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Showing at one view to the stranger on his first visit to the
Metropolis, all the various Public Buildings, Exibitions, Places of Amusement, Institutions, etc., in London and its Environs; the expense of viewing, and reference to the page where each is described; also, a Diary of the Principal Annual Occurrences.
Adelaide Gallery and Royal Music Hall, Strand. One shilling
196 Adelphi Theatre, Strand
156 Almack's Balls, King-street, St. James's
160 Astley's Amphitheatre, Westminster-bridge-road
157 Ascot Heath Races, Ascot Heath.
. 296 Bank of England, Threadneedle-street. Free
55 Bankrupts' Court, Basinghall-street. Free
26 Botanic Gardens, Chelsea. By ticket
310 Botanic Gardens, Kew. Free
300 British Artists' Society, Suffolk-street. One shilling
188 British Institution, Pall Mall. One shilling
187 British Museum, Great Russell-street. Free
163 Chancery Court, Westminster Hall. Free
24 Charity Children of the Metropolis (June). By ticket Chelsea Hospital, Chelsea. Optional.
311 Christ's Hospital, Newgate-street. By ticket
226 College of Surgeons, Lincoln's-inn-fields. By ticket 233 Colosseum, Regent's Park. Two shillings
. 190 Cosmorama, Regent-street. One shilling
. 193 Covent Garden Theatre, Bow-street
. 151 Cremorne Gardens, Chelsea. One shilling
. 162 Custom House, (long room), Thames-street. Free
60 Courts of Law (open free, during the sittings).
25 Cyclorama, Royal, Albany-street. One shilling.
191 Diorama, Regent's Park. One and two shillings. 192
Drury Lane Theatre, Brydges-street.
153 Duke of York's Column, Waterloo-place. Sixpence 33 Dulwich Gallery, Dulwich. By ticket
189 EastIndia Company's Museum, Leadenhall-street. Free 59 East India Docks, Blackwal)Free
272 Exeter Hall, Strand
194 General Cemeteries. Free
147 Gresham College, Basinghall-street. Free Greenwich Hospital, Greenwich. Optional
306 Painted Hall. Threepence . 308 Guildhall, King-street, Cheapside. Free
65 Hall of Commerce, Threadneedle-street. By ticket 64 Hampton Court Palace. Free
296 Haymarket Theatre, Haymarket
154 Horticultural Society's Gardens, Chiswick. By ticket . 312 Houses of Parliament. By ticket
17 Kew Gardens, Kew. Free
. 300 Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park. Free
15 Palace, Kensington Gardens. Gratuity Literary Institution, Aldersgate-street. By subscription 220 London Docks, Wapping. Free
. 271 London Institution, Moorfields. By subscription . 220 Lyceum Theatre, Wellington-street North
. 155 Mansion House, Mansion House-street. Gratuity 54 Madame Tussaud's, Baker-street. One shilling
192 Mechanics’ Institution, Southampton Buildings. subscription
221 Mint, (the Royal) Tower-hill . By ticket
63 Missionary Museum, Moorfields. Free.
. 168 Monument, Fish-street Hill. Sixpence.
. 212 Museum of Economic Geology, Jermyn-street. Free . 188 National Gallery, Trafalgar-square. Free
. 170 National Society's Schools, Westminster. Free
225 New Society of Painters in Water Colours. One shilling 188 Normal Schools, Borough-road Free
. 226 Olympic Theatre, Wych-street
. 156 Opera House, (Italian, )Haymarket
. 150 Panorama, Leicester-square. One shilling
193 Parks are always open. Free .
30 to 38 Prince's Theatre, King-street, St. James's
156 Polytechnic Institution, Regent-street. One shilling . 168 Private Picture Galleries. By ticket
SUMMARY OF THE EXHIBITIONS.
Princess's Theatre, Oxford-street
155 Queen's Bench, (Court of,) Westminster Hall. Free
25 Concert Rooms, Hanover-square
160 Royal Academy, Trafalgar-square. One shilling
187 Royal Botanic Gardens, Regent's Park. By ticket.
38 Royal Exchange, (New,) Cornhill. Free
57 Royal Institution, Albemarle-street. By subscription 219 Russell Institution, Great Coram-street. By subscription
220 Royal Military Asylum, Chelsea. Free:
311 Sadler's Wells Theatre, St. John-street- road
158 School of Design, Somerset House. Free
30 Soane Museum, Lincoln's-inn-fields. Free
167 Society of Arts, Adelphi. By ticket
189 Sons of the Clergy Anniversary, (May.) By ticket. 88 St. Katherine's Dock, Tower. Free
270 St. Paul's Cathedral. The whole costs 4s. 2d.* 74 to 88 Strand Theatre, Strand
158 Surrey Theatre, Blackfriars-road
157 Surrey Zoological Gardens, Walworth. One shilling 169 Thames Tunnel, Rotherhithe. One penny
276 Theatres open according to the season, to be known by daily advertisements
150 to 160 Tower of London, Tower Hill.
197 Jewel House. Sixpence
. 206 Trinity House, Tower Hill. By ticket
62 United Service Institution, Scotland Yard. By ticket 167 Vauxhall Gardens, Royal. 2s, 6d.
161 Vice Chancellor's Court, Westminster Hall. Free. 25 Vernon Gallery, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, Free.
179 to 187 Victoria Theatre, Waterloo-road
159 Water Colour Painters' Exhibitions. One shilling
188 Westminster Abbey, Westminster. Sixpence. 89 to 134 Westminster Hall. Free
24 West India Docks, Limehouse. Free
271 Windsor Castle. By ticket
283 to 294 Woolwich Arsenal, Dockyard, &c. Free
301 to 305 Zoological Gardens, Regent's Park. One shilling . 169
* The public are now admitted to view the monuments free of charge.
DIARY OF THE PRINCIPAL ANNUAL OCCURRENCES.
The Bishop of London makes an offering in the Chapel
the Lord Chancellor, and proceed at twelve o'clock to West-
XXX.–King Charles I.'s decapitation. On this day the
the exhibition and sale of the works of British artists.
Lectures on Painting commence about this time at the
March 1st.--St. David's day.
During Lent, Sacred Music is occasionally performed at
XVII.-St. Patrick's day.
Maundy-Thursday, in Passion-week. The Queen's alms
Easter Monday.—The lord mayor and aldermen go in state
On this day, according to annual custom, a stag is turned
Easter Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; fair at Green-
Easter week.—Most of the theatres produce pieces adapted
DIARY OF ANNUAL OCCURRENCES,
On the first Sunday of Easter Term, the lord mayor, sheriffs, and judges go in state to St. Paul's.
MAY I., or May-day, is a day of jubilee to the chimneysweepers. Grotesque groups are met in various parts.
The Royal Academy Exhibition opens the first Monday in May.
Anniversaries are continued through this month. That of the Sons of the Clergy is held at St. Paul's, where a Concert of Sacred Music is performed.
XXIV.-Queen Victoria's birth-day. A drawing-room held at St. James's, and the Tower guns fire a Royal salute at one o'clock. In the evening, the houses of those tradesmen who supply the Royal household are brilliantly illuminated.
June.-Parochial schools. The meeting of the Children, to the number of nearly 10,000, at St. Paul's, early in June, is a most interesting sight.
August I.-A celebrated annual rowing match takes place on this day. The prize is a coat and badge, bequeathed by Doggett to be rowed for by six watermen, in the first year after being out of their apprenticeship.
SEPTEMBER III.-Bartholomew Fair.
XXI.--Lord mayor, sheriffs, &c., repair to Christ church. After the service they proceed to the hall of Christ's hospital, where two of the senior blue coat boys deliver orations.
XXVIII.—The sheriffs sworn into office at Guildhall, which is open to the public.
XXIX.-Michaelmas day. The lord mayor, sheriffs, and other City officers, go in state from the Mansion-house to Guildhall, whence they walk to St. Lawrence's church to hear service. They afterwards repair to Guildhall, where a common hall is held, for the purpose of electing the lord mayor for the ensuing year,
XXX.—The new sheriffs go in procession to Blackfriars bridge, where they enter the City state barges, and proceed to Westminster, to be approved by the Queen. On this day the sheriffs entertain the members of the corporation and friends, with a grand dinner.
OCTOBER.—The winter theatres open.
NOVEMBER VIII.-Lord mayor sworn into office at the Guildhall.
IX.--Birth-day of His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales. Lord mayor enters upon office for the year ensuing ;