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There has been a theatre at Sadler’s Wells for more than 300 years. And in that time, it’s seen a lot more than just dramatic goings-on — everything from the brilliantly bizarre to the downright criminal. Archivist Carys Lewis, who is spending a year charting its colourful past, reveals some of the highlights

 

This issue of The Clerkenwell Post coincides with the London Design Festival (LDF), which this year runs from 17 to 25 September. A nineday city-wide celebration of all things creative, it couldn’t fail to include Clerkenwell — and the area is firmly on the festival map, being once again a designated “Design District”.

 

Soho, Mayfair, Lyme Regis, Selfridges and, of course, Smithfield. Chef Mark Hix has a finger in a lot of pies — a fitting analogy, perhaps, for the man who’s known for his innovative take on the traditional Cornish Stargazy Pie, which he served up four years ago on BBC2’s The Great British Menu.

 

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