Review: The Lumen Prize Exhibition at Espacio Gallery

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With many of the contestants’ work set to be showcased at the Threads exhibition starting today, Atina Dimitrova casts our minds back to April with a retrospective on the Espacio Gallery’s showcase of The Lumen Prize’s 2017 entries… Image Credit: The Artists Pool The Lumen Prize photography exhibition, hosted at Espacio Gallery, More...

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By Chiara Fiorillo On Friday, April 14th, 2017

10 Green Spaces You Must Visit in Islington

With the season of spring well underway, Chiara Fiorollo rounds up a collection of local green spaces sure to offer Islingtonites a relaxing, enviromentally-friendly afternoon out… Caledonian Park now houses More...

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By Atina Dimitrova On Thursday, April 13th, 2017

Insta-Initiative: Combining Social Media and Charity in Shoreditch

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 More...

By Lily Masoud On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Tragic Irony: The London anti-racism march held in the week of the Westminster attacks

Just days before the area became the centre of a terrorist incident, Parliament Square played host to demonstrators rallying against rising UK sentiments of racism and Islamophobia. Lily Masoud reports. Image Credit: More...

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By Tom Buxton On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Editorial: A Brief Note on the Westminster Attacks

In the wake of the terrorist incident which left five dead and over 40 injured in Westminster this week, St John Street News editor Tom Buxton offers his perspective on these tragic events and how the city of More...

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By Vera Mikusch On Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

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...

By Atina Dimitrova On Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

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...

By Pavlena Todorova On Friday, March 3rd, 2017

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

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...

By Nicolo Gervasi On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

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...