Tea and sympathy

Among the openings is Be-oom on Exmouth Market While the coronavirus has led to businesses closing, there have also...

The tide’s out for Tech City

By Oliver Bennett Ten years ago, Old Street roundabout became the unlikely source of national optimism. Feted by then...

Above the line

The House of Illustration – said to be the world’s only museum dedicated to illustration – is set to...

Last orders no more

Clerkenwell boasts some of London’s finest bars and pubs, with a history going back many centuries – but the...

Crafty Crooner

By Oliver Bennett The coronavirus has not been kind to EC1’s hospitality industry. Some bars and restaurants may unfortunately...

Block chain

A Clerkenwell artist’s conceptual memorials have captured the public’s imagination Emma Douglas’ life changed when her son Cato –...

Ciao, Italia Conti

The Barbican branch of the famous drama school shut last month – A closure attributed to the coronavirus. Of...

Call to clean up Leather Lane

Residents and retailers in Leather Lane are up in arms. Once business resumes in the famous street market street...

On the House

EC1 Echo talks to Keith Reilly, the owner of Fabric nightclub about lockdown, music and his battle with the...