Exterior of the Globe Theatre in the sun

Shakespearean theatre in London – how it started!

The chances are you’ll come across Shakespeare at least once during your visit to London!  You might even visit the Globe Theatre for a performance. 

Coronation portrait of Elizabeth I

The first Queen of America!

Here is a glittering portrait of Queen Elizabeth I, the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn – that you can see at the National

Exterior of Horse Guards parade in the afternoon sun

Where 007 started out

This is one of a collection of buildings in Whitehall that was the centre of British naval power from the mid-1700’s to the 1960’s.  

Somerset House in the sun London

Somerset House – neoclassical skating!

We joined a tour of Somerset House in central London recently.  Here’s how it went. Somerset House was built by the Duke of Somerset and

Exterior of Horse Guards parade in the afternoon sun

King Henry VIII’s tiltyard in the afternoon sun

Here is the site of King Henry VIII’s tiltyard in central London. The area is called Horse Guards today. Such history, think of the jousting