Mercedes in Belgrave Square

Guide to Belgravia – and its pubs! (Part 1)

A short history of Belgravia Belgravia is an area in the south west of London known for its concentration of large mansions, wealthy residents and

Simpsons tavern

Dining in Georgian times, live!

Dinner among the wealthy during Georgian times was an affair not to be missed! Not only the food, but the dress, entertainment and music too.

Kensington Palace – a history of Prince Harry and Meghan’s home

We’re not going to let the major Royal event of 2018 go without a mention!  Referring of course to the marriage of Prince Harry and

Covent Garden market

Covent Garden – London’s first residential square, a short history

Covent Garden is home to the world renowned Royal Opera House, the Royal Ballet and the London Transport museum – as well as some of

Hendrix in London

Hendrix in London – visit his bedroom via G F Handel’s house!

In Brook Street, Mayfair there is an extraordinary couple of houses – turned into a museum. Numbers 23 and 25 were homes to two musicians

Mozart in London

Mozart in London – see where he wrote his first symphony, age eight!

The European Tour A short walk from Victoria Railway Station is the smart, cosmopolitan Orange Square in Pimlico. This is the former neighbourhood of the

Secret London museums

The Wallace Collection – the most opulent townhouse in London!

Hertford House The Wallace Collection is a national museum of fine art. It is based in Hertford House, an original London townhouse from the 18th

The interior of the Old Operating Theatre Southwark London

Listen up medics; visit the Old Operating Theatre, London Bridge

The Old Operating Theatre Say what? – this is it is the oldest surviving surgical theatre in Europe!  We took a visit this weekend…still feeling grateful

Image of the Duke of Wellington

Wellington and the special relationship

This is a painting of Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington by Sir Thomas Lawrence. It is an oil on canvas painted in 1829. In

Image of Sir Robert Walpole first Prime Minister

The first American Patriot!

Mutton pies all round!  At the National Portrait Gallery you can see a series of ‘Kit-cat’ portraits of 48 leading Whig politicians and men of

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