Entertainment near The Poetry Library

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Southbank Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | At The Poetry Library
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 | At The Poetry Library
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 | At The Poetry Library
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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Underbelly Festival
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | At The Poetry Library
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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BFI IMAX Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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National Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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 | 3 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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 | 3 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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The Slug And Lettuce
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
County Hall, 5 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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The Vaults, Arch 233
London > Entertainment
10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events.... More
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Rambert
London > Entertainment > Theatres
99 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 6 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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Somerset House
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld... More
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Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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The Vaults, Launcelot Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
1 Launcelot Street, SE1 | 7 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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 The Poetry Library
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 Young Vic
London > Entertainment > Theatres
66 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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Novello Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 9 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's... More
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National Theatre Studio
London > Entertainment > Theatres
83-101 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 10 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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HMS President
London > Entertainment
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 10 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 10 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on... More
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The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 10 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts... More
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Fortune Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 11 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
The first theatre built after World War I is an astonishing piece of architecture. Built in 1922-4, it preceded the arrival of the Art Deco... More
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Wyndham's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 12 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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Peacock Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 12 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's... More
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Odeon Leicester Square
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 12 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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The 99 Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 12 minutes walk from The Poetry Library
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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