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Royal Albert Hall

Kensington Gore, SW7 2AP


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ADDRESS:Kensington Gore, SW7 2AP

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STATION:
South Kensington


LINK:www.royalalberthall.com



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.




Features:
Events


What's On

Starts on
Jul
18
Fri
BBC Proms 2014
Time: various
Admission: from £5
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Sep
14
Sun
Classical Coffee Mornings: Luke D. Williams and Paul McKenzie
Time: 11.00
Admission: £12.22 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Sep
21
Sun
Classical Coffee Mornings: Kamila Bydlowska and Lucy Colquhoun
Time: 11.00am
Admission: £12.22 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Sep
25
Thu
Nana Mouskouri: 80th Birthday show at London's Royal Albert Hall, 25th Sept.
Time: 19:30 - 22:30
Admission: £35 - £55 advance tickets (+ booking fee) £65 box seat tickets (+ booking fee)
Location: Royal Albert Hall Kensington Gore London

Sep
25
Thu
Nana Mouskouri: 80th Birthday show at London's Royal Albert Hall
Time: 19:30 - 22:30
Admission: £35 - £55 tickets (+ booking fee) £65 box seat tickets (+ booking fee)
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Sep
25
Thu
Late Night Jazz - The Swing Ninjas
Time: 21.45
Admission: £13.24 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Sep
28
Sun
Flamenco Express
Time: 19.00
Admission: £15.28 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Sep
28
Sun
Classical Coffee Mornings: Hermione Wu and Jocelyn Freeman
Time: 11.00am
Admission: £12.22 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Oct
4
Sat
Max Richter's The Four Seasons Recomposed
Time: 19.30
Admission: From £17.80
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Oct
5
Sun
Classical Coffee Mornings: Sujin Park and Jocelyn Freeman
Time: 11.00am
Admission: £12.22 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Oct
5
Sun
The Only Way is Downton
Time: 18.30
Admission: £19.87 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Oct
8
Wed
Red Sky July
Time: 21.45
Admission: £21.40
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Oct
9
Thu
Late Night Jazz - An Evening with Anita Harris
Time: 21.45
Admission: £19.87 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Oct
11
Sat
Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra
Time: 20.15
Admission: £11.20 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Starts on
Oct
13
Mon
An Evening With Alison Balsom
Time: 8pm
Admission: £15-£49.50
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Oct
14
Tue
The Songs of Daniel and Laura Curtis
Time: 20.00
Admission: £26.50
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Oct
16
Thu
Late Night Jazz - An Evening with Ray Gelato
Time: 21.45
Admission: £19.87 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Oct
19
Sun
Classical Coffee Mornings: Vitaly Pisarenko
Time: 11.00am
Admission: £12.22 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Oct
23
Thu
Late Night Jazz - Lauren Bush Quartet
Time: 21.45
Admission: £13.24 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Oct
25
Sat
Albert’s Band presents To Infinity and Beyond
Time: 12noon & 14.30
Admission: Child: £5.08, Adult: £8.14 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Starts on
Oct
26
Sun
London BluesFest
Time: from 1pm
Admission: from £17.25
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Starts on
Oct
28
Tue
Blues Storytelling for Families
Time: 10am
Admission: £3.50
Location: Door 9 Porch, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Nov
1
Sat
Howard Marks Presents 100 Years of Dylan Thomas
Time: 7:45pm
Admission: £14.77 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Nov
2
Sun
Classical Coffee Mornings: Amy Green and Christine Zerafa
Time: 11.00am
Admission: £12.22 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Nov
2
Sun
Nour Festival: Souad Massi
Time: 19.00
Admission: £18.85
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Nov
9
Sun
Music in Remembrance with Nicholas McCarthy
Time: 19.00
Admission: £16.83 (including transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Nov
9
Sun
Classical Coffee Mornings: Junior - Anthony Tat
Time: 11.00am
Admission: £12.22 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Nov
11
Tue
Poejazzi
Time: 8pm
Admission: £14.26 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Nov
15
Sat
Nour Festival: Mashrou Leila
Time: 20.15
Admission: £15.79
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Nov
17
Mon
Late Night Jazz - EFG London Jazz Festival: Chloe Charles
Time: 21.45
Admission: £21.40
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Nov
17
Mon
Late Night Jazz - EFG London Jazz Festival: Cyrille Aimee
Time: 21.45
Admission: £21.40
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Nov
19
Wed
Late Night Jazz - EFG London Jazz Festival: Alice Zawadski
Time: 21.45
Admission: £21.40
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Nov
20
Thu
Late Night Jazz - EFG London Jazz Festival: Silvia Perez Cruz
Time: 21.45
Admission: £21.40
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Nov
30
Sun
Classical Coffee Mornings: Laura Snowden
Time: 11.00am
Admission: £12.22 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Starts on
Dec
5
Fri
Daniel Sloss….Really?!
Time: 20.15
Admission: £16.81 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Dec
7
Sun
Classical Coffee Mornings: Junior - Benjamin Goldscheider and Matt Glendenning
Time: 11.00am
Admission: £12.22 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Dec
8
Mon
The Godfather Live
Time: 19.30
Admission: £17.80 - £58.60 (incl. transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Dec
11
Thu
Late Night Jazz - Theo Jackson Trio: Gentlemen of Jazz
Time: 21.45
Admission: £13.24 (including all transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Dec
12
Fri
Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton
Time: 21.30
Admission: £17.80-£79.00 (incl. transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Dec
12
Fri
Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton
Time: 21.30
Admission: £17.80-£79.00 (incl. transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Dec
18
Thu
Late Night Jazz - Alexander Stewart
Time: 21.45
Admission: £16.30
Location: Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Starts on
Feb
26
Thu
Madam Butterfly
Time: 14.30 & 19.30
Admission: £24.43-£79.00 (incl. transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Starts on
Apr
20
Mon
Lang Lang Recital
Time: 19:30 - 22:30
Admission: £32.59 - £89.20 (incl. booking fee)
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London

Starts on
Apr
27
Mon
Titanic Live
Time: 19:00
Admission: £22.90-£68.80 (incl. transaction and card handling fees)
Location: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore, London




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