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Royal College of ArtThis is one of London's most prestigious art colleges and the world's only wholly postgraduate university of art and design. You will need at least a BA degree to be considered for one of their MA, MPhil and PhD courses. The curriculum is varied, well taught and extremely demanding. Students will learn to use all mediums and will be schooled in the skills necessary to succeed as artists - including networking. There are regular student work-in-progress exhibitions and visiting exhibitions open to the public. Situated on Kensington Gore, facing Hyde Park and next to the Royal Albert Hall, the RCA is part of a cluster of colleges and museums including the Victoria and Albert Museum which were built as for the Great Exhibition of 1851.

 

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Jean-Louis Cohen: TalkJean-Louis Cohen: TalkThe architectural historian talks about the relationship between architecture and other disciplines.2015-04-14T19:00:00+01002015-04-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Meeting Architecture: Jean-Louis CohenMeeting Architecture: Jean-Louis CohenDiscover more about the relationship between architecture and art, science and engineering.2015-04-14T19:00:00+01002015-04-14T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Ceramic Art LondonCeramic Art LondonCeramic Art London Held annually at the Royal College of Art, Ceramic Art London, now in its eleventh year, is one of the leading international fairs for contemporary ceramics, with over 75 ceramic artists displaying their work. Held in the Henry Moore and Gulbenkian Galleries, all works at the three-day exhibition are for sale, offering collectors an opportunity to2015-04-17T00:00:00+01002015-04-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Modern and Contemporary Art
DATES  17th, 18th and 19th April 2015
Held annually at the Royal College of Art, Ceramic Art London, now in its eleventh year, is one of the leading international fairs for contemporary ceramics, with over 75 ceramic artists displaying their work. Held in the Henry Moore and Gulbenkian Galleries, all works at the three-day exhibition are for sale, offering collectors an opportunity to... More about this event
 
Vogue FestivalVogue FestivalVogue FestivalThe Vogue Festival returns for a fourth year in 2015, moving back to its original month of April and partnering with Harrods once again for the two-day fashion extravaganza. This year's festival will take place across two venues. The prestigious Royal College of Art will host talks, masterclasses, workshops, cover shoots and make-overs - all led by2015-04-25T00:00:00+01002015-04-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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DATES  Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th April 2015
The Vogue Festival returns for a fourth year in 2015, moving back to its original month of April and partnering with Harrods once again for the two-day fashion extravaganza. This year's festival will take place across two venues. The prestigious Royal College of Art will host talks, masterclasses, workshops, cover shoots and make-overs - all led by... More about this event
 
A Symposium On Leon GolubA Symposium On Leon GolubAn open discussion.2015-05-01T12:00:00+01002015-05-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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20/21 International Art Fair20/21 International Art Fair20/21 International Art FairThis is the ninth year this major commercial art fair specialising in art from the 20th and 21st centuries comes to the Royal College of Art in Kensington Gore. The 20/21 International Art Fair - run by the same organisers as the 20/21 British Art Fair, held here in September - offers a similar focus on affordable art by big names but on an interna2015-05-14T00:00:00+01002015-05-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Art and Antiques
DATES  14th, 15th, 16th and 17th May 2015
This is the ninth year this major commercial art fair specialising in art from the 20th and 21st centuries comes to the Royal College of Art in Kensington Gore. The 20/21 International Art Fair - run by the same organisers as the 20/21 British Art Fair, held here in September - offers a similar focus on affordable art by big names but on an interna... More about this event
 
20/21 British Art Fair20/21 British Art Fair20/21 British Art FairThe 20/21 British Art Fair offers works for sale by well known modern British artists from the 20th and 21st centuries and distinguishes itself by being the only fair for British art which focuses on Modern and Post-War art as well as featuring contemporary work from the 1970s onwards. It's a chance to see and buy works by highly respected artists 2015-09-09T00:00:00+01002015-09-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Art and Antiques
DATES  9th to 13th Sep 2015
The 20/21 British Art Fair offers works for sale by well known modern British artists from the 20th and 21st centuries and distinguishes itself by being the only fair for British art which focuses on Modern and Post-War art as well as featuring contemporary work from the 1970s onwards. It's a chance to see and buy works by highly respected artists ... More about this event
 
 

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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 2.5 miles from Royal College of Art
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Hester Road, SW11 | 29 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Education > Evening Classes
    165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Education > Evening Classes
    23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 32 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 29th March 2015 at 12.30pm-1pm and 2.30pm-3pm
    Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Royal College of Art
    A museum scientist discusses marine molluscs....More
     
     
     
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    London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: Saturday 28th March 2015 at 10am-12noon and 1pm-5pm & Sunday 29th March 2015 at 1pm-5pm
    Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni, 17 Queensberry Place, SW7 | 9 minutes from Royal College of Art
    Music'all lead these workshops for young pianists of all abilities....More
     
     
     
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    It's All About Piano
    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 27th March 2015 at 10am-9pm, 28th March 2015 at 1.30pm-10pm & 29th March 2015 at 10.30am-8.30pm
    Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni, 17 Queensberry Place, SW7 | 9 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Royal College of Art
    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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    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Art
    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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    Science Museum IMAX
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Royal College of Art
    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 Royal College of Art
    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 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Art
    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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    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    6397 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Royal College of Art
    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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    La Cave a Fromage
    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Royal College of Art
    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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    London > Shopping > Florists
    Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 10 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 1 minute from Royal College of Art
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    London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
    190 Queen's Gate, Gore Hotel, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    189 - 190 Queens Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Leisure > Activities
    Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Princes Square, Bayswater, London W2 | 10 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    37 Marloes Road, Kensington, London W8 | 13 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 13 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW5 | 14 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
    99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 11 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    106 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 15 minutes from Royal College of Art
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Royal College of Art
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
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    Concerts | On 29th March 2015 

    Royal Albert Hall 1 minute walk from Royal College Of Art

    The singer-songwriter from Meonstoke and former frontman of post-hardcore band Million Dead plays folk-punk....More

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    Concerts | On 29th March 2015 

    Royal Albert Hall 1 minute walk from Royal College Of Art

    The ensemble performs melodies from the 1930s to the 1950s....More

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    Concerts | On 29th March 2015 

    The Pheasantry 20 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

    A solo cabaret show of show songs, jazz and soul....More

    Frock Me Vintage Fashion Fair
    Leisure | On 29th March 2015 

    Chelsea Old Town Hall 20 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

    Frock Me remains the leading vintage fair to visit in London- with dealers travelling from across the UK to trade ...More

    Our American Cousin
    Theatre | Until 14th April 2015 

    Finborough Theatre 22 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

    The play that President Abraham Lincoln was watching when he was assassinated at Ford's Theatre, Washington DC, on 14 April ...More

    Dover Quartet
    Concerts | On 29th March 2015 

    Wigmore Hall 1.68 miles from Royal College Of Art

    The quartet perform one of Haydn's most inventive string quartets and Dvorark's String Quartet No 11....More

    Wigmore Hall International String Quartet Competition 2015
    Music | On 29th March 2015 

    Wigmore Hall 1.68 miles from Royal College Of Art

    A contest for student musicians....More

    Benjamin Bloor
    Concerts | On 29th March 2015 

    Westminster Cathedral 1.76 miles from Royal College Of Art

    An opportunity to enjoy a selection of classical works played by the organist....More

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    Concerts | On 29th March 2015 

    Le QuecumBar 1.93 miles from Royal College Of Art

    The quartet performs gypsy jazz....More

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    Concerts | Until 10th October 2015 

    Le QuecumBar 1.93 miles from Royal College Of Art

    The group performs a range of swing and Gypsy-based music, influenced by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli....More

     
     
     
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