Monday, 2 May 2011

In and Around London... It Was 60 & 160 Years Ago Today

Monday is mute on the London Walks Blog (well, almost mute) – because Monday is the day when we post five images captured in and around London by London Walks Guides, London Walkers and Facebook friends. Collated on a theme or an area, if you've got some great shots of our capital and want to join in send your pictures to the usual address.

The sites of the Festival of Britain and The Great Exhibition as they stand in 2011*

(* Our pics are of Crystal Palace Park where the relocated Great Exhibition opened in 1854)

Crystal Palace in full bloom.

Crossing the River to the Festival of Britain site on the Southbank.

The ghost of the Great Exhibition.

Looking south to the site of the Festival of Britain.

The Great Exhibition commemorated on the gable of the Park Tavern near Sydenham.

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