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The Vaults

Arch 236 Leake Street, London SE1 7NN, England
+44 20 7401 9603
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The Vaults is London’s home for immersive theatre and alternative arts.Our mission is to collaborate and conspire, embracing artists from all walks of life to come together and inspire others. We have a natural affinity with the unknown - immersive theatre; mind-blowing events; theatrical extravaganzas and England's biggest arts festival. We encourage talents of every vocation to mutate their art; art that is challenging, accessible and imaginative. We are here to feed your curiosity and open your mind. Let The Vaults’ maze of underground tunnels swallow you whole.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Arch 236 Leake Street, London SE1 7NN, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited the Sounds and Sorcery Fantasia show and upon entrance you are presented with a headphones set, with nearly half our party having to change them several times until they got a set that functioned correctly. From them on the experience just got worse....More

Thank Mark L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Can you believe Micky Mouse is 90 years old this year and to celebrate this magical event, SoundsandSorcery have produced an immersive sound and visual journey within the deep underground London's The Vault venue. The journey takes each visitor through the music of Disney Fantasia while offering them a...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A quirky little restaurant/bar hidden away under a bridge overlooking the Thames, as expected in London food and drink a little pricey but well worth It, staff very friendly, food nice and drinks cold, if you are looking for an unusual place for a bite...More

Thank Can C
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Reviewed 1 June 2018

Recently saw Teddy The Musical. As you enter the theatre bar, the scene of a bombed out London site with dust/ smokey atmosphere seems quite authentic. The music & the two lead actors were very impressive, with such energy & drive. They brilliantly portray the...More

Thank jazzatrain
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

Have seen a few shows at the Vaults including Goosebumps Alice Underground and Teddy all great shows and all unique. Not been disappointed by a show yet. Excited to see what we go and see next :)

Thank CShepley
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

I always wanted to watch Trainspotting live wondering how they have adapted the original story. Beautifully dramatically emotionally thrilling theatre. For entire 75 min you are alert and watchful. Involving audience. The way it starts just takes you in the free world. Awesome acting, thrilling,...More

Thank Theatrelover2000
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

If you are visiting London and you want a great show, with actors who go that extra mile look for the vault defiantly not the glitz of the big theatres but great value for money.very atmospheric can get a drink and all prices are not...More

Thank 1vin1111
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

The grungyness of The Vaults was perfect for this production of Trainspotting and we had a great time. It was a bit distracting to be able to hear music from next door, it didn't matter too much with this production but would be annoying if...More

Thank KAW687
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

I was intrigued by the Evening of Meat show at The Vaults, so I bought tickets. We waited in an atmospheric smokey lounge with cool sculptures. The reason it gets 4 and not 5 is that the tickets said doors open at 6pm and the...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I recently went to The Vaults for Bingo Academy. It had been a number of years since I last went to an event in the Waterloo arches, but the space was as adaptable as I remembered. Overall a terrific evening and comfortable even with the...More

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Lisa R
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Response from adings | Reviewed this property |
Graffiti is free to look at think have to pay to have a go. Believe you can get to the bar for free
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selen i
18 March 2018|
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Response from lenphotographic | Reviewed this property |
No it is very comfortable
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Graham w
26 August 2017|
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Response from NickyEl | Reviewed this property |
Hi, the prices are around standard London pub prices.
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