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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
21st March 1968 Hill, Hawkins and Coghill's musical premieres in London
21st March 1963 David Hendon and Douglas Cross' musical premieres in London
21st March 1958 Actor Gary Oldman was born in New Cross, London.
21st March 1925 Born today: Peter Brook, London, director (1776)/TV writer
21st March 1888 Arthur Pinero's Sweet Lavender, premieres in London
21st March 1853 Alfred Cops, zookeeper at the Tower of London, died at the Tower of London 18 years after his menagerie closed.
21st March 1681 3rd Exclusion Parliament meets in London
A collection of quirky anchors showing our naval design skills.
Location: Park Row, Greenwich
Description: In the far North-Eastern corner of The Maritime Museum's leafy lawn and grounds (away from the tourist gate) is an impressive collection of anchors from ancient (well 1805) to modern, large to massive, clean to well-barnacled.
Each has some info about it's history and design, well worth a lookylikey. Free to wander and ponder around.