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Our neighbourhood isn’t short of design talent. Interiors expert Kate O’Donnell selects her pick of local produce for a Christmas gift with a Clerkenwell connection.

 

For centuries, the sounds of bustling city life included the cries of the many street traders advertising their wares. These ranged from dumplings and doormats to spoons and songbirds.

 

Two hundred years ago, Clerkenwell was the focal point for a campaign for reform that ended in a violent confrontation between radicals and armed troops. Simon Jones, a tour guide in EC1, looks at the revolutionary legacy of the Spa Fields Riots.