London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

Royal Geographical Society ~ not just for members

  Founded in 1830, the Royal Geographical Society is dedicated to the development and promotion of geographical knowledge, together with its application to the challenges facing society and the environment. … Continue reading

November 23, 2014 · 4 Comments

The Sikorski Museum ~ a hidden gem of military history.

The Sikorski Museum should be on your to-do list if you have an interest in Napoleonic through WWII military history.  While arguably one of the most under-visited museums in London, … Continue reading

November 9, 2014 · 3 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

The Painted Hall ~ arguably the greatest work of art in London not in a museum.

Located within the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich is one of the most amazing rooms in Greater London – the Painted Hall.  The magnificent painted walls and ceilings, that … Continue reading

July 12, 2014 · 5 Comments

St. Lawrence Jewry ~ A Wren church that is home to the August music festival

St. Lawrence Jewry is the official church of the Corporation of London and is located at the heart of the old Roman city.  One of Sir Christopher Wren’s masterpieces (and … Continue reading

June 28, 2014 · 8 Comments
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