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66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B 1AD
 
 
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A continuous series of exhibitions and events of architecture and design are held in this fantastic 1930s Grade II listed building. There is an architectural information point, a large bookshop as well as a cafe and bar. This is also the home of the British Architectural Library which is open to non-members buying day tickets. There is a programme of lectures open to the public on architecture and related subjects.

 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £52  38% off
Carburton Street, W1W | 3 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
Located near the transport hub of Euston, and handy for shops and theatres in the West End as well for the City and the New East ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £400  27% off
1c Portland Place, W1B | 5 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  25% off
130 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 7 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
Historic building in trendy Fitzrovia, guests enjoy free high-speed WiFi on unlimited devices; stylish single, double, family rooms and suites; and Steak and Lobster, serving mouth-watering ... More
 
 
 
 
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Fashion Space Gallery, London College Of Fashion
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20 John Princes Street, Marylebone, London W1G | 8 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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35 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 8 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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66 Portland Place, W1B | 1 minute from RIBA Architecture Gallery
The home of the Royal Institute of British Architects in London, 66 Portland Place houses free exhibitions, a library, bookshop, cafe and ... More
 
 
 
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BBC Broadcasting House
London > Attractions > Sights
2-22 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1A | 3 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
BBC HQ and home, in particular, to the BBC's famous Radio Theatre, Broadcasting House is an iconic building in Portland Place. This purpose-built broadcast centre, erected ... More
 
 
 
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All Souls Church Langham Place
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2 All Souls Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 4 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
All Souls Church was the creation of the Prince Regent's favourite designer, John Nash. It was erected in 1824 and formed the pivotal point for Nash's ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 4th December 2020 - 7pm
RIBA Architecture Gallery, 229 Great Portland Street, W1W | 3 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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The New Diorama Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15-16 Triton Street, Regents Place, Fitzrovia, London NW1 | 4 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
The New Diorama Theatre is an 80-seat performance space located in central London, close to Great Portland Street, dedicated to presenting the work of theatre companies ... More
 
 
 
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Regent Street Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 6 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 7 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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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Choconut
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
161 Great Portland Street, W1W | 1 minute from RIBA Architecture Gallery
Personalised chocolates, created by a team led by Xavier Parcerisa, formerly Head Pastry Chef at The Goring, nuts and quality coffee are the little ... More
 
 
 
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Villandry Delicatessen
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
170 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 2 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
This wide-ranging delicatessen, (attached to the famous restaurant) is located in what once were the unpromising wastelands north of Oxford Street. As the area developed, so ... More
 
 
 
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75 New Cavendish Street, Marylebone, London W1G | 2 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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RIBA Cafe
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66 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | Same location as RIBA Architecture Gallery
London’s architecture seamlessly blends the old and new world together, and there could not be a more appropriate place to admire this fluid magnificence than at ... More
 
 
 
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175 - 177 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 1 minute from RIBA Architecture Gallery
Turkish cuisine with live Eastern music and belly dancing downstairs.... More
 
 
 
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Portland Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
113 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 2 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
With a menu driven by what arrives from their trusted suppliers each day and an excellent wine list that changes every month, Portland is ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
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15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 6 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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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118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 6 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 7 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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1c Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 5 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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Fitzroy Square Garden
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Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 6 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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240 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 3 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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5 Clipstone Street, Fitzrovia, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 2 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
Elusive location? Check. Mismatched furniture? Check. Random antiques used for decoration? Check. And finally: an extensive cocktail list? Check. The Lucky Pig has all the elements ... More
 
 
 
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124 Cleveland Street, W1T | 4 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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Langham Hotel, 1C Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 5 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
Enjoy dominoes and daiquris on Mondays from 5pm or sax on Saturday nights from 8pm at one of London's most glamorous hotel cocktail bars. When the ... More
 
 
 
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50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 8 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 8 minutes from RIBA Architecture Gallery
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Beethoven 250
Beethoven 250
Concerts | Until 1st December 2020 

Wigmore Hall 7 minutes walk from Riba Architecture Gallery

December 2020 marks the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth and to celebrate the occasion Wigmore Hall presents its special season, ...More

 
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2021 

Wellcome Collection 11 minutes walk from Riba Architecture Gallery

Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a ...More

 
The Prince of Egypt
The Prince of Egypt
Theatre | Until 31st October 2020 

Dominion Theatre 14 minutes walk from Riba Architecture Gallery

With new musical numbers and lavish sets, The Prince of Egypt brings a glittering production based on the Dreamworks film ...More

 
Pretty Woman: The Musical
Pretty Woman: The Musical
Theatre | Until 2nd January 2021 

Piccadilly Theatre 16 minutes walk from Riba Architecture Gallery

Everyone's favourite Hollywood love story comes alive on the London stage this February when Pretty Woman: The Musical transfers from ...More

 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theatre | Until 24th January 2021 

Palace Theatre 17 minutes walk from Riba Architecture Gallery

From the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced the ...More

 
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Theatre | Until 1st November 2020 

Criterion Theatre 17 minutes walk from Riba Architecture Gallery

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - ...More

 
Sin
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2021 

National Gallery 22 minutes walk from Riba Architecture Gallery

A group exhibition exploring complex theological ideas and depictions of sinful everyday behaviour including works across the centuries by Bruegel, ...More

Artemisia
Exhibitions | Until 24th January 2021 

National Gallery 22 minutes walk from Riba Architecture Gallery

This first major exhibition of 17th-century Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi's work includes two versions of her painting Judith Beheading Holofernes ...More

Titian: Love, Desire, Death
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2021 

National Gallery 22 minutes walk from Riba Architecture Gallery

All six works in the series of paintings showing Classical myths primarily taken from the Roman poet Ovid's 'Metamorphoses', commissioned ...More

Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 23 minutes walk from Riba Architecture Gallery

London born artist Heather Philipson puts an ice cream with a cherry on top on The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar ...More

 
 
 
 
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