This is said to be the most perfectly proportioned building in the world. It is also where Samaritans began its life and where you can sing to your hearts content every week.
St Katharine Cree was built to keep the riff raff out of the nearby Priory. It pre-dates the Great Fire of London. Every year a sermon is preached from here entitled 'In the Lion's Den'. And most movingly, it is the church where people who have a connection to the sinking of the Lancastria (1940) remember this tragedy. All of this, and more, is shared in this podcast - the 30th in the series.
The Dutch Church is one of the most hidden of the City churches and one of the newest… but its history stretches back to the 16th century and its internal features are extraordinary.
Fly back in time to Croydon Airport and the early days of air travel. Find out how those magnificent (wo)men in their flying machines truly did change our lives. Hear […]
When we think about the Royal Air Force we think about aeroplanes in the skies… think again! Deep underground the plotters and controllers of the Royal Air Force managed air […]
A shelter was built underneath Clapham South tube station during the Second World War to protect civilians from aerial bombardment. What was life like deep underground and what happened to […]