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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 2ND MARCH 2013

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, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, London NW1 8EH
 
 
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Mon-Sat 7pm
 
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Playing Cards 1: SPADESA deck of cards and the games played with them can represent rules, skills, symbols, mythologies, signs and characters. Using this concept, international director and theatrical master Robert Lepage has created a quartet of plays that focus on the meaning behind the cards; each play is shaped around one suit and what that suit represents. Playing Cards 1: Spades will be the first in the series and, exploring the theme of war, will juxtapose two desert cities at the time when the United States invaded Iraq. Based in Las Vegas, a caricature of the Western World and its values, it delves into a world of illusions, escape and private battles with a heavy dose of sex, drugs, violence and politics. Bets are on as to how the story will play out in Sin City.

 

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It's great to see this fabulous arts venue re-open its doors after a stunning refurbishment. Boasting a colourful history, the Roundhouse initially started life as an engine shed. It was later transformed into a bonded warehouse for Gilbey's Gin before Arnold Wesker the playwright came along in 1964 and established Centre 42 here, insisting it became one of the most cutting-edge performing arts venue in the country. More about Roundhouse

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Chalk Farm Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Camden Town Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St John's Wood Masterpark
 
21 minutes walk
 
Arcade Car Parks
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  38% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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
 
 
 
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43 Cardington Street, NW1 | 22 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Within three minutes walk of Euston Station, between Regent's Park and the British Museum and close to Kings Cross Station, this modern hotel offers guests a ... More
 
 
 
Danubius Hotel Regents Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £104  30% off
18 Lodge Road, NW87JT | 23 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Stunning views of Lord's Cricket Ground makes this the hotel of choice for cricket enthusiasts, but it has plenty of other advantages too. A program ... More
 
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 3rd December 2016 - 7pm
Playing Cards 1: SPADES, 49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
British singer Jess Glynne performs a selection of her pop hits including her solo singles Right Here and Hold My Hand....More
 
 
 
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Red Kyte
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 3rd December 2016 - 3pm-10pm
Playing Cards 1: SPADES, The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Indie rock four-piece from North London. With support from Stupid Boots, LA Underlined, Tripp Hazard, The Flicks, The Fantasy Hatters, Rosie Barrett, Dave Daniel and John ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 3rd December 2016 - 7pm-11.40pm
Playing Cards 1: SPADES, 1 Malden Road, NW5 | 5 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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Roundhouse
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | Same location as Playing Cards 1: SPADES
It's great to see this fabulous arts venue re-open its doors after a stunning refurbishment. Boasting a colourful history, the Roundhouse initially started life as ... More
 
 
 
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The Barfly Camden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
49 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Of the huge tally of pubs and clubs that line Camden's streets, Barfly stands out thanks to the predominant quality of the live acts, in spite ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Camden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Not the easiest of places to find yet Camden Proud has quickly found a place in the hearts of many. This art gallery by day becomes ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
NW1 | 1 minute from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
As well as housing a renowned ceramic art gallery, Painted Earth offers kids a fantastic opportunity to test their own artistic talents. Supervised by friendly staff ... More
 
 
 
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176 Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
176 Prince of Wales Road, NW5 | 4 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
A welcome addition to the North London arts scene which, until 176 opened, was not overwhelmed with great galleries. This is the new home of the ... More
 
 
 
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Escapade
London > Shopping > Hire Shops
45-46 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Excellent costume shop for buying and hiring all manner of outlandish gear. This place is highly recommended by our readers. The staff are friendly, it's fairly ... More
 
 
 
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General Eyewear
London > Shopping > Eyewear
Arche 67 The Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Specialising in quality unused vintage eyewear from 1950-1989, Arckiv has a particular penchant for hand-made sixties and seventies British men's frames. Statement sunglasses include luxury brands ... More
 
 
 
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Melrose and Morgan
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
42 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
With the majority of produce sourced from the British Isles, Melrose and Morgan work with producers who use traditional methods of farming, curing, baking or cheese ... More
 
 
 
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Made In Camden at the Roundhouse
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | Same location as Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Modern European Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Belgo Noord
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
72 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Going into Belgo Noord feels like being whisked away to some Northern European drinking den. Fat men with moustaches smile at you from the walls, strangely ... More
 
 
 
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Cottons
London > Restaurants > Caribbean restaurants
55 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Cottons is a slightly upmarket version of a traditional Caribbean restaurant. It's still very informal, friendly in fact, and there's plenty of music and laughter, but ... More
 
 
 
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Camden College of English
London > Education > English Language Courses
61 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Under £200, less than 12 per group.... More
 
 
 
Higher Marks Tutoring
London > Education > Evening Classes
83 Eton Hall, Eton College Road, NW3 | 5 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Qualified and experienced tutors for primary, GCSE and A-level students.... More
 
 
 
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FitnessFirst
London > Leisure > Fitness
81 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Fitness Club ... More
 
 
 
Escuela De Baile
London > Leisure > Fitness
24 Haverstock Hill, Camden,, NW3 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Erskine Road, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW3 | 5 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
triyoga is considered one of the top yoga centres in London - Sadie Frost and Kate Moss are said to come here - and this Primrose ... More
 
 
 
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The Lansdowne
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
A lovely place for an informal low-key dinner or a noisy, buzzy meal out, The Lansdowne is well known as a good gastropub in Primrose Hill ... More
 
 
 
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The Pembroke Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
150, Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Everyone knows that Primrose Hill has one of the best views in the city. On a summer's eve why not take a walk to the summit, ... More
 
 
 
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The Engineer
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Popular Primrose Hill gastropub with an excellent draught beer selection and a small but mouth-watering menu drawing on influences all around the world. Beer garden makes ... More
 
 
 
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Lounge-Jing
London > Nightlife > Bars
88 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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The Lock Tavern
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
The Lock Tavern would be a great place to drop in and escape the tiresome, tie-dye-clad vendors of Camden's famous street market. Unfortunately that wouldn't do ... More
 
 
 
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Yumchaa
London > Nightlife > Bars
91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Selling loose leaf tea (Chaa) that tastes yummy gave the tea enthusiasts behind Yumchaa, Trinh and Sean, an idea of what to call their unique brand ... More
 
 
 
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Roundhouse
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | Same location as Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Can accommodate up to 1800 people.... More
 
 
 
Gilgamesh
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Stables Camden Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
Gilgamesh is a restaurant, bar, lounge and traditional tearoom all under one roof. And what a spectacular roof it is too - floating 40ft above the ... More
 
 
 
Proud Galleries - Camden
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Camden Town, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Playing Cards 1: SPADES
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ZooNation: Mad Hatter's Tea PartyZooNation: Mad Hatter's Tea PartyZooNation: Mad Hatter's Tea PartyThe acclaimed hip hop dance theatre troupe ZooNation performs an off-the-wall take on Lewis Carroll's classic fairy tale. First staged at the Royal Opera House two years ago, The Mad Hatter's Tea Party comes to the Roundhouse from the end of 2016 and into 2017. The show taps into the heady nonsense of Lewis Carroll's much-loved world in a playful t2016-12-30T00:00:00+00002017-01-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
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event > Clubbing and Nightlife > Dance - Hip Hop
PRICING  Dec 30-Jan 3 preview £15, Jan 4-22 £25
DATES  Running from  Friday 30th December 2016untilSunday 22nd January 2017
VENUE  Roundhouse 
The acclaimed hip hop dance theatre troupe ZooNation performs an off-the-wall take on Lewis Carroll's classic fairy tale. First staged at the Royal Opera House two years ago, The Mad Hatter's Tea Party comes to the Roundhouse from the end of 2016 and into 2017. The show taps into the heady nonsense of Lewis Carroll's much-loved world in a playful t... More about this event
 
Putting Words In Your MouthPutting Words In Your MouthLasana Shabazz, Jamal Gerald and Travis Alabanza lip-sync interviews with LGBTQI people, who are angered by mainstream politics and wrestling with what it means to be British and queer in 2016. Devised and directed by Scottee.2016-12-03T20:00:00+00002016-12-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
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Putting Words In Your Mouth
The Amity AfflictionThe Amity AfflictionThe four-piece from Gympie, Australia performs metalcore.2016-12-06T19:00:00+00002016-12-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
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Ward ThomasWard ThomasTwin sisters Lizzy and Catherine, known together as Ward Thomas, play pop, country and rock tunes. Support from Estee Blu.2016-12-07T18:00:00+00002016-12-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
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Frightened RabbitFrightened RabbitIndie rock five-piece from Selkirk promotes its fifth album Painting Of A Panic Attack.2016-12-07T19:00:00+00002016-12-07T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
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Super Furry AnimalsSuper Furry AnimalsThe Welsh psychedelic pop group, known for recording in both English and Welsh languages, play a selection of their Beach Boys-inspired indie tracks.2016-12-08T19:00:00+00002016-12-09T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
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Super Furry Animals
AshAshThe multi-million-selling trio, who originate from Downpatrick in Northern Ireland, play indie-rock.2016-12-10T19:00:00+00002016-12-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
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I See RiversI See RiversThe three musicians from Liverpool perform their folk-rock originals. Temple Of Anyone, August and Sasha Brown support.2016-12-10T19:00:00+00002016-12-10T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
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I See Rivers
Kate TempestKate TempestThe London-based artist performs hip hop and poetry with her accompanying musicians in support of the album Let Them Eat Chaos.2016-12-11T19:00:00+00002016-12-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
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Kate Tempest
Walking On CarsWalking On CarsThe Dingle-based five-piece performs their indie pop-rock originals.2016-12-13T19:00:00+00002016-12-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Roundhouse,   Chalk Farm Road      NW1 8EH
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