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The Kate & William Wedding Tour
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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.

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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