Pleasures and Promenades: A Visit to Vauxhaull Gardens
- What:Special Events
- Where:Meeting Point, Grand Entrance
GALLERY TALK: Explore the history and art associated with Vauxhall Gardens, one of the most popular destinations in 18th century London.
Featuring musical entertainments, supper parties, and displays of fine contemporary paintings, they attracted a fashionable clientele that regularly included the Prince of Wales, aristocrats and wealthy merchants. An evening visit might include listening to music by Handel, refreshments in one of the elaborate supper-boxes and a walk around the gardens gazing at the fine company.