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24 November 2021– Guide to east London Christmas Markets in 2021 Roman Road London

20 November 2021 – Four unique Christmas markets in east London to check out Hackney Gazette

10 October 2021 – Wearing the weight of Spanish heritage – ‘Hybrida’ at Bow Open Show Baile + Flamenco and Arts to Share 

6 October 2021 – First Thursdays October 2021 Whitechapel Gallery

17 September 2021 – Creative spaces increase residential property value Development Finance Today 

16 September 2021 – Creative spaces add real value to residential places Property Funds World 

1 September 2021 – The best places to have a coffee on Roman Road – chosen by you Roman Road London 

21 July 2021 – What’s On across the east London area this weekend Romford Recorder 

23 June 2021 – Outdoor market to replace Bow Arts’ open studios day amid Covid East London Advertiser 

26 May 2021 – Empathy HQ opens on Bromley High Street Poplar Harca 

21 May 2021 – East London art exhibitions open this spring: from Whitechapel to Chisenhale Gallery Roman Road London 

23 March 2021 – ‘The Nest’: New library coming to infamous Thamesmead estate New Shopper


12 November 2019 – Find unique gifts and support local artists at the Bow Arts Christmas Makers Market The Docklands & East Advertiser

21 October 2019 – New exhibition in Bow examines history of printing industry in 20th century The Docklands & East London Advertiser  

10 August 2019 – Riverside School set out art projects with English National Opera and Bow Arts Time 107.5 FM

12 August 2019 – Seven musical museum lates you’ll want to catch at Emerge Festival Time Out

9 August 2019 – New exhibition uncovers plastics’ invention and history in east London Hackney Citizen

18 July 2019 – Raw Materials: Plastics – Peter Margold, Frances Scott Roman Road London

10 June 2019 – Raw Materials: Plastics, Robert Elms BBC [radio]

8 June 2019 – Free and cheap events in London this week: 10-16 June 2019 Londonist

30 May 2019 – London Festival of Architecture 2019: where to go, what to see and everything else you need to know Homes & Property

10 May 2019 – Victorian chemist’s Parkesine plastic invention uncovered by Bow Arts project goes on public show The Docklands & East London Advertiser 

5 May 2019 – Children send ‘respect’ message with Dagenham primary school’s colourful new mural Barking and Dagenham Post 

24 April 2019 – New Look Nunnery Café up and running Roman Road London

18 March 2019 – Seven schools to stage arts exhibition for parents to mark five-year partnership with Bow Arts East London Advertiser

27 February 2019 – Bow Arts project examines Alexander Parkes Victorian invention of Plastic, East London Advertiser [online] (Web)

24 February 2019 – Art exhibition features paintings inspired by East London East London and West Essex Guardian Series

13 February 2019 – Evocative paintings of east London rediscovered in pictures The Guardian

4 February 2019 – In the British gallery opened an exhibition of landscapes of the outskirts of London 1980s Londonist

30 January 2019 – In the British gallery opened an exhibition of landscapes of the outskirts of London 1980s Bird in Flight

24 January 2019 – Pictures of East End’s past: Artist who quit painting 15 years ago picks up brush again as army of fans seek retro glimpse of London in 80s and 90s Daily Mail

23 January 2019 – An artist’s paintings of East End London are finally gaining recognition BBC News

17 January 2019 – Bow Arts staging careers at Stratford’s Sarah Bonnell School for ‘next generation of artists and designers East London Advertiser

15 January 2019 – Doreen Fletcher’s atmospheric paintings of London’s East End reveal three decades of change Creative Boom