You have to travel to another continent to find St Mary Aldermanbury, but here you'll find wildlife, horses, birds, swamp cypress trees and a memorial to those who brought us William Shakespeare.
Q: What do a Scottish saint, Shakespeare, the Indian Orthodox Church and a King's wardrobe all have in common? A: St Andrew by the Wardrobe... another Christopher Wren church. Approached from the north it's hard to find through alleyways but from the south it looks like a castle on a hill.
This small cosy church is full of quirky features and unusual associations. Tune in to hear about Shakespeare, graffiti, celebrity weddings, heralds and women playwrights. On top of that, a warm welcome and rousing music awaits you in this Welsh Church from its congregants and its vicar, whether you speak the language or not.
On Shakespeare’s birthday, I have put together a podcast about the two famous Elizabethan and Jacobean theatres in London: the Rose and the Globe. What was it, and what is […]