Discovering the Bow Palace site of the Great Suffrage Demonstration

On 24 November 1912 Sylvia Pankhurst and George Lansbury held what was described as a ‘Great Suffrage Demonstration’ at Bow in … More

What happened to the old Bow Station and the Bow Palais

The old Bow Station was a grand affair. The type of building, which if it was still there, today would … More

Giant mural of Sylvia Pankhurst appears on the side of the Lord Morpeth pub in Bow

A giant mural to Sylvia Pankhurst has been painted onto the side of a pub in Bow. The location couldn’t … More

Celebrating the work of the East London Group of artists at the Nunnery Gallery in Bow

A show at the Nunnery Gallery in Bow has been celebrating the work of the East London Group of artists … More

Key Moments in the Political History of the East End of London

London’s East End has often found itself at the forefront of political activity.  From Sylvia Pankhurst and the suffragettes campaigning … More

The Top 20 street artists to see in Barcelona

Barcelona is one of the best places in Spain to see street art.  It’s a city with a vibrant artistic … More

The Seven Stars on Brick Lane the former murky East End pub which is now a street art hotspot

It often gets featured and it often gets visited, in fact no self respecting street art connoisseur misses it when … More

Facadism the laziest and most unsatisfying form of preservation is causing irreparable damage to Spitalfields and to London

Possibly the laziest and most unsatisfying form of ‘preservation’ is the current fad of preserving the facade of an old … More

Sylvia Pankhurst and the East London Suffragettes, historic locations and where to find them

Living in East London you are surrounded by history, not least that of the suffragettes. In fact, when you come … More

Norton Folgate and Blossom Street redevelopment by British Land could see destruction of classic 19th century warehouse

The unique area of Norton Folgate, the little former liberty joining the city with Shoreditch along the Bishopsgate road is … More

Where to Find Jack the Ripper Murder Sites in Whitechapel, Aldgate and Spitalfields

There’s one thing about living in the East End of London that you can’t really fail to hear about and … More