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Great Exhibition Road Festival: One World

The Great Exhibition Road Festival is returning to South Kensington and online from 9-15 October 2021.

Can art and science help inspire a greener future for the planet we share? Join us for a celebration of our remarkable world and to explore how together we can protect its future against the imminent threat of climate change.

To help keep everyone safe, only a limited number of people are allowed in festival venues at the same time and each venue will have guidelines in place. Please check this ahead of your visit. 

Explore at Home

Join us for a celebration of science and the arts throughout the year in our new digital programme of livestream events, talks, creative workshops and more. 

See what's on this month on the Explore at Home web pages and on the Festival Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts.

Accessibility

We are working hard to make sure the Festival is accessible for all. Find out more about accessibility. 

Photography notice

Photography and filming will take place at the Festival and attending means you consent to this material being used for publicity purposes. If you do not wish to consent, please pick up a red sticker from the information tent and wear it at all times.

Getting here

The Festival will be held on and around Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2AZ.

By London Underground

The nearest Tube station is South Kensington on the District and Circle lines. The station is approximately a five minute walk from Exhibition Road.

The nearest Tube station is South Kensington, about a five-minute walk from Exhibition Road. It services the District and Circle lines. Piccadilly line trains will not stop here until spring 2022. South Kensington station is not step-free.

Gloucester Road station is about a 12-minute walk from Exhibition Road. It services the Piccadilly, District and Circle lines. This station has a lift but is not step-free.

Use the Transport for London Journey Planner to find the quickest route to the festival. Follow Transport for London's Coronavirus safe travel guidance.

By bus

Several bus routes stop close to Exhibition Road, check the Transport for London website for more details.

By bicycle

There are cycle racks on Exhibition Road. The nearest Santander Cycle Hire docking stations are outside the Natural History Museum’s Exhibition Road entrance and on Thurloe Place, near South Kensington Tube station.

By car

Parking around Exhibition Road is limited, so we recommend using public transport to get to the Festival. See our accessibility pages for information on disabled parking.

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