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Records and Music

A piece of urban history recently uncovered by the remorseless redevelopment of Dalston is this old shop hoarding, ‘Records and Music.’ A search on Google Books for 52 Stoke Newington Road reveals it was the headquarters of Sci Fi promoter … Continue reading

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Radical Hackney after World War One

Spurred on by the great Radical Hackney History blog, I’ve dug out some digital press clippings on radical movements in my home borough after the first world war. The first covers an early instance of squatting, when unemployed workers unoccupied … Continue reading

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