Tag: history

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 ...

Camden Market

Discover The Secrets Of Camden Market On This Fascinating Tour

History and mystery combine on this whistle-stop tour of Camden Market. Quick question for you: what’s the only ...

Remembrance

Take A Look At Olympic Park’s Stunning Remembrance Day Installation

Shrouds of the Somme is in place out at Stratford. Remembrance Day is a mere two days away, ...

V&A Museum

The V&A Museum Is Opening A Sleek New Exhibition Space In East London

Here’s a look at the V&A Museum’s new digs out at Stratford. Given that we’ve waited 166 years ...

Tower of London torches

Thousands Of Torches Have Been Lit At The Tower Of London For Remembrance Day

A beautiful installation has been unveiled at the Tower of London. Marking 100 years since the end of ...

Underground poppies

TfL Have Covered The Underground In Poppies In Honour Of Remembrance Day

Poppies don’t usually grow underground, but they will this month. Remembrance Day is next week, and London is ...

Denis Severs House

This Spitalfields House Will Take You Back In Time • Dennis Severs House

Tucked away in the heart of Spitalfields is a Georgian Grade II listed building, Dennis Severs’ House. It’s ...

Open House

Uncover The Secrets Of London’s Most Mysterious Buildings Next Month

Open House gives Londoners the chance to peek inside some of the city’s greatest and most secret buildings… for ...

Hampton Court Maze

Get Totally Lost In This Palace’s Maddening Maze • Hampton Court Palace

Take a summer trip to Hampton Court Palace – and check out the mystifying maze. 300 years ago, ...

RAF 100 Flypast 2018

Don’t Panic, But 100 Warplanes Will Be Flying Over London Next Week

It’s not WW3! The RAF are celebrating their 100th anniversary with an epic flypast over London. Watch the ...

Don’t Miss A Beat With Soho Music Month’s Free Walking Tours

Step back in time as part of Soho Music Month and discover the spot where Ziggy Stardust first fell ...