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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 »

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 »

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 »

A Distant Momento From the Crooked Billet

A Distant Momento From the Crooked Billet

I found this large 2d brass disk about 30 years ago when I was doing a bit of metal detecting on Millfields, at the bottom of Southwold Road. Does anyone have any thoughts on what it may have been used for? (The 1p is just to give you an idea of the size of the disk.) Thank’s. Ken read more »

Soxee & Steeley Presents Open Decks – A Birthday Celebration

Soxee & Steeley Presents Open Decks – A Birthday Celebration

Open decks is a once month session for vinyl lovers to play music in the relax atmosphere of The Vortex Jazz Club Downstairs. July’s edition of Open decks sees us back for our second Saturday daytime session, with more birthday celebrations and our one off after party – The EP Sessions hosted by Nick Fletcher, our previous contributor in June. https://www.facebook.com/events/3406519694... 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 »

New Planning Laws: Changing a buildings use. HELP!!!

Hello all. I’ve been following this website for a while now but this is my first post. be kind….. I’m born and bred Hackney-ite and could not think of living (and working) anywhere else, which is why I want to set-up my business here. I am just wondering if there is knowledge out there about planning regulations that were created about a year ago about retaining retail shops (A1 ... read more »

World Cup

Hello! As the world cup is starting it would be great to know which pubs in Hackney are NOT showing it, or am I out of luck? read more »

Lost cat

Lost cat

Windsor Castle are posting this on facebook so I thought I’d re-post. read more »

Hear No Evil – brand new music/arts festival for 24 May bank holiday!!!

Hear No Evil – brand new music/arts festival for 24 May bank holiday!!!

What is it? Hear No Evil is a brand new music and arts festival, taking place on bank holiday weekend in the unique London Fields Brewery arches. It’s about music. It’s about nice beer. It’s about doing something fun with mates that won’t break the bank holiday bank. Oh, and you’ll be helping cancer patients and their families too. There will be bands, comedy, spoken word, musical bingo, good food... read more »

Beer vending machine in the Fox

The Fox in Haggerston have installed a beer vending machine in their pub for those that don’t want to wait at the bar, it may be the only beer vending machine in use in the UK. More details at: http://www.morningadvertiser.co.uk/General-News/Publican-hopes-his-beer-vending-machine-will-become-a-talking-point read more »

The Old Ship Hackney

I came across the below post on twitter, has The Old Ship had a relaunch? https://twitter.com/TheOldShipE8/status/453469490831847424/photo/1 read more »

Looking for David the former pubowner of the Rose and Crown

I am a former Hackney residence since about 20 years ago. I am Icelandic but came to Hackney to start a shroe business and had an office and a show room on 3 Mare Street. I am trying to locate a friend that owned the bar next door (old Rose and Crown) and his name was David but sadly I cant remember his surname. His girlfriend was from Romania. He used to be a police officer and his dad worked as ... read more »

New cafe/bar by Homerton Station

There is a new cafe/bar opening right next to Homerton Station on Mackintosh Lane. Been in and spoken to the guys behind it a few times and it is opening pretty soon. They’ll be serving coffee via a hatch from 7am and then opening as a cafe/bar till 11pm it would seem. Looks like they’ll be having a variety of different companies coming in to serve street food too. Just what Homerton n... read more »

Hackney Hop Growers – Year 2 Call-out

Hackney Hop Growers – Year 2 Call-out

Hi everyone, We’re about to get started with year 2 hop growing! Year one has been great fun with brewing, bottling and a handful of ‘sampling’ sessions…. I hope many of you have had the chance to try the amazingly tasty ‘Hackney Homegrown’ in the local pubs and beer festivals that we brewed with Hackney Brewery. We are now recruiting new dedicated urban growers and beer-lovers t... read more »

We Eat Pressure Drop Supper Club

We Eat Pressure Drop Supper Club

A five course seasonal British menu that carries various subtle influences from street food whilst being the kind thing that you’ll need to sit down to eat. The menu pairs with beers from Pressure Drop brewery, whose full range will be available on the night. The beers are also sneaking around in the food, with their porter in the beef cheek and hefeweisse in the granita, amongst some other splash... read more »

What’s happening to the Jackdaw and Stump?

Rumor the Jackdaw and Stump is closing to make way for flats, hasn’t been open for the last couple of days, so guess this might be the case. Not a great pub, but shame to lose another building to flats. read more »

British Craft Beer Pop-up in Shoreditch – open for just four weeks!

British Craft Beer Pop-up in Shoreditch – open for just four weeks!

Located at 87 Leonard Street, London, EC2A 4QS Tuck into beers from some of the UK’s most talented small and independent breweries. Based in a hidden speakeasy style bar, the venue is exclusive, relaxed and cosy. The lively atmosphere is provided by great music and even better guests. Devour one of the delicious burgers on offer by Flippin Cow. This week, there is a Soya (vegetarian) and Lam... read more »

Hackney Irish Social Club

Hackney Irish Social Club

We run the Hackney Irish Social Club every Thursday from 7 in the Prince Edward in Homerton. We play ska, dub, soul, Irish traditional & folk, afrobeat, country and loads more. Beers are nicely priced and we offer a free tasty spicy Jamaican curry. Yeah, free! read more »

Reminder – Twee8 this Weds (15 January)

Hi E8! We have a lovely Twee8 planned for this Wednesday night (15th) and we need some lovely faces read more »

First of the year twee8 15th January 2014: Crooked Billet, anyone?

Yes, it's Twenty-Fourteen! New year, new adventures! Let's meet at The Crooked Billet for our first read more »

UnLondon 25th Jan at St Mary’s Old Church, Stoke Newington

London band, The Unfortunates, host Unlondon, a free one-day festival of literature, music and visua read more »

twee8 5th birthday super fun times 21st Dec

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New Year’s Eve at the Crown & Shuttle

Shoreditch trailblazers The Crown & Shuttle top off a wicked first year with a massive New Year' read more »

Clapton Craft pop up shop Dec 2-15

Hello fellow beer drinkers! For two weeks from Monday we have a new temporary shop at London Bo read more »

Coffee and Cycling SPIN x LCF christmas 29th Nov – 1st Dec

Spin London and the London Coffee Festival are teaming up for a new collaboration, a Christmas shopp read more »

Craft Beer Social club in Shoreditch 27th Nov – 21st Dec

Craft Beer @CraftBeerJusty i read more »

Hackney Hop Growers

Hello all, I have just stumbled across this group/website and thought you might like to know ab read more »

Pig’s ear beer & cider festival 3rd – 7th Dec 2013

Pig’s ear beer & cider festival 3rd – 7th Dec 2013

This year's festival is back at the read more »

2-4-1 drinks tonight for Yeah Hackney members!

It’s our penultimate weekend at our London Fields venue read more »

Delicious gourmet sausage rolls eat in or take away.

These are the king of sausage rolls! Lovely flaky pastry encasing a tasty filling. Yum! Just £3 per read more »

Hot Smoked Beef at The Craft Beer Social Club

This weekend (Friday night and from 3pm on Saturday) we have Manzo Fumato featuring at read more »

London Brewers’ Market at Old Spitalfields, 30th November

Yes, it's in Spitalfields, ie not Hackney, BUT it is featuring a few Hackney breweries so hear me ou read more »

20th November’s twee8 @ The Cock Tavern

Cats! I'm hosting our next twee8 on Wednesday, the 20th of November, and I'm looking forward to read more »

Fingers and Thumbs Shellfish Eatery at The Craft Beer Social Club 25th/26th Oct

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Free beer for Yeah Hackney members this weekend

Free beer for Yeah Hackney members this weekend only at The Craft Beer Social Club read more »

2-4-1 drinks at The Craft Beer Social Club this weekend!

It's our penultimate weekend at our London Fields venue :( Why not come and toast with us with anoth read more »

OCTOBER 2013 twee8 @ The Jolly Butchers (Stoke Newington)

Hi All, It seems it's been a while since we brought this north so let's have  read more »

Village Green Market – Octoberfest

Sunday 6th October12pm - 5pm For the third instalment of our Village Green Market we're bringin read more »

Want to host a twee8? Volunteer here!

Hi, everyone. We're looking for volunteers to host upcoming twee8 meet-ups. If you would like t read more »

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