The Royal Docks History Club’s Facebook Live Talk Show

Tune in for the Royal Docks History Club’s first Facebook Live Show on to discover more on the History of the The Royal Docks. You will be able to comment with your own questions and ask guests or the host what you want, writes Colin Grainger. The event is on Thursday June 25 between 6.30 … More The Royal Docks History Club’s Facebook Live Talk Show

All the fun – and history of – the fair on the Flats

Roll Up! Roll Up! A new booklet detailing the history of the fair at Wanstead Flats will be available soon. From their earliest days fairs have had a reputation for drunkenness, lewdness and riotous behaviour – as well, of course, for fun and pleasure, writes Colin Grainger. The Wanstead Flats fair, which dates back to … More All the fun – and history of – the fair on the Flats