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Entertainment near The Black Friar

Address
The Black Friar, 174 Queen Victoria Street, City, EC4V 4EG   
 
Opening Times
Today (Thursday) The Black Friar closes at 23.30
Open 11:00-23:00 Mon-Sat | 12:00-22:30 Sun | Food until 22:00
 
 
 
 
 
 
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1st January Where:
,   Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment    Holborn  EC4Y
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HMS President

Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, EC4Y  0HJ  4 minutes away from The Black Friar

One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically...  More

1st January Where:
,   20 Upper Ground    South Bank  SE1
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Curzon Mondrian

20 Upper Ground, South Bank, SE1  9PD  6 minutes away from The Black Friar

Situated within Mondrian London, Curzon Mondrian is a 56-seat cinema run by the independent cinema company from Friday evenings through to Sunday. Screenings include new...  More

1st January Where:
,   9 Norwich Street    Holborn  EC4A
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Volupte Lounge

9 Norwich Street, Holborn, EC4A  1EJ  8 minutes away from The Black Friar

Quirky, alternative cabaret club. From cream teas to secret organic cocktails, cabaret and comedy, Kuki La-Belle and Delores von Cotier’s cheeky club combines the naughty with...  More

1st January Where:
,   213 Strand    Holborn  WC2R
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The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)

213 Strand, Holborn, WC2R  1AP  8 minutes away from The Black Friar

The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts...  More

1st January Where:
,   21 New Globe Walk, Bankside    Bankside  SE1
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, SE1  9DT  8 minutes away from The Black Friar

This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam...  More

1st January Where:
,   New Globe Walk, Bankside    Bankside  SE1
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The Sam Wanamaker Theatre

New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, SE1  9DT  8 minutes away from The Black Friar

For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre,...  More

1st January Where:
,   99 Upper Ground    South Bank  SE1
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Rambert

99 Upper Ground, South Bank, SE1  9PP  8 minutes away from The Black Friar

Founded by Marie Rambert in 1926, who was heavily influenced by her work with Diaghilev, Stravinsky and the Ballet Russes, Rambert dance company is one...  More

1st January Where:
,   South Bank, South Bank,     South Bank  SE1
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National Theatre

South Bank, South Bank, , South Bank, SE1  9PX  11 minutes away from The Black Friar

Each year the three superb venues in the National Theatre put on a significant proportion of the world's best productions. From intimate character studies in...  More

1st January Where:
,   National Theatre, South Bank    South Bank  SE1
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Temporary Theatre (formerly The Shed)

National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, SE1  9PX  11 minutes away from The Black Friar

Originally called 'The Shed' when it first opened in March 2013, the Temporary Theatre run by and to the front of the National Theatre, is...  More

1st January Where:
,   National Theatre, South Bank    South Bank  SE1
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National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, SE1  9PX  11 minutes away from The Black Friar

Replacing the National Theatre's Cottesloe Theatre, which closed in 2013, the Dorfman Theatre offers a greater capacity, more comfortable seats, better sightlines and enlarged foyer...  More

1st January Where:
,   56 Park Street    Bankside  SE1
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Rose Theatre

56 Park Street, Bankside, SE1  9AS  12 minutes away from The Black Friar

The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were...  More

1st January Where:
,   Portugal Street    Holborn  WC2A
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Peacock Theatre

Portugal Street, Holborn, WC2A  2HT  12 minutes away from The Black Friar

This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's...  More

1st January Where:
,   53 Southwark Street    Bankside  SE1
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Menier Chocolate Factory

53 Southwark Street, Bankside, SE1  1RU  12 minutes away from The Black Friar

Housed in a former chocolate factory, this innovative theatre has rapidly established itself as one of London's best. Since opening in 2004, it has had...  More

1st January Where:
,   1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank    South Bank  SE1
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BFI IMAX Cinema

1 Charlie Chaplin Walk, South Bank, South Bank, SE1  8XR  13 minutes away from The Black Friar

With a huge 26m x 20m screen, a 12,000 watt digital surround sound-system, and the special multi-dimensional technology of the IMAX format (short for Image...  More

1st January Where:
,   66 The Cut    South Bank  SE1
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The Young Vic

66 The Cut, South Bank, SE1  8LZ  13 minutes away from The Black Friar

Knocked together out of breeze blocks for a minimal budget in 1970, Lawrence Olivier's experimental theatre was intended to last for five years, and provide...  More

1st January Where:
,   Aldwych    Covent Garden  WC2B4LD
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Aldwych Theatre

Aldwych, Covent Garden, WC2B4LD    13 minutes away from The Black Friar

With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched inbetween them, the Aldwych and Strand theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted...  More

1st January Where:
,   Silk Street    City  EC2Y
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Barbican Theatre

Silk Street, City, EC2Y  8DS  13 minutes away from The Black Friar

The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance...  More

1st January Where:
,   Aldwych    Covent Garden  WC2B
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Novello Theatre

Aldwych, Covent Garden, WC2B  4LD  13 minutes away from The Black Friar

Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's...  More

1st January Where:
,   Silk Street    City  EC2Y
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Barbican Centre

Silk Street, City, EC2Y  8DS  13 minutes away from The Black Friar

Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly...  More

1st January Where:
,   Silk Street    City  EC2Y
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Barbican The Pit

Silk Street, City, EC2Y  8DS  13 minutes away from The Black Friar

In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from...  More

1st January Where:
,   83-101 The Cut    South Bank  SE1
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National Theatre Studio

83-101 The Cut, South Bank, SE1  8LL  13 minutes away from The Black Friar

The National Theatre Studio is home to the National Theatre's Archive, open to anyone with an interest in the theatre's history. The archive includes every...  More

1st January Where:
,   Belvedere Road    South Bank  SE1
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Roundabout

Belvedere Road, South Bank, SE1  8XZ  13 minutes away from The Black Friar

The Roundabout, an intimate in-the-round temporary theatre tent, pops up behind the Queen Elizabeth Hall and next to the Hayward Gallery for summer 2015. Between...  More

1st January Where:
,   Belvedere Road    South Bank  SE1
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Southbank Centre

Belvedere Road, South Bank, SE1  8XX  14 minutes away from The Black Friar

London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s...  More

1st January Where:
,   Belvedere Road    South Bank  SE1
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Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

Belvedere Road, South Bank, SE1  8XX  14 minutes away from The Black Friar

Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat...  More

1st January Where:
,   Belvedere Road    South Bank  SE1
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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Belvedere Road, South Bank, SE1  8XX  14 minutes away from The Black Friar

Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique...  More

1st January Where:
,   Catherine Street    Covent Garden  WC2B
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Catherine Street, Covent Garden, WC2B  5JF  14 minutes away from The Black Friar

London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on...  More

1st January Where:
,   Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road    South Bank  SE1
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London Wonderground Spiegeltent

Jubilee Gardens, Belvedere Road, South Bank, SE1  8XX  14 minutes away from The Black Friar

Each summer, from May to September, a Speigeltent (from the Dutch for 'mirror tent') is set up in the shadow of the Southbank Centre, to...  More

1st January Where:
,   103 The Cut    South Bank  SE1
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Old Vic Theatre

103 The Cut, South Bank, SE1  8NB  14 minutes away from The Black Friar

With the exception of The Globe, the Old Vic has had a greater influence on the history of drama than any theatre standing today. From...  More

1st January Where:
,   Russell Street    Covent Garden  WC2B
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Fortune Theatre

Russell Street, Covent Garden, WC2B  5HH  14 minutes away from The Black Friar

The first theatre built after World War I is an astonishing piece of architecture. Built in 1922-4, it preceded the arrival of the Art Deco...  More

1st January Where:
,   Strand    Covent Garden  WC2R
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Savoy Theatre

Strand, Covent Garden, WC2R  0ET  15 minutes away from The Black Friar

Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable...  More

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Hotels Near The Black Friar

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What's On Today Near The Black Friar

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Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2015
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Bridewell Theatre  2 minutes walk from The Black Friar

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Tours | Until 31st December 2016
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Dr Johnson's House  5 minutes walk from The Black Friar

A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016
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Tate Modern  7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

An exhibition of works exploring this artistic tradition in the 19th and 20th centuries, and how it evolved from exotic ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016
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Tate Modern  7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

A display of street posters from the Soviet era, when they played a significant role in Bolshevik communication with the ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016
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Tate Modern  7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Works by two artists whose subject-matter is violence and atrocity. Golub's three canvases draw upon news photographs from the Vietnam ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016
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Tate Modern  7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

An art exhibition curated by Mark Godfrey and Helen Sainsbury, which explores how from the late 1960s many artists began ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016
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Tate Modern  7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Works by two artists, one Chinese and one Brazilian, who struggled against serious illness and reflected that experience in their ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016
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Tate Modern  7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Exhibition exploring how many 20th-century artists resisted the onslaught of abstractionism, and how the realist movement was hijacked by political ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016
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Tate Modern  7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Works by two artists in the arte povera, or poor art, tradition using materials derived from industry and everyday life.... More

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Exhibitions | Until 23rd August 2015
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Tate Modern  7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Works by two artists from different periods and different locations who were both pioneers of abstraction in their own place ... More

 
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