Virginia Woolf in Marble Arch

As today marks the 136th birthday of British writer Virginia Woolf, we look into how the Marble Arch area featured in her many writings. Most intriguing is how she pioneered stream of consciousness as a narrative…

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The Auspicious Life of Austin Rudd

Do you know about the auspicious life of Austin Rudd? Rudd (1868-1929) was a music hall songwriter and performer, and is considered one of the nation’s greatest comedians. He was also a resident of Edgware Road for…

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Animals in War Memorial

This month marks the 13th anniversary since HRH The Princess Royal unveiled the Animals in War Memorial in November 2004. The monument, which is located outside Hyde Park near Brook Gate, commemorates the remarkable animals that served, suffered and died alongside the British,…

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Literary Legacy of Marble Arch

This week celebrates two of the country’s literary legends with Roald Dahl Day occurring on Wednesday, 13 September and the Jane Austen £10 note entering circulation on Thursday, 14 September. To celebrate these two special occasions,…

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Marble Arch in ITV’s ‘Victoria’

Did you see Marble Arch in the series premiere of Victoria on ITV? As our Story of Marble Arch details, it was designed to be both a grandiose gateway to the new royal residence of Buckingham…

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