Sights and Attractions near National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 31ST DECEMBER 2012

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, St Martin's Place, Westminster, London WC2H 0HE
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Mon-Wed, Sat & Sun 10am-6pm, Thu & Fri 10am-9pm, closed Dec 24-26
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National Portrait Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
St Martin's Place, WC2H | At National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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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National Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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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St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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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Nelson's Column
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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 | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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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Trafalgar Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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 | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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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Admiralty Arch
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
The Mall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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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Stephen Wiltshire Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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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The Strand Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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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Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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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St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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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Horse and Dolphin Yard
London > Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Walking from Gerrard Street to Shaftesbury Avenue in the Chinatown area of Soho you'll come across the pedestrianised Horse & Dolphin Yard which gets its... More
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St James's Market
London > Attractions
St James's, SW1Y | 4 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
An impressive 450 million pound development in the heart of London, St James's Market is home to a sizeable ... More
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Cenotaph
London > Attractions > Sights
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 5 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Right in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street,... More
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Soho
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Soho, the set of streets and alleyways between Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Charing Cross Road and Regent Street is one of the most cosmopolitan parts... More
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The Royal Society
London > Attractions > Venue Hire
6-9 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London SW1Y | 6 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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Horse Guards Parade
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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 | 6 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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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Lights Of Soho
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 6 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
A new gallery space dedicated to light art. ... More
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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
St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
This historic church overlooking Trafalgar Square was designed by James Gibbs and built in 1726. It houses a glorious eaterie - the Cafe in the... More
Canada House Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Canada House Cultural Centre Trafalgar Square WESTMINSTER, Westminster, London SW1Y | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Cultural centre promoting Canadian music, films and visual arts. There's a continuous programme in the gallery, including historical and contemporary painting, sculpture, crafts, photography, drawings... More
Canada House
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 2 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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18-22 Haymarket
London > Attractions > Sights
Haymarket, Soho, London SW1Y | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Previously the iconic Burberry fashion label's headquarters, the Haymarket building was sold in 2011. ... More
Brazilian Embassy
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Cockspur Street, SW1Y | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
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Korean Cultural Centre
London > Attractions
Ground Floor, Grand Buildings, 1Northumberland Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection
Located close to Trafalgar Square, the Korean Culture Centre features regular film nights, exhibitions and language courses.... More
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Covent Garden Christmas Lights 2016
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Covent Garden Piazza 1 minute walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

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Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

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One More Dance
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Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Old school meets the new as Gleb Savchenko and Strictly Come Dancing star Kristina Rihanoff perform a wide spectrum of ...More

Matilda The Musical
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Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lion King
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Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

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Stomp
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Theatre | Until 8th January 2017 

Ambassadors Theatre 4 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody ...More

 
DJ Lady Lloyd
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 18th December 2016 

Ku Bar 6 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

Retro pop classics from the 1980s and 1990s. With support from DJ Vicki Vivacious....More

Skate At Somerset House
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Seasonal | Until 15th January 2017 

Somerset House 6 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

The grand 18th-century courtyard of Somerset House makes for a spectacular backdrop for one of the most popular ice rinks ...More

 
Richard Herring: As It Occurs To Me
Comedy | Until 12th February 2017 

Leicester Square Theatre 6 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

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The Quireboys
Concerts | On 11th December 2016 

The Borderline 7 minutes walk from National Portrait Gallery - Permanent Collection

The Newcastle and London-based combo performs hard rock, with elements of blues and glam rock....More

 
 
 
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