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National Trust: The London ProjectDispelling the thought that the National Trust is a rural-based charity for old people, The London Project will remind visitors that the 117-year-old company actually originated in the capital and is still relevant and exciting today. This radical reworking will engage a younger audience with London's built heritage, history and outdoor spaces through a number of one-off events that span arts, culture and the urban green environment. The project kicks off with a partnership with Chelsea Fringe, the annual alternative garden festival, and will plant 35 mature fruit trees to create Octavia's Orchard at the Southbank Centre, which will form part of the Festival of Neighbourhood. This partnership will also involve a night time Fox Watch walk in central London, a chance to track the capital's nocturnal neighbours; an open performance on twitter, inviting writers to collaboratively create a chorus of tweets in the early hours of the morning; and Wild about London, a 24 hour event at Osterley Park welcomes specialists to share their knowledge on ancient trees, birds, bats and insects. This will be followed by two nights of immersive film parties with Amy Grimehouse at Sutton House in Hackney and The Art of Dining's latest pop up, which will take place across three London National Trust venues and combine art, theatre and fine dining. Further highlights include a festival of London beers and micro-breweries at Morden Hall Park, a croquet boules and garden games weekend with 200-year old gamesmaker Jaques, and party masters The Last Tuesday Society hosting two events at Carlyle's House.

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London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design finally move into the 21st century with a proposal that includes a floating glass pavilion, two more roof gardens, a space for riverside arts and a large pedestrian area. More about Southbank Centre

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Park Plaza County Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £99† 35% off
1 Addington Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
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Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
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London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: Tuesday 31st May 2016 - 6.30pm
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, SE1 | Same location as National Trust: The London Project
Find your writer's voice, with Greg Mosse....More
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1984
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 14th June to 3rd September 2016
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 6 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
Olivier Award-winning director Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan revive their production of George Orwell's seminal novel 1984 this year. After premiering at the Nottingham Playhouse in ...More
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London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 9th April to 8th October 2016
Savoy Theatre, Savoy Court, Strand, WC2R | 7 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as National Trust: The London Project
London's hub of cultural arts, The Southbank Centre announced in March 2013 that it's set for a £100 million revamp that will see the 1960s design ... More
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Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as National Trust: The London Project
Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, ... More
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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as National Trust: The London Project
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as National Trust: The London Project
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still growing. ... More
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South Bank
London > Attractions >
South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as National Trust: The London Project
This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall, Queen ... More
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 1 minute from National Trust: The London Project
The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery, named ... More
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London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as National Trust: The London Project
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
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Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
22 Cornwall Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
Konditor & Cook specialise in the creation of amazingly tasty cakes which are also sold on to some of the finest restaurants in the city. This, ... More
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I Knit London
London > Shopping > Clothing
106 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
Stocking a wide range of yarns, needles, patterns and accessories, I Knit London started as a knitting community in Vauxhall in January 2006, meeting at the ... More
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
South Bank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as National Trust: The London Project
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
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London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Unit 6, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as National Trust: The London Project
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London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Unit 1, Royal Festival Hall Riverside, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as National Trust: The London Project
If you happen to be with the kids on the South Bank this summer this is a great little eatery in which to recharge their batteries. ... More
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Royal Waterloo House, 51 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
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English Language Institute
London > Education > English Language Courses
Royal Waterloo House, 51-55 Waterloo Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
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Institution of Electrical Engineers
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Savoy Place, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
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King's Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
25 Roupell Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
A short walk from the South Bank Centre, The Old Vic and The National Theatre this traditional old watering hole is a good place to have ... More
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
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Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as National Trust: The London Project
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over the ... More
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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
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Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as National Trust: The London Project
The Royal Festival Hall's refurbishment has done away with 'The People's Palace', the marvellously 1950s restaurant that used to occupy this space, and replaced it with ... More
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London > Business > Venue Hire
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as National Trust: The London Project
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
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The Deck at the National Theatre
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from National Trust: The London Project
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Comedy In The DarkComedy In The DarkA selection of acts perform their stand-up routines in total darkness.2016-05-31T00:00:00+01002016-07-11T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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Comedy In The Dark
Novel Writing: Your Voice: WorkshopNovel Writing: Your Voice: WorkshopFind your writer's voice, with Greg Mosse.2016-05-31T18:30:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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Novel Writing: Your Voice: Workshop
Local TransportLocal TransportA three-act live arts cabaret that examines cross-sections of contemporary society, culture, politics and economics through the prism of creative works created for the stage.2016-05-31T19:30:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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Royal Philharmonic OrchestraRoyal Philharmonic OrchestraCharles Dutoit conducts the orchestra, Philharmonia Chorus and New London Children's Choir for Beethoven's Overture, The Creatures Of Prometheus, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto and Carl Orff's Carmina Burana. With violinist Chloe Hanslip, soprano Erin Wall, tenor Nicholas Phan and baritone Rodion Pogossov.2016-05-31T19:30:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
The Alternative Comedy TrioThe Alternative Comedy TrioLeftfield comedians Josie Long, Kevin Eldon and Simon Munnery join forces for the evening for surreal and whimsical wit.2016-05-31T21:00:00+01002016-05-31T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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The Alternative Comedy Trio
Brainiac Live! Science AbuseBrainiac Live! Science AbuseBrainiac Live! Science AbuseBased on the award-winning Sky TV show, Brainiac Live!, comes to the Udderbelly Festival at the Southbank Centre for one week, perfectly time for the summer half term. You can expect to see exploding dustbins, combusting microwaves, Airzooka challenges, lots of messy audience participation and big bangs. Brainiac Live! Science Abuse has played to o2016-05-31T13:00:00+01002016-06-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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Now On

event > Kids Events
DATES28th May to 5th June 2016
VENUESouthbank Centre
Based on the award-winning Sky TV show, Brainiac Live!, comes to the Udderbelly Festival at the Southbank Centre for one week, perfectly time for the summer half term. You can expect to see exploding dustbins, combusting microwaves, Airzooka challenges, lots of messy audience participation and big bangs. Brainiac Live! Science Abuse has played to o...†More about this event
Conceptual PoeticsConceptual PoeticsA typographical display focusing on one of the most contested yet popular movements in contemporary poetry, featuring work published by presses such as If P Then Q, Information as Material and ZimZalla.2016-05-31T11:00:00+01002016-07-03T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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Udderbelly FestivalUdderbelly FestivalUdderbelly Festival Look out for an upside-down purple cow as you're crossing over the Golden Jubilee footbridge to the Southbank Centre from mid-April - failing that, just listen out for the belly laughs - and you'll find your way to London's funniest summer event. The colourful, comic, curvaceous cow marks the spot of the Udderbelly - a two-month festival of 2016-05-31T00:00:00+01002016-07-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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event > Comedy > Comedy Festivals
PRICINGVarious prices (most tickets under £20)
DATES7th April to 17th July 2016
VENUESouthbank Centre
Look out for an upside-down purple cow as you're crossing over the Golden Jubilee footbridge to the Southbank Centre from mid-April - failing that, just listen out for the belly laughs - and you'll find your way to London's funniest summer event. The colourful, comic, curvaceous cow marks the spot of the Udderbelly - a two-month festival of ...†More about this event
Power of PowerPower of PowerPower of PowerExploring the concept of power in the 21st century, Power of Power is a new festival at the Southbank Centre. Running across four weekends from May through to October, it invites leaders in the fields of politics, literature, business, academia, art and music to debate everything from the rise of robots to the gender pay gap and the role of politic2016-05-31T00:00:00+01002016-10-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Festivals
DATES29th May to 9th October 2016
VENUESouthbank Centre
Exploring the concept of power in the 21st century, Power of Power is a new festival at the Southbank Centre. Running across four weekends from May through to October, it invites leaders in the fields of politics, literature, business, academia, art and music to debate everything from the rise of robots to the gender pay gap and the role of politic...†More about this event
Lila DownsLila DownsAmerican-Mexican singer-songwriter and actress who is involved in activism with regards to Latin America's indigenous peoples. She performs her own compositions as well as tapping into Mexican traditional and popular music.2016-06-01T19:30:00+01002016-06-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Southbank Centre, † Belvedere Road† † † SE1 8XX
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Royal Ballet:Obsidian Tear/The Invitation/Within The Golden Hour
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A world premiere from McGregor, a dark drama from MacMillan and acclaimed ensemble work from Wheeldon....More

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Dance | Until 11th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Trust: The London Project

Kenneth MacMillan's gripping ballet, The Invitation , brings a complex exploration of innocence and moral corruption to the ...More

Obsidian Tear
Dance | Until 11th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Trust: The London Project

Multi award-winning British choreographer Wayne McGregor presents his new ballet Obsidian Tear , which is given its ...More

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The Winter's Tale
Dance | Until 10th June 2016 

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After creating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet in 2011 - the company's first full length ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from National Trust: The London Project

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
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Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from National Trust: The London Project

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
May Half-Term Family Fun Activities: The Poster Party
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Tours | Until 5th June 2016 

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The Poster Party takes place throughout the May half term, from 28th May until 5th June 2016, with storytelling and ...More

 
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The Woman In Black
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Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from National Trust: The London Project

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