Bach Marathon

 
 

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 1ST APRIL 2013

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1st April 2013
 
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Sir John Eliot Gardiner's ambitious Easter Monday Bach bonanza features nine inspiring and elevating hours of back-to-back (Bach-to-Bach?) music and talks celebrating the baroque composer. Join Sir John's Monteverdi Choir, the English Baroque Soloists and an array of distinguished guests for a day paying homage to the man Mozart described as being the "original father of harmony". For more information please visit www.monteverdi.co.uk.

 

About Royal Albert Hall

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 iconic oval walls. One of London's most versatile venues, it is a favourite of performers from Jose Carreras to Kylie Minogue. More about Royal Albert Hall

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Paddington Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Parks
 
6 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Kingston House
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What's on in London 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Eden Plaza Kensington Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
68-69 Queens Gate, SW7 | 5 minutes from Bach Marathon
In the heart of Central London, the Eden Plaza Hotel sits closely to the Natural History Museum and the Science Museum, as well as being near ... More
 
 
 
Baglioni Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £237  27% off
60 Hyde Park Gate, SW7 | 6 minutes from Bach Marathon
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
 
 
 
Fifty Four Boutique Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £74  31% off
54 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 7 minutes from Bach Marathon
Located at 54 Queen's Gate, this traditional Edwardian townhouse hotel is well positioned, within five minutes' walk of both Gloucester Road and South Kensington Tube stations ... More
 
 
 
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Classical Coffee Morning - Giverny Duo
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 13th July 2014 - 11am-12noon
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Bach Marathon
The outfit performs a variety of classical works, including well-loved pieces by Debussy and Bizet....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ends Today
William Kent: Designing Georgian Britain
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd March to 13th July 2014
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Bach Marathon
It's 300 years since the Hanoverian accession to the throne so, to mark this significant episode of UK history, the V&A will be staging a major ...More
 
 
 
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Barclaycard presents British Summer Time Hyde Park
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 3rd to 13th July 2014
Hyde Park, Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London W2 | 13 minutes from Bach Marathon
Following its successful debut last year, British Summer Time Hyde Park returns in July 2014 with Arcade Fire, Black Sabbath, super boy band group McBusted and ...More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Bach Marathon
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 Bach Marathon
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Bach Marathon
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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Sights and Attractions near Bach Marathon

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bach Marathon
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Bach Marathon
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 excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Albert Memorial
London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 2 minutes from Bach Marathon
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 Bach Marathon
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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Shopping near Bach Marathon

The best shops and markets near Bach Marathon
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Bach Marathon
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Bach Marathon
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Bach Marathon
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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Restaurants near Bach Marathon

What are the best dining options near Bach Marathon London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Verdi
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | Same location as Bach Marathon
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 Bach Marathon
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 Bach Marathon
Bistro One Ninety is an all-day restaurant in the prestigious Gore Hotel. With tasteful vintage décor and a friendly atmosphere, the bistro is known for fine ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Bach Marathon

Near Bach Marathon
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Bach Marathon
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 Bach Marathon
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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Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 29 minutes from Bach Marathon
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ... More
 
 
 
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Bach Marathon gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 10 minutes from Bach Marathon
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 Bach Marathon
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 Bach Marathon
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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Pubs near Bach Marathon

The best pubs near London Bach Marathon.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, , Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 13 minutes from Bach Marathon
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 14 minutes from Bach Marathon
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 14 minutes from Bach Marathon
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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Nightlife near Bach Marathon

Bach Marathon clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Babylon at the Roof Gardens
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Bach Marathon
Richard Branson's rooftop restaurant-come-nightclub at Kensington Roof Gardens is a favourite with the glam girls of Kensington, who can be seen at all hours sipping cocktails ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Bach Marathon
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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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 15 minutes from Bach Marathon
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Bach Marathon

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bach Marathon.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Albert Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Bach Marathon
Can accomodate for up to 5200 people.... More
 
 
 
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, SW7 | 1 minute from Bach Marathon
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Geographical Society
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Bach Marathon
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More
 
 
 

Royal Albert Hall events

 
Classical Coffee Morning - Giverny DuoClassical Coffee Morning - Giverny DuoThe outfit performs a variety of classical works, including well-loved pieces by Debussy and Bizet.13th July 2014Sunday 13th July 2014 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
Category: event
Today Only
Classical Coffee Morning - Giverny Duo
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 13th July 2014 - 11am-12noon
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
The outfit performs a variety of classical works, including well-loved pieces by Debussy and Bizet.
Sunday Brunch - Tango VolcanoSunday Brunch - Tango VolcanoThe London-based collective performs Tango and funk-infused jazz.13th July 2014Sunday 13th July 2014 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
Category: event
Today Only
Sunday Brunch - Tango Volcano
event > Concerts > World Music
DATES  Sunday 13th July 2014 - 12noon-2pm
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
The London-based collective performs Tango and funk-infused jazz.
Faure's RequiemFaure's RequiemThe Really Big Chorus and English Festival Orchestra performs Faure's Requiem.13th July 2014Sunday 13th July 2014 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
Category: event
Today Only
Faure's Requiem
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 13th July 2014 - 7pm-9.15pm
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
The Really Big Chorus and English Festival Orchestra performs Faure's Requiem.
Prom 1: First Night of the PromsProm 1: First Night of the PromsProm 1: First Night of the PromsThe Proms 2014 festival at the Royal Albert Hall kicks off with the Elgar's biblical oratorio The Kingdom - the beautiful 'slow movement' of a musical triptych that started with The Apostles which remained unfinished at the composer's death. Celebrated Elgarian and Proms favourite Sir Andrew Davis, a conductor laureate of the BBC Symphony Orchestra18th July 2014Friday 18th July 2014 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
Category: event
On Soon
Prom 1: First Night of the Proms
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Friday 18th July 2014
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
The Proms 2014 festival at the Royal Albert Hall kicks off with the Elgar's biblical oratorio The Kingdom - the beautiful 'slow movement' of a musical triptych that started with The Apostles which remained unfinished at the composer's death. Celebrated Elgarian and Proms favourite Sir Andrew Davis, a conductor laureate of the BBC Symphony Orchestra... More about this event
 
Alex HuttonAlex HuttonThe pianist performs jazz standards.18th July 2014Friday 18th July 2014 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Alex Hutton
event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Friday 18th July 2014 - 8pm
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
The pianist performs jazz standards.
The BBC Proms 2014The BBC Proms 2014The BBC Proms 2014A War Horse Prom, the first ever BBC Sport Prom, and a performance by the Pet Shop Boys are just some of the Proms 2014 highlights. 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 programme of 100+ concerts, concluding on the fabled last night w18th July 2014Saturday 13th September 2014 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
Category: event
On Soon
The BBC Proms 2014
event > Concerts > Classical - Festivals
DATES  18th July to 13th September 2014
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
A War Horse Prom, the first ever BBC Sport Prom, and a performance by the Pet Shop Boys are just some of the Proms 2014 highlights. 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 programme of 100+ concerts, concluding on the fabled last night w... More about this event
 
LapazooLapazooThe four-piece outfit play New Orleans-style jazz classics, including works by Slim Gaillard, Louis Armstrong and Louis Prima.19th July 2014Saturday 19th July 2014 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Lapazoo
event > Dance > Traditional dance - Celtic | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 19th July 2014 - 12noon-1.30pm
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
The four-piece outfit play New Orleans-style jazz classics, including works by Slim Gaillard, Louis Armstrong and Louis Prima.
Prom 2: Elgar, Liszt & MussorgskyProm 2: Elgar, Liszt & MussorgskyLong Yu conducts the China Philharmonic Orchestra to perform Elgar's Military March 'Pomp And Circumstance' In G Major, Tchaikovsky's Fantasy-Overture 'Romeo And Juliet', Liszt's Piano Concerto No 1 In E Flat Major, Qigang Chen's Joie Eternelle and Mussorgsky's Pictures At An Exhibition. With pianist Haochen Zhang and trumpeter Alison Balsom.19th July 2014Saturday 19th July 2014 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
Category: event
On Soon
Prom 2: Elgar, Liszt & Mussorgsky
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 19th July 2014 - 7.30pm
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
Long Yu conducts the China Philharmonic Orchestra to perform Elgar's Military March 'Pomp And Circumstance' In G Major, Tchaikovsky's Fantasy-Overture 'Romeo And Juliet', Liszt's Piano Concerto No 1 In E Flat Major, Qigang Chen's Joie Eternelle and Mussorgsky's Pictures At An Exhibition. With pianist Haochen Zhang and trumpeter Alison Balsom.
BBC Sport PromBBC Sport PromBBC Sport PromWith the World Cup, Wimbledon and Commonwealth Games this is a summer of sport and the first ever BBC Sport Prom celebrates by bringing the stadium to the Royal Albert Hall. Hosted by TV sports presenter Gabby Logan the prom features classical music associated with sport including TV theme tunes for 'Match of the Day', 'Test Match Special' and 'Wi20th July 2014Sunday 20th July 2014 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
Category: event
On Soon
BBC Sport Prom
event > Concerts > Classical - Easy Listening
DATES  Sunday 20th July 2014
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
With the World Cup, Wimbledon and Commonwealth Games this is a summer of sport and the first ever BBC Sport Prom celebrates by bringing the stadium to the Royal Albert Hall. Hosted by TV sports presenter Gabby Logan the prom features classical music associated with sport including TV theme tunes for 'Match of the Day', 'Test Match Special' and 'Wi... More about this event
 
Prom 3: BBC Sport PromProm 3: BBC Sport PromRebecca Miller conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra with Crouch End Festival Chorus to perform Mozart's A Musical Joke 'Presto', Orff's Carmina Burana 'O Fortuna', Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet 'Montagues and Capulets', Josef Strauss's Sport Polka and John Williams's Summon The Heroes. Gabby Logan presents.20th July 2014Sunday 20th July 2014 Where:
Royal Albert Hall,   Kensington Gore      SW7 2AP
Category: event
On Soon
Prom 3: BBC Sport Prom
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Sunday 20th July 2014 - 10.30am
VENUE  Royal Albert Hall 
Rebecca Miller conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra with Crouch End Festival Chorus to perform Mozart's A Musical Joke 'Presto', Orff's Carmina Burana 'O Fortuna', Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet 'Montagues and Capulets', Josef Strauss's Sport Polka and John Williams's Summon The Heroes. Gabby Logan presents.
 

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Classical Coffee Morning - Giverny Duo
Concerts | On 13th July 2014 

Royal Albert Hall

The outfit performs a variety of classical works, including well-loved pieces by Debussy and Bizet....More

Faure's Requiem
Concerts | On 13th July 2014 

Royal Albert Hall

The Really Big Chorus and English Festival Orchestra performs Faure's Requiem....More

Sunday Brunch - Tango Volcano
Concerts | On 13th July 2014 

Royal Albert Hall

The London-based collective performs Tango and funk-infused jazz....More

Exposat
Exhibitions | Until 23rd July 2014 

Blyth Gallery, Imperial College 1 minute walk from Royal Albert Hall

Contemporary works in various media exploring perceptions of space and time....More

Srinivas Surti
Exhibitions | Until 18th July 2014 

Blyth Gallery, Imperial College 1 minute walk from Royal Albert Hall

Contemporary works by the artist....More

This Glitch
Exhibitions | Until 19th July 2014 

Blyth Gallery, Imperial College 1 minute walk from Royal Albert Hall

Contemporary works in various media....More

Travel Photographer Of The Year exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 17th August 2014 

Royal Geographical Society 2 minutes walk from Royal Albert Hall

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

Serpentine Gallery 5 minutes walk from Royal Albert Hall

A temporary structure designed by the Chilean architect, based on the earlier work The Castle Of The Selfish Giant which ...More

Serpentine Pavilion 2014 Designed By Smiljan Radic
Exhibitions | Until 19th October 2014 

Serpentine Gallery 5 minutes walk from Royal Albert Hall

Radic is the 14th architect to accept the invitation to design a temporary Pavilion outside the entrance to the Serpentine ...More

Marina Abramovic
Exhibitions | Until 25th August 2014 

Serpentine Gallery 5 minutes walk from Royal Albert Hall

A durational performance exploring the relationship between artist and audience through the medium of the body....More

 
 
 
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