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THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 6TH JANUARY 2013

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19th May 2012 until 6th January 2013
 
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10am-5.45pm Daily, open late till 10pm Fridays
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Cromwell Road, South Kensington, SW7  2RL  Same location as from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and...  More

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Brompton Oratory

Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW7  2RP  2 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

Built in 1884, in the Italianate Baroque style, the Brompton Oratory is an exact imitation of the Church of the Gesu in Rome and sports...  More

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Science Museum

Exhibition Road, South Kensington, SW7  2DD  3 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all...  More

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Information Age

Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, SW7  2DD  3 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

A major permanent gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum, open on 25th October 2014, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World...  More

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Natural History Museum

Cromwell Road, South Kensington, SW7  5BD  4 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens...  More

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Museum of Instruments

Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, SW7  2BS  5 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

The RCM Museum of Instruments was started in 1894 with a donation from Sir George Donaldson. Today it features over six hundred instruments, some of...  More

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Royal Geographical Society

1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, SW7  2AR  7 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

For the past two centuries this old-fashioned 'learned society' has sent explorers and adventurers all over the world. Famous names from Mungo Park to...  More

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Harrods

87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, SW3  1RT  8 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

England's most famous department store. Owned by eponymous Egyptian entrepreneur Mohamed Al-Fayed, Britain's most iconic shop features on many tourists’ “must-see” lists - and with good...  More

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Royal College of Art

Kensington Gore, South Kensington, SW7  2EU  8 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

The Royal College of Art has a lively programme of exhibitions featuring the work of its postgraduate students. In a further bid to promote artistic...  More

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Albert Memorial

Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, W2  2NJ  9 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

This 180ft Victorian bronze gilt statue in Kensington Gardens is a tribute to Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, and was erected following his death through...  More

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Serpentine Gallery

Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, W2  3XA  11 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

The Serpentine Gallery is closed for refurbishment and will reopen on Saturday 8th June 2013 with the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, designed by Sou Fujimoto. Found...  More

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Serpentine Sackler Gallery

West Carriage Drive, Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, W2  2AR  11 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

The Serpentine Gallery made a significant expansion in September 2013, restoring a former gunpowder depot not far from its original gallery in Kensington...  More

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Proud Chelsea

161 Kings Road, Chelsea, SW3  5XP  12 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

Art gallery Proud Chelsea brings top quality rock 'n' roll photography to the heart of King's Road. There are several strings to the Proud bow...  More

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Saatchi Gallery

Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Chelsea, SW3  4SQ  14 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

The Saatchi Gallery re-opened on 9th October 2008 in the former military barracks of the Duke of York's Headquarters. The 70,000 square feet represents a...  More

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Serpentine Boating Lake

The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, W2  2UH  15 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

Fed by a pure underground spring, and set in the heart of London's gorgeous Hyde Park, the Serpentine Boating Lake is one of the most...  More

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Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain

Hyde Park, Hyde Park, W2  2UH  15 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

A year in the construction, this £3.6 million attraction opened in a blaze of farcical incompetence, as the architects discovered two shocking things: kids play...  More

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Kensington Palace State Apartments

Kensington Gardens, Kensington, W8  4PX  17 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between...  More

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National Trust: Carlyle's House

24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, SW3  5HL  17 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

A Queen Anne Town House occupied by historian and 'Sage of Chelsea' Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane from 1834-1881. A man of letters, Thomas...  More

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Royal Hospital Chelsea

Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, SW3  4SR  17 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who...  More

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Apsley House

149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, W1J  7NT  19 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

Originally the London residence of the first Duke of Wellington, Apsley House was designed and built by Robert Adam between 1771 and 1778 and retains...  More

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St Peter's Church, Eaton Square

119 Eaton Square, Belgravia, SW1W  9AL  20 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

St Peter's was built by Hakewill in 1827 and later enlarged by Blomfield in 1875. Rebuilt and opened in 1992, following a fire in 1987,...  More

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Wellington Arch

Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, W1J  7JZ  20 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

A landmark triumphal arch set opposite the Duke of Wellington's residence at Apsley House, Wellington Arch was built in 1830 to commemorate the victories won...  More

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Kensington Town Hall

Hornton Street, Kensington, W8  7NX  20 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

Soon after the amalgamation of Kensington with Chelsea in the seventies the two old town halls were replaced with a joint civic centre, the current...  More

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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)

18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, W8  7BH  21 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually...  More

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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)

18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, W8  7BH  21 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine Victorian...  More

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Diana, Princess Of Wales Memorial Playground

Nr Black Lion Gate Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, W2  4RU  22 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

This truly magical place is a kiddie's wonderland and the ideal jaunt for family fun. The focal point of the commemorative Diana, Princess of Wales...  More

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Brompton Cemetery

Fulham Road, Fulham, SW10  9UG  22 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

Opened in the mid-19th century Brompton Cemetary was set up as one of the 'Magnificent Seven' series of cemeteries, which included Highgate Cemetery, established to...  More

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Speakers' Corner

Hyde Park, Hyde Park, W2  2UH  23 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

Not strictly classed "entertainment", this bastion of British free public speech and free assembly can prove one of the most absorbingly unique, theatrical activities the...  More

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Purple Dragon

Grosvenor Waterside, 30 Gatliff Road, Pimlico, SW1W  8QN  23 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

Purple Dragon is a dream playground, kindergarten, day nursery and private members' for kids. Relocated from its original location in Battersea, the exclusive club...  More

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Art Work Space: The Hempel Hotel

31-35 Craven Hill Gardens, Paddington, W2  3EA  23 minutes away from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

Art Work Space is an independent art gallery on the lower ground floor of The Hempel hotel, showcasing emerging artists working in a variety of...  More

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What's On Today Near Victoria And Albert (v & A) Museum

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Exhibitions | Until 24th April 2016

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Exhibitions | Until 4th August 2015

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Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2016

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Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2016

Models, visualisations, sketches and mock ups of a new entrance, gallery, courtyard, shop and cafe for the V&A, including details ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 16th December 2015

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Exhibitions | Until 30th September 2015

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Exhibitions | Until 6th December 2015

Twenty-four prints and drawings by French-born architect and designer, Ennemond-Alexandre Petitot, known for his eccentric neoclassical ornamental designs.... More

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Exhibitions | Until 3rd October 2015

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Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2016

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Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015

What is Luxury? at the V&A will explore the ideas of luxury today, asking how it's made and understood in ... More

 
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