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Westfield Stratford City East
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th April 1993 1000 kg heavy IRA car bomb explodes in London, killing 1

24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)

24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)

24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).

24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.

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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