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Archive for October, 2016

For all our #MakerMonday fans, you may remember that earlier this year we spoke to John Nussey about his uber cool invention Ding, the smart door bell.

Since then a lot has been changing in the IoT world, and his team have been working hard to bring Ding to the market through crowdfunding. Now that they have almost hit the $100,000 mark, they have almost doubled their target!

@Here East went to find out what team Ding have been up to over the last ten months. Let’s take a look at their interview…

@HereEast #MakerMonday revisiting Ding

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With October almost behind us, we’re now well on our way to the winter season! But how could you even consider going into hibernation with so much going on in London in November? Here’s a selection of some of the best events happening in the city this month – we hope they’ll make you want to put that cup of tea down, text your mates, wrap up warm and get out there. You’re welcome!


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RLSB Blindfold Run

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, E20 2ST

Sunday, 6November


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Getting the winter blues? Never fear; the sun may be disappearing and the coats may already be out in full force, but London still has plenty going on during the chillier months. If you’re not convinced, look no further and try these tips to help you nail this winter in London.  

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Taste of London: Festive Edition

Tobacco Dock, The Dock Tobacco Quay, Wapping Lane, London, E1W 2SF

17 – 20 November 2016

For the foodies out there, this one is for you… One of the best things about …

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Haven’t got anything planned this Halloween? Don’t worry we’ve got your last minute plans sorted this Saturday, 29th October! Whether you’re looking for a fun-filled family affair or you’re keen to drink cocktails and dance the night away with your pals, there something for everyone to enjoy down at Here East’s Canalside.



For those with families, there will be frightening fun for all… Daytime family activities will involve pumpkin carving in MOTHER, Pizza making with Gotto Trattoria, facepainting at Shane’s On Canalside and storytelling with Mason & Company.

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October is almost over and this can only mean that Bonfire Night will soon be upon us. Remember, remember to book your tickets for the fifth of November (or third, fourth or sixth, depending on where you’ll watch them!) It’s a tough decision considering the huge variety of events in London every year, but we’re here to help you with our top picks of Bonfire Night shows in town. All you have to do is pick one, grab a few friends and have your mulled wines ready to salute the fireworks!

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