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The largest Bronze Age archaeological find London has ever seen will go on display next year - and it was all discovered on a building site in Rainham.

A former rector returned to the East End looking round a hidden chapel now restored that was almost wrecked by floodwaters whenever it poured down from the heavens.

A major redevelopment of the famous Museum of Childhood has been given the green light by Tower Hamlets Council.

Three historic buildings have been saved in Tower Hamlets after the iconic structures were restored.

Many towpath users will enjoy seeing the two Regent's Canal gasholders that form an iconic view from London Fields. But not many will know their days could be numbered. Emma Bartholomew finds out why local historian Tom Ridge is calling for their preservation

A hidden chapel built by Victorian philanthropists at Oxford for the East End's poor is finally being reopened to the public after being saved by a £3million rescue operation.

Those who took part in a defining moment in 1978 when the Bengali community stood their ground against racist murder on the streets of London's East End have been reliving that time for future generations.

The finale of Bangla music festival being staged at Spitalfields next Saturday aims to bring face-to-face two diverse folk traditions of east and west.

A rare silver dinner plate belonging to the 17th century diarist Samuel Pepys has been acquired by the Museum of London and is now on public show.

It was a day to remember when pupils who finished school 50 years ago were joined by their science teacher and the mum of TV's Rylan Clark for a reunion.

A money pot and a bone needle pin are among the artifacts uncovered during the excavation of a Shakespearean-era playhouse in Whitechapel.

An exhibition about punk band X-Ray Spex's late singer Poly Styrene is among this year's Black History Month events.

It was a defining moment for the East End's Bengali community when Asian youth groups rose up after the racist murder of 24-year-old Altab Ali.

Converting the old London Hospital back into use as the new Town Hall and Tower Hamlets civic centre has begun after dangerous asbestos was removed.

Sadiq Khan has used the launch of the English National Ballet's new rehearsal studio complex in the heart of the East End to declare EU citizens as "Londoners" in the face of Parliament's shut down over Brexit.

The community rallied round to save the historic Whitechapel bell foundry at a packed protest meeting led by historian Dan Cruikshank and Tower Hamlets councillors.

A family historian's search for his ancestors' burial place has ended in the middle of a churchyard's path.

A public meeting is being held on Monday to protest at plans to turn the historic Whitechapel Bell foundry into a themed hotel.

Secrets of how activists organised protests in the East End over 30 years of conflict are being unravelled at a public exhibition about street battles, racist murder and schoolchildren going on strike.

The prestigious English National Ballet is moving to its new east London headquarters to bring classical dance to the widest audience and shifting its cultural heartland out of the West End.

Work to stop one of London's largest and most intricate war memorials from crumbling is under way after years of planning.

The battle to save the remnants of the historic Whitechapel Bell Foundry is boiling over with an online petition to Tower Hamlets Council launched this week.

Design genius Tom Randall-Page is in danger of losing a £40,000 pledge from the Mayor of London to help fund his unique rolling bridge on the River Lea.

The man who orchestrated raising £500,000 for the memorial to the 173 victims crushed to death in Bethnal Green's wartime air-raid shelter disaster has died from a brain tumour at the age of 78.

Incredible research has emerged linking Jack the Ripper to the editor of the East London Advertiser newspaper at the time of the 1888 Whitechapel Murders.

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It's now just under a month since All Points East took over Victoria Park with two weekends of world-class music and a programme of free community events.

Curated by AEG Presents, All Points East is bringing an impressive line-up of multi-flavoured music to Victoria Park from May 24-26 and May 31-June 2.

Victoria Park - or 'Vicky Park' as the locals know it - has been the setting for many important events over the years.​ Here, we take a look at its unique cultural history.

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