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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th May 1953 Born today: Alfred Molina, London, actor (Enchanted April, Prick up your Ears)
24th May 1908 John Masefields Tragedy of Nan, premieres in London
24th May 1899 The state apartments at Kensington Palace opened to the public for the first time.
24th May 1890 Tivoli Theater of Varities opens in London
24th May 1879 James Walker's original Vauxhall toll bridge was opened up for free by the Prince of Wales.
24th May 1819 Queen Victoria is born at Kensington Palace.
The only place in London to find that elusive missing button.
Location: The Button Queen, 19 Marylebone Lane, W1V 2NF
Description: So who was it that once said...'my left arm for a button...if only this dratted waistcoat would fit...!' Well, I'm not sure, but if this was really the case, help is at hand.
'The Button Queen' is the answer to all those button blunders that are happening across the capital - whether you've lost a button in a boating accident or one has dropped off after picking up a large bag of gravel - don't fret, Button Queen staff can assist.
With a stock boasting modern to antique and art deco to hand-made, whatever your button, you'll find it here.
Now go find and enjoy the experience
Tagged in this Tour: Curios