Buildings which survived the Great Fire of London and where to find them

The great fire of London devastated the old medieval city. Starting in Pudding Lane at the king’s bakers it spread … More

Where to find Shakespearean Theatres in Bankside, Shoreditch and Elizabethan London

Think of Shakespearean Theatre and you might generally think of the Globe on the South Bank.  But that’s not the … More

Sylvia Pankhurst and the East London Suffragettes, historic locations and where to find them

Living in East London you are surrounded by history, not least that of the suffragettes. In fact, when you come … More

Lost Monasteries of London Part 3 – The Blackfriars and the Greyfriars

For part three of our Lost abbey’s series we focus on the old monastic buildings which used to exist towards … More

A Curious Route Walking Tour around Whitecross Street and the Barbican

One area often overlooked given it’s proximity to the likes of Shoreditch, the City and Clerkenwell is the bohemian paradise … More

Tribute to a Fallen Soldier as Poppies spectacularly flood the Tower of London on the Centenary of World War One

The moat around the ancient and iconic Tower of London have been turned into a sea of red ceramic poppies. … More