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If you’re fond of the festive tradition for ghost stories, Arthur Machen should be your next literary discovery. It’s 120 years since the publication of his creepy story set in Clerkenwell – and he experienced mystical visions in the neighbourhood…

 

The Robert Aickman revival is happening just as Halloween approaches.

 

It's 275 years since the establishment of the Foundling Hospital.

 

Other clubs have come and gone but the beat goes on at Fabric in Charterhouse Street. Here are 15 facts for its 15th birthday....

 

As well as being a contributor to The Post and an architecture and design writer for Icon, Will Wiles has reinvented the horror story with his new novel, The Way Inn.

 

Creative Clerkenwell is famed as a design hub, but did you know there are more than 200 psychotherapists working in EC1? Local psychotherapist Naomi Goode discusses professional help for our mental wellbeing, while a pair of Clerkenwell therapists explain why they recently opened their practice in EC1...

 

Whether you're searching for summer holiday reading or looking for an exotic literary adventure while you're stuck at home, Eland Books boasts a remarkable range of travel writing. Andre Paine meets EC1 publisher, author and dedicated traveller Barnaby Rogerson...

 

Forget St John's Gate for once. The Clerkenwell area lays claim to four of the seven old city gates of London. We reveal the facts and a few legends behind those Roman entrances marked on the map...

 

As the Design Museum gets ready for a relocation that will make it bigger and better, Katie Treggiden talks Zaha Hadid, 2015 and typewriters with museum director and author Deyan Sudjic ahead of his DM25 anniversary event at Clerkenwell Design Week...

 

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