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8 June 2023 Bow Arts unveil new mural by acclaimed in-house artist Adam Williamson Roman Road

15 May 2023 Who speaks? Who listens? Martina Margetts

17 March 2023 Maria Amidu, Two Exhibitions Contemporary Art Society


25 November 2022 Webb-Ellis offering a platform for youthful hope at Nunnery Gallery MiaLondonBlog

17 November 2022 East London Christmas Markets in 2022 Roman Road

11 November 2022 Bow Arts’ annual Winter Market is back with over 20 stalls and festive fun London Post

7 October 2022 East London Art Prize shortlist announced Fad Magazine

27 September 2022 Finding a forever home: How Bow Arts secured a 999-year lease to secure its future Wharf Life

9 September 2022 Bow Arts to create seventy new art studios Roman Road

7 June 2022 Bow Road Open Studios London on the inside

7 June 2022 Bow Road Open Studios London Reviews

27 May 2022 Bow Arts launches East London Art Prize Roman Road

May 17th 2022 Bow Arts launches East London Art Prize Hoxton Radio


5 May 2022 New East London Artwork Prize Launched Daily London UK


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