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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.

 

Toynbee Studios events

 
Lady Unchained: Unchained NightsLady Unchained: Unchained NightsLiterary & Education, Poetry.2019-03-28T19:30:00+00002019-03-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Toynbee Studios, 28  Commercial Street      E1 6LS
Category: event
On Soon
Lady Unchained: Unchained Nights
Catherine Hoffmann: Cyst-er ActCatherine Hoffmann: Cyst-er Act2019-04-03T19:30:00+01002019-04-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Toynbee Studios, 28  Commercial Street      E1 6LS
Category: event
On Soon
Catherine Hoffmann: Cyst-er Act
Poppy Jackson And Anne Bean: In ConversationPoppy Jackson And Anne Bean: In ConversationLiterary & Education, Discussion/Debate.2019-04-11T19:00:00+01002019-04-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Toynbee Studios, 28  Commercial Street      E1 6LS
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Poppy Jackson And Anne Bean: In Conversation
 

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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £105  29% 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
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  27% 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  27% 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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Nearest to Toynbee Studios
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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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Dabbers Social Bingo
London > Entertainment >
13-22 Houndsditch, EC3A | 6 minutes from Toynbee Studios
The UK's first immersive modern bingo hall, Dabbers Social Bingo revitalises the iconic British pastime with a theatrical drinking, dining and entertainment experience. Cups of ... More
 
 
 
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Staging Jackson Pollock 1958
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th to 24th Mar 2019 - Various Times
Toynbee Studios, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Sixty years on from the original exhibition, Staging Jackson Pollock 1958 will combine original archival material with Pollock's work to explore what made the exhibition so ...More
 
 
 
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Artists' Film International
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th February to 31st March 2019 - Various Times
Toynbee Studios, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Toynbee Studios
Screenings of moving image works on the theme of gender. Those being shown are Eastleigh Crossing by Mwangi Hutter (Ingrid Mwangi and Robert Hutter) and Theresa ...More
 
 
 
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House of Holi
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th to 21st March 2019
Toynbee Studios, 9 Devonshire Square, EC2M | 5 minutes from Toynbee Studios
City workers can add a splash of colour to their day and throw paint at each other at the House of Holi which pops up outside ...More
 
 
 
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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
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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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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Education near Toynbee Studios

Near Toynbee Studios
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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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Discount Suit Company
London > Nightlife > Bars
29A Wentworth Street, Petticoat Lane Market, E1 | 3 minutes from Toynbee Studios
In a former suit tailor's storeroom on Wentworth Street near Petticoat Lane you'll find the Discount Suit Company. No longer a place ... 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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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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Sophia Al-Maria: BCE
Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

The artist draws on a year of performances and readings, her audio-visual display centres around two creation myths: one from ...More

Artists' Film International
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

Screenings of moving image works on the theme of gender. Those being shown are Eastleigh Crossing by Mwangi Hutter (Ingrid ...More

Ulla Von Brandenburg: Sweet Feast
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

This display from the multidisciplinary Franco-German artist features a filmed re-enactment of an exhibition of sweets that was staged in ...More

La Caixa Collection Of Contemporary Art
Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

Internationally acclaimed authors explore Spain's leading collection of contemporary art in this series of four displays taking place over the ...More

Is This Tomorrow?
Is This Tomorrow?
Exhibitions | Until 12th May 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

More than 60 years on from its groundbreaking 1956 exhibition, This is Tomorrow, the Whitechapel Gallery asks, Is This Tomorrow? ...More

 
Staging Jackson Pollock 1958
Exhibitions | Until 24th March 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

Sixty years on from the original exhibition, Staging Jackson Pollock 1958 will combine original archival material with Pollock's work to ...More

House of Holi
House of Holi
Exhibitions | Until 21st March 2019 

Cinnamon Kitchen & Anise 5 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

City workers can add a splash of colour to their day and throw paint at each other at the House ...More

 
The Shape Of The Pain
Theatre | Until 23rd March 2019 

Wilton's Music Hall 9 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

China Plate presents a drama by Rachel Bagshaw and Chris Thorpe, in which one woman attempts to articulate her experience ...More

Self Esteem
Concerts | On 20th March 2019 

Village Underground 10 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

Slow Club's Rebecca Taylor performs indie music....More

The Murder Express
The Murder Express
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Arch 63 Pedley Street 10 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

Back for a return journey in 2019, The Murder Express departs from Pedley Street Station from 11th January. The immersive ...More

 

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