Hear Handel’s Messiah in St Paul’s Cathedral – IanVisits

An annual tradition is being continued this Christmas, with an uplifting rendition of Handel’s Messiah in St Paul’s Cathedral.I attended a couple of years ago, and stirring song and music in the stunning surroundings of [Read entire story]

Attend the ancient Ceremony of the Keys in the Tower of London – IanVisits

Every night, long after the tourists have been kicked out an ancient ceremony is performed in private inside the Tower of London – the Ceremony of the Keys.Who’s keys? Queen Elizabeth’s keys!What keys? The keys that lock [Read entire story]

London’s NYE fireworks on sale today – IanVisits

The first batch of tickets for London’s New Year’s Eve fireworks will be released at midday today (Friday 29 September).The fireworks and lighting display will feature more than 12,000 fireworks, 2,000 lighting cues and [Read entire story]

Celebrate the 50th birthday of the Class 50 locomotive – IanVisits

Fifty years ago the Class 50 locomotive was born, and just 50 of the class of 50 were ever made.Next month marks their 50th anniversary (17th Oct to be exact) when the very first of the 50 rolled out of the factory, and [Read entire story]