History

London Canal Museum: the best-kept secret in King’s Cross?

Sure, it's a little old-school but this waterside museum will surprise you with its ...

How well do you know the Tower of London?

In this extract from Britain's Pilgrim Places, author Nick Mayhew-Smith on its spiritual significance, ...

The curious tale of St Pancras Old Church

From Mary Shelley to The Beatles, this atmospheric corner has seen it all, says ...

Why Bloomsbury is so tricky to locate

Matthew Ingleby on the historic enclave untethered to the name of any tube station

The exterior of Housmans bookshop

Housmans: the story of a ghostbuster and a radical bookshop

Caledonian Road's pioneering bookstore owes its existence to an exorcist, says Andrew Whitehead

Video: The London Nobody Knows – see Camden in the 1960s

Photographer and writer Dan Hall on Norman Cohen's unique film that captured the city ...

The story of Fitzrovia – the other side of Oxford Street

An extract from author Ann Basu's new book on why Fitzrovia has always had ...

‘Dancing on Joey’s grave’: the tale of the King’s Cross clown

The most renowned of all clowns lies buried just a short stroll from King’s ...

See abandoned Bagley’s nightclub morph into Coal Drops Yard

Exclusive images reveal the King's Cross rave venue, originally massive Victorian railway buildings, transform ...