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February 13, 2018

Find Love (in) Bethnal Green

We wanted to share a few last minute options for February 14th – just to show you that is still feeling the love this month; Pub Quiz – The Old George – 14th February If you want to test your knowledge…
February 1, 2018

February 2018 – To Do List

January seems to have lasted an eternity. 5 Monday’s in one month, with freezing weather to match. Long live February! To make sure you start the month off right, we’ve compiled a list of highlights as usual, picking the best bits Bethnal…
November 1, 2016

Kick It Out Exhibition

  On the 12th of October, Oxford House held a special opening exhibition called fans for diversity, with free entry and free drinks and snacks provided it was no surprise then that Oxford House was as busy as I had ever seen…
August 1, 2016

Boishaki Mela in Weavers Fields

Although the Boishakhi Mela was delayed this year from the second week of May to the last day of July the celebration is very much not over. The Boishakhi Mela, if you are not familiar with it is the celebration of the…
November 5, 2015

Brush Strokes

Jock McFadyen’s paintings are often described as gritty. Put this to him, though, and he laughs it off. “I know this is what people say…I think my paintings are realistic. If you wanted to make something grungier you would make it more…
October 14, 2015

Puzzled? Escape Land

Along with a couple of friends, I find myself locked in a room filled with logic puzzles, hidden keys, word problems, and a female mannequin in pilot’s goggles. We have exactly 60 minutes to solve all of the puzzles and open the…
September 17, 2015

OpenHouse weekend Part 2

London Buddhist Centre Located on Roman Road, the London Buddhist Centre used to be a fire station when it first opened in 1888. Nowadays its Victorian red-brick building is home not to fire engines but beautiful murals and ornate shrine rooms complete…
September 17, 2015

OpenHouse weekend ahead!

Open House London, London’s biggest architecture festival allowing for free access to many of the capital’s beautiful buildings, is taking place this weekend, and there’s plenty to see in East London too. Many of Bethnal Green’s historic and fascinating buildings will open…

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