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.

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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
Akram Khan & Israel Galván: Torobaka
Akram Khan & Israel Galván: Torobaka
With this unique artistic exchange, Akram Khan and Israel Galván made TOROBAKA by bringing together kathak and flamenco to create something new, distinctive and defying...
Ballet Boyz - Young Men
Ballet Boyz - Young Men
Following a hugely successful sell-out run at Sadler's Wells in January, BalletBoyz return with Young Men.In an intensely moving portrayal of love, friendship, loss and survival,...
Book Cloud Gate 2 - Triple Bill Tickets
Cloud Gate 2 - Triple Bill
The sister company of Taiwan's internationally celebrated Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, Cloud Gate 2 presents the country's most talented young dancers and choreographers. This...
Book Eastman - Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui - Fractus V Tickets
Eastman - Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui - Fractus V
Celebrated as one of the most original and ambitious talents working in contemporary dance today, Sadler's Wells Associate Artist Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui's latest creation is...
Book Giselle - Sadler
Giselle - Sadler's Wells Theatre
One of the most anticipated dance events of 2016, Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Akram Khan creates a brand new version of the iconic romantic ballet Giselle for English...
Book Michael Keegan-Dolan - Swan Lake/Loch na hEala Tickets
Michael Keegan-Dolan - Swan Lake/Loch na hEala
From the imagination of one of Ireland’s foremost dance and theatre-makers, Sadler’s Wells Associate Artist Michael Keegan-Dolan, comes a magical new adaptation...
Book National Ballet of China - The Peony Pavilion Tickets
National Ballet of China - The Peony Pavilion
The 16th century epic, The Peony Pavilion, is one of the most enduring love stories in Chinese literature. Originally performed as a Kunqu Opera in a 20-hour cycle, director...
Book Rambert - Contemporaries Tickets
Rambert - Contemporaries
To mark Rambert's 90th anniversary a programme of specially commissioned work from a new generation of dance-makers, explores themes of capitalism, migration, identity, society,...
Book Rambert - The Creation Tickets
Rambert - The Creation
This epic production is one of the largest in the history of Rambert: a dance about the creation of Earth.Joseph Haydn's The Creation is his masterpiece, with its lyrical...
Book Matthew Bourne
Matthew Bourne's The Red Shoes
The Red Shoes, Sir Matthew Bourne's brand new production, will play an 8-week London Christmas season at Sadler's Wells Theatre from Tuesday 6 December 2016 to Sunday 29 January...
Sylvie Guillem & Akram Khan: Sacred Monsters
Sylvie Guillem & Akram Khan: Sacred Monsters
First performed in 2006, SACRED MONSTERS is the hugely acclaimed collaboration between Sadler’s Wells Associate Artists Sylvie Guillem and Akram Khan. Together, the...
Book Yang Liping Contemporary Dance - Under Siege Tickets
Yang Liping Contemporary Dance - Under Siege
Yang Liping is one of the most famous dancers in mainland China. Her work continues to combine and re-imagine the diversity of the country’s contemporary and ancient...