East End Stories at the Brick Lane Bookshop
Last Thursday of each month, 7pm / Brick Lane Bookshop / £10
Join us for lively evenings of miniature talks on lesser-known aspects of local history told by an eclectic selection of authors, social historians, and East London people.
Thursday February 29th, 7pm / Brick Lane Bookshop / £10
Streets Coloured Black and Blue
Award-winning author and historian Sarah Wise (The Blackest Streets, The Italian Boy) reveals how Charles Booth’s colour coded poverty maps of the Victorian East End paint a complex picture of life in ‘Outcast London’.
Decoding Tommy Flower
Keith Jones decodes TOMMY FLOWERS, the enigmatic Poplar hero who made breaking the Enigma Code possible.
And your host, Alan Gilbey, presents ‘This Month in East End History’ with Stalin, sparrows, and Spring Heeled Jack, plus a prize quiz!