Chelsea Library  

 
 
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Chelsea Old Town Hall Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 5EZ
 
 
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The Library at Chelsea Town Hall on the King's Road offers a wide range of services for anyone living or working in the Royal Borough. It's not just for borrowing books, there's internet access, wireless hotspots and computer facilities. It also houses the Chelsea Gallery, a beautiful exhibition space located in the heart of Chelsea and regularly hosts exhibitions by amateur and professional artists or by collectors selling or exhibiting their work or collections. Specially lit glass cabinets show art works off to their best advantage. Gallery opening times are: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 9.30am to 8pm, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 9.30am to 5pm with private views be held between 5pm and 8pm on Wednesday evenings.

 

Chelsea Library events

 
May The Thoughts Be With You - Author Talk By Charlotte ReedMay The Thoughts Be With You - Author Talk By Charlotte ReedLiterary & Education, Author Event.2016-06-09T18:30:00+01002016-06-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Chelsea Library,   Chelsea Old Town Hall Kings Road      SW3 5EZ
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Free EventOn Soon
May The Thoughts Be With You - Author Talk By Charlotte Reed
Mindfulness: Your Inner SoundMindfulness: Your Inner SoundLiterary & Education, Talk.2016-06-30T18:30:00+01002016-06-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Chelsea Library,   Chelsea Old Town Hall Kings Road      SW3 5EZ
Category: event
Free Event 
Mindfulness: Your Inner Sound
 

LondonTown.com - Chelsea Library Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
South Kensington Tube Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Sloane Square Tube Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Imperial Wharf Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
7 minutes walk
 
Whitelands House Pure Parking
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  23% off
9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 6 minutes from Chelsea Library
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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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  37% off
35 Ixworth Place, SW3 | 6 minutes from Chelsea Library
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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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £128  25% off
26 Cadogan Gardens, SW3 | 10 minutes from Chelsea Library
Stylish antique d'cor, a peaceful but convenient location, and spacious, airy rooms are all essential to this hotel's appeal. Yet it is the unbeatable service that ... More
 
 
 
 
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Chelsea College of Art and Design
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Manresa Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Chelsea Library
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English Gardening School
London > Education > Professional Training
Chelsea Physic Garden, 66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Chelsea Library
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Zack Zadek: NYC To London
London > Events > Music  Dates: Wednesday 25th May 2016 - 8.30pm
The Pheasantry, 152-154 Kings Road, SW3 | 3 minutes from Chelsea Library
The award-winning composer/lyricist, songwriter, and playwright performs a selection of his musical theatre compositions....More
 
 
 
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Bounder & Cad: Pizzas And Pizzazz
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 1st June 2016 - 8.30pm
The Pheasantry, 152-154 Kings Road, SW3 | 3 minutes from Chelsea Library
Fresh-faced, stylish and witty musical double act performs its original parodies....More
 
 
 
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Cabaret Confidential
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th Jun, 14th Jul, 11th Aug and 8th Sep 2016 - 8.30pm
The Pheasantry, 152-154 Kings Road, SW3 | 3 minutes from Chelsea Library
An evening of cabaret hosted by Jamie Anderson and featuring resident pianist Simona Budd and a collection of acclaimed jazz performers....More
 
 
 
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Curzon Chelsea Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
206 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Chelsea Library
An Art Deco classic, the Curzon Chelsea began life in 1934 as the Gaumont Palace. Despite a brief stint as a Habitat store it reverted to ... More
 
 
 
Cineworld Chelsea
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
279 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Chelsea Library
... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Old Town Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Chelsea Library
A classic example of late Victorian design and elegance, Chelsea Old Town Hall provides an ideal setting for VIP banquets and is famous for its quality ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Chelsea Library
Art gallery Proud Chelsea brings top quality rock 'n' roll photography to the heart of King's Road. There are several strings to the Proud bow - ... More
 
 
 
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National Trust: Carlyle's House
London > Attractions > Museums
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Chelsea Library
A Queen Anne Town House occupied by historian and 'Sage of Chelsea' Thomas Carlyle and his wife Jane from 1834-1881. A man of letters, Thomas Carlyle ... More
 
 
 
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Kate Kuba
London > Shopping > Shoes
22 Duke of York Square, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Chelsea Library
Winner of ‘Best Women’s Footwear Awards’ two years running, this trendy shop has become a national treasure. An eclectic mix of equestrian-style boots, bejewelled high-heeled sandals ... More
 
 
 
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The Chelsea Gardener
London > Shopping > House and Garden
125 Sydney Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Chelsea Library
Since opening in 1984, The Chelsea Gardener has gained a reputation as an excellent garden centre offering an oasis of green in the centre of Chelsea. ... More
 
 
 
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Pet Pavilion, Chelsea
London > Shopping > Pet Care
Chelsea Farmers Market, 125 Sydney Street, SW3 | 1 minute from Chelsea Library
Pet Pavilion is a five-star pet shop with a wide range of top class products, from natural dog treats to quality toys. They also ... More
 
 
 
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El Gaucho
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
Chelsea Farmers' Market, 125 Sydney Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Chelsea Library
Mexican cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Bumpkin Chelsea
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
119 Sydney Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Chelsea Library
The fourth branch of Bumpkin, following on from the original Notting Hill restaurant, opened in June 2013, occupying an elegant Georgian townhouse on Sydney Street ... More
 
 
 
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Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
201-203 King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Chelsea Library
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Chelsea Sports Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Chelsea Manor Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Chelsea Library
Health and Fitness Club with Gym and swimming pool also has sports facilities such as Badminton, Basketball and Netball courts.... More
 
 
 
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Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Chelsea Library
More than just a skincare shop, this branch of Lush on the Kings Road houses the Lush Spa. An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
66 Royal Hospital Garden, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Chelsea Library
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
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Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes from Chelsea Library
This popular, basic pub serves some really great food. Everything is cooked on the premises from proper ingredients and the smell that drifts out of the ... More
 
 
 
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The Cadogan Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 4 minutes from Chelsea Library
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 Phoenix
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
23 Smith Street, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Chelsea Library
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Phene Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
9 Phene Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes from Chelsea Library
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Surprise in Chelsea
London > Nightlife > Bars
6 Christchurch Terrace, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Chelsea Library
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Raffles
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
287 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Chelsea Library
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
 
 
 
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Chelsea Old Town Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Chelsea Library
A classic example of late Victorian design and elegance, Chelsea Old Town Hall provides an ideal setting for VIP banquets and is famous for its quality ... More
 
 
 
The Chelsea Gardener
London > Business > Venue Hire
125 Sydney Street, Chelsea - Brompton, Chelsea, London SW3 | 1 minute from Chelsea Library
Since opening in 1984, The Chelsea Gardener has gained a reputation as an excellent garden centre offering an oasis of green in the centre of Chelsea. ... More
 
 
 
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Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Chelsea Library
The largest fruiting olive tree in Britain and the world's northern-most outdoor grapefruit tree call the historic Chelsea Physic Gardens home. Hidden behind towering brick walls, ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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An Evening With Matt The Cartoonist
Exhibitions | On 25th May 2016 

Cadogan Hall 1.98 miles from Chelsea Library

Join Telegraph Bespoke for a one-off evening to celebrate paper's well-loved cartoonist....More

Human Animals
Human Animals
Theatre | Until 18th June 2016 

Royal Court Theatre 1.99 miles from Chelsea Library

With London reaching a record population of 8.6 million in 2016, you would be forgiven for thinking ...More

 
Chinese Afternoon Tea at Harrods
Chinese Afternoon Tea at Harrods
Foodie Events | Until 25th April 2017 

Chai Wu Harrods 2.01 miles from Chelsea Library

An eastern twist on the traditional afternoon tea, Chai Wu, the elegant Chinese restaurant on the fifth floor of Harrods, ...More

 
Exhibitionism
Exhibitionism
Exhibitions | Until 4th September 2016 

Saatchi Gallery 2.16 miles from Chelsea Library

Going strong for 50 years and counting, the Rolling Stones stage their first major exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery, documenting ...More

 
RHS Chelsea Flower Show
RHS Chelsea Flower Show
Exhibitions | Until 28th May 2016 

Royal Hospital Chelsea 2.36 miles from Chelsea Library

Close to 300,000 crocheted poppies greet visitors to the Chelsea Flower Show, the finest of the Royal Horticultural ...More

 
High Renaissance To Baroque: 1500-1720: Courses
Exhibitions | Until 6th July 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Chelsea Library

Courses covering the art, architecture and decorative arts of Europe from the High Renaissance to Baroque...More

Elytra Filament Pavilion
Elytra Filament Pavilion
Exhibitions | Until 6th November 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Chelsea Library

This newly-commissioned Elytra Filament Pavilion, a striking installation in the V&A's John Madejski Garden, has been created by architects and ...More

 
Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York
Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years of Theatre in London and New York
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Chelsea Library

Part of a year-long programme of activity to mark 40 years of the Olivier Awards Curtain Up: Celebrating 40 Years ...More

 
Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century
Paul Strand: Photography and Film for the 20th Century
Exhibitions | Until 3rd July 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Chelsea Library

Challenging the popular perception of Paul Strand as primarily a photographer of American places and ...More

 
Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear
Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear
Exhibitions | Until 12th March 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 2.39 miles from Chelsea Library

Tighten your girdle. This spring the V&A tells the story of underwear, from the sensory to ...More

 
 
 
 
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