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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th April 1976 Neil McCallum, actor (Pete-Saber of London), dies at 45
26th April 1973 2 Gentlemen of Verona, musical opens in London
26th April 1947 Bless the Bride musical opens in London
26th April 1934 The Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) was married to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (later The Queen Mother) in Westminster Abbey.
26th April 1928 Madame Tussaud's waxwork exhibition opens in London
26th April 1921 Born today: Harry Knutton, Maj-Gen/dir-general (London City and Guilds Institute)
26th April 1915 Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France and Russia
26th April 1890 Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London
Banksy Blur Crazy Beat
This is where Banksy's royal mural for Blur's single is.
Location: Stoke Newington Church Street, London
Description: This unusual Banksy was used for the cover artwork for Blur's Crazy Beat single on the side of this house in Stoke Newington.
It shows a spoof version of the royal family, and uses a lot more colours thank Banksy normally uses.
Blur's album Think Tank credited artwork and direction by Banksy.
This wall was previously the site of one of Banksy's Coldstream guards.
Tagged in this Tour: London
Tagged in this Tour: Blur around London
Tagged in this Tour: The Banksy London Tour