Search

Mile End youngsters create a cardboard city

PUBLISHED: 12:00 03 August 2011

London, United Kingdom, Mile End - Wednesday 27 July 2011, LBTH, Mile End Childrens Park Cardboard City summer activity.

London, United Kingdom, Mile End - Wednesday 27 July 2011, LBTH, Mile End Childrens Park Cardboard City summer activity.

Copyrighted - 07958 690 719

School may be out but a group of East End children have found another way to keep busy this summer - by building a city.

Ditching diggers and strong cups of tea for paintbrushes, kitchen roll and squash, the youngsters turned Mile End Park into a cardboard town last week.

They used inspiring landmarks like the Tower of London and Canary Wharf skyline to create their maze of dens.

The council, which organised the event with Mile End Park play staff, said the event was to support Tower Hamlets’ bid to become the next city during the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations.

The 24 council competing for the accolade will find out early next year if they are the successful bidder.


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the East London Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box above for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years. Our industry faces testing times, which is why we're asking for your support. Every contribution will help us continue to produce local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Latest from the East London Advertiser