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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

 
Easter Dance CoursesEaster Dance CoursesGet dancing this Easter with a range of terrific dance classes and workshops for all ages and abilities.2016-05-28T10:00:00+01002016-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Easter Dance Courses
Hospitable Bodies: The Casement SymposiumHospitable Bodies: The Casement SymposiumAcademics and artists discuss Roger Casement's legacy.2016-06-03T10:00:00+01002016-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Hospitable Bodies: The Casement Symposium
Alessandro Sciarroni: Joseph KidsAlessandro Sciarroni: Joseph KidsA solo performer explores the wonders of technology as a vehicle for creativity as a live feed of him is projected, distorted, duplicated and deconstructed on a giant screen.2016-06-04T12:00:00+01002016-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Alessandro Sciarroni: Joseph Kids
LOD Muziektheater: Without BloodLOD Muziektheater: Without BloodInne Goris directs a moving and powerful story about the consequences of war featuring Johan Leysen with text by Peter Verhelst based on Senza Sangue by Alessandro Baricco.2016-06-06T20:00:00+01002016-06-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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LOD Muziektheater: Without Blood
The Casement ProjectThe Casement ProjectFearghus O Conchuir choreographs a performance featuring six dancers addressing the legacy of 1916, the hanging of the British peer Roger Casement and today's questions of belonging and becoming. Contains scenes of full nudity and explicit adult themes.2016-06-11T20:00:00+01002016-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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The Casement Project
INTOTO Dance 2016INTOTO Dance 2016London Studio Centre presents a mixed programme of works by up-and-coming choreographers including Freddie Opoku-Addai, Luke Brown, Gemma Nixon and Eleesha Drennan.2016-06-14T20:00:00+01002016-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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INTOTO Dance 2016
Slap And TickleSlap And TickleThe performance artist Liz Aggiss presents a dark and ribald physical commentary on cultural mores and sexual taboos.2016-06-17T20:00:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Slap And Tickle
The Cohan Lecture 2016The Cohan Lecture 2016Sir Ken Robinson PhD delivers an informative talk about the importance of dance in education.2016-06-18T11:00:00+01002016-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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The Cohan Lecture 2016
London Contemporary Dance School PresentsLondon Contemporary Dance School PresentsPostgraduates, faculty and alumni present a showcase of work bridging the student and the professional.2016-06-21T20:00:00+01002016-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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London Contemporary Dance School Presents
London Contemporary Dance School Presents EDgeLondon Contemporary Dance School Presents EDgeThirteen postgraduates perform in a dance showcase featuring works created specially for them by innovative choreographers Philippe Blanchard, Tom Roden, Joseph Toonga and Alexander Whitley.2016-06-23T20:00:00+01002016-06-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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London Contemporary Dance School Presents EDge
 

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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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  23% 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
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £60  21% off
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  29% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from The Place
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Evening Classes nearest The Place

Nearest to The Place
London Swing Dance Society
London > Education > Evening Classes
31 Rashleigh House, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
Wedding Survival, Lindy Hop, Boogie-Woogie, Ballroom, Shim Sham, Charleston, Lead & Follow, Styling... 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, Bloomsbury, London 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
 
 
 
London Academy of Radio Film and TV
London > Education > Professional Training
1 Lancing Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Near The Place
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Now On
Made London - Bloomsbury
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 29th April, 30th April and 1st May 2016
Mary Ward House, 5-7 Tavistock Place, WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
A new companion show to Made London in October - one of the top selling events for designer makers in Europe - Made London Bloomsbury will ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Signifying Nothing' The Creative Revolution Of Punk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 28th May 2016 - 11am-8.30pm
British Library, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
A look at the musicians, designers, photographers and writers who spearheaded the Punk movement....More
 
 
 
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The Railway Children
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th December 2014 to 30th October 2016
King's Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, N1 | 8 minutes from The Place
Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale is ...More
 
 
 
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Near The Place
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Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Place
Bloomsbury Theatre main auditorium closed until Summer 2016. Bloomsbury Theatre Studio is unaffected and continues to operate as normal. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 6 minutes from The Place
The purpose built headquarters of The Magic Circle in Euston houses a vast collection of posters and memorabilia relating to the history of mystery. The ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from The Place
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Place

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Place
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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
 
 
 
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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
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
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
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Number Twelve
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Ambassadors Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
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Somerstown Coffee House
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
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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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The Place gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
London Contemporary Dance School
London > Leisure > Fitness
17 Dukes Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | Same location as The Place
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National College of Karate
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Corner of Judd Street and Cromer Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Place
Martial Arts ... More
 
 
 
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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 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
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Place

The best pubs near London The Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
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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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
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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
 
 
 
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The Place clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London 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
 
 
 
Head of Steam
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Eversholt Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
... More
 
 
 
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VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Place
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Place.
The Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
17 Dukes Road, Euston, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | Same location as The Place
London's specialist venue for contemporary ballet, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers ... More
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
 

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Elegy
Elegy
Theatre | Until 18th June 2016 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from The Place

Part of the Donmar Warehouse 2016 season, this world premiere of Elegy , Nick Payne's ...More

 
Show Boat
Show Boat
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Place

The multi-award winning Daniel Evans directs the West End transfer of Sheffield Theatres' staging of Show Boat. With music by ...More

 
Empire
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 1st October 2016 

Sway 4 minutes walk from The Place

The Ibiza regular Rebecca Saif hits the decks to provide a set of some of the finest house, dance and ...More

The Wedding Reception
Theatre | Until 27th August 2016 

Kingsway Hall Hotel 5 minutes walk from The Place

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The Merchants Of Bollywood
Dance | Until 11th June 2016 

Peacock Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Place

Theatrical dance exploring the history of the film industry. Choreographed by Vaibhavi Merchant....More

Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Place

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Guys and Dolls
Guys and Dolls
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Phoenix Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Place

Chichester Festival Theatre's production of Guys and Dolls, a big hit at the Chichester Festival 2014, is a toe-tapping musical ...More

 
Bright Light Bright Light
Concerts | On 28th May 2016 

The Borderline 7 minutes walk from The Place

The independent singer-songwriter performs electronic music, incorporating house, disco and synthpop....More

Christmas Club
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th July 2016 

The Borderline 7 minutes walk from The Place

Indie and retro pop disco with DJ Tom Smith....More

Christmas Club
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th September 2016 

The Borderline 7 minutes walk from The Place

Indie and retro pop disco with DJ Tom Smith....More

 
 
 
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