Recent posts in: Art in Hackney

A collection of posts related to art and the creative industries in Hackney.

Comedy Sketch Show in Dalston

Comedy Sketch Show in Dalston

A selection of sketches based on the song titles of a really really famous band. Sunday 12 Oct 4.00pm Tuesday 14 Oct 7.30pm Thursday 16 Oct 7.30pm Sunday 19 Oct 4.00pm Tickets £6.00-Call 02079239518 or email [email protected] to reserve tickets OpheliaTheatre 574 Kingsland Road Dalston, London E8 4AH www.behindthebikeshed.com www.opheliadalston.co.uk read more »

Artwitch! feminist artist or feminist art?

Or both? I want to start a feminist artists group in Hackney , preferably around Hackney Downs studio area. Regular shared crits, support and group shows. Contact [email protected] and see our facebook page. Yeah, do it now! read more »

LONDON FEILDS FREE FESTIVAL OCT 17th-26th 2014

LONDON FEILDS FREE FESTIVAL OCT 17th-26th 2014

LONDON, DATE: The programme has been announced for this year’s London Fields Free Film Festival, which takes place 17th – 26th October 2014. The brand new festival aims to attract and bring together local audiences to enjoy a ten day celebration of cinema at a number of venues across London Fields. The festival will showcase an eclectic collection of features, documentaries, shorts, animation and ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Frames for large photographs/prints

Dear all, can anyone here recommend a good local framer for largish photographs and screenprints? Thanks, Caroline read more »

Short and Sweet: A Guide to Short Filmmaking

Short and Sweet: A Guide to Short Filmmaking

4 week course every Monday 7 – 9pm from Sept 1at Hackney Picturehouse Course leader: David Lemon Tickets £65 / £60 concessions / £55 members Book online at www.picturehouses.co.uk/hackneycourses or on 0871 902 5734 Before they worked on features, countless film-makers, from Christopher Nolan to Andrea Arnold, first established themselves by making a short film. As well as serving as ‘calling cards... read more »

YARD SALE – 18 Millfields Road – Sunday 20th

YARD SALE – 18 Millfields Road – Sunday 20th

Hi! We are having another yard sale in our front room this Sunday . We are the new owners of the old upholsterers on Millfields Road ( the corner house just by the pond – 18 Millfields Road ) We are selling lots of old furniture , clothes and shoes for very cheap prices. And we would also love to meet our neighbours! So please come in and introduce yourselves! Ed and Val x read more »

Art Supperclub on Regent’s Canal – Marcel Duchamp at The Artist Dining Room

Art Supperclub on Regent’s Canal – Marcel Duchamp at The Artist Dining Room

Friday 1st August, 7:30pm Guest Projects, London E8 4QL Our Summer supperclub holds an evening of Dadaist fantasy, inspired by French artist Marcel Duchamp (along with his alter egos Rrose Sélavy and R.Mutt). Guests will indulge in a French influenced 4-course meal created by Guest Chef BANQUET; taking your palate though an exploration of the world Duchamp’s mind for the evening. Guest Host ... read more »

FREE Street Photography Course in Shoreditch, 24th July

We’ve got a place on a Street Photography Crash Course next Thursday 24th July from 14.00 – 17.30, and delivered by Photography Course London at their studio in Shoreditch, The course is aimed at beginners to street photography, but is suitable for all levels of photographer. Emphasis is on the creative side of photography, so no prior technical knowledge is required. This taster cours... read more »

Comic/Illustration/Drawing meet ups?

Hey, just wanting to ask if anyone knows of the above going on in Dalston/Hackney anywhere? Cheers! read more »

Alternative Photography Talk, Doomed Gallery

Alternative Photography Talk, Doomed Gallery

On Tuesday 5th August at 6.30pm, London Alternative Photography Collective (http://lapc.4ormat.com/) will be meeting at Doomed Gallery Dalston. http://lapc.4ormat.com/next-meeting DOORS: 6.30PM TALKS: 7.00PM TALKS BY: ROSIE EMERSON Recent show at Hang Up Pictures, Stoke Newington. Rosie Emerson was born in Dorset in 1981. Since graduating in Fine Art from Kingston University In 2004. Rosie’s figur... read more »

London Alternative Photography Collective Birthday Exhibition

London Alternative Photography Collective Birthday Exhibition

The London Alternative Photography Collective has now existed for one whole year so we have invited all of the past speakers from July 2013 – July 2014 to exhibit their work at Doomed Gallery. Confirmed Exhibiting Artists are: CONSTANZA ISAZA JENNIFER BROOKES SAM WHITE TOBY DEVESON SEBNEM UGURAL SHIELA MCKINNEY MIKE CRAWFORD MARK INGHAM ANTHONY CARR ADAM BROWN BRUNO FREITAS DE OLIVEIRA DOUGL... read more »

Spontaneous Combustion – Dance and Performance Festival in Hackney Wick

Spontaneous Combustion – Dance and Performance Festival in Hackney Wick

On the 19 and 20 of July, performances will take audiences on a journey from arebyte gallery to explore the surrounding area of Hackney Wick. Artists working across contemporary dance, theatre and performance art were invited to relocate current or recent work in unusual spaces including private courtyards, car park and street corners. Users of Android mobile devices will also be able to download ... read more »

Workshops / classes required for downstairs at the yellow warbler

Workshops / classes required for downstairs at the yellow warbler

Yellow warbler is a speciality coffee shop at 9 Northwold Rd, Stoke Newington, N16. Upstairs in the coffee shop we serve Climpson and Sons coffee with Venezuelan street food. We have a downstairs area which we are currently converting into an event space, we are looking to hold interesting classes and workshops so if you are interested in using this space please contact us at [email protected].. read more »

Number 90 Bar/Restaurant FREE event

Hey All! WICKED LIVE is happening tomorrow from 7.30pm at Number 90 Bar Restaurant in Hackney Wick (doors will open at 12pm/Completely free)! A night of live music by Charlie Miller (folk)/ Cospatric (folk)/Marley Chapman (pop) & The Landed ( folk)! Here’s a little clip of the lovely Marley Chapman so you know what’s in store 🙂 FB: Number 90 Bar Restaurant Adrss: 90 Wallis Rd, Lond... read more »

Limited spaces left for Hackney Creativity Festival!

Limited spaces left for Hackney Creativity Festival!

We are excited to announce the launch of ‘Hackney Creativity Festival’ in Hackneys best live music venue – 90 Main Yard. Never done before: LIVE ARTISTS including a professional BODY PAINTER will create visual art INSPIRED by the BEST LIVE MUSIC acts in London including the WORLD NUMBER 5 BEATBOXER and incredible LIVE BANDS. This artistic extravaganza includes an incredible selec... read more »

Chalk / Pavement Artist Needed

I am looking for a chalk/pavement artist in the area, please get in touch if you or someone you know can help read more »

ARTISTs, URBAN PLANNERs, PSYCHOLOGISTs, COMMUNITY WORKERs, ALL those who LOVE TO PLAy

ARTISTs, URBAN PLANNERs, PSYCHOLOGISTs, COMMUNITY WORKERs, ALL those who LOVE TO PLAy

I am kicking off the ground an exciting community project which changes how we relate to our urban public spaces and to one another in those spaces. The project is a platform and a street movement of passionate people who know that a daily dose of PLAY in our public spaces is important for the health and well-being of ADULTS. We come together and act on our own initiative to use the power of PLAY ... read more »

Neighbourhood Shop is OPEN!!

Neighbourhood Shop is OPEN!!

Hello, We are now open! Neighbourhood 53 Chatsworth Road (crossing with Glenarm Road) London E5 0HP We have kids clothes and accessories in a range of prices for every pocket, Vintage, Second hand, Ethical, Upcycled Plus! Homewares from India, Upcycled cushions, Local original artworks and loads of Granny Square blankets! Body products coming soon. We are Pete from Born Again Kidswear (Broadway ma... read more »

A night of Art and Music

A night of Art and Music

A collaboration of all things artistic, mixing together music art and photography. Vinyl only sets from The Vortex Open Decks Allstars Miss Soxee Pam Hall Geoff ‘Geffhino’ Henry Tim Timma Si James Art drawings by Richard Wilson Artwork Photography by Owen Money Photography read more »

East London Mornings art guide

East London Mornings art guide

Hi there! We would like to share with our neighbors the information about the second edition of the East London Mornings book, the art guide to the best atmospheric breakfast spots in East London. We run this project since 2011, and already released the first limited edition of 50. The guide includes 78 pages, 31 illustration by UK and international artists, poems by London based poets and six han... read more »

Calling all producers/cooks/artists/ideas makers!

I am currently volunteering at the Red Route Cafe on Lower Clapton Road: http://redroutecafe.org.uk/ which is a not-for-profit, social enterprise cafe set up to help young people gain skills and qualifications. Last week, I came up with the idea to help them make a bit more money which would be to have a section of the cafe set up as a shop, selling local produce. This can be from jam right throug... read more »

Talks at the Tower 2014

Talks at the Tower 2014

Hackney Historic Buildings is pleased to present a series of fantastic free events, as part of Adult learners Week 2014. The Talks will take place in Hackney’s oldest building, the beautiful medievil St Augustine’s Tower. Please see http://us3.campaign-archive2.com/?u=7f7a50ce29289062a4336f8fd&id=2cbb17ed05 for details of each evening. Sunday 15th June 2014 – Laurie Elks: Pic... read more »

read chat drink

Lesbian book group meets monthly for two hours needs new members. Mostly fiction: Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche:Americanah; Maggie O Farrell:The Distance Between Us; A L Kennedy: The Blue Book; Ali Smith:Accidental; Barbara Kingsolver:Lacunae. Also go to readings sometimes. [email protected]@phonecoop.coop. read more »

Re-mapping Hackney Project

Re-mapping Hackney is an upcoming art project which is entirely produced by the people of Hackney. We are looking for people to contribute their concerns, thoughts or memories about Hackney… If you have any experiences you would like to contribute about living in Hackney please share them with us here (it is entirely anonymous so be as silly or serious as you like) https://docs.google.com/fo... read more »

New Shop on Chatsworth Road!

New Shop on Chatsworth Road!

Opening June 2014 We are opening a new shop soon on Chatsworth Road, in the busy crossroads where the market is centred around. We are both former market traders who were with the market from the beginning of the re-launch in 2011. We are now excited to have our chance to curate our own shop on our favourite street! Now we are looking for beautiful and unique things to put in it. We are working wi... read more »

Stills and Movies course at Hackney Picturehouse

Stills and Movies course at Hackney Picturehouse

6 week course every Wed, 7pm – 9.30pm from 7 May – 18 June NB. There will no session on 11 June Course Leader: John Digance Tickets for the course are £75 / £70 concessions / £65 Members To book please visit www.picturehouses.co.uk/hackneycourses or call 0871 9025734 We have always wanted to tell stories with pictures and the relationship between the still and moving image has characterised ... read more »

P-oint Magazine Issue 4 Exhibition

P-oint Magazine Issue 4 Exhibition

We are launching the 4th issue of P-oint magazine with an exhibition showcasing all the great work from this issue and previous instalments. It will be a great opportunity to meet and network with other creative people. You can also submit work for our next issue and exhibition. Let us know you’re coming: http://www.p-oint.com/events/ read more »

Join us for a great range of new film theory courses at the Hackney Picturehouse this Spring and Summer

Join us for a great range of new film theory courses at the Hackney Picturehouse this Spring and Summer

From the American Deep South to London on screen and from psychoanalysis and film to an exploration of our relationship with still and moving images – we have a great, diverse range of courses coming up so we do hope you’ll join us again soon for what promises to be an interesting Spring and Summer of film theory at Hackney Picturehouse! Please note our April, May and June courses are ... read more »

‘Keep you Eye on the Doughnut’ – Fundraising art auction for Bootstrap Bees

‘Keep you Eye on the Doughnut’ – Fundraising art auction for Bootstrap Bees

Bringing together art inspired by the beauty and magic surrounding the life of the bee, ‘Keep your Eye on the Doughnut’ exhibition is being held to raise money for the future activities of Bootstrap Bees, a Dalson beehive celebrating its first year in June. An art auction and opening party will be held on the 10th April at the Printhouse Gallery, with a live illustration on a hexagonal... read more »

“Don’t Let Their Stories End on The Streets” a project to help homeless kids get off the street

“Don’t Let Their Stories End on The Streets” a project to help homeless kids get off the street

Depaul UK, the youth homelessness charity, has enlisted a group of graffiti artists to create street art that tells young peoples’ stories, with the aim of helping them off the streets. The collaboration is part of a campaign for the charity by Publicis called “Don’t Let Their Stories End on The Streets”. You’ll find the work around Dalston and Shoreditch and on http://streetstories.org.uk/ ... read more »

Frank Laws: Pembury

Frank Laws: Pembury

Hackney-based artist Frank Laws’ latest show, Pembury, delves into one of the most notorious estates in the east London borough – a centre for the 2011 riots, a space filled with stories good and bad, and an area that acts as a emblem of regeneration. More info on Design week http://www.designweek.co.uk/whats-on/hackney-estate-of-mind/3038090.article read more »

New gallery and events space at L’Entrepot

According to the Dalstonist, L’Entrepôt is opening a new gallery and events space in their basement opening at the end of March read more »

Bench space available to rent in shared workshop, ideal for a carpenter, metalworker, artist.

Bench space available to rent in shared workshop, ideal for a carpenter, metalworker, artist.

Located on Grosvenor Way , just off Lea Bridge Road in Clapton. £100 for bench, storage space plus communal bench and certain communal tools. – Personnal Space 165cm wide /350cm high /100cm deep £15 deposit on front door key Being a live-work space there is a timetable for loud work (power tools/hammering): 9am-10pm weekdays 9am-8pm Saturday 11am-8pm Sunday Varnishing/Painting/Sanding ok at ... read more »

LBB Pop-Up School for Creative Professionals

LBB Pop-Up School for Creative Professionals

This spring, we’re pleased to announce our curated professional development programme: the LBB Pop-Up School. From start-ups to seasoned professionals, the LBB Pop-Up School will provide training, insight and inspiration for creative industry. The Pop-Up School’s first residency will take place at The Print House, Dalston, March 17-28 2014. At a glance here’s the programme round up:  WORKSH... read more »

Speculative Future Contemporary Art exhibition

Speculative Future Contemporary Art exhibition

Speculative Future – Group Fine Art show at A-Side B-side Gallery, Hackney Downs, E8 2BT, 16 national and international artists, Curated by Heather Gray London, England 27th March– 31st March Private View: Thursday 27th March 6-9pm “I don’t want to be human! I want to see gamma rays! I want to hear x-rays, and I want to smell dark matter. Do you see the absurdity of what I am?” * Speculative... read more »

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