The 229 Venue  

 
 
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229 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W 5PW
 
 
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The 229 VenuePurpose-built venue with simple, stripped back decor. The two rooms have a total capacity of about 700, which means there's room for some decent club nights at the weekend, and low prices ensure a good turnout of students from the nearby International Students House. The real importance of the 229, however, is that its one of the few West End venues on the London gig circuit. It's as goods a place as any in Camden to catch up-and-coming musicians, and the central location also makes it a significant leg on the UK tours of major European artists.

 

The 229 Venue events

 
Discovery 2 Ft Raylo, Nadia Sheikh, Will HuntDiscovery 2 Ft Raylo, Nadia Sheikh, Will Hunt2017-06-29T19:00:00+01002017-06-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The 229 Venue, 229  Great Portland Street      W1W 5PW
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Discovery 2 Ft Raylo, Nadia Sheikh, Will Hunt
London's 90s Indie/Britpop PartyLondon's 90s Indie/Britpop PartyClubbing, Rock.2017-07-01T23:00:00+01002017-08-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The 229 Venue, 229  Great Portland Street      W1W 5PW
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London's 90s Indie/Britpop Party
Absent Kelly Introducing: BexatronAbsent Kelly Introducing: BexatronThe London based five piece play hi-octane pop punk with a glam edge. With support from The Diomedes, At The Sun, Fortify and Survivor's Guilt.2017-07-07T19:00:00+01002017-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The 229 Venue, 229  Great Portland Street      W1W 5PW
Category: event
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Absent Kelly Introducing: Bexatron
Stanley ClarkeStanley ClarkeGrammy Award-winning contemporary jazz bassist and composer from Philadelphia.2017-07-17T20:00:00+01002017-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The 229 Venue, 229  Great Portland Street      W1W 5PW
Category: event
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Stanley Clarke
Nick HeywardNick Heyward2017-07-19T19:20:00+01002017-07-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The 229 Venue, 229  Great Portland Street      W1W 5PW
Category: event
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Nick Heyward
NazarethNazarethForming in Dunfermline and rising on the music circuit in 70s, the four-piece perform hard-rock originals.2017-10-13T19:30:00+01002017-10-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The 229 Venue, 229  Great Portland Street      W1W 5PW
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Warren Street Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
 
Regent Crest Hotel NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London Regent's Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  37% off
Carburton Street, W1W | 2 minutes from The 229 Venue
Located near the transport hub of Euston, and handy for shops and theatres in the West End as well for the City and the New East ... More
 
 
 
Grange Fitzrovia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  29% off
20-28 Bolsover Street, W1W | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
The Grange Fitzrovia Hotel lies in the heart of London's West End and is just minutes away from the exciting buzz of the famous theatres and ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £59  39% off
130 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes from The 229 Venue
With 330 rooms, this West End venue conforms to the Radisson brand, offering a wide choice of rooms, smart, modern surroundings - with Asian-influenced touches and ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Live Music nearest The 229 Venue

Nearest to The 229 Venue
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Forge Arts Venue
London > Entertainment > Live Music
3-7 Delancey Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 18 minutes from The 229 Venue
The Forge is a purpose-built acoustically-designed concert venue in the heart of London's Camden Town. Housed in a sustainable, architecturally designed building, boasting both a RIBA ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Dublin Castle
London > Entertainment > Live Music
94 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 19 minutes from The 229 Venue
Internationally famous music venue and pub offering cheap drinks, dancing and live music from up-and-coming bands. Legendary on the indie scene, the Dublin Castle, thanks to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Jazz Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
5 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 20 minutes from The 229 Venue
The youngest and funkiest of London's live jazz venues is everything a jazz bar should be - small, friendly and in love with music. The live ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The 229 Venue

Near The 229 Venue
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The New Diorama Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15-16 Triton Street, Regents Place, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 2 minutes from The 229 Venue
The New Diorama Theatre is an 80-seat performance space located in central London, close to Great Portland Street, dedicated to presenting the work of theatre companies ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 8 minutes from The 229 Venue
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
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 8 minutes from The 229 Venue
If stuffy auditoriums aren't your thing, the Open Air Theatre in the heart of Regent's Park offers a chance to enjoy quality theatre under a star-lit ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The 229 Venue

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Ongoing
Mies Van Der Rohe & James Stirling: Circling The Square
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd, 23rd, 24th and 25th Jun 2017 - 10am
The 229 Venue, 66 Portland Place, W1B | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
...More
 
 
 
Now On
Christian Thompson: Berceuse
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd June to 1st July 2017 - 10am-6pm
The 229 Venue, 2a Conway Street, W1T | 5 minutes from The 229 Venue
Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More
 
 
 
Now On
Songlines XXIX: A Celebration of Bark Paintings
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd June to 1st July 2017 - 10am-6pm
The 229 Venue, 2a Conway Street, W1T | 5 minutes from The 229 Venue
Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The 229 Venue

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The 229 Venue
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Regent's Place Plaza
London > Attractions >
350 Euston Road, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 2 minutes from The 229 Venue
Regent's Place Plaza is at the heart of Regent's Place, a 13 acre site in London's West End that accommodates close to 12,000 workers and residents. ... More
 
 
 
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RIBA Cafe
London > Attractions > Cafes and Delis
66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
London’s architecture seamlessly blends the old and new world together, and there could not be a more appropriate place to admire this fluid magnificence than at ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
RIBA Gallery
London > Attractions > Museums
66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
Opened in 2014, the RIBA Gallery - housed in the Royal Institute of British Architecture - was created by six of the ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The 229 Venue

The best shops and markets near The 229 Venue
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Choconut
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
161 Great Portland Street, W1W | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
Personalised chocolates, created by a team led by Xavier Parcerisa, formerly Head Pastry Chef at The Goring, nuts and quality coffee are the little ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Villandry Delicatessen
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
170 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
This wide-ranging delicatessen, (attached to the famous restaurant) is located in what once were the unpromising wastelands north of Oxford Street. As the area developed, so ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cycle Republic, Euston Tower
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
Unti 4 Euston Tower, 286 Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from The 229 Venue
A cycling-only specialist store from Halfords, Cycle Republic opened its first London site at this 4,000 square metre unit in Euston Square in December 2014. Cyclists ... More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Iberica
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
195 Great Portland Street, Marylebone, London W1W | 1 minute from The 229 Venue
The imposing glass fronted tapas bar and Spanish food shop Iberica on Great Portland Street is a great place to share a plate of tapas in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Honey & Smoke
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
216 Great Portland St, W1W | 1 minute from The 229 Venue
The team behind award-winning Middle Eastern restaurant Honey & Co have now launched new grill restaurant, Honey & Smoke . The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Efes 2
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
175 - 177 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 2 minutes from The 229 Venue
Turkish cuisine with live Eastern music and belly dancing downstairs.... More
 
 
 
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Education near The 229 Venue

Near The 229 Venue
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 9 minutes from The 229 Venue
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from The 229 Venue
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 9 minutes from The 229 Venue
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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Leisure near The 229 Venue

The 229 Venue gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from The 229 Venue
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chuan Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1c Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 8 minutes from The 229 Venue
Chuan Spa, based at the Langham Hotel, is the ultimate in spa and wellbeing experiences. Designed to create a tranquil atmosphere to maximise relaxation, Chuan Spa ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Regent's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 8 minutes from The 229 Venue
Regent's Park is a huge, thriving green expanse in the heart of the capital consisting of two circular areas (an Inner and Outer Circle). At one-time ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The 229 Venue

The best pubs near London The 229 Venue.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lowdown at the Albany
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Lowdown at the Albany, 240 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 1 minute from The 229 Venue
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queen's Head & Artichoke
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 - 32 Albany Street, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
Located in a 16th-century coaching inn, this sweet little gastropub offers diners the choice of just nibbling on a little tapas, or going for a full ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown & Sceptre
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 6 minutes from The 229 Venue
Following a refurbishment in 2014, the Crown & Sceptre in Fritzrovia has revealed a new look and an improved range of beers including London brews, seasonally ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The 229 Venue

The 229 Venue clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Remedy
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
124 Cleveland Street, W1T | 2 minutes from The 229 Venue
Tucked away behind Warren Street and just a few minutes walk from Tottenham Court Road and Goodge Street stations, The Remedy is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lucky Pig
London > Nightlife > Bars
5 Clipstone Street, Fitzrovia, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from The 229 Venue
Elusive location? Check. Mismatched furniture? Check. Random antiques used for decoration? Check. And finally: an extensive cocktail list? Check. The Lucky Pig has all the elements ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simmons Fitzrovia
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Maple Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from The 229 Venue
The folks that brought you Simmons King's Cross and Simmons Camden have now made their way to Fitzrovia with whimsical watering hole Simmons Fitzrovia. Serving ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The 229 Venue

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The 229 Venue.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 5 minutes from The 229 Venue
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 10 minutes from The 229 Venue
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanderson Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 10 minutes from The 229 Venue
... More
 
 
 
 

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Objectively Funny Preview Weekend
Comedy | Until 25th June 2017 

Lowdown at the Albany W1W 5QU W1W 5PW - 0 minute walk from The 229 Venue

Fourteen acts present their latest works in progress. Saturday features Tony Law, Gein's Family Giftshop, Eleanor Morton, Beth Vyse as ...More

Mies van der Rohe & James Stirling: Circling the Square
Mies van der Rohe & James Stirling: Circling the Square
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

RIBA Gallery 3 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

A renewed examination of two architectural schemes proposed for the same City of London site, the Royal Institute of British ...More

 
Mies Van Der Rohe & James Stirling: Circling The Square
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

RIBA Cafe 3 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

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Songlines XXIX: A Celebration of Bark Paintings
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2017 

Rebecca Hossack Gallery 5 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Christian Thompson: Berceuse
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2017 

Rebecca Hossack Gallery 5 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Creature Creations
Leisure | On 24th June 2017 

Grant Museum of Zoology 8 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

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On The Town
On The Town
Theatre | Until 1st July 2017 

Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park 8 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

This year's Regent's Park Open Air Theatre commences with New York-set dance musical On The Town. The classic 1944 musical ...More

 
Open Air Theatre
Open Air Theatre
Theatre | Until 16th September 2017 

Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park 8 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

A mainstay of summer in London, the Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens its doors for another season in 2017, ...More

 
A Museum of Modern Nature
A Museum of Modern Nature
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Wellcome Collection 9 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

The second part of a year-long exploration by the Wellcome Collection into how humans relate to other animals and the ...More

 
Electricity: The Spark of Life
Electricity: The Spark of Life
Exhibitions | Until 2nd July 2017 

Wellcome Collection 9 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

Don't be shocked... the Wellcome Collection's new spring 2017 exhibition, Electricity, may be full of surprises but it's also an ...More

 

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