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Edgeland Visions

Artist Matt Healy’s evocative series of paintings explores the materials and mythologies of Britain’s industrial edgelands

Fieldgate Street

WORDS: Bobby Seal IMAGES: David Hoffman [© David Hoffman] Introduction: When I was a student in London in the 1970s I lived …

Uncanny Waters: Life and Death by Coasts and Canals

LOCATION 1: London, The Social, 28th February – tickets here LOCATION 2: Hastings, Electric Palace Cinema, 2nd March 2018 – …

Welcome to the Molly House

WORDS: Alex Cochrane In the 18th century the secret world of the molly house was a place for gay men …

A Prospect of Loughton Brook

MUSIC & WORDS: Spaceship (Mark Williamson) LOCATION: Epping Forest A Prospect of Loughton Brook was recorded using binaural and hydrophone …

London’s Marshland: An Electronic Exploration by Andrew Weatherall

MUSIC: Andrew Weatherall. This atmospheric mix by Andrew Weatherall first appeared on the Rotters Golf Club website. It was inspired …

The North London Museum of Native American Culture: A Southeastern Rail Shaggy Dog Story

LOCATION: Southeastern Rail, London, Hastings WORDS: Ben Thompson The first time I saw Tex (and although at that point I …

Enon Chapel: death, horror and dancing in Victorian London

LOCATION: London WORDS: Alex Cochrane Victorian London was a charnel house of the dead; a city oozing horror and nowhere …

An Unreliable Guide to London

LOCATION: Erm…. WORDS: Gareth E Rees If you’re a regular reader of Unofficial Britain, you’ll know that I like to …

Streatham Common Boundary Ditch

LOCATION: London WORDS: Ben Austwick  Streatham Common Boundary Ditch   Rivers of the southern Thames basin, the Wandle and the Graveney …