Attractions near Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950

THIS EVENT ENDED ON THE 6TH JANUARY 2013

ADDRESS
Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 2RL
Dates:
19th May 2012until6th January 2013
OPENING TIMES
10am-5.45pm Daily, open late till 10pm Fridays
PRICES
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | At Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Brompton Oratory
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Museum of Instruments
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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 | 7 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Harrods
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 8 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Royal College of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Albert Memorial
London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 9 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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 | 11 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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
Serpentine Gallery, Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 11 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Serpentine Sackler Gallery opens on 28th September 2013. The Serpentine Gallery is making a significant expansion in September 2013, restoring a ... More
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Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 12 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Saatchi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 14 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Serpentine Boating Lake
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, London W2 | 15 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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 | 15 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Diana, Princess Of Wales Memorial Playground
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Nr Black Lion Gate Broad Walk, Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, London W2 | 15 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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
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Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 17 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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National Trust: Carlyle's House
London > Attractions > Museums
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 17 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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 | 17 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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 | 19 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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 | 20 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Wellington Arch
London > Attractions > Sights
Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 20 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 21 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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 Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Brompton Cemetery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 22 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Speakers' Corner
London > Attractions > Sights
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 23 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Not strictly classed "entertainment", this bastion of British free public speech and free assembly can prove one of the most absorbingly unique, theatrical activities the... More
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Big Bus Company
London > Attractions > Sightseeing Tours
48 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W | 23 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
The Big Bus Company tour takes you to all of London's famous landmarks and reveals the capital's colourful 2,000-year history. The tour offers you a... More
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Purple Dragon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Grosvenor Waterside, 30 Gatliff Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 23 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
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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Art Work Space: The Hempel Hotel
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
31-35 Craven Hill Gardens, Paddington, London W2 | 23 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
Art Work Space is an independent art gallery on the lower ground floor of The Hempel hotel, showcasing emerging artists working in a variety of... More
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Michael Werner Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
22 Upper Brook Street, W1K | 24 minutes walk from Ballgowns: British Glamour Since 1950
The Michael Werner Gallery, a New York gallery that has a "small but stellar roster of serious painters" (Financial Times), adds to its existing galleries... More
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