Playing Cards 1: SPADES

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 2ND MARCH 2013

ADDRESS
, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, London NW1 8EH
 
 
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Dates:
 until 
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon-Sat 7pm
 
PRICES
£15-£45, concs available
 

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Playing Cards 1: SPADESA deck of cards and the games played with them can represent rules, skills, symbols, mythologies, signs and characters. Using this concept, international director and theatrical master Robert Lepage has created a quartet of plays that focus on the meaning behind the cards; each play is shaped around one suit and what that suit represents. Playing Cards 1: Spades will be the first in the series and, exploring the theme of war, will juxtapose two desert cities at the time when the United States invaded Iraq. Based in Las Vegas, a caricature of the Western World and its values, it delves into a world of illusions, escape and private battles with a heavy dose of sex, drugs, violence and politics. Bets are on as to how the story will play out in Sin City.

 

About Roundhouse

It's great to see this fabulous arts venue re-open its doors after a stunning refurbishment. Boasting a colourful history, the Roundhouse initially started life as an engine shed. It was later transformed into a bonded warehouse for Gilbey's Gin before Arnold Wesker the playwright came along in 1964 and established Centre 42 here, insisting it became one of the most cutting-edge performing arts venue in the country. More about Roundhouse

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LondonTown.com - Playing Cards 1: SPADES Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Chalk Farm Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Camden Town Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St John's Wood Masterpark
 
21 minutes walk
 
Arcade Car Parks
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    154 Haverstock Hill, NW3 | 11 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park Road, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    Plato's seventh letter outlines the demands placed on anyone who genuinely seeks to touch truth - can we accept his challenge?...More
     
     
     
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    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 6th July 2015 - 7pm
    Jazz Cafe, 5 Parkway, NW1 | 9 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    Strung Out @ The Underworld Camden
    London > Events > Music  Dates: Monday 6th July 2015 - 7pm-11pm
    Underworld, 174 Camden High Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 10 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
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    It's great to see this fabulous arts venue re-open its doors after a stunning refurbishment. Boasting a colourful history, the Roundhouse initially started life as ... More
     
     
     
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    The Barfly Camden
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    Of the huge tally of pubs and clubs that line Camden's streets, Barfly stands out thanks to the predominant quality of the live acts, in spite ... More
     
     
     
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    Proud Camden
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    Not the easiest of places to find yet Camden Proud has quickly found a place in the hearts of many. This art gallery by day becomes ... More
     
     
     
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    Roundhouse
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | Same location as Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    It’s great to see this fabulous arts venue re-open its doors after a stunning refurbishment. Boasting a colourful 160-year history, the buliding was first built ... More
     
     
     
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    Painted Earth
    London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
    Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    As well as housing a renowned ceramic art gallery, Painted Earth offers kids a fantastic opportunity to test their own artistic talents. Supervised by friendly staff ... More
     
     
     
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    176 Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    176 Prince of Wales Road, NW5 | 4 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    A welcome addition to the North London arts scene which, until 176 opened, was not overwhelmed with great galleries. This is the new home of the ... More
     
     
     
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    Escapade
    London > Shopping > Hire Shops
    45-46 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    Excellent costume shop for buying and hiring all manner of outlandish gear. This place is highly recommended by our readers. The staff are friendly, it's fairly ... More
     
     
     
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    General Eyewear
    London > Shopping > Eyewear
    Arche 67 The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    Specialising in quality unused vintage eyewear from 1950-1989, Arckiv has a particular penchant for hand-made sixties and seventies British men's frames. Statement sunglasses include luxury brands ... More
     
     
     
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    Melrose and Morgan
    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    42 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    With the majority of produce sourced from the British Isles, Melrose and Morgan work with producers who use traditional methods of farming, curing, baking or cheese ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | Same location as Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    Cottons
    London > Restaurants > Caribbean restaurants
    55 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    Cottons is a slightly upmarket version of a traditional Caribbean restaurant. It's still very informal, friendly in fact, and there's plenty of music and laughter, but ... More
     
     
     
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    Belgo Noord
    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    72 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    Going into Belgo Noord feels like being whisked away to some Northern European drinking den. Fat men with moustaches smile at you from the walls, strangely ... More
     
     
     
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    Out of the Bloom
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 11 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
     
     
     
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    Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 26 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
     
     
     
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    The Bartlett School of Architecture
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 28 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
     
     
     
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    triyoga
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    6 Erskine Road, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 5 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    triyoga is considered one of the top yoga centres in London - Sadie Frost and Kate Moss are said to come here - and this Primrose ... More
     
     
     
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    The London School of Yoga (Hampstead)
    London > Leisure > Fitness
    213 Haverstock Hill, NW3 | 17 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    The London School of Yoga attempts to demystify Yoga, eliminating the intimidating jargon and self-important ritual that so often attaches itself to the activity. Skilled instructors, ... More
     
     
     
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    Parliament Hill
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Highgate Road, NW5 | 17 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    Originally a point of defense for troops loyal to parliament during the English Civil War, Parliament Hill (previously known as Traitor's Hill) is now a favoured ... More
     
     
     
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    The best pubs near London Playing Cards 1: SPADES.
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    The Lansdowne
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    90 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    A lovely place for an informal low-key dinner or a noisy, buzzy meal out, The Lansdowne is well known as a good gastropub in Primrose Hill ... More
     
     
     
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    The Pembroke Castle
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    150, Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    Everyone knows that Primrose Hill has one of the best views in the city. On a summer's eve why not take a walk to the summit, ... More
     
     
     
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    The Engineer
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    Popular Primrose Hill gastropub with an excellent draught beer selection and a small but mouth-watering menu drawing on influences all around the world. Beer garden makes ... More
     
     
     
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    The Lock Tavern
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
     
     
     
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    Yumchaa
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    Selling loose leaf tea (Chaa) that tastes yummy gave the tea enthusiasts behind Yumchaa, Trinh and Sean, an idea of what to call their unique brand ... More
     
     
     
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    The Champagne Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 9 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    At 90 metres, The Champagne Bar at St Pancras International is Europe's longest and presents a very glamourous way to start your journey to Paris before ... More
     
     
     
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    Roundhouse
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | Same location as Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
     
     
     
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    British Library Conference Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 27 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
    As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 27 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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    Roundhouse events

     
    BruteBruteA contemporary semi-autobiographical play, written and performed by resident artist Izzy Tennyson.2015-07-11T19:30:00+01002015-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
    Category: event
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    Brute
    D'AngeloD'AngeloThe R&B artist and his band The Vanguard perform a mix of new songs and interpretations of covers.2015-07-13T19:00:00+01002015-07-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
    Category: event
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    D'Angelo
    Freshly MadeFreshly MadeAn eclectic line up of new work across music, comedy, circus and spoken word.2015-07-13T20:00:00+01002015-08-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
    Category: event
    Free EventOn Soon
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    The Dialectics Of LiberationThe Dialectics Of LiberationA panel discusses contemporary social issues.2015-07-15T19:30:00+01002015-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
    Category: event
    On Soon
    The Dialectics Of Liberation
    Camden Beach, presented by StoliCamden Beach, presented by StoliCamden Beach, presented by StoliChampioning the staycation since 2012, Camden Beach returns to Roundhouse once again this year. Bringing practically everything associated with a beach holiday in England to central London, the terrace will be filled with 150 tonnes of sand, pop-up restaurants, bars, deckchairs, beach huts, ping pong and much more. Partnering with Stolichnaya Premi2015-07-17T00:00:00+01002015-08-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
    Category: event
    Free EventOn Soon

    event > Seasonal > Summer | PRICING  Free  
    DATES  17th July to 23rd August 2015
    VENUE  Roundhouse 
    Championing the staycation since 2012, Camden Beach returns to Roundhouse once again this year. Bringing practically everything associated with a beach holiday in England to central London, the terrace will be filled with 150 tonnes of sand, pop-up restaurants, bars, deckchairs, beach huts, ping pong and much more. Partnering with Stolichnaya Premi... More about this event
     
    The Midnight RunThe Midnight RunA walking, arts-filled, night-time cultural journey through a city, founded by award-winning poet Inua Ellams and supported by UNESCO.2015-07-18T18:00:00+01002015-07-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
    Category: event
    On Soon
    The Midnight Run
    Black Tot DayBlack Tot Day2015-07-31T17:00:00+01002015-07-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
    Category: event
    Free EventOn Soon
    Black Tot Day
    Bloomberg Summer At The Roundhouse: UtopiaBloomberg Summer At The Roundhouse: UtopiaAn installation, by filmmaker, writer and artist Penny Woolcock, of walk-through environments peppered with narrative soundscapes of stories that are personal, political and pertinent to the parallel lives being lived in the world's biggest cities.2015-08-05T12:00:00+01002015-08-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
    Category: event
    On Soon
    Bloomberg Summer At The Roundhouse: Utopia
    TV On The RadioTV On The RadioThe energetic, four-strong American indie rock band formed in 2001 promotes the fifth studio album Seeds.2015-08-30T19:00:00+01002015-08-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
    Category: event
     
    TV On The Radio
    Mac DeMarcoMac DeMarcoIndie-rock multi-instrumentalist from Canada.2015-09-09T19:30:00+01002015-09-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
    Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
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    ZSL London Zoo 10 minutes walk from Roundhouse

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