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An Ard Ri 01-12-2016 08:05 AM

The Tower of London
 
The Tower of London

A celebration of 500 years of royal music at the Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula.

Chapel Royal concerts

An Ard Ri 01-19-2016 04:49 PM

The Yeoman Warders at the Tower of London will be hosting a unique two-night fundraising event of variety acts by a cast of West End performers on Saturday 13 February and Sunday 14 February 2016.

Live at the Tower Charity Gala

CyrilVladisla 01-19-2016 05:48 PM

What is known about the Tower of London?
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6iUU9wbM3k

An Ard Ri 02-18-2016 06:50 AM

Ten reasons every Londoner should visit the Tower of London

Ten reasons every Londoner should visit the Tower of London

Rudolph 03-09-2016 10:38 AM

Number 10 Downing Street confirmed on 7 March 2016 that HM the Queen has approved the appointment of the Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir Nicholas Houghton GCB CBE ADC Gen, as the 160th Constable of the Tower of London, from summer 2016

Read more: Sir Nicholas Houghton appointed next Constable of the Tower of London

Rudolph 07-29-2016 09:33 AM

The Tower of London @TowerOfLondon
General The Lord Dannatt, says farewell as Constable of the Tower of London. Thank you, Lord Dannatt.

https://twitter.com/TowerOfLondon/st...03188645154816

Sun Lion 04-07-2018 04:25 AM

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If you've never visited The Tower of London, perhaps you didn't realise there is more to it than the usual postcard shots.

Here are some photos I took when there earlier this year.

(No photos of the Crown Jewels though - not allowed.)

Mesh animals are all about, representing the creatures who used to live within the Tower's walls.

Sun Lion 04-07-2018 04:32 AM

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There is a pub within - "The Keys" - but you have to be a yeoman to drink there.

And for those who live there, their homes are not private from the tourists walking around the internal walls looking down.

M. Payton 04-07-2018 04:34 AM

Beautiful pictures and wish I was back there. Visited once a long time ago and loved London with all the history around. Thank you!

Sun Lion 04-07-2018 04:40 AM

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The view from the windows of one of the ladie's loos.

And they do a Changing of the Guard ceremony there too, which draws the crowd.

(You're very welcome M. Payton. Certainly a place full of history. Even when you're there, you can only scratch the surface, there is so much,)

Sun Lion 04-07-2018 04:49 AM

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The central part is like a village/ village green.

Sun Lion 04-07-2018 05:05 AM

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The Crown Jewels are housed in this building and normally the crowds are so great, people need to work their way through these barriers to get inside.

No queues today.

Sun Lion 04-07-2018 05:14 AM

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Take the tube to Tower Hill station and you can walk through a pedestrian tunnel and avoid any traffic.

The tunnel is lined with these posters.

Part of the old Roman wall is still standing here.

And they don't take themselves so seriously, that they can't be cute for the little ones who may visit.

M. Payton 04-07-2018 05:57 AM

Oh to live amongst such history and be able to see it every day, what a joy that would be for me. Thank you so much Sun Lion

eya 10-14-2018 12:14 PM

A raven silhouette in the Tower of London!

https://scontent.fskg1-1.fna.fbcdn.n...da&oe=5C5A1085

eya 11-04-2018 05:20 PM

Tower Remembers from up high in the sky �� A helicopter’s view of the 10,000 candles filling the moat of the Tower each night this week to commemorate the centenary of the end of the First World War.

https://www.facebook.com/toweroflond...818512365/?t=5

An Ard Ri 11-04-2018 06:14 PM

Here's an interesting video on the making of Beyond the Deepening Shadow: The Tower Remembers.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYO8yKxhGwI

eya 01-26-2019 04:15 AM

The Tower of London in the sunset!

https://scontent.fath3-3.fna.fbcdn.n...4a&oe=5C694661

An overcast afternoon at the Tower of London!

https://scontent.fskg1-1.fna.fbcdn.n...a7&oe=5CB9E5C6

The Blood Moon at The Tower of London!

https://scontent.fath4-2.fna.fbcdn.n...25&oe=5CFAD5BB

AdmirerUS 04-01-2019 09:33 AM

So, there is a tweet today from the Keeper of the Ravens about how they are phasing out the ravens and inviting in pigeons. :lol:

Mirabel 04-01-2019 09:54 AM

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Originally Posted by AdmirerUS (Post 2208412)
So, there is a tweet today from the Keeper of the Ravens about how they are phasing out the ravens and inviting in pigeons. :lol:


What do you want to be there'll be people expressing their outrage? :lol:


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