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Contemporary flamenco star Ruben Olmo directs Spain's celebrated Ballet Flamenco de Andalucia dancers for three nights of Metafora at Sadler's Wells Theatre. Taking to the stage with a wave of fans, castanets and bata de cola dresses, the collective showcase the contrasts of the classical and folk elements of the Andalucian dance with disciplined technique from both the soloists and the ensemble. Solos include that of renowned sensual flamenco dancer, Pastora Galvan, and one of today's most exciting modern flamenco dancers, Rocio Molina.

 

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Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and international dance, ballet, opera and music theatre to the capital. Now a strikingly modern building with flexible performance and auditorium spaces, the original Sadler's Wells opened in 1683. More about Sadler's Wells Theatre


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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  40% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 5 minutes from Metafora
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £52  29% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 7 minutes from Metafora
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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £63  37% off
Central Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from Metafora
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
 
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Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 6th December 2016 to 29th January 2017
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | Same location as Metafora
Dance master Matthew Bourne takes on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's film and Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale to create new ballet production The Red Shoes, being ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Dance  Dates: 30th April, 1st May and 2nd May 2016
Sadler's Wells Theatre, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | Same location as Metafora
This annual three-day international festival of hip hop and dance theatre, curated by Sadler's Wells associate artist Jonzi D, is back for a 13th year in ...More
 
 
 
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Earl Slick And Bernard Fowler Perform David Bowie's Station To Station
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 1st May 2016 - 7pm
The Lexington, 96-98 Pentonville Road, N1 | 6 minutes from Metafora
The guitarist and vocalist, plus accompanying musicians, collaborate to cover the David Bowie album, plus other Bowie songs....More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Rosebery Avenue, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Metafora
Modern contemporary dance and music performance space. Occupying a site with a long tradition of entertaining Londoners, Sadler's Wells exists to bring the best of national and ... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Metafora
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Metafora
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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Angel Building
London > Attractions > Sights
407 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Metafora
Launched in late 2010, the Angel Building in Islington transformed from an under-used early 1980s commercial block into an award-winning office space, reinvented by architects ... More
 
 
 
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The Islington Metal Works
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Metafora
Built in the late 19th century, The Islington Metalworks is a building steeped in history. All three floors were initially used to stable the horses that ... More
 
 
 
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metafora
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ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metafora
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
 
 
 
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Fresh N Fine
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
18 Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Metafora
This independent supermarket between Angel and Kings Cross sells good quality organic food, Bundaberg root beer and Fentiman's cola as well as all the basics. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
26a Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Metafora
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Quinto Quarto
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
316 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Metafora
Influenced by the diverse Italian regions as well as hints from Spanish cooking, Adha Chef brings sumptuous, authentic flavours to Islington's popular Quinto Quarto. Drawing on ... More
 
 
 
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The Brasserie on St John Street
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
360 - 362 St. John Street, Islington, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Metafora
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London > Restaurants > French restaurants
316 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Metafora
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London College of English
London > Education > English Language Courses
354 Goswell Road, Angel, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Metafora
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Metafora
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 5 minutes from Metafora
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British Waterski
London > Leisure > Extreme Sports
390 City Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Metafora
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London Amateur Wrestlers
London > Leisure > Fitness
Martial Arts Hall, City University, Northampton Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Metafora
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metafora
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The Ambassador
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metafora
The Ambassador is one of the more special among of the gastro pubs in Exmouth Market thanks to its short but eclectic menu. It also owes ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Kick
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Metafora
The original Kick bar and a local landmark, Cafe Kick is a tiny continental-style cafe bar with terrace tables and an endearingly insalubrious interior, has three ... More
 
 
 
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The Peasant
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
240 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 5 minutes from Metafora
The Peasant is really two different eateries under one roof. Downstairs is a crowded and cheerful gastropub, with a menu of substantial tapas and platters. Upstairs ... More
 
 
 
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El Paso Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
350 - 354 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Metafora
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Electrowerkz
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
7 Torrens Street, Islington, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Metafora
This warehouse club behind Angel tube isn't for the faint of heart. Electrowerkz is best known for hosting Slimelight, the longest running Goth party in the ... More
 
 
 
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Anam
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Chapel Market, Islington, London N1 | 6 minutes from Metafora
Retro-trendy, infectiously popular, and staunchly pioneering London's first Irish cocktail bar is a welcome addition to Islington's portfolio of drinking venues. A heady mix of curved ... More
 
 
 
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Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as Metafora
Can accomodate for up to 2070 people.... More
 
 
 
Myddelton Conference Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Hall, 90 Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Metafora
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3 Torrens Street, Angel, Islington, London EC1V | 4 minutes from Metafora
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Breakin' ConventionBreakin' ConventionBreakin' ConventionThis annual three-day international festival of hip hop and dance theatre, curated by Sadler's Wells associate artist Jonzi D, is back for a 13th year in 2016. Breakin' Convention 2016 features performances from some of the world's greatest poppers, lockers, B-boys and B-girls including world champion b-boy crew The Ruggeds (Netherlands), exper2016-05-01T00:00:00+01002016-05-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Now On

event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Hip Hop
DATES  30th April, 1st May and 2nd May 2016
VENUE  Sadler's Wells Theatre 
This annual three-day international festival of hip hop and dance theatre, curated by Sadler's Wells associate artist Jonzi D, is back for a 13th year in 2016. Breakin' Convention 2016 features performances from some of the world's greatest poppers, lockers, B-boys and B-girls including world champion b-boy crew The Ruggeds (Netherlands), exper... More about this event
 
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre Of Taiwan - Songs of the WanderersCloud Gate Dance Theatre Of Taiwan - Songs of the WanderersCloud Gate Dance Theatre Of Taiwan - Songs of the WanderersMore than three tonnes of rice falls to the floor in Cloud Gate Dance Theater of Taiwan's Songs of the Wanderers, the piece that has brought them worldwide acclaim. Taiwan's first modern dance company, directed by celebrated choreographer Lin Hwai-Min, comes to Sadler's Wells with this visually stunning tribute to pilgrimage, set to a 2016-05-04T00:00:00+01002016-05-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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event > Dance > Traditional dance - Ballet
PRICING  £12, £18, £22, £29, £38
DATES  4th, 5th, 6th and 7th May 2016
VENUE  Sadler's Wells Theatre 
More than three tonnes of rice falls to the floor in Cloud Gate Dance Theater of Taiwan's Songs of the Wanderers, the piece that has brought them worldwide acclaim. Taiwan's first modern dance company, directed by celebrated choreographer Lin Hwai-Min, comes to Sadler's Wells with this visually stunning tribute to pilgrimage, set to a ... More about this event
 
Rambert: Murder, Mystery And A Party - A Linha Curva Plus Other WorksRambert: Murder, Mystery And A Party - A Linha Curva Plus Other WorksA performance of three individual works, Tomorrow by Lucy Guerin, Shobana Jeyasingh's Terra Incognita and Itzik Galili's A Linha Curva.2016-05-10T19:30:00+01002016-05-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Rambert: Murder, Mystery And A Party - A Linha Curva Plus Other Works
Nederlands Dans Theater 2Nederlands Dans Theater 2The company presents a mixed programme of dance, including ballet and modern dance, performed with awe-inspiring skill and passionate creativity.2016-05-17T19:30:00+01002016-05-20T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Nederlands Dans Theater 2
Mardi Gras - The Stars In Our EyesMardi Gras - The Stars In Our EyesA performance by student dancers from across the United Kingdom.2016-05-21T13:00:00+01002016-05-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Mardi Gras - The Stars In Our Eyes
Northern Ballet: 1984Northern Ballet: 1984The company presents a re-imagining of the iconic novel by George Orwell, created by the guest choreographer and former Royal Ballet dancer Jonathan Watkins.2016-05-24T19:30:00+01002016-05-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Northern Ballet: 1984
Northern Ballet: The Tortoise And The HareNorthern Ballet: The Tortoise And The HareA ballet for children, adapted from Aesop's fable about two animals who compete in a race and discover that haste and pride come before a fall. Choreographed by Dreda Blow and Sebastian Low, with music by Bruno Merz.2016-05-27T12:00:00+01002016-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Northern Ballet: The Tortoise And The Hare
Crystal Pite & Jonathon Young - BetroffenheitCrystal Pite & Jonathon Young - BetroffenheitThis hybrid production of dance and theatre, choreographed by Crystal Pite features the themes of loss, trauma, addiction and recovery.2016-05-31T19:30:00+01002016-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Crystal Pite & Jonathon Young - Betroffenheit
Images Ballet CompanyImages Ballet Company2016-06-22T19:30:00+01002016-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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Images Ballet Company
Matthew Bourne's The Red ShoesMatthew Bourne's The Red ShoesDance master Matthew Bourne takes on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's film and Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale to create new ballet production The Red Shoes, being staged at Sadler's Wells this December. A beloved fairytale and Academy Award-winning movie, the story has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with a tale of2016-12-06T00:00:00+00002017-01-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Sadler's Wells Theatre,   Rosebery Avenue      EC1R 4TN
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event > Dance > Modern Dance - Ballet
PRICING  £12-£68
DATES  6th December 2016 to 29th January 2017
VENUE  Sadler's Wells Theatre 
Dance master Matthew Bourne takes on Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's film and Hans Christian Andersen's fairytale to create new ballet production The Red Shoes, being staged at Sadler's Wells this December. A beloved fairytale and Academy Award-winning movie, the story has seduced audiences and inspired generations of dancers with a tale of... More about this event
 

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Exhibitions | Until 14th August 2016 

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British Museum 9 minutes walk from Metafora

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Exhibitions | On 1st May 2016 

Conway Hall 10 minutes walk from Metafora

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Gnostic Workshop: Magical Britain, Freemasonry, Theosophy and Alchemy
Exhibitions | On 1st May 2016 

Conway Hall 10 minutes walk from Metafora

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Foundling Sunday
Exhibitions | On 1st May 2016 

The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from Metafora

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Drawing on Childhood
Drawing on Childhood
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The Foundling Museum 17 minutes walk from Metafora

Bringing together works of major illustrators from the eighteenth century to present day, Drawing on Childhood ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 1st May 2016 

Mary Ward House 17 minutes walk from Metafora

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Fabric 19 minutes walk from Metafora

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