Competitions and prizes

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

While we have no competitions running at the moment, keep yours eyes peeled for some more amazing prizes!

Previous competitions

people on yoga matts doing yoga in Victoria Park sunshine, Bow, East London
Win £240 worth of yoga classes this spring

We’ve partnered up with experienced local yoga instructor Gemma Tomkinson who is offering one lucky winner the chance to win £240 of yoga classes.

Win dinner for two at Silo worth £250

We’ve teamed up with Hackney Wick’s zero-waste restaurant Silo to offer one lucky winner the chance to try Silo’s sustainable tasting menu for two.

Win a bundle of East End books this Christmas

We’re offering one lucky winner the chance to win ten wonderful books which celebrate the heritage, life, and culture of East London. 

A bouquet of flowers from Denningtons, Roman Road, Bow, East London
Win £200 worth of fresh flowers this spring

Step into spring the right way, and win £200 worth of fresh flowers until June.

people singing and drinking in a karaoke booth at Star of Bethnal Green, East London
WIN a night of karaoke and drinks worth over £260

Plus, one lucky runner-up will win a bottle of tequila, the smooth and zesty Fortaleza Blanco worth almost £60.

Moo Canoe and Milk Float boozy canal party competition
Win canoeing and margaritas for six worth £200

Win a paddle down the River Lee with Hackney Wick’s own Moo Canoes, followed by a round of margaritas from The Milk Float.

Red cocktail and bacon sandwich held in front of bar called Nebula
Win bottomless Aperol Spritz brunch for four at Nebula worth £200

In a 90 minute slot, you’ll be treated to unlimited Aperol Spritzers worth £50 each. On top of that you’ll have a whopping £80 to spend on food.

Red leather sofas at Studio 4, Genesis cinema, East London.
Win a year’s membership to Genesis cinema, worth £220

Win a Martini Membership to Genesis cinema worth £220 and 10 runners up win a Mocha Membership Membership worth £40.

Yoga Place competition
Win free yoga class passes worth £220

We are teaming up with Yoga Place, East London’s original yoga studio, to give away class passes worth £220.

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.

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.

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.

London Tattoo Convention 2019 poster
Win a Golden Ticket to the London Tattoo Convention

Win two tickets to the London Tattoo Convention and a prize bundle worth £300.

Promotional flyer for RuPaul's Drag Race UK season 1 tour at Troxy
Win 6 tickets to RuPaul’s Drag Race UK tour at Troxy

Win six tickets to the tour of the brand new RuPaul’s Drag Race UK.

West Ham London Stadium
Win West Ham Premier League tickets and goodies

Win two tickets to see West Ham play Everton at the London Stadium.

MAMA Shelter London Medium Room
Win an overnight stay and dinner at MAMA Shelter

A fun weekend staycation for two with three-course dinner, comedy night and breakfast.

Pie & Mash down the Roman Road by Melanie McGrath book cover
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