So… some Shakespeare at the Globe, the Rose, a musical, the Museum of London, and then we’ll see. Continue reading
The first thing was the bus from Stansted, entering London through Shoreditch and Bishopsgate – passing by St. Botolph – and then Threadneedle Street, and seeing it all through memories of the Agas Map, and touring companies coming back to London after traipsing through the provinces, and people coming and going between Norton Folgate and the City, and the Pye Inn, and everything else… Continue reading
Up for some virtual time-travel?
Good, because we are off to OpenCulture today, to view this impressive 3D representation of pre-Great Fire London, realised by six students fo DeMonfort University.
Based on a combination of period maps and documents, conjecture and extrapolation, the animation is incredibly detailed, and looks very accurate. Little wonder that it has won the first prize in the British Library’s Off the Map contest. Well done, Pudding Lane Productions!
The page also offers links to the developers’ blog, the BL’s Digital Scholarship Blog, and a few other 3D historical representations .
Not Saturday, I know, but I just happened on this review of Ros Barber’s The Marlowe Papers – remember? – on Baroque in Hackney, poet Katy Evans-Bush’s lovely blog of “poetry, arts and culture”, and that led to this other review of George Dillon’s The Man Who Was Hamlet.
And it all made me remember how much I miss London.
And I thought I’d let you know, both about the review and the blog…