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Photographs of Boxing in London

Photographs of London Boxing by Alex Sturrock

Commissioned by Ally Capellino this limited edition book catalogues a cross section of London’s diverse boxing community with a series of photographs and interviews.  Ally Capellino have been based in East London for over 30 years and the 2012 Olympics spurred a naive curiosity to better understand boxing and how the sport touches lives within our neighbourhood.  

The book features many a champ including Charlie Edwards, Stephanie Louis-Fernand, Sylvester Mittee, Teddy Lewis Jr and Ron Cooper. 

Curated by collaborators Brickhouse, namely Guy Gormley and Thomas Bush. Portraits are taken by Alex Sturrock, photographer of choice for the music and film industry, Nan Goldin protégé and currently Photo Editor at large for Vice magazine. Words are by the Gentle Author, author of the best selling Spitalfields Life book and hugely popular blog who has written about his contribution here.

All proceeds from the sale of the books will be donated to boxing charities including London Ex Boxers

The books are in the London shops and available to buy online.

*SIGNED COPIES* a very limited number of signed books are available online and from the London shops, kindly signed by Ron Cooper, Lightweight Champion and 1948 Olympic team and 2012 Olympic torch bearer Sylvester Mittee, Welterweight Champion. 

They will also be available at a number of our stockists and specialist bookshops including Koenig Books (Serpentine Gallery and Whitechapel Gallery),  Liberty, Claire de Rouen, Foyles (Stratford), Rough Trade and Shoreditch House

We have also made a very limited edition boxing holdall, Harry