The frivolities attracted many to travel across London and revel in the activities that lasted for a fortnight from the 1st of May. The noisy gathering was not at all popular with the nearby royals and the authorities. The annual fair eventually ended when a riot broke out in 1709.
Oxford Street is a very well known road in the West End of London, renowned for its array of high street shops and large department stores, it boasts to be a wonderful attraction for tourists and indeed,
These days the area has increasingly become home to cultural establishments. The London Canal museum opened in 1992, and in 1997 a new home for the British Library opened next to St Pancras Station.
espite the fact that over 100,000 people work in Canary Wharf with jobs such as mine (it’s the busiest financial district in London) it can become quite lonely for a newcomer.
The word Chelsea means “landing place for chalk and limestone”, referring to the River Thames, which bounds Chelsea to the South. Its Eastern boundary was once defined by the River Westbourne,
Piccadilly is a major London street, within the City of Westminster. The name Piccadilly arises its name from a tailor named Robert Baker, who once owned a shop on the Strand, in the late 16th and early 17th century.
Standing alone on a traffic island, the arch is only accessible through the exit of Marble Arch underground station.
Islington is an inner city district in London, it grew as a sprawling village along the line of the Great North Road and has provided the name of the modern borough. Some confusion arose from this as many neighbouring districts are also classed as Islington.
Soho has earned a solid reputation since the late 1800s when writers, poets and artists began to populate the area and music halls, theatres and working girls moved in.
It is home to many famous Gentlemen’s Clubs (particularly Pall Mall), and once upon a time the Haymarket area was the most popular place in London to pick up working girls.
We were going to have some pre drinks at mine first as I just lived around the corner from the venue. I thought we might even have a BBQ in the afternoon just to soak up that festive summer atmosphere.