Regency Hot Spots: The Opera House

The Picture of London, for 1803 Known, at various times, as the Queen’s, King’s, Her Majesty’s, His Majesty’s, or the Opera, the site was a longstanding London location for theatrical entertainment.  In the Regency, the … Continue

Regency Hot Spots: Wigley’s Royal Promenade Rooms

                      The Picture of London, for 1804, Etc The Picture of London for 1820 Wigley’s like many museums of the era, was devoted to exhibitions … Continue

Regency Hot Spots: The White House

A “discreet side entrance”  alluded to the mystery and magic of Soho’s The White House brothel (Pursuit of Pleasure: Gender, Space and Architecture in Regency London, 2010, p.136).  The “famous magic brothel” in Soho Square combined … Continue

Regency Pastimes: Activities for September

The Original Picture of London, Enlarged and Improved, 1826 For more on the Bartholomew Fair, check out this post.  For more on Drury Lane Theatre, check out this post.