Roman Road’s neighbourhood magazine
Roman Road LDN is a news and culture magazine for Roman Road in East London. Discover the best kept secrets about your neighbourhood including what’s on, places to visit, new shops, best restaurants, bars and coffee places, and the top attractions in Bow, Mile End, Globe Town, and Victoria Park. Discover the rich culture and heritage of our local neighbourhood, from East End Cockneys, East London Suffragettes, Bow Grime music to British Bangladeshi.
Roman Road’s famous Roman Road Market in Bow operates on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from about 9am to 3pm. Find the real east end and experience a traditional street market that has stayed true to its roots and offers fantastic bargains.
Places to visitView All
Spring is on its way in Tower Hamlets Cemetery
Tower Hamlets Cemetery is surely one of the most idyllic spots in our area. Tucked away behind Mile End tube station, you’ll find a secret realm of nature and, at this time of year, it is resplendent in its spring colours.
The adventures of Norah Smyth: her life as a suffragette, philanthropist and artist
Following exclusive information shared by Norah Smyth’s great nephew writer Jane McChyrstal reveals fascinating new insights into the adventurous life of the elusive suffragette, philanthropist and photographer who dedicated her personal wealth and artistic talent to social justice.
East End CockneyView All
Cockney roots: Leanne Black from G Kelly’s pie and mash shop
Though you won’t catch Leanne Black speaking in the Cockney rhyming slang of her childhood, her East End identity is
Best charity shops around Roman Road
The Roman’s diversity makes for charity shops with an exciting array of vintage clothing, classic books and idiosyncratic homeware. We
The ArtsView All
Artist Ed Gray: painting a tapestry of the East End
From drug dealers in Mile End Park to army cadets and estate agents, Ed Gray’s urban paintings celebrate the grit
Food & drinkView All
Latest news, interviews and openings about food and drink in the area.
Silo restaurant review: where fine dining meets radical environmentalism
The Hackney Wick zero-waste restaurant symbolising sustainable environmental change while remembering that fine dining is supposed to be fun. Sitting