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National Army Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 2 minutes walk from The Surprise
More than 23 million pounds has been spent on re-development of the National Army Museum which reopens in 2017 to reveal a... More
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Royal Hospital Chelsea
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 3 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Proud Chelsea
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
161 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 5 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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National Trust: Carlyle's House
London > Attractions > Museums
24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, Chelsea, London SW3 | 6 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Saatchi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Duke of York's Square, King's Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Battersea Park Children's Zoo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Battersea Park, SW11 | 10 minutes walk from The Surprise
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 | 10 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Purple Dragon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Grosvenor Waterside, 30 Gatliff Road, Pimlico, London SW1W | 11 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Brompton Oratory
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 16 minutes walk from The Surprise
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 | 18 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
4 Battersea Park Road, SW8 | 18 minutes walk from The Surprise
Helping out man's best friend since 1860, Battersea Dogs & Cats Home has become a national institution. It has played a part in several historical... More
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 19 minutes walk from The Surprise
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, South Kensington, London SW7 | 19 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 19 minutes walk from The Surprise
Wonderlab: The Statoil Gallery is the Science Museum 's most ambitious interactive gallery to date. Open from October 2016, the 6 million... More
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Mathematics: The Winton Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 19 minutes walk from The Surprise
The Science Museum 's new gallery, Mathematics: The Winton Gallery , puts the spotlight on a subject often perceived as dry,... More
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St Peter's Church, Eaton Square
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
119 Eaton Square, Belgravia, London SW1W | 19 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Circus West Village
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Circus West, Battersea Power Station, SW8 | 20 minutes walk from The Surprise
A butcher, baker, florist and an arts centre ensure that Circus West Village has everything a modern urban... More
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Brompton Cemetery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Fulham Road, Fulham, London SW10 | 21 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Museum of Instruments
London > Attractions > Museums
Royal College of Music Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 21 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Battersea Power Station
London > Attractions > Sights
188 Kirtling Street, Battersea, London SW8 | 21 minutes walk from The Surprise
This riverside power station, the masterpiece of architect Giles Gilbert Scott, Grade II listed Battersea Power Station has taken on an iconic status in the... More
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Edel Assanti
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
74a Newman Street, Victoria, London W1T | 21 minutes walk from The Surprise
Charlie Fellowes and Jeremy Epstein's Edel Assanti Gallery has evolved since it was first set up in 2009, from a pop-up initiative to a project... More
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Nova Victoria
London > Attractions > Sights
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 21 minutes walk from The Surprise
An architecturally striking development opposite Victoria mainline railway station , Nova Victoria is an... More
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 23 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Westminster Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 23 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Wellington Arch
London > Attractions > Sights
Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 24 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Royal College of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 24 minutes walk from The Surprise
The Royal College of Art is one of London's most prestigious art colleges and the world's only wholly postgraduate university of art and design. Students... More
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Sambrook's Brewery
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Unit 1 & 2 Yelverton Road, Battersea, SW11 | 24 minutes walk from The Surprise
An independent brewery on an unlikely housing estate in Battersea, Sambrook's was set up in August 2008 to give London drinkers some local brews to... More
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Apsley House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 25 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Albert Memorial
London > Attractions > Sights
Kensington Gardens, 27 Princes Square, South Kensington, London W2 | 25 minutes walk from The Surprise
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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Gender and violence: Picturing the woman warrior
Exhibitions | On 23rd June 2017 

National Army Museum 2 minutes walk from The Surprise

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From Selfie To Self-Expression
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Exhibitions | Until 23rd July 2017 

Saatchi Gallery 7 minutes walk from The Surprise

Looking beyond Instagram, the Saatchi Gallery explores the history of the selfie this spring with its new exhibition. Presented in ...More

 
Anatomy Of A Suicide
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Theatre | Until 8th July 2017 

Royal Court Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Surprise

Writer Alice Birch - known for Revolt, She said. Revolt again, We Want You To Watch and Little on the ...More

 
Killology
Killology
Theatre | Until 24th June 2017 

Royal Court Theatre 10 minutes walk from The Surprise

Welsh playwright Gary Owen addresses the topic of violent computer games with his new play, Killology. The play imagines a ...More

 
Early Medieval 300-1250
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 16 minutes walk from The Surprise

Celebrate the museum's world-class early medieval collection....More

Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Balenciaga: Shaping Fashion
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 16 minutes walk from The Surprise

He shunned publicity, was rarely seen and gave only one full interview in his life yet Christian Dior called him ...More

 
The Pink Floyd Exhibition: Their Mortal Remains
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Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 16 minutes walk from The Surprise

They've given us The Dark Side of the Moon, pigs flying over Battersea Power Station and giant inflatable teachers. Now, ...More

 
Dance For Refuge
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 23rd June 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 16 minutes walk from The Surprise

Zipporah, Dego and others spin dance music inspired by the V&A's collections....More

Royal College Of Music Concerts
Concerts | On 23rd June 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 16 minutes walk from The Surprise

A classical music recital by Toru Ensemble....More

Play For Progress Music Performances
Music | On 23rd June 2017 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum 16 minutes walk from The Surprise

A concert of works written by PFP tutors and arranged specifically for their pupils that feature the multi-cultural nature of ...More

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The Oystermen, aka Matt Lovell and Rob Hampton, ...More

 
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Modern brasserie in Camden Market with Lee Andrews, formerly of Chiltern Firehouse, as head chef ...More

 
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JW3

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Waiting for Godot
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Arts Theatre

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Venus In Fur
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Theatre | From 6th October 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

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National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

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Bishopsgate Institute

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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

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The City Is Ours
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Exhibitions | From 14th July 

Museum of London

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Art Night London 2017
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Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Whitechapel Gallery

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Eid Festival 2017
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Exhibitions | On 2nd July 

Trafalgar Square

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Barnes Film Festival
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