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

 
PeddlingPeddlingHarry Melling's poetic debut play that provides a moving exploration into family, identity and the 6000 Londoners who sleep rough every night on the Capital's streets.4th March 2015Saturday 28th March 2015 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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Shrapnel: 34 Fragments of a MassacreShrapnel: 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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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
 
AbyssAbyssThis exhilarating play is a poetic thriller, a touching love story, and a powerful drama about exile, friendship and loss.1st April 2015Saturday 25th April 2015 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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Abyss
ClarionClarionAn urgent black comedy about free speech, nationalism and the state of the British media, written by former journalist Mark Jagasia who has worked for some of the UK's leading newspapers.15th April 2015Saturday 16th May 2015 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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Clarion
Mark Ravenhill: ProductMark Ravenhill: ProductRobert Shaw directs Olivia Poulet in the first revival of Ravenhill's comedy satirising Hollywood's approach to the post-9/11 era and the so-called War On Terror.27th April 2015Saturday 23rd May 2015 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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Mark Ravenhill: Product
Crouch, Touch, Pause, EngageCrouch, Touch, Pause, EngageRobin Soans' verbatim play deals with the media surrounding the impending revelation of former Welsh rugby player Gareth Thomas' homosexuality, and his home town of Bridgend. Directed by Max Stafford-Clark. Not suitable for under 14s20th May 2015Saturday 20th June 2015 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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Crouch, Touch, Pause, Engage
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
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Now This Is Not The End
 

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Underground Stations

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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
 
 
 
 

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

Near Arcola Theatre
Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £104  40% 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 £53  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
 
 
 
Ace Hotel London Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £104  34% off
100 Shoreditch High Street, E1 | 28 minutes from Arcola Theatre
Hip US hotel group Ace hotels arrived in Shoreditch in September 2013, expanding from their US sites to add a London outpost. The property has transformed ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Theatres nearest Arcola Theatre

Nearest to Arcola Theatre
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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
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Blood Sport
London > Events > Music  Dates: Thursday 26th February 2015 - 8pm
Cafe OTO, 18-22 Ashwin Street, E8 | Same location as Arcola Theatre
Guitar dynamics and pointed lyrics from Sheffield aggro-beat trio Blood Sport....More
 
 
 
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Muppet Treasure Island
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 20th to 26th Feb 2015
Rio Cinema, 107 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
Puppet fiasco with the return of the popular team of muppets and a comedy cast....More
 
 
 
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Near Dark
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 20th to 26th Feb 2015
The Alibi, 91-93 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Arcola Theatre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Arcola Theatre
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
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?
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nando's
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
148 Kingsland High Street, E8 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
... More
 
 
 
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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
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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.
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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.
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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.
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 23 minutes from Arcola Theatre
... More
 
 
 
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 23 minutes from Arcola Theatre
... More
 
 
 
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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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Blood Sport
Music | On 26th February 2015 

Cafe OTO

Guitar dynamics and pointed lyrics from Sheffield aggro-beat trio Blood Sport....More

A Little Louder UK
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th February 2015 

The Alibi 3 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

ESEL, Mike Wright, EVM128 and BLZ VNGRD supplies deep house, tech, garage and hip-hop....More

Evan Parker
Music | On 26th February 2015 

The Vortex Jazz Club 3 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

Pioneering British free-improvising saxophone player from the European free jazz scene....More

Your Mum's House
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th April 2015 

The Nest 6 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

Resident DJs spin hip hop, old skool R&B, trap, garage, house and club classics....More

Street Feast: Hawker House
Street Feast: Hawker House
Foodie Events | Until 4th April 2015 

260-264 Kingsland Road 12 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

Making a very welcome return just in time for the conclusion of January detoxes, Street Feast is back this weekend ...More

 
Blonde
Concerts | On 26th February 2015 

Oslo 14 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

The Bristolian pairing of Adam Englefield and Jake Manson performs its commercial electronica....More

Stand Up & Slam
Comedy | On 26th February 2015 

Hackney Picturehouse 17 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

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Gengahr
Concerts | On 26th February 2015 

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

London indie four piece....More

Renato Guttuso: Painter of Modern Life
Exhibitions | Until 4th April 2015 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art 21 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

An exhibition of works by one of Italy's most widely respected modern painters. Toward the end of the 1930s, rebelling ...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

 
 
 
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