Arts & Culture - 6/22 - The Vintage Guide To London
What to see and do in London
A short while ago Streatham High Road was voted the ugliest high street in London but go back fifty years and the vision was very different.
Kensington today is best known as London’s smartest and most sophisticated shopping area. But back in the day it was very much part of the Swinging Sixties.
Travel back in time to the Soho of the Fifties with a Back In The Day Walk. Specialising in London-based guided walks, tour guide Barrie Greene – who was part of the Soho crowd of the early Sixties himself – will take you back to Soho just before the Swinging Sixties.
The Candlelight Club is a clandestine pop-up cocktail bar in a secret London venue, a stunning, tucked-away den with a Twenties speakeasy flavour, completely lit by candles and open every Saturday.
With its rich music scene, it’s hardly a surprise that London is the star of many an album cover and the location of plenty of famous music photo shoots. The experts at London Pass have picked six famous London album covers.