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Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)Carrying many of London's best fringe productions, the Battersea Arts Centre is one of the best off-West End theatres and art venues in the capital. A Grade II-listed building which was the former town hall, the BAC is now one of the country's biggest arts centres, housing studios and gallery space as well as a theatre. With a reputation for producing innovative and exciting new work, this well-loved Lavender Hill landmark has played host to everything from stand-up comedy to opera.

 

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No KidsNo KidsA personal exploration by real-life couple and co-artistic directors of Theatre Ad Infinitum, Nir Paldi and George Mann, staging a theatrical debate asking: as a gay couple, should we go out of our way to reproduce?2019-02-19T19:30:00+00002019-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
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I'm A Phoenix, BitchI'm A Phoenix, BitchBryony Kimmings presents an autobiographical solo show about returning to normality after a period of trauma which included relationship breakdown and the serious illness of her child.2019-02-20T20:00:00+00002019-03-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
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DressedDressedThisEgg takes a true story about a woman who was forced to strip at gunpoint and uses it to examine how clothes are used to define women in society.2019-02-25T19:30:00+00002019-03-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
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Ben Target: Splosh!Ben Target: Splosh!The award-winning physical comedian and clown invites audiences to take the plunge into his pool-themed show.2019-02-26T19:00:00+00002019-03-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
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Ben Target: Splosh!
Homegrown Festival: OccupyHomegrown Festival: OccupyHomegrown Festival: OccupyOccupy expands Battersea Arts Centre's annual Homegrown Festival of young voices and emerging talent from four days to four weeks. The month long festival features six world premieres, gig theatre, live games, virtual experiences, rap poetry and installations. A dynamic collective aged 16 to 25 stages a London City Takeover (5 Apr to 7 Apr) as Batt2019-03-18T00:00:00+00002019-04-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
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PRICING  £10-£12.50/£8-£10
DATES  18th March to 12th April 2019
Occupy expands Battersea Arts Centre's annual Homegrown Festival of young voices and emerging talent from four days to four weeks. The month long festival features six world premieres, gig theatre, live games, virtual experiences, rap poetry and installations. A dynamic collective aged 16 to 25 stages a London City Takeover (5 Apr to 7 Apr) as Batt... More about this event
 
Mark Thomas: Health Check - Our NHS @ 70Mark Thomas: Health Check - Our NHS @ 70Thomas explores the state of Britain's medical institution, drawing parallels between it and his own mortality, following a series of interviews with experts and residencies in hospitals and surgeries.2019-04-23T19:30:00+01002019-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
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Mark Thomas: Health Check - Our NHS @ 70
China Plate & Staatstheater Mainz Present: StatusChina Plate & Staatstheater Mainz Present: StatusThe piece deals with nationality and examines, employing words and music, what it is and who really needs it.2019-04-23T20:00:00+01002019-05-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC),   Lavender Hill      SW11 5TN
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China Plate & Staatstheater Mainz Present: Status
 

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Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) - Photo credit: Morley von Sternberg

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) Photo credit: Morley von Sternberg 


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Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel & Spa
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £121  27% off
354 Queenstown Road, SW8 | 22 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Situated along the River Thames, opposite Battersea Park, Pestana Chelsea Bridge Hotel is the first UK hotel from the Portuguese Pestana Hotels and Resorts Group. The ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  25% off
Imperial Road, SW6 | 22 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Located at Imperial Wharf, the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel London - Chelsea is nearby to the chic Kings Road and Chelsea Harbour. Famous London attractions ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express Wandsworth
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £41  39% off
Smuggler's Way, SW18 | 26 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
There are very few hotels in this sort of price range in London that put you so close to such an attractive stretch of the river. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Arts Centres nearest Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)

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The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 2.6 miles from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Once the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a temporary ... More
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Crisp Road, W6 | 3.3 miles from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Riverside Studios has a little bit of everything under its roof, including a cinema, cafe and studio theatre. The cinema is one of the few in ... More
 
 
 
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The Artworks Elephant
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 3.3 miles from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Repositioning refurbished shipping containers as retail spaces and offices for creative startups, The Artworks Elephant turns Elephant and Castle into "the new Shoreditch", according to the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Theatre 503
London > Entertainment > Theatres
503 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 9 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Originally created by the team behind the Gate Theatre in Notting Hill, the 503 is a well-designed theatre nestled above the busy Latchmere pub on Battersea ... More
 
 
 
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Le QuecumBar
London > Entertainment > Live Music
42-44 Battersea High Street, SW11 | 15 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Hot Club Gypsy Swing is a bizarrely niche musical genre for a wine bar in Battersea. Live acts vary depending on which night of the week ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Garden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
231 Battersea Park Road, SW11 | 15 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
The pub - if it still fits within the confines of that definition - has a vast outdoor space that is semi-covered with awnings ... More
 
 
 
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No Kids
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th to 23rd Feb 2019 - Various Times
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), Lavender Hill, SW11 | Same location as Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
A personal exploration by real-life couple and co-artistic directors of Theatre Ad Infinitum, Nir Paldi and George Mann, staging a theatrical debate asking: as a gay ...More
 
 
 
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I'm A Phoenix, Bitch
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th February to 9th March 2019 - Various Times
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), Lavender Hill, SW11 | Same location as Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Bryony Kimmings presents an autobiographical solo show about returning to normality after a period of trauma which included relationship breakdown and the serious illness of her ...More
 
 
 
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Dressed
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th Feb to 2nd Mar 2019 - 7.30pm-8.30pm
Battersea Arts Centre (BAC), Lavender Hill, SW11 | Same location as Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
ThisEgg takes a true story about a woman who was forced to strip at gunpoint and uses it to examine how clothes are used to define ...More
 
 
 
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Sambrook's Brewery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Unit 1 & 2 Yelverton Road, Battersea, SW11 | 14 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
An independent brewery on an unlikely housing estate in Battersea, Sambrook's was set up in August 2008 to give London drinkers some local brews to choose ... More
 
 
 
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Khadambi Asalache House (575 Wandsworth Road)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
575 Wandsworth Road, SW8 | 18 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
The hand-carved fretwork interior of this modest, early 19th-century, terraced house make it one of the most unusual and inspiring in London. 575 Wandsworth Road was ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park Children's Zoo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 18 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Battersea Park Children's Zoo is home to a host of glorious creatures. There are farmyard animals, lemurs, otters and monkeys, as well as peacocks which roam ... More
 
 
 
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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
305-311 Lavender Hill, SW11 | 5 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
One of the smaller Whole Foods Market stores, this Clapham branch is located on Lavender Hill opposite Clapham Junction train station. Like its larger sister stores, ... More
 
 
 
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Joy Clapham
London > Shopping > Clothing
Shopstop at Clapham Junction Station, 1-20 St Johns Hill, SW11 | 6 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
With its mix of clothes, cards and kitsch toys, Joy is ideal as a gift hunting ground. Even if you object to them calling themselves an ... More
 
 
 
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Warren Evans Furniture
London > Shopping > House and Garden
8 Grant Road, SW11 | 8 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ... More
 
 
 
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Basilico
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
175 Lavender Hill, SW11 | 2 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Pizza & Pasta ... More
 
 
 
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Donna Margherita
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
183 Lavender Hill, Battersea, SW11 | 2 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Sat amongst a row of houses on Lavender Hill this unassuming Italian restaurant has a loyal local following and a team dedicated to producing authentic Neapolitan ... More
 
 
 
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The Fox Hounds
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
66 Latchmere Road, SW11 | 2 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
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Le Club Tricolore
London > Education > Cookery Courses
10 Ballingdon Road, Wandsworth, SW11 | 16 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Get the kids interested in learning can be difficult, especially with regards to a foreign language. However, if they start at a young age what can ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, Battersea, London SW11 | 21 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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The Wine and Food Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
93 Hazelbourne Road, SW12 | 24 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
It's kind of an evening class, kind of a dinner party... Led by FHM's Kenneth Harry Putt, the WFA wine appreciation classes are based around tasting ... More
 
 
 
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Shillington Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Este Road, SW11 | 7 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Shillington Park in Battersea is a green space with ornamental shrubs, sitting out areas and space for dog walkers. Added to these there's free outdoor ... More
 
 
 
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Go Ape - Battersea
London > Leisure > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 18 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Release your inner gorilla at Go Ape and climb among the tallest tree tops in Battersea Park. This particular ... More
 
 
 
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Battersea Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Albert Bridge Road, Battersea Park, Battersea, London SW11 | 20 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Situated on the south side of the Thames, facing Chelsea, Battersea Park caters for everyone within its 200-acre space. Firstly, there's lots of water - ... More
 
 
 
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The Fox Hounds
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
66 Latchmere Road, SW11 | 2 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
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The Northcote
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Northcote Road, Battersea, SW11 | 9 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
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Hawkins Forge
London > Nightlife > Pubs
110 Battersea Rise, SW11 | 9 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Between Clapham Junction and Clapham Common, Hawkins Forge on Battersea Rise offers craft beer-filled fridges, beers on tap and soul food ... More
 
 
 
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The King of Ladies Man
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Breakfast Club, 5-9 Battersea Rise, SW11 | 7 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Now that enough people have successfully found The Mayor of Scaredy Cat Town, accessed via a Smeg fridge in the Spitalfields branch, The Breakfast Club have ... More
 
 
 
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Little Bird Battersea
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Battersea Rise, SW11 | 7 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Sip cocktails and take in the quirky interiors of Little Bird which combine wallpaper hand-painted with birds ... More
 
 
 
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The Grand, Clapham
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
21-25 St John's Hill, Clapham, SW11 | 8 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Opened in 1900, The Grand is a beautiful and historic former music hall that has since been home ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 25 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
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National Army Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 27 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
With ten, widely different and uniquely versatile rooms, the National Army Museum can help you hold your event, your way. Plan your party in Victorian splendour, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 29 minutes from Battersea Arts Centre (BAC)
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who were ... More
 
 
 
 

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Concerts | On 30th March 

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After nine years apart, Liverpool indie-rock band The Zutons celebrates the 15th anniversary of its ...More

 
David Rodigan & the Outlook Orchestra
Concerts | On 12th March 

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After the success of the Royal Festival Hall and Somerset House with the Outlook Orchestra last year, Reggae star and veteran DJ David Rodigan performs Jamaican classics with ...More

Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2019
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Dance | On 31st March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

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Saburo Teshigawara's The Idiot
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Dance | From 20th March 

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Uniqlo Tate Late February
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Exhibitions | On 22nd February 

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Taking place on Friday 22nd, the February Uniqlo Late at Tate Modern celebrates women in ...More

 
V&A Friday Late: Sonic Boom
Exhibitions | On 22nd February 

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Franz West
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Exhibitions | From 20th February 

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This winter, Tate Modern presents an extensive posthumous survey of Vienna-born artist Franz West. Known ...More

 
Gatsby Brunch
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Quaglino's

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Located within the Centre Point development, Vapiano is a pasta place where you top up ...More

 
The Oak W2
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Set on the cusp of Notting Hill on Westbourne Park Road, The Oak W2 is ...More

 
Teatulia
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