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Spotlight Festival: Seven Dials
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: Saturday 19th August 2017
Forbidden Planet, Monmouth Street, WC2H | 1 minute from Forbidden Planet
Returning for its fourth year this August, Spotlight Festival is an annual celebration of the culture in and around Seven Dials, with a line-up of theatre, ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 28th October 2017
Forbidden Planet, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Knives in Hens
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th August to 7th October 2017
Forbidden Planet, 41 Earlham Street, Seven Dials, WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Yael Farber directs a revival of David Harrower's modern classic, Knives in Hens, a haunting and poetic thriller about "lust, language and medieval peasant life" (Guardian). ...More
 
 
 
The Lady From The Sea
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th October to 2nd December 2017 - Various Times
Forbidden Planet, 41 Earlham Street, Seven Dials, WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Kwame Kwei-Armah directs Henrik Ibsen's compelling drama about self-determination and duty, centred on a lighthouse keeper's daughter, who feels trapped in her marriage until a former ...More
 
 
 
I Am Here: Portable Art, Wearable Objects And Jewellery Since The 1970s
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st July to 28th August 2017 - 11am-6pm
Forbidden Planet, 24 Endell Street, WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Exhibitions & Art, Design....More
 
 
 
Evita
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th July to 14th October 2017 - Various Times
Forbidden Planet, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
To marks the 65th anniversary of the death of Eva Peron, Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright co-direct the musical love story featuring the songs Another Suitcase ...More
 
 
 
The Exorcist
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 19th October 2017 to 17th March 2018 - Various Times
Forbidden Planet, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Adapted for the stage by John Pielmeier from William Peter Blatty's best-selling novel, the demonic possession of a young girl called Regan and her battle with ...More
 
 
 
LAIKIPIA - Hype Night
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 18th August 2017 - 8pm
Forbidden Planet, 24 Endell Street, WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Matilda The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th October - 15th October 2017
Forbidden Planet, Earlham Street, Seven Dials, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at the Cambridge Theatre in London's West ...More
 
 
 
Mo Pitney
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 31st August 2017 - 7pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
The Nashville-based country singer-songwriter performs in support of his debut album, Behind This Guitar....More
 
 
 
I Love The 90s
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 6th January to 27th October 2017 - 11pm-4am
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
DJs play retro pop, rock and dance tracks from the 1990s....More
 
 
 
Grant-Lee Phillips
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 22nd August 2017 - 7pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Iconic troubadour Grant-Lee Phillips has been a pioneering force in alternative rock for more than 25 years. Pushing the limits of folk, alternative, pop and Americana....More
 
 
 
Ryan McMullan
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 21st September 2017 - 7pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
The Portaferry-originating singer-songwriter performs his folk-pop originals....More
 
 
 
Ryan Hamilton & The Traitors
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 25th August 2017 - 7pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
The former Smile Smile frontman from the USA performs his indie-rock originals....More
 
 
 
Skinny Living
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 1st November 2017 - 7pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
The four-piece ensemble from Wakefield performs its alt rock originals in support of the EP, III....More
 
 
 
Gaz Brookfield
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 24th February 2018 - 7pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
The award-winning Bristol-based musician performs his contemporary folk originals....More
 
 
 
Lindsay Ell
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 4th October 2017 - 7pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Accomplished bluegrass musician, unique vocalist and songwriter....More
 
 
 
Jace Everett
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 8th October 2017 - 7pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
American singer who performs country and rock music....More
 
 
 
The Dowling Poole
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 9th September 2017 - 7pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
A psych pop-rock band formed by singer-songwriters and multi-instrumentalists Willie Dowling (ex Honeycrack/Jackdaw4) and Jon Poole (ex Cardiacs)....More
 
 
 
Good Pop! Bad Pop!
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 19th May to 24th November 2017 - 11pm-4am
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Kick off the weekend with the best and worst of pop music....More
 
 
 
Tilted
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 13th May to 25th November 2017 - 11pm-4am
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
DJs spin the best of indie, rock and alt all night long....More
 
 
 
The Men They Couldn't Hang
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 7th and Friday 8th December 2017 - 7pm-10.30pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
A performance by the acclaimed indie-rock veterans....More
 
 
 
The Temperance Movement
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 20th November 2017 - 7pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
The five-piece performs original rock and blues material....More
 
 
 
Soft Machine
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 17th November 2017 - 7pm-10.30pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
English progressive rock outfit from Canterbury, named after the book by William S. Burroughs and featuring guitarist, John Ethridge....More
 
 
 
Stray
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 20th October 2017 - 7pm-10.30pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
The 1966-formed band, fronted still by guitarist Del Bromham, performs classic blues-rock, with elements of 1970s progressive styles....More
 
 
 
So You Say
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th, 18th and 19th August 2017 - 6.15pm
Forbidden Planet, 1a Tower Street, WC2H | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
An emotional production by Different Theatre about two lovers who meet years later and share stories from times past....More
 
 
 
Good Pop Bad Pop
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Friday 18th and Friday 25th August 2017 - 11pm-4am
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
A regular night playing the best worst pop songs around....More
 
 
 
The Harpoonist & The Axe Murderer
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 19th September 2017 - 7pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
Vancouver based blues duo, consisting of Shawn Hall and Matthew Rogers....More
 
 
 
Romeo's Daughter
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 3rd November 2017 - 7pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
British AOR, contemporary and mainstream rock band....More
 
 
 
Samantha Fish Band
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 24th November 2017 - 7pm
Forbidden Planet, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet
American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist....More
 
 
 
 
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Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Knives in Hens
Knives in Hens
Theatre | Until 7th October 2017 

The Donmar Warehouse 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet

Yael Farber directs a revival of David Harrower's modern classic, Knives in Hens, a haunting and poetic thriller about "lust, ...More

 
I Am Here: Portable Art, Wearable Objects And Jewellery Since The 1970s
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

The Hospital Club 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet

Exhibitions & Art, Design....More

Evita
Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

Phoenix Theatre 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet

To marks the 65th anniversary of the death of Eva Peron, Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright co-direct the musical love ...More

LAIKIPIA - Hype Night
Concerts | On 18th August 2017 

The Hospital Club 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet

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Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 2 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
I Love The 90s
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th October 2017 

The Borderline 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet

DJs play retro pop, rock and dance tracks from the 1990s....More

Good Pop! Bad Pop!
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th November 2017 

The Borderline 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet

Kick off the weekend with the best and worst of pop music....More

So You Say
Theatre | Until 19th August 2017 

Tristan Bates Theatre 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet

An emotional production by Different Theatre about two lovers who meet years later and share stories from times past....More

Good Pop Bad Pop
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th August 2017 

The Borderline 3 minutes walk from Forbidden Planet

A regular night playing the best worst pop songs around....More

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RA Summer Lates: The Other Paradise
RA Summer Lates: The Other Paradise
Exhibitions | On 19th August 

Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy's next late-night event turns the ...More

 
Hassan Hajjaj: La Caravane
Exhibitions | From 5th October 

Somerset House

This October, Somerset House hosts a homecoming exhibition on British-Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj. The exhibition will showcase his vibrant fusion of contemporary cultures, which he has picked up ...More

Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55
Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55
Exhibitions | From 8th November 

Tate Modern

Tate Modern looks at the dramatic history of ...More

 
Modigliani
Exhibitions | From 23rd November 

Tate Modern

This November, Tate Modern takes a journey through Amedeo Modigliani's career with a major new retrospective. Responsible for some of the most memorable art of the 20th century, Modigliani continuously evolved his career, developing his ...More

Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland
Exhibitions | From 15th November 

National Gallery

The National Gallery unites all four versions of Akseli Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele in its new exhibition, Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland. Upon visiting Finland Gallen-Kallela fell in ...More

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Both the Marylebone and Clerkenwell Zetter Townhouses serve ...More

 
Zetter Townhouse Marylebone Afternoon Tea
Zetter Townhouse Marylebone Afternoon Tea
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Both the Marylebone and Clerkenwell Zetter Townhouses serve ...More

 
Ham Yard Hotel Afternoon Tea
Ham Yard Hotel Afternoon Tea
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Awarded Best Afternoon Tea at the Harden's London ...More

 
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Speakeasy Cocktail Tea at St Martins Lane
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Speakeasy bar Blind Spot at St Martins Lane ...More

 
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Southam Street
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Luca Longobardi and chef Chris Denney, the pair behind 108 Garage, bring flavours from around ...More

 
108 Garage
108 Garage
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108 Garage has proven to be a big hit, with Fay Maschler giving the Notting ...More

 
Wyld Afternoon Tea, Mondrian London
Wyld Afternoon Tea, Mondrian London
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Take a step back in time with Mondrian ...More

 
Science Afternoon Tea at The Ampersand Hotel
Science Afternoon Tea at The Ampersand Hotel
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Inspired by its neighbour, The Science Museum, The ...More

 
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In September 2017 the 18-storey Royal Lancaster London - one of the best-known landmarks on ...More

 
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea
Dining 

Swanky hotel One Aldwych takes inspiration from Roald ...More

 
Wait Until Dark
Wait Until Dark
Theatre | From 4th September 

Richmond Theatre

An edge-of-your-seat thriller from the hand of Frederick Knott, best known for writing Dial M ...More

 
Fever Pitch: The Opera
Concerts | From 22nd September 

Union Chapel

The first musical version of Nick Hornby's book Fever Pitch, which famously follows the ups and downs of life supporting Arsenal Football Club, is staged at the Union Chapel, in the heart of north London ...More

Joe Moran / Dance Art Foundation: On The Habit Of Being Oneself
Joe Moran / Dance Art Foundation: On The Habit Of Being Oneself
Dance | From 28th September 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre

See the world premiere of an experimental work ...More

 
BooManchu: The Wellness Festival Weekend
Sporting Events | From 23rd September 

Fu Manchu

Boutique cycling legends Boom Cycle have teamed up with cocktail bar Fu Manchu to present the BooManchu Wellness Festival Weekend. Running for one weekend, it invites guests to ...More

Chiswick Book Festival
Chiswick Book Festival
Exhibitions | From 14th September 

St Michael & All Angels Chiswick

A long weekend of literary discussions with the likes of Jeremy Vine, Clare Balding and ...More

 
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