A new, cutting-edge new venue, The Boulevard Theatre, is coming soon to Soho, a part of a £40m redevelopment of Walker’s Court “the none-too-salubrious Soho alley once dominated by “world centre of erotic entertainment” the Raymond Revuebar. The Guardian covered the news, saying,” The Boulevard takes its name from a former sister venue to the striptease club, which was part of porn baron Paul Raymond’s empire. As well as staging drama, the original Boulevard became a beer-soaked home to the Comic Strip group of comedians. The stylish new theatre opens to the public later this month with Ghost Quartet, a haunting song … Continue reading New Soho announcement – Boulevard Theatre coming soon!
Although the area of Soho is relatively small (one square mile) and bordered by some of London’s richest and most commercialised streets, it has remained a complex place of unorthodoxy, diversity, tolerance and defiance. Shot in Soho is an … Continue reading Shot In Soho – The Photographers Gallery opening October 18 – February 2020
On 22 February 2018, Plan for Soho attended a special event organised by one of the city’s leading urban planning agencies, Publica, discussing critical issues facing the future of the creative industries in London. Soho’s creativity has been consistently voted across our public consultation surveys as the top issue for our neighbourhood plan to address. With this in mind, we were keen to hear more about challenges facing the creative sector across London and ideas on how to resolve them. Publica are additionally providing excellent advice and guidance on the development of our neighbourhood plan and have conducted previous work … Continue reading London and the Creative Industries Event: discussing the future of the creative industries
Plan for Soho is embracing the festive season this year and releasing it’s own Soho-style Christmas bauble! The Soho-Ho! bauble is a must-have for Christmas lovers who want to celebrate and enhance Soho. The baubles have been created to help raise money for our work over the next year to develop a neighbourhood plan for Soho. Chairman of the Soho Neighbourhood Forum, Matthew Bennett, says: “We are extremely excited to announce our very own Soho-Ho! bauble! Soho is a unique part of London with a distinctive heritage and we want the community to be a part of shaping it’s future. Pick up … Continue reading Soho-Ho! Limited Edition Baubles
The Forum held it’s second Annual General Meeting on July 5th, with over 60 members attending to hear a progress report on the second year of the Forum’s work from its chair, Matthew Bennett. Members also voted in our new resident … Continue reading Plan for Soho 2017 Annual General Meeting update
Come and meet Plan for Soho in July! Plan for Soho invite you to join us for our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on: Wednesday 3 July 2019, 6pm – 7.45pm, NHS Soho Walk in Community Centre, 1 Frith Street, London … Continue reading Plan for Soho’s Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 3rd July 2019
Do you love food? Get involved and volunteer at the event, back again for its seventh year across June 10 & 11 2017, working with some of London’s top restaurants to raise money for Soho Parish primary school. ALL volunteers gain free … Continue reading Soho Food Feast needs volunteers!
Four Corners explores the fascinating story of the Partisan Coffee House, founded by radical historian Raphael Samuel, cultural theorist Stuart Hall and others. The exhibition includes previously unseen photographs by renowned documentary photographer Roger Mayne, alongside printed materials, film clips and oral … Continue reading Exhibition: Soho’s Partisan Coffee House
Swing over to the wild side for an exhilarating trip through Soho! Running from 6 – 20 May, SOHO, the brand new show, celebrates the stylish and the sleazy with sensational circus, street dance and theatre, soaring aerial tricks and state-of-the-art … Continue reading Soho The Show Opens today!