Roman Road Market Then & Now exhibition launch
Thursday 31 May, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
You are invited to the opening night of the Roman Road Market Then & Now photography exhibition at Idea Stores Bow.
This exhibition celebrates the spirit of East London’s Roman Road Market and features a series of archive images of Roman Road Market on loan from Tower Hamlets History and Archives Library along with the winning photographs of the Roman Road Market Then & Now photography competition.
The competition has invited emerging and established photographers to submit their photographs of East London’s historic Roman Road Market inspired the archive images. A panel of judges, made up of local professional photographers and a group of market traders, are judging the entries, choosing a shortlist of fifteen of the best photographs as well as the ultimate winner.
The fifteen shortlisted images, along with the winning photograph, will be exhibited at the Idea Store Bow alongside the archive images from 31st May until June 24th and will also be featured on the Roman Road London website.
Guest speaker Melanie McGrath, author of Pie & Mash down Roman Road will be discussing her new book and experiences of Roman Road Market.
Drinks and canapes will be served from 6.30pm.