Video: Down at the park – What does it take to become a football pro?

February 8, 20140

Every Saturday teams of kids head to Islington’s parks to play football but only a handful, if any, will ever seriously aspire to a professional career in football. What hope
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From The Bronx to Brick Lane: The rise of street art tourism in Shoreditch

February 5, 20141

Bright neon colours, socio-political messages and complex paste-ups regularly draw visitors down the alleyways of the East End.
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Islington’s religious heritage featured at new exhibition in Holloway

December 20, 20130

Contemporary ideas of faith in the borough explored by young people’s arts project, reports Anjali Mandalia

From the Italian Riviera to Islington: A local resident discovers the borough’s film sets

December 19, 20132

Islington’s cinematic history has inspired the launch of a new blog about film locations in the borough. Yannic Rack talks to its founder, Xavier Gomez

Smithfield Market: Street theatre revives 19th century architect to help save threatened buildings

December 13, 20130

Dressed in white and wearing towering hats, a group of actors put on a show in front of Smithfield Market this week to launch an alternative planning application for the
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Video: Discovering street art in Shoreditch

December 11, 20130

Shoreditch has firmly established itself as the street art borough of London, with numerous guided tours dedicated to the area’s many masterpieces.

Podcast: What’s the future for new theatre spaces like the Barbican’s Milton Court?

December 11, 20130

Following the opening of the Barbican’s newest state-of-the-art performance centre, Milton Court, we asked what theatre is doing to stay relevant and attract new audiences.

Video: Fast food in the city – quick and cheap over healthy?

December 11, 20130

The college student and the fast food meal – it’s a common story, taking place at campuses around the country every day. But why choose quick over healthy? We asked around
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Podcast: American Football – big sport on the small island

December 11, 20130

American Football has grown exponentially over the last few years in the UK. Since 2007, the International Series has brought regular season games to Wembley Stadium, with 2013 seeing two
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How social media is helping the NFL grow in London

December 2, 20130

Islington doesn’t sound like a natural home for the US-born National Football League, but a couple of fans – aided by social media – are helping build the league’s popularity
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