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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
    Image courtesy of Central Saint Martins,

    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.

  • inside of a museum

    Queer Britain  

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

    Queer Britain is a museum of British LGBTQ history and culture.

  • 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.

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    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.

  • The foyer of a cinema
    Everyman Cinema - King's Cross, 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.