London Assembly member Valerie Shawcross this month welcomed staff and governors of Tower Bridge Primary School to a reception in their honour at City Hall.
Being my first exposure to the musical theatre of Gilbert and Sullivan I had little idea what to expect.
Billy Bragg was in Jubilee Gardens on Saturday to lead the singing at the annual wreath-laying at the Spanish Civil War International Brigade Memorial.
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