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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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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.2018-01-20T14:00:00+00002018-01-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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SeesawSeesawStewart Melton's play explores the push and pull of friendship, and the ups and downs of being very young. Directed by Sarah Argent.2018-01-26T10:30:00+00002018-03-11T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Unicorn Theatre, 147  Tooley Street  More    SE1 2HZ
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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.2018-03-20T13:00:00+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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London Bridge Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Borough Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Snowsfields NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Butlers Wharf
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hilton London Tower Bridge
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  23% 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 £146  38% 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  33% 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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Entertainment near Unicorn Theatre

Near Unicorn Theatre
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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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Wild Life FM
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 12th to 20th January 2018 - Various Times
Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1 | Same location as Unicorn Theatre
Eight 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 ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Louise Dahl-Wolfe: A Style Pf Her Own
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th October 2017 to 21st January 2018 - Various Times
Unicorn Theatre, 83 Bermondsey Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Julius Caesar
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th January to 15th April 2018
Unicorn Theatre, 3 Potters Fields Park, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Nicholas Hytner directs a promenade staging of Shakespeare's bloodthirsty tragedy in which Caesar returns to Rome to public adulation and the educated elite plot his assassination ...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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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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Unicorn Theatre.
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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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The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 21st January 2018 

The Shard 1 minute walk from Unicorn Theatre

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 1 minute walk from Unicorn Theatre

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Theatre | Until 15th April 2018 

The Bridge Theatre 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs a promenade staging of Shakespeare's bloodthirsty tragedy in which Caesar returns to Rome to public adulation and ...More

 
Louise Dahl-Wolfe: A Style Pf Her Own
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Fashion and Textile Museum 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Gilbert & George: The Beard Pictures And Their Fuckosophy
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

White Cube Bermondsey 7 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

White Cube Bermondsey marks the 50th anniversary of Gilbert & George with its new exhibition, Gilbert & George: The Beard ...More

 
Barnum
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Menier Chocolate Factory 11 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Gordon Greenberg directs a revival of the razzle dazzle musical, which charts the rise of the greatest showman on Earth, ...More

Flea at Flat Iron Square Vintage and Makers Market
Shopping | Until 30th December 2018 

Flat Iron Square 11 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Traders selling bric-a-brac, antiques, furniture, unique collections of clothing, jewellery and ceramics....More

Brodsky Quartet
Concerts | On 21st January 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 13 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

The group performs Tanaka 's At The Grave Of Beethoven, Britten's String Quartet No 3 and Shostakovich's String Quartet No ...More

Brodsky Quartet
Concerts | On 21st January 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 13 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

The group performs Shostakovich's Two Pieces For String Quartet, Janacek's String Quartet No 2, 'Intimate Letters' and Bartok's String Quartet ...More

Lodge d'Argent
Lodge d'Argent
Foodie Events | Until 28th February 2018 

Coq d'Argent 14 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

A festive favourite, Lodge d'Argent is a traditional French chalet-inspired space on the skyscraper terrace of City restaurant ...More

 

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Valentine's Day at the Museum of Brands
Seasonal | From 10th February 

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

This Valentine's, enjoy 2for1 admission at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising. The venue is offering the deal to anyone who brings date between February 10th to ...More

St. Valentine's Day at The Zetter
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Zetter Hotel

The Zetter Hotel in Clerkenwell invites you and your better half to indulge in a decadent seven-course tasting menu this Valentine's Day. Being served in Club Zetter, the ...More

Tidy Up
Tidy Up
Theatre | From 16th February 

Southbank Centre

A work by the charming Peutetre Theatre company about chaos and order for children....More

 
Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Queen Of Hoxton

Head to the cosy Moroccan WigWam sitting atop The Queen of Hoxton this Valentine's Day for Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust. Celebrating feminine wit and desire, the ...More

The Potato Puppet Playground
The Potato Puppet Playground
Kids Events | From 17th February 

The CentrE17

The humble potato becomes the root of spud-related ...More

 
Valentine's DIY Porn Workshop
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Book Club

Things are getting raunchy at The Book Club this Valentine's Day with the DIY Porn Workshop. For those who have always wanted to create a naughty home movie ...More

The CentrE17
Entertainment 

CentrE17 is a vibrant performance venue in Walthamstow, run by the community, for the community....More

Little Mochi Man
Little Mochi Man
Theatre | On 3rd February 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Mixing modern and traditional Japanese forms of storytelling and inspired by the traditions of Shogatsu ...More

 
Mischief And Mysteries In Moomin Valley
Mischief And Mysteries In Moomin Valley
Theatre | From 10th February 

Southbank Centre

A storytelling experience complete with puppetry, original music ...More

 
Social Bingo Academy
Social Bingo Academy
Sporting Events | On 27th January 

180 Arlington Road

Having already pioneered bingo for young people with Rebel Bingo, the same team now present ...More

 
Facebook Gallery of Groups
Facebook Gallery of Groups
Exhibitions | From 8th February 

The gallery@oxo

This February, Facebook presents its first real-world exhibition, ...More

 
The Coach Makers Arms
The Coach Makers Arms
Dining 

The Coach Makers Arms from Cubitt House combines a bar, first floor dining room, and ...More

 
The Gunmakers
The Gunmakers
Drinking 

An historic 19th Century public house in Clerkenwell taken over by the people who brought ...More

 
Harringay Arms
Harringay Arms
Drinking 

Embracing its traditional charms the pub's owners, brothers Ben and Anthony, have breathed new life ...More

 
Wildflower
Wildflower
Dining 

Set within south London creative hub Peckham Levels, Wildflower is an informal vegetarian and vegan ...More

 
The Spread Eagle
The Spread Eagle
Dining 

One of London's oldest pubs, The Spread Eagle in Homerton focuses on premium liquor, fine ...More

 
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience
Entertainment 

Bringing the fantasies of many '90s children and ...More

 
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Real Ale, Maida Vale
Shopping 

Real Ale is a craft beer and natural wine specialist on Formosa Street, Little Venice....More

 
London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
Article 

Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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