June 15 2024

Heritage Summer

Step into the London Heritage Quarter this summer for an unforgettable journey through history, art, and celebration! Commemorating the National Gallery’s 200th Birthday, immerse yourself in a world of artistic wonder with special exhibitions, interactive experiences, and captivating events showcasing centuries of masterpieces.


Journey Through Time Trail

Embark on a trail of innovation and creativity from Victoria to Strand, passing through Westminster and Whitehall. From 15 June, you can visit 11 London-themed sculptures, painted by artists from the London art agency, Artiq. Each sculpture is linked to augmented reality, exploring London’s rich heritage and vibrant evolution.

Trail Locations:

  1. Teacup – Victoria Embankment Gardens
  2. Telephone Box – Westminster Cathedral Piazza
  3. Guard – The Guards Museum (arriving Monday 24 June, 10am to 4pm daily)
  4. Crown – St James’s Park
  5. Pocket Watch – QEII Centre
  6. Postbox – The Supreme Court
  7. Rain Boots – Victoria Tower Gardens
  8. Taxi – King Charles Island (close to Trafalgar Square)
  9. Top Hat – Whitehall Gardens
  10. Teapot – Lower Grosvenor Gardens
  11. Bus – Strand Aldwych


Journey Through Time Map:

Download here


Enter our Social Media Competition 

Whilst venturing around the London Heritage Quarter tag us in your Heritage Trail pictures for a chance to win Afternoon Tea at Conrad London St. James!

Follow and tag @LondonHeritageQuarter on Instagram with the hashtag #HeritageSummer for a chance to win the prize which includes an Afternoon Tea for two adults and two children. T&C’s Apply. Competition closes 4th August 2024.

Indulge in the ultimate Bollinger Afternoon Tea experience at Conrad London St. James. InfiniTea, offers free-flowing Champagne Bollinger alongside an abundance of delicate scones, sandwiches, and divine cakes. Enjoy the elegant surroundings of the Orchard Room, with its stunning floral feature wall and glass roof, as you savour a fresh take on British afternoon tea in the heart of London’s Westminster.