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Part of the University of the Arts London's award-winning campus for Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design, Platform Theatre has four performance spaces and a bar. Opened in December 2011 when the redevelopment of King's Cross began, the theatre has excellent facilities and a versatile performance space. Mainly Platform Theatre is used for the students' public performances but it also hosts independent external events, including the London International Mime Festival, Dance Umbrella and the London International Festival of Theatre (LIFT).

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
King's Cross Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Euston Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Judd Street NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
Arcade Car Parks
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £101  40% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 11 minutes from Platform Theatre
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 | 12 minutes from Platform Theatre
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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - Islington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  31% off
60 Pentonville Road, N1 | 12 minutes from Platform Theatre
The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Islington underwent a major refurbishment in 2014, transforming the rooms and suites into a stylish accommodation option. The newly ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Theatres nearest Platform Theatre

Nearest to Platform Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from Platform Theatre
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 13 minutes from Platform Theatre
Owned and part-funded by University College London, the Bloomsbury was completed in 1968 on the site of a bomb-damaged church. The years have not been kind ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Lion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
418 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 15 minutes from Platform Theatre
One of London's most famous fringe pub theatres, the Old Red Lion Theatre in Islington was founded in 1979 by Charlie Hanson and is a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Platform Theatre

Near Platform Theatre
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lafayette
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Goods Way, N1C | 2 minutes from Platform Theatre
Following the success of Omeara and Flat Iron Square in Southwark, Mumford & Sons' Ben Lovett brings the same winning ... More
 
 
 
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Kings Place
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from Platform Theatre
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations and with a waterside setting, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place combines the offices of The Guardian ... More
 
 
 
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Scala
London > Entertainment > Live Music
275 Pentonville Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 5 minutes from Platform Theatre
Housed inside the old King's Cross Cinema, the Scala might be a bit tattered around the edges but this only adds to its battered charm. The ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Platform Theatre

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Leveret
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 26th February 2020 - 8pm
Platform Theatre, 90 York Way, N1 | 2 minutes from Platform Theatre
Folk and country from three of England's folk musicians in a collaborative outfit, featuring Andy Cutting, Sam Sweeney and Rob Harbron....More
 
 
 
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Vox Luminis
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 26th February 2020 - 8pm
Platform Theatre, 90 York Way, N1 | 2 minutes from Platform Theatre
The group performs Lassus Lamentationes Ieremiae Prophetae and Missa Pro Defunctis....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
WEB Du Bois: Charting Black Lives
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th Feb to 1st Mar 2020 - Various Times
Platform Theatre, 2 Granary Square, N1C | 4 minutes from Platform Theatre
The complete set of 63 graphics shown at the 1900 Paris Exposition, produced by influential African American activist Du Bois and a team of students from ...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Platform Theatre

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Platform Theatre
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Granary Square
London > Attractions >
Good's Way, King's Cross, London N1C | Same location as Platform Theatre
The same size as Trafalgar Square, Granary Square is at the heart of King's Cross where the Eurostar departs and emerged as part of the ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Pavilion
London > Attractions > Sights
Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | Same location as Platform Theatre
Designed by Stirling Prize winning architects Stanton Williams, the firm behind the nearby Granary Complex which includes Central Saint Martin's, King's Cross Pavilion occupies an enviable ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square
London > Attractions >
King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from Platform Theatre
Set between King's Cross and St Pancras stations, Pancras Square is a public square with restaurants, offices, green space and a gently flowing stepped water feature ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Platform Theatre

The best shops and markets near Platform Theatre
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Canopy Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Handyside Canopy, One Wharf Road, N1C | Same location as Platform Theatre
From March 2018, Canopy Market in King's Cross becomes a weekly affair. Previously a once-a-month occasion, the one-stop-shop for artisan produce will now take over West ... More
 
 
 
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Lola's Cupcakes, King's Cross
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Northern Ticket Hall, King's Cross St Pancras Station, Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from Platform Theatre
Sweet to taste, cute to look at and made with natural ingredients, Lola's Cupcakes can hold their own when it comes to the coveted title of ... More
 
 
 
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Tom Dixon Shop London
London > Shopping > House and Garden
4-10 Bagley Walk Arches, Coal Drops Yard, N1C | 3 minutes from Platform Theatre
Combining shop, workshop and office under one roof, Tom Dixon in Coal Drops Yard is a treasure trove of designer lighting, stone clad candles ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Platform Theatre London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caravan King's Cross
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C | Same location as Platform Theatre
You'll find "well travelled food and mighty fine coffee, in an old grain store" at Caravan King's Cross, a succinct description they came up with themselves. ... More
 
 
 
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Dishoom King's Cross
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
Stable Street, King's Cross, London N1C | Same location as Platform Theatre
The third restaurant from the team behind Dishoom, the Bombay cafes in Shoreditch and Covent Garden, is also their largest - and the largest restaurant opening ... More
 
 
 
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Maple & King's
London > Restaurants >
Unit 1, 3 Pancras Square, N1C | 1 minute from Platform Theatre
... More
 
 
 
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Education near Platform Theatre

Near Platform Theatre
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Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Granary Building, 1 Granary Square, Holborn, London N1C | Same location as Platform Theatre
One of the premier arts colleges in the world, St Martins accepts only a few talented students each year, and is very well regarded in the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 4 minutes from Platform Theatre
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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Samsung KX Kings Cross
London > Education > Adult Education
Coal Drops Yard, N1C | 4 minutes from Platform Theatre
As well as being a high tech space where visitors can discover a range of free interactive experiences, Samsung KX ... More
 
 
 
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Platform Theatre gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Frame King's Cross
London > Leisure >
Arthouse, 1 York Way, N1C | 3 minutes from Platform Theatre
With Frame founders Pip Black and Joan Murphy set out to create a fun approach to fitness. What started out as a Shoreditch ... More
 
 
 
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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 | 4 minutes from Platform Theatre
Taking inspiration from its surroundings and the great train journeys that set off from St Pancras station, the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa pays homage ... More
 
 
 
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Pancras Square Leisure
London > Leisure >
5 Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 6 minutes from Platform Theatre
Located in the heart of Kings Cross, Pancras Square Leisure centre offers a 25 metre swimming pool, smaller teaching pool, two exercise studios with over 25 ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Platform Theatre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Platform Theatre
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 9 minutes from Platform Theatre
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 12 minutes from Platform Theatre
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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Platform Theatre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca King's Cross
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
One Pancras Square, King's Cross, London N1C | 1 minute from Platform Theatre
Ten years after Vinoteca founders Charlie Young and business partner Brett Woonton opened their first restaurant, wine bar and shop in Clerkenwell the pair bring their ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sweetwater
London > Nightlife > Bars
Goods Way, N1C | 2 minutes from Platform Theatre
Spacious watering hole Sweetwater offers a well-stocked American-style bar celebrating the round-the-clock energy and vibrancy of New Orleans and the Mississippi Delta. It's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, London N1C | 2 minutes from Platform Theatre
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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Platform Theatre

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Platform Theatre.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 2 minutes from Platform Theatre
Just 150 metres from King's Cross and St Pancras stations, the Dixon-Jones designed Kings Place offers conference organisers two auditoriums, two art galleries and a wide ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Platform Theatre
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
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 11 minutes from Platform Theatre
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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Concerts | On 26th February 2020 

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The group performs Lassus Lamentationes Ieremiae Prophetae and Missa Pro Defunctis....More

Leveret
Concerts | On 26th February 2020 

Kings Place 2 minutes walk from Platform Theatre

Folk and country from three of England's folk musicians in a collaborative outfit, featuring Andy Cutting, Sam Sweeney and Rob ...More

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Concerts | On 26th February 2020 

O2 Academy Islington 15 minutes walk from Platform Theatre

Bath is the hometown of this four-piece who perform their own take on the rock genre....More

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Comedy | On 26th February 2020 

The Camden Head 15 minutes walk from Platform Theatre

YouTube comedian Diane Spencer plies near the knuckle humour as she introduces four guest acts....More

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Sadler's Wells Theatre 16 minutes walk from Platform Theatre

The renowned company performs Lin Hwai-Min's Dust that uses Shostakovich's response to the destruction of Dresden to form his own ...More

Forgotten Fiction Book Club: 'Double Lives'.
Exhibitions | On 26th February 2020 

Waterstone's - Gower Street 16 minutes walk from Platform Theatre

Forgotten Fiction is a monthly book club which invites you to travel back in time to rediscover lost literary gems ...More

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Concerts | On 26th February 2020 

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The group from Europe, based around core members Wolfgang Valbrun and Hillman Mondegreen, performs its soul originals. Support from Aadae....More

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Comedy | On 26th February 2020 

Angel Comedy Club 18 minutes walk from Platform Theatre

A night for first-timers and experienced acts to try out new material and receive supportive criticism from the audience....More

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