The Place

 
 
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17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9PY 
 
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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 validated by the University of Kent, as well as classes to everyone from 5-year-old beginners to adult amateurs to some of the world's top professionals in evening classes that are open to the public. One of the country’s top companies, Richard Alston Dance Company, is based at The Place. It also boasts a comfortable, versatile 300-seat theatre with a year-round programme of contemporary dance, the Robin Howard Dance Theatre.


 

The Place events

 
Eva Recacha: Easy RiderEva Recacha: Easy RiderA theatrical rite unravelling the pure essence of our need to belong. It reflects our own beliefs and passions in a raw and haunting way.25th April 2014Saturday 26th April 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Eva Recacha: Easy Rider
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Modern
DATES  Friday 25th and Saturday 26th April 2014 - 8pm
A theatrical rite unravelling the pure essence of our need to belong. It reflects our own beliefs and passions in a raw and haunting way.
Southpaw Dance Company: Men On A MissionSouthpaw Dance Company: Men On A MissionAn insight into the clique and artificial glamour associated with recreational drugs. It is a look at experimentation, addiction and decline, powerfully danced to a Tarantino-esque score.29th April 2014Tuesday 29th April 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Southpaw Dance Company: Men On A Mission
event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Hip Hop
DATES  Tuesday 29th April 2014 - 8pm
An insight into the clique and artificial glamour associated with recreational drugs. It is a look at experimentation, addiction and decline, powerfully danced to a Tarantino-esque score.
Vera Tussing: T-DanceVera Tussing: T-DanceIn this subtle, compelling and poetic piece four performers charm their audience, moving through space connected by wooden sticks in a tensed 'motion sculpture'.7th May 2014Thursday 8th May 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Vera Tussing: T-Dance
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Modern
DATES  Wednesday 7th and Thursday 8th May 2014 - 8pm
In this subtle, compelling and poetic piece four performers charm their audience, moving through space connected by wooden sticks in a tensed 'motion sculpture'.
James Wilton: Last Man StandingJames Wilton: Last Man StandingA contemporary piece, exploring danger, the fragility of existence and the desire to survive, with styles that draw on martial arts and breakdancing and soundtracked by heavy rock and ambient music.10th May 2014Saturday 10th May 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
James Wilton: Last Man Standing
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Modern
DATES  Saturday 10th May 2014 - 8pm
A contemporary piece, exploring danger, the fragility of existence and the desire to survive, with styles that draw on martial arts and breakdancing and soundtracked by heavy rock and ambient music.
Joe Moran (Dance Art Foundation): AssemblyJoe Moran (Dance Art Foundation): AssemblyThree distinct and contrasting works by choreographer Moran, a fresh voice in British dance; a lively experiment in intimacy and risk.13th May 2014Tuesday 13th May 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Joe Moran (Dance Art Foundation): Assembly
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Modern
DATES  Tuesday 13th May 2014 - 8pm
Three distinct and contrasting works by choreographer Moran, a fresh voice in British dance; a lively experiment in intimacy and risk.
Igor And Moreno: Idiot-SyncracyIgor And Moreno: Idiot-SyncracyIdiot-Syncracy is the new work from Igor Urzelai and Moreno Solinas, two London based dance artists making and presenting work across Europe. Their work is characterized by a strong will to employ a poetic yet political language through the use of the body, voice, text and design to create finely crafted and playful dance works which are in equal p15th May 2014Friday 16th May 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Igor And Moreno: Idiot-Syncracy
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Modern
DATES  Thursday 15th and Friday 16th May 2014 - 8pm
Idiot-Syncracy is the new work from Igor Urzelai and Moreno Solinas, two London based dance artists making and presenting work across Europe. Their work is characterized by a strong will to employ a poetic yet political language through the use of the body, voice, text and design to create finely crafted and playful dance works which are in equal p
Northern School Of Contemporary Dance: Verve 14 (Re-Wind/Ocean/You, Me The Door And The Floor/Mute)Northern School Of Contemporary Dance: Verve 14 (Re-Wind/Ocean/You, Me The Door And The Floor/Mute)The post-graduate company presents four contemporary dance works choreographed by Lea Anderson, Ben Duke, Gemma Nixon and Jonathan Goddard, plus a piece by emergent artist Jamaal Burkmar.23rd May 2014Friday 23rd May 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
 
Northern School Of Contemporary Dance: Verve 14 (Re-Wind/Ocean/You, Me The Door And The Floor/Mute)
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Mixed Programme
DATES  Friday 23rd May 2014 - 8pm
The post-graduate company presents four contemporary dance works choreographed by Lea Anderson, Ben Duke, Gemma Nixon and Jonathan Goddard, plus a piece by emergent artist Jamaal Burkmar.
Mamoru Iriguchi: Projector Connector/One Man Show/GraftMamoru Iriguchi: Projector Connector/One Man Show/GraftThis triple-bill introduces Iriguchi's visually quirky and surrealistically humorous work that playfully references choreography and imagery of the body.28th May 2014Wednesday 28th May 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
 
Mamoru Iriguchi: Projector Connector/One Man Show/Graft
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Modern
DATES  Wednesday 28th May 2014 - 8pm
This triple-bill introduces Iriguchi's visually quirky and surrealistically humorous work that playfully references choreography and imagery of the body.
ADADADADA mixed bill programme featuring innovative creations of dance, movement, music and performance including film, installation, abstract choreography, dancehall, reggae and dynamic Guinean dance theatre with live music.31st May 2014Saturday 31st May 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
 
ADAD
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Mixed Programme
DATES  Saturday 31st May 2014 - 8pm
A mixed bill programme featuring innovative creations of dance, movement, music and performance including film, installation, abstract choreography, dancehall, reggae and dynamic Guinean dance theatre with live music.
Mickael Marso Riviere: Matches/Halfway To The OthersideMickael Marso Riviere: Matches/Halfway To The OthersideThe celebrated Midlands-based choreographer Mickael 'Marso' Riviere joins forces with two exceptional talents; acclaimed choreographer, actor and dancer Guy Nader and extraordinary performer and choreographer Salah El Brogy.4th June 2014Wednesday 4th June 2014 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
 
Mickael Marso Riviere: Matches/Halfway To The Otherside
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Modern
DATES  Wednesday 4th June 2014 - 8pm
The celebrated Midlands-based choreographer Mickael 'Marso' Riviere joins forces with two exceptional talents; acclaimed choreographer, actor and dancer Guy Nader and extraordinary performer and choreographer Salah El Brogy.
 

Opening and closing times for The Place

Today (Thursday) The Place closes at 17.00

Monday:

12.00
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17.00
 
 

Tuesday:

12.00
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17.00
 
 

Wednesday:

12.00
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17.00
 
 

Thursday:

12.00
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17.00
 
 

Friday:

12.00
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17.00
 
 

Saturday:

Closed
 
 

Sunday:

Closed
 
 

LondonTown.com - The Place Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Euston Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Euston Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
4 minutes walk
 
Judd Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near The Place

Near The Place
Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £46  32% off
12 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
Just three minutes walk from Euston train station and ten minutes to Kings Cross St Pancras, the Ambassadors in Bloomsbury retains the façade of an old ... More
 
 
 
Studios2Let Apartments Cartwright Gardens
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £60  33% off
36-37 Cartwright Gardens, WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
Studios 2 Let Apartments on Cartwright Gardens are situated in the beautiful Bloomsbury area. Located right at the heart of the city, the high quality studios ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  25% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. The location of this hotel in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2.1 miles from The Place
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 16 minutes from The Place
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 18 minutes from The Place
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Place

Near The Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 5 minutes from The Place
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from The Place
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Place

Near The Place
Today Only
Masks In Ancient Mexico: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 17th April 2014 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 11 minutes from The Place
A talk by Elizabeth Baquedano...More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Frozen
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Wednesday 16th April 2014 - 2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 11 minutes from The Place
As children, Anna and Elsa love to play together, taking full advantage of Elsa's ability to create ice and snow from her fingertips. An accident late ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Appletop
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 17th April 2014 - 7.30pm
Surya, 156 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from The Place
Indie-rock from the French trio....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Place

Near The Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Place
Owned and part-funded by University College London, the Bloomsbury was completed in 1968 on the site of a bomb-damaged church. The years have not been kind ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Renoir Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brunswick Shopping Centre, Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from The Place
Almost invisible in the ridiculous 1960s sci-fi architecture of the Brunswick Centre, the two-screen arthouse Renoir Cinema is a firm favourite with London's film buffs. It ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from The Place
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Place

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 1 minute from The Place
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo Paolozzi, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures of British Library
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
The John Ritblat Gallery contains a permanent display of over 200 of the British Library's greatest treasures. It includes documents which made and recorded history, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Place

The best shops and markets near The Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
The School of Life offers so much more than your average shopping experience. In fact, it doesn't do it justice to label it a mere shop ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Alara Wholefoods
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
58 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
Alara Wholefoods Health shop on Marchmont Street has been recommended by one of our readers, poet Kim Morrissey, who took the trouble to write in to ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Place

What are the best dining options near The Place London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Number Twelve
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Ambassadors Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, , Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Somerstown Coffee House
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
North Sea Fish Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
7 Leigh Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Place

The Place gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from The Place
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 10 minutes from The Place
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Place

The best pubs near London The Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from The Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 9 minutes from The Place
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Place

The Place clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
Hidden below the bustling Somers Town Coffee House, Cosy Kettle offers an intimate sanctuary away from the pub crowd. Opened in late 2013, the bar is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, N1C | 7 minutes from The Place
The GNH Bar takes up almost the entire ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel and opens directly onto the western concourse of King's Cross Station. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, , King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Place
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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Place

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from The Place
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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Beautiful Science
Exhibitions | Until 1st June 2014 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

The British Library's spring exhibition, Beautiful Science, will examine the intriguing subject of date visualisation through history. The exhibition will ...More

By George! Handel's Music for Royal Occasions
By George! Handel's Music for Royal Occasions
Exhibitions | Until 18th May 2014 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

On the 300th anniversary of the coronation of George I, the first king from the House of Hanover, By George! ...More

 
Photographs From Rwanda
Exhibitions | Until 4th June 2014 

The Wiener Library 7 minutes walk from The Place

This photographic exhibition at The Wiener Library features photographer David Graham's portraits of survivors of the Rwandan genocide to mark ...More

The Easter Blowout
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 17th April 2014 

Scala 9 minutes walk from The Place

House, bass, trap and hip hop courtesy of Slick Shoota, JiKay, DE$iGNATED, Kartel Brown, MYTH, Bukowski, Joshua James and Budakan....More

Big Art: Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 29th May 2014 

Coram's Fields 9 minutes walk from The Place

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London's Growing... Up!
London's Growing... Up!
Exhibitions | Until 12th June 2014 

The Building Centre 10 minutes walk from The Place

You only have to look at buildings like The Shard and The Walkie Talkie to know that London is growing ...More

 
Chamber Classics Unwrapped
Chamber Classics Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 13th December 2014 

Kings Place 11 minutes walk from The Place

Celebrating the association that Kings Place has with chamber music, this year-long festival sees them depart from ...More

 
Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation
Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

British Museum 11 minutes walk from The Place

Featuring over 90 works by some of the leading names in contemporary art, this exhibition of post-1945 prints and drawings ...More

 
Wise Men From The East: Zoroastrian Traditions In Persia And Beyond
Exhibitions | Until 27th April 2014 

British Museum 11 minutes walk from The Place

This small exhibition explains Zoroastrianism, an ancient but living religion named after the Prophet Zarathustra, through objects and coins from ...More

Vikings: Life And Legend
Vikings: Life And Legend
Exhibitions | Until 22nd June 2014 

British Museum 11 minutes walk from The Place

Weapons, coins, jewellery and the surviving timbers of a 37-metre-long Viking warship go on display at the British Museum's brand ...More

 
 
 
 
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