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

London Tattoo Convention 2019 poster

Win a Golden Ticket to the London Tattoo Convention

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of the UK’s biggest tattoo show, the London Tattoo Convention on the 27-29 September, we are giving away a prize bundle worth £300.

One lucky winner will get:

  • Two day tickets for the London Tattoo Convention
  • A London Tattoo Convention souvenir guide book
  • Stray Cats –  Double vinyl LP anthology
  • Drinks tokens for the Roundhouse bar
  • Gretsch Guitars goodies
  • The Graphic Art of Tattoo Lettering by Thames & Hudson
  • A Fuel Girls Poster
  • Family passes to 2020 Tattoo: British Tattoo Art Revealed
  • All presented in a limited addition tote bag


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.

Paola welcoming customers at her stall on 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.

Vividliy Chic

Win a FREE ‘Lash Experience’ prize bundle worth £150 from Vividliy Chic.

Roman Road Market archive image 1960s
Roman Road Market photography competition

Win a photography course and have your photograph exhibited at the Idea Store Bow.

Win portrait of your dog

Local artist Ryan Hodge from Woof Portraits will create an original pet portrait of your dog worth £225.

A pile of books about East London
Win a bundle of Christmas books

East End Vernacular A Modest Living, Cockney Sikh, Doreen Fletcher, Stepney Doorstep Society

Win five tickets to Fearne Cotton’s live podcast

Win five tickets to see Fearne Cotton record her live podcast ‘Happy Place’ at Troxy.

All Points East crowd in the evening
Win tickets to All Point East Festival

12 people will win a pair of tickets worth £120 to a day at All Points East festival in Victoria Park.

Rich Mix cinema annual pass for two

Win two passes to see as many films as you want at the Rich Mix cinema in Shoreditch for a year.

Yoga and fitness class using TRX suspension training
Win class pass to Move Studio London

Win a pack of five yoga/fitness classes, worth £55 each, to four lucky winners.

Win East End craft beer haul

Win a haul of 108 craft beers from East End Breweries worth over £240.