Regents Park
AbdulMaalik Tailor

The Story of London’s FIrst Mosque

AbdulMaalik Tailor (of the Camden Tour Guides Association) has discovered the location of London’s first documented Mosque. It was opened in 1895 in Albert Street in Camden by a man

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Amber The American Tour Guide

The Fitzrovia Mural

Amber, aka the American Tour Guide in London, used to pass the Fitzrovia Mural everyday without giving it a second thought. Now it is the first stop of her tours

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Peter Twist

In Front of You, You Can Feel – A Tour for the Visually Impaired

The Camden Tour Guides Association have been developing a unique series of tours for the visually impaired. These days it is common enough to find audio tours available at major

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Rhona Levene

Tropical Maladies in Bloomsbury

On the facade of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine are all sorts of creepy crawlies, symbols of the vectors that carry infectious diseases. Among them is a

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Somers Town
Lester Hillman

The Hardy Tree

In the churchyard of St Pancras Old Church is the mysterious Hardy Tree. A proud ash tree with over a hundred gravestones studded into its roots. The story goes that

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Tracey Emin Mitten Foundling Museum by Gary Eason on Flickr
Peter Hayes

Mitten on a Railing – The Foundling Museum

There’s a mitten on a railing near the children’s playground at Coram Fields. A common enough sight. Go closer though and you will find it is made of painted bronze.

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