Victoria Park with the City in the distance ©️ Matt Payne

Lockdown photo essay captures aerial photography of an empty Victoria Park

‘The drone allows you to see areas from a very unusual perspective and it has the power to completely transform familiar places. I look for the geometry within infrastructure sometimes and the pathways in the park provided that.’

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Artist Peter Liversidge, who put up his signs with the help of his son.

‘Thank you NHS’: the local artist whose sign paintings on Roman Road went viral

‘I just wanted to thank people,’ says Liversidge. ‘ All the key workers are just doing their everyday jobs, that they do in their normal life. But at same time they are taking these huge risks to their lives by doing just that.’

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East London Community Band provides relief for those affected most by Covid-19

Rohan is eleven years old and plays the clarinet. ‘I like that there’s different age groups, and we all play together, and hang out afterwards. I miss my friends, and I can’t wait to see them in real life when all this is over. But I’m glad we haven’t stopped our lessons, and we’re still seeing each other.’

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