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St. Paul’s Bow Common – Discovering one of the UK’s best post-war churches
St. Paul’s Bow Common – Discovering one of the UK’s best post-war churches

St. Paul’s Bow Common – Discovering one of the UK’s best post-war churches

One of the UK's best post-war buildings can be found in east London, although it might be fair to say that you might not realise how good it is if you only look at the outside.

Sep
28
2023
The Ragged School Museum has reopened
The Ragged School Museum has reopened

The Ragged School Museum has reopened

An East London museum that tells the story of education for the poor has reopened following the dual impact of covid and refurbishment works.

Jul
04
2023
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