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The Civic Gallery

A platform to showcase local artistic and creative talent, The Civic Gallery is as an opportunity for local artists to exhibit their work to the public in the Civic Reception of Kensington Town Hall.

 

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Saatchi Gallery

Founded in 1985 to bring contemporary art to as wide an audience as possible by providing an innovative platform for emerging artists to show their work. The Gallery has hosted 15 out of the top 20 most visited exhibitions in London over the last five years, and has more followers on social media than any other museum in the world. Entry to all Saatchi Gallery’s exhibitions is free.

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Natural History Museum

<div class='contentField'><p>The museum’s collections promote the whole of the natural world, but for most visitors it’s about the dinosaurs.</p> <p>Image © Trustees of the Natural History Museum, London [2018]. All rights. reserved</p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>Cromwell Road, Kensington, London SW7 5BD</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="http://www.nhm.ac.uk/">Read more</a></div>

V&A

<div class='contentField'><p>The world's greatest museum of art and design, with collections including ceramics, furniture, fashion, glass, jewellery, metalwork, photographs, sculpture, textiles and paintings.</p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://www.vam.ac.uk/">Read more</a></div>

Kensington Place

<div class='contentField'><p>201 Kensington Church Street, Kensington, London W8 7LX</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="/explore-kensington-and-chelsea/kensington-place" hreflang="en">Read more</a></div>

Science Museum

<div class='contentField'><p>Reknowned for its interactive galleries and inspirational exhibitions, with over 15,000 objects on display, including the Apollo 10 command capsule and Stephenson’s Rocket.</p> <p>Image Mathematics The Winton Gallery, Science Museum, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects,&nbsp; © Nick Guttridge</p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>Exhibition Road, Kensington, London SW7 2DD</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/">Read more</a></div>

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

<div class='contentField'><p>Reveals how we lived and shopped from Victorian times to the present day – packaging, ads, fads and fashion.</p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>111-117 Lancaster Rd, London W11 1QT</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="http://www.museumofbrands.com/">Read more</a></div>

Design Museum

<div class='contentField'><p>European Museum of the Year 2018, this is the world's leading museum devoted to contemporary design in every form from architecture and fashion to graphics, product and digital design.</p> <p>Image <font color="#000000">© </font><span lang="EN" style="font-size: 10pt;"><span style="font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;"><font color="#000000">Gareth Gardner</font></span></span></p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>224-238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://www.designmuseum.org">Read more</a></div>

Kensington Palace

<div class='contentField'><p>A royal palace since 1760, it was the birthplace of&nbsp;Queen Victoria and she&nbsp;lived there until her accession in 1837. Diana, Princess of Wales, lived in part of the private apartments and her sons live here now.</p> </div><div class='contentField'><p><span class="widget-pane-link" jsan="7.widget-pane-link" jstcache="676">Kensington Gardens, London W8 4PX</span></p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://www.hrp.org.uk/kensington-palace/">Read more</a></div>

National Army Museum

<div class='contentField'><p>A leading authority on the British Army and its impact on society past and present.</p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>Royal Hospital Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 4HT</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://www.nam.ac.uk/">Read more</a></div>

Leighton House and Sambourne House

<div class='contentField'><p>Leighton House and Sambourne are two extraordinary artists houses in our borough. Explore its unique interiors, collections and join the events programme for all. Reopening dates will be announced soon!</p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>12 Holland Park Rd, Kensington, London W14 8LZ</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/museums/">Read more</a></div>

18 Stafford Terrace

<div class='contentField'><p>Originally the family home of ‘Punch’ magazine cartoonist Edward Linley Sambourne this is a unique example of a late Victorian townhouse with almost all of its original furniture and fittings.</p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>18 Stafford Terrace, Kensington, W8 7BH</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/subsites/museums/18staffordterrace1.aspx">Read more</a></div>

Cadogan Hall

<div class='contentField'><p>Home to the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, is one of London’s leading concert venues. It offers a programme of live events ranging from classical to jazz, rock and pop.</p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X 9DQ</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://www.cadoganhall.com/">Read more</a></div>

Investec Opera Holland Park

<div class='contentField'><p>A unique opera company that presents an open air summer season under a temporary canopy in Holland Park. Around six different operas are presented every season. Many are famous classics, but the company often stages less well known works.</p> <p>Image Anne Sophie Duprels as Zazà and Joel Montero as Milio in Opera Holland Park 2017 production of Zazà © Robert Workman for Opera Holland Park.</p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>Opera Holland Park Theatre, Ilchester Pl, Kensington, London W8 6LU</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="http://www.operahollandpark.com/">Read more</a></div>

Electric Cinema

<div class='contentField'><p>One of London’s oldest cinemas, with luxurious leather chairs, sofas and beds.</p> <p>Image © Soho House Electric Cinema 1607 AB LR 002</p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>191 Portobello Rd, Notting Hill, London W11 2ED</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://www.electriccinema.co.uk/portobello">Read more</a></div>

Gate Cinema

<div class='contentField'><p><span lang="">Atmospheric, Grade II listed, single screen cinema.</span></p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>87 Notting Hill Gate, Kensington, London W11 3JZ</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://www.picturehouses.com/cinema/Gate_Picturehouse">Read more</a></div>

Michelin Building

<div class='contentField'><p>Former UK headquarters of the tyre company decorated with large stained glass windows and decorative tiles.</p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>81 Fulham Rd, Chelsea, London SW3 6RD</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://theargyllclub.com/office-locations/michelin-house">Read more</a></div>

Holy Trinity Sloane Square

<div class='contentField'><p><span lang="">A masterpiece of the Arts and Crafts movement.</span></p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>Sloane St, Belgravia, London SW1X 9BZ</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="http://www.holytrinitysloanesquare.co.uk/">Read more</a></div>

Crosby Hall

<div class='contentField'><p>The only surviving Medieval merchant’s house in London. Once the home of Richard III, as Duke of Gloucester, later owned by Sir Thomas More. The hall was moved, stone by stone, from Bishopsgate to Chelsea in 1910 to make way for development. It is now a private residence.</p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London SW3 5BB</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1358160">Read more</a></div>

Carlyle's House

<div class='contentField'><p>The former home of the Victorian historian and writer Thomas Carlyle. The house contains original furnishings, books, pictures and personal items. Open 2 March – 3 November in 2019.</p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>24 Cheyne Row, Chelsea, London SW3 5HL</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/carlyles-house">Read more</a></div>

Albert Bridge

<div class='contentField'><p><span lang="">London’s prettiest bridge, particularly at night.</span></p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>Albert Bridge, London SW11 4PL</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/parking-transport-and-streets/your-streets/streetscape/street-projects/albert-bridge-restoration">Read more</a></div>

Trellick Tower

<div class='contentField'><p><span lang="">Erno Goldfinger’s iconic Brutalist apartment block.</span></p> </div><div class='contentField'><p>5 Golborne Rd, London W10 5PA</p> </div><div class='contentField'><a href="https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1246688">Read more</a></div>