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Nicholas Brembre 56

‘Sir Nicholas, one of your serjeants has come from the Guildhall.’

The serjeant was in haste and showed his effort in his heaving livery and shiny face. 3,026 more words

London at Night

As I am going through some more of my London photos I found these night shots.

London at night is just wonderful and provides for so many great photo opportunities. 92 more words


Last concert of season at Mayfield

Mayfield Music’s last concert of the 2017 season is an Advent Choral Concert featuring the 30-strong City Consort of Voices from London.

Formed in 2010 this chamber choir draws its membership from the hugely successful EC4 Music, a choir and orchestra that is widely regarded as one of the leading large amateur groups in London. 98 more words


Slow and exposed walk along the Thames

A November Sunday in London brought a wind that crept up surreptitiously to freeze anything it could gain contact with.  But it was partnered with perfect light and a cloudy sky that showed off the City at its best. 160 more words


The Lord Mayor (of the City of London)’s Show

Richard I appointed the  first (Lord) Mayor of London, Henry Fitz-Ailwyn de Londonestone, in effect to run the City,  in 1189; and John granted the City the right to elect its own Mayor in 1215 (the “Mayoral Charter” is now in the Guildhall Heritage Gallery).  201 more words

Ceremonial London