Soho Mural Quiz

How well do you know the history of Soho?

With everyone at home in isolation, we got in touch with our friends at The Museum of Soho to test your brains with some fun quiz questions about the iconic Soho mural.  

Answer the questions below and email your answers to contact@thisissoho.co.uk and be in to win a £100 voucher to spend in Soho*.

Good luck...
 

Where is the Spirit of Soho Mural located?

  • Greek Street
  • Berwick Street
  • Broadwick Street

What is the name of the flamed-haired woman holding out her skirt on which is depicted a map of Soho?

  • St. Mary
  • St. Anne 
  • St. Chevalier d'Éon

Dogs and hares appear in the mural.  What do they represent about Soho’s past?

  • Petting Zoo
  • Wildlife Park
  • Royal Hunting Ground 

Karl Marx appears in the mural.  Where in Soho did Marx live

  • Dean Street 
  • Berwick Street
  • Soho Square

Teresa Cornely’s, Venetian-born opera singer famous for holding masquerades at Carlisle House, Soho Square, appears in the mural.  When the mural’s clock strikes on the hour what does she do?

  • Curtsey
  • Wink 
  • Wave

When the mural’s clock strikes on the hour, what does Casanova do?

  • Starts reading Das Kapital
  • Takes a sip of Coca-Cola
  • Blows a kiss to Cornelys 

The mural was created by the Soho community and completed in 1991.  In what year was the mural restored and the clock re-activated?

  • 1999
  • 2006 
  • 2019

A famous poet appears in the mural.  He frequented The French House and once left a manuscript under his chair.  What is his name?

  • Dylan Thomas 
  • T.S. Eliot
  • Oscar Wilde

William Blake, visionary artist and poet, appears in the mural.  Where in Soho was he born?

  • Old Compton Street
  • Carlisle Street
  • Broad Street 

A saxophone appears in the mural.  What famous Soho establishment does this represent?

  • Groucho Club
  • Maison Bertraux
  • Ronnie Scott’s 

Young Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart appears in the mural.  Where in Soho did he live, play and compose?

  • Frith Street 
  • Wardour Street
  • St. Anne’s Court

See terms and conditions here. Competition closes 2 June 23:59 so be sure to send your entries before then. 

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