Julie Price's view of London

 

I love to paint and photograph London, sharing stories about the places I have visited and the people I have met.  My family was originally from the East End and this amazing city has always held a fascination for me.

August 4, 2019

Artist Jock McFadyen curated this year's Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy.  The scale of the exhibition is breathtaking and I always admire the amount of thought and work that must go into deciding which pieces are placed where.

One of my favourite things about th...

July 28, 2019

I see the Tower of London through my train window every morning when I commute to the City and always think to myself I must go and visit.  I recently had a staycation and decided to go to the Tower for the first time in years.  When my friend and I first arrived we we...

April 28, 2019

The London Marathon was held today and the weather has been perfect for runners, dry but not too hot.  The marathon is usually held on the last Sunday in April and places are 'won' by entering a ballot, however there are always places reserved for charity runners (clic...

April 21, 2019

Walter Gibbons was an early moving pictures manager who built the London Palladium which opened on 26 December 1910.   The Palladium is a West End theatre famous for putting on Variety Shows and pantomimes.  It is located in Argyll Street and thousands of stars have pe...

April 14, 2019

I love art deco buildings and visited 55 Broadway last year on a London Underground tour and it did not disappoint!  The building was completed in 1929 and was, at that time, London’s tallest office building and the city’s first skyscraper.  English Heritage listed the...

April 7, 2019

One fine day, about three years ago, I was photographing a Morris Minor car parked in front of a splendid house in Elder Street, London, E1, when I met a fellow Spitalfields fan taking a picture of the same thing.  We struck up a conversation and I explained that I am...

March 31, 2019

The Lloyd’s of London building is located at 1 Lime Street, EC3 in the City of London area, not far from Leadenhall Market.  The building was designed by architect company Richard Rogers and Partners and was built between 1978 and 1986.  Lloyd’s is a very unusual desig...

March 24, 2019

The Whitechapel Bell Foundry is the UK's oldest manufacturing company and it has occupied its East London premises since 1738.  However, it has been established in the Whitechapel area since 1570.  Some of the world's most famous bells were produced here including Big...

March 17, 2019

The number of high rise office blocks and buildings in the City of London has significantly increased in recent years and therefore green spaces are limited.  Providing roof gardens for the public to access is the City of London's way of trying to remedy this. 

On...

March 8, 2019

My family were originally from the East End of London but moved to Dagenham and then to Essex when I was a little girl.  I now live in Langdon Hills which I am happy to say is home to the Essex Wildlife Trust's largest inland nature reserve, it has an abundance of wild...

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