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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
1st May 1992 The last Arsenal game with standing on the North Bank, also David Rocastle's last game for Arsenal, in a 5-1 win over Southampton.
1st May 1979 Prince Charles opens the Jubilee line and takes the first journey.
1st May 1851 The Great Exhibition opens in the astonishing Crystal Palace.
1st May 1777 RB Sheridans School for Scandal, premieres in London
St John's Wood Church
Paul and Linda McCartney's marriage was blessed here.
Location: Lord's Roundabout, St John's Wood, NW8 7NE
Description: Built in 1814, St John's Wood Church is right next to Lord's Cricket Ground, and just to the north of Regent's Park.
The architect was Thomas Hardwick who also built the new church at St Marylebone shortly afterwards.
Thomas Lord moved his cricket ground to St John's Wood at the same time, and offered their newly erected pavilion for the consecration celebrations on Tuesday 24th May 1814.
The marriage of Paul and Linda McCartney was blessed here in 1969.