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The PlaceLondon's specialist venue for contemporary ballet, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers classes to everyone from 5-year-old beginners and amateurs on evening classes to some of the world's top professionals. Two of London's best companies, Richard Alston Dance Company and the Robin Howard Dance Theatre have their homes here, and there is also a comfortable, versatile 300-seat theatre with a year-round programme of contemporary dance.

 

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Scottish Dance Theatre: Double BillScottish Dance Theatre: Double BillWorld-renowned choreographer Emanuel Gat's piece for 11 dancers features an electronic score by Squarepusher, plus award-winning duo Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar's futuristic Process Day.2019-10-22T19:30:00+01002019-10-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Sum Im Her: NutcrusherSum Im Her: NutcrusherThe choreographer presents an energetic piece that looks closer at sexual objectification and power by questioning how one relates to their body in light of the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements.2019-10-30T19:30:00+00002019-10-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Sum Im Her: Nutcrusher
Igor & Moreno: BeatIgor & Moreno: BeatA contemporary piece exploring what it means to be part of a generation brought up with a strong sense of optimism and endless, creative possibilities.2019-11-01T19:30:00+00002019-11-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Igor & Moreno: Beat
Frauke Requardt And Daniel Oliver: DadderrsFrauke Requardt And Daniel Oliver: DadderrsThe neuro-divergent artists, dyspraxic and with ADHD respectively, present a piece rooted in their experiences of their bodies in a space devised by Daniel to be neuro-divergent friendly. All performances are relaxed.2019-11-05T19:30:00+00002019-11-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Frauke Requardt And Daniel Oliver: Dadderrs
Igor & Moreno: A Room For All Our TomorrowIgor & Moreno: A Room For All Our TomorrowA contemporary piece exploring the secret lives we all possess when we are close to others.2019-11-09T19:30:00+00002019-11-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Igor & Moreno: A Room For All Our Tomorrow
ACE Dance And Music: Skin ReimaginedACE Dance And Music: Skin ReimaginedGail Parmel directs a modern dance double bill co-created with choreographers Vincent Mantsoe and Akiko Kitamura.2019-11-12T19:30:00+00002019-11-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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ACE Dance And Music: Skin Reimagined
Step SonicStep SonicThe Tom Dale Company mix physical theatre and circus in their contemporary dance piece.2019-11-14T19:30:00+00002019-11-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Step Sonic
Joseph Toonga: Born To ManifestJoseph Toonga: Born To ManifestThis contemporary dance piece explores cultural identity, race and mental health, drawing on inspiration from the real life experiences of black British men.2019-11-16T19:30:00+00002019-11-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Joseph Toonga: Born To Manifest
Fresh 2019Fresh 2019Professional and youth companies share the stage to perform bite-sized extracts of their works.2019-11-23T19:00:00+00002019-11-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Fresh 2019
Richard Alston Dance Company: Alston At HomeRichard Alston Dance Company: Alston At HomeThe celebrated choreographer bids farewell to his artistic home of 50 years with a programme of works from across his career, including Red Run, Nowhere Slowly, Blue Schubert Fragments, Isthmus, Cunningham Centennial, Detour and a new work especially created for the At Home shows.2019-11-27T19:30:00+00002019-11-30T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
 
Richard Alston Dance Company: Alston At Home
 

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Euston Tube Station
 
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Euston Square Tube Station
 
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Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Arcade Car Parks
 
4 minutes walk
 
Judd Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  36% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  26% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from The Place
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to The Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Place
Owned and part-funded by University College London, the Bloomsbury was completed in 1968 on the site of a bomb-damaged church. The years have not been kind ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
RADA - Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Malet Street, WC1E | 7 minutes from The Place
RADA's 160-seat Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre. ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 8 minutes from The Place
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 6 minutes from The Place
The purpose built headquarters of The Magic Circle in Euston houses a vast collection of posters and memorabilia relating to the history of mystery. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from The Place
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from The Place
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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Now On
Lasting Impressions
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th September to 22nd October 2019
The Place, Euston Road, NW1 | 1 minute from The Place
Contemporary crafts and design, from tableware to clay animation, from a culturally and artistically diverse group of artists from Central Saint Martins....More
 
 
 
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SNIK: Ephemeral
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th October 2019 at 11am-6pm & 21st and 22nd October 2019 at 11am-7pm
The Place, Euston Road, NW1 | 1 minute from The Place
...More
 
 
 
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The Bartlett School Of Architecture International Lecture Series
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 23rd Oct, 30th Oct, 6th Nov, 13th Nov, 20th Nov, 27th Nov and 4th Dec 2019 - 6.30pm-8pm
The Place, Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Place

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Place
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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 1 minute from The Place
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo Paolozzi, ... More
 
 
 
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John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures of British Library
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
The John Ritblat Gallery contains a permanent display of over 200 of the British Library's greatest treasures. It includes documents which made and recorded history, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Place

The best shops and markets near The Place
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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Alara Wholefoods
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
58 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
Alara Wholefoods Health shop on Marchmont Street has been recommended by one of our readers, poet Kim Morrissey, who took the trouble to write in to ... More
 
 
 
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School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
The School of Life offers so much more than your average shopping experience. In fact, it doesn't do it justice to label it a mere shop ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near The Place London?
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Number Twelve
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Ambassadors Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
... More
 
 
 
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Somerstown Coffee House
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
... More
 
 
 
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North Sea Fish Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
7 Leigh Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Place

Near The Place
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | Same location as The Place
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 5 minutes from The Place
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
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The Place gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from The Place
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 10 minutes from The Place
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Place

The best pubs near London The Place.
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Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from The Place
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Place clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
Hidden below the bustling Somers Town Coffee House, Cosy Kettle offers an intimate sanctuary away from the pub crowd. Opened in late 2013, the bar is ... More
 
 
 
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George's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Following a major redesign, the bar within The Gilbert Scott restaurant reopened as George's Bar in early 2018. Marcus Wareing's latest tribute to the building's original ... More
 
 
 
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The Hansom Bar, St Pancras Renaissance Hotel
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Adding to its fantastic line-up of destination bars and restaurants, which includes The Gilbert Scott and The Booking Office, the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel launched ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Place

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from The Place
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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SNIK: Ephemeral
Exhibitions | Until 22nd October 2019 

The Crypt Gallery 1 minute walk from The Place

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Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from The Place

Two artists who have lived with chronic illnesses explore how debilitating disease can shape the way we think about the ...More

 
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2021 

Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from The Place

Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a ...More

 
Two Last Nights! Show Business in Georgian Britain
Two Last Nights! Show Business in Georgian Britain
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

The Foundling Museum teaches Londoners everything they need to know about 18th and 19th century theatre with its new exhibition, ...More

 
Displays of Power: A Natural History of Empire
Displays of Power: A Natural History of Empire
Exhibitions | Until 7th March 2020 

Grant Museum of Zoology 7 minutes walk from The Place

Taking a closer look at how Empire shaped the Grant Museum of Zoology collections, Displays of Power will make you ...More

 
The Dream Syndicate
Concerts | On 21st October 2019 

Scala 9 minutes walk from The Place

The Californian alt rock outfit originally formed in 1981 and reunited in 2012....More

Strazzanti Sicilian Supper Club: Al Mare
Strazzanti Sicilian Supper Club: Al Mare
Exhibitions | Until 22nd November 2019 

The Collective 10 minutes walk from The Place

Be transported to the Italian coastline as Strazzanti, the supper club founded by Emilia Strazzanti, brings squid, prawns and pasta ...More

 
Lambert
Concerts | On 21st October 2019 

Kings Place 11 minutes walk from The Place

The masked composer from Hamburg performs his original contemporary classical material....More

Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

British Museum 11 minutes walk from The Place

Covering five centuries of artistic interaction, Inspired by the east: how the Islamic world influenced western art explores how western ...More

 
Nara: sacred images from early Japan
Nara: sacred images from early Japan
Exhibitions | Until 24th November 2019 

British Museum 11 minutes walk from The Place

Fifteen major Buddhist and Shinto sacred images go on display at the British Museum this autumn in a free display ...More

 

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Kin Cafe
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Founded by a father and son duo who wanted to create a comfortable, friendly space specialising in fresh and healthy food, Kin Café is a simple venue with strong principles....More

Temple of Seitan Camden
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Catering to vegans who are craving something naughty, Temple of Seitan serves a menu of plant-based junk food....More

Temple of Seitan Hackney
Dining 

Catering to vegans who are craving something naughty, Temple of Seitan serves a menu of plant-based junk food....More

Lele's
Lele's
Dining 

Set up by former Pop Brixton Marketing Director Valentina Fois, Lele's is a vegan café ...More

 
Folie
Folie
Dining 

Taking diners on a journey from Marseille to Portofino through to St Tropez and Nice, ...More

 
Rosa's Thai Cafe Clapham Junction
Rosa's Thai Cafe Clapham Junction
Dining 

A south London branch of the popular Rosa's ...More

 
Muse
Muse
Dining 

A new venture from acclaimed chef Tom Aikens, Muse offers every guest a chefs' table ...More

 
Sam's Riverside
Sam's Riverside
Dining 

Overlooking Hammersmith Bridge and part of the redeveloped Riverside Studios, Sam's Riverside is a glamorous ...More

 
Daffodil Mulligan
Daffodil Mulligan
Dining 

For his third restaurant in London Irish chef Richard Corrigan gone into business with John ...More

 
Dona
Dona
Drinking 

Bold, strong and stylish, Dona is a basement Mezcal bar popping up in Clapton where ...More

 
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Christmas With Katherine Jenkins
Concerts | On 12th December 

Royal Albert Hall

The Welsh singer's Christmas appearance at the Royal ...More

 
Snarky Puppy
Snarky Puppy
Concerts | On 14th November 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy Award-winning collective fusing rock, jazz and funk elements....More

 
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Concerts | From 21st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera ...More

 
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Concerts | From 1st November 

Royal Opera House

David McVicar's classic production of Mozart's The Magic ...More

 
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dorrance Dance: Myelination and other works
Dance | From 14th November 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Following the success of ETM: Double Down, performed ...More

 
Cyrano De Bergerac
Cyrano De Bergerac
Theatre | From 27th November 

Playhouse Theatre

James McAvoy returns to the West End starring as the soldier and poet with a ...More

 
Halloween at King's Cross
Halloween at King's Cross
Seasonal | On 31st October 

Granary Square

Shining a light on the dance of the dead, the skeleton squad will rise from ...More

 
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Worlds Best 50 Bars in London
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The list of the World's 50 Best Bars was revealed in October 2019 and we learned that London has 10 of them. That's more than any other ...More

Halloween Afternoon Tea at Roast
Halloween Afternoon Tea at Roast
Seasonal | From 28th October 

Roast

Classic British restaurant Roast in Borough Market is ...More

 
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
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Ten days of cocktails, over 35 pop-up cocktail ...More

 
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