Trade unions weigh in as ‘busker ban’ row deepens

Trade unions weigh in as ‘busker ban’ row deepens

  Trade unions have weighed in on plans to regulate busking in areas such as Kensington’s museum district, and Portobello Road market. The council said it received “1,136 complaints of anti-social busking” from residents and businesses in 2018, with many bemoaning performers repeating the same songs and occupying the same...

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Albertopolis: London’s Cultural Quarter

Albertopolis: London’s Cultural Quarter

In 1851, Prince Albert and inventor Henry Cole organised The Great Exhibition, the first event of the World’s Fairs. Held at the opulent Crystal Palace in Hyde Park, The Great Exhibition showcased a gamut of technological innovations ranging from Frederick Bakewell’s precursor to the fax machine to the ‘tempest prognosticator’,...

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