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The music school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their trades also hosts a regular program of concerts in its 19th-century hall. The student orchestras and ensembles are of very near porofessional standard, top intern ational musicians cmoe in for performances and masterclasses, and there is, of course, a chance to spot the next big classical stars. With a little bit of politeness, you can also often sneak into interesting lectures.

 

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Historical Performance ConcertHistorical Performance Concert2017-12-13T18:15:00+00002017-12-13T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal College of Music,   Prince Consort Road      SW7 2BS
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Historical Performance Concert
RCM Brass EnsembleRCM Brass Ensemble2018-01-05T19:30:00+00002018-01-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal College of Music,   Prince Consort Road      SW7 2BS
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RCM Wind EnsembleRCM Wind Ensemble2018-02-15T19:30:00+00002018-02-15T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal College of Music,   Prince Consort Road      SW7 2BS
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RCM Wind Ensemble
RCM Organ FestivalRCM Organ Festival2018-02-25T12:00:00+00002018-02-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal College of Music,   Prince Consort Road      SW7 2BS
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Free Event 
RCM Organ Festival
Thomas Trotter Organ RecitalThomas Trotter Organ Recital2018-02-25T17:00:00+00002018-02-25T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal College of Music,   Prince Consort Road      SW7 2BS
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Thomas Trotter Organ Recital
RCM Symphony Orchestra: Stravinsky's JourneyRCM Symphony Orchestra: Stravinsky's Journey2018-02-27T19:30:00+00002018-02-27T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal College of Music,   Prince Consort Road      SW7 2BS
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RCM Symphony Orchestra: Stravinsky's Journey
From The SoundhouseFrom The Soundhouse2018-03-02T19:30:00+00002018-03-02T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal College of Music,   Prince Consort Road      SW7 2BS
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From The Soundhouse
Bach CantatasBach Cantatas2018-03-04T15:00:00+00002018-03-04T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal College of Music,   Prince Consort Road      SW7 2BS
Category: event
 
Bach Cantatas
Matthias HofsMatthias Hofs2018-03-05T18:15:00+00002018-03-05T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal College of Music,   Prince Consort Road      SW7 2BS
Category: event
 
Matthias Hofs
Orchestral Masterworks: Ravel's Mother Goose SuiteOrchestral Masterworks: Ravel's Mother Goose Suite2018-03-08T19:00:00+00002018-03-08T00:00:00+0000 Where:
Royal College of Music,   Prince Consort Road      SW7 2BS
Category: event
 
Orchestral Masterworks: Ravel's Mother Goose Suite
 

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Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
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Paddington Railway Station
 
24 minutes walk
 
 
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Union Car Parks
 
5 minutes walk
 
Royal Garden Hotel NCP
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  26% off
41 Queen's Gate Gardens, SW7 | 6 minutes from Royal College of Music
Ideally located in London's affluent and fashionable Kensington area, the Grange Strathmore Hotel is an elegantly restored London townhouse, combining Victorian splendour with modern day luxury. ... More
 
 
 
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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £298  41% off
Palace Gate, W8 | 6 minutes from Royal College of Music
Offering timeless elegance within Kensington, the Cheval Thorney Court apartments located by Kensington Gardens; are furnished with a timeless Georgian style - Regency stripes, leather-topped writing ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  38% off
68-86 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 7 minutes from Royal College of Music
Formerly home to the Vanderbilt family, this grand Victorian townhouse with an imposing frontage is now part of the Radisson brand. Located on the bustling Cromwell ... More
 
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 3.3 miles from Royal College of Music
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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London Flower School
London > Education > Professional Training
16-20 Wharfdale Road, N1 | 3.4 miles from Royal College of Music
Whether a beginner, thinking of making it your career or an experienced florist, the London Flower School can help you to improve. ... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 4 miles from Royal College of Music
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Music
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Royal College of Music
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 14 minutes from Royal College of Music
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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Historical Performance Concert
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 13th December 2017 - 6.15pm
Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Road, SW7 | Same location as Royal College of Music
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Raymond Gubbay's Christmas Classics
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 13th December 2017 - 7.30pm
Royal College of Music, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Music
A traditional concert of seasonal classics and glorious Christmas carols performed by the celebrated Royal Choral Society and the Fanfare Trumpeters of the Royal Logistics Corps. ...More
 
 
 
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Christmas Carols & Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 13th to 24th December 2017
Royal College of Music, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Music
The climax of the Royal Albert Hall's Christmas carols programme is the dimly lit traditional Christmas celebration, Carols by Candlelight, a fun-filled jamboree of carols and ...More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Royal College of Music
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Music
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Music
Classical music, rock, pop and jazz, sporting events, galas, banquets and balls and the world-famous Proms series all take place within the Royal Albert Hall's ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of Instruments
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Royal College of Music
The RCM Museum of Instruments was started in 1894 with a donation from Sir George Donaldson. Today it features over six hundred instruments, some of which ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Music
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all done ... More
 
 
 
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Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Music
A major permanent gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum, open on 25th October 2014, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World is ... More
 
 
 
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Royal College of Music
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
 
 
 
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Royal College of Music
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
 
 
 
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Moxon's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes from Royal College of Music
Fishmonger Robin Moxon is regarded as one of the best suppliers of fish in London and is all too familiar with early morning trips to Billingsgate ... More
 
 
 
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Ognisko Polskie
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
55 Prince's Gate, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Music
Polish cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. Dress smart casual. ... More
 
 
 
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Bistro One Ninety Queen's Gate
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
189 - 190 Queens Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Music
Bistro One Ninety is an all-day restaurant in the prestigious Gore Hotel. With tasteful vintage décor and a friendly atmosphere, the bistro is known for fine ... More
 
 
 
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Ognisko Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
55 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Music
The terrace at Ognisko Restaurant is "tented and lanterned" and overlooks a small park, making Guardian ... More
 
 
 
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes from Royal College of Music
Downstairs from LA Fitness (keep going past the people who look like they're about to die on the running machines) you'll find G-Spa. A world away ... More
 
 
 
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London Archers
London > Leisure > Activities
Perks Field, Kensington Palace, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Royal College of Music
An excellent members archery club that shoots in the grounds of Kensington Palace in summer and in Pimlico in winter. Archery is a totally satisfying sport, ... More
 
 
 
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The Roof Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
99 Kensington High Street, Kensington, London W8 | 12 minutes from Royal College of Music
Although a restaurant, clubbing and event venue, the extraordinary Kensington Roof Gardens are still accessible to the general public during the day if there are no ... More
 
 
 
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 11 minutes from Royal College of Music
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Royal College of Music
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW5 | 12 minutes from Royal College of Music
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 9 minutes from Royal College of Music
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
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Hyde Kensington
London > Nightlife > Bars
1-1a Kensington High Street, W8 | 10 minutes from Royal College of Music
Opposite Kensington Palace, an area not known for its nightlife, Hyde Kensington cocktail bar has a drinks list by world ... More
 
 
 
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Royal College of Music
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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The Great Hall, Imperial College
London > Business > Venue Hire
South Kensington Campus, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Royal College of Music
One of London's largest academic venues, the Imperial College London has a portfolio of more than 200 meeting and seminar rooms. Its largest conference room, The ... More
 
 
 
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The Gore Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
190 Queen's Gate, Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Music
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Royal Albert Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Royal College of Music
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Illuminating India
Illuminating India
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Science Museum 3 minutes walk from Royal College Of Music

This autumn, the Science Museum celebrates India's contribution to science, technology and mathematics with its special Illuminating India season. The ...More

 
Father Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall
Father Christmas at the Royal Albert Hall
Kids Events | Until 24th December 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 3 minutes walk from Royal College Of Music

With his sleigh parked at the Royal Albert Hall but not enough Christmas Spirit to fuel it, Father Christmas needs ...More

 
Christmas Carols & Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall
Christmas Carols & Concerts at the Royal Albert Hall
Seasonal | Until 24th December 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 3 minutes walk from Royal College Of Music

The climax of the Royal Albert Hall's Christmas carols programme is the dimly lit traditional Christmas celebration, Carols by Candlelight, ...More

 
Father Christmas At The Hall
Leisure | Until 24th December 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 3 minutes walk from Royal College Of Music

The iconic London venue is transformed into a winter wonderland for an immersive and interactive journey to help Father Christmas ...More

Raymond Gubbay's Christmas Classics
Concerts | On 13th December 2017 

Royal Albert Hall 3 minutes walk from Royal College Of Music

A traditional concert of seasonal classics and glorious Christmas carols performed by the celebrated Royal Choral Society and the Fanfare ...More

The Art Of British Natural History
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2018 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from Royal College Of Music

More than 200 original illustrations celebrating the nature on our shores. Items from the museum's collection will explore the many ...More

Venom: Killer and Cure
Venom: Killer and Cure
Exhibitions | Until 13th May 2018 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from Royal College Of Music

A major new exhibition at the Natural History Museum, Venom: Killer and Cure enters the realm of venomous creatures to ...More

 
Whales: Beneath the surface
Whales: Beneath the surface
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2018 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from Royal College Of Music

With a gigantic blue whale skeleton replacing Dippy the Dinosaur in the Natural History Museum's Hintze Hall, the museum is ...More

 
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 7th January 2018 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from Royal College Of Music

The earliest of London's winter ice rinks to open, the Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens ...More

 
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
Exhibitions | Until 9th September 2018 

Natural History Museum 4 minutes walk from Royal College Of Music

The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition is a highlight of the year at the Natural History Museum, consistently ...More

 

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Concerts | On 17th December 

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Exhibitions | From 5th June 

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A century since the end of WWI Tate Britain takes a look at how artists responded to the physical and psychological scars left on Europe. A fascinating and ...More

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Exhibitions | From 24th February 

National Gallery

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Comedy | From 19th December 

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Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

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Sadler's Wells Theatre

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Dance | From 1st August 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

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Sadler's Wells Theatre

Sixteen years after his first production, Kaash, talented choreographer and dancer Akram Khanis set for ...More

 
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The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

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Theatre | From 5th February 

Peacock Theatre

With jaw-dropping stunts, tricks and contemporary artistry, Cirque Berserk! is back with its most famous ...More

 
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Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
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With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
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Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
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