The Great Fire of London Teaching Pack
Learn about the Great Fire of London with our fantastic resource pack. Use our topic guide, report templates, timeline, comprehension activities, vocabulary labels and more!
2000AD Covers Uncovered
I've always had a huge respect for Chris Weston. Not just for his absolutely outstanding artwork (and in more recent years his excellent writing) but the fact that he's always been a very passionate, outspoken fan of 2000AD. I was delighted to receive these cover images from him today but it was his words that made me smile more. Over to Chris "This cover sprung from a conversation I had with the artist Brian Bolland. I mentioned to him that I would like to see him draw a new, up-to-date…
How the Great Fire of London unfolded: Official blunders, mass hysteria, and racist violence which threatened to tear the city apart
It is now 350 years since the Great Fire of London razed the city's medieval heart to the ground.
Old St. Paul’s Cathedral
The Cathedral of St. Paul’s was the medieval church of the City of London. It was the fourth church to be built on the site on Ludgate Hill and the presence of the shrine of St. Erkenwald made the …
Great Fire of London - downloadable poster
The Great Fire of London, believed to have started in a baker’s shop in Pudding Lane, raged from 2 September to 5 September 1666. It destroyed more than half the area inside the city walls of London. More than 13000 houses in 400 streets went up in flames, as well as 80 churches and most of the public buildings in the city. The overall cost of the damage to property and goods was estimated at £10 million – a staggering amount of money for those times. A large re-building programme soon…
KEN'S EVENTS: The GREAT FIRE OF LONDON. 1666
sam. 7 mars 2015 à 14:30: THIS WALK WILL FOLLOW THE TRAIL OF DESTRUCTION LEFT BY THE MOST FAMOUS FIRE IN HISTORY. Around 350 years London's streets were overcrowded with wooden houses. Occupants used
Commemorate the Great Fire of London on its 350th anniversary
Here's how to celebrate the Great Fire of London anniversary including details of the Museum of London exhibition and all the history behind the 1666 blaze
A visual history of the London Skyline
1550 [Anton van den Wyngaerde] 1569 [Joris Hoefnagel] 1616 [Claes van Visscher] 1650 [Mattheus Merian] 1647-77 [Wenceslaus Hollar] 1700 [Frederick de Wit] 1774 [Samuel & Nathaniel Buck] 1806-7 …
Lost in the Great Fire: which London buildings disappeared in the 1666 blaze?
This week 350 years ago, the Great Fire of London burned through 400 of the city’s streets. Matthew Green reveals the extraordinary structures lost in the blaze – from old St Paul’s to a riverside castle – and what survived, only to vanish later