Shoreditch

London Design Festival 2016: everything you need to know

Now in its 14th year, the London Design Festival looks set to be its biggest yet, with hundreds of products launches, new creative spaces and imaginative installations across the capital's seven official design districts...

The new pop-up villages in London's building sites

Thousands of the capital's building sites that are waiting for planning permission are lying empty. Resourceful Londoners are striking deals with developers to use the land for pop-up community spaces with free allotments, food trucks, art spaces - and silent discos.

Bethnal Green is buzzing

When the young creatives move into an area you know its time to buy there. Ruth Bloomfield heads east

Bethnal Green is buzzing

When the young creatives move into an area you know its time to buy there. Ruth Bloomfield heads east

Time for creative thinking

New homes in Brick Lane and Bethnal Green will tempt City workers into Shoreditch. Residents should welcome its revival. David Spittles reports