Arcola Theatre

 
 
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24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 3DL
 
 
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Arcola TheatreThis renowned community theatre is at the heart of Hackney and Dalston's flourishing arts scene, and one of the best places in London to see new work. The Arcola Theatre building is a classic contemporary fringe venue, a converted textile factory that offers studio spaces and a versatile auditorium.

 

Arcola Theatre events

 
The House Of Mirrors And HeartsThe House Of Mirrors And HeartsA timeless, atmospheric and intoxicating musical about a dysfunctional family haunted by their past.2015-07-02T19:30:00+01002015-08-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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The House Of Mirrors And Hearts
Love, Bombs and ApplesLove, Bombs and ApplesLove, Bombs and ApplesFour comic tales of four men from different parts of the globe experiencing a moment of revelation, Love, Bombs & Apples is staged at the Arcola Theatre as part of the Shubbak Festival. Written by Hassan Abdulrazzak - whose Baghdad Wedding was described as "Exhilarating" by The Observer who said "The dialogue is quick, sardonic, full of character" 2015-07-21T20:00:00+01002015-07-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES  21st to 25th Jul 2015
Four comic tales of four men from different parts of the globe experiencing a moment of revelation, Love, Bombs & Apples is staged at the Arcola Theatre as part of the Shubbak Festival. Written by Hassan Abdulrazzak - whose Baghdad Wedding was described as "Exhilarating" by The Observer who said "The dialogue is quick, sardonic, full of character" ... More about this event
 
OctagonOctagonA performance about a downtown poetry slam with a place on the team to be won. Eight young poets prepare to do battle, but backstage it's all kicking off with love triangles, families to feed and wounds to rip open.2015-09-16T19:30:00+01002015-10-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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Octagon
EventideEventideA love song, an elegy and a celebration that tells the story of three people whose worlds are disappearing.2015-09-23T20:00:00+01002015-10-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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Railway Stations

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Dalston Junction
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
30 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Events 2010

The Sanctuary Lamp Arcola Theatre, E8 2DJ 10th March - 5th April 2010 Three people seek shelter inside a Catholic church one night, in The Sanctuary...

 
 
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    The RE London Shoreditch Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  32% off
    419 to 437 Hackney Road, E2 | 23 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    This hotel is modern, clean and very convenient if you want to explore the sights and bright lights of trendy Shoreditch. Although close to the City, ... More
     
     
     
    Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
    London > Apartment > Apartment   from £112  37% off
    Patriot Square, E2 | 27 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    The Town Hall building in Bethnal Green has been beautifully restored creating a unique designer hotel which fuses old and new. With a mix of bedrooms, ... More
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn Express London-City
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  27% off
    275 Old Street, EC1V | 28 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    Modern and functional, you get what you pay for at this middle ranking hotel close to the City and the reasonable rates mean that it fills ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Alternative Theatres nearest Arcola Theatre

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    Stoke Newington International Airport
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    1-15 Leswin Place, N16 | 15 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    No airplanes take off from Stoke Newington International Airport. And there's no point looking up departure times here. Instead turn up for live performances by local ... More
     
     
     
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    Hackney Empire
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    291 Mare Street, E8 | 16 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    Renowned East London entertainment venue designed by celebrated architect Frank Matcham. Stan Laurel and Charlie Chaplin both trod the boards here in the Hackney Empire's music ... More
     
     
     
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    Hoxton Hall
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    130 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 21 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    Built in 1863 as a saloon-style music hall, this Grade II listed multi-arts venue represents the absolute pinnacle of trendy Shoreditch. Hoxton Hall played host to ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Cafe OTO
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    18-22 Ashwin Street, E8 | Same location as Arcola Theatre
    Cafe Oto is a vibrant live music venue with the atmosphere of a student union cafe which puts on avant garde music from the Dalston scene. ... More
     
     
     
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    Servant Jazz Quarters
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    10a Bradbury Street, N16 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    Despite the name, Servant Jazz Quarters is not strictly a jazz club. Instead you'll find music from many genres at this Dalston music venue which supports ... More
     
     
     
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    Rio Cinema
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    107 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    In 1905, Clara Ludski decided that the new "electric pictures" were the wave of the future, hired an architect, and had her auctioneers' workshop converted into ... More
     
     
     
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    Trembling Bells
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 30th June and Wednesday 1st July 2015 - 8pm
    Cafe OTO, 18-22 Ashwin Street, E8 | Same location as Arcola Theatre
    The band plays swaggering acid rock and swirling prog with support from Alasdair Roberts, Family Elan and Death Shanties....More
     
     
     
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    Fran Lobo Beautiful Blood EP Launch Party
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 1st July 2015 - 7.30pm-12midnight
    Servant Jazz Quarters, 10a Bradbury Street, N16 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
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    The Kay Grant All-Four
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 1st July 2015 - 8pm-11pm
    The Vortex Jazz Club, 11 Gillett Square, N16 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    The vocalist and her outfit, featuring saxophonist Martin Speake, plays jazz....More
     
     
     
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    Gillett Square
    London > Attractions >
    Gillett Square, N16 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    On the western flank of Gillett Square in Dalston, East London, stands The Dalston Culture House which houses the world famous Vortex Jazz Club on its ... More
     
     
     
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    Open School East
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    The Rose Lipman Building, 43 De Beauvoir Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    Open School East opens in September 2013. Open School East is an art school and communal space, commissioned and funded by the Barbican and Create London ... More
     
     
     
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    Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground
    London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
    69 Shakespeare Walk, N16 | 13 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    A free to use, open access playground in Stoke Newington, Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground gives children aged 6 to 15 access to indoor and outdoor activities ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Arcola Theatre

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    The Peanut Vendor
    London > Shopping > House and Garden
    133 Newington Green Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    The Peanut Vendors are Barny and Becky who scour bric-a-brac stalls, markets and auctions so you don't have to. Stylish furniture and accessories for the home ... More
     
     
     
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    Mint Vintage
    London > Shopping > Clothing
    71-73 Stoke Newington High Street, Covent Garden, London N16 | 16 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    Mint Vintage specialises in men's and ladies clothing from seventies sheepskin to hidden vintage gems. No musty second hand cast-offs here. Instead you get an extensive ... More
     
     
     
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    E5 Bakehouse
    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    Arch 395 Mentmore Terrace, E8 | 16 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    Ben Mackinnon brings the art of sourdough baking to Hackney through his E5 Bakehouse located in a spruced up railway arch near London Fields in East ... More
     
     
     
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    Shanghai
    London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
    41 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 1 minute from Arcola Theatre
    Shanghai occupies the listed premises of a former East End pie and mash shop built when Queen Victoria was on the throne and the atmospheric old ... More
     
     
     
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    Nando's
    London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
    148 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
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    Somine Restaurant
    London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
    131 Kingsland High Street, Dalston, E8 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
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    Connexions Careers Centre
    London > Education > Careers Services
    27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 1 minute from Arcola Theatre
    Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
     
     
     
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    The Making Space
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    10 Sunbury Workshops, Swanfield Street, Shoreditch, London E2 | 27 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    Learn some crafty manouveurs at Making Space where classes on mask making, glass engraving, pyrography (burning patterns into wood or leather), chainmail knitting, and book hollowing ... More
     
     
     
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    Workers' Educational Association
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 31 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
     
     
     
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    Dalston Eastern Curve Garden
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Dalston Lane, E8 | 1 minute from Arcola Theatre
    Prior to the creation of the Dalston Eastern Curve Garden, which first opened in July 2010, the land was a derelict site where an old railway ... More
     
     
     
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    London Fields Lido
    London > Leisure > Activities
    London Fields, Westside, E8 | 13 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ... More
     
     
     
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    London Fields
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Martello Road, E8 | 16 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    Located in a bustling, regenerated area of east London, London Fields park has been transformed from a neglected area of common ground into a thriving rich ... More
     
     
     
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    Barden's Boudoir
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    38-44 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 6 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    A late licence, DJ decks, P.A., stage for live bands, two bars and friendly bar staff selling bottled drinks and beers on tap plus an extensive ... More
     
     
     
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    Prince George
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Parkholme Road, E8 | 6 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    The gentrification of Dalston means that the Prince George is now less of an old man's backstreet local and more of a skinny-jeans-and-ironic-haircut establishment filled with ... More
     
     
     
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    The Alma
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    59 Newington Green Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    Movie themed pub in Islington offering Popcorn, Craft Beer (Bottled and Draft), fine wine, a very long list of Bourbon whiskeys, Thai Grill, Pop up Sunday ... More
     
     
     
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    Dalston Roof Park
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    18 Ashwin Street, E8 | Same location as Arcola Theatre
    On the roof of The Print House, a former factory for catalogues, crayons and pencils, sits Dalston Roof Park, an urban oasis four floors ... More
     
     
     
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    Prince George
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    40 Parkholme Road, E8 | 6 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    The gentrification of Dalston means that the Prince George is now less of an old man's backstreet local and more of a skinny-jeans-and-ironic-haircut establishment filled with ... More
     
     
     
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    Hackney Central
    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    Amhurst Road, E8 | 15 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    Hackney’s freshest venue is a converted railway station with a plush bar / restaurant on the ground floor and a nightclub upstairs. The kitchen serves excellent ... More
     
     
     
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    Bistrotheque
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 23 minutes from Arcola Theatre
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    Union Chapel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 23 minutes from Arcola Theatre
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    Little Angel Theatre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 25 minutes from Arcola Theatre
    A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
     
     
     
     

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    Kopparberg Urban Forest
    Kopparberg Urban Forest
    Foodie Events | Until 12th July 2015 

    Abbot Street Car Park E8 3DP E8 3DL - 0 minute walk from Arcola Theatre

    The Kopparberg Urban Forest is making a welcome return this summer, with an impressive food and music line-up. The bespoke ...More

     
    Street Feast London
    Street Feast London
    Foodie Events | Until 25th September 2015 

    Dalston Yard 1 minute walk from Arcola Theatre

    Running from 1st May until 26th September, Street Feast's gastronomic event will provide Londoners with five months of feasts every ...More

     
    Fran Lobo Beautiful Blood EP Launch Party
    Concerts | On 1st July 2015 

    Servant Jazz Quarters 3 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

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    The Kay Grant All-Four
    Concerts | On 1st July 2015 

    The Vortex Jazz Club 3 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

    The vocalist and her outfit, featuring saxophonist Martin Speake, plays jazz....More

    Tropical
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 29th July 2015 

    The Nest 6 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

    Residents and guests supply hip hop, garage and disco....More

    Little Galicia
    Little Galicia
    Foodie Events | Until 7th July 2015 

    Netil House 19 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

    Please note: this event was due to launch on Thursday 7th May but has now been postponed to Wednesday 13th ...More

     
    Women's Season: Good Wives And Warriors: Artists' Residency
    Exhibitions | Until 27th November 2015 

    Sutton House 20 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

    See the resident artists create new portraits inspired by the women who have made Sutton House what it is today....More

    Electric Bloom
    Exhibitions | Until 12th July 2015 

    Sutton House 20 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

    An installation exploring Hackney's strong links with the textile industry in the 1800s and the exotic gardens and hothouses created ...More

    Homes of the Homeless: Seeking Shelter in Victorian London
    Homes of the Homeless: Seeking Shelter in Victorian London
    Exhibitions | Until 12th July 2015 

    Geffrye Museum 21 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

    The Geffrye Museum's display on Homes Of The Homeless: Seeking Shelter In Victorian London promises to be fascinating exhibition ...More

     
    Tokio Myers
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st July 2015 

    The Drop (Downstairs at Three Crowns) 21 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

    Join the pioneer pianist/DJ at his debut London gig....More

     
     
     
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