The London Pavilion, 1 Piccadilly Circus London, United Kingdom W1J 0DA +44(0)20 3238 0022
With more than 700 amazing artefacts, the attraction celebrates the weird, wonderful and bizarre in all its forms. With everything you can imagine (and plenty more you can’t), Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London is a family day out that’s definitely out of the ordinary
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society is the body responsible for the leadership and support of the pharmacy profession within England, Scotland and Wales. It was created along with the General Pharmaceutical Council in September 2010 when the previous Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain was split so that representative and regulatory functions of the pharmacy profession could be separated. Although membership of the Society is not a prerequisite for engaging in practice as a pharmacist within the United Kingdom, most practising pharmacists opt to join the Society because of the benefits offered by membership. Its predecessor the Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain was founded on 15 April 1841.MembershipThe Society currently offers five categories of membership: Member Full membership is available to anyone who has ever been registered as a pharmacist in Great Britain, whether or not currently registered with the GPhC. Fellow Fellowship may be conferred by the Society’s Panel of Fellows on pharmacists who have been members of the Society for at least 12 years and who have been deemed to have made outstanding original contributions to the advancement of pharmaceutical knowledge or to have attained distinction in the science, practice, profession or history of pharmacy. Associate Associate membership is open to two categories of person: (a) those registered elsewhere in the world who have never been registered in Britain; (b) those who have a recognised degree in pharmacy but have not yet registered as a pharmacist in Britain, either because they are still undergoing their preregistration training or because they are not working in a field of practice that requires registration with the GPhC. Student Student membership is available to anyone studying for a degree in pharmacy at any institute recognised by the Society (in Britain or overseas). Pharmaceutical Scientist Pharmacist scientist membership is available to anyone with a degree (or equivalent) in a subject related to pharmacy who has worked for at least two years in a recognised area of the pharmaceutical sciences.
The tower was originally built in 1365 to store the personal treasures of King Edward III. It was used by his successors up until the reign of Edward VI, before it was given to Parliament in the 1500s to house the records for the House of Lords. The tower was later handed over to the Government, when the Department for Weights and Measures used it as their base. The imperial measurements were all standardised here, including the infamous Great British Pint, that all pints still conform to today.
Come visit us today, to see a remarkable medieval survival in the heart of Westminster.
The Queen's Gallery is a public art gallery at Buckingham Palace, home of the British monarch, in London. It exhibits works of art from the Royal Collection (those works owned by the King or Queen "in trust for the nation" rather than privately) on a rotating basis; about 450 works are on display at any one time.The gallery is at the west front of the Palace, on the site of a chapel bombed during the Second World War, and first opened in 1962. Over the following 37 years it received 5 million visitors, until it was closed in 1999–2002 for extension work carried out by John Simpson. On 21 May 2002, the gallery was reopened by Elizabeth II to coincide with her Golden Jubilee. The extension added the current Doric entrance portico and several new rooms, more than tripling the size of the building. It is open to the public for much of the year.
The museum contains a wealth of information and artefacts relating to the five regiments of Foot Guards namely Grenadier, Coldstream, Scots, Irish and Welsh Guards.
Along with the two regiments of Household Cavalry they make up Her Majesty’s Household Division and enjoy the treasured privilege of guarding The Sovereign and the Royal Palaces.
Buckhingam PalaceDistance: 0.7 miTourist Information Spell it correctly!! It's BUCKINGHAM London,
Buckingham Palace is the London residence and administrative headquarters of the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom. Located in the City of Westminster, the palace is often at the centre of state occasions and royal hospitality. It has been a focal point for the British people at times of national rejoicing and mourning.Originally known as Buckingham House, the building at the core of today's palace was a large townhouse built for the Duke of Buckingham in 1703 on a site that had been in private ownership for at least 150 years. It was acquired by King George III in 1761 as a private residence for Queen Charlotte and became known as "The Queen's House". During the 19th century it was enlarged, principally by architects John Nash and Edward Blore, who constructed three wings around a central courtyard. Buckingham Palace became the London residence of the British monarch on the accession of Queen Victoria in 1837.The last major structural additions were made in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, including the East front, which contains the well-known balcony on which the royal family traditionally congregates to greet crowds. The palace chapel was destroyed by a German bomb during World War II; the Queen's Gallery was built on the site and opened to the public in 1962 to exhibit works of art from the Royal Collection.
Apsley House, also known as Number One, London, is the London townhouse of the Dukes of Wellington. It stands alone at Hyde Park Corner, on the south-east corner of Hyde Park, facing south towards the busy traffic roundabout in the centre of which stands the Wellington Arch. It is a Grade I listed building.It is sometimes referred to as the Wellington Museum. The house is now run by English Heritage and is open to the public as a museum and art gallery, exhibiting 83 paintings from the Spanish royal collection. The 9th Duke of Wellington retains the use of part of the buildings. It is perhaps the only preserved example of an English aristocratic town house from its period. The practice has been to maintain the rooms as far as possible in the original style and decor. It contains the 1st Duke's collection of paintings, porcelain, the silver centrepiece made for the Duke in Portugal, c. 1815, sculpture and furniture. Antonio Canova's heroic marble nude of Napoleon as Mars the Peacemaker made 1802–10, holding a gilded Nike in the palm of his right hand, and standing to the raised left hand holding a staff. It was set up for a time in the Louvre and was bought by the Government for Wellington in 1816 (according to Nikolaus Pevsner) and stands in Adam's Stairwell.
Visit the Household Cavalry Museum to learn about the British Army's two senior regiments, The Life Guards and The Blues and Royals, and see their working stables through a large glass screen. Visit our website for opening times and our online shop.
Play your part in 10 fairytale themed shows including a magical 4D flying bus ride brought to you by DreamWorks Tours! There’s breath-taking animation, captivating story-telling and bonkers characters PLUS unexpected surprises, smells and smiles from Shrek® and all his DreamWorks® pals as they bring Far Far Away closer than ever before in London’s newest family attraction!
Shrek's Adventure! London is a one of a kind, world first attraction and during your adventure you’ll meet many characters (princesses and donkeys included), but as in all fairytales you may also encounter a witch or two, which some of our younger audience may find scary! Whilst there’s no age limit, we recommend Shrek's Adventure! London for children aged 6-12 (and for those younger knights and princesses feeling especially brave).
We have a 4D magical bus ride, driven by none other than the mischievous Donkey! There is a minimum height restriction of 0.9 metres. Rumpelstiltskin is too short. Guests between 0.9 metres and 1.3 metres must be accompanied by an adult on the ride. Full ride restrictions can be found here - https://www.shreksadventure.com/london/visitor-info/helpful-information-guide/
Shrek's Adventure! London lasts for approximately 1 hour and 15 fairy-tale minutes!
Addresses don’t come much grander than 'Number One London', the popular name for Apsley House, one of the most interesting visitor attractions in London. Home to the Duke of Wellington after his victory over Napoleon at Waterloo, the interior of the house has changed very little since the days of the Iron Duke.
It boasts one of the finest art collections in London, with paintings by Velazquez and Rubens as well as a wonderful collection of silver and porcelain. Pride of place goes to a massive nude statue of Napoleon. Why not include a stroll through nearby Hyde Park, and a visit to nearby Wellington Arch for a great value family day out in London.
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Authentic German Christmas Market - Offering a large variety of gifts, treats, food, wine and cider.
Perfect for everyone, young and old. Come and celebrate the festive period with us at our new site, The Tate Modern.
How to get to our Christmas Market -
The nearest London Underground stations to Tate Modern are:
Southwark (Jubilee Line, 600 metres approx.)
Blackfriars (District and Circle Line, 800 metres approx.) has now been reopened
St Pauls (Central Line, 1,100 metres approx.)
The following buses stop near Tate Modern:
Routes 45, 63 and 100 stop on Blackfriars Bridge Road
Routes RV1 and 381 stop on Southwark Street
Route 344 stops on Southwark Bridge Road
The nearest mainline train stations to Tate Modern are:
Blackfriars (800 metres approx.)
London Bridge (1,100 metres approx.)
There are no parking facilities so we do recommend to use public transport for your visit.
iichild KIDS CLUB Distance: 0.3 miTourist Information Marie Curie Sceaux Gardens Estate London, United Kingdom SE5 7DG
iichild is a kids club based in camberwell south east london on the sceaux gardens estate, the club allow kids from ages 3 -17 to come in and enjoy the fun activities we also go on trips such as the camberwell on tuesdays during school term and other different places...
Mеня зовут Сергей, я живу в Лондоне с 1997 года и являюсь профессиональным, лицензированным русским гидом в Лондоне и Южной Англии. Я имею право водить экскурсии во всех основных достопримечательностях Лондона, например в Вестминстерском Аббатстве, Соборе Святого Павла и Лондонском Тауэре.
У меня высшая квалификациия гида "Синий Значок", которую можно получить в Англии только после двух лет интенсивного обучения, и я - лицензированный гид-водитель, так что возможны и экскурсии с выездом из Лондона, например в Стоунхендж, Кентербери, Бат, Портсмут, Бристоль, замок Лидс, усадьбу Чартвелл - загородный дом Уинстона Черчилля и десятки других интереснейших мест Южной Англии.
У меня есть разрешения водить экскурсии в одном из красивейших средневековых соборов Европы, Соборе Святого Петра в Йорке - старинном английском городе с хорошо сохранившимися средневековыми стенами, уютными улочками и отличными ресторанами.
Я принадлежу к Гильдии Профессиональных Гидов и Институту Гидов, у меня есть все необходимые страховки и допуск, позволяющий работать с детьми.
Millennium Mayfair Afternoon Tea - £39.95 per person
Seasonal selection of delicious finger sandwiches
Plain and Fruit Scones with Devonshire clotted cream, lemon curd and fruit preserve
Fruit cake and pastries
Fine selection of Twinings loose teas
Millennium Mayfair Celebration Tea - £49.50 per person
A glass of Moet and Chandon Champagne
Seasonal selection of finger sandwiches
Fruit and Plain scones with Devonshire clotted cream, preserves and lemon curd
Selection of miniature pastries and cakes
Fine selection of Twinings loose teas
Gluten Free Afternoon Tea Menu £39.95
Selection of seasonal toasted open sandwiches
Kidderton goats cheese with baby tomato and micro basil
Parma ham, grilled asparagus and olive
Scottish Loch Fyne smoked salmon, ribbons of cucumber, capers and lemon oil
Sautéed mushrooms in chilli, cream cheese, mange tout and coriander
Gluten free scones, fruit preserve and clotted cream
Vanilla and summer berry panna cotta
Cambridge burnt cream
Raspberry and passion fruit jelly
Baked meringue topped with seasonal berries
Fine selection of Twining’s loose teas
Young Diner's Menu also Available £15.00
A unique part of the London cultural scene with a distinctive public programme including Skate, concerts, an open-air film season, a diverse range of temporary exhibitions focusing on contemporary culture, an extensive learning programme, free guided tours and 55 fountains that dance in the The Edmond J. Safra Fountain Court in summer.
Somerset House currently attracts approximately 2.5 million visitors every year.
The History of Heddon Street Distance: 0.3 miTourist Information Heddon Street London, United Kingdom W1B 4BD
"The graffiti on the wall bears testimony to its status as third only to the Tardis and Clark Kent's changing room in Space Age phone-booth mythology."
- Time Out magazine (18-24 October 1984)
The Regent Street Motor Show Distance: 0.3 miTourist Information Regent Street London, United Kingdom W1B
A unique free-to-view London motor show in one of the Capital's most famous streets. Displaying over 300 cars spanning 125 years of motoring from the earliest 19th Century veterans to the 21st Century cars of the future.
In a room, designed to challenge your mind, creativity and logic, you need to work together with your team mates to get out in time. Using and combining the objects that can be found inside the room it takes the skills and thinking of the whole group to find the way out.