London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

The Musical Museum ~ a fascinating collection of self-playing instruments

This museum has nothing to do with West End musicals… but everything to do with self-playing ‘musical’ instruments.  This fascinating range of self-playing instruments and music rolls tells the story … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

Carlyle’s House ~ a shrine to the Victorian ‘Sage of Chelsea’

Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881) was a Scottish writer, teacher, philosopher and satirist who moved to London in 1831 leaving behind his life in Scotland.  He first moved to a home near … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

The American Bar at the Stafford ~ a unique cocktail bar with a great history.

Located on one of my favourite hidden courtyards in London is the ‘American Bar’, a truly unique place and well worth a visit.  This bar had previously been referenced briefly … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · 6 Comments

Answers and Insights to our 3rd Photo Challenge

Answers and Insights to 5 London Landmarks. Thank you to those of you who tried to identify these items and congratulations to those who were successful.  Below you will find … Continue reading

August 17, 2014 · 13 Comments

A London Photo Challenge… can you identify these 5 sites?

Our Third Photo Challenge. For our third London photo challenge there are five sites pictured below from all over central London.  While the primary theme of LondonUnveiled.com is to create … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · 16 Comments

Film & Somerset House ~ a Great Summer Tradition!

If you love film or need something different to do in London this month then Somerset House is the venue for you in August.  Firmly established as a summer tradition, … Continue reading

August 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

The East India Company ~ new beginnings for this historically important company.

Created in 1600 by a Royal Charter granted by Queen Elizabeth I, the East India Company arguably shaped and influenced much of the world over its 250 years of global power. … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · 6 Comments
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