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 Story ProjectThe Story ProjectTen tales based on rage, romance and resolutions.6th January 2015Saturday 10th January 2015 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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The Story Project
event > Kids Events > Storytelling
DATES  6th to 10th Jan 2015
Ten tales based on rage, romance and resolutions.
Happy EndingHappy EndingA musical drama, translated from Hebrew, written by the late playwright, Anat Gov, based on her own experiences of living with cancer. Directed by Guy Retallack.28th January 2015Saturday 7th March 2015 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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Happy Ending
event > Theatre > Musicals
DATES  28th January to 7th March 2015
A musical drama, translated from Hebrew, written by the late playwright, Anat Gov, based on her own experiences of living with cancer. Directed by Guy Retallack.
2nd Anniversary Of Pokfulam Rd Productions + UK Premiere New Play The 38th Parallel2nd Anniversary Of Pokfulam Rd Productions + UK Premiere New Play The 38th Parallel30th January 2015Friday 30th January 2015 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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2nd Anniversary Of Pokfulam Rd Productions + UK Premiere New Play The 38th Parallel
event > Theatre > Fringe
PRICING  Free, donations welcome
DATES  Friday 30th January 2015 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
Shrapnel: 34 Fragments of a MassacreShrapnel: 34 Fragments of a MassacreShrapnel: 34 Fragments of A Massacre at the Arcola Theatre is a new work from Anders Lustgarten on The Roboski Massacre, a 2011 incident where Turkish Armed Forces dropped bombs on smugglers going across the Turkish/Iraqi border after they had been spied by a US drone. Arcola Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen directs the play, which dares to ask what 11th March 2015Thursday 2nd April 2015 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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Shrapnel: 34 Fragments of a Massacre
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  11th March to 2nd April 2015
Shrapnel: 34 Fragments of A Massacre at the Arcola Theatre is a new work from Anders Lustgarten on The Roboski Massacre, a 2011 incident where Turkish Armed Forces dropped bombs on smugglers going across the Turkish/Iraqi border after they had been spied by a US drone. Arcola Artistic Director Mehmet Ergen directs the play, which dares to ask what ... More about this event
Now This Is Not The EndNow This Is Not The EndHow important is it to keep memories alive and pass down the tales of our ancestors? Six decades after her grandmother fled Germany, Rosie is making Berlin her new home. As she looks to the future, the secrets of her family's past begin to unravel.Set in London and Berlin, Rose Lewenstein's poignant new play explores the meaning of legacy, identity3rd June 2015Saturday 27th June 2015 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
Category: event
 
Now This Is Not The End
event > Theatre > Dramas
DATES  3rd to 27th June 2015
How important is it to keep memories alive and pass down the tales of our ancestors? Six decades after her grandmother fled Germany, Rosie is making Berlin her new home. As she looks to the future, the secrets of her family's past begin to unravel.Set in London and Berlin, Rose Lewenstein's poignant new play explores the meaning of legacy, identity
 

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LondonTown.com - Arcola Theatre Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Dalston Junction
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
30 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Arcola Theatre on LondonTown.com

 
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...

 
 
London Events 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Hotels near Arcola Theatre

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The RE London Shoreditch Hotel London
The RE London Shoreditch Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £56  36% 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
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment  from £104  30% 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
Holiday Inn Express London-City
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel  from £47  33% 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

Nearest to Arcola Theatre
Stoke Newington International Airport London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Hackney Empire London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Hoxton Hall London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Entertainment near Arcola Theatre

Near Arcola Theatre
Cafe OTO London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Servant Jazz Quarters London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Rio Cinema London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Events near Arcola Theatre

Near Arcola Theatre
Uncle Buck London
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Uncle Buck
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 19th to 25th Dec 2014
The Alibi, 91-93 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
...More
 
 
 
Rise Of The Guardians 3D London
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Rise Of The Guardians 3D
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Saturday 27th December 2014 - 11am
Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
At the North Pole, Santa Claus and his elves are hard at work when darkness flashes across his map of the Earth. "The bogeyman was here," ...More
 
 
 
Uberfunky Wednesdays: Etymology London
Ongoing
Uberfunky Wednesdays: Etymology
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 3rd December 2014 to 25th March 2015 - 8pm-2.30am
Bar 512, 512 Kingsland Road, E8 | 5 minutes from Arcola Theatre
DJs Danny H, Mr Blue and Leo Heath Whittaker play hip hop, funk and Afrobeat....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Arcola Theatre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Arcola Theatre
Gillett Square London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Open School East London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Yinka Shonibare Space London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yinka Shonibare Space
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Sunbury House, 1 Andrews Street, Hackney, London E8 | 19 minutes from Arcola Theatre
Turner Shortlisted British artist Yinka Shonibare has bought this former office block, in need of some attention, and hardly changed a thing. While the artist decides ...More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Arcola Theatre

The best shops and markets near Arcola Theatre
The Peanut Vendor London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
E5 Bakehouse London
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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
 
 
 
A Furry World London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
A Furry World
London > Shopping > Pet Care
29a Sheperton Road, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes from Arcola Theatre
Despite their nauseating name, A Furry World offers a first-rate range of services for your pet. Advertised as a holistic pet care service where the emphasis ...More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Arcola Theatre

What are the best dining options near Arcola Theatre London?
Shanghai London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Nando's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
148 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
...More
 
 
 
Somine Restaurant London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Somine Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
131 Kingsland High Street, Dalston, E8 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
...More
 
 
 
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Education near Arcola Theatre

Near Arcola Theatre
Connexions Careers Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
The Making Space London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Workers' Educational Association London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Leisure near Arcola Theatre

Arcola Theatre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Dalston Eastern Curve Garden London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
London Fields Lido London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
London Fields London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Pubs near Arcola Theatre

The best pubs near London Arcola Theatre.
Barden's Boudoir London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Prince George London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
The Alma London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near Arcola Theatre

Arcola Theatre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Dalston Roof Park London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Prince George London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince George
London > Nightlife >
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
 
 
 
Hackney Central London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Meeting venue hire near Arcola Theatre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Arcola Theatre.
Bistrotheque London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 23 minutes from Arcola Theatre
...More
 
 
 
Union Chapel London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 23 minutes from Arcola Theatre
...More
 
 
 
Little Angel Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Christmas Past
Christmas Past
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Geffrye Museum 21 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

Each year the Geffrye Museum celebrates Christmas with a look at the way Christmas traditions have evolved over years at ...More

 
The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities Tour
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History 22 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

A permanent collection of artworks and artefacts, fine art and works of natural history, including tribal art from New Guinea, ...More

Small Stories: At Home In A Dolls' House
Small Stories: At Home In A Dolls' House
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

V & A Museum of Childhood 1.58 miles from Arcola Theatre

Small Stories: At Home In A Dolls' House at the V&A Museum of Childhood reveals the fascinating stories behind some ...More

 
Swingers London
Swingers London
Foodie Events | Until 25th December 2014 

Factory 7 1.67 miles from Arcola Theatre

Fancy yourself as a bit of a competitive socialiser? Swingers London has been set up for you. A 3-month pop ...More

 
Winterville
Winterville
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2014 

Victoria Park 1.75 miles from Arcola Theatre

The West End has Winter Wonderland and now east London has its equivalent: Winterville, with an ice rink, ferris wheel, ...More

 
On The Table, Under The Bed' At The Floating Waterhouse Theatre
Theatre | Until 30th December 2014 

Victoria Park 1.75 miles from Arcola Theatre

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Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Dennis Severs' House: Silent Night
Tours | Until 5th January 2015 

Dennis Severs' House 1.8 miles from Arcola Theatre

The atmospheric Silent Night candle-lit tours of Dennis Severs' House are particularly fun at this time of year. The house ...More

 
Edward Scissorhands
Edward Scissorhands
Dance | Until 11th January 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 1.82 miles from Arcola Theatre

Having so successfully given new interpretations to classics like Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella and Nutcracker!, Matthew Bourne now brings ...More

 
Broadgate Ice Rink
Broadgate Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 26th February 2015 

Exchange square 1.98 miles from Arcola Theatre

London's longest-running ice rink returns to its new location of Exchange Square in 2014, only a couple of minutes from ...More

 
Pure Magic 90.2FM Reunion Christmas Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 25th December 2014 

The Rhythm Factory 2.11 miles from Arcola Theatre

Celebrations on Christmas Day evening with a host of DJs including Rojay, Caspa, Marvin Swiftfingers G, DJ Pioneer, Cris Cross, ...More

 

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Christmas Butchers in London
Christmas Butchers in London

If your Christmas turkey comes frozen from the supermarket, it's no surprise you only want it once a year. Here's ...More

 
Christmas Sweets and Treats in London
Christmas Sweets and Treats in London

Calling all sweet tooths. Tis the season to overdose on sugar and not feel terribly guilty immediately after scoffing ...More

 
Alice's Adventures Underground
Alice's Adventures Underground
Theatre | 9th April 2015 - 31st May 2015 

The Vaults, Arch 233

Les Enfants Terribles present an immersive, theatrical adaptation of Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland in the Vaults deep underneath Waterloo ...More

 
The Royal Ballet: The Four Temperaments | Hofesh Shechter | Song of the Earth
The Royal Ballet: The Four Temperaments | Hofesh Shechter | Song of the Earth
Dance | 27th March 2015 - 14th April 2015 

Royal Opera House

In this triple bill at the Royal Opera House masterpieces by Balanchine and MacMillan frame a world premiere ...More

 
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company: Bayadere - The Ninth Life
Shobana Jeyasingh Dance Company: Bayadere - The Ninth Life
Dance | 25th March 2015 - 28th March 2015 

Linbury Studio Theatre

In a new Royal Opera House commission pioneering British Asian choreographer Shobana Jeyasingh makes a fascinating return to her roots, ...More

 
London A Cappella Festival
London A Cappella Festival
Concerts | 28th January 2015 - 31st January 2015 

Kings Place

Five decades on from their Grammy Award-winning debut album festival favourites and co-hosts The Swingle Singers perform at the London ...More

 
RADIANCE: The Passion Of Marie Curie
RADIANCE: The Passion Of Marie Curie
Theatre | 4th February 2015 - 28th February 2015 

Tabard Theatre

The French scientist Marie Curie embarks on a love affair with a married physicist, saving her from a deep depression ...More

 
Radicals and Victuallers
Radicals and Victuallers
Opened 14th November 2014 

Serving up an unusual selection of burgers - filled with fried egg and peanut butter, or Nik Naks and pastrami ...More

 
Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
Opened 28th November 2014 

Named after the 19th century English architect Sir James Pennethorne, the man who designed the Somerset House New Wing in ...More

 
The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History
The Viktor Wynd Museum Of Curiosities, Fine Art and Natural History
Opened 7th November 2014 

Viktor Wynd launched his Little Shop of Horrors in 2009 and in 2014 it re-opened as a museum of rare ...More

 
 
 
 
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