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It’s that time of year where you can no longer claim it’s too early to be talking about Christmas… so if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em! Get ready to decorate every surface of your home, craft like you’ve never crafted before, shop like your life depends on it and have yourself some Christmas fun! And you’ll be pleased to know we’ve got the perfect place where you can do it all!

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East Village Christmas Makers Market
6-9 West Park Walk, East Village, E20 1DL
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You might not feel quite ready to say goodbye to 2016 yet, but the last month of the year is here! It’s flown by, but don’t worry – there’s a whole load of brilliant events lined up across the capital to make your festive season the best yet and to help you see out the year in style. Go on, treat yourself to some Christmas fun! 

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Sliders Curling Club

Roof East, Stratford Centre, E15 1NG

December is prime time to take up a winter sport, right? Say hello to the …

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In a world where crisis and natural disasters can strike at any minute, often without any warning, it can take time to heal the damage done. Imagine how great it would be if we could help the affected areas immediately without having to wait on others for support or donations!

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This week @HereEast spoke to a woman who believes the world can be made a better place through sharing our engineering knowledge and skills to prepare for times like this.

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@HereEast Interview Field Ready #MakerMonday with Laura James

Laura tells …

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We catch up with Delancey Ones to Watch freestyle skier, 12-year-old Kirsty Muir, to find out what she’s been up to as part of the GB Park & Pipe National Academy with her second blog.

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Since my last blog, I have started my second term at Secondary School, settling in well and enjoying the challenges.

2nd October: Only Mad Dogs & Englishmen, Woodsy’s UK Tour.

We were stoked to meet Woodsy, Jossi Wells, Vincent Gagnier, Jonas Hunziker, Noah Morrison & Wacko Wells on Woodsy’s UK tour.  It was awesome we got …

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If you’re ever near Elephant and Castle, you should have a nose around The Artwork Elephant! If you don’t already know, it’s a creative hub made from shipping containers, where you’ll find many a hidden gem – from cafes and bars to a flower shop, barbers and yoga studio. This week, we got the lowdown on one of those hidden gems; a film workshop known as The Film Collective. We got talking to Chloe, co-founder of Smashed Screen Films (the company running the workshop) to find out more.  

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