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The Gingerbread CityThe Museum of Architecture transforms two of its floors into The Gingerbread City this December. A fundraising exhibition, it sees architects, urban planners and landscape designers build a city made entirely of gingerbread based on a brief set by Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design. Prizes will be given for the best designs and there will be family gingerbread house making workshops.

 

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South Kensington Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Gloucester Road Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Chelsea Cloisters Pure Parking
 
6 minutes walk
 
Union Car Parks
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Cheval Harrington Court Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £177  25% off
13 Harrington Road, SW7 | 2 minutes from The Gingerbread City
With 33 open plan, one, two and three bedroom apartments, Cheval Harrington Court offers exceptional home living within the heart of South Kensington. The newly refurbished ... More
 
 
 
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100 Queen's Gate, SW7 | 5 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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Sydney House Chelsea
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9- 11 Sydney Street, SW3 | 5 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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Testimonial: The Life Story Of A Monumental Vase
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd January to 31st July 2018 - Various Times
The Gingerbread City, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
Find out more about an object in the Rosalinde and Arthur Gilbert Collection, which was inspired by archaeological finds engraved by Italian artist Giovanni Battista Piranesi, ...More
 
 
 
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Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th October 2017 to 9th September 2018
The Gingerbread City, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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Sensational Butterflies
London > Events > Kids Events  Dates: 29th March to 16th September 2018
The Gingerbread City, Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Institut Francais Cultural Centre, 17 Queensberry Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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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Science Museum IMAX
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Exhibition Road, Knightsbridge, South Kensington, London SW7 | 4 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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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Royal College of Music
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Prince Consort Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 7 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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Cromwell Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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
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V&A Museum, Cromwell Road, SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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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24-25 Cromwell Place, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Gingerbread City
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Gilding the Lily
London > Shopping > Florists
Old Brompton Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Gingerbread City
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17 Bute Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 3 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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47 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | Same location as The Gingerbread City
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London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
19 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Gingerbread City
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7 - 9 Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 1 minute from The Gingerbread City
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London > Education > Evening Classes
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123 Kings Road, Chelsea, London SW3 | 11 minutes from The Gingerbread City
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