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The Troubadour: a special place in history

If you want to feel for a while that you are no longer in the world of iphones and twitter, visit the Troubadour and enjoy the echoes of Dylan and Hendrix over half a snakebite.

The Troubadour was founded by Michael and Sheila van Bloemen in 1954 as part of the second great London coffee revolution, it quickly became a west London institution.  Through the 50’s and 60’s this was one of THE centres of London intellectual and artistic life. It’s where Private Eye was first ...

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Sir John Soane Museum

A magical house redesigned from three town houses at 12,13 and 14 Lincoln's Inn Fields by Sir John Soane (1753-1837) to form his office, home and personal museum.  The part which forms the museum is made up of an extraordinary complex of darker corridors and open spaces with a central glazed atrium.  The use of light and scale is beautiful and surprising.  A real treat of a house which shows off both his interiors and his huge collection of  ancient Egyptian and Roman artefacts ...

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