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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd May 1951 Peter Ustinov's Love of Four Colonels, premieres in London
23rd May 1933 Born today: Joan Henrietta Collins, London, actress (Alexis-Dynasty, Bitch)
23rd May 1890 Born today: Herbert Marshall, London, actor (Murder, Razor's Edge, Little Foxes)
23rd May 1701 William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock.
Princess Diana's Playground
Princess Diana memorial and JM Barrie's playground
Location: Near Black Line Gate, Serpentine, Kensington, Lo, W2 2UH
Description: This is a wonderful playground built as a tribute to Princess Diana featuring a pirate ship a native american tepee camp and more.
Designed for children under 12, the playground includes images from the popular children's book, a beach grove, a 50-foot pirates' ship, a tree house, a crocodile, and a mermaid's fountain. The playground was designed to be accessible to all children, including those with special needs.
It's on the same site as one funded by J.M. Barrie, the author of Peter Pan.
Tagged in this Tour: London 2012