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Follow me and my London Blog for a capital round-up of London's historical, quirky and unusual places. Visit some of city's best museums and galleries, get a supreme peek at Royal London, and grab a seat next to me as I eat my way around London's restaurants.

Cultural things to do in London in summer

Cultural things to do in London this summer

Last updated on September 27th, 2023Get your summer diaries out and get planning with my guide to some of the best cultural things to do in London this summer including art exhibitions, theatre, events, opera, dance and music. Londoness Loves: Cultural things to do in London this summer 2023 Free things to do in London…

Grange Park Opera

A Guide to Grange Park Opera

Deep in the rolling hills of Surrey is Grange Park Opera, set in the grounds of West Horsley Place, a magical location where you will find a crinkle-crankle wall, a woodland glade, an ancient orchard with a 300 year-old mulberry tree and a Theatre in the Woods ringing with first class opera. An evening with…

cultural things to d o in London this June

Cultural things to do in London this June

Last updated on July 31st, 2023It’s time to gallop into June and into the London season with some of the best events of the year coming up. Ascot, Wimbledon, the Summer Exhibition and the Serpentine Pavilion are just some of the events which should get your summer juices flowing. Get your June diaries out and…

Queen Charlotte Kew Palace

Bridgerton, Queen Charlotte and Kew Palace

If you’re watching the prequel, Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story you will see that one of the main locations for this historical drama is Kew and the royal country retreat known as Kew Palace. King George III, Queen Charlotte and their many children spent happy – as well as unhappy – times at Kew Palace, a…

Cultural things to do in London this May

Cultural things to do in London this May

Last updated on September 27th, 2023With a few days to go until Coronation Day, the flags are out all over London and the city is revving it up with its Coronation fever. Londoness will be on the front line, armed with mucho excitement, sarnies and perhaps a thimble or two of gin. But there is…

cultural things to do in London this April

Cultural things to do in London this April

Last updated on May 24th, 2023Get your March diaries out and get planning with my guide to some of the best cultural things to do in London this month including art exhibitions, theatre, events, opera and music. Londoness Loves: Cultural things to do in London this April 2023 Free things to do in London this…

Visit Royal Mews

Visiting the Royal Mews

If cars, carriages and horses went to heaven, The Royal Mews is where they would go. Tucked away behind Buckingham Palace, this is the ultimate stable for regal steeds and stately wheels and it reins supreme. And I’m sure Cinderella wouldn’t say neigh to trotting off in a Royal Carriage for her amorous rendez-vous with…

coronation exhibitions

The Coronation: 8 royal exhibitions to book now in London

Last updated on March 31st, 2023As the countdown to the Coronation of Charles III and the Queen Consort commences, there are plenty of ways in which you can start celebrating all things royal, with coronation events taking place in several palaces and museums around London. Here are eight royal and coronation-themed exhibitions and events to…

Fan Museum

The Fan Museum

The Fan Museum is the UK’s only museum dedicated to fans and the craft of fan making. You’ll find this cultural gem in Crooms Hill, a winding road that connects the hustle and bustle of historic Greenwich to the Royal Observatory and Meridian Line. The museum spans two Grade II listed Georgian townhouses and is…