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Pleasance Theatre. The Pleasance Theatre opened in 1995 and quickly became one of the best fringe venues in London. The building was a former timber store for the London Omnibus Company (hence the huge winch by the entrance) and the opening production was Bus! The Musical.

 

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Jack Gleadow: Mr Saturday Night: Edinburgh PreviewJack Gleadow: Mr Saturday Night: Edinburgh PreviewThe multi award-winning comedian brings his latest routine to the live stage.2019-06-18T19:45:00+01002019-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Jack Gleadow: Mr Saturday Night: Edinburgh Preview
Catherine Bohart: Work In ProgressCatherine Bohart: Work In ProgressThe BBC New Talent Hotlist 2017, BBC New Comedy Award and Funny Women Award finalist talks about her life as a bisexual women and OCD daughter of a Catholic deacon.2019-06-18T21:00:00+01002019-06-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Catherine Bohart: Work In Progress
Jayde Adams: Work-In-ProgressJayde Adams: Work-In-ProgressA new show by the performer is tried out in front of a live audience.2019-06-20T19:45:00+01002019-06-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Jayde Adams: Work-In-Progress
Matt Parker: Edinburgh PreviewMatt Parker: Edinburgh PreviewThe best-selling author and successful Youtuber explores the greatest mathematical near-misses and mishaps involving planes, trains and autocorrect.2019-06-20T21:00:00+01002019-06-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Matt Parker: Edinburgh Preview
Pete Firman & The Amazing TBC: Edinburgh PreviewPete Firman & The Amazing TBC: Edinburgh PreviewThe award-winning comedy magician is joined each night by a special guest with no previous conjuring experience.2019-06-21T19:45:00+01002019-06-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Pete Firman & The Amazing TBC: Edinburgh Preview
Ivo Graham: The Game Of Life: Edinburgh PreviewIvo Graham: The Game Of Life: Edinburgh PreviewThe super-posh but highly apologetic Eton and Oxford alumnus presents stand-up comedy about rising to responsibility and maturity now he has bills to pay.2019-06-21T21:00:00+01002019-06-21T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Ivo Graham: The Game Of Life: Edinburgh Preview
Nick Helm: Work-In-ProgressNick Helm: Work-In-ProgressThe award-winning stand-up trials his latest routine.2019-06-22T18:30:00+01002019-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Nick Helm: Work-In-Progress
Ed Night: Edinburgh PreviewEd Night: Edinburgh PreviewBiting social observations and big ideas from a young comedian with a lowkey style.2019-06-22T19:45:00+01002019-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Ed Night: Edinburgh Preview
Rhys James: Work In ProgressRhys James: Work In ProgressTechnical virtuosity and word-play from the still-young stand-up, whose subject is often his own privileged life.2019-06-23T18:30:00+01002019-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Rhys James: Work In Progress
Heidi Regan: Edinburgh PreviewHeidi Regan: Edinburgh PreviewSurreal humour from the 2017 So You Think You're Funny winner, who writes for Have I Got News For You.2019-06-23T19:45:00+01002019-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Heidi Regan: Edinburgh Preview
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Caledonian Road Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Holloway Road Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
29 minutes walk
 
Elia Mews Car Park
 
29 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Islington Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  28% off
53 Upper Street, N1 | 22 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
The Business Design Centre next door is the obvious attraction for many of the guests at this smart, efficient Hilton Hotel, but Islington's excellent restaurants and ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  39% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 24 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  24% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 25 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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 Theatres nearest Pleasance Theatre

Nearest to Pleasance Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Collection, Above The Lord Stanley Pub
London > Entertainment > Theatres
51 Camden Park Road, NW1 | 7 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
The Theatre Collection above the Lord Stanley pub in Camden was founded by Victor Sobchak and Shaban Arifi who between them have produced over 100 productions ... More
 
 
 
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Hen & Chickens Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
109 St Paul's Road, N1 | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A wonderful night out on London's thriving fringe scene can be had at the Hen and Chickens Theatre, which sits above the cosy, candlelit pub that shares ... More
 
 
 
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Almeida Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Almeida Street, Islington, London N1 | 19 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Along with the Donmar Warehouse, the Almeida is the most critically praised theatre in Britain. After Jonathan Kent took over in 1990, it had 14 ... More
 
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Pleasance Theatre

Near Pleasance Theatre
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Filthy's
London > Entertainment > Live Music
276 Holloway Road, N7 | 10 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
When Filthy McNasty's closed its doors in Clerkenwell many bemoaned its demise but now Ireland's favourite live music venue has dropped the McNasty and opened up ... More
 
 
 
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Thousand Island
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 15 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Thousand Island is a self-contained music venue and late night club where Upstairs at The Garage used to be, right next ... More
 
 
 
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The Garage
London > Entertainment > Live Music
20-22 Highbury Corner, N5 | 15 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
This gritty music venue in Islington is everything a music venue should be, with a low ceiling, great sound system, about six inches separating the band ... More
 
 
 
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Kill Climate Deniers
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th to 28th June 2019 - Various Times
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
Felicity Ward, Bec Hill, Kelly Paterniti, Hannah Ellis Ryan and Nathan Coenen star in David Finnegan's satirical drama won the Griffin Playwriting Award in Australia. Strobe ...More
 
 
 
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Jack Gleadow: Mr Saturday Night: Edinburgh Preview
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Tuesday 18th June 2019 - 7.45pm
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
The multi award-winning comedian brings his latest routine to the live stage....More
 
 
 
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Catherine Bohart: Work In Progress
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Tuesday 18th June 2019 - 9pm
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
The BBC New Talent Hotlist 2017, BBC New Comedy Award and Funny Women Award finalist talks about her life as a bisexual women and OCD daughter ...More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Pleasance Theatre
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House of Illustration
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
House of Illustration, the first permanent home of the charity of the same name, opened in Granary Square, King's Cross, in summer 2014 with an inaugural ... More
 
 
 
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Lewis Cubitt Park and Square
London > Attractions >
Handyside Street, King's Cross, London N1C | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
On Stable Street in King's Cross, a short walk from Granary Square, Lewis Cubbit Square is the home of street food market KERB and host to ... More
 
 
 
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Gasholder 11
London > Attractions > Sights
Lewis Cubitt Square, King's Cross, N1C | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Gasholders Nos. 10, 11 and 12 were built for the storage of town gas for Pancras Gasworks, the largest gasworks in London. ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Pleasance Theatre

The best shops and markets near Pleasance Theatre
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Ooh-La-La!
London > Shopping >
147 Holloway Road, N7 | 11 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Second-hand... More
 
 
 
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Form&Thread
London > Shopping > Menswear
Stable Street, Coal Drops Yard, N1C | 14 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Rich Jean and Chris Bell started Form&Thread late in 2015, producing socks with the aim of creating well made essentials without the high ... More
 
 
 
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Dots
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
132 St Pancras Way, Camden Town, NW1 | 16 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Just a couple of minutes from Camden Town tube station this harmonic haven is a convenient stop-off when faced with any dissonant difficulties. The staff are ... More
 
 
 
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Kokeb Ethiopian Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
45 Roman Way, Holloway, N7 | 6 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Muya Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
13 Brecknock road, N7 | 7 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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CoBa
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
244 York Way, N7 | 9 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
CoBa on York Way is the brainchild of Vietnamese born, Australia raised Damon Bui who built up a reputation through his supperclub Table for 10 where ... More
 
 
 
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Near Pleasance Theatre
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Jenius Social
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Unit 8 The Islington Studios, 6 Hornsey Road, N7 | 8 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Islington cafe-cum-deli Jenius Social isn't just a place to enjoy fine food and carefully sourced balsamic vinegar, artisan chocolates and cured meats. It's also a ... More
 
 
 
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 15 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A place of education, knowledge, cultural exchange and insight into Muslim civilisations, the Aga Khan Centre brings meeting rooms, an exhibition space and ... More
 
 
 
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | 20 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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
 
 
 
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Pleasance Theatre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Caroline Pick Yoga
London > Leisure > Fitness
131 Brecknock Road, N19 | 13 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Yoga from within from one of the UK's foremost practitioners. Caroline Pick uses yoga to exercise the body as an extension of the mind, and her ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 14 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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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Skip Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Tapper Walk, King's Cross, London N1C | 14 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A mobile allotment on the King's Cross development site, The Skip Garden puts construction workers' big bins to green use. Built on one of the largest ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Pleasance Theatre.
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The Duchess of Kent
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
441 Liverpool Road, N7 | 12 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A well-stocked games cupboard, good gastropub food, a couple of open fires for warming up on chilly evenings, a number of outdoor benches for chilling out ... More
 
 
 
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Swimmer at the Grafton Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Eburne Road, N7 | 14 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
... More
 
 
 
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The Lion and Unicorn
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
42-44 Gaisford Street, NW5 | 15 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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Pleasance Theatre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Two Tribes KX
London > Nightlife > Bars
Tileyard Studios, Tileyard Road, N7 | 8 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
Two Tribes KX, a brewhouse and taproom in King's Cross, unites craft beer, cutting-edge music and street food in Tileyard Studios, ... More
 
 
 
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EGG
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
200 York Way, King's Cross, London N7 | 9 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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
 
 
 
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The Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras International, Euston Road, NW1 | 17 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
At 90 metres, The Champagne Bar at St Pancras International is Europe's longest and presents a very glamourous way to start your journey to Paris before ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Pleasance Theatre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Pleasance Theatre.
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Union Chapel
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Vestry, Union Chapel, Compton Avenue, N1 | 18 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 19 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
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
 
 
 
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Little Angel Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
14 Dagmar Passage off Cross Street, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 21 minutes from Pleasance Theatre
A teeny, tiny and wonderful puppet theatre located in a hidden side road backing onto a green church yard ideal for spontaneous picnics with goodies from ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Colourstream by Dan Pearson
Colourstream by Dan Pearson
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2019 

Coal Drops Yard 18 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Coal Drops Yard has been transformed into a vibrant floral world thanks to a new installation by the award-winning Dan ...More

 
Bess The Commoner Queen
Theatre | Until 24th June 2019 

The King's Head 21 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Michelle Todd takes the lead in a historical drama by award-winning playwright Kevin Fegan, charting the rise to power of ...More

Suffrajitsu
Suffrajitsu
Theatre | Until 13th July 2019 

Little Angel Theatre 21 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Combining original music, puppetry and some graphic novel style 'Ka-Pows!', Suffrajitsu tells the story of Annie, a young mill lass ...More

 
The Slightly Annoying Elephant
The Slightly Annoying Elephant
Theatre | Until 4th August 2019 

Little Angel Theatre 21 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

David Walliams and illustrator Tony Ross' bestselling picture book is brought to the Little Angel Theatre stage for children aged ...More

 
Alien Weaponry
Concerts | On 16th June 2019 

Underworld 22 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The New Zealanders play a blend of hardcore and thrash metal, and sing in the language of their ancestors, te ...More

Sean McLoughlin: Unt Others
Comedy | On 16th June 2019 

The Camden Head 22 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

New material from the Brighton-based stand-up, plus supporting artists....More

Dur-Dur Band
Music | On 16th June 2019 

The Jazz Cafe 23 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The Somali group mixes Afrobeat and funk in its original tunes. Support from Animanz....More

Angel Comedy RAW
Comedy | On 16th June 2019 

Angel Comedy Club 23 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

A night for first-timers and experienced acts to try out new material and receive supportive criticism from the audience....More

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Holly Stars' Big Pride Cabaret
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 5th July 

Madame Tussauds

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e&o Chelsea
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Dining 

On the Kings Road corner where Eight Over Eight used to be, an extensive refurb ...More

 
Ross Noble: Humournoid
Ross Noble: Humournoid
Comedy | On 3rd May 

London Palladium

Known for his improvisational comedy and random musings, Ross Noble returns to London with his ...More

 
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Applebee's Fish Pop Up
Dining 

Borough Market restaurant Applebee's Fish hosts a pop up on the Southbank for a four-month ...More

 
Wimbledon at Brown Hart Gardens
Wimbledon at Brown Hart Gardens
Sporting Events | From 1st July 

Brown Hart Gardens

The elevated terrace of Brown Hart Gardens, hidden ...More

 
Mary Sibande: I Came Apart at the Seams
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Exhibitions | From 3rd October 

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Somerset House puts the focus on contemporary artist ...More

 
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Somerset House

Every 12 minutes. That is the amount of time, on average, people in the UK ...More

 
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Tutankhamun: Treasures of the Golden Pharaoh
Exhibitions | From 2nd November 

Saatchi Gallery

More than 150 original artefacts from Tutankhamun's tomb ...More

 
Twirlywoos Live
Theatre | From 3rd August 

Underbelly Festival

A show for young audiences....More

RIBA
Attractions 

The home of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, 66 Portland Place houses free exhibitions, a library, bookshop, cafe and bar....More

The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
The Art of Innovation: From Enlightenment to Dark Matter
Exhibitions | From 25th September 

Science Museum

Created in partnership with BBC Radio 4, The ...More

 
Driverless: Who is in control?
Driverless: Who is in control?
Exhibitions | From 19th June 

Science Museum

With continuous development of new technology, the concept ...More

 
Cars: Accelerating the Modern World
Cars: Accelerating the Modern World
Exhibitions | From 23rd November 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Putting the first-ever production car and an autonomous ...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. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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