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See inside the derelict Royal London Hospital

One of East London's earliest hospitals is currently being gutted, and there's been a chance to see inside as they work to turn it into Tower Hamlet's new Town Hall.


A display of poisons and lotions

A museum filled with medicines can be found just around the corner from the Tower of London, presumably to offer salves to those who had just lost their heads.


London’s Pocket Parks: Albert Square Gardens, E1

A few miles from its fictional location, there is a very real Albert Square and it has a large open garden in the heart of the square.


Early colour photographs of East London on display

An exhibition has opened of previously unseen photographs which depict Stepney, Mile End, Whitechapel, Spitalfields, Limehouse and the Thames riverside in the warm hues of Kodachrome film.


A memorial to over 500 unmarked children’s graves in Tower Hamlets

Over a 50 year period, at least 500 children were buried in unmarked graves in Tower Hamlets cemetery. Now a new monument to them has been unveiled in the cemetery park.


Foggy morning in a cemetery

It's a foggy Halloween morning, so where better than to spend it wandering around a graveyard?


The Isle of Dogs Declares Independence from the UK

Following on from the rather dubious Mayoral election yesterday in Tower Hamlets, some people living on the Isle of Dogs (well, probably just me) might be wondering if we can be cut free from the rest of the Borough and