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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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Avant Garde Dance: Fagin's TwistAvant Garde Dance: Fagin's TwistTony Adigun's company examine the Dickens villain's youth, driven by greed and ambition in the face of overwhelming poverty.2018-09-25T19:30:00+01002018-09-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Avant Garde Dance: Fagin's Twist
Sharon DrewSharon DrewExhibitions & Art, Painting.2018-09-25T14:00:00+01002018-10-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Sharon Drew
Shane Shambhu: Confessions Of A Cockney Temple DancerShane Shambhu: Confessions Of A Cockney Temple DancerThe award-winning artist and Complicite Associate combines Indian dance and laugh-out-loud comedy to tell the story of his life growing up in the multi-cultural East End of London.2018-09-29T19:30:00+01002018-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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Shane Shambhu: Confessions Of A Cockney Temple Dancer
Seeta Patel: Not Today's YesterdaySeeta Patel: Not Today's YesterdaySeeta Patel blends techniques from Bharatanatyam, contemporary dance and theatre in this one-woman show.2018-10-02T19:30:00+01002018-10-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Seeta Patel: Not Today's Yesterday
Dadodans: KoKERSDadodans: KoKERSInventive and ambitious choreography from the the Dutch company, using cardboard tunes, playfulness and percussive sound.2018-10-06T10:30:00+01002018-10-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Dadodans: KoKERS
Igor Urzelai and Moreno Solinas: Idiot-SyncrasyIgor Urzelai and Moreno Solinas: Idiot-SyncrasyA playful dance performance, drawing on the folk traditions of Sardinia and the Basque Country, that uses jumping to explore our capacity to persevere, care and hope.2018-10-09T19:30:00+01002018-10-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Igor Urzelai and Moreno Solinas: Idiot-Syncrasy
Puzzle CreaturePuzzle CreatureThree dance artists drive the performance with wearable body sculptures from award-winning Ana Rajcevic, creating curious imprints of choreographed action, questioning attitudes to ageing and the body.2018-10-12T19:30:00+01002018-10-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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Puzzle Creature
Tom Dale Company: I InfiniteTom Dale Company: I InfiniteA contemporary work set in a digital environment and performed with a white cube space where audience members are free to roam.2018-10-16T19:00:00+01002018-10-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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Tom Dale Company: I Infinite
Andrea Constanzo Martini: Scarabeo, Angles And The Void/Aris Papadopoulos & Martha Pasakopoulou: touAndrea Constanzo Martini: Scarabeo, Angles And The Void/Aris Papadopoulos & Martha Pasakopoulou: touA double bill of contemporary dance works, the first set to music by Brian Eno and John Cale exploring friendship as a game and the second a series of awkward, episodic meetings between performers.2018-10-23T19:30:00+01002018-10-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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Andrea Constanzo Martini: Scarabeo, Angles And The Void/Aris Papadopoulos & Martha Pasakopoulou: tou
Andrea Constanzo Martini: Scarabeo, Angles And The Void (Family Matinee)Andrea Constanzo Martini: Scarabeo, Angles And The Void (Family Matinee)The duo use slapstick theatricality and precise choreography to present a humorous depiction of friendship as a game as well as a duel. Not suitable for under 7s.2018-10-24T15:00:00+01002018-10-24T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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Andrea Constanzo Martini: Scarabeo, Angles And The Void (Family Matinee)
 

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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  37% 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 £87  31% 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Avant Garde Dance: Fagin's Twist
London > Events > Dance  Dates: Tuesday 25th September 2018 at 7.30pm & Wednesday 26th September 2018 at 1pm and 7.30pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | Same location as The Place
Tony Adigun's company examine the Dickens villain's youth, driven by greed and ambition in the face of overwhelming poverty....More
 
 
 
Now On
The Bartlett B-Pro Show 2018
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th September to 5th October 2018 - Various Times
The Place, Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Windrush: Songs In A Strange Land
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 1st June to 21st October 2018 - Various Times
The Place, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
Revisit 1948 and explore how the Windrush story is much more than the dawn of British multiculturalism it has come to represent....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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
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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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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The Bartlett B-Pro Show 2018
Exhibitions | Until 5th October 2018 

The Bartlett School of Architecture 3 minutes walk from The Place

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Windrush: Songs In A Strange Land
Exhibitions | Until 21st October 2018 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

Revisit 1948 and explore how the Windrush story is much more than the dawn of British multiculturalism it has come ...More

Tracey Emin
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Pancras International Station 5 minutes walk from The Place

Art installation suspended from the station's Victorian glass roof, stretching 20 metres across the famous Barlow Shed roof, hanging directly ...More

Ladies Of Quality & Distinction
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Kitty Clive: The Creation Of A Female Celebrity
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

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The Blueswater
Concerts | On 25th September 2018 

The Harrison 7 minutes walk from The Place

The Chicago blues act from Edinburgh performs a mixture of gritty old-school rhythm'n'blues songs, their own original material, and the ...More

First Amongst Equals
First Amongst Equals
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning ...More

 
Lily Cole: Balls
Exhibitions | Until 2nd December 2018 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

Balls takes as its starting point Heathcliff, the foundling character central to Wuthering Heights, and explores links between the Foundling ...More

Here Comes The Sun
Theatre | Until 25th September 2018 

Camden People's Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Place

Joseph Morgan Schofield tries out his work in progress about transgender issues....More

An Execution (By Invitation Only)
Theatre | Until 29th September 2018 

Camden People's Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Place

A work inspired by the writings of Vladimir Nabokov about death and execution. Presented by Gemma Brockis....More

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Barbican Centre

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Bingo Academy
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The Kitty Hawk

After the success of the Social Bingo Academy and Underground Bingo Academy, the same pioneering ...More

 
Dick Whittington
Dick Whittington
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Lyric Hammersmith

For its 10th anniversary pantomime production Lyric Hammersmith stages an all-singing, all-dancing version of Dick ...More

 
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Lyric Hammersmith

Two of Shakespeare's most famous stories are uniquely ...More

 
Taj Express
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Peacock Theatre

After a popular run here last summer, Taj Express returns to The Peacock, bringing dance, ...More

 
The Height of the Storm
The Height of the Storm
Theatre | From 2nd October 

Wyndham's Theatre

Jonathan Kent directs the world premiere staging of Florian Zeller's intimate drama about the fragility ...More

 
Akram Khan Company: Chotto Desh
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Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre

Contemporary dance as cross-cultural storytelling, Chotto Desh, meaning ...More

 
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This Halloween, The London Dungeon is hosting Screamfest, its scariest event in 40 years. Billed ...More

 
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To mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, the Tower of London is hosting Beyond the Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers. A major light ...More

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