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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 »

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 »

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 »

Venues and spaces available for hire HMP

Venues and spaces available for hire HMP

Are you in need of a venue or rehearsal space? At Hackney Marsh Partnership we have a variety of spaces available to hire with discounts to residents and the local community of Hackney. Just a few of the venues we have available to offer… >>Concorde Centre Hall – Refreshingly renovated in 2012, Concorde offers a modern, spacious hall available for hire just outside of the centre ... read more »

The Intrigue Emporium Autumn Show

The Intrigue Emporium Autumn Show

After a fabulous launch event in June with 50 outrageously creative designers and makers, we are returning to Shoreditch Town Hall in the Autumn with more of the best & brightest cutting-edge fashion, jewellery and accessories designers, sophisticated home-wares, art objects, stationary, paper goods and more. This time round we will also be running several craft and making workshops where you ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Yellow Warbler Opening Date

Yellow Warbler will be open from Monday 9th June. Serving Climpson and Sons Coffee, Cakes, Pastries, Loose leaf Tea, Venezuelan Arepas. 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 »

Ceramics classes in Hoxton

Ceramics classes in Hoxton

Hello – we’re running ceramics classes from our new(ish) ceramics studio based in Hoxton. You’ll learn how to throw, hand build, glaze and more. This is perfect for complete beginners or anyone who wants to brush up on technique. You can take home some beautiful ceramics to use! We have two courses available starting in June – one on Tuesday mornings and one on Saturday mor... 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 »

Green Woodwork Courses

Green Woodwork Courses

Introduction to Green Woodwork Courses at Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington Green woodwork uses unseasoned timber straight from the tree and hand tools. Over a series of structured sessions, participants will learn green woodwork basics including axe and knife work, and tool sharpening. At the end of these courses we hope participants will be confident to do green woodwork on their own at home,... read more »

Letterpress workshop for begginers / regular users

Letterpress workshop for begginers / regular users

One day Letterpress workshops on Wednesdays or Saturdays. WED/ 16:00 – 20:00 SAT/ 10:00 – 14:00 Workshops for people to experience the joy of letterpress, which we find not only a labour of love but a good time to be at one with one self, away from tablets and smart phones. We like to think about our studio as a space to think, a space for poetry and words. We have two Adanas 8×5 ... 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 »

Intensive workshops in Upholstery and Cabinet Making, Easter 2014

Intensive workshops in Upholstery and Cabinet Making, Easter 2014

The School of Stuff is running two five day intensive workshops during the Easter holidays. Project based Upholstery 7-11 April, and Beginners Cabinet Making 22-26 April. Expert tuition in our well equipped and rather lovely studio, and all materials included. £395. Have a look at the website: www.theschoolofstuff.co.uk read more »

Weekend taster course in course in Upholstery

Weekend taster course in course in Upholstery

Taster course in Upholstery, for beginners. Learn about history, techniques, materials, and get hands on experience by rebuilding and recovering a drop in seat. Expert tuition in a well-equipped and rather lovely studio in Dalston. £165 for the weekend. Book on our website: www.theschoolofstuff.co.uk. read more »

The latest craze, Social Painting is coming to Hackney

The latest craze, Social Painting is coming to Hackney

Pop Up Painting is launching in Hackney this week at Troyganic on Wednesday 19th February at 7.30pm An artist will be leading the night instructing guests how to paint an impression of Banksy’s ‘The girl with the Balloon’ it’s a night about getting having fun and getting creative, no experience needed – most people who come to our events haven’t painted since sc... read more »

Curious Makers Pop Up Shop 7th Dec

Curious Makers will be hosting a one day pop up shop on Saturday 7th December at Stoke Newington Lib read more »

Fair Trade and Handmade: Roots Retold Pop-up Shop

Roots Retold returns at the Russet in Amhurst Terrace this weekend (19th and 20th Oct) showcasing th read more »

Hackney Craft & Jumble Sale 2013

Dear Hackney householder, Do you have lots of bric-a-brac, clothes, books and furniture, veg fr read more »

Looking for Kitchen Fitters/Designers recommendations

Hi we are in the early stages of thinking of getting a new kitchen and would appreciate any local re read more »

\Open afternoon” Ann Tayler Children’s Centre: 11 May 2013″

\Open afternoon\" for children & families tomorrow [email protected] Ann Tayler Children’s Centre 1-13 Tr read more »

Stalls still available at the Stour Space April Designer’s Market – Get in touch asap

Join us this April for the very first Designer's Market of 2013....Saturday 27th April 2013 | 12-5pm read more »

Kids Club Leader Wanted! – Hackney Woodcraft Folk

Want to learn more about wor read more »

Seeking Hackney Crafters

Hi!Thought I would just put out some feelers to see if there are any crafters wanting to meet up per read more »

Hoxton Street Xmas Market Opportunities!!

\A scaled-up Hoxton Street Market will be taking place for three Saturdays in Decem read more »

Re Design Christmas Craft Club: Lovely Bubbly Fascinator Party 19th Dec

From the read more »

London Fields Folk and Craft Market

Every Sunday London Fields Brewery is opening its gates to our Folk & Craft market, everthing fr read more »

THIS TUESDAY: The Make Escape: Open Craft Night Launch at Hackney Attic

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Hackney Homemade’s Summer of Fun

Now that the sun is here, we'd like to tell you about a few exciting events that are going to make t read more »

Calling all the Clapton Craftsters! E5 has a new craft night.

What is it?  A social evening to craft together for a couple of hours at Cakey Muto Cafe on Chatswor read more »

London Fields Radio looking for craft show

Hey everyone, I run London Fields Radio, a micro station in the corner of the Wilton Way Cafe. read more »

Bi-monthly arts/crafts market at Hackney City Farm (Next date is Sun 5 Feb)

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Sunday 11th Dec – Entrepreneur Designer Market @ Hackney Attic – 1pm – 6pm

A brand new Entrepreneur Designer market:  A space for Creative Designers to showcase their handmade read more »

Re-gifting-gift-swapping CHRISTMASH SPESH with ETSY!

Drop-in to our festive pop up party for games, good times, Gaggle DJs, and of course - craft!Bring a read more »

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