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Splendours of the SubcontinentIn October 1875, the Prince of Wales, Albert Edward, set off on a four-month tour of the Indian Subcontinent. Treasures presented to the Prince during the trip go on display at The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace for the first time in over 130 years. Splendours of the Subcontinent: A Prince's Tour of India 1875-76 tells the story of his grand tour during which he visited over 21 localities, which today encompass India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Nepal. Gifts with over 90 rulers and included a magnificent ten-piece gold service, given by the Maharaja of Mysore and an enamelled gold and diamond perfume holder from Ram Singh II, Maharajah of Jaipur.

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The Nadler Victoria Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £26† 22% off
10 Palace Place, SW1E | 3 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
The Rubens at the Palace Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £135† 22% off
39 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 4 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
This is as close to Buckingham Palace as you can get. It's also nearby Victoria station which is not quite as glamorous but very convenient. There ... More
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £309† 39% off
41 Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 4 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
The tenth best hotel in Europe (according to New Yorker's tourist Bible 'Travel and Leisure') is so close to Buckingham Palace you can almost hear the ... More
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Confessions
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 17th to 19th and 21st & 22nd Jun 2019 - Various Times
Splendours of the Subcontinent, 12 Palace Street, SW1E | 3 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
West End stars present a workshop performance of Kansley & Lidert's musical set in the world of espionage....More
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Nigel Slater's Toast
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 4th April to 3rd August 2019 - Various Times
Splendours of the Subcontinent, 12 Palace Street, SW1E | 3 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
Jonnie Riordan directs the West End transfer of Henry Filloux-Bennett's adaptation of the memoir by Nigel Slater about his 1960s childhood and the vital role that ...More
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Toast
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 4th April to 3rd August 2019
Splendours of the Subcontinent, 12 Palace Street, SW1E | 3 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
Based on Nigel Slater's award-winning autobiography, Toast recreates suburban England in the 1960s as Nigel's childhood is told through the tastes and smells he grew up ...More
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The Other Palace
London > Entertainment > Theatres
12 Palace Street, SW1E | 3 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
Formerly the St. James Theatre, The Other Palace officially opens its doors in February 2017, as part of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Really ... More
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The Other Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 3 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
Billed by its operators as 'the first newly built central London theatre in 30 years', St James Theatre opened to the public in ... More
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Curzon Victoria
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
58 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 5 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
Curzon Victoria is the chain's seventh London venue, providing a boutique cinema option in central London. Visitors will be able to immerse themselves in a broad ... More
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The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Birdcage Walk, SW1A | Same location as Splendours of the Subcontinent
Once Buckingham Palace's resident chapel, the Queen's Gallery was opened in 1962 and holds regularly changing exhibitions. It allows the general public glimpses of rarely seen ... More
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Buckingham Palace
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1A | Same location as Splendours of the Subcontinent
England's most famous royal palace, and the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II, Buckingham Palace opens the doors of its State Rooms to the public every ... More
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Clarence House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St James's Palace, St James's, London SW1 | 5 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
The home of the Queen Mother from 1953 to 2002, a tour of Clarence House is an excellent way of experiencing the living history of the ... More
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Cardinal Place Shopping Centre
London > Shopping > Shopping Centres
Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E5JD | 4 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
Cardinal Place is a snazzy modern shopping venue in Victoria. Housed under a curvaceous, new-age glass capsule it has become something of a visual icon in ... More
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Truefitt and Hill
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
71 St James Street, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
As any gentleman knows, there are times when only a shave by the finest of barbers will do. It's a bit like going to the gym ... More
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Lock & Co
London > Shopping > Clothing
6 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
Founded in 1676, for centuries Lock & Co. has been the place to shop for a top hat if you're off to Ascot. The quaint shop ... More
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Carrara Restaurant at the St James Theatre
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 3 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
Modern European Cuisine... More
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BBar & Restaurant
London > Restaurants >
43 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 3 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
Bbar restaurant and bar is located opposite Buckingham Palace Royal Mews, and minutes away from Victoria station and its surrounding theatres. The distinctly South African-influenced Bbar ... More
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Shot Espresso, Victoria
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
10 Bressenden Place, SW1E | 4 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
With Allpress coffee and Antipodean-style breakfasts, Shot Espresso is a café, deli and aperitif bar all rolled into one. Taking the best ... More
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 21 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 21 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 21 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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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Green Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
Although many of the parks in London are officially owned by the sovereign, it is the four central London parks (one of which is Green Park) ... More
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Big Bus Company
London > Leisure > Sightseeing Tours
48 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
The Big Bus Company tour takes you to all of London's famous landmarks and reveals the capital's colourful 2,000-year history. The tour offers you a choice ... More
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The Athenaeum Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Athenaeum, 116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 7 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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Greenwood
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Buckingham Palace Road, SW1W | 5 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
A large two floor pub within the Nova Victoria development, Greenwood offers so much more than just beer. As well as a large central bar and ... More
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Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 8 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
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Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 9 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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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Cask & Glass
London > Nightlife > Bars
39 - 41 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 3 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
... More
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The Leopard Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Rubens Hotel, 39 Buckingham Palace Road, Westminster, London SW1W | 4 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
Part of The Rubens at the Palace but open to non-residents as well as hotel guests, the Leopard Bar has an intimate atmosphere designed in elegant ... More
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The Goring Bar and Lounge
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Beeston Place, Victoria, London SW1W | 6 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
With deep red walls, a carpeted floor, leather chairs and a roaring log fire, The Goring Bar and Lounge is the epitome of opulence. Run by ... More
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Spencer House
London > Business > Venue Hire
27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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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The Ritz Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 8 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
World famous luxury hotel, right on Piccadilly, with a roof terrace looking across Green Park. The fine food (particularly the Afternoon Tea) at the Ritz attract ... More
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The May Fair
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 9 minutes from Splendours of the Subcontinent
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Leonardo da Vinci: A Life In DrawingLeonardo da Vinci: A Life In DrawingLeonardo da Vinci: A Life In DrawingTo celebrate Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago, the Royal Collection, which owns the world's "most eye-popping hoard of his graphic works" (The Guardian), is staging 12 simultaneous exhibitions nationwide. While other host cities display 12 drawings, London gets over 200 sketches in Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing, on display at The Qu2019-06-17T10:00:00+01002019-10-13T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, † Birdcage Walk† † † SW1A 1AA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Illustration & Drawing
PRICING£13.50, OAP £12.20, NUS £10.80, child/disabled £6.70, family £33.50
DATES24th May to 13th October 2019
VENUEThe Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
To celebrate Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago, the Royal Collection, which owns the world's "most eye-popping hoard of his graphic works" (The Guardian), is staging 12 simultaneous exhibitions nationwide. While other host cities display 12 drawings, London gets over 200 sketches in Leonardo da Vinci: A Life in Drawing, on display at The Qu...†More about this event
Escape Room: Leonardo Artmergency!Escape Room: Leonardo Artmergency!Literary & Education, Art Workshop.2019-06-21T18:15:00+01002019-10-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, † Birdcage Walk† † † SW1A 1AA
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Escape Room: Leonardo Artmergency!
George IV: Art & SpectacleGeorge IV: Art & SpectacleGeorge IV, who became king in 1820, was famous for his extravagant lifestyle and his Royal Pavilion in Brighton. Much of his impressive collection of art remains in the Royal Collection and his Dutch and Flemish masterpieces and magnificent portraits by Sir Thomas Lawrence and Sir Joshua Reynolds are brought together in George IV: Art & Spectacle. 2019-11-15T00:00:00+00002020-05-04T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace, † Birdcage Walk† † † SW1A 1AA
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Graphic Design
PRICING£13.50, OAP £12.20, child £6.70, NUS £10.80, disabled £6.70, family £33.50
DATES15th November 2019 to 4th May 2020
VENUEThe Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace
George IV, who became king in 1820, was famous for his extravagant lifestyle and his Royal Pavilion in Brighton. Much of his impressive collection of art remains in the Royal Collection and his Dutch and Flemish masterpieces and magnificent portraits by Sir Thomas Lawrence and Sir Joshua Reynolds are brought together in George IV: Art & Spectacle. ...†More about this event
 
 

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