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

 
Forest FringeForest FringePerformances, encounters, installations, conversations and experiments in art, co-curated by Forest Fringe and The Place.6th March 2015Saturday 7th March 2015 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Forest Fringe
Sunday Cohan SessionsSunday Cohan SessionsEvents influenced by choreographer Robert Cohan.8th March 2015Sunday 22nd March 2015 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Sunday Cohan Sessions
Professional Class With Azzurra ArdoviniProfessional Class With Azzurra ArdoviniLearn to keep your body strong but relaxed.9th March 2015Friday 13th March 2015 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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Professional Class With Azzurra Ardovini
2Faced Dance Company Present Dreaming In Code2Faced Dance Company Present Dreaming In CodeFive male dancers perform a physical theatre piece, choreographed by Tamsin Fitzgerald and Eddie Kay.10th March 2015Wednesday 11th March 2015 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
2Faced Dance Company Present Dreaming In Code
London Contemporary Dance School: PostgraduatesLondon Contemporary Dance School: PostgraduatesChoreographic and performance work from the postgraduate department at London Contemporary Dance School.16th March 2015Tuesday 17th March 2015 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
London Contemporary Dance School: Postgraduates
Professional Class With Stefano FardelliProfessional Class With Stefano FardelliExplore space and moving through it.23rd March 2015Friday 27th March 2015 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Professional Class With Stefano Fardelli
Robert Cohan At 90Robert Cohan At 90Celebration of the founding father of British contemporary dance, featuring performances from the Martha Graham Company, Liam Riddick of Richard Alston Dance Company, and many others.27th March 2015Friday 27th March 2015 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Robert Cohan At 90
DividedDivided30th March 2015Tuesday 31st March 2015 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Divided
Wimbledon College Of Arts: DividedWimbledon College Of Arts: DividedPerformance installation with a live soundscape presented by seven young choreographic talents from The Place and twelve second year designers from Wimbledon College of Arts.30th March 2015Tuesday 31st March 2015 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Wimbledon College Of Arts: Divided
Unwrapped Workshop With Robert Clark Open LevelUnwrapped Workshop With Robert Clark Open LevelCreate, communicate, discuss, and dance.15th April 2015Wednesday 15th April 2015 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
 
Unwrapped Workshop With Robert Clark Open Level
 

Opening and closing times for The Place

Today (Tuesday) 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
Studios2Let Apartments Cartwright Gardens
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £51  39% 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 £90  29% 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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  22% 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
 
 
 
 
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
The Grand Challenge Of Education: The IOE, UCL And The World Of Education: Lecture
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 3rd March 2015 - 1.15pm-1.55pm
University Of London Union, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from The Place
The place of education in the challenges of the 21st century....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Railway Children
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th December 2014 to 6th September 2015
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 arriving at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Maya Writing At Copan: The Fate Of 18-Rabbit: Talk
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 3rd March 2015 - 1.15pm-2pm
British Museum, Great Russell Street, WC1B | 11 minutes from The Place
An informative gallery talk....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
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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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Anthony Trollope Treasures Display
Exhibitions | Until 7th June 2015 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

A display dedicated to the English author including items from his archive and personal effects and the library's manuscript copy ...More

The Grand Challenge Of Education: The IOE, UCL And The World Of Education: Lecture
Exhibitions | On 3rd March 2015 

University Of London Union 6 minutes walk from The Place

The place of education in the challenges of the 21st century....More

Superman Was A Foundling
Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2015 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

Award-winning writer Lemn Sissay MBE presents a visual exploration of the character who has come to play an important role ...More

Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies And Bloomsbury
Sir Jacob Epstein: Babies And Bloomsbury
Exhibitions | Until 10th May 2015 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

The Foundling Museum's winter exhibition explores the life and work of Modernist sculptor Jacob Epstein. Babies and Bloomsbury concentrates on ...More

 
Foundlings At War: Military Bands
Exhibitions | Until 5th October 2015 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

...More

The Railway Children
The Railway Children
Theatre | Until 6th September 2015 

King's Cross Railway Station 8 minutes walk from The Place

Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's ...More

 
Susanne Sundfor
Concerts | On 3rd March 2015 

Scala 9 minutes walk from The Place

The vocalist from Oslo performs her commercial pop songs....More

El Anatsui: Selected Works
Exhibitions | Until 28th March 2015 

October Gallery 11 minutes walk from The Place

A solo exhibition by the internationally acclaimed artist, focusing on an array of magnificent metal wall-hanging sculptures, including works displayed ...More

Maya Writing At Copan: The Fate Of 18-Rabbit: Talk
Exhibitions | On 3rd March 2015 

British Museum 11 minutes walk from The Place

An informative gallery talk....More

 
 
 
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