London Pleasure Gardens

 
 
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Royal Victoria Docks, E16 2BS 
 

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(Unfortunately the London Pleasure Gardens have been put into administration and all future events there have subsequently been cancelled.)

Due to open on the Diamond Jubilee weekend, on 1st June 2012, the London Pleasure Gardens (LPG) revive a centuries old tradition when pleasure gardens were central to London social life. The vast new 60,000 metre squared site in the Royal Docks area has capacity for 40,000 people and is a major entertainment destination, focused on community, culture and entertainment. The team behind the project includes the organisers of Glastonbury's famous Shangri-La and Lost Vagueness parties, backed by the LDA and Arts Council. They're tasked with transforming Pontoon Dock from a derelict site with iconic industrial landmarks like the Millennium Mills and the Silo D building into a creative playground with a pop-up art hotel, a sculpture park, landscaped walkways, cafes and a floating cocktail bar. Depending on what day, and what time of day you choose to visit, you may see a local community theatre performance, an international arts project, or a well known band playing a gig. Set within the Olympic Red Zone, opposite the London Olympics: ExCeL Centre, the two sites are linked by a new bridge and LPG will host events during the Olympics. But before that we have the brand new Bloc festival on 6th and 7th July and later in the month, on 21st and 22nd July, the Africa Stage at the BT River of Music festival.

 

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Excel Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 6 minutes from London Pleasure Gardens
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272-283 Victoria Dock Road, E16 | 15 minutes from London Pleasure Gardens
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Peninsula Square, SE10 | 31 minutes from London Pleasure Gardens
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The O2, Peninsula Square, SE10 | 31 minutes from London Pleasure Gardens
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Bank Street, E14 | 2.6 miles from London Pleasure Gardens
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31 Fisherman's Walk, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.7 miles from London Pleasure Gardens
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The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face
The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face
Theatre | Until 28th September 2014 

East Greenwich Coaling Jetty 24 minutes walk from London Pleasure Gardens

With their new show, The Boy Who Climbed Out of His Face, performed in a collection of shipping containers on ...More

 
Apelles Ogaga
Concerts | On 22nd September 2014 

Charlton House 1.57 miles from London Pleasure Gardens

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Exhibitions | Until 4th October 2014 

The Paul McPherson Gallery 2.09 miles from London Pleasure Gardens

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Exhibitions | Until 1st August 2015 

National Maritime Museum 2.43 miles from London Pleasure Gardens

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Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

National Maritime Museum 2.43 miles from London Pleasure Gardens

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National Maritime Museum 2.43 miles from London Pleasure Gardens

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The Queen's House 2.43 miles from London Pleasure Gardens

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Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

The Queen's House 2.43 miles from London Pleasure Gardens

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Royal Observatory Greenwich 2.43 miles from London Pleasure Gardens

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