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Lyric HammersmithFrank Matcham's velvet and gilt theatre was saved from demolition - following a public outcry - by being carefully dismantled, moved from its location further down King Street and then rehoused on its current site. As a consequence, the Lyric Hammersmith's gorgeous Victorian auditorium is housed in a severely utlitarian concrete cube, above Kings Mall shopping centre. It's a thoroughly surreal building, but one that works very well, and finds space for a cafe, a gorgeous roof garden, a bar, and a 100 seat studio space. Currently undergoing a £16.5 million building project, improvements will result in training facilities including drama, dance and recording studios, a sensory space for children with disabilities and storage areas for props and costumes due to be completed by autumn 2014. In the meantime, the theatre is staging 'secret' shows, adding to its long history of showing inventive works by emerging artists which in recent years have included Improbable Theatre, Nick Cave, Kneehigh, Frantic Assembly and Iceland's Vesturport theatre company - whose daring staging of Metamorphosis garnered rave reviews.

 

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Faustus: That Damned WomanFaustus: That Damned WomanFaustus: That Damned WomanIn a Headlong and Lyric Hammersmith co-production, award-winning playwright Chris Bush reimagines the Faustus myth with his new play, Faustus: That Damned Woman. Premiering at the theatre in January, the productions draws on the works of Marlowe, Goethe and further versions of the myth to examine what needs to be sacrificed in order to achieve grea2020-02-18T00:00:00+00002020-02-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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PRICING  £10-£42
DATES  22nd January to 22nd February 2020
In a Headlong and Lyric Hammersmith co-production, award-winning playwright Chris Bush reimagines the Faustus myth with his new play, Faustus: That Damned Woman. Premiering at the theatre in January, the productions draws on the works of Marlowe, Goethe and further versions of the myth to examine what needs to be sacrificed in order to achieve grea... More about this event
 
Love, Love, LoveLove, Love, LoveRachel O'Riordan directs a revival of Mike Bartlett's award-winning and scathing drama, which charts the romance of Kenneth and Sandra from their first meeting as The Beatles perform All You Need Is Love on TV in 1967 to the dawning of the 21st century.2020-03-05T19:30:00+00002020-04-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Hammersmith Grove NCP
 
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Kings Mall Car Park
 
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Holiday Inn Express London Hammersmith
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £53  23% off
124 King Street, W6 | 5 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
The old Fuller's brewery forms the home of this stylish budget hotel, conveniently located halfway between Heathrow Airport and Central London. It's an easy stroll to ... More
 
 
 
Chiswick Rooms
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
407 Goldhawk Road, W6 | 15 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Chiswick Rooms is a contemporary-designed boutique hotel in west London, offering high quality four star accommodation and convenient access to the city. The hotel has a ... More
 
 
 
Dorsett Shepherds Bush
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  37% off
58 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 16 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
A short walk from Olympia Exhibition Centre, the Dorsett Shepherd's Bush is a four star hotel within a Grade II-listed landmark building which opened as the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Theatres nearest Lyric Hammersmith

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Riverside Studios Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
101 Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 4 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Riverside Studios, Hammersmith's historic 86-year-old arts centre, includes two theatre spaces. With tiered seating for 200, Studio 3 is the smaller of the two while the ... More
 
 
 
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Bush Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
7 Uxbridge Road, W12 | 16 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
London's essential theatre for new writing has been the first step into the big time for dozens of Britain's best playwrights. Challenging, disturbing and original works ... More
 
 
 
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Chiswick Playhouse
London > Entertainment > Theatres
2 Bath Road, W4 | 23 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Sitting above the Tabard pub in the charming Chiswick neighbourhood, the Chiswick Playhouse is an intimate theatre that aims to bring West End quality ... More
 
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Lyric Hammersmith

Near Lyric Hammersmith
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Irish Cultural Centre, Hammersmith
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Blacks Road, W6 | 1 minute from Lyric Hammersmith
Established since 1995, The Irish Cultural Centre provides a frequently changing programme of Ireland's traditional and contemporary musicians, an Irish film ... More
 
 
 
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Riverside Studios
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
101 Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 4 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Following a five-year redevelopment Riverside Studios, Hammersmith's historic 86-year-old arts centre reveals its new multi-million-pound building. Reopening in three phases, first to launch in November 2019 ... More
 
 
 
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Laugh
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Ginglik, Club on the Green, 1 Shepherds Bush Green, W12 | 16 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
A cosy DJ bar that comes alive on Tuesday nights, with the cream of the comedy circuit. Toilet humour has never been so good as in ... More
 
 
 
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Faustus: That Damned Woman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd January to 22nd February 2020
Lyric Hammersmith, Lyric Square, 2 King Street, W6 | Same location as Lyric Hammersmith
In a Headlong and Lyric Hammersmith co-production, award-winning playwright Chris Bush reimagines the Faustus myth with his new play, Faustus: That Damned Woman. Premiering at the ...More
 
 
 
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Sister Act
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th July to 30th August 2020
Lyric Hammersmith, 45 Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 3 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
We all remember those rocking nuns in Sister Act, the 1992 film, led by a kick-ass Whoopi Goldberg as the irrepressible Deloris. Now Goldberg's getting in ...More
 
 
 
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Persona
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st January to 23rd February 2020
Lyric Hammersmith, 101 Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 4 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Legendary west London venue Riverside Studios reopens with Paul Schoolman's stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's 1966 film about a renowned stage actress who recovers from a ...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Lyric Hammersmith

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Lyric Hammersmith
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William Morris Society
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Upper Mall, W6 | 9 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
The William Morris Society is a great place to find out more about English textile designer, poet and and socialist activist, William Morris, best known for ... More
 
 
 
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Maggie's Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
Fulham Palace Road, W6 | 10 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Maggie's Centre next to Charing Cross Hospital in Hammersmith is the first cancer care hospice in England (there are several more in Scotland) for this charitable ... More
 
 
 
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Emery Walker's House at 7 Hammersmith Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Hammersmith Terrace, W6 | 14 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
One of 17 gorgeously preserved Georgian houses overlooking the Thames at the west end of Hammersmith's Upper Mall, 7 Hammersmith Terrace the former home of Emery ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Lyric Hammersmith

The best shops and markets near Lyric Hammersmith
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Christmas Trees: Pines and Needles, Hammersmith
London > Shopping > Specialists
St Paul's Church, Queen Caroline Street, W6 | 2 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
A rose-nosed reindeer walks into a bar and the elf barman says: "Why the long face?" Rudolf duly replies: "I've got pines and needles". Yes, yes... ... More
 
 
 
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Warren Evans Furniture
London > Shopping > House and Garden
240 Trussley Road, Hammersmith, W6 | 8 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Handmade wooden beds, matresses and furniture that are a class above your average flat packed homeware. All the timber is ethically sourced and fairly traded, with ... More
 
 
 
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West Six Garden Centre
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Ravenscourt Avenue, W6 | 9 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
The delightful West Six Garden Centre at the south end of Ravenscourt Park has a great selection of plants, seeds, garden ornaments and outdoor furniture, all ... More
 
 
 
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Lyric Hammersmith Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Lyric Square, W6 | 1 minute from Lyric Hammersmith
If you're coming to the Lyric for a night at the theatre - or even if you're just passing Lyric Square - the Lyric Cafe is ... More
 
 
 
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Lyric Hammersmith Roof Garden
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Lyric Square, W6 | 1 minute from Lyric Hammersmith
On the first floor of the excellent Lyric theatre in Hammersmith is an elevated oasis overlooking Lyric Square. The terrace has blossomed into a roof garden; ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
8 King Street, W6 | 1 minute from Lyric Hammersmith
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Lyric Hammersmith

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London Academy of Music & Dramatic Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
155 Talgarth Road, Hammersmith, London W14 | 11 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
LAMDA is among the most famous and prestigious acting schools in the world. It is very hard to be selected for a course here, but almost ... More
 
 
 
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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 14 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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Leiths School of Food and Wine
London > Education > Cookery Courses
16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 19 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety ... More
 
 
 
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Frame Hammersmith
London > Leisure >
Kings Mall, King Street, W6 | 1 minute from Lyric Hammersmith
Putting the fun into fitness, Frame puts you through your paces with mini-trampolines and dance classes under a disco ball but they also offer ... More
 
 
 
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Ravenscourt Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Ravenscourt Avenue, W6 | 9 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Ravenscourt Park is a scenic green space with a selection of tennis courts - spread out in three areas of the park - basketball court, bowling ... More
 
 
 
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Brackenbury Natural Health Clinic
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
30 Brackenbury Road, W6 | 11 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Well respected natural health clinic where colonic irrigation is offered along with alternative treatments like cranio-sacral therapy, psychotherapy and homeopathy.... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Lyric Hammersmith.
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Hole in the Wall
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
12 Sutton Lane, W4 | 3 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
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Dartmouth Castle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26 Glenthorne Road, W6 | 3 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
A world away from the chain shops and identikit booming bars that centre around Hammersmith's busy high street and transport hub, the Dartmouth Castle is worth ... More
 
 
 
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The Stonemasons Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
54 Cambridge Grove, Hammersmith, W6 | 3 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Hammersmith's original gastropub was highly rated for its bare brick walls, wooden furniture and no frills interior; what mattered was the food. Things have changed in ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Lyric Hammersmith

Lyric Hammersmith clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Riverside Studios Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Crisp Road, W6 | 6 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
West London's excellent riverside cultural centre offers a cinema, West End standard theatre, cafe, and a comfortable bar with outdoor river terrace under one roof. Situated ... More
 
 
 
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Green Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
45A Goldhawk Road, W12 | 13 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Where the Bush Bar and Grill used to be - down a dingy alley off Goldhawk Road - we now have the Green Room. Gone is ... More
 
 
 
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BrewDog Shepherd's Bush
London > Nightlife > Bars
15-19 Goldhawk Road, W12 | 13 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
With 40 draught taps BrewDog bar in Shepherd's Bush by BrewDog, Scotland's largest independent brewery, is a veritable cathedral to craft beer. It has the biggest ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Lyric Hammersmith.
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Olympia London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hammersmith Road, Kensington, London W14 | 14 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Times have changed since the Olympia first flung open its doors to the public on Boxing Day 1886 for the Hippodrome Circus, with the promise of ... More
 
 
 
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High Road House
London > Business > Venue Hire
162 Chiswick High Road, Chiswick, W4 | 23 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
Chiswick felt like it had truly arrived when Soho House owner Nick Jones decided 2006 was a good time to open up here - 'first Soho, ... More
 
 
 
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Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute
London > Business > Venue Hire
Louise T Blouin Foundation Institute, 3 Olaf Street, W11 | 25 minutes from Lyric Hammersmith
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Persona
Persona
Theatre | Until 23rd February 2020 

Riverside Studios 4 minutes walk from Lyric Hammersmith

Legendary west London venue Riverside Studios reopens with Paul Schoolman's stage adaptation of Ingmar Bergman's 1966 film about a renowned ...More

 

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