All posts tagged East London

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Victoria Park and East London’s Contradictions

Victoria Park is a potent symbol of East London’s many contradictions, straddling the fluid border between South Hackney and Tower Hamlets. Here you can see impossibly expensive townhouses, staring down […]

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My Top 5 Places to go in East London

I have lived in London for 18 months now and I thought I’d made a short list of my favourite places to visit. I am very lucky that all of […]

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In Conversation With: Flirting.

If you’re a fan of music in a city like London, there’s no shortage of incredible acts that you can listen to and/or go and see. Starting in this scenario […]

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Hixter Bankside

Recently, in a bid to stave off the inevitable panic brought by the prospect of Brexit, Donald Trump and a dissertation (not that I’ve mentioned it), my parents took me […]

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Plastic Warfare: Plastic is not that Fantastic

As important as our food is to our society and lives, the sustainability of the ways in which we package food are way more. When we dive into our packets […]

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Edwin & Dont Fret: THE DISTINCT SOUND OF LAUGHTER IN THE DISTANCE

Art. What is it? Cue the pretentious discussion on art is life, life is art. But hold up. I live in Bethnal Green and on my walk to the station […]

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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, […]

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INTRODUCING: The Caress

Let me introduce you to The Caress, a 3-piece band from New Cross in South East London. Fusing whimsical lyrics and optimistic, jangling guitar riffs, The Caress echo past greats […]

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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 […]