Venus & Adonis  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 4TH MAY 2013

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OPENING TIMES
7.30pm (29 April, 1 & 3 May), 2pm (30 April, 4 May)
 
PRICES
£15-£32, standing £5, disabled £7.50-£16, under 18s £12-£29, family £110-£135
 

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Venus & AdonisThree of the ground-breaking international theatre companies which came to London for last year's Globe to Globe event in the World Shakespeare Festival return to the Globe for a limited run of performances as part of wider international tours. In the "joyous, rhythmic, energetic" (Evening Standard) Venus & Adonis, the Isango Ensemble from Cape Town blend song and dance with their wondrously energetic dramatisation of Shakespeare's poem of love and longing. Performed in the languages IsiZula, IsaXhosa, Se Sotho, Setswana, Afrikaans and South African English.

Globe to Globe 2013: Venus & Adonis, King Lear, Indian Tempest, As You Like It. Special offer: buy top-price tickets to all four productions and get 50% off.

 

About Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. Built in wood and thatch, using techniques from 400 years ago, Shakespeare's Globe Theatre opened in 1996. More about Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

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Venus & Adonis  Venus and Adonis, Isango Ensemble, South Africa. Photo by Keith Pattison  

Venus & Adonis - Venus and Adonis, Isango Ensemble, South Africa. Photo by Keith Pattison

Venus & Adonis Venus and Adonis, Isango Ensemble, South Africa. Photo by Keith Pattison 

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9 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
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London Bridge Railway Station
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Parks
 
5 minutes walk
 
Union Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  24% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 4 minutes from Venus & Adonis
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  23% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Venus & Adonis
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  28% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Venus & Adonis
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
 
 
 
 
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Christmas Market at Tate Modern
London > Events > Shopping  Dates: 19th November to 23rd December 2016
Venus & Adonis, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Venus & Adonis
After six years on the South Bank, the German Christmas Market moved to Bankside, just outside Tate Modern, in 2014 and it will be returning there ...More
 
 
 
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Artist Rooms: Phyllida Barlow
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 11th January to 31st December 2016
Venus & Adonis, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Venus & Adonis
British sculptor Phyllida Barlow, who was awarded a CBE for services to art in the 2016 New Year's Honours list, has installed her large-scale sculptural installations ...More
 
 
 
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Rozi Plain
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 9th December 2016 - 7pm
Venus & Adonis, 6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Venus & Adonis
The Winchester-born singer-songwriter who is currently resident in London, performs her indie-folk originals....More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Venus & Adonis
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
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The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Venus & Adonis
For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre, a ... More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Venus & Adonis
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Venus & Adonis
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Venus & Adonis
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern: The Tanks
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Venus & Adonis
A dramatic new development at Tate Modern, we got our first glimpse inside The Tanks in summer 2012 - revealed as part of ... More
 
 
 
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Venus & Adonis
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
 
 
 
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Venus & Adonis
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
 
 
 
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The Wine Pantry
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Venus & Adonis
The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
 
 
 
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Swan, Shakespeare's Globe
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | Same location as Venus & Adonis
Cheek by jowl with Shakespeare's Globe, Swan bar and restaurant benefits from a wonderful riverside location with stunning views ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
20-22 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Venus & Adonis
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20-22 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Venus & Adonis
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South of England Athletics Association
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4th Floor, Marathon House, 115 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Venus & Adonis
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Cannons Health Club and Spa
London > Leisure > Fitness
Cousin Lane, City, London EC4R | 6 minutes from Venus & Adonis
Cannons Health Clubs are a growing collection of private members' health clubs focusing on adult and family orientated health, fitness and relaxation facilities. They offer the ... More
 
 
 
Cannons Health Club & Spa
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Cousin Lane, City, London EC4R | 6 minutes from Venus & Adonis
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Venus & Adonis
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Venus & Adonis
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Venus & Adonis
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Venus & Adonis
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Venus & Adonis
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis Wine Wharf
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Venus & Adonis
Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
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Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Venus & Adonis
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
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London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Venus & Adonis
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
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8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 6 minutes from Venus & Adonis
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The Little Matchgirl And Other Happier TalesThe Little Matchgirl And Other Happier TalesDirector Emma Rice and Joel Horwood adapt Hans Christian Andersen's tales The Little Matchgirl, The Princess And The Pea, The Emperor's New Clothes and Thumbelina using music, puppetry theatrical and magic.2016-12-09T19:30:00+00002017-01-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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The Little Matchgirl And Other Happier Tales
All The AngelsAll The AngelsSean Campion, David Horovitch and Kelly Price reprise their roles in Shakespeare's Globe's staging of Nick Drake's comedy about composer Handel's struggle to stage the premiere of his choral work Messiah and his battle of wits with librettist Charles Jennens and actress Susannah Cibber. Featuring The Sixteen conducted by Harry Christophers.2016-12-11T18:30:00+00002017-02-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
Category: event
On Soon
All The Angels
The White DevilThe White DevilDirector Annie Ryan reimagines John Webster's classic Jacobean tale of betrayal and revenge about the scheming Duke of Brachiano, who triggers a cycle of violence and deceit by murdering his wife in order to possess another woman.2017-01-26T19:30:00+00002017-04-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
Category: event
 
The White Devil
OthelloOthelloDirector Ellen McDougall's staging of the emotionally wrought tragedy, about a lifelong friendship poisoned by envy and mistrust, considers how Shakespeare's 400-year-old play is uncomfortably relevant to the world we live in today.2017-02-23T19:30:00+00002017-04-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre, 21  New Globe Walk  Bankside    SE1 9DT
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Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

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Somerset House celebrates the work of master hairstylist Sam McKnight this autumn with major exhibition Hair by Sam McKnight. The ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

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Seasonal | Until 1st January 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Venus & Adonis

Back for a second year, the Fortnum & Mason Christmas Arcade transforms the West Wing of Somerset House into a ...More

 
Skate At Somerset House
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Seasonal | Until 15th January 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from Venus & Adonis

The grand 18th-century courtyard of Somerset House makes for a spectacular backdrop for one of the most popular ice rinks ...More

 
Christmas At Versailles
Concerts | On 10th December 2016 

St Clement Danes 8 minutes walk from Venus & Adonis

Live Music, Choir....More

Neverland Tea Party
Leisure | Until 17th December 2016 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 9 minutes walk from Venus & Adonis

Food & Drink, Pop Ups....More

Peter Pan
Peter Pan
Theatre | Until 29th December 2016 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 9 minutes walk from Venus & Adonis

JM Barrie's timeless tale of the boy who refused to grow old takes flight in a co-production with Bristol Old ...More

 
Film Scores Live
Film Scores Live
Concerts | Until 25th June 2017 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 11 minutes walk from Venus & Adonis

Starting in October 2016, Southbank Centre presents Film Scores Live, a year-long series that shines a light on some of ...More

 
The Rekorderlig Cider Lodge
The Rekorderlig Cider Lodge
Seasonal | Until 22nd January 2017 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Venus & Adonis

Part of the Southbank Centre Winter Festival celebrations, The Rekorderlig Cider Lodge is back for 2016, offering a cosy pit ...More

 
Nofit State Circus: Bianco
Nofit State Circus: Bianco
Theatre | Until 22nd January 2017 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Venus & Adonis

Bringing their silver spaceship Big Top to Hungerford Car Park leading circus troupe NoFit State, present a new version of ...More

 
 
 
 
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