All posts tagged dalston

Local and lively music venues in the East End

At Queen Mary, we are lucky enough to be situated in the heart of London’s East End. Surrounding our university is a wealth of varied and brilliant music venues, serving […]

Places to take your visiting friend if they are bored of ‘Tourist London’

Recently, fellow CUB editor (and flatmate) Josie posed me a question. She asked if I had any recommendations of places that she could take her visiting friend. Of course, I […]

Strike Up the Band: A Hackney Picturehouse Strike Fundraiser

Hackney Picturehouse workers are currently striking for a London Living Wage. Teeming with a bunch of talented creatives, the staff are putting on a night at The Victoria in Dalston, […]

The Appropriation of East London’s Working Class: The Capital’s Young Elites as Cause, Victim and Solution

Cultural appropriation makes victims of the vulnerable. It is the middle class that benefit, particularly in the case of gentrification. The wealthy and educated elite of London wishes to select […]

Suburban Unicorn

I have had some of the most memorable experiences of my life in the surrounding two miles of Queen Mary University. Student cliché? Of course. Coincidence? I’m not so sure. […]