Bankside Gallery

 
 
ADDRESS
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 9JH 
 
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OPENING TIMES
11am-6pm | Closed on various days to prepare for new exhibitions.
 
PRICES
FREE (Adult)
 

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Bankside GalleryBankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the world. The gallery houses changing exhibitions of contemporary watercolours and prints, coupled with special events organised in conjunction with exhibitions - including artists' talks and tours. A full education programme covering aspects of expression and practical advice is organised every year.

 

Bankside Gallery events

 
Artichoke ArtArtichoke ArtAn exhibition of prints created using a variety of innovative techniques.10th September 2014Sunday 14th September 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
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Artichoke Art
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Print | PRICING  Free  
DATES  10th to 14th Sep 2014 - 11am-6pm
An exhibition of prints created using a variety of innovative techniques.
National Original Print ExhibitionNational Original Print ExhibitionAn open-submission print exhibition presented by the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers and aimed at promoting the best of printmaking to a wider audience.16th September 2014Sunday 28th September 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
National Original Print Exhibition
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Print | PRICING  Free  
DATES  16th to 28th September 2014 - 11am-6pm
An open-submission print exhibition presented by the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers and aimed at promoting the best of printmaking to a wider audience.
Watercolour Secrets: RWS Autumn ExhibitionWatercolour Secrets: RWS Autumn ExhibitionAn exhibition of paintings that feature in the RWS's how-to book, Watercolour Secrets.3rd October 2014Saturday 1st November 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
Category: event
Free Event 
Watercolour Secrets: RWS Autumn Exhibition
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  3rd October to 1st November 2014 - 11am-6pm
An exhibition of paintings that feature in the RWS's how-to book, Watercolour Secrets.
Cultivation & Creativity; An RHS And RWS CollaborationCultivation & Creativity; An RHS And RWS CollaborationArtists from the Royal Watercolour Society exhibit paintings of four Royal Horticultural Society gardens.6th November 2014Sunday 16th November 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
Category: event
Free Event 
Cultivation & Creativity; An RHS And RWS Collaboration
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  6th to 16th November 2014 - 11am-6pm
Artists from the Royal Watercolour Society exhibit paintings of four Royal Horticultural Society gardens.
United Society Of ArtistsUnited Society Of ArtistsThe diverse collection of works encompasses a broad range of artistic responses from the purely aesthetic to the political and social.18th November 2014Sunday 23rd November 2014 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
Category: event
Free Event 
United Society Of Artists
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions | PRICING  Free  
DATES  18th to 23rd Nov 2014 - 11am-6pm
The diverse collection of works encompasses a broad range of artistic responses from the purely aesthetic to the political and social.
The Mini Picture ShowThe Mini Picture ShowA sale of contemporary watercolours and original prints, both framed and unframed.5th December 2014Sunday 25th January 2015 Where:
Bankside Gallery, 48  Hopton Street      SE1 9JH
Category: event
Free Event 
The Mini Picture Show
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  5th December 2014 to 25th January 2015 - 11am-6pm
A sale of contemporary watercolours and original prints, both framed and unframed.
 

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Opening and closing times for Bankside Gallery

Today (Wednesday) Bankside Gallery closes at 18.00

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LondonTown.com - Bankside Gallery Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Southwark Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Waterloo East Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Waterloo Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Union Car Park
 
5 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £66  22% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
 
 
 
Novotel London Blackfriars
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £75  34% off
46 - 49 Blackfriars Road, SE1 | 3 minutes from Bankside Gallery
With London's South Bank, Tate Modern and St Paul's Cathedral all within close proximity, the Novotel London Blackfriars is within easy reach of a number of ... More
 
 
 
Mondrian London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £157  29% off
20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Gallery
London landmark Sea Containers House, situated between the OXO Tower and Blackfriars Bridge on the South Bank, has been transformed into the Mondrian London, a luxury ... More
 
 
 
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Alternative Art Galleries nearest Bankside Gallery

Nearest to Bankside Gallery
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The Wapping Project Bankside
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
65a Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from Bankside Gallery
Dr Jules Wright, founder and owner of The Wapping Project, has opened up a second gallery space - the Wapping Project Bankside. Located next to Tate ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Contemporary Applied Arts
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
89 Southwark Street, Fitzrovia, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Founded in 1948 to promote and champion British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts operates a modern gallery space at 89 Southwark Street as a showcase of the ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Bankside Gallery

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bankside Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern Oil Tanks and Tate 2
London > Attractions >
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside Gallery
A dramatic new development at the Tate Modern opens in the summer of 2012 as three 30x7 metre oil tanks display art in live form. The ... More
 
 
 
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Gallery
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 8 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington ... More
 
 
 
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Free Rush Hour Concert: Stravinsky
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Thursday 18th September 2014 - 6pm-7pm
St John's Church, Waterloo, Waterloo Road, SE1 | 9 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Free rush hour concert at St John's Church in Waterloo....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Electra
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th September to 20th December 2014
Old Vic Theatre, 103 The Cut, SE1 | 10 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Kristin Scott Thomas stars in Ian Rickson's production of Electra, the tragedy of Electra and Orestes's revenge on their father's killers, as written by Sophocles. Scott ...More
 
 
 
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Film4 Summer Screen at Somerset House
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 7th to 20th August 2014
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 13 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Possibly the most famous of all the open air film events to take place in London, Summer Screen returns to Somerset House in association with Film4 ...More
 
 
 
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Near Bankside Gallery
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Gallery
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sam Wanamaker Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Gallery
For the first time since it opened in 1997, Shakespeare's Globe has the facilities to present plays throughout the year at The Sam Wanamaker Theatre, a ... More
 
 
 
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HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 7 minutes from Bankside Gallery
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Bankside Gallery

The best shops and markets near Bankside Gallery
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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside Gallery
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Konditor & Cook
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
63 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Bankside Gallery
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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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 8 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Bankside Gallery

What are the best dining options near Bankside Gallery London?
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Cafe 2 (Tate Modern)
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
Second floor, Tate Modern, Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside Gallery
A brasserie at Tate Modern. It's really good! No really, given the lack of choice around here you might expect average to good food at extortionate ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Level Seven
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Extremely swish International Cuisine in a magnificent setting looking out over the Blade of Light bridge, the Thames and the centre of town. This superior eaterie ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside Gallery
With one of the best views over London, an eclectic menu based around carefully sourced, seasonal food together with an innovative wine list, the restaurant on ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Bankside Gallery

Near Bankside Gallery
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 15 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 21 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 22 minutes from Bankside Gallery
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Bankside Gallery

Bankside Gallery gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 6 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 13 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 13 minutes from Bankside Gallery
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Bankside Gallery

The best pubs near London Bankside Gallery.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside Gallery
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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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Bankside Gallery
... More
 
 
 
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, EC4V | 7 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Bankside Gallery

Bankside Gallery clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
 
 
 
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Samuel Pepys
London > Nightlife >
Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 6 minutes from Bankside Gallery
... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Bankside Gallery

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bankside Gallery.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from Bankside Gallery
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 4 minutes from Bankside Gallery
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Bankside Gallery
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
 

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Robert Mapplethorpe
Robert Mapplethorpe
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

Photographs and self-portraits by the avant-garde American artist Robert Mapplethorpe are the subject of a free display at Tate Modern, ...More

 
Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art
Malevich: Revolutionary of Russian Art
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

A major retrospective of Kazimir Malevich, leading pioneer of abstract art in Russia whose work was banned in the Soviet ...More

 
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Henri Matisse: The Cut-Outs
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

In this exhibition of the work of Henri Matisse (1869-1954), Tate Modern ignores the artist's famous colourist paintings to focus ...More

 
Muse of Fire
Muse of Fire
Kids Events | Until 27th August 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 4 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

Shakespeare's Globe's clever and award-winning immersive theatre piece for children and families, Muse of Fire, returns taking audiences on a ...More

 
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Theatre | Until 11th October 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 4 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

Shakespeare's Globe artistic director Dominic Dromgoole directs this new staging of Julius Caesar set in Rome with Renaissance costumes. The ...More

 
Holy Warriors
Holy Warriors
Theatre | Until 24th August 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 4 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

Premiering at the Globe on 19th July 2014, David Eldridge's Holy Warriors is a story of holy war and bloody ...More

 
Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra
Theatre | Until 1st September 2014 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 4 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

Eve Best, who played Wallis Simpson in the Oscar-winning film The King's Speech, returns to Shakespeare's Globe to play Cleopatra ...More

 
The Garden Gate
The Garden Gate
Foodie Events | Until 24th August 2014 

OXO2 5 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

This summer The Garden Gate pops up on Level Two of the iconic OXO Tower from Friday 1st August until ...More

 
Forbidden Broadway
Forbidden Broadway
Theatre | Until 30th August 2014 

Menier Chocolate Factory 8 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

Another rip-roaring night at the Menier Chocolate Factory as a cast of four - and their hard-working pianist - take ...More

 
A Streetcar Named Desire
A Streetcar Named Desire
Theatre | Until 19th September 2014 

The Young Vic 9 minutes walk from Bankside Gallery

Gillian Anderson plays Blanche DuBois in a Young Vic staging of Tennessee Williams' classic 1947 play this summer. In A ...More

 
 
 
 
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