Architecture of London
London is not characterised by any particular architectural style, having accumulated its buildings over a long period of time. Few structures predate the Great Fire of 1666, notable exceptions includ...
Royal Opera House - #WorldBalletDay 2018: join us LIVE
#WorldBalletDay is back on Tuesday 2 October! Join the world's leading ballet companies for a day-long festival of ballet via Facebook Live: http://bit.ly/WorldBalletDay2018
Buckingham Palace - The Queens Palaces Buckingham Palace
The Queen has three official residences - the best known, Buckingham Palace; the oldest, Windsor Castle; and the most romantic, Palace of Holyroodhouse. Amon...
How Does Big Ben Keep Accurate Time?
When parliament commissioned this clock in 1854, they insisted Big Ben be the biggest, most powerful clock in the world...
The Dog Who Saved the World Cup
Four months before England won the World Cup in 1966, it actually lost it when a London thief swiped the solid gold trophy awarded to the tournament champions. While Scotland Yard came up empty in its...
Henry VIII's kitchens at Hampton Court Palace
The kitchens of Henry VIII at Hampton Court Palace are the largest surviving Renaissance kitchens in Europe. Occupying nearly one third of the ground floor o...
Julian Assange: Police Removed From Outside Ecuadorian Embassy
Scotland Yard says it still intends to arrest WikiLeaks founder if he leaves embassy but it is ‘no longer proportionate’ to monitor building. Scotland Yard has called off its multimillion pound 24-hou...
The Cutty Sark Conservation Project by Grimshaw Architects
A makeover was always on the cards for this sea faring veteran, but an electrical fire in May 2007 gutted the ship throwing the renovation project into despair. Five years and 50m pounds later, she ha...
Greenwich
The ensemble of buildings at Greenwich, an outlying district of London, and the park in which they are set, symbolize English artistic and scientific endeavo...
Victoria and Albert Museum - Video tour
Victoria & Albert Museum is a veritable treasure trove covering a 3000 year history of decorative arts.
Victoria and Albert Museum
The Victoria and Albert Museum (often abbreviated as the V&A) in London is the world's largest museum of decorative arts and design, housing a permanent coll...
Squares in London
Squares have long been a feature of London.A few, such as Trafalgar Square, were built as public open spaces, like the squares found in many cities, known as a plaza, piazza, platz, etc. Most, however...
St Ermin's Hotel
St. Ermin's Hotel is a four-star central London hotel adjacent to St James's Park underground station, close to Westminster Abbey, Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament. The Grade II-listed l...
Covent Garden square
0°07′22″W / 51.51197°N 0.1228°W / 51.51197; -0.1228Covent Garden (/ˈkɒvənt/ or /ˈkʌvənt/) is a district in London on the eastern fringes of the West End, between Charing Cross...
The Dog Who Saved the World Cup
Four months before England won the World Cup in 1966, it actually lost it when a London thief swiped the solid gold trophy awarded to the tournament champions. While Scotland Yard came up empty in its...