Category Gordon Square

Books About Town – book benches in Bloomsbury Squares

          All 50 unique BookBench sculptures, designed by local artists and famous names, came to rest in Gordon Square in October before a public auction. With Bloomsbury ‘s strong association with the world of literature, it was an ideal place to display them. Some of the Bloomsbury Squares had hosted benches […]

New statue in Gordon Square – WWII secret agent Noor Inayat Khan

A new memorial in Gordon Square, a bust of ┬áNoor Inayat Khan by Karen Newman, is believed to be the first of an Asian woman in Britain. Princess Anne unveiled the bust on 8 November. ┬áNoor Inayat Khan was born in Moscow, lived as a child in London and France, and in 1942 was living […]