Competitions and prizes

Win prizes and support your local high street

It is amazing what you can find on your own local high street. We team with local high street businesses and community organisations to showcase the best of what our high street offers and you get a chance to win some lovely goodies too. Win, win.

Bookmark this page to stay up to date with our local high street competitions and prize draws, including opportunities to win books about our local heritage; one-off prints and illustrations; tasting evenings at local gastronomy food and drink specialists; photography competitions; vouchers to spend at your favourite local shops and much much more luscious local stuff.

Current competition

A pile of books about East London

WIN a Christmas bundle of East London books

Win a bundle of beautiful books about East London worth £110 in our festive competition.

The books you can win include East End Vernacular and The Life and Times of Mr Pussy by The Gentle Author, A Modest Living, Memoirs of a Cockney Sikh by Suresh Singh, Doreen Fletcher PaintingsStepney Doorstep Society by Kate Thompson and Brick Lane Cookbook by Dina Begum.

Find out more and enter competition here

Previous competitions

Pie & Mash down the Roman Road by Melanie McGrath
Pie and Mash down the Roman Road by Melanie McGrath

Win a copy of Melanie McGrath's recently pubished Pie and Mash down the Roman Road

Anytime Fitness competition
Half price membership at Anytime Fitness

We have teamed up with Anytime Fitness Bow to organise this giveaway that will give two people half price membership for a year. The reduced cost of membership will be just £21 per month, a tiny amount for big results.

Polenta Paola offering a free side dish when you order one of her main courses at her stall in Roman Road Market
FREE side dish from Italian street food sensation, Polenta Paola

Win a free side dish worth £3.50 when you buy a main course from Italian street food sensation Polenta Paola.

London Voices Competition 2018
London Voices competition

The London Voices competition is now looking for this year’s emerging journalism stars. Anyone living, working or studying in London and has a story to tell, a cause to promote or a new angle on an existing story has the chance to enter.

Roman Road Market archive image 1960s
Roman Road Market Then & Now photography competition

Win a photography course and have your photograph exhibited at the Idea Store Bow by entering our Then and Now photography competition inspired by archive images of Roman Road Market.