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22nd August 2019

This Autumn sees the launch of #LeakeStreetLIVE, a new free public events programme that will bring a range of events and activations to Leake Street Arches. September will feature a variety of taster experiences before the full programme launches officially in November. #LeakeStreetLIVE supports the Leake Street Arches ethos of celebrating urban culture and creativity by providing immersive experiences that everyone can get involved in. The September programme will include graffiti lessons, dance classes, graffiti talks, live music and a paint jam. GRAFFITI WORKSHOPSEvery Thursday, visitors can take part in a graffiti class led by Sophy Robson (aka SOFLY). Sophy […]
19th July 2019

Due to popular demand (and a heavy volume of requests sliding into our DMs), Leake Street Arches will now be holding regular ‘light shows’ at lunchtime and after-work. The state-of-the-art lighting system has previously only been used for special events but ongoing interest means we will now be lighting up Leake Street on a daily basis. From 12pm to 2pm each day, the lights will be set to alternate between a linear blue and magenta whilst in the evenings, from 5pm to 8pm, the moving rainbow setting will be in full effect.   Designed by Nulty, the main objective of […]
3rd July 2019

Last month saw the opening of the world’s biggest and fastest city centre zip wire, right here on our doorstep! ZipNow London offers an exhilarating chance to fly whilst taking in the sights of London’s never-sleeping skyline. Located in Archbishops Park (just 10 minutes from Waterloo station and less than 5 minutes from Leake Street Arches), this adrenaline packed activity is perfect for thrill seekers. As a destination that also celebrates the urban experience, Leake Street Arches, has partnered with ZipNow London to offer ticket holders a selection of exclusive food and drink discounts. Having completed the 225 metre wire […]
6th March 2019

After eight incredible weeks of theatre, comedy, cabaret and immersive performances and parties, VAULT festival comes to a close on 17th March. The last late-night event of the Festival, RUCKUS, also coincides with St Patrick’s Day, meaning it will be a barnstorming booze-up and a raucous night with the friendliest mobsters in town! Award-winning immersive theatre company ​SPECIFIQ​ invites guests to their underground world of Peaky Blinders-style gangsters and rowdy interactive mayhem,  accompanied by their traditional Paddy’s Day soundtrack of as much celtic punk as you can shake a flat-cap at. Headlining RUCKUS is ​The Lagan​, bringing their unique brand of beer-soaked […]
6th December 2018

What d’you get when you combine a FREE screening of The Muppet Christmas Carol, a drag queen, cheesy Christmas karaoke, promo reindeers and heaps of snow in London’s largest legal graffiti tunnel? A Christmas Miracle that’s what… namely, a Miracle on Leake Street! This community event has been designed to put a smile on the face of even the most Scroogiest of Scrooges! Run by WeAreWaterloo and South Bank BID with proceeds going to the Waterloo Legal Advice Service, this festive get together will be held at Leake Street Arches on Tuesday 18th December from 6-9pm. A world away from […]