Sadler's Wells Theatre

Rosebery Avenue,

Please note: Unless explicity stated otherwise on the event page, under 5's are not admitted to this venue.

Sadler’s Wells is a world leader in contemporary dance presenting a vibrant year-round programme of dance of every kind - from tango to hip hop, ballet to flamenco, Bollywood to cutting-edge contemporary dance - bringing the best of international and British dance to audiences.

Sadler’s Wells also commission and produce original new work for our stages and tour it to major arts venues around the world. Since 2005 we have helped to bring 80 new dance works to the stage.

Sadler’s Wells has been presenting theatrical productions in Rosebery Avenue, Islington for over 300 years. Five previous theatre buildings have all also carried the name Sadler's Wells and occupied the site since 1683.

Sadler’s Wells Theatre in Islington opened in 1998, after a major fundraising programme, supported by Lottery funding. Large-scale works by national and international companies are presented in this 1500-seat theatre.

Map & Directions: Sadler’s Wells Theatre



WHEELCHAIR ACCESS: Yes – please contact the Box Office for further information.


ASSISTED SHOWS: BSL sign language interpretation, captioning, live subtitling and audio description are available on select performances. Please visit the Sadler's Wells website for further information.


BUSES: 19, 38 and 341.

NEAREST CAR PARKS: Sadler's Wells Car Park on Arlington Way (EC1R 1XA).


Events at this venue
Book William Forsythe - A Quiet Evening of Dance Tickets
William Forsythe - A Quiet Evening of Dance
William Forsythe - A Quiet Evening of Dance showcases the work of William Forsythe, one of the foremost choreographers of his generation.For this unusual configuration of...
Book The Crossroads Inn and Monkey King and the Leopard Tickets
The Crossroads Inn and Monkey King and the Leopard
Discover a double-bill of short martial arts plays by the China National Peking Opera Company showcasing their spectacular mime, acrobatics and comedy skills of Peking Opera.Act...
Book Matthew Bourne
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake
Matthew Bourne's Swan Lake returns to Sadler's Wells for a limited run this Christmas.When it premiered at Sadler’s Wells in 1995, Matthew Bourne’s triumphant...
Book Natalia Osipova - Pure Dance Tickets
Natalia Osipova - Pure Dance
Superstar ballerina, Natalia Osipova, brings together a handpicked programme of exciting and eclectic dance works in Natalia Osipova - Pure Dance at Sadler's Wells Theatre.Taking...
Book The Emperor and the Concubine Tickets
The Emperor and the Concubine
Don't miss this rare opportunity to see the China National Peking Opera Company perform in the U.K.The Emperor and the Concubine is a beautiful love story, a masterpiece championed...