Monet and the Thames — Twilight walk down the river

, Trafalgar Square, London 51.508862 -0.128746
Dates & Time:
6.30 PM to 8.30 PM
Tickets & Cost:
0207 747 2885
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Monet famously painted Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament from the Embankment, and this walk will take you past some of his key vantage points. As well as enjoying his art you'll also learn a bit about 19th-century London (plus the smells and the smog!).

This twilight walk begins at Embankment Station, and you should wear comfortable shoes and be prepared for whatever weather comes your way: rain or shine.

Your guides will be Kate McLean, an artist and creator of 'smell maps', and Dr Christina Bradstreet, a Courses and Events Programmer at the National Gallery.


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Craig’s review – “Do you know what the nicest thing about the National Gallery in the evening is? -- the peace and quiet. I was walking here from Leicester Square five minutes ago and it was all busy busy busy. Pavements heaving, people jostling bustling barging elbows out, running everywhere, cars all over the place, sirens blaring. And then you walk through the gallery double doors a… continued”

Read Craig’s National Gallery review

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