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Baden-Powell House, London | Tourist Information


65-67 Queen's Gate
London, United Kingdom SW7 5

20-75906900

Baden-Powell House, colloquially known as B-P House, is a Scouting hostel and conference centre in South Kensington, London, which was built as a tribute to Lord Baden-Powell, the founder of Scouting. The house, owned by The Scout Association, hosts a small exhibition relating to Scouting in its current form and a granite statue by Don Potter.The building committee, chaired by Sir Harold Gillett, Lord Mayor of London, purchased the site in 1956, and assigned Ralph Tubbs to design the house in the modern architectural style. The foundation stone was laid in 1959 by World Chief Guide Olave, Lady Baden-Powell, and it was opened in 1961 by Queen Elizabeth II. The largest part of the £400,000 cost was provided by the Scout Movement itself. Over the years, the house has been refurbished several times, so that it now provides modern and affordable lodging for Scouts, Guides, their families and the general public staying in London. The building also hosts conference and event space for hire.HistoryActing on a 1942 initiative by Chief Scout Lord Somers, a formal Baden-Powell House Committee was established by The Scout Association in 1953 under the direction of Sir Harold Gillett, later Lord Mayor of London. The committee's directive was to build a hostel to provide Scouts a place to stay at reasonable cost while visiting London. For this purpose, in 1956 the committee purchased a bombed-out property at the intersection of Cromwell Road and Queen's Gate at a cost of £39,000.

Arts and Entertainment Near Baden-Powell House

Wandsworth Arts Team
Distance: 1.5 mi Tourist Information
Battersea Park, Staff Yard
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020 8871 8711

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Distance: 1.5 mi Tourist Information
65A New Kings Road
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+44 (0) 20 7371 0100

Dellsound Discotheques
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
2 Bembridge House, Iron Mill Road
London, SW18 2AQ

07949573751

My name is Dell. I am the Disc Jockey and owner of Dellsound Mobile Discotheques. I started Dellsound in 1972 because I love to play music, entertain and see people having fun. I take great price in my work and strive to make each and every performance my best. Whether playing for a small house party or large formal function, I treat every event with the professionalism it deserves. I believe customers should receive value, and a music blend that has something for everything. This will inspire more dancing, and a superior party atmosphere, which results in more fun for everyone! These principles are reflected in my Code of Ethics. Please feel free to browse around this site and gather information to assist you in planning your function. Should you wish to ask a question, discuss your requirements, or anything else, please do not hesitate to do so! Relax, have fun and we look forward to helping make your function a night to remember!

The Lots Road Group
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
Lots Road
London, SW10 0

07837 404 284

It's that Lots Road lot..! The Lots Road Group met while studying portraiture at The Heatherley School of Fine Art in Chelsea. It was formed in 2013 and comprises 16 figurative artists who work in varied styles and differing media – oils, pastels and print. The independent group was established to facilitate camaraderie and provide a platform for exhibiting and maintaining professional networks. In 2014 they are coming together to create a tribute to motherhood. Current members are: Alla Broeksmit Martin Burrough Nichola Collins Katherine Firth Christine Klein Sharon Low Viviana Macchi Sarah Jane Moon Hilary Puxley Colleen Quill Lucinda Rendall Sarah Reynolds Sarah Richardson Elizabeth Shields Mark Stevenson Stella Tooth

New Movement Collective
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
54 Selworthy House, Battersea Church Road
London, SW11 3NG

New Movement Collective (NMC) is a generation of dance artists collectively redefining the boundaries of choreography and performance through ambitious, cross-disciplinary work. With a long collaborative working history as creators and performers we have rapidly established a reputation for innovation, producing work that challenges theatrical orthodoxies and creatively responds to unconventional performance settings. The success of our productions has been recognised through a number of award nominations including Best Independent Company in the UK Critics’ Circle National Dance Awards. NMC consists of 11 artists working without a lead creative director. Together we have created a laboratory from which we can develop innovative, large-scale work that responds to our rapidly changing modern world and pushes our art form forward. We strongly believe that our unique working model unlocks new possibilities for dance and collaborative arts practices. At the heart of this approach lies an ongoing reconsideration of the relationship between performer and spectator, acknowledging that both are active partners in performance. Placing the two alongside each other in the same arena, we invite a close encounter with dance, stimulating the senses and activating the imagination. This powerfully immediate experience of movement, sound and other media encourages curiosity and compels action, and in doing so, expands the possibilities of where choreography is manifested. Through each new production and our growing network of collaborators across numerous art forms, NMC aims to re-evaluate the position of dance in performance and what the experience of movement can be.

Nova Music
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
132-134 Lots Road
London, SW10 0RJ

Nova Music is a West London based booking agent, promoter and artist developer. We pride ourselves on the strong relationships we have built with artists of all genres. Being musicians, producers and DJ's ourselves, the Nova team take a unique stance in that we are in tune with the needs and wishes of musicians; we too have experienced the frustration of dealing with bad promoters and venues and therefore always aim to look after the musicians we deal with and represent at every stage of their musical career. It is this that has allowed Nova to build up a vast collection of musicians, DJ's, producers and cover acts and create long standing loyal relationships with musicians we look after. We host nights of all shapes and sizes called 'Nova presents' in venues across London. We host monthly industry showcase nights at Notting Hill Arts Club called Over & Over showcasing the best of our roster, the best acts we have hosted at other Nova presents nights and new acts on our radar. Nova provide an act booking/line up programming service for a selection of popular festivals, and venues across the UK. We also provide function bands, live acts and high profile artist bookings for private parties, weddings, corporate functions and private events. Nova has recently opened up NAS (Nova Artist Services) to aid musicians in the next steps of their musical career focussing on publishing, distribution and marketing and tailoring each development project to the individual artist and their needs. NAS provides a refreshing new take on the standard record label formula highlighting its inflexibility in many cases. Most importantly, NAS keeps the artist at the helm of their own musical journey and holds transparency and honesty at the heart of all its endeavours. Nova also provide music for sync, radio and TV wether it be a piece of music to brief from one of our in house composers or an original piece of music from the catalogue of music produced by our diverse roster. Get in touch. [email protected] www.novamusic.co.uk Nova Music

Royal College of Arts. Battersea. SW11 4AY
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
15 - 25 Howie Street
London, SW11 4AY

+44 (0)20 7590 4444

Royal College of Art
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
15-25 Howie Street
London, SW11 4A

+44 (0) 20 7590 4460

Absolute Peach
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
33 Parkgate Road
London, SW11 4NP

020 7223 7115

Nails for everything with Absolute Peach's residence at The Doodle Bar! Come and have a simple shape and paint or the most outrageous design you can think of - anything you like! Plus have a drink whilst you're doing it. Dreams.

The Prince Albert Pub
Distance: 1.3 mi Tourist Information
85 Albert Bridge Road
London, SW11 4PF

020 7228 0923

AVANT-PREMIERE.Ltd
Distance: 1.3 mi Tourist Information
25 Effie Road
London, SW6 1EL

07714568211

A V A N T - P R E M I E R E . O U R . B R A N D S KATIE DARLINGTON. LA CORZA. MONSIEUR FOX. HELLEN VAN REES. AMBERSOUK.

Testbed1
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
33 Parkgate Rd Battersea London SW11 4NP
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Richard Pinner's Magic And Laughter Show
Distance: 1.1 mi Tourist Information
30 Uverdale Road
London, SW10 0SR

02073523524

Richard Pinner is an award winning Gold Star Member of the Inner Magic Circle and has recently been elected the VICE PRESIDENT OF THE MAGIC CIRCLE. A professional magician for over 20 years, Richard has performed his magic at thousands of birthday parties, anniversaries, christenings, bar and bat mitsvahs and weddings. Whilst living and working mainly in and around London, Richard has been flown out five times to perform at birthday parties in Monte Carlo and has performed his magical entertainment in over thirty countries. His Fun Filled Magic Shows include Balloon Modelling and Ventriloquism with Duncan the 'talking' Dragon. For the younger ones, Richard has a very funny routine with Fluffy the Magical Teddy Bear. In all of his shows, the high quality magic is enjoyed by children and adults alike.

Broadway House Members Club
Distance: 1.3 mi Tourist Information
474-476 Fulham Road
London, SW6 1

020 7610 3137

Barbarella London
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
428 Fulham Road
London, SW6 1

20-73859434

Under new ownership and management, the restaurant and nightclub has undergone a glamorous £2 million refurbishment, and, like a phoenix from the ashes is set to become the place to see and be seen once more. The Chelsea institution will open to invited members and guests from mid October with a series of launch parties and a ridiculously glamorous crowd are already planning their autumn events at what is set to be London’s hottest new venue. Barbarella will combine decadent style with luxurious and laidback comfort. Imagine dancing on the tables, but in your own home. The 100 seater restaurant will showcase a mixture of delicious, classic food alongside a selection innovative and unique cocktails. But that’s not all. At 11pm every night the restaurant will turn into a nightclub. With the best DJs in the city getting party-goers into the Barbarella spirit. To give guests that extra something special, a glamorous array of hostesses will tantalise diners with a unique jelly shot menu guaranteed to make proceedings go with a bang. Barbarella will have a sleek house party vibe but without hassle of having to clean up in the morning. Offering dinner, drinks and dancing Barbarella is designed to be your go-to destination for an entire evening of fun from start to finish. Let the debauchery begin. Spearheading the re-launch is entrepreneur, socialite and public relations man Jack Freud, whose extensive experience in restaurants and nightclubs has taken him everywhere from the notorious Pharmacy restaurant to The Groucho Club. Helping Jack restore Barbarella to its former glory is Alice Wilson, the doyenne of nightclubs. She, of Raffles and The Brompton Club fame, will be injecting that little bit of magic to proceedings. And last but not least is nightclub impresario Nick Valentine, the co founder The Cuckoo Club and a man who definitely knows how to keep London’s most high maintenance partygoers coming back for more. Jack Freud said: “We’re delighted to be able to bring back an institution in the heart of Chelsea. 2012 has proved such an incredible year of celebrations for our capital, we’re delighted to be a part of it by giving Londoners somewhere to continue the party.” Barbarella is back. And the buzz has already started.

Jak's
Distance: 1.1 mi Tourist Information
533 Kings Road
London, SW10 0

020 7751 4400

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Distance: 1.3 mi Tourist Information
490 Fulham Road
London, SW65NH

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NICOLA Project
Distance: 1.2 mi Tourist Information
Vanston Place Community Centre, Samuel Lewis Trust Estate
London, SW6 1BU

0044 (0) 207 386 8865

Stamford Bridge
Distance: 1.1 mi Tourist Information
Fulham Road, SW6 1HS
London, SW6 1HS

El Stamford Bridge es un estadio de fútbol en el distrito de Hammersmith y Fulham, en Londres, Inglaterra, y es el hogar del Chelsea Football Club. El estadio se encuentra ubicado en el área urbana de Walham Green y es apodado como The Bridge por los seguidores del club. La capacidad del estadio es de 41.837 espectadores, lo que lo convierte en el octavo estadio con mayor capacidad de la Premier League y en el tercero con mayor capacidad de Londres, solo por detrás del Estadio de Wembley y del Emirates Stadium.Inaugurado en 1877, el estadio fue inicialmente construido para que fuera utilizado por el Fulham, pero éste no aceptó, lo que obligó a fundar un equipo de fútbol específico, el London Athletics Club, que lo usó hasta 1905, cuando el nuevo propietario Henry Augustus Mears refundó el mencionado equipo con el nombre de Chelsea Football Club. El Chelsea ha jugado como local en este estadio desde aquel entonces. El estadio ha sido remodelado numerosas veces, siendo la más reciente en la década de los 90, cuando fue convertido en un moderno estadio con asientos individuales.

Stamford Bridge
Distance: 1.1 mi Tourist Information
Fulham Road, SW6 1HS
London, SW6 1HS

Stamford Bridge is a football stadium located in Fulham, London. It is the home ground of Chelsea F.C.. The stadium is located within the Moore Park Estate also known as Walham Green and is often referred to as simply The Bridge. The capacity is 41,663, making it the eighth largest ground in the Premier League, but is due in the next few years to be expanded to a capacity of 60,000.Opened in 1877, the stadium was used by the London Athletic Club until 1905, when new owner Gus Mears founded Chelsea Football Club to occupy the ground; Chelsea have played their home games there ever since. It has undergone numerous major changes over the years, most recently in the 1990s when it was renovated into a modern, all-seater stadium.Stamford Bridge has been used as a venue for England international matches, FA Cup Finals, FA Cup semi-finals and Charity Shield games. It has also hosted numerous other sports, such as cricket, rugby union, speedway, greyhound racing, baseball and American football. The stadium's highest official attendance is 82,905, for a league match between Chelsea and Arsenal on 12 October 1935.

Ritual London
Distance: 1.1 mi Tourist Information
Under The Bridge, Fulham Road
London, SW6 1HS

Launched in February 2013, Ritual is a brand new monthly night championing the best in electronic music, taking place at stylish west London music venue, Under the Bridge, located on Fulham Road. Aiming to bring forward-thinking line-ups to an area of London with a distinct lack of credible nights, Ritual is set to be a rite of passage for any electronic music enthusiast, showcasing the best in what the burgeoning scene has to offer. But don't take our word for it: Horse Meat Disco: 'Great sound, promoters who's hearts are in it and a much needed date in the calendar for South West London, Ritual hits the spot!' Greg Wilson: 'Ritual is a long-overdue West London club night, and it was a pleasure to appear at the launch. Here’s hoping it grows from strength to strength'

The Painted Heron
Distance: 1.0 mi Tourist Information
112 Cheyne Walk
London, SW10 0DJ

+44 (0) 20 7351 5232

Joules Productions London Recording Studio
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
Kings Road
London, SW10 0LJ

02073525366

Welcome to Joules Productions recording studio. This is the place to make music at professional quality. We are Music Producers, sound engineers and musicians. Joules Productions was established in 1998 by music producer/keyboard player/song-writer, Julian Chown. Offering a full range of professional recording studio services, drawing primarily on: writing, producing, sound design, engineering, editing and inspirating. Other services in our London recording studio includes: artist development and video production. Working on a range of music styles and production that includes - rock, pop, electro, acoustic, R&B, hip hop, soul, orchestral and many more, we also supervise audio for film/TV, games, radio and live shows.

Box Galleries
Distance: 0.8 mi Tourist Information
402 Kings Road
London, SW10 0LJ

07786 033180

London Visits
Distance: 0.9 mi Tourist Information
34 Ifield Road
London, SW10 9AA

+447584259680

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Talisman Antiques
Distance: 1.5 mi Tourist Information
79-91 New King's Road
London, United Kingdom SW6 4

+44 (0) 20 7731 4686

Laura Ashley
Distance: 1.5 mi Tourist Information
27 Bagleys Lane
Clapham, United Kingdom SW6 2

20-78805100

CC Construction Ltd
Distance: 1.5 mi Tourist Information
Talina Centre, 23a Bagleys Lane Unit 19
London, United Kingdom SW6 2BW

02077367898

Donghia Uk
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
Chelsea Harbour Design Centre Chelsea Harbour Unit 23
London, United Kingdom SW10 0

+44 (0) 20 7823 3456

Alton-Brooke
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
Chelsea Harbour Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour Unit 225
London, United Kingdom SW10 0XE

+44 (0) 20 7376 7008

The Silk Gallery
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
Chelsea Harbour Design Centre
London, United Kingdom SW10 0XE

+44 (0) 20 7351 1790

The Silk Gallery was established in 1989 and is a leading UK based design house for furnishing fabrics. Kathryn Thimpson originated the business when as a leading interior designer she was determined to create a collection of fabrics in the specific colours which her projects then required but were generally unavailable. Kathryn designs and sources her own fabrics and in doing so was from the outset determined to ensure that all manufacture is undertaken under her supervision in the United Kingdom. The Silk Gallery remains a very British Company in the sense that (uniquely in today’s industry for a company of its size and influence) its entire range of fabrics is either woven or hand printed in the UK. Timeless classical themes have always been the inspiration for The Silk Gallery’s innovative designs. The creativity of the designs is also evident in the production process itself. The core fabric used is silk, but through years of experience and testing the company has developed yam combinations that enhance both durability and the natural characteristics of the silk. New and distinctive texture, totally unique to The Silk Gallery have been created by teaming silk with linen cotton, wool and polyester; offering fabrics in a combination of qualities and weights in a wide variety of uses. A major part of the work undertaken by The Silk Gallery is on bespoke commission, working closely with customers or their interior designers creating custom coloured fabrics. More recently the company has introduced a complementary range of ornate trimmings, including fringes, gimps and tiebacks, some of which include glamorous Swarovski crystal. The new trimming ranges may also be custom coloured to suit the designer;s specific schemes.

Blenheim Carpets
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
Chelsea Harbour Design Centre, Chelsea Harbour Unit 2-18
London, United Kingdom SW10 0XE

+44 (0) 20 7823 3040

Jean Monro
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
410 The Chambers, Chelsea Harbour Unit 105
London, United Kingdom SW10 0XE

+44 (0) 20 7259 7281

New Kings Road Vintage Guitars
Distance: 1.5 mi Tourist Information
65A New Kings Road
London, United Kingdom SW6 4SG

02073710100

FINEST VINTAGE GUITAR EMPORIUM IN LONDON... SEE FOR YOURSELF

Greenline Interiors
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
309A Chelsea Harbour Design Centre
London, United Kingdom SW10 0XE

+44 (0) 20 7351 2323

New Kings Road Vintage Guitar Emporium
Distance: 1.5 mi Tourist Information
65A New Kings Road
London, United Kingdom SW6 4SG

+44 (0) 20 7371 0100

Piccadylly Circus
Distance: 1.5 mi Tourist Information
Petworth Street
London, United Kingdom

Penis Reduction Clinic
Distance: 1.5 mi Tourist Information
Fulham Road
London, United Kingdom

John Terry Psychodynamic Counselling
Distance: 1.5 mi Tourist Information
Halmore
Berkeley, United Kingdom GL13 9HJ

01453 511 088

As a psychodynamic counsellor, I follow the Freudian theory that believes events in our past can condition how we relate to ourselves and others in the present. Unresolved experiences can have a profound effect on our lives, and sharing can bring around resolution, development and personal growth. I am a fully trained and qualified counsellor, a member of the BACP and registered counsellor and therapist of the UKRCP. Serving Gloucester, Bristol Dursley, Stroud and Cheltenham, my practice is in the peaceful countryside with ample parking, convenient to the M5 motorway. I specialise in listening. I'm here to hear you, not tell you what to do. We'll work together to solve your problems.

Bella Figura
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
533 Kings Road
London, United Kingdom SW10 0XE

+44 (0) 20 7376 4564

Harlequin Jewel Harris
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
Chelsea Harbour
London, United Kingdom SW10 0

020 7795 0414

Baker Furniture
Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
117 Chelsea Harbour Design Centre - East Chelsea Harbour
London, United Kingdom SW10 0

+44 (0) 20 7823 3612

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Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
3/19 Chelsea Harbour Design Centre
London, United Kingdom SW10 0XE

0207 351 7057

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Distance: 1.4 mi Tourist Information
Chelsea Harbour Design Centre
London, United Kingdom SW10 OXE

+44(0)20 8875 1222

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Distance: 1.5 mi Tourist Information
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07979709924