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BBC Prom 70 at Royal Albert Hall. Kirsty Young hosts a Proms 70th anniversary tribute to Radio 4?s Desert Island Discs, revealing the most popular music choices.

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Cheval Thorney Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment from 244 24% 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 646 27% 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
The Milestone Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel from 279 26% off
1 Kensington Court, W8 | 8 minutes from BBC Prom 70
'Luxury' best sums up these rooms and apartments overlooking Kensington Palace and Gardens in one of London's most coveted positions. Apartments come with fireplaces, en-suite marble ... More
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"The Stars" In The Round
London > Events > Dance Dates: 27th, 28th and 29th April 2017 - 6.30pm
BBC Prom 70, Kensington Gore, SW7 | Same location as BBC Prom 70
Amateur performing arts troupes from across the UK showcase their talents....More
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John Latham: A World View
London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: 2nd March to 21st May 2017 - 10am-6pm
BBC Prom 70, Kensington Gardens, W2 | 5 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Sculpture, installation, painting, film, land art, engineering, found-object assemblage, performance and theoretical writings by the pioneering British conceptual art....More
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Beatrix Potter's London
London > Events > Exhibitions Dates: Thursday 27th April 2017 at 10am-5.45pm & Friday 28th April 2017 at 10am-10pm
BBC Prom 70, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 7 minutes from BBC Prom 70
To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the children's author behind The Tale Of Peter Rabbit, this display looks at the role of the ...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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near BBC Prom 70
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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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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from BBC Prom 70
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from BBC Prom 70
The Barkers Building on Kensington High Street used to house an entire department store so you can imagine how much fresh, good-for-you food you can fit ... More
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... 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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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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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 12 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from BBC Prom 70
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
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Kensington Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 10 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical and historical terms one huge, merging expanse. Almost every kind of outdoor pursuit takes ... More
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 12 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 13 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Bar ... More
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 14 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... 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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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 9 minutes from BBC Prom 70
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 12 minutes from BBC Prom 70
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from BBC Prom 70
If you ask your friends about this place, not many will know. It's not wildly off the beaten track either, situated directly opposite High Street Ken ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near 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
London > Business > Venue Hire
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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SigmaSigmaSigmaWith a debut album featuring the likes of Rita Ora, Ella Eyre, Ella Henderson, Maverick Sabre, Paloma Faith and Labrinth, Sigma have certainly proved that they're good at networking. Having sold out at venues like Brixton Academy and The Roundhouse, the dance music duo - consisting of Cameron Edwards and Joe Lenzie - has have promised something spe2017-05-27T00:00:00+01002017-05-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Electronica
PRICING 15-35
DATES Running from Saturday 27th May 2017untilSaturday 27th May 2017
VENUE Royal Albert Hall
With a debut album featuring the likes of Rita Ora, Ella Eyre, Ella Henderson, Maverick Sabre, Paloma Faith and Labrinth, Sigma have certainly proved that they're good at networking. Having sold out at venues like Brixton Academy and The Roundhouse, the dance music duo - consisting of Cameron Edwards and Joe Lenzie - has have promised something spe...More about this event
British Summer Time 2017: Phil CollinsBritish Summer Time 2017: Phil CollinsPhil Collins is Not Dead Yet. Far from it. The Grammy award winning singer and former Genesis frontman is playing live for the first time in 10 years with five nights at the Royal Albert Hall, followed by a major British Summer Time gig in Hyde Park, all in June 2017. Collins might well be a 'Marmite' musician (you either love him or... not) but th2017-06-04T00:00:00+01002017-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Rock
PRICING see website for availability 55-175
DATES Running from Sunday 4th June 2017untilFriday 9th June 2017
VENUE Royal Albert Hall
Phil Collins is Not Dead Yet. Far from it. The Grammy award winning singer and former Genesis frontman is playing live for the first time in 10 years with five nights at the Royal Albert Hall, followed by a major British Summer Time gig in Hyde Park, all in June 2017. Collins might well be a 'Marmite' musician (you either love him or... not) but th...More about this event
"The Stars" In The Round"The Stars" In The RoundAmateur performing arts troupes from across the UK showcase their talents.2017-04-28T18:30:00+01002017-04-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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"The Stars" In The Round
Fun DMCFun DMCA family-friendly block party.2017-05-01T10:00:00+01002017-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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Fun DMC
Screening - Yoko Ono's 'Bottoms'Screening - Yoko Ono's 'Bottoms'Exhibitions & Art, Multimedia.2017-05-03T19:30:00+01002017-05-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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Screening - Yoko Ono's 'Bottoms'
Magic At The MusicalsMagic At The MusicalsMel Giedroyc and Ruthie Henshall host a night of showtunes with an orchestra and West End cast members.2017-05-04T19:30:00+01002017-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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Magic At The Musicals
Late Night Jazz - Anthony Strong TrioLate Night Jazz - Anthony Strong Trio2017-05-04T21:45:00+01002017-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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Late Night Jazz - Anthony Strong Trio
Barbara MarionBarbara MarionThe London-based pop and easy listening singer-songwriter performs her original material.2017-05-05T12:00:00+01002017-05-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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Michael KiwanukaMichael KiwanukaA performance by the soul and folk singer-songwriter from North London. Clean Cut Kid supports.2017-05-05T19:30:00+01002017-05-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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John CrawfordJohn CrawfordThe pianist, who has worked with Bjork, Andy Williams, Kirsty McColl and Rui Veloso, performs a blend of jazz, Latin and flamenco.2017-05-05T20:00:00+01002017-05-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore SW7 2AP
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Swarming mayflies, ethereal killer whales and curious foxes are among the creatures captured on camera at this year's Wildlife Photographer ...More

 
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From chomping caterpillars to beautiful butterflies, the Natural History Museum comes alive at summer with the arrival of the tropical ...More

 
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To mark the 150th anniversary of the birth of the children's author behind The Tale Of Peter Rabbit, this display ...More

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The sculptor presents 399 Days, a monumental sculpture constricted from porcelain tiles worked and detailed figurative scenarios, as well as ...More

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Celebrate the museum's world-class early medieval collection....More

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An exhibition displaying work by practising British silversmiths, exploring the development of traditional silversmithing to the more contemporary practices....More

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