A Fountain Memorial and the End of Slavery

Buxton Memorial - A Fountain Memorial

Buxton Memorial – A Fountain Memorial in Victoria Tower Gardens: Walking through the Victoria Tower Gardens, we came across the Buxton Memorial, an exquisite fountain memorial which was erected to commemorate the emancipation of slaves following the 1833 Slavery Abolition Act in the British Empire. The fountain memorial was donated by Charles Buxton MP in […]

Parliament Square – A Part of London’s Ceremonial Route

Parliament Square - London

Parliament Square Was Originally Designed to be a Part of the Palace of Westminster: As we stood outside of the Supreme Court, waiting to cross the road, Parliament Square looked like a large traffic island in the heart of ceremonial London. There was plenty of traffic streaming by, including many sightseeing buses and the comical-looking […]

London Secret Gardens and Squares

Tavistock Square Garden © Courtesy VisitBritain

An Opportunity to Take a Peak into London’s Secret Gardens and Private Squares: For the gardening enthusiasts and those interested in discovering more about London, the London Open Garden Squares Weekend is an ideal opportunity to take a look into some of London’s private squares and secret gardens. Around 200 private squares and other hidden […]

Royal Philharmonic Goes Symphonic Rock at the Albert Hall

Symphonic Rock @ The Royal Albert

Rock Symphonies by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Albert Hall: Experience the thrill of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performing legendary rock anthems on the magnificent Royal Albert Hall stage. This very popular Royal Philharmonic meets legendary rock concert is now in its sixth sell-out year. Symphonic Rock 2011 features classic hits by Coldplay, Robbie Williams, […]

The Wimbledon Queue – A New Museum Exhibition

1934 Wimbledon Queue - Courtesy VisitBritain

Wimbledon Tennis Championships Have a Queueing Code of Conduct: With so many new talents each year, the Wimbledon Tennis Championships has never been more exciting. This Grand Slam tournament is an event that is keenly followed by millions around the world and every year, for more than a century, Wimbledon has attracted more spectators than […]

Tower of London – A New Permanent Exhibition

Tower of London - Courtesy VisitBritain

Tower of London – A New Exhibition Explores  The Building’s History: Having once served as a fortress, a palace, a prison, a base for royal power and now home to the Crown Jewels, the Tower of London is a building with a remarkable history. For over 900 years, it has been home to many British […]

See the Beatles Liverpool on a Magical Mystery Tour

Cavern Club Liverpool

Visit Famous Beatles Liverpool Sights on a Magical Mystery Tour: A visit to Penny Lane, Strawberry Fields and other famous Beatles Liverpool sights is something that would certainly appeal to any Beatles fan. But most travellers on London holidays don’t think of making a trip to Liverpool, perhaps due to not knowing how to get […]

Tickets for the 2012 Olympics – When and How to Buy?

Olympics Mascots - Photo Courtesy VisitBritain

When do the Tickets for the 2012 Olympics Go on Sale? The full sports competition schedule for the London Olympics has been published by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), IOC has rubber-stamped it, the venues have been decided, so when do the tickets for the 2012 Olympics go on […]

London by Bike – The Latest Public Transport Form

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The Barclays Bike Scheme Allows Instant Access to Travelling Around London by Bike: Londoners have taken to the bike scheme in a big way and everyone in the Capital now has instant access to thousands of Barclays Cycle Hire bikes throughout central London. Due to the popular of the bike scheme, more and more hire […]

Dinosaurs at the Natural History Museum – London

Age of Dinosaurs © Natural History Museum

Age of Dinosaurs – Monsters from the Jurassic Age at the Natural History Museum: London it seems is full of dinosaurs this summer. First, Dinosaurs have been Unleashed at the O2 Arena, and now the London Natural History Museum is to hold a major exhibition about dinosaurs this summer. The ‘Age of the Dinosaur’ shows […]