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Kings PlaceJust 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian newspaper with a concert hall and two art galleries. As you'd expect from the architects behind the recent improvements to the Royal Opera House and National Portrait Gallery it's a well designed complex of curvaceous surfaces and appealing public spaces. The concert hall, London's first to be purpose-built since the Barbican Concert Hall over 25 years ago in 1982, includes a stunning wood-lined 420-seat auditorium. Two orchestras - the London Sinfonietta and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment - have set up their headquarters here, a place where they can rehearse and perform as well as teach music.

 

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The Puzzle ManThe Puzzle ManLiterary & Education, Author Event.2017-01-18T19:00:00+00002017-01-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Inside VogueInside VogueLiterary & Education, Author Event.2017-01-18T20:30:00+00002017-01-18T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Stuart McCallum & Mike Walker: The Space BetweenStuart McCallum & Mike Walker: The Space BetweenThe two highly regard jazz guitarists, who met nearly 20 years ago when McCallum was Walker's student, play music from their second duo album, The Space Between.2017-01-19T20:00:00+00002017-01-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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SpringderellaSpringderellaAmateur pantomime fundraising event.2017-01-19T20:00:00+00002017-01-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Global PillageGlobal PillageBBC Radio 4's Deborah Frances-White hosts a comedy panel show podcast about idiom, culture, customs and norms, where two teams of comedians take on the hive mind of the audience.2017-01-21T16:00:00+00002017-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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English Chamber Orchestra & Mark Padmore: ReflectionsEnglish Chamber Orchestra & Mark Padmore: ReflectionsThe orchestra performs Corelli's 'Adagio' From Concerto Grosso, Tippett's Fantasia Concertante On A Theme Of Corelli, Dowland's Flow My Tears and If My Complaints Could Passions Move, Britten's Lachrymae and Nocturne For Tenor, Seven Obligato Instruments And Strings, plus John Woolrich's Ulysses Awakes, with Mark Padmore, tenor and violist Lawrence2017-01-21T19:30:00+00002017-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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English Chamber Orchestra & Mark Padmore: Reflections
Dakhla BrassDakhla BrassThe Bristol-based five-piece performs jazz, funk and swing.2017-01-21T20:00:00+00002017-01-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Global PillageGlobal PillageBBC Radio 4's Deborah Frances-White hosts a comedy panel show podcast about idiom, culture, customs and norms, where two teams of comedians take on the hive mind of the audience.2017-01-22T16:00:00+00002017-01-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Raphael Wallfisch & John York: BrothersRaphael Wallfisch & John York: BrothersThe cellist and pianist pairing performs Leighton's Alleluia Pascha Nostrum, Mendelssohn's Cello Sonata No 2 In D, James Macmillan's Cello Sonata No 1 and Grieg's Cello Sonata In A Minor.2017-01-22T18:30:00+00002017-01-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Kings Place, 90  York Way      N1 9AG
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Raphael Wallfisch & John York: Brothers
Gold Medal ShowcaseGold Medal ShowcaseThe annual Trinity Laban Conservatoire Of Music And Dance Gold Medal competition is being judged by guest judge Colin Currie.2017-01-23T19:00:00+00002017-01-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Underground Stations

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King's Cross Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Judd Street NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
Arcade Car Parks
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  31% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 11 minutes from Kings Place
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  30% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 12 minutes from Kings 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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  32% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 13 minutes from Kings Place
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Arts Centres nearest Kings Place

Nearest to Kings Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 15 minutes from Kings 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roundhouse
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 27 minutes from Kings Place
It's great to see this fabulous arts venue re-open its doors after a stunning refurbishment. Boasting a colourful history, the Roundhouse initially started life as ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 30 minutes from Kings Place
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Kings Place

Near Kings Place
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Platform Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
University Of The Arts London, Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from Kings 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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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from Kings 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
Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from Kings Place
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Kings Place

Near Kings Place
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Lazarus
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 25th October 2016 to 22nd January 2017
Kings Place, Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, N1C | 3 minutes from Kings Place
It was well received in New York and now, this autumn, Lazarus, co-written by David Bowie and Enda Walsh, comes to London's King's Cross Theatre under ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
The Tale Of Kitty-In-Boots
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 2nd September 2016 to 5th February 2017 - 10am-6pm
Kings Place, 2 Granary Square, N1C | 3 minutes from Kings Place
Quentin Blake's original illustrations for the rediscovered and unpublished Beatrix Potter manuscript, The Tale Of Kitty-in-Boots....More
 
 
 
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Guardian Book Club: Michael Chabon
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 17th January 2017 - 7pm-8.15pm
Kings Place, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 7 minutes from Kings Place
Literary & Education, Book Club....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Kings Place

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Kings Place
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Guardian News & Media Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Kings Place
For an interesting take on print journalism and the machinations of the media world pay a visit to the gallery situated in the foyer of the ... More
 
 
 
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London Canal Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Kings Place
A trip to the Canal Museum reveals there's more to London's man-made waterways than just enjoying a day out in a narrow boat. You'll learn about ... More
 
 
 
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Granary Square
London > Attractions >
Good's Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from Kings Place
The same size as Trafalgar Square, Granary Square is at the heart of King's Cross where the Eurostar departs and emerged as part of the ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Kings Place

The best shops and markets near Kings Place
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Waitrose Kings Cross
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
1 Wharf Road, N1C | 2 minutes from Kings Place
More than a mere supermarket, Waitrose in Kings Cross is a food shop, tapas bar and cookery school complete with an in-store wine bar. The store, ... More
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Kings Place
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Kings Place
Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and café bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Kings Place

What are the best dining options near Kings Place London?
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Rotunda Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Kings Place, 90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as Kings Place
This canal side bar and restaurant is a pleasant place to stop off if you're wondering around the Kings Place development. Not exactly on the beaten ... More
 
 
 
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Project Pizza
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 | Same location as Kings Place
The Green & Fortune Cafe, a cafe in the atrium of arts hub Kings Place which sources beef and lamb from its own Northumberland farm, is ... More
 
 
 
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The Parcel Yard
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Unit M8, C/o Network Rail, West Side offices,Kings Cross Railway Station, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Kings Place
Set within the Grade I-listed building of Kings Cross Station, The Parcel Yard serves up traditional British pub cuisine. The edgy industrial interior spans 2 floors, ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Kings Place

Near Kings Place
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 2 minutes from Kings Place
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 11 minutes from Kings 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 | 14 minutes from Kings 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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Leisure near Kings Place

Kings Place gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 2 minutes from Kings Place
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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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 | 6 minutes from Kings 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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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 6 minutes from Kings Place
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Kings Place

The best pubs near London Kings Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Kings Place
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 9 minutes from Kings 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
116 Cloudesley Road, Islington, London N1 | 11 minutes from Kings Place
Modern British cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Kings Place

Kings Place clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Vinoteca King's Cross
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
One Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from Kings Place
Ten years after Vinoteca founders Charlie Young and business partner Brett Woonton opened their first restaurant, wine bar and shop in Clerkenwell the pair bring their ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 4 minutes from Kings Place
VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, London N1C | 4 minutes from Kings 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 Kings Place

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Kings Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as Kings Place
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Kings 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 | 12 minutes from Kings 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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A Bitter Road: Britain And The Refugee Crisis Of The 1930s And 1940s
Exhibitions | Until 17th February 2017 

The Wiener Library 13 minutes walk from Kings Place

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Evening Course: Genocide After The Holocaust
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2017 

The Wiener Library 13 minutes walk from Kings Place

Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More

The Ladybird Life Of Dickens: An Illustrated Adventure
Exhibitions | Until 16th April 2017 

Charles Dickens Museum 16 minutes walk from Kings Place

John Kenney's original illustrations alongside Peach's words, chronicling the life of the great English author....More

Victorians Decoded: Art And Telegraphy
Exhibitions | Until 22nd January 2017 

Guildhall Art Gallery 18 minutes walk from Kings Place

Never-before-seen paintings from the City Corporation's art gallery and work by prominent Victorian artists will be on display as well ...More

Sheraz Yousaf: The Pursuit of Manly-ness
Comedy | On 17th January 2017 

The Betsey Trotwood 19 minutes walk from Kings Place

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Making Nature: How we see animals
Making Nature: How we see animals
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

Wellcome Collection 20 minutes walk from Kings Place

Part of the Wellcome Collection's year-long exploration of our relationship with the natural world, Making Nature: How we see animals ...More

 
Kelly-Abbott Dance Theatre /Ania Straczynska /J7s Dance Company
Dance | On 17th January 2017 

The Place 20 minutes walk from Kings Place

The Kelly-Abbott Dance Theatre brings their work Whose Round Is It Anyway? Choreographer's piece Tag is performed by Angeliki Theodoru, ...More

Guardian Book Club: Michael Chabon
Exhibitions | On 17th January 2017 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Kings Place

Literary & Education, Book Club....More

Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line
Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line
Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2017 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Kings Place

Maps and the 20th Century: Drawing the Line looks into how maps made the world we live in. The exhibition ...More

 
Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun
Victorian Entertainments: There Will Be Fun
Exhibitions | Until 12th February 2017 

British Library 23 minutes walk from Kings Place

The British Library invites visitors to take a trip back in time this autumn with its new exhibition Victorian Entertainments: ...More

 

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The Kings Road restaurant adds a second branch to its name with Bluebird Cafe at ...More

 
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On the first floor of the Design Museum, Parabola offers seasonal dishes by day, a ...More

 
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