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Toynbee StudiosToynbee Studios hosts a range of theatre and dance performances and events, offering the chance to see works in development as well as the finished piece. A 280-seat theatre, four rehearsal spaces, a rooftop dance studio and the Arts Bar & Cafe all host performances and events throughout the year and there are also regular showcases, artists' talks and workshops. Since 1995 Toynbee Studios has been the home of Artsadmin which, in December 2009, celebrated its 30th birthday with a book, Artsadmin
30, documenting 30 artists who've worked with the arts company - including Mike
Figgis, Lemn Sissay and Rosemary Lee - photographed by Hugo Glendinning,
taken in and around Toynbee Studios. For a full programme of what's on at Toynbee Studios go to Artsadmin's
website and click on artsadmin.co.uk/events.

 

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Aldgate East Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Spitalfields Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
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8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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196 Bishopsgate Serviced Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £114  35% off
196 Bishopsgate, EC2M | 6 minutes from Toynbee Studios
From studio apartments to one and two beds, 196 Bishopsgate offers a full range of self-catering flats that give you more independence than a hotel. Apartments ... More
 
 
 
Grange Tower Bridge Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  25% off
45 Prescot Street, E1 | 7 minutes from Toynbee Studios
The Grange Tower Bridge Hotel combines luxury accommodation and events facilities, making it a great choice for your stay whether it's business or leisure oriented. Within ... More
 
 
 
Grange City Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £80  36% off
8-14 Cooper's Row, EC3N | 9 minutes from Toynbee Studios
The Grange City Hotel is a 5 star hotel that's luxury is matched by the superb panoramic views over the city of London. A stone's throw ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Nursery Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Finsbury Square, EC2A | 14 minutes from Toynbee Studios
From 1st June 2017 The Nursery Theatre opens a new improv theatre at 2 Finsbury Square as part of the Theatre Delicatessen building ... More
 
 
 
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The Bridge Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
3 Potters Fields Park, Bankside, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Toynbee Studios
What Nicholas Hytner did next: after 12 years as director of the National Theatre, the theatre chief is building a theatre from the ground up. Designed ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 18 minutes from Toynbee Studios
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Aldgate
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Goodman's Fields, 2 Canter Way, E1 | 5 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Part of an upmarket development, Goodman's Fields, Curzon Aldgate is a new-build cinema in the East End. Enter through the lounge/bar with its leather sofas ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Truman Brewery
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
91 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Popular with the Shoreditch crowd on the weekends, The Old Truman Brewery houses more than 200 small, creative businesses, a bar and several areas for hire. ... More
 
 
 
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Bishopsgate Institute
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
230 Bishopsgate, Spitalfields, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Built in 1891-94 by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Bishopsgate Institute's facade has a theme of arts and crafts. Inside you will find 19th century tiling, a ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Saturday 18th and Saturday 25th August 2018 - 8pm-1am
Toynbee Studios, 26 Osborn Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Funk, old skool and pop courtesy of resident DJs....More
 
 
 
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Killed Negatives: Unseen Images Of 1930s America
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 16th May to 26th August 2018 - 11am-6pm
Toynbee Studios, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Prints made from some of the many thousands of rejected negatives from the 1930s, as well as photographers' personal and administrative records. Also included are contemporary ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Saturday 25th August 2018 at 10am-4.30pm & Sunday 26th August 2018 at 11am-5.30pm
Toynbee Studios, 91 Brick Lane, E1 | 6 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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Whitechapel Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
77-82 Whitechapel High Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Designed in a distinctive Arts and Crafts architecture style by Charles Harrison Townsend, the Whitechapel, Britain's first purpose-built arts gallery, is renowned both for the beauty ... More
 
 
 
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Brick Lane
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 2 minutes from Toynbee Studios
London's own "Curry Mile", Brick Lane is home to so much more than first-rate spiced food, it also plays host to Jewish bagel shops, Indian sari ... More
 
 
 
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Fotografiska London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The White Chapel Building, 10 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 3 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Showing up to seven exhibitions at one time, all of which are accessible with one entry ticket, Fotografiska London follows the successful model ... More
 
 
 
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Petticoat Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Between Middlesex and Goulston Streets, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Petticoat Lane is London's world famous Sunday market and sells mainly clothes for men, women and children, from street-cred clubwear to over-orders of designer goods and ... More
 
 
 
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The Laundry Room
London > Shopping >
3 Fournier Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Toynbee Studios
The Laundry Room presents its very first Christmas Pop-Up Shop, taking place on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th December 2011 in east London. Housed on the ground floor ... More
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, Spitalfields
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Bishops Square, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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The Culpeper
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
40 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Toynbee Studios
From the outset, when Nico Treguer, Gareth Roberts and Bash Redford began restoring The Culpeper pub in June 2014, they created a rooftop kitchen garden and ... More
 
 
 
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Hungry Donkey
London > Restaurants > Greek restaurants
56 Wentworth Street, Aldgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 1 minute from Toynbee Studios
Modern all-day Greek restaurant specialising in simple, authentic Greek cuisine, Hungry Donkey has been inspired by classic Greek street food. Open ... More
 
 
 
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Absurd Bird Spitalfields
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
54 Commercial Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Using only ethically sourced, hormone-free chickens from Fosse Meadows Farm - where traditional free-range farming techniques are used - Absurd Bird feeds Londoners with some of ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 12 minutes from Toynbee Studios
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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The Making Space
London > Education > Evening Classes
10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 14 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 19 minutes from Toynbee Studios
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Brick Lane
London > Leisure > Activities
95 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London E1 | 6 minutes from Toynbee Studios
The third of these increasingly popular 1950s retro-America style bowling alleys opened in late 2008 to much critical acclaim. Located in the Old Truman Brewery on ... More
 
 
 
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L!FE Shoreditch
London > Leisure >
The Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane, Shoreditch, London E1 | 6 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Spread over three floors L!FE is a unique space within The Old Truman Brewery where yoga, food and music sit side-by-side. ... More
 
 
 
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Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club
London > Leisure >
45 Prescot Street, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 7 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Free to use for all hotel residents, the Tower Bridge Health and Fitness Club boasts a range of luxury fitness and spa services. The fully equipped ... More
 
 
 
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Leman Street Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Leman Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Between Wapping and Aldgate is the Leman Street Tavern , a 1.5 million pound pub that's owned by the Geronimo Inns group ... More
 
 
 
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The George
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 7 minutes from Toynbee Studios
One of five different restaurants and bars within the confines of the Andaz hotel, the George is a traditional looking pub - not your typical hotel ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown and Shuttle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
226 Shoreditch High Street, Shoreditch, London E1 | 9 minutes from Toynbee Studios
After serving two queens and a king, surviving The Blitz and enjoying a period as a notorious strip club, The Crown and Shuttle sadly closed its ... More
 
 
 
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BOTTLES
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
67 Brushfield Street, E1 | 4 minutes from Toynbee Studios
The co-founders of Bottles & Battles in Mercato Metropolitano have teamed up with pop-up restaurant, SOOD Family, to create BOTTLES, a ... More
 
 
 
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Jin Bo Law
London > Nightlife > Bars
Dorsett City London, 9 Aldgate High Street, EC3N | 4 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Located on the 14th floor of the Dorsett City London, Jin Bo Law offers unrivalled views of the City of London and beyond. Guests seated on ... More
 
 
 
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Smiths Spitalfields
London > Nightlife > Bars
109 Commercial Street, Spitalfields, London E1 | 4 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Inspired by its sister bar, the long-standing Smiths of Smithfield, Smiths Spitalfields follows in its famous sibling's footsteps as an all-day dining venue celebrating the best ... More
 
 
 
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Christ Church Spitalfields
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Fournier Street, Broadgate, Spitalfields, London E1 | 3 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Built in 1729, Nicholas Hawksmoor's Christ Church creation was declared dangerous and closed in 1956. Vigorous campaigning, from the poet Sir John Betjeman among others, eventually ... More
 
 
 
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Coopers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Devonshire Sq, Broadgate, City, London EC2M | 6 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 7 minutes from Toynbee Studios
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Every Friday from 4th May until 1st September, get 'Lost In Paradise' at the alfresco courtyard at revamped East London ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Summer Rooftop: The Lost Vegas
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The Queen of Hoxton has been given a makeover once again, transforming into The Lost Vegas Rooftop just in time ...More

 
The Last Days of Anne Boleyn
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Tower Of London 11 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

On the spot where Anne Boleyn spent the end of her life, this theatrical spectacle explores her tragic final 17 ...More

 
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Euro Car Parks 11 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

The Urban Food Fest returns, running every Saturday from midday to midnight at the Euro Car Parks in Shoreditch. The ...More

 
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Seasonal | Until 31st August 2018 

South Place Hotel 12 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

It's 70 years since Margarita Sames 'invented' the famous cocktail which takes her name and the stylish South Place Hotel ...More

 
Wicked Mondays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th September 2018 

Cargo 14 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

The resident DJs spin a range of commercial R&B and hip hop....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 17th December 2018 

XOYO 16 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

Underground house and techno dropped by DJ Yasmin....More

The Ivy Tower Bridge and Thames Rockets
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This summer, The Ivy Tower Bridge has partnered with Thames Rockets to give thrill seekers a high speed sightseeing tour ...More

 
Free Open Air Theatre at The Scoop
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The Scoop at More London 17 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and King Arthur are the stories told as the free open air theatre returns to ...More

 

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