Museum of London

Mind-Powered Airship into the Design Museum of London

At the occasion of the London Design Festival, the Design Museum instaured into the main hall of its Kensington building a giant aerian balloon that …

Museums

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Travel (UK)

‘This fatberg is gross.’ Huge mass in bowels of Detroit sewer is a ‘teachable moment’

Another fatberg has been unearthed in the bowels of a major American city — this time, Detroit.<p>The congealed clump of grease, fat and other stuff …

Michigan

The bizarre reason a journalist once broke into Princess Margaret's hotel room

Undoubtedly spurred on by Vanessa Kirby's electrifying turn in <i>The Crown</i><i>,</i> the fascination with Princess Margaret continues.<p>A new <i>BBC</i> documentary has capitalised on this and the first part of <i>Princess Margaret: Rebel Royal</i> aired on Tuesday night (11 September).<p>During a segment which explored the …

Princess Margaret

Manhole tribute to heroes who cleaned up 130-tonne Whitechapel fatberg

A special edition manhole cover was installed today to commemorate the removal of the 130-tonne Whitechapel fatberg.<p>Engineers took 13 weeks to …

UK News

Get Your Fatberg Fix 24/7, Thanks To Museum Of London's FatCam

During Summer 2018, members of the public were able to get up close and personal with the world-famous Whitechapel 'fatberg' on display at the Museum …

Travel (UK)

Statue of suffragette Emily Davison unveiled

<b>A statue of a suffragette famously trampled to death by the king's horse has been unveiled in her home town.</b><p>Emily Wilding Davison, from Morpeth, was killed when she stepped into the race track at the Epsom Derby in 1913.<p>Northumberland County Council commissioned the statue which was unveiled in the …

Hunger Strike

10 hidden-gem attractions in the United Kingdom

Most travelers in the United Kingdom will be familiar with, and probably visit, the British Museum, the National Gallery and the Tate Modern. GoCompare.com sought to unearth the most under-appreciated visitor attractions. <br>The site used visitor attraction data from Visit England, Visit Wales, the …

Northern Ireland

Things To Do In London For Halloween 2018

If you're looking for something to do for Halloween in London — whether that's a family-friendly Halloween party, or a more grown-up event — you're …

England

The Long-Buried 16th-Century Theater Where Shakespeare's Earliest Plays Were Performed Will Reopen

Before Shakespeare performed his plays at the famous Globe theater, he graced the stage of another London-based playhouse. It was known simply as The …

Culture

Animal-themed drinkware shows ancients partied in beast mode

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Centuries before Julius Caesar sipped from a chalice and Alexander the Great raised a goblet to toast his troops, the ancients drank from festive cups made in the image of the beings they revered the most: animals.<p>An unusual new exhibition at the Harvard Art Museums explores …

British Museum

Inside the David and Goliath battle to save Smithfield's General Market, one of London's greatest treasures

This is the last ruin in central London,” says Sharon Ament, director of the Museum of London. She is standing amid scaffolding and rubble as she looks up at the splendid domed roof of Smithfield’s derelict General Market building in Farringdon.<p>The museum will relocate from its current site on …

England

Remains of One of the First Theaters to Perform Shakespeare’s Plays Will Open to the Public After 400 Years

In 2008, archaeologists in London discovered the remains of a long-lost 16th-century playhouse known simply as “The Theatre,” where William …

Archaeology

A criticism of London's museum effect and the survival of everyday spaces

<i></i>London is pure object in these images and likewise in those taken from the other aforementioned viewing points. Like visitors to a museum, we wander …

England

London Excavations Reveal Theatre Complex

LONDON, ENGLAND— Excavations at the site of Shakespeare's original London playhouse, the Theatre, suggest that the venue was part of a large complex …

Archaeology

Gareth Southgate jokes he may never wear a waistcoat again ahead of England’s Nations League bow

GARETH SOUTHGATE has joked he may never wear his famous waistcoat ever again.<p>Thousands flocked to Marks and Spencer's in the summer to buy their …

Luke Shaw

Exhibition to dig up secrets of Shakespearean playhouse the Theatre

Remains of Shakespearean playhouse the Theatre are to go on display to members of the public for the first time, as part of an exhibition that will …

Archaeology

Smithfield Market celebrates 150th anniversary

<b>Shoppers and traders in London will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Smithfield Market.</b><p>For more than 800 years a market has existed on the site in some form. It closed in 1855, but was rebuilt and opened on 24 November 1868.<p>The Museum of London is running a series of events to mark the …

England

Fascinating pictures show Smithfield market through the years as it celebrates 150th anniversary with festival

These fascinating pictures show Smithfield Market throughout the years as the iconic London meat market celebrates its 150th birthday this …

England

Petrified… Medusa gets a taste of her own medicine

MOLA team<br>23.06.2011<p>During archaeological excavations, in advance of building the luxury London Syon Park, a Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Museum of London …

Archaeology

Three Free London Museum Exhibitions To See Before They Close

London’s museums are running a host of unmissable free shows this summer, including a gripping exhibition dedicated to teeth and a centenary show on …

Museums

London’s infamous sewer blockage now has its own disgusting live-stream

A piece of the festering sewage blockage is now on view at the Museum of London, which graciously put the exhibition online for everyone to see.<p>When I first saw the titanic fatberg that was found blocking a London sewer in September 2017, I felt so nauseated that I had to immediately close the …

Museums

Museum of London Protects Collection Databases and Advances Cloud Strategy with Rubrik

LONDON and PALO ALTO, Calif., Aug. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Rubrik, the Cloud Data Management company, today announced that it has been selected by …

Databases

Oracle and Rubrik team up for Museum of London data solution | Articles | Big Data

The Museum of London has integrated Rubrik's Cloud Data Management platform with Oracle's Recovery Manager, collectively called Rubrik's Oracle …

Big Data

The Museum of London has a literal chunk of sewerage waste in its permanent collection

The Museum of London has acquired samples of one the most disgusting and massive fatbergs ever discovered in the sewers of the city to display in …

Museums

‘Whitechapel Fatberg’: Last Piece Of The Infamous 130-Ton Sewer Clog Live-Streamed By London Museum

'This thing is like a piece of 21st-century archaeology,' said museum curator Andy Holbrook.<p>Last year, the world gaped in awe as Thames Water …

Offbeat News

London museum is livestreaming a key 21st-century artifact—festering sewage

You can watch the live action of a putrid piece of our times.<p>You can now feast your eyes on a festering chunk of solidified sewage as it ages, …

Livestreaming

In Focus: The ancient roman temple which lay under London, undiscovered for over 17 centuries.

The temple of Mithras has been beautifully reinstated by Museum of London Archaeology under Bloomberg and now sits under the Bloomberg SPACE …

Lifestyle (UK)

FatCam: Museum of London’s livestream of a rancid hunk of sewage proves popular

A livestream of a rotting McDonald’s hamburger sounded bad enough when we heard about it a few years back, but this latest one of a rancid fatberg …

Museums

You Can Now Watch the Whitechapel Fatberg’s Decay on Livestream

Toward the end of summer 1888, a monster stalked the streets of London’s Whitechapel district, butchering five women and ensuring the neighborhood’s …

East London