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ELL People Week: Rachel Kolsky, East End guide and author

ELL People Week: Rachel Kolsky, East End guide and author

It is a busy Friday afternoon in Stratford, but Rachel Kolsky is easy to spot amongst the crowd; a green velour flower is sticking out from her bag. “A trade trick”, she says, and I hurry along as she starts walking.…

Top five tips for safe cycling in London this weekend

Top five tips for safe cycling in London this weekend

Whether you are new to cycling in London, or a seasoned veteran, safety should always be on your mind. We’ve put together five of our top tips to keep you rolling!…

The Body Adorned: Expressing ourselves through dressing

The Body Adorned: Expressing ourselves through dressing

Why do we wear what we wear? Does the way we dress have deeper meaning or is dress superficial? What influences our choice of dress? These are just some of the questions asked by the people behind The Horniman Museum’s latest exhibition, ‘The Body Adorned’.…

EastLondonLines Easter hunt for seasonal treats in Croydon

EastLondonLines Easter hunt for seasonal treats in Croydon

EastLondonLines visited central Croydon to hunt for special Easter treats and delights to help you celebrate this springtime festival. …

Vox pops: Should spitting and chewing gum littering be fined?

Vox pops: Should spitting and chewing gum littering be fined?

EastLondonlines asked locals about spitting in public and chewing gum littering after Croydon and Lewisham have taken the initiative to fine members of the public for such actions.…

Review: Adam Kay, ‘Smutty Songs’ at Lanterns Studio Theatre

Review: Adam Kay, ‘Smutty Songs’ at Lanterns Studio Theatre

Adam Kay’s dark re-imaginings of rock and pop songs have gained him a cult following across the UK. He first burst onto the scene eight years ago with the iconic ‘London Underground Song’, a pastiche of The Jam’s classic anthem ‘Going Underground’, which gained over seven million YouTube hits. His…

Anti-Street Harassment Week

Anti-Street Harassment Week

The first International Anti-Street Harassment Week began yesterday. Running from March 18-24, volunteers in countries from Britain and America, to Egypt and India, will raise awareness and encourage people to share their experiences. Street harassment varies in character. It may be wolf-whistling, sexual comments, following, and even grabbing. Any behaviour…

Vox pop: Should the Clissold Park café have changed its menu?

Vox pop: Should the Clissold Park café have changed its menu?

EastLondonLines asked customers in the Clissold Park café in Stoke Newington about recent changes to the café’s menu, after it was accused of alienating customers.…

Brockley: the hidden jewel in South London’s crown

Brockley: the hidden jewel in South London’s crown

Halfway between Shoreditch and Croydon, Brockley is perfectly placed to be the next up-and-coming corner of growingly desirable South East London.…

Lords and MPs debate the Health and Social Care Bill

Lords and MPs debate the Health and Social Care Bill

EastLondonLines reported live on the changes taking place in the NHS as the House of Lords and MPs debated the Health and Social Care Bill on March 13.…