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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
23rd April 1959 1st heliport in Britain opens in London
23rd April 1925 1st London performance of operetta Fasquita staged
23rd April 1881 Gilbert and Sullivan's opera Patience produced in London
23rd April 1775 Artist J.M.W. Turner was born in Covent Garden, London.
23rd April 1705 Richard Steele's Tender Husband, premieres in London
23rd April 1702 The Coronation of Anne I in Westminster Abbey.
23rd April 1685 The Coronation of James II (and VII of Scotland) in Westminster Abbey.
23rd April 1661 English king Charles II crowned in London
23rd April 1661 The Coronation of Charles II in Westminster Abbey.
London's only Antique Dept Store
The Old Cinema - old indeed - Antique's in abundance
Location: 150 Chiswick High Road, W4 1PR
Description: This really is a treasure trove. Not only is it in the lovely Chiswick... but it's also the only department store in London dedicated to Antiques (old things).
'The Old Cinema' is a mecca for vintage and retro enthusiasts everywhere - with stuff dating from the 18th Century, if your budget wont stretch, then just take in the this splendid 19th Century picture house.
With 18 showrooms on show...you won't be bored - just inspired by all things great and old that are British!
Tagged in this Tour: Feel-Good Xmas Shopping Tour