Esoteric London

No. 1206: Long Lane, EC1

Posted in Entertainment, Events, Graffiti, Markets by esotericlondon on September 21, 2015

©Roger Dean RED_7050 copy

Long Lane, London, EC1. Photo © Roger Dean 2014

Sketches in London – James Grant, 1838:

Bartholomew Fair, or Bartlemy Fair, as the cockneys call it, is held once every year. It takes place in September, in Smithfield-market, which is in the very heart of London, and is opened with great pomp and circumstance by the Lord Mayor and others of the city authorities.