Day: October 6, 2014

Dirty Rotten Scoundrels

By Harry Bedford, Music Editor Elegance, swing, style and class, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels has it all. The Savoy Theatre, adjacent to the prestigious Savoy Hotel, plays host to the musical that could quite easily become a West End classic. It is a show centred around two con men on the ...

The Horrors at The Troxy

By Jonathan Hatchman One of the country's finest alternative outfits to have exploded in to the public eye across the past ten years, The Horrors returned to their East London roots for a relatively intimate show at The Troxy to play a career spanning set and bring their long-awaited UK ...

I want to live in…Forest Gate

I want to live in…Forest Gate

This is the proper East End (for the minute) and no it isn’t Forest Hill (ever). Its name is derived from a southern gate of Epping Forest which once stretched continuously down from Epping to the main Roman Road (now Romford Road) linking Camulodunum to Londinium. So bore the estate ...

The art of the brick

By Jack Peat, Editor of The London Economic  Bricks have long been a focal part of Shoreditch. The factory red of its industrial past, the distinctive yellow residential stock bricks and post-modern grey office blocks paint the canvas of London’s East End which, when you’re mindful of their presence, display ...

Self determination and a winner’s mentality

By Sloan Sheridan Williams In this day and age we not only need to be physically fit but also emotionally fit and mentally tough. With athletes, playing the sport you love and excelling in it creates fulfilment and contentment. Using the same mental strategies we can get ahead in the ...

Lib Dems; so undermined, so important

Clegg has secured the Lib Dems a permanent fixture in parliament, so long as they don't remember their values.  By Nathan Lee The general election in May 2015 is sure to be a close affair. A country disillusioned by the Tories and still hurting from the harsh bouts of austerity ...