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London’s ceremonial gun salutes during 2022
London’s ceremonial gun salutes during 2022

London’s ceremonial gun salutes during 2022

Ceremonial military guns will go bang bang several times in London during 2022, at the Tower of London and in the Royal Parks.

Feb
04
Go swimming in Hyde Park’s Serpentine lake
Go swimming in Hyde Park’s Serpentine lake

Go swimming in Hyde Park’s Serpentine lake

Next month there is to be a mass swimming event in the open chilly waters of Hyde Park's Serpentine lake.

Aug
16
2021
Winter Wonderland returning to Hyde Park
Winter Wonderland returning to Hyde Park

Winter Wonderland returning to Hyde Park

It's a sign that times are returning to normality in the Summer that it's confirmed that a gigantic fairground event will fill a large chunk of Hyde Park once again this winter.

Aug
03
2021
London to Brighton car rally aiming for 500 vintage cars this year
London to Brighton car rally aiming for 500 vintage cars this year

London to Brighton car rally aiming for 500 vintage cars this year

The London to Brighton veteran car run is hoping to see 500 participants in this its 125th anniversary year.

Jun
22
2021
Tickets Alert: Van Gough Alive
Tickets Alert: Van Gough Alive

Tickets Alert: Van Gough Alive

This summer, Kensington Gardens will host Van Gogh Alive, an immersive "experience" based around the life and work of the Dutch artist.

Mar
31
2021
London’s ceremonial gun salutes during 2021
London’s ceremonial gun salutes during 2021

London’s ceremonial gun salutes during 2021

Ceremonial military guns will go bang bang several times in London during 2021, at the Tower of London and in the Royal Parks.

Jan
27
2021
Take a virtual tour around the Great Exhibition of 1851
Take a virtual tour around the Great Exhibition of 1851

Take a virtual tour around the Great Exhibition of 1851

A virtual tour has been released to while away the lockdown hours that lets you wander around the Hyde Park’s Crystal Palace -- home to the Great Exhibition of 1851.

May
04
2020
Gun Salutes in London during 2020
Gun Salutes in London during 2020

Gun Salutes in London during 2020

Ceremonial military guns will go bang bang several times in London during 2020, at the Tower of London and in the Royal Parks.

Jan
08
2020
Gun Salutes in London during 2019
Gun Salutes in London during 2019

Gun Salutes in London during 2019

Ceremonial military guns will go bang bang several times in London during 2019, at the Tower of London and in the Royal Parks.

Jan
05
2019
Gun Salutes in London during 2018
Gun Salutes in London during 2018

Gun Salutes in London during 2018

Ceremonial military guns go bang bang several times each year in London, at the Tower of London and in the Royal Parks.

Jan
05
2018
Gun Salutes in London during 2017
Gun Salutes in London during 2017

Gun Salutes in London during 2017

Big guns go bang bang several times each year in London, at the Tower of London and in the Royal Parks.

Jan
04
2017
Go swimming in the Serpentine
Go swimming in the Serpentine

Go swimming in the Serpentine

Next month there is to be a mass swimming event in the open chilly waters of the Serpentine lake in Hyde Park.

Aug
13
2016
Builders discover the original “spend a penny” toilet
Builders discover the original “spend a penny” toilet

Builders discover the original “spend a penny” toilet

The remains of a 165-year-old toilet from the Great Exhibition which helped coin the phrase 'spend a penny' have been uncovered in London's Hyde Park.

Jun
07
2016
Serpentine Pavilion 2016 Unveiled
Serpentine Pavilion 2016 Unveiled

Serpentine Pavilion 2016 Unveiled

Hyde Park's Serpentine Gallery has shown off the latest in its annual temporary pavilions -- an unzipped triangular cathedral.

Feb
25
2016
Unbuilt London: A giant pyramid for Hyde Park
Unbuilt London: A giant pyramid for Hyde Park

Unbuilt London: A giant pyramid for Hyde Park

Compared to the great monuments of ancient lands, there are few if any buildings in London which can withstand the ravages of the millennia, and it's time to build a mighty monument so that future generations can remember the grandeur that is the capital of a mighty empire.

Nov
29
2015
Gun Salutes in London during 2015
Gun Salutes in London during 2015

Gun Salutes in London during 2015

A list of the gun salutes that take place around London during significant events in 2015.

Jan
24
2015
Gun Salutes in Hyde Park and at the Tower of London today
Gun Salutes in Hyde Park and at the Tower of London today

Gun Salutes in Hyde Park and at the Tower of London today

As today marks — depending on how you look at it — the 60th anniversary of the death of the Last Emperor of India, or the Accession to the Throne of Queen Elizabeth II, there will be ceremonial gun salutes

Feb
06
2012
A tour of Grosvenor House Hotel
A tour of Grosvenor House Hotel

A tour of Grosvenor House Hotel

Another of the Open House London events - a guided tour of one of London's more luxurious hotels, which is probably more famous for its basement, than for its rooms.

Sep
23
2010

More Picnics Please

A slightly weird email arrived today from the Royal Parks in London promoting a new website and marketing campaign they are running to encourage people to have picnics in the Royal Parks. What’s weird about it is that it is

Sep
02
2009
Going Underneath the Albert Memorial
Going Underneath the Albert Memorial

Going Underneath the Albert Memorial

This morning I had the pleasure of visiting a structure that most people don't even know exists - despite part of it being quite famous.

Feb
07
2007