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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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Neither Here Nor ThereNeither Here Nor There2019-01-23T18:00:00+00002019-01-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Toynbee Studios, 28  Commercial Street      E1 6LS
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Neither Here Nor There
The Moon Is Warmer Than The SunThe Moon Is Warmer Than The Sun2019-01-31T20:00:00+00002019-02-01T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Toynbee Studios, 28  Commercial Street      E1 6LS
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The Moon Is Warmer Than The Sun
 

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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 £112  25% 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 £75  22% 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 £75  26% 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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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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Mikhail Karikis: No Ordinary Protest
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st August 2018 to 6th January 2019 - Various Times
Toynbee Studios, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Toynbee Studios
The Greek-British artist has adapted the children's science fiction novel The Iron Woman by Ted Hughes as an ecofeminist parable in which communal listening and noise-making ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Surreal Science: Loudon Collection With Salvatore Arancio
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th August 2018 to 6th January 2019 - Various Times
Toynbee Studios, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Toynbee Studios
The Italian artist Salvatore Arancio has selected from and responded to scientific objects from Dutch art collector George Loudon in an exhibition that stages the objects ...More
 
 
 
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Elmgreen & Dragset: This Is How We Bite Our Tongue
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th September 2018 to 13th January 2019
Toynbee Studios, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street, E1 | 2 minutes from Toynbee Studios
An abandoned swimming pool fills the ground floor gallery of the Whitechapel Gallery as part of the major survey exhibition on artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset ...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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The best shops and markets near Toynbee Studios
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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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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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The best pubs near London Toynbee Studios.
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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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Toynbee Studios clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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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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Surreal Science: Loudon Collection With Salvatore Arancio
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

The Italian artist Salvatore Arancio has selected from and responded to scientific objects from Dutch art collector George Loudon in ...More

Elmgreen & Dragset: This Is How We Bite Our Tongue
Elmgreen & Dragset: This Is How We Bite Our Tongue
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

An abandoned swimming pool fills the ground floor gallery of the Whitechapel Gallery as part of the major survey exhibition ...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

Mikhail Karikis: No Ordinary Protest
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Whitechapel Gallery 2 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

The Greek-British artist has adapted the children's science fiction novel The Iron Woman by Ted Hughes as an ecofeminist parable ...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

Pop-up Weekday Markets: Urban Maker Christmas Edition
Seasonal | On 14th December 2018 

Old Spitalfields Market 4 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

Community & Lifestyle, Christmas/Xmas Lights....More

Halloween at New Street Warehouse
Halloween at New Street Warehouse
Seasonal | Until 4th November 2019 

New Street Grill 6 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

Sink your teeth into meaty Sweeney Todd pie if you're brave enough. The New Street Grill pie, created especially for ...More

 
The George Michael Experience
Music | On 14th December 2018 

Cafe 1001 7 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

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The Box Of Delights
The Box Of Delights
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Wilton's Music Hall 9 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

Wilton's Music Hall and Hero Productions present an adaption of Poet Laureate John Masefield's classic 1935 children's fantasy novel, a ...More

 
CirqueduLagos By CoCoCure
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th March 2019 

Proud Cabaret City 10 minutes walk from Toynbee Studios

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Meridian Water is a major £6 billion, 20-year London regeneration programme led by Enfield Council, ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. Two new musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton and Mary Poppins, ...More

Mamma Mia! The Party
Mamma Mia! The Party
Theatre | From 29th August 

The O2 Arena

Be immersed in the world of sunshine and ABBA songs as Mamma Mia! The Party ...More

 
Richard Alston Dance Company: Quartermark
Dance | From 1st March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The acclaimed Richard Alston Dance Company, entering its 25th year, makes the first of its final two visits to Sadler's Wells. The company presents two new works and ...More

Damien Jalet & Kohei Nawa: Vessel
Damien Jalet & Kohei Nawa: Vessel
Dance | From 16th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Filling the Sadler's Wells stage with 7,500 litres ...More

 
Les Antliaclastes: Waltz Of The Hommelettes
Les Antliaclastes: Waltz Of The Hommelettes
Theatre | From 15th January 

Barbican The Pit

Masked performers, sound, music, automatons and sculptural puppets ...More

 
Grief Is The Thing With Feathers
Grief Is The Thing With Feathers
Theatre | From 25th March 

Barbican Centre

Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy "is riveting as ...More

 
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Exhibitions | From 30th May 

Barbican Art Gallery

One of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee ...More

 
The Lehman Trilogy
The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre | From 11th May 

Piccadilly Theatre

Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre, the critically acclaimed The Lehman Trilogy transfers ...More

 
Mary Quant
Mary Quant
Exhibitions | From 6th April 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Following on from Christian Dior and Balenciaga, both the subject of fashion forward V&A exhibitions, ...More

 
The Moon
The Moon
Exhibitions | From 1st July 

National Maritime Museum

Not just for the lunatics and the conspiracy theorists, The Moon is a major exhibition ...More

 
Bussey Rooftop Bar
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Parallel to Frank's Cafe on the roof of the Bussey Building, the Bussey Rooftop Bar ...More

 
Dabbers Social Bingo
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The UK's first immersive modern bingo hall, Dabbers Social Bingo revitalises the iconic British pastime ...More

 
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa Dash return along with a Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace and a new puppet show from the puppeteers behind ...More

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