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St George Street, Mayfair, Hanover Square, London W1S 1FX
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St George's Church, Hanover SquareSt George's was finished in 1724 at a cost of £10,000, part of the great church-building programme of Queen Anne. It's a classic piece of Queen Anne architecture, though somewhat in need of restoration. George Frederick Handel was a regular worshipper at St George's, and partly as a result, it has now become home to a regular program of classical music, including the annual Handel festival. In comparison with other churches of the period, St George's is lacking in ornament however it does have some notable pieces. The reredos above the altar, from the workshop of Grinling Gibbons, frame 'The Last Supper', painted by William Kent in 1724. The stained glass windows above contain an early 16th-century Flemish work from Antwerp.


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London > Apartment > Apartment † from £135† 37% off
5 Maddox Street, W1S | 2 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Edgy, urban and very hip, these distinguished apartments are a shopper's seventh heaven. Located near Regents Street, Maddox Street is a stylish sanctuary of tranquility offering ... More
The Courthouse Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £141† 33% off
19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, W1F | 4 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
A swimming pool, spa, fitness room and a range of meeting rooms have been sympathetically accommodated within this historic 5-star Soho hotel. A Grade II listed ... More
Holiday Inn London Mayfair
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £126† 21% off
3 Berkeley Street, W1J | 5 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Just to the West of theatreland, Mayfair is one of the most exclusive places to live in the world, full of stunning architecture and right next ... More
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 7 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
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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Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 24 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, ... More
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Westminster Cathedral
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 24 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky. While ... More
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London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
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Regent Street Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 6 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
The historic Regent Street Cinema is where the first ever performance of moving images took place. Created by the Lumière brothers, the film was shown as ... More
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 8 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
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Dick Whittington
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 9th December 2017 to 14th January 2018
St George's Church, Hanover Square, 8 Argyll Street, W1F | 4 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
After staging Cinderella (the first pantomime at the theatre for 29 years) last Christmas, the London Palladium now presents another pantomime with a new production of ...More
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Thormod Ronning Kvam
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Wednesday 20th September 2017 - 1.10pm-2pm
St George's Church, Hanover Square, 197 Piccadilly, W1J | 7 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
The acclaimed pianist takes on Schumann's Waldszenen as well as Mussorgsky's Pictures At An Exhibition....More
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Philip Pullman Book Groups
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Tuesday 19th and Wednesday 20th September 2017 - 9am
St George's Church, Hanover Square, 203-206 Piccadilly, W1J | 8 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Gearing up for the release of the brand new book by Philip Pullman, La Belle Sauvage: The Book of Dust Volume One, rediscover the joys of ...More
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Victoria Miro Mayfair
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
14 St George Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Three decades after opening her first gallery in Cork Street, Victoria Miro returns to Mayfair to open a third space in October 2013. The gallery, designed ... More
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Halcyon Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
144-146 New Bond Street, W1S | 2 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
One of the largest and most spectacular gallery spaces in London, Halcyon Gallery's magnificent flagship gallery at 144-146 New Bond Street is a five-storey, 12,000 square ... More
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Alan Cristea Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
31 Cork Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Alan Cristea Gallery is the largest publisher and dealer of artists' prints and editions in Europe. Set up by Alan Cristea, who brings with him twenty ... More
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Shapero Rare Books
London > Shopping > Books
32 St George Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Specialists in travel, natural history and English literature with an extensive range of colour plate books ranging from sport, children's interest, architecture and economics.... More
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Pendulum of Mayfair
London > Shopping > Antiques
51 Maddox Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Family shop specialising in hand-made pendulum clocks of distinction. Mr Roy Clements and his sons have been in the clock trade since 1953, and this is ... More
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Sotheby's
London > Shopping > Antiques
34-35 New Bond Street, Fitzrovia, London W1S | 1 minute from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Founded in 1774, Sotheby's is the world’s oldest art auction house. Sales today command record sums for items. Notable sales range from 'Danseuse au Repos' ... More
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Wild Honey
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
12 St George Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Tables are hard to come by at Anthony Demetre's Michelin-starred contemporary restaurant, and it's easy to see why. In the reliable hands of head chef Colin ... More
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Black Roe Poke Bar & Grill
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
4 Mill Street, W1S | 1 minute from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Backed by restaurateur Kurt Zdesar, owner of Chotto Matte in Soho, Black Roe Poke Bar & Grill ... More
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Maddox Club
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
3 - 5 Mill Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Maddox Club in Mayfair is another venue that has a unique summer offering. This exclusive club set in the heart of London’s Mayfair plays on ... More
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 6 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
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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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 6 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
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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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 10 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
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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The House of Elemis
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
2 Lancashire Court, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Following a major redesign, the Elemis flagship spa in Mayfair re-launched as the House of Elemis in 2015. More than just a spa, it's 'a couture ... More
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Triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B5PW | 3 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
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The Beauty Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 3 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
All therapists at The Beauty Lounge in Kingly Court work in the media, fashion and beauty industry so when you go for a make-up leseson you'll ... More
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The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
One of two venues belonging to The Meredith Group who also run The Portman in Portman Village, The Only Running Footman is a popular pub, restaurant ... More
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Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 7 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
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Punch Bowl
London > Nightlife > Pubs
41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 7 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Famous for its famous owner, the Punch Bowl became a celebrity hang-out when Guy Ritchie split up with Madonna. The director of 'Lock, Stock & Two ... More
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Sketch - The Parlour and East Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from St George's Church, Hanover Square
The Parlour, a restaurant and bar reserved for Sketch members, club nights and private events at night, is decked out in pinks, oranges, vibrant prints and ... More
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No. 41
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
41 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
No. 41 located at 41 Conduit Street in the heart of Mayfair is a stylish nightclub offering opulent furnishings and a luxurious setting. Innovative cocktails and ... More
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Dirty Martini, Hanover Square
London > Nightlife > Bars
10c Hanover Square, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
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Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 4 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 6 minutes from St George's Church, Hanover Square
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Recent paintings by the Sao Paulo-based artist, with a particular focus on landscapes and seascapes which were created from memory....More

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Photographs documenting human relationships in natural environments and small rural towns, exploring notions of connection, separation, intimacy and isolation....More

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