Eventim Apollo (formerly Hammersmith Odeon) is located in Hammersmith, West London which is only 15 minute drive from Clayton Hotel Chiswick. There is also a bus going to Hammersmith directly and the bus stop is right outside the hotel main entrance.
HISTORY OF THE EVENTIM APOLLO
It is one of UK’s largest venues for live music and comedy. It is also one of the best preserved original theatres. It first opened in 1932 and was originally named Gaumont Palace. It is famously designed by Robert Cromie, a well-known architect in Art Deco style. It became a Grade II listed building in 1990 and is loved by all the legendary artists who perform here. With a rich and dazzling history, Eventim Apollo has hosted some of the most famous stars in the world including The Beatles appearing 38 times between 1964 and 1965, David Bowie, Queen, Bob Marley and The Rolling Stones who played to packed out crowds.
REFURBISHMENT OF THE EVENTIM APOLLO
After a £5 million major refurbishment project the Hammersmith Odeon, officially renamed the Eventim Apollo, reopened its doors in 2013. The original art deco designs and beautiful historical fixtures and fittings remain however it is now combined with a touch of contemporary design. The multi-coloured LED lighting on the façade displays the event for the week.
DIRECTIONS FROM CLAYTON HOTEL CHISWICK TO THE EVENTIM APOLLO
Drive via A4 for 12 minutes or B409 for 20 minutes
Gunnersbury tube station is only a 3 minute walk from Clayton Hotel Chiswick, take the district line to Hammersmith station and walk 2 minutes to the Eventim Apollo
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