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Artwork on Tower Bridge

When walking over Tower Bridge you may have noticed the blue line of paint on the pavement. Along that line are numerous bronze plaques which tell the story of Tower Bridge
April 1, 2022
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Artist Walter Sickert in Highbury

At 1 Highbury Place there is a Georgian building with the green plaque commemorating Walter Sickert’s school of painting and engraving. Find out more.
January 27, 2022
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Rhinoceros in London

The worshipful Society of Apothecaries's Hall is filled with rhinoceros, but why?
January 24, 2022
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The National Police Memorial

Seated at Cambridge Green, on the corner of The Mall and Horse Guards Road, directly outside the Old Admiralty Building.
January 24, 2022
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Christie's in London

Christie's is the world's oldest fine art auctioneer and has sold fine art, furniture, jewellery and wine since 1766, when James Christie conducted the very first sale in London.
January 20, 2022
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The lamps are going out all over Europe

One hundred years ago Sir Edward Grey, stated "the lamps are going out all over Europe, we shall not see them lit again in our life-time."
January 20, 2022
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Spriggan in Crouch End

The sculpture depicts a Spriggan - a mythical creature, usually of rather ill disposition, which is said to be a guardian of abandoned ruins, barrows and buried treasures.
January 20, 2022
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Paddington Bear hits London

The star studded Paddington film hits the UK 29 November. To assist it's launch 50 statues of Paddington Bear have graced the streets of London.
January 19, 2022
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What is a Silent Disco?

In basic terms it is a disco where instead of 1 DJ playing at a disco, there are 3 playing at the same time.
January 19, 2022
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London in a Day

This 3 minute timelapse video called LapseLondon took 40 talented photographers a day to film.
January 19, 2022
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Play a piano in Canary Wharf

If you missed the Play Me I'm Yours pianos in Canary Wharf in 2012 then this is your chance to play them!
January 18, 2022
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Winter Lights Festival @ Canary Wharf

Canary Wharf has been illuminated by sculptures, structures and installations as part of the Winter lights Festival @ Canary Wharf.
January 18, 2022
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Visit Magical Lantern Festival, Chiswick

Chiswick House Garden plays host to a 26 day Chinese lantern festival suitable for adults and children alike.
January 18, 2022
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Cats in London

We British pride ourselves on being animal lovers. One of the most unpredictable of our furry friends are cats.
January 17, 2022
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The personal touch, Covent Garden

Covent Garden's Apple Market is a popular market under the glass roof of Covent Garden market providing an antiques market every Monday.
January 17, 2022
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New Solo Show to open at Curious Duke Gallery

Solo Show of Contemporary Artist Louise McNaught explores the theme endangered animals through paintings and 3D painted sculptures at the Curious Duke Gallery.
January 14, 2022
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Michelangelo & Sebastiano Exhibition Review

The large altarpiece The Raising of Lazarus by Sebastiano (NG1) was one of the first paintings in the National Gallery and so it seems quite surprising that Sebastian is not so well known with those not so immersed in the Renaissance art world.
January 14, 2022
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‘Sacred Bodies’ by Sara Burgess

Nunhead cemetery hosts ‘Sacred Bodies’ by Sara Burgess her first solo exhibition of her metal sculpture work in an outdoor space.
January 14, 2022
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Gold Christmas at the National Gallery

Gold shines brightest in the National Gallery during the festive season. This year, visitors are invited to celebrate the holidays by exploring the scintillating presence of gold throughout the collection.
January 14, 2022
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Old Flo Returns!

Henry Moore’s Draped Seated Woman has returned to the East End after taking a 20 year holiday at Yorkshire Sculpture Park.
January 14, 2022
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Winter Lights Festival 2018, Canary Wharf

It’s back! From tonight Canary Wharf will be illuminated by sculptures, structures and installations as part of the Winter Lights Festival, an annual celebration of light technology and art.
January 13, 2022
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FREE Rembrandt Exhibition at The British Museum

The British Museum is a wonderful place to visit, especially when you are dipping in to see something specific.
January 13, 2022
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Queenhithe: Queen Matilda's Small Port

Over the last 20 years the riverfront in central London has been transformed.
January 7, 2022
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A Modern Monument to 2,000 Years of History

As you cross the Thames on the Millennium Bridge, immediately below you on the north bank river path is a fascinating record of the history of London and the UK, scientific instruments/inventions, and religion in London over the last 2,000 years.
January 6, 2022
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Lockdown Street Art – A Tribute To The NHS

Find this magnificent tribute to the Supermen and Superwomen of our time – the NHS workers – under a railway bridge close to Waterloo Station.
January 6, 2022
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The Mousetrap and Agatha Christie

Agatha Christie's play "The Mousetrap" opened in London at the Ambassadors Theatre and has played at the St Martin's Theatre since 1973.
January 5, 2022
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The Text on the Monument

Want to know what is written on the Monument's column? This goes unremarked today, partly because so few of us read Latin.
January 4, 2022
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Radical Mural Tucked Away in Battersea

Hidden away in Battersea is an amazing piece of street art, showcasing not only the delights of the local Thames river front, but also the area’s radical political history.
January 4, 2022
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