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F*ck Valentine's Proud Camden, NW1 8AH 14th February 2012 Arm yourselves with friends and get down to Proud Camden for F*ck Valentine's - the ultimate in anti-Valentine's day...

 
 
February in London 2012

Lucian Freud Portraits National Portrait Gallery, WC2H 0HE 9th February 2012 - 27th May 2012 More than 100 of Lucian Freud's realist portrait paintings are shown in this...

 
 
May in London 2012

Museums at Night Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, SW7 2RL 18th May 2012 - 21st May 2012 This annual campaign treats visitors to after-hours fun in...

 
 
June in London 2012

MINT Polo in the Park Hurlingham Park, SW6 3NG 8th June 2012 - 11th June 2012 Now in its fourth year, Polo in the Park in Fulham's Hurlingham...

 
 
July in London 2012

Dance GB - The Olympic Project Old Royal Naval College, SE10 9LW 4th July 2012 - 8th July 2012 The UK's three national dance companies come to town...

 
 
London's Best Events 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Hotels near Friends

Near Friends
Blakes Hotel London London
Blakes Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel  from £128  25% off
33 Roland Gardens, SW7 | 6 minutes from Friends
Anouska Hempel has a signature minimalist interior design style and everything about Blakes in South Kensington has been designed to her exacting taste. From the black ...More
 
 
 
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels at Chelsea FC London
Millennium & Copthorne Hotels at Chelsea FC
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £60  27% off
Stamford Bridge, SW6 | 8 minutes from Friends
The Millennium & Copthorne Hotels at Chelsea FC benefit from a thoroughly modern design with all the comforts and conveniences that brings. There's broadband in every ...More
 
 
 
Cranley Hotel London London
Cranley Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel  from £122  39% off
10 Bina Gardens, SW5 | 9 minutes from Friends
Three 1869 townhouses combine to make The Cranley, a tranquil temporary residence within walking distance of Gloucester Road Tube. Each of the 39 rooms is individually ...More
 
 
 
Santa Lucia London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Santa Lucia
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
2 Hollywood Road, South Kensington, London SW10 | 1 minute from Friends
...More
 
 
 
Carluccio's London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Carluccio's
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
236 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from Friends
Carluccio's are springing up all over the place, from Bluewater to Brent Cross, spreading the gospel of good fresh superior Italian food. Each restaurant is also ...More
 
 
 
Il Trillo - Chelsea London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Il Trillo - Chelsea
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
4 Hollywood Road, SW10 | 1 minute from Friends
Italian Cuisine...More
 
 
 
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Dining near Friends

Near Friends
Feng Sushi London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Feng Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
218 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 1 minute from Friends
This chain of inexpensive sushi restaurants is never going to win any accolades for service - in the main it’s slow and not particularly helpful. Nevertheless, ...More
 
 
 
Honky Tonk London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Honky Tonk
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
6 Hollywood Road, SW10 | 1 minute from Friends
Welcome to Honky Tonk bar and restaurant on Hollywood Road, a bar friendly street just off the Fulham Road. Serving up delicious American food in a ...More
 
 
 
Brinkley's Garden Restaurant London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brinkley's Garden Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
47 Hollywood Road, South Kensington, London SW10 | 1 minute from Friends
Bistro ...More
 
 
 
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Events near Friends

Near Friends
A Promise London
Ends Today
A Promise
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 12th to 18th Sep 2014
Cine Lumiere, Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from Friends
Friederich Zeitz lands a position with German nobleman Karl Hoffmeister as tutor to his host's young son, Otto. Friederich grows fond of the boy and also ...More
 
 
 
Apocalypse World War 1 (Apocalypse La 1ere Guerre Mondiale) London
Ends Today
Apocalypse World War 1 (Apocalypse La 1ere Guerre Mondiale)
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 12th to 18th Sep 2014
Cine Lumiere, Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from Friends
...More
 
 
 
Attila Marcel London
Ends Today
Attila Marcel
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 12th to 18th Sep 2014
Cine Lumiere, Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 14 minutes from Friends
As a toddler, Paul witnessed the deaths of his parents in mysterious circumstances and he has been mute ever since. Now 33, Paul is a piano ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Friends

Near Friends
Finborough Theatre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Finborough Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
118 Finborough Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 5 minutes from Friends
The Finborough Theatre in Earls Court punches well above its weight, presenting award-winning plays and works by new writers in a small theatre above a pub. ...More
 
 
 
The Troubadour London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
265 Old Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 8 minutes from Friends
Kensington's original boho coffee house. Jimi Hendrix, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan and Paul Simon played here back in the 60s. Of course, Kensington has changed a ...More
 
 
 
The Troubadour London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Troubadour
London > Entertainment > Live Music
263-267 Brompton Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 8 minutes from Friends
The Troubadour is a lovely little cafe, which hosts an inspiring program of folk, blues, psychedelia and poetry downstairs. It's also the place where Private Eye ...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Friends

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Friends
Brompton Cemetery London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brompton Cemetery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 4 minutes from Friends
Opened in the mid-19th century Brompton Cemetary was set up as one of the 'Magnificent Seven' series of cemeteries, which included Highgate Cemetery, established to cope ...More
 
 
 
National Trust: Carlyle's House London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Trust: Carlyle's House
London > Attractions > Museums
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes from Friends
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
 
 
 
Proud Chelsea London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 15 minutes from Friends
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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Shopping near Friends

The best shops and markets near Friends
Luigi's Delicatessen London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Luigi's Delicatessen
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
349 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 3 minutes from Friends
Luigi's Delicatessen is a one-stop shop for all kinds of delicacies from fresh pasta to farmhouse cheeses with a particular emphasis on Italian produce. They have ...More
 
 
 
Wyndham House Butchers London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wyndham House Butchers
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
309 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 3 minutes from Friends
One of London's best butchers, this place is incredibly popular with Fulham residents. Wyndham's is a family operation which also has a shop at Borough Market. ...More
 
 
 
Crockatt and Powell London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
345 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London SW10 | 3 minutes from Friends
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. An independent that treats you like an individual. ...More
 
 
 
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Education near Friends

Near Friends
Royal College of Art, Dyson Building London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal College of Art, Dyson Building
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Hester Road, SW11 | 14 minutes from Friends
The £21 million Dyson Building makes up the largest part of the purpose-built Battersea campus of the prestigious Royal College of Art. Located at 1 Hester ...More
 
 
 
Dana Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes from Friends
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
 
 
 
The London School of Painting and Drawing London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 20 minutes from Friends
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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Leisure near Friends

Friends gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Kayaking London London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kayaking London
London > Leisure >
Cremorne Riverside, Cremorne Gardens, Lots Road, SW10 | 9 minutes from Friends
Based in the Cremorne Riverside Centre on the waterfront at Chelsea, Kayaking London offers a variety of trips, tours and bespoke experiences enabling the public to ...More
 
 
 
Lush Spa London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lush Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 15 minutes from Friends
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
 
 
 
G-Spa London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes from Friends
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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Pubs near Friends

The best pubs near London Friends.
The King's Arms London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The King's Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
190 Fulham Road, Chelsea, SW10 | 3 minutes from Friends
Gastropub...More
 
 
 
The Duke of Clarence London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Duke of Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
148 Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, SW5 | 8 minutes from Friends
Gastropub...More
 
 
 
The Cadogan Arms London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cadogan Arms
London > Nightlife > Pubs
298 Kings Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 9 minutes from Friends
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Friends

Friends clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Evans & Peel Detective Agency London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Evans & Peel Detective Agency
London > Nightlife > Bars
310c Earls Court Road, Earls Court, London SW5 | 9 minutes from Friends
Taking the speakeasy trend to another level, the Evans & Peel Detective Agency is a bar moonlighting as fully functioning detective company. The basement bar can ...More
 
 
 
Eighty Six London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eighty Six
London > Nightlife > Bars
86 Fulham Road, South Kensington, London SW3 | 10 minutes from Friends
Eighty-Six is the brainchild of George Adams and Charlie Kearns, the duo behind Verbier's Coco Club. A popular place for after hours socialising for the Fulham ...More
 
 
 
Ping London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ping
London > Nightlife > Bars
180-184 Earl's Court Road, SW5 | 14 minutes from Friends
We can't help but feel that Boris Johnson would approve of Ping, a cavernous venue which serves cocktails, pizzas and ping pong (or whiff whaff if ...More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Friends

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Friends.
Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chelsea Football Club and Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stamford Bridge Ground Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW6 | 8 minutes from Friends
What a difference a game makes... at the end of 1993, a couple of surprise results lifted the Blues out of mid-table and into the Champions ...More
 
 
 
Natural History Museum London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes from Friends
The Natural History Museum is sure to impress even the most jaded of children. This ornate museum is home to more than 70 million specimens from ...More
 
 
 
Chelsea Physic Garden London
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chelsea Physic Garden
London > Business > Venue Hire
66 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 17 minutes from Friends
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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Little Red Hen
Theatre | On 18th September 2014 

Finborough Theatre 5 minutes walk from Friends

A staged reading of John McGrath's sweeping history of Red Clydeside, exploring the notion of freedom, and the relationship between ...More

Shakti Dance Yoga
Sporting Events | Until 25th September 2014 

Chelsea Theatre 6 minutes walk from Friends

Beginners class....More

Bursary Awards 2014
Exhibitions | Until 24th October 2014 

Royal British Society Of Sculptors 9 minutes walk from Friends

A group exhibition of works by this year's Bursary Award-winning sculptors: Samuel Adams, Neil Ayling, Gillian Duffy, Beatrice Haines, Marguerite ...More

NYJO Nonet
Concerts | On 18th September 2014 

606 Club 9 minutes walk from Friends

A performance by student musicians....More

Andrew Hunt
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2014 

Cadogan Contemporary 11 minutes walk from Friends

Figurative and portrait paintings inspired by everyday life....More

100 Percent Design
100 Percent Design
Business Events | Until 20th September 2014 

Earls Court Exhibition Centre 13 minutes walk from Friends

Describing itself as the UK's first and leading contemporary design event, 100% Design is a four day extravaganza held at ...More

 
Chelsea Antiques Fair
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

Chelsea Old Town Hall 13 minutes walk from Friends

Boutique style Antiques Fair in the heart of Chelsea with about 40 specialist dealers exhibiting wide variety of fine art, ...More

Paul Dunton
Concerts | On 18th September 2014 

The Pheasantry 16 minutes walk from Friends

Jazz and folk tunes performed by the singer-songwriter....More

Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story
Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from Friends

Look back at Britain long before the Romans, Saxons and Vikings arrived at the Natural History Museum's major exhibition, Britain: ...More

 
Images of Nature
Images of Nature
Exhibitions | Next performance 18th September 2014 

Natural History Museum 16 minutes walk from Friends

Women artists are the theme of Natural History Museum's temporary exhibition in the Images of Nature gallery, which showcases botanical ...More

 
 
 
 
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