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Jousting at Whitehall Palace
Join the crowds at a royal joust in honour of Elizabeth I.
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.
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St Dunstan’s Lodge for blinded veterans
It was this building that gave its name to the charity set up in the 1915 to provide rehabilitation, training and lifelong support to those who lost their sight in war.