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There’s a Batman pop-up exhibition coming to London
There’s a Batman pop-up exhibition coming to London

There’s a Batman pop-up exhibition coming to London

There will be a free Batman exhibition in central London next month to mark the 15th anniversary of the Dark Knight movie, and Warner Bros' own 100th anniversary.

Aug
22
2023
London’s Alleys: Dover Yard, W1
London’s Alleys: Dover Yard, W1

London’s Alleys: Dover Yard, W1

This is a passageway near Green Park with a yard in the middle and offers two very different appearances depending on which side you approach it from.

Jul
31
2023
Piccadilly decorated with artistic flags
Piccadilly decorated with artistic flags

Piccadilly decorated with artistic flags

Colourful flags have been installed above central London's Piccadilly, created by visual artist and Royal Academician, Rana Begum.

May
30
2023
London’s Alleys: Piccadilly Place, W1
London’s Alleys: Piccadilly Place, W1

London’s Alleys: Piccadilly Place, W1

This is a narrow gap off busy Piccadilly that leads to a service road at the rear and seems to serve little purpose other than to separate two large buildings.

May
29
2023
HS2 archaeology exhibition opens in central London
HS2 archaeology exhibition opens in central London

HS2 archaeology exhibition opens in central London

The clearance of the burial site for Euston's new HS2 railway station is the topic of a new exhibition that's opened in Piccadilly.

Mar
21
2023
London’s Alleys: Albany Court Yard, W1
London’s Alleys: Albany Court Yard, W1

London’s Alleys: Albany Court Yard, W1

This is a small courtyard leading off from busy Piccadilly, but one with an exceptional building at the end.

Jun
27
2022
London’s Alleys: Down Street Mews, W1
London’s Alleys: Down Street Mews, W1

London’s Alleys: Down Street Mews, W1

This is a secluded mews that can be found around the back of a disused tube station near Hyde Park.

Aug
30
2021
Tickets Alert: Tours of Spencer House resume
Tickets Alert: Tours of Spencer House resume

Tickets Alert: Tours of Spencer House resume

Spencer House, a rather grand house overlooking Green Park is resuming Sunday tours of its main state rooms from June.

Apr
12
2021
London’s Pocket Parks: Southwood Garden, W1
London’s Pocket Parks: Southwood Garden, W1

London’s Pocket Parks: Southwood Garden, W1

This pocket park sitting next to St James Church in Piccadilly is unsurprising, a former graveyard, but was laid out as a garden after WW2.

Feb
04
2021
Visit St James’s Church Piccadilly
Visit St James’s Church Piccadilly

Visit St James’s Church Piccadilly

There's a church next to busy Piccadilly Circus which most us probably know more from the market in its courtyard than the church behind.

Sep
18
2019
See the memorial bust to Sir Simon Milton
See the memorial bust to Sir Simon Milton

See the memorial bust to Sir Simon Milton

This is the Tiger of Sweden. Well, actually, the shop is called that, the man with the wing above is a former politician who used to live above the shop.

May
30
2019
A glowing deer made from rubbish in central London
A glowing deer made from rubbish in central London

A glowing deer made from rubbish in central London

There's a festive deer in Piccadilly at the moment made from rubbish that glows when you make a donation to charity.

Dec
09
2018
The Iranian Concorde
The Iranian Concorde

The Iranian Concorde

Quite some time ago, I was wandering past the Iran Air travel shop in Picadilly and noticed in their front window was a scale model of a Concorde plane, decorated with the Iran Air branding.

Feb
28
2009