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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th January 1966 Tippetts cantate Vision of St Augustine, premieres in London
19th January 1940 Comedian and Eastenders actor Mike Reid was born in Hackney, East London.
19th January 1917 The Silvertown explosion kills 73 people in the East End.
19th January 1907 Born today: Lillian Harvey, London England, actress (Invitation to the Waltz)
St Andrews Day Boozer
The Butchers Hook & Cleaver, pay homage to "Braveheart"
Location: 61 West Smithfield, EC1A 9DY
Description: If for nothing else, I'd recommend you get down to this pub for the name along...
The Butchers Hook & Cleaver.
Well it's traditional and literally in spitting distance of where William Braveheart Wallace was executed by the English in 1305...charming!
So when the special days comes round again - 30th November - get down here to raise a dram or two to the warrior's memory.
Or pay it a visit and revel in a quality named pub!