Unicorn Theatre  

 
 
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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'.

 

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Philip Pullman's Grimm TalesPhilip Pullman's Grimm TalesPhilip Pullman's Grimm TalesKirsty Housley, whose theatre credits include Misty (Bush and Trafalgar Studios), directs this immersive fairytale adapted from Philip Pullman's reimaginings of the Brothers Grimm. Murderous step-mothers, careless parents and fearless children appear in the Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales, adapted by Philip Wilson and re-worked for the whole family fr2018-11-13T13:00:00+00002019-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Now On

event > Theatre > Kids shows
PRICING  £12-£26 | Gingerbread Houses Workshop: £9.50 (Children), £4.50 (Adults)
DATES  13th November 2018 to 6th January 2019
Kirsty Housley, whose theatre credits include Misty (Bush and Trafalgar Studios), directs this immersive fairytale adapted from Philip Pullman's reimaginings of the Brothers Grimm. Murderous step-mothers, careless parents and fearless children appear in the Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales, adapted by Philip Wilson and re-worked for the whole family fr... More about this event
 
HuddleHuddleTheatre, Children's Theatre.2018-11-13T11:00:00+00002019-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Now On
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Ready Steady Colour's Christmas FeastReady Steady Colour's Christmas FeastAn interactive Christmas restaurant.2018-12-15T10:15:00+00002018-12-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Ready Steady Colour's Christmas Feast
IcarusIcarusA bold, contemporary and playful take on the ancient myth.2019-01-26T14:00:00+00002019-03-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Icarus
It's Hot, It's NotIt's Hot, It's NotA physical performance exploring the weather in all its forms.2019-02-02T11:00:00+00002019-03-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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It's Hot, It's Not
The Show In Which Hopefully Nothing HappensThe Show In Which Hopefully Nothing HappensAn absurdist piece about hope, humour and failure.2019-03-21T11:00:00+00002019-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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The Show In Which Hopefully Nothing Happens
The Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!The Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!Two loveable but slightly hapless Polar Bears go on their holidays.2019-03-26T10:30:00+00002019-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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The Polar Bears Go, Go, Go!
DidoDidoA new production of Purcell's masterpiece, Dido and Aeneas2019-05-11T14:00:00+01002019-06-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Dido
Aesop's Fables (Ages 4 - 7)Aesop's Fables (Ages 4 - 7)Theatre, Children's Theatre.2019-06-16T11:15:00+01002019-08-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Aesop's Fables (Ages 4 - 7)
Aesop's Fables (Ages 8 - 12)Aesop's Fables (Ages 8 - 12)Theatre, Children's Theatre.2019-06-21T10:30:00+01002019-08-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
Category: event
 
Aesop's Fables (Ages 8 - 12)
 

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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
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  40% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £174  24% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 6 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  34% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 8 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Unicorn Theatre

Near Unicorn Theatre
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The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London 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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The Scoop at More London
London > Entertainment >
The Queen's Walk Bridge City, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Multi-purpose sunken outdoor amphitheatre next to London Bridge and Tower Bridge, next to City Hall on the South Bank of the Thames hosting films, theatre, music, ... 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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Today Only
1930s Fashion Life Drawing With The Secret Drawing Club
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 13th November 2018 - 11.30am
Unicorn Theatre, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Exhibitions & Art, Design....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Fashion's Most Powerful Print: Leopard Print With Hilary Alexander
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th, 22nd and 29th November 2018 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Unicorn Theatre, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Literary & Education, Talk....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Photoshop For Fashion And Textile Design
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 15th, 22nd and 29th November 2018 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Unicorn Theatre, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Literary & Education, Art Workshop....More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Unicorn Theatre
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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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London Riviera
London > Attractions >
More London Place, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Every summer the London Riviera pops up in the shadow of City Hall adding a colourful food market and free entertainment ... 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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Shopping near Unicorn Theatre

The best shops and markets near Unicorn Theatre
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Charles Tyrwhitt
London > Shopping > Menswear
Unit 27a Tooley Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
The shirt company founded by Nicholas Charles Trywhitt Wheeler in 1986 while still at university has 23 stores worldwide, including one in Paris, five ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London Bridge Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
At Hotel Chocolat you'll find everything from elegant gift boxes of chocolate to sweet treats to satisfy your everyday chocolate fix, all made with a ... More
 
 
 
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Hawes & Curtis
London > Shopping > Menswear
The Shard Arcade, The Place, SE1 | 5 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Jermyn Street shirtmaker Hawes & Curtis sells good quality shirts, suits and accessories from this store in the Shard Arcade located between London ... 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
London > Restaurants >
5th Floor Magdalen House, 148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London 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, Bankside, London 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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Education near Unicorn Theatre

Near Unicorn Theatre
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 21 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College 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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Unicorn Theatre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Unicorn Theatre

The best pubs near London 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, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Unicorn Theatre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Nine Lives
London > Nightlife > Bars
8 Holyrood Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night Bermondsey Street cocktail bar. Set in a Victorian ... 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, Bankside, London 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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Meeting venue hire near Unicorn Theatre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Unicorn Theatre.
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London City Hall
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
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London 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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The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 1 minute walk from Unicorn Theatre

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 13th November 2018 

The Shard 1 minute walk from Unicorn Theatre

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
A Very Very Very Dark Matter
A Very Very Very Dark Matter
Theatre | Until 29th December 2018 

The Bridge Theatre 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Revered children's author Hans Christian Andersen, played by Jim Broadbent, harbours a dark secret in the attic of his Copenhagen ...More

 
Theatre in the Clouds
Theatre in the Clouds
Theatre | Until 31st January 2019 

Shangri-La Hotel London 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Hosted by luxury theatre company Revels in Hand, who present private theatre shows for the ultra-rich, Theatre in the Clouds ...More

 
1930s Fashion Life Drawing With The Secret Drawing Club
Exhibitions | On 13th November 2018 

Fashion and Textile Museum 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Exhibitions & Art, Design....More

Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

Fashion and Textile Museum 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Exhibitions & Art, Fashion....More

Night And Day: 1930s Fashion And Photographs
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

Fashion and Textile Museum 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Explore the day and evening styles of the decade, a time of great social change, through photographs of the stars ...More

Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Seasonal | Until 31st January 2019 

Coppa Club 6 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

The instagram hit, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. They've been re-designed ...More

 
Duo Ardore
Concerts | On 13th November 2018 

St George The Martyr, Southwark 9 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

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Pack Of Lies
Theatre | Until 17th November 2018 

Menier Chocolate Factory 11 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Hugh Whitemore's 1980 play based on a true story concerning US spies the Krogers, who in the early 1960s passed ...More

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Mayfair Christmas Market
Mayfair Christmas Market
Shopping | From 30th November 

Novikov Restaurant & Bar

At Mayfair Christmas Market shoppers can browse stalls full of festive gifts and stocking fillers ...More

 
HIDEaway at Burlington Arcade
HIDEaway at Burlington Arcade
Foodie Events | From 19th November 

Burlington Arcade

Ollie Dabbous' Michelin starred Hide Restaurant and Hedonism ...More

 
St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
St James's Christmas Light Switch-On
Seasonal | On 15th November 

St James's Market

The dramatic, large scale spirits that form a ...More

 
Orrery: Les Alpes
Orrery: Les Alpes
Seasonal | From 15th November 

Orrery

Perched atop the roof of the converted stable block that houses Orrery, the Marylebone restaurant ...More

 
New Year's Eve at Henrietta Bistro
New Year's Eve at Henrietta Bistro
Seasonal | On 31st December 

Henrietta Hotel

The Experimental Group boys, founders of Henrietta Hotel ...More

 
New Year's Eve at London Marriott Hotel County Hall
New Year's Eve at London Marriott Hotel County Hall
Seasonal | On 31st December 

Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar

The closest hotel to the London Eye - ...More

 
SW4 Presents NYE
SW4 Presents NYE
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 

O2 Academy Brixton

South West Four presents a spectacular New Year's Eve dance party to cap off their ...More

 
Backyard Cinema: Christmas Labyrinth
Backyard Cinema: Christmas Labyrinth
Film Events | From 15th November 

Clapham Common

Following on from the festive Winter Night Garden ...More

 
The Box Of Delights
The Box Of Delights
Theatre | From 30th November 

Wilton's Music Hall

Wilton's Music Hall and Hero Productions present an adaption of Poet Laureate John Masefield's classic ...More

 
Christmas at QUEENS Skate Dine Bowl
Christmas at QUEENS Skate Dine Bowl
Seasonal | From 19th November 

QUEENS Skate, Dine, Bowl

If you're looking for guaranteed snow this Christmas ...More

 
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Vast floor to ceiling glass windows will frame the room, offering every seat in Garden Room spectacular views across central London xxxx...More

B&H Garden Room
B&H Garden Room
Dining 

High up on the 10th floor of the Assembly Hotel the Garden Room, brought to ...More

 
Little Angel Studios
Little Angel Studios
Entertainment 

Just a few minutes walk from the Little Angel Theatre on Dagmar Passage, Little Angel ...More

 
Sloane Square
Attractions 

Sloane Square, a Chelsea landmark named after Sir Hans Sloane who owned the land, is in a prime spot in Chelsea....More

December in London 2018
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa Dash return along with a Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace and a new puppet show from the puppeteers behind ...More

December in London 2018
December in London 2018
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa ...More

 
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