Captain Bligh’s tomb is situated at the back of the Garden Museum in Lambeth which used to be called St Mary at Lambeth. When I went to film the Garden Museum there wasn’t anyone available but I my interest was mostly in Captain Bligh. Captain Bligh was a remarkable man who witnessed the death of […]
Diary extract of a young boy named Charlie – 1827 St George the Martyr and Marshalsea Prison 15th July 1827 5.30am and I am awoken by a kerfuffle outside my window in Bermondsey. I had almost forgot that yesterday was Bastille Day and this commotion that stirred me was nothing more than the drunken revelry […]
Along Bankside in London, near The Globe Theatre is the Ferrymen’s Seat. It is a a rather unremarkable looking piece of stone jutting out of a wall and you have to be pretty slim to fit on it. I suppose there was no McDonalds in those days and people were pretty undernourished and skinny. Up […]
At 99 Southwark Street lies a remarkable little museum. It is remarkable because it isn’t actually a museum at all. It is a functioning testing works. The Kirkaldy Testing Works The Kirkaldy Testing Museum is actually an English Heritage listed building which houses David Kirkaldy’s pioneering testing machine.It is a huge hydraulic machine which was […]
A little further out from central London lies one of London’s most wonderful attractions. The Horniman Museum is in Forest Hill, South London and is the perfect place for a day out with the kids. There’s natural history, anthropology, musical instruments and aquarium and acres of gardens with a wonderful view of London. Frederick John […]
Borough Market is situated by London Bridge and is a must see for gourmet travellers. In this London guide, Joolz tries out the best sausage rolls in London, organic iced tea and even award winning English wine! If you want a London guide where you meet the actual characters of London Joolz Guides is for […]
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