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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes walk from Book Ends
The Victoria and Albert Museum (or V & A as everyone calls it) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and... More
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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes walk from Book Ends
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... More
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes walk from Book Ends
The Science Museum in South Kensington houses one of the most comprehensive collections looking at the development of science and industry, and it is all... More
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Information Age
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 4 minutes walk from Book Ends
A major permanent gallery on the second floor of the Science Museum, open on 25th October 2014, Information Age: Six Networks That Changed Our World... More
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Brompton Oratory
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes walk from Book Ends
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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Museum of Instruments
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes walk from Book Ends
The RCM Museum of Instruments was started in 1894 with a donation from Sir George Donaldson. Today it features over six hundred instruments, some of... More
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes walk from Book Ends
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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Royal College of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 9 minutes walk from Book Ends
The Royal College of Art has a lively programme of exhibitions featuring the work of its postgraduate students. In a further bid to promote artistic... More
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Harrods
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 10 minutes walk from Book Ends
England's most famous department store. Owned by eponymous Egyptian entrepreneur Mohamed Al-Fayed, Britain's most iconic shop features on many tourists’ “must-see” lists - and with good... More
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Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 10 minutes walk from Book Ends
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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Albert Memorial
London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 11 minutes walk from Book Ends
This 180ft Victorian bronze gilt statue in Kensington Gardens is a tribute to Queen Victoria's husband, Prince Albert, and was erected following his death through... More
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Serpentine Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 13 minutes walk from Book Ends
The Serpentine Gallery is closed for refurbishment and will reopen on Saturday 8th June 2013 with the Serpentine Gallery Pavilion, designed by Sou Fujimoto. Found... More
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Serpentine Sackler Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
West Carriage Drive, Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 13 minutes walk from Book Ends
The Serpentine Gallery made a significant expansion in September 2013, restoring a former gunpowder depot not far from its original gallery in Kensington... More
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Saatchi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 14 minutes walk from Book Ends
The Saatchi Gallery re-opened on 9th October 2008 in the former military barracks of the Duke of York's Headquarters. The 70,000 square feet represents a... More
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National Trust: Carlyle's House
London > Attractions > Museums
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 15 minutes walk from Book Ends
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... More
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 16 minutes walk from Book Ends
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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Serpentine Boating Lake
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, London W2 | 18 minutes walk from Book Ends
Fed by a pure underground spring, and set in the heart of London's gorgeous Hyde Park, the Serpentine Boating Lake is one of the most... More
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Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 18 minutes walk from Book Ends
A year in the construction, this 3.6 million attraction opened in a blaze of farcical incompetence, as the architects discovered two shocking things: kids play... More
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Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 18 minutes walk from Book Ends
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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Brompton Cemetery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 19 minutes walk from Book Ends
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... More
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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 21 minutes walk from Book Ends
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 (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 21 minutes walk from Book Ends
For a virtually untouched and immaculately preserved slice of Victorian living, visit Edward Linley Sambourne a delightful museum and one of the few genuine Victorian... More
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St Peter's Church, Eaton Square
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
119 Eaton Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 21 minutes walk from Book Ends
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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Apsley House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 22 minutes walk from Book Ends
Apsley House is closed until April 2015 while preparations for the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo are underway. These include a series of events,... More
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Wellington Arch
London > Attractions > Sights
Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 22 minutes walk from Book Ends
A landmark triumphal arch set opposite the Duke of Wellington's residence at Apsley House, Wellington Arch was built in 1830 to commemorate the victories won... More
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Purple Dragon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Grosvenor Waterside, 30 Gatliff Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 23 minutes walk from Book Ends
Purple Dragon is a dream playground, kindergarten, day nursery and private members' for kids. Relocated from its original location in Battersea, the exclusive club... More
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Battersea Park Children's Zoo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 23 minutes walk from Book Ends
Battersea Park Children's Zoo is home to a host of glorious creatures. There are farmyard animals, lemurs, otters and monkeys, as well as peacocks which... More
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Pump House Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Battersea Park, SW11 | 23 minutes walk from Book Ends
Built in 1861, the Pump House Gallery was originally a Victorian water tower supplying water to the lakes and cascades in Battersea Park. Following renovation,... More
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Diana, Princess Of Wales Memorial Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Nr Black Lion Gate Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, London W2 | 24 minutes walk from Book Ends
This truly magical place is a kiddie's wonderland and the ideal jaunt for family fun. The focal point of the commemorative Diana, Princess of Wales... More
The Ismaili Centre
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
1 Cromwell Gardens, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Book Ends
The Aghan Khan's Ismaili Centre in South Kensington is the place where the Ismaili community gather for social, cultural and primarily religious reasons, discussions and... More
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Masterclass With Actress Caroline Proust
Exhibitions | On 31st January 2015 

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

Totally Serialized is back from 29-31 January! The festival that hosted exclusive premieres and kept you awake with wild marathons ...More

Cafe Filo
Exhibitions | Until 25th April 2015 

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

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Blue & White: British Printed Ceramics
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2016 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

The quintessentially British style of ceramic design is presented in this exhibition, featuring works from the 1750s to the present ...More

Hands On Nature: Dinosaurs
Exhibitions | Until 21st March 2015 

Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

Learn how to identify real fossil specimens from the Museum's collection....More

Crocodiles Rock: Talk
Exhibitions | On 31st January 2015 

Natural History Museum 3 minutes walk from Book Ends

A palaeontologist talks about the evolution of these ancient predators....More

Saturdays Live: Beth Collar
Exhibitions | On 31st January 2015 

Serpentine Gallery 13 minutes walk from Book Ends

Saturdays Live explore ideas and practices connected to Serpentine Galleries exhibitions and projects through performances, interventions and participatory actions. Free, ...More

Children Helping Children Concert
Kids Events | On 31st January 2015 

Cadogan Hall 14 minutes walk from Book Ends

Performance of music, song and entertainment....More

Power To Succeed
Business Events | Until 1st February 2015 

Kensington Close Hotel 17 minutes walk from Book Ends

Power to succeed is for people who want to get bigger and better results in their life....More

Geoff Haves Band
Concerts | Until 31st January 2015 

Boisdale Of Belgravia 21 minutes walk from Book Ends

The band plays covers of rock'n'roll, rhythm'n'blues and country songs....More

Eric Ranzoni Blues Band
Concerts | Until 28th March 2015 

Boisdale Of Belgravia 21 minutes walk from Book Ends

The London-based pianist and singer-songwriter plays blues with his backing band....More

 

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Family Friendly Events in London
Family Friendly Events in London

This February half-term, from Monday 16th until Friday 20th February 2015, children can meet the animal actors of the ...More

 
May in London 2015
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Bend It Like Beckham goes from screen to London stage in May 2015, just one of the LondonTown top ...More

 
Bounce Anti-Valentine's Party
Bounce Anti-Valentine's Party
Seasonal | On 14th February 2015 

Bounce

If you're hoping to avoid red roses, slow dancing, hand holding and pet names this Valentine's Day head to Bounce, ...More

 
#AYGInLove Pop Up Shop
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Seasonal | 11th February 2015 - 14th February 2015 

315 Lillie Road

The team behind Antiques Young Guns, a movement that aims to promote young people working with antiques, are hosting an ...More

 
The War On Drugs
Concerts | 24th February 2015 - 2nd March 2015 

Brixton Academy

Indie-rock with elements of country from the four-strong band from Philadelphia fronted by Adam Granduciel. With their November tour having ...More

Cirque Berserk
Cirque Berserk
Kids Events | 9th February 2015 - 10th February 2015 

New Wimbledon Theatre

A highlight of Winter Wonderland in London's Hyde Park, Cirque Berserk comes to New Wimbledon Theatre in February 2015 following ...More

 
FKA Twigs
Concerts | 19th February 2015 - 20th February 2015 

Roundhouse

Following her Mercury Music Prize nomination for debut album LP1, FKA Twigs, the London-based artist, Tahliah Barnett, performs her experimental ...More

Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Opened 5th January 2015 

High up on level 37 of 20 Fenchurch Street (Rafael Vinoly's top heavy building also known as the Walkie Talkie) ...More

 
Harringay Local Store
Harringay Local Store
Opened 12th January 2015 

Harringay locals, couple Ebony and Paul Harding, are behind this supermarket with a difference. Harringay Local Store unites their two ...More

 
The Tommy Tucker
The Tommy Tucker
Opened January 2015 

Award-winning chef Claude Compton, together with Jim Morris and George McCabe - the team behind critically acclaimed neighbourhood restaurant Claude's ...More

 
 
 
 
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