National Gallery Cafe

 
 
ADDRESS
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N 5DN 
 
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Open from 10:00 to 17:30 (20:30 on Wednesdays)
 

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Claude's Seaport With The Embarkation Of Saint Ursula: WorkshopClaude's Seaport With The Embarkation Of Saint Ursula: WorkshopAn in-depth look at the painting.20th September 2014Saturday 20th September 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
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Claude's Seaport With The Embarkation Of Saint Ursula: Workshop
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Saturday 20th September 2014 - 10.30am-1pm
VENUE  National Gallery 
An in-depth look at the painting.
Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance PaintingBuilding the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance PaintingBuilding the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance PaintingThe architecture in Italian Renaissance painting is explored through works by 14th, 15th and 16th century artists including Duccio, Botticelli and Crivelli at this exhibition in the Sunley Room of the National Gallery. Building the Picture also explores the way architecture was used to frame sitters in figurative paintings and depict biblical stori20th September 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
Free EventOngoing
Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Painting | PRICING  Free  
DATES  30th April to 21st September 2014
VENUE  National Gallery 
The architecture in Italian Renaissance painting is explored through works by 14th, 15th and 16th century artists including Duccio, Botticelli and Crivelli at this exhibition in the Sunley Room of the National Gallery. Building the Picture also explores the way architecture was used to frame sitters in figurative paintings and depict biblical stori... More about this event
 
Creating Contrasts: Workshop (Ages 5-11)Creating Contrasts: Workshop (Ages 5-11)Explore how to make drawings by contrasting dark and light and use collage techniques.21st September 2014Sunday 21st September 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Creating Contrasts: Workshop (Ages 5-11)
event > Kids Events | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 21st September 2014 at 11am-12.20pm and 2pm-3.20pm
VENUE  National Gallery 
Explore how to make drawings by contrasting dark and light and use collage techniques.
Curator's Choice: The Origins Of The National Gallery: TalkCurator's Choice: The Origins Of The National Gallery: TalkOpportunity to focus in on one painting in the Gallery22nd September 2014Monday 22nd September 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Curator's Choice: The Origins Of The National Gallery: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 22nd September 2014 - 1pm-1.30pm
VENUE  National Gallery 
Opportunity to focus in on one painting in the Gallery
Monet: The Thames Below Westminster: TalkMonet: The Thames Below Westminster: TalkTalk about Monet's work The Thames Below Westminster.22nd September 2014Monday 29th September 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Monet: The Thames Below Westminster: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Monday 22nd and Monday 29th September 2014 - 4pm-4.10pm
VENUE  National Gallery 
Talk about Monet's work The Thames Below Westminster.
Bakhuizen: The Eendracht And A Fleet Of Dutch Men-Of-War: TalkBakhuizen: The Eendracht And A Fleet Of Dutch Men-Of-War: TalkThe history of the painting.23rd September 2014Tuesday 30th September 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Bakhuizen: The Eendracht And A Fleet Of Dutch Men-Of-War: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 23rd and Tuesday 30th September 2014 - 4pm-4.10pm
VENUE  National Gallery 
The history of the painting.
Curator's Choice: Poussin: TalkCurator's Choice: Poussin: TalkOpportunity to focus in on one painting in the Gallery.24th September 2014Wednesday 24th September 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Curator's Choice: Poussin: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 24th September 2014 - 1pm-1.30pm
VENUE  National Gallery 
Opportunity to focus in on one painting in the Gallery.
Raeburn: The Archers: TalkRaeburn: The Archers: TalkTalk focusing on one painting from the collection.24th September 2014Wednesday 24th September 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Raeburn: The Archers: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Wednesday 24th September 2014 - 4pm-4.10pm
VENUE  National Gallery 
Talk focusing on one painting from the collection.
Contemplative Compositions: TalkContemplative Compositions: TalkExplore visual connections between two paintings.25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Contemplative Compositions: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 25th September 2014 at 1pm-1.15pm and 1.20pm-1.35pm
VENUE  National Gallery 
Explore visual connections between two paintings.
Sickert: Interior Of St Mark's, Venice: TalkSickert: Interior Of St Mark's, Venice: TalkShort talk about one painting from the collection.25th September 2014Thursday 25th September 2014 Where:
National Gallery,   Trafalgar Square      WC2N 5DN
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Sickert: Interior Of St Mark's, Venice: Talk
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Thursday 18th and Thursday 25th September 2014 - 4pm-4.10pm
VENUE  National Gallery 
Short talk about one painting from the collection.
 

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Today (Saturday) National Gallery Cafe closes at 17.30

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Charing Cross Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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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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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  31% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 2 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar is a recently refurbished 4 star hotel located right in the heart of London's famous West End. Leicester Square, Piccadilly ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £133  39% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 2 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Leicester Square Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £128  29% off
St Martins Street, WC2H | 2 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
One of Radisson's more intimate venues with only 60 rooms, this boutique hotel is tucked down a quiet street in the heart of Theatreland. The National ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
62-65 Trafalgar Square, WC2N | 3 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
Pret a Manger sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1 Whitehall, SW1A | 3 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
Pret a Manger sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome ... More
 
 
 
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Spud.
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
26 New Row, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
At spud. (the full stop goes with the name) the tuberous vegetable is given pride of place, Atkins dieters look away now. Well, you can opt ... More
 
 
 
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Dining Rooms
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | Same location as National Gallery Cafe
The National Gallery's National Dining Rooms restaurant won Time Out's Best British Restaurant Award in 2007 for good reasons - they do all sorts of great ... More
 
 
 
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Les Deux Salons
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
40-42 William IV Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from National Gallery Cafe
Set over two glorious floors in the heart of Theatreland and from the people behind Arbutus and Wild Honey, Les Deux Salons combines French brasserie dining and the elegance ... More
 
 
 
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Wagamama
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
140 Irving Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from National Gallery Cafe
Taking inspiration from Japanese ramman-noodle bars, Wagamama is the ultimate in high-quality, fast food. Huge bowls of steaming, soupy noodles, chicken dumplings with a chilli-soy dipping ... More
 
 
 
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 4 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
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Urinetown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 6 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
 
 
 
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War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 9 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon Leicester Square
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the biggest of the week's ... More
 
 
 
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The 99 Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
Playing across multiple venues across London seven days a week and 52 weeks a year - do they really put on shows on Christmas Day? - ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near National Gallery Cafe
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National Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | Same location as National Gallery Cafe
The National Gallery dominates London's Trafalgar Square with its neo-classical columns and portico designed by William Wilkins adjoining the square on its east side where it ... More
 
 
 
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National Portrait Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
St Martin's Place, WC2H | 1 minute from National Gallery Cafe
The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for serious ... More
 
 
 
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St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from National Gallery Cafe
This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs whose ... More
 
 
 
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
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Tenderproduct
London > Shopping > Art and Design
6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
Tenderproduct is the second tender venture by Etan Ilfeld, who previously founded the neighbouring Tenderpixel Gallery, an innovative space for emerging talent. Tenderproduct is a shop ... More
 
 
 
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Hardys Original Sweet Shop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
Retro sweet shops are all the rage at the moment. In the Covent Garden area alone you'll find half a dozen of them, one of which ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 11 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 16 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 16 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, W1D | 4 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
 
 
 
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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Light Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
The Light Bar on the ground floor of the stylish St Martins Lane hotel has some of the best cocktails in London - they make a ... More
 
 
 
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Rockwell
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace. This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, the Trafalgar Hotel ... More
 
 
 
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Vista
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, Trafalgar Square, SW1A | 3 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, Vista is a rooftop bar upon the boutique Trafalgar Hotel. The ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near National Gallery Cafe.
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 2 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from National Gallery Cafe
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
 

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Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting
Building the Picture: Architecture in Italian Renaissance Painting
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

National Gallery

The architecture in Italian Renaissance painting is explored through works by 14th, 15th and 16th century artists including Duccio, Botticelli ...More

 
Claude's Seaport With The Embarkation Of Saint Ursula: Workshop
Exhibitions | On 20th September 2014 

National Gallery

An in-depth look at the painting....More

Pick Up A Pencil: (Ages 14-21)
Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery Cafe

Drop-in drawing session for young people....More

The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered
The Real Tudors: Kings and Queens Rediscovered
Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2015 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery Cafe

The National Portrait Gallery's oldest portrait, of Henry VII, is displayed with a Book of Hours inscribed by ...More

 
Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision
Virginia Woolf: Art, Life and Vision
Exhibitions | Until 26th October 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery Cafe

A major exhibition on the life and career of Viriginia Woolf, fearless feminist and author of Mrs Dalloway, Orlando and ...More

 
BP Portrait Award
BP Portrait Award
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery Cafe

A homeless man in Germany, an American woman reluctant to sit for a portrait painted by her son, ...More

 
Family Art Workshop: (Over 5s)
Kids Events | Until 18th October 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery Cafe

Children's family portrait art workshop....More

Storytelling For Families
Kids Events | Until 18th October 2014 

National Portrait Gallery 1 minute walk from National Gallery Cafe

Themed story telling and activities....More

The Four Seasons By Candlelight
Concerts | On 20th September 2014 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 1 minute walk from National Gallery Cafe

Peter G Dyson conducts the Belmont Ensemble of London to perform Vivaldi's The Four Seasons and Concerto For Two Violins ...More

Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense
Jeeves and Wooster in Perfect Nonsense
Theatre | Until 20th September 2014 

Duke of York's Theatre 1 minute walk from National Gallery Cafe

Following the departure of Stephen Mangan and Matthew Macfadyen - the original Jeeves and Wooster - Robert Webb (Peep Show, ...More

 
 
 
 
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