Wallpaper History Society  

 
 
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Victoria & Albert Museum, South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL
 
 
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Care of the Victoria and Albert Museum, this specialist society promotes all aspects of wallpaper history, preservation and production.

The most enticing element of the society is the organised visits to country houses. Many of these grand abodes boast beautifully preserved elaborate wall coverings. However there is also a wealth of lectures on offer and a handbook.

 

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Holiday Inn London Kensington Forum
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £47  37% off
97 Cromwell Road, SW7 | 11 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
The location, two minutes' walk from Gloucester Road tube station, is the major draw of this modern, high-rise hotel. The Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Palace, Natural ... More
 
 
 
The Bentley Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
27 - 33 Harrington Gardens, SW7 | 11 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
As its name suggests, The Bentley hotel is a rather sleek model. Appropriately located in upmarket Kensington and Chelsea all of the 64 rooms in this ... More
 
 
 
NH Kensington Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
202-220 Cromwell Road, SW5 | 19 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
This clean, comfortable modern hotel made up of six Victorian houses is a short walk from Earls Court Tube station from where the Piccadilly line can ... More
 
 
 
 
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Brompton Oratory
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
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 some ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
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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St Columba's Church of Scotland
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Pont Street, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 9 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
There has been a church on the site since 1884. It was bombed in 1941, rebuilt in 1955 and is now a Grade II listed building. ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Wallpaper History Society
The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) was originally founded in 1852 to inspire and educate British designers and manufacturers. Today it houses ... More
 
 
 
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V&A Exhibition Road Quarter
London > Attractions > Sights
V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | Same location as Wallpaper History Society
A new purpose-built underground gallery, magnificent courtyard space and a new entrance from Exhibition Road on the west side of the Victoria and Albert Museum are ... More
 
 
 
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Science Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
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 done ... More
 
 
 
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Brass, Steel And Fire
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th May to 30th August 2021 - 10am-6pm
Wallpaper History Society, Exhibition Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
A craft-based exhibition celebrating 100 years of homemade, steaming miniature locomotives, which inspired rapid change during the Industrial Revolution....More
 
 
 
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George Benson
London > Events > Music  Dates: Wednesday 30th June 2021 - 7.30pm
Wallpaper History Society, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 7 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
The American singer-songwriter and guitarist performs funk and rhythm'n'blues....More
 
 
 
Black Stone Cherry
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 29th September 2021 - 7pm
Wallpaper History Society, Kensington Gore, SW7 | 7 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
The four-piece who hail from Edmonton, Kentucky, perform hard rock material....More
 
 
 
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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
The huge IMAX screen - ten times bigger than the average screen - at the Science Museum is one of the few places in London where ... More
 
 
 
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Cine Lumiere
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
The Cine Lumiere is a shining beacon for all fans of European and World cinema. Attached to the Institut Francais, its programme is varied and intelligent, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 5 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
The Royal College of Music is the school where Gustav Hoilst, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Benjamin Britten, James Galway, Joan Sutherland and Ralph Vaughan Williams learnt their ... More
 
 
 
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La Cave a Fromage
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
In true French style, this chic cheese shop piles its wares high and stinking, with no fridges, or glass barriers to stop customers getting in for ... More
 
 
 
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
Superior florist directly opposite South Kensington Tube Station. They sell flowers to the great and good of this area and as you might expect, this means ... More
 
 
 
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The Library
London > Shopping > Menswear
268 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 5 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
Some of the younger contemporary designers feature here including Alexander McQueen, YMC, Dryshod and Fake. This shop gets our 'Editor's Choice' rosette for its quirky mix ... More
 
 
 
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Victorian Afternoon Tea at The V&A Museum
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
The Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | Same location as Wallpaper History Society
Providing the chance to enjoy a quintessentially British experience within one of London's most beautiful buildings, Benugo has partnered with the Victoria and Albert Museum ... More
 
 
 
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Dorsia - London
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Kulu Kulu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
39 Thurloe Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
Kulu Kulu is a good example of a typical sushi bar, a great place to go for sushi whether you’re a novice or an experienced fan. ... More
 
 
 
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Dana Centre
London > Education > Evening Classes
165 Queen's Gate, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 6 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
There are plenty of initiatives trying to get kids involved in science, but the Dana Centre, an extension of the Science Museum, is the first one ... More
 
 
 
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The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 15 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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The London School of Painting and Drawing
London > Education > Evening Classes
23 Kensington Square, Kensington, London W8 | 16 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
Evening and weekend classes in life drawing and painting, taught by tutors from the Slade School of Fine Art and the Royal Society of British Sculptors. ... More
 
 
 
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G-Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
63-81 Pelham Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
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Bamford Wellness Spa Brompton Cross
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
104 Draycott Avenue, SW3 | 6 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
A luxurious spa, complete with a space for yoga and three treatment rooms Bamford Wellness Spa Brompton Cross is a centre for relaxation where you ... More
 
 
 
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Space NK
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
40 Hans Crescent, Knightsbridge, London SW1X | 10 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
The Knightsbrige branch of Space NK in Hans Crescent, right next to Harrods, is especially appealing - not only does it sell desirable toiletries, chic ... More
 
 
 
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The Enterprise
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
35 Walton Street, South Kensington, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 6 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
Bar ... More
 
 
 
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The Admiral Codrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Mossop Street, Knightsbridge, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
Affectionately referred to as "the Cod", this Knightsbridge boozer-come-gastropub has acquired a reputation for serving high quality, modern food in no-fuss, sleek surroundings. If you do ... More
 
 
 
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The Builders Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
13 Britten Street, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
Chelsea local, The Builders Arms on Britten Street, a landmark pub serving thirsty locals since 1999, underwent an elegant makeover in ... More
 
 
 
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BOTTLES Chelsea
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
100 Draycott Avenue, SW3 | 6 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
Following on from its successful Old Spitalfields Market wine bar, launched in 2018, BOTTLES in West London opened a ... More
 
 
 
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Albert's
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
92 Old Brompton Road, SW7 | 7 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
The guys behind Boujis, Raffles and Mahiki - Jake Parkinson-Smith, Carlo Carello, Piers Adam and Fraser Carruthers - offer a party place ... More
 
 
 
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Barts
London > Nightlife > Bars
Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London SW3 | 7 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
Taking its inspiration from the American speakeasy movement, Barts is a tiny, intimate and relaxed bar in South Kensington which promises a refreshingly fun experience - ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as Wallpaper History Society
Conference facilities can accommodate for up to 2450 people.... More
 
 
 
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Natural History Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
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 from ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Geographical Society
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from Wallpaper History Society
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1034 people.... More
 
 
 

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Brass, Steel And Fire
Exhibitions | Until 30th August 2021 

Science Museum 3 minutes walk from Wallpaper History Society

A craft-based exhibition celebrating 100 years of homemade, steaming miniature locomotives, which inspired rapid change during the Industrial Revolution....More

Jennifer Packer: The Eye Is Not Satisfied With Seeing
Exhibitions | Until 22nd August 2021 

Serpentine Gallery 11 minutes walk from Wallpaper History Society

The Philadelphia artist's first exhibition outside of America brings together 34 works produced between 2011 to 2020 including portraits, monochromatic ...More

James Barnor: Accra/London - A Retrospective
Exhibitions | Until 22nd October 2021 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery 11 minutes walk from Wallpaper History Society

The first major survey of the British-Ghanaian photographer's work, spanning six decades, which captures political and social change in London ...More

JR: Chronicles
Exhibitions | Until 3rd October 2021 

Saatchi Gallery 14 minutes walk from Wallpaper History Society

The largest solo museum exhibition of French graffiti artist and Oscar-nominated filmmaker JR brings together major projects from the past ...More

Van Gogh Alive
Exhibitions | Until 26th September 2021 

Kensington Gardens 18 minutes walk from Wallpaper History Society

An immersive, multi-sensory experience of over 3000 images of Van Gogh's masterpieces traces the artist's journey from, the Netherlands to ...More

 
 
 
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