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The Playground Theatre In the Ladbroke Grove area of west London, just a ten-minute walk from Latimer Road tube station, The Playground Theatre is a novel use for an old bus depot. Having won the Samuel Beckett award for innovative theatre, the Playground Theatre has a long history supporting artists working in theatre but this is the first time they've had their own bricks and mortar theatre. Officially open in autumn 2017, the theatre is headed up by Anthony Biggs, previously at Jermyn Street Theatre, who as co-artistic director works with the theatre's founder, actor and producer Peter Tate. Designed by Jonathan Mizzi Studio, the theatre has room for 150 to 200, a flexible stage, full lighting rig, state of the art sound system and two dressing rooms. The theatre also includes a sumptuous front of house area with a box office and a cafe bar serving throughout the day.

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58 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 18 minutes from The Playground Theatre
A short walk from Olympia Exhibition Centre, the Dorsett Shepherd's Bush is a four star hotel within a Grade II-listed landmark building which opened as the ... More
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179-199 Holland Park Avenue, W11 | 19 minutes from The Playground Theatre
Located in the leafy district of Holland Park and only five minutes' walk from the Westfield Shopping Centre and Notting Hill, the Hilton London Kensington is ... More
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 52 34% off
Richmond Way, W14 | 22 minutes from The Playground Theatre
The K West Hotel and Spa oozes luxury - its sleek design runs from the striking exterior through to the rooms, restaurant and the spa. The ... More
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Alternative Theatres nearest The Playground Theatre

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Bush Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
7 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 17 minutes from The Playground Theatre
London's essential theatre for new writing has been the first step into the big time for dozens of Britain's best playwrights. Challenging, disturbing and original works ... More
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The Print Room at the Coronet
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 Notting Hill Gate, Bayswater, London W11 | 25 minutes from The Playground Theatre
A non-for-profit venue with a performance space especially popular for experimental dance, theatre and music, The Print Room was established by Anda Winters and Lucy Bailey ... More
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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 25 minutes from The Playground Theatre
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
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Vue Westfield
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Westfield Shopping Centre, Ariel Way, W12 | 14 minutes from The Playground Theatre
London's biggest shopping centre now has a cinema megaplex to match its size and gradeur in the shape of Vue Westfield, which opened in February 2010. ... More
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Bush Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
310 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 16 minutes from The Playground Theatre
A unique venue whose high ceilings have played host to a wide variety of artists from cabaret to cutting-edge electronica. Built in 1905 as a dance ... More
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The Electric Cinema, Portobello
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 16 minutes from The Playground Theatre
Lush leather armchairs, beds on the front row, comfy footstools, wine coolers and small tables storing snacks and drinks make this small, independent cinema one of ... More
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Television Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
Wood Lane, White City, W12 | 10 minutes from The Playground Theatre
Sold to property developers in 2012 Television Centre in White City, home to the BBC for fifty years, is being redeveloped into a cinema, a boutique ... More
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Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
London > Attractions > Museums
111-117 Lancaster Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 11 minutes from The Playground Theatre
From Cornflakes to Ker-plunk, Spacedust to Spacehoppers, take a nostalgic tour through 200 years of British consumerism with Robert Opie's unique creation. Enter the Museum of ... More
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Louise T Blouin Institute
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
3 Olaf Street, W11 | 11 minutes from The Playground Theatre
The Louis T Blouin Foundation, one of the largest not-for-profits in the art world, focuses on exploring the interplay between art and neuroscience. Most famous for ... More
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Shane Connolly Flowers
London > Shopping > Florists
491 Latimer Road, W10 | 3 minutes from The Playground Theatre
This west London-based florist most famously put together the flowers for The Royal Wedding in 2011. Shane Connolly holds a Royal Warrant awarded to ... More
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Westfield London - Shepherd's Bush
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Ariel Way, Shepherd's Bush, W12 | 14 minutes from The Playground Theatre
At a whopping 150,000 square metres the imposing Shepherd's Bush Westfield Shopping Centre has the dubious honour of being London's largest shopping mall. Opened on 30th ... More
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Kokon To Zai
London > Shopping > Clothing
87 Golborne Road, Notting Hill, London W10 | 14 minutes from The Playground Theatre
Kokon to Zai, meaning "east meets west" in Japanese, is a mix of designer clothes and interior design pieces but what makes it stand ... More
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Crussh
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Westway Sports Centre, 1 Crawthorne Road, Notting Hill, W10 | 4 minutes from The Playground Theatre
This chain of juice bars squishes together a delightful variety of flavoursome, healthy drinks. They press fresh juice fruit right in front of you, and blend ... More
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Butterscotch Bakery
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Westworks Lobby, 195 Wood Lane, W12 | 5 minutes from The Playground Theatre
Over ten years after she founded Bea's of Bloomsbury the Cordon Bleu trained chef, Bea Vo, is back with a different baked ... More
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Number One Cafe
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
1 Dalgarno Gardens, W10 | 6 minutes from The Playground Theatre
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 19 minutes from The Playground Theatre
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
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Leiths School of Food and Wine
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 26 minutes from The Playground Theatre
Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety ... More
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Wendell Park Primary School
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Cobbold Road, W12 | 27 minutes from The Playground Theatre
A west London school for 3 to 11 year olds, Wendell Park Primary is housed a Victorian school on Cobbold Road overlooking ... More
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West London Bowling Club
London > Leisure >
112a Highlever Road, W10 | 3 minutes from The Playground Theatre
Dubbed "the hidden gem of W10", the West London Bowling Club in Ladbroke Grove was founded in 1903 and became known for its award-winning gardens, ... More
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St Quintin Community Kitchen Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
St Quintin Avenue, W10 | 4 minutes from The Playground Theatre
A disused tennis court has been transformed into St Quintin Community Kitchen Garden where local residents grow their own fresh produce. The garden, featured in The ... More
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Westway Climbing Centre
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
Westway Sports Centre, 1 Crowthorne Road, W10 | 4 minutes from The Playground Theatre
Probably the best climbing wall in London, with excellent supervision and facilities, and climbs to suit all levels of ability. Be warned - this is an ... More
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The Bull
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 1033, Westfield, W12 | 11 minutes from The Playground Theatre
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The Elgin
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
96 Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 13 minutes from The Playground Theatre
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The Elgin
London > Nightlife > Pubs
96 Ladbrooke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 13 minutes from The Playground Theatre
A pub with G & T tastings and 22 gins on offer! The Elgin has a special Gin Palace, a small bar separated from the ... More
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Albertine Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 Wood Lane, W12 | 15 minutes from The Playground Theatre
Even though this wine bar is practically on the traffic hub of Shepherds Bush green and in the shadow of the mega Westfield Shopping Centre it ... More
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
186 Portobello Road, W11 | 16 minutes from The Playground Theatre
Taking lock-ins to the next level, Portobello Road Gin is launching the UK's first-ever gin hotel this December. A four-floor mecca for the discerning ... More
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The Bluejay
London > Nightlife > Bars
184 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 16 minutes from The Playground Theatre
Bluejay is a very unusual find on this part of the Uxbridge Road, a classy jazz club with a sleek interior, lounge atmosphere and a smart ... More
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute
London > Business > Venue Hire
Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 11 minutes from The Playground Theatre
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Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 16 minutes from The Playground Theatre
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 30 minutes from The Playground Theatre
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ... More
 
 

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