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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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Words in ProgressWords in Progress2018-12-14T20:00:00+00002018-12-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Words in Progress
How To Catch A KrampusHow To Catch A KrampusInternational drag collective Sink The Pink presents a dark twist on a traditional Christmas show, written and directed by Ginger Johnson.2018-12-14T19:30:00+00002018-12-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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How To Catch A Krampus
Nick Helm's Christmas F**k-Fest 4Nick Helm's Christmas F**k-Fest 4Comedy, Musical.2018-12-17T20:00:00+00002018-12-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Nick Helm's Christmas F**k-Fest 4
Vagabonds: My Phil Lynnott OdysseyVagabonds: My Phil Lynnott OdysseyRobert Mountford presents his one-man show, which tells the story of the singer and bass player with Irish rock band Thin Lizzy, interspersed with musings about the mythological hero Cu Chullain. Directed by Chris Larner2018-12-18T20:00:00+00002018-12-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Vagabonds: My Phil Lynnott Odyssey
WoyzeckWoyzeckSpies Like Us Theatre Company breathe new life into Buchner's classic tale of a young soldier fighting poverty and mental illness with their trademark explosive physical style.2018-12-22T20:00:00+00002018-12-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Woyzeck
In LipstickIn LipstickAnne Jenkins's savage comedy explores the fractured life of the modern city through the stories of two damaged young women hitting the ceilings of their dreams. Directed by Alice Hamilton for Up In Arms Theatre Company.2019-01-08T19:30:00+00002019-01-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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In Lipstick
Mark Nelson: Irreverence (Work In Progress)Mark Nelson: Irreverence (Work In Progress)The winner of the Scottish Comedian Of The Year Award in 2006 presents stand-up in which he wonders if there is any point in taking anything seriously any more.2019-01-10T19:30:00+00002019-01-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Mark Nelson: Irreverence (Work In Progress)
Fin Taylor & Phil Wang: Work In ProgressFin Taylor & Phil Wang: Work In ProgressTwo top comedians present their latest material.2019-01-14T19:45:00+00002019-01-14T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Fin Taylor & Phil Wang: Work In Progress
Gein's Family Giftshop: Work In ProgressGein's Family Giftshop: Work In ProgressNew material from the award-winning sketch troupe formed whilst at university, comprising Kath Hughes, James Meehan, Kiri Pritchard-McLean and Edward Easton.2019-01-16T19:45:00+00002019-01-16T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Gein's Family Giftshop: Work In Progress
Pierre Novellie: Work In ProgressPierre Novellie: Work In ProgressThe highly-acclaimed Chortle Awards nominee tries out new observational comedy material.2019-01-17T19:45:00+00002019-01-17T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Pleasance Theatre,   Carpenter's Mews  North Road    N7 9EF
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Pierre Novellie: Work In Progress
 

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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 £89  32% 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  36% 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  36% 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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Words in Progress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th December 2018 at 8pm-9pm, 15th December 2018 at 3pm-4pm and 8pm-9pm & 16th December 2018 at 3pm-4pm
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
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Now On
How To Catch A Krampus
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th November to 23rd December 2018 - Various Times
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
International drag collective Sink The Pink presents a dark twist on a traditional Christmas show, written and directed by Ginger Johnson....More
 
 
 
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Nick Helm's Christmas F**k-Fest 4
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Monday 17th December 2018 - 8pm
Pleasance Theatre, Carpenter's Mews, North Road, N7 | Same location as Pleasance Theatre
Comedy, Musical....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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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
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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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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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Fridays At Egg: Joris Delacroix & More
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 14th December 2018 

EGG 9 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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Modern Girl 1895
Theatre | On 14th December 2018 

London Irish Centre 11 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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How's Harry
Concerts | On 14th December 2018 

The Garage 15 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

The up-and-coming band plays indie rock....More

Camden Underground And London Belongs To Me Christmas Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 14th December 2018 

The Constitution 16 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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Journeys Drawn: Illustration From The Refugee Crisis
Exhibitions | Until 23rd January 2019 

House of Illustration 17 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

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Cara Dillon: Upon A Winter's Night
Concerts | On 14th December 2018 

Union Chapel 17 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Seasonal folk-based material featuring Dillon and her band....More

Lord Of The Game Of The Ring Of Thrones
Comedy | Until 14th December 2018 

Hen & Chickens Theatre 17 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Comedy troupe Hivemind improvise an original fantasy tale....More

Razorlight
Concerts | On 14th December 2018 

The Forum 17 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

Indie-rock from the chart-topping London-based band....More

Coal Drops Yard: Space Frames
Coal Drops Yard: Space Frames
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Coal Drops Yard 18 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

A special festive light installation brightens winter nights at Coal Drops Yard, the new Heatherwick Studio-designed shopping district in King's ...More

 
Stick To Your Guns & Counterparts
Music | Until 15th December 2018 

The Dome 18 minutes walk from Pleasance Theatre

A double bill of hardcore punk outfit from California. With support from Employed To Serve....More

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Meridian Water
Meridian Water
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Meridian Water is a major £6 billion, 20-year London regeneration programme led by Enfield Council, ...More

 
London Events 2019
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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

Mamma Mia! The Party
Mamma Mia! The Party
Theatre | From 29th August 

The O2 Arena

Be immersed in the world of sunshine and ABBA songs as Mamma Mia! The Party ...More

 
Richard Alston Dance Company: Quartermark
Dance | From 1st March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The acclaimed Richard Alston Dance Company, entering its 25th year, makes the first of its final two visits to Sadler's Wells. The company presents two new works and ...More

Damien Jalet & Kohei Nawa: Vessel
Damien Jalet & Kohei Nawa: Vessel
Dance | From 16th April 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Filling the Sadler's Wells stage with 7,500 litres ...More

 
Les Antliaclastes: Waltz Of The Hommelettes
Les Antliaclastes: Waltz Of The Hommelettes
Theatre | From 15th January 

Barbican The Pit

Masked performers, sound, music, automatons and sculptural puppets ...More

 
Grief Is The Thing With Feathers
Grief Is The Thing With Feathers
Theatre | From 25th March 

Barbican Centre

Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy "is riveting as ...More

 
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
Exhibitions | From 30th May 

Barbican Art Gallery

One of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee ...More

 
The Lehman Trilogy
The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre | From 11th May 

Piccadilly Theatre

Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre, the critically acclaimed The Lehman Trilogy transfers ...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

 
Bussey Rooftop Bar
Bussey Rooftop Bar
Drinking 

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

 
Dabbers Social Bingo
Dabbers Social Bingo
Entertainment 

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

 
December in London 2018
Article 

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

December in London 2018
December in London 2018
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa ...More

 
Best Events in London for October Half Term
Best Events in London for October Half Term
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From Storystock at Battersea Power Station to The ...More

 
 
 
 
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