We all know Victoria Park is a beacon for fun and games come Summer, when the East London masses descend on its grassy banks for Field Day, Lovebox, and a host of other sun-loving activities. About time, then, that it’s spruced up for Winter as well. Enter Winterville, Hackney’s “alternative” Winter Wonderland, but without the […]

December 6th, 2014
posted by Footman

A Room Full of Kipple

East London-based photographer Dan Tobin Smith¬†is filling his studio with rubbish, and serving up supper. From the guy that brought you the album cover for Jay Z’s The Blueprint 3, and has flexed his creative fingers for the likes of Nike, Bacardi, Sony…¬†Tobin Smith is venturing into the bizarre territory of life’s by-products. For his […]

July 12th, 2014
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A Game of Cat & Mutton

Last Thursday eve we found ourselves supping pints in the newly refurbed, revamped, and reopened Cat & Mutton on Broadway Market. Under new reign, the pub is now at the hands of Tom Gibson aka MR Ruby’s, famed for his mixology skills and penchant for faded glamour interiors, and The Columbo Group, whose roster includes […]

April 14th, 2014
posted by Footman