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  • Backpassages of Spitalfields - TRUTH, LIES, AND THE ODD SURPRISE! Social history meets street theatre in a funny and informative ninety minute walk that is unlike any other guided tour in London. -See stuff! -Do things! -Win unimpressive prizes! Now in it's fourth year, and back by public demand. Join BAFTA award winning comedy writer Alan Gilbey and out of work actor Steve Wells on a sideways saunter through the streets and stories of this fascinating and atmospheric part of London's East End. The first and second Sunday of every month ( except June ) at 6.30pm Meet at the top of the escalators, by the Bishopsgate entrance to Liverpool Street Station. Tickets 5 or 4.00 concessions. No need to book - just turn up. For more information on the tour, you can visit http://www.backpassageswalks.co.uk
  • Brick lane and spitalfields have become a victim of their own success. Theme parks for wannabe trendies and city suits. Faceless winebars and new, mediocre curry houses. When's the first Pret-a-Manger and Starbollox gonna open in the lane?
  • The horrible one way system in the centre of Shoredtich is about to be dismantled. Two way traffic eveywhere. Pedesrain power wins! Fuck the cars.
  • hawksmoor plays an important part in the book and film of from hell - quite good line drawings by eddie campbell of the area, in the book, and a nice history of hawksmoor and the church by alan moore in the same book. walking tours of the east end - check the http://www.walks.com/

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Last updated: 2008-11-11

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