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The Bloomsbury Hotel celebrates ‘Open House London’

The Bloomsbury Hotel exterior
The Bloomsbury Hotel is to be involved with the highly anticipated ‘Open House London’ event, taking place on the 21st and 22nd of September. In keeping with this year’s theme, ‘Celebrating Architecture, People and Place’, the hotel will offer exclusive timed behind-the-scene tours on a first come basis for the culturally curious of this magnificent Edwardian masterpiece.

Martin Lutyens, great-nephew of the hotel’s famous British architect, Sir Edwin Landseer Lutyens, is supporting the event and will be giving a private masterclass talk in the George V Hall on his family’s heritage, the evolution of Sir Edwin’s work and the fascinating history of the hotel building which was opened by the Duchess of York, (who was later to become Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother) on April, 28 1932 as The Central Club.

Every September, over one weekend, ‘Open House London’ invites individuals to get out and under the skin of London’s amazing architecture, with a showcase of over 700 buildings of all kinds opening their doors to everyone – all for free. Commenting on this year’s architectural offering, Victoria Thornton, Founding Director of Open-City says “Open House is a unique and vibrant annual event, offering people across London the chance to explore and discover the capital’s architecture. This year we’re putting together a great programme of open buildings, walks, tours and talks taking in everything from award-winning contemporary homes to major regeneration areas.”

Designed by the renowned British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, The Bloomsbury Hotel offers individuals a unique opportunity to enter a world of timeless elegance, lovingly re-imagined for the modern day traveller. Michael Neve, General Manager of The Bloomsbury Hotel, is thrilled to be part of such an exciting architectural event and commented, “Open House London is a great opportunity to exhibit our magnificent Grade II listed Lutyens designed hotel.

We are delighted to be able to throw open our doors so that people can discover our remarkable ninety-year-old history, beautiful neo-Georgian architecture, bespoke features and elegantly reproduced Lutyens designed furniture”.

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