Organisers of a new oral history project in Shoreditch are calling on local residents to share their memories of the area.

Hoxton Hall has recently been awarded a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund to run ‘Shoreditch Storybank’, which will gather tales and recollections from people who have lived, worked and played in Shoreditch and Hoxton over the past 60 years.

The group will then record these stories and turn them into an audio walking tour that will enable visitors to travel around the area and listen to local stories as they go.

To share your reminiscences, phone Lorna on 020 7684 0060 or email

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