fbpx

A City surrounded by dragons

The City of London is surrounded by dragons but why?
January 20, 2022
Read More

Henry VIII and his family jewels

The statue of Henry VIII on top of the main entrance gate to St Bartholomew’s Hospital in West Smithfield is apparently the only public statue of the Tudor king in London.
January 20, 2022
Read More

Visit the Wellington Arch

Wellington Arch is an English Heritage property which has an interesting exhibition about the battle and reveals a few details which are missed from the English history class rooms.
January 18, 2022
Read More

The Roman London Wall: Why it Was Built

The wall is the most imposing survivor from Roman London. It can be seen to good effect at Tower Green, Cooper’s Row, and inside a car park on London Wall. But why was it built?
January 10, 2022
Read More

Ten Things To Know About Mary Seacole

There was an inner strength within Mary Seacole which made her overcome many barriers. Here are some facts about her. 
January 6, 2022
Read More

Ten Things To Know About Florence Nightingale

There was something special and extraordinary about Florence Nightingale and here are some facts about her.
January 6, 2022
Read More

Was The Crowd Not Amused By Queen Victoria?

Queen Victoria is still mourning Prince Albert but visits London to do the most royal of things - open a bridge. Will Londoners boo or cheer her?
January 3, 2022
Read More