Theories abound to the meaning behind the words in the nursery rhyme ‘Oranges and Lemons’. The Bells in the front verses refer to the many churches around the city of London, each with a meaning and its own story. We take a look at some of the stories behind some
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London Mainline Trains and Stations As you review the page you may be mistaken to play spot the difference, many of the trains are based on the Hitachi A-train design. Great Western Railway and it’s new Hitachi Trains The Great Western Railway company operates from London, South West and theWest
L’Oréal’s Lancôme brought French luxury to the main hall of London’s St Pancras International Station in 2019 in the form of a Pink Eiffel Tower. The illuminated Eiffel Tower stood next to the Lancôme pop-up shop which was this years sponsor. The 36-Foot Eiffel Tower has been built using 1500
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The legendary British Punk Band, The Sex Pistols, played their first Gig at St Martin’s School of Art on the Charing Cross Road. The gig
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1919 Afghanistan was given its independence
1897 London Electric Cab Company
1899 electric taxis started to go into decline
The world of London RT & RF Buses Take a peek inside the world of vintage RT London Buses, entered service 80 years ago this
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There is a quaint hidden garden tucked away next to a medieval church site of St John Zachary in the City of London called the Goldsmiths’ Garden. The garden is opposite Goldsmiths’ Grand Hall buildings in Foster Lane, sitting on the corner of Gresham Street. The Great Fire of London
The Seven ages of man monologue in William Shakespeare’s play ‘All the World’s a Stage’ depicts the Seven stages of mankind, and is the inspiration for this 22-foot high cast aluminium Sculpture by Richard Kindersley, located on Queen Victoria Street, Blackfriars. The Post office commissioned the sculpture in 1980 for
Britain’s formidable wartime leader, Sir Winston Churchill, was born in late November 1874 at Blenheim Palace. But why Blenheim Palace? Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was born in Blenheim Palace on
Queen Victoria and Albert first came to Scotland in 1842. Balmoral was to become the home from home, and Halloween at Balmoral would become an event with preparations like Christmas.
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