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CHELSEA AND BATTERSEA

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t “Untitled” by Maha Mullah in the Champagne Life exhibition at the Saatchi Gallery in Chelsea

Experience Chelsea and Battersea

Chelsea was last in vogue in the 1960s when showy young shoppers, including the Rolling Stones, paraded along the King’s Road. Formerly a riverside village, it first became fashionable in Tudor times with Henry VIII liking it so much that he had a small palace (long vanished) built here. In the 18th century it featured renowned riverside pleasure gardens, painted by Canaletto. Later artists, including ...

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