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A short walk from Shadwell Station. A very effective artwork successfully illustrating the very... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
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Cable Street Mural

This mural depicts the clash that took place on the 4th October 1936. Great mural to look at if you... read more

Reviewed February 24, 2018
HappyMama41969
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This pictorial representation drawn on the side of a building is in remembrance of a historic Jewish rally that took place in 1936.
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St. Georges Town Hall 236 Cable Street, London E1 0BL, England
Whitechapel
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

A short walk from Shadwell Station. A very effective artwork successfully illustrating the very important stand taken by a vast swathe of people against the fascists. Probably more important than the poll tax riot. An increasing modern relevance in the face of current political uncertainty...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed February 24, 2018 via mobile

This mural depicts the clash that took place on the 4th October 1936. Great mural to look at if you are in the area which started in 1976 and finished in 1993 and restored in 2011 due to vandalism and graffiti. It is powerful with...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed December 29, 2017

We actually stumbled across this one day en route somewhere else, but it had always been on our list to visit. An important memorial to the battle of cable street and an important visual reminder of London's socialist history.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed November 28, 2017

A stroll down Cable Street is a walk through East End history. Simply walk out of Shadwell Station and you will quickly come across this tribute to the men and women who stood together to prevent Mosley and his blackshirts from bringing Nazi terror to...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank IanT2039
Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

The cable street mural is a good bit of local history and a must see if you are in that bit of London.

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank katiedw2019
Reviewed August 9, 2017

The history of the East End of London is fascinating and essential knowledge for anyone that wants to understand the real history of the UK, not just kings and queens. There are maps you can get that suggest walking tours, but don't miss this spiralling,...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Ian P
Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

The mural is very interesting to go to see, you can get very close to it, and it isn't packed at all. There are benches and a park surrounding so you are able to sit and view the mural. There is a plaque with information...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Claire N
Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Just thank you and keep fighting the good fight people...... Having written a piece on the Battle of Cable Street, I was still awestruck at this piece of work. Utterly humbled by the strength of character of those involved. Never forget...... 'the plague bacillus never...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank 372joew
Reviewed May 19, 2017

Great history place of people standing up against fascism and racism in the 1930s. I love what it tells you about people of London saying no, when the authorities said yes, and the fascists said "heil Hitler"!

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank RoddyPayne
Reviewed March 24, 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit if you are in the area, as it shows a slice of long forgotten London history when this was a predominantly Jewish area and the fascists attempted to march through, only to be beaten off by a coalition of locals, workers, communists...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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