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Anna Ray exhibitions looks back at her Huguenot ancestors
Anna Ray exhibitions looks back at her Huguenot ancestors

Anna Ray exhibitions looks back at her Huguenot ancestors

Two offices in London currently have art exhibitions for the staff who work there, but less well known is that they are also both open to the public to visit as well.

Jul
14
2021
Matt Smith’s medley of art in a city office lobby
Matt Smith’s medley of art in a city office lobby

Matt Smith’s medley of art in a city office lobby

Faceless figures, malformed pottery and a deep message of politics and human rights are currently filling an office foyer in the city.

Oct
12
2020
London’s Alleys: Clerks Place, EC3
London’s Alleys: Clerks Place, EC3

London’s Alleys: Clerks Place, EC3

This could be considered one of London's newest, and widest alleys, as there's never been an alley on this location, but in fact, there was a small alley of the same name nearby, underneath the very new large office block that destroyed it.,

Oct
12
2020
See Sir Pindar’s Home in the V&A Museum
See Sir Pindar’s Home in the V&A Museum

See Sir Pindar’s Home in the V&A Museum

Hanging from a wall in the V&A is a grandly decorated frontage from an old house - just the frontage floating eerily in the void.

Mar
26
2020
Bishopsgate Goodsyard revises development plans
Bishopsgate Goodsyard revises development plans

Bishopsgate Goodsyard revises development plans

Another revised planning application has been made for a housing development above Shoreditch Overground station.

Jul
30
2019
London’s Alleys: Swedeland Court, EC2
London’s Alleys: Swedeland Court, EC2

London’s Alleys: Swedeland Court, EC2

Swedeland Court is a very narrow passage that is very easy to miss, even as it sits right next to a landmark pub for the area opposite Liverpool Street station.

Dec
31
2018
London’s Alleys: Rose Alley, EC2
London’s Alleys: Rose Alley, EC2

London’s Alleys: Rose Alley, EC2

This easily overlooked gap in a row of shabby shops opposite Liverpool Street station is one of my favourite London alleys, because it's awful.

Jan
29
2018
A Victorian Bath House surrounded by glass and steel
A Victorian Bath House surrounded by glass and steel

A Victorian Bath House surrounded by glass and steel

Just around the corner from Liverpool Street Station, in a space surrounded by modern offices, can be found this Turkish inspired Victorian bath house.

Apr
15
2017