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William Blake’s angel-filled tree on Peckham Rye

Where William Blake, at the age of 8, saw a vision of a tree “filled with angels, bright angelic wings bespangling every bough like stars.”

William Blake’s radical printmaking technique

The site where radical English poet, painter and engraver, William Blake, lived with his wife Catherine for five years, and where he developed his revolutionary printmaking technique.

Crossbones Churchyard

Up to 15,000 sex workers and their kin are buried here at Crossbones Churchyard in Lambeth, unhallowed ground since sex workers were designated unrepentant sinners by the Church.

Unlikely Neighbours in Tavistock Place

Two blue plaques, almost side-by-side in Tavistock Place, commemorate very different people. Vladimir Ilyich Lenin, the founder of the USSR with no sense of humour, and Jerome K Jerome, a British humourist with a sceptical take on Socialism.