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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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Tales Of Ovid's MetamorphosesTales Of Ovid's MetamorphosesPaintings, designs, sculpture and ceramics heavily inspired by Roman writer Ovid's poem, Metamorphoses, which draws on both Greek and Roman mythology.2017-01-20T10:00:00+00002017-04-02T00:00:00+0100 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 £79† 31% 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 £103† 38% 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
Holiday Inn Oxford Circus
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £80† 21% 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
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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
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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
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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
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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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St Marylebone Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Wallace Collection
Designed by the Bank of England architect Sir John Soane, the Holy Trinity Church, St Marylebone, was built in a Grecian style with a tower which ... More
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Tales Of Ovid's Metamorphoses
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 19th January to 2nd April 2017 - 10am-5pm
Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, W1U | Same location as Wallace Collection
Paintings, designs, sculpture and ceramics heavily inspired by Roman writer Ovid's poem, Metamorphoses, which draws on both Greek and Roman mythology....More
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The Psychic Lens: Surrealism And The camera
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 24th November 2016 to 28th January 2017 - Various Times
Wallace Collection, 49 Dorset Street, W1U | 3 minutes from Wallace Collection
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
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Angela Hewitt
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Friday 20th January 2017 - 7.30pm
Wallace Collection, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
The pianist performs Bach's French Suite No 1 In D Minor, French Suite No 2 In C Minor, French Suite No 4 In E Flat, French ...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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Regent Street Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
The historic Regent Street Cinema is where the first ever performance of moving images took place. Created by the Lumière brothers, the film was shown as ... 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
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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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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
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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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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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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
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John Lewis Roof Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
300 Oxford Street, Mayfair, London W1A | 7 minutes from Wallace Collection
After the success of the 150th anniversary celebrations last year, John Lewis has reopened the roof space of its Oxford Street branch for 2015. The temporary ... More
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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
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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 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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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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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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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
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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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Steve Mould, Helen Arney and Matt Parker perform stand-up comedy on the theme of science....More

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