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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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

Bishopsgate Goodsyard revises development plans

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

London’s Alleys: Fairchild Place, EC2

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

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.

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.

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.

London Public Art: The Whitechapel Threads

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

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.

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.

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…

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.

London’s Alleys – Fleur de Lis Street

Although called a street, this is in fact an alleyway, or at least, enough of it is to qualify.