The 229 Venue  

 
 
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229 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W 5PW
 
 
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The 229 VenuePurpose-built venue with simple, stripped back decor. The two rooms have a total capacity of about 700, which means there's room for some decent club nights at the weekend, and low prices ensure a good turnout of students from the nearby International Students House. The real importance of the 229, however, is that its one of the few West End venues on the London gig circuit. It's as goods a place as any in Camden to catch up-and-coming musicians, and the central location also makes it a significant leg on the UK tours of major European artists.

 

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The 229 Venue, 229  Great Portland Street      W1W 5PW
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Underground Stations

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Warren Street Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Camden Road Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Regent Crest Hotel NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London Regent's Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  24% off
Carburton Street, W1W | 2 minutes from The 229 Venue
Located near the transport hub of Euston, and handy for shops and theatres in the West End as well for the City and the New East ... More
 
 
 
Grange Fitzrovia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £65  24% off
20-28 Bolsover Street, W1W | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
The Grange Fitzrovia Hotel lies in the heart of London's West End and is just minutes away from the exciting buzz of the famous theatres and ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Grafton Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £82  27% off
130 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes from The 229 Venue
Historic building in trendy Fitzrovia, guests enjoy free high-speed WiFi on unlimited devices; stylish single, double, family rooms and suites; and Steak and Lobster, serving mouth-watering ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Live Music nearest The 229 Venue

Nearest to The 229 Venue
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The Forge Arts Venue
London > Entertainment > Live Music
3-7 Delancey Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 18 minutes from The 229 Venue
The Forge is a purpose-built acoustically-designed concert venue in the heart of London's Camden Town. Housed in a sustainable, architecturally designed building, boasting both a RIBA ... More
 
 
 
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The Dublin Castle
London > Entertainment > Live Music
94 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 19 minutes from The 229 Venue
Internationally famous music venue and pub offering cheap drinks, dancing and live music from up-and-coming bands. Legendary on the indie scene, the Dublin Castle, thanks to ... More
 
 
 
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The Jazz Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
5 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 20 minutes from The 229 Venue
The youngest and funkiest of London's live jazz venues is everything a jazz bar should be - small, friendly and in love with music. The live ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The 229 Venue

Near The 229 Venue
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The New Diorama Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15-16 Triton Street, Regents Place, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 2 minutes from The 229 Venue
The New Diorama Theatre is an 80-seat performance space located in central London, close to Great Portland Street, dedicated to presenting the work of theatre companies ... More
 
 
 
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The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 8 minutes from The 229 Venue
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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Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 8 minutes from The 229 Venue
If stuffy auditoriums aren't your thing, the Open Air Theatre in the heart of Regent's Park offers a chance to enjoy quality theatre under a star-lit ... More
 
 
 
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Above and Beyond
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd June to 6th July 2019
The 229 Venue, 66 Portland Place, W1B | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
Unveiled in 1920, the Cenotaph is the inspiration behind Above and Beyond, an installation by Etcetera Studio, the collaborative practice of architect Tom Parsons and artist ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Playing the Picturesque
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 4th June to 7th September 2019
The 229 Venue, 66 Portland Place, W1B | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
Architectural design studio You+Pea has created Playing the Picturesque, an interactive installation exploring the boundaries between virtual and physical space. On display at the RIBA Architecture ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Catch Your Breath
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 2nd April to 20th September 2019
The 229 Venue, 11 St Andrews Place, Regent's Park, NW1 | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
Running throughout the summer, Catch Your Breath at the Royal College of Physicians explores respiration and how breathing is far more than just biology. From crying ...More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The 229 Venue
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Regent's Place Plaza
London > Attractions >
350 Euston Road, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 2 minutes from The 229 Venue
Regent's Place Plaza is at the heart of Regent's Place, a 13 acre site between King's Cross and Paddington that accommodates close to 12,000 workers and ... More
 
 
 
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RIBA Architecture Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
A continuous series of exhibitions and events of architecture and design are held in this fantastic 1930s Grade II listed building. There is an architectural information ... More
 
 
 
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RIBA
London > Attractions > Sights
66 Portland Place, W1B | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
The home of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, 66 Portland Place houses free exhibitions, a library, bookshop, cafe and bar. Open to the ... More
 
 
 
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Choconut
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
161 Great Portland Street, W1W | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
Personalised chocolates, created by a team led by Xavier Parcerisa, formerly Head Pastry Chef at The Goring, nuts and quality coffee are the little ... More
 
 
 
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Villandry Delicatessen
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
170 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
This wide-ranging delicatessen, (attached to the famous restaurant) is located in what once were the unpromising wastelands north of Oxford Street. As the area developed, so ... More
 
 
 
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Cycle Republic, Euston Tower
London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
Unti 4 Euston Tower, 286 Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from The 229 Venue
A cycling-only specialist store from Halfords, Cycle Republic opened its first London site at this 4,000 square metre unit in Euston Square in December 2014. Cyclists ... More
 
 
 
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Iberica
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
195 Great Portland Street, Marylebone, London W1W | 1 minute from The 229 Venue
The imposing glass fronted tapas bar and Spanish food shop Iberica on Great Portland Street is a great place to share a plate of tapas in ... More
 
 
 
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Honey & Smoke
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
216 Great Portland St, W1W | 1 minute from The 229 Venue
The team behind award-winning Middle Eastern restaurant Honey & Co have now launched new grill restaurant, Honey & Smoke . The ... More
 
 
 
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Efes 2
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
175 - 177 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 2 minutes from The 229 Venue
Turkish cuisine with live Eastern music and belly dancing downstairs.... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 9 minutes from The 229 Venue
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from The 229 Venue
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 9 minutes from The 229 Venue
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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Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from The 229 Venue
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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Chuan Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1c Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 8 minutes from The 229 Venue
Chuan Spa, based at the Langham Hotel, is the ultimate in spa and wellbeing experiences. Designed to create a tranquil atmosphere to maximise relaxation, Chuan Spa ... More
 
 
 
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Regent's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 8 minutes from The 229 Venue
Regent's Park is a huge, thriving green expanse in the heart of the capital consisting of two circular areas (an Inner and Outer Circle). At one-time ... More
 
 
 
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The Albany
London > Nightlife > Pubs
240 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 1 minute from The 229 Venue
... More
 
 
 
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Queen's Head & Artichoke
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
30 - 32 Albany Street, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The 229 Venue
Located in a 16th-century coaching inn, this sweet little gastropub offers diners the choice of just nibbling on a little tapas, or going for a full ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown & Sceptre
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 6 minutes from The 229 Venue
Following a refurbishment in 2014, the Crown & Sceptre in Fritzrovia has revealed a new look and an improved range of beers including London brews, seasonally ... More
 
 
 
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The 229 Venue clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Remedy
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
124 Cleveland Street, W1T | 2 minutes from The 229 Venue
Tucked away behind Warren Street and just a few minutes walk from Tottenham Court Road and Goodge Street stations, The Remedy is ... More
 
 
 
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The Lucky Pig
London > Nightlife > Bars
5 Clipstone Street, Fitzrovia, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from The 229 Venue
Elusive location? Check. Mismatched furniture? Check. Random antiques used for decoration? Check. And finally: an extensive cocktail list? Check. The Lucky Pig has all the elements ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Fitzrovia
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Maple Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from The 229 Venue
The folks that brought you Simmons King's Cross and Simmons Camden have now made their way to Fitzrovia with whimsical watering hole Simmons Fitzrovia. Serving ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The 229 Venue.
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 5 minutes from The 229 Venue
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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 10 minutes from The 229 Venue
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanderson Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 10 minutes from The 229 Venue
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Playing the Picturesque
Playing the Picturesque
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2019 

RIBA Architecture Gallery 3 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

Architectural design studio You+Pea has created Playing the Picturesque, an interactive installation exploring the boundaries between virtual and physical space. ...More

 
Above and Beyond
Above and Beyond
Exhibitions | Until 6th July 2019 

RIBA 3 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

Unveiled in 1920, the Cenotaph is the inspiration behind Above and Beyond, an installation by Etcetera Studio, the collaborative practice ...More

 
Catch Your Breath
Catch Your Breath
Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2019 

Royal College Of Physicians 3 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

Running throughout the summer, Catch Your Breath at the Royal College of Physicians explores respiration and how breathing is far ...More

 
Orix Duo
Concerts | On 27th June 2019 

Royal Academy Of Music 6 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

Cellist Ye Jin Choi and pianist Kevin Suherman play Beethoven, Debussy, Delius and Martinu....More

Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Jo Spence and Oreet Ashery: Misbehaving Bodies
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Wellcome Collection 9 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

Two artists who have lived with chronic illnesses explore how debilitating disease can shape the way we think about the ...More

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

Wellcome Collection 9 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

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

 
La Nuova Musica
Concerts | On 27th June 2019 

Wigmore Hall 10 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

David Bates conducts the period ensemble in early symphonies by Mozart and Haydn and mezzo-soprano Christine Rice sings areas by ...More

Courtyard Garden: Sanderson Hotel
Courtyard Garden: Sanderson Hotel
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2019 

The Long Bar 10 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

Parrots and butterflies rest in the foliage that has blossomed in the Courtyard Garden, a hidden gem next to the ...More

 
Civilised Sundays at Jikoni
Civilised Sundays at Jikoni
Exhibitions | Until 21st July 2019 

Jikoni 10 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

Running on one Sunday a month from April to July, Civilised Sundays at Jikoni welcomes a broad line-up of guest ...More

 
My Past is a Foreign Country - Zeba Talkhani with Sarah Shaffi
Exhibitions | On 27th June 2019 

Waterstone's - Gower Street 10 minutes walk from The 229 Venue

Join author Zeba Talkhani in conversation with journalist Sarah Shaffi to celebrate Zeba's new memoir My Past Is A Foreign ...More

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