Sadler's Wells

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Purpose-built in 1998 on the site of the original seventeenth-century theatre of the same name, this dazzling complex is home to an impressive line-up of local and international dance talent. While remaining accessible in its programme, Sadler's Wells puts on strong, often critically acclaimed, shows that cover tango, flamenco (watch out for the annual Flamenco Festival), hip hop, classical and contemporary ballet as well as Matthew Bourne's special brand of populist dance. The Angel venue's name dates back to the 1680s when the theatre discovered a medicinal well whose water was said to have health-giving properties. You can still look down the well today, though the days of taking a quick dip before a show are long gone. In addition to the main theatre, the smaller Lilian Baylis Studio offers smaller-scale new works and works in progress, while the Peacock Theatre (on Portugal Street in Holborn) operates as a satellite venue.
Venue name: Sadler's Wells
Address: Rosebery Avenue
Opening hours: 9am-8.30pm Mon-Sat
Transport: Tube: Angel

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  • Until Sun May 31st 2015
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  • Contemporary and experimental Sat April 18th 2015 - Sun April 26th 2015
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  • Contemporary and experimental Fri April 24th 2015 - Fri April 24th 2015
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  • Contemporary and experimental Tue May 12th 2015 - Sat May 16th 2015
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  • Contemporary and experimental Tue May 26th 2015 - Sun May 31st 2015
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  • Folk and ethnic Tue June 9th 2015 - Sat June 13th 2015
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  • Ballet Tue September 1st 2015 - Tue September 1st 2015
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Faye Dawson

THE place to go for the most exceptional and diverse dance in London. I'm always delighted to discover new choreographers here. And the multisave discount makes it even sweeter.