The Whittington Stone commemorates Dick Whittington (or Sir Richard Whittington) who was from the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire. He was born some time in the 1350s and was sent to London to seek his fortune where the streets were said to be paved with gold. He managed to get an apprenticeship as a mercer […]
Which is the best Christmas sandwich? Every year the same burning question raises its head. Who does the best Christmas sandwich? It’s a lot harder to get right that you think! In this video Joolz Guides teams up with Gladrags and Hashtags’ Jo Caley to visit all the main contenders. Marks are awarded according to […]
The Limits of The Great Fire of London The Great Fire of London started at about 3am on Sunday morning of September 2nd 1666 when a baker had left a pile of faggots or brushwood too near the fire of his oven in Pudding Lane before going out. The street was full of overhanging timber […]
Viktor Wynd’s Museum of Curiosities Ever wanted to see the preserved vagina of a Victorian prostitute? Or how about David Bowie’s mullet that he cut off after his last Ziggy Stardust concert in Hammersmith Odeon? Kylie Minogue’s poo in a jar, anyone? Yes, you heard me right the first time. This and much more is […]
Joolz shows you how to use a Boris Bike! The London Cycle Hire Scheme is a great and affordable way to get around London. For just £2 you can have access to a bike for 24 hours. However, if you only want to pay £2 for the whole day you have to make sure you […]
So there I was with my sister having a yuletide stroll down Upper Street when we felt like a beer, and as the day was chilly and we were passing The King’s Head Theatre Pub we decided to stop by for a drink. The King’s Head is a beautiful Victorian pub with a roaring fireplace, […]
In this London Guide, Joolz Guides takes you to St Bartholomew the Great church, London’s oldest church in the vicinity of Smithfield where William Wallace was executed. St Barts has a tomb which used to weep and is a truly beautiful church. Joolz Guides also shows you the nearby statue of King Henry viii.
The meat market where William Wallace was executed.
Trent Park is great quality public golf course. It’s where I learned to play golf and am still returning 30 years later. If you are looking for a golf course where you don’t have to be a member but you can still enjoy a decent round of golf in London on a well maintained course, […]
Watch my introduction and then click on any of the videos in the VIDEO GALLERY to learn more about Hidden London!