The 20th Century Theatre  

 
 
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291 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 2QA
 
 
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Theatre office open Weekdays 11:00 - 18:00 / Saturday 12:00 - 17:00
 

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The 20th Century TheatreSaved from being an obsolete eyesore, this impressive theatre is now a vibrant venue for art and photography exhibitions, private receptions, product and book launches, fashion shows, fashion sample sales and fairs. It's now a restored and liberated Grade II, listed landmark in trendy Notting Hill. It gets its name from its previous incarnation as a venue for amateur dramatics, employees of companies including Harrods, D. H. Evans and the BBC used to rehearse and perform here. But it wasn't just for the wannabes, Sir Laurence Olivier is among the notables who have graced the stage, making his professional debut here in 1925. The first ever production of Oscar Wilde’s Salome was also staged here in 1905. These days you're more likely to find models treading the boards with top designers like Christian Dior, Matthew Williamson and Alice Temperley opting to show their designs in this picturesque and historic hall.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Ladbroke Grove Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Notting Hill Gate Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Queen's Park Overground Station
 
28 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arthur Court NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
Bayswater Road NCP
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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20 Pembridge Gardens, W2 | 8 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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150 Bayswater Road, W2 | 11 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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129 Bayswater Road, W2 | 14 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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Bankrobber Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
52 Lonsdale Rd, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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128 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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7 Ledbury Mews North, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Monday 5th December 2016 - 8pm
The 20th Century Theatre, Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill, W11 | 4 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Wednesday 7th and Sunday 11th December 2016 at 10am and 11.30am
The 20th Century Theatre, Powis Square, W11 | 5 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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The 20th Century Theatre, 11 Pembridge Road, W11 | 7 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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Rough Trade West
London > Entertainment > Live Music
130 Talbot Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 4 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
The record shop that launched the legendary Rough Trade label - home to The Smiths, The Fall and The Libertines among others - is still heaven ... More
 
 
 
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The Tabernacle Arts Centre
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Powis Square, Notting Hill, London W11 | 5 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
This refurbished Victorian church has been converted into a multi-functional venue for arts and exhibitions. Facilities include a dance studio, theatre-style performance space, soundproofed production studio ... More
 
 
 
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Westbourne House, 122 Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The 20th Century Theatre
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133 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The 20th Century Theatre
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133 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The 20th Century Theatre
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283 Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | Same location as The 20th Century Theatre
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London > Restaurants > Central European restaurants
92 Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The 20th Century Theatre
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96 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The 20th Century Theatre
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
20 Victoria Gardens, Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 6 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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London > Education > Professional Training
9 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 7 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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69 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 8 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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11 Lambton Place, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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1 Courtnell Street, Notting Hill, London W2 | 5 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
179 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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96 Ladbroke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 6 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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96 Ladbrooke Grove, Notting Hill, London W11 | 6 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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171 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The 20th Century Theatre
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177 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The 20th Century Theatre
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186 Portobello Road, W11 | 4 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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20th Century Theatre
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291 Westbourne Grove, Maida Vale, Notting Hill, London W11 | Same location as The 20th Century Theatre
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London > Business > Venue Hire
95-97 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 1 minute from The 20th Century Theatre
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191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 3 minutes from The 20th Century Theatre
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