Blue Plaques


What is a Blue Plaque? How many of these famous people in London do you know? Watch this short video on BBC Learning English to find out more.

David Bowie’s creation Ziggy Stardust was one of the few fictional characters to get a plaque in London. Another one is Sherlock Holmes, of course.

Download the Blue Plaques London app on Android or iPhone. Use the app to help you find Blue Plaques around London for your project.

Go to the Visit London site and use the information to answer the questions in your student book.

Find out more about English Heritage and the blue plaques and start your research for your project here.
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