Unicorn Theatre

 
 
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147 Tooley Street, Bankside, More, London SE1 2HZ
 
 
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Unicorn TheatreThis £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people and the Clore Theatre holds 120. The company was founded in 1947, with a mission to create shows for children which are fun, challenging and exciting. The Unicorn also has its own production team, rehearsal studio, meeting rooms and cafe. Past productions include 'Journey to the River Sea', ' Jemima Puddle Duck and Friends' and 'Billy the Kid'.

 

Unicorn Theatre events

 
Britain's Best Recruiting SergeantBritain's Best Recruiting SergeantLee Lyford directs Joy Wilkinson's period drama, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the birth of Vesta Tilley, who was nicknamed Britain's Best Recruiting Sergeant.7th March 2015Sunday 15th March 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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The Chair (Over 7s)The Chair (Over 7s)A comedy musical set in a cheap barber's shop in the dangerous Tiger Bay docks. Starring Gary Lagden.20th March 2015Sunday 12th April 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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The Chair (Over 7s)
Sound Effects Workshop (Over 7s)Sound Effects Workshop (Over 7s)Create atmospheric sound effects.28th March 2015Saturday 28th March 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Sound Effects Workshop (Over 7s)
The Velveteen Rabbit: Unicorn Theatre (Over 4s)The Velveteen Rabbit: Unicorn Theatre (Over 4s)Adaptation of Margery Williams's popular children's story.28th March 2015Sunday 26th April 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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The Velveteen Rabbit: Unicorn Theatre (Over 4s)
Easter Eggstravaganza: Workshop (Over 4s)Easter Eggstravaganza: Workshop (Over 4s)Create sock bunnies.4th April 2015Saturday 4th April 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Easter Eggstravaganza: Workshop (Over 4s)
Introductory Storytelling WorkshopIntroductory Storytelling WorkshopThe workshop will give an introduction to the core principles of oral storytelling.13th April 2015Monday 13th April 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Introductory Storytelling Workshop
Fight NightFight NightAward-winning Ontroerend Goed (Belgium) and The Border Project (Australia) join forces to stage elections as a theatrical game: an immersive exploration of the intricacies and traps of voting systems and democracy in the media.16th April 2015Sunday 3rd May 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Fight Night
Afternoon Tea With RabbitAfternoon Tea With RabbitThemed activities and refreshments.25th April 2015Saturday 25th April 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Afternoon Tea With Rabbit
Henry The FifthHenry The FifthA modern and inventive interpretation of Shakespeare's history play, following Prince Hal as he becomes the heroic king of English folklore.17th May 2015Sunday 31st May 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Henry The Fifth
Shakespearean Drama WorkshopShakespearean Drama WorkshopExperiment with the Shakespearean language.23rd May 2015Saturday 23rd May 2015 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Shakespearean Drama Workshop
 

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LondonTown.com - Unicorn Theatre Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
London Bridge Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Snowsfields NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Unicorn Theatre on LondonTown.com

 
Christmas in London 2009: Shows & Pantos

Cinderella Unicorn Theatre, SE1 2HZ 5th December 2009 - 24th January 2010 The favourite rags-to-riches children's classic, Cinderella, is given a new twist at the ...

 
 
October 2008

Children's Book Week Unicorn Theatre, SE1 2HZ 6th October 2008 - 12th October 2008 National Children's Book Week takes place every year in October. Designed to highlight the...

 
 
Summer Theatre for Kids

Oz 4th August - 10th September 2006 This relatively new children’s theatre is one of the most valuable additions to the...

 
 
Easter Family Fun

Play Antartica Until 30th April 2006 This awe-inspiring production brings Craig Vear's composition 'Antarctica' to the stage and is the ideal distraction for your restless bunch over the...

 
 
London Calendar 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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    Hilton London Tower Bridge
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    5 More London Place, SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
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    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £292  41% off
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  41% off
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    The Architecture Foundation
    London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
    Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
    Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
     
     
     
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    Shunt Vaults
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    20 Stainer Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is curated ... More
     
     
     
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    Drum Cafe
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
     
     
     
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    Tower Bridge Exhibition Tickets
    London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2014
    Tower Bridge Exhibition, Tower Bridge, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
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    Tower Of London Tickets
    London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st January 2012
    Tower Of London, Tower Hill, EC3N | 7 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ...More
     
     
     
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    Buyer and Cellar
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th March to 2nd May 2015
    Menier Chocolate Factory, 53 Southwark Street, SE1 | 11 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    Ugly Betty's Michael Urie stars in the much anticipated comedy Buyer and Cellar at the Menier Chocolate Factory. The US comedy enjoyed a smash hit run ...More
     
     
     
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    The Shard
    London > Attractions > Sights
    96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
    When it officially opened on Thursday 5th July 2012, The Shard became the tallest building in the European Union and the 45th tallest building in the ... More
     
     
     
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    HMS Belfast
    London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
    Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    HMS Belfast, moored at Morgan's Lane off Tooley Street, is a World War Two cruiser with nine decks. As you explore this floating museum, pop into ... More
     
     
     
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    City Hall
    London > Attractions > Sights
    110 The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    It may look like a pile of CDs tilted at a precarious angle so it's about to fall over, but this attractive Norman Foster building near ... More
     
     
     
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    Ginger Pig
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    8 Borough Market, Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    The original Ginger Pig was first established in the late '90s with this butcher's shop for cooks at Borough Market. Since then their farm ... More
     
     
     
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    Borough Wines
    London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
    Borough Market, SE1 | 7 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    Established in 2002 at the world famous Borough Market, Borough Wines grew from the need to promote a family vineyard to British wine drinkers. Offering a ... More
     
     
     
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    Borough Market
    London > Shopping > Markets
    Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    Nestled in-between Borough High Street, Bedale Street, Stoney Street and Winchester Walk lives "London's Larder", more formally known as Borough Market. This gourmand's delight is London's ... More
     
     
     
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    Magdalen
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    152 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
    An absolutely charming man called Roger Faulks co-owns this much lauded restaurant, universally loved by restaurant critics - even the picky ones. Roger had watched as ... More
     
     
     
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    The SkyMarket
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    5th Floor Magdalen House, 148 Tooley Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
    After the success of their previous events, Bonnie-On-Sky and the London Picnic Club, Platterform have returned to present the SkyMarket, London's first ever rooftop market. Differing ... More
     
     
     
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    Hutong
    London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
    33rd Floor, The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
    Like the Hong Kong original (on the 28th Floor of One Peking), Hutong in London occupies a lofty spot, high up on the 33rd floor of ... More
     
     
     
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    Workers' Educational Association
    London > Education > Evening Classes
    4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 27 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
     
     
     
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    City Journalism
    London > Education > Professional Training
    106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 28 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
     
     
     
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    LSO St Luke's
    London > Education > Professional Training
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 30 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
     
     
     
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    Potters Fields Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
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    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
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    Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
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    Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
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    The Garrison Public House
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    Oh how we wish we lived in Bermondsey, then we could call this gem of a pub our local. We'd stop in for a regular drink ... More
     
     
     
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    The Anchor Tap
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
     
     
     
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    National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    77 Borough High Street, Southwark, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    Dating back to 1676 this is the only original galleried inn left in London. Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation ... More
     
     
     
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    Hide Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ... More
     
     
     
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    Gong
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    31 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
     
     
     
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    40 Maltby Street
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    40 Maltby Street, Southwark, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
    Under the railway arches on Maltby Street is a food lover's paradise, filled with shops from the likes of St John Bakery, Monmouth Coffee, Kernel Brewery ... More
     
     
     
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    The Bridge
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Weston Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
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    Old Billingsgate
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
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    Photoshop For Fashion And Textile Design
    Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

    Fashion and Textile Museum 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

    How to use Photoshop with regards to fashion....More

    Kelly Hall: Celebrating The British Isles
    Exhibitions | Until 10th April 2015 

    Southwark Cathedral 7 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

    Drawings based on the culinary heritage, iconic beauty spots and visitor destinations of the British Isles....More

    Nick Waplington - Artist Talk
    Exhibitions | On 6th March 2015 

    Tate Modern 16 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

    The artist discusses his latest photography exhibition....More

    BSL Tour: Marlene Dumas: The Image As Burden
    Tours | On 6th March 2015 

    Tate Modern 16 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

    A BSL tour of the exhibition....More

    The Gallery
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 6th March 2015 

    Ministry of Sound 17 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

    Trance and house courtesy of Cosmic Gate, Ben Gold and Paul Thomas....More

    Daniel Buren
    Exhibitions | Until 27th March 2015 

    Whitechapel Gallery 18 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

    A major survey of work by the influential, French conceptual artist known for his adoption of the 8.7cm vertical stripe ...More

    Soca Reggae Fever
    Concerts | On 6th March 2015 

    The Coronet Theatre 19 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

    Guests and residents supply Soca and reggae, with live performances from Lil Rick (Barbados) and...More

    Redux:Remix
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 18th December 2015 

    Apples And Pears 19 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

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    The Friday Project
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 6th March 2015 

    Apples And Pears 19 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

    Stylus Records host a night of house, with DJs Philip Bryne, Blair Galbraith, Jose Nietzsche, Adam Clark and Jonny Townsend....More

    LEAF Concert
    Concerts | On 6th March 2015 

    Tobacco Dock 19 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

    808 State perform their 1989 acid house classic Ninety, plus Modeselektor and Kate Simko with the London Electronic Orchestra....More

     
     
     
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