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Turner Prize 2016Set up in 1984, the Tate's Turner Prize has been courting controversy ever since. The most notorious prize in the world of contemporary art, it carries a large cash prize - there's £40,000 in the pot - and instant fame for the winner who must be a British artist under fifty and have staged an 'outstanding' exhibition of work completed within the year. The shortlist always seems to feature conceptual art of the most difficult-to-understand sort. But despite the uproar from stuffier elements in the tabloids, this show is always great fun. No matter what your view, the return of the Turner Prize to London in 2016 - following its temporary move to Glasgow last year - makes this a must for lovers of contemporary art.

 

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Turner Prize 2016  Turner Prize installation shot - Ciara Phillips Things Shared 2014 (c)Ciara Phillips  

   
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Turner Prize 2016 Turner Prize installation shot - Ciara Phillips Things Shared 2014 (c)Ciara Phillips 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  26% off
30 John Islip Street, SW1P | 3 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £64  23% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 4 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £104  21% off
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BP Spotlight: Bruce McLean: In The Shadow Of Your Smile, Bob
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th October 2015 to 29th February 2016 - 10am-6pm
Tate Britain, Millbank, SW1P | Same location as Turner Prize 2016
The former St Martin's School of Art-student presents a series of black and white photographs....More
 
 
 
On Soon
Art In Focus: Sir Edward Coley Burne-Jones' King Cophetua And The Beggar Maid
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 13th, 16th, 18th, 20th, 23rd, 25th and 27th Feb 2016 - 1.15pm-1.30pm
Tate Britain, Millbank, SW1P | Same location as Turner Prize 2016
Join a Tate guide for a 15-minute talk on an artwork from the Tate collection....More
 
 
 
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The Sun Went In, The Fire Went Out
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th January to 4th March 2016 - 11am-5pm
Chelsea College Of Art And Design, 16 John Islip Street, SW1P | 2 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
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Tea House Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
139 Vauxhall Walk, Lambeth, London SE11 | 7 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
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Tate Britain
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as Turner Prize 2016
Overlooking the River Thames, Tate Britain was originally founded through the philanthropy of the sugar magnate Sir Henry Tate. The Tate legacy now encompasses three other ... More
 
 
 
Millbank Tower
London > Attractions > Sights
21-24 Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
Originally known as Vickers Tower, Millbank Tower is a Grade II listed 118-metre high skyscraper in Westminster on the banks of the Thames with fine views ... More
 
 
 
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Garden Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
Situated in the restored church of St Mary-at-Lambeth, adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames, the Garden Museum provides an insight into ... More
 
 
 
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The Tate Gallery
London > Shopping > Specialists
Tate Britain Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as Turner Prize 2016
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59 Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
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41 Horseferry Road, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
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Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as Turner Prize 2016
The Rex Whistler Restaurant at Tate Britain gets its name from the specially commissioned Rex Whistler mural, 'The Expedition in Pursuit of Rare Meats', which provides ... More
 
 
 
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City Café
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
30 John Islip Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
A cool refined decor, pretension-free food and immaculate attention to detail across a versatile set of menus make this a brilliant contemporary version of a classic ... More
 
 
 
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Shepherd's
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Marsham Court, Marsham Street, Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
This formal restaurant in Marsham Street retains its old school charm and remains popular with men in pin-striped suits - being close to Parliament and several ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
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62 Horseferry Road, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
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Women's Choice
London > Leisure > Fitness
40 Vauxhall Bridge Road, Pimlico, London SW1V | 5 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
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Metropolitan Walkers
London > Leisure > Activities
2nd Floor, Camelford House, 87-90 Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
A social programme, a varied walks programme (5-11 miles, urban and rural) and weekends away for any Londoners who love to ramble.... More
 
 
 
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73 Goding Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 7 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
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Nine Elms Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Riverlight Quay, Nine Elms Lane, SW8 | 15 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
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Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 15 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
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The Orange Public House & Hotel
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Pimlico Road, Belgravia, London SW1W | 21 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
The Orange Public House and Hotel on Pimlico Road has been lovingly restored to its former glory by the team behind The Thomas Cubitt and The ... More
 
 
 
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Page's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
75 Page Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
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Studio 33
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101 Tinworth Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 5 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
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London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
100 Tinworth Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 5 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
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Tate Britain
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Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | Same location as Turner Prize 2016
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Royal Horticultural Halls and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
80 Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
The architecturally unique Royal Horticultural Halls boasts two halls and a conference centre. Lindley Hall overlooking leafy Vincent Square is a popular venue for corporate events. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Horticultural Halls: The Lindley Hall
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80 Vincent Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from Turner Prize 2016
This architecturally unique venue boasts two halls and a conference centre. Lindley Hall, overlooking leafy Vincent Square, is a popular venue for corporate events. Since it ... More
 
 
 

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Animating The ArchivesAnimating The ArchivesView a selection of the Digital Learning team's film series and learn more of the stories behind Tate's Archive, exploring insights that have emerged from the digitisation and use of this collection.2016-02-14T10:00:00+00002016-04-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
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Free EventOngoing
Animating The Archives
Susan Philipsz: War Damaged Musical InstrumentsSusan Philipsz: War Damaged Musical InstrumentsFourteen recordings of British and German brass and wind instruments damaged in conflicts over the last 200 years. The notes recorded are based on the tones of the military bugle call 'The Last Post', but the tune is fragmented to such an extent that it is almost unrecognisable.2016-02-14T10:00:00+00002016-04-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Susan Philipsz: War Damaged Musical Instruments
Artist and EmpireArtist and EmpireArtist and EmpireAiming to be the "first major presentation of the art associated with the British Empire from the 16th century to the present day", Artist and Empire at Tate Britain brings together works from public and private collections across the UK. With sculptures, paintings and works on paper, the exhibition explores how diverse artists around the world res2016-02-14T00:00:00+00002016-04-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
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Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
PRICING  Adult £16.00, Concession £14.00
DATES  25th November 2015 to 10th April 2016
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Aiming to be the "first major presentation of the art associated with the British Empire from the 16th century to the present day", Artist and Empire at Tate Britain brings together works from public and private collections across the UK. With sculptures, paintings and works on paper, the exhibition explores how diverse artists around the world res... More about this event
 
BP Spotlight: Bruce McLean: In The Shadow Of Your Smile, BobBP Spotlight: Bruce McLean: In The Shadow Of Your Smile, BobThe former St Martin's School of Art-student presents a series of black and white photographs.2016-02-14T10:00:00+00002016-02-29T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
BP Spotlight: Bruce McLean: In The Shadow Of Your Smile, Bob
Frank AuerbachFrank AuerbachFrank AuerbachIn honour of Berlin-born British artist Frank Auerbach's 84th birthday, Tate Britain is assembling around 70 of his paintings and drawings from the 1950s onwards, reaffirming his status as one of the pre-eminent painters of our age. Curated by long-time model Catherine Lampert, who sat for Auerback every week for 37 years, the exhibition brings tog2016-02-14T00:00:00+00002016-03-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Ongoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
PRICING  Adult £16.00, Concession £14.00
DATES  9th October 2015 to 13th March 2016
VENUE  Tate Britain 
In honour of Berlin-born British artist Frank Auerbach's 84th birthday, Tate Britain is assembling around 70 of his paintings and drawings from the 1950s onwards, reaffirming his status as one of the pre-eminent painters of our age. Curated by long-time model Catherine Lampert, who sat for Auerback every week for 37 years, the exhibition brings tog... More about this event
 
Vanilla And ConcreteVanilla And ConcretePaintings and sculpture by the three artists, Marie Lund, Rallou Panagiotou and Mary Ramsden.2016-02-14T10:00:00+00002016-06-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Vanilla And Concrete
Art and AlcoholArt and AlcoholArt and AlcoholArt and Alcohol at Tate Britain looks at the role of alcohol in British art from the 19th century to modern day. Ever since William Hogarth satirised the Georgian fascination with gin, artists have illustrated Britain's relationship with alcohol, whether it be a social lubricant or a warming friend during a social or family breakdown. This exhibiti2016-02-14T00:00:00+00002016-09-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing

event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  16th November 2015 to 3rd September 2016
VENUE  Tate Britain 
Art and Alcohol at Tate Britain looks at the role of alcohol in British art from the 19th century to modern day. Ever since William Hogarth satirised the Georgian fascination with gin, artists have illustrated Britain's relationship with alcohol, whether it be a social lubricant or a warming friend during a social or family breakdown. This exhibiti... More about this event
 
BP Spotlight: Art And AlcoholBP Spotlight: Art And AlcoholThemed display examining the role of alcohol in British art from the 19th century to contemporary times, and features George Cruikshank's Worship of Bacchus and Gilbert & George's Drinking Sculpture.2016-02-14T10:00:00+00002016-09-22T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
BP Spotlight: Art And Alcohol
Bp Spotlight: Hockney's Double PortraitsBp Spotlight: Hockney's Double PortraitsSee three of David Hockney's celebrated double portraits from the Tate collection. The images show couples or friends in their homes in both naturalistic and highly formalised styles.2016-02-14T10:00:00+00002016-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Bp Spotlight: Hockney's Double Portraits
Jo SpenceJo SpenceExplore works by the British photographer and the moments in her life that influenced her work.2016-02-14T10:00:00+00002016-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Tate Britain,   Millbank      SW1P 4RG
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
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The Vaults, Arch 233 16 minutes walk from Turner Prize 2016

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The Vaults, Arch 233 16 minutes walk from Turner Prize 2016

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The Vaults, Arch 233 16 minutes walk from Turner Prize 2016

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Theatre | Until 6th March 2016 

The Vaults, Arch 233 16 minutes walk from Turner Prize 2016

Returning for its fourth year, Vault Festival is a six-week arts festival in Waterloo's Leake Street ...More

 
Tar Baby
Theatre | Until 14th February 2016 

The Vaults, Arch 233 16 minutes walk from Turner Prize 2016

A solo performance that tackles the story of race in America. Performed by Desiree Burch....More

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A sharp and witty comedy by Freddie Machin, about a young woman who is suffering a writer's block, who needs ...More

Write It : Mic It
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The Vaults, Arch 233 16 minutes walk from Turner Prize 2016

An open 'write' platform, allowing an eclectic mix of material from some of the UK's emerging playwrights, comedians and performance ...More

X&Y
Theatre | Until 14th February 2016 

The Vaults, Arch 233 16 minutes walk from Turner Prize 2016

Marcus du Sautoy and Victoria Gould's funny and sharp story explores the common ground of maths and theatre, and the ...More

 
 
 
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