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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd April 1959 1st heliport in Britain opens in London
23rd April 1925 1st London performance of operetta Fasquita staged
23rd April 1881 Gilbert and Sullivan's opera Patience produced in London
23rd April 1775 Artist J.M.W. Turner was born in Covent Garden, London.
23rd April 1705 Richard Steele's Tender Husband, premieres in London
23rd April 1702 The Coronation of Anne I in Westminster Abbey.
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23rd April 1661 English king Charles II crowned in London
23rd April 1661 The Coronation of Charles II in Westminster Abbey.
More Pie & Mash - 'G Kelly'
Traditional Pie & Mash since 1938 - with fruit pie puddings.
Location: 526 Roman Road, E3 5ES
Description: Indeed, this is a place of living history...
G Kelly opened in 1938 and hasn't really changed that much since. Fitted out with marble counters, the establishment serves up meat pie and mash - and if that's not enough in this time of 'fast food burger nonsense' - to follow you can order fruit pies for pud.
With it all served on thick, white china plates at communal tables... this may just be the home of comfort food.