Tag Archives: East London

Murder, War & Gore: A Trip to the Long-Gone East End

by Sheldon Ticket alert! In two weeks time we’ll be kicking off our touring schedule for 2016 with our highly popular tour of Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park! Opened as the last of the ‘Magnificent Seven’ Cemeteries in 1841; Tower Hamlets … Continue reading

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Movement, Migration and Place: Shuffle Festival 2015

by Sheldon Amongst the dappled shade of the only woodland in Zone 2 are once key-characters in the fabric of the East End. Beneath a pink granite monument is White Hat Willie, builder of Cutty Sark and on Millionaire’s Row … Continue reading

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City of London Cemetery and Crematorium

by Sheldon It was an October morning 1888 when an Elm Coffin left the City mortuary in Golden Lane. This was no ordinary Coffin: and this could be verified by the thousands of people who lined the route it meandered on … Continue reading

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The Novo Jewish Cemetery at Queen Mary

by Sheldon I’m not particularly familiar with the East End of London. I’ve passed through it a few times for the seminal Brick Lane Curry and for a look around Spitalfields, but I’m not particularly au fait with the the … Continue reading

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