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The Great London Ghost Tour
The Great London Ghost Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th October 2003 David Blaine walks from his perspex box after 43 days without food.

19th October 1960 Born today: Dan Woody Woodgate, London, rock drummer (Madness)

19th October 1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow

19th October 1941 Born today: Simon Ward, London England, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers)

19th October 1911 Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch

19th October 1741 David Garrick appears on stage in West End for the first time, in the title role of Richard III.

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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