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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
20th October 1968 Comedian Bud Flanagan died in Kingston, London, aged 72.
20th October 1953 Actor Sir John Gielgud was arrested for cruising in a public lavatory.
20th October 1904 Born today: Anna Neagle, London Engld, actress (London Melody, Nurse Edith Cavell)
20th October 1862 Murderer Catherine Wilson hanged at Newgate Gaol, the last woman hanged in public in Britain.
20th October 1822 1st edition of London Sunday Times
20th October 1714 The Coronation of George I in Westminster Abbey.
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