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Heddon Street, London


  • Address: Heddon St W1
  • Vicinity: Regent St
  • Neighborhood of Mayfair in London
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

Heddon Street is home to a collection of restaurants, bars and cafes just off Regent St in London, England.

Open from 1912 to 1914, The Cave of the Golden Calf was a small night club in the basement at 3 to 9 Heddon Street that hosted Negro bands playing music from St Louis, Missouri, and the American south. - AsNotedIn


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Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1912/00/00 In the basement at 3-9 Heddon Street, Frida Strindberg opens The Cave of the Golden Calf (lost) as an avant-garde and artistic venture. Serving Pink Ladies cocktails, women are encouraged to drink, smoke, gamble and where lipstick.
1912/00/00 Wyndham Lewis Artist Wyndham Lewis makes artistic contributes in decorating the "Cave of the Golden Calf" night club (lost) at 9 Heddon Street, London.
1912/00/00 Spencer Gore decorates the Cave of the Golden Calf nightclub (lost) in bacchanalian murals, with additions by Jacob Epstein and Wyndham Lewis.
1913/00/00 Lady Diana Cooper Life Lady Diana Manners sneaks away or bribes her chaperones to enjoy the festivities at the "Cave of the Golden Calf" night club (lost).
1972/01/13 David Bowie Subject Ill with flu, Bowie walks out of photographer Brian Ward's Heddon Street studio to pose outside the K West furriers store at 23 Heddon Street. K West moved out of the Heddon St in 1991 and the sign was taken down. Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars (album)

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