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Royal Academy of ArtsLord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a brilliantly curated program of exhibitions. There's always something new to enjoy at the Royal Academy. The programme of exhibitions is constantly changing and shows are presented in some of Europe's most magnificent galleries. Perhaps the most celebrated show of recent years was Saatchi's 'Sensation!', but exhibitions include everything from recent fashion and photography retrospectives to much broader collections of post-18th century art, and immaculately researched explorations of historical cultures. Their Summer Exhibition is a wonderful mish-mash of artists - from established artists to those just starting out - media and styles. The Academy is also the venue of choice for collections celebrating the life and works of recently deceased artists.

 

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Tracey Emin/Edvard Munch: The Loneliness Of The SoulTracey Emin/Edvard Munch: The Loneliness Of The SoulCroydon-born contemporary artist Tracey Emin indulges her fascination with the Norwegian expressionist by juxtaposing Edvard Munch's masterpieces and more than 25 of her own paintings, neons and sculpture.2021-05-18T10:00:00+01002021-08-01T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Michael Armitage: Paradise EdictMichael Armitage: Paradise EdictKenyan-born artist Michael Armitage, who works between Nairobi and London, explores East African culture and folklore in 15 large-scale paintings from the past six years, displayed alongside works by East African contemporary artists Meek Gichugu, Jak Katarikawe, Theresa Musoke, Asaph Ng'ethe Macua, Elimo Njau and Sane Wadu.2021-05-22T10:00:00+01002021-09-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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David Hockney: The Arrival Of Spring, Normandy, 2020David Hockney: The Arrival Of Spring, Normandy, 2020Captured in the spring of 2020 at his home in Normandy, Hockney's celebration of the natural world comprises 116 works created using an iPad and Stylus and then printed onto large-scale paper to capture every stroke and movement of his hand.2021-05-23T10:00:00+01002021-09-26T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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Washington Mayfair Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
5 Curzon Street, W1J | 6 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
Dating back to 1913, The Washington Mayfair Hotel successfully blends historic art deco with modern design. Located in the premier commercial and cultural centre of London, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
35 Charles Street, W1J | 6 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
Typically for this aristocratic part of town, a discreet entrance leads to a thoroughly luxurious interior. Muted colours and marble floors give the sense of an ... More
 
 
 
Athenaeum Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
116 Piccadilly, W1J | 9 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
Situated opposite Royal Parks and Buckingham Palace, and just down the road from national museums and galleries, The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences is an independent, award-winning ... More
 
 
 
 
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Colnaghi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
15 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
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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Society Of Antiquaries
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Burlington House, W1J | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
Founded in 1707, the Society of Antiquaries has the largest collection of portraits of English ... More
 
 
 
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Pace Gallery London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
New York art gallery Pace opens its second London space at 6 Burlington Gardens on 4th October 2012, a 9,000 square foot space in the presitgious ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Institution of Great Britain
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
21 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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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Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 5 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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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Spencer House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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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Tracey Emin/Edvard Munch: The Loneliness Of The Soul
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th May to 1st August 2021 - 10am-6pm
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, W1J | Same location as Royal Academy of Arts
Croydon-born contemporary artist Tracey Emin indulges her fascination with the Norwegian expressionist by juxtaposing Edvard Munch's masterpieces and more than 25 of her own paintings, neons ...More
 
 
 
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Amelie The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th May to 25th September 2021 - Various Times
Royal Academy of Arts, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, W1V | 5 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
Michael Fentiman directs Audrey Brisson as the titular dreamer in a musical adaptation of the 2001 Oscar-nominated film blessed with a whimsical depiction of contemporary Parisian ...More
 
 
 
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Les Miserables - The Staged Concert
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th May to 5th September 2021 - Various Times
Royal Academy of Arts, 51 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 7 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
A limited 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. Jon ...More
 
 
 
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 5 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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
London > Entertainment >
22-32 Shaftesbury Avenue, Trocadero, W1D | 6 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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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Picturehouse Central
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7-14 Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
A vast and much needed improvement on the old Cineworld cinema in the Trocodero, Picturehouse Central opened in June 2015 and was treated to a full ... More
 
 
 
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Manolo Blahnik
London > Shopping > Shoes
Burlington Arcade, W1J | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
More than 40 years after Manolo Blahnik opened his first store on Old Church Street in Chelsea, the ... More
 
 
 
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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
16-17 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
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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Prada
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
16-18 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
One of the coolest, most stylish designer labels, Prada is fashion royalty. A favourite with the trend conscious who find everything here - from evening wear ... More
 
 
 
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The Restaurant at The Royal Academy of Arts
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Burlington House, Mayfair, London W1J | Same location as Royal Academy of Arts
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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Sackville's
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
8a Sackville Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
Black truffles and posh burgers are primarily what Sackville's is all about. The Mayfair grill and bar is run by chef Wayne Dixon, former ... More
 
 
 
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Swans Bar at Maison Assouline
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
196A Piccadilly, W1J | 1 minute from Royal Academy of Arts
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 10 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 11 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 13 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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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May Fair Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
The subterranean spa within the luxury May Fair Hotel offers a tailed experience emphasising wellbeing and health. All of the spa treatments have been carefully ... More
 
 
 
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
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Triyoga Soho
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 4 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
On the second floor of the Kingly Court complex off Carnaby Street, Triyoga offers busy city people a refuge where they can centre themselves. One of ... More
 
 
 
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The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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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The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
 
 
 
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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 Donovan Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Brown's Hotel, 33 Albermarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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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Mahiki
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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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Kwant
London > Nightlife > Bars
23-25 Heddon Street, W1B | 2 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
Below Momo and run by the same team, Kwant (pronounced "quaint") ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | Same location as Royal Academy of Arts
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
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)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 2 minutes from Royal Academy of Arts
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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