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The Strand Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Part of the Proud Galleries family, Proud Central became The Strand Gallery in 2010 expanding from a photography gallery to an exhibition space for all... More
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Cenotaph
London > Attractions > Sights
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Standing solemnly in the middle of Whitehall, visitors could be forgiven for passing the Cenotaph by unnoticed. But every November it becomes the focus of... More
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St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes walk from Embankment Place
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... More
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Trafalgar Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 4 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of... More
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London Eye
London > Attractions > Sights
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes walk from Embankment Place
The London Eye elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the... More
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Horse Guards Parade
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Horse Guards Parade is the setting for various military ceremonies throughout the year including the Trooping the Colour which marks the Queen's official birthday. At... More
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Household Cavalry Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Horse Guards, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Visitors to the Household Cavalry Museum can watch troopers working with their horses in the original 18th century stables (via a glazed screen) and hear... More
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Nelson's Column
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Master tactician, inspirational leader, patriotic martyr, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is one of England's great heroes. His Nelson's Column statue is at the very heart... More
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The Fourth Plinth
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Place
The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square remained empty after its completion in 1841 - it was designed for an equestrian statue of one of Britain's... More
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Whitehall
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Westminster, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Whitehall is a historic London street with runs from Parliament Square at Westminster to Trafalgar Square. The street is recognised as the centre of the... More
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National Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Place
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... More
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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Place
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still... More
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South Bank
London > Attractions
South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Place
This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall,... More
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National Portrait Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
St Martin's Place, WC2H | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Place
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... More
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Admiralty Arch
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
The Mall, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Admiralty Arch, a grade I listed building just off Trafalgar Square, was commissioned by Edward VII in memory of his mother, Queen Victoria. The inscription... More
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St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre... More
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Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Place
The Institute of Contemporary Arts boasts three galleries (with exhibitions changing approximately every six weeks), two cinemas, a theatre, restaurant, bookshop, late bar and cafe.... More
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Place
The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery,... More
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London Dungeon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Place
The London Dungeon closed its doors on its old Tooley Street home on 31st January 2013 (while London Bridge station is being redeveloped) and the... More
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Sea Life London Aquarium
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Place
The Sea Life London Aquarium features hundreds of varieties of fish and sea life from around the world. Here you'll come face-to-face with sharks and... More
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Shrek's Adventure
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Having already been the subject of a West End musical back in 2011, the Shrek saga is now the inspiration behind a new London attraction.... More
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes walk from Embankment Place
After a two-year, 22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back... More
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Somerset House: Embankment Galleries
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Opened on 24th April 2008, the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House offer 750 square metres of exhibition space where the Hermitage Rooms used to be.... More
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The Courtauld Institute Of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated... More
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes walk from Embankment Place
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the... More
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Westminster Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Westminster Bridge lies on the Thames between the Houses of Parliament and County Hall with the delights of the Southbank Centre and the National Theatre... More
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Stephen Wiltshire Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Stephen Wiltshire's art work would be impressive even if you didn't know who he is. But his intricate and architecturally accurate pen and ink sketches... More
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 8 minutes walk from Embankment Place
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is... More
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The West End
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London WC2H | 8 minutes walk from Embankment Place
Taking in Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, Soho, Theatreland, Chinatown, Covent Garden and Leicester Square, The West End really does have... More
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The Royal Society
London > Attractions > Venue Hire
6-9 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes walk from Embankment Place
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Chaim Stephenson: Between Myth And Reality
Exhibitions | Until 10th May 2017 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 4 minutes walk from Embankment Place

Sculptures inspired by stories in the Old Testament, and by the Anglo-Israeli sculptor's lifelong concern for people driven from their ...More

David Shrigley: Really Good
David Shrigley: Really Good
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2017 

Trafalgar Square 4 minutes walk from Embankment Place

The seven-metre-high bronze sculpture of a hand giving a disproportionately long thumbs up, which has the same dark patina as ...More

 
Cagnacci's Repentant Magdalene
Cagnacci's Repentant Magdalene
Exhibitions | Until 21st May 2017 

National Gallery 5 minutes walk from Embankment Place

The National Gallery displays Cagnacci's Italian Baroque masterpiece, The Repentant Magdalene, this February - the first time the piece has ...More

 
Michelangelo & Sebastiano
Michelangelo & Sebastiano
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

National Gallery 5 minutes walk from Embankment Place

This major exhibition at the National Gallery focuses on the artistic relationship between the two Renaissance masters, Sebastiano del Piombo ...More

 
Rubens And Rembrandt
Exhibitions | Until 16th July 2017 

National Gallery 5 minutes walk from Embankment Place

A display of selected works by the two 17th century artists....More

Outi Pieski: Falling Shawls
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Embankment Place

An installation of traditional Sami shawl-making, creating hundreds of fringe elements to create a coloured three-dimensional drawing....More

Waterloo Billboard Commission: Superflex, Euro (2012)
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Embankment Place

Exhibitions & Art, Design....More

Waterloo Billboard Commission: Superflex, Euro (2012)
Exhibitions | Until 31st March 2018 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Embankment Place

Exhibitions & Art, Design....More

Adventures in Moominland
Adventures in Moominland
Kids Events | Until 23rd April 2017 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Embankment Place

The world of acclaimed Finnish author Tove Jansson and The Moomins is brought to life in immersive, interactive exhibition Adventures ...More

 
Belief and Beyond Belief
Belief and Beyond Belief
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Embankment Place

Professor Stephen Hawking opens the year-long Belief and Beyond Belief festival appearing at an exclusive event marking his 75th birthday ...More

 

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Brixton Beach
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Brixton Beach

There's no need to venture far for a trip to the beach this summer as ...More

 
GrandFest
GrandFest
Exhibitions | On 18th June 

Various Venues East London

Back for its third year, GrandFest is a one-day mini festival that celebrates the heritage ...More

 
Cocktails & Coding
Cocktails & Coding
Business Events | From 25th April 

Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel

Sanderson London embarks on a series of tech-focused events this spring/summer, launching with a partnership ...More

 
Senor Ceviche Fitzrovia
Senor Ceviche Fitzrovia
Dining 

After bringing a taste of Peru to Carnaby, Senor Ceviche opened in Fitzrovia in 2017....More

 
Saucy Chip
Saucy Chip
Dining 

From festivals to Fitzrovia, the gourmet chippie Saucy Chip has found a permanent home at ...More

 
Madame D's
Madame D's
Dining 

Following the success of Gunpowder, Harneet and Devina Baweja open a second London restaurant, Madame ...More

 
Flight Club Bloomsbury
Flight Club Bloomsbury
Drinking 

Flight Club hits the bullseye, adding a second stylish club to its stable....More

 
Floating Pocket Park
Floating Pocket Park
Leisure 

A floating park in the Paddington Basin brings a beautiful green space to a forgotten ...More

 
Clarette
Clarette
Drinking 

The heiress of the renowned Chateau Margaux wine estate is behind this three floor wine ...More

 
Professor Brian Cox
Exhibitions | On 26th May 

SSE Arena, Wembley

The physicist, TV presenter and author takes audiences on a spectacular journey through space and time plus Cox will take part in an interview chaired by his The Infinite Monkey Cage co-host Robin Ince....More

The Kooks
The Kooks
Concerts | On 13th May 

Alexandra Palace

The Brighton-hailing indie-rock quartet celebrate their 10th anniversary, performing tunes new and old....More

 
Neverland London
Neverland London
Foodie Events | From 10th May 

Albert Wharf

Enjoy a staycation this summer with a visit to Fulham's first Thameside beach, which brings ...More

 
Maximo Park
Maximo Park
Concerts | On 12th May 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

The alt.rock veterans deliver their high-energy hits including Our Velocity, The National Health, Midnight On ...More

 
Pergola Paddington Central
Pergola Paddington Central
Dining 

Pergola on the Roof, the rooftop pop-up at ...More

 
JuJu's Bar and Stage
JuJu's Bar and Stage
Drinking 

Nestled in the heart of the Old Truman Brewery, Juju's Bar and Stage is a ...More

 
Dirty Bones Soho
Dirty Bones Soho
Dining 

Dirty Bones comes to Soho in 2017, serving up New York-inspired comfort food and cocktails ...More

 
Barnes Children's Literature Festival
Barnes Children's Literature Festival
Kids Events | From 13th May 

Barnes

An inspiring and entertaining programme includes author talks, ...More

 
Compagnie Du Hanneton / James Thierree: The Toad Knew
Compagnie Du Hanneton / James Thierree: The Toad Knew
Dance | From 3rd May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Following Tabac Rouge in 2014, James Thierree returns ...More

 
Wandsworth Arts Fringe
Wandsworth Arts Fringe
Exhibitions | From 5th May 

Heathbrook Park

Two weeks of theatre, art, circus, comedy and free shows in south London....More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
This weekend in London: 21st - 23rd April
This weekend in London: 21st - 23rd April
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