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Garrick's Temple to Shakespeare - Open House London

On the Sunday of the Open House London weekend, I headed south again to visit Garrick’s Temple to Shakespeare, created by David Garrick for his hero William Shakespeare. 311 more words


My Favourite Weekend - the review

Open House London last weekend proved -as always- fuel for the imagination. We began by the river in Southwark at the old mortuary. Bodies dragged from the Thames came here to be dried out, assessed for infectious diseases, and autopsied. 413 more words


Exploring Alexandra Palace's hidden history

Our first stop on this year’s Open House London weekend took us to Alexandra Palace, a pleasure palace built for the people in the late nineteenth century. 592 more words


LondonLife - Snoozing...

Palmerston, the ‘chief mouser’ to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in Whitehall, captured by photographer Steve Way┬áduring the Open House London weekend, apparently oblivious to the crowds. 87 more words


The National Archives - Open House London

Every year as September approaches I look forward to Open House London, when normally closed buildings open their doors to the public for free. This year I spent my Saturday down at… 426 more words


Open House London 2017

Open House London celebrates its 25th anniversary this year with another bumper crop of new buildings added to the list of old favourites. It is testament to the riches of London that there is never any shortage of places to visit every year from stunning livery halls to astonishing industrial sites. 392 more words


Kew Gardens tropical nursery

Today we were at Kew Gardens for a 10k race. After I’d ran, we had a look around the gardens and happened across a gazebo where an attendant told us that the tropical plants nursery was open to the public for one weekend only. 35 more words

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