Address: 5 Elephant Lane, London SE16 4JD
Visitors to London hoping to enjoy the best in contemporary theatre should make a beeline for the London Bubble Theatre Company.
Created in 1972, the company takes a community-based approach to the creation of unique and interesting theatrical productions, with its mission being to provide cultural and artistic nourishment to the local area and all those who come to visit and enjoy its performances.
There are also a range of community-led functions that regularly take place at the venue, making this a hub of activity and a perfect place to visit for those keen to better understand the area.
Outstanding productions at the London Bubble Theatre Company
Some excellent plays and performances have graced the stage of the London Bubble Theatre Company down the years, with a recent example being After Hiroshima – a multi-disciplinary performance piece that examined the impact on the global consciousness of the dropping of the world’s first atomic bomb at the close of the Second World War.
The Young Theatre Makers group also meets regularly and provides an opportunity for kids aged up to 16 to get involved in theatre groups and put on productions. It is run weekly and session details can be found on the group’s official website.
Moreover, visitors can head to the Rotherhithe Shed – an event that takes place at the theatre on Mondays and Thursday, giving participants the chance to enjoy a range of arts and crafts sessions, such as whittling, painting, fixing and general tinkering in the Theatre Company workshop.
Shopping near the London Bubble Theatre Company
Meanwhile, travellers keen to scratch that retail itch during their time in the area can head to the nearby Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, where a wealth of great options are open to them in terms of cut-price bargains and high street brands.
Outside, the streets surrounding the London Bubble Theatre Company also offer the chance for travellers keen to pick up a unique memento of their time in the English capital to do just that, with a number of independent retailers to be found nearby.
Tube travel for visitors to the London Bubble Theatre Company
The London Underground is a great way for visitors to explore the many different areas of the city and the London Bubble Theatre Company is one attraction that can easily be reached via the Tube. Nearby stations for travellers to head to include:
- Canada Water (Jubilee line)
- Bermondsey (Jubilee line)
- London Bridge Underground (Jubilee and Northern lines)
- Tower Hill (Circle and District lines)
Visitors can also make use of nearby overground rail services to many parts of the English capital from the nearby stations of Rotherhithe, Canada Water, Surrey Quays, London Bridge and South Bermondsey. There is also access to the Docklands Light rail via short walk to the stations of either Tower Gateway or Shadwell DLR.
Round-the-clock bus services also operate in the area, meaning there is always a means of transport for visitors keen to reach this popular attraction. Indeed, full details of public transport options for visitors to the area can be found by heading to the official website of Transport for London.
Parking options near the London Bubble Theatre Company
Travellers hoping to take to the roads during their time in the English capital can find a wealth of parking options when planning a visit to the London Bubble Theatre Company, including:
- South Keys Shopping Centre Car Park (0.7 miles, 14 minutes’ travel time on foot)
- Q-Park Tower Bridge (one mile, 19 minutes)
- Crucifix Lane Car Park (1.4 miles, 27 minutes)
- Vinegar Yard Car Park (1.5 miles, 29 minutes)
- NCP Car Park London Bridge (1.6 miles, 32 minutes)
- Tower Hill Car & Coach Park (1.6 miles, 32 minutes)
- Minories Car Park (1.6 miles, 31 minutes)
- Royal Mint Street Car Park (1.6 miles, 32 minutes)
- Thomas More Square Secure Parking Car Park (1.7 miles, 34 minutes)
However, motorists are advised that traffic can be dense throughout the day in central London, especially during the busy morning and evening rush hours. It is therefore imperative that individuals avoid travelling by car at these times if they wish to avoid delays.
Where to stay near the London Bubble Theatre Company
Visitors to the London Bubble Theatre Company hoping to enjoy outstanding hospitality and relaxation during their time in the area might like to consider booking a stay at the Grand Royale London.
With a warm and welcoming atmosphere, traditional period features and all the best in modern amenities that travellers have come to expect from a top London hotel, the Grand Royale London is a perfect option for anyone heading to the city for either business or pleasure.