Leicester Square

Hidden London: Episode 17

Leicester Square which is in the West End of London, was created in 1670 and was known as Leicester Fields. It was named named after Robert Sidney, the 2nd Earl of Leicester who had a house nearby. The house...

London Naked Bike Ride

Hidden London: Episode 16

London Naked Bike Ride (World Naked Bike Ride or WNBR's) is an annual event when colourful protesters who since 2004, ride naked through central London protesting against car and oil users. They carry placards on their backs portraying text...

The Trooping of the Colour

Hidden London: Episode 15

The Trooping of the Colour is a spectacular celebration that has marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign since 1760 when George III became King. It takes place in June even though Her Majesty The Queen’s actual birthday...

Shad Thames

Hidden London: Episode 14

Shad Thames is Victorian Warehouse District and is one of London’s most photogenic streets.

London has plenty of pretty little streets and mews many of which still have cobble stoned roads. Shad Thames (such a cool...

London’s Blue Plaques

Hidden London: Episode 13

London’s famous plaques which are mostly blue, connect notable people of the past with the buildings or site they occupied or worked in. They are used to honour the notable men and women who have lived or worked in...