Rose Theatre

 
 
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56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 9AS
 
 
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Rose TheatreThe Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, and the public formed a campaign to 'Save the Rose' and protect it from redevelopment. The Rose was the first of four playhouses to be built at Bankside. Shakespeare's company, which was based at the nearby Globe Theatre also played here. During the summer months Shakespeare's Globe brings tours to the Rose every day except Monday, and the tours encompass both the Globe Exhibition and the site of the Rose. Fundraising to fully excavate the site is still ongoing, and in the meantime, visitors can explore a light and sound exhibition, with a video narrated by Sir Ian Mckellan. There is also large scale model of the Rose Theatre as it might have been in 1587.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
London Bridge Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Parks
 
3 minutes walk
 
Snowsfields NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £292  23% off
    31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Rose Theatre
    The first ever luxury Shangri-La Hotel in London has the unique selling point of occupying the upper floors of one of the tallest buildings in Europe. ... More
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £73  40% off
    103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Rose Theatre
    Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
     
     
     
    Hilton London Tower Bridge
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  35% off
    5 More London Place, SE1 | 10 minutes from Rose Theatre
    This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Menier Chocolate Factory
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Rose Theatre
    Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had half-a-dozen ... More
     
     
     
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    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Rose Theatre
    This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
     
     
     
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    The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 4 minutes from Rose Theatre
    For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre, a ... More
     
     
     
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    Drum Cafe
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Rose Theatre
    100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
     
     
     
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    Roxy Bar & Screen
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Rose Theatre
    The Roxy Bar and Screen on Borough High Street is an independent cinema which hosts monthly VJ/DJ nights and has a Popcorn Comedy night as well ... More
     
     
     
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    Unicorn Theatre
    London > Entertainment >
    147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Rose Theatre
    This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Events > Film Events  Dates: Tuesday 5th May 2015 - 8pm
    Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Rose Theatre
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    London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Tuesday 5th May 2015 - 7pm-9pm
    Vivat Bacchus, 4 Hayes Lane Bridge, SE1 | 7 minutes from Rose Theatre
    The Vivat Bacchus Wine Club, founded in 2005 with events held every Monday evening at both our Farringdon and London Bridge branches, learn about wine in ...More
     
     
     
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    The View From The Shard Tickets
    London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013
    The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Rose Theatre
    London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in ...More
     
     
     
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    Golden Hinde
    London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
    Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Rose Theatre
    Sir Francis Drake completed the second-ever circumnavigation of the world between 1577-80 in a galleon ship called the Golden Hinde. The ship has been re-created and ... More
     
     
     
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    The Clink Prison Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    1 Clink Street, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Rose Theatre
    Located on what was once the London estate of the Bishops of Winchester (known as the 'Liberty of the Clink'), the Clink Prison Museum unlocks the ... More
     
     
     
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    Southwark Cathedral
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Rose Theatre
    Dating back to around 1220 Southwark Cathedral is the oldest Gothic church in London. It has a varied and lively history and houses interesting memorials connected ... More
     
     
     
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    Konditor & Cook
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    10 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Rose Theatre
    Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This ... More
     
     
     
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    The Wine Pantry
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Rose Theatre
    The only wine shop in the world selling nothing but English wine, The Wine Pantry in Borough Market offers customers something quite unique. It may come ... More
     
     
     
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    Borough Market
    London > Shopping > Markets
    Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Rose Theatre
    Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
     
     
     
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    Cantina Vinopolis
    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    1 Bank End Bridge,, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Rose Theatre
    Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
     
     
     
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    Wagamama
    London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
    1 Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Rose Theatre
    Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high quality fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy ... More
     
     
     
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    Del Mercato
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    No 1 Bank End, SE1 | 1 minute from Rose Theatre
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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Careers Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 21 minutes from Rose Theatre
    Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
     
     
     
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 23 minutes from Rose Theatre
    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
     
     
     
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    City Journalism
    London > Education > Professional Training
    106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 24 minutes from Rose Theatre
    City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
     
     
     
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    Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
    London > Leisure >
    Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, SE1 | 6 minutes from Rose Theatre
    High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
     
     
     
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    Snowsfields Wellness
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 8 minutes from Rose Theatre
    It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
     
     
     
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    Potters Fields Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Rose Theatre
    Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
     
     
     
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    Wheatsheaf
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Rose Theatre
    Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
     
     
     
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    National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Rose Theatre
    Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    160 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from Rose Theatre
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    Vinopolis Wine Wharf
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Rose Theatre
    Their extensive wine list is a veritable treat for connoisseurs and aspiring novices alike; there are 100 wines available by the glass and over 300 wines, ... More
     
     
     
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    Vinopolis
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    1 Bank End, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Rose Theatre
    If you like wine, an afternoon spent exploring the alcoholic delights of Vinopolis is an ideal pursuit. This self-guided tour allows visitors to find out about ... More
     
     
     
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    The Rake
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Rose Theatre
    Beer is the draw here, over 100 different bottled kinds from all over the world squeezed into the compact space (said to be the smallest bar ... More
     
     
     
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    Vinopolis
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Rose Theatre
    This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
     
     
     
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    Skinners' Hall
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 6 minutes from Rose Theatre
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    Tate Modern
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Rose Theatre
    Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
     
     
     
     

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    The Merchant Of Venice
    Theatre | Until 7th June 2015 

    Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 4 minutes walk from Rose Theatre

    Jonathan Pryce plays money lender Shylock in Shakespeare's uncompromising drama of intolerance, justice and mercy. Jonathan Munby directs with original ...More

    Sonia Delaunay
    Sonia Delaunay
    Exhibitions | Until 9th August 2015 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Rose Theatre

    The first UK retrospective to assess the breadth of Sonia Delaunay, a key figure in the Parisian avant-garde who became ...More

     
    Marlene Dumas: The Image as Burden
    Marlene Dumas: The Image as Burden
    Exhibitions | Until 10th May 2015 

    Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Rose Theatre

    From 5th February, Tate Modern celebrates Amsterdam-based, South African artist Marlene Dumas, known for her intense paintings drawn from personal ...More

     
    The Grantchester Pottery: Backdrop Commission
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    Jerwood Space 7 minutes walk from Rose Theatre

    An artistic collaboration between the sculptor Giles Round and the painter Phil Root....More

    Giles Round And Phil Root: The Grantchester Pottery
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    Jerwood Space 7 minutes walk from Rose Theatre

    A presentation of the inaugural Backdrop Commission by The Grantchester Pottery, an artistic collaboration between sculptor Giles Round and painter ...More

    Argentinian Malbec - Amazing, Full-Bodied Red Wines
    Leisure | On 5th May 2015 

    Vivat Bacchus 7 minutes walk from Rose Theatre

    The Vivat Bacchus Wine Club, founded in 2005 with events held every Monday evening at both our Farringdon and London ...More

    The View From The Shard Tickets
    The View From The Shard Tickets
    Attraction | Next performance 5th May 2015 

    The Shard 9 minutes walk from Rose Theatre

    London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is ...More

     
    Flora And Fauna
    Exhibitions | Next performance 5th May 2015 

    Bank of England Museum 11 minutes walk from Rose Theatre

    What's the colour of money? The Bank Of England Museum in the City turns its attention to another type of ...More

    Nantucket Beach Club
    Nantucket Beach Club
    Foodie Events | Until 5th September 2015 

    Skylounge 13 minutes walk from Rose Theatre

    Bringing a taste of the East Coast to London, rooftop bar Skylounge is hosting a Nantucket Beach Club pop-up this ...More

     
     
     
     
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