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See hundreds of English Civil War reinactors march down The Mall
See hundreds of English Civil War reinactors march down The Mall

See hundreds of English Civil War reinactors march down The Mall

A date for your diary, as an annual march down The Mall to commemorate the execution of King Charles I will take place later this month.

Jan
03
Unbuilt London: The Berkely Square road tunnel
Unbuilt London: The Berkely Square road tunnel

Unbuilt London: The Berkely Square road tunnel

Road traffic trying to go north/south in Mayfair has to cross the busy east/west Piccadilly road - so why not bury it in a road tunnel?

Oct
29
2020
Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday
Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday

Red Arrows to fly over London on Saturday

A large formation of military aircraft, including the Red Arrows will fly over Central London on Saturday lunchtime, for the Queen's official birthday.

Jun
16
2017
The gravestone of a much loved dog by The Mall
The gravestone of a much loved dog by The Mall

The gravestone of a much loved dog by The Mall

In 1936, a full ceremonial funeral procession worked its way along The Mall for the German Ambassador, Dr Leopold von Hoesch which has become infamous for being a Nazi styled funeral in the centre of London.

Aug
12
2013
Six streets in London called The Mall
Six streets in London called The Mall

Six streets in London called The Mall

This is The Mall, London. So as it happens, is this; And this; And this; And this; Not to forget, this.

Aug
11
2013
Closed for 130 years, the public observation tower in central London
Closed for 130 years, the public observation tower in central London

Closed for 130 years, the public observation tower in central London

In 1834, a tall observation tower was opened to the public near to Trafalgar Square giving people a chance to look down on Pall Mall and overlook St James Park and Whitehall.

Oct
30
2012
Look out for the English Civil War march on Sunday
Look out for the English Civil War march on Sunday

Look out for the English Civil War march on Sunday

This Sunday, a spectacular sight will greet anyone in central London as roughly 500 members of the King’s Army of the English Civil War Society will march along The Mall and muster in Horseguards.

Jan
27
2012
Photos – underground brick vaults by the Mall
Photos – underground brick vaults by the Mall

Photos – underground brick vaults by the Mall

The Mall Galleries, housed within the Grade I listed Carlton House Terrace on The Mall, is to have its previously unseen brick vaults restored, thanks to a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Dec
05
2011
A Pre-Dawn Rehearsal for the Royal Wedding, in photos
A Pre-Dawn Rehearsal for the Royal Wedding, in photos

A Pre-Dawn Rehearsal for the Royal Wedding, in photos

At 2am this morning, police started sealing off roads around Westminster. At 2:30am, an alarm woke your correspondent from his slumber and he languidly crawls out of bed and out to the Night Bus. At 3:30am, he is in Trafalgar

Apr
27
2011

Watch a Large Ceremonial Procession Along The Mall this Sunday

I’ve mentioned this

Jan
27
2011
Photos – Commemorating the Nine Regicides
Photos – Commemorating the Nine Regicides

Photos – Commemorating the Nine Regicides

If you read the blog regularly, then you may recall that this morning, a march down The Mall took place to commemorate the Nine Regicides.

Oct
17
2010
Civil War march through Whitehall to mark the Nine Regicides
Civil War march through Whitehall to mark the Nine Regicides

Civil War march through Whitehall to mark the Nine Regicides

This Sunday marks the 350th anniversary of the Nine Regicides. The what? The Nine Regicides, or to put it another way, the week that nine men were executed by the gruesome method of being hanged, drawn and quartered. Their crime?

Oct
12
2010
The Horrid Murder of His Majestie, King Charles I
The Horrid Murder of His Majestie, King Charles I

The Horrid Murder of His Majestie, King Charles I

This morning, roughly 500 members of the King’s Army of the English Civil War Society marched through Whitehall – in the footsteps of King Charles I in commemoration of ‘His Majestie’s Horrid Murder’ at the hands of the Parliament in

Jan
25
2009