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Three things you didn't know about Clerkenwell...

 

Unwrap some more of Clerkenwell with these three seasonal secrets

 

They say what you can't see can't hurt you. These three literally hidden secrets from EC1's history prove otherwise

 

This issue's trio of secrets from the area's past are summery, even if the weather isn't. Enjoy some football, lager and the Proms...

 

Dive into EC1's enticing past with these short tales of bears, bards and brazen hussies.

 

Among this issue's collection of local secrets are Clerkenwell's time machine and a trophy from the Battle of Trafalgar

 

Our usual set of did-you-know cool Clerkenwell claims to fame. This time, involving horses, post-mortems and the Olympics

 

The invention of the cracker, and other local "did you know?" festive facts that are way more interesting than any you might have to read out this Christmas

 

Footie matches, festivals, pop concerts — all great reasons for an atmospheric gathering. But none of these modernday occasions have the pulling power of the past’s greatest crowd-pleaser: a good old public execution.

 

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