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st martin in the fields

LONDON | St Martin In The Fields is an Anglican church on the north-east corner of Trafalgar Square. While a church has existed on this site since medieval times, the current structure was built between 1722-26. Its Neoclassical design was controversial at the time, but has since become famous and copied

v&a museum of childhood bethnal green

LONDON | The V&A Museum of Childhood is a separately located part of the Victoria & Albert Museum in Bethnal Green and houses one of the world’s largest collections of children’s toys, dolls, games, costumes and the like. It’s been building its collection since 1872 and contains a very well curated

wellcome collection

LONDON | The Wellcome Collection describes itself as “The free destination for the incurably curious”, and is one of the lesser known museums in London. It explores the connections between medicine, life and art in the past, present and future. It was established under Sir Henry Wellcome’s will in 1936, and features several rooms full

wenlock arms islington

LONDON | The Wenlock Arms first opened in 1836 as the taproom for the nearby Wenlock Brewery (no longer in existence) and has seen a lot happen during its 180 years. The pub stands out in the area, out of place amongst an assortment of modern apartments and industrial buildings. This

halcyon gallery mayfair

LONDON | The Halcyon Gallery was founded in 1982 and specialises in modern and contemporary art working closely with emerging and established international artists. The gallery aims to “champion painters and sculptors who display exceptional talent, technical skill and intrinsic creativity” and to “enable public accessibility to modern art”. While it’s

serpentine galleries

LONDON | The Serpentine Galleries are 2 exhibition buildings located on either side of the Serpentine lake in Kensington Gardens. The original Serpentine Gallery, which has been championing new ideas in contemporary art since opening in 1970, is housed in a Grade II listed former tea pavilion. The newer gallery, the Zaha Hadid

redchurch brewery bethnal green

LONDON | Redchurch Brewery Bethnal Green has a tap room that’s been set up on the mezzanine level of the brewery and it’s one of our favourite brewery bars in London. It’s a bare bones space, with crates serving as table and chairs, overlooking the lane way through the large railway

sir john soane's museum london

LONDON | Sir John Soane’s Museum is housed in the former home of architect Sir John Soane, who over the course of his life (1753–1837) amassed an impressive collection of art, furniture and curiosities. The museum was established by an Act of Parliament during Soane’s life and one of the many

crypt gallery euston london

LONDON | The Crypt Gallery is located in the crypt of St Pancras Parish Church and between 1822 and 1854 was used to bury deceased Londoners. It was an air raid shelter during both World Wars and today hosts an ongoing programme of curated contemporary art exhibitions and events which are designed to provoke,

photographer's gallery london

LONDON | The Photographer’s Gallery was founded in 1971 in Covent Garden and was the first independent gallery in the UK dedicated solely to photography. Today the gallery is housed in a converted 1910 Edwardian textiles warehouse in Soho, where it holds exhibits showcasing works from the latest emerging talent, to historical