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The Stage’s Boxpark Top Picks

06 August 2018

Cari Thomas

Freelance writer and East London explorer. Unearthing the city’s playful side with a love of anything immersive, especially if it involves food.

When Boxpark arrived in Shoreditch in 2011 it was a ground-breaking feat: the world’s first pop-up mall; shipping containers ingeniously recycled into shops. The affordable leases mean the containers attract unique and interesting businesses. The offerings within are always enticing and constantly evolving. We picked out some of our favourite Boxpark shops and eateries, as a reminder of the big delights that come in their small packages...

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Cari Thomas

Freelance writer and East London explorer. Unearthing the city’s playful side with a love of anything immersive, especially if it involves food.

Shoreditch-based Cult LDN is an award-winning creative agency with a finger on every fast-paced pulse and an impressive client list including the likes of Farfetch, Marc Jacobs and Katy Perry. Chief Creative Officer Cat Turner founded Cult LDN alongside Bridey-Rae in 2012. Managing the company and overseeing its aesthetic output, Cat is at the forefront of East London’s entrepreneurial scene.

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The Best Spa Experiences in East London

15 July 2018

Cari Thomas

Freelance writer and East London explorer. Unearthing the city’s playful side with a love of anything immersive, especially if it involves food.

East London is a work hard, play hard kind of place. If you need to break away from all the late nights, cocktails and computer screens, then follow our escape-plan. From rooftop pools to Turkish baths to high-tech facials, here are the best spas in which to recharge...

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Cari Thomas

Freelance writer and East London explorer. Unearthing the city’s playful side with a love of anything immersive, especially if it involves food.

Second Home is revolutionising the way we work and giving voice to the work revolution going on across London. London is renowned for its diversity, where ideas thrive and cross-pollinate and Second Home aims to be a magnified microcosm of this: a space of undefined boundaries where people can work, create, play and collaborate all in one eye-catching package.

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How to Play like a Kid in Shoreditch

06 June 2018

Cari Thomas

Freelance writer and East London explorer. Unearthing the city’s playful side with a love of anything immersive, especially if it involves food.

With its endless creativity and open-mindedness, Shoreditch is the one place in London where your inner kid can be truly unleashed. From ball pits and bowling to bowls of cereal it is truly an adult playground, with the added bonus of cocktails.

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Cari Thomas

Freelance writer and East London explorer. Unearthing the city’s playful side with a love of anything immersive, especially if it involves food.

It’s Friday night and the streets of The City, on the outskirts of Shoreditch, are dense with after-work socialisers. Yet amidst the crowds and impervious buildings, like a twinkling button on a grey suit, is a tiny, eye-catching Turkish palace: The Victorian Bath House.

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