Bloomsbury Theatre  

 
 
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15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 0AH
 
 
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Weekdays: 10am-6pm; Sat: 12noon-6pm; Sun: closed
 

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Bloomsbury Theatre Bloomsbury Theatre main auditorium closed until Summer 2016. Bloomsbury Theatre Studio is unaffected and continues to operate as normal.
Owned and part-funded by University College London, the Bloomsbury was completed in 1968 on the site of a bomb-damaged church. The years have not been kind to this style of architecture and its plate glass and dark brick front now looks drab and un-theatrical. Inside, however, it is a well-designed space, with a small art gallery in the foyer and a comfortable auditorium.The Bloomsbury is a theatre that has a distinctly student appeal, with a focus on experimental works, live music and cheap-and-cheerful touring companies. For three months of each year, it is given over to student productions, which are often of a low quality, since UCL has no dedicated performing arts department. Its strongest suit currently is stand-up comedy and it is a regular spot for many of the biggest names in the country.

 

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Underground Stations

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Euston Square Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Camden Road Overground Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

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Arcade Car Parks
 
4 minutes walk
 
Russell Court NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £95  39% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
TheWesley Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £36  32% off
81-103 Euston Street, NW1 | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
This 4 star independent hotel located in Euston, prides itself in being the first award winning Ethical Hotel in the UK. The Standard Rooms, Superior ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £49  22% off
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
 
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The New Diorama Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15-16 Triton Street, Regents Place, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
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
 
 
 
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Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 12 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
Huge, but now slightly shabby, theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals. The Dominion has a huge stage and hundreds of seats - on a ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 12 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
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
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Saturday 25th March 2017 - 1pm-4pm
Bloomsbury Theatre, Rockefeller Building University College London, 21 University Street, WC1E | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
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Mostly Lit Live Show
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 25th March 2017 - 5.30pm-7.30pm
Bloomsbury Theatre, 82 Gower Street, WC1E | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
Join the Mostly Lit team in their first live podcast recording, as they discuss literature and the hot topics of today. The trio Alex Reads, Reckless ...More
 
 
 
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Gameshow: Pigeon Patrol
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Saturday 25th March 2017 - 3pm-5pm
Bloomsbury Theatre, 58-60 Hampstead Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
See the world from a pigeon's point of view, in this informally-led walk....More
 
 
 
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Wellcome Collection
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
183 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 1 minute from Bloomsbury Theatre
A major and fascinating cultural venue, the Wellcome Collection combines three galleries: 'Medicine Man', 'Medicine Now' and 'special exhibitions'. In addition you'll find the famous Wellcome ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
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Bolivar Hall at Venezuelan Embassy
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
54-56 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
Part of the Venezuelan cultural complex located at 54 Grafton Way in Fitzrovia, London, Bolivar Hall first opened its doors to the public in 1986 as ... More
 
 
 
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Waterstone's - Gower Street
London > Shopping > Books
82 Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
Waterstone's, one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK, is a relative newcomer on the block. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, ... More
 
 
 
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Cycle Republic, Euston Tower
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
Unti 4 Euston Tower, 286 Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
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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Heal's, Tottenham Court Road
London > Shopping > House and Garden
196 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 5 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
Though it was established in 1800 Heal's is renowned for its beautifully designed furniture, attractive modern decorations and hyper-modern kitchenware. First opened in 1854, their flagship ... More
 
 
 
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Wellcome Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
183 Euston Road 2nd floor, Euston, NW1 | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
Part of the Wellcome Collection's 17.5 million pound revamp, the Wellcome Kitchen opened in early 2015, creating an inviting space to enjoy a spot of ... More
 
 
 
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The Savannah Bar and Restaurant
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81-103 Euston Street, NW1 | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
With its own separate entrance and set on two floors flooded with natural light, The Savannah is the restaurant and bar within the Wesley Hotel. ... More
 
 
 
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Ambassadors Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 1 minute from Bloomsbury Theatre
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from Bloomsbury Theatre
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
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Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
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
 
 
 
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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Queen's Head & Artichoke
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 - 32 Albany Street, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
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
 
 
 
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 9 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
Hidden below the bustling Somers Town Coffee House, Cosy Kettle offers an intimate sanctuary away from the pub crowd. Opened in late 2013, the bar is ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Fitzrovia
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Maple Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
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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The Remedy
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
124 Cleveland Street, W1T | 8 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
Tucked away behind Warren Street and just a few minutes walk from Tottenham Court Road and Goodge Street stations, The Remedy is ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bloomsbury Theatre.
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Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 1 minute from Bloomsbury Theatre
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 9 minutes from Bloomsbury Theatre
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
 
 
 
 

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Royal Opera: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
Royal Opera: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
Concerts | Until 31st March 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Bloomsbury Theatre

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Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Bloomsbury Theatre

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
42nd Street
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Theatre

Broadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the ...More

Matilda The Musical
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Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Theatre

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
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The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Theatre

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Limehouse
Limehouse
Theatre | Until 15th April 2017 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Theatre

A thrilling new drama by Steve Waters, Limehouse fictionalises a power struggle at the heart of British politics in 1981 ...More

 
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The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 10th September 2017 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Theatre

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Theatre

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
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Arts Theatre 4 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Theatre

Following a successful tour, Ian Hislop and Nick Hewman's The Wipers Times transfers to the West End this March to ...More

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Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Theatre

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