One of My Favourite Blue Plaques in London

1

J.M. Barrie’s blue plaque, the creator of Peter Pan!

Hundreds of blue plaques can be found all around London indicating a place of historical significance and their famous inhabitants. You can go on full day trips with friends trying to locate all plaques. It’s like a treasure-hunt really!

A friend called my attention to a blue plaque one day while we were wandering around. You can quite easily overlook it, but there it was, Sir James M. Barrie’s (1860-1937) blue plaque. Novelist and dramatist – the creator of Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn’t Grow Up. I loved reading about Peter’s adventures in Neverland! I’ve walked pass the Peter Pan statue quite a few times but I never realised until then that J.M. Barrie actually got inspired to write the famous play in Kensington Gardens!

Now it’s your turn, go out and see if you can spot a blue plaque of someone you know! Have fun!

Where:
Sir J.M. Barrie
100 Bayswater Road, W2
Peter Pan statue
Kensington Gardens
Underground Stations:
Lancaster Gate and Bayswater
Information about blue plaques can be found here:
http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/discover/blue-plaques

written by sandkorn on 2011-04-21 #places #sign #statue #play #peter-pan #location #discover #london #travel-destination #kensington-gardens #lcg #hitlist #blue-plaque #j-m-barrie

The Lomogon 2.5/32 Art Lens lets you widen your world – yet it isn’t any wide-angle lens. Designed to electrify escapades great and small, it’s your ticket to the definitive Lomography aesthetic. Sweet saturation, high contrast, cutting-edge optical quality, unique bokeh, super-speedy aperture mechanism – the Lomogon is the ultimate Lomo eye on the world. Head over to Kickstarter now to discover everything you need to know about our latest invention, and save up to 40% on its final retail price with our amazing Kickstarter specials!

One Comment

  1. ali55
    ali55 ·

    ah I love peter pan :)

More Interesting Articles