Cultural Vandalism

Anyone who’s spent quality time hanging around East London will know all about the George Tavern. The fact that it’s now set to be destroyed is, according to the mighty Dazed & Confused ‘symbolic of our distant relationship with heritage/history/culture.’ (Anywhere that counts Geoffrey Chaucer and John Cooper Clarke amongst their er…alumni deserves saving for the nation.) Anyway, here’s a link to a great article about the situation: http://www.dazeddigital.com/artsandculture/article/22714/1/on-the-brink-the-george-tavern-staves-off-gentrification

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