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Lyric HammersmithFrank Matcham's velvet and gilt theatre was saved from demolition - following a public outcry - by being carefully dismantled, moved from its location further down King Street and then rehoused on its current site. As a consequence, the Lyric Hammersmith's gorgeous Victorian auditorium is housed in a severely utlitarian concrete cube, above Kings Mall shopping centre. It's a thoroughly surreal building, but one that works very well, and finds space for a cafe, a gorgeous roof garden, a bar, and a 100 seat studio space. Currently undergoing a £16.5 million building project, improvements will result in training facilities including drama, dance and recording studios, a sensory space for children with disabilities and storage areas for props and costumes due to be completed by autumn 2014. In the meantime, the theatre is staging 'secret' shows, adding to its long history of showing inventive works by emerging artists which in recent years have included Improbable Theatre, Nick Cave, Kneehigh, Frantic Assembly and Iceland's Vesturport theatre company - whose daring staging of Metamorphosis garnered rave reviews.

 

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Paul Auster's City Of GlassPaul Auster's City Of GlassPaul Auster's City Of GlassOne of the great masterpieces of contemporary American fiction, Paul Auster's City of Glasssets out in the guise of a mystery thriller but is really about the life-or-death psychological struggle of its main protagonist, Quinn. 59 Productions - the award-winning company behind the videos used in the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games2017-04-29T14:30:00+01002017-05-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
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PRICING  £15-£35
DATES  20th April to 13th May 2017
One of the great masterpieces of contemporary American fiction, Paul Auster's City of Glasssets out in the guise of a mystery thriller but is really about the life-or-death psychological struggle of its main protagonist, Quinn. 59 Productions - the award-winning company behind the videos used in the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympic Games... More about this event
 
Amici: 35 Amici DriveAmici: 35 Amici DriveA work that deals with the residents of 35 Amici Drive who are under threat of eviction from their homes.2017-05-23T19:30:00+01002017-05-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
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Amici: 35 Amici Drive
Amici: TightropeAmici: TightropeThe Amici company perform a dance work about a circus that is struggling to survive.2017-05-26T13:30:00+01002017-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
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Amici: Tightrope
The Secret GardenThe Secret GardenFrances Hodgson Burnett's classic book is adapted into a ballet and performed by members of London Children's Ballet.2017-05-30T10:30:00+01002017-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
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The Secret Garden
The Emperor's New Clothes: Stuff & Nonsense Theatre (Over 3s)The Emperor's New Clothes: Stuff & Nonsense Theatre (Over 3s)An eccentric Emperor seeks a new birthday outfit in this family-friendly tale.2017-05-30T11:00:00+01002017-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
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The Emperor's New Clothes: Stuff & Nonsense Theatre (Over 3s)
TerrorTerrorThe pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict in this work by Ferdinand von Schirach. Direction by Sean Holmes.2017-06-14T19:30:00+01002017-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Lyric Hammersmith,   Lyric Square  2 King Street    W6 0QA
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Hammersmith Grove NCP
 
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Kings Mall Car Park
 
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Holiday Inn Express London Hammersmith
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £57  38% off
124 King Street, W6 | 5 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
The old Fuller's brewery forms the home of this stylish budget hotel, conveniently located halfway between Heathrow Airport and Central London. It's an easy stroll to ... More
 
 
 
Chiswick Rooms
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £47  25% off
407 Goldhawk Road, W6 | 15 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Chiswick Rooms is a contemporary-designed boutique hotel in west London, offering high quality four star accommodation and convenient access to the city. The hotel has a ... More
 
 
 
K West Hotel & Spa London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £74  33% off
Richmond Way, W14 | 15 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
The K West Hotel and Spa oozes luxury - its sleek design runs from the striking exterior through to the rooms, restaurant and the spa. The ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Theatres nearest Lyric Hammersmith

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Riverside Studios - Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Crisp Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 6 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Excellent small studio theatre staging innovative comedy and more serious productions. The Riverside's location on the Thames in Hammersmith makes it the local theatre of West ... More
 
 
 
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Bush Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
7 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 16 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
London's essential theatre for new writing has been the first step into the big time for dozens of Britain's best playwrights. Challenging, disturbing and original works ... More
 
 
 
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Tabard Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Bath Road, W4 | 23 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Located above the Tabard pub in Chiswick, the Tabard Theatre hosts all kinds of live entertainment from experimental work and comedy to Shakespeare. Opened ... More
 
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Crisp Road, W6 | 6 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Riverside Studios has a little bit of everything under its roof, including a cinema, cafe and studio theatre. The cinema is one of the few in ... More
 
 
 
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Laugh
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Ginglik, Club on the Green, 1 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 16 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
A cosy DJ bar that comes alive on Tuesday nights, with the cream of the comedy circuit. Toilet humour has never been so good as in ... More
 
 
 
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Nell's Jazz & Blues
London > Entertainment > Live Music
3 North End Crescent, W14 | 16 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Nell's Jazz and Blues is a small entertainment and live music venue in West Kensington which can accommodate up to 200 people. For a venue ... More
 
 
 
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Paul Auster's City Of Glass
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th April to 13th May 2017
Lyric Hammersmith, Lyric Square, 2 King Street, W6 | Same location as Lyric Hammersmith
One of the great masterpieces of contemporary American fiction, Paul Auster's City of Glasssets out in the guise of a mystery thriller but is really about ...More
 
 
 
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Hammersmith Salsa Club Every Wednesday, Salsa Classes and Club
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 8th February to 27th December 2017 - 7pm-11pm
Lyric Hammersmith, 11 Rutland Grove, W6 | 4 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
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Salsa Classes and Club, Every Wednesday - Hammersmith Salsa Club
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 8th February to 27th December 2017 - 7pm-11pm
Lyric Hammersmith, 11 Rutland Grove, W6 | 4 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
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Sights and Attractions near Lyric Hammersmith

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Lyric Hammersmith
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William Morris Society
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Upper Mall, W6 | 9 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
The William Morris Society is a great place to find out more about English textile designer, poet and and socialist activist, William Morris, best known for ... More
 
 
 
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Maggie's Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
Fulham Palace Road, W6 | 10 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Maggie's Centre next to Charing Cross Hospital in Hammersmith is the first cancer care hospice in England (there are several more in Scotland) for this charitable ... More
 
 
 
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7 Hammersmith Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hammersmith, W6 | 14 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
One of 17 gorgeously preserved Georgian houses overlooking the Thames at the west end of Hammersmith's Upper Mall, 7 Hammersmith Terrace the former home of Emery ... More
 
 
 
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Hammersmith
London > Shopping > Specialists
St Paul's Church, Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 2 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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Warren Evans Furniture
London > Shopping > House and Garden
240 Trussley Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 8 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ... More
 
 
 
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West Six Garden Centre
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Ravenscourt Avenue, W6 | 9 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
The delightful West Six Garden Centre at the south end of Ravenscourt Park has a great selection of plants, seeds, garden ornaments and outdoor furniture, all ... More
 
 
 
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Lyric Hammersmith Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Lyric Square, W6 | 1 minute from Lyric Hammersmith
If you're coming to the Lyric for a night at the theatre - or even if you're just passing Lyric Square - the Lyric Cafe is ... More
 
 
 
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Lyric Hammersmith Roof Garden
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Lyric Square, W6 | 1 minute from Lyric Hammersmith
On the first floor of the excellent Lyric theatre in Hammersmith is an elevated oasis overlooking Lyric Square. The terrace has blossomed into a roof garden; ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
8 King Street, W6 | 1 minute from Lyric Hammersmith
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 11 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 14 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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Leiths School of Food and Wine
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 19 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety ... More
 
 
 
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Lyric Hammersmith gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Ravenscourt Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ravenscourt Avenue, W6 | 9 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Ravenscourt Park is a scenic green space with a selection of tennis courts - spread out in three areas of the park - basketball court, bowling ... More
 
 
 
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Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
30 Brackenbury Road, W6 | 11 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Well respected natural health clinic where colonic irrigation is offered along with alternative treatments like cranio-sacral therapy, psychotherapy and homeopathy.... More
 
 
 
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The Queen's Club
London > Leisure >
Palliser Road, West Kensington, Hammersmith, London W14 | 15 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Established in 1886 during the reign of Queen Victoria, the Queen's Club was the first multi-purpose sports complex to be built anywhere in the world. But ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Lyric Hammersmith.
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Hole in the Wall
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
12 Sutton Lane, W4 | 3 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
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Dartmouth Castle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26 Glenthorne Road, W6 | 3 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
A world away from the chain shops and identikit booming bars that centre around Hammersmith's busy high street and transport hub, the Dartmouth Castle is worth ... More
 
 
 
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The Stonemasons Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Cambridge Grove, Hammersmith, W6 | 3 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Hammersmith's original gastropub was highly rated for its bare brick walls, wooden furniture and no frills interior; what mattered was the food. Things have changed in ... More
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Crisp Road, W6 | 6 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
West London's excellent riverside cultural centre offers a cinema, West End standard theatre, cafe, and a comfortable bar with outdoor river terrace under one roof. Situated ... More
 
 
 
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Green Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
45A Goldhawk Road, W12 | 13 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Where the Bush Bar and Grill used to be - down a dingy alley off Goldhawk Road - we now have the Green Room. Gone is ... More
 
 
 
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BrewDog Shepherd's Bush
London > Nightlife > Bars
15-19 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 13 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
With 40 draught taps BrewDog bar in Shepherd's Bush by BrewDog, Scotland's largest independent brewery, is a veritable cathedral to craft beer. It has the biggest ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Lyric Hammersmith.
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 14 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ... More
 
 
 
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High Road House
London > Business > Venue Hire
162 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 | 23 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Chiswick felt like it had truly arrived when Soho House owner Nick Jones decided 2006 was a good time to open up here - 'first Soho, ... More
 
 
 
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute
London > Business > Venue Hire
Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 25 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
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Paul Auster's City Of Glass
Paul Auster's City Of Glass
Theatre | Until 13th May 2017 

Lyric Hammersmith

One of the great masterpieces of contemporary American fiction, Paul Auster's City of Glasssets out in the guise of a ...More

 
The Selecter And The Beat
Concerts | On 29th April 2017 

Shepherd's Bush Empire 14 minutes walk from Lyric Hammersmith

A co-headline tour featuring the two ska revival collectives who both formed in the late 1970s....More

Living Your Heart's Desire
Exhibitions | On 29th April 2017 

Olympia Exhibition Centre 14 minutes walk from Lyric Hammersmith

Community & Lifestyle, Trade Shows....More

While We're Here
While We're Here
Theatre | Until 27th May 2017 

Bush Theatre 16 minutes walk from Lyric Hammersmith

Alice Hamilton directs Barney Norris' moving and melancholic romance about two lovers, Eddie and Carol, whose lives follow different paths ...More

 
Guards At The Taj
Guards At The Taj
Theatre | Until 20th May 2017 

Bush Theatre 16 minutes walk from Lyric Hammersmith

Jamie Lloyd, who gave us The Ruling Class and Maids - part of his Trafalgar Transformed programme - directs the ...More

 

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London Wing Fest
London Wing Fest
Foodie Events | From 5th August 

The Printworks

A celebration of the chicken wing, the London Wing Fest is inspired by the National ...More

 
Canham
Dining 

Canham Restaurant serves up delicious British cuisine served using fresh ingredients in addition to wines sourced from small wineries....More

The Real Greek - Muswell Hill
Dining 

The Real Greek is passionate about authentic, traditional Greek food, and boasts unique sites across London...More

Valentina Battersea
Dining 

Founded back in 1991 in East Sheen, Valentina sees the Zoccola and Arcari families showcase their lifelong love of food and wine...More

Margarita Rumble
Foodie Events | On 30th April 

The Yard

Make the most of the bank holiday weekend with the Margarita Rumble on Sunday....More

Nightfall
Nightfall
Theatre | From 28th April 

The Bridge Theatre

Laurie Sansom stars in Barney Norris' bruising drama set on a family farm outside Winchester, ...More

 
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Theatre | From 20th January 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs a promenade staging of Shakespeare's bloodthirsty tragedy in which Caesar returns to ...More

 
Young Marx
Young Marx
Theatre | From 18th October 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy ...More

 
Mildmay Festival Of Nature
Kids Events | From 6th May 

Newington Green

Community & Lifestyle, Family Event....More

Bold Tendencies
Bold Tendencies
Exhibitions | From 19th May 

Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park

The disused Peckham Rye Multi-Storey Car Park is put to good use over the summer ...More

 
VRX Europe 2017
VRX Europe 2017
Exhibitions | From 11th May 

Park Plaza Victoria Hotel

UK and Europe's most senior leadership enterprise VR/AR conference and expo, VRX Europe comes to ...More

 
Art Beats
Art Beats
Exhibitions | On 12th May 

Old Spitalfields Market

New one-day event Art Beats launches at Old Spitalfields Market this May. ...More

 
London Pizza Festival
London Pizza Festival
Foodie Events | On 28th May 

Borough Market

Launched to celebrate London's transformation into a pizza-mad metropolis, the London Pizza Festival returns this ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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