City of London Website Posts

  • Different Photo Angles At St. Paul’s Cathedral
    St. Paul’s cathedral has been photographed from every possible angle, but some are less photographed than others.
  • Trinity House
    Trinity House, on Tower Hill, is home to the Corporation of Trinity House. Amongst other things, they have controlled the lighthouses, licensed ship’s pilots and maintained navigation marks in England since 1514. They are...
  • The Mansion House
    The Mansion House is home to the Lord Mayor of the City of London for their one year in office, and you can book tours to visit it.
  • Lloyd’s of London
    A tour around Lloyd’s of London, the City of London’s insurance and reinsurance market housed in an iconic building designed by Norman Foster.
  • The Knollys Rose Ceremony
    Each year the church of All Hallows by the Tower hosts the start of the Knollys Rose Ceremony organised by Watermen’s Company. The short version of the story behind the ceremony is someone’s wife...
  • Tower of London Church Battle
    The triennial (every three years) battle between the Tower of London and the church of All Hallows by the Tower during the Beating of the Bounds.
  • Billingsgate Roman House and Baths
    In the City of London, beside a busy road and beneath a non-descript office building is a fabulous survival from the time of Roman London. A building where the Romans got hot and sweaty...
  • Tower Bridge
    Not to be confused with London Bridge, Tower Bridge still lifts hundreds of times every year to allow river traffic to pass.
  • 2022 Firefighter’s Memorial Day
    St Florian is the Patron Saint of Firefighters and so his Feast Day of 4th May is marked as Firefighters’ Memorial Day. Firefighters Memorial is close to St Paul’s Cathedral.
  • Working Shire Horses On London’s Hampstead Heath
    Head Horseman Tom Nixon of Operation Centaur guides shire horses Joey and William dragging a farrow along the cross country running course on Hampstead Heath.
  • 2021 Cart Marking
    One of the City of London’s many ceremonies is “Cart Marking”. Vehicle which are allowed to ply for trade within the City’s walls have a registration number branded using a hot iron on to...
  • 2019 Tower Bridge Behind The Scenes Tour
  • 2019 St. Paul’s Cathedral Blitz Projection
  • 2019 The Monument Cibber Sculpture
    The story of the Great Fire of London is told in the sculpture by Cibber at the base of The Monument to the 1666 Great Fire of London. The pictures show the sculpture in...
  • 2019 Honourable Artillery Company Museum
  • 2019 Lloyd’s Register
  • 2019 Lord Mayor’s Balloon Regatta
    Every year, if weather conditions permit and you get up very early in the morning, there is one day when you can see the magical sight of hot air balloons drifting over London. The...