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Wallace CollectionFree art classes and workshops, talks and tours, bring alive to visitors the varied works of art contained in the 25 galleries of the Wallace Collection, on display in Hertford House - an historic London town house and the original family home of The Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace. Deemed "the greatest art school in this country" by Vivienne Westwood, the collection is full of European paintings, miniatures and sculpture, French 18th century furniture, Sevres and Meissen porcelain, goldsmiths' work and Oriental and European arms and armour. It's one of the finest collections of art amassed by one family. Sir Richard Wallace - the illegitimate son of the 4th Marquess of Hertford - built up the original collection left to him by his father. Several Old Master paintings, notably 'The Laughing Cavalier', works by Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Reynolds, Rubens, Gainsborough, Titian and Romney make this gallery a worthy rival of others in the city. Renovations to the town house, which uniquely occupies the whole side of a garden square, include four galleries, educational facilities and a stunning glass-roofed courtyard - home to Oliver Peyton's brasserie The Wallace. The acquisitions, bequeathed to the nation by Wallace's widow in 1897, are all free to view.

For more information please visit www.wallacecollection.org.

 

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An Enquiring Mind: Manolo BlahnikAn Enquiring Mind: Manolo BlahnikAn Enquiring Mind: Manolo BlahnikPut your best foot forward and hot step it to the Wallace Collection where luxury shoe designer Manolo Blahnik gives us an insight into An Enquiring Mind, a display he has co-curated himself. A neat tie-up with the much loved Manchester Square gallery, the free exhibition places 160 pairs of Blahnik's show-stopping shoes next to the paintings, scul2019-10-22T00:00:00+01002019-10-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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DATES  10th June to 27th October 2019
Put your best foot forward and hot step it to the Wallace Collection where luxury shoe designer Manolo Blahnik gives us an insight into An Enquiring Mind, a display he has co-curated himself. A neat tie-up with the much loved Manchester Square gallery, the free exhibition places 160 pairs of Blahnik's show-stopping shoes next to the paintings, scul... More about this event
 
Manolo Blahnik: An Enquiring MindManolo Blahnik: An Enquiring MindShoe designs from Blahnik's private archives are set amidst the Wallace Collection's artworks.2019-10-22T10:00:00+01002019-10-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wallace Collection,   Hertford House  Manchester Square    W1U 3BN
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Manolo Blahnik: An Enquiring Mind
Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting For The East India CompanyForgotten Masters: Indian Painting For The East India CompanyWriter and historian William Dalrymple curates works by Indian master painters commissioned by East India Company officials in the late-18th and 19th centuries2019-12-04T10:00:00+00002020-04-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wallace Collection,   Hertford House  Manchester Square    W1U 3BN
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Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting For The East India Company
 

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Underground Stations

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Bond Street Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Marble Arch Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Marylebone Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Paddington Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Cramer Street Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
Welbeck Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Mandeville Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £116  21% off
Mandeville Place, W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
At the Oxford Street end of pretty Marylebone village, this hotel earns its 'boutique' label due to its uniquely designed funky interiors. The swanky deVigne bar ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Oxford Circus
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  28% off
57-59 Welbeck Street, W1G | 3 minutes from Wallace Collection
An imposing Victorian hotel whose confident architecture and Union Jack flag speak of an age when Oxford Circus was the commercial heart of a worldwide ... More
 
 
 
Hyatt Regency London The Churchill
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £200  24% off
30 Portman Square, W1H | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
Originally built in 1970, this large five-star hotel has a traditional style and ambience associated with older properties. Framed artworks, high ceilings, large windows, fireplaces, chandeliers, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Ambika P3
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
35 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Wallace Collection
Located within the University of Westminster - Marylebone's campus, the vast 14,000 foot P3 exhibition and performance space - a former concrete-testing facility - is "one ... More
 
 
 
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Gallery Elena Shchukina
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
10 Lees Place, Mayfair, London W1K | 7 minutes from Wallace Collection
Gallery Elena Shchukina opens 24th September 2013. Artist and curator Elena Shchukina is launching an eponymous space in Mayfair this September that will challenge the trend ... More
 
 
 
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Christie's Mayfair
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
103 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
This Bond Street art gallery space for the London branch of Christie's auction house represents something of a first for an auction house. Occupying 11,500 sq ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Wallace Collection

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Wallace Collection
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Chiltern Street
London > Attractions >
Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
Chiltern Street in Marylebone runs between Dorset Street and Blandford Street and is home to 40 plus independent shops, stylish cafes and beauty salons. In 2014 ... More
 
 
 
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Portman Square
London > Attractions >
W1H | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
This private garden square in Marylebone offers a secluded and peaceful place to get away from it all. On the north side three Georgian ... More
 
 
 
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Oxford Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
With over 200 million visitors a year, more than 300 shops and 5 million square feet of retail space, Oxford Street lays claim to being London's ... More
 
 
 
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Imogen Cooper
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 22nd October 2019 - 7pm
Wallace Collection, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
The pianist performs Schubert's Piano Sonata In C Minor, Piano Sonata In A and Piano Sonata In B Flat....More
 
 
 
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The Freud Museum 10th Anniversary Portfolio (1997)
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 21st to 26th Oct 2019 - Various Times
Wallace Collection, 51 Chiltern Street, W1U | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
...More
 
 
 
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Shiv Malik: The Messenger
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 22nd October 2019 - 6.45pm-8.30pm
Wallace Collection, 63 New Cavendish Street, W1G | 6 minutes from Wallace Collection
Literary & Education, Author Event....More
 
 
 
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
Built by the Bechstein piano company in 1901, this grandiose concert hall is regarded by many as London's best venue for chamber and solo performances. Wigmore ... More
 
 
 
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The Screen on Baker Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
96-98 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
Two intimate screening rooms, plush seating and high-tech facilities make The Screen on Baker Street a good choice for film lovers in the area. Tucked away ... More
 
 
 
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Marble Arch Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marble Arch, W1C | 7 minutes from Wallace Collection
Underbelly Productions, in association with Cameron Mackintosh, presents a pop-up theatre in Marble Arch, specifically ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Wallace Collection
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London > Shopping > Art and Design
14 Hinde Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
You can own and wear an original design by Damien Hirst for as little as £30. Simply head to Other Criteria where you can get your ... More
 
 
 
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Daylesford Organic Marylebone
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6-8 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
Located on the ground and basement levels of a Blandford Street building in the heart of Marylebone, Daylesford Organic farmshop and cafe brings together all the ... More
 
 
 
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Trunk Clothiers
London > Shopping > Menswear
8 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
If you're after stylish, independent, international menswear brands previously unavailable in the capital, then head to Marylebone's Trunk Clothiers. Opened in September 2010, the two-storey Trunk Clothiers ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Bagatelle
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | Same location as Wallace Collection
Brasseries ... More
 
 
 
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The Wallace
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | Same location as Wallace Collection
This is the place to dine in style on days when you want to appreciate the outdoors but don’t particularly want to experience it first-hand; diners ... More
 
 
 
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Durrants
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Durrants Hotel, George Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
British cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from Wallace Collection
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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Home Grown
London > Leisure >
44 Great Cumberland Place, W1H | 6 minutes from Wallace Collection
Exclusive private members' club Home House branches out to open this sister club, Home Grown , in ... More
 
 
 
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Brown Hart Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Duke Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 6 minutes from Wallace Collection
This beautiful garden just off Oxford Street and close to Selfridges occupies an unlikely position - above an electricity sub-station. Brown Hart Gardens were re-opened in ... More
 
 
 
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Chuan Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1c Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
Chuan Spa, based at the Langham Hotel, is the ultimate in spa and wellbeing experiences. Designed to create a tranquil atmosphere to maximise relaxation, Chuan Spa ... More
 
 
 
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Duke of Wellington
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94a Crawford Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 7 minutes from Wallace Collection
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The Royal Oak
London > Nightlife > Pubs
74-76 York Street, W1H | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
On 8th June 2018 Dan Doherty, chef, author and judge on BBC's Britain's Best Cook, announced on Instagram that he'd bought this beautiful ... More
 
 
 
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The Crown & Sceptre
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 11 minutes from Wallace Collection
Following a refurbishment in 2014, the Crown & Sceptre in Fritzrovia has revealed a new look and an improved range of beers including London brews, seasonally ... More
 
 
 
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Clarette
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Blandford Street, W1U | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
The heiress of the renowned Chateau Margaux wine estate is behind this three floor wine bar in Marylebone. Behind a mock-Tudor front, ... More
 
 
 
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Purl
London > Nightlife > Bars
50/54 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
Drinks come with a pre warning at this flamboyant cocktail bar. Purl is a speakeasy bar that prides itself in its extravagant cocktail menu, which sees ... More
 
 
 
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Butterscotch Tea Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
56 James Street, W1U | 3 minutes from Wallace Collection
Reviving the great British tradition of afternoon tea in town, but putting a modern spin on it, American cake expert Bea Vo (who ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Wallace Collection.
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | Same location as Wallace Collection
... More
 
 
 
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
... More
 
 
 
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Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
... More
 
 
 

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The Freud Museum 10th Anniversary Portfolio (1997)
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2019 

A & D Gallery 4 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

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Beethoven 250
Beethoven 250
Concerts | Until 1st December 2020 

Wigmore Hall 4 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

December 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth and to celebrate the occasion Wigmore Hall presents its special season, ...More

 
Imogen Cooper
Concerts | On 22nd October 2019 

Wigmore Hall 4 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

The pianist performs Schubert's Piano Sonata In C Minor, Piano Sonata In A and Piano Sonata In B Flat....More

Shiv Malik: The Messenger
Exhibitions | On 22nd October 2019 

Asia House 6 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Literary & Education, Author Event....More

John Lewis Rooftop: The Winter Carnival
John Lewis Rooftop: The Winter Carnival
Foodie Events | Until 5th January 2020 

John Lewis Rooftop 7 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Boasting one of the largest rooftop gardens in London, John Lewis Oxford Street makes full use of the space with ...More

 
Historical Performance Department
Concerts | On 22nd October 2019 

Royal Academy Of Music 8 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Student musicians perform ensemble music of Handel, with soprano Danni O'Neill and countertenor Hamish McLaren....More

Peter Doig
Exhibitions | Until 16th November 2019 

Michael Werner Gallery 9 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Dreamlike paintings of Caribbean landscapes and figures by a painter who was born in Edinburgh but lives and works between ...More

Cy Twombly: Sculpture
Exhibitions | Until 21st December 2019 

Gagosian Gallery Grosvenor Hill 10 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Mixed-media sculptures marking the publication of the second volume of the catalogue raisonne, edited by Nicola Del Roscio, President of ...More

Joseph Beuys: Important Sculptures from the 1950s
Exhibitions | Until 16th November 2019 

Bastian Gallery 10 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Exhibitions & Art, Installation....More

Boyzone
Concerts | Until 25th October 2019 

London Palladium 12 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

The Irish quartet, who formed in the 1990s, perform their pop hits in support of their final album, Thank You ...More

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David McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera ...More

 
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David McVicar's classic production of Mozart's The Magic ...More

 
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