A haven of relative quiet right off tourist-crazed
Trafalgar Square, this turn-of-the-century building’s high-ceilinged galleries house portrait’s of England’s bygone celebs: a white-collared William Shakespeare, the Brontë girls by their brother Patrick, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert – plus newer icons like Alan Bennett and Germaine Greer. Don’t mis the BP Portrait Award, every summer.
St Martin’s Place
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