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Around Victoria

The Pimlico Poisoning

When the beautiful Adelaide Bartlett strode elegantly out of the Old Bailey in her widow’s weeds...

A cut above

We meet the local tailors who are taking stylish dressing to a whole new level

Ready, steady, bake

Is there anything nicer than a freshly-baked loaf or a crisp, buttery pastry? Alice Cairns rounds up a selection of the best across Victoria and Westminster

Hardy perennial

Vincent Square has housed the Royal Horticultural Society for over a century. Sue Bradley discovers why thousands of people visit this part of Victoria every year.

Insiders’ guide

Richard Marshall, owner and founder of Pall Mall Barbers, a historic gentlemen’s barbers, picks his favourite places in Victoria and Westminster

A walk on the wild side

Celebrated jewellery designer Vicki Sarge on hitchhiking in a riot, the wild days of New York’s Studio 54 and her Big Apple neighbour, Truman Capote

Bubblecious

Whether in your bubble or with friends when restrictions allow, here are five experiences to enjoy in Victoria and Westminster this spring

Called to the bar

A modern take on the traditional pub is what these two new additions to the area will be offering once they open for business

The world on a plate

With travel still off the agenda, we pick five of our favourite local restaurants that will transport your taste buds across the globe

Silent Witness

St Margaret’s Church is a much-loved local gem that has played a pivotal role in the history of power and politics

Abbey Secrets

Scott Craddock, head of visitor experience, picks out his defining images of Westminster Abbey

Life’s a bind

Bookbinding is having its moment in the sun. Whether you are a beginner or looking to a full City & Guilds apprenticeship, Shepherd’s is the place to learn the craft