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London’s Alleys: Mills Court, EC3
London’s Alleys: Mills Court, EC3

London’s Alleys: Mills Court, EC3

This is one of those industrial alleys that Shoreditch is cleaning up into decorative residential areas, but still has plenty of character left to it.

Nov
08
2021
Tickets Alert: Sit inside a kaleidoscope filled with plants
Tickets Alert: Sit inside a kaleidoscope filled with plants

Tickets Alert: Sit inside a kaleidoscope filled with plants

There’s a pop-up thingymajig which seems to be a pyramid box filled with plants and mirrors happening next month in Shoreditch.

Sep
22
2021
London’s Alleys: Dereham Place, EC2
London’s Alleys: Dereham Place, EC2

London’s Alleys: Dereham Place, EC2

This is a passage that winds its way around the backs of Shoreditch with a mix of 1950s factory buildings and modern flats.

Jul
26
2021
London’s Pocket Parks: Willow Street, EC2
London’s Pocket Parks: Willow Street, EC2

London’s Pocket Parks: Willow Street, EC2

This Shoreditch based pocket park is relatively new sitting on top of what had been a service ramp to an underground car park.

Apr
15
2021
London’s Alleys: Garden Walk, EC2
London’s Alleys: Garden Walk, EC2

London’s Alleys: Garden Walk, EC2

This is a mix of a narrow passage opening into a wide road in Shoreditch which was recently partially paved with the smallest garden to walk past you've probably seen.

Mar
29
2021
London’s Pocket Parks: Worship Square, EC2
London’s Pocket Parks: Worship Square, EC2

London’s Pocket Parks: Worship Square, EC2

This is a brand new pocket park in Shoreditch that was once a road and motorbike parking space.

Mar
25
2021
London’s Alleys: New North Place, EC2
London’s Alleys: New North Place, EC2

London’s Alleys: New North Place, EC2

This is a narrow passage in Shoreditch that slips between a brand new office block and a cluster of older offices, that was once homes and warehouses.

Mar
22
2021
Huge street mural comes to Shoreditch
Huge street mural comes to Shoreditch

Huge street mural comes to Shoreditch

The newish tower block on the borders of Shoreditch and Spitalfields has gained a new mural, by the artist Agostino Iacurci.

Jan
12
2021
Tickets Alert: Sit inside a kaleidoscope filled with plants
Tickets Alert: Sit inside a kaleidoscope filled with plants

Tickets Alert: Sit inside a kaleidoscope filled with plants

There's a pop-up thingymajig which seems to be a pyramid box filled with plants and mirrors happening next week in Shoreditch.

Oct
26
2020
Shoreditch’s Village Underground is converting into a cycle park
Shoreditch’s Village Underground is converting into a cycle park

Shoreditch’s Village Underground is converting into a cycle park

With an increase in people cycling, and a decrease in people clubbing, a Shoreditch venue is turning its space into a bicycle storage park.

Jul
16
2020
Archeologists discover pottery from London’s earliest farmers
Archeologists discover pottery from London’s earliest farmers

Archeologists discover pottery from London’s earliest farmers

One of the most significant discoveries of Early Neolithic pottery ever uncovered in London has now been proven to be 5,500 years old

Apr
08
2020
Syd’s century old coffee stall is saved
Syd’s century old coffee stall is saved

Syd’s century old coffee stall is saved

For three generations, Syd's coffee stall has been serving up hot drinks and food in Shoreditch, but tomorrow it closes for the last time.

Dec
19
2019
Pedestrianising Shoreditch’s Arnold Circus
Pedestrianising Shoreditch’s Arnold Circus

Pedestrianising Shoreditch’s Arnold Circus

A much loved local landmark that's also in the middle of a roundabout could see cars banned under plans by the local council.

Nov
04
2019
Shoreditch’s Star Wars Stormtrooper Sale
Shoreditch’s Star Wars Stormtrooper Sale

Shoreditch’s Star Wars Stormtrooper Sale

For one week, there's a chance for Star Wars fans to buy Stormtrooper based goodies, designed by the prop-maker who created the original  Stormtrooper for the first Star Wars Movie in 1976.

Oct
21
2019
Bishopsgate Goodsyard revises development plans
Bishopsgate Goodsyard revises development plans

Bishopsgate Goodsyard revises development plans

Another revised planning application has been made for a housing development above Shoreditch Overground station.

Jul
30
2019
London’s Alleys: Fairchild Place, EC2
London’s Alleys: Fairchild Place, EC2

London’s Alleys: Fairchild Place, EC2

A short side street next to a disused railway in Shoreditch has a complicated history.

Jun
24
2019
Another consultation on Shoreditch’s Goodsyard development
Another consultation on Shoreditch’s Goodsyard development

Another consultation on Shoreditch’s Goodsyard development

Long standing plans to surround Shoreditch High Street station with a cluster of tower blocks have been revised and a new consultation is open.

Mar
06
2019
London’s Pocket Parks: Fairchild’s Garden, E2
London’s Pocket Parks: Fairchild’s Garden, E2

London’s Pocket Parks: Fairchild’s Garden, E2

There can be few greater delights than a wander through a wood on a cold winters day, and sadly, few more dispiriting than a visit to a municipal park on the same day.

Jan
17
2019
New consultation on Shoreditch’s Goodsyard development
New consultation on Shoreditch’s Goodsyard development

New consultation on Shoreditch’s Goodsyard development

Long standing plans to surround Shoreditch High Street station with a cluster of tower blocks have been revised and a new consultation is open.

Nov
06
2018
London Public Art: The Whitechapel Threads
London Public Art: The Whitechapel Threads

London Public Art: The Whitechapel Threads

In the middle of a wide avenue by Shoreditch station stands three ropes threaded and frozen in space.

Oct
29
2018
Shoreditch’s Shakespearean theatre to be opened to the public
Shoreditch’s Shakespearean theatre to be opened to the public

Shoreditch’s Shakespearean theatre to be opened to the public

The remains of a Shakespearean theatre discovered under the streets of Shoreditch will be go on public display next year, as part of a new museum opening on the site.

Aug
29
2018
Typography as art – exhibition in Shoreditch
Typography as art – exhibition in Shoreditch

Typography as art – exhibition in Shoreditch

An exhibition about fonts and typography has opened in Shoreditch, in an old hall that's now a cafe.

Apr
19
2018
London’s Alleys: Pedley Street Arch, E1
London’s Alleys: Pedley Street Arch, E1

London’s Alleys: Pedley Street Arch, E1

A curiosity of what is more usually called Pedley Street Arch is that it's not on Pedley Street at all, but Fleet Street Hill, and what is called Pedley Street used to be Weaver Street, and what was Pedley Street...

Feb
26
2018
Shakespeare’s Shoreditch theatre found to have extra large stage
Shakespeare’s Shoreditch theatre found to have extra large stage

Shakespeare’s Shoreditch theatre found to have extra large stage

A Shakespearean theatre stage large enough to stage fight scenes is being uncovered in Shoreditch.

Jan
30
2018