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Part of the Proud Galleries family, Proud Central became The Strand Gallery in 2010 expanding from a photography gallery to an exhibition space for all disciplines of creative media. The gallery hosts a varied roster of free contemporary art exhibitions which change frequently. Gallery owner Alex Proud started out as a Japanese antiques dealer but a twist of fate led Proud to switch to photography. Of the three Proud Galleries this one just off Trafalgar Square is the more mainstream venue. The original, at Camden Stables Market, offers a more 'street' vibe and includes 'At Proud', a lively DJ bar and popular drinking terrace. Proud Chelsea, on the Kings Road in west London, is the place to go for a black and white iconic print of your favourite band in action.

 

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Charing Cross Tube Station
 
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Embankment Underground Station
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £133  27% off
The Strand, WC2N | 1 minute from The Strand Gallery
Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
 
 
 
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £325  25% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 3 minutes from The Strand Gallery
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £159  33% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 3 minutes from The Strand Gallery
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Art Galleries nearest The Strand Gallery

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National Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 3 minutes from The Strand Gallery
The National Gallery dominates London's Trafalgar Square with its neo-classical columns and portico designed by William Wilkins adjoining the square on its east side where it ... More
 
 
 
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National Portrait Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
St Martin's Place, WC2H | 4 minutes from The Strand Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for serious ... More
 
 
 
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Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from The Strand Gallery
The Institute of Contemporary Arts boasts three galleries (with exhibitions changing approximately every six weeks), two cinemas, a theatre, restaurant, bookshop, late bar and cafe. The ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Strand Gallery
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British Optical Association Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
42 Craven Street, WC2N | 1 minute from The Strand Gallery
Run by the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers the British Optical Association Museum in Charing Cross features historic examples of London-made spectacles from ... More
 
 
 
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St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Strand Gallery
This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs whose ... More
 
 
 
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Glass Room
London > Attractions >
Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, WC2N | 3 minutes from The Strand Gallery
With Tom Dixon interiors, Glass Room is one of the more stylish ways to dine on the Thames. Brought to you by Bateaux London, ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Strand Gallery

Near The Strand Gallery
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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February to 19th October 2019
The Strand Gallery, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from The Strand Gallery
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
 
 
 
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The Starry Messenger
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th May to 10th August 2019
The Strand Gallery, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from The Strand Gallery
Hollywood star and multiple Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick makes his West End debut at Wyndham's Theatre opposite Elizabeth McGovern from Downton Abbey. The star of ...More
 
 
 
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The Price
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th February to 27th April 2019
The Strand Gallery, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from The Strand Gallery
This February, Wyndham's Theatre presents a new adaptation of Arthur Miller's The Price as a 50th anniversary celebration of the work. Directed by Jonathan Church, the ...More
 
 
 
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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Strand Gallery
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Strand Gallery
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from The Strand Gallery
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable profits ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near The Strand Gallery
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Strand Gallery
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
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Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 4 minutes from The Strand Gallery
Combining classic European baking with exotic flavours of the Far East, Pan de Vie delivers a visual treat of brilliantly-coloured sweet patisseries and ... More
 
 
 
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Hardys Original Sweet Shop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from The Strand Gallery
Retro sweet shops are all the rage at the moment. In the Covent Garden area alone you'll find half a dozen of them, one of which ... More
 
 
 
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Five Guys, Villiers Street
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
9/1 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Strand Gallery
After opening at 1-3 Long Acre in Covent Garden in summer 2013, Five Guys have opened a number of branches across London, including this Villiers Street ... More
 
 
 
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The Terrace, Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Strand Gallery
In the centre of London's world famous West End, right on The Strand, is The Terrace, an all-day dining venue and bar located within the Amba ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
25 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Strand Gallery
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Near The Strand Gallery
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 7 minutes from The Strand Gallery
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from The Strand Gallery
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 10 minutes from The Strand Gallery
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Strand Gallery
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from The Strand Gallery
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from The Strand Gallery
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Strand Gallery
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Strand Gallery
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from The Strand Gallery
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Strand Gallery
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
 
 
 
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Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration
London > Nightlife > Bars
1A Bedford Street, WC2E | 1 minute from The Strand Gallery
Mr Fogg's adventures around the globe (well, London, more like) continue apace with the opening of ... More
 
 
 
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Blame Gloria
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 3 minutes from The Strand Gallery
A subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, tunes and parties, Blame Gloria is a basement bar in Covent Garden where the wallpaper is based on ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Strand Gallery.
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Strand Gallery
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from The Strand Gallery
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from The Strand Gallery
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
 

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Waitress
Waitress
Theatre | Until 19th October 2019 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Strand Gallery

Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical ...More

 
Bridget Riley: Messengers
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Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2019 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from The Strand Gallery

The artist presents coloured discs painted directly onto the surface of the National Gallery's Annenberg Court. This small, free exhibition ...More

 
Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light
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Exhibitions | Until 7th July 2019 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from The Strand Gallery

In spring 2019 the National Gallery stages the first exhibition in the UK for over a century of the work ...More

 
Boilly: Scenes Of Parisian Life
Exhibitions | Until 19th May 2019 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from The Strand Gallery

Louis-Leopold Boilly's playful, controversial and wry paintings inspired by the political turbulence in Paris during the era of the French ...More

Whitney: Queen Of The Night
Music | On 24th March 2019 

Savoy Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Strand Gallery

Celebrate the music and life of Whitney Houston, with Brit School Champion Shanice Smith. Follow three decades of hits including ...More

Rip It Up
Dance | Until 2nd June 2019 

Garrick Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Strand Gallery

Strictly Come Dancing champions Harry Judd, Louis Smith and Jay McGuiness are joined by JLS favourite Aston Merrygold to sing ...More

Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver
Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver
Exhibitions | Until 19th May 2019 

National Portrait Gallery 4 minutes walk from The Strand Gallery

Small is beautiful and nowhere more so than at this National Portrait Gallery display, the first major exhibition on Tudor ...More

 
Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr
Only Human: Photographs by Martin Parr
Exhibitions | Until 27th May 2019 

National Portrait Gallery 4 minutes walk from The Strand Gallery

Britain in the time of Brexit is seen through the lens of Martin Parr, a photographer famous for his wry ...More

 
Martin Parr: Only Human
Exhibitions | Until 27th May 2019 

National Portrait Gallery 4 minutes walk from The Strand Gallery

A major new exhibition of works by the critically-acclaimed and internationally-renowned photographer, including portraits of people from around the world, ...More

All About Eve
All About Eve
Theatre | Until 11th May 2019 

Noel Coward Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Strand Gallery

This February, Gillian Anderson and Lily James will star in a stage version of All About Eve. Directed by Ivo ...More

 

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