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Sir Peter Blake’s homage to the Royal Albert Hall

Available for purchase on the MAG Store – Supporting and celebrating the Royal Albert Hall and its 150-years strong history, this exclusive limited edition print by the iconic British pop artist Sir Peter Blake brings together all the great personalities that appeared at the venue.

Sir Peter Blake’s spectacular triptych, Appearing at the Royal Albert Hall, is a montage of more than 400 stars who have appeared at the iconic venue since its opening in 1871. The work features everyone from music legends Bob Dylan, David Bowie and Jimi Hendrix to pivotal figures in the arts and sciences such as Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking and J. K. Rowling.

The artist, known as the ‘Godfather of British Pop Art’, created the piece in 2014 to adorn the newly-refurbished Zvi and Ofra Meitar Porch and Foyer at Door 12 of the Hall. 

Appearing at the Royal Albert Hall, by Sir Peter Blake – Image courtesy Royal Albert Hall

Dive into the Hall’s history through Peter Blake’s artwork

You can explore the work in its entirety and learn about all of the famous faces who appear on it by visiting an interactive version of the piece at

The interactive version of the print acts as a true digital archive of the personalities who made the Hall’s history. By zooming into the tryptic, you will be able to click on each character and find videos, archival information and curiosities about them.  There’s even a quiz that you can take!

  1. More from the RAH Archive

    You can find more about the RAH archive and the great musical stories it preserves in our interview with the Hall’s Archive Manager Liz Harper.

    Wizkid, 29 September 2017, photo courtesy Royal Albert Hall Archive

  2. Help the Royal Albert Hall


    You can support the Royal Albert Hall by either donating to its fund, or by purchasing the Royal Albert Hall: A Celebration in 150 Unforgettable Moments book, with stories and never before seen images drawn from the archive

    Donate to the fund

    Purchase the book