Tag: history

Here’s A Sneaky Peek Inside The V&A’s Gorgeous Dior Exhibition

Let’s take a look inside this new Dior exhibition then, shall we? ‘Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams’ features over ...

Cecil Court in the snow

The Secret Alley Full Of Curious Old Bookshops • Cecil Court

Nicknamed Bookseller’s Row, Cecil Court is a hidden gem in the heart of central London. Packed with twenty-odd ...

Here’s What’s Hidden Away In This Colourful Corner Of Covent Garden • Neal’s Yard

Hidden inside this colourful courtyard you’ll find a micro-village full of independent restaurants, bars, cafés and shops. Tucked away down a ...

This South East London Sewage Station Is Surprisingly Beautiful • Crossness Pumping Station

Crossness Pumping Station is an unexpected hidden gem in east London. Okay, I’m going to be honest here: ...

Westminster Abbey

Westminster Abbey’s Hidden Gallery Is Open For The First Time In 700 Years

Westminster Abbey’s triforium is poised to get a lot more visitors… They say good things come to those ...

Ice house

A Giant, Hidden Ice House Has Just Been Uncovered Near Regent’s Park

The cavernous ice house is a fascinating discovery. You must admit, all the mod cons we take for granted ...

The Natural History Museum Is Hosting An Adults-Only Sleepover

Enjoy a night at the museum at this ultimate grown-up sleepover. You’ve watched Friends, right? So you’ll know that dinosaurs ...

Medieval

This Gruesome Map Of London Charts All The City’s Medieval Murders

Evil deeds and dastardly doings are the stars of this medieval murder map. If you delve back into ...

14 Amazing Photos Of London At Christmas During The 50s And 60s

Ever wondered what London used to look like during the festive season? Thanks to the Museum of London’s extensive ...

Here’s Your Chance To Explore London’s Abandoned Tube Stations

TfL’s ‘Hidden London’ tours of sealed-off tube stations return next year, and tickets go on sale tomorrow. The good ...

Florence Ilott

The History-Making Woman Who Raced Big Ben’s Bongs And Won

Eighty years ago, Florence Ilott achieved the impossible. You may not have heard of Florence Ilott, but she ...

This Illustrated Map Of London Will Teach You Something New With Every Glance

This super-cute map is filled with gorgeous illustrations and fun facts about London’s history and culture. Cally Lathey, as ...