Albert, the Prince Consort to Queen Victoria was a great lover of the arts, and after the exhibition at the Crystal Palace ended, he wanted to establish more permanent venues for the public to engage in the arts and sciences. Work was still being done on this scheme when Albert died in 1861. Queen Victoria […]
London based comedian Jay Foreman has made a lovely video dedicated to learning all the names of the stations on the London Underground network (there’s 270 stations). It’s a pretty catchy tune and it will certainly help you memorize all the stations!
The world’s largest early music fair takes place in November at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich. The Greenwich International Early Music Festival and Exhibition will celebrate its 10th anniversary with a programme of concerts, master classes and instrument demonstrations for early music enthusiasts, amateur musicians and curious visitors sightseeing in Greenwich, on the […]
Here’s a great new song about London by artist June Caravel. The video is constructed using London street names to help visualize words in the song. It’s pretty clever and fun to watch. And June has quite the voice! London Song Video by June Caravel from June Caravel on Vimeo. More info here.
TheKillerSongs have put together a new anthem for London for 2012 and beyond. Check it out below: What do you think? It sure is catchy!
Moby happens to be one of my favorite musicians and I loved this video posted on the Visit London blog where he shows us his favorite works of art in the Tate Modern in London (one of my favorite museums as well). Source.