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The PlaceLondon's specialist venue for contemporary ballet, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers classes to everyone from 5-year-old beginners and amateurs on evening classes to some of the world's top professionals. Two of London's best companies, Richard Alston Dance Company and the Robin Howard Dance Theatre have their homes here, and there is also a comfortable, versatile 300-seat theatre with a year-round programme of contemporary dance.

 

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London Contemporary Dance SchoolLondon Contemporary Dance SchoolIn celebration of his 100th birthday, undergraduate and Postgraduate students perform together works by Merce Cunningham and post-graduate choreography student Saju Hari.2019-03-26T19:30:00+00002019-03-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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London Contemporary Dance School
CoraliCoraliThe inclusive dance company presents a multi-media solo work alongside the London premiere of its first ever integrated performance, Technicolour Everyday. Plus dance duo Thick & Tight.2019-03-30T19:30:00+00002019-03-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Alleyne Dance: The Other Side Of MeAlleyne Dance: The Other Side Of MeThe Alleyne twins Kristina and Sade present a double bill of raw, emotionally driven dance, Testimonies and A Night's Game.2019-04-03T19:30:00+01002019-04-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Alleyne Dance: The Other Side Of Me
Frauke Requartdt And Daniel Oliver: Dadders Into Rong TableFrauke Requartdt And Daniel Oliver: Dadders Into Rong TableThe neuro-divergent artists, dyspraxic and with ADHD respectively, present work in progress on a piece rooted in their experiences of their bodies followed by an audience feedback session in a space devised by Daniel to be neuro-divergent friendly.2019-04-06T14:30:00+01002019-04-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Frauke Requartdt And Daniel Oliver: Dadders Into Rong Table
#UKDrillProject#UKDrillProjectHighRise Theatre's political piece exploring the issues with drill music and the societal problems that drive young people into crime.2019-04-06T16:30:00+01002019-04-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Raw CacaoRaw CacaoThe lycra-loving operatic diva Le Gateau Chocolat premieres his new show with Little Coco Orchestra.2019-04-06T20:30:00+01002019-04-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Raw Cacao
Encounter: The Kids Are AlrightEncounter: The Kids Are AlrightA participative performance piece for children and adults which brings together new writing, dance, and sound installation and which has been created by choreographer Jen Malarkey and writer Lee Mattinson.2019-04-09T19:30:00+01002019-04-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Encounter: The Kids Are Alright
Artists 4 Artists: Three Rounds Of AmpArtists 4 Artists: Three Rounds Of AmpStreet dance merges with physical theatre as three young choreographers explore the expressive qualities of krump.2019-04-13T19:30:00+01002019-04-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Artists 4 Artists: Three Rounds Of Amp
GlistenGlistenAn interactive performance for babies and their grown ups.2019-04-15T12:00:00+01002019-04-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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CuriouserCuriouserA 40-minute interactive performance with animated hand-drawn projection, dance, sound, text and interactive digital objects. A collaboration between UK-based Flexer & Sandiland and Norwegian company Dybwikdans.2019-04-17T11:00:00+01002019-04-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £101  38% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  34% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from The Place
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to The Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Place
Bloomsbury Theatre main auditorium closed until Summer 2016. Bloomsbury Theatre Studio is unaffected and continues to operate as normal. Owned ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
RADA - Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Malet Street, WC1E | 7 minutes from The Place
RADA's 160-seat Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre. ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 8 minutes from The Place
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
 
 
 
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Near The Place
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The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 6 minutes from The Place
The purpose built headquarters of The Magic Circle in Euston houses a vast collection of posters and memorabilia relating to the history of mystery. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from The Place
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from The Place
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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London Contemporary Dance School
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 26th and Wednesday 27th March 2019 - 7.30pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | Same location as The Place
In celebration of his 100th birthday, undergraduate and Postgraduate students perform together works by Merce Cunningham and post-graduate choreography student Saju Hari....More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Friendship Before Facebook
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th February to 12th May 2019
The Place, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
Find out how friends were selected, collected and put on display before the digital era in the free Friendship Before Facebook display within the British Library's ...More
 
 
 
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The New Londoners
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd March to 7th July 2019
The Place, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
Close to 200 different countries are represented by people living in London, according to the UN, and award winning British photographer Chris Steele-Perkins has created portraits ...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Place

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Place
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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 1 minute from The Place
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo Paolozzi, ... More
 
 
 
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John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures of British Library
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
The John Ritblat Gallery contains a permanent display of over 200 of the British Library's greatest treasures. It includes documents which made and recorded history, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Place

The best shops and markets near The Place
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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Alara Wholefoods
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
58 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
Alara Wholefoods Health shop on Marchmont Street has been recommended by one of our readers, poet Kim Morrissey, who took the trouble to write in to ... More
 
 
 
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School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
The School of Life offers so much more than your average shopping experience. In fact, it doesn't do it justice to label it a mere shop ... More
 
 
 
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Number Twelve
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Ambassadors Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
... More
 
 
 
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Somerstown Coffee House
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
... More
 
 
 
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North Sea Fish Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
7 Leigh Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Place

Near The Place
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | Same location as The Place
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 5 minutes from The Place
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
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The Place gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from The Place
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
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Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 10 minutes from The Place
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Place

The best pubs near London The Place.
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from The Place
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Place clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
Hidden below the bustling Somers Town Coffee House, Cosy Kettle offers an intimate sanctuary away from the pub crowd. Opened in late 2013, the bar is ... More
 
 
 
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George's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Following a major redesign, the bar within The Gilbert Scott restaurant reopened as George's Bar in early 2018. Marcus Wareing's latest tribute to the building's original ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Anthracite
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, Pancras Road, N1C | 6 minutes from The Place
Bringing a touch of glamour to King's Cross, Anthracite is a sophisticated martini lounge with breathtaking views of George Gilbert ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Place

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from The Place
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Friendship Before Facebook
Friendship Before Facebook
Exhibitions | Until 12th May 2019 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

Find out how friends were selected, collected and put on display before the digital era in the free Friendship Before ...More

 
The New Londoners
The New Londoners
Exhibitions | Until 7th July 2019 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

Close to 200 different countries are represented by people living in London, according to the UN, and award winning British ...More

 
Irish Jam Session
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th March 2019 

The Harrison 7 minutes walk from The Place

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Encore, Encore!
Theatre | On 24th March 2019 

Camden People's Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Place

Oop-La! Theatre Company's satirical celebration of identity, combining drag, clowning and music....More

Standing; Remember
Theatre | On 24th March 2019 

Camden People's Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Place

An exploration of the sculptural values of performance, directed by Soraya Nabipour....More

Alice Merton
Concerts | On 24th March 2019 

Scala 9 minutes walk from The Place

The singer-songwriter, raised in Germany, Canada and England, won the Kulterell Prize For Acoustic Pop with her debut EP No ...More

Don't Move, Improve!
Don't Move, Improve!
Exhibitions | Until 15th April 2019 

The Building Centre 10 minutes walk from The Place

In this annual competition we get a peek inside London's best architecturally designed home extensions. Run by New London Architecture, ...More

 
Dante Quartet
Concerts | On 24th March 2019 

Kings Place 11 minutes walk from The Place

The ensemble performs Haydn's String Quartet In G, Howells's String Quartet No 3 'In Gloucestershire', Beethoven's String Quartet No 8 ...More

Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
Rembrandt: Thinking On Paper
Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2019 

British Museum 11 minutes walk from The Place

To mark 350 years since Rembrandt's death, the British Museum presents Rembrandt: Thinking on Paper. The museum holds one of ...More

 
Beauty Weekend at Wolf & Badger
Beauty Weekend at Wolf & Badger
Exhibitions | Until 24th March 2019 

Coal Drops Yard 12 minutes walk from The Place

Wolf & Badger at Coal Drops Yard is hosting a special Beauty Weekend this week. Running from Friday to Sunday, ...More

 

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BAO Borough
BAO Borough
Dining 

Offering a window into late night grill establishments found across Asia, BAO Borough offers late ...More

 
Pagoda at Kew
Pagoda at Kew
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The ornate Pagoda at Kew affords spectacular views across the botanical gardens and beyond, across ...More

 
Pavilion Bar and Grill: Kew Gardens
Pavilion Bar and Grill: Kew Gardens
Dining 

Close to Temperate House and the Great Pagoda, ...More

 
Soderberg
Soderberg
Dining 

Soderberg has brought the Swedish concept of 'fika' or 'coffee break' to Soho....More

 
Boulevard Theatre
Boulevard Theatre
Entertainment 

Fawn James, granddaughter of entertainment impresario Paul Raymond, revives the striptease joint as a respectable ...More

 
Bubblewrapwaffle
Shopping 

Traditional Hong Kong egg waffles are an envelope for decadent ice cream, chocolate and strawberry fillings....More

Shanghai Modern
Dining 

Bringing Shanghai to Chinatown Shanghai Modern specialises in delicious dumplings, noodles and traditional Shanghai dishes....More

JinLi Chinatown
Dining 

Award-winning Sichuanese restaurant, JinLi, adds a second restaurant in Chinatown with this 150 cover space in Central Cross....More

Yiu Fat Noodle
Yiu Fat Noodle
Dining 

Yiu Fat Noodle is the latest restaurant from the group behind Peruvian-inspired London restaurants Pachamama, ...More

 
Megan's at the Power Station
Megan's at the Power Station
Dining 

Megan's are a series of small, dog-friendly neighbourhood ...More

 
Tabby McTat
Tabby McTat
Theatre | From 6th April 

Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

This Easter holidays a musical adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's children's book comes ...More

 
In The Willows
In The Willows
Theatre | From 9th May 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Clive Rowe stars as Mr Badger in the hip hop musical adaptation of In the ...More

 
Abandoman: BassDrop
Abandoman: BassDrop
Comedy | From 10th July 

Underbelly Festival

Fast-paced musical comedy sketches and hip hop improvisations from Rob Broderick, who seamlessly weaves audience ...More

 
Mark Watson: How You Can Almost Win
Mark Watson: How You Can Almost Win
Comedy | On 13th June 

Underbelly Festival

Following his experiences on Celebrity Island with Bear ...More

 
Trash Test Dummies
Trash Test Dummies
Kids Events | From 29th May 

Underbelly Festival

Award-winning slapstick comedy circus show which takes wheelie bins to new heights and delivers a ...More

 
Criminal: An Improvised Murder Mystery
Criminal: An Improvised Murder Mystery
Comedy | On 25th May 

Underbelly Festival

Four comedians presents an anarchic night of improvised ...More

 
John Robins: Work In Progress
John Robins: Work In Progress
Comedy | On 15th May 

Underbelly Festival

More existential musings from the Perrier Award-winner, digital ...More

 
Sean McLoughlin: Hail Mary
Sean McLoughlin: Hail Mary
Comedy | On 11th May 

Underbelly Festival

Observational and anecdotal material from the comedian as ...More

 
Fantastic Beaver 2: The Rhymes Of Grindr-Wald
Fantastic Beaver 2: The Rhymes Of Grindr-Wald
Theatre | On 9th May 

Underbelly Festival

Star of Drag Queens of London, Miss Rosie ...More

 
Comedy Club 4 Kids
Comedy Club 4 Kids
Comedy | From 22nd April 

Underbelly Festival

Well known names in the comedy realm deliver top stand-up suitable for children as well ...More

 
London Events 2019
Feature 

Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

Best New Openings in London in 2019
Best New Openings in London in 2019
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A pool in the sky, a former magistrates ...More

 
 
 
 
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