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Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 7LB
 
 
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Garden Museum Adjacent to Lambeth Palace on the banks of the River Thames , the Garden Museum provides an insight into the history and development of gardens and gardening in the UK. From May 2017, following a major refurbishment, visitors to the museum can see the collection in The Ark Gallery, a building within a building which creates seven new galleries for the museum's collection - a recreation of the cabinet of curiosities put together by John Tradescants (father and son). Famous for gardening for Charles I, their collection became the core of the Ashmolean Museum. Outside a bronze extension has been created to frame a new garden by Dan Pearson. Another new addition, The Garden Wall is a striking installation made of more than 200 tiles showing treasured gardens. In the reproduction of a 17th century garden, filled with flowers and shrubs of the period and found in St Mary's graveyard, are the tombs of famous 17th century plant hunters, the John Tradescants and Captain William Bligh of the 'Bounty'.

 

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Flower Fairies: Botanical MagicFlower Fairies: Botanical MagicFlower Fairies: Botanical MagicEnchanting and magical, Cicely Mary Barker's Flower Fairies have been an inspiration to generations and this summer the Garden Museum presents an exhibition featuring more than 40 of her designs, first published a century ago. Fairies were popular at the time with the mystery surrounding the Cottingley fairy photographs which Arthur Conan Doyle pub2018-08-08T00:00:00+01002018-09-30T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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PRICING  £10 (Adults)
DATES  8th August to 30th September 2018
Enchanting and magical, Cicely Mary Barker's Flower Fairies have been an inspiration to generations and this summer the Garden Museum presents an exhibition featuring more than 40 of her designs, first published a century ago. Fairies were popular at the time with the mystery surrounding the Cottingley fairy photographs which Arthur Conan Doyle pub... More about this event
 
 

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Vauxhall Tube Station
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
 
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Library Street NCP
 
15 minutes walk
 
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17 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Westminster
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  37% off
30 John Islip Street, SW1P | 5 minutes from Garden Museum
Leave the laptop at home - every room at this hotel comes with its own Apple iMac. Across the river from the MI6 building, it's a ... More
 
 
 
Park Plaza London Riverbank
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  21% off
18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 6 minutes from Garden Museum
For understated chic this hotel on the banks of the Thames opposite the Tate Britain is a top choice. The rooms are clean and modern and ... More
 
 
 
Plaza on the River Club & Residence London
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18 Albert Embankment, SE1 | 6 minutes from Garden Museum
Riverside rooms at this modern luxury hotel overlook the River Thames with the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben and the London Eye visible. All apartments features ... More
 
 
 
 
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Archbishop's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Garden Museum
This immaculate 10 acre park is the largest green space on the Southbank. Once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, Archbishop Tait originally donated the ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Garden Museum
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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Leake Street Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Lower Marsh, SE1 | 11 minutes from Garden Museum
Located at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London, Leake Street Pocket Park is an urban oasis of shrubs, ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Garden Museum
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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Rebus Tourist Guides
London > Leisure > Activities
33, Vanbrugh Court, Wincott St, Lambeth, London SE11 | 11 minutes from Garden Museum
What is the oldest annual sporting event in the world? Where was the Roman Forum? How do I become Lord Mayor? What was (and is!) the ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Retreat at Harrods
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
5th Floor, Harrods, Westminster, London SW1X | 15 minutes from Garden Museum
Surely one of the most desirable places to spoil yourself rotten - the Urban Retreat flagship spa sits ever so prettily on the top floor of ... More
 
 
 
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Garden Museum, Millbank, SW1P | 8 minutes from Garden Museum
A large-scale painting by Francis Bacon of his friend and artistic rival Lucian Freud is part of Tate Britain's landmark exhibition, All Too Human, which begins ...More
 
 
 
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Garden Museum, Millbank, SW1P | 8 minutes from Garden Museum
Large-scale works by the South African-born, London-based painter, addressing the longstanding art-historical tradition of the female nude, shown alongside sketches, studies and drawings....More
 
 
 
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The Workshop
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
44 Lambeth High Street, Albert Embankment, SE1 | 3 minutes from Garden Museum
Once the fire engine workshops of the London Fire Brigade, The Workshop on Albert Embankment in Lambeth is opening its doors once again, as a temporary ... More
 
 
 
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St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from Garden Museum
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
 
 
 
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The Vaults
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10 Leake Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Garden Museum
The Vaults under Waterloo are an intriguing venue that play host to a number of underground events. Prime among them is the annual ... More
 
 
 
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Newport Street Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Newport Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 4 minutes from Garden Museum
Damien Hirst's Newport Street Gallery has been built to bring his collection of over 2,000 artworks out of storage and on display to the public. Taking ... More
 
 
 
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Oasis Farm Waterloo
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
18 Carlisle Lane, SE1 | 5 minutes from Garden Museum
This half-acre farm transforms a strip of wasteland in Waterloo into a garden and a haven for ... More
 
 
 
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Jewel Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Abingdon Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 7 minutes from Garden Museum
Across the road from the imposing Houses of Parliament, this simple, three-storey, 14th century tower often gets overlooked on the tourist trail. One of only ... More
 
 
 
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Vintage Vauxhall Antiques Market
London > Shopping > Markets
The Workshop, Lambeth High Street, SE1 | 3 minutes from Garden Museum
On the second Saturday of the month Vintage Vauxhall brings together collective of dealers specialising in vintage, antiques, architectural reclamation as well ... More
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Garden Museum
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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Greensmiths Market
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
27 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Garden Museum
Greensmiths combines an excellent butcher's (The Ginger Pig), artisan baker's (The Old Post Office Bakery) and Covent Garden Market greengrocer's (Solstice) under one roof - all ... More
 
 
 
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Pharmacy 2
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Newport Street Gallery, Newport Street, SE11 | 4 minutes from Garden Museum
Eighteen years after the first Pharmacy, the seen-and-be-seen restaurant of the late '90s, Damien Hirst opens Pharmacy 2, buddying up with ... More
 
 
 
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Zeitgeist at the Jolly Gardeners
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49-51 Black Prince Road, Lambeth, London SE11 | 5 minutes from Garden Museum
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Crussh
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4 Millbank, Westminster, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from Garden Museum
This chain of juice bars squishes together a delightful variety of flavoursome, healthy drinks. They press fresh juice fruit right in front of you, and blend ... More
 
 
 
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London College Of Communication
London > Education > Professional Training
Elephant & Castle, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 | 16 minutes from Garden Museum
From a clutch of excellent courses in London, this is the best and among the premier specialist media courses in the world. Formerly London College of ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 21 minutes from Garden Museum
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 25 minutes from Garden Museum
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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Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | Same location as Garden Museum
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Lambeth Palace Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 3 minutes from Garden Museum
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Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Garden Museum
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The Duchy Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
63 Sancroft Street, Lambeth, London SE11 | 10 minutes from Garden Museum
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Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 11 minutes from Garden Museum
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
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Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 12 minutes from Garden Museum
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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South London Pacific
London > Nightlife > Bars
340 Kennington Road, Kennington, London SE11 | 13 minutes from Garden Museum
Ten minutes from the nearest tube, in a drab and ugly corner of Oval, sits one of the most surreal nightlife experiences you can have in ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Elba
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Rooftop, Mercury House, 109-117 Waterloo Road, SE1 | 13 minutes from Garden Museum
The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop cocktail bar in Waterloo. ... More
 
 
 
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The Tapster
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3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 14 minutes from Garden Museum
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Emmanuel Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from Garden Museum
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. Originally built in ... More
 
 
 
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Emmanuel Centre
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9-23 Marsham Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from Garden Museum
Located in the heart of Westminster, the Emmanuel Centre is a distinctive Grade II listed building designed by renowned architect, Sir Herbert Baker. The Centre houses ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Britain
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Millbank, Westminster, London SW1P | 8 minutes from Garden Museum
Conference facilities can accomodate up to 1550 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Laurie Black taunts the gods of bad luck, joined by a variety of performers including burlesque, cabaret and music....More

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