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Tate Britain: British Art from 1500

Tate Britain: British Art from 1500
Pimlico: Victoria Line, 600 metres approx Vauxhall: Victoria Line, 850 metres approx Westminster: Jubilee, District and Circle Lines, 1,200 metres approx Route 87 stops on Millbank Routes 88 and C10 stop on John Islip Street Routes 2, 36, 185, 436 stop on Vauxhall Bridge Road.) Vauxhall 850 metres approx. Victoria 1,600 metres approx. The Tate Boat runs every forty minutes along the Thames between Tate Britain and Tate Modern. Other river services run between Millbank Pier and Bankside Pier. Cycle Hire Docking Stations at Millbank (at Millbank House), Rampayne Street (by Pimlico Tube station), Vauxhall Bridge Road (Vauxhall Bridge end) and Regency Street. A drop off / pick up point is situated on Millbank, just outside the main entrance. There is limited pay and display parking in the streets around Tate Britain during weekdays.

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Improve your photography with clasical art. Adjusting your photographs to get the color 'just right' can be a chore. Think about this: The Old Masters of painting spent years of their lives learning about color. Why let all their effort go to waste on the walls of some museum when it could be used to give you a hand with color correction? When Photoshop entered the CS series it included a new tool called 'Match Color.' London Fashion Week 10 September 2014 London Fashion Week, 12-16 September is set to showcase some of the world’s leading fashion talent. Set over five days, the schedule is packed with shows, presentations, installations, showrooms, events and parties from the best and brightest names in the industry. What was once a trade event has now become a city-wide celebration, and with more ways than ever for the public to join in the festivities, there is no excuse not to get behind creative Britain. Live Streaming:

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Tate Britain, Milbank. Pimlico Underground. Daily 10:00-18:00. Friday until 22:00. by raviii Jun 25

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