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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 paint manufacturing factory that offers studio spaces, a versatile auditorium and a pop up tent that hosts a variety of shows. Founded in 2000 the theatre has firmly established itself as more than an arts centre, with a diverse range of productions which aim to be socially and politically relevant. Having become so well known for its varied programme, the theatre has staged works by top actors, writers and directors including the likes of William Gaskill, Ariel Dorfman, Jack Shepherd and Bill Bryden. Arcola also runs a multi-cultural community and youth programmes which help young people strive towards their goals in the creative industries.

 

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A Day In The LifeA Day In The Life2019-02-18T19:00:00+00002019-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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Seeds: The Round Shape of All Things RedSeeds: The Round Shape of All Things RedTheatre, Non-Professional Theatre.2019-02-18T19:00:00+00002019-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Women Of TroyWomen Of TroyTheatre, Non-Professional Theatre.2019-02-18T20:30:00+00002019-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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HeadlinesHeadlinesTheatre, Non-Professional Theatre.2019-02-28T20:00:00+00002019-03-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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ProgressProgressUsing th story of two people involved in an arcade game, Trip Hazard's work in progress examines the ways in which we worship the past, fear the future and destroy each other.2019-03-07T20:00:00+00002019-03-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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The Wonderful World of DissociaThe Wonderful World of DissociaTheatre, Non-Professional Theatre.2019-03-11T20:00:00+00002019-03-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Deli DumrulDeli DumrulTheatre, Non-Professional Theatre.2019-03-18T20:00:00+00002019-03-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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Little Miss Sunshine: A Road MusicalLittle Miss Sunshine: A Road MusicalMichael Arndt's Academy Award-winning film brought a little ray of sunshine to our lives in 2006 and this musical adaptation directed by Mehmet Ergen is set to do the same. Centred around young Olive Hoover, who has her heart set on winning the Little Miss Sunshine beauty contest, the uplifting musical celebrates the quirks and eccentricities of th2019-03-21T19:30:00+00002019-05-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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event > Theatre > Musicals
PRICING  £10-£30
DATES  21st March to 11th May 2019
Michael Arndt's Academy Award-winning film brought a little ray of sunshine to our lives in 2006 and this musical adaptation directed by Mehmet Ergen is set to do the same. Centred around young Olive Hoover, who has her heart set on winning the Little Miss Sunshine beauty contest, the uplifting musical celebrates the quirks and eccentricities of th... More about this event
Where We Are: The MosqueWhere We Are: The Mosque2019-03-25T20:00:00+00002019-03-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Arcola Theatre, 24  Ashwin Street  Dalston    E8 3DL
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Dalston Junction
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
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Elia Mews Car Park
 
30 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Courthouse Hotel Shoreditch
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  40% off
335-337 Old Street, EC1V | 26 minutes from Arcola Theatre
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Town Hall Hotel & Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £100  36% 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 £57  35% 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
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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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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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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 22 minutes from Arcola Theatre
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit pub that shares ... 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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Still House Plants
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 16th February 2019 - 7.30pm
Arcola Theatre, 18-22 Ashwin Street, E8 | Same location as Arcola Theatre
The three-piece group performs experimental electronica material. Support Mette Rasmussen and Teresa Winter....More
 
 
 
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A Day In The Life
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th to 22nd Feb 2019 - 7pm
Arcola Theatre, 24 Ashwin Street, Dalston, E8 | Same location as Arcola Theatre
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Yo La Tengo
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 17th and Monday 18th February 2019 - 7pm
Arcola Theatre, 13 Stoke Newington Road, N16 | 5 minutes from Arcola Theatre
The three-piece band, formed in Hoboken, New Jersey in 1984, brings its indie-rock originals to the UK's stages....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, Islington, London 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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Prick
London > Shopping >
492 Kingsland Road, E8 | 5 minutes from Arcola Theatre
Prick, London's first boutique dedicated to cacti and other succulents, is the brainchild of Gynelle Leon, an award-winning photographer with a career in forensic science, finance ... More
 
 
 
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Violet Cakes
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
47 Wilton Way, E8 | 8 minutes from Arcola Theatre
Claire Ptak started her baking business as a market stall on Broadway Market before opening this cafe in 2010. But in 2018 Violet Cakes ... More
 
 
 
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Jolene
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
21 Newington Green, N16 | 10 minutes from Arcola Theatre
A bakery restaurant from the pair behind Primeur and Westerns Laundry, Jolene is a joint venture between Jeremie Cometto-Lingenheim and David Gingell who have teamed up ... 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 > Career 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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Newington Green
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Newington Green, N1 | 10 minutes from Arcola Theatre
Marking the border between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green ... 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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The best pubs near London Arcola Theatre.
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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 up over ... More
 
 
 
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Untitled
London > Nightlife > Bars
538 Kingsland Road, Hackney, E8 | 3 minutes from Arcola Theatre
Another venue from cocktail legend Tony Conigliaro (69 Colebrooke Row and Bar Termini), Untitled is an achingly cocktail bar. Paying homage to Andy Warhol's ... More
 
 
 
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The Nest
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Stoke Newington Road, Dalston, N16 | 6 minutes from Arcola Theatre
Opened in 2010, The Nest has become one of London's top clubbing experiences, showcasing the best new dance music talent from around ... 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
... 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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Still House Plants
Concerts | On 16th February 2019 

Cafe OTO

The three-piece group performs experimental electronica material. Support Mette Rasmussen and Teresa Winter....More

Scared To Danc
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 16th February 2019 

Shacklewell Arms 9 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

Clubbing, Pop....More

Gin-House Burlesque Valentine's Special
Gin-House Burlesque Valentine's Special
Seasonal | Until 16th February 2019 

The King's Head Members' Club 15 minutes walk from Arcola Theatre

Lose yourself in the opulence and debauchery of the Gin-House Burlesque this Valentine's with a seductive evening of circus, burlesque, ...More

 

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Queen's Yard Summer Party
Queen's Yard Summer Party
Foodie Events | From 4th May 

Various Venues East London

Expanding to a two-day event in 2019, the Queen's Yard Summer Party sees 20 venues ...More

 
The Phlebotomist
Theatre | From 19th March 

Hampstead Theatre

Following a sold out run Downstairs in 2018, director Sam Yates revives Ella Road's provocative drama about a dystopian future on the theatre's main stage. The "terrific" (The Guardian) Jade Anouka plays Bea, who falls ...More

Vapiano Centre Point
Vapiano Centre Point
Dining 

Located within the Centre Point development, Vapiano is a pasta place where you top up ...More

 
Alys, Always
Alys, Always
Theatre | From 25th February 

The Bridge Theatre

Joanne Froggatt, who played Anna in Downton Abbey, takes on the lead role of Frances ...More

 
A Midsummer Night's Dream
Theatre | From 3rd June 

The Bridge Theatre

Reuniting the creative team who presented Julius Caesar at the Bridge in 2018, an immersive production of A Midsummer Night's Dream comes to the Tower Bridge theatre in summer 2019. Nicholas Hytner directs Shakespeare's comedy ...More

A German Life
A German Life
Theatre | From 6th April 

The Bridge Theatre

Dame Maggie Smith returns to the stage for the first time in twelve years to ...More

 
The Bay At Nice
Theatre | From 14th March 

Menier Chocolate Factory

Penelope Wilton and Ophelia Lovibond star in a new revival of David Hare's The Bay at Nice at the Menier Chocolate Factory with Richard Eyre directing. In the 75-minute play, set in Leningrad in the ...More

Fiddler On The Roof
Fiddler On The Roof
Theatre | From 21st March 

Playhouse Theatre

Proud father Tevye struggles to maintain his family's Jewish traditions in turn of the 20th ...More

 
Little Miss Sunshine: A Road Musical
Theatre | From 21st March 

Arcola Theatre

Michael Arndt's Academy Award-winning film brought a little ray of sunshine to our lives in 2006 and this musical adaptation directed by Mehmet Ergen is set to do ...More

Emilia
Emilia
Theatre | From 8th March 

Vaudeville Theatre

Hailed as "an act of revolution" (The Times) and "a landmark moment in the history ...More

 
Bite Me
Bite Me
Theatre | From 13th March 

The Vaults

Joanne McNally's play about a diet, where not only did she lose weight, she lost ...More

 
The Oak W2
The Oak W2
Dining 

Set on the cusp of Notting Hill on Westbourne Park Road, The Oak W2 is ...More

 
Teatulia
Teatulia
Dining 

This Covent Garden tea bar serves single-origin tea, tea-infused cocktails, a library of books and ...More

 
Barry's Bootcamp Canary Wharf
Barry's Bootcamp Canary Wharf
Sport 

Set up by LA based celebrity trainer Barry ...More

 
Barullo
Barullo
Dining 

Victor Garvey, of award-winning Catalan restaurant Rambla, is behind this fun, colourful Spanish restaurant in ...More

 
The Oak SW11
The Oak SW11
Dining 

From the owner of The Bird in Hand in Brook Green and The Oak in ...More

 
Tate to Tate
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Transport 

This slick river service transports art lovers from one of the city's best galleries to ...More

 
W12 Studios
W12 Studios
Dining 

A creative, communal space with room for 450, W12 Studios combines street food with music ...More

 
London Events 2019
Feature 

Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

Best New Openings in London in 2019
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A pool in the sky, a former magistrates ...More

 
 
 
 
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