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Guest Post
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Meet Cat Turner, Co-Founder of Cult Ldn

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. From its campaign…

Cat Turner
Cat Turner is the Chief Creative Officer who co-founded award-winning creative agency Cult LDN.
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Second Home: A New Kind of Workspace

Tucked away on Hanbury Street, just off Brick Lane, amidst the shops and the cafés, there’s a row of glowing orange bubbled windows that could easily be mistaken for an art gallery or a minimalist design store.…

Cari Thomas
Cari Thomas is a freelance writer and London explorer with a background in consumer publishing and copywriting.
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History & Heritage
All’s well that ends well? How Shakespeare mastered the mysterious art of the tragicomedy

Traditionally, many of us think of a play as being either a comedy or a tragedy. But for William Shakespeare, comedy and tragedy were not clear cut. In fact, merging these two genres was one of his favourite…

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History & Heritage
Stage Secrets of Successful Performance

London’s West End theatres attract millions of people every year – from seasoned theatre-goers to those out for a special celebration. However, every spectator expects to enjoy the performance and emotionally…

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Victorian Bath House: By Appointment Only Cocktail Bar

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…

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Iron Bloom: Cocktails and Bloomin’ Good British Plates

Self-described as a ‘velvet fist in an iron glove’, Iron Bloom is a new restaurant and cocktail bar in Shoreditch. With hard-edged industrial warehouse décor framing a menu of succulent dishes and delicate…

Cari Thomas
Cari Thomas is a freelance writer and London explorer with a background in consumer publishing and copywriting.
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Meet Jeya Lorenz, Founder of 42 Acres Shoreditch

There are a plethora of places to work in East London but none quite like 42 ACRES Shoreditch. Set on Leonard Street, on the 4th floor of an old converted school house, it is part sanctuary, part…

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All about Shoreditch
Summer 2018 in Shoreditch

Summer is about to arrive in Shoreditch and things are getting all levels of hippie happy.Meditate at the Sense of Space art installation at Exchange Square. Embrace your inner eco-warrior at the Lost Vegas…

Cari Thomas
Cari Thomas is a freelance writer and London explorer with a background in consumer publishing and copywriting.
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History & Heritage
An Archaeology Project Like No Other

David Divers is a Senior Project Manager at MOLA and has worked on archaeological projects across London for over 25 years. In this blog, he explains why The Stage is unlike any other archaeological project he…

David Divers
David Divers is a Senior Project Manager at MOLA and has worked on archaeological projects across London for over 25 years.
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All about Shoreditch
April 2018 in Shoreditch

Embracing the longer, warmers days there is plenty to get you out and about in Shoreditch this April. Get going with some coffee at The London Coffee Festival, catch a film at East London Film Festival and…

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History & Heritage
Getting the measure of metre; or why iambic pentameter will?

We all faced it at school: dealing with Shakespeare’s mysterious “metre”, and the brain-scrambling term “iambic pentameter” (yes, apparently those are real words).Iambic pentameter means a line of poetry ten…

Lizzie Conrad-Hughes
Lizzie Conrad Hughes is the Artistic Director of Shake-scene Shakespeare, a production company who perform Shakespeare’s classic work using cue-scripts.
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Debut Treehouse: Concert in a Shoreditch Treehouse

A penthouse treehouse… located in the middle of Shoreditch... containing a Steinway concert grand piano. A series of increasingly implausible statements. There’s another: this is the location of a monthly opera…

Cari Thomas
Cari Thomas is a freelance writer and London explorer with a background in consumer publishing and copywriting.
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Humble Grape: Handcrafted Wines in Devonshire Row

We recently featured Shoreditch’s most Romantic Restaurants. We’d add Humble Grape’s new offering on Liverpool Street’s Devonshire Row to the list. As well as an ideal date night location, it also provides a…

Cari Thomas
Cari Thomas is a freelance writer and London explorer with a background in consumer publishing and copywriting.