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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th September 1940 Fireman Harry Errington saves colleagues from a burning shelter earning the George Cross

17th September 1931 Operetta Victoria and Her Husband, premieres in London

17th September 1928 Actor Roddy McDowall (Planet of Apes, Lord Love a Duck), born in Herne Hill, London.go to related location

17th September 1924 Crackerjack comedian Peter Glaze was born in London.

17th September 1923 Sutton Vane's Outward Bound, premieres in London

17th September 1922 Born today: Ursula Howells, London, actress (Girly, Murder is Announced)

17th September 1917 Born today: Peter Bennett, London, actor (Leonides-Adv of Sir Lancelot)

17th September 1909 Born today: Elizabeth Wilkinson, professor German University College London

Time to get Physic in Chelsea



Time to get Physic in Chelsea

A 'Secret Garden' founded in 1673

Location: 66 Royal Hospital Road, SW3 4HS

Description: Situated in the heart of London - the Chelsea Physic Garden - is a 'Secret Garden' and a centre of education, beauty and relaxation.

Founded in 1673 by the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries, it continues to research the properties, origins and conservation of over 5000 species.

The garden promotes the study of botany in relation to medicine, known as the physic or healing arts. As the second oldest botanic garden in England it still fulfils the traditional functions of scientific research and plant conservation and undertakes to educate and inform.

One not to be missed - check the webby for visiting hours - http://www.chelseaphysicgarden.co.uk/





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Time to get Physic in Chelsea

A 'Secret Garden' founded in 1673


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