The Jellyfish Theatre

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Marlborough Playground, 11-25 Union Street, SE1 1LB†
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The Jellyfish TheatreLondon's first fully-functioning theatre made entirely from recycled and reclaimed materials was constructed over the summer of 2010 and will be open from late August through to early October showing a couple of eco-themed plays. The Jellyfish Theatre, which stands in a south London playground, 10 minutes' walk from the Globe theatre on the banks of the Thames, is the idea of the Red Room film and theatre company and was showcased as part of the London Festival of Architecture in July. Seating 120, the theatre has been constructed using materials from all sources: rusty old nails, Covent Garden market pallets, discarded doors, reclaimed timber from building sites, redundant school furniture, old kitchen units donated by the public, junked theatre sets. For more information go to www.oikosproject.com.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

London Bridge Railway Station
6 minutes walk
Elephant & Castle Railway Station
12 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† 41% off
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Jellyfish 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
The Bridge Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £24† 30% off
30 Borough Road, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
Located just south of the River Thames, The Bridge Hotel is the perfect accommodation choice for those wishing to explore the many sights and attractions London ... More
Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £63† 35% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Jellyfish 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
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Alternative Theatres nearest The Jellyfish Theatre

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Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish 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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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
The 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, ... More
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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is curated ... More
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Roxy Bar & Screen
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | Same location as The Jellyfish 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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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Jellyfish 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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The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
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The Creative Bubble - Live Performance Night (free entry)
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife †Dates: Thursday 29th January 2015 - 7.30pm-12midnight
Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | Same location as The Jellyfish Theatre
On Thursday 29th Jan we see the return of our ever popular live performance night, hosted by the beautiful E.S.T...More
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Bat Boy: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 27th to 31st Jan 2015 - Various Times
Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway, SE1 | 8 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
A musical about a group of teenagers who discover a pointy-eared, bright-eyed bat child in a cave in the West Virginia Hills and bring him into ...More
Ongoing
Lawrence Weiner
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 27th to 31st Jan 2015 - Various Times
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 9 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
Lawrence Weiner's use of language as his primary medium has marked him out as one of the leading figures of conceptual art. This cycle of works ...More
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Sights and Attractions near The Jellyfish Theatre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Jellyfish Theatre
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Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret
London > Attractions > Museums
9a St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
Hidden away in the roof space of the old St Thomas Baroque church, this restored 1821 women's operating theatre is the oldest operating theatre in England. ... More
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Southwark Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Jellyfish 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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Golden Hinde
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Pickfords Wharf, Clink Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Jellyfish 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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Shopping near The Jellyfish Theatre

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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
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The Wine Pantry
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish 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 The Jellyfish 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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Tas
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
72 Borough High Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
Turkish cuisine. ... More
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St Christopher's Inn
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
121 Borough High Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
A traditional English pub on the vibrant Borough High Street, St Christopher's Inn serves fresh and flavourful food created with the finest produce from nearby Borough ... More
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Simply Indian
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
25 Tabard Street, Southwark, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
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Education near The Jellyfish Theatre

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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 25 minutes from The Jellyfish 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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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 29 minutes from The Jellyfish 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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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 30 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into 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 The Jellyfish 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 | 6 minutes from The Jellyfish 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 The Jellyfish 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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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish 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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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish 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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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
... More
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The Jellyfish Theatre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
, The Breakfast Club, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
Not content with leading London's breakfast scene, The Breakfast Club are now also pioneers in cocktail bars. Along with the opening of their café in London ... More
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The Rake
London > Nightlife > Bars
14 Winchester Walk, Borough, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Jellyfish 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
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Meeting venue hire near The Jellyfish Theatre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Jellyfish Theatre.
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Jellyfish 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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The Bridge
London > Business > Venue Hire
Weston Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
... More
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The Jellyfish 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 Creative Bubble - Live Performance Night (free entry)
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th January 2015 

Roxy Bar & Screen

On Thursday 29th Jan we see the return of our ever popular live performance night, hosted by the beautiful E.S.T...More

Lindt Excellence Chocolate & Wine Pairing Masterclasss
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2015 

Vinopolis 6 minutes walk from The Jellyfish Theatre

Find out how to pair chocolates to wines....More

Open Studio: Sculptural Weave
Exhibitions | Until 29th March 2015 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from The Jellyfish Theatre

An opportunity to experiment with large-scale 3D weaving, plaiting, braiding and construction....More

Sonic Weave: Exploring Silk And Viscose Through Sound
Kids Events | Until 31st January 2015 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from The Jellyfish Theatre

A sonic trail around the gallery....More

Liminal
Kids Events | Until 31st January 2015 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from The Jellyfish Theatre

A participatory sculpture experimenting with shape, form and composition....More

West End Wendies
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th April 2015 

Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec 18 minutes walk from The Jellyfish Theatre

An open stage for performers with hosts that include Jamie Anderson, Champagne Charlie and Paul L Martin....More

NT Platforms: 10 Years Of Bruntwood Prize For Playwriting: What Makes A Great Play'
Exhibitions | On 29th January 2015 

National Theatre 18 minutes walk from The Jellyfish Theatre

Launching the 10th anniversary competition, The 2015 Bruntwood Prize is hosting this panel discussion, chaired by the broadcaster, journalist and ...More

3 Winters
3 Winters
Theatre | Until 3rd February 2015 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 18 minutes walk from The Jellyfish Theatre

Over many years in Croatia from the rise of Communism and democracy, war and joining the European Union, the Kos ...More

 
Baby Lame: Don't Call It A Comeback!
Theatre | Until 31st January 2015 

The Vaults, Arch 233 20 minutes walk from The Jellyfish Theatre

A suitably-dark and crazy show featuring song, dance, film and performance, from the cabaret performer and her madcap family....More

Rogue Elephant
Theatre | Until 5th March 2015 

The Vaults, Arch 233 20 minutes walk from The Jellyfish Theatre

Work-in-progress performances of Richard Marsh's sitcom in which a poet is forced to scrape a living writing rhymes for greetings ...More

 

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February in London 2015
February in London 2015

Maxine Peake, Ralph Fiennes and Juliet Stevenson make February 2015 a strong month for new theatre in London. Beatles ...More

 
May in London 2015
May in London 2015

Bend It Like Beckham goes from screen to London stage in May 2015, just one of the LondonTown top ...More

 
The Candlelight Club's St Valentine's Day Ball
The Candlelight Club's St Valentine's Day Ball
Theatre | On 14th February 2015 

Secret Location

Clandestine pop-up cocktail bar the Candlelight Club is hosting a special Valentine's Day ball. Taking place in a 1920s ballroom, ...More

 
American Buffalo
American Buffalo
Theatre | 16th April 2015 - 27th June 2015 

Wyndham's Theatre

Homeland star Damian Lewis stars in Daniel Evans' production, of David Mamet's drama, American Buffalo, in which three small-time crooks ...More

 
Peace Direct: Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee
Peace Direct: Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee
Theatre | On 8th February 2015 

Bush Hall

Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee and Meera Syal speak the words of people who have made huge sacrifices (sometimes ...More

 
Painting Paradise: The Art Of The Garden
Painting Paradise: The Art Of The Garden
Exhibitions | 20th March 2015 - 11th October 2015 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Scenes from royal gardens at Buckingham Palace, Whitehall and Hampton Court are shown in Painting Paradise, an exhibition ...More

 
Rehab Parliamentary Pancake Race
Rehab Parliamentary Pancake Race
Exhibitions | On 17th February 2015 

Victoria Tower Gardens

In the run-up to the election there's an even bigger contest at stake, the Rehab Parliamentary Pancake Race, when MPs, ...More

 
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Harringay locals, couple Ebony and Paul Harding, are behind this supermarket with a difference. Harringay Local Store unites their two ...More

 
Tapas Revolution Shoreditch
Tapas Revolution Shoreditch
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Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy continues the expansion of his Spanish food empire which began with Tapas Revolution in Westfield Shepherd's ...More

 
Duck & Rice
Opened End of January 2015 

Hakkasan and Wagamama founder Alan Yau opens 'Chinese gastropub' Duck & Rice on the Soho street famous ...More

 
 
 
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