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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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The Middle - Tom Ellis at the Wallace CollectionThe Middle - Tom Ellis at the Wallace CollectionThe Middle - Tom Ellis at the Wallace CollectionBritish artist Tom Ellis has spent the last four years immersing himself in the stunning works of art at the Wallace Collection and, from September, he reveals his artistic response. Works vary from large-scale paintings, shown on runners in the Front State Room, to sculpture, figurative paintings and furniture. You'll encounter his work across thr2016-09-25T00:00:00+01002016-11-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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DATES  15th September to 27th November 2016
British artist Tom Ellis has spent the last four years immersing himself in the stunning works of art at the Wallace Collection and, from September, he reveals his artistic response. Works vary from large-scale paintings, shown on runners in the Front State Room, to sculpture, figurative paintings and furniture. You'll encounter his work across thr... More about this event
 
History Of Collecting Seminar: The Horace Walpole CollectionHistory Of Collecting Seminar: The Horace Walpole CollectionWith Dr Silvia Davoli.2016-09-26T17:30:00+01002016-09-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wallace Collection,   Hertford House  Manchester Square    W1U 3BN
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History Of Collecting Seminar: The Horace Walpole Collection
Brief Encounter: Royal MistressesBrief Encounter: Royal MistressesTalk given by Gabrielle Verrall.2016-09-27T13:00:00+01002016-09-27T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Brief Encounter: Royal Mistresses
Old Masters/New MastersOld Masters/New MastersLearn how works of art made in different periods begin to make more sense when seen side by side.2016-09-27T11:00:00+01002016-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Old Masters/New Masters
Brief Encounter: Frans Hals And His PortraitsBrief Encounter: Frans Hals And His PortraitsDanuta Lasik delivers this quick talk.2016-09-28T13:00:00+01002016-09-28T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Brief Encounter: Frans Hals And His Portraits
Exhibition Talk: The Middle: Tom Ellis At The Wallace CollectionExhibition Talk: The Middle: Tom Ellis At The Wallace CollectionThe talk accompanies the current exhibition.2016-09-29T13:00:00+01002016-09-29T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Exhibition Talk: The Middle: Tom Ellis At The Wallace Collection
Conference & Study DaysConference & Study DaysAll Depends Upon the Brave: Recent Research into Museum Collections of Ottoman, Middle Eastern and Asian Arms and Armour.2016-09-30T10:00:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Treasure Of The Month: The Migration Of Jacob, Adriaen Van De Velde, 1663Treasure Of The Month: The Migration Of Jacob, Adriaen Van De Velde, 1663An informative talk with Lucy Davis.2016-09-30T13:00:00+01002016-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Treasure Of The Month: The Migration Of Jacob, Adriaen Van De Velde, 1663
The Refugee Tour Guides Present:The Hidden Treasures Of The Wallace CollectionThe Refugee Tour Guides Present:The Hidden Treasures Of The Wallace CollectionCarine Zeka discusses works in the collection.2016-10-01T13:00:00+01002016-10-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wallace Collection,   Hertford House  Manchester Square    W1U 3BN
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The Refugee Tour Guides Present:The Hidden Treasures Of The Wallace Collection
The Little DrawThe Little DrawA drop-in art workshop for families.2016-10-02T13:30:00+01002016-12-03T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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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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London Design Festival

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Mandeville Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £92  36% 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
 
 
 
Ten Manchester Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £110  40% off
8-12 Manchester Street, W1U | 3 minutes from Wallace Collection
Ten is an elegant boutique hotel in the heart of Marylebone, very convenient for Oxford Street yet tucked down a quiet side street behind the delightful ... More
 
 
 
The Marylebone Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £132  30% off
47 Welbeck Street, W1G | 3 minutes from Wallace Collection
The Marylebone Hotel is a modern, stylish hotel in a great location - minutes from Oxford Street but down a quiet back street in Marylebone village. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Art Galleries nearest Wallace Collection

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Arte Vista Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
17 George Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
After seven years in Amsterdam, Jan Van Der Heijden's perky Pop Art gallery arrives in new Marylebone premises. Dealing in only the top end of the ... More
 
 
 
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
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
Manchester Square
London > Attractions >
Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | Same location as Wallace Collection
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
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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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Jack Liebeck & Amandine Savary
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 25th September 2016 - 11.30am
Wallace Collection, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
Liebeck's violin and Savary's piano combine for a performance of Schubert's Duo Sonata In A, Copland's Sonata For Violin And Piano and Brahms's Violin Sonata No ...More
 
 
 
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Pre-Concert Talk: Angela Hewitt
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Sunday 25th September 2016 - 6pm
Wallace Collection, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
In conversation with Jessica Duchen....More
 
 
 
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Angela Hewitt
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 25th September 2016 - 7.30pm
Wallace Collection, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
The creative launch for Hewitt's The Bach Odyssey sees the pianist perform JS Bach's Fantasia And Fugue In C Minor; I. Fantasia, Aria Variata & 15 ...More
 
 
 
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Marylebone Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
American College in London 110 Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
... 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
 
 
 
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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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Other Criteria
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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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
 
 
 
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Durrants
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Durrants Hotel, George Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
British cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Wallace Collection

Near Wallace Collection
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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
 
 
 
American Intercontinental University
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
110 Marylebone High Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
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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
 
 
 
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Wallace Collection gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Holmes Place
London > Leisure > Fitness
Clifton Ford Hotel, Bulstrode Place, Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 3 minutes from Wallace Collection
A chain of upmarket health clubs and gyms. The different clubs vary but they tend to have all the latest fitness equipment in fully air conditioned ... More
 
 
 
Pilates off the Square
London > Leisure > Fitness
4 Mandeville Place, Marylebone, London W1U | 3 minutes from Wallace Collection
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The Whole Clinic
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
London Welbeck Hospital, 27 Welbeck Street, Marylebone, London W1G | 3 minutes from Wallace Collection
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Pubs near Wallace Collection

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
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The Windsor Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
27-29 Crawford Place, Marylebone, London W1H | 11 minutes from Wallace Collection
Certainly one of the oddest and most patriotic pubs in London, The Windsor Castle is more a museum to the essence of old-fashioned Englishness than a ... More
 
 
 
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King & Queen
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 11 minutes from Wallace Collection
... More
 
 
 
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Wallace Collection clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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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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Chakana
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
23 Orchard Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
David Beckham, One Direction and Pixie Lott have all partied at Chakana, a late-night Inca-inspired lounge bar brought to you by Nick House, the entrepreneur behind ... More
 
 
 
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Burlock
London > Nightlife > Bars
31 Duke Street, W1U | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
A cavernous rum bar with a party atmosphere, Burlock stocks over 200 of the world's finest rums available under one roof, ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Wallace Collection

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
... More
 
 
 
Manchester House
London > Business > Venue Hire
46 Manchester Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
... More
 
 
 
The Mandeville Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
Mandeville Place, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
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Sunday Sessions
Concerts | Until 25th September 2016 

Ronnie Scott's 7 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Far Out Recordings presents a selection of DJs, live acts and London-based labels and collectives playing genre-spanning jazz....More

Natalie Williams Soul Family
Concerts | On 25th September 2016 

Ronnie Scott's 7 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Jazz and soul from the London-based singer-songwriter and her accompanying musicians....More

The Jive Aces
Concerts | On 25th September 2016 

Ronnie Scott's 7 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Jazz and swing six-piece who were winners of BBC's Opportunity Knocks and Britain's Got Talent semi finalists in 2012....More

Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 4th March 2017 

Queen's Theatre 8 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
Musicians Company Jazz
Concerts | On 25th September 2016 

Pizza Express Dean Street 9 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Annual jazz competition featuring young British based musicians....More

Thriller Live
Thriller Live
Theatre | Until 23rd April 2017 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 9 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with ...More

 
The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera
Theatre | Until 4th March 2017 

Her Majesty's Theatre 9 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics ...More

 
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Theatre | Until 23rd April 2017 

Criterion Theatre 10 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, embrace a life of crime as ...More

L'Eden By Perrier-Jouet: Thomas Traxler Of Mischer'traxler, 'Electro Craft' In Conversation With Tor
Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2016 

Unit London 10 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More

L'Eden by Perrier-Jouet - Bio-responsive Garden Tour
Leisure | Until 25th September 2016 

Unit London 10 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Food & Drink, Drink & Tastings....More

 
 
 
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