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Pleasance Theatre. The Pleasance Theatre opened in 1995 and quickly became one of the best fringe venues in London. The building was a former timber store for the London Omnibus Company (hence the huge winch by the entrance) and the opening production was Bus! The Musical.

 

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Hub: Season 4Hub: Season 4A showcase for established acts to test out new material. Featuring appearances by Adam Hess, Catherine Bohart, Daniel Cook, Fin Taylor, Stevie Martin and Tom Lucy.2017-12-12T20:00:00+00002017-12-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Hub: Season 4
The Lost Boy Peter PanThe Lost Boy Peter PanAn adaptation of JM Barrie's classic.2017-12-12T16:00:00+00002018-01-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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The Lost Boy Peter Pan
James McNicholas & Owen Roberts: Work-In-ProgressJames McNicholas & Owen Roberts: Work-In-ProgressThe pair from the sketch group Beasts, road test individual new acts.2017-12-13T19:45:00+00002017-12-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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James McNicholas & Owen Roberts: Work-In-Progress
Sisters: Comedy Nicetime 2Sisters: Comedy Nicetime 2The innovative sketch duo of Christy White-Spunner and Mark Jones present a festive-themed show raising funds for CALM.2017-12-14T19:45:00+00002017-12-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Sisters: Comedy Nicetime 2
Tobacco RoadTobacco RoadIncognito Theatre shows its work in progress about a gang of young criminals in the 1920s.2017-12-16T19:45:00+00002017-12-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Tobacco Road
Nick Helm's Xmas F*ck-Fest 3.Nick Helm's Xmas F*ck-Fest 3.A stand-up show from the artist in aid of Shelter.2017-12-18T20:00:00+00002017-12-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Nick Helm's Xmas F*ck-Fest 3.
Our Man In HavanaOur Man In HavanaSpies Like Us presents a fast-paced physical farce of peril, espionage and vacuum cleaners, based on Graham Greene's Cold War novel.2017-12-20T19:45:00+00002017-12-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Our Man In Havana
Bowjangles: The Legend Of ExcalibowBowjangles: The Legend Of ExcalibowThe four-piece group performs musical comedy.2018-01-23T19:45:00+00002018-01-24T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Bowjangles: The Legend Of Excalibow
Emma Sidi: Work In ProgressEmma Sidi: Work In ProgressThe artists test her latest material live.2018-01-25T19:45:00+00002018-01-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
Category: event
 
Emma Sidi: Work In Progress
Rhys James & Ed Gamble: Work in ProgressRhys James & Ed Gamble: Work in ProgressSharp gags and imaginative poetry from Rhys James, and cheeky wit and gags from one half of podcast duo Peacock & Gamble.2018-01-26T19:45:00+00002018-01-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
Category: event
 
Rhys James & Ed Gamble: Work in Progress
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Caledonian Road Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Holloway Road Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
29 minutes walk
 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  26% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 22 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  31% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 24 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  31% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 25 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Theatres nearest Pleasance Theatre

Nearest to Pleasance Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Collection, Above The Lord Stanley Pub
London > Entertainment > Theatres
51 Camden Park Road, NW1 | 7 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
The Theatre Collection above the Lord Stanley pub in Camden was founded by Victor Sobchak and Shaban Arifi who between them have produced over 100 productions ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 17 minutes from Pleasance 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 19 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Pleasance Theatre

Near Pleasance Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 10 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
When Filthy McNasty's closed its doors in Clerkenwell many bemoaned its demise but now Ireland's favourite live music venue has dropped the McNasty and opened up ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 15 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
clueQuest
London > Entertainment >
169-171 Caledonian Road, N1 | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Launched in 2013 with PLAN52, clueQuest has since become one of London's most popular live escape games and top tourist attractions. Moving from its original location ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Pleasance Theatre

Near Pleasance Theatre
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Hub: Season 4
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Tuesday 12th December 2017 - 8pm
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
A showcase for established acts to test out new material. Featuring appearances by Adam Hess, Catherine Bohart, Daniel Cook, Fin Taylor, Stevie Martin and Tom Lucy....More
 
 
 
Now On
The Lost Boy Peter Pan
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th November 2017 to 7th January 2018 - Various Times
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
An adaptation of JM Barrie's classic....More
 
 
 
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James McNicholas & Owen Roberts: Work-In-Progress
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Wednesday 13th December 2017 - 7.45pm
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
The pair from the sketch group Beasts, road test individual new acts....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Pleasance Theatre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Pleasance Theatre
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House of Illustration
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
House of Illustration, the first permanent home of the charity of the same name, opened in Granary Square, King's Cross, in summer 2014 with an inaugural ... More
 
 
 
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Lewis Cubitt Park and Square
London > Attractions >
Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
On Stable Street in King's Cross, a short walk from Granary Square, Lewis Cubbit Square is the home of street food market KERB and host to ... More
 
 
 
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Camley Street Natural Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
12 Camley Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 18 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Camley Street Natural Park's two acres of woodland, water and wild meadow, concealed in the urban heart of King's Cross, have a 'secret garden' feel that ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Pleasance Theatre

The best shops and markets near Pleasance Theatre
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Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 11 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Second-hand... More
 
 
 
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Dots
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
132 St Pancras Way, Camden Town, NW1 | 16 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Just a couple of minutes from Camden Town tube station this harmonic haven is a convenient stop-off when faced with any dissonant difficulties. The staff are ... More
 
 
 
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Zoots
London > Shopping > Cleaning and Repairs
2 Haven Mews, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Zoots is a home-service dry cleaning outfit, who collect personal and household ironing, laundry and dry cleaning, delivering them back to your door as good as ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Pleasance Theatre

What are the best dining options near Pleasance Theatre London?
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Kokeb Ethiopian Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
45 Roman Way, Holloway, N7 | 6 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Muya Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
13 Brecknock road, N7 | 7 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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CoBa
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
244 York Way, N7 | 9 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
CoBa on York Way is the brainchild of Vietnamese born, Australia raised Damon Bui who built up a reputation through his supperclub Table for 10 where ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Pleasance Theatre

Near Pleasance Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 8 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 20 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 20 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Pleasance Theatre

Pleasance Theatre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caroline Pick Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
131 Brecknock Road, N19 | 13 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Yoga from within from one of the UK's foremost practitioners. Caroline Pick uses yoga to exercise the body as an extension of the mind, and her ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 14 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 14 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Pleasance Theatre

The best pubs near London Pleasance Theatre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 12 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
 
 
 
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Swimmer at the Grafton Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Eburne Road, N7 | 14 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
... More
 
 
 
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The Lion and Unicorn
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
42-44 Gaisford Street, NW5 | 15 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Pleasance Theatre

Pleasance Theatre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 9 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Spread out over three floors with each one providing its own distinct look and feel, Egg London is a venue like no other. The ground floor ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
At 90 metres, The Champagne Bar at St Pancras International is Europe's longest and presents a very glamourous way to start your journey to Paris before ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pisco Embassy
London > Nightlife > Bars
176 Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 18 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
The 12 cocktails on the menu at Pisco Embassy all offer a twist on classics like the pisco sour. Drinks are expertly served by head bartender ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Pleasance Theatre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Pleasance Theatre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 18 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 21 minutes from Pleasance 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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Paradox
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 19th December 2017 

EGG 9 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Special guests and resident DJs supply house and techno....More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

House of Illustration 17 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape. Lucinda ...More

 
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

House of Illustration 17 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known production designs by celebrated political ...More

 
John Yeoman And Quentin Blake: 50 Years Of Children's Books
Exhibitions | Until 4th March 2018 

House of Illustration 17 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

Orlando Weeks: The Gritterman
Concerts | On 12th December 2017 

Union Chapel 17 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The former frontman of The Maccabees performs the accompanying album to his debut book with narration from actor and comedian ...More

Macbeeth
Theatre | Until 16th December 2017 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 17 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Shakespeare's Scottish play gets a comedy reinvention by Red Squash Theatre....More

Max & Iggor Cavalera: Roots
Concerts | On 12th December 2017 

The Forum 17 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Sepultura metal legends, Max and Iggor Cavalera play their acclaimed album Roots in full to celebrate its 20th anniversary....More

Tank And The Bangas
Concerts | On 12th December 2017 

Islington Assembly Hall 19 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The New Orleans-based ensemble perform an irresistible blend of spoken word, soul, R&B, funk and hip hop....More

The Twilight Zone
The Twilight Zone
Theatre | Until 27th January 2018 

Almeida Theatre 19 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Magic, science fiction and fantasy collide in Anne Washburn's stage adaptation of stories from the cult TV series written by ...More

 
King Tut - A Pyramid Panto
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

The King's Head 21 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Charles Court Opera's pantomime set in Ancient Egypt....More

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Clementine's Christmas Special At Crazy Coqs
Comedy | From 19th December 

Crazy Coqs

Comedy, Musical....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Exhibitions | From 28th June 

National Portrait Gallery

Almost a decade after his death, and coinciding ...More

 
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
Dance | From 9th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Choreographer and writer Lin Hwai-min's new work takes ...More

 
Carmen La Cubana
Carmen La Cubana
Dance | From 1st August 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The UK premiere of Carmen La Cubana featuring Bizet's classic score, with new orchestrations by ...More

 
Akram Khan Company: XENOS
Akram Khan Company: XENOS
Dance | From 29th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sixteen years after his first production, Kaash, talented choreographer and dancer Akram Khanis set for ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary, Shakespeare's Globe gets a new Artistic Director and three ...More

 
May in London 2018
Article 

The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Zippos: Cirque Berserk!
Zippos: Cirque Berserk!
Theatre | From 5th February 

Peacock Theatre

With jaw-dropping stunts, tricks and contemporary artistry, Cirque Berserk! is back with its most famous ...More

 
Street Feast National Pizza Day Pizza Palace
Street Feast National Pizza Day Pizza Palace
Foodie Events | On 8th February 

Hawker House

Foodism presents the first-ever National Pizza Day this ...More

 
Sadler's Wells Family Weekend
Sadler's Wells Family Weekend
Dance | From 30th March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Spilling out into the foyer, the Family Weekend ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Theatre | From 2nd April 

Dominion Theatre

It wowed audiences and won the Radio 2 ...More

 
Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
All's Well That Ends Well
Theatre | From 11th January 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

After her "splendid" (The Guardian) production of The Taming of the Shrew in 2016, Caroline Byrne directs Annie Siddons' reimagining of Shakespeare's drama All's Well That Ends Well to the Globe's candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. ...More

Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Drinking 

With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Omer Tiroche Gallery
Attractions 

Mayfair art gallery with a focus on modern, post-war and contemporary art with exhibition spaces in London and Jaffa....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
Feature 

Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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