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TATE Modern

Using the former Bankside Power Station as their building site, the Tate Museum began their construction in 1996 of a new and separate gallery dedicated to modern and contemporary art. In the last 15 years, over 40 million people have visited the museum, which can truly be classified as a piece of art in itself. Open seven days a week, visitors can go to see exhibitions by artists such as Sonia Delaunay, Pablo Picasso and Giorgio de Chirico. Make sure to check out current exhibitions before you go.

The Old Vic

A true London landmark, the Old Vic Theatre has been around since 1818 when it first introduced its new stage to the city. Matthew Warchus, the acclaimed director, runs the shows as artistic director, taking over from House of Cards star Kevin Spacey who had been in the role for 10 years. This 19th century hall remains one of the most central artistic hubs for theatre lovers around the world. Expect to see nothing but the best of the best in theatre here – if you were only in London for a weekend and wanted to squeeze in a play, this is where you should book.

Maltby Street Market

The ropewalk, nestled between Maltby Street and Millstream Road, provides London’s population with a solution to all of their culinary cravings. This market runs on Saturdays from 9am to 4pm and on Sundays from 11am to 4pm, offering food from a variety of countries around the world. Be sure to stop at Bad Brownie where fudge fanatics Paz & Morag know all the tricks of the chocolate trade.

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