The Jellyfish Theatre †

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

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London Bridge Railway Station
6 minutes walk
Elephant & Castle Railway Station
12 minutes walk
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Union Car Parks
3 minutes walk
Snowsfields NCP
4 minutes walk

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CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £89† 39% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £98† 23% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel † from £35† 23% 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
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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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The Bunker
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
An Off-West End theatre housed in a former underground parking garage in London Bridge, The Bunker is a small 110-seater studio theatre used ... 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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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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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
Mumford and Sons band member Ben Lovett, co-founder of independent record label Communion, bucks the trend for closing down ... 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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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 29th May to 3rd Jun 2017 - 8am
The Jellyfish Theatre, 53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
Out Of Spite Theatre present a culturally insignificant one-man show that delves into the bizarre, compulsive and wonderful nature of humanity. Written, directed and performed by ...More
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Lettice & Lovage
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 4th May to 8th July 2017 - Various Times
The Jellyfish Theatre, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
Trevor Nunn directs the first major revival of Peter Shaffer's award-winning comedy, which charts the unlikely friendship of a fanciful stately home tour guide, who repeatedly ...More
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The Jellyfish Theatre, Long Lane, SE1 | 4 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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Flat Iron Square
London > Attractions >
68 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
The Flat Iron Square project is an exciting piece of town planning and urban renewal. This Bankside development has ... More
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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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Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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1 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
72 Borough High Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
Turkish cuisine. ... More
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
121 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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Bar Douro
London > Restaurants > Central European restaurants
Arch 35B Flat Iron Square, Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 13 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 23 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 25 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London 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
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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Charles Dickens
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160 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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Call Me Mr Lucky
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Breakfast Club, 11 Southwark Street, Bankside, London 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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Devonshire House
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Union Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
Within the Flat Iron Square site, an area encompassing six railway arches and filled with restaurants, street food and a live music venue, is Devonshire ... 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
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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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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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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 11 minutes from The Jellyfish Theatre
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