The Tricks of London

The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by insetes at Aug. 17, 2021
The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London

The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London By Christopher Skaife
2018 | 256 Pages | ISBN: 0374113343 | EPUB | 20 MB

The Seven Noses of Soho: And 191 Other Curious Details from the Streets of London  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by insetes at Oct. 26, 2021
The Seven Noses of Soho: And 191 Other Curious Details from the Streets of London

The Seven Noses of Soho: And 191 Other Curious Details from the Streets of London By Jamie Manners
2015 | 256 Pages | ISBN: 1782434615 | EPUB | 7 MB
«The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London» by Christopher Skaife

«The Ravenmaster: My Life with the Ravens at the Tower of London» by Christopher Skaife
English | ISBN: 9780008307899 | MP3@64 kbps | 6h 38m | 182.6 MB
Polyphony/The City Of London Sinfonia - John Rutter: Music For Christmas (2001) {Hyperion}

Polyphony/The City Of London Sinfonia - John Rutter: Music For Christmas (2001) {Hyperion}
EAC Rip | FLAC with CUE and LOG | scans | 261 mb
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | RAR | 167 mb
Genre: classical, Christmas

John Rutter: Music For Christmas is the 2001 album by Polyphony and The City Of London Sinfonia, conducted by Stephen Layton. This was released by the Hyperion label and is a DDD disc.

PBS - Secrets of the Tower of London (2013)  Video

Posted by notbanned at Aug. 19, 2017
PBS - Secrets of the Tower of London (2013)

PBS - Secrets of the Tower of London (2013)
HDTV | 1280x720 | .MP4/AVC @ 2578 Kbps | 54 min 55 s | 1.05 GiB
Audio: English AAC 148 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Unlock doors to secret rooms and learn surprising facts about the famous Tower of London. Standing guard over the city of London for nearly 1,000 years, the formidable Tower has been a royal castle, a prison, a place of execution and torture, an armory and the Royal Mint. This program unlocks the doors to secret rooms, talks to the people who do the jobs no one sees and reveals some surprising facts about one of England's most famous icons.

Ch5. - Inside the Tower of London: The Medieval Tower (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 29, 2019
Ch5. - Inside the Tower of London: The Medieval Tower (2018)

Ch5. - Inside the Tower of London: The Medieval Tower (2018)
HDTV | 1920x1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 4459 Kbps | 43 min 38 s | 1.43 GiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Documentary going behind the scenes at the castle and exploring its 900 years of history. The first episode focuses on the iconic Yeoman Warders, or Beefeaters, following their daily routine and the appointment of a new Chief Beefeater. Plus, a look at the tower's origins in the reign of William the Conqueror and a new exhibition dedicated to the infamous story of the princes in the tower.

Ch5. - Inside the Tower of London: The Tudor Tower (2018)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 30, 2019
Ch5. - Inside the Tower of London: The Tudor Tower (2018)

Ch5. - Inside the Tower of London: The Tudor Tower (2018)
HDTV | 1920x1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 4359 Kbps | 43 min 43 s | 1.38 GiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

The latest recruit to join the team of 37 beefeaters begins his career with some testing exams. Chris must learn the extensive history of the Tower by heart, a word-for-word knowledge which he will be tested on by the governor before being let loose alone on the 100,000 visitors who come to the Tower every week. Plus, chief curator Tracy Borman turns her attention to the time of Henry VIII, when the Tower gained its notorious reputation for imprisonment and execution, revealing the history of Anne Boleyn within the walls.

Ch5. - Inside the Tower of London: The Tower at War (2019)  Video

Posted by notbanned at May 31, 2019
Ch5. - Inside the Tower of London: The Tower at War (2019)

Ch5. - Inside the Tower of London: The Tower at War (2019)
HDTV | 1920x1080 | .MKV/AVC @ 4476 Kbps | 43 min 26 s | 1.43 GiB
Audio: English AAC 123 kbps, 2 channels | Subs: English
Genre: Documentary

Examining the execution of German spies captured in the two world wars. There's a profile of suffragette Leonora Cohen, who took aim at the crown jewels to publicise her cause. Plus, a look back to 2014, when the Tower hosted a display of nearly 900,000 ceramic poppies in the moat for Remembrance Day. And cameras follow Scott, a new recruit for the Beefeaters.

The Hart of London (1970)  Video

Posted by MirrorsMaker at Feb. 14, 2020
The Hart of London (1970)

The Hart of London (1970)
WEB-DL 720p | MKV | 972x720 | x264 @ 5000 Kbps | English AC3 2.0 @ 192 Kbps | 79 min | 2,87 Gb
Genre: Art-house, Experimental

The Hart of London combines archival newsreels with original footage while adding an undercurrent of simmering violence to the mix. Superimposing found images of a deer being trapped and killed in downtown London with antiquated images of the city in industrial transition (trolleys and automobiles share the street with horse-drawn carriages), Chambers re-creates an urban history that is original, expansive, and severe. As a parallel to the thematic motif of the persecuted deer, Chambers introduces chilling colour footage of lambs being slaughtered (photographed on a return visit to Spain) at the film’s midway point. Chambers writes, “In the second part of the film [these slaughterhouse] images become symbolic of the pursuit and death of the deer. This theme is repeated again and again in the real images of everyday life.”….

The Mercery of London: Trade, Goods and People, 1130–1578  eBooks & eLearning

Posted by ksveta6 at Feb. 5, 2018
The Mercery of London: Trade, Goods and People, 1130–1578

The Mercery of London: Trade, Goods and People, 1130–1578 by Anne F. Sutton
2016 (orig.2005) | ISBN: 0754653315 | English | 688 pages | PDF | 16 MB