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GALLERIES & EXHIBITIONS

London is home to a number of fantastic galleries. With new and exciting exhibitions opening all the time it is easy to get your fix of culture whilst staying at One Aldwych. Read on for our guide to what's on at London's galleries.

Tate Modern (20 minute walk)

Alibis: Sigmar Poke
9 October 2014 to 8 February 2015
Sigmar Polke was one of the most insatiably experimental artists of the twentieth century. This retrospective is the first to bring together the unusually broad range of media he worked with during his five-decade career - not only painting, drawing, photography, film and sculpture, but also notebooks, slide projections and photocopies.

The Courtauld Gallery (2 minutes walk)

Egon Schiele
23 October 2014 - 18 January 2015
Egon Schiele (1890 - 1918) is one of the most important artists of the early 20th century and a central figure of Austrian Expressionism. This exhibition brings together an outstanding group of the artist's nudes to chart his ground-breaking approach during his short but urgent career.

Jasper Johns: Regrets
12 September - 14 December 2014
Regrets is a haunting series of ten paintings and drawings inspired by an old photograph of Lucian Freud posing in Francis Bacon's London studio.

The National Gallery (10 minute walk)

Rembrandt: The Late Works
15 October 2014 - 18 January 2015
'Rembrandt: The Late Works', organised in collaboration with Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum, offers you an opportunity to experience the passion, emotion and innovation of the great master.

National Portrait Gallery (10 minute walk)

Grayson Perry: Who Are You?
25 October 2014 to 15 March 2015
Turner Prize-winning artist Grayson Perry turns his attention to portraiture and British identity for this display of new works, including a self-portrait and a tapestry, made during his Channel 4 series Who Are You?

Tate Britain

Phyllida Barlow Tate Britain Commission 2014
31 March to 2 November 2014
For more than four decades, Phyllida Barlow has made impressive, large-scale sculptural installations using everyday materials, and this commission will be her largest and most ambitious work in London to date.

The EY Exhibition: Late Turner - Painting Set Free
10 September 2014 to 25 January 2015
Featuring large-scale oil paintings alongside drawings, prints and watercolour, this is the first major exhibition to survey the extraordinary last works of J.M.W. Turner

London Film Museum (5 minute walk)

Bond in Motion
Open for the duration of 2014
The largest official collection of original James Bond vehicles will be on display at London Film Museum for a fantastic family experience.

The British Museum (15 minute walk)

Eight mummies, eight lives, eight stories 
22 May to 30 November 2014
This exhibition will introduce you to eight people from ancient Egypt and Sudan whose bodies have been preserved, either naturally or by deliberate embalming.

Design Museum

Women Fashion Power
29 October 2014 to 26 April 2015 
Women Fashion Power offers an unprecedented look at how princesses, models, CEOs, Dames and designers have used fashion to define and enhance their position in the world.

Natural History Museum

Wildlife Photographer of the Year
24 October 2014 to 30 August 2015
Extraordinary images of our planet from international photographers, celebrating the 50th competition.

The Science Museum

3D: Printing the Future
Until 4 January 2015
Explore this exhibition to discover how innovators are using 3D printers to turn computer data into physical objects that could change your life.

Victoria & Albert Museum

Horst 
6 September to 4 January 2014
The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 - 2014 is a comprehensive look at Italian fashion from the end of the Second World War to the present day. The story is explored through the key individuals and organisations that have contributed to Italy's reputation for quality and style.


Our Concierge team are the definitive guide to what's hot in London and would be delighted to give you the inside knowledge on where to go and what to do during your stay. Many of London's galleries are free to enjoy and our Concierge team will be happy to arrange tickets for those events that do require tickets.

Tickets to all galleries, exhibitions, theatre and the opera are subject to availability. However we will always try our best to secure your first choice or to suggest alternatives.

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PRE-THEATRE DINNER

Complete your night out with a bite to eat at either Indigo or Axis restaurant before seeing a dazzling West End show. Enjoy two courses for £20 and three courses for £25.

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