1000 Londoners

Vicki in is and is an Arts Centre Coordinator .

Vicki founded A.P.P.L.E Arts Centre in Acton Park – a youth centre where young people can come to play, learn and be creative. The centre has a very close-knit family feel and she hopes to give everyone who comes a sense of belonging and a happy childhood like she had. The film was created by a group of young people from Acton as part of a Chocolate Films filmmaking workshop.

Film Maker:

Questions & Answers

  • What's your first memory of London? Guy the gorilla being sick in London Zoo (a very long time ago)
  • What do you miss when you're away from London? The mix of people
  • What's your favourite neighbourhood? Acton of course
  • What's your favourite building? The ART BLOCK and the Natural History Museum
  • What's your ideal day out in London? Walking along the south bank
  • What's your ideal night out in London? Banjo Day at the Old Queens Head
  • What's your most hated building? Don't know
  • What's the best view in London? Looking along the river from Westminster Palace to St Pauls
  • What's your favourite open space? Hampstead Heath
  • What's your favourite bar, pub or restaurant? Changes all the time.
  • What's the most interesting shop? Probably Harrods
  • What's your favourite place to hang out? Anywhere with friends
  • What's been your most memorable night out in London? Millennium Celebration from inside the OXO Tower
  • How would you like to spend your ideal day off in London? At the Tate Britain
  • Where would you take someone visiting from out of town? Along the river
  • What's the worst journey you've had to make in London? I got stuck in the lift (briefly) at Hampstead underground station.
  • What's your personal London landmark? Coming back in to London over Hammersmith Bridge
  • Who's your favourite fictional Londoner? Don’t know- Sherlock Holmes
  • What's your favourite London film, book or documentary? Peter Ackroyds London
  • If you could travel to any time period in London, past or future, where would you go? Between the wars.
  • For you, who is the ultimate Londoner? Robert Hook