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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 validated by the University of Kent, as well as classes to everyone from 5-year-old beginners to adult amateurs to some of the world's top professionals in evening classes that are open to the public. One of the country’s top companies, Richard Alston Dance Company, is based at The Place. It also boasts a comfortable, versatile 300-seat theatre with a year-round programme of contemporary dance, the Robin Howard Dance Theatre.


 

The Place events

 
Lola Maury: BrouhahaLola Maury: BrouhahaA multimedia performance inspired by the intimacy and sensorial overload of rituals and carnivals.2019-05-29T19:30:00+01002019-05-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Lola Maury: Brouhaha
Modern Table Dance Company: Sok-do (Velocity)Modern Table Dance Company: Sok-do (Velocity)A contemporary piece from Korean set to live Ajaeng music.2019-05-31T19:30:00+01002019-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Modern Table Dance Company: Sok-do (Velocity)
Double Bill: Art Project BoraDouble Bill: Art Project BoraThe company performs its two works, Somoo and A Long Talk To Oneself.2019-06-04T19:30:00+01002019-06-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Double Bill: Art Project Bora
Triple BillTriple BillFor the event, Choi X Kang Project performs Complement, Goblin Party presents Once Upon A Time and Noname Sosu brings its work Silentium to the stage.2019-06-07T19:30:00+01002019-06-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Triple Bill
Intoto DanceIntoto DanceStudents from the company perform three works by Nathan Johnston, Victoria Fox Markiewicz and Luke Brown.2019-06-11T19:30:00+01002019-06-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Intoto Dance
No Woman's LandNo Woman's LandDance artists Avatara Ayuso and Inuk elder Naulaq LeDrew explore their migration experiences.2019-06-14T19:30:00+01002019-06-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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No Woman's Land
Lost Dog: Juliet And RomeoLost Dog: Juliet And RomeoBen Duke's reimagined version of Shakespeare's tragic teenage love story in which the doomed couple survive through into middle age.2019-06-18T19:30:00+01002019-06-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
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Lost Dog: Juliet And Romeo
EDGE Dance Company 2019EDGE Dance Company 2019London Contemporary Dance School students perform works by the choreographers Hagit Yakira, Fabio Liberti and Jorge Crecis.2019-06-25T19:30:00+01002019-06-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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EDGE Dance Company 2019
London Contemporary Dance School 2019London Contemporary Dance School 2019A performance by students of student choreography.2019-07-05T19:30:00+01002019-07-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
 
London Contemporary Dance School 2019
London Contemporary Dance School 2019London Contemporary Dance School 2019A performance by students of work by Holly Blakey, Samir Kennedy, Eve Stainton and Florence Peake and Marikiscrycrycry.2019-07-09T19:30:00+01002019-07-12T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
Category: event
 
London Contemporary Dance School 2019
 

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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 £106  32% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
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
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
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 £70  38% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from The Place
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
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 2.1 miles from The Place
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 16 minutes from The Place
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 18 minutes from The Place
Unique and innovative workshops teaching flower arranging and floristry with monthly, weekly or daily workshops. This is a really enjoyable art form that allows its students ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Place

Near The Place
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 The Place
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 The Place
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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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from The Place
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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The New Londoners
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd March to 7th July 2019
The Place, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
Close to 200 different countries are represented by people living in London, according to the UN, and award winning British photographer Chris Steele-Perkins has created portraits ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ongoing
Imaginary Cities
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 5th April to 14th July 2019
The Place, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
Welcoming you to the British Library from 5th April 2019, Imaginary Cities is a free display which fills the Entrance Hall Gallery with a 3D virtual ...More
 
 
 
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Writing: Making Your Mark
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th April to 27th August 2019
The Place, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
"Writing is so much more than words on the page - it is how we communicate across time and space" says Adrian Edwards, lead curator of ...More
 
 
 
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Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Place
Bloomsbury Theatre main auditorium closed until Summer 2016. Bloomsbury Theatre Studio is unaffected and continues to operate as normal. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 6 minutes from The Place
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
 
 
 
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from The Place
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Place
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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 1 minute from The Place
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
 
 
 
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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
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
 
 
 
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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 The Place
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 The Place

The best shops and markets near The Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
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 The Place
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
 
 
 
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School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
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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Number Twelve
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Ambassadors Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
... More
 
 
 
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Somerstown Coffee House
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
... More
 
 
 
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North Sea Fish Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
7 Leigh Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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The Place gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
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 The Place
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 The Place
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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The best pubs near London The Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from The Place
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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The Place 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 The Place
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
George's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Following a major redesign, the bar within The Gilbert Scott restaurant reopened as George's Bar in early 2018. Marcus Wareing's latest tribute to the building's original ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Anthracite
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, Pancras Road, N1C | 6 minutes from The Place
Bringing a touch of glamour to King's Cross, Anthracite is a sophisticated martini lounge with breathtaking views of George Gilbert ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Place

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
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 The Place
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 The Place
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
 
 
 
 
 

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The New Londoners
The New Londoners
Exhibitions | Until 7th July 2019 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

Close to 200 different countries are represented by people living in London, according to the UN, and award winning British ...More

 
Imaginary Cities
Imaginary Cities
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

Welcoming you to the British Library from 5th April 2019, Imaginary Cities is a free display which fills the Entrance ...More

 
Writing: Making Your Mark
Writing: Making Your Mark
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2019 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

"Writing is so much more than words on the page - it is how we communicate across time and space" ...More

 
Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic
Smoke and Mirrors: The Psychology of Magic
Exhibitions | Until 15th September 2019 

Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from The Place

Mind games and masters of deception, the secret world of magicians is revealed at Smoke and Mirrors, a free exhibition ...More

 
Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Hogarth & The Art of Noise
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

Explore the use of sound in William Hogarth's art as the Foundling Museum stages the first exhibition dedicated to the ...More

 
Irish Jam Session
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 26th May 2019 

The Harrison 7 minutes walk from The Place

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Love Explosion & Crunch (Double Bill)
Theatre | On 26th May 2019 

Camden People's Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Place

Imprology present two totally improvised pieces involving members of the audience....More

Albukhary Foundation Gallery Of The Islamic World
Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2019 

British Museum 11 minutes walk from The Place

Works revealing the British Museum's outstanding collections in engaging new ways, underscoring the global connections of this vast region of ...More

Edvard Munch: love and angst
Edvard Munch: love and angst
Exhibitions | Until 21st July 2019 

British Museum 11 minutes walk from The Place

Norwegian artist Edvard Munch, famous for his haunting depictions of raw human emotion - think of Munch and you'll soon ...More

 
Manga
Manga
Exhibitions | Until 26th August 2019 

British Museum 11 minutes walk from The Place

A recreation of the oldest surviving manga bookshop in Tokyo comes to the British Museum as it stages the largest ...More

 

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Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert
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Theatre | From 7th October 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Jason Donovan, producing for the first time, teams ...More

 
Pittsburgh Art on the Bank
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Exhibitions | From 3rd June 

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Pittsburgh Art on the Bank brings a curated ...More

 
The Depot
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Dear Evan Hansen
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Theatre | From 29th October 

Noel Coward Theatre

Michael Greif directs the Tony Award-winning musical about a teenage outcast who becomes a focal ...More

 
Gezellig Restaurant & Bar
Gezellig Restaurant & Bar
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In the refurbished Grade II listed Holborn Town Hall, Gezellig Restaurant and Bar is a ...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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Dining 

Created in celebration of the fashion house's founder, Thomas Burberry, the Burberry Classic Afternoon Tea serves a traditional menu within Thomas's Café....More

Murder Inc.
Murder Inc.
Drinking 

From the trio of owner-bartenders behind The Cocktail Trading Company comes Murder Inc., a neon ...More

 
Les Platanes
Les Platanes
Dining 

The plane trees that line the lanes of Provence, as well as nearby Berkeley Square, ...More

 
The Wine Parlour
The Wine Parlour
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Encouraging you to try before you buy, The Wine Parlour in Brixton Village goes beyond ...More

 
The Mantl
The Mantl
Dining 

Open from 11.30am 'til 11.30pm, The Mantl brings a taste of Turkey to Brompton Road ...More

 
Kurabu
Kurabu
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Above the much-loved Dinings SW3 in Chelsea, Kurabu (meaning 'clubhouse' in Japanese) turns the upstairs ...More

 
Fugitive Motel
Fugitive Motel
Drinking 

Fugitive Motel is a craft beer bar and co-working space next to the railway arches ...More

 
AllBright Mayfair
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Named after the former USA Secretary of State, Madeline Albright, the AllBright Mayfair is a ...More

 
World Oceans Day Family Festival
World Oceans Day Family Festival
Exhibitions | On 8th June 

National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum is doing its bit ...More

 
Cirque du Soleil: Luzia
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Theatre | From 12th January 

Royal Albert Hall

Thirty years after Cirque du Soleil first introduced its phenomenal acrobatics to UK audiences, the ...More

 
Summer Safari
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Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration

Take a trip to Africa via Covent Garden this summer with the Summer Safari at ...More

 
Peckham Levels Open Studio Weekend
Peckham Levels Open Studio Weekend
Exhibitions | From 31st May 

Peckham Levels

Peckham Levels is inviting the public into its ...More

 
A Midsummer Night's Dream
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Theatre | From 28th June 

Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park

Get fully immersed in Shakespeare's mythical forest this summer with A Midsummer Night's Dream at ...More

 
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