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Wallace CollectionFree art classes and workshops, talks and tours, bring alive to visitors the varied works of art contained in the 25 galleries of the Wallace Collection, on display in Hertford House - an historic London town house and the original family home of The Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace. Deemed "the greatest art school in this country" by Vivienne Westwood, the collection is full of European paintings, miniatures and sculpture, French 18th century furniture, Sevres and Meissen porcelain, goldsmiths' work and Oriental and European arms and armour. It's one of the finest collections of art amassed by one family. Sir Richard Wallace - the illegitimate son of the 4th Marquess of Hertford - built up the original collection left to him by his father. Several Old Master paintings, notably 'The Laughing Cavalier', works by Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Reynolds, Rubens, Gainsborough, Titian and Romney make this gallery a worthy rival of others in the city. Renovations to the town house, which uniquely occupies the whole side of a garden square, include four galleries, educational facilities and a stunning glass-roofed courtyard - home to Oliver Peyton's brasserie The Wallace. The acquisitions, bequeathed to the nation by Wallace's widow in 1897, are all free to view.

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Sir Richard Wallace: The CollectorSir Richard Wallace: The CollectorOne of London's best loved small museums, the Wallace Collection opens its new £1.2 million exhibition space with a display celebrating 200 years since the birth of the museum's founder, Sir Richard Wallace. Objects, artefacts and works of art from the collection include a beautiful ostrich made of silver holding a horseshoe in its beak and two 182018-12-14T10:00:00+00002019-01-06T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  20th June 2018 to 6th January 2019
One of London's best loved small museums, the Wallace Collection opens its new £1.2 million exhibition space with a display celebrating 200 years since the birth of the museum's founder, Sir Richard Wallace. Objects, artefacts and works of art from the collection include a beautiful ostrich made of silver holding a horseshoe in its beak and two 18... More about this event
Vox Luna Chamber ChoirVox Luna Chamber ChoirAlex Woolf directs a programme of carols and festive favourites including works by Rachmaninov, Britten, Morten Lauridsen, Eric Whitacre and John Rutter.2018-12-20T19:00:00+00002018-12-20T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Bond Street Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Marble Arch Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Marylebone Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Paddington Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Cramer Street Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
Welbeck Street NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Mandeville Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £112  28% off
Mandeville Place, W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
At the Oxford Street end of pretty Marylebone village, this hotel earns its 'boutique' label due to its uniquely designed funky interiors. The swanky deVigne bar ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn Oxford Circus
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  36% off
57-59 Welbeck Street, W1G | 3 minutes from Wallace Collection
An imposing Victorian hotel whose confident architecture and Union Jack flag speak of an age when Oxford Circus was the commercial heart of a worldwide ... More
 
 
 
Radisson BLU Portman Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  29% off
22 Portman Square, W1H | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
This hotel, two towers connected by a large contemporary lobby, is in a great location for North Oxford Street with Marble Arch Tube only a few ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Wallace Collection
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ambika P3
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
35 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Wallace Collection
Located within the University of Westminster - Marylebone's campus, the vast 14,000 foot P3 exhibition and performance space - a former concrete-testing facility - is "one ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gallery Elena Shchukina
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
10 Lees Place, Mayfair, London W1K | 7 minutes from Wallace Collection
Gallery Elena Shchukina opens 24th September 2013. Artist and curator Elena Shchukina is launching an eponymous space in Mayfair this September that will challenge the trend ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christie's Mayfair
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
103 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
This Bond Street art gallery space for the London branch of Christie's auction house represents something of a first for an auction house. Occupying 11,500 sq ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Wallace Collection
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Chiltern Street
London > Attractions >
Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
Chiltern Street in Marylebone runs between Dorset Street and Blandford Street and is home to 40 plus independent shops, stylish cafes and beauty salons. In 2014 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Portman Square
London > Attractions >
W1H | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
This private garden square in Marylebone offers a secluded and peaceful place to get away from it all. On the north side three Georgian ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxford Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
With over 200 million visitors a year, more than 300 shops and 5 million square feet of retail space, Oxford Street lays claim to being London's ... More
 
 
 
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Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation Gala
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 14th December 2018 - 7.30pm
Wallace Collection, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
Performances by Julien Van Mellaerts, baritone, Nardus Williams, soprano, Bianca Andrew, mezzo-soprano, Thomas Atkins, tenor, and Phillip Rhodes, baritone, with pianists Jake Heggie and Gary Matthewman ...More
 
 
 
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Now On
Oxford Street Christmas Lights
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 6th November to 31st December 2018
Wallace Collection, Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
Despite sticking with the same display as last year (a huge overhaul was planned to mark the arrival of Crossrail but delays with the project meant ...More
 
 
 
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Structural Faults
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 14th December 2018 - 7.30pm
Wallace Collection, 35 Marylebone Road, NW1 | 6 minutes from Wallace Collection
A performance of Yvonne Rainer's We Shall Run, Laura Steenberge's Perseus Slays The Gorgon Medusa, Olivia Block's Heave To, Hanne Darboven's Opus 17a, Jacopi Belloni's Slapstick ...More
 
 
 
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
Built by the Bechstein piano company in 1901, this grandiose concert hall is regarded by many as London's best venue for chamber and solo performances. Wigmore ... More
 
 
 
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The Screen on Baker Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
96-98 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
Two intimate screening rooms, plush seating and high-tech facilities make The Screen on Baker Street a good choice for film lovers in the area. Tucked away ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marble Arch Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marble Arch, W1C | 7 minutes from Wallace Collection
Underbelly Productions, in association with Cameron Mackintosh, presents a pop-up theatre in Marble Arch, specifically ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Wallace Collection
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London > Shopping > Art and Design
14 Hinde Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
You can own and wear an original design by Damien Hirst for as little as £30. Simply head to Other Criteria where you can get your ... More
 
 
 
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Daylesford Organic Marylebone
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6-8 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
Located on the ground and basement levels of a Blandford Street building in the heart of Marylebone, Daylesford Organic farmshop and cafe brings together all the ... More
 
 
 
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Trunk Clothiers
London > Shopping > Menswear
8 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
If you're after stylish, independent, international menswear brands previously unavailable in the capital, then head to Marylebone's Trunk Clothiers. Opened in September 2010, the two-storey Trunk Clothiers ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Bagatelle
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | Same location as Wallace Collection
Brasseries ... More
 
 
 
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The Wallace
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | Same location as Wallace Collection
This is the place to dine in style on days when you want to appreciate the outdoors but don’t particularly want to experience it first-hand; diners ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Durrants
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Durrants Hotel, George Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
British cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 9 minutes from Wallace Collection
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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Wallace Collection gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Brown Hart Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Duke Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 6 minutes from Wallace Collection
This beautiful garden just off Oxford Street and close to Selfridges occupies an unlikely position - above an electricity sub-station. Brown Hart Gardens were re-opened in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chuan Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1c Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
Chuan Spa, based at the Langham Hotel, is the ultimate in spa and wellbeing experiences. Designed to create a tranquil atmosphere to maximise relaxation, Chuan Spa ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Academy of Krav Maga
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
Despite several high-profile aficionados – J-Lo and Angelina Jolie included – Israel’s contribution to martial arts is still unknown to the general public. Krav Maga ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Wallace Collection.
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Duke of Wellington
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94a Crawford Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 7 minutes from Wallace Collection
... More
 
 
 
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The Royal Oak
London > Nightlife > Pubs
74-76 York Street, W1H | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
On 8th June 2018 Dan Doherty, chef, author and judge on BBC's Britain's Best Cook, announced on Instagram that he'd bought this beautiful ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crown & Sceptre
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 11 minutes from Wallace Collection
Following a refurbishment in 2014, the Crown & Sceptre in Fritzrovia has revealed a new look and an improved range of beers including London brews, seasonally ... More
 
 
 
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Wallace Collection clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Clarette
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Blandford Street, W1U | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
The heiress of the renowned Chateau Margaux wine estate is behind this three floor wine bar in Marylebone. Behind a mock-Tudor front, ... More
 
 
 
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Purl
London > Nightlife > Bars
50/54 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
Drinks come with a pre warning at this flamboyant cocktail bar. Purl is a speakeasy bar that prides itself in its extravagant cocktail menu, which sees ... More
 
 
 
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Butterscotch Tea Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
56 James Street, W1U | 3 minutes from Wallace Collection
Reviving the great British tradition of afternoon tea in town, but putting a modern spin on it, American cake expert Bea Vo (who ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Wallace Collection.
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | Same location as Wallace Collection
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
... More
 
 
 
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Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
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Selfridges Christmas Windows
Selfridges Christmas Windows
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2018 

Selfridges 4 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

It's a rock 'n' roll Christmas at Selfridges and the Oxford Street store plugs in the amp at its Christmas ...More

 
Art Block: Matthew Darbyshire
Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2019 

Selfridges 4 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Observing that many worldwide brands derive from classical deities, Darbyshire has reinterpreted the traditional statuary of Nike, Hermes and Mars ...More

Kiri Te Kanawa Foundation Gala
Concerts | On 14th December 2018 

Wigmore Hall 4 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Performances by Julien Van Mellaerts, baritone, Nardus Williams, soprano, Bianca Andrew, mezzo-soprano, Thomas Atkins, tenor, and Phillip Rhodes, baritone, with ...More

Marylebone Christmas Lights
Marylebone Christmas Lights
Seasonal | Until 1st January 2019 

Marylebone High Street 5 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

The Christmas Lights shine over Marylebone High Street from Wednesday 14th November, with live bands and fun fair rides adding ...More

 
Oxford Street Christmas Lights
Oxford Street Christmas Lights
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2018 

Oxford Street 5 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Despite sticking with the same display as last year (a huge overhaul was planned to mark the arrival of Crossrail ...More

 
Structural Faults
Concerts | On 14th December 2018 

Ambika P3 6 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

A performance of Yvonne Rainer's We Shall Run, Laura Steenberge's Perseus Slays The Gorgon Medusa, Olivia Block's Heave To, Hanne ...More

Claridge's Christmas Tree
Claridge's Christmas Tree
Seasonal | Until 2nd January 2019 

Claridge's 6 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Fashion icon and long-time friend of Claridge's hotel, Diane von Furstenberg, has designed this year's Christmas Tree, entitled 'The Tree ...More

 
Orrery: Les Alpes
Orrery: Les Alpes
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2018 

Orrery 6 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Perched atop the roof of the converted stable block that houses Orrery, the Marylebone restaurant originally designed by Sir Terence ...More

 
John Lewis: Skyline Skating
John Lewis: Skyline Skating
Sporting Events | Until 24th December 2018 

John Lewis Rooftop 7 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Following on from the Summer of Sound on the Roof, John Lewis turns the rooftop above its Oxford Street store ...More

 
French Winter Village by Grey Goose at The Langham
French Winter Village by Grey Goose at The Langham
Seasonal | Until 1st February 2019 

Roux at The Landau 8 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Tucked away within the interior of the Langham hotel, the courtyard garden has been transformed into a rustic winter hideaway ...More

 

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The O2 Arena

Be immersed in the world of sunshine and ABBA songs as Mamma Mia! The Party ...More

 
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Sadler's Wells Theatre

The acclaimed Richard Alston Dance Company, entering its 25th year, makes the first of its final two visits to Sadler's Wells. The company presents two new works and ...More

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Sadler's Wells Theatre

Filling the Sadler's Wells stage with 7,500 litres ...More

 
Les Antliaclastes: Waltz Of The Hommelettes
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Theatre | From 15th January 

Barbican The Pit

Masked performers, sound, music, automatons and sculptural puppets ...More

 
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Grief Is The Thing With Feathers
Theatre | From 25th March 

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Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy "is riveting as ...More

 
Lee Krasner: Living Colour
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Exhibitions | From 30th May 

Barbican Art Gallery

One of the pioneers of Abstract Expressionism, Lee ...More

 
The Lehman Trilogy
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Theatre | From 11th May 

Piccadilly Theatre

Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre, the critically acclaimed The Lehman Trilogy transfers ...More

 
Mary Quant
Mary Quant
Exhibitions | From 6th April 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Following on from Christian Dior and Balenciaga, both the subject of fashion forward V&A exhibitions, ...More

 
The Moon
The Moon
Exhibitions | From 1st July 

National Maritime Museum

Not just for the lunatics and the conspiracy theorists, The Moon is a major exhibition ...More

 
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Parallel to Frank's Cafe on the roof of the Bussey Building, the Bussey Rooftop Bar ...More

 
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The UK's first immersive modern bingo hall, Dabbers Social Bingo revitalises the iconic British pastime ...More

 
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Christmas favourites like The Nutcracker, Carols at The Royal Albert Hall and the Santa Dash return along with a Festive Feast at Hampton Court Palace and a new puppet show from the puppeteers behind ...More

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