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Tuesday, October 23, 2018

A ‘lost garden’ once tended by Sir Walter Raleigh before he got the chop is now open to the public at the Tower of London to mark the 400th anniversary of his execution.

The first-ever Formula E art car was unwrapped at Truman’s Old Brewery after artist Dean Stockton was given a new set of wheels to do what he wants with it.

The iconic Brick Lane in the heart of London’s East End is staging a street festival on Sunday aimed at keeping traders up to date.

Top fashion returns to Canary Wharf later this month with three days of catwalk shows, pop-up boutiques, live music and enticing discounts.

One lovable pussy-cat is taking over the iconic Tower Bridge for the day when a new feline adventure book comes out.

A food festival is planned over three days in the Moat at the Tower of London next month with cooking demos from top chefs and lessons on how to decorate a naked cake.

The fun is just starting this-morning at east London’s Victoria Park for a family day out.

A strange character appears to be inviting passengers on board the DLR for a tourist ‘Discovery’ run starting on Saturday for the summer holiday between Tower Gateway and the Cutty Sark at Greenwich.

Children’s author Caroline Lawrence is starting a hunt to find out what happened to a teenage girl whose 2,000-year-old remains were discovered near London Bridge.

Animal lovers and budding vets can see behind the scenes when the PDSA’s pet hospital in Bow throws open its doors on Saturday as part of the charity’s centenary celebrations.

The annual Boishakhi Mela returns to east London on Sunday with a carnival parade along Brick Lane and 40,000 spectators expected for the live stage show at Bethnal Green’s Weavers Fields.

A kids’ adventure comic, a kids birthday cake and a musical are some of the weird inspirations from the infamous Whitechapel ‘fatberg’ discovered in the sewers of east London.

The story of the brave Victorian diver who risked life and limb to help dig the vast foundations that anchor the 70,000-ton iconic Tower Bridge to the Thames riverbed is to be unveiled at a new heritage exhibition.

Summer activities begin at the end of the month with a packed family programme by Tower Hamlets Council running until September.

The summer fashion show returns to Canary Wharf for a weekend extravaganza.

Catwalk shows will be taking place from Friday in Canada Place and Jubilee Place shopping centres until Sunday evening.

Hundreds of revellers are likely to head to east London for the annual Monday Bank Holiday street festival at the Star of Bethnal Green pub.

Gourmet fads are being tempted with edible ‘mystery mist’ when the famous Urban Food Fest turns up at Canary Wharf next week.

Anne Boleyn is returning to the Tower of London for a third time 500 years after her execution at the hands of Henry VIII.

The spring fashion weekend returns to Canary Wharf today with three days of catwalk shows, boutiques, live music and a maternity pop-up for mums-to-be.

Living within three or four miles of the iconic Tower Bridge gets you into the tourist exhibition on the walkway 140ft above the Thames for just £1.

All Points East has announced its In The Neighbourhood weekday programme of free community events in Victoria Park in May.

A convention of tattooists from all over the British Isles is being held at east London’s Old Truman Brewery in Spitalfields at the weekend to show the best of the tattoo craft and the art behind it.

Cabaret queens and drag delights descend on Bethnal Green to honour LGBT people of colour.

A wheelchair dancer who thought she might never perform again after losing her leg is heading up a charity festive fundraiser.

A campaign to make Tower Hamlets “the London borough of culture” has been launched in the week a deal has been signed with international promoters for major festivals and community events at Victoria Park for the next five years.

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