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Queen Victorias Crown on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum

Queen Victoria’s Crown Sapphire Coronet Tiara – Alberts gift On Show

A piece of history is on show at a new exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) Queen Victoria’s Crown, a Sapphire Coronet, Tiara. Albert designed the Crown and gifted it to Victoria during their Wedding year of 1840.  The William And Judith Bollinger Gallery, Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) The William and Judith Bollinger …

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Russian Royalty and the Romanovs at the Queens Gallery

Russian Royalty and the Romanovs, Photographs of The Crimea at the Queens Gallery

The Queens Russian Gallery, Autumn-Winter season with two amazing Russian themed exhibitions, Romanovs and Crimea Exhibitions open 9th Nov 2018      – 28th April 2019 Wintery Imperial Soviet union with Royalty, “Shadows of War” The entry ticket enables one to enter both exhibitions, and a free audio guide to both is available. They can stamp a ticket on the …

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London Railway Station architecture with Victorian engineered heritage

The story of Railway Services running into London

Early London Mainline Railways Facebook Twitter Google-plus Envelope 1836-38 the first steam railway opened in London called the London and Greenwich Railway (L&GR). The First Train Service into London The first train service into London started back in 1837, London and Greenwich railway. Allot has changed over the subsequent 180 years. Enjoy the train journey …

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Cutty-sark - rowing boat

The untold story of the Captains of the Cutty Sark Ship, Greenwich London

150 Year Aniversary – 1869-2019 Contract signed to build the Cutty Sark Cutty Sark, the worlds most famous last remaining Clipper Ship, dry dock, Greenwich London Greenwich not only a tourist magnet for its meridian line and observatory but it also marks a line in time for maritime history. Home of the National Maritime Museum. Old …

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Back of Salters company , benches areas to sit nearby.

Salters Garden in the heart of the City of London, salt and the 1st Bomb

Salters Company one of the great Livery companies of City of London Salters Company is one of the 12th great Livery Companies, celebrated a 100 yr milestone 1918-2018 in support of science and education. Its history goes back further, obtaining its licence from King Richard II in 1394. Salters Garden     First bomb of …

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National Maritime Museum Greenwich

Greenwich Facts and the 4 winter Autumn Galleries at the National Maritime Museum

The 9 historical facts of Greenwich and the National Maritime Museum brand new galleries Greenwich is located in the bulb of the river Thames, Opposite the Isle of Dogs and if you were back in the 1600s, you would see Greenwich as a place nestled between the Royal Docks at Woolwich and Deptford. Wind the clock even …

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The Royal Exchange hidden secrets Luxury Boutiques in the heart of the City of London

Boutique Luxury hidden in the heart of London The Royal Exchange

The Royal Exchange Hidden Boutique Luxury, alive and well For many, The Royal Exchange symbolises the financial heart of London, located opposite the Bank of England and perhaps even to many visitors it’s mistaken for the Bank of England. Its 8 columns standing robust at a busy interchange where some of the oldest most prestigious City streets …

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