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Aldgate East: my neighbourhood

Photography walks, creative writing, local history, oral histories, filmmaking

Photo: David Hoffman

This creative community project explores Aldgate East, Whitechapel and Spitalfields past and present. It is free and open to anyone who lives or works in the local area. In Spring 2019 we will produce a short film based on participants' work, and offer practical filmmaking skills.

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Aldgate East My Neighbourhood exhibition until 30 Dec at Gallery, 4th Floor, Idea Store Whitechapel.    View participants' work, Brick Lane photobooth images by Heather McDonough and Rod Morris, and photographs by Sarah Ainslie and David Hoffman. 


Do you want to tell your story? 10 December & 12 December, 2-4pm.  Have your memories recorded by oral historian Alan Dein. Ideas Store Whitechapel, E1 1BU.  Book your free place here 

David Hoffman Photography Talk, 12 December 6.30-7.30pm. Join David to view his remarkable images of '70s and '80s Whitechapel. 
Ideas Store Whitechapel, E1 1BU. Book your free place here 

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The project is funded through Tower Hamlets Community Cohesion Pilot Programme, with partners Four Corners, Alternative Arts/Photomonth and Swadhinata Trust.