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Sir John Eliot Gardiner's ambitious Easter Monday Bach bonanza features nine inspiring and elevating hours of back-to-back (Bach-to-Bach?) music and talks celebrating the baroque composer. Join Sir John's Monteverdi Choir, the English Baroque Soloists and an array of distinguished guests for a day paying homage to the man Mozart described as being the "original father of harmony". For more information please visit www.monteverdi.co.uk.

 

About Royal Albert Hall

Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's iconic oval walls. One of London's most versatile venues, it is a favourite of performers from Jose Carreras to Kylie Minogue. More about Royal Albert Hall


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The Gore Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £120  21% off
190 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 2 minutes from Bach Marathon
A mellow, off-the-wall charm is the key to the success of this pleasantly eccentric boutique hotel located between the Royal Albert Hall and Harrods, and just ... More
 
 
 
Cheval Thorney Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £244  30% off
Palace Gate, W8 | 5 minutes from Bach Marathon
Offering timeless elegance within Kensington, the Cheval Thorney Court apartments located by Kensington Gardens; are furnished with a timeless Georgian style - Regency stripes, leather-topped writing ... More
 
 
 
Baglioni Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £639  28% off
60 Hyde Park Gate, SW7 | 6 minutes from Bach Marathon
You can really tell the Italian influence on this London branch of the Roman boutique hotel group. Not only is it located a short step from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Prom 55: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra And Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 27th August 2016 - 7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | Same location as Bach Marathon
Grazintye-Tyla conducts a performance of Mozart's The Magic Flute - Overture, Hans Abrahamsen's Let Me Tell You (London premiere) and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 4 In F ...More
 
 
 
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Book Illustration
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 27th August 2016 - 10.30am-5pm
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 7 minutes from Bach Marathon
Explore the process and range of techniques....More
 
 
 
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Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 9th February to 31st August 2016
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 7 minutes from Bach Marathon
Part of a year-long programme of activity to mark 40 years of the Olivier Awards Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New ...More
 
 
 
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Bach Marathon
Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Bach Marathon
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Bach Marathon
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Bach Marathon
The Royal College of Art is one of London's most prestigious art colleges and the world's only wholly postgraduate university of art and design. Students need ... More
 
 
 
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Albert Memorial
London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 2 minutes from Bach Marathon
This 180ft Victorian bronze gilt statue in Kensington Gardens is a tribute to Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, and was erected following his death through typhoid ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Bach Marathon
For the past two centuries this old-fashioned 'learned society' has sent explorers and adventurers all over the world. Famous names from Mungo Park to ... More
 
 
 
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Coys of Kensington
London > Shopping > Specialists
2-4 Queens Gate Mews, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Bach Marathon
Car Auctioneers ... More
 
 
 
Koenig Books
London > Shopping > Books
Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 5 minutes from Bach Marathon
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Science Museum Shop
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Bach Marathon
This shop is full of gifts to inspire young and inquisitive minds. From robotics kits to telescopes they have all kinds of educational toys and ... More
 
 
 
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Verdi
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Bach Marathon
Verdi is the appropritately named restaurant at the Royal Albert Hall which replaces the former Cafe Consort, following a £1 million refurbishment unveiled on Tuesday 15th ... More
 
 
 
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Bistrot 190
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
190 Queen's Gate, Gore Hotel, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Bach Marathon
Mediterranean cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
 
 
 
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Bistro One Ninety Queen's Gate
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
189 - 190 Queens Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Bach Marathon
Bistro One Ninety is an all-day restaurant in the prestigious Gore Hotel. With tasteful vintage décor and a friendly atmosphere, the bistro is known for fine ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial College of Science, Technology, Medicine
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Bach Marathon
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Imperial College Business School (previously Tanaka Businesss School)
London > Education > Business Faculties
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Bach Marathon
Imperial College is the leading scientific university in Europe and its Business School, situated in a beautiful new building on Exhibition Road, is also at the ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Bach Marathon
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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Imperial College Climbing Wall
London > Leisure > Fitness
Ethos, 7 Prince's Gardens, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Bach Marathon
Imperial College sports centre, Ethos, is Imperial's flagship sports centre. Within Ethos the climbing wall is the most unique facility, offering climbing for both beginners and ... More
 
 
 
Imperial College Sports Centre
London > Leisure > Fitness
7 Princess Gardens, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Bach Marathon
Public Fitness Club.Offers Aerobics and Badminton.... More
 
 
 
The Serpentine Lido
London > Leisure >
Hyde Park, South Kensington, London W2 | 5 minutes from Bach Marathon
A hugely popular swimming venue, every summer Hyde Park's lovely lake invites London folk to plunge into its watery depths. It's a great option ... More
 
 
 
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 14 minutes from Bach Marathon
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from Bach Marathon
Now more England's national cuisine than sausages and mash, Thai food (the perfect accompaniment to a cooling pint of lager), saw its inauguration in the small, ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10a Strathearn Place, Paddington, London W2 | 17 minutes from Bach Marathon
High up on a wall, behind the counter of this opulent, smart Victorian pub is a clock dated 1864. A framed copy of the Sun newspaper ... More
 
 
 
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The Gore Hotel, Bar 190
London > Nightlife > Bars
190 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Bach Marathon
... More
 
 
 
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Bach Marathon
Can accomodate for up to 5200 people.... More
 
 
 
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Bach Marathon
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Bach Marathon
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More
 
 
 

Royal Albert Hall events

 
Prom 68: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment Opera Rara Chorus: Rossini - SemiramideProm 68: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment Opera Rara Chorus: Rossini - SemiramideProm 68: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment Opera Rara Chorus: Rossini - SemiramideSir Mark Elder conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment playing Rossini's operatic tragedy. An immediate success at its premiere, Semiramide was kept in the public consciousness throughout much of the 19th-century by leading sopranos of the day such as Adelina Patti and Nellie Melba who thrived on tackling the challenging title role. Oper2016-09-04T00:00:00+01002016-09-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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event > Concerts > Classical
PRICING  £6.85-£50.96
DATES  Running from  Sunday 4th September 2016untilSunday 4th September 2016
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
Sir Mark Elder conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment playing Rossini's operatic tragedy. An immediate success at its premiere, Semiramide was kept in the public consciousness throughout much of the 19th-century by leading sopranos of the day such as Adelina Patti and Nellie Melba who thrived on tackling the challenging title role. Oper... More about this event
 
Al Murray The Pub Landlord: One Man, One GuvnorAl Murray The Pub Landlord: One Man, One GuvnorBritain's funniest xenophobic publican comes to the Royal Albert Hall for a pint and a chat with friends as he calls last orders to his latest UK Tour. Al Murray's simple but clever creation The Pub Landlord, a bald, working-class, BNP-voting barman with a dislike for anything that soils his dated concept of Blighty, earned the comedian a Perrier A2016-10-11T00:00:00+01002016-10-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
Category: event
 

event > Comedy > Stand-Up
PRICING  £24-£30
DATES  Running from  Tuesday 11th October 2016untilTuesday 11th October 2016
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
Britain's funniest xenophobic publican comes to the Royal Albert Hall for a pint and a chat with friends as he calls last orders to his latest UK Tour. Al Murray's simple but clever creation The Pub Landlord, a bald, working-class, BNP-voting barman with a dislike for anything that soils his dated concept of Blighty, earned the comedian a Perrier A... More about this event
Prom 55: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra And Mirga Grazinyte-TylaProm 55: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra And Mirga Grazinyte-TylaGrazintye-Tyla conducts a performance of Mozart's The Magic Flute - Overture, Hans Abrahamsen's Let Me Tell You (London premiere) and Tchaikovsky's Symphony No 4 In F Minor.2016-08-27T19:30:00+01002016-08-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Prom 55: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra And Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla
The BBC Proms 2016The BBC Proms 2016The BBC Proms 2016Held yearly at the Royal Albert Hall, the Proms is arguably the most popular season of classical music the world over, featuring a varied but accessible programme of 90 or so concerts in eight weeks, concluding on the fabled Last Night where seas of Union flag-waving Brits belt out classics such as Jerusalem and the national anthem. The aim, for th2016-08-27T00:00:00+01002016-09-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Now On

event > Concerts > Classical - Festivals
PRICING  Various prices (standing from £6)
DATES  15th July to 10th September 2016
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
Held yearly at the Royal Albert Hall, the Proms is arguably the most popular season of classical music the world over, featuring a varied but accessible programme of 90 or so concerts in eight weeks, concluding on the fabled Last Night where seas of Union flag-waving Brits belt out classics such as Jerusalem and the national anthem. The aim, for th... More about this event
 
Prom 56: CBeebies PromProm 56: CBeebies PromThe magical world of CBeebies is brought to life by orchestral classics.2016-08-28T11:00:00+01002016-08-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Prom 56: CBeebies Prom
Prom 57: BBC Symphony Orchestra: Thomas Larcher, Wagner And Richard StraussProm 57: BBC Symphony Orchestra: Thomas Larcher, Wagner And Richard StraussSemyon Bychkov conducts a performance of Thomas Larcher's Symphony No 2 (UK premiere),2016-08-28T19:30:00+01002016-08-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Prom 57: BBC Symphony Orchestra: Thomas Larcher, Wagner And Richard Strauss
CBeebies PromCBeebies PromCBeebies PromIt was sorely missed last year but thankfully the hugely popular CBeebies Prom returns in 2016. Featuring presenters from across its most popular shows including Andy's Dinosaur Adventures, Let's Play and Robert the Robot swap the TV studio for the Royal Albert Hall. Essential viewing for the under 5's, the BBC's pre-school channel is a godsend for2016-08-28T00:00:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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event > Concerts > Classical - Easy Listening
DATES  Sunday 28th and Monday 29th August 2016
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
It was sorely missed last year but thankfully the hugely popular CBeebies Prom returns in 2016. Featuring presenters from across its most popular shows including Andy's Dinosaur Adventures, Let's Play and Robert the Robot swap the TV studio for the Royal Albert Hall. Essential viewing for the under 5's, the BBC's pre-school channel is a godsend for... More about this event
 
Prom 58: CBeebies PromProm 58: CBeebies PromJoin the BBC Concert Orchestra and some of CBeebies' best-loved presenters and characters in a special musical journey.2016-08-29T11:00:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Prom 58: CBeebies Prom
Prom 59: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra: BeethovenProm 59: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra: BeethovenHerbert Blomstedt conducts a performance of Beethoven's Overture 'Leonore' No 2, Piano Concerto No 5 In E Flat 'Emperor' and Symphony No 7 In A. With pianist, Sir Andras Schiff.2016-08-29T19:30:00+01002016-08-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Prom 59: Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra: Beethoven
Prom 60: Gustav Mahler JugendorchesterProm 60: Gustav Mahler JugendorchesterPhilippe Jordan conducts a performance of J. S. Bach's Cantata No 82 and Bruckner's Symphony No 9 In D Minor.2016-08-30T19:00:00+01002016-08-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
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Prom 60: Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester
 

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Foodie Events | Until 25th April 2017 

Chai Wu Harrods 2.01 miles from Bach Marathon

An eastern twist on the traditional afternoon tea, Chai Wu, the elegant Chinese restaurant on the fifth floor of Harrods, ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 4th September 2016 

Saatchi Gallery 2.16 miles from Bach Marathon

Going strong for 50 years and counting, the Rolling Stones stage their first major exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, documenting ...More

 
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2016: Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG)
Exhibitions | Until 9th October 2016 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from Bach Marathon

This summer the Serpentine Pavilion, the annual architectural project commissioned by the Serpentine Gallery, goes beyond its usual scope ...More

 
Alex Katz
Exhibitions | Until 11th September 2016 

Serpentine Gallery 2.3 miles from Bach Marathon

American artist Alex Katz 's stylised figurative portraits were the subject of several major museum exhibitions in ...More

Etel Adnan
Exhibitions | Until 11th September 2016 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 2.3 miles from Bach Marathon

The first solo exhibition in a UK public institution dedicated to the Lebanese-American painter, ...More

Book Illustration
Exhibitions | On 27th August 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Bach Marathon

Explore the process and range of techniques....More

Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York
Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Bach Marathon

Part of a year-long programme of activity to mark 40 years of the Olivier Awards Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years ...More

 
Elytra Filament Pavilion
Elytra Filament Pavilion
Exhibitions | Until 6th November 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Bach Marathon

This newly-commissioned Elytra Filament Pavilion, a striking installation in the V&A's John Madejski Garden, has been created by architects and ...More

 
Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear
Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Bach Marathon

Tighten your girdle. This spring the V&A tells the story of underwear, from the sensory to ...More

 
Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design
Engineering the World: Ove Arup and the Philosophy of Total Design
Exhibitions | Until 6th November 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Bach Marathon

He made ambitious designs for the Sydney Opera House and the Penguin Pool at ...More

 
 
 
 
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