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London Pleasure Gardens

London Pleasure Gardens

Do you know what is a Pleasure Garden? Between the 17th and 19th Centuries, Pleasure Gardens were communal spaces where people from all walks of life converged to listen to music, admire paintings, stroll, drink, flirt and immerse themselves in the culture that made their city great. The most famous pleasure gardens were in Vauxhall, Mozart played there at 9, Hogarth made the tickets and Dickens wrote about them. Between 1851 and 1884 the Royal Docks had its very own Pleasure Gardens, named The Royal Victoria Gardens. Today’s London is changing at the speed of light. The 2012 Olympics are revealing a new London. Different new areas are explored in terms of Urbanism and we discover a true 21st century London. The London Pleasure Gardens is a company winner of the Mayor of London, LDA and Newham Council Meanwhile London Competition Their pitch: to bring a 21st Century version of London…