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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 22ND JANUARY 2016

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Richard IIDavid Tennant reprises his role as the divine King imbibed with vanity in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Richard II, returning to the Barbican in early 2016. With England's great houses under threat of division in Gregory Doran's production of Shakespeare's history play, the king's vanity threatens to drag his people into a bloody civil war. The production returns as part of the King & Country residency, which also includes Henry V and Henry IV Part I and Part II.

 

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Hoxton Overground Station
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  41% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from Richard II
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  34% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 9 minutes from Richard II
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £125  25% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 9 minutes from Richard II
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
 
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Jazz Combo Takeover
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 16th and 17th January 2017 at 7pm-10pm & 20th January 2017 at 2pm-10pm
Richard II, Silk Street, EC2Y | 1 minute from Richard II
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Did Sir Walter Scott Invent Scotland'
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 17th January 2017 - 1pm-2pm
Richard II, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Richard II
Literary & Education, Lecture....More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 17th January 2017 - 6pm-7pm
Richard II, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 3 minutes from Richard II
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Richard II
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Richard II
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Richard II
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Richard II
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, City, London EC2 | Same location as Richard II
The Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you get ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Richard II
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So it ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Richard II
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
 
 
 
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Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Richard II
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
 
 
 
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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 7 minutes from Richard II
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
 
 
 
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Searcy's Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
The Barbican Centre, Level 2, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Richard II
Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. Dress smart casual. ... More
 
 
 
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Bonfire
London > Restaurants >
1st floor Barbican Centre, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Richard II
Only quality ingredients are used at Bonfire, the burger bar on the first floor of the brilliant multi-purpose Barbican Centre arts hub. Burgers at Bonfire - ... More
 
 
 
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Osteria
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | Same location as Richard II
In the centre of Osteria , the Italian restaurant on the second floor of the Barbican Centre, is ... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Richard II
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 | 7 minutes from Richard II
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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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 12 minutes from Richard II
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Richard II
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 8 minutes from Richard II
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London Dance Academy
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The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Richard II
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from Richard II
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Richard II
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
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The Hat & Feathers
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2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Richard II
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Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 5 minutes from Richard II
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
 
 
 
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Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Richard II
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The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Richard II
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | Same location as Richard II
The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of ... More
 
 
 
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The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 2 minutes from Richard II
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
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Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Richard II
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Barbican Centre events

 
SacekripaSacekripaThe French company perform a work about two faded variety acrobats.2017-01-17T18:30:00+00002017-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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Sacekripa
Boy Blue Entertainment: Blak Whyte GrayBoy Blue Entertainment: Blak Whyte GrayThe award-winning hip-hop dance company founded by choreographer Kenrick 'H20' Sandy and composer Michael 'Mikey J' Asante presents an exploration of the experiences of contemporary life in a triple bill.2017-01-17T19:45:00+00002017-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Now On
Boy Blue Entertainment: Blak Whyte Gray
The VulgarThe VulgarThe Vulgar What makes something vulgar? Drawing on a wealth of stunning exhibits from the Renaissance to the 18th, late 20th and 21st centuries, The Vulgar attempts to answer this question. Curated by exhibition-maker Judith Clark and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips, this Barbican exhibition shows how fashion often changes the definition of the word.2017-01-17T00:00:00+00002017-02-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Art Gallery,   Silk Street      EC2 8DS
Category: event
Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  13th October 2016 to 5th February 2017
VENUE  Barbican Art Gallery 
What makes something vulgar? Drawing on a wealth of stunning exhibits from the Renaissance to the 18th, late 20th and 21st centuries, The Vulgar attempts to answer this question. Curated by exhibition-maker Judith Clark and psychoanalyst Adam Phillips, this Barbican exhibition shows how fashion often changes the definition of the word.... More about this event
 
LSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsLSO Platforms: Guildhall ArtistsMartin Robertson conducts senior members of the Guildhall School in a performance of works by Mark-Anthony Turnage.2017-01-19T17:30:00+00002017-01-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
LSO Platforms: Guildhall Artists
London Symphony OrchestraLondon Symphony OrchestraSir Simon Rattle conducts the orchestra to perform the world premiere of Mark-Anthony Turnage's Remembering 'In Memoriam Evan Scofield' and Mahler's Symphony No 6.2017-01-19T19:30:00+00002017-01-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
London Symphony Orchestra
BBC Symphony OrchestraBBC Symphony OrchestraOliver Knussen conducts Strauss' Macbeth, Elgar's Falstaff and the world premiere of Philip Cashian's piano concerto, The Book Of Ingenious Devices, featuring soloist Huw Watkins.2017-01-20T19:30:00+00002017-01-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Siobhan Davies Dance: material / rearranged / to / beSiobhan Davies Dance: material / rearranged / to / beThe London-based investigative arts organisation presents an installation comprised of multiple pieces by choreographers, visual artists, scientists and designers exploring how the body feels when in the act of doing. It includes performance, film projection and objects that are presented as an ever-changing arrangement.2017-01-20T11:00:00+00002017-01-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Siobhan Davies Dance: material / rearranged / to / be
Daniil Trifonov In RecitalDaniil Trifonov In RecitalThe celebrated Russian pianist plays demanding works by Schumann, Shostakovich and Stravinsky.2017-01-21T19:30:00+00002017-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
Daniil Trifonov In Recital
B.S.I Jam: Boy Blue After PartyB.S.I Jam: Boy Blue After PartyMichael 'Mikey J' Asante and guests spin their favourite dance of funk, house, R&B, hip hop and old skool tune.2017-01-21T22:00:00+00002017-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
On Soon
B.S.I Jam: Boy Blue After Party
King CreosoteKing CreosoteThe singer-songwriter Kenny Anderson, who is based in Crail, Fife, performs indie-folk originals from his prolific career.2017-01-22T19:20:00+00002017-01-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Barbican Centre,   Silk Street      EC2Y 8DS
Category: event
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King Creosote

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Us/Them
Us/Them
Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 11 minutes walk from Richard Ii

Following a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2016 and winning The Scotsman Fringe First Award, Us/Them transfers to ...More

 
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The Betsey Trotwood 19 minutes walk from Richard Ii

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Artist Rooms: Louise Bourgeois
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Exhibitions | Until 17th June 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Richard Ii

Louise Bourgeois, the artist whose giant spiders first welcomed visitors to Tate Modern in 2000, is back 16 years later ...More

 
Hyundai Commission: Philippe Parreno
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Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Richard Ii

The French avant-garde artist transforms the Turbine Hall into an immersive experience, stimulating visitors' senses with choreographed acoustics, lighting, flying ...More

 
The Radical Eye: Modernist Photography from the Sir Elton John Collection
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Exhibitions | Until 7th May 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Richard Ii

A collection of modernist photography brought together by Sir Elton John over the past twenty-five years, with works by notable ...More

 
Robert Rauschenberg
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Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2017 

Tate Modern 21 minutes walk from Richard Ii

American artist Robert Rauschenberg blazed a new trail for art in the second half of the ...More

 
Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 21 minutes walk from Richard Ii

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 23 minutes walk from Richard Ii

Director Emma Rice and Joel Horwood adapt Hans Christian Andersen's tales The Little Matchgirl, The Princess And The Pea, The ...More

Fire! Fire!
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Exhibitions | Until 17th April 2017 

Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Richard Ii

The Museum of London marks the 350th anniversary of the Great Fire of 1666 with a ...More

 
Did Sir Walter Scott Invent Scotland'
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Museum of London 23 minutes walk from Richard Ii

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