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The Gore Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 120 42% off
190 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 2 minutes from BBC Prom 70
A mellow, off-the-wall charm is the key to the success of this pleasantly eccentric boutique hotel located between the Royal Albert Hall and Harrods, and just ... More
Cheval Thorney Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment from 244 37% off
Palace Gate, W8 | 5 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Offering timeless elegance within Kensington, the Cheval Thorney Court apartments located by Kensington Gardens; are furnished with a timeless Georgian style - Regency stripes, leather-topped writing ... More
Baglioni Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 639 37% off
60 Hyde Park Gate, SW7 | 6 minutes from BBC Prom 70
You can really tell the Italian influence on this London branch of the Roman boutique hotel group. Not only is it located a short step from ... More
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Prom 63: Bach - Mass In B minor
London > Events > Concerts Dates: Thursday 1st September 2016 - 7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | Same location as BBC Prom 70
William Christie conducts Bach's Mass with a quartet of soloists and his own ensemble Les Arts Florissants, known for its historically informed and infectiously exciting performances ...More
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The BBC Proms 2016
London > Events > Concerts Dates: 15th July to 10th September 2016
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as BBC Prom 70
Held yearly at the Royal Albert Hall, the Proms is arguably the most popular season of classical music the world over, featuring a varied but accessible ...More
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Leonardo da Vinci: The Mechanics of Genius
London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 10th February to 4th September 2016
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 5 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Ever wondered what Leonardo da Vinci's ambitious inventions would have looked like in real life? Now, thanks to the Science Museum's ...More
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as BBC Prom 70
Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's ... More
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from BBC Prom 70
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from BBC Prom 70
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
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Royal College of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from BBC Prom 70
The Royal College of Art is one of London's most prestigious art colleges and the world's only wholly postgraduate university of art and design. Students need ... More
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Albert Memorial
London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 2 minutes from BBC Prom 70
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 typhoid ... More
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from BBC Prom 70
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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Coys of Kensington
London > Shopping > Specialists
2-4 Queens Gate Mews, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from BBC Prom 70
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Koenig Books
London > Shopping > Books
Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 5 minutes from BBC Prom 70
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Science Museum Shop
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from BBC Prom 70
This shop is full of gifts to inspire young and inquisitive minds. From robotics kits to telescopes they have all kinds of educational toys and ... More
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Verdi
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as BBC Prom 70
Verdi is the appropritately named restaurant at the Royal Albert Hall which replaces the former Cafe Consort, following a 1 million refurbishment unveiled on Tuesday 15th ... More
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Bistrot 190
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
190 Queen's Gate, Gore Hotel, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Mediterranean cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
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Bistro One Ninety Queen's Gate
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
189 - 190 Queens Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Bistro One Ninety is an all-day restaurant in the prestigious Gore Hotel. With tasteful vintage dcor and a friendly atmosphere, the bistro is known for fine ... More
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Imperial College Business School (previously Tanaka Businesss School)
London > Education > Business Faculties
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from BBC Prom 70
Imperial College is the leading scientific university in Europe and its Business School, situated in a beautiful new building on Exhibition Road, is also at the ... More
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from BBC Prom 70
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
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Imperial College Climbing Wall
London > Leisure > Fitness
Ethos, 7 Prince's Gardens, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Imperial College sports centre, Ethos, is Imperial's flagship sports centre. Within Ethos the climbing wall is the most unique facility, offering climbing for both beginners and ... More
Imperial College Sports Centre
London > Leisure > Fitness
7 Princess Gardens, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Public Fitness Club.Offers Aerobics and Badminton.... More
The Serpentine Lido
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Hyde Park, South Kensington, London W2 | 5 minutes from BBC Prom 70
A hugely popular swimming venue, every summer Hyde Park's lovely lake invites London folk to plunge into its watery depths. It's a great option ... More
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 14 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Always a popular hangout with the South Kensington locals, The Devonshire Arms had a fresh lick of paint in 2014 and emerged with its proper pub ... More
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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Now more England's national cuisine than sausages and mash, Thai food (the perfect accompaniment to a cooling pint of lager), saw its inauguration in the small, ... More
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Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10a Strathearn Place, Paddington, London W2 | 17 minutes from BBC Prom 70
High up on a wall, behind the counter of this opulent, smart Victorian pub is a clock dated 1864. A framed copy of the Sun newspaper ... More
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The Gore Hotel, Bar 190
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190 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from BBC Prom 70
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as BBC Prom 70
Can accomodate for up to 5200 people.... More
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from BBC Prom 70
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More
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Royal Geographical Society
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1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More

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Prom 68: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment Opera Rara Chorus: Rossini - SemiramideProm 68: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment Opera Rara Chorus: Rossini - SemiramideProm 68: Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment Opera Rara Chorus: Rossini - SemiramideSir Mark Elder conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment playing Rossini's operatic tragedy. An immediate success at its premiere, Semiramide was kept in the public consciousness throughout much of the 19th-century by leading sopranos of the day such as Adelina Patti and Nellie Melba who thrived on tackling the challenging title role. Oper2016-09-04T00:00:00+01002016-09-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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event > Concerts > Classical
PRICING 6.85-50.96
DATES Running from Sunday 4th September 2016untilSunday 4th September 2016
VENUE Royal Albert Hall
Sir Mark Elder conducts the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment playing Rossini's operatic tragedy. An immediate success at its premiere, Semiramide was kept in the public consciousness throughout much of the 19th-century by leading sopranos of the day such as Adelina Patti and Nellie Melba who thrived on tackling the challenging title role. Oper...More about this event
Al Murray The Pub Landlord: One Man, One GuvnorAl Murray The Pub Landlord: One Man, One GuvnorBritain's funniest xenophobic publican comes to the Royal Albert Hall for a pint and a chat with friends as he calls last orders to his latest UK Tour. Al Murray's simple but clever creation The Pub Landlord, a bald, working-class, BNP-voting barman with a dislike for anything that soils his dated concept of Blighty, earned the comedian a Perrier A2016-10-11T00:00:00+01002016-10-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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event > Comedy > Stand-Up
PRICING 24-30
DATES Running from Tuesday 11th October 2016untilTuesday 11th October 2016
VENUE Royal Albert Hall
Britain's funniest xenophobic publican comes to the Royal Albert Hall for a pint and a chat with friends as he calls last orders to his latest UK Tour. Al Murray's simple but clever creation The Pub Landlord, a bald, working-class, BNP-voting barman with a dislike for anything that soils his dated concept of Blighty, earned the comedian a Perrier A...More about this event
Prom 63: Bach - Mass In B minorProm 63: Bach - Mass In B minorWilliam Christie conducts Bach's Mass with a quartet of soloists and his own ensemble Les Arts Florissants, known for its historically informed and infectiously exciting performances of Baroque music.2016-09-01T19:30:00+01002016-09-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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Prom 63: Bach - Mass In B minor
Prom 64: Berlin Philharmonic And Simon Rattle - Boulez And MahlerProm 64: Berlin Philharmonic And Simon Rattle - Boulez And MahlerSir Simon Rattle conducts a performance of Boulez's Eclat and Mahler's Symphony No 7.2016-09-02T19:00:00+01002016-09-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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Prom 64: Berlin Philharmonic And Simon Rattle - Boulez And Mahler
Prom 65: Ensemble Intercontemporain - Pierre Boulez, Bela Bartok And Elliott CarterProm 65: Ensemble Intercontemporain - Pierre Boulez, Bela Bartok And Elliott CarterThe ensemble commemorates the late Pierre Boulez with a programme of pieces he conducted during more than 40 years of appearances at the Proms. His Anthemes 2, for violin and electronics, contrasts with the exuberant vocal setting of avian poetry by E. E. Cummings, performed by the BBC Singers. Around these come Bartok's earthy Village Scenes and E2016-09-02T22:15:00+01002016-09-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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Prom 65: Ensemble Intercontemporain - Pierre Boulez, Bela Bartok And Elliott Carter
Prom 66: Berlin Philharmonic And Simon RattleProm 66: Berlin Philharmonic And Simon Rattle2016-09-03T19:30:00+01002016-09-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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Prom 66: Berlin Philharmonic And Simon Rattle
Prom 67: Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra And Gustavo DudamelProm 67: Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra And Gustavo DudamelA performance of Paul Desenne's Hipnosis Mariposa (UK premiere), Villa-Lobos's Bachianas Brasileiras No 2 and Ravel's Daphnis And Chloe, Suite No 2 and La Valse.2016-09-04T15:45:00+01002016-09-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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Prom 67: Simon Bolivar Symphony Orchestra And Gustavo Dudamel
Prom 69: Staatskapelle Berlin And Daniel Barenboim - Mozart and BrucknerProm 69: Staatskapelle Berlin And Daniel Barenboim - Mozart and BrucknerThe ensemble performs Mozart's Piano Concerto No 24 In C Minor and Bruckner's Symphony No 4 In E Flat Major, 'Romantic'.2016-09-05T19:30:00+01002016-09-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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Prom 69: Staatskapelle Berlin And Daniel Barenboim - Mozart and Bruckner
Prom 70: Staatskapelle Berlin And Daniel Barenboim - Mozart and BrucknerProm 70: Staatskapelle Berlin And Daniel Barenboim - Mozart and BrucknerThe ensemble performs Mozart's Piano Concerto No 26 In D, 'Coronation' and Bruckner's Symphony No 6 In A.2016-09-06T19:30:00+01002016-09-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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Prom 70: Staatskapelle Berlin And Daniel Barenboim - Mozart and Bruckner
Prom 71: Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann, Mozart & BrucknerProm 71: Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann, Mozart & BrucknerThe ensemble performs Mozart's Piano Concerto No 21 In C and Bruckner's Symphony No 3 In D Minor.2016-09-07T19:30:00+01002016-09-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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Prom 71: Staatskapelle Dresden, Christian Thielemann, Mozart & Bruckner

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The first solo exhibition in a UK public institution dedicated to the Lebanese-American painter, ...More

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