent

Each summer, from May to September, a Speigeltent (from the Dutch for 'mirror tent') is set up in the shadow of the Southbank Centre, to host the circus and cabaret acts presented as part of the London Wonderground. Adjacent to the river Thames, the Speigeltent is part of a site which includes fairground rides, bars and a programme of international cabaret, music and fringe theatre. More about London Wonderground Spiegeltent

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LondonTown.com - London Wonderground Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Lambeth North Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
13 minutes walk
 
Library Street NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Entertainment > Live Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as London Wonderground
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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as London Wonderground
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from London Wonderground
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The EDF Energy London Eye elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Books
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from London Wonderground
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
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Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
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Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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Canteen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
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Strada
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Bassoon Bar
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London Wonderground Spiegeltent events

 
Cantina: LIMBOCantina: LIMBOCantina: LIMBOBack by popular demand, LIMBO returns to London Wonderground with its impressive blend of heart-stopping illusions, meticulous manoeuvres and breath taking dance moves, audiences can expect an extraordinary show. Presented by the creative producers of 2012's hair-raising show Cantina, which successfully shocked audience after audience with its 12th July 2014Sunday 17th August 2014 Where:
London Wonderground Spiegeltent,   Jubilee Gardens  Belvedere Road    SE1 8XX
Category: event
Cantina: LIMBO
event > Dance > Modern Dance - Physical Theatre
DATES  7th May to 17th August 2014
VENUE  London Wonderground Spiegeltent 
Back by popular demand, LIMBO returns to London Wonderground with its impressive blend of heart-stopping illusions, meticulous manoeuvres and breath taking dance moves, audiences can expect an extraordinary show. Presented by the creative producers of 2012's hair-raising show Cantina, which successfully shocked audience after audience with its ... More about this event
 
House Of BurlesqueHouse Of BurlesqueBawdy hostess Miss Tempest Rose welcomes you to an evening of glitz, glamour, decadence and entertainment featuring an array of international burlesque stars. Not suitable for under 16s.7th August 2014Thursday 18th September 2014 Where:
London Wonderground Spiegeltent,   Jubilee Gardens  Belvedere Road    SE1 8XX
Category: event
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House Of Burlesque
event > Theatre > Burlesque
DATES  7th Aug, 14th Aug, 21st Aug, 28th Aug, 4th Sep, 11th Sep and 18th Sep 2014 - 9.30pm-10.45pm
VENUE  London Wonderground Spiegeltent 
Bawdy hostess Miss Tempest Rose welcomes you to an evening of glitz, glamour, decadence and entertainment featuring an array of international burlesque stars. Not suitable for under 16s.
Briefs - The Second ComingBriefs - The Second ComingAn entertaining mix of cabaret, burlesque, modern circus theatre and drag from the seven-strong troupe, presenting a sequined-filled, fun show. Featuring Shivahhah, 'Captain Kidd', Dallas Dellaforce, and from the Tom Tom Crew and CIRCA ZOO, Ben Lewis.28th August 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
London Wonderground Spiegeltent,   Jubilee Gardens  Belvedere Road    SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Briefs - The Second Coming
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  28th August to 28th September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  London Wonderground Spiegeltent 
An entertaining mix of cabaret, burlesque, modern circus theatre and drag from the seven-strong troupe, presenting a sequined-filled, fun show. Featuring Shivahhah, 'Captain Kidd', Dallas Dellaforce, and from the Tom Tom Crew and CIRCA ZOO, Ben Lewis.
Friday Night FreakshowFriday Night FreakshowEastEnd Cabaret's deviant diva Bernadette Byrne and half-moustachioed musician Victor Victoria host a dark and twisted night of burlesque and potty-mouthed comedy. Not suitable for under 18s or the faint-hearted.5th September 2014Friday 5th September 2014 Where:
London Wonderground Spiegeltent,   Jubilee Gardens  Belvedere Road    SE1 8XX
Category: event
 
Friday Night Freakshow
event > Theatre > Burlesque
DATES  Friday 5th September 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  London Wonderground Spiegeltent 
EastEnd Cabaret's deviant diva Bernadette Byrne and half-moustachioed musician Victor Victoria host a dark and twisted night of burlesque and potty-mouthed comedy. Not suitable for under 18s or the faint-hearted.
 
 

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Cantina: LIMBO
Cantina: LIMBO
Dance | Until 17th August 2014 

London Wonderground Spiegeltent

Back by popular demand, LIMBO returns to London Wonderground with its impressive blend of heart-stopping illusions, meticulous manoeuvres and breath ...More

 
Festival of Love
Festival of Love
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Southbank Centre

Love in all its guises is celebrated in the summer-long Festival of Love at the Southbank Centre. Different types of ...More

 
Uwe Ommer: 1000 Families
Exhibitions | Until 13th July 2014 

Southbank Centre

German contemporary artist and photographer Uwe Ommer exhibits a selection of his pioneering photographic project, shown for the first time ...More

London Master Classes: Conducting Masterclass With Benjamin Zander
Exhibitions | On 12th July 2014 

Southbank Centre

Young artists meet and work with a great conductor....More

The Human Factor
The Human Factor
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Southbank Centre

A major survey examining how figurative sculpture has been reinvented from the late-1980s to the present, The Human Factor displays ...More

 
Everything Is Everything
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th August 2014 

Topolski Century 1 minute walk from London Wonderground Spiegeltent

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Udderbelly Festival
Udderbelly Festival
Comedy | Until 13th July 2014 

Southbank Centre 2 minutes walk from London Wonderground Spiegeltent

Look out for an upside-down purple cow as you're crossing over the Golden Jubilee footbridge to the Southbank Centre from ...More

 
Great Britain
Great Britain
Theatre | Until 20th September 2014 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 3 minutes walk from London Wonderground Spiegeltent

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Polly Stenham: Hotel
Polly Stenham: Hotel
Theatre | Until 2nd August 2014 

National Theatre 3 minutes walk from London Wonderground Spiegeltent

A new play by 'That Face' writer Polly Stenham, Hotel comes to The Shed from 31st May. In this tropical ...More

 
Thames Barrier Voyage
Thames Barrier Voyage
Tours | Until 31st October 2014 

London RIB Voyages 4 minutes walk from London Wonderground Spiegeltent

Travel to the Thames Barrier by boat and take in some of London's top attractions from the river en route ...More

 
 
 
 
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