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Summer Holiday, Specs and Sunglasses

The Summer Holiday has started and it’s time for a break. Whether you’re planing a vacation or staycation, now is the perfect time to sort out your specs and sunglasses! 107 more words

Walkabout #2: The Fleet by foot

London’s famous river Fleet rises in the salubrious climes of Hampstead ponds and deposits itself in the Thames at Blackfriars. Having once been a progenitor of numerous wells and springs, the river lost its way and course when appropriated by the building of the railways, whilst early industrial London polluted it beyond forbearance. 503 more words

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Woohoo it's the weekend!

We always have the stereo on in our store to make you feel at ease and create a nice, relaxing atmosphere for everyone.

Working during the week? 45 more words

The rise and fall of the Priory of Clerkenwell: from religious institution to pub visited by Dickens

St John’s Gate, a red-brick structure faced with ragstone near the centre of Clerkenwell, north London, has had a number of interesting uses over the past 500 years. 939 more words

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Bloggers: Win customised CrossEyes Eyewear this Summer

Win a pair of customised CrossEyes Eyewear (glasses or sunglasses: your choice!)

Over the Summer, we are running a competition for all bloggers to come up with a slogan, message or phrase for our eyewear. 41 more words

21st Century Marxism

21st Century Marxism, is taking place in just over a fortnight in multiple venues – centred around the Marx Library – in Clerkenwell Green, London. 139 more words

At St John's Gate, the clues you'll get

This week, Lights, Camera…Islington! is back in Clerkenwell on the lookout for the A Fish Called Wanda (1988) gang.

We already saw that while the robbery was going on in Hatton Garden Wanda (Jamie Lee Curtis) was waiting for the gang in a getaway car on… 316 more words

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