Six Reasons To Visit London 05/27/18

If you are thinking about coming to London in 2018 here are 6 reasons which might convince you.

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  • 1.THE SENSE OF HISTORY. 05/27/18

    London is 2,000 years old, first settled by the Romans, but it is also a throughly modern city as well and often I think it is this combination of the old and the new which makes London so fascinating. An old church next to a modern tall building is not an unusual sight in London. London’s history is so tangible there’s always something with a story to tell right around the corner. As your guide I will help you to explore, on a London walking tour, the special areas of London filled with tra

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  • 2.ROYALTY AND PAGEANTRY. 05/27/18

    I might be biased but I don’t think any nationality does pageantry as well as the British! There’s the chance to see it regularly at the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, Horseguards or Windsor Castle. Hire me as your London Tour Guide and I will make sure we are in the best place at the right time so you get the best view point. If you book several months in advance you can also watch the ceremony of the keys at the Tower of London which hasn’t changed for around 700 years. If y

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  • 3. AFTERNOON TEA. 05/27/18

    Experiencing this very special tradition is a must when in London. Sample it in one of London’s best hotels perhaps the Ritz or the Goring, it’s all about elegance and tradition as well as enjoying the delicious sandwiches, cakes and scones. As your tour guide in London I can always make time in the day for an afternoon tea, it makes a great break in sightseeing.

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  • 4. THE UNIQUE ENGLISH CHORAL CHURCH MUSIC TRADITION. 05/27/18

    In no other country do you have the opportunity to attend sung services in the cathedrals every day of the week. After the Reformation Queen Elizabeth I made sure that the tradition of cathedral choirs continued, at least in the chapels royal, whilst in other countries across Europe this tradition faded as the reformers advocated congregational singing instead. You can enter our cathedrals without admission charge for Choral Evensong, usually sung at around 5pm.

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  • 5. THE MUSEUMS 05/27/18

    London has world class museums. The British Museum’s collection covers prehistory to the present day and has objects from every part of the world. I also recommend the Victoria and Albert Museum, one of the best for art and design, 2000 years of human creativity in virtually every medium for all over the world. For art there is the National Gallery, western European art from 1250s to early 1900s and Tate Britain which houses British art from 1500s to present day and the Courtauld Collection

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  • 6. THE THEATRE 05/27/18

    London is one of the great theatre capitals of the world, the number and variety of productions and the quality of acting, musical theatre and directing is unrivalled. There’s a choice of around 40 different shows every night. See a Shakespeare play at The reconstructed Globe Theatre or a musical in the West End. There’s opera in the original language at Royal Opera House Covent Garden or in English at the Coliseum and the Royal Ballet also performs at the Opera House. There are classical co

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