Attractions near Royal College of Art

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Royal College Of Art, Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2EU
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Albert Memorial
London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 2 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Royal Geographical Society
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Museum of Instruments
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Serpentine Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gardens, South Kensington, London W2 | 5 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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 | 5 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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 | 6 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Natural History Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 8 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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 | 9 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Kensington Palace State Apartments
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 9 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Harrods
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 13 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Serpentine Boating Lake
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
The Boat House, Serpentine Road, Hyde Park, London W2 | 13 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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 | 13 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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 Royal College of Art
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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18 Stafford Terrace (Linley Sambourne House)
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, London W8 | 15 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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 | 15 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Art Work Space: The Hempel Hotel
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
31-35 Craven Hill Gardens, Paddington, London W2 | 16 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 20 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Holland Park
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Holland Park Avenue / Kensington High Street, Holland Park, London W8 | 20 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
Small, pretty park in west London. Pretty, petit Holland Park is the ideal location for those wanting to escape the clamour of the city but who... More
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Speakers' Corner
London > Attractions > Sights
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 21 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Leighton House Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
12 Holland Park Road, Holland Park, London W14 | 21 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
Leighton House is one of the most opulent museums in London, and its small scale makes it easy enough to explore thoroughly in an afternoon.... More
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Saatchi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 22 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Apsley House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 22 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Michael Werner Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
22 Upper Brook Street, W1K | 23 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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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Wellington Arch
London > Attractions > Sights
Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 23 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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
Blyth Gallery, Imperial College
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5th Floor Sherfield Building, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from Royal College of Art
Housed at Imperial College, the Blyth Gallery holds exhibitions and workshops promoting contemporary art practice. There is also a suite of music practice rooms.... More
Polish Institute & Sikorski Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
20 Princes Gate, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
Museum of Polish militaria, predominantly relating to the Polish Armed Forces during World War Two in the West. There are also some rare exhibits relating... More
Serpentine
London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
Hyde Park, South Kensington, London W2 | 5 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
The Serpentine lake gets its name from its curved shape which snakes around to the west of Hyde park. It's fed by a pure underground... More
Exhibition Road
London > Attractions
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes walk from Royal College of Art
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Initiating Drawing
Exhibitions | Until 23rd February 2015 

Royal College of Art

Life drawing class with Martin Morris....More

Remembrance: The Royal College Of Art And The First World War Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 30th January 2015 

Royal College of Art

An exhibition commemorating students and staff of the Royal College of Art who served in World War One featuring exhibits ...More

Binkbeats
Concerts | On 26th January 2015 

Royal Albert Hall 1 minute walk from Royal College Of Art

Experimental electronica from the Dutch musician and producer....More

An Inoperative Mythology
Exhibitions | Until 30th January 2015 

Blyth Gallery, Imperial College 1 minute walk from Royal College Of Art

Paintings by Royal College of Art students Lauren Cohen, Abraham Kritzman, Marlene Steyn, Isobel Wohl and Zadie Xa....More

RCM Chamber Music
Concerts | On 26th January 2015 

Royal College of Music 3 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

Flautist Taylor Maclennan and pianist Sarah Park perform Poulenc's Flute Sonata and flautist Kei Lok Chau and harpist Dora Lim ...More

Cosmos & Culture
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Science Museum 6 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

Explore how astronomy has changed how the universe is seen. Objects from ancient heritage to cutting edge technology show the ...More

Shackleton's Man Goes South
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2015 

Science Museum 6 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

Shackleton's Man Goes South is the name of a novel by Tony White and a display in the Atmosphere gallery ...More

Unlocking Lovelock: Scientist, Inventor, Maverick
Exhibitions | Until 9th April 2015 

Science Museum 6 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

Delve into the archives of one of Britain's most important living scientists, James Lovelock. Among the exhibition are laboratory notebooks, ...More

Engineer Your Future
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Science Museum 6 minutes walk from Royal College Of Art

A contemporary exhibition looking at engineering and the role of engineers, with interactive challenges for visitors....More

 

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The Sky Garden atop the Walkie Talkie, a new art gallery from Damien Hirst and Biblioteka, a new 15 ...More

 
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Backyard Bar & Kitchen

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Classics in the Courtyard
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Budvar Tank Tuesdays
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Alex Edelman: Millennial
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Comedy | Until 31st January 2015 

Soho Theatre

New York based comedian Alex Edelman brings his debut show Millennial to the Soho Theatre in January 2015. A recent ...More

 
The London International Ska Festival
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Concerts | 2nd April 2015 - 5th April 2015 

Jazz Cafe

Lee Scratch Perry plays at the Jazz Cafe on the opening night of The London International Ska Festival, getting the ...More

 
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
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