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Wallace CollectionFree art classes and workshops, talks and tours, bring alive to visitors the varied works of art contained in the 25 galleries of the Wallace Collection, on display in Hertford House - an historic London town house and the original family home of The Marquesses of Hertford and Sir Richard Wallace. Deemed "the greatest art school in this country" by Vivienne Westwood, the collection is full of European paintings, miniatures and sculpture, French 18th century furniture, Sevres and Meissen porcelain, goldsmiths' work and Oriental and European arms and armour. It's one of the finest collections of art amassed by one family. Sir Richard Wallace - the illegitimate son of the 4th Marquess of Hertford - built up the original collection left to him by his father. Several Old Master paintings, notably 'The Laughing Cavalier', works by Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Reynolds, Rubens, Gainsborough, Titian and Romney make this gallery a worthy rival of others in the city. Renovations to the town house, which uniquely occupies the whole side of a garden square, include four galleries, educational facilities and a stunning glass-roofed courtyard - home to Oliver Peyton's brasserie The Wallace. The acquisitions, bequeathed to the nation by Wallace's widow in 1897, are all free to view.

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Wallace Collection events

Henry Moore: The Helmet HeadsHenry Moore: The Helmet HeadsHenry Moore: The Helmet HeadsNew research reveals that Henry Moore's long relationship with the Wallace Collection directly inspired his celebrated Helmet Head sculptures, so where better to show them together for the very first time? It's wonderful to see over sixty sketches, drawings, maquettes and full-sized sculptures in plaster, lead and bronze, juxtaposed with the Renais2019-03-12T00:00:00+00002019-06-23T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wallace Collection, † Hertford House† Manchester Square† † W1U 3BN
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event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Sculpture
DATES6th March to 23rd June 2019
New research reveals that Henry Moore's long relationship with the Wallace Collection directly inspired his celebrated Helmet Head sculptures, so where better to show them together for the very first time? It's wonderful to see over sixty sketches, drawings, maquettes and full-sized sculptures in plaster, lead and bronze, juxtaposed with the Renais...†More about this event
Spotlight On BoillySpotlight On BoillyA special display showcasing the renewed vibrancy of the finely jewelled colours and celebrating Boilly's genius as a chronicler of French society.2019-03-12T10:00:00+00002019-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Wallace Collection, † Hertford House† Manchester Square† † W1U 3BN
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Spotlight On Boilly

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Bond Street Tube Station
6 minutes walk
Marble Arch Tube Station
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Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Marylebone Railway Station
11 minutes walk
Paddington Railway Station
20 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Cramer Street Masterpark
3 minutes walk
Welbeck Street NCP
4 minutes walk

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Mandeville Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £116† 40% off
Mandeville Place, W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
At the Oxford Street end of pretty Marylebone village, this hotel earns its 'boutique' label due to its uniquely designed funky interiors. The swanky deVigne bar ... More
Holiday Inn Oxford Circus
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £73† 38% off
57-59 Welbeck Street, W1G | 3 minutes from Wallace Collection
An imposing Victorian hotel whose confident architecture and Union Jack flag speak of an age when Oxford Circus was the commercial heart of a worldwide ... More
Hyatt Regency London The Churchill
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £200† 33% off
30 Portman Square, W1H | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
Originally built in 1970, this large five-star hotel has a traditional style and ambience associated with older properties. Framed artworks, high ceilings, large windows, fireplaces, chandeliers, ... More
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Alternative Art Galleries nearest Wallace Collection

Nearest to Wallace Collection
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Ambika P3
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
35 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Wallace Collection
Located within the University of Westminster - Marylebone's campus, the vast 14,000 foot P3 exhibition and performance space - a former concrete-testing facility - is "one ... More
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Gallery Elena Shchukina
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
10 Lees Place, Mayfair, London W1K | 7 minutes from Wallace Collection
Gallery Elena Shchukina opens 24th September 2013. Artist and curator Elena Shchukina is launching an eponymous space in Mayfair this September that will challenge the trend ... More
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Christie's Mayfair
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
103 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
This Bond Street art gallery space for the London branch of Christie's auction house represents something of a first for an auction house. Occupying 11,500 sq ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Wallace Collection

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Wallace Collection
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Chiltern Street
London > Attractions >
Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
Chiltern Street in Marylebone runs between Dorset Street and Blandford Street and is home to 40 plus independent shops, stylish cafes and beauty salons. In 2014 ... More
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Portman Square
London > Attractions >
W1H | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
This private garden square in Marylebone offers a secluded and peaceful place to get away from it all. On the north side three Georgian ... More
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Oxford Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
With over 200 million visitors a year, more than 300 shops and 5 million square feet of retail space, Oxford Street lays claim to being London's ... More
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Spotlight On Boilly
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 29th January to 19th May 2019 - 10am-5pm
Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, W1U | Same location as Wallace Collection
A special display showcasing the renewed vibrancy of the finely jewelled colours and celebrating Boilly's genius as a chronicler of French society....More
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Janine Jansen & Alexander Gavrylyuk
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: Tuesday 12th March 2019 - 7.30pm
Wallace Collection, 36 Wigmore Street, W1U | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
A recital by the violinist and pianist duo of Schumann's Violin Sonata No 1 In A Minor, Clara Schumann's 3 Romances, Brahms's Violin Sonata No 2 ...More
Ongoing
Art Block: Matthew Darbyshire
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 2nd October 2018 to 30th April 2019 - Various Times
Wallace Collection, 400 Oxford Street, W1U | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
Observing that many worldwide brands derive from classical deities, Darbyshire has reinterpreted the traditional statuary of Nike, Hermes and Mars using the layering method typically seen ...More
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Near Wallace Collection
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 4 minutes from Wallace Collection
Built by the Bechstein piano company in 1901, this grandiose concert hall is regarded by many as London's best venue for chamber and solo performances. Wigmore ... More
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The Screen on Baker Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
96-98 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
Two intimate screening rooms, plush seating and high-tech facilities make The Screen on Baker Street a good choice for film lovers in the area. Tucked away ... More
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Marble Arch Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Marble Arch, W1C | 7 minutes from Wallace Collection
Underbelly Productions, in association with Cameron Mackintosh, presents a pop-up theatre in Marble Arch, specifically ... More
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London > Shopping > Art and Design
14 Hinde Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
You can own and wear an original design by Damien Hirst for as little as £30. Simply head to Other Criteria where you can get your ... More
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Daylesford Organic Marylebone
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
6-8 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
Located on the ground and basement levels of a Blandford Street building in the heart of Marylebone, Daylesford Organic farmshop and cafe brings together all the ... More
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Trunk Clothiers
London > Shopping > Menswear
8 Chiltern Street, Marylebone, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
If you're after stylish, independent, international menswear brands previously unavailable in the capital, then head to Marylebone's†Trunk Clothiers. Opened in September 2010, the two-storey Trunk Clothiers ... More
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Cafe Bagatelle
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | Same location as Wallace Collection
Brasseries ... More
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The Wallace
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | Same location as Wallace Collection
This is the place to dine in style on days when you want to appreciate the outdoors but don’t particularly want to experience it first-hand; diners ... More
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Durrants
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Durrants Hotel, George Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
British cuisine. ... More
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 5 minutes from Wallace Collection
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 | 9 minutes from Wallace Collection
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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Wallace Collection gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Brown Hart Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Duke Street, Mayfair, London W1K | 6 minutes from Wallace Collection
This beautiful garden just off Oxford Street and close to Selfridges occupies an unlikely position - above an electricity sub-station. Brown Hart Gardens were re-opened in ... More
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Chuan Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1c Portland Place, Marylebone, London W1B | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
Chuan Spa, based at the Langham Hotel, is the ultimate in spa and wellbeing experiences. Designed to create a tranquil atmosphere to maximise relaxation, Chuan Spa ... More
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The London Academy of Krav Maga
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
309 Regent Street, Marylebone, London W1B | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
Despite several high-profile aficionados – J-Lo and Angelina Jolie included – Israel’s contribution to martial arts is still unknown to the general public. Krav Maga ... More
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The best pubs near London Wallace Collection.
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Duke of Wellington
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94a Crawford Street, Marylebone, London W1H | 7 minutes from Wallace Collection
... More
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The Royal Oak
London > Nightlife > Pubs
74-76 York Street, W1H | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
On 8th June 2018 Dan Doherty, chef, author and judge on BBC's Britain's Best Cook, announced on Instagram that he'd bought this beautiful ... More
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The Crown & Sceptre
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
86 Great Titchfield Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 11 minutes from Wallace Collection
Following a refurbishment in 2014, the Crown & Sceptre in Fritzrovia has revealed a new look and an improved range of beers including London brews, seasonally ... More
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Wallace Collection clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Clarette
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Blandford Street, W1U | 1 minute from Wallace Collection
The heiress of the renowned Chateau Margaux wine estate is behind this three floor wine bar in Marylebone. Behind a mock-Tudor front, ... More
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Purl
London > Nightlife > Bars
50/54 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 2 minutes from Wallace Collection
Drinks come with a pre warning at this flamboyant cocktail bar. Purl is a speakeasy bar that prides itself in its extravagant cocktail menu, which sees ... More
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Butterscotch Tea Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
56 James Street, W1U | 3 minutes from Wallace Collection
Reviving the great British tradition of afternoon tea in town, but putting a modern spin on it, American cake expert Bea Vo (who ... More
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Wallace Collection.
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The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | Same location as Wallace Collection
... More
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28 Portland Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
28 Portland Place, Fitzrovia, London W1B | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
... More
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Claridge's
London > Business > Venue Hire
Brook Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1K | 8 minutes from Wallace Collection
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Art Block: Matthew Darbyshire
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Observing that many worldwide brands derive from classical deities, Darbyshire has reinterpreted the traditional statuary of Nike, Hermes and Mars ...More

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Wigmore Hall 4 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

The musicians collaborate in a performance of Elliott Carter's Inner Song For Solo Oboe and Steep Steps For Bass Clarinet, ...More

Nash Ensemble
Concerts | On 19th March 2019 

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A performance by the group of Beethoven's Piano Trio In D No 1, 'Ghost', Mendelssohn's 8 Songs and Octet In ...More

RAO Double Bill: Iolanta And L'enfant Et Les Sortileges
Concerts | Until 22nd March 2019 

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Gareth Hancock conducts student performances of the two operas, Iolanta by Tchaikovsky about a closeted princess and Ravel's L'enfant Et ...More

Florizel Quartet
Concerts | On 19th March 2019 

Royal Academy Of Music 8 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

The group performs Britten's Three Divertimenti, Bridge's Three Idylls and Moeran's String Quartet In A Minor....More

Making It Happen: New Community Architecture Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 27th April 2019 

RIBA Cafe 8 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

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Exhibitions | Until 13th April 2019 

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The brand-new Bastian Gallery in Mayfair opens this February with its inaugural exhibition, Andy Warhol Polaroid Pictures. The exhibition showcases ...More

Asger Jorn, Per Kirkeby, Tal R
Exhibitions | Until 23rd March 2019 

Victoria Miro Mayfair 10 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

Three generations of internationally acclaimed Danish artists, who work across a diverse range of media including painting, drawing, print, textiles, ...More

Opera Gallery
Exhibitions | Until 29th March 2019 

Opera Gallery 11 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

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Deutsche Borse Photography Foundation Prize 2019
Exhibitions | Until 2nd June 2019 

Photographers' Gallery 12 minutes walk from Wallace Collection

The four artists shortlisted for the prize in 2019 are Laia Abril, Susan Meiselas, Arwed Messmer and Mark Ruwedel. Examples ...More

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