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Unicorn TheatreThis £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people and the Clore Theatre holds 120. The company was founded in 1947, with a mission to create shows for children which are fun, challenging and exciting. The Unicorn also has its own production team, rehearsal studio, meeting rooms and cafe. Past productions include 'Journey to the River Sea', ' Jemima Puddle Duck and Friends' and 'Billy the Kid'.

 

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The Velveteen Rabbit (Ages 6-9)The Velveteen Rabbit (Ages 6-9)Unicorn's acclaimed stage adaptation of the children's book written by Margery Williams.2017-11-17T00:00:00+00002017-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Boing!Boing!Travelling Light and Bristol Old Vic presents a piece of dance-theatre that captures the delirious excitement of two boys waiting for Father Christmas to arrive on the most magical night of the year.2017-11-22T10:15:00+00002017-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Wild Life FMWild Life FMEight musicians from London and Norfolk join performance artist Kim Noble, director Pol Heyvaert (CAMPO, Belgium) and musician Jakob Ampe to create an honest, raw exposition of what it's like being young today.2018-01-12T19:00:00+00002018-01-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Wild Life FM
SeesawSeesawStewart Melton's play explores the push and pull of friendship, and the ups and downs of being very young. Directed by Sarah Argent.2018-01-26T00:00:00+00002018-03-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Seesaw
OthelloOthelloInspired by William Shakespeare's great tragedy, this is a modern, funny and inspired play by Belgian playwright Ignace Cornelissen (Henry the Fifth, The Hunting Lodge) that brings the story of Othello to life for younger audiences and reflects on the nature of relationships, friendships and how our flaws and feelings can blind us to the truth.2018-02-03T14:00:00+00002018-03-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Othello
BeginnersBeginnersRenowned, award-winning writer and director Tim Crouch (National Theatre, Royal Court, Unicorn) presents this joyous and imaginative new play for families everywhere. Beginners is a funny and moving story that reminds us that the adult we'll become.2018-03-20T00:00:00+00002018-04-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Beginners
Five Easy PiecesFive Easy PiecesSwiss theatre director Milo Rau's ground-breaking political theatre is based on reconstructions of true stories that shatter the taboos of our age and asks how children can understand the significance of narrative, empathy, loss, subjection, old age, and the horrors sometimes inflicted on them by adults.2018-04-27T19:00:00+01002018-04-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
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Canada Water Overground Station
 
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Snowsfields NCP
 
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Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  42% off
5 More London Place, SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
This plush, modern hotel south of the historic Tower Bridge is very convenient for exploring London. Just five minutes from the Tube station, it's 10 to ... More
 
 
 
Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £179  25% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 6 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  30% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 8 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Architecture Foundation
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Ground Floor East, 136-148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
Established in 1991, The Architecture Foundation is a non-profit agency for contemporary architecture whose programme of events and exhibitions promotes its core belief that architecture enriches ... More
 
 
 
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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is curated ... More
 
 
 
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The Bridge Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
3 Potters Fields Park, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
What Nicholas Hytner did next: after 12 years as director of the National Theatre, the theatre chief is building a theatre from the ground up. Designed ... More
 
 
 
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Laika
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th September to 4th November 2017
Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1 | Same location as Unicorn Theatre
A moving sci-fi adventure about the first dog in space inventively told using puppetry, movement and music. By Bryony Hannah and Avye Leventis....More
 
 
 
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Phobophobia: Night Terrors
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: 21st to 31st October 2017 - Various Times
Unicorn Theatre, 2-4 Tooley Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
An adults-only Halloween spectacular, which invites visitors to wander through dark, labyrinthine corridors inhabited by lost children and a motley crew of otherworldly apparitions....More
 
 
 
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The Big Draw
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 1st to 31st October 2017
Unicorn Theatre, Tower Bridge Road, South Kensington, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
If cave men could animate then so can you. That's the premise behind The Big Draw which takes Living Lines as its theme for 2017. The ...More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Unicorn Theatre
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The Shard
London > Attractions > Sights
96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
When it officially opened on Thursday 5th July 2012, The Shard became the tallest building in the European Union and the 45th tallest building in the ... More
 
 
 
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London Riviera
London > Attractions >
More London Place, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Every summer the London Riviera pops up in the shadow of City Hall adding a colourful food market and free entertainment ... More
 
 
 
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HMS Belfast
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Morgan's Lane, Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
HMS Belfast, moored at Morgan's Lane off Tooley Street, is a World War Two cruiser with nine decks. As you explore this floating museum, pop into ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Tyrwhitt
London > Shopping > Menswear
Unit 27a Tooley Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
The shirt company founded by Nicholas Charles Trywhitt Wheeler in 1986 while still at university has 23 stores worldwide, including one in Paris, five ... More
 
 
 
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Hotel Chocolat
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
London Bridge Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
At Hotel Chocolat you'll find everything from elegant gift boxes of chocolate to sweet treats to satisfy your everyday chocolate fix, all made with a ... More
 
 
 
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Hawes & Curtis
London > Shopping > Menswear
The Shard Arcade, The Place, SE1 | 5 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Jermyn Street shirtmaker Hawes & Curtis sells good quality shirts, suits and accessories from this store in the Shard Arcade located between London ... More
 
 
 
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Magdalen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
152 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
An absolutely charming man called Roger Faulks co-owns this much lauded restaurant, universally loved by restaurant critics - even the picky ones. Roger had watched as ... More
 
 
 
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The SkyMarket
London > Restaurants >
5th Floor Magdalen House, 148 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
After the success of their previous events, Bonnie-On-Sky and the London Picnic Club, Platterform have returned to present the SkyMarket, London's first ever rooftop market. Differing ... More
 
 
 
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Hutong
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
33rd Floor, The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
Like the Hong Kong original (on the 28th Floor of One Peking), Hutong in London occupies a lofty spot, high up on the 33rd floor of ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 21 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 27 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 28 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Unicorn Theatre.
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The Garrison Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
99 - 101 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Oh how we wish we lived in Bermondsey, then we could call this gem of a pub our local. We'd stop in for a regular drink ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor Tap
London > Nightlife > Pubs
23 Horsleydown Road, Bermondsey, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Situated on the south side of the Thames in the Tower Bridge Conservation Area, this historic Southwark pub offers a truly traditional English experience. From the ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Unicorn Theatre clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Nine Lives
London > Nightlife > Bars
8 Holyrood Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night Bermondsey Street cocktail bar. Set in a Victorian ... More
 
 
 
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Hide Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
39-45 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Conveniently located on the ground floor of the International Wine & Spirit Centre on Bermondsey Street, a stone's throw from London Bridge, it comes as no ... More
 
 
 
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Gong
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 St Thomas Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
On level 52 of The Shard Gong is London's highest bar. Part of the Shangri-La Hotel, the tallest hotel in Western Europe, Gong takes its name ... More
 
 
 
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 6 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 7 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
 

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Young Marx
Young Marx
Theatre | Until 31st December 2017 

The Bridge Theatre 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy set in 1850 London, where ...More

 
The Big Draw
The Big Draw
Kids Events | Until 31st October 2017 

Tower Bridge 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

If cave men could animate then so can you. That's the premise behind The Big Draw which takes Living Lines ...More

 
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2017 

Coppa Club 6 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

The instagram hit of last winter, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. ...More

 
Redhed By Catherine Williams
Exhibitions | Until 28th October 2017 

Menier Chocolate Factory 11 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Londinium: Hallucinatio
Exhibitions | Until 24th October 2017 

Leadenhall Market 11 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Meet Graeme Souness
Exhibitions | On 23rd October 2017 

Waterstone's - Leadenhall Market 12 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

The retired Scottish sportsman signs copies of his new book, Football: My Life, My Passion....More

Meet Graeme Souness
Exhibitions | On 23rd October 2017 

Waterstone's - Leadenhall Market 12 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Graeme Souness is a Glasgow Rangers icon, and a Liverpool legend. We are delighted to welcome him to Leadenhall Market ...More

Alexander de Cadenet - Creations
Exhibitions | Until 3rd November 2017 

St Stephen Walbrook 13 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Exhibitions & Art, Sculpture....More

Romantics Anonymous
Romantics Anonymous
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 13 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Emma Rice directs her own adaptation of a swoonsome musical based on the French-Belgian film Les Emotifs Anonymes, about a ...More

 
Stories From The City: The Bank Of England In Literature
Exhibitions | Until 29th June 2018 

Bank of England Museum 15 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Exhibits related to the lives and works of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Dr Johnson, Robert Browning and George Eliot to ...More

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Ben Chapman, Brian Hannon and head chef Ali Borer open a second Smoking Goat, in ...More

 
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A former spice factory near Tower Bridge has become a cool coffee shop, offering signature cocktails at night....More

The Watch House
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Once a shelter for men guarding St Mary Magdalane Church graveyard at night, now a cosy Bermondsey Street coffee shop....More

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The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home ...More

 
Picasso
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The Playground Theatre

The refurbished London theatre opens with Terry d'Alfonso's biographical drama, which explores the professional triumphs and personal tribulations of the revered Spanish painter and sculptor. Peter Tate plays the title role, directed by Michael Hunt....More

The Playground Theatre
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200 seat Ladbroke Grove theatre house in a former bus depot....More

 
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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th October 

The Grand, Clapham

The Grand, Clapham pays homage to the finest ...More

 
Awful Auntie
Theatre | From 2nd November 

Richmond Theatre

The Birmingham Stage Company, who recently completed a record-breaking tour of David Walliams' Gangsta Granny, now turn their attention to Walliams' Awful Auntie. Awfully thrilling fun for everyone over five, the stage show tells the ...More

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Exhibitions | From 10th November 

Olympia London

Presented by Stylist Magazine, Stylist Live is back for its third year in 2017 and it has doubled in size since launching in 2015. Taking place at Olympia London, the event expects to welcome 21,000 ...More

Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
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Exhibitions | From 22nd November 

White Cube Bermondsey

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Miss Julie
Theatre | From 14th November 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Howard Brenton's adaptation of August Strindberg's Miss Julie gets its London premiere this November at the Jermyn Street Theatre. Directed by Tom Littler, it will be the first West End staging of the play since ...More

Rose Wylie
Rose Wylie
Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

A new exhibition at the Serpentine presents the work of British artist Rose Wylie, showcasing ...More

 
Vegan Nights
Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

The Boiler House

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market - the queue stretched all the way down Brick Lane - it's coming back this November. Hosted by the Truman Markets and King Cook of ...More

MTV Europe Music Awards
Concerts | On 12th November 

SSE Arena, Wembley

In 2017, the MTV European Music Awards (EMAs) are to be held in London for the first time in 21 years. Coming to Wembley's SSE Arena in November, the awards will be hosted by Rita ...More

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Exhibitions | From 2nd November 

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