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The Horse Hospital, London

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#221 of 252 in Museums in London




The Horse Hospital is a Grade II listed not for profit, independent arts venue at Colonnade, Bloomsbury, central London. It has a curatorial focus on counter-cultural histories, sub-cultures and outsider as well as emerging artists. It delivers through frequent events, underground film and artist's moving image screenings, and exhibitions. Founded in 1992 by Roger K. Burton, the venue opened with Vive Le Punk! a retrospective of Vivienne Westwood's punk designs in 1993.
The building was originally built by James Burton in 1797 as stabling for cab drivers' sick horses.
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  • Went here to listen to some free poetry, the venue shows clear signs of its previous use as a stable, with large stone flags and high ceilings. A small and cheap bar. Friendly people.  more »
  • I was looking for free exhibitions on Time out and found Roger Perry and his Writing on the wall at The Horse Hospital. Although very close to the Russell Square underground station (2 minutes on...  more »
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  • Fascinating building that appears to have retained it's original features where horses were once treated. Ideal place for the art exhibition on St. Sebastian.
  • Iconic and under threat! Great gallery, many great events happening there. At the moment "Arrows Of Desire" until 20th of July. Many great and well known artists on the LGBT scene. BBC documentary upcoming! Curated by Manko Sebastian

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