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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)
28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)
28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London
28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)
28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.
Adventures in Slade Gardens
Painted in 1983 and a testament to society today
Location: Nr Lorn Road
Description: Painted around 1983, the 'Slade Gardens Adventure Playground Mural' features many local people including the area policeman, the church vicar, the school dinnerlady, and workers from the adventure playground. The kids are also local.
It also records the playground structures which are now all changed with lower and safer alternatives! If you are lucky, you might meet someone in the painting!
Tagged in this Tour: Brixton Mural Tour