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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.
24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).
24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.
A Big Tin
London's very own giant tin of Tate & Lyle Syrup
Location: West Silvertown
Description: Go on the DLR and alight at West Silvertown on platform one, then cross over to platform 2 and look out of the window.
You will see the Tate & Lyle factory.
On the nearside corner is a giant reproduction of a tin of syrup about 3/4 metres high.
All you need now is a factory that makes giant spoons!
Tagged in this Tour: Quirky London