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Founded in 1707, the Society of Antiquaries has the largest collection of portraits of English medieval and Tudor monarchs outside the National Portrait Gallery. Set up to preserve and enable a better understanding of cultural heritage, the society does just that from Burlington House, its historic premises in Piccadilly. Established before the foundation of national museums and galleries, the collection was transformed both in size and quality by bequest of the Thomas Kerrich in 1828. Today the Society helps conserve and develop the research and educational potential of the buildings, collections and library at Burlington House and Kelmscott Manor. The Pre-Raphaelite and Old Master collections at the Cotswold retreat of William Morris offer a unique insight into his occupancy of the Oxfordshire house.

 

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £169  31% off
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 2 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
Situated on prestigious Jermyn Street, in the heart of Piccadilly, the 4 star deluxe Cavendish Hotel is perfectly located for London's theatres, shops and arts. It ... More
 
 
 
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21 Piccadilly, W1J | 3 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
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68 Regent Street, W1B | 3 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
 
 
 
 
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Colnaghi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
15 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Society Of Antiquaries
Among the first galleries to be established in Europe, Colnaghi specialises in Old Master paintings and drawings from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries. Its clients ... More
 
 
 
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Halcyon Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
29 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Society Of Antiquaries
Situated in the heart of Mayfair, Halcyon Gallery is one of Europe's leading art galleries, representing some of the finest contemporary painters and sculptors working today. ... More
 
 
 
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29 Sackville Street, W1S | 2 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
Formerly located at Rathbone Place in Fitzrovia, when it was known as the Lazarides gallery, Lazinc was first established in 2006 by contemporary ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Institution of Great Britain
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
21 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
Best known for its annual televised Christmas lectures, the RI is one of Britain's most famous science institutions and the place where famous scientists such as ... More
 
 
 
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Spencer House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
Spencer family's 18th London residence. The ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales, the Spencer family hasn’t lived in this, their London residence, since 1926. Following ... More
 
 
 
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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 5 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
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, Shaftesbury ... More
 
 
 
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Paul Graham - A1
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 30th October to 18th December 2020 - 10am-5.30pm
Society Of Antiquaries, 3-5 Swallow Street, W1B | 2 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
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Pretty Woman: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th February 2020 to 2nd January 2021
Society Of Antiquaries, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 5 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
Everyone's favourite Hollywood love story comes alive on the London stage this February when Pretty Woman: The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West End with ...More
 
 
 
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Les Miserables - The Staged Concert
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th December 2020 to 31st January 2021 - Various Times
Society Of Antiquaries, 51 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 7 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
A limited six-week run of an intimate concert staging of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's revolutionary novel of tragedy and loss. ...More
 
 
 
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 5 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
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The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
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22-32 Shaftesbury Avenue, Trocadero, W1D | 6 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
From spring 2019 the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience comes to the West End. After three successful years in Angel, Islington (open until 28th ... More
 
 
 
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Empire Cinema Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
The independently-owned Empire owns cinemas at 14 locations across the UK including this one, the three screen Empire Cinema on Haymarket in London's ... More
 
 
 
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Mont Blanc
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
60 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from Society Of Antiquaries
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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
16-17 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from Society Of Antiquaries
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
 
 
 
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10 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Society Of Antiquaries
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The Restaurant at The Royal Academy of Arts
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Burlington House, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from Society Of Antiquaries
The Restaurant at the Royal Academy of Arts is a restaurant and bar housed at the The Royal Academy of Arts, offering all day dining and ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > French restaurants
196A Piccadilly, W1J | 1 minute from Society Of Antiquaries
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172 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from Society Of Antiquaries
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 11 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 12 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 14 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
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May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 3 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
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Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 5 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
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The Only Running Footman
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5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
One of two venues belonging to The Meredith Group who also run The Portman in Portman Village, The Only Running Footman is a popular pub, restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
Built in 1882 this gorgeous Victorian pub could be the perfect spot for a night out, if you can find it, that is. Very close to ... More
 
 
 
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
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Mahiki
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
A favourite with young royals - Princes Harry and William, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie have been spotted here... all at the same time. And ... More
 
 
 
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The Donovan Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brown's Hotel, 33 Albermarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
For those who like Gucci with their champagne, the Donovan Bar is an example of all the things a classy hotel bar ought to be. The ... More
 
 
 
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The Rivoli Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Ritz Hotel, St James's, London W1J | 3 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
The Rivoli Bar, an intimate cocktail lounge within the famous Ritz Hotel, re-opened in 2001 after a closure of some twenty years with interiors stylishly updated ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from Society Of Antiquaries
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
This long established night spot in Mayfair's Dover Street has been providing Londoners with a sophisticated setting to enjoy food, drink and live entertainment for 30 ... More
 
 
 
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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
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195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 2 minutes from Society Of Antiquaries
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Roy Marsden directs Martin Shaw and Jenny Seagrove in AR Gurney's tragi-comic romance about two lifelong friends, who are physically ...More

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The Hippodrome 10 minutes walk from Society Of Antiquaries

Thfree stars of the UK touring production of the Rock Of Ages - Kevin Clifton, Rhiannon Chesterman and Luke Walsh ...More

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Theatre | On 3rd December 2020 

The Hippodrome 10 minutes walk from Society Of Antiquaries

The West End star, who originated the role of Genie in the London production of Disney's Aladdin, dips into his ...More

Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 10 minutes walk from Society Of Antiquaries

London born artist Heather Philipson puts an ice cream with a cherry on top on The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar ...More

 
Titian: Love, Desire, Death
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2021 

National Gallery 10 minutes walk from Society Of Antiquaries

All six works in the series of paintings showing Classical myths primarily taken from the Roman poet Ovid's 'Metamorphoses', commissioned ...More

Take One Picture 2020
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2021 

National Gallery 10 minutes walk from Society Of Antiquaries

Children from 37 primary schools across the UK respond creatively to George Bellows's 1912 painting Men Of The Docks, which ...More

Sin
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2021 

National Gallery 10 minutes walk from Society Of Antiquaries

A group exhibition exploring complex theological ideas and depictions of sinful everyday behaviour including works across the centuries by Bruegel, ...More

Artemisia
Exhibitions | Until 24th January 2021 

National Gallery 10 minutes walk from Society Of Antiquaries

This first major exhibition of 17th-century Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi's work includes two versions of her painting Judith Beheading Holofernes ...More

 
 
 
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