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Review: the East End chippie that’s allegedly London’s best

Review: the East End chippie that’s allegedly London’s best

It wouldn’t be a Friday without a proper fish supper and after months of canteen fish and chips for Friday lunch, this week something very special caught my eye. The semi-finalists of the UK National Fish and Chip awards were announced this week and the only London establishment to make…

What happened on Field Day, Victoria Park

What happened on Field Day, Victoria Park

A sea of denim jackets (of which I was also guilty of having donned) short shorts and asymmetrical hair could only mean one thing – Field Day, East London’s hippest music festival, was back for it’s fifth year. With a Waltzer, helter skelter, hay bales and swings, Field Day proved its…

Making Tracks film event returns to Shoreditch

Making Tracks film event returns to Shoreditch

Making Tracks returns to Rich Mix Cafe in Shoreditch on Wednesday May 30.…

Comedy on Pick of the Line May 25 – May 31

Comedy on Pick of the Line May 25 – May 31

It’s a comedy special for Pick of the Line this week, with a…

Croydon Warehouse Theatre closure? [Audio]

Croydon Warehouse Theatre closure? [Audio]

The once prestigious Warehouse Theatre, located in East Croydon and…

Pick of the Line May 11th – May 17th

Pick of the Line May 11th – May 17th

East London Lines has scoured the listings and handpicked the best…

Stop Search exposing “collective insanity”

Stop Search exposing “collective insanity”

A new play at the Broadway Theatre in Catford depicts a generation of children being damaged by stop and search…

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…

Amnesty International makes a song and dance for human rights

Amnesty International makes a song and dance for human rights

Amnesty International’s Write for Rights Festive Fayre, held at the Human Rights Centre in Shoreditch this weekend, merged traditional stalls with live entertainment, ranging from the hilarious to the bizarre.…

Five Christmas gift ideas in Hackney’s hidden shops

Five Christmas gift ideas in Hackney’s hidden shops

Stuck for Christmas present ideas? Are those two-for-one Sainsbury’s selection boxes looking appealing? Before you resign yourself to giving everyone gift vouchers, EastLondonLines has picked the five best places in Hackney for unusual presents.…