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Art of London presents #TakeAMoment2022, the Ray Burmiston photography exhibition in partnership with Piccadilly Lights encouraging the public to take a moment for mental health. Inspired by this collaboration, we have put together a guide to some ways to find calm in London's West End.

Itinerary Info

Good for

Family Days Out, Exploring Art

Getting around

Tube Stations: Piccadilly Circus, Leicester Square, Green Park

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Scenes in the Square

Offering a free, must-see entertainment and film attraction, Scenes in the Square features recognisable characters and scenes, each immortalised in interactive and expressive bronze statues, with some brought to life in the evening through lighting.

Tune-in to the ultimate soundtrack to your journey with the audio walking tour. Narrated by DJ and Presenter Alex Zane, it’s the perfect accompaniment to your journey through the Scenes in the Square trail.

Hop onto your brooms to discover Harry Potter. Scour the buildings to find DC’s Super Heroes Batman and Wonder Woman. Budge up on a bench next to Paddington and Mr Bean. Burst into song with musical stars Mary Poppins and Gene Kelly. Career into comedy capers with comedy duo Laurel and Hardy or the brilliant Bugs Bunny. Or, take your seat and snap a selfie next to Clifford the Big Red Dog.

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Fall into a dreamworld of nostalgia

Experience the award-winning Peter Rabbit™ Afternoon Tea celebrating beloved childhood tales by Beatrix Potter at the Terrace restaurant inside The Dilly Hotel, on Piccadilly.

Offering a magical wonderland of Peter's favourite treats inspired by the classic Potter novels, fill-up on tasty bites such as the Caught In A Twist sandwich and the Every Bunny's Favourite carrot cake, perfect for little ones and adults alike.

From Mr McGregor's Garden, a delectable baguettini filled with fresh vegetables and hummus, to the Flower-Pot Hideout, an edible chocolate pot filled with chamomile mousse and blackberries, harking back to Peter's adventurous day. Not forgetting warm fluffy scones, served with jam and clotted cream in adorable edible plant pots.

Served in the Victorian glass atrium with floor to ceiling windows and balcony overlooking Piccadilly, only moments away from Piccadilly Circus, and decked out with an array of foliage, the setting perfectly matches Peter's tale.

Make a reservation online here.

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Take A Moment

Art of London presents TAKE A MOMENT 2022 a photography exhibition from artist, Ray Burmiston taking over the West End to raise awareness for mental health this March.

The spectacular exhibition will feature a huge number of famous faces photographed with their eyes closed, to remind people to take a moment to look after their mental health. Featuring portraits of A-list stars including David Walliams, Stephen Fry, Alesha Dixon, Amanda Holden, Kate Moss, Richard Ayoade, Helena Bonham Carter, Ricky Gervais, Grayson Perry, Mel B, James Corden, Kylie Minogue, Nish Kumar, and many others from the worlds of entertainment and sport, Art of London’s exhibition will appear on Europe’s largest advertising display, the Piccadilly Lights. Landsec, which owns the Piccadilly Lights, is donating the screen time in support of the campaign.

Spectators can be part of the movement, and see their face up on the Piccadilly Lights alongside iconic celebrated stars. From early March, simply post an eyes closed selfie on Instagram, in a moment of reflection for the chance to appear on the Piccadilly Lights along with much-loved celebrities and ‘famous faces’ of the West End. Share your moment and tag @PiccadillyLights with #TakeAMoment2022.

Art of London Presents Take A Moment
Piccadilly Lights Takeover

9 March - 6 April
Piccadilly Lights

Art of London Presents Take A Moment
Gallery Exhibition

11:00-19:00 | 9 March - 6 April

48 Piccadilly Circus,
Regent Street
London W1

Her Majesty's Theatre

Catch a Theatre Show

Official London Theatre is celebrating Show Time, offering reduced rate theatre tickets up until the 31 March ranging from £10-£50 with an incredible selection of shows. Family friendly favourite showing now in London's West End, is Lolita Chakrabarti’s stage adaptation of Yann
Martel’s book, Life of Pi running at Wyndham's Theatre.

Based on one of the best-loved works of fiction – winner of the Man Booker Prize which has sold over fifteen million copies worldwide. Featuring life-like puppetry and state-of-the-art visuals, Life Of Pi is a universally acclaimed, smash hit adaptation of an epic journey of endurance and hope.

After a cargo ship sinks in the middle of the vast Pacific Ocean, there are five survivors stranded on a lifeboat – a hyena, a zebra, an orangutan, sixteen-year-old boy named Pi and a Bengal tiger named Richard Parker. Time is against them, and nature is harsh - be transported by this epic tale.