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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th August 1980 Willy Russell's Educating Rita, premieres in London
19th August 1897 1st electric taxi's drive in London
19th August 1842 The last day before railings were put up on The Monument, also the last (of 6) suicides from the top.
19th August 1274 The Coronation of Edward I in Westminster Abbey.
A History of differing Worship
Once home to the Gay Liberation Front and Graham Chapman
Location: Clydesdale Road, W11 1JE
Description: 'All Saints Notting Hill' is a Victorian Anglican church, a Grade II listed building, built of stone with polychrome decoration in the Victorian gothic style... and located on this spot.
The West tower has five stages with the stump of a spire, and the Sanctuary features paintings by Henry Holiday.
And back in the day (well the 1960s) - the church hall took on a very different form of worship - it was home to meetings of the then 'Gay Liberation Front'.
At this time when attitudes where changing, what better way to get the message across than to get a 'Python' on board...'Monty Python's Flying Circus' that is!
Indeed - Graham Chapman - the calm, pipe-smoking Python was part of the gang.
Tagged in this Tour: Graham Chapman's Python London