Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea  

 
 
ADDRESS
289 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 5EW
 
 
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11am-7pm
 
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FREE (Adult), FREE (Child)
 

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Rockarchive Gallery ChelseaJill Furmanovsky, a professional photographer since 1972 and best-known for her images of rock musicians, is the brains behind the Rockarchive galleries. During a stint at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design from 1972 to 1974 she spent just two weeks training in photography and from there became the official photographer at the Rainbow Theatre in 1972, one of London's premier rock venues. When she founded the Rockarchive, Furmanovsky brought together a whole library of well known rock photographers and their iconic images of leading musicians. This gallery in Chelsea variously shows exhibitions in addition to its permanent collection. Here you'll see images by Barrie Wentzell, Melody Maker's photographer from 1965 until 1975 and by Bob Gruen, John and Yoko's personal photographer. All the great rock and roll icons are here: The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Kinks, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Queen. Many prints are limited edition and come signed by the photographer, often with an anecdote about the story behind the image - making them valuable collectors' items as well as part of rock and roll history.

 

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South Kensington Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
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Imperial Wharf Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
11 minutes walk
 
Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  30% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 8 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
The Sydney House Chelsea is a converted town house located in a Grade II listed building, just moments from the King's Road in London's fashionable Chelsea ... More
 
 
 
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33 Roland Gardens, SW7 | 8 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  39% off
35 Ixworth Place, SW3 | 10 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
A boutique hotel that is striking a balance between traditional and contemporary, myhotel Chelsea promises to offer its guests elegant pleasures, personal attention and contemporary style. ... More
 
 
 
 
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161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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Chelsea Old Church
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4 Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
Chelsea Old Church, also known as All Saints, dates from 1157. Henry VIII is said to have married his third wife Jane Seymour in this ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: Carlyle's House
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24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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Lindsey House
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99-100 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London SW10 | 4 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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Cineworld Chelsea
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279 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | Same location as Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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392 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 5 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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Austique
London > Shopping > Clothing
330 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
Immensely popular with glamorous London ladies the relaxed, very girly atmosphere that pervades this place is inspired by the boutiques in Australia. Everything is super-feminine, ... More
 
 
 
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Designers Guild
London > Shopping > House and Garden
267 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
With a pedigree dating right back to 1970, the Designers Guild is a Mecca for luxury home furnishings. This flagship store on the Kings Road is ... More
 
 
 
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49-51 Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
The A-list shoe: immaculately fashionable, resolutely feminine, reassuringly expensive. Better than chocolate.... More
 
 
 
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289A King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | Same location as Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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Sushinho
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
312 - 314 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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Byron
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
300 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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Chelsea College of Art and Design
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Manresa Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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Chelsea Old Town Hall Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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250 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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The Cadogan Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
The Cadogan Arms has been given a facelift by Tom and Ed Martin - the brothers behind The Botanist, The Gun, The Well, Hat & Tun ... More
 
 
 
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The Pig's Ear
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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Raffles
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
287 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | Same location as Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
This Kings Road nightclub run by Patrice Gouty, founding partner of Chinawhite, is popular with celebrities and young royals - it helps if your parents have ... More
 
 
 
JuJu Chelsea
London > Nightlife > Bars
316-318 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
JuJu is a chi-chi bar on the Kings Road run by ex-footballer Lee Chapman and his actress wife Leslie Ash with interiors by designer Martin Brudnizki ... More
 
 
 
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9 Phene Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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35 Old Church Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
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Bluebird Restaurant
London > Business > Venue Hire
350 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
Sir Terence Conran used to run this place, then he handed control over to his son Tom, with entirely favourable results. Now the landmark Bluebird restaurant ... More
 
 
 
Cheyne Walk Brasserie
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea
Hugely popular local restaurant with a French accent, the Cheyne Walk Brasserie is a brasserie by name and by nature - evident in the all-day menu, ... More
 
 
 
 

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Orchestra Of The Age Of Enlightenment
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Cadogan Hall 1.98 miles from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea

Masaaki Suzuki, renowned Bach specialist and winner of the 2012 Bach Prize, conducts Bach's Christmas Oratorio over two concerts....More

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Royal Court Theatre 1.99 miles from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea

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Duke of York Square Christmas Grotto
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Seasonal | Until 23rd December 2016 

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The pedestrianised Duke of York Square, just off the fashionable King's Road, presents its very own plush Santa's Grotto at ...More

 
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Seasonal | Until 23rd December 2016 

Duke of York Square 2.14 miles from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea

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Dan Hillier: Ceremony
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2017 

Saatchi Gallery 2.16 miles from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea

Contemporary works which are steeped in mysticism and archetypal iconography inspired by the artist's recent journey to the Amazonian rainforest....More

Richard Wilson: 20:50
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2016 

Saatchi Gallery 2.16 miles from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea

The British sculptor's large-scale installation, created with recycled engine oil and steel....More

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Exhibitions | Until 10th December 2016 

Crane Kalman Gallery 2.16 miles from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea

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Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2017 

Saatchi Gallery 2.16 miles from Rockarchive Gallery Chelsea

Contemporary paintings by Richard Aldrich, David Brian Smith, Dexter Dalwood, Raffi Kalenderian, Ansel Krut, Martin Maloney, Bjarne Melgaard, Ryan Mosley ...More

 
 
 
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