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Kensington Town Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Hornton Street, Kensington, London W8 | 2 minutes walk from Kensington High Street
Soon after the amalgamation of Kensington with Chelsea in the seventies the two old town halls were replaced with a joint civic centre, the current... More
 
 
 
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St Mary Abbots Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington High Street, W8 | 2 minutes walk from Kensington High Street
Designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott, the most famous and most sought after architect of his day, St Mary Abbots Church on Kensington... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes walk from Kensington High Street
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit this delightful building. One of the only genuine Victorian townhouses remaining and virtually... More
 
 
 
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18 Stafford Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 3 minutes walk from Kensington High Street
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 7 minutes walk from Kensington High Street
Originally a private country house, public visitors are now warmly welcomed into Kensington Palace, the birthplace of Queen Victoria and home to Princess Diana between... More
 
 
 
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 15 minutes walk from Kensington High Street
For the past two centuries this old-fashioned 'learned society' has sent explorers and adventurers all over the world. Famous names from Mungo Park to... More
 
 
 
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Brompton Oratory
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 20 minutes walk from Kensington High Street
Built in 1884, in the Italianate Baroque style, the Brompton Oratory is an exact imitation of the Church of the Gesu in Rome and sports... More
 
 
 
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St James's Church Sussex Gardens
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sussex Gardens, W2 | 21 minutes walk from Kensington High Street
A grand, Victorian church, St James's is the parish church of Paddington. During its long history is has been frequented by some famous people including... More
 
 
 
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St Columba's Church of Scotland
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Pont Street, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 26 minutes walk from Kensington High Street
There has been a church on the site since 1884. It was bombed in 1941, rebuilt in 1955 and is now a Grade II listed... More
 
 
 
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 34 minutes walk from Kensington High Street
Built by Sir Christopher Wren 1682-1692, the Grade I-listed Royal Hospital Chelsea was intended by King Charles II to be a home for soldiers who... More
 
 
 
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Apsley House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 34 minutes walk from Kensington High Street
Originally the London residence of the first Duke of Wellington, Apsley House was designed and built by Robert Adam between 1771 and 1778 and retains... More
 
 
 
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St Peter's Church, Eaton Square
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
119 Eaton Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 37 minutes walk from Kensington High Street
St Peter's was built by Hakewill in 1827 and later enlarged by Blomfield in 1875. Rebuilt and opened in 1992, following a fire in 1987,... More
 
 
 
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Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | 2.2 miles from Kensington High Street
England's most famous royal palace, and the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace opens the doors of its State Rooms to the public... More
 
 
 
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Royal Institution of Great Britain
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
21 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2.3 miles from Kensington High Street
Best known for its annual televised Christmas lectures, the RI is one of Britain's most famous science institutions and the place where famous scientists such... More
 
 
 
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Emery Walker's House at 7 Hammersmith Terrace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
7 Hammersmith Terrace, W6 | 2.3 miles from Kensington High Street
One of 17 gorgeously preserved Georgian houses overlooking the Thames at the west end of Hammersmith's Upper Mall, 7 Hammersmith Terrace the former home of... More
 
 
 
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Spencer House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 2.3 miles from Kensington High Street
Spencer family's 18th London residence. The ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales, the Spencer family hasn’t lived in this, their London residence, since 1926.... More
 
 
 
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Fulham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bishops Avenue, SW6 | 2.3 miles from Kensington High Street
A hugely popular afternoon out for weekending West London families, Fulham Palace is truly beautiful. Originally a country retreat for London's bishops (it only stopped... More
 
 
 
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St Marylebone Parish Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 2.3 miles from Kensington High Street
Designed by the Bank of England architect Sir John Soane, the Holy Trinity Church, St Marylebone, was built in a Grecian style with a tower... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 2.4 miles from Kensington High Street
Not to be confused with Westminster Abbey, the nearby Westminster Cathedral in Victoria is London's only example of neo-Byzantine architecture, described by the poet John... More
 
 
 
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Clarence House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St James's Palace, St James's, London SW1 | 2.4 miles from Kensington High Street
The home of the Queen Mother from 1953 to 2002, a tour of Clarence House is an excellent way of experiencing the living history of... More
 
 
 
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All Souls Church Langham Place
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
2 All Souls Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 2.5 miles from Kensington High Street
All Souls Church was the creation of the Prince Regent's favourite designer, John Nash. It was erected in 1824 and formed the pivotal point for... More
 
 
 
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Fitzrovia Chapel
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fitzroy Place, Pearson Square (off Mortimer St), W1T | 2.7 miles from Kensington High Street
The beautifully restored Fitzrovia Chapel, formerly at Middlesex Hospital, underwent a two million pound restoration and reopened in 2015, unveiled to the public... More
 
 
 
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St Michael & All Angels Chiswick
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bath Road, W4 | 2.7 miles from Kensington High Street
Playing a very active role in the Bedford Park and Chiswick community, St Michaels & All Angels welcomes hundreds... More
 
 
 
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Central Hall Westminster
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Storey's Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 2.7 miles from Kensington High Street
Central London's largest conference and events venue has welcomed an array of illustrious speakers through the ages - including Gandhi, Churchill and the Prince of... More
 
 
 
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Admiralty Arch
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
The Mall, Westminster, London SW1A | 2.8 miles from Kensington High Street
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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Westminster Abbey
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Dean's Yard, Westminster, London SW1P | 2.8 miles from Kensington High Street
Most famous nowadays as the venue for royal weddings - including the marriage of Prince William and Catherine Middleton in 2011 - Westminster Abbey is... More
 
 
 
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The Supreme Court
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 2.8 miles from Kensington High Street
The Supreme Court, the highest court in the United Kingdom, is housed in the former Middlesex Guildhall, an impressive Portland stone building by Scottish architect... More
 
 
 
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2.8 miles from Kensington High Street
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available... More
 
 
 
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Bolivar Hall at Venezuelan Embassy
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
54-56 Grafton Way, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2.9 miles from Kensington High Street
Part of the Venezuelan cultural complex located at 54 Grafton Way in Fitzrovia, London, Bolivar Hall first opened its doors to the public in 1986... More
 
 
 
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St Margaret's Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Margaret's Church, Westminster, London SW1P | 2.9 miles from Kensington High Street
Standing between Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament, St Margaret's Church is commonly called "the parish church of the House of Commons". A fine... More
 
 
 

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Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition
Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 17th September 2019 

Design Museum 6 minutes walk from Kensington High Street

In 2019 the Design Museum stages its version of the Deutsches Filmmuseum's hugely successful exhibition - which began in Frankfurt ...More

 
Top Secret
Exhibitions | Until 23rd February 2020 

Science Museum 15 minutes walk from Kensington High Street

This exhibition explores over a century's worth of communications intelligence, exhibiting hand-written documents, declassified files and previously unseen artefacts....More

Driverless: Who is in control?
Driverless: Who is in control?
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2020 

Science Museum 15 minutes walk from Kensington High Street

With continuous development of new technology, the concept of a robot-driven society is getting closer and closer. But just how ...More

 
Atelier E.B: Passer-by
Atelier E.B: Passer-by
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2020 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 16 minutes walk from Kensington High Street

The collaborative fashion label led by designer Beca Lipscombe and artist Lucy McKenzie presents a bespoke collection alongside a display ...More

 
Food: Bigger than the Plate
Food: Bigger than the Plate
Exhibitions | Until 20th October 2019 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 18 minutes walk from Kensington High Street

Take a sensory journey through the food cycle, from compost to table, at a V&A exhibition which explores current experiments ...More

 
Mary Quant
Mary Quant
Exhibitions | Until 16th February 2020 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 18 minutes walk from Kensington High Street

Following on from Christian Dior and Balenciaga, both the subject of fashion forward V&A exhibitions, the spotlight falls on a ...More

 

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Vegan Oktoberfest
Foodie Events | On 4th October 

Greenwich Market

Proving that you don't need meat to to enjoy Oktoberfest, Greenwich Market will once again host its Vegan Oktoberfest in 2019. From vegan wurstl and knodel to a refreshing variety of vegan-friendly beers, it will ...More

Old Bengal Bar
Old Bengal Bar
Drinking 

Located in a beautiful Grade II listed building originally owned by the East India Company, ...More

 
Human Stories: Circa No Future
Human Stories: Circa No Future
Exhibitions | From 4th October 

NOW Gallery

West Indian photographer Nadia Higgins is given her ...More

 
The Builders Arms
The Builders Arms
Dining 

Chelsea local, The Builders Arms on Britten Street, a landmark pub serving thirsty locals since ...More

 
Youth Without God by Christopher Hampton
Youth Without God by Christopher Hampton
Theatre | From 19th September 

Coronet Theatre

Oscar-winning dramatist Christopher Hampton writes a shocking allegorical ...More

 
Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
Inspired By The East: How The Islamic World Influenced Western Art
Exhibitions | From 10th October 

British Museum

Covering five centuries of artistic interaction, Inspired by ...More

 
Shot in Soho
Shot in Soho
Exhibitions | From 18th October 

Photographers' Gallery

Soho, the gritty, colourful cousin to Mayfair, its well heeled neighbour, is continually captured on ...More

 
The Royal Opera: Don Pasquale
The Royal Opera: Don Pasquale
Concerts | From 14th October 

Royal Opera House

The Royal Opera presents a new production of ...More

 
Birmingham Royal Ballet: Giselle
Birmingham Royal Ballet: Giselle
Dance | From 1st November 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

David Bintley and Galina Samsova's production of Coralli ...More

 
Birmingham Royal Ballet: Mixed Programme
Birmingham Royal Ballet: Mixed Programme
Dance | From 29th October 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Before the arrival of Carlos Acosta as its ...More

 
Angela's Ashes: The Musical
Angela's Ashes: The Musical
Theatre | From 24th September 

Croydon Fairfield Halls

A musical adaptation of Frank McCourt's best-selling 1996 ...More

 
Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Umberto Boccioni: Recreating the Lost Sculptures
Exhibitions | From 25th September 

Estorick Collection of Modern Italian Art

The Estorick Collection provides the chance to witness ...More

 
Decimo
Decimo
Dining 

Sitting on the 10th floor of The Standard, London, Decimo is Peter Sanchez-Iglesias' first restaurant ...More

 
Luigi's Bar
Luigi's Bar
Drinking 

On Shoreditch High Street, beneath the co-working office spaces of Forge & Co, is Spelzini, ...More

 
Stoney Street by 26 Grains
Stoney Street by 26 Grains
Dining 

After five successful years with 26 Grains in ...More

 
Autumn 2019 in London
Feature 

Summer may be over but that isn't an excuse for hibernating - and why would ...More

 
Liv Belgravia
Liv Belgravia
Dining 

Offering a neighbourhood hub for residents of Belgravia, Chelsea and Battersea, Liv is an all-day ...More

 
Backyard Cinema
Backyard Cinema
Entertainment 

Backyard Cinema sets up a permanent new home at Capital Studios in Wandsworth, transforming a ...More

 
Best Street Food and Food Halls in London
Best Street Food and Food Halls in London
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Looking for the best places to fill up ...More

 
Best Food Halls in London
Best Food Halls in London
Article 

With Market Halls, Arcade and Seven Dials Market opening in one year, food halls ...More

 
December in London 2019
December in London 2019
Article 

The National Theatre adapts Neil Gaiman's modern myth for its Christmas show, joining much ...More

 
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary in London
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary in London
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London is marking the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Where to Celebrate Pride in London
Where to Celebrate Pride in London
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Follow the rainbow flags to find out where ...More

 
 
 
 
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