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Gunnersbury park with a hidden rothchilds mansion

Gunnersbury Park with a Hidden Rothchild’s Mansion

Gunnersbury Park in West London, with a Rothschild Mansion at his heart, has an incredible historical back story that stretches back almost 1,000 years. The Rothchild’s were the last of the private owners before the then Minister for Health, Neville Chamberlain declared the park open to the public in the mid-1920s. We go behind the …

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Seven Ages of Man 22 foot totem pole sculpture inspired by shakespeare

William Shakespeare’s play ‘7 ages of man’ is the inspiration for this 22-foot high cast aluminium Sculpture, on Queen Victoria Street, Blackfriars by Artist Richard Kindersley The seven ages of man according to William Shakespeare in his play ‘As You Like It’, Act 2 Scene 7 ‘All the world’s a stage’, by William Shakespear And …

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Biba Story, 99 Kensington Highstreet

1973 Biba Fashion House 99 Kensington High Street

The grand art deco building contains 7 floors and opened in 1933. The Intro appears #OnThisDay 10th September https://wp.me/p9H7Q3-19D Biba fashion was based on inspirations from Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Kitsch. Bell swooping sleeves one of their signature shapes. The Designer Barbara Hulanicki and Simon Fitzsimon her husband spent a million or so on refurbishing …

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Late night at the V and A Museum

Be Inspired, experience a late night at the V&A Museum, the after Hours Experience

For something different to do on a Friday night, late night at the Victoria & Albert Museum. We went in search of the after-hours experience at the V&A Museum and found some interesting and also unexpected things. How late does V&A museum stay 0pen on Late Nights? Friday evenings the V&A Museum doors stay open …

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The definitive list of all 88 entries at RHS Chelsea in Bloom 2019 Flower Show

Since 1912, the most famous garden and landscape Flower show in the World They held the first Royal Horticultural Society Great Spring Show in 1862 in Kensington, with a hop and skip the show moved to its current location in 1912 and has attracted people of the world ever since. Famous for its Royal connections, …

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28th September 1745 Drury Lane Theatre sings the first God Save the King 3

28th September 1745 Drury Lane Theatre sings the first God Save the King

1745 Drury Lane Theatre Royal The first time “God Save the King” is sung. Who and Why? Prince Charles Edward Stuart (The Young Pretender) had just managed to defeat King George II.  The lead musicians at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, caught the patriotic urge as the news had excited many and wrote “God Save …

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