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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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How To Catch A KrampusHow To Catch A KrampusInternational drag collective Sink The Pink presents a dark twist on a traditional Christmas show, written and directed by Ginger Johnson.2018-11-18T19:30:00+00002018-12-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Secret Dinosaur Cult PodcastSecret Dinosaur Cult PodcastThe brand new podcast from acclaimed comic Sofie Hagen and rising star Jodie Mitchell discussing all things topical.2018-11-21T20:00:00+00002018-11-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Secret Dinosaur Cult Podcast
Simon Amstell And FriendsSimon Amstell And FriendsArnab Chanda, Mawaan Rizwan, Mae Martin and musical MC Rob Deering raise funds and awareness for the award-winning charity The Garden Classroom.2018-11-26T19:30:00+00002018-11-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Simon Amstell And Friends
A Night Of Small ThingsA Night Of Small ThingsStorytellers, playwrights, musicians, poets and other performers present work in progress.2018-11-26T20:00:00+00002018-11-26T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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A Night Of Small Things
The Awkward Silence: Bufo BufoThe Awkward Silence: Bufo BufoSketch comedy from Ralph Jones and Vyvyan Almond.2018-11-27T20:00:00+00002018-11-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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The Awkward Silence: Bufo Bufo
LadykillerLadykillerThe Thelmas present Madeline Gould's cogent black comedy about a sociopathic maid.2018-11-30T20:00:00+00002018-12-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Ladykiller
Gala For World Aids DayGala For World Aids DayJohn Kearns, Sara Pascoe, Lou Sanders, Mae Martin, Nish Kumar, Lucy Pearman and many more deliver their stand-up acts in support of National Aids Trust.2018-12-03T19:30:00+00002018-12-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Gala For World Aids Day
Katia Kvinge & FriendsKatia Kvinge & FriendsThe Scottish BAFTA Nominated sketch comedian performs her multi-character routine, along with sets from fellow comedians.2018-12-04T20:00:00+00002018-12-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Katia Kvinge & Friends
Sorry With Jack RookeSorry With Jack RookeThe improv troupe, consisting of Alison Thea-Skot, Liz Kingsman, Lola-Rose Maxwell, Naomi Petersen and Sophia Broido, are joined by the comedian, presenter and writer.2018-12-05T20:00:00+00002018-12-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Sorry With Jack Rooke
Drunk Women Solving CrimeDrunk Women Solving CrimeJoin writer/comedian hosts Hannah George, Catie Wilkins and Taylor Glenn as they welcome London Hughes and Suzi Ruffell to test out their drunk detective skills.2018-12-06T20:00:00+00002018-12-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Drunk Women Solving Crime
 

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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 £92  39% 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 £82  34% 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 £73  40% 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Thousand Island
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 15 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Thousand Island is a self-contained music venue and late night club where Upstairs at The Garage used to be, right next ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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How To Catch A Krampus
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th November to 23rd December 2018 - Various Times
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
International drag collective Sink The Pink presents a dark twist on a traditional Christmas show, written and directed by Ginger Johnson....More
 
 
 
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Simon Amstell And Friends
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Monday 26th November 2018 - 7.30pm
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
Arnab Chanda, Mawaan Rizwan, Mae Martin and musical MC Rob Deering raise funds and awareness for the award-winning charity The Garden Classroom....More
 
 
 
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A Night Of Small Things
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Monday 26th November 2018 - 8pm
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
Storytellers, playwrights, musicians, poets and other performers present work in progress....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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Gasholder 11
London > Attractions > Sights
Lewis Cubitt Square, King's Cross, N1C | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Gasholders Nos. 10, 11 and 12 were built for the storage of town gas for Pancras Gasworks, the largest gasworks in London. ... 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

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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
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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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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 15 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... 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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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
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Nightlife near Pleasance Theatre

Pleasance Theatre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Tribes KX
London > Nightlife > Bars
Tileyard Studios, Tileyard Road, N7 | 8 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Two Tribes KX, a brewhouse and taproom in King's Cross, unites craft beer, cutting-edge music and street food in Tileyard Studios, ... More
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Sholom Aleichem In The Old World
Theatre | Until 25th November 2018 

The Lion & Unicorn Theatre 15 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The British premiere of Saul Reichlin's latest adaptation of the stories of the great Sholom Aleichem (Fiddler On The Roof)....More

Five Alive
Exhibitions | On 18th November 2018 

Union Chapel 17 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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

Proxy
Theatre | Until 19th November 2018 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 17 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Actor and writer Caroline Burns Cooke and director Colin Watkeys present a comedy-drama about murder, Munchhausen's syndrome and living by ...More

Perfect
Concerts | On 18th November 2018 

The Forum 17 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The Polish rock veterans celebrate almost three decades in the music business....More

Coal Drops Yard: Space Frames
Coal Drops Yard: Space Frames
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Coal Drops Yard 18 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

A special festive light installation brightens winter nights at Coal Drops Yard, the new Heatherwick Studio-designed shopping district in King's ...More

 
Teoman
Concerts | On 18th November 2018 

Islington Assembly Hall 19 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

A performance by one of the most popular Turkish singers of the new millennium....More

Finding Santa
Finding Santa
Theatre | Until 24th December 2018 

Little Angel Studios 20 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Written by children's author Sean Taylor, who also wrote Where the Bugaboo Lives, Finding Santa is a puppet adventure that ...More

 
Rat Boy
Concerts | On 18th November 2018 

Electric Ballroom 21 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

A passionate blend of hip hop and indie-rock courtesy of the Essex born signer and producer, aka Jordan Cardy and ...More

Sean McLoughlin: Unt Others
Comedy | On 18th November 2018 

The Camden Head 22 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Observational and anecdotal material from the fresh-faced stand-up from Brighton....More

Nearly Dan: Steely Dan Tribute
Music | On 18th November 2018 

The Jazz Cafe 23 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The band pays homage to the American rock act known for the songs Do It Again and Haitian Divorce....More

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The Merry Wives of Windsor
Theatre | From 7th December 

Barbican Centre

The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Shakespeare's comedy of suburbia, wives and over-inflated egos at the Barbican. Fiona Laird directs the hilarious comedy The Merry Wives of Windsor, with ...More

French Winter Village by Grey Goose at The Langham
French Winter Village by Grey Goose at The Langham
Seasonal | From 21st November 

Roux at The Landau

Tucked away within the interior of the Langham ...More

 
Artesian
Artesian
Nightlife 

One of London's most glamorous hotel cocktail bars within one of London's oldest hotels, the ...More

 
London Welsh Centre
Entertainment 

A cultural and community centre on Grays Inn Road the London Welsh Centre has been promoting Welsh culture and language in London since 1937....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 2nd May 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs old ...More

 
Mariah Carey
Mariah Carey
Concerts | On 11th December 

The O2 Arena

The Grammy-winning American superstar returns with her best-selling pop and R&B hits in a seasonal ...More

 
Bjorn Again
Bjorn Again
Concerts | From 20th December 

Shepherd's Bush Empire

Considering they're a satirical parody of a certain successful Swedish pop outfit, Bjorn Again has ...More

 
Madness
Madness
Concerts | On 14th December 

The O2 Arena

Hailing from Camden, the ska septet reigned through the 70s and 80s comes to London. ...More

 
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Tell-Tale Heart
Theatre | From 5th December 

National Theatre: Dorfman

Anthony Neilson directs his own darkly comic and twisted thriller at the National's Dorfman Theatre. ...More

 
Cakes and Bubbles by Albert AdriĆ 
Cakes and Bubbles by Albert AdriĆ 
Dining 

Cakes and Bubbles is an all-dessert restaurant from ...More

 
Fabric NYE
Fabric NYE
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 

Fabric Nightclub

For their final night of 2018, fabric invites a host of esteemed party specialists to ...More

 
Pierre Bonnard: The Colour Of My Memory
Exhibitions | From 23rd January 

Tate Modern

A major exhibition of works by French painter Pierre Bonnard, a friend and contemporary Henri Matisse, known for his unconventional use of colour and his preference to work ...More

London's New Year's Day Parade
London's New Year's Day Parade
Seasonal | On 1st January 

Parliament Square

American cop cars, miniature steamers and drumming bands ...More

 
London Events 2019
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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. Two new musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton and Mary Poppins, ...More

January in London 2019
January in London 2019
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Cate Blanchett storms the stage, Catherine Tate arrives in the West End and Cirque ...More

 
December in London 2018
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa Dash return along with a Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace and a new puppet show from the puppeteers behind ...More

December in London 2018
December in London 2018
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa ...More

 
Best Events in London for October Half Term
Best Events in London for October Half Term
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From Storystock at Battersea Power Station to The ...More

 
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Bespoke art works and Instagram worthy interiors. ...More

 
 
 
 
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