Didn't know much about the tunnels before we went and was so pleasantly surprised. This is an Visited here a couple of times now, Both times really enjoyed the tour, Guides are really informed
What better thing to do at this time of year to get into the spirit of Christmas past and present, than to take a day away from Christmas shopping and go on a day trail of London to places of interest with a Christmas theme. With this in mind, I will take you round a few of my favourite things to see in London at this time of year. I start my trail at the Museum of London near St Paul's cathedral.
Born in Pimlico, London, Elen had worked as a barman and a draper's assistant and had packed eggs for the Co-op before becoming a singer. He began busking at an early age and found a position singing in a minstrel troupe. His solo success began in when he started performing in public houses, singing songs in a manner similar to many cockney fruit sellers and ironmongers of the time, known as costermongers.
That's cool! I'm up and around Cressona in February and a few other random months. Wow that's a great find for a junk store!
Tins has been a busy week in the theatrical world: a dozen houses in dif- ferent parts of the town and suburbs opened their doors on Easter Monday; each providing novelty of some kind for the especial delectation of the holyday playgoers. Only a small minority of them, however, provided the usual Easter spectacle. The Lyceum claims precedence on this occasion; for, though an old friend, it wears a new face.
Museum no. Decoration on a costume can range from the extravagantly expensive, like Chaliapin's costume for the Coronation scene of Boris Godunov, to ingenious ways of suggesting opulence with inexpensive materials or the unexpected use of, say, industrial substances. Oliver Messel famously used coloured sweet papers, raffia, pipe cleaners and chandelier crystals, while Lila de Nobili mixed antique braids from period dresses with contemporary cheaper trims.
Nicole will be talking about her work, the treasure act and related matters. She will also discuss any small finds that members would like to bring along. Saturday 6 MarchResistivity 'Master Class' — more details on the back page.
Ormolu bronze table lamp of a long haired fisherman, the fisherman 38cm high. Datum: Taxidermy interest stuffed pike in a white painted wooden case, 96cm wide.