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Arts & Culture

Steeped in creativity, East London inspires the cultured soul. Check here for a mix of artists leading the way as well the up and coming…

George Michael

Gorgeous George

Last Christmas, the news broke our hearts. This year, we’re saving our tears to remember someone special: George Michael, singer, song writer, philanthropist and free spirit. By Alex Larman The only time I ever saw George Michael in the flesh was at once surprising and…

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Zebra Art

Zebr…art

Zebr…art Established in 1976, Hampstead’s Zebra One Gallery has featured works by some truly remarkable artists, from Picasso to Andy Warhol, becoming one of  London’s leading destinations for contemporary art in the process. Rosie Coxshaw caught up with Gabrielle Du Plooy, the creative soul behind Zebra One Gallery… Can…

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Artistic Endeavours

Nowhere packs in the artistic talent like the East End, where creativity flourishes in all sorts of interesting and unusual guises. But whatever way these individuals choose to express themselves, they all have one thing in common – they are utterly devoted to what they…

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Back in the day 3

For a taste of East End life in the late 40s and early 50s Nigel Henderson’s evocative images speak louder than words Nigel Henderson was an artist and photographer whose work had a profound influence on British art in the 50s and 60s. He was…

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Saving the East

Saving the East

Historic spaces are ripe for rescue and refurbishment – if you can save them in time. Three campaigners reveal how it can be done. WORDS BY ED GIBBS   in 2015, its illustrious past as a purpose-built single-screen cinema had long been forgotten. Built in…

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