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Arts and Culture in King's Cross

From our very own Lethaby Gallery to the British Library, Wellcome Collection and beyond, King's Cross is filled with renowned galleries, theatres and more to keep you inspired.

Two mannequins dressed in abstract garments on display in the Lethaby Gallery

Lethaby Gallery

1 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C 4AA

The Lethaby Gallery is dedicated to promoting the creative talent of Central Saint Martins and features work by staff, students and alumni.

students performing in the theatre

Platform Theatre

1 Handyside St, King's Cross, London N1C 4AA

Housed within the Central Saint Martins Granary Building, the theatre features four performance spaces and the Platform Theatre Bar. It is constantly forging new partnerships between our students and the industry, nurturing collaborations across all disciplines.

The exterior of the Wellcome Collection seen through trees
Wellcome Collection - King's Cross

Wellcome Collection

183 Euston Rd, Bloomsbury, London NW1 2BE

“A free destination for the incurably curious” – a unique mix of galleries and events which focuses on the connections between medicine, life and art.

House of Illustration building
House of Illustration

House of Illustration

2 Granary Square, King's Cross, London N1C 4BH

The world’s first gallery dedicated to the art of illustration in all its forms. Exhibiting emerging talent and established artists, past and present. CSM students can book 2-4-1 tickets to exhibitions at the House of Illustration - simply show your student card when booking.

A large glass building opposite Regent's Canal
Kings Place - King's Cross

Kings Place

90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 9AG

Kings Place is a young, independently-funded venue with a diverse programme of events from spoken word to music and experimental art.

Pangolin Gallery interior
Pangolin Gallery

Pangolin Gallery

Kings Place, 90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 9AG

One of London’s rare galleries dedicated to the art of sculpture, representing both established and emerging talent.

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Everyman Cinema - King's Cross

Everyman Cinema

14-18 Handyside Street, King’s Cross, N1C 4DN

CSM students can get 2-4-1 tickets to any regular screening on a Monday - simply show your student card when booking.

Francis Crick Institute
Francis Crick Institute

Francis Crick Institute

1 Midland Rd, London NW1 1ST

The Francis Crick Institute is a biomedical discovery institute researching the biology underlying human health. The venue has a free exhibition space and hosts regular public events.

People working at traditional looking desks inside a large airy room
British Library - King's Cross

British Library

96 Euston Rd, King's Cross, London NW1 2DB

One of the world’s greatest libraries offering books, exhibitions, events and a Treasures Gallery.

Gagosian Gallery interior
Gagosian Gallery

Gagosian Gallery

6-24 Britannia St, King's Cross, London WC1X 9JD

A prestigious gallery showcasing international artistic talent.

The exterior of a large brick building
The Place - King's Cross

The Place

17 Duke's Rd, Bloomsbury, London WC1H 9PY

A centre for contemporary dance and home of the London Contemporary Dance School.

Rows of red chairs face a large stage
The Shaw Theatre - King's Cross

Shaw Theatre

100-110 Euston Rd, King's Cross, London NW1 2AJ

Named after George Bernard Shaw, this 446 seat theatre stages concerts, musicals, drama and dance productions.