Venue and Dates – Burlington House, Piccadilly in central London, England (10 June — 18 August 2013)
For art lovers, the annual Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is one of the highlights of London’s art scene, showcasing the best of the contemporary art world in all shapes and forms. From photography to painting, sculpture to mixed media, the Royal Academy lets you get up close and personal with the rising stars in the arts. You can take the opportunity to simply enjoy the works at the show, or purchase a piece to take home with you – and with thousands of pieces included in the exhibition, there is bound to be something you will love and treasure. So if you’re staying in London at The Amsterdam Hotel, take a moment to spoil yourself with a trip to this fascinating and enjoyable exhibition.
Visiting the Royal Academy
Located in the centre of London, the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition is easy to get to. Just around the corner from the buzzing heart of the city at Piccadilly Circus, the beautiful historic buildings of the Academy are easy to find. Simply take the tube to take you in minutes from The Amsterdam Hotel to Piccadilly, and you can start exploring the great art on offer.
Once you get to the Academy, you’ll need to purchase a ticket to enter the Exhibition. As the Exhibition is on all through June, July and August, this summer is the perfect time to dedicate yourself to discovering new art. If it’s your first time visiting the Royal Academy Exhibition, you’ll find that it’s an experience like none other. This is not a show for quiet, leisurely and relaxed contemplation of just one or two artists – instead, you’ll find the work of hundreds of artists, some well known and others completely unknown, all hung together in the same space. With several rooms and the spacious, bright courtyard all filled with artwork, you’ll find much to dazzle and perplex you.
Since the Academy is so close to lots of other great attractions, why not make your trip part of a great day out in the city?Close to Piccadilly Circus, the Academy is part of London’s cultural heart. With several of the city’s best theatres in the vicinity, you can enjoy a great performance after your visit to the Royal Academy. From the biggest West End musicals, to award-winning drama featuring today’s greatest stars, it’s a brilliant area for entertainment, for all ages and tastes. Or if you prefer film, head on over to some of the biggest cinemas in central London to catch the latest blockbuster.
You can also check out some of the city’s best restaurants and pubs, for post-theatre dining and drinks. From traditional fish and chips, to a delicious gormet meal, you will be spoilt for choice. For more adventurous tastes, you can head on over to nearby Chinatown, for a delicious variety of authentic Chinese cuisine.
And being so close to The Amsterdam hotel, you won’t need to worry about getting back to your comfy room. So get ready to enjoy London, and book yourself in now. https://www.thebookingbutton.co.uk/properties/amsterdamdirect