Entertainment near Westminster Abbey

ADDRESS
, Dean's Yard, Westminster, London SW1P 3PA
OPENING TIMES
Open Sundays for services.
PRICES
On the door: 18 (Adult), 15 (Concessions), 44 (Family), 8 (Under 18s) | Entry includes admission to the museum and cloisters
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St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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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The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 10 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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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Westminster Cathedral
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 10 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky.... More
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Curzon Victoria
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
58 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 10 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
Curzon Victoria is the chain's seventh London venue, providing a boutique cinema option in central London. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in 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 Westminster Abbey
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 Vaults, Arch 233
London > Entertainment
10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events.... More
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Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 11 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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
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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 12 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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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The Other Palace
London > Entertainment > Theatres
12 Palace Street, SW1E | 12 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
Formerly the St. James Theatre, The Other Palace officially opens its doors in February 2017, as part of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The... More
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The Other Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 12 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
Billed by its operators as 'the first newly built central London theatre in 30 years', St James Theatre opens to the public in... More
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Victoria Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 12 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
The exterior of the Victoria Palace is among the most impressive of any theatre in London. Before the advent of air travel, the giant arch,... More
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The Vaults, Launcelot Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Launcelot Street, SE1 | 13 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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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Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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 | 13 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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 | 13 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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, South Bank, London SE1 | 13 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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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Haymarket Theatre Royal
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Haymarket, SW1Y | 14 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
The Haymarket Theatre was built by John Potter on the site of the King's Head Inn and the Gun Smith shop in 1702. It has... More
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BFI IMAX Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 15 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling... More
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Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 15 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still... More
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Odeon Leicester Square
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 16 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the biggest of the... More
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Prince of Wales Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 16 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
Theatres have stood on this spot since 1884, perfectly placed to draw the attention of the great crowds moving between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square.... More
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The 99 Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 16 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
Playing across multiple venues across London seven days a week and 52 weeks a year - do they really put on shows on Christmas Day?... More
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Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 16 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 16 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is... More
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Old Vic Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
103 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 16 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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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Wyndham's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 16 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's... More
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National Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | 17 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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
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National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 17 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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
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Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 17 minutes walk from Westminster Abbey
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
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