Royal Albert Hall

Kensington Gore, SW7 2AP

Address:Kensington Gore, SW7 2AP
Map:See Royal Albert Hall on a map
Nearest Station:South Kensington
Link:www.royalalberthall.com
Royal Albert Hall, exterior picture


About: The Royal Albert Hall was first opened in 1871 and has remained central to London's culture ever since. The hall was built for the advancement of science and the Arts and was named after the late Prince Albert- who had died ten years before the halls completion. The building was funded by private individuals and help from the Crown.

The architect in charge of the project was Francis Fowke. The annual Proms season has been held here since 1941. The building is constructed from red brick and terracotta, and was designed around the amphitheatres that the prince had seen on his visits to Europe. A frieze that represents the arts and sciences circles the building. The roof of the Albert hall is made of an iron and glass dome, and offers excellent acoustics.

To date the Albert Hall is used for a variety of functions including concerts, fashion shows and corporate events. Since it first opened more than 150, 000 performances have taken place at the Royal Albert Hall. Tickets for the promenade seasons are difficult to get and must be bought in advance. The Royal Albert Hall is easily accessed via Knightsbridge or Kensington Underground Stations.
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What's On

May
10
Sun
Classic FM presents VE Day at 70 - live from the Royal Albert Hall
Time: 19:30 - 22:00
Admission: From 48.00
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London
May
12
Tue
Celeste
Time: 20.00
Admission: 13.75
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London
May
27
Wed
Shh...Bang!
Time: 11am, 2pm
Admission: 9.67
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London
May
28
Thu
Albert Einstein: Relativitively Speaking (Junior Edition)
Time: 11am, 2:30pm
Admission: 13.24
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London
Jun
7
Sun
The Frankie & Benny's Rays of Sunshine Concert
Time: 18:00 - 21:00
Admission: From 27* *Booking fees apply
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London
Starts on
Jun
12
Fri
Breakfast at Tiffany's Live
Time: Friday: 19.30, Saturday: 14.30 & 19.30
Admission: 22.90 - 63.70 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London
Starts on
Jun
19
Fri
Space Spectacular
Time: 19.30 and Saturday matinee: 14.30
Admission: 17.29 - 63.19 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London
Jul
4
Sat
Back to the Future Live in Concert
Time: 14.30 & 19.00
Admission: 28 68.80 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London
Starts on
Jul
17
Fri
BBC Proms 2015
Time: various
Admission: from 5
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London
Nov
2
Mon
The Godfather Live
Time: 19.30
Admission: 17.80 - 63.70 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London
Dec
12
Sat
Disney in Concert: Alice in Wonderland featuring the Music of Danny Elfman
Time: 14.30 & 19.00
Admission: 28 - 73.90 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London
Starts on
Dec
28
Mon
The Nutcracker on Ice
Time: Various
Admission: 20.35 - 62.17 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London


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