Sunday 26 April: Due to The London Marathon there will be disruption on public transport, the DLR will be shut from both Bank and Tower Gateway to Poplar until 17:30. Please check your journey before you travel and allow extra time for your journey.
Once one of Europe’s centres of intellectual thought – and the historic heartland of the Plantagenet dynasty to boot –Angers is today the kind of story-rich, photogenic city that France seems to throw up almost at will. Set in the chateau-dotted Loireregion, it’s also been named as the French city with the highest quality of life, an accolade not difficult to comprehend when you consider its copious green space, lively festival roster and generous sprinkling of cultural sites. And did we mention the local food?