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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

25th January 1977 The Clash sign their first record deal with CBS Records.

25th January 1958 Born today: Gary Brian Tibbs, London, rock bassist (Adam and The Ants, Roxy Music)

25th January 1919 Born today: Patricia Louise Dalton, chair (Sherlock Holmes Society of London)

25th January 1882 Born today: Virginia [Adeline] Woolf, London, author (Jacob's Room, To Lighthouse)

25th January 1540 Born today: Edmund Campion, London, saint/Jesuit martyr (Decem Rationes)

The Soho Mural



The Soho Mural

This is the mural inspired by Shelley's Ode to the West Wind

Location: Noel Street, London

Description: This mural on the corner of Poland Street and Noel Street, brightens up this ugly part of Soho. It was painted in 1989 by Louise Vines and is entitled 'Ode to the West Wind' after Shelley's famous poem.

It depicts a great tree splitting at its trunk, while a man reads casually from a book in the foreground.

Underneath is a blue plaque commemorating Shelley's residence in Poland Street.

Tagged in this Tour: Curios
Tagged in this Tour: London 2012
Tagged in this Tour: Top Ten London Murals

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The Soho Mural

This is the mural inspired by Shelley's Ode to the West Wind


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