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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th July 1977 Elvis Costello was arrested at The Park Lane Hilton.go to related location

26th July 1973 Peter Shaffers Equus, premieres in London

26th July 1973 Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale born in London.

26th July 1966 England beat Portugal 2-1 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Final.

26th July 1950 Born today: Susan George, London England, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo)

26th July 1895 Born today: Jerry Verno, London England, actor (River of Unrest, Sweeney Todd)

26th July 1895 Born today: Robert Graves, London England, writer/poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26]

26th July 1891 Henry James' American, premieres in London

26th July 1842 Born today: Alfred Marshall, London, economist

26th July 1802 Born today: Winthrop Mackworth Praed, London, poet/politician

Top Art-related places to visit in London.



From Hogarth's bawdy depictions of London slime to fine art and views of the Thames, London's always said cheese to every warts and all snapshot smiled for. Many great artists have spent some time in London, and many great works still exist. Be creative.

TOP 10 ART RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

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11. Boy with a Dolphin @ NW side of Albert Bridge
12. Banksy Blur Crazy Beat @ Stoke Newington Church Street, London
13. Girl with a Dolphin @ North East side of Tower Bridge
14. The Turks Head Literary Club @ 9 Gerrard Street, Soho, London
15. Brockley Stone Circle @ Hilly Fields Park, Lewisham
16. JMW Turner died here @ 6 Davis's Place, Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
17. Whistler's House @ 96 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea, London
18. Rossetti's Grave Digging @ Highgate Cemetery, London
19. Bridge That Curls Up Into a Ball @ Paddington Basin, London
20. Sergeant Pepper Covered @ 4 Chelsea Manor Studios, 1 Flood Street, Chelsea
21. Banksy's Tesco Pledge @ Essex Road, Islington, London
22. Painter Harold Knight lived here @ 16 Langford Place, St Johns Wood, London
23. One Nation under CCTV @ Newman Street, London
24. Wellcome to Bleigiessen @ 215 Euston Road, London
25. Eadweard Muybridge lived here @ 30 High Street, Kingston upon Thames
26. Sculptor Epstein lived here @ 50 Baldwins Hill, Loughton, Essex
27. William Morris' Birthplace @ Elm House, 341/343 Forest Road, Walthamstow
28. The Wernher Collection @ Ranger's House, Chesterfield Walk, Blackheath
29. The Beatles Apple Shop @ 94 Baker Street, London
30. The Soho Mural @ Noel Street, London
31. Hogarth's Southwark Fair @ Borough High Street, Southwark
32. Old Slaughter's Coffee House @ 77 St Martins Lane, London
33. Pepe's Polka Dot House @ 99 Talbot Road, Notting Hill
34. Banksy Up the Wall @ Pollard Street, Bethnal Green, London
35. Notre Dame de France @ 5 Leicester Place, Leicester Square
36. London Orphan Asylum @ Lower Clapton Road, London
37. Banksy's Bullet Proof Cherub @ Old Street, London
38. Artist Walter Sickert lived here @ 6 Mornington Crescent, Camden, London
39. Birthplace of Alfred Hitchcock @ 517 High Road, Leytonstone, London
40. Out of Our Heads LP Cover @ 9 Mason's Yard, St James, London
41. Mauleverer Road Mural @ Mauleverer Road
42. The Spirit of Soho @ Broadwick Street, Soho, London
43. Salvador Dali in his Diving Suit @ 5 Burlington Gardens, Piccadilly
44. Rossetti's Chelsea Menagerie @ 16 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea
45. Colosseum of Regent Park @ Cambridge Gate, Regent's Park, London
46. Vincent Van Gogh lived here @ 87 Hackford Road, Lambeth, London
47. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
48. Comedy and Tragedy @ Gilbert Bridge, Barbican, London
49. The Foundling Museum @ 40 Brunswick Square, London
50. The Bermondsey Tank @ Mandela Way, Bermondsey, London
51. Antonio Canaletto lived here @ 41 Beak Street, Soho
52. Queen Vic's Hubby Hall @ Kensington Gore
53. Dennis Severs House @ 18 Folgate Street, London
54. Alphabet Street @ Middlesex Street, Aldgate
55. Underground Art and Crime Free @ Leake Street, Lower Marsh
56. Quantum Cloud @ Greenwich Peninsula, London
57. Kenwood House @ Hampstead Lane, Hampstead, London
58. Hackney Peace Carnival Mural @ Dalston Lane, London
59. The Colony Room @ 41 Dean Street, Soho, London
60. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
61. Sarum Chase and Cruella de Vil @ 23 West Heath Road, Hampstead
62. Langan's Restaurant @ Stratton Street, Piccadilly
63. Campoli Presti @ 223 Cambridge Heath Road, Bethnal Green
64. The Poets Circle @ The British Library, St Pancras, London
65. John Ruskin born here @ 54 Hunter Street, Holborn
66. Home to a Classic Animated TV @ Festing Road, Putney
67. Saucy Postcarder McGill's House @ 5 Bennett Park, Blackheath, London
68. Mr Morse and his special Code @ 141 Cleveland Street, Fitzrovia
69. William Morris's Furniture @ 17 Red Lion Square, Bloomsbury, London
70. Nuclear Dawn Mural @ Coldharbour Lane
71. Leighton House & Arab Hall @ Leighton House Museum, 12 Holland Park Road
72. Splash Mural @ Glenelg Road
73. The Cable Street Mural @ 236 Cable Street, London
74. Comic Shenanigans @ 35 Little Russell Street
75. The National Gallery @ Trafalgar Square
76. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
77. The Roundhouse @ Chalk Farm Road, London
78. Harrow College of Art @ Brookshill, Harrow Weald, Middlesex
79. Rembrandt's House @ 28 Mallord Street, Chelsea
80. Stockwell War Memorial Mural @ Clapham Road
81. Arty Langthorne Park @ Birch Grove, Leyton
82. Torrigiano's Henry VII tomb @ Lady Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London
83. Ardizzone's home of Inspiration @ 130 Elgin Avenue, Westminster
84. Artist Piet Mondrian's House @ 60 Parkhill Road, Hampstead
85. The Painter Of Light @ 21 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden
86. Stockwell Park Walk @ Nr Brixton Academy
87. Birthplace of the Pre-Raphaelite @ Cavendish College
88. Whistler's Nocturne @ The River Thames, by Battersea Bridge
89. A Famous Artistic Church @ Battersea Church Road, Battersea
90. Artist Millais Lived & Died here @ 2 Palace Gate, Kensington, London
91. Art, Ethics and Chilled Music @ Richmond Road, Dalston
92. Painter Richard Dadd lived here @ 15 Suffolk Street, Westminster, London
93. Brixton Train Station Murals @ 32 Brixton Station Road
94. Joshua Reynolds lived here @ 10-11 Great Newport Street, London
95. Byam Shaw School of Art @ 70 Campden Street, Kensington
96. Riders of the Apocalypse @ Sanford Street, Cold Blow Lane, Lewisham, London
97. The Fitzrovia Mural @ Whitfield Gardens, Fitzrovia, London
98. Art, Alcohol and a Lost Great @ Eyre Street Hill
99. The Gallery Soho @ 125 Charing Cross Road
100. The Painted Hall @ Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich
101. Thomas Rowlandson's studio @ 16 John Adam Street, Adelphi, London
102. Adventures in Slade Gardens @ Nr Lorn Road
103. Mad Jack Fuller died here @ 36 Devonshire Place, London
104. Dulwich Picture Gallery @ Gallery Road, Dulwich, London
105. Art with a Global Perspective @ 2a Fortis Green
106. London Glassblowing Company @ 66-66 Bermondsey Street
107. The Courtauld Institute of Art @ Somerset House, Strand, London
108. Banksy's Scrabble Makes You ... @ 19 Portobello Road, Notting Hill
109. George Romney's House @ 5 Holly Bush Hill, Hampstead
110. Highbury Mural @ 18 Highbury Grove, Highbury, Islington