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To find a Global Tea Break talk and links
 
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#MonarchMondays.            #WomensWednesdays.                       Guests.                     Historical Events.         
 
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For more info about London's history with coffee;

Where to find Jamaica Wine House - info HERE

 Image of Lloyd's building.

More on Lloyd's building architecture HERE

The Royal Exchange - HERE

 
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For more stuff about Greenwich;

Cutty Sark website - HERE

Royal Naval College and Painted Hall - HERE

Filming of Les Miserables in Greenwich - video HERE

Filming of Pirates of the Caribbean, On Stranger Tides - video HERE

More on the time ball drop at 1pm every day - HERE

 
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To contact Fiona Lukas; profile HERE

For more fun stuff about the tube;

The Subterranean Railway. Christian Wolmar. - HERE

Londonist Roundel Ramblings on Facebook, for more tube based geekery - HERE


Geoff Marshall, Youtube – Search for "Secrets of the …. Line"


Ian Visits - Weekly blog with (usually!) things to do in London, and especially good on transport news. Currently updating with online lectures and events. HERE

Brooch and tube station stories - HERE

Race the tube video - running from one station to the next, and getting back on the same train! Pretty amazing, worth a watch! HERE

Chris Hemsworth messing up tube geography in Thor 2! video HERE 

 
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For more fun stuff about the London's black cabs;

Gary Zylberzsac's company, The London Cab Company - HERE

See Gary on Intelligence on Sky / NowTV - HERE

More on the cabman's shelters - HERE

London Vintage Taxi Association - HERE

 
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To contact Richard Ing - website HERE

For more on Edward the Confessor;

A great blog on the fight for his crown - HERE

A bit on the Imperial State Crown with the St Edward's Sapphire - HERE

 

Image of the Imperial State Crown. The St Edward's Sapphire sits in  the cross at the top of the crown. 

               

 More on the Wilton Dyptich - HERE

                                      

 
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For more on red buses;

A link to that hilarious video - HERE

Nerd level information on Routemaster buses - HERE

London Transport museum - HERE

 

My absolute favourite link, Flanders and Swann with their comedy song about buses - HERE                                     

 
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For more on Mary Seacole;

Kid friendly history - HERE

Mary Seacole's autobiography on the British Library. Buy the book from your outlet of choice. Information HERE

Kid friendly art learning resource - HERE

More information on the portrait of Mary Seacole at the National Portrait Gallery - HERE

                                      

 

To contact Laura Adams; find her profile HERE

For more on the Great Fire of London;

All things Samuel Pepys - HERE

Journey through the streets of London before 1666 - HERE

Fun stuff and games for kids on the Great Fire - HERE

Great podcast from Melvin Bragg, In Our Time, on the Great Fire - HERE

For Key Stage 1 fire walk with the Museum of London, click HERE or enquire HERE

For more on Surrey Docks and the port of London;

Nerd level amount of details for those who wish - HERE

Extensive information on the port of London and other UK ports - HERE

When it opens again, the Museum of London in Docklands is a great place for kids! Check out their sailortown exhibit HERE

Short bit of video on what the London docks used to look like - HERE

What's left of Surrey docks - HERE

Surrey Docks city farm, one of my favourite things in this area  - HERE

Image of Nazi bomber plane over the docks - HERE

How the docks used to look - HERE

 
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To contact Katie Wignall - HERE

For more on London's Soho;

The noses of Soho - HERE and HERE

Soho characters and the old streets - HERE

Other secrets of Soho - HERE

Soho in wonderfully atmospheric pictures - HERE

 
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For more on Harold, William the Conqueror and the Battle of Hastings;

Great interactive  animated history of the battle of Hastings and quiz - HERE

 

More on that great shield wall, and medieval weaponry - HERE

The women of 1066 - HERE

Fun facts on Harold Godwinson HERE and William HERE

Fantastic interactive activities surrounding the Bayeux tapestry HERE

The whole of the Bayeux tapestry in one! HERE

 
 

For more on the BBC and weather reporting;

London, England

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