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The Red CratePlans to construct The Red Crate, a new theatre opposite Theatre Royal Stratford East, are on hold. A striking 220-seat eco-theatre similar to sister building, the National Theatre's temporary Shed theatre, The Red Crate, will be a game-changer for Theatre Royal Stratford East, increasing the number of performances by 92 per cent per year. Like The Shed, the building has been designed by award-winning architects Haworth Tompkins, but this one will be situated in Stratford's Cultural Quarter alongside Theatre Royal Stratford East, Stratford Circus and Picturehouse cinema. The new building is set to adjoin a new cafe / bar in the adjacent empty catering unit to create a vibrant destination for the local community which will be in place for 10 years if all goes ahead as planned.

 

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Holiday Inn London - Stratford City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  38% off
10A Chestnut Plaza, E20 | 4 minutes from The Red Crate
Feel at home as soon as you enter the contemporary lobby of the Holiday Inn London Stratford City. This new generation Holiday Inn is located in ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Express London-Stratford
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  28% off
196 High Street, E15 | 12 minutes from The Red Crate
The traditional East End and the vibrant new business culture of twenty-first century London meet in Stratford. Great connections to the Docklands business parks and the ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Royal Stratford East
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Gerry Raffles Square, E15 | Same location as The Red Crate
Theatre Royal Stratford East opened in 1884 and became the home of the Theatre Workshop Company in 1954. The first performance ever held here was 'Richelieu' ... More
 
 
 
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Half Moon Young People's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
43 White Horse Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2.7 miles from The Red Crate
An excellent youth theatre housed in an old Victorian townhouse, the Half Moon has been entertaining young Londoners since the mid-1970s. Occupying the former Limehouse Board ... More
 
 
 
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Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Canada Square Park, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.7 miles from The Red Crate
The Spiegeltent at Canary Wharf comes to Canada Square Park in September for 11 days of comedy, music, kids activities, dance, cabaret, acrobatics and kids theatre. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Stratford Picturehouse
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Gerry Raffles Square, Salway Road, E15 | 1 minute from The Red Crate
Fitted out to luxury standards, Stratford Picturehouse is one of 20 independent cinemas operated by Picturehouse which also owns Clapham Picturehouse, the Gate Picturehouse, Greenwich Picturehouse, ... More
 
 
 
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Sugarhouse Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
107 High Street, Stratford, E15 | 18 minutes from The Red Crate
Making use of 107 High Street, Stratford, a building scheduled for demolition in 2013, Sugarhouse Studios is a cinema, cafe and bar with a programme of ... More
 
 
 
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The Yard
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Queens Yard White Post Lane, E9 | 20 minutes from The Red Crate
The Yard theatre occupies a unique warehouse space - where the concrete floor and corrugated roof are clearly visible - located two minutes from Hackney Wick ... More
 
 
 
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Fairy Tales
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 15th February to 31st August 2020
The Red Crate, 383-387 High Street, Stratford, E15 | 5 minutes from The Red Crate
Tiptoe over the bridge but don't wake the troll as you enter a magical Fairy Tale world at the Discover Children's Story Centre. Enter a world ...More
 
 
 
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The Old Town Hall, Stratford
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
29 Broadway, E15 | 3 minutes from The Red Crate
Once described as the 'finest building in Essex', the Grade II listed Old Town Hall in Stratford has been restored to full Victorian splendour with particular ... More
 
 
 
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Discover Children's Story Centre
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
383-387 High Street, Stratford, Stratford, London E15 | 5 minutes from The Red Crate
Discover is a fantastic storytelling centre in Stratford East. Story Trails and Garden Trails run frequently and vary from carnival costumes to Capoeira moves, from wizards ... More
 
 
 
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East Village
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
E20 | 8 minutes from The Red Crate
The former Athletes' Village for the 2012 London Olympics, East Village is London's first Olympic legacy village providing homes, shops, restaurants, cafes and bars on the ... More
 
 
 
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Tiger
London > Shopping >
Unit 45-46, The Mall, Stratford, Stratford, London E15 | 1 minute from The Red Crate
The Swedish lifestyle store Tiger proves that cheap and cheerful can stylish too. Doing for interiors, toys and kitchen gadgets what IKEA has done for furniture, ... More
 
 
 
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Bottle Apostle East Village
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Unit 7.2, 3-4 West Park Walk, E20 | 13 minutes from The Red Crate
Bottle Apostle is a lovely independent wine retailer where you get expert advice and the chance to try before you buy using self-serve enomatic wine ... More
 
 
 
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Elevator Gallery
London > Shopping > Art and Design
Mother Studios, Queens Yard, White Post Lane, E9 | 20 minutes from The Red Crate
Elevator Gallery is a contemporary artist-run space in Hackney Wick, London and is housed in the attic of a former chocolate factory, above Mother Studios. Curators ... More
 
 
 
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King Eddie's
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 3 minutes from The Red Crate
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
 
 
 
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Franco Manca, Westfield
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Unit 2003, The Balcony, Westfield Stratford City, Stratford, London E15 | 4 minutes from The Red Crate
Credited with sparking "a food revolution in South London" by the Telegraph, Franco Manco has a distinct brand of slow-rise sourdough pizzas that people can't get ... More
 
 
 
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Randy's Wing Bar
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Canal Side Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, E15 | 4 minutes from The Red Crate
Best friends Richard Thacker and Andy Watts, the first international competitors to be invited to the annual Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival in ... More
 
 
 
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English National Ballet
London > Education > Adult Education
41 Hopewell Square City Island, South Kensington, London E14 | 2.1 miles from The Red Crate
The English National Ballet, founded by Alicia Markova and Anton Dolin in 1950, moved into its current purpose-built East London home on ... More
 
 
 
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Four Corners
London > Education > Adult Education
121 Roman Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 2.4 miles from The Red Crate
For 30 years Four Corners has been training, producing and supporting the full range of film and photographic requirements. Services on offer include filmmaking facilities and ... More
 
 
 
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Connexions Careers Centre
London > Education > Career Services
27B Dalston Lane, E8 | 3.2 miles from The Red Crate
Connexions is a countrywide information and advisory service for 13-19 year olds and people with special learning needs or disabilities under 25. They offer an array ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Westfield Stratford City
London > Leisure >
Westfield Stratford City, Stratford, London E20 | 11 minutes from The Red Crate
This fun bowling alley and restaurant on the second floor of Westfield Stratford City Shopping Centre is a great place for a gang of you to ... More
 
 
 
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Victory Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Celebration Avenue, E20 | 11 minutes from The Red Crate
Victory Park sits in the heart of East Village, acting as a 'green lung' for the east London neighbourhood created after the 2012 London Olympics where ... More
 
 
 
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London Olympics BMX Track
London > Leisure > London Olympics Venues
Olympic Park, E20 | 17 minutes from The Red Crate
The adapted Olympic BMX Track, the home of the BMX Cycling competition in the 2012 London Olympics, reopens to the public on 4th March 2014, a ... More
 
 
 
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King Eddie's
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 3 minutes from The Red Crate
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
 
 
 
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King Eddie's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Stratford Broadway, E15 | 3 minutes from The Red Crate
A gastropub East End style - and that doesn't mean organic, corn-fed jellied eels and a gang of smoke ventilation engineers. The team behind King Eddie's ... More
 
 
 
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Neighbourhood
London > Nightlife > Pubs
52-54 Celebration Avenue, E20 | 11 minutes from The Red Crate
A 'beer shop' with all-day dining , neighbourhood in East Village is the kind of place all neighbourhoods should ... More
 
 
 
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Roof East
London > Nightlife > Bars
Level 8 Stratford Multi-storey Car Park, Great Eastern Way, Stratford, London E15 | 1 minute from The Red Crate
On top of a multi-storey car park in Stratford, Roof East is back for autumn/winter 2019 with an English boozer themed season. Pub quizzes ... More
 
 
 
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The Fringe
London > Nightlife > Bars
Swan Wharf, Old Ford Lock, E3 | 19 minutes from The Red Crate
A pop up private members' club in a former Victorian stable in Swan Wharf, a 100-metre walk from the Olympic Park, The Fringe is the place ... More
 
 
 
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Crate Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Queen's Yard, E9 | 20 minutes from The Red Crate
A craft brewery and pizzeria overlooking the canal, Crate Brewery offers a unique location to enjoy a pizza and a pint in a former print factory ... More
 
 
 
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Bistrotheque
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 2.5 miles from The Red Crate
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Museum of London Docklands
London > Business > Venue Hire
No.1 Warehouse, West India Quay, Hertsmere Road, Tower Hamlets, London E14 | 2.6 miles from The Red Crate
In keeping with its waterside location, the Museum of London Docklands focuses on the history of the East End with particular emphasis on the River Thames ... More
 
 
 
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ExCeL London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Royal Victoria Dock, E16 | 2.6 miles from The Red Crate
A stunning architectural achievement, gigantic amounts of floor space accompanied by shops, bars and hotels, London’s purpose built exhibition centre, opened in 2000, is an exciting ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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