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Tickets Alert: Derelict church to be lit up
Tickets Alert: Derelict church to be lit up

Tickets Alert: Derelict church to be lit up

A former church in Mile End will be lit-up this weekend as part of an arts event in the newly formed Heritage and Arts centre.

Nov
08
2021
Novo Beth Chaim – the Jewish cemetery inside a university
Novo Beth Chaim – the Jewish cemetery inside a university

Novo Beth Chaim – the Jewish cemetery inside a university

Slap bang in the middle of an East London university can be found an old, and rather unusual graveyard.

Apr
02
2020
London’s Alleys: Frimley Street, E1
London’s Alleys: Frimley Street, E1

London’s Alleys: Frimley Street, E1

This short narrow alley seems oddly named, for streets tend to be large and wide -- but it's actually a lingering remnant of a lost road.

Jan
20
2020
London’s Public Art: Bethnal Green’s Portrait Bench
London’s Public Art: Bethnal Green’s Portrait Bench

London’s Public Art: Bethnal Green’s Portrait Bench

Three rusting steel figures in silhouette stand mute watching people jogging past who barely glimpse at them.

Mar
29
2018
London’s Alleys – Mile End Place, E1
London’s Alleys – Mile End Place, E1

London’s Alleys – Mile End Place, E1

Hidden in a side street off busy Mile End road is a tiny enclave of cute cottages, surrounded by death.

Jan
15
2018
The early plans for the DLR to be a Tram not a Train
The early plans for the DLR to be a Tram not a Train

The early plans for the DLR to be a Tram not a Train

It seems difficult to believe, but London's famous driverless trains came very close to having drivers, and being a tram network, not a train one.

Jul
30
2017
London’s other “garden bridge”
London’s other “garden bridge”

London’s other “garden bridge”

While the Thames garden bridge gets all the attention, why not pay a visit to a garden bridge that works, that lacks security guards, and rather than protests, when opened was lauded and applauded.

Apr
04
2017