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ScalaHoused inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The venue welcomed legends like Iggy Pop during the 70s, but didn't become a purely music venue until 1993. Since then though it has seen an illustrious series of soon-to-be-famous bands pass though the doors, including Foo Fighters, Chemical Brothers, Scissor Sisters and Coldplay. Its origins are still clearly visible in the high-ceilinged main room, with its steep balconies, and focus on a central stage. The old layout works really well allowing you to watch the bands from in the pit, on one of the raised tiers, or in the upper gallery of seats - so short or tall, sitting or standing, you can get close to the music. The venue has four floors, which hold three bars, and two dance floors.

 

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Face DownFace DownDJs spin rock, metal and hardcore, with live sets from Anavae, From Inside and High Rise.2018-12-07T22:00:00+00002018-12-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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RaydenRaydenThe electronic music producer and composer plays dubstep and drum'n'bass.2018-12-08T20:00:00+00002018-12-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Mega Spanish Party: Xmas Fiesta!Mega Spanish Party: Xmas Fiesta!DJs supply Latin, urban, rock, pop, Spanish and international hip hop, R&B and reggaeton.2018-12-08T23:00:00+00002018-12-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Trevor HallTrevor HallThe American singer-songwriter and guitarist, who grew up in South Carolina and is now based in Los Angeles, draws on a variety of roots and popular influences. With support from Will Evans.2018-12-09T19:30:00+00002018-12-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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The Slow Readers ClubThe Slow Readers ClubBrooding, electro-indie four-piece making waves on Manchester's music scene.2018-12-11T23:00:00+00002018-12-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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The Slow Readers Club
PapoozPapoozThe Parisian duo brings its indie-rock originals to the stage.2018-12-12T19:30:00+00002018-12-12T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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New Purple CelebrationNew Purple CelebrationJimi Love, backed by an eight-piece live band, celebrates the musical genius behind the songs Little Red Corvette, When Doves Cry, Purple Rain, 1999 and others.2018-12-13T20:30:00+00002018-12-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Allan RaymanAllan RaymanThe idiosyncratic and reclusive singer-songwriter, who received a Juno Award nomination for Breakthrough Artist of the Year at the Juno Awards of 2018, is currently based in Toronto.2018-12-14T19:30:00+00002018-12-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Soca Frenzy: Santa Wear Christmas FeteSoca Frenzy: Santa Wear Christmas FeteThe DJs spin soca tunes.2018-12-14T23:00:00+00002018-12-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Soca Frenzy: Santa Wear Christmas Fete
Urban WorldUrban WorldDJs spin international urban, house and Desi, hip hop, bhangra, Bollywood, pop, garage, bashment, soca and afrobeat, across four rooms.2018-12-15T22:00:00+00002018-12-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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3 minutes walk
 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
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Camden Road Overground Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £57  38% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 8 minutes from Scala
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  24% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 9 minutes from Scala
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  42% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 9 minutes from Scala
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Nightclubs nearest Scala

Nearest to Scala
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 15 minutes from Scala
Spread out over three floors with each one providing its own distinct look and feel, Egg London is a venue like no other. The ground floor ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
KOKO
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1A Camden High Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 17 minutes from Scala
KOKO offers a great mixture of live bands and club nights that have put it at the heart of the Camden nightlife. The huge stage, broad ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fabric Nightclub
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 21 minutes from Scala
Built on the site of a Victorian meat cellar, Fabric continues to boast the most sensational line-ups in the capital. Its global ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Scala

Scala clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as Scala
From the outside, The Big Chill House building looks spectacular, a floodlit white townhouse that puts the grimy environs of King's Cross to shame. The interior ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
VOC
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Varnishers Yard, Regents Quarter, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Scala
VOC is a 17th Century-inspired Punch House from Fluid Movement, the people behind speakeasy bars The Whistling Shop and Purl. Taking its name from Vereenigde Oost-Indische ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithy's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
16-17 Leeke Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Scala
An unexpected surprise, located in a King’s Cross backstreet you never knew existed, yet still only a five-minute walk from the tube, this wine-bar-cum-restaurant offers a ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Scala

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Bruce Molsky
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 6th December 2018 - 8pm
Scala, 90 York Way, N1 | 5 minutes from Scala
The multi-instrumentalist and singer from New York performs traditional and roots country music....More
 
 
 
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Lyrix Organix Presents: UnFOLD
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 6th December 2018 - 8.30pm
Scala, 90 York Way, N1 | 5 minutes from Scala
Literary & Education, Poetry....More
 
 
 
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Time Unwrapped
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 1st January to 31st December 2018
Scala, 90 York Way, N1 | 5 minutes from Scala
Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated with artist-in-residence, violinist and director Hugo ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Scala

Near Scala
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | Same location as Scala
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from Scala
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ... 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 | 5 minutes from Scala
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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Sights and Attractions near Scala

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Scala
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6-24 Britannia Street, King's Cross, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Scala
The Gagosian is a cavernous space for exhibitions of the highest calibre. It is a major asset for the regeneration of the King's Cross area. Larry ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Cross Foot Tunnel
London > Attractions >
1 Pancras Square, King's Boulevard, King's Cross, London N1C | 3 minutes from Scala
The 90 metre long pedestrian tunnel designed by Allies & Morrison, the architects who designed the masterplan for the entire King's Cross redevelopment, links St Pancras ... More
 
 
 
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London Canal Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12-13 New Wharf Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from Scala
A trip to the Canal Museum reveals there's more to London's man-made waterways than just enjoying a day out in a narrow boat. You'll learn about ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Scala

The best shops and markets near Scala
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drink Shop & Do
London > Shopping >
9 Caledonian Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Scala
Drink Shop & Do is a unique fusion of design shop and café bar, selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture and home wares. Located ... More
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 3 minutes from Scala
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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Foyles St Pancras International
London > Shopping > Books
St Pancras International, Pancras Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Scala
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Books on a broad range of subjects from fiction and poetry to ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Scala

What are the best dining options near Scala London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
06 St Chad's Place
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
6 St Chad's Place, King's Cross, London WC1X | 1 minute from Scala
Tucked away behind the Thameslink in King's Cross 06 St Chad's Place is a cafe, restaurant and bar in a striking architecturally designed conversion of a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
MEATliquor KX
London > Restaurants >
6 St Chad's Place, WC1X | 1 minute from Scala
In an old tram shed on St. Chad's Place, MEATliquor KX is (as the name suggests) mad about two things: ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pizza Union
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
246-­250 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 1 minute from Scala
After two successful years serving their signature superfast Roman-style thin and crispy pizza to the Spitalfields crown, Pizza Union comes to King's Cross, with their second ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Scala

Near Scala
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Scala
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 5 minutes from Scala
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 9 minutes from Scala
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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Scala

Scala gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Scala
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
Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 7 minutes from Scala
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 11 minutes from Scala
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Scala

The best pubs near London Scala.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Scala
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Scala
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 9 minutes from Scala
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Scala

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Scala.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from Scala
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Scala
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from Scala
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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Chris Burden: Measured
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2019 

Gagosian Gallery Britannia Street 2 minutes walk from Scala

Two large-scale installations - 1 Ton Crane Truck (2009) and Porsche with Meteorite (2013)....More

Reform and Dreams - A photographic celebration of China's Reform and Opening Up
Exhibitions | Until 16th December 2018 

King's Cross Railway Station 3 minutes walk from Scala

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Tracey Emin
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Pancras International Station 5 minutes walk from Scala

Art installation suspended from the station's Victorian glass roof, stretching 20 metres across the famous Barlow Shed roof, hanging directly ...More

St Pancras International Christmas Tree
St Pancras International Christmas Tree
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2019 

St Pancras International Station 5 minutes walk from Scala

Scented for the first time, the 43-foot Christmas tree at St Pancras is infused with the floral fragrance of Tiffany ...More

 
Time Unwrapped
Time Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 5 minutes walk from Scala

Kings Place celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with twelve-month series, Time Unwrapped. The year-long event, which has been curated ...More

 
Saint Sister
Concerts | On 12th December 2018 

Kings Place 5 minutes walk from Scala

The duo of Morgan MacIntyre and Gemma Doherty perform their contemporary folk originals....More

Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms: Art, Word, War
Exhibitions | Until 19th February 2019 

British Library 6 minutes walk from Scala

Treasures from the British Library's own collection, spanning 600 years, including Beowulf and Bede's Ecclesiastical History, sit alongside finds from ...More

Liela Moss
Concerts | On 12th December 2018 

The Lexington 7 minutes walk from Scala

The singer-songwriter and ex-lead singer of The Duke Spirit, performs indie-pop with a psychedelic twist....More

Lexmas
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 12th December 2018 

The Lexington 7 minutes walk from Scala

The DJs spin a mixture of pop, retro and seasonal tunes....More

Ladies Of Quality & Distinction
Exhibitions | Until 20th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from Scala

Marking 100 years of female suffrage, this landmark exhibition highlights the hidden stories of women in the history of the ...More

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Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution / Terence Conran - Mary Quant
Exhibitions | From 8th February 

Fashion and Textile Museum

Ahead of and tying in nicely with Mary Quant (at the V&A from 6th April 2019), Swinging London: A Lifestyle Revolution presents the fashion, design and art of ...More

Mary Quant
Mary Quant
Exhibitions | From 6th April 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Following on from Christian Dior and Balenciaga, both the subject of fashion forward V&A exhibitions, ...More

 
The Moon
The Moon
Exhibitions | From 1st July 

National Maritime Museum

Not just for the lunatics and the conspiracy theorists, The Moon is a major exhibition ...More

 
Cost of Living
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Theatre | From 25th January 

Hampstead Theatre

Adrian Lester stars in the UK premiere of Martyna Majok's Pulitzer Prize winning play, Cost ...More

 
Up At The O2 Christmas Choirs
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O2 Walkway: Up At The O2

This December, The O2 is putting a festive ...More

 
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Seasonal | From 15th December 

AirCraft Circus Academy

In the year that contemporary circus celebrates its 250th anniversary, the Aircraft Circus Academy rounds ...More

 
Bill Viola/Michelangelo
Bill Viola/Michelangelo
Exhibitions | From 26th January 

Royal Academy of Arts

Pairing the work of pioneering video artist Bill Viola with drawings by Michelangelo, this Royal ...More

 
White Pearl
White Pearl
Theatre | From 10th May 

Royal Court Theatre

Having already made a splash in New York, 24-year-old Thai-Australian writer Anchuli Felicia King is ...More

 
Pah-La
Pah-La
Theatre | From 3rd April 

Royal Court Theatre

Having been withdrawn from the schedule in 2017, Abhishek Majumdar's Pah-La will finally be staged ...More

 
Inside Bitch
Inside Bitch
Theatre | From 27th February 

Royal Court Theatre

From Orange is the New Black to Bad Girls, female prison dramas continue to fascinate, ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. Two new musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton and Mary Poppins, ...More

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Parallel to Frank's Cafe on the roof of the Bussey Building, the Bussey Rooftop Bar ...More

 
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The UK's first immersive modern bingo hall, Dabbers Social Bingo revitalises the iconic British pastime ...More

 
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa Dash return along with a Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace and a new puppet show from the puppeteers behind ...More

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