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Alma Street Fair

Community Pinboard: Street Feast abandons Brick Lane for K-Town

Things we have learnt this week? Some of you call it Katy. Some Kenny T. Others K-Town. One lone girl prefers Norf Weesy. And K-Town Massive – if you’re ‘gangster’ (thanks to @emily_ewens for that gem). Keep those tweets coming. Okaaaay. Onwards: 1. Street Feast Moves To The Manor. Finally, a vogueish street food market …

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Why It Matters Special: Alma Street Fair 2012

Once again, the organisers of the annual Alma Street Fair effortlessly show us how to run a ‘hyperlocal’ festival that manages to be buzzy, peaceful, and representative of our multicultural and diverse community. Hundreds packed the pretty backstreets of the Inkerman conservation area yesterday, whilst residents enjoyed the spectacle from their rooftops, Notting Hill Carnival …

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Community Pinboard: A new Grafton Arms and the Alma Street Fair 2012

Last week’s inaugural Community Pinboard was a H.I.T. We had thousands of views so keep posting your suggestions on our Facebook or comments section below, and the most interesting make the round-up. This week: 1. A new Grafton Arms. Lots of you have already spied the eviction notice on the doors of this Prince Of …

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Free Weekend Special: More Street Fairs Than You Can Chuck A Greased Pig At

You can’t beat the Great British country fete, they cry to us city dwellers. A stroll to the village green for colourful maypole dancing. Jolly Punch & Judy show. Cream tea and locally-caught fish ‘n chips for supper. Or how about a half hour drive to a muddy field, where a selection of unstable fairground …

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