1. PATSY ADAMS
Last issue, we reported on gangster film The Hatton Garden Job, based on EC1’s deposit- box heist. It’s reported that the notorious Adams family was involved – brothers Terry (the boss), Tommy and Patrick, who are all now, like the heist gang, senior citizens.
With clients ranging from arts organisations and film directors to the Royal Mail, Mike Dempsey has shown a flair for simple, timeless design over his impressive career. Kate O’Donnell meets the award-winning graphic designer as he marks 10 years of his consultancy, Studio Dempsey, based in Bowling Green Lane
Based opposite Bunhill Fields, the Honourable Artillery Company is one of the oldest military organisations in the world – it’s been defending the realm since the reign of Henry VIII. Duncan Ireland, HAC assistant court secretary, reveals its history of warfare – from crossbows to muskets – and regimental traditions.