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The Astoria Picture Theatre and Dance Hall opened in 1927, quickly becoming a popular spot for socialising and dancing. The Astoria was built during the British dancing ‘boom’ of the 1910s and 1920s.
The Freedom to Party Rally, January 1990
Trafalgar Square has long been a site of marching and protest. This viewpoint takes us to one such moment in the square’s history: the Freedom to Party campaign rally on January 27th 1990.
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Jonathan’s Coffee House: a financial revolution (coffee trail 4)
Jonathan’s Coffee House was at the heart of what has been dubbed ‘the financial revolution’ in late seventeenth-century London. It was home to the stock-jobbers, the scene of the 1720 South Sea Bubble, and the beginning of London’s Stock Exchange.