Insta-Initiative: Combining Social Media and Charity in Shoreditch

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Atina Dimitrova reveals how a group of creative Londoners recently staged a ‘silent auction’ in Shoreditch, and why they’re planning to launch new art workshops in the weeks ahead. Image Credit: Charlotte Hu Generosity?  Kindness? Taking time to help others? Forget it. Capital cities often get a bad rap as places where these qualities get crowded More...

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By Vera Mikusch On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017
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Review: ‘One Last Thing (For Now)’

Althea Theatre is presenting wartime stories inspired by love letters at the Old Red Lion Theatre this month in a new play by Lilac Yosiphon. Vera Mikusch delivers her verdict… Image Credit: Old Red Lion Theatre One More...

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By Atina Dimitrova On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
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Vinyl Heaven is a Place on Earth

The weekend of March 11-12 saw the debut of a new record fair at Hackney Flea Market, one brimming with the works of beloved classic artists in vinyl form. Our reporter Atina Dimitrova visited the event to find More...

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By Pavlena Todorova On Friday, March 3rd, 2017
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From Strip Clubs to the Olympics: Investigating the Art of Pole

Pavlena Todorova reveals how local fitness clubs are working to change perceptions of pole dancing from a sleazy profession to a global sport… Fitness clubs like Pole Ballet are training budding pole dancers More...

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By Angela Locatelli On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017
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East London’s Top 7 Must-Try Pancake Day Experiences

Angela Locatelli reveals the seven East London restaurants whose pancake recipes are sure to make your Shrove Tuesday a sweet and savoury delight… Image Credit: Fish Market At this time of year, it’s not More...

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By Nicolo Gervasi On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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You Are What You Eat: Investigating Islington and Hackney’s 2016 Food Trends

Nicolo Gervasi reveals the up-and-coming food trends which have been sweeping the boroughs of Islington and Shoreditch this year… Whoever once said we eat with our eyes first might have been onto something. Perhaps More...

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By Vera Mikusch On Monday, December 19th, 2016
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Review: ‘Benighted’

Does the Old Red Lion Theatre Pub’s latest production match the high standard of its esteemed predecessors? Vera Mikusch delivers her final verdict on ‘Benighted’… Image Credit: A Younger More...

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By Sofia Quaglia On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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Review: ‘The Worst Was This’

William Shakespeare’s works may have few rivals in the pantheon of classic English literature, but just where did he get his ideas? Sofia Quaglia went to the Hope Theatre to find out… Image Credit: More...

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By Sofia Quaglia On Saturday, November 26th, 2016
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Review: ‘Where Do Little Birds Go?’

Sofia Quaglia delivers her verdict on the Old Red Lion Theatre Pub’s latest show, which takes us back to the days of the infamous Kray twins… Image Credit: A Younger Theatre Camilla Whitehill’s hit More...

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By Sofia Quaglia On Thursday, November 10th, 2016
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Review: ‘Trumpageddon’ at King’s Head Theatre

For those Islingtonites imaging what a Trump presidency will look like going forward, Sofia Quaglia got a frightening – if fictional – insight on Tuesday night before the polls closed. Read her verdict More...