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Radical history of Islington: why Clerkenwell is the place where Russian Revolution Centenary is to be celebrated

November 6, 20170

A century ago on the 25 October, the October Revolution, an event that changed the world irreversibly, took place in Petrograd, Russian Empire. Now, the 100th anniversary of the October
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Disability and Hate: The “Invisible Crime” Plaguing Islington & Hackney

December 16, 20160

With London having experienced a 20% increase in hate crime towards disabled people of late, local communities in Hackney and Islington are facing increasing challenges to tackle one of the
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The Clerkenwell Italian Community: A History

April 27, 20161

“It all started with immigrants coming over on foot, for they couldn’t afford to use any other transport. They walked through Europe and then got a boat in Calais or near
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How about a drink after work … in the office?

May 22, 20150

A bar at the office, open spaces and sofas galore. These are just some of the ideas for adapting the office to the needs of generation Y. According to Grant
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Peace reigns … and with free coffee

May 22, 20150

Located in the heart of Clerkenwell, amongst the hubbub of Design Week, Domus Woodland Escape offers a tranquil refuge from the mad rush of the surrounding east London streets and,
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Origami: from roses to heart operations at CDW

May 21, 20150

Origami is a difficult skill to master. Many take years to conquer the craft. Folding paper in several ways to make everything from dragons to flowers can, if done correctly,
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Local green transformed for Design Week

May 21, 20150

Clerkenwell Green is a rundown grey square that has been transformed for the week. ‘Agora on the Green‘, a vibrant installation for Clerkenwell Design Week, has added instant colour and
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Clerkenwell’s hidden history: the great and gruesome

May 20, 20150

While this week sees a celebration of much that is innovative and new in Clerkenwell, one ingenious project reminds us of the rich – and often troubled history that this area has.
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Walking while you work: Clerkenwell Design Week

May 20, 20150

Graeme Stott used to play for Littleborough rugby club until he broke his back and contracted meningitis. Following his accident, he found out that he had type two diabetes and
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The Arandora Star: A Forgotten Tragedy Of World War II

January 29, 20151

  What immediately stands out, when you ascend the staircase to St. Peter’s Italian Church on Clerkenwell Road, is an awe-inspiring marble plaque covering the whole height of the wall. At the
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