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Contemporary flamenco star Ruben Olmo directs Spain's celebrated Ballet Flamenco de Andalucia dancers for three nights of Metafora at Sadler's Wells Theatre. Taking to the stage with a wave of fans, castanets and bata de cola dresses, the collective showcase the contrasts of the classical and folk elements of the Andalucian dance with disciplined technique from both the soloists and the ensemble. Solos include that of renowned sensual flamenco dancer, Pastora Galvan, and one of today's most exciting modern flamenco dancers, Rocio Molina.

 

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Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and international dance, ballet, opera and music theatre to the capital. Now a strikingly modern building with flexible performance and auditorium spaces, the original Sadler's Wells opened in 1683. More about Sadler's Wells Theatre


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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  32% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Metafora
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £52  42% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 7 minutes from Metafora
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  28% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 9 minutes from Metafora
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
 
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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 6th December 2016 to 29th January 2017
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | Same location as Metafora
Dance master Matthew Bourne takes on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's film and Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale to create new ballet production The Red Shoes, being ...More
 
 
 
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Dancing With The Devil
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th to 29th Jun 2016 - Various Times
Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | Same location as Metafora
Aletta Lawson's play based on the life of the dancer Rudolf Nureyev, directed by Anastasia Revi....More
 
 
 
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She Drew The Gun
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 29th June 2016 - 7.30pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes from Metafora
Fronted by singer-songwriter Louisa Roach, the band offers dreamy, lyrical psych-pop from the banks of the Mersey. The group have just announced an April release for ...More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Metafora
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Metafora
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Metafora
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Metafora
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
 
 
 
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Metafora
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Exmouth Market
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Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metafora
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ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metafora
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Fresh N Fine
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
18 Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Metafora
This independent supermarket between Angel and Kings Cross sells good quality organic food, Bundaberg root beer and Fentiman's cola as well as all the basics. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26a Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Metafora
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Quinto Quarto
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
316 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Metafora
Influenced by the diverse Italian regions as well as hints from Spanish cooking, Adha Chef brings sumptuous, authentic flavours to Islington's popular Quinto Quarto. Drawing on ... More
 
 
 
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The Brasserie on St John Street
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
360 - 362 St. John Street, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Metafora
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Miz en Bouche
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
316 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Metafora
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London College of English
London > Education > English Language Courses
354 Goswell Road, Angel, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Metafora
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Metafora
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 5 minutes from Metafora
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British Waterski
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
390 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Metafora
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London Amateur Wrestlers
London > Leisure > Fitness
Martial Arts Hall, City University, Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Metafora
Wrestling Club ... More
 
 
 
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metafora
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The Ambassador
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metafora
The Ambassador is one of the more special among of the gastro pubs in Exmouth Market thanks to its short but eclectic menu. It also owes ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Kick
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metafora
The original Kick bar and a local landmark, Cafe Kick is a tiny continental-style cafe bar with terrace tables and an endearingly insalubrious interior, has three ... More
 
 
 
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The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Metafora
The Peasant is really two different eateries under one roof. Downstairs is a crowded and cheerful gastropub, with a menu of substantial tapas and platters. Upstairs ... More
 
 
 
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El Paso Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
350 - 354 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Metafora
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Electrowerkz
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Metafora
This warehouse club behind Angel tube isn't for the faint of heart. Electrowerkz is best known for hosting Slimelight, the longest running Goth party in the ... More
 
 
 
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Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Metafora
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
 
 
 
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Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Metafora
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
 
 
 
Myddelton Conference Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Hall, 90 Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Metafora
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3 Torrens Street, Angel, Islington, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Metafora
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Natalia OsipovaNatalia OsipovaThe multi award-winning Russian classical ballerina presents this new production which explores the contemporary genre of dance. With performances from Sadler's Wells Associate Artists Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and Russell Maliphant, alongside Opera House regular Arthur Pita. Contains themes of an adult nature, including brief scenes of simulated drug u2016-06-29T19:30:00+01002016-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Hofesh Shechter Company: BarbariansHofesh Shechter Company: BarbariansThree very different explorations on a theme of intimacy, passion and the banality of love. Contains nudity, explicit lyrics and very loud music.2016-07-06T19:30:00+01002016-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Hofesh Shechter Company: Barbarians
Jack Petchey Foundation & Royal Academy Of Dance: Step LIVE! 2016Jack Petchey Foundation & Royal Academy Of Dance: Step LIVE! 2016Dancers aged between 11 and 18 from school dance groups in London and Essex take to the stage to showcase their talents following specialist dance education in a variety of styles at their schools provided by Step Into Dance.2016-07-09T19:00:00+01002016-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Jack Petchey Foundation & Royal Academy Of Dance: Step LIVE! 2016
Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company: PatriasPaco Pena Flamenco Dance Company: PatriasThrough music and song the guitarist Pena explores the emotional, physical and cultural impact of the Spanish Civil War on his country's history.2016-07-12T19:30:00+01002016-07-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Paco Pena Flamenco Dance Company: Patrias
Vamos Cuba! (Over 5s)Vamos Cuba! (Over 5s)Set in the chaos of Havana airport, the acclaimed Cuban choreographer Nilda Guerra presents a show which mixed traditional and modern dance styles including salsa, rumba, cha-cha-cha and reggaeton.2016-07-26T19:30:00+01002016-08-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Vamos Cuba! (Over 5s)
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme AAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme AThe UK premiere of Rennie Harris' Exodus set to gospel and house music with poetic narration, Ronald K Brown's Four Corners in which 11 dancers depict a meeting of the heavenly and the earthbound, Christopher Wheeldon's dreamlike male-female duet After The Rain Pas De Deux and Ailey's enduringly popular Revelations.2016-09-06T19:30:00+01002016-09-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme A
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme BAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme BRonald K Brown's Open Door, which fuses African and modern dance set work to recordings by Arturo O'Farrill & The Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Paul Taylor's sensual expose of tango Piazzolla Caldera and Ailey's enduringly popular Revelations.2016-09-07T19:30:00+01002016-09-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme B
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme CAlvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme CAszure Barton's exhilarating work LIFT distinguished by its intricate rhythmic patterns, Awakening choreographed by Robert Battle set to a symphonic score by frequent collaborator John Mackey, Ailey's signature solo Cry, which was originally choreographed as a birthday present for his mother, and his enduringly popular Revelations.2016-09-10T14:30:00+01002016-09-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater: Programme C
Sharon Eyal And Gai Behar: L-E-V - OCD LoveSharon Eyal And Gai Behar: L-E-V - OCD LoveIsraeli dancers Eyal and Behar draw inspiration from Neil Hilborn's text OCD to explore themes of thwarted love and broken hearts through the lens of obsessive-compulsive disorder.2016-09-19T19:30:00+01002016-09-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Sharon Eyal And Gai Behar: L-E-V - OCD Love
Home TurfHome TurfInternational choreographers Pascal Merighi, Neil Fleming Brown, Michela Meazza and Lee Griffiths collaborate with composer Murray Gold on a provocative dance theatre piece, which explores the highs and lows of football. The cast of over 100 professional and non-professional dancers includes West Ham United Foundation participants, Company of Elder2016-09-24T19:30:00+01002016-09-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 5 minutes walk from Metafora

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Wimbledon at Holborn Dining Room - The Courtyard Terrace
Wimbledon at Holborn Dining Room - The Courtyard Terrace
Foodie Events | Until 10th July 2016 

Holborn Dining Room 8 minutes walk from Metafora

Bubbly, strawberries and cream are served for Wimbledon in The Courtyard Terrace of the gorgeous Rosewood hotel in Holborn where ...More

 
Swords And Their Wielders In Anglo-Saxon England
Exhibitions | On 28th June 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Metafora

Sue Brunning gives this informative talk....More

Sicily: Culture and Conquest
Sicily: Culture and Conquest
Exhibitions | Until 14th August 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Metafora

In 2016, the British Museum hosts the first exhibition in the UK to explore over 4000 years of history on ...More

 
Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds
Sunken cities: Egypt's lost worlds
Exhibitions | Until 27th November 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Metafora

The British Museum hosts its first large-scale exhibition of underwater discoveries in 2016, focusing on two ...More

 
Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of Rome
Light, Time, Legacy: Francis Towne's Watercolours of Rome
Exhibitions | Until 14th August 2016 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Metafora

The British Museum marks the bicentenary of Francis Towne's death with ...More

 
Found
Exhibitions | Until 4th September 2016 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from Metafora

For this major exhibition, Foundling Fellow Cornelia Parker has invited over sixty outstanding artists from a range of creative disciplines ...More

Superman Was A Foundling
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2016 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from Metafora

Award-winning writer Lemn Sissay MBE presents a visual exploration of the character who has come to play an important role ...More

Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
Unseen City: Photos by Martin Parr
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2016 

Guildhall Art Gallery 18 minutes walk from Metafora

For two years acclaimed British photographer Martin Parr was the City of London's official photographer-in-residence. Between 2013 and 2015 ...More

 
Funny Women: Time Of The Month
Exhibitions | On 28th June 2016 

The Betsey Trotwood 19 minutes walk from Metafora

Come and give comedy a go....More

 
 
 
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