As we emerge from the recent crisis and start to navigate our way through these uncharted waters, creative thinking and solutions will be needed to keep some small and medium businesses open and thriving. It attracts visitors from all over the world and is known for its many and varied bars, clubs and restaurants. The idea with Soho Street Party is to pedestrianise the area, making most of Soho car-free between 8ampm with licenses granted for restaurants, pubs and bars to safely trade in the street outside for the summer. People need to be social. Isolation is the real killer. The entertainment industry has suffered too much already.
There is one week left to do your Christmas shopping — and who better to buy from than independent makers from the East End? It will run from 10am to 6pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday December , subject to safety checks and government guidance. In line with government guidelines, the market has been made more covid-secure with social distancing measures in place. A candle holder by designer-maker and silversmith Dick Litton Holt. Email charli. This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years.