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TOUR OF THE MONTH
ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th August 1967 The Beatles met Maharishi Mahesh Yogi at The Park Lane Hilton.
24th August 1961 Born today: Mark Bedders Bedfored, London, rock bassist (Madness)
24th August 1961 Mad Men actor Jared Harris was born in London.
24th August 1957 Comedian Stephen Fry born in Hampstead, London.
24th August 1954 William Heatherton's Reluctant Debutante, premieres in London
24th August 1940 Luftwaffe bombs London
24th August 1591 Bachelor Poet Robert Herrick was born in Cheapside, London.
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!