Dame He­len backs the bid

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Ac­tor Dame He­len Mir­ren has backed the Tower Ham­lets bid to be­come the London Bor­ough Of Cul­ture. The lo­cal res­i­dent and Col­lat­eral

Beauty star is among 650 peo­ple who have pledged sup­port so far.

She said: “Tower Ham­lets, with its own strong London cul­ture and his­tory of the East End has also his­tor­i­cally been the land­ing place for many gen­er­a­tions of im­mi­grants. This has cre­ated sim­ply the most di­verse, in­ter­est­ing, cre­ative and au­then­tic London com­mu­nity.”

Mayor of Tower Ham­lets John Biggs said: “Get­ting be­hind the bid is sim­ple; you can use the hash­tag #show­timeTH or pledge sup­port via the web­site.”

Go to thback­the­bid.co.uk for more de­tails

Dame He­len says Tower Ham­lets is the most di­verse, in­ter­est­ing, cre­ative and au­then­tic London com­mu­nity

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