Address: 118 Finborough Road, Kensington, London SW10 9ED
A multi-award-winning theatre in the heart of London’s prestigious West End, the Finborough Theatre could be the perfect place to head to for visitors keen to enjoy an evening of culture and excitement.
Founded in 1980, the theatre has built an unrivalled reputation for providing cutting-edge productions that keep visitors enthralled and intrigued, with mass market appeal coupled with detail and nuance that ensures even the most ardent theatre fans will enjoy their experience.
Time Out described the venue: “West London’s tiny, unsubsidised Finborough Theatre is one of the best in the entire world. Its programme of new writing and obscure rediscoveries remains ‘jaw-droppingly good’.”
Accolades awarded to the theatre in recent years have included Best Artistic Director in the Fringe Report awards 2009, The Writers’ Guild New Writing Encouragement Award 2010 for artistic director Neil McPherson, Most Promising New Playwright at the Off West End Awards 2012 for Dawn King for Foxfinder at the Finborough Theatre, and many more besides.
Anyone hoping to catch a fantastic show during their time in the English capital could therefore do far worse than make a booking to see one of the Finborough Theatre’s ever-changing roster of productions.
Full details of the calendar of plays and productions at the venue can be found by visiting the Finborough Theatre official website.
Parking options for Finborough Theatre guests
Visitors to Finborough Theatre might like to make use of the wide selection of local parking options when travelling by car, with available facilities in the area including:
- Seagrave Road Car Park (0.5 miles, 11 minutes’ travel time on foot)
- Earls Court – Red Car Park (0.5 miles, nine minutes)
- Whistler Tower Car Park (0.6 miles, 13 minutes)
- NCP Broadway Terrace MSCP (0.8 miles, 16 minutes)
- Forum Hotel Car Park (0.8 miles, 15 minutes)
Anyone planning to drive in London is reminded that traffic volumes can be high and spaces can be limited for parking. It is therefore advisable to plan journeys in advance and to pre-book parking when possible.
Travel by Tube to the Finborough Theatre
For all those hoping to avoid the stresses of travel by car, the extensive and easy to use London Underground network could be the perfect option. Stations located in the vicinity of the Finborough Theatre include:
- Fulham Broadway (District line)
- Earls Court (District and Piccadilly lines)
- Gloucester Road (Circle, District and PIccadilly lines)
Full details of all local public transport options, including bus and Tube timetables and station openings, can be found at the official website of Transport for London.
Other nearby attractions for visitors to enjoy
It is not just the theatre that attracts thousands of people to this busy part of central London every day though, as the area also offers a wealth of other attractions that visitors might enjoy during their stay.
Here are just a few local alternative sights that visitors might like to check out:
- Harrods (1.7 miles, 20 minutes’ travel via public transport)
- Hyde Park (1.6 miles, 27 minutes)
- Kensington Gardens (1.5 miles, 22 minutes)
- Holland Park (1.4 miles, 21 minutes)
- The Sherlock Holmes Museum (3.5 miles, 23 minutes)
- Madame Tussauds London (3.5 miles, 22 minutes)