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St John's Smith SquareSituated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of London's finest concert venues, attracting internationally renowned artists and performers. With its four pillared towers, St John's Smith Square is a Baroque masterpiece - although it was badly damaged by firebombing during World War II. The reconstruction was able to open out the interior a little, while retaining the booming acoustic, and it is now a hugely successful classical music venue, focused particularly on chamber and choral music, as well as symphony orchestras and solo instumental recitals. There are also a number of art exhibitions, plus a top notch cafe and restaurant.

 

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Twickenham Choral Society - Dream of GerontiusTwickenham Choral Society - Dream of GerontiusThe 100-strong choir performs Elgar's dramatic piece.2016-07-09T19:30:00+01002016-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Twickenham Choral Society - Dream of Gerontius
The Complete Chopin Cycle, Concert 11: Sonata No 3The Complete Chopin Cycle, Concert 11: Sonata No 3The final concert of Warren Mailley-Smith's marathon of Chopin works, this time performing Sonata No 3.2016-07-15T19:30:00+01002016-07-15T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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The Complete Chopin Cycle, Concert 11: Sonata No 3
Benjamin GrosvenorBenjamin GrosvenorThe pianist performs a varied programme of works by Mozart, Scriabin, Granados and Liszt.2016-10-04T19:30:00+01002016-10-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Underground Stations

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St James's Park Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Westminster Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Westminster
 
2 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Westminster
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  41% off
30 John Islip Street, SW1P | 4 minutes from St John's Smith Square
Leave the laptop at home - every room at this hotel comes with its own Apple iMac. Across the river from the MI6 building, it's a ... More
 
 
 
Conrad London St. James
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £133  38% off
22-28 Broadway, SW1H | 7 minutes from St John's Smith Square
With Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, St James's Park and the Thames all on its doorstep, Conrad London St. James is the ideal option for ... More
 
 
 
St Ermin's Hotel - Autograph Collection
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £139  21% off
2 Caxton Street, SW1H | 7 minutes from St John's Smith Square
Retaining its classic architecture, evocative Art Nouveau styling and Rococco plaster work, the St Ermin's has been given a distinctive, modern and highly textural look and ... More
 
 
 
 
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Twickenham Choral Society - Dream of Gerontius
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 9th July 2016 - 7.30pm
St John's Smith Square, Smith Square, SW1P | Same location as St John's Smith Square
The 100-strong choir performs Elgar's dramatic piece....More
 
 
 
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The Complete Chopin Cycle, Concert 11: Sonata No 3
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 15th July 2016 - 7.30pm-9.30pm
St John's Smith Square, Smith Square, SW1P | Same location as St John's Smith Square
The final concert of Warren Mailley-Smith's marathon of Chopin works, this time performing Sonata No 3....More
 
 
 
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Nigel Greenwood Inc Ltd: Running A Picture Gallery
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th June to 15th July 2016 - 11am-5pm
Chelsea College Of Art And Design, 16 John Islip Street, SW1P | 5 minutes from St John's Smith Square
The exhibition will include material from the Nigel Greenwood Inc Ltd archive which has never been displayed before in public. Works and documentation will revisit landmark ...More
 
 
 
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Jewel Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Abingdon Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from St John's Smith Square
Across the road from the imposing Houses of Parliament, this simple, three-storey, 14th century tower often gets overlooked on the tourist trail. One of only ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Abbey
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Dean's Yard, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from St John's Smith Square
Most famous nowadays as the venue for royal weddings - including the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in 2011 - Westminster Abbey is also ... More
 
 
 
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House of Lords
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from St John's Smith Square
The Upper House of the British Parliament, the House of Lords is part of the Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ... More
 
 
 
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Watts and Company
London > Shopping > House and Garden
Faith House, 7 Tufton Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from St John's Smith Square
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Wine Cellar
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
41 Horseferry Road, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from St John's Smith Square
Varied stock ... More
 
 
 
Claire's Accessories
London > Shopping > Bags and Accessories
39 Strutton Ground, Victoria, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from St John's Smith Square
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Quirinale
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
North Court, 1 Great Peter Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from St John's Smith Square
Quirinale is an upmarket Italian consistently voted by Harden's and Zagat as one of the top three Italian restaurants in London. "It is smart without being ... More
 
 
 
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Crussh
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
4 Millbank, Westminster, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from St John's Smith Square
This chain of juice bars squishes together a delightful variety of flavoursome, healthy drinks. They press fresh juice fruit right in front of you, and blend ... More
 
 
 
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The Marquis of Granby
London > Restaurants >
41 Romney Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from St John's Smith Square
Named after Lieutenant-General John Manners, the eldest son of the 3rd Duke of Rutland, The Marquis of Granby is a real ale pub with a wide ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons
London > Education > Professional Training
62 Horseferry Road, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from St John's Smith Square
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Livingwell
London > Leisure > Fitness
4 Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from St John's Smith Square
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Victoria Tower Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from St John's Smith Square
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Abbey Community Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
34 Great Smith Smith Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from St John's Smith Square
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Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 7 minutes from St John's Smith Square
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
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Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from St John's Smith Square
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 Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 15 minutes from St John's Smith Square
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
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The Cinnamon Club Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Old Westminster Library, 30 Great Smith Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from St John's Smith Square
In addition to the main dining room, The Cinnamon Club also houses two bars. The Cinnamon Club Bar is sleek and contemporary, contrasting heavily with the ... More
 
 
 
Page's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
75 Page Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from St John's Smith Square
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Shoeless Joe's
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Abbey Orchard Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 5 minutes from St John's Smith Square
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from St John's Smith Square
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. Originally built in ... More
 
 
 
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from St John's Smith Square
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. The Centre houses ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Abbey
London > Business > Venue Hire
Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from St John's Smith Square
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 1100 people.... More
 
 
 

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The Northbank Summer Festival
The Northbank Summer Festival
Seasonal | Until 29th July 2016 

Victoria Embankment Gardens 6 minutes walk from St John's Smith Square

The Northbank Summer Festival returns for its second year this July, bringing a month of free entertainment to the Victoria ...More

 
12 Ensemble
Concerts | On 1st July 2016 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 6 minutes walk from St John's Smith Square

London's foremost un-conducted string orchestra perform Walton's Sonata For String Orchestra and Elgar's Elegy....More

Mozart's Eine Kleine Nachtmusik By Candlelight
Concerts | On 1st July 2016 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 6 minutes walk from St John's Smith Square

Mozart's Divertimento In D, Piano Concerto In A and Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, plus Chopin's Piano Concerto No 2 performed by ...More

Talk And Draw
Exhibitions | On 1st July 2016 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from St John's Smith Square

A talk on and an opportunity to draw a work from the Gallery....More

George Shaw: My Back To Nature
George Shaw: My Back To Nature
Exhibitions | Until 30th October 2016 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from St John's Smith Square

George Shaw, the Coventry born artist nominated for the Turner Prize in 2011, unveils the culmination of his two-year studio ...More

 
Painters' Paintings: From Van Dyck to Freud
Painters' Paintings: From Van Dyck to Freud
Exhibitions | Until 4th September 2016 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from St John's Smith Square

Among the treasures of the National Gallery, one group of pictures stands out: the works once owned by ...More

 
Drop-in Drawing
Exhibitions | On 1st July 2016 

National Portrait Gallery 6 minutes walk from St John's Smith Square

Informal drawing session with Gayna Pelham....More

Celebrating Charlotte Bronte 1816-1855
Celebrating Charlotte Bronte 1816-1855
Exhibitions | Until 14th August 2016 

National Portrait Gallery 6 minutes walk from St John's Smith Square

On the bicentenary of Charlotte Bronte's birth a free display of personal items, original manuscripts and works of art goes ...More

 
BP Portrait Award 2016
BP Portrait Award 2016
Exhibitions | Until 18th September 2016 

National Portrait Gallery 6 minutes walk from St John's Smith Square

The increasingly popular BP Portrait Award returns for a 37th year at the National Portrait Gallery ...More

 
Portrait Of The Day
Exhibitions | On 1st July 2016 

National Portrait Gallery 6 minutes walk from St John's Smith Square

A half-hour talk by a member of the Gallery's Visitor Services Team....More

 
 
 
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