Entertainment near IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

ADDRESS
, Lambeth Road, Southwark, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6HZ
OPENING TIMES
Daily 10am-6pm | Parts of the exhibition are closed for redevelopment until summer 2014
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Vaults, Launcelot Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Launcelot Street, SE1 | 8 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
The Vaults is a multi-disciplinary arts space located in underneath Waterloo station. The space features 30,000 sq ft of accessible, flexible and delectable Victorian... More
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Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From... More
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The Coronet Theatre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
28 New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 8 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
This 2600-capacity venue hosts some of the most rocking club nights and live music events in town. Starting out life as a Victorian theatre -... More
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Southwark Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
77-85 Newington Causeway, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
The Southwark Playhouse, one of London's best fringe theatres, has found a temporary home for five years at 77-85 Newington Causeway, a huge warehouse... More
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The Young Vic
London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide... More
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National Theatre Studio
London > Entertainment > Theatres
83-101 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
The National Theatre Studio is home to the National Theatre's Archive, open to anyone with an interest in the theatre's history. The archive includes every... More
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The Artworks Elephant
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Elephant Road, Elephant and Castle, London SE17 | 9 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Repositioning refurbished shipping containers as retail spaces and offices for creative startups, The Artworks Elephant turns Elephant and Castle into "the new Shoreditch", according to... More
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The Vaults, Arch 233
London > Entertainment
10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events.... More
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The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 11 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Once the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a... More
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The Slug And Lettuce
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
County Hall, 5 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Situated in the heart of London at Southbank, and right in front of tourists' favourite the London Eye, The Slug and Lettuce is the perfect... More
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 11 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth... More
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White Bear Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
138 Kennington Park Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 12 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
It's easy to spot who's at the White Bear for the pints and who's there for the Pinter but somehow the two aspects unite comfortably... More
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BFI IMAX Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
With a huge 26m x 20m screen, a 12,000 watt digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image... More
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Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a 100 million revamp that will see the 1960s... More
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Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wonderground Spiegeltent
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Each summer, from May to September, a Speigeltent (from the Dutch for 'mirror tent') is set up in the shadow of the Southbank Centre, to... More
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Omeara
London > Entertainment > Live Music
6 O'Meara Street, Union Street, SE1 | 15 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Mumford and Sons band member Ben Lovett, co-founder of independent record label Communion, bucks the trend for closing... More
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Rambert
London > Entertainment > Theatres
99 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 15 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Founded by Marie Rambert in 1926, who was heavily influenced by her work with Diaghilev, Stravinsky and the Ballet Russes, Rambert dance company is one... More
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St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 15 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one... More
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National Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | 16 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best productions. From intimate character studies in... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 16 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Replacing the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed in 2013, the Dorfman Theatre offers a greater capacity, more comfortable seats, better sightlines and enlarged foyer... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 16 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Originally called 'The Shed' when it first opened in March 2013, the Temporary Theatre run by and to the front of the National Theatre, is... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roxy Bar & Screen
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
128-132 Borough High Street, SE1 | 16 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
The Roxy Bar and Screen on Borough High Street is an independent cinema which hosts monthly VJ/DJ nights and has a Popcorn Comedy night as... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Jellyfish Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marlborough Playground, 11-25 Union Street, SE1 | 16 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
London's first fully-functioning theatre made entirely from recycled and reclaimed materials was constructed over the summer of 2010 and will be open from late August... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Menier Chocolate Factory
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53 Southwark Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 16 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bunker
London > Entertainment > Theatres
53a Southwark Street, SE1 | 16 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
An Off-West End theatre housed in a former underground parking garage in London Bridge, The Bunker is a small 110-seater studio theatre... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 17 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Situated within Mondrian London, Curzon Mondrian is a 56-seat cinema run by the independent cinema company from Friday evenings through to Sunday. Screenings include new... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 18 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 19 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam... More
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Sergey Ponomarev: A Lens on Syria
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Exhibitions | Until 3rd September 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

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People Power: Fighting For Peace
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Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

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Maria Rehakova & James Maltby
Concerts | On 22nd May 2017 

Brasserie Toulouse Lautrec 8 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

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Woyzeck
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Theatre | Until 24th June 2017 

Old Vic Theatre 8 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

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A Lie Of The Mind
Theatre | Until 27th May 2017 

Southwark Playhouse 9 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

Defibrillator's production of Sam Shepard's work that deals with the ambivalence of family relationships and of love lost and found. ...More

The Cardinal
Theatre | Until 27th May 2017 

Southwark Playhouse 9 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

Justin Audibert directs James Shirley's tragic masterpiece written in 1641 and one of the last plays staged in England before ...More

Life Of Galileo
Theatre | Until 1st July 2017 

The Young Vic 9 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

BAFTA Award-winning filmmaker Joe Wright returns to the Young Vic to direct John Willett's translation of Bertolt Brecht's drama about ...More

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Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known productions by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | From 26th May 

House of Illustration

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

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Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
Theatre | From 12th September 

Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
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Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
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Theatre | From 5th June 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

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The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
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Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Nora
Nora
Dance | From 1st June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

A programme of duets by renowned choreographers Lizz Aggiss's Bloody Nora!, Simon Tanguy's Digging, Jonathan ...More

 
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas & Ictus: Rain
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas & Ictus: Rain
Dance | From 13th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Dance set to Steve Reich's masterpiece, the minimalist ...More

 
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Drinking 

After transforming The Sebright Arms on Hackney Road from boarded-up pub into an East End ...More

 
Magpie
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Dining 

Modern British interpretation of traditional dim sum restaurants from the co-founders of Pidgin...More

 
Melrose Diner
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Dining 

Americana diner classics with a twist - think lobster and prawn donuts - are served ...More

 
Made of Dough
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London pizza pros Made of Dough, who have sold 100,000 pizzas at pop-ups and festivals, ...More

 
Tea Room
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Soho speakeasy that pays homage to the food and culture of down town Hong Kong....More

 
Marble Arch Theatre
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Pop-up theatre in Marble Arch specifically designed for Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated ...More

 
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Located in two adjoining arches underneath Hackney Downs train station, Our/London is a micro-distillery producing wheat based vodka....More

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