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Special Season: Mayflower 400 – City Of London Common Councilman Mark Wheatley On The Historical & Present Day Significance Of The Mayflower’s Journey To The New World & Planned Celebrations

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In the second part of this special miniseries designed to celebrate 400 years since the Mayflower set sail from our shores for America, I was honoured to have been invited to chat with Mark Wheatley at the stunning Guildhall in The City of London. Since 2013 Mark has represented the Ward of Dowgate within the…

Tessa Hunkin Is London’s Foremost Mosaicist & Is Leaving Her Legacy At Iconic Locations Around Our City & Helping The Wider Community Through Her Stunning Art Projects

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Tessa trained and worked as an architect until 1989 when she joined forces with Emma Biggs at the recently founded Mosaic Workshop in Holloway London. The workshop undertook a range of commissions for public and private clients, including Terence Conran, Baby Spice, the Sultan of Oman, and Aston Villa football club. Tessa has worked on…

‘Soho George’ Is A Living London Legend. A Non-Conformist. Spot Him Every Day In Soho Resplendent In His Unique Attire. He’s An Integral Part Of Soho’s Fascinating History, Art, Music & Culture. This Is His Story.

Soho George on Your London Legacy

George Skeggs is without question one of London’s very own last remaining living legends. Otherwise known as ‘Soho George’, he is a gentleman with a truly unique style—and if by chance you are unfamiliar with his name, you certainly will not be unfamiliar with his image if you spend any time around London’s historic Soho…

Londoner Spirit de la Mare Dedicates Her Every Working Hour To Growth & Development Of Creative Industries Via Personal Contribution & Supporting Larger Organisations

Spirit de la mare on Your London Legacy

With such a beautiful name as Spirit de la Mare, I guess you’d expect this week’s guest to be involved in the arts somehow. Well—you won’t be disappointed. Born in London to parents embedded in the Punk culture and educated at Roedean School for girls (where she is now Governor) Spirit was provided with the…