Glorious Georges

 
 
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Kensington Palace State Apartments, Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 4PX 
 
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17th April to 31st December 2014
 

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At Kensington Palace State Apartments a special display will take place to mark the 300th anniversary of the Georgian dynasty. The King's State Apartments will be transformed to recreate the court of King George II and Queen Caroline, to show how the Georgian king and his court entertained in lavish style. There will also be a Georgian garden party featuring historically appropriate food, music and costumes at the palace on 14th and 15th June. There will also be Glorious Georges exhibitions at Kew Palace and Hampton Court Palace.

 

About Kensington Palace State Apartments

Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between 1981 and 1997. Relive the moment in the Victorian Rooms when the young Princess Victoria discovered that she was to become Queen. More about Kensington Palace State Apartments

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Queensway Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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Royal Garden Hotel NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Young Street NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Royal Garden Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £106  29% off
2-24 Kensington High Street, W8 | 3 minutes from Glorious Georges
The Royal Garden's main attraction is the view it offers over Hyde Park, towering as it does over the well-kept royal gardens of Kensington Palace. As ... More
 
 
 
The Milestone Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £285  41% off
1 Kensington Court, W8 | 5 minutes from Glorious Georges
'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
 
 
 
Baglioni Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £342  36% off
60 Hyde Park Gate, SW7 | 5 minutes from Glorious Georges
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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Extramural Life Drawing Classes
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th, 18th and 19th December 2014 - 10am-5pm
Royal College of Art, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 9 minutes from Glorious Georges
Improve your development as an artist and learn new technical skills....More
 
 
 
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Messiah
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 19th December 2014 - 7.30pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Glorious Georges
The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Goldsmiths Choral Union, English Concert Chorus, Highgate Choral Society, soprano Elizabeth Watts, mezzo soprano Claudia Huckle, tenor Allan Clayton and baritone James ...More
 
 
 
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Alex Hutton
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 19th December 2014 - 8pm-10pm
Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Glorious Georges
The pianist performs jazz standards....More
 
 
 
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Glorious Georges
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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Gate Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
11 Pembridge Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 10 minutes from Glorious Georges
With an average audience capacity of 70, the Gate has been presenting first class fringe theatre for over 30 years and continues to do so, making ... More
 
 
 
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The Coronet
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
103 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 | 10 minutes from Glorious Georges
Originally built in 1898 as a theatre, Notting Hill's Coronet is now the place to go for a good, old-fashioned cinema experience. The dcor harks back ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Glorious Georges
Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between 1981 ... 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 | 7 minutes from Glorious Georges
This truly magical place is a kiddie's wonderland and the ideal jaunt for family fun. The focal point of the commemorative Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial ... More
 
 
 
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Albert Memorial
London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 9 minutes from Glorious Georges
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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MAC Cosmetics
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
28a Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Glorious Georges
Ultra-chic, ultra-hip cosmetics with colours to die for, all imported from Canada. A must-have for the cosmetics connoisseur. For a treat you can book a session ... More
 
 
 
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Whole Foods Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 4 minutes from Glorious Georges
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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& Clarke's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
112 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 5 minutes from Glorious Georges
From rosemary and raisin to fig and fennel, parmesan and herb to pumpernickel, & Clarke’s produces over 2000 loaves of bread every night. Undeniably some of ... More
 
 
 
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The Orangery (Kensington Palace)
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Glorious Georges
Set in the perfectly manicured grounds of historic Kensington Palace, The Orangery offers an idyllic setting for afternoon tea for those who want tranquility and breathtaking ... More
 
 
 
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The Orangery (Kensington Palace)
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Glorious Georges
Former royal conservatory set amid Kensington Gardens. Set in the perfectly manicured grounds of historic Kensington Palace, the Orangery offers an idyllic setting for afternoon tea ... More
 
 
 
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Min Jiang
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
Royal Garden Hotel, 2 - 24 Kensington High Street, , Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes from Glorious Georges
Located on the 10th floor of the Royal Garden Hotel, within the heart of the beautiful district of Kensington, the Min Jiang Restaurant treats diners to ... More
 
 
 
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Near Glorious Georges
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Glorious Georges
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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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 13 minutes from Glorious Georges
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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King Street College
London > Education > English Language Courses
47 Shepherd's Bush Green, W12 | 29 minutes from Glorious Georges
This school teaches about 800 students from 40 different countries, offering general and exam focused English language courses for adults. Students prepare for the Cambridge exams and ... More
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Glorious Georges
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 | 6 minutes from Glorious Georges
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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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Glorious Georges
Although a restaurant, clubbing and event venue, the extraordinary Kensington Roof Gardens are still accessible to the general public during the day if there are no ... More
 
 
 
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The Churchill Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
119 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Glorious Georges
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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The Mall Tavern
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
71 Palace Garden Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Glorious Georges
... More
 
 
 
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Devonshire Arms W8
London > Nightlife > Pubs
37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Glorious Georges
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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Piano
London > Nightlife > Bars
106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Glorious Georges
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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Babylon at the Roof Gardens
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Glorious Georges
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
 
 
 
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Notting Hill Arts Club
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
221 Notting Hill Gate, Notting Hill, London W11 | 8 minutes from Glorious Georges
Pricey but always fun, this subterranean dive in the heart of trendy West London enjoys a steady crowd and on big nights it gets absolutely packed ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | Same location as Glorious Georges
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Roof Gardens
London > Business > Venue Hire
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 6 minutes from Glorious Georges
An oasis high in the sky above Kensington High Street, the Roof Gardens comprises one and a half acres of themed gardens. These gardens surround an ... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Conference and Events Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes from Glorious Georges
Handily located just off High Street Kensington (between Holland Park and Kensington Gardens), the Kensington Conference and Events Centre can accommodate up to 1,470 people and ... More
 
 
 

Kensington Palace State Apartments events

 
Glorious GeorgesGlorious GeorgesAt Kensington Palace State Apartments a special display will take place to mark the 300th anniversary of the Georgian dynasty. The King's State Apartments will be transformed to recreate the court of King George II and Queen Caroline, to show how the Georgian king and his court entertained in lavish style. There will also be a Georgian garden party19th December 2014Wednesday 31st December 2014 Where:
Kensington Palace State Apartments,   Kensington Gardens      W8 4PX
Category: event
Ongoing
Glorious Georges
event > Exhibitions
DATES  17th April to 31st December 2014
VENUE  Kensington Palace State Apartments 
At Kensington Palace State Apartments a special display will take place to mark the 300th anniversary of the Georgian dynasty. The King's State Apartments will be transformed to recreate the court of King George II and Queen Caroline, to show how the Georgian king and his court entertained in lavish style. There will also be a Georgian garden party... More about this event
Fashion RulesFashion RulesTake a nostalgic look back at recent decades of royal dress through the wardrobes of three members of the British monarchy: HM Queen Elizabeth II in the 1950s, Princess Margaret in the 1960s and 70s and Diana, Princess of Wales in the 1980s. Fashion Rules presents five rooms within Kensington Palace where elegant and extraordinary couture dresses b19th December 2014Saturday 4th July 2015 Where:
Kensington Palace State Apartments,   Kensington Gardens      W8 4PX
Category: event
Ongoing
Fashion Rules
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Fashion
DATES  4th July 2013 to 4th July 2015
VENUE  Kensington Palace State Apartments 
Take a nostalgic look back at recent decades of royal dress through the wardrobes of three members of the British monarchy: HM Queen Elizabeth II in the 1950s, Princess Margaret in the 1960s and 70s and Diana, Princess of Wales in the 1980s. Fashion Rules presents five rooms within Kensington Palace where elegant and extraordinary couture dresses b... More about this event
Glorious Georgian MusicGlorious Georgian MusicEnjoy music popular with the royal court, including works by Handel who taught George II's children.20th December 2014Saturday 20th December 2014 Where:
Kensington Palace State Apartments,   Kensington Gardens      W8 4PX
Category: event
On Soon
Glorious Georgian Music
event > Concerts > Classical
DATES  Saturday 20th December 2014 - 12noon-3pm
VENUE  Kensington Palace State Apartments 
Enjoy music popular with the royal court, including works by Handel who taught George II's children.
 
 

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Glorious Georges
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

Kensington Palace State Apartments

At Kensington Palace State Apartments a special display will take place to mark the 300th anniversary of the Georgian dynasty. ...More

Fashion Rules
Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2015 

Kensington Palace State Apartments

Take a nostalgic look back at recent decades of royal dress through the wardrobes of three members of the British ...More

Alex Hutton
Concerts | On 19th December 2014 

Royal Albert Hall 10 minutes walk from Kensington Palace State Apartments

The pianist performs jazz standards....More

Messiah
Concerts | On 19th December 2014 

Royal Albert Hall 10 minutes walk from Kensington Palace State Apartments

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Goldsmiths Choral Union, English Concert Chorus, Highgate Choral Society, soprano Elizabeth Watts, mezzo soprano Claudia Huckle, ...More

Christmas Carols & Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall
Christmas Carols & Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall
Seasonal | Until 24th December 2014 

Royal Albert Hall 10 minutes walk from Kensington Palace State Apartments

The climax of the Royal Albert Hall's Christmas carols programme is the dimly lit traditional Christmas celebration, Carols by Candlelight, ...More

 
Reiner Ruthenbeck
Reiner Ruthenbeck
Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 11 minutes walk from Kensington Palace State Apartments

A major retrospective of German sculptor and conceptual artist Reiner Ruthenbeck, who transforms space with such unconventional materials as crumpled ...More

 
Julio le Parc
Julio le Parc
Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 11 minutes walk from Kensington Palace State Apartments

If winter can be a bit gloomy, look no further than the light installations of Julio Le Parc at the ...More

 
The Serpentine Sackler Gallery
Tours | Until 31st December 2014 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 11 minutes walk from Kensington Palace State Apartments

The Zaha Hadid-designed gallery acts as the Serpentine's second space, and will feature a new gallery, restaurant and social space. ...More

Christmas Tree Worms: Talk
Exhibitions | On 19th December 2014 

Natural History Museum 15 minutes walk from Kensington Palace State Apartments

A Museum scientist talks about Annelid worms....More

Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 19th December 2014 

Natural History Museum 15 minutes walk from Kensington Palace State Apartments

Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical ...More

 
 

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