London Trivia

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If you’re joining the throngs who will be climbing through buildings in Open House Weekend, there are a few other sights you might want to catch in passing…speaking of which, do you know why there’s no apostrophe in Selfridges anymore? (answer below)

Thousands of pictures make a pagoda in Horse & Dolphin Yard, Soho

Thousands of pictures make a pagoda in Horse & Dolphin Yard, Soho


Walk into the Mirror Hall for a fashion event at Somerset House

Walk into the Mirror Hall for a fashion event at Somerset House


Selfridges Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary

Selfridges Celebrates 100 Year Anniversary


Answer: A sad tale; the larger-than-life Gordon Selfridge was kicked out by his board, who removed the apostrophe as the store wasn’t his anymore. Broke, he could often be spotted hanging around outside the entrance peering in…