If it’s top notch entertainment you’re looking for, you’re in the right place! London is the most incredibly creative city and we are blessed with world-class theatre, cinema, comedy clubs, nightclubs, museums, art galleries and exhibitions. In this city, you’ll never be stuck for something to do!
Close to the Collingham Apartments you’ll find three of the world’s leading museums – the Science Museum, the Natural History Museum and the Victoria & Albert Museum.
With 3.3m visitors every year, the Science Museum is a ‘vast treasury of science and invention, famous for its state-of-the-art interactive exhibits’ while the Natural History Museum, a major research and teaching centre, holds over 80m items including specimens collected by Charles Darwin and a famous collection of dinosaur skeletons in one of London’s most beautiful and ornate buildings. The V&A is the world’s largest museum of decorative arts and design with a permanent collection of over 4.5m pieces. Recent exhibitions have included Wedding Dresses from 1775, Shoes: Pleasure and Pain, The Fabric of India and The Glamour of Italian Fashion: 1945 – 2014. The museums are free but you may have to pay for certain temporary exhibitions so please check the websites before you arrive.
If you’ve not been to London before and are interested in seeing the hottest tourist spots, you can take a trip on the famous hop-on, hop-off bus tours which will take you through 2,000 years of amazing history including St. Paul’s Cathedral, the Houses of Parliament and Big Ben, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London, the ancient ruins of London Wall, the Bank of England and the curiosity of the narrow, cobbled streets of the City of London.
Theatreland is further into central London but we have some of the world’s best theatres full of incredible plays and musicals. If you’re coming to the Collingham Apartments and you need assistance booking theatre tickets, please contact our reception and they will gladly assist you with any information you need.
As well as theatres, you’ll find the latest cinema releases at the IMAX as well as state-of-the-art complexes around the city as well as fantastic music venues covering all types of music, hilariously funny comedians in the city’s dozens of comedy clubs and open mic nights and for the night owls, clubs, casinos and open-all-hours bars.
As always, we are on-hand to give you the latest information about what’s happening in London and when you stay at the Collingham Apartments, you have the perfect base to explore our city!