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The All About London Team has lived and worked in London for many years. We have detailed knowledge of London, feel free to ask us about Places to visit, places to stay and things to do. London Tours, Attractions, Hotels, Accommodation, Events, Theatre, Shows and Places to eat.
Police Engagement Day - Joint Neighbourhood Patrol
Our Street Team joined the Met Police Business Crime Hub, Local Safer Neighbourhood Team and Safer WestEnd for a neighbourhood patrol and business visits last week. During the high visibility patrol, the team discussed key issues and policing projects with businesses...
This Italian bar and dining room on Seymour Street offers classic Italian dishes and drinks. Check out the Aperitivo Hour Wednesday - Friday 15.30 - 17.30 for 50% off selected cocktails, beer and wine. Pizza is available for a quick takeaway lunch, or pop into the bar or outside terrace for drinks and small plates. For leisurely dining, see the new menus for lunch, dinner, and Sunday lunch with an Italian twist.
Libraries and archives play a very real part in who we are. They can inspire us and help us to understand who we are and where we’ve come from. This month we’re looking into some of the corners of our collection you may not have seen before. Find out more about how we look after them – for you and future generations to use and do something incredible with.
Our 10 most unusual items
What are the first things that come to mind when you think about our collection? Dig deep within our archives you’ll find some rather unusual and unexpected objects in our collections – from talking stamps to the Edwardian equivalent of today’s sat nav. Join us as we reveal some of the curious items you may never have seen (or imagined) before.
How we share news and gossip has changed a lot in the past 200 years. Tamara Tubb, curator of our Breaking the Newsexhibition, takes us through some of the most interesting items on display. Find out how Queen Caroline, Lord Byron and Oscar Wilde all caused a stir in our blog.
How do you preserve old and fragile documents? Conservator Veronica Zoppi tells us how she and her team approached the conservation treatment of the Granville archive to help make this vast collection of letters and papers relating to British national life in the 18th and 19th centuries available to researchers and exhibition goers for years to come.
Many of our iconic treasures, from Beowulf to Magna Carta, were written in ink which gradually becomes corrosive. With your support we can treat this damage. A donation today could help pay for delicate and painstaking conservation work required to repair our most fragile manuscripts, safeguarding them for everyone to enjoy, now and in the future.