London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

The London Library (not the British Museum Library!)

Founded in 1841, the London Library is considered by many to be one of England’s premier literary institutions.  But because it is a members only library (though visits are available … Continue reading

September 26, 2013 · 8 Comments

St. Botolph without Bishopsgate with the only public tennis court in the City.

St. Botolph was the patron Saint for travellers and as such most of the churches with this name were located just inside (within) or outside (without) the City’s gates.  This … Continue reading

September 19, 2013 · 5 Comments

The Photographers’ Gallery ~ the largest public gallery of its kind in London.

Located at the northern end of Soho, between Carnaby Street and Oxford Street is the wonderful Photographers’ Gallery.  Considered Britain’s leading centre for contemporary photography, the gallery reopened at this location … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · 9 Comments

The Knights of the Order of Saint John & their London Museum

Most of us are familiar with stories of Crusaders and Knights from the 11th and 12th Centuries, with the city of Valletta (the capital of Malta), and with the St. … Continue reading

September 3, 2013 · 1 Comment

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