The Skints

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 11TH OCTOBER 2012

ADDRESS
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 9NL†
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Dates:
11th October 2012
OPENING TIMES
7.30pm
PRICES
£10

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Four-piece band, The Skints, from East London plays reggae and dub from their second album Part & Parcel. The band's first album was Live, Breathe, Build, Believe, which, blending the boundaries between reggae and punk, became an underground hit. With two albums under their belt, this gig is part of a long-awaited tour throughout the UK.

Taking place at Scala, the gig will be in central London and close to a number of hotels. If you're looking for somewhere to stay, check out our London Hotels page for all the best deals at hotels near Scala.

About Scala

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 venue welcomed legends like Iggy Pop during the 70s, but didn't become a purely music venue until 1993. More about Scala

LondonTown.com - The Skints Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

King's Cross Tube Station
3 minutes walk
Russell Square Tube Station
11 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Camden Road Overground Station
22 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Judd Street NCP
6 minutes walk
Brunswick Square NCP
9 minutes walk

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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
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London > Attractions > Museums
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Good's Way, N1C | 5 minutes from The Skints
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London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from The Skints
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London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, N1 | 3 minutes from The Skints
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London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Skints
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London > Restaurants > International restaurants
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343 Grays Inn Road, WC1X | 1 minute from The Skints
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3 Varnishers Yard, The Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from The Skints
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London > Education > Evening Classes
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
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London > Business > Venue Hire
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Scala, 275† Pentonville Road† King's Cross† † N1 9NL
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event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Bar/Pub DJ Sets
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Scala, 275† Pentonville Road† King's Cross† † N1 9NL
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event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Garage
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Scala, 275† Pentonville Road† King's Cross† † N1 9NL
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Scala, 275† Pentonville Road† King's Cross† † N1 9NL
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event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Various
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Scala, 275† Pentonville Road† King's Cross† † N1 9NL
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Scala, 275† Pentonville Road† King's Cross† † N1 9NL
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Scala, 275† Pentonville Road† King's Cross† † N1 9NL
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Modern
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Scala, 275† Pentonville Road† King's Cross† † N1 9NL
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Scala, 275† Pentonville Road† King's Cross† † N1 9NL
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event > Music
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Scala, 275† Pentonville Road† King's Cross† † N1 9NL
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Reggae
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