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Westfield Stratford City East
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TOUR OF THE MONTH

American Tour of London
American Tour of London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st May 1977 Punk rockers The Clash play the Rainbow Theatre, causing carnage as fans rip out 200 seats.go to related location

21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.

21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London

21st May 1950 Born today: Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)

21st May 1920 Born today: Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)

21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.

Banksy's Tesco Pledge



Banksy's Tesco Pledge

Banksy's famous 2008 mural of allegiance to Tesco

Location: Essex Road, Islington, London

Description: This classic Banksy piece on the side of a chemists is from 2008. It shows three kids in an American style pledge of allegiance scene around a flag pole. The flag being a Tesco plastic carrier bag.

Note how the flag pole is actually some ducting for electric cables.

It's got some perspex covering on it, additions and alterations have appeared and disappeared and reappeared!

Tagged in this Tour: Curios
Tagged in this Tour: Ethans Birthday Tour
Tagged in this Tour: The Banksy London Tour

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Banksy's Tesco Pledge

Banksy's famous 2008 mural of allegiance to Tesco


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