Tag Archives: English Heritage

The 600 year old Harmondsworth Barn

 According to the IanVisits blog, “A tiny shade under 600 years ago, Winchester College needed a new barn to replace an older one on some land it owned just outside what is today Heathrow Airport.  Today that barn is still … Continue reading

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Wellington Arch reopens

The Wellington Arch on Hyde Park Corner will re-open on today  as London’s latest exhibition space with quiclky changing temporary exhibits and a  new permanent exhibition telling the history of this famous London landmark. According to English Heritage : “Visitors … Continue reading

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Visit Althorp, July and August

I spent Friday at Althorp Literary Festival in the lovely setting of the Spencer family seat.  Charles Spencer, who was there as both host and author, was a gracious, humorous speaker and historian with endless anecdotes about life at Althorp … Continue reading

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English Heritage Picnic Concerts 2011 – Kenwood House

I didn’t even know Tom Jones was still alive (!)  but he is and is kicking off The Kenwood House summer concert series in Hampstead. I’ve learned from experience that some of these blast from the past concerts can prove … Continue reading

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