Down The Hatch For Fine Dining, The Arts And Good Living

High end properties, home to stars of sport and television and the setting for E.Phillips Oppenheim’s whodunnit, ‘Murder Mystery’ and Shelley Weiner’s novel, “The Audacious Mendacity Of Lily Green.”  From the description, you’d be forgiven for thinking that we’re talking about the glitz of the West End or the lofty mews of Mayfair but, in […]

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Our Haven Of Heritage – Mapping Harrow’s Blue Plaques

Despite it’s relatively small size, Harrow has always been a haven for the artistic and the venerable, some of whom gained inspiration from attending the prestigious school and others, such as Sir John Betjeman who only wish that they had.  In his 1954 poem, “Harrow-on-The-Hill”, Betjeman wrote “Then Harrow-on-the-Hill’s a rocky island and Harrow churchyard […]

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The Story of Screaming Lord Sutch, 3rd Earl of Harrow

Another week, another famous Harrowvian – and this one perhaps one of the most colourful that the borough ever produced. David Edward Sutch was a famous politician and musician of the 1980s and 1990s – founding the Official Monster Raving Loony Party and standing for it in numerous elections. Coining himself the 3rd Earl of […]

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