Tag Archives: Regent’s Canal

Keep cool at the Canal Museum

Click here for more information about the London Canal Museum’s Ice project

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Volunteer at London Canal Museum to get free training & gain valuable skills & experience

From May to October the London Canal Museum is offering volunteers the chance to be a member of their Front of House or Education team gaining a unique insight into the history of London’s ice trade, the ice house at … Continue reading

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Installations a go-go

Spotted this afternoon a small group of Central St Martin’s second year Architecture students as they completed and documented this rather stunning art  installation on the theme ‘occupying space’.   As I walked my foster dog Lad from east to … Continue reading

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Duck weed harvesting on Regent’s Canal

Duck weed, also known as water lentils, grows at an incredibly fast rate in nutrient-rich water and has been rife on the Regent’s Canal this summer. It looks like thousands of tiny cress plants. It’s packed with protein so is … Continue reading

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Wild New Territories celebrates urban wildlife in KX

Wild New Territories is an exhibition showing new visual art, media and performance works that explore the interplay between the urban and the wild. The artists are a broad cross-section of award winning and emerging, artists from a variety of geo-political … Continue reading

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Regent’s Canal – a folk opera

Celebrating 200 years since work began on the construction of the canal, Musical Flying Squad and London Irish Theatre are collaborating to celebrate of the achievements of John Nash, the canal architect and James Morgan, the engineer as well as … Continue reading

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Ilkeston’s historic journey through King’s Cross

It’s been fantastic to see the historic narrow boat, the Ilkeston (built in 1912), travel through our neighbourhood being pulled by Buddy, the lovely shire horse. This was the first time a narrow boat has been pulled this way on London’s … Continue reading

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Showtime at Granary Square

Granary Square is proving to be a fantastic success with the introduction of a wide open and fun space for all the family. You may even noticed local celebrity dog Pan playing with local children in the fountains there – … Continue reading

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