Ranelagh Pleasure Gardens


Ranelagh Pleasure Gardens

It was here that Mozart played at a benefit concert aged just 9.

Location: Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London

Description: Here in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea are the Ranelagh Gardens, two hundreds years ago this was THE place to have afternoon tea.

For a fee anyone could stroll around the gardens, listen to live music, enjoy the spectacular rotunda, ornamental lake and Chinese Pavilion.

Here on June 29th 1765 the 9 year old Wolfgang Mozart performed his own compositions on the harpsichord and organ for a benefit concert in aid of a newly established maternity hospital.

Now the site of the annual Chelsea Flower Show.

Themes: MusicMusic Theme  NatureNature Theme  SocietySociety Theme
Ranelagh Pleasure Gardens

It was here that Mozart played at a benefit concert aged just 9.

Ranking This Month: 1533/2981

Pages Hit This Month: 21


Credits: The Times Online


Ranelagh Pleasure Gardens


Ranelagh Pleasure Gardens

Your Comments:

Name:
Email:
Your email will ONLY be used once, to confirm the publication of your comments. We value your contribution and privacy.

Anti-spam Security: Please enter this code: CAPTCHA


Other places nearby:


Olympic Studios», 3.8km

The Bridge House», 7.3km

Mick Jagger Lived Here», 15.km

The school for Brats», 7.1km

Mick Jones and London's Burning», 2.9km

Freddie Mercurys last house», 1.9km

Queen's Gate School», 1.2km

Johann Strauss lived here», 1.9km

John and Yoko's Nude Scene», 2.1km

Tommy Steele's House», 3.6km

Location Pinpointed: