Episode 50: History Shoreditch
Today we are going to be talking about the area of Shoreditch in the East End of London that forms the southern part of the London Borough of Hackney.
Nowadays it's a creative hub with colourful street art, hip pubs and cafes, edgy galleries and popular nightclubs. But it hasn't always been a haven for street artists, the man bun and smashed avocado junkies.
So, let's start at the very beginning how Shoreditch got its name....
The boundary of Holywell Priory Shoreditch
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What we discussed:
- How did Shoreditch get its name?
- Roman Shoreditch
- Medieval Shoreditch
- Tudor Shoreditch
- Shakesperean Shoreditch
That's all for now. I'll see you next week.
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