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Guest Post
A lady singing to an audience at Debut Treehouse
All about Shoreditch
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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Guest Post
The inside of Humble Grape
Meet the neighbours
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.
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Guest Post
The cast of The Grift on a sofa
Meet the neighbours
The Grift: Immersive Experience at the Town Hall Hotel

On entering The Town Hall Hotel I could be stepping back in time to a 1920s gangster movie.Originally Bethan Green’s old council town hall, the hotel is all polished art deco grandeur, with coffered ceilings,…

Cari Thomas
Cari Thomas is a freelance writer and London explorer with a background in consumer publishing and copywriting.
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Guest Post
Four people eating vegan burgers at Vurger, Shoreditch
All about Shoreditch
March 2018 in Shoreditch

Eat, drink, shop, play, learn and party your way through March with the help of our March round-up.Eat: Vegan TreatsFrom the fully-fledged to the tentative vegan, March is ready to shower you with kale,…

Cari Thomas
Cari Thomas is a freelance writer and London explorer with a background in consumer publishing and copywriting.
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Guest Post
A delicious stack of espresso martini pancakes and an accompanying cocktail.
All about Shoreditch
February 2018 in Shoreditch

January is over. We can now eat, drink and enjoy ourselves fully once more. Shoreditch is providing the sustenance with a Craft Beer festival, Pancake Day gluttony and a Creme Egg toastie. There are Valentine’s…

Cari Thomas
Cari Thomas is a freelance writer and London explorer with a background in consumer publishing and copywriting.
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Guest Post
Two plates of food on a table in Passo restaurant
Meet the neighbours
Passo Restaurant: A Modern Italian Crowd-Pleaser

Passo is Shoreditch’s new Italian offering, where authentic Italian cooking is given a modern spin and an LA-backed ethos.Think freshly made food, locally sourced ingredients, enthusiastic waiters, Californian…

Cari Thomas
Cari Thomas is a freelance writer and London explorer with a background in consumer publishing and copywriting.
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Guest Post
A person posing in front of a graffiti wall
All about Shoreditch
The Best of Health and Fitness in Shoreditch

Best for Recharging: Re:Solutions at Juju's Bar & StageJuju's Bar & Stage are offering up their space to help the people of Shoreditch recharge and relax with Re:Solutions - a month-long health and…

Cari Thomas
Cari Thomas is a freelance writer and London explorer with a background in consumer publishing and copywriting.
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The exterior of Boxpark Shoreditch
All about Shoreditch
January 2018 in Shoreditch

January does not have to be all post-Christmas blues and fasting. Shoreditch won’t allow it. It is embracing 2018 with new restaurant openings, a duplicitous immersive experience and inspirational talks to…

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Guest Post
Queen of Hoxton's Moroccan rooftop medina at Christmas
All about Shoreditch
Christmas 2017 in Shoreditch

Pop-ups are popping like crackers over East London, bringing you all things festive and jolly - we’re not quite sure where a 70s Playboy Mansion, a Moroccan garden and a Bloody Mary mince pie fits into that,…

Cari Thomas
Cari Thomas is a freelance writer and London explorer with a background in consumer publishing and copywriting.
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Guest Post
A giftwrapped present with a pinecone for decoration
All about Shoreditch
December 2017 in Shoreditch

‘Tis the season to be merry and nowhere does merry-making quite like Shoreditch. From festive feasting to multisensory cocktails to a spot of shuffleboarding, there is plenty to choose from. Mulled wine and…

Cari Thomas
Cari Thomas is a freelance writer and London explorer with a background in consumer publishing and copywriting.
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A close-up of a mask prop.
History & Heritage
From hooligans to heroes: the history of the Lord Chamberlain’s Men

Today’s theatre actors are celebrated; tickets can go for hundreds of pounds and must be booked months in advance. But though today’s thespians attract crowds of autograph-seeking fans to the stage door, actors…

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History & Heritage
Bringing cue-scripting home

Bringing cue-scripting home “Speak Count, it is your cue”, Beatrice, Much Ado About Nothing“You are now out of your part”, Olivia, Twelfth Night“As an unperfect actor on the stage,Who with his fear is put…

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History & Heritage
A rundown of the playhouses of Shakespeare’s London

In the 16th century, theatres sprang up all over London. A key figure on London’s burgeoning theatre scene, William Shakespeare was involved with many of these playhouses, either investing financially, or…