New gallery opens to reveal old posters in a subterranean world

Torn poster on wall.

The Fitzrovia Gallery is an elegant new space that has recently opened at 139 Whitfield Street. Owned and run by three long standing local residents, Sarah McDonald, Suresh Pushpananthan and Michael Skelly, their manifesto is to “play a key role in London’s creative and cultural landscape. We believe in the life-enhancing value of art and …

A century of change in Bloomsbury and Fitzrovia

Bloomsbury & Fitzrovia Through Time, by Brian Girling. Amberley Publishing: £14.99 Reviewed by Angela Lovely This attractive books juxtaposes today's street scenes with those of a hundred year's ago. The photographs of people and often animals standing proudly outside shops, homes and industrial sites contrasts with the today's car-clogged streets. Each page features an older …