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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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Touch WoodTouch WoodA chance to view new works-in-progress by Botis Seva, Lola Maury, Lizzie J Klotz and Sivan Rubinstein.2017-09-19T19:30:00+01002017-09-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Touch Wood
Requardt & Rosenberg: DeadClubRequardt & Rosenberg: DeadClubA contemporary piece exploring mortality, from the creators of Electric Hotel, Motor Show and The Roof.2017-09-19T20:00:00+01002017-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Requardt & Rosenberg: DeadClub
Touch WoodTouch WoodA chance to view new works-in-progress by Vera Tussing, Sinead Rushe, Gracefool Collective and Nevena Stojkov.2017-09-21T19:30:00+01002017-09-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Touch Wood
2Faced Dance Company: Outlands2Faced Dance Company: OutlandsA triple bill of contemporary dance that showcases and celebrates up-and-coming female choreographers Hemabharathy Palani, Roonita Mookerji and Emma-Jayne Park.2017-10-03T20:00:00+01002017-10-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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2Faced Dance Company: Outlands
Medea, Written In RageMedea, Written In RageJean Rene Lemoine's re-imagined tale of the ancient Greek legend Medea, translated, adapted, and directed by Neil Bartlett and performed by Francois Testory.2017-10-05T20:00:00+01002017-10-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Medea, Written In Rage
Pivot DancePivot DanceA double-bill evenings of contemporary dance by international choreographers, with Joseph Toonga's Daughter Saughter: Before I Met You and Elena Giannotti's Floating House performed.2017-10-11T19:30:00+01002017-10-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Pivot DancePivot DanceA double-bill evenings of contemporary dance by international choreographers, with Inne I Ivan Perez's Becoming and Georgia Nardin's Minor Place performed.2017-10-14T19:30:00+01002017-10-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Pivot DancePivot DanceA double-bill evenings of contemporary dance by international choreographers, with Dario Tortorelli's D No Body 5 and Sivan Rubinstein's Maps performed.2017-10-18T19:30:00+01002017-10-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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The Humane BodyThe Humane Body2017-10-21T16:00:00+01002017-10-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
 
The Humane Body
Let Me Change Your NameLet Me Change Your NameLet Me Change Your Name embodies the wit and choreographic complexity of Eun-Me Ahn's work, moving from deep solemnity through to nonchalant exhibitionism and psychedelic abandon.2017-10-24T20:00:00+01002017-10-25T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
 
Let Me Change Your Name
 

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6 minutes walk
 
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Camden Road Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Arcade Car Parks
 
4 minutes walk
 
Judd Street NCP
 
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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  24% 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   from £61  27% off
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 £85  41% 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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Alternative Theatres nearest The Place

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
 
 
 
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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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Entertainment near The Place

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
 
 
 
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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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Gay UK: Love, Law And Liberty
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th September 2017 at 11am & 18th and 19th September 2017 at 9.30am
The Place, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
From the trial of Oscar Wilde to the Same Sex Marriage Act, through personal testimony, public protest, art and culture, explore original manuscripts, rare printed items, ...More
 
 
 
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History and Mystery at The Magic Circle
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Monday 25th September 2017 - 11.30am-1.30pm
The Place, 12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 6 minutes from The Place
...More
 
 
 
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The Landscape
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th, 21st and 22nd September 2017 - 12noon-6pm
The Place, 8 Angel Mews, N1 | 8 minutes from The Place
Works by Josephine Callaghan and Sarah Cameron developed in parallel, looking at contemporary landscape and traditional notions of the term in relation to their interest in ...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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Restaurants near The Place

What are the best dining options near The Place London?
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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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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near The Place

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, London 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.
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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Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?
Can Graphic Design Save Your Life?
Exhibitions | Until 14th January 2018 

Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from The Place

This September, the Wellcome Collection presents the first major exhibition exploring the relationship between graphic design and health. Can Graphic ...More

 
Hamlet
Hamlet
Theatre | Until 23rd September 2017 

RADA - Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre 7 minutes walk from The Place

Kenneth Branagh directs Tom Hiddleston in Shakespeare's bloodthirsty tale of revenge, about a tortured son who is driven to the ...More

 
I Did It Too: An Evening with Deanna Rodger
Exhibitions | On 20th September 2017 

Waterstone's - Gower Street 7 minutes walk from The Place

Join us for a very special evening of readings, wine and conversation to mark the publication of, I Did Too, ...More

Oktoberfest at German Gymnasium
Oktoberfest at German Gymnasium
Foodie Events | Until 1st October 2017 

German Gymnasium 7 minutes walk from The Place

Perhaps London's most suitable location to celebrate Oktoberfest, the German Gymnasium is teaming up with Rothaus Brewery from the Black ...More

 
Raising Our Voices by LGBTQ Arts Review
Theatre | Until 27th September 2017 

Camden People's Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Place

Artistic works by trans, lesbian, bisexual, non-binary and intersectional LGBTQ+ voices, consisting of a piece of devised work, alongside four ...More

The Landscape
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Cubitt 8 minutes walk from The Place

Works by Josephine Callaghan and Sarah Cameron developed in parallel, looking at contemporary landscape and traditional notions of the term ...More

Bullish
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Camden People's Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Place

Written from testimony and personal experience this is the story of one person's quest for a way out of the ...More

Danny & The Champions Of The World
Concerts | On 20th September 2017 

Scala 9 minutes walk from The Place

The London-based collective fronted by Danny George Wilson - whose name gives a nod to the children's story by Roald ...More

The Beach Bar at The Montague
The Beach Bar at The Montague
Seasonal | Until 24th September 2017 

Afternoon Tea at The Montague 9 minutes walk from The Place

Enjoy a Bahamian beach setting, complete with real sand underfoot and a beach-hut style thatched roof, at The Beach Bar ...More

 
Da Camera With Carolyn Sampson
Concerts | On 20th September 2017 

Kings Place 11 minutes walk from The Place

The group performs Telemann;s Trio Sonata In A Minor, Cantata: Lauter Wonne, Lauter Freude, Fantasia In D Minor, No 2, ...More

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Lambeth Fireworks
Seasonal | From 4th June 

Brockwell Park

In 2017 Lambeth Council's annual Fireworks display at Brockwell Park takes on 'A Night at ...More

 
London Fashion Week Festival
London Fashion Week Festival
Exhibitions | From 21st September 

The Store Studios

Britain's biggest biannual showcase of British and international ...More

 
The Store Studios
Attractions 

Creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building and home of London Fashion Week....More

Hospitality in the Park
Hospitality in the Park
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd September 

Finsbury Park

The final festival of the summer, Hospitality in the Park comes to Finsbury Park for ...More

 
Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Pizza Pilgrims, West India Quay
Dining 

The largest pizzeria from Pizza Pilgrims James and ...More

 
West India Quay
West India Quay
Attractions 

A stone's throw from Canary Wharf and Poplar, West India Quay is a dockside area ...More

 
Acosta Danza
Acosta Danza
Dance | From 27th September 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Embracing all dance forms, Carlos Acosta's new dance company performs at Sadler's Wells on their ...More

 
The Mandrake
The Mandrake
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The scent of jasmine hangs in the air at The Mandrake, a 34-room independent boutique ...More

 
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Theatre | From 26th September 

Various Venues London

Pioneering immersive theatre company Punchdrunk (who gave us The Drowned Man, Sleep No More and ...More

 
My Great Orchestral Adventure
My Great Orchestral Adventure
Concerts | On 25th October 

Royal Albert Hall

Navigate shipwrecks and the stormy seas to a ...More

 
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Oktoberfest comes to London this autumn with themed parties popping up all over the ...More

 
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A much-loved tradition for locals and visitors alike, ...More

 
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