The Wapping Project Bankside  

 
 
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65a Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 9LR
 
 
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Dr Jules Wright, founder and owner of The Wapping Project, has opened up a second gallery space - the Wapping Project Bankside. Located next to Tate Modern, this South Bank art gallery is dedicated to exhibitions of both up-and-coming and established photographic talent.

 

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Holiday Inn Express London Southwark
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  33% off
103-109 Southwark Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Located in the bustling heart of London's arts scene, with the capital's finest theatres, concert halls and cinemas just a short stroll away, this is a ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  25% off
2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
The Hilton London Bankside is a purpose built hotel with a four-storey glass atrium, 292 rooms and fitness centre, complete with swimming pool, and an opulent ... More
 
 
 
CitizenM London Bankside
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  22% off
20 Lavington S, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
From comfy king sized beds and an international plug system to free movies and complimentary WiFi, the citizen London Bankside hotel promises to offer its guests ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Art Galleries nearest The Wapping Project Bankside

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Bankside Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 1 minute from The Wapping Project Bankside
Bankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the world. ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern: The Tanks
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Tate Modern, Bankside Power Station, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
A dramatic new development at Tate Modern, we got our first glimpse inside The Tanks in summer 2012 - revealed as part of ... More
 
 
 
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One Blackfriars
London > Attractions > Sights
1-16 Blackfriars Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Shortlisted for the 2015 World Architecture Festival Awards before it was even completed, One Blackfriars is a 170 metre high tower on London's Southbank where homes ... More
 
 
 
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower Wharf
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bargehouse Street, Off Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Originally a power station, later a reprocessing plant owned by the Oxo Company, the bold, Art Deco Oxo Tower was marked out as ripe for demolition ... More
 
 
 
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Bruce Nauman: Raw Materials
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th and 19th August 2017 at 10am-10pm & 20th August 2017 at 10am-6pm
The Wapping Project Bankside, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 2 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
An audio sculpture, originally shown as a Turbine Hall commission in 2004, comprising of 21 written or spoken texts from the artist's past works, woven together ...More
 
 
 
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Project Space: Ryan L Moule: Vessels And Vestiges
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd May to 26th August 2017 - Various Times
The Wapping Project Bankside, 171 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Chemically unfixed photographic prints by the Swansea-based artist, exploring the analogue medium as a means of investigating themes of fragility and uncertainty....More
 
 
 
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Jerwood Makers Open 2017
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th June to 27th August 2017 - Various Times
The Wapping Project Bankside, 171 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Mixed-media sculpture and installations by Sam Bakewell, Marcin Rusak, Laura Youngson Coll, Juli Bolanos-Durman and Jessica Harrison....More
 
 
 
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Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Situated within Mondrian London, Curzon Mondrian is a 56-seat cinema run by the independent cinema company from Friday evenings through to Sunday. Screenings include new releases, ... More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
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The Union Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
229 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
The Union Theatre was set up by actor/producer Sacha Regan in 1998 in an old paper warehouse and with the help of a Prince's Youth Business ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
 
 
 
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O W Loeb
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 Archie Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Specialists in fine German wine, this shop has moved to larger premises and taken its customers with it - they have a deserved reputation for excellence ... More
 
 
 
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Burnt Lemon Bakery
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Flat Iron Square, 68 Union Street, SE1 | 7 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Founded by chef and baker Matthew Dryden in early 2016, Burnt Lemon Bakery is serious about sourdough breads, made exclusively with organic flours milled in the ... More
 
 
 
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Tibits Bankside
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
124 Southwark Street, SE1 | 1 minute from The Wapping Project Bankside
Seventeen years after opening their first London restaurant tibits , whose Heddon Street restaurant is one of London's best known food destinations ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe 2 (Tate Modern)
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
Second floor, Tate Modern, Sumner Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
A brasserie at Tate Modern. It's really good! No really, given the lack of choice around here you might expect average to good food at extortionate ... More
 
 
 
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Cafe Level Seven
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Extremely swish International Cuisine in a magnificent setting looking out over the Blade of Light bridge, the Thames and the centre of town. This superior eaterie ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 13 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 16 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 16 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
 
 
 
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 7 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
160 Union Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very busy ... More
 
 
 
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The Anchor & Hope
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
36 The Cut, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
The Anchor & Hope is a gastropub that takes both parts of its name seriously, and you can certainly have a good evening just popping in ... More
 
 
 
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The Distillery
London > Nightlife > Bars
Hilton London Bankside, 2-8 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Cocktails incorporating homemade aromatics hark back to the heritage of the site of The Distillery , the ... More
 
 
 
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Viva Verdi
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
6 Canvey Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 3 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Located just behind the Tate Modern is the delightful wine bar Viva Verdi where the prosciutto is served with piles of Palma ham, just like in ... More
 
 
 
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Dandelyan
London > Nightlife > Bars
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
A sumptuous, Art Deco-inspired interior designed by Tom Dixon and views over the South Bank, Dandelyan is no unwanted weed. Instead it's a cut above your ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 2 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 6 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
 
 
 
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Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The Wapping Project Bankside
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
 

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Louise Nevelson
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Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from The Wapping Project Bankside

Mixed-media assemblages made from packing crates, old furniture and scrap timber, inspired by the sculptural qualities of the cityscape of ...More

Gerhard Richter
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The group of six paintings, named after the avant-garde composer John Cage, are the outcome of several layers of painting ...More

Torn Papers And Walls Paper
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Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from The Wapping Project Bankside

Works by contemporary and abstract artists in response to the theme of Cities, featuring pieces by Mark Bradford, Gordon Matta-Clark ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 22nd October 2017 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from The Wapping Project Bankside

Tate Modern hosts landmark exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power, shining a bright light ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 8th October 2017 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from The Wapping Project Bankside

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Exhibitions | Until 10th September 2017 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from The Wapping Project Bankside

Swiss artist Alberto Giacometti, "one of the most highly regarded and distinctive artists of the last century" (The Guardian) "wowed ...More

 
Sam Francis And Brett Weston
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from The Wapping Project Bankside

Compare and contrast the work of the two American artists who each explored the relationship between landscape and abstraction....More

Expanded Painting
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from The Wapping Project Bankside

Works by artists including Pinot Gallizio, Shozo Shimamoto, Niki de Saint Phalle, Sam Gilliam, Richard Smith and Frank Bowling, providing ...More

Artist Rooms: Bruce Nauman
Exhibitions | Until 24th July 2018 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from The Wapping Project Bankside

Multimedia, installations and sculpture spanning the career of the influential American artist, whose work focuses on perception, spatial relationships, human ...More

Bruce Nauman: Raw Materials
Exhibitions | Until 20th August 2017 

Tate Modern 2 minutes walk from The Wapping Project Bankside

An audio sculpture, originally shown as a Turbine Hall commission in 2004, comprising of 21 written or spoken texts from ...More

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