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Rare objects paint a new picture of Bronze Age London

Posted by Hazel Baker on Monday, February 10, 2020, In : Things to Do in London 

A total of 453 bronze objects dating between c.900 and c.800 have been discovered in Havering, Greater London. They were uncovered by archaeologists from Archaeological Solutions, as part of a planned excavation.

A pair of terret rings will be on display at the Museum of Docklands’ new exhibition: Havering Hoard: A Bronze Age Mystery. 

What are terret rings?

Terret rings are believed to have been used to prevent the reins of a horse from tangling on carts. 

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Farewell 2019

Posted by Hazel, Director of London Guided Walks on Monday, December 30, 2019, In : Things to Do in London 

As the sun sets on London for the last time in 2019 it's a time to take stock and give thanks.

2019 has been our busiest year to date and it's been wonderful.

We have grown from one woman with a vision to five qualified London tour guides and one professional photographer with a passion for sharing their love of London. We now offer 52 London Events, yes, you read that right, 52!

Throughout the year we have provided 230 London events (public guided walks, private tours and treasure hunt...


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Things to do in London (for Londoners)

Posted by Hazel Baker on Thursday, May 2, 2019, In : Things to Do in London 

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 London.

I am excited to announce the creation of a new Facebook Group 'Things to do in London (for Londoners). This Facebook group is something I have been wanted to do for a while. It's designed as a place to find and share London events which Londoners would enjoy.

Hazel
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