Pleasance Theatre

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Carpenter's Mews, N7 9EF†
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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.

Pleasance Theatre events

Romeo And JulietRomeo And JulietBlue Crate Theatre presents William Shakespeare's tragic tale of star-crossed lovers.22nd April 2014Sunday 4th May 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
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Romeo And Juliet
event > Theatre > Shakespearean productions
DATES22nd April to 4th May 2014
Blue Crate Theatre presents William Shakespeare's tragic tale of star-crossed lovers.
Shaun Keaveny: Live And Languorous!Shaun Keaveny: Live And Languorous!Satire and chat from the stand-up and special guests.28th April 2014Monday 28th April 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
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Shaun Keaveny: Live And Languorous!
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATESMonday 28th April 2014 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
Satire and chat from the stand-up and special guests.
Red BastardRed BastardSubversive clown theatre from the US artist, Eric Davis, containing elements of dark comedy.29th April 2014Tuesday 6th May 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
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Red Bastard
event > Theatre > Physical theatre
DATES29th April to 6th May 2014 - 7.30pm
Subversive clown theatre from the US artist, Eric Davis, containing elements of dark comedy.
On The Beach/The IslandersOn The Beach/The IslandersShow And Tell presents a double-bill of acclaimed theatre pieces by John Osborne and Amy Mason, heralding seaside adventure and escapism.7th May 2014Wednesday 7th May 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
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On The Beach/The Islanders
event > Theatre > Specialist
DATESWednesday 7th May 2014 - 7.30pm-8.30pm
Show And Tell presents a double-bill of acclaimed theatre pieces by John Osborne and Amy Mason, heralding seaside adventure and escapism.
Way BackWay BackA taboo-busting comedy drama about a member of the chaplaincy squad based on the cliffs at Beachy Head, which is claimed to be the third most popular suicide side in the world. Written by Daniel Henry Kaes.7th May 2014Sunday 11th May 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
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Way Back
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATES7th to 11th May 2014 - 7.30pm
A taboo-busting comedy drama about a member of the chaplaincy squad based on the cliffs at Beachy Head, which is claimed to be the third most popular suicide side in the world. Written by Daniel Henry Kaes.
The Magical Faraway TreeThe Magical Faraway TreeSleeping Trees present their hilariously reinterpreted versions of The Magic Faraway Tree, Treasure Island and Homer's Odyssey.17th May 2014Saturday 17th May 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
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The Magical Faraway Tree
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATESSaturday 17th May 2014 - 4pm
Sleeping Trees present their hilariously reinterpreted versions of The Magic Faraway Tree, Treasure Island and Homer's Odyssey.
Not Treasure IslandNot Treasure IslandSleeping Trees present their hilariously reinterpreted versions of The Magic Faraway Tree, Treasure Island and Homer's Odyssey.17th May 2014Saturday 17th May 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
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Not Treasure Island
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATESSaturday 17th May 2014 - 5.30pm
Sleeping Trees present their hilariously reinterpreted versions of The Magic Faraway Tree, Treasure Island and Homer's Odyssey.
The Sleeping Trees' OdysseyThe Sleeping Trees' OdysseySleeping Trees present their hilariously reinterpreted version Homer's Odyssey.17th May 2014Saturday 17th May 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
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The Sleeping Trees' Odyssey
event > Theatre > Comedies
DATESSaturday 17th May 2014 - 8pm
Sleeping Trees present their hilariously reinterpreted version Homer's Odyssey.
Joe Lycett: Work In ProgressJoe Lycett: Work In ProgressArticulate storytelling and anecdotal humour as the Chortle Best Newcomer of 2010 and Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards nominee for Best Newcomer 2012 tries out new material.26th May 2014Monday 26th May 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
Joe Lycett: Work In Progress
event > Comedy > Stand-Up
DATESMonday 26th May 2014 - 8pm
Articulate storytelling and anecdotal humour as the Chortle Best Newcomer of 2010 and Foster's Edinburgh Comedy Awards nominee for Best Newcomer 2012 tries out new material.
Killing RogerKilling RogerAward-winning company Sparkle & Dark use puppetry and live music to document the touching friendship between an opinionated teenager and a chain-smoking old man.2nd June 2014Thursday 5th June 2014 Where:
Pleasance Theatre, † Carpenter's Mews† North Road† † N7 9EF
Category: event
Killing Roger
event > Theatre > Puppet shows
DATES2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th Jun 2014 - 7.45pm
Award-winning company Sparkle & Dark use puppetry and live music to document the touching friendship between an opinionated teenager and a chain-smoking old man.

Opening and closing times for Pleasance Theatre

Today (Thursday) Pleasance Theatre closes at 20.00

Monday:

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Car Parks

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

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Hotels near Pleasance Theatre

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Hilton Islington Hotel London London
Hilton Islington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel† from £81† 38% 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
Great Northern Hotel London
Great Northern Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel† from £125† 28% off
King's Cross St Pancras Station, N1C | 24 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Originally designed by Lewis Cubitt and opened on 17th May 1854, The Great Northern Hotel in King's Cross, one of the first examples of the great ...More
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel London
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel† from £90† 32% 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
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Alternative Theatres nearest Pleasance Theatre

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Theatre Collection, Above The Lord Stanley Pub London
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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
Hen & Chickens Theatre London
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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
Almeida Theatre London
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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

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Filthy's London
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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
The Forum London
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The Forum
London > Entertainment > Live Music
9-17 Highgate Road, NW51JY | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Once a gorgeous art deco cinema, The Forum is now an essential mid-sized rock venue. It's got everything you want from the North London rock scene, ...More
Kings Place London
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Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ...More
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Events near Pleasance Theatre

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Cirque Du Soul London
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Cirque Du Soul
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Thursday 17th April 2014 - 10pm-6am
EGG, 200 York Way, N7 | 9 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Dimitri From Paris, The Nextmen, Harry Wolfman, Will Weaver, Luke Wolfman, Charlie LBC and Harvey Maurice play house, funk, soul, electro swing, disco, garage and hip ...More
Ballet Beginners: Workshop London
Ongoing
Ballet Beginners: Workshop
London > Events > Sporting Events †Dates: 10th, 17th and 24th April 2014 - 7pm-8pm
Islington Arts Factory, 2 Parkhurst Road, N7 | 9 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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Ballet: Intermediate: Workshop London
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Ballet: Intermediate: Workshop
London > Events > Sporting Events †Dates: 10th, 17th and 24th April 2014 - 8pm-9.30pm
Islington Arts Factory, 2 Parkhurst Road, N7 | 9 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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Sights and Attractions near Pleasance Theatre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Pleasance Theatre
King's Cross Filling Station London
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King's Cross Filling Station
London > Attractions > Sights
Goods Way, N1C | 18 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
King's Cross Filling Station is a 1960s petrol station redesigned in 2012 by architects Carmody Groarke to become a public landmark building, a cultural and social ...More
Camley Street Natural Park London
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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
Guardian News & Media Gallery London
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Guardian News & Media Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
For an interesting take on print journalism and the machinations of the media world pay a visit to the gallery situated in the foyer of the ...More
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Shopping near Pleasance Theatre

The best shops and markets near Pleasance Theatre
Dots London
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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
Zoots London
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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
Gill Wing Cookshop London
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Gill Wing Cookshop
London > Shopping > Bath and Kitchen
190 Upper Street, N1 | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
The seed for the Gill Wing Cookshop was sewn in early 1980s when Tim and Gill Wing started out by making ceramics and selling their wares ...More
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Restaurants near Pleasance Theatre

What are the best dining options near Pleasance Theatre London?
Kokeb Ethiopian Restaurant London
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Kokeb Ethiopian Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
45 Roman Way, Holloway, N7 | 6 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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Muya Restaurant London
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Muya Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
13 Brecknock road, N7 | 7 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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The Duchess of Kent London
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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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Education near Pleasance Theatre

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Out of the Bloom London
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 21 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ...More
Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique London
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Ecole de Mime Corporel Dramatique
London > Education > Evening Classes
Unit 207, Belgravia Workshop, 157-163 Marlborough Road, N19 | 23 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Only the French could come up with an art form so bizarrely fascinating. Mime is as relaxing as Tai Chi, as healthy as yoga, and as ...More
The Place London
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 29 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ...More
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Caroline Pick Yoga London
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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
Parliament Hill London
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Parliament Hill
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Highgate Road, NW5 | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Originally a point of defense for troops loyal to parliament during the English Civil War, Parliament Hill (previously known as Traitor's Hill) is now a favoured ...More
St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa London
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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 | 25 minutes from Pleasance 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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Pubs near Pleasance Theatre

The best pubs near London Pleasance Theatre.
The Duchess of Kent London
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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
Swimmer at the Grafton Arms London
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Swimmer at the Grafton Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Eburne Road, N7 | 14 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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The Lion and Unicorn London
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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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EGG London
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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
The Champagne Bar London
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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
Hoxley & Porter London
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Hoxley & Porter
London > Nightlife > Bars
153 Upper Street, N1 | 20 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Let the train take you on an exotic night out without actually leaving Islington as you enter Hoxley & Porter, a bar and restaurant which has ...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.
Union Chapel London
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 18 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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Kings Place London
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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
Little Angel Theatre London
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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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Painting For Pleasure: Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 29th May 2014 

Islington Arts Factory 9 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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Ballet Beginners: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 24th April 2014 

Islington Arts Factory 9 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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Ballet: Intermediate: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 24th April 2014 

Islington Arts Factory 9 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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Capoeira: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 29th May 2014 

Islington Arts Factory 9 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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Jazz Dance: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 24th April 2014 

Islington Arts Factory 9 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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Capoeira: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 24th April 2014 

Islington Arts Factory 9 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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Zumba Fitness: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 24th April 2014 

Islington Arts Factory 9 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Work out to Latin American music....More

Cirque Du Soul
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 17th April 2014 

EGG 9 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Dimitri From Paris, The Nextmen, Harry Wolfman, Will Weaver, Luke Wolfman, Charlie LBC and Harvey Maurice play house, funk, soul, ...More

Emirates Stadium Tours
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

Emirates Stadium: Arsenal FC 14 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The current stadium for London football club Arsenal, the Emirates Stadium gives Arsenal (or football) lovers the chance to see ...More

Spring King
Concerts | On 17th April 2014 

Relentless Garage 15 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Five-piece garage rock band based in Liverpool and Manchester. With Support From Pylo, Secret Son....More

 
 
 
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