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Cinemas, theatres, shows, gigs, jazz and folk music for the Golden Strand Hotel area. Use these brilliant websites to find out what films, plays, concerts, gigs and shows are on in the Golden Strand Hotel area and around London. You can read the reviews and see maps of the locations.
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Whats On around London - cinema, theatre, live music, festivals, plays. The site lists films, plays, concerts, gigs and shows running or about to run around London.

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Cinemas around London

Vue

Westfield, Ariel Way, White City, London W12 7GF, UK – 0345 308 4620

One of the best cinemas in London. Fantastic selection of screens with comfy and clean seats, good sound and sharp visuals. The staff are polite and helpful. The Scene Screens are a bit pricey but great for special occasions.

Xtreme screen all the way. Sound good, screen big, friendly staff. If they only would make their prices more affordable.

Electric Cinema

191 Portobello Rd, Notting Hill, London W11 2ED, UK – 020 7908 9696

Really wonderful cinema. Their website is missing some info, it was pretty warm in there and they don't have popcorn... But the beds for the show were super comfy, you don't feel like you're straining your neck. The intro to remind you to shut your phone off was particularly well done. Definitely worth trying it out.

We had a work event at the Cinema which was a superb venue however I then decided to go back as a paying customer to the diner with a few colleague after the event. The service was simply outstanding and I am certain I shall be visting this venue again with my partner and friends. Congratulations to your team and in particular the Diner side for so many things but it's always so refreshing when you are looked after by people who take the hospitality trade as a vocation and career not just a job. Thoroughly recommend this venue for any occasion.

The Gate Picturehouse

87 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 3JZ, UK – 0871 902 5731

One of my favourite cinemas in London. Friendly staff, easy booking, good seats with drink tables in the rear half of the cinema. Avoid the seats next to toilets on the right if you can (Rows D-F seats 1-2). Proper bar serving decent drinks and salted popcorn, none of that sweet stuff :) single screen in room with plenty of character. They usually have more interesting films than your multiplex with Hollywood nonsense.

This is the ONLY cinema I will go to! Super-comfortable - no freezing air con - no deafening high volume - civilised seating with side tables for your (discounted for members) drinks - and all of this wonderfulness for under half the price of a trip to an aseptic multi screen!

Theatres for London

Finborough Theatre

118 Finborough Rd, Kensington, London SW10 9ED, UK – 0844 847 1652

Nice vintage kinda place. Like a heaven in this hot weather. Cool staff, reasonable price and out door seating. Didn’t try their theatre downstairs but heard it nice to try.

High standard of acting in well regarded fringe theatre. Poor access and officious unfriendly staff don't improve the experience. The pub below for refreshments is going through another disaster.....

Bush Theatre

7 Uxbridge Rd, Shepherd's Bush, London W12 8LJ, UK – 020 8743 5050

Great surprise, I'd never been before, and the layout, terrace and bar are lovely. There were no restricted views. My only problem was I had booked 10 tickets on the same row and they split our booking into different seating blocks with no forewarning or explanation. Good theatre otherwise, and I'm glad it's now on my radar.

I've edited this review to reflect my 5 star rated appreciation of the wonderful support staff : admin, reception, bar , theatre and community engagement who always make all who enter this comfortable refurbished space extremely welcome, immediately included and can answer any query with a smile. The former library's makeover has made it a fully accessible venue with a wide ramped entrance adjacent to the market leading past outdoor seating and decorative plants. Double spaced sliding doors are easily operated by wheelchair users, less firm of foot and encumbered parents with or without bulky buggies. The reception/bar/cafe and reading areas are clearly signposted as are all the rooms on the upper floors down to safety details and the directions on the disabled lift. You can read inspirational quotes on the wall, see the contributors list for those who've helped fund the eclectic space you're standing in. Though open and spacious it still achieves and retains the cosy feeling of a quiet, relaxing, 'library' space. The walls still reverberate in my imagination with the rustle of pages turning, heads absorbed and transported into other worlds by a myriad of words. Now these heads are either bent in absorbing conversations or gazing intently at performers engaging you in persuasive thought, an exchange of intimacy entirely appropriate to the style and rustic charm of this brick building. I attend a community drama improvisation workshop once a month on a Saturday afternoon, which is thoroughly enjoyable and is attracting a delightful mix of ages and talents from Bush, White City, Askew and surrounding areas. It's a building for its borough, it's community, for the dramatic and visual arts, a beacon in a cultural desert. Yes we have music venues, another theatre and cinemas etc but how many of them engage you in conversations about what you'd like to see. This place doesn't just want your ticket money, it wants and commands your loyalty by virtue of how much it values your contribution to its work. Read the website, learn about their support for new playwrights, expand your mind without breaking your bank balance - drink / food prices very reasonable - soup, sandwiches, pastries cakes (: become a friend of. It's THE FASHIONABLE PLACE TO BE ANY TIME OF THE WEEK.

Lyric Hammersmith

The Lyric Centre, King St, Hammersmith, London W6 0QL, UK – 020 8741 6850

I’ve performed there once with the national theatre connections, tons of shops just down the road, brilliant spaces to be able to rehearse. I’d love to perform there again soon and the staff were absolutely wonderful!

Went to see a play that my daughter was in and pleasantly surprised by the services. Nice decent and helpful staff working in the lyric. Reason I have given it 5 stars is the work they do for the community they have acting lessons for £30 per term . This allows our children to express themselves within a nurturing and professional set up. Lyric encourage our children to showcase their talents and the mix of students are from all walks of life brought together by the common good of lyric theatre staff.

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