Make the most of London

 

Browsing Archive: October, 2016

Fantastic Beasts - Where to Find Them in London

Posted by London Guided Walks on Thursday, October 13, 2016, In : Quirky 


Magical beasts are on the street of London and many Muggles don't even notice!

Now, the average Muggle may think that griffins and unicorns are mythical creatures harking back to medieval times but the wizarding world may disagree. If you have read J.K Rowling's Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them book then you are already aware that such beasts are hiding in plain sight. But what fantastic beasts and where to find them in London? 

First of all you need to know what you're looking for...

The...
Continue reading ...
 

Why did Charles Dickens choose the name Ebenezer Scrooge?

Posted by London Walks on Wednesday, October 12, 2016, In : Christmas 

Charles Dickens was prompted to write A Christmas Carol as his response to the evident evils of capitalism; but it was also an attempt to pay his ever-increasing unpaid bills. Six weeks after visiting Manchester where the fancy first occurred to him, his novella was complete. Dickens was in the event underwhelmed with the profits it generated, but his story went on to become synonymous with the modern Christmas ideal.

The first few paragraphs of the novella set the scene of Ebenezer Scrooge i...
Continue reading ...
 

Pokemon Go in Greenwich, London

Posted by London Guided Walks on Saturday, October 8, 2016, In : Local History 
I spent a couple of hours out and about in Greenwich today seeing what Pokemon I could find.

Watch my video and find out how I got on:







For your own event or venue to be featured contact Hazel: blog@londonguidedwalks.co.uk

Continue reading ...
 

Pokemon Go in Bristol

Posted by London Guided Walks on Sunday, October 2, 2016, In : Day Trips 
We had an awesome day in Bristol doing a Poketour this week. We caught many 2nd evolution Pokemon such as Slowbro,  Poliwhirl and Starmie. Since we were all Team Mystic, the best Pokemon Go experience was taking down gyms together.

Pokemon Go aside Bristol is a wonderful place to explore, especially on a day trip away from London. It's small enough to navigate there is rich history starting in the stone age, enough to keep any history-lover happy. 

Below is a short video of some of the wonderfu...
Continue reading ...
 
 
 
Things to do in London (for Londoners)
Private group · 668 members
Join Group
We are so lucky to live in such a vibrant world city. Sometimes though, it's hard to find events off the tourist trail and experience the real Londo...
 

LONDON GUIDED WALKS:

LEARN MORE:

CONNECT WITH US:

USEFUL LINKS:

Site by Hazel  |  Photographs by Hazel or Ian