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THE TROOPING OF THE COLOUR EXPLAINED

If you are planning a trip to London in June, you will not want to miss one of the most esteemed military parades in the world.  The Trooping of the Colour is a tradition that has marked the official birthday of the British Sovereign for over 260 years.  Many visitors to London are unaware of…

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THE HISTORY OF LONDON LIVERY COMPANIES

The City of London’s boundaries were defined by the Roman’s when they put a defensive wall around Londinium in the second century, it was to bolster their defence against marauding tribes and infiltrators. For all intents and purposes the basic shape and boundaries of The London Wall hasn’t changed that much since Roman times.  Today,…

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Satisfy your scandalous side with our London Scandal Tour

If like us, you are gripped by the BBC One drama “The Trial of Christine Keeler” currently airing on Sunday nights, you might want to add a touch of scandal to your weekends and visit some of the famous associated London haunts in your very own private taxi, and indulge in the secrets of the…

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Black Taxi Tour Green Hut Russell Square

London Taxi Trade Charities Christmas Collection

Ever wondered where Cabbie’s chill out, exchange anecdotes, share stories they’ve overheard in the back of their cab, warm up and have a cuppa?  Well, the answer is within their Cabmen’s shelters.  For those of you that know London well you may well have seen the Cabbie’s shelters dotted around the city and wondered what…

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The National Football League (NFL) Comes to London

As American professional football continues to grow in popularity outside the United States, we are delighted that the National Football League (NFL) London Games (sub-series of the NFL International series) returns to UK shores once again with four fixtures planned.  Two games are taking place at Wembley Stadium and the other two games are at…

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How to Live Like a Lord or Lady in London – A Cab Driver’s Guide

Has the release of the new Downton Abbey film left you wanting to experience the quintessentially British aristocratic lifestyle?  Well, we asked some of our expert Driver Guides here at Black Taxi Tour London for their tips on some of the city’s top class Downtonesque locations and places of interest… Dress the part Pick out your favourite…

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Military London

When I drive my London Black Taxi across Westminster Bridge, the wonderful view of Old Father Thames against the back drop of the Palace of Westminster reminds me of what a great city we live and work in.  I often reflect upon its foundation and development over the last two millennia. Being an ex-soldier I…

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‘Can you tell the time?’ Walking Tour

Let’s get our children out and about with this fun walk put together by our Guide Rachel. Start Point is Kings Cross Station. A great station to look at.  A masterful piece of brickwork and a special station for all Harry Potter fans. A free photo can be taken at a mock up Platform 9¾…

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100 years of Rememberance – Lest We Forget

On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, the Great War also known as World War 1 finished in 1918. Being the first real mechanical war and with trench warfare being so brutal and unforgiving there was many casualties, with 900,000 souls lost. With this came certain problems with regards to…

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