Abney Cemetery Sketch Crawl

To mark the Big Draw 2015, OCA facilitated a series of sketching opportunities around the country. I joined a tutor and eight or so fellow student on All Saints day in Abney Cemetery, Stoke Newington. 245 more words


Alice in Abney

So in an effort to see every last corner of London (in the hopes that I can possibly find a flat in one of said corners), today I found myself wandering Stoke Newington. 427 more words


East London and The Fruits of The Forage

With 56 parks, gardens and open spaces, Hackney has the largest expanse of green spaces in London. Perfect for walking the dog, sitting in the sun, cracking open a cold… 1,033 more words

Slave-trade monuments protected

The tomb of the anti-slavery campaigner who wrote Amazing Grace is among a number of monuments which have been given new protection, the Government said. 378 more words