New mural of Clara Grant pays tribute to Bow’s history of social pioneers

‘I picked the inside of the Mary le Bow church because the Bow Bells are the iconic association with this area. And when I started researching historical people that we could include, I wanted to find someone who helped alleviate poverty because that’s what so much of the local history of this area is about.’

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Art and architecture: Terence Williams Retrospective at Stour Gallery, Old Baths

When approaching 80 Eastway, you would be forgiven for mistaking the graphic 1930s Art Deco façade for a municipal building. Upon closer inspection of the brass plaque on the front, you will learn that in its former life, the listed building was indeed operated by the council, housing the Gainsborough Road Public Baths.

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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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