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

The Lost Abbeys and Priories of London Part 3, The Black Friars and the Grey Friars

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

Sketching Skyscrapers at One New Change as Part of the Open City Archikids Festival

This weekend has seen the second outing of the popular Archikids festival.  First trialled last year as a compliment to … More

The Lost Abbeys and Priories of London Part 2 Crutched Friars, Holy Trinity Priory, St Helens Priory and Austin Friars

Following on from my first post featuring some of the lost abbeys, priories and friaries of London, part two looks … More

The Lost Abbeys and Priories of the City of London Part 1 – From the Tower to Bedlam and Beyond

Before the dissolution of the monasteries which took place between 1536 and 1541, London was positively teeming with monastic houses … More

Free Walking Tour of the East End of London

The East End is a vibrant place, home to many people from all over the world and packed with history, … More

Logos of all the Great 12 Livery Companies of London

The Great 12 Livery Companies of the City of London

The Livery companies of the City of London have played an integral part in the development of the city. So … More

The Seven Gates of London

Today’s challenge was to find and photograph the locations of the old gates of London.  These date back to Roman … More