Drill Hall

 
 
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16 Chenies Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7EX
 
 
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Just off Tottenham Court Road, The Drill Hall is a fantastic alternative arts venue. The centre boasts a 200-seat theatre, as well as a 50-seat cabaret-style hall, and a photographic darkroom suite available for public use.

As well as showcasing the best in fringe theatre and comedy the centre holds a regular programme of classes, courses and workshops covering all the creative arts.

 

Drill Hall events

 
A Telephone CallA Telephone CallTom Randle's one-act opera based on the poetry of Dorothy Parker.2015-08-01T19:00:00+01002015-08-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Drill Hall, 16  Chenies Street      WC1E 7EX
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A Telephone Call
Minerva ScientificaMinerva ScientificaElectric Voice Theatre presents a cascade of fascinating, dramatic works by some of the UK's leading female composers, inspired by the lives and works of significant female scientists past and present. With music by Karen Wimhurst.2015-08-01T17:00:00+01002015-08-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Drill Hall, 16  Chenies Street      WC1E 7EX
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Minerva Scientifica
Minerva Scientifica: The Franklin EffectMinerva Scientifica: The Franklin EffectA musical work inspired by Rosalind Franklin, the controversial, ill-treated legend of x-ray crystallography.2015-08-01T22:15:00+01002015-08-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Drill Hall, 16  Chenies Street      WC1E 7EX
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Minerva Scientifica: The Franklin Effect
Oh Whistle & I'll Come!Oh Whistle & I'll Come!A contemporary adaptation of M.R. James' classic ghost story.2015-08-01T19:45:00+01002015-08-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Drill Hall, 16  Chenies Street      WC1E 7EX
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Oh Whistle & I'll Come!
Size Zero Opera: IncidentSize Zero Opera: IncidentThe company presents an historical drama by Chris Gendall, based on the 48 Japanese prisoners of war who were killed in Featherston, New Zealand during the Second World War.2015-08-01T20:55:00+01002015-08-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Drill Hall, 16  Chenies Street      WC1E 7EX
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Size Zero Opera: Incident
The Dressing RoomThe Dressing RoomA singer prepares for her role and reflects on her curious existence in this fictional world backstage at an opera house.2015-08-01T19:10:00+01002015-08-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Drill Hall, 16  Chenies Street      WC1E 7EX
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The Dressing Room
Mixed DoublesMixed DoublesA four-piece rapid-fire sketch comedy group.2015-08-03T20:30:00+01002015-08-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Drill Hall, 16  Chenies Street      WC1E 7EX
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Mixed Doubles
Harry's GirlsHarry's GirlsSpectra Theatre Company's production sets the story of Henry VIII's wives in Las Vegas in 1960s.2015-08-03T19:00:00+01002015-09-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Drill Hall, 16  Chenies Street      WC1E 7EX
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Harry's Girls
4+14+1Five solo performances of new writing and music from Penelope Dudley.2015-08-05T19:00:00+01002015-08-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Drill Hall, 16  Chenies Street      WC1E 7EX
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Let's Not Still Be FriendsLet's Not Still Be FriendsGlitter and Gin Productions' comedy about breaking up.2015-08-06T20:30:00+01002015-08-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Drill Hall, 16  Chenies Street      WC1E 7EX
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Let's Not Still Be Friends
 

LondonTown.com - Drill Hall Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Goodge Street Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Russell Court NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Collingwood House NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    The Academy Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £51  22% off
    21 Gower Street, WC1E | 1 minute from Drill Hall
    Thick carpets, antique furniture, free-standing claw-foot baths and delicate floral fabrics create an atmosphere of intimate country house elegance throughout this 49-room boutique hotel owned by ... More
     
     
     
    Regency House Hotel
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £66  34% off
    71 Gower Street, WC1E | 2 minutes from Drill Hall
    For those who fancy staying in a hotel with a piece of English history, the Regency House Hotel should be first pick. Dating back to the ... More
     
     
     
    myhotel Bloomsbury London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  29% off
    11-13 Bayley Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Drill Hall
    The idea behind the first class service at this hotel is to offer guests a personal touch and inspiration for creative minds. With cutting edge design ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Alternative Theatres nearest Drill Hall

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    Dominion Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    268 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 6 minutes from Drill Hall
    Huge, but now slightly shabby, theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals. The Dominion has a huge stage and hundreds of seats - on a ... More
     
     
     
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    Bloomsbury Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from Drill Hall
    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
     
     
     
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    Shaftesbury Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 8 minutes from Drill Hall
    A large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was probably ... More
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near Drill Hall

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    The Wheatsheaf
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Drill Hall
    Stop at The Wheatsheaf on Rathbone Place and you'll be having a pint where people like George Orwell, Anthony Burgess and Dylan Thomas have stopped and ... More
     
     
     
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    The Horse Hospital
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from Drill Hall
    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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    The Magic Circle
    London > Entertainment >
    12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 8 minutes from Drill Hall
    The purpose built headquarters of The Magic Circle in Euston houses a vast collection of posters and memorabilia relating to the history of mystery. The ... More
     
     
     
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    Events near Drill Hall

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    War Horse
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 11 minutes from Drill Hall
    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
     
     
     
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    The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th June 2014 to 24th October 2015
    Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 12 minutes from Drill Hall
    This stage adaptation by Simon Stephens of Mark Haddon's hugely popular novel had a successful run at the National Theatre. Since then 'The Curious Incident of ...More
     
     
     
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    The Gruffalo: Tall Stories Theatre Company
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st July to 6th September 2015
    Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 13 minutes from Drill Hall
    The Gruffalo is a classic that kiddies just love and this Tall Stories adaptation of the picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler is "A ...More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Drill Hall

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Drill Hall
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    The Building Centre
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 2 minutes from Drill Hall
    Open to the public as well as construction professionals, The Building Centre houses a permanent exhibition of a 1:1500 scale model of Central London. Current major ... More
     
     
     
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    New London Architecture
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 2 minutes from Drill Hall
    Located at The Building Centre in central London, New London Architecture prompts debate and discussion on architecture, planning, development and construction in the capital. The Pipers ... More
     
     
     
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    Pollock's Toy Museum
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Drill Hall
    Crammed inside two townhouses (one 18th, the other 19th century) on a pretty sidestreet you'll find this historic haven for toys of all kinds. Named after ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Drill Hall

    The best shops and markets near Drill Hall
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    Heal's
    London > Shopping > House and Garden
    196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 2 minutes from Drill Hall
    Though it was established in 1800 Heal's is renowned for its beautifully designed furniture, attractive modern decorations and hyper-modern kitchenware. The Heal's trademark has become synonymous ... More
     
     
     
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    Waterstone's - Gower Street
    London > Shopping > Books
    82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 2 minutes from Drill Hall
    Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, ... More
     
     
     
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    Almost Famous
    London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
    5 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Drill Hall
    Almost Famous started out selling limited runs of classy denim, but this flagship store marks their expansion into a whole range of elegant ladies clothes. Born ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near Drill Hall

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    Busaba Eathai
    London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
    22 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 1 minute from Drill Hall
    Busaba Eathai is a canteen-style Thai fusion restaurant handily located for the West End. Diners are sat at long communal tables, which can be a little ... More
     
     
     
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    Meals at Heal's
    London > Restaurants > International restaurants
    196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 2 minutes from Drill Hall
    Oliver Peyton clearly picked up his ideas about naming businesses from somebody in the hairdressing trade. 'Meal's at Heals' now joins his 'In the Park' as ... More
     
     
     
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    Le Pain Quotidien
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    64 Tottenham Court Road, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Drill Hall
    It all started with a loaf. Not just any loaf. Belgian chef Alain Coumont was intent on creating the perfect mix of water, flour and salt. ... More
     
     
     
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    Education near Drill Hall

    Near Drill Hall
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    School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Drill Hall
    The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
     
     
     
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    Slade School of Fine Art
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from Drill Hall
    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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    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 minutes from Drill Hall
    English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
     
     
     
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    Leisure near Drill Hall

    Drill Hall gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    Dolphin Swimming Club
    London > Leisure > Activities
    U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from Drill Hall
    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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    John Lewis Roof Garden
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    300 Oxford Street, Fitzrovia, London W1A | 5 minutes from Drill Hall
    Celebrating its 150th anniversary, John Lewis has created a Roof Garden on its flagship Oxford Street store for the summer of 2014, open from Saturday 3rd ... More
     
     
     
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    Agua at Sanderson
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Drill Hall
    Walking into the clean white space that is the Agua Spa at The Sanderson is instantly calming, relaxing and heavenly. There are 14 private treatment rooms, ... More
     
     
     
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    Pubs near Drill Hall

    The best pubs near London Drill Hall.
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    The Adam and Eve
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from Drill Hall
    Gastropub... More
     
     
     
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    The Adam & Eve
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from Drill Hall
    Situated on Wells Street by Oxford Circus, The Adam & Eve is one of the most central pubs within the Geronimo Inns group offering a welcome ... More
     
     
     
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    King & Queen
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 7 minutes from Drill Hall
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    Nightlife near Drill Hall

    Drill Hall clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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    Drakes Tabanco
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Drill Hall
    Drakes Tabanco opens on 7th October 2013. Serving fine and rare sherry wines straight from barrel, alongside a Spanish and British food menu, Drakes Tabanco is ... More
     
     
     
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    Shochu Lounge
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    37 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Drill Hall
    Shochu Lounge's mixture of of rustic wood and shiny twenty-first century fittings is very Japanese, as is the low, moody lighting, and the cocktails, which are ... More
     
     
     
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    Bourne & Hollingsworth
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    28 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Drill Hall
    Prohibition-era themed basement bar in Fitzrovia, with a good line in retro comedy. The joke is that it's a bar dodging the law by masquerading as ... More
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near Drill Hall

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Drill Hall.
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    The Rathbone Hotel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Drill Hall
    Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
     
     
     
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    British Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Drill Hall
    If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
     
     
     
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    The Congress Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Drill Hall
    Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
     
     
     
     

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    Missionaries and Idols in Polynesia
    Exhibitions | Until 26th September 2015 

    School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 4 minutes walk from Drill Hall

    Missionaries and Idols in Polynesia at the Brunei Gallery within SOAS documents the London Missionary Society from 1792 to 1825, ...More

    Joyriders
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th September 2015 

    The Roxy 5 minutes walk from Drill Hall

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    Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games
    Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games
    Dance | Until 5th September 2015 

    Dominion Theatre 6 minutes walk from Drill Hall

    Irish-American dancer and choreographer Michael Flatley, who has turned Irish dancing into a spine tingling show spectacular, directs this dynamic ...More

     
    Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation
    Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation
    Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2015 

    British Museum 6 minutes walk from Drill Hall

    Indigenous Australia at the British Museum is the first major exhibition in the UK to present the history of both ...More

     
    5th-Century BC Athens In Five Objects: Talk
    Exhibitions | On 31st July 2015 

    British Museum 6 minutes walk from Drill Hall

    A 45-minute gallery talk by David Stuttard....More

    Allan Pickett at Sanderson
    Allan Pickett at Sanderson
    Foodie Events | Until 29th August 2015 

    Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel 6 minutes walk from Drill Hall

    The Sanderson has teamed up with top London chef Allan Pickett to host its first-ever summer restaurant residency. Launching at ...More

     
    Tarantino Goes Bowling!
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st July 2015 

    Bloomsbury Lanes 6 minutes walk from Drill Hall

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    The Lone Bellow
    Concerts | On 31st July 2015 

    The 100 Club 6 minutes walk from Drill Hall

    This three-piece group from New York plays its indie-folk originals....More

    Magic, March Hares and Mad Hatters
    Kids Events | On 31st July 2015 

    The Cartoon Museum 7 minutes walk from Drill Hall

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    The Institute of Sexology
    The Institute of Sexology
    Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

    Wellcome Collection 7 minutes walk from Drill Hall

    From 20th November 2014, the Wellcome Collection's new Gallery 2 opens with 'The Institute of Sexology', a candid exploration of ...More

     
     
     
     
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