Spring Loaded  

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 22ND JUNE 2013

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Spring LoadedSpring Loaded, The Place's annual festival of contemporary dance, bounces back to London this May, showcasing new talent in the dance world. Laila Diallo kicks off the festival on 11th May with a piece which explores themes of migration and displacement. This modern physical theatre piece is just a taster of the exciting array of dance you'll find at the Spring Loaded festival which runs from 11th May to 22nd June. Since launching in 1987, Spring Loaded has been a spring board for many household names including Matthew Bourne, Wayne McGregor (resident choreographer of The Royal Ballet) and DV8 artistic director Lloyd Newson. This year's programme includes James Cousins' There We Have Been, a duet where the female character barely ever touches the floor, a new work by 2010 Sadler's Wells Global Dance Contest winner James Wilton, and a performance by this year's Place Prize winner Riccardo Buscarini who combines dance with a live gig in a performance about memories, motherhood, and hot pink knitwear.

 

About The Place

London's specialist venue for contemporary ballet, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers classes to everyone from 5-year-old beginners and amateurs on evening classes to some of the world's top professionals. More about The Place

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Spring Loaded  Gary Clarke: Cameo Cookie. Photo by Gavin Coward  

   
Spring Loaded - Gary Clarke: Cameo Cookie. Photo by Gavin Coward

Spring Loaded Gary Clarke: Cameo Cookie. Photo by Gavin Coward 


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Euston Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Euston Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arcade Car Parks
 
4 minutes walk
 
Judd Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  22% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 1 minute from Spring Loaded
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £69  37% off
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 5 minutes from Spring Loaded
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  31% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from Spring Loaded
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Spring Loaded

Near Spring Loaded
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Harry Potter: A History of Magic
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th October 2017 to 28th February 2018
Spring Loaded, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
Marking the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the British Library presents Harry Potter: A History of Magic this autumn. ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Listen: 140 Years Of Recorded Sound
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th October 2017 to 11th March 2018 - Various Times
Spring Loaded, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
An immersive multimedia installation making innovative use of the library sound archives, to explore the significance of sound since the invention of the phonograph in 1877....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Ayurvedic Man: Encounters With Indian Medicine
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 16th November 2017 to 8th April 2018 - Various Times
Spring Loaded, 183 Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Spring Loaded
This exhibition takes its title and inspiration from the 'Ayurvedic Man' an 18th-century Nepali painting depicting the organs and vessels of the male body according to ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Spring Loaded

Near Spring Loaded
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
Bloomsbury Theatre main auditorium closed until Summer 2016. Bloomsbury Theatre Studio is unaffected and continues to operate as normal. Owned ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 6 minutes from Spring Loaded
The purpose built headquarters of The Magic Circle in Euston houses a vast collection of posters and memorabilia relating to the history of mystery. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Spring Loaded
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Spring Loaded

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Spring Loaded
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 1 minute from Spring Loaded
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo Paolozzi, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures of British Library
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
The John Ritblat Gallery contains a permanent display of over 200 of the British Library's greatest treasures. It includes documents which made and recorded history, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Spring Loaded

The best shops and markets near Spring Loaded
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Alara Wholefoods
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
58 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
Alara Wholefoods Health shop on Marchmont Street has been recommended by one of our readers, poet Kim Morrissey, who took the trouble to write in to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
The School of Life offers so much more than your average shopping experience. In fact, it doesn't do it justice to label it a mere shop ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Spring Loaded London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Number Twelve
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Ambassadors Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from Spring Loaded
... More
 
 
 
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Somerstown Coffee House
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Spring Loaded
... More
 
 
 
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North Sea Fish Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
7 Leigh Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from Spring Loaded
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Spring Loaded

Near Spring Loaded
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | Same location as Spring Loaded
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from Spring Loaded
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 5 minutes from Spring Loaded
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Spring Loaded

Spring Loaded 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 Spring Loaded
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
Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from Spring Loaded
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 10 minutes from Spring Loaded
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Spring Loaded

The best pubs near London Spring Loaded.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... 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 Spring Loaded
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from Spring Loaded
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
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Spring Loaded

Spring Loaded clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Spring Loaded
Hidden below the bustling Somers Town Coffee House, Cosy Kettle offers an intimate sanctuary away from the pub crowd. Opened in late 2013, the bar is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, London N1C | 7 minutes from Spring Loaded
The GNH Bar takes up almost the entire ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel and opens directly onto the western concourse of King's Cross Station. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Big Chill House
London > Nightlife > Bars
257-259 Pentonville Road, Kings Cross, King's Cross, London N1 | 8 minutes from Spring Loaded
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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Spring Loaded

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Spring Loaded.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 3 minutes from Spring Loaded
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Spring Loaded
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 Spring Loaded
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
 
 
 

The Place events

 
Access All Areas / Muti Musafiri / Elementz Ent.Access All Areas / Muti Musafiri / Elementz Ent.A triple bill of contemporary dance pieces featuring Access All Areas's Clipped, Elementz Ent's Perception and a piece from Muti Musafiri.2018-02-19T20:00:00+00002018-02-19T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Access All Areas / Muti Musafiri / Elementz Ent.
Out of Order / Sara Augieras / Joss CarterOut of Order / Sara Augieras / Joss CarterContemporary dance triple bill featuring Out Of Order's Once Standing, Sara Augieras's Paris Texas and Joss Carter's Anatomy Of The Heart.2018-02-20T20:00:00+00002018-02-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
Out of Order / Sara Augieras / Joss Carter
Svenja Buehl / Instigate Unknown / Becky NamgaudsSvenja Buehl / Instigate Unknown / Becky NamgaudsContemporary dance triple bill featuring Instigate Unknown's Blackball, Becky Namgauds's Like Honey and a piece by Svenja Buehl.2018-02-21T20:00:00+00002018-02-21T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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Svenja Buehl / Instigate Unknown / Becky Namgauds
Stasis / Christina Dionysopoulou / EDIFICE Dance TheatreStasis / Christina Dionysopoulou / EDIFICE Dance TheatreA triple bill of contemporary dance works featuring Stasis's The Sedate, Christina Dionysopoulou's Stigma and EDIFICE Dance Theatre's Tenome - Eyes On Hand.2018-02-22T20:00:00+00002018-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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Stasis / Christina Dionysopoulou / EDIFICE Dance Theatre
B-Hybrid Dance / Yu-Hsien Wu / GibbonB-Hybrid Dance / Yu-Hsien Wu / GibbonThe final three dance works of this year's festival features B-Hybrid Dance's Masc 4 Marginalisation, Yu-Hsien Wu's Dirty Paw and Gibbon's Gibbon.2018-02-23T20:00:00+00002018-02-23T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
On Soon
B-Hybrid Dance / Yu-Hsien Wu / Gibbon
Lost Dog: Juliet And Romeo - A Guide To Long Life And Happy MarriageLost Dog: Juliet And Romeo - A Guide To Long Life And Happy MarriageBen Duke's reimagined version of Shakespeare's tragic teenage love story in which the doomed couple survive through into middle age.2018-02-27T20:00:00+00002018-03-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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Lost Dog: Juliet And Romeo - A Guide To Long Life And Happy Marriage
 
 

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Harry Potter: A History of Magic
Harry Potter: A History of Magic
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2018 

British Library 4 minutes walk from Spring Loaded

Marking the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, the British Library presents Harry Potter: ...More

 
Paul Young
Concerts | On 18th February 2018 

University Of London Union 6 minutes walk from Spring Loaded

The Luton-born singer known for the hit pop singles Everytime You Go Away and Wherever I Lay My Hat performs....More

First Amongst Equals
First Amongst Equals
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from Spring Loaded

The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning ...More

 
Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment
Concerts | On 18th February 2018 

Kings Place 11 minutes walk from Spring Loaded

The musicians perform Bach's Cantata: Erfreute Zeit Im Neuen Bunde and there is a science talk by Professor Kishan Dholakia, ...More

Time Unwrapped
Time Unwrapped
Concerts | Until 31st December 2018 

Kings Place 11 minutes walk from Spring Loaded

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

 
Gemma Rosefield & Katya Apekisheva
Concerts | On 18th February 2018 

Kings Place 11 minutes walk from Spring Loaded

The cellist and pianist pairing performs Martinu's Variations On A Slovak Theme, Shostakovich's Cello Sonata, Dvorak's Silent Woods and Rachmaninov's ...More

Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
Living with gods: peoples, places and worlds beyond
Exhibitions | Until 8th April 2018 

British Museum 11 minutes walk from Spring Loaded

With no known culture in the world or history without religious beliefs, The British Museum explores the practice and expression ...More

 
Selda & Boom Pam
Concerts | On 18th February 2018 

KOKO 13 minutes walk from Spring Loaded

Turkish psychedelic sounds from one of the most important pillars of Anatolian psychedelic rock....More

Hiro Takenouchi & Sinfonia Cymru
Concerts | On 18th February 2018 

Conway Hall 13 minutes walk from Spring Loaded

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Annie Mac Presents
Annie Mac Presents
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 23rd February 2018 

KOKO 13 minutes walk from Spring Loaded

Coming home to where Annie Mac Presents started, the BBC radio DJ and Radio 1's ambassador for new music has ...More

 

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The Barbican stages the world premiere of the Royal Opera's new production, Coraline, created by ...More

 
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