BBC Proms in the Park

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 13TH SEPTEMBER 2014

ADDRESS
Hyde Park, Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London W2 2UH 
 
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Dates:
13th September 2014
 
OPENING TIMES
Gates open 3pm | Show starts 5.15pm
 
PRICES
£38 (Adults), FREE (Under 3s)
 

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BBC Proms in the ParkBritain's largest classical music event, the outdoor BBC Proms in the Park concert in Hyde Park, is a rousing alternative finale to two months of the BBC Proms for those unable to snare tickets to the Last Night of the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall. While the whole Last Night shebang is broadcast live on the BBC, nothing quite beats experiencing the biggest night in the classical music calendar under the stars in Hyde Park. Families and friends gather with picnic hampers and rugs for five hours of evening entertainment hosted by Radio 2 DJ Tony Blackburn and the inimitable Sir Terry Wogan with a sensational firework finale above the stage to cap things off.

 

About Hyde Park

Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical terms one huge, merging expanse. The 'split' dates back to 1728 when Queen Caroline, wife of George II, took almost 300 acres from Hyde Park to form Kensington Gardens. The 350 acres that remained has become one of London's best-loved parks. More about Hyde Park

BBC Proms in the Park images

BBC Proms in the Park  BBC Proms in the Park 2013. Photo credit BBC/Mark Allan  

   
BBC Proms in the Park - BBC Proms in the Park 2013. Photo credit BBC/Mark Allan

BBC Proms in the Park BBC Proms in the Park 2013. Photo credit BBC/Mark Allan 

LondonTown.com - BBC Proms in the Park Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Knightsbridge Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Lancaster Gate Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Paddington Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
Marylebone Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Mayfair Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
Knightsbridge Green NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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171 Knightsbridge, SW7 | 8 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £326  30% off
66 Knightsbridge, SW1X | 8 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £278  36% off
Park Lane, W1K | 9 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 12th to 18th Sep 2014
Odeon Marble Arch, 10 Edgware Road, Bayswater, W2 | 10 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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Made In Egypt
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 15th, 16th, 17th and 18th Sep 2014 - 3.15pm
Odeon Marble Arch, 10 Edgware Road, Bayswater, W2 | 10 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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5x15 and Land Rover present 'Can and Will'
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 17th September 2014 - 7pm-8.30pm
Royal Geographical Society, 1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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 | 16 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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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Diana, Princess Of Wales Memorial Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Nr Black Lion Gate Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, London W2 | Same location as BBC Proms in the Park
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Serpentine Boating Lake
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, London W2 | 1 minute from BBC Proms in the Park
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 pleasant ... More
 
 
 
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Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 1 minute from BBC Proms in the Park
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Cutler and Gross
London > Shopping > Eyewear
16 Knightsbridge Green, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 9 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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Knightsbridge
London > Shopping > Street or Area
Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 9 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
Knightsbrige is one of the most unchanged, attractive areas of central London, with little in the way of offices nearby but plenty of shops and restaurants ... More
 
 
 
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Harvey Nichols
London > Shopping > Department Stores
109-125 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 9 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
The younger, more fashionable cousin of Harrods, 'Harvey Nicks' started out life in 1831 as a simple linen shop. With both department stores being located in ... More
 
 
 
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Serpentine Bar & Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | Same location as BBC Proms in the Park
Formerly the Dell Cafe, the Serpentine Bar & Kitchen on the eastern edge of the Serpentine in Hyde Park has been given a facelift and is ... More
 
 
 
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The Lido Cafe Bar
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
South side of The Serpentine, Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | Same location as BBC Proms in the Park
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Mari Vanna
London > Restaurants > Russian restaurants
116 Knightsbridge, Hyde Park, London SW1X | 7 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 18 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 19 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 20 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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Hyde Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London W2 | Same location as BBC Proms in the Park
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London > Leisure > Activities
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, 66 Knightsbridge, Hyde Park, London SW1X | 8 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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Victoria
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10a Strathearn Place, Paddington, London W2 | 9 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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 Pantechnicon
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
10 Motcomb Street, Belgravia, London SW1X | 13 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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Punch Bowl
London > Nightlife > Pubs
41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 14 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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The Red Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
86-90 Park Lane, Marble Arch, W1K | 8 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
With its vibrant red interior, the Red Bar at Grosvenor House Hotel is a distinctive destination and has become one of Mayfair's most iconic destinations. Open ... More
 
 
 
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Bourbon Bar at JW Steakhouse
London > Nightlife > Bars
86-90 Park Lane, W1K | 9 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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Blue Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Berkeley Hotel, Wilton Place, Belgravia, London SW1X | 11 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
Having a cocktail in the Blue Bar is akin to sipping on gin and tonic in a very posh - and possibly eccentric - grand dame's ... More
 
 
 
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Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Knightsbridge, Hyde Park, London SW1X | 8 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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The Dorchester Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
54 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 11 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 11 minutes from BBC Proms in the Park
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More
 
 
 

Hyde Park events

 
Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness WalkMouth Cancer 10KM Awareness WalkThe Mouth Cancer Foundation is again holding its successful Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness Walk.20th September 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
Hyde Park,   Rangers Lodge      W2 2UH
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness Walk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Fundraising Event | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 20th September 2014 - 1pm-6pm
VENUE  Hyde Park 
The Mouth Cancer Foundation is again holding its successful Mouth Cancer 10KM Awareness Walk.
London Walkabout 2014London Walkabout 2014London Walkabout 2014 is a 5K family fun walk through Hyde Park dedicated to raising funds to find the cure for paralysis and to donate wheelchairs to people in need all over the world. There will be live music, fun and games, entertainment and more!27th September 2014Saturday 27th September 2014 Where:
Hyde Park,   Rangers Lodge      W2 2UH
Category: event
On Soon
London Walkabout 2014
event > Kids Events
DATES  Saturday 27th September 2014 - 10am-2pm
VENUE  Hyde Park 
London Walkabout 2014 is a 5K family fun walk through Hyde Park dedicated to raising funds to find the cure for paralysis and to donate wheelchairs to people in need all over the world. There will be live music, fun and games, entertainment and more!
Royal Parks Foundation Half MarathonRoyal Parks Foundation Half MarathonRoyal Parks Foundation Half MarathonThe Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon takes in four of central London's best loved parks, an iconic stretch of the Thames and some of the capital's most famous landmarks. What's more, at 13.1 miles, it's a manageable run for those still daunted by the colossal feat of a full marathon. Starting and finishing in Hyde Park, runners pass Buckingham 12th October 2014Sunday 12th October 2014 Where:
Hyde Park,   Rangers Lodge      W2 2UH
Category: event
On Soon
Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon
event > Kids Events
PRICING  Ballot opens on Tue 25th Feb 2014
DATES  Sunday 12th October 2014
VENUE  Hyde Park 
The Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon takes in four of central London's best loved parks, an iconic stretch of the Thames and some of the capital's most famous landmarks. What's more, at 13.1 miles, it's a manageable run for those still daunted by the colossal feat of a full marathon. Starting and finishing in Hyde Park, runners pass Buckingham ... More about this event
 
Royal Parks Foundation Ultra 2014Royal Parks Foundation Ultra 2014The Royal Parks Foundation Ultra is an exciting annual charity challenge unlike any other UK Ultra marathon. The stunning 50km run through London has been created for regular runners looking to make the leap into long distance running or seeking their next big fundraising challenge.12th October 2014Sunday 12th October 2014 Where:
Hyde Park,   Rangers Lodge      W2 2UH
Category: event
On Soon
Royal Parks Foundation Ultra 2014
event > Leisure
PRICING  phone for prices
DATES  Sunday 12th October 2014 - 8am-4pm
VENUE  Hyde Park 
The Royal Parks Foundation Ultra is an exciting annual charity challenge unlike any other UK Ultra marathon. The stunning 50km run through London has been created for regular runners looking to make the leap into long distance running or seeking their next big fundraising challenge.
London to Brighton Veteran Car RunLondon to Brighton Veteran Car RunLondon to Brighton Veteran Car RunOver 500 pre-1905 vehicles are expected for the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run which allows vintage car enthusiasts from all over the UK and beyond to enjoy a picturesque drive down to the south coast, through some of Britain's loveliest scenery. It's also a bit of a spectacle. These 500 or so fine examples of pre-1905 cars make the 60 mile dri2nd November 2014Sunday 2nd November 2014 Where:
Hyde Park,   Rangers Lodge      W2 2UH
Category: event
Free Event 
London to Brighton Veteran Car Run
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Motor Shows | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 2nd November 2014
VENUE  Hyde Park 
Over 500 pre-1905 vehicles are expected for the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run which allows vintage car enthusiasts from all over the UK and beyond to enjoy a picturesque drive down to the south coast, through some of Britain's loveliest scenery. It's also a bit of a spectacle. These 500 or so fine examples of pre-1905 cars make the 60 mile dri... More about this event
 
Hyde Park Winter WonderlandHyde Park Winter WonderlandHyde Park Winter WonderlandThroughout late November and December a large area of Hyde Park near Hyde Park Corner is transformed into a Winter Wonderland, complete with fairground rides, giant wheel, circus, Christmas market, food and drink stalls, Santa's grotto and, of course, an ice rink. Now in its seventh year, Winter Wonderland has become a favourite in many Londone21st November 2014Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
Hyde Park,   Rangers Lodge      W2 2UH
Category: event
 
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland
event > Exhibitions
PRICING  Free entry
DATES  21st November 2014 to 4th January 2015
VENUE  Hyde Park 
Throughout late November and December a large area of Hyde Park near Hyde Park Corner is transformed into a Winter Wonderland, complete with fairground rides, giant wheel, circus, Christmas market, food and drink stalls, Santa's grotto and, of course, an ice rink. Now in its seventh year, Winter Wonderland has become a favourite in many Londone... More about this event
 

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Trisha Donnelly
Exhibitions | Until 9th November 2014 

Serpentine Gallery 9 minutes walk from Hyde Park

A contemporary installation from the American artist....More

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Exhibitions | Until 9th November 2014 

Serpentine Gallery 9 minutes walk from Hyde Park

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Serpentine Gallery Pavilion 2014: Smiljan Radic
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Exhibitions | Until 19th October 2014 

Serpentine Gallery 9 minutes walk from Hyde Park

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Exhibitions | On 17th September 2014 

Royal Geographical Society 11 minutes walk from Hyde Park

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Exhibitions | On 17th September 2014 

The Frontline Club 14 minutes walk from Hyde Park

Three years after Nato-backed rebels overthrew Gaddafi, Libya is deeply divided. As Libya's parliament calls for foreign intervention to protect ...More

Vocal Masterclass With Sarah Connolly
Exhibitions | On 17th September 2014 

Royal College of Music 14 minutes walk from Hyde Park

Opportunity to hear one of Britain's foremost mezzo-sopranos....More

Brief Encounter: The Firedogs Of Monseigneur, Louis XIV's Son: Talk
Exhibitions | On 17th September 2014 

Wallace Collection 17 minutes walk from Hyde Park

Given by Christylle Phillips....More

Nathalie Djurberg & Hans Berg: The Gates Of The Festival
Exhibitions | Until 1st November 2014 

Lisson Gallery 18 minutes walk from Hyde Park

Sculptural interventions, projections, neon, film and music are interwoven throughout the spaces in an immersive installation, eschewing video screens or ...More

Marina Abramovic: White Space
Exhibitions | Until 1st November 2014 

Lisson Gallery 18 minutes walk from Hyde Park

Taking its title from an early, immersive sound environment, White Space presents a range of historic works by Abramovic, most ...More

World War I Women Poets
Exhibitions | On 17th September 2014 

The Fleming Collection 19 minutes walk from Hyde Park

Judith Palmer, Director of the Poetry Society, will introduce and read some of the women's poetry that emerged from the ...More

 
 
 
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