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Christies InternationalEstablished in 1776, Christie’s holds sales ranging from Old Masters to the contemporary arts. In 1990 it broke all records with the sale Van Gogh’s Portrait of Doctor Gachet for $82,500,000. More recently it raised $13,378,558 for the Rothschild Prayerbook, an extremely rare bible with illuminated manuscripts. This gallery at King Street is open to the public without charge and offers ever-changing exhibitions. There is also a bookshop on the premises.

 

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
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Victoria Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Arlington House Pure Parking
 
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6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Cavendish London Hotel
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £113  38% off
    81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 2 minutes from Christies International
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    7-8 Park Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from Christies International
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    St James's Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from Christies International
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    Christie's Fine Art Auctioneers
    London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
    8 King Street, St James's, London SW1Y | Same location as Christies International
    Established in 1776, Christie’s holds sales ranging from Old Masters to the contemporary arts. In 1990 it broke all records with the sale Van Gogh’s Portrait ... More
     
     
     
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    Sotheby's
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    34-35 New Bond Street, Fitzrovia, London W1K | 9 minutes from Christies International
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    124 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 10 minutes from Christies International
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    6 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Christies International
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    John Lobb
    London > Shopping > Shoes
    9 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Christies International
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    3 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Christies International
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    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st July to 6th September 2015
    Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 7 minutes from Christies International
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    The Painkiller
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th March to 30th April 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 9 minutes from Christies International
    Sean Foley directs this adaptation of Francis Veber's classic play, The Painkiller, as part of Kenneth Branagh's five-play season at the Garrick Theatre. The production sees ...More
     
     
     
    The 3 Little Pigs
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th August to 6th September 2015
    Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 11 minutes from Christies International
    The Big Bad Wolf attempts to huff and puff the three little superstar piglets into submission in Stiles and Drewe's musical retelling of the children's story. ...More
     
     
     
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    Criterion Theatre
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    218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 6 minutes from Christies International
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    Haymarket, SW1Y | 6 minutes from Christies International
    The Haymarket Theatre was built by John Potter on the site of the King's Head Inn and the Gun Smith shop in 1702. It has had ... More
     
     
     
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    1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from Christies International
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    6 Duke Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Christies International
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    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    8-10 Ryder Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Christies International
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    Fine Art Commissions Ltd
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    7 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y6AL | 1 minute from Christies International
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    London > Restaurants >
    12 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 1 minute from Christies International
    Restaurateur Leonid Shutov, founder of Bob Bob Ricard, is turning the former Lloyds Bank flagship branch in St James's Street into a 250-seat restaurant, Biblioteka, serving ... More
     
     
     
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    15 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Christies International
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    London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
    23 St James Street, St James's, St James's, London SW1A | 1 minute from Christies International
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    Cookery School
    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 14 minutes from Christies International
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    London > Education > Adult Education
    19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 15 minutes from Christies International
    Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
     
     
     
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    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 17 minutes from Christies International
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    Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
    London > Leisure > Fitness
    30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Christies International
    Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
     
     
     
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    6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Christies International
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    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from Christies International
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    The Reform Club
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Christies International
    Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
     
     
     
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    Waxy O'Connor's
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 7 minutes from Christies International
    Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
     
     
     
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    16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 7 minutes from Christies International
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    Dukes Hotel: Cognac and Cigar Garden
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    35 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Christies International
    Famous for its martinis - a favourite with James Bond author Ian Fleming - Dukes Hotel extends its drinking area to include an outdoor Cognac and ... More
     
     
     
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    Fortnum & Mason: 1707 Wine Bar
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    181 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1A | 3 minutes from Christies International
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    The Rivoli Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Ritz Hotel, St James's, London W1J | 3 minutes from Christies International
    The Rivoli Bar, an intimate cocktail lounge within the famous Ritz Hotel, re-opened in 2001 after a closure of some twenty years with interiors stylishly updated ... More
     
     
     
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    195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 3 minutes from Christies International
    The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
     
     
     
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    Spencer House
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Christies International
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    The Ritz Hotel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 3 minutes from Christies International
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