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Mark Monroe Is A Creative London Cabbie Who Hosts The Fascinating ‘Secret London’ You Tube Channel, Sharing Places & Quirky Stories of London You Would Have To Dig Hard To Find

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London cabbies are a wonderful, rich and varied bunch and Mark Monroe is no exception. Born in Plymouth Mark moved to London as a young man and studied Musical Theatre at the Arts Ed school in Chiswick, after which he was a jobbing theatre actor to the age of 33. Realising the instability of the…

Pearly Queen Of St Pancras Diane Gould Was Born In N.London Into A Family Of Costermongers (Street Traders). Happy Carefree Times Diane Traces Her Roots Back To The Very First Pearly King.

Pearly Queen Diane Gould On Your London Legacy

Pearly Queen Diane Gould follows in the rich tradition of Pearly royalty. Born in North London into a family of Costermongers (street market traders) her Father Alf Dole was grandson of the very first Pearly King of St Pancras, having put on his first suit as the Pearly Prince aged 7. As Diane says, The…

Lee Hallman Head Of Design Qatari Diar Europe Is Transforming The Way Future Generations Will Enjoy London’s Stunning Architecture

Lee Hallman Your London Legacy

  London is a city world-renowned for its architecture; from old to new, traditional to contemporary, art deco to gothic, and many styles in between—there are hundreds of great buildings in the capital. This week’s fascinating guest, Lee Hallman, is currently Head of Design at Qatari Diar Europe, based in the heart of Mayfair. Previously Head of…

Malcolm Knight Has An Enduring Love Of The Thames, That Has Seen Him Set Multiple World Records, Become Events Manager For The Queens Row Barge ‘Gloriana’ & Now As Director Of Thames Alive

Malcolm Knight on Your London Legacy Podcast

I don’t really know where to start with today’s guest—as he has done and achieved so much in his life. Malcolm Knight served in the Metropolitan Police Force for nearly 30 years, and among his varied roles he served as a uniformed Sergeant, in the Diplomatic Protection Service, and Territorial Support Group to instructor National…

Award Winning London Based Fine Artist & Cartographer Adam Dant Has Been Described As The ‘Hogarth For Our Times’ As He Chronicles Our Ever Changing City

Adam Dant on Your London Legacy

The award-winning and brilliant London-based fine artist and cartographer, Adam Dant, has been described as the ‘Hogarth for our times’. From his studio above the oldest Ashkenazi synagogue in Spitalfields in the East End, Adam surveys the past present and future of our ever changing city. His astonishing maps are beautiful and ‘subversive’ at the…