London’s New Year’s Day Parade

London’s New Year’s Day Parade

After New Year’s Eve fireworks and celebrations, being awake and ready to catch the New Year’s Day Parade at midday can be a struggle. But it’s the biggest thing happening in London on the first day of the year, and people now come from all over the world to watch or...
London Shopping – Traditional Style

London Shopping – Traditional Style

Shopping in London really shouldn’t begin and end with Harrods. If you want to see something of the grandeur and tradition of London, then Mayfair & St James’s are the areas to explore. It’s a little bit ‘hidden away’, tucked to...

2016 anniversaries marked by new coins

The Royal Mint has announced that several new coins will be issued in 2016 to commemorate a host of anniversaries; as a consequence of this, we now have Peter Rabbit on one of our coins!! New £2 coins will mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, the...
Christmas in London – Trafalgar Square

Christmas in London – Trafalgar Square

A London Christmas begins in Trafalgar Square London is a magical place to visit at Christmas. The early arrival of darkness makes the Christmas decorations and lights part of most people’s working (or sightseeing) day, and there are lots of things happening to give...
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