If you’re looking for a unique gift – for Christmas, for birthdays, as a ‘thank you’, or just because you’re a good friend – you can now give our talks and virtual tours as presents. We’ve come up with gift certificates (you can find out more and order here). Just choose how many of ourContinue reading “Give our tours as gifts”
Another of our free ‘chats’ this evening, as the five of us talked about the buildings in London that we love – and the ones that we’d be quite happy to see flattened by bulldozers. The video of the evening is below. And to see just where in London these buildings are, visit our GoogleContinue reading “Favourite (and least favourite) London Buildings”
Southwark, on the south side of the river Thames, has a history as long and fascinating as any part of north London, but it is not as well known. Perhaps this is because over the centuries debtors prisons, abattoirs, primitive hospitals, bawdy taverns and heavy industry have been located here. For many years, Londoners travelledContinue reading “Our tours: Southwark and the South Bank”
Between September 1940 and May 1941, London was bombed nearly every night, with tens of thousands killed or wounded, and millions of homes destroyed or damaged. Night after night, the population of the world’s biggest city was forced into shelters, basements and tube stations as the Luftwaffe tried to destroy the city and the moraleContinue reading “Our tours: Exploring the London Blitz”
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