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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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The Agitprop Allstars: The United Kingdom Of Earth: A Brexit OperaThe Agitprop Allstars: The United Kingdom Of Earth: A Brexit OperaA comedy set in a post-apocalyptic near-future, in which post-Brexit Britain is the only surviving island. Commissioned by Worm, Rotterdam.2017-07-26T19:00:00+01002017-07-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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The Agitprop Allstars: The United Kingdom Of Earth: A Brexit Opera
Pterodactyls Of PtexasPterodactyls Of PtexasStephen Crowe directs a modern, electronic production set in the Wild West, following an ambitious young woman as she navigates the chauvinistic world of pre-history, belting out neolithic arias in the process. Starring Fleur de Bray, Oliver Brignall, Laura Bowler, Alistair Ollerenshaw, Nick Morton, Joseph Houston, Jonny Story and Drummond Bowskill2017-07-26T19:15:00+01002017-07-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Pterodactyls Of Ptexas
Shirley Thompson Music Productions: Woman Who Refused To DanceShirley Thompson Music Productions: Woman Who Refused To DanceNadine Benjamin takes the lead in this one-act opera inspired by the story of an unknown woman who refused to dance on Captain Kimber's slave boat in 1792.2017-07-27T19:00:00+01002017-07-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Shirley Thompson Music Productions: Woman Who Refused To Dance
Op. 64: DeeplyOp. 64: DeeplyA poem of love and death for five cellos, a soprano and an actress, exploring gender identity, outing, passion, anguish, madness and the desire to live and to be ourselves.2017-07-27T19:55:00+01002017-07-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Op. 64: Deeply
The Belfast Ensemble: The Moot Virginity Of Catherine Of AragonThe Belfast Ensemble: The Moot Virginity Of Catherine Of AragonThe Northern Irish company explores the divorce of England's Spanish queen, drawing parallels with Brexit.2017-07-27T21:15:00+01002017-07-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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The Belfast Ensemble: The Moot Virginity Of Catherine Of Aragon
Requardt & Rosenberg: DeadClubRequardt & Rosenberg: DeadClubA contemporary piece exploring mortality, from the creators of Electric Hotel, Motor Show and The Roof.2017-09-07T20:00:00+01002017-09-30T00:00:00+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 £99  32% 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  30% 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 £79  32% 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

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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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Platform Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King's Cross, London 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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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
 
 
 
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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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The Agitprop Allstars: The United Kingdom Of Earth: A Brexit Opera
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 26th July 2017 - 7pm-7.55pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | Same location as The Place
A comedy set in a post-apocalyptic near-future, in which post-Brexit Britain is the only surviving island. Commissioned by Worm, Rotterdam....More
 
 
 
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Pterodactyls Of Ptexas
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 26th July 2017 - 7.15pm-8.35pm
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, WC1H | Same location as The Place
Stephen Crowe directs a modern, electronic production set in the Wild West, following an ambitious young woman as she navigates the chauvinistic world of pre-history, belting ...More
 
 
 
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Jack Lukeman
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 26th July 2017 - 7pm
The Place, Euston Road, NW1 | 1 minute from The Place
The Kildare-born singer-songwriter performs his alternative rock originals in a cabaret style that incorporates folk and Celtic elements....More
 
 
 
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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.
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
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
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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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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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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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Jack Lukeman
Concerts | On 26th July 2017 

St Pancras Church 1 minute walk from The Place

The Kildare-born singer-songwriter performs his alternative rock originals in a cabaret style that incorporates folk and Celtic elements....More

Gay UK: Love, Law And Liberty
Exhibitions | Until 19th September 2017 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

From the trial of Oscar Wilde to the Same Sex Marriage Act, through personal testimony, public protest, art and culture, ...More

Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths
Russian Revolution: Hope, Tragedy, Myths
Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2017 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

The British Library marks the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution with a major exhibition this year. Russian Revolution: Hope, ...More

 
Comics And Cartoon Art From The Arab World
Exhibitions | Until 29th October 2017 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

Explore the art, history and significance of Arab comics, cartoons, caricatures and graphic novels through original examples taken from the ...More

A Museum of Modern Nature
A Museum of Modern Nature
Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from The Place

The second part of a year-long exploration by the Wellcome Collection into how humans relate to other animals and the ...More

 
Usakos: Photographs Beyond Ruins: The Old Location Albums, 1920s to 1960s
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2017 

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 7 minutes walk from The Place

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Buildings That Fill My Eye: Architectural Heritage Of Yemen
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2017 

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 7 minutes walk from The Place

Exhibitions & Art, Architecture....More

John Kearns And Mat Ewins - The Schadenfreude Cabaret Edinburgh Preview Season
Comedy | On 26th July 2017 

The Harrison 7 minutes walk from The Place

Comedy, Sketch....More

Forgotten Fiction #2: The Surrealists
Exhibitions | On 26th July 2017 

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

Forgotten Fiction is a new bi-monthly reading group where we will go in search of lost literary gems from the ...More

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Erdinger Oktoberfest
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Greenwich Peninsula

This autumn, German brewery Erdinger presents an authentic Oktoberfest experience in London. The brewery will ...More

 
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Kew Science Festival
Exhibitions | From 4th August 

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

After launching last year, the Kew Science Festival is back this August. Taking over Kew ...More

 
BBC Countryfile Live
BBC Countryfile Live
Exhibitions | From 3rd August 

Blenheim Palace

Leave the city behind and enjoy a day out in the country this summer at ...More

 
The CoffeeWorks Project
Drinking 

An independent family run business The CoffeeWorks Project showcases seasonal Single Origin brewed coffee and espresso, often with six or more variations (including decaf) to sample....More

The Jump Off
The Jump Off
Concerts | On 31st August 

Scala

The Jump Off returns to London this August after a three-year hiatus. Taking place at ...More

 
Freakscene
Dining 

Miso grilled black cod taco on the new Scott Hallsworth menu at Freakscene....More

A Battle of the Bubbles: English Sparkling vs French Champagne
A Battle of the Bubbles: English Sparkling vs French Champagne
Foodie Events | On 1st August 

Lights Of Soho

Currently taking residence at Lights of Soho, Fiz ...More

 
Stoke Newington Overground Station
Transport 

London Overground station on the Lea Valley, Hackney Downs - Cheshunt and Enfield Town lines in Hackney, London....More

Mint Gun Club
Mint Gun Club
Dining 

Specialising in delicious apeĢritifs, globally-inspired cocktails, fine teas and exotic delicacies....More

 
James Cochran N1
James Cochran N1
Dining 

Second restaurant from James Cochran, former chef at the two Michelin starred The Ledbury, this ...More

 
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
Seasonal | From 4th August 

Sartoria

In the heart of Mayfair, Sartoria's sunny terrace ...More

 
Bang Bang Oriental
Bang Bang Oriental
Dining 

London's biggest Asian foodhall. Over 20 food kiosks, bubble tea and seating for up to ...More

 
Percolate Open Air
Percolate Open Air
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th July 

Three Mills Island

After hosting parties in some of London's best clubs over the past five years, the ...More

 
The Coal Shed
The Coal Shed
Dining 

The team behind The Coal Shed and The Salt Room in Brighton go from coast ...More

 
Lucky & Joy
Lucky & Joy
Dining 

From the co-founder of The Art of Dining, Chinese pop-up Lucky & Joy comes to ...More

 
The Grand Cork Experiment
Exhibitions | From 28th July 

15 Bateman Street

Renowned for their quirky and immersive events, sensory food experts Bompas & Parr have collaborated with the Portuguese Cork Association to present The Grand Cork Experiment. An immersive wine tasting like no other, it will ...More

Pique-Nique
Dining 

From the owner of Casse-Croûte across the road comes a French cafe style restaurant full of French bistro classics cooked on the rotisserie....More

Shakespeare's Telling Tales
Kids Events | From 28th July 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

This week, Shakespeare's Globe hosts a weekend-long festival celebrating the joy of storytelling. Shakespeare's Telling Tales will include everything from talks with leading children's authors to practical workshops ...More

Pitch Stratford
Pitch Stratford
Dining 

Brand new for summer 2017, Pitch Stratford is an open air space in the heart ...More

 
Food For Being Looked At
Food For Being Looked At
Exhibitions | From 27th July 

Photographers' Gallery

A new exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery, Food For Being Looked At explores the new ...More

 
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