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QUEEN OF POP! Madonna vs GaGa vs Britney vs Rihanna!

QUEEN OF POP! Madonna vs GaGa vs Britney vs Rihanna!

Following on from Michael Jackson vs Prince and Mariah vs Janet vs Whitney vs Bey, we have…. ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Madonna vs Gaga vs Britney vs Ri Ri! QUEEN OF POP FACE OFF. WHO WINS? ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// Hairspray, crimping, pigtails, neon, cats... read more »

All Voices Hackney and Islington Community Choir

All Voices Hackney and Islington Community Choir

All Voices community choir is open to everyone who wants to do some singing whether you haven’t sung since your school days or do it on a regular basis. It’s a great way to relax and do something different. No need to read music and no audition! Come and try! We rehearse every Tuesday night at Mildmay Community Centre on Woodville Road near Newington Green. Fee: £5-7/session allvoicesc... read more »

Floor sanding and varnishing required

I’m looking for someone to sand and varnish the floors in two of the rooms in our house. Does anyone have any recommendations? Thanks, Holly read more »

Launch party

Launch party

Launch party this Thursday at hatch in homerton for “Strop and Blade” barbershop. Come and see what we have to offer, with prizes and complimentary drinks. All welcome just please RSVP to [email protected] Thanks, Ben read more »

Hatching Dragons

Hatching Dragons

Hatching Dragons, the UK’s first bilingual Mandarin-English early years daycare provision, is about to take flight and we’re hoping to open up our first setting right here where it all began – in Hackney. Whilst we’re waiting for the lease of our first nursery setting to be drawn up (watch this space as it’s a beautiful church hall with huge outdoor spaces for the chi... read more »

VMware Data Recovery Software – Technical Approach

VMware Data Recovery Software – Technical Approach

VMware recovery software is devised to recover lost data, repair damage and corruption issues of VMDK file. Software has fast scanning modes which frequently scan and repair entire VMs of systems and find all files/folders along with deleted or formatted drive. This easy-to-operate software has “Search” filter and “Date” filter option which helps to search particular file o... read more »

Can anyone recommend a good plasterer please?

Hello, Can anyone recommend a decent plasterer to work on our ceilings which suffered quite a lot of water damage during the recent storms? Thanks, Caroline read more »

Shoe repairers/cobblers in Hackney

Hello, Can any one recommend a shoe repairers or cobblers in Hackney? Thanks, Caroline read more »

Hackney Wick Food Assembly – every Tuesday 6-8pm – Number 90 Bar & Kitchen

Hackney Wick Food Assembly – every Tuesday 6-8pm – Number 90 Bar & Kitchen

Welcome to the Food Assembly collection evening! You can get as much of your staple goods as you like from bread and cheese to fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, fresh pasta, local ale to interesting luxuries such as fruit snacks, jams and ginger beer! Head over to: https://thefoodassembly.com/en/assemblies/84/ But as well as providing a platform which enables direct and fair trade between local farme... read more »

Experienced, independent contractors & handymen needed

Experienced, independent contractors & handymen needed

We are looking to add independent plumbing, electrical, carpentry, chippies, handymen (and women), decorators and more to our database to meet our ever-growing demand of residential property projects. Located in Shoreditch, we are a full services residential property company. We manage a sizeable portfolio of properties in London which we run generakl maintenance for but we also undertake redecora... read more »

The Sci-Fi Sessions at Hackney Picturehouse

The Sci-Fi Sessions at Hackney Picturehouse

Six sessions and six speakers that take a new look at the Sci-Fi genre, covering everything from aliens to architecture and science to superheroes. The weekly lecture series includes discussions on feminism in Sci-Fi and the science of science fiction with speakers from Royal Observatory and Club Des Femmes as well as variety film theory and pop culture experts. Each session will last between 1.5 ... read more »

Cleaner Wanted Clapton

Hi, I posted on here a while ago but didn’t have much luck. I’m trying again in the hope that something turns up. We are in need of a cleaner to do two hours per week at our flat in Clapton. We are looking for someone who is reliable and good. If you can recommend anyone, please let us know. Thanks!! read more »

PADDY CASEY LIVE IN HACKNEY

PADDY CASEY LIVE IN HACKNEY

We are very lucky as this will be a rare oppertunity to see Paddy perform a London Gig after touring austrailia with Glen Hansard (Of ONCE Fame) he has had a really busy schedule in Ireland. Pady agreed to come to LOndon as this will be a gig in aid of the Charity Little HEARTS maTTER . http://redgallerylondon.com/event/paddy-casey/1411668000-1411682400 http://www.songkick.com/artists/124186-paddy... read more »

Laptop repair + Portable Hard Drive recovery recommendation?

Hello, my Windows laptop seems to have an electrical short/hardware problem. Also, I have a Seagate external portable hard drive which needs to be fixed, or the data from it recovered if it’s not repairable. Does anyone know of a service in East/North/Central London which is NOT a rip-off? We, and our friends, have had bad experiences with rip-offs when having hardware repaired in the past. ... read more »

Cleaner needed Hackney Central

Hi all Can anyone recommend a reliable cleaner in the area? I need a bi-weekly clean for small 1 bed flat. Thanks in advance! C read more »

Hackney New Primary School – opening September 2015

Hackney New Primary School – opening September 2015

In September 2015, Hackney New Primary School will open its doors for the first time and welcome 50 local children into the Reception year. The school will feature music and sports every day, children will eat breakfast, lunch and tea together with teachers and there’ll be a strong emphasis on academic excellence and instilling self-belief and responsibility towards others. You can now apply for a... read more »

Ned Collette & Dean Roberts at The Dentist: Two Enthralling Takes on The Contemporary Song

Ned Collette & Dean Roberts at The Dentist: Two Enthralling Takes on The Contemporary Song

“Dark and revelatory” THE WIRE ON NED COLLETTE NED COLLETTE has been carving his name deep into the musical landscape of Australia over the course of two albums, and “Networking in Purgatory”, the third, is the most sumptuous and accomplished yet. Originally from Melbourne, Collette has resided in Berlin for the last four years, and this album was recorded in both cities. Fittingly, the album cove... read more »

Concrete floor

Hi, has anyone on here had an existing concrete floor polished? I’m trying to find someone who could do a room that’s roughly 25 sq m. Any help appreciated – thanks! read more »

Shoe Shop on Mare Street – 1980’s

Hello, I’m hoping someone may be able to assist me. As the title indicates, I’m trying to identify the name of a particular shoe shop which was located on Mare Street in Hackney during the early to mid 1980’s. The shop in question was mentioned in mainstream news reports in the1980’s so may have had a certain notoriety at the time. Other than it briefly being mentioned in n... read more »

Photography Introductory Class

My sister in law is doing this tomorrow. Should be really interesting. Tickets available on eventbrite. Have a look at http://www.beginanywhere.co/ if you want to book look here: http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/a-beginners-guide-to-shooting-people-nicely-portrait-photography-tickets-12901154701?aff=efbevent Ben read more »

Personal trainer wanted

4 older women would like to find a personal trainer to motivate and advise them to increase general fitness levels gradually. We are based around Stokey, and want to work together in one of our flats. Basically 90 mins per wek or fortnight.contact zzzzz on [email protected] thanks read more »

DSLR Video For Beginners 1 Day Course, 19th Sep

We’ve got one place on a DSLR Video for Beginners 1 Day Course on 19th Sep from Photography Course London at their Shoreditch Studio. All details here: http://economyofhours.com/listing/?id=705. All you need to do to access this course is join Echo (which is free and just take a couple of minutes), and the course costs 6.5 Echoes. If you’d like this place, message us or call Sarah on 0... read more »

Digital Photography Crash Course, 17th Sep

We’ve got one place on a Digital Photography Crash Course half-day course on Weds 17th Sep, from Photography Course London at their studio in Shoreditch. All details here: http://economyofhours.com/listing/?id=1043 To access the course, you’ll need to join Echo (which is free and just takes a couple of minutes), and the course costs 3.5 Echoes. If you’re interested, message us or... read more »

Looking for mums to be in Hackney

Are you a soon-to-be first-time mum or a veteran of the labour ward? Does everyone around you have an opinion on drinking alcohol while pregnant – are you confused by the advice you’ve received? October Films is making a sensitive documentary about pregnancy, alcohol and Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders. Whether you’ve set out to avoid drinking alcohol, enjoy the odd guilt-free glass of wine or a... read more »

Spate of burglaries in Clapton

Last week 3 of 4 flats in my building on Kenninghall Road were burgled (including mine) and police advised us that there have been a few in the immediate vicinity lately – possibly nothing new there but thought I’d give everyone the heads up. Ours was burgled in the daytime last Wednesday, and two doors down was burgled the following morning. The fact that they came back so quickly aft... read more »

Arduino Tour, IoT: London, September 21st, 2014

Arduino Tour, IoT: London, September 21st, 2014

One-day long workshop, starting at 10am, wrapping up at 6pm; at The Maker Works London, UK. Max 18 people. This official Arduino workshop will let you explore the world of the Internet of Things. Participants will experiment with a botanical kit including: an Arduino YÚN, plants and sensors. This workshop will teach you how to turn your your plants into connected, responsive elements. Arduino YÚN ... read more »

Classes downstairs at Yellow Warbler Coffee Shop

Classes downstairs at Yellow Warbler Coffee Shop

Yellow Warbler will be holding classes downstairs starting from Monday: Rucksack music for 0-4 yrs (drop in) 10.30 Monday Funky music for 5yrs+ (drop in) after school 16.00 Monday Toddler Yoga (drop in) 11.00 Tuesdays (please bring a yoga mat if you have one – not essential) Coffee tasting and home brew course – Selected saturday’s booking required Coming soon; Ole Kids – S... read more »

Digital Media Course at the Wallace Collection

Digital Media Course at the Wallace Collection This is 3.5 day project running from Monday 27 October – Thursday 30 October 10.00am-5.00pm Monday-Wednesday and 10.00am-1.00pm on Thursday Join a free creative project for young people aged 14-24. Work with staff from the Wallace Collection, the Geffrye and Chocolate Films to learn the skills of story creation, directing, producing, camera work, soun... read more »

Fragrant Candles

31st October – Fragrant Candles 2.00 – 4.00pm Creative workshop for young people aged 11+ Create your own tinted and fragrant candles, inspired by autumnal colours and smells. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes in advance of each workshop. read more »

Luminous Lanterns

29th October – Luminous Lanterns 2.00 – 4.00pm Creative workshop for young people aged 11+ Inspired by designs in the Geffrye Museum collection, decorate your own patterned lanterns. Admission is on a first-come, first-served basis 30 minutes in advance of each workshop. read more »

Talented Graffiti Artist Wanted

Hi Guys, I need a Graffiti artist to do my shop front which will be included a shutter and a front wall. Its will be a theme but I am willing to let the artist to go free on that subject. The location is in Hackney, very busy. Chosen artist can make a good name for him/herself.. Thanks read more »

FREE Natural Dyeing Workshop

FREE Natural Dyeing Workshop

A fantastic FREE workshop that will show you how with a few household items, some plants, barks, grinds and berries you can turn plain fabric into something wonderful. Come and try it but be warned it is highly addictive! https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/London+E8+1BD/@51.5443872,-0.0641515,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x48761cee79eb1ad1:0xded8bfe8e1df4217 read more »

Cleaners London

Cleaners London

Contact Information Web : http://www.cleaners-london.co.uk/ Phone: 020 3404 0373 More Information If you look at your carpet one day and wonder what its natural colour was, then it is time you had that carpet professionally cleaned. And here is where we come in. We provide what is called ‘carpet steam cleaning’. Yes, that is actually the Hot Water Extraction method, in case you were wondering. And... read more »

Time Out Love London Awards

Time Out Love London Awards

Hello all. We’ve just launched a new feature here at Time Out London – the Time Out Love London Awards, or TOLLAs – our search for London’s best neighbourhood businesses and things to do. The feature is running over the next three months: Sept is nominations, October is public voting, and the results are revealed in November. http://www.timeout.com/london/things-to-do/time-out-love-london-awards-n... read more »

Well Hung Gallery present The Rabbit & the Box

Well Hung Gallery present The Rabbit & the Box

Come along to a night of Art and support local artists AR and Boxhead. The exhibition runs from Thu 11th Sept – Thu 11th Oct. Private view on Thursday 11th September 6pm – 9pm – RSVP to [email protected] AR is a London based artist whose work is influenced by the energy and environment of the underground electronic music scene. Her drawings skilfully illustrate narratives based... read more »

We’ve got tickets for the Color Run, 28th Sep

We’ve got tickets for the Color Run, 28th Sep

We’re offering places in The Color Run on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Sunday 28th September, via Echo. All you need to do to access them is join the network at economyofhours.com More about the race: The Color Run™ event is a one of a kind experience that is less about speed and more about enjoying a colour crazy day with your friends and family. For our events, it is about participa... read more »

Planning on the Roof – 14th September 2014 – Bootstrap

I am hosting an event on Sunday 14th September at Bootstrap in Dalston to help test a new social media tool develped by Stickyworld http://www.stickyworld.com/ aimed at supporting engagement of more young people in planning. The event is part of the research and development of the tool and will provide vital user feedback to help improve it, and make it more accessible and attractive to young peop... read more »

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