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ScalaHoused inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The venue welcomed legends like Iggy Pop during the 70s, but didn't become a purely music venue until 1993. Since then though it has seen an illustrious series of soon-to-be-famous bands pass though the doors, including Foo Fighters, Chemical Brothers, Scissor Sisters and Coldplay. Its origins are still clearly visible in the high-ceilinged main room, with its steep balconies, and focus on a central stage. The old layout works really well allowing you to watch the bands from in the pit, on one of the raised tiers, or in the upper gallery of seats - so short or tall, sitting or standing, you can get close to the music. The venue has four floors, which hold three bars, and two dance floors.

 

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Celebrating 20 Years Of Scala: The Orioles, Mellah, Crewel IntentionsCelebrating 20 Years Of Scala: The Orioles, Mellah, Crewel Intentions2019-03-20T19:30:00+00002019-03-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Scala, 275  Pentonville Road      N1 9NL
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Celebrating 20 Years Of Scala: The Orioles, Mellah, Crewel Intentions
Garage Nation: 20 Years of ScalaGarage Nation: 20 Years of ScalaIconic music venue Scala celebrates its 20th birthday in 2019, and to celebrate the occasion it will host Garage Nation Scala this weekend. Garage Nation have now been organising sell-out events at the venue for eight years, so they are a fitting host to celebrate a music genre that has been a staple at the club for its full 20-year history. On the2019-03-23T22:00:00+00002019-03-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Scala, 275  Pentonville Road      N1 9NL
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PRICING  £22
DATES  Saturday 23rd March 2019
Iconic music venue Scala celebrates its 20th birthday in 2019, and to celebrate the occasion it will host Garage Nation Scala this weekend. Garage Nation have now been organising sell-out events at the venue for eight years, so they are a fitting host to celebrate a music genre that has been a staple at the club for its full 20-year history. On the... More about this event
Alice MertonAlice MertonThe singer-songwriter, raised in Germany, Canada and England, won the Kulterell Prize For Acoustic Pop with her debut EP No Roots.2019-03-24T19:30:00+00002019-03-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Scala, 275  Pentonville Road      N1 9NL
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Empress OfEmpress OfAlternative R&B and dream pop from the Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter, Lorely Rodriguez.2019-03-26T19:30:00+00002019-03-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Scala, 275  Pentonville Road      N1 9NL
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Liv DawsonLiv DawsonCommercial pop tunes come courtesy of this London-based singer.2019-03-27T19:30:00+00002019-03-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Scala, 275  Pentonville Road      N1 9NL
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Liv Dawson
Easy LifeEasy LifeLeicester is the home of this pop quintet and their original songs.2019-03-28T19:30:00+00002019-03-28T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Scala, 275  Pentonville Road      N1 9NL
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Els CatarresEls CatarresThe Catalan pop-folk trio bring their tunes to the UK's stages.2019-03-30T20:00:00+00002019-03-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Scala, 275  Pentonville Road      N1 9NL
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Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs PigsPigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs PigsAlternative rock originals come from this Newcastle-based five-piece.2019-04-04T20:00:00+01002019-04-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Scala, 275  Pentonville Road      N1 9NL
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AnterosAnterosThe quartet from London performs their dream pop material.2019-04-09T00:00:00+01002019-04-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Scala, 275  Pentonville Road      N1 9NL
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Indoor PetsIndoor PetsThe Kent-based foursome performs dirty pop.2019-04-17T19:30:00+01002019-04-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Scala, 275  Pentonville Road      N1 9NL
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King's Cross Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
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Camden Road Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  41% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 8 minutes from Scala
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  42% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 9 minutes from Scala
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  25% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 9 minutes from Scala
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Nightclubs nearest Scala

Nearest to Scala
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 15 minutes from Scala
Spread out over three floors with each one providing its own distinct look and feel, Egg London is a venue like no other. The ground floor ... More
 
 
 
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KOKO
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1A Camden High Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 17 minutes from Scala
KOKO offers a great mixture of live bands and club nights that have put it at the heart of the Camden nightlife. The huge stage, broad ... More
 
 
 
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Fabric Nightclub
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 21 minutes from Scala
Built on the site of a Victorian meat cellar, Fabric continues to boast the most sensational line-ups in the capital. Its global ... More
 
 
 
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Scala clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as Scala
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Scala
VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ... More
 
 
 
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Smithy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Scala
An unexpected surprise, located in a King’s Cross backstreet you never knew existed, yet still only a five-minute walk from the tube, this wine-bar-cum-restaurant offers a ... More
 
 
 
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Celebrating 20 Years Of Scala: The Orioles, Mellah, Crewel Intentions
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 20th March 2019 - 7.30pm
Scala, 275 Pentonville Road, N1 | Same location as Scala
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Lizzy Hardingham and Chris Fox
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 20th March 2019 - 7.30pm
Scala, 28 Harrison Street, WC1H | 4 minutes from Scala
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National Poetry Competition 40th Anniversary Readings
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 20th March 2019 - 7.30pm
Scala, 90 York Way, N1 | 5 minutes from Scala
A special celebratory 40th anniversary event for the National Poetry Competition....More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as Scala
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from Scala
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 5 minutes from Scala
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Scala

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Scala
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Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Scala
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area. Larry ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Foot Tunnel
London > Attractions >
1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from Scala
The 90 metre long pedestrian tunnel designed by Allies & Morrison, the architects who designed the masterplan for the entire King's Cross redevelopment, links St Pancras ... More
 
 
 
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London Canal Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from Scala
A trip to the Canal Museum reveals there's more to London's man-made waterways than just enjoying a day out in a narrow boat. You'll learn about ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Scala

The best shops and markets near Scala
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Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Scala
Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and café bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ... More
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Scala
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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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Scala
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
 
 
 
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06 St Chad's Place
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
6 St Chad's Place, King's Cross, London WC1X | 1 minute from Scala
Tucked away behind the Thameslink in King's Cross 06 St Chad's Place is a cafe, restaurant and bar in a striking architecturally designed conversion of a ... More
 
 
 
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MEATliquor KX
London > Restaurants >
6 St Chad's Place, WC1X | 1 minute from Scala
In an old tram shed on St. Chad's Place, MEATliquor KX is (as the name suggests) mad about two things: ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Union
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
246-­250 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Scala
After two successful years serving their signature superfast Roman-style thin and crispy pizza to the Spitalfields crown, Pizza Union comes to King's Cross, with their second ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Scala

Near Scala
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Scala
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 5 minutes from Scala
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 9 minutes from Scala
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
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Scala gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Scala
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 7 minutes from Scala
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 11 minutes from Scala
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Scala.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Scala
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Scala
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 9 minutes from Scala
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Scala.
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from Scala
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Scala
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from Scala
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
 

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Lizzy Hardingham and Chris Fox
Concerts | On 20th March 2019 

The Harrison 4 minutes walk from Scala

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National Poetry Competition 40th Anniversary Readings
Exhibitions | On 20th March 2019 

Kings Place 5 minutes walk from Scala

A special celebratory 40th anniversary event for the National Poetry Competition....More

Friendship Before Facebook
Friendship Before Facebook
Exhibitions | Until 12th May 2019 

British Library 6 minutes walk from Scala

Find out how friends were selected, collected and put on display before the digital era in the free Friendship Before ...More

 
Comical Comedy
Comedy | On 20th March 2019 

The Star Of Kings 8 minutes walk from Scala

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Corita Kent: Power Up
Exhibitions | Until 12th May 2019 

House of Illustration 8 minutes walk from Scala

Bold and bright screen prints by the 1960s American pop artist, which explore poverty, racism and war through advertising slogans ...More

Ludwig Bemelmans: Sketches For Madeline
Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2019 

House of Illustration 8 minutes walk from Scala

Rough drawings and dummy books of the Austrian-born illustrator's Madeline picture book series, which has sold over 14 million copies ...More

Journeys Drawn: Illustration From The Refugee Crisis
Exhibitions | Until 24th March 2019 

House of Illustration 8 minutes walk from Scala

Twelve contemporary artists, two of whom are refugees, meditate on the global refugee crisis in 40 multimedia works....More

Seen And Heard: Victorian Children In The Frame
Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2019 

Guildhall Art Gallery 11 minutes walk from Scala

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Mark Morris Dance Group: Pepperland
Dance | Until 23rd March 2019 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 12 minutes walk from Scala

Celebrated American choreographer Mark Morris reimagines tracks from The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band as part of the ...More

Madeintyo
Concerts | On 20th March 2019 

O2 Academy Islington 12 minutes walk from Scala

The US-based rapper, Malcolm Jamaal Davis, brings his latest material to the UK's stages....More

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Iconic music venue Scala celebrates its 20th birthday in 2019, and to celebrate the occasion it will host Garage Nation Scala this weekend. Garage Nation have now been ...More

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