The Place

 
 
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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.

 

The Place events

 
Cando2: Workshop (Ages 13-25)Cando2: Workshop (Ages 13-25)A weekly contemporary dance class for disabled and non-disabled dancers.2015-06-02T18:00:00+01002015-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
Today Only
Cando2: Workshop (Ages 13-25)
Hannah Sullivan: Echo Beach / Nic Green: FatherlandHannah Sullivan: Echo Beach / Nic Green: FatherlandA double-bill of contemporary productions exploring social and familial themes.2015-06-02T20:00:00+01002015-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
Today Only
Hannah Sullivan: Echo Beach / Nic Green: Fatherland
Professional ClassProfessional ClassA dance class.2015-06-02T09:00:00+01002015-06-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
Now On
Professional Class
Release Technique And Floor Work Course (Ages 15-19)Release Technique And Floor Work Course (Ages 15-19)Exploring the principles of weight, fall and recovery.2015-06-03T18:00:00+01002015-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Release Technique And Floor Work Course (Ages 15-19)
Sean Mahoney: Until You Hear That Bell / Nic Green: FatherlandSean Mahoney: Until You Hear That Bell / Nic Green: FatherlandA piece about boxing by Mahoney, together with Green's exploration of family ties.2015-06-03T20:00:00+01002015-06-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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Sean Mahoney: Until You Hear That Bell / Nic Green: Fatherland
Scratch Performance By Tony Adigun And Inua Ellams / Dancer By Ian Johnston, Gary Gardiner And AdriaScratch Performance By Tony Adigun And Inua Ellams / Dancer By Ian Johnston, Gary Gardiner And AdriaProvocative entertainment from Adigun and Ellams, and a performance art work created by Ian Johnston, Gary Gardiner and the late Adrian Howells.2015-06-05T20:00:00+01002015-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Scratch Performance By Tony Adigun And Inua Ellams / Dancer By Ian Johnston, Gary Gardiner And Adria
Richard Alston Dance Company: Alston At HomeRichard Alston Dance Company: Alston At HomeAn exciting programme of work which involves young emerging choreographers.2015-06-10T20:00:00+01002015-06-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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Richard Alston Dance Company: Alston At Home
The Cohan LectureThe Cohan LectureWith the founding father of British contemporary dance, Robert Cohan CBE.2015-06-11T12:30:00+01002015-06-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
The Cohan Lecture
Intoto Dance 2015Intoto Dance 2015The London Studio Centre's contemporary performance group presents works by up-and-coming choreographers Jose Agudo and John Ross.2015-06-16T20:00:00+01002015-06-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Intoto Dance 2015
Contemporary Jazz Course (Ages 15-19)Contemporary Jazz Course (Ages 15-19)An energetic and dynamic jazz course.2015-06-24T18:00:00+01002015-06-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Contemporary Jazz Course (Ages 15-19)
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Euston Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Euston Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
4 minutes walk
 
Judd Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Studios2Let Apartments Cartwright Gardens
    London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £51  21% off
    36-37 Cartwright Gardens, WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
    Studios 2 Let Apartments on Cartwright Gardens are situated in the beautiful Bloomsbury area. Located right at the heart of the city, the high quality studios ... More
     
     
     
    Hilton London Euston Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £94  30% 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. The location of this hotel in ... More
     
     
     
    Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  26% 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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    Bloomsbury Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Place
    Owned and part-funded by University College London, the Bloomsbury was completed in 1968 on the site of a bomb-damaged church. The years have not been kind ... More
     
     
     
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    King's Cross Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, 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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    Platform Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, N1C | 9 minutes from The Place
    Part of the University of the Arts London's award-winning campus for Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Platform Theatre has four performance spaces and ... More
     
     
     
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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
     
     
     
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    Curzon Bloomsbury
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    The Brunswick, 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
     
     
     
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    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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    Cando2: Workshop (Ages 13-25)
    London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: Tuesday 2nd June 2015 - 6pm-8pm
    The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | Same location as The Place
    A weekly contemporary dance class for disabled and non-disabled dancers....More
     
     
     
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    Draw It Like Stubbs
    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 2nd June 2015 - 6.30pm-9pm
    Grant Museum of Zoology, Rockefeller Building University College London, 21 University Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 7 minutes from The Place
    Art workshop....More
     
     
     
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    The Railway Children
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th December 2014 to 6th September 2015
    King's Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, N1 | 8 minutes from The Place
    Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale ...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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    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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    The best shops and markets near The Place
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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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    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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    Number Twelve
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    Ambassadors Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
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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
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    North Sea Fish Restaurant
    London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
    7 Leigh Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
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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, 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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    Leisure near The Place

    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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    The best pubs near London The Place.
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    The Betjeman Arms
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    Unit 53, St. Pancras International, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
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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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    Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 9 minutes from The Place
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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, 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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    GNH Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Great Northern Hotel, N1C | 7 minutes from The Place
    The GNH Bar takes up almost the entire ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel and opens directly onto the western concourse of King's Cross Station. ... More
     
     
     
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    The Big Chill House
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from The Place
    From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... 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.
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    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
     
     
     
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    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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    Hannah Sullivan: Echo Beach / Nic Green: Fatherland
    Dance | On 2nd June 2015 

    The Place

    A double-bill of contemporary productions exploring social and familial themes....More

    Cando2: Workshop (Ages 13-25)
    Sporting Events | On 2nd June 2015 

    The Place

    A weekly contemporary dance class for disabled and non-disabled dancers....More

    Professional Class
    Sporting Events | Until 26th June 2015 

    The Place

    A dance class....More

    Cornelia Parker: Magna Carta (An Embroidery)
    Exhibitions | Until 24th July 2015 

    British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

    A textile interpretation of the historic document stitched by over 200 people that have been associated and affected by its ...More

    Anthony Trollope Treasures Display
    Exhibitions | Until 7th June 2015 

    British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

    A display dedicated to the English author including items from his archive and personal effects and the library's manuscript copy ...More

    Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy
    Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy
    Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2015 

    British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

    Marking the 800th anniversary of the granting of the Magna Carta, the British Library presents Magna Carta: Law, Liberty, Legacy. ...More

     
    Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime
    Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime
    Exhibitions | Until 21st June 2015 

    Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from The Place

    The Wellcome Collection's big spring exhibition is Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime, which looks at the history, science and art ...More

     
    The Institute of Sexology
    The Institute of Sexology
    Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

    Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from The Place

    From 20th November 2014, the Wellcome Collection's new Gallery 2 opens with 'The Institute of Sexology', a candid exploration of ...More

     
    Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
    Speirs + Major: HALFLIFE
    Exhibitions | Until 6th March 2016 

    King's Cross Foot Tunnel 6 minutes walk from The Place

    From Friday 6th March commuters and pedestrians using the new Allies & Morrison King's Cross foot tunnel will be greeted ...More

     
    Foundlings At War: Military Bands
    Exhibitions | Until 5th October 2015 

    The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

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