Spring Loaded

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 22ND JUNE 2013

ADDRESS
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9PY 
 
TELEPHONE
 
Dates:
11th May 2013 until 22nd June 2013
 
OPENING TIMES
8pm
 
PRICES
£15 (Adults), £12 (Concessions)
 

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Spring LoadedSpring Loaded, The Place's annual festival of contemporary dance, bounces back to London this May, showcasing new talent in the dance world. Laila Diallo kicks off the festival on 11th May with a piece which explores themes of migration and displacement. This modern physical theatre piece is just a taster of the exciting array of dance you'll find at the Spring Loaded festival which runs from 11th May to 22nd June. Since launching in 1987, Spring Loaded has been a spring board for many household names including Matthew Bourne, Wayne McGregor (resident choreographer of The Royal Ballet) and DV8 artistic director Lloyd Newson. This year's programme includes James Cousins' There We Have Been, a duet where the female character barely ever touches the floor, a new work by 2010 Sadler's Wells Global Dance Contest winner James Wilton, and a performance by this year's Place Prize winner Riccardo Buscarini who combines dance with a live gig in a performance about memories, motherhood, and hot pink knitwear.

 

About The Place

London's specialist venue for contemporary ballet, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers classes to everyone from 5-year-old beginners and amateurs on evening classes to some of the world's top professionals. More about The Place

Spring Loaded images

Spring Loaded  Gary Clarke: Cameo Cookie. Photo by Gavin Coward  

   
Spring Loaded - Gary Clarke: Cameo Cookie. Photo by Gavin Coward

Spring Loaded Gary Clarke: Cameo Cookie. Photo by Gavin Coward 

LondonTown.com - Spring Loaded Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Euston Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Euston Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
4 minutes walk
 
Judd Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Near Spring Loaded
Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £45  21% off
12 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 1 minute from Spring Loaded
Just three minutes walk from Euston train station and ten minutes to Kings Cross St Pancras, the Ambassadors in Bloomsbury retains the façade of an old ... More
 
 
 
Studios2Let Apartments Cartwright Gardens
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £60  37% off
36-37 Cartwright Gardens, WC1H | 1 minute from Spring Loaded
Studios 2 Let Apartments on Cartwright Gardens are situated in the beautiful Bloomsbury area. Located right at the heart of the city, the high quality studios ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  40% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 1 minute from Spring Loaded
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. The location of this hotel in ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Spring Loaded

Near Spring Loaded
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British Library Persian Manuscripts: Collections And Research
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Friday 31st October 2014 - 9.30am-6pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
Learn about the Library's collection of Persian manuscripts, one of the most significant in the world in both size and importance....More
 
 
 
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Family Workshop: Halloween Special
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 31st October 2014 at 10.30am-1pm and 2pm-4.30pm
The Foundling Museum, 40 Brunswick Square, WC1N | 7 minutes from Spring Loaded
Creative activity for families....More
 
 
 
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Haunted Halloween Boat Trips
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Friday 31st October 2014 at 2pm-3pm, 3pm-4pm, 4pm-5pm, 5pm-6pm, 6pm-7pm and 7pm-8pm
Granary Square, Good's Way, N1C | 9 minutes from Spring Loaded
A spooky boat-ride along Regent's Canal....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Spring Loaded

Near Spring Loaded
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
Owned and part-funded by University College London, the Bloomsbury was completed in 1968 on the site of a bomb-damaged church. The years have not been kind ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Renoir Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brunswick Shopping Centre, Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Spring Loaded
Almost invisible in the ridiculous 1960s sci-fi architecture of the Brunswick Centre, the two-screen arthouse Renoir Cinema is a firm favourite with London's film buffs. It ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from Spring Loaded
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Spring Loaded

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Spring Loaded
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 1 minute from Spring Loaded
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo Paolozzi, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures of British Library
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
The John Ritblat Gallery contains a permanent display of over 200 of the British Library's greatest treasures. It includes documents which made and recorded history, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Spring Loaded

The best shops and markets near Spring Loaded
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
The School of Life offers so much more than your average shopping experience. In fact, it doesn't do it justice to label it a mere shop ... More
 
 
 
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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Alara Wholefoods
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
58 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
Alara Wholefoods Health shop on Marchmont Street has been recommended by one of our readers, poet Kim Morrissey, who took the trouble to write in to ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Spring Loaded London?
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Number Twelve
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Ambassadors Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, , Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from Spring Loaded
... More
 
 
 
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Somerstown Coffee House
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Spring Loaded
... More
 
 
 
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North Sea Fish Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
7 Leigh Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from Spring Loaded
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Spring Loaded

Near Spring Loaded
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | Same location as Spring Loaded
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 | 3 minutes from Spring Loaded
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 5 minutes from Spring Loaded
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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Leisure near Spring Loaded

Spring Loaded gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Spring Loaded
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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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from Spring Loaded
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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Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 10 minutes from Spring Loaded
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Spring Loaded

The best pubs near London Spring Loaded.
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, NW1 | 5 minutes from Spring Loaded
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from Spring Loaded
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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Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 9 minutes from Spring Loaded
... More
 
 
 
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Spring Loaded clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, NW1 | 3 minutes from Spring Loaded
Hidden below the bustling Somers Town Coffee House, Cosy Kettle offers an intimate sanctuary away from the pub crowd. Opened in late 2013, the bar is ... More
 
 
 
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GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, N1C | 7 minutes from Spring Loaded
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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The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, , King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from Spring Loaded
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Spring Loaded.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Spring Loaded
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from Spring Loaded
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
 
 
 

The Place events

 
Family Dance Week: Dance Workshop by The Little WitchFamily Dance Week: Dance Workshop by The Little WitchFind out first-hand what it takes to be a good witch! Moving through fields and forests, balancing over rivers and flying across seas this creative dance workshop will explore the magical world of The Little Witch.31st October 2014Saturday 1st November 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
Now On
Family Dance Week: Dance Workshop by The Little Witch
event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
DATES  Friday 31st October 2014 at 2.30pm-3.30pm & Saturday 1st November 2014 at 10am-11am, 12.30pm-1.30pm and 3pm-4pm
VENUE  The Place 
Find out first-hand what it takes to be a good witch! Moving through fields and forests, balancing over rivers and flying across seas this creative dance workshop will explore the magical world of The Little Witch.
Marie Forbes & Sophie Nuzel: The Little WitchMarie Forbes & Sophie Nuzel: The Little WitchThe Little Witch, aged 127.5 years old, engages in her daily six hours' worth of witchcraft exercises but she still cannot get the spells correct. And after getting into trouble at the Walpurgis party, she's got a year to prove herself. An immersive dance-theatre piece, created and directed by Marie Forbes and Sophie Nuzel.31st October 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
Now On
Marie Forbes & Sophie Nuzel: The Little Witch
event > Dance > Modern Dance - Physical Theatre
DATES  Friday 31st October 2014 at 3.30pm-4.30pm & Saturday 1st November 2014 at 11am-12noon, 1.30pm-2.30pm and 4pm-5pm
VENUE  The Place 
The Little Witch, aged 127.5 years old, engages in her daily six hours' worth of witchcraft exercises but she still cannot get the spells correct. And after getting into trouble at the Walpurgis party, she's got a year to prove herself. An immersive dance-theatre piece, created and directed by Marie Forbes and Sophie Nuzel.
Friday Fusion: WorkshopFriday Fusion: WorkshopDance yourself into the weekend.31st October 2014Friday 5th December 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
Ongoing
Friday Fusion: Workshop
event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
DATES  31st Oct, 7th Nov, 14th Nov, 21st Nov, 28th Nov and 5th Dec 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
VENUE  The Place 
Dance yourself into the weekend.
Ballet Introduction: WorkshopBallet Introduction: WorkshopLearn the key principles of basic classical technique.3rd November 2014Monday 1st December 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Ballet Introduction: Workshop
event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
PRICING  phone for availibility
DATES  3rd Nov, 10th Nov, 17th Nov, 24th Nov and 1st Dec 2014 - 6.30pm
VENUE  The Place 
Learn the key principles of basic classical technique.
Contemporary Improvers: WorkshopContemporary Improvers: WorkshopImprove your contemporary dance techniques.3rd November 2014Monday 1st December 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Contemporary Improvers: Workshop
event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  3rd Nov, 10th Nov, 17th Nov, 24th Nov and 1st Dec 2014 - 6.30pm
VENUE  The Place 
Improve your contemporary dance techniques.
Contemporary Level 1: WorkshopContemporary Level 1: WorkshopDance class.3rd November 2014Monday 1st December 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Contemporary Level 1: Workshop
event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
DATES  3rd Nov, 10th Nov, 17th Nov, 24th Nov and 1st Dec 2014 - 6.30pm
VENUE  The Place 
Dance class.
Ballet Improvers: WorkshopBallet Improvers: WorkshopDance class.3rd November 2014Monday 1st December 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Ballet Improvers: Workshop
event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  3rd Nov, 10th Nov, 17th Nov, 24th Nov and 1st Dec 2014 - 8pm
VENUE  The Place 
Dance class.
Ballet Level 2: WorkshopBallet Level 2: WorkshopA ballet dancing class.3rd November 2014Monday 1st December 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Ballet Level 2: Workshop
event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
DATES  3rd Nov, 10th Nov, 17th Nov, 24th Nov and 1st Dec 2014 - 6.30pm-8pm
VENUE  The Place 
A ballet dancing class.
Contemporary Level 2: WorkshopContemporary Level 2: WorkshopLearn some contemporary dance moves.3rd November 2014Monday 1st December 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Contemporary Level 2: Workshop
event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  3rd Nov, 10th Nov, 17th Nov, 24th Nov and 1st Dec 2014 - 8pm-9.30pm
VENUE  The Place 
Learn some contemporary dance moves.
Pilates Open Level: WorkshopPilates Open Level: WorkshopFor all abilities.3rd November 2014Monday 1st December 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Pilates Open Level: Workshop
event > Sporting Events > Particpate in Sports - Dance
DATES  3rd Nov, 10th Nov, 17th Nov, 24th Nov and 1st Dec 2014 - 8pm-9.30pm
VENUE  The Place 
For all abilities.
 
 

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Marie Forbes & Sophie Nuzel: The Little Witch
Dance | Until 2nd November 2014 

The Place

The Little Witch, aged 127.5 years old, engages in her daily six hours' worth of witchcraft exercises but she still ...More

Friday Fusion: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 5th December 2014 

The Place

Dance yourself into the weekend....More

Family Dance Week: Dance Workshop by The Little Witch
Sporting Events | Until 1st November 2014 

The Place

Find out first-hand what it takes to be a good witch! Moving through fields and forests, balancing over rivers and ...More

557 Reasons: A Tribute To Life
Exhibitions | Until 2nd November 2014 

St Pancras Church 1 minute walk from The Place

...More

The Grand Depart: Tour De Lead Graffi
Exhibitions | Until 30th November 2014 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

A display to celebrate the Tour de France's fourth visit to the UK for the Grand Depart 2014. This display ...More

Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Terror and Wonder: The Gothic Imagination
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2015 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

Exploring the enduring influence that the gothic genre has had on literature, film, fashion, music and art, Terror and Wonder: ...More

 
The Art Of Gothic Launch Party And Book Signing
Exhibitions | On 31st October 2014 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

An opportunity to meet journalist and author Natasha Scharf at the launch of her spellbinding new book, The Art of ...More

British Library Persian Manuscripts: Collections And Research
Leisure | On 31st October 2014 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

Learn about the Library's collection of Persian manuscripts, one of the most significant in the world in both size and ...More

Late At The Library: The Sorting
Theatre | On 31st October 2014 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

The award-winning theatre company, Les Enfants Terribles create a funeral-inspired experience featuring macabre performances, live music, DJs, bar and a ...More

TurnT Thursdays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 18th December 2014 

Bloomsbury Lanes 4 minutes walk from The Place

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