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Located inside the sumptuous Amba Hotel Charing Cross, is the hotel's very own entertainment hub, the Torquay Suite Theatre. This theater revolves around a unique concept where guests are treated with a delectable meal and talented comedy performances by the Faulty Towers group. The show complements your meal and is sure to tickle your funny bone. Most of the event is improv, which adds immeasurably to your humor ride.
Since 1946, the ICA serves as a breeding ground of radical art and culture in the form of movies, exhibitions, talks, debates and other events. With its characteristic focus on experimentation, the institute has played important roles in the early careers of many artists, including the punk rock band the Clash, and the Oscar-awarded director Steve McQueen.
For a complete experience in art, head over to the city's Institute of Contemporary Arts. This innovative institute boasts of a gallery and auditorium. They even have a bookshop and a restaurant and bar, so you can fuel up and look around some more! Come watch experimental dance and theater shows and revel in the vibrancy of newly emerging talent. ICA also offers unique PhD programs and yearly memberships. Have a look at their projects and films like Crimson Gold or Kitchen Stories.
Whitehall's namesake comes from the Whitehall Palace, which burned down in 1698. Today, Whitehall is the main road in the heart of the city leading from Parliament Square to Trafalgar Square. It's worth a look if you're in the neighborhood, just to admire the superb architecture. Lining the road are government ministries, commonly referred to on as Whitehall.
History comes alive at the Household Cavalry Museum. This Museum is situated at the Horse Guards, one of the oldest buildings, and the headquarters of household in London. The Queens life guard ceremony takes place here regularly. You can witness this 350 year-old ritual started by king Charles II live and even interact with the royal guards. They will tell you of their strict and rigorous training schedule. You can also see some of them work in the original 18th century stables. And do not forget to check out on some of their rare displays which they have opened to the public.