Royal College of Art, Battersea

 
 
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15-25 Howie Street, SW11 4AS
 
 
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Royal College of Art, BatterseaThe Royal College of Art is one of London's most prestigious art colleges and the world's only wholly postgraduate university of art and design. It has a lively programme of exhibitions featuring the work of its postgraduate students and hosts lectures by leading figures from the worlds of art and design. Divided into two campuses, the original Royal College of Art building, part of the Great Exhibition of 1851, is at Kensington Gore while their purpose-built Battersea campus houses the School of Fine Art - the Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture programmes as well as InnovationRCA and the Moving Image Studio. At the Battersea campus the Sculpture Department is on Howie Street while the Dyson Building at 1 Hester Road houses Photography, Printmaking and InnovationRCA. There are regular student work-in-progress exhibitions and visiting exhibitions open to the public. The Royal College of Art has an invaluable collection of over 1,000 works by staff and graduating students including Peter Blake and David Hockney, representing significant developments in British Painting from the middle years of last century to the present.

 

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Telescope
Theatre | Until 7th March 2015 

Testbed1 1 minute walk from Royal College Of Art, Battersea

Elchin's satire, directed by Matthew Gould, introduces us to a man hovering halfway to heaven after dying....More

Sizzling Gypsy Swing Jam
Concerts | Until 28th April 2015 

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Jam session led by Viktor Obsust on bass, Django style. Audience participation welcome....More

The Tempest - Adult Theatre Performance Project
Theatre | Until 30th June 2015 

Chelsea Theatre 10 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art, Battersea

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Theatre | Until 7th March 2015 

Theatre 503 10 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art, Battersea

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Social Dance Classes (Over 60s)
Sporting Events | Until 31st March 2015 

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) 19 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art, Battersea

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Theatre | Until 21st March 2015 

Battersea Arts Centre (BAC) 19 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art, Battersea

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Exhibitions | On 3rd March 2015 

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Theatre | Until 21st March 2015 

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Fireworks (Al'ab Nariya)
Theatre | Until 14th March 2015 

Royal Court Theatre 21 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art, Battersea

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Theatre | Until 21st March 2015 

Royal Court Theatre 21 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art, Battersea

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