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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd April 1959 1st heliport in Britain opens in London
23rd April 1925 1st London performance of operetta Fasquita staged
23rd April 1881 Gilbert and Sullivan's opera Patience produced in London
23rd April 1775 Artist J.M.W. Turner was born in Covent Garden, London.
23rd April 1705 Richard Steele's Tender Husband, premieres in London
23rd April 1702 The Coronation of Anne I in Westminster Abbey.
23rd April 1685 The Coronation of James II (and VII of Scotland) in Westminster Abbey.
23rd April 1661 English king Charles II crowned in London
23rd April 1661 The Coronation of Charles II in Westminster Abbey.
The UK's first walk in cocktail...for a limted time only though
Location: 2 Ganton Street, W1F 7QL
Description: Until the 25th April 2009.... or so they say - 'Alcoholic Architecture' arrives in London with Bompas & Parrs walk in cloud of breathable cocktail.
Visit this very establishment... and step inside a cocktail with gin and tonic mist, giant limes, and massive straws.
That's right - don a suit to stop you actually smelling like a brewery and soak up the booze, literally through every pore!
Book early to avoid dissapointment!