Entertainment and leisure in South Kensington
Take a tour around the iconic Royal Albert Hall.
Our guided tours offer the inside story of the Royal Albert Hall, taking you on a fascinating journey through its unique history, incredible architecture and legendary performances.
The Royal Albert Hall is a working building so the content of the tours may vary. Each tour offers a unique experience and may include opportunities to see artists rehearsing for their evening performance. Find out more
The V&A is the world’s leading museum of art and design, housing a permanent collection of over 4.5 million objects that span over 5,000 years of human creativity. The Museum holds many of the UK’s national collections and houses some of the greatest resources for the study of architecture, furniture, fashion, textiles, photography, sculpture, painting, jewellery, glass, ceramics, book arts, Asian art and design, theatre and performance.
They have exhibitions running throughout the year. Please click here to find out what’s on or coming up at the Museum.
The Natural History Museum is a world-class visitor attraction and leading science research centre.
We use our unique collections and unrivalled expertise to tackle the biggest challenges facing the world today.
We care for more than 80 million specimens spanning billions of years and welcome more than five million visitors annually.
Striving to be the best place in the world for people to enjoy science, the Science Museum’s world-class collection forms an enduring record of scientific, technological and medical achievements from across the globe.
As the home of human ingenuity, we aim to inspire visitors with award-winning exhibitions, iconic objects and stories of incredible scientific achievement. Find out more
Since its inception in 1995 Purdy Hicks Gallery has supported both established and emerging artists, each with a radical and individual approach to the artistic potentials of their times.
Photography is a strong focus with the Gallery pushing the boundaries of contemporary practice, showcasing the work of artists including Susan Derges, Samuel Fosso, Tom Hunter, Leila Jeffreys, Sandra Kantanen, Ola Kolehmainen, Jorma Puranen, Tessa Traeger, Awoiska van der Molen and Bettina von Zwehl.
Thurloe Street Pilates is based in a light, bright space located in the heart of the South Ken. The staff – under the watchful eye of the very experienced studio owner, Kelly Lynne Goulon, are highly qualified and come from a wide range of training backgrounds. Kelly Lynne studied with the late, great Ron Fletcher in the 80s. Find out more