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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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The Velveteen Rabbit (Ages 6-9)The Velveteen Rabbit (Ages 6-9)Unicorn's acclaimed stage adaptation of the children's book written by Margery Williams.2017-12-12T10:15:00+00002017-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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The Velveteen Rabbit (Ages 6-9)
Boing!Boing!Travelling Light and Bristol Old Vic presents a piece of dance-theatre that captures the delirious excitement of two boys waiting for Father Christmas to arrive on the most magical night of the year.2017-12-13T10:15:00+00002017-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Wild Life FMWild Life FMEight musicians from London and Norfolk join performance artist Kim Noble, director Pol Heyvaert (CAMPO, Belgium) and musician Jakob Ampe to create an honest, raw exposition of what it's like being young today.2018-01-12T19:00:00+00002018-01-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Wild Life FM
SeesawSeesawStewart Melton's play explores the push and pull of friendship, and the ups and downs of being very young. Directed by Sarah Argent.2018-01-26T10:30:00+00002018-03-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Seesaw
OthelloOthelloInspired by William Shakespeare's great tragedy, this is a modern, funny and inspired play by Belgian playwright Ignace Cornelissen (Henry the Fifth, The Hunting Lodge) that brings the story of Othello to life for younger audiences and reflects on the nature of relationships, friendships and how our flaws and feelings can blind us to the truth.2018-02-03T14:00:00+00002018-03-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Othello
BeginnersBeginnersRenowned, award-winning writer and director Tim Crouch (National Theatre, Royal Court, Unicorn) presents this joyous and imaginative new play for families everywhere. Beginners is a funny and moving story that reminds us that the adult we'll become.2018-03-20T13:00:00+00002018-04-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Beginners
Five Easy PiecesFive Easy PiecesSwiss theatre director Milo Rau's ground-breaking political theatre is based on reconstructions of true stories that shatter the taboos of our age and asks how children can understand the significance of narrative, empathy, loss, subjection, old age, and the horrors sometimes inflicted on them by adults.2018-04-27T19:00:00+01002018-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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London Bridge Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
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Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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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 £98  34% 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 £146  39% 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 £77  24% 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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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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The Bridge Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
3 Potters Fields Park, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
What Nicholas Hytner did next: after 12 years as director of the National Theatre, the theatre chief is building a theatre from the ground up. Designed ... More
 
 
 
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Join the Experimentalists at The View from The Shard
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 27th November to 31st December 2017
Unicorn Theatre, 96 Tooley Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
Are you a motivator, an influencer or an experimenter? How you answer affects which whisky you get. Fill out the app, find out your personality type ...More
 
 
 
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Sail with Santa
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 2nd to 23rd December 2017
Unicorn Theatre, Tower Pier, EC3N | 5 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
City Cruises invites you to meet Santa while sailing down the Thames this Christmas. During the one-hour cruise from Tower Pier the adults will be able ...More
 
 
 
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Coppa Club Winter Igloos
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 16th October to 31st December 2017
Unicorn Theatre, 3 Three Quays Walk, Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 6 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
The instagram hit of last winter, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. They've been re-designed by Coppa Club's ...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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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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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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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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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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Join the Experimentalists at The View from The Shard
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Foodie Events | Until 31st December 2017 

The Shard 1 minute walk from Unicorn Theatre

Are you a motivator, an influencer or an experimenter? How you answer affects which whisky you get. Fill out the ...More

 
Shard Lights
Shard Lights
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2017 

The Shard 1 minute walk from Unicorn Theatre

Shining like a beacon over London, the tallest building in town puts on a festive light show throughout December as ...More

 
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 12th December 2017 

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

 
Eis Haus at Christmas By The River
Eis Haus at Christmas By The River
Seasonal | Until 3rd January 2018 

More London 3 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Carved out of real ice, the Eis Haus has a stylish interior kept at a chilly minus three degrees C ...More

 
Young Marx
Young Marx
Theatre | Until 31st December 2017 

The Bridge Theatre 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy set in 1850 London, where ...More

 
Louise Dahl-Wolfe: A Style Pf Her Own
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Fashion and Textile Museum 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Sail with Santa
Sail with Santa
Seasonal | Until 23rd December 2017 

Tower Millennium Pier 5 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

City Cruises invites you to meet Santa while sailing down the Thames this Christmas. During the one-hour cruise from Tower ...More

 
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2017 

Coppa Club 6 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

The instagram hit of last winter, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. ...More

 
Christmas by the River
Christmas by the River
Seasonal | Until 3rd January 2018 

London Bridge 6 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

One of London's most picturesque festive markets, Christmas by the River is back for its fourth year in 2017. Taking ...More

 

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Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

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Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
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Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Exhibitions | From 28th June 

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Almost a decade after his death, and coinciding ...More

 
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Dance | From 9th May 

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Choreographer and writer Lin Hwai-min's new work takes ...More

 
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Dance | From 1st August 

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The UK premiere of Carmen La Cubana featuring Bizet's classic score, with new orchestrations by ...More

 
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Dance | From 29th May 

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Sixteen years after his first production, Kaash, talented choreographer and dancer Akram Khanis set for ...More

 
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The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

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With jaw-dropping stunts, tricks and contemporary artistry, Cirque Berserk! is back with its most famous ...More

 
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Foodism presents the first-ever National Pizza Day this ...More

 
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Dance | From 30th March 

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Spilling out into the foyer, the Family Weekend ...More

 
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It wowed audiences and won the Radio 2 ...More

 
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Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
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After her "splendid" (The Guardian) production of The Taming of the Shrew in 2016, Caroline Byrne directs Annie Siddons' reimagining of Shakespeare's drama All's Well That Ends Well to the Globe's candlelit Sam Wanamaker Playhouse. ...More

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With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
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