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The Gingerbread CityThe Museum of Architecture transforms two of its floors into The Gingerbread City this December. A fundraising exhibition, it sees architects, urban planners and landscape designers build a city made entirely of gingerbread based on a brief set by Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design. Prizes will be given for the best designs and there will be family gingerbread house making workshops.

 

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South Kensington Tube Station
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
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Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
6 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Cheval Harrington Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £156  34% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 2 minutes from The Gingerbread City
With 33 open plan, one, two and three bedroom apartments, Cheval Harrington Court offers exceptional home living within the heart of South Kensington. The newly refurbished ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel London - Kensington
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  27% off
100 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 5 minutes from The Gingerbread City
Neighbours with the Natural History Museum, the Science Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum, the DoubleTree by Hilton - Kensington is in one of London's ... More
 
 
 
Sydney House Chelsea
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  32% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 5 minutes from The Gingerbread City
The Sydney House Chelsea is a converted town house located in a Grade II listed building, just moments from the King's Road in London's fashionable Chelsea ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Gingerbread City
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th to 22nd December 2017
The Gingerbread City, 27 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, SW7 | Same location as The Gingerbread City
The Museum of Architecture transforms two of its floors into The Gingerbread City this December. A fundraising exhibition, it sees architects, urban planners and landscape designers ...More
 
 
 
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The Singing Tree
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th November 2017 to 6th January 2018 - Various Times
The Gingerbread City, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
Olivier Award-winning set designer Es Devlin illuminates the Grand Entrance with an audio visual installation comprising thousands of words collected from the public accompanied by an ...More
 
 
 
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Two Points Atlantic - St Ives And Provincetown
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 12th to 16th Dec 2017 - Various Times
The Gingerbread City, 178 Brompton Road, SW3 | 7 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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 Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses ... More
 
 
 
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V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
London > Attractions > Sights
V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of the Victoria and Albert Museum are ... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Gingerbread City
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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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Gingerbread City
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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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
Fishmonger Robin Moxon is regarded as one of the best suppliers of fish in London and is all too familiar with early morning trips to Billingsgate ... More
 
 
 
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Paul
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
47 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as The Gingerbread City
Branches of this cool French cafe abound across London. Paul serves epic eclairs, excellent coffee and a fantastic array of tarts, cakes and pastries as well ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square - Exhibition
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
19 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Gingerbread City
One of the smallest restaurants in the Thai Square group, this intimate space has enough room to seat 48 people. The standard Thai cusine includes favourites ... More
 
 
 
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Casa Brindisa
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
7 - 9 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Gingerbread City
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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 | 16 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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 | 18 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 12 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from The Gingerbread City
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 9 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 4 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 15 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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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The Gingerbread CityThe Gingerbread CityThe Gingerbread CityThe Museum of Architecture transforms two of its floors into The Gingerbread City this December. A fundraising exhibition, it sees architects, urban planners and landscape designers build a city made entirely of gingerbread based on a brief set by Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design. Prizes will be given for the best designs and there will be family2017-12-14T09:30:00+00002017-12-22T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Museum Of Architecture, 27  Thurloe Street  South Kensington    SW7 2LQ
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PRICING  £3 | Workshop £30
DATES  6th to 22nd December 2017
VENUE  Museum Of Architecture 
The Museum of Architecture transforms two of its floors into The Gingerbread City this December. A fundraising exhibition, it sees architects, urban planners and landscape designers build a city made entirely of gingerbread based on a brief set by Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design. Prizes will be given for the best designs and there will be family... More about this event
 
 

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Exhibitions | Until 8th April 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Gingerbread City

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from The Gingerbread City

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Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from The Gingerbread City

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Whales: Beneath the surface
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Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2018 

Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from The Gingerbread City

With a gigantic blue whale skeleton replacing Dippy the Dinosaur in the Natural History Museum's Hintze Hall, the museum is ...More

 
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 7th January 2018 

Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from The Gingerbread City

The earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
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Exhibitions | Until 9th September 2018 

Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from The Gingerbread City

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently ...More

 
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Science Museum 4 minutes walk from The Gingerbread City

This autumn, the Science Museum celebrates India's contribution to science, technology and mathematics with its special Illuminating India season. The ...More

 

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