Skate King's Cross

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 6TH SEPTEMBER 2013

ADDRESS
West Handyside Canopy, King's Cross, King's Cross, London N1C 4AA†
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Dates:
12th July 2013†until†6th September 2013
OPENING TIMES
Tuesday-Sunday 10am-10pm
PRICES
£14.30

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Reviving the days when King's Cross was known for its clubs, particularly the weekly Bagley's Roller Disco at Canvas, Skate King's Cross reintroduces the pastime to the area. Opening every day of the week except Mondays, the rink will be there for eight weeks and will host a number of roller disco parties. Designed by studio architect Tarek Malin, the rink is made up of raw, heavy materials to represent the industrial heritage of the area while gold chainmail and custom light installations reference the more recent past, when the area was a hub for clubbers, ravers and skaters. The rink hosts family sessions during the day and discos in the evening, complete with special DJ nights, burgers and wings from Disco Bistro, boozy milkshakes and cocktails.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

King's Cross Tube Station
4 minutes walk
Euston Tube Station
11 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Camden Road Overground Station
17 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Judd Street NCP
10 minutes walk
Arcade Car Parks
10 minutes walk

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Great Northern Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £106† 31% off
King's Cross St Pancras Station, N1C | 4 minutes from Skate King's Cross
Originally designed by Lewis Cubitt and opened on 17th May 1854, The Great Northern Hotel in King's Cross, one of the first examples of the great ... More
St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £138† 41% off
Euston Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from Skate King's Cross
A triumph of neo-Gothic splendour, the red brick Grade I listed hotel has been painstakingly restored by architect Geoff Mann who worked with English Heritage to ... More
Pullman London St Pancras
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £83† 24% off
100-110 Euston Road, NW1 | 7 minutes from Skate King's Cross
A smart modern hotel that offers fine dining, large, airy rooms and an ideal location at a very reasonable price. Just a few minutes from Euston ... More
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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: Saturday 30th August 2014 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Skate King's Cross
Drama, music and comedy in a production by Anna Farthing and Bea Roberts, bringing to life the experience of those who toured to theatres of war....More
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Electric Discharge Machine
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Saturday 30th August 2014 - 7.30pm
Surya, 156 Pentonville Road, N1 | 8 minutes from Skate King's Cross
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HHNB
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Saturday 30th August 2014 - 9pm-3am
Bloomsbury Lanes, Basement of Tavistock Hotel, Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 13 minutes from Skate King's Cross
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Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from Skate King's Cross
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ... More
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from Skate King's Cross
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
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The Lexington
London > Entertainment > Live Music
96-98 Pentonville Road, Clerkenwell, London N1 | 11 minutes from Skate King's Cross
The Lexington is both a music venue and an English pub that thinks it's an American speakeasy. While this may sound like trying to please all ... More
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Granary Square
London > Attractions >
Good's Way, N1C | Same location as Skate King's Cross
The same size as Trafalgar Square, Granary Square is at the heart of King's Cross where the Eurostar departs and emerged as part of the ... More
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King's Cross Filling Station
London > Attractions > Sights
Goods Way, N1C | 2 minutes from Skate King's Cross
King's Cross Filling Station is a 1960s petrol station redesigned in 2012 by architects Carmody Groarke to become a public landmark building, a cultural and social ... More
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Guardian News & Media Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Skate King's Cross
For an interesting take on print journalism and the machinations of the media world pay a visit to the gallery situated in the foyer of the ... More
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Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, N1 | 2 minutes from Skate King's Cross
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
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Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Skate King's Cross
Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and café bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ... More
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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Skate King's Cross
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
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Caravan King's Cross
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, N1C | Same location as Skate King's Cross
You'll find "well travelled food and mighty fine coffee, in an old grain store" at Caravan King's Cross, a succinct description they came up with themselves. ... More
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Grain Store
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Granary Square, 1-3 Stable Street, N1C | Same location as Skate King's Cross
The tarted-up Granary Square in King's Cross is now home to the Grain Store, a new bistro from Raymond Blanc's favourite protege Bruno Loubet, who has ... More
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Dishoom King's Cross
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
Stable Street, N1C | Same location as Skate King's Cross
The third restaurant from the team behind Dishoom, the Bombay cafes in Shoreditch and Covent Garden, is also their largest - and the largest restaurant opening ... More
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 9 minutes from Skate King's Cross
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 12 minutes from Skate King's Cross
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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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 14 minutes from Skate King's Cross
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Skate King's Cross
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, N1C | 6 minutes from Skate King's Cross
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 16 minutes from Skate King's Cross
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, NW1 | 4 minutes from Skate King's Cross
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 9 minutes from Skate King's Cross
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
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The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 13 minutes from Skate King's Cross
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GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, N1C | 2 minutes from Skate King's Cross
The GNH Bar takes up almost the entire ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel and opens directly onto the western concourse of King's Cross Station. ... More
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VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, N1 | 4 minutes from Skate King's Cross
VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ... More
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Scala
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from Skate King's Cross
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from Skate King's Cross
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Skate King's Cross
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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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 11 minutes from Skate King's Cross
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More

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