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TOUR OF THE MONTH

The London Riots Tour
The London Riots Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd August 1945 Noel Coward's revue Sigh no More, premieres in London.

22nd August 1937 Born today: Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)

22nd August 1925 Actress Honor Blackman (Pussy Galore-Goldfinger) was born today in Plaistow, East London.go to related location

22nd August 1916 Born today: John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)

22nd August 1866 George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies

22nd August 1620 Oliver Cromwell married Elizabeth Bourchier at St Giles-without-Cripplegate.go to related location

Top Quirky-related places to visit in London.



You must be strange. Or tired of all the same old tourist locations. Good news, there's loads of bizarre and surreal places to visit in London. Dive in!

TOP 10 QUIRKY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE QUIRKY SIGHTS:

11. The House they left behind @ 27 Ropemakers Fields, Narrow Street, Limehouse
12. The First Shop in the World @ 25 Nelson Road, Greenwich, London
13. Little Compton Street @ Charing Cross Road, London
14. A Lighthouse in King's Cross @ Gray's Inn Road
15. Joe Orton lived and died here @ 25 Noel Road, Islington, London
16. Museum of body parts... @ 35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields
17. Thomas Hardy's Tree @ Pancras Road, Kings Cross
18. Mrs Salmon's Waxworks @ 17 Chancery Lane
19. Harry Potter's Diagon Alley @ Cecil Court
20. The Nose in Admiralty Arch @ The Mall
21. Merlin's Cave @ Carlisle House, Soho Square, London
22. The Famous Berners Street Hoax @ 54 Berners Street, London
23. Brian Harvey's Car Accident @ The Drive, Walthamstow, London
24. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
25. Neal's Yard Water Clock @ 21-23 Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden, London
26. The Skinny House @ Goldhawk Road, Shepherds Bush
27. The Lamb's Snob Screens @ 94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Holborn, London
28. Tyburn Convent @ 8 Hyde Park Place
29. The Field of Forty Footsteps @ Torrington Square, Bloomsbury, London
30. The First Coffee Shop in London @ St Michaels Alley, Cornhill, Bank
31. A Big Tin @ West Silvertown
32. London's Deepest Car Park @ Bloomsbury Square
33. David Bowie's Coal Mine @ 89 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
34. Sir Richard Burtons Bedouin Tomb @ St Mary Magdalen's RC Church, 61 Worple Way, Mor
35. The Mayflower Inn @ 117 Rotherhithe Street, Bermondsey
36. Australia House & Harry Potter @ Strand
37. The Ubiquitous Undead Walk @ Junction Road, London
38. The Museum Tavern @ 49 Great Russell Street
39. Notting Hill Carnival Facts @ Chepstow Road
40. Wanstead Park's Grotto @ Ornamental Waters, Wanstead Park
41. The Devils of Cornhill @ St Peter upon Cornhill, Gracechurch Street, Lond
42. The Statue that Copies You @ Sumner Street
43. Spiral Escalator @ Holloway Road, Islington
44. Doctor Who at Earls Court @ Earls Court Tube Station
45. The Turkish Baths @ Old Broad Street from Liverpool Street
46. A ghostly Bricklayer @ South Black Lion Lane
47. The Phoney Houses @ 23-24 Leinster Terrace, Bayswater
48. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
49. Woe can lead to Joy! @ Dirty Dicks, 202 Bishopsgate
50. Top Hat Madness @ Strand
51. Green Cabbie Hut...Chelsea @ Chelsea Embankment
52. Princess Caroline's Sunken Bath @ Charlton Way Entrance, Blackheath Park, Greenwic
53. Jim Henson's Creature Shop @ The Henson Building, 30 Oval Road
54. Ancient Hunting Cry In London @ Soho
55. The Necropolis Railway @ 121 Westminster Bridge Road
56. Hanging Gardens of Paddington @ 16 London Street
57. Stanley Green Protein Man @ 34 Haydock Green, Northolt, Middlesex
58. The Battle of Blythe Road @ 36 Blythe Road, Kensington
59. Mrs Montagu's Chimney Sweeps @ Portman Square, Marylebone
60. Stuntman Blondins Niagara Villa @ Northfield Avenue, Northfields, London
61. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
62. Stokenchurch Shoe Tree @ Wycombe Road, Stokenchurch, Middle
63. London's Smallest Pub, U Decide? @ 43 Linhope Street
64. Finland in London @ Finnish Church, 33 Albion Street
65. Screaming Lord Sutch lived here @ Parkfield Road, South Harrow
66. How To Measure A Cockney? @ St Mary-Le-Bow, Cheapside
67. Magician David Devant lived here @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, London
68. Where the Tricks came from @ 25 New Oxford Street
69. Pat Sharp's Mullet @ 16 The Broadway, Mill Hill
70. St. Pancras New Church @ Euston Road
71. Cursed Workplace? @ 71 Queen Victoria Street, London
72. Frank Buckland's Menagerie @ 37 Albany Sreet, London
73. Buttons...are essential.. @ The Button Queen, 19 Marylebone Lane
74. Scene of the Flying Man! @ 15 Ashley Place, Westminster, London
75. A mad day playing Rugby @ The Athletic Ground, Kew Foot Road
76. London's Most Female Street @ Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, London
77. The Last Wherryman's Seat @ Bankside, Southwark Bridge, Southwark
78. Old Parr aged 152 lived here @ 405 Strand, London
79. Anthony Hopkins Odd Coincidence @ Leicester Square Tube station, London
80. Salvador Dali in his Diving Suit @ 5 Burlington Gardens, Piccadilly
81. Miller's Residence @ 111a Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill, London
82. Hampstead's False Bridge @ Hampstead Heath, Hampstead
83. Green Cabbie Hut...Hanover Sq @ Hanover Sqaure
84. A Very Long Speech @ House of Commons
85. Prime Minister - dismount! @ The Athenaeum Club, Westminster
86. Trinity Buoy Wharf @ 64 Orchard Place
87. Not a Rake, but a Small Bar @ 14 Winchester Walk
88. Time to shine a light @ Tower sundial
89. One Nation under CCTV @ Newman Street, London
90. The Bermondsey Tank @ Mandela Way, Bermondsey, London
91. Arizona's Piece Of London @ London Bridge
92. The Scooter Cafe @ Camden Market, Camden
93. The Coach and Horses @ 29 Greek Street, London
94. A ghostly motorcycle passenger @ Blackwall Tunnel
95. The Builders Arms and Tunnel @ 13 Britten Street, Chelsea
96. Merrick of Mile End @ Mile End Road
97. The Blue House @ Garner Street, Haggerston, London
98. A Loo that's a work of Art @ Anne's Gardens, Wardour Street
99. Crazier than Phil Spector? @ 304 Holloway Road, Islington, London
100. Granary Square and its Fountains @ Goods Way, Kings Cross
101. St Barnabas & the Penny Chute @ 1 Greek Street, Soho, London
102. Curious Sign.... @ Near Waterloo
103. Spilt Royal Soup @ Buckingham Palace
104. The Lancaster London @ Lancaster Terrace
105. Barmy Balmes House @ Downham Road, Hackney, London
106. The Whispering Gallery @ St Pauls Cathedral, Westminster
107. The Farthing Bundle Lady @ Fern Street, Bow
108. Alien Autopsy location @ Rochester Square, Camden, London
109. The Castle @ 34-35 Cowcross Street
110. Exciting Books in Soho @ 11 Brewer Street