London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

Royal Geographical Society ~ not just for members

  Founded in 1830, the Royal Geographical Society is dedicated to the development and promotion of geographical knowledge, together with its application to the challenges facing society and the environment. … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · 4 Comments

House of Illustration

As one of the newer entrants on the London scene, House of Illustration is, as its name suggests, the home for the art of illustration. From emerging talent to established … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · 11 Comments

Gabriel’s Wharf, Southbank ~ dine, drink, shop

Located on the Southbank, this arty enclave offers a great mix of designer boutiques, eating spots and places to enjoy a drink.  On a sunny day it is a very … Continue reading

May 31, 2014 · 5 Comments

The Tramshed & Cock ‘n Bull – art, food & Hirst

    There are three reasons to visit here – dining at a Mark Hix restaurant (the Tramshed), viewing a minimalist art gallery (the Cock ‘n Bull) and a seeing … Continue reading

May 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

Rivington Place : “Art, Debate, Diversity” ~ London’s newest public art gallery.

As a relatively new entrant to the art scene, Rivington Place in Shoreditch, just off Brick Lane, is well worth a visit.  It is a purpose built international visual arts … Continue reading

November 19, 2013 · 6 Comments

The Photographers’ Gallery ~ the largest public gallery of its kind in London.

Located at the northern end of Soho, between Carnaby Street and Oxford Street is the wonderful Photographers’ Gallery.  Considered Britain’s leading centre for contemporary photography, the gallery reopened at this location … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · 9 Comments

Freemasons Hall ~ an Art Deco masterpiece in central London

Located in central London, Freemasons’ Hall is arguably one of the best examples or Art Deco architecture in England.  The Freemasons’ Hall is Grade II listed – both for its … Continue reading

February 14, 2013 · 7 Comments