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Roundhouse

#214 of 1,608 things to do in London
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Address: Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8EH, England
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09:30 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 09:30 - 21:00
Sat - Mon 09:30 - 17:00
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From modest Victorian beginnings – beginning life in 1846 as a steam-engine...

From modest Victorian beginnings – beginning life in 1846 as a steam-engine repair shed – to legendary cultural venue, the Roundhouse has an enviable heritage. The Grade II* listed building is a space dedicated to nurturing creative young talent, as well as presenting an eclectic line up of the best in Live Music, Theatre, Circus and New Media.Young people are at the heart of everything we do. They're on our board and help plan and perform at our events. We offer a year-round schedule of creative projects for 11–25 year olds in 24 state-of-the-art studios, where facilities include TV, radio and music production, media suites and rehearsal rooms for music and performance.

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Frank Turner

First time coming to this venue, came to see Frank Turner on his "lost evenings" festival. Very good venue, lots of space to get to where you need to be, although even if you are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lee P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time coming to this venue, came to see Frank Turner on his "lost evenings" festival. Very good venue, lots of space to get to where you need to be, although even if you are at the back you still see the stage. The pillars can be a little bit view obstructing but it adds to the quirkiness of the... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

No worries with the venue The ticket web site is an insult to the artist and anyone trying to purchase tickets via smart phone even then its total utter garbage ! Thus forcing you to use an other! Leave feedback No one gets back to you! Terrible waste of your time & life! Shame on you all!

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Thank eddieK_10
St Albans, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've seen Blondie here twice and several other bands; it's my favourite venue. Nostalgically as I lived next to it as a young kid, but also because it has so much character and history. It's totally unique.

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Thank Kenners70
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small intimate venue. We were here to see Caro Emerald - I can;t imagine getting this up close and personal in any other venue. There is a bar at the back of the venue, so grab a drink,dance, chat and enjoy great music!

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Thank Cloud_Matt
Shropshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First visit on Saturday night to see Caro Emerald great gig, lovely atmosphere, Caro & the band were fantastic, been a long time since I've seen a band enjoy themselves so much on stage. Only thing that spoilt it was getting out, this really needs to be looked at, we hung back for quite a while but it was still... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy to get to - take the tube to Chalk Farm Road and it's round the corner. It's quite small so concerts are more intimate and the whole building is very interesting. Big positive is having enough facilities - I recently visited for a concert and it was the first time I didn't have to queue for hours to get... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here for a few concerts now, and it's a top place for a gig, the sound quality is good and there is always a great vibe in the place, Caro Emerald rocked the place last night really pleased we went. Now just have to sit back and wait for The Selector & The Beat in October which should bring... More 

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited this venue last night with my boyfriend to see 'it's not yet midnight.' The show was beautiful and so impressive in delivery, but The Roundhouse serves as a perfect setting. The staff and volunteers are so polite and know their subject and were always willing to help. Thank you for making it such a great evening.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

What an amazing show! Incredible acrobatics. Non stop action all around the stage, so much going on. Flying, balancing, the strength that it must take; the performers seem to glide so easily. A solid hour of fantastic entertainment. First time visiting the Roundhouse , great performance space.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Great place for a gig. However, the band in question, The Bare Naked Ladies, were not at their usual best.

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