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

WIN an original portrait of your dog

Local artist Ryan Hodge from Woof Portraits will create an original pet portrait of your dog. No modelling needed. Hodge works from your favourite photos. 

Hodge’s artwork is heavily inspired by artists like Andy Warhol and David Hockney and are influenced by the layering techniques used in screen printing. Each layer of colour and detail is drawn by hand and are sandwiched together digitally to make the final printed image.

Deadline: 16 April 2019

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.

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.

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.

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

East End Vernacular A Modest Living, Memoirs of a Cockney Sikh, Doreen Fletcher PaintingsStepney Doorstep Society