Five Mile Hike: #1. Leytonstone to Barking

Our new occasional column highlights less obvious urban hikes across the wider area

Hackney Bridge: essential festive events guide 2021

Expect outdoor weekend markets, Xmas tree sales, wreath-making workshops, vintage clothing pop-ups & more

Studio Paradiso: complete guide to The Jellied Eel’s new Leyton pop-up

A Studio 54-inspired dining experience with retro camper van, cocktails, champagne fondue, circus acts ...

St Patrick’s Cemetery: Leytonstone’s most atmospheric corner?

It's home to 170,000 graves, including the Hitchcock family and Jack The Ripper's last ...

Gods Own Junk Yard. ©Peter Dazeley

God’s Own Junkyard: the story of neon signs – and their E17 home

In an exclusive extract from new book London Explored, read why the world's biggest ...

Patchworks: the most surprising new venue in East London?

This inspiring converted warehouse is cafe, bar, pop-up restaurant and art gallery all in ...