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Each year, London’s Elephant and Castle, SE1, is filled with inspiring creative people and an exciting atmosphere for Elefest. The festival brings together the best of London’s local talent in films, music, poetry and a whole range of other diverse art forms. We got speaking to Rob Wray, the director of Elefest, to hear what he has in store for this year’s festival and to relive some of Elefest’s highlights!

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What exciting plans have you got in store for this year’s Elefest?

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If you happen to be in the neighbourhood  we’d recommend dropping in to see the latest event taking place at Here East. Explore 64 Bits, an exhibition which showcases the evolution of the web in a fun and interactive way. 

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64 Bits: An Exhibition of The Webs Lost Past
Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London, E20 3BS
30 March – 21 April 2017
12pm – 6pm

64 Bits, An Exhibition of The Web’s Lost Past, was created by Jim Boulton, a digital archeologist, who wanted to …

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Another week, another new retailer to open its doors in Stratford’s East Village. Already with four venues across London, the JaguarShoes Collective is expanding once more and unveiling a fifth space in the former Athletes’ Village. We caught up with Pasha Jacobs, who is the Creative Producer at REDYELLOWBLUE, to find out what this new space is all about. (Spoiler: it has nothing to do with shoes).

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First of all – can you give us an introduction to what REDYELLOWBLUE is?

REDYELLOWBLUE is a new digital art …

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For lucky young people in London and across the UK, a visit to a local art gallery can often mean a visit to one of the greatest galleries in the world – such as the National Portrait Gallery. The Schools’ Programme at the Gallery, which is supported by Delancey, gets students out of the classroom and face-to-face with portraits representing people past and present. We spoke to Justine McLisky, who is the Head of Young People in the Gallery’s Learning Department, to find out what it’s all about.

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We’re back! And as we venture into the New Year, we are bubbling with excitement to hear the new bright ideas and quirky solutions that are being formed in our London community.

We decided what better way to start 2016 than getting up close and personal with former designer of print magazine ‘Eat Me’, and now CEO of Primo Toys. This designer by trade always knew he wanted to work for himself and so in 2013, he thought it was time to start making educational toys for a living. His goal is to encourage children to explore the digital realm through …

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