Westminster Abbey is a living building. It's been constructed, altered and added to over its over 1,000 years of history. It is not a static building, stuck in time. And the big news is that Westminster Abbey has officially added a new tower to the building. The newly named Weston Tower, so named after the organization that paid for it, will provide access to the new museum … [Read more...] about Westminster Abbey Gets a New Tower
Westminster Abbey, the place where Britain's kings and queens have been crowned for almost a thousand years will be home to London's newest museum later this year. From Travel GBI: Known as the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries, the space will display more than 300 historic and artistic treasures from the abbey’s collection to tell the 1,000-year history of the building. … [Read more...] about Westminster Abbey To Get New Dedicated Museum
Back in the month of July, I chose ten English cathedrals and wrote about them for Anglotopia. What a difficult task: having to choose just ten, among so many beautiful buildings. As a matter of fact, I’m sure that many of the readers would make different choices and I’d have to agree with all of them, because English architecture is so rich that you could write endlessly about … [Read more...] about Guest Long Read: Cathedrals of London – Exploring St Paul’s and Westminster Abbey – Which is Your Favorite?
One of the most notable religious buildings in London, the site for Westminster Abbey has been around since the 7th Century. Its location near Westminster Palace makes it a place of royal importance, a place of coronations, weddings, and funerals. Throughout its long history, it has accumulated many interesting stories, facts, and persons. Here are a just a few of … [Read more...] about London Icons: 10 Interesting Facts About Westminster Abbey You May Not Have Known