Entertainments near IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

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Iwm London (imperial War Museums), Lambeth Road, Southwark, London SE1 6HZ
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Daily 10am-6pm | Parts of the exhibition are closed for redevelopment until summer 2014
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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, 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 Vaults
London > Entertainment
Leake Street, 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 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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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
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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
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London Wonderground Spiegeltent
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road, 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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Rambert
London > Entertainment > Theatres
99 Upper Ground, 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: Dorfman Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | 16 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Replacing the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed on 23rd February 2013, the Dorfman Theatre will see the site redeveloped, with a greater capacity, more... More
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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
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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
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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
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Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, 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
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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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The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 19 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre,... More
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 19 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were... More
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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 19 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of... More
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HMS President
London > Entertainment
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 20 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically... More
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Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 21 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable... More
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 22 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
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... More
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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 22 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
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... More
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Shortwave Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
10 Bermondsey Square, Southwark, London SE1 | 22 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Shortwave films, a company whose primary objective was to promote emerging film and video artists, have set up this independent cinema in Bermondsey Square. As... More
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Above The Stag Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Arch 17, Miles Street, SW8 | 22 minutes walk from IWM London (Imperial War Museums)
Above the Stag Theatre, one of London's most successful small theatres, re-opens in a brand new venue on 29th November 2013, in a renovated... More
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War Story: Afghanistan 2014
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

Exhibition featuring the voices and experiences of British troops, members of the Afghan National Security Forces and UK government and ...More

First World War Galleries
First World War Galleries
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

Visitors will discover the story of the First World War when IWM London re-opens on 19th July 2014 with new ...More

 
Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War
Truth and Memory: British Art of the First World War
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

The first major retrospective of British First World War art for almost 100 years, featuring 110 paintings, sculptures and drawings ...More

 
Horrible Histories: Spies
Horrible Histories: Spies
Kids Events | Until 4th January 2015 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

The IWM London (Imperial War Museums) in London re-opened on 19th July 2014, having closed its doors for redevelopment in ...More

 
Italian Opera Scenes
Concerts | Until 20th December 2014 

Morley College 3 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

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HIMMELI: Deconstucted
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2015 

London College Of Communication 6 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

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Louise Ellen
Concerts | Until 17th December 2014 

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

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Electra
Electra
Theatre | Until 20th December 2014 

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

Kristin Scott Thomas reunites with Ian Rickson following their acclaimed partnership last year on the revival of Harold Pinter's 'Old ...More

 
Ellie Harrison: Early Warning Signs
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Beaconsfield 8 minutes walk from Iwm London (imperial War Museums)

An installation exploring the hotly debated issue of climate change and its many possible causes, encouraging the public and Glasgow's ...More

 

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London's Top Clubs

Occupying former theatres, railway arches, factories and warehouses, many of London's major clubs started out as illegal party venues, ...More

Christmas Sweets and Treats in London
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Calling all sweet tooths. Tis the season to overdose on sugar and not feel terribly guilty immediately after scoffing ...More

 
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
Exhibitions | 8th June 2015 - 16th August 2015 

Royal Academy of Arts

Anyone can submit to the Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition which gives it a wonderful element of surprise. Over 12,000 pieces ...More

 
Frozen Trees by LIKE Architects
Frozen Trees by LIKE Architects
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2015 

East Village

A forest of 14 giant 'Frozen Trees' made out of 1,296 reusable and recyclable IKEA plastic bag dispensers ...More

 
Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon
Audrey Hepburn: Portraits of an Icon
Exhibitions | 2nd July 2015 - 18th October 2015 

National Portrait Gallery

Marking 65 years since Audrey Hepburn performed at renowned West End nightclub Ciro's - the space now occupied by the ...More

 
Elvis At The O2: The Exhibition Of His Life
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

The O2 Arena

A retrospective of the life and career of Elvis Aaron Presley, which includes around 300 artefacts from Graceland, and a ...More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 29th March 2015 

The Lyceum Theatre

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Snaps & Rye
Snaps & Rye
Opened 30th November 2014 

Breakfast on homemade Danish pastries and enjoy traditional Danish rye bread for lunch at Snaps & Rye where meatballs and ...More

 
Heddon Street Kitchen
Heddon Street Kitchen
Opened 8th November 2014 

Heddon Street Kitchen hit the headlines the day it opened, on Saturday 8th November 2014, as 100 diners failed to ...More

 
Sky Garden
Sky Garden
Opens 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
 
 
 
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