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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
29th January 1996 6,138th performance of Cats is held in London, surpassing record of Broadway's longest-running musical, A Chorus Line
29th January 1944 285 German bombers attack London
29th January 1850 Born today: Ebenezer Howard, London, pioneer of garden cities
29th January 1798 Born today: Henry Neele, London, poet
29th January 1728 John Gays' Beggar's Opera, premieres in London [NS=Feb 9]
London's Oasis in the Park
Londoner's escape for over 100 years - fun, sun and water.
Location: Serpentine Lido, Hyde Park Corner, W1Y
Description: Located in Hyde Park, the Serpentine Lido has been a Londoner's escape for over 100 years.
Why not experience the outdoors in a unique atmosphere and enjoy a relaxing swim in the Serpentine.
Hey...or pull up a deckchair and sunbath while children play gleefully in the background. It's all right here in the middle of London.
(Please note - quirky copy C/O the official website - you've got to love it)