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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st April 1985 Ingrid Kristiansen wins London Marathon in a record 2:21:06

21st April 1952 BOAC begins 1st passenger service with jets (London-Rome route)

21st April 1945 Ivor Nivello's Perchance to Dream, premieres in London

21st April 1930 Born today: Margaret Rose, London England, Princess of York

21st April 1925 Noel Coward's Fallen Angels, premieres in London

21st April 1920 John Galsworthy's Skin Game, premieres in London

21st April 1894 George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man, premieres in London

The Freemason's Arms



The Freemason's Arms

One of the few original London Skittles alleys still in use.

Location: 32 Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London, NW3 1NT

Description: This gastro pub has a surviving London Skittles pell mell court from the original (long demolished) pub. The game involves rolling a big wooden ball through iron hoops and was a worm of croquet without the mallet.

There's also a skittle alley in the cellar, basically nine pin bowling with a large cheese! Quite rare to see nowadays!


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The Freemason's Arms

One of the few original London Skittles alleys still in use.


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