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The Vintage Guide To London | December 13, 2017

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Famous Londoners: Tallulah Bankhead

August 6, 2012 |

Alex Mustapha explores the life of silver screen star Tallulah Bankhead during her stay in London in the mid to late Twenties.
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Famous Londoners: Chaplin

February 27, 2011 |

With the Academy Awards being screened live to over 200 countries this weekend, what better way to get into the spirit of the movies than by celebrating London’s greatest export to Hollywood – Charlie Chaplin? Rebecca McWattie reports.

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Famous London events: The Queen’s wedding

January 16, 2011 |

This April London will again be in the throes of royal wedding fever. Rebecca McWattie revisits the magic of the Queen’s wedding in post-war 1947 and predicts that even in the 21st century the country will be united watching the glory and spectacle of  William and Kate’s union.

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Eat, drink and be merry – have a Churchill inspired Christmas

December 20, 2010 |

Rebecca McWattie takes a look at Winston Churchill’s love for the finer pleasures in life, and suggests we let our Christmas be inspired by his ability to feast and be merry.

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Famous Londoners: Diana Mitford – From Eaton Square to Holloway Prison

December 16, 2010 |

Rebecca McWattie continues her series on Diana Mitford, the third of the notorious Mitford Sisters, and details her fall from grace and imprisonment in London’s Holloway jail.
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Famous Londoners: Diana and Unity Mitford – The Fascist Sisters

December 9, 2010 |

 

Rebecca McWattie continues her series on Diana Mitford, the third of the notorious Mitford Sisters, and details her rise to one of Britain’s most well known fascists.

In 1934 Diana accompanied her younger sister Unity who was to stay with an elderly … Read More