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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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Maggot MoonMaggot MoonMaggot MoonJesse Jones directs Jemma Kennedy's stage adaptation of Sally Gardner's award-winning dystopian novel, using live drawing, cameras and projection to tell the story of a young teenager, played by James Newton, and his fate at the hands of sinister government forces in 1950s Britain. A thriller set in a fictional past, the story follows 15-year-old S2019-10-16T11:00:00+01002019-10-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Theatre > Adaptations
PRICING  £10-£22, under 18s £6-£16
DATES  26th September to 27th October 2019
Jesse Jones directs Jemma Kennedy's stage adaptation of Sally Gardner's award-winning dystopian novel, using live drawing, cameras and projection to tell the story of a young teenager, played by James Newton, and his fate at the hands of sinister government forces in 1950s Britain. A thriller set in a fictional past, the story follows 15-year-old S... More about this event
 
 

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London Bridge Tube Station
 
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Borough Tube Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
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Surrey Quays Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
Canada Water Overground Station
 
27 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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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 £105  21% 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 £208  32% 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  36% 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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The Scoop at More London
London > Entertainment >
The Queen's Walk Bridge City, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Multi-purpose sunken outdoor amphitheatre next to London Bridge and Tower Bridge, next to City Hall on the South Bank of the Thames hosting films, theatre, music, ... 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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Maggot Moon
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th September to 27th October 2019
Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street, More London, SE1 | Same location as Unicorn Theatre
Jesse Jones directs Jemma Kennedy's stage adaptation of Sally Gardner's award-winning dystopian novel, using live drawing, cameras and projection to tell the story of a young ...More
 
 
 
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Now On
Two Ladies
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th September to 26th October 2019
Unicorn Theatre, 3 Potters Fields Park, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
Zoe Wanamaker and Zrinka Cvitesic play Helene and Sophia, the Two Ladies of the title of Nancy Harris's new play, a fictitious account of the first ...More
 
 
 
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Ongoing
Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 24th July 2018 to 3rd November 2019
Unicorn Theatre, Level 31, The Shard, 96 Tooley Street, SE1 | 4 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
It's the perfect pairing. London's best loved nanny gets her own Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard, served on an umbrella covered stand balancing on Mary Poppins's ...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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Vinegar Yard
London > Shopping > Markets
80-82 St Thomas Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Unicorn Theatre
From the team behind Flat Iron Square, and in common with that nearby attraction, Vinegar Yard sits directly ... 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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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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Santo Remedio
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
152 Tooley Street, SE1 | 1 minute from Unicorn Theatre
Husband and wife team Edson and Natalie started Santo Remedio in 2013, running pop ups and supper clubs to ... 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 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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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 16th October 2019 

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

 
Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard
Mary Poppins Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard
Foodie Events | Until 3rd November 2019 

Aqua Shard 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

It's the perfect pairing. London's best loved nanny gets her own Afternoon Tea at Aqua Shard, served on an umbrella ...More

 
Two Ladies
Two Ladies
Theatre | Until 26th October 2019 

Bridge Theatre 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Zoe Wanamaker and Zrinka Cvitesic play Helene and Sophia, the Two Ladies of the title of Nancy Harris's new play, ...More

 
Zandra Rhodes: Fifty Years Of Fabulous
Exhibitions | Until 26th January 2020 

Fashion and Textile Museum 4 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

This retrospective looks back on 50 years of the British fashion designer's career, highlighting 100 key looks as well as ...More

Autumn Candlelit Photography Evening
Leisure | On 16th October 2019 

Southwark Cathedral 7 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

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Dora Maurer
Exhibitions | Until 3rd November 2019 

White Cube Bermondsey 7 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Abstract paintings from three distinct series including Overlappings, Quod Libet and IXEK that coincides with her retrospective at Tate Modern....More

Harmony Hammond
Exhibitions | Until 3rd November 2019 

White Cube Bermondsey 7 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

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Mona Hatoum
Exhibitions | Until 3rd November 2019 

White Cube Bermondsey 7 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

Hatoum uses a variety of materials, including brick, glass and even human hair, in new and recent installation, sculpture and ...More

The Great Gatsby
The Great Gatsby
Theatre | Until 31st December 2019 

Gatsby's Drugstore 8 minutes walk from Unicorn Theatre

The UK's longest running immersive theatre show, The Great Gatsby, adapted and directed by Alexander Wright, has been staged in ...More

 

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