Merchant Navy Day at Tower Hill, London

3rd September each year is Merchant Navy Day chosen because the first major Allied casualty of World War Two was the Athenia, sunk with the loss of 117 passengers and crew within hours of hostilities being declared on 3rd September 1939.

Albert Memorial

A visit behind the railings to The Albert Memorial, a lavish Victorian excess to remember Prince Albert, Queen Victoria’s Consort and remembered for The Great Exhibition.