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Launch Party!

Launch Party!

YES TO LOCAL! Stoke Newington Food Assembly – Launch Party at The Prince Pub. Come and meet local producers, taste their fantastic food and listen to some great bands. Head Chef at the Prince, Will Dee will be using our producers’ ingredients to create exclusive canapés and dishes on the night. Date: Tuesday 21st October from 6-9pm. FREE. Grab your free ticket here https://stokeyfoodas... read more »

Hackney with a Twist: an amazing books/food/wine event happening this month!

From October 23rd to 30th, Borough Wines restaurant L’Entrepôt, in Hackney Downs, beckons you to enjoy the end of autumn with its fading light and fallen leaves by hunkering down with fine food and wine inside its new arts space. Hackney With A Twist is a carefully devised programme that celebrates the pleasures of great books, film, wine and food, and cultural offerings from artists who live and ... read more »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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:[email protected],-0.0641515,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x48761cee79eb1ad1:0xded8bfe8e1df4217 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 »

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 »

Volunteer tutors needed for Hackney schools

Volunteer tutors needed for Hackney schools

Change a young person’s life with Action Tutoring Without C grades at GCSE in English and maths it’s difficult to progress in life. Action Tutoring is a registered charity that helps students from low-income backgrounds leave school with at least five A* – C grades at GCSE. These students do not perform as well at GCSE as their more affluent peers, and they are less able to access expensive ... read more »

Looking for a Job. (part-time/full-time)

Hi, I am a dedicated and self-motivated individual who is looking for better opportunities, new challenges and who is prepared to work hard to achieve my goals both professionally and in my personal life. I can do almost anything. (I have Customer service experience and enjoying working with computer.) Need a little helping hand. If you know anything let me know, and I’ll send you a resume o... read more »

Couple looking for 1 bed to treat like a home

Hi there, We are a professional couple in our late 20s looking for a one bed flat in Homerton/Clapton/Victoria Park/Dalston – anywhere in Hackney really! etc Ideally from early October, but we could be flexible It would be fantastic to find somewhere that we could care for like it was our own home, and stay for a while – we are especially keen on gardening. It would be great to let through a... read more »

Are parents in Hackney interested in Mindfulness courses for children and young people?

Are parents in Hackney interested in Mindfulness courses for children and young people?

Hello! I am a Mindfulness Teacher doing some research to find out whether parents in Hackney would be interested in Mindfulness courses for their children and teenagers (from 5 to 18 years old). These would be 8-week long with lessons of up to an hour once a week. Mindfulness helps children develop attention skills, regulate emotions and thrive. I would be really grateful if you could take a few m... read more »

Home Coffee Brewing Course at Yellow Warbler Speciality Coffee Shop

Home Coffee Brewing Course at Yellow Warbler Speciality Coffee Shop

In this two-hour course you’ll get an introduction to tasting coffee, learn how to brew good coffee at home using three different methods, and get advice on how to buy coffee and equipment. Courses run on Saturdays 14.00-16.00 and are £35 / person (introductory price) For more information or to book please contact: [email protected] [email protected] read more »

Volunteer tutors needed in Hackney – change a GCSE pupil’s life

Volunteer tutors needed in Hackney – change a GCSE pupil’s life

Can you spare just an hour a week for 8 weeks? Then get involved with an exciting educational charity! We place volunteer tutors in nearby secondary schools, to support pupils preparing for GCSEs on the C/D borderline in English, Maths or Science. Our aim is to help students leave school with 5 A*-C GCSEs including English and Maths, to increase their chances of going on to further education, empl... read more »

Part time cook

We are a new specialty coffee shop in N16 serving Venezuelan street food. We are looking for a part time Cook. The menu is very simple with most of the food pre-prepared by our offsite chef. Some experience in cooking would be preferable but full training will be given. Ideally must be able to begin week commencing 18th Aug as we have some holiday shifts which need covering. If interested please e... read more »

Looking for PT member of staff to join our new store!

We are looking for a part time member of staff to join us in our new store – The Hackney Draper- on Chatsworth Road, E5. We are a new textile shop selling beautiful fabrics from around the world as well as homewares and accessories that we have carefully curated. We also offer a full bespoke curtain making and upholstery service. We are looking for a permanent Weekend Sales Assistant to join... 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 »

LBB Pop-Up School for creative thinkers and doers //  21 July – 3 Aug

LBB Pop-Up School for creative thinkers and doers // 21 July – 3 Aug

It’s time to sharpen the pencils and whip out the notebooks as The LBB Pop-Up School returns to Hackney this July. Alongside partners, Bootstrap Company, D&AD and Fashion Sunday, LBB will be hosting a range of scintillating talks and workshops for you to wrap your intellectual nugget around. Book your tickets here: http://letsbebriefpopupschool.co.uk/ – WORKSHOP: Brand Building Delivered... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Help a local charity!

Help a local charity!

Calling all Hackney eBay account holders!! We are a small charity located just behind Broadway Market, where we refurbish second-hand bikes and donate them to destitute refugees and asylum seekers in London. eBay are running a competition for new charity users, with the chance of winning up to 10k. Please please please, if you have an eBay account, can you help us by simply logging in, and clickin... read more »

Soxee & Steeley presents Open Decks at The Vortex Downstairs

Soxee & Steeley presents Open Decks at The Vortex Downstairs

Open decks is a once month session for vinyl lovers to play music in the relax atmosphere of The Vortex Jazz Club Downstairs. This month we change from our usual daytime Sunday slot to Saturday. We hope you can join us as we have a special treat this June for all you Open Deck & Hackney E8 lovers out there. It is going to be another great line up of vinyl contributors for this month. https://w... read more »

Henry Garner Shopkeeper

I am doing some research on Henry Garner a shopkeeper from the Arcola Street area. I assume that his shop would have been in the Shacklewell, Dalston or Stoke Newington area around the 1940’s. I don’t know what type of shop it might have been. If anyone has any information on Henry or the shop It would be really helpful. 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 »

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 »

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 »

SLABS host @ Power Lunches

SLABS host @ Power Lunches

SLABS host… 27th APRIL 2014 (£3 ON THE DOOR) @ Power Lunches Arts Cafe – 446 Kingsland Road, Hackney, E8 4AE We are looking to set this up as a regular event and need some support. Come along, bring a friend. Bring 2! (If you have more you should count yourself lucky and bring them all). WHAT TO EXPECT? Our very own engorged phantasmagoria of wonders and oddities to delight and titillate… FA... read more »

Easter holiday fun at Nancy’s Pantry, Dalston Square

Easter holiday fun at Nancy’s Pantry, Dalston Square

We are a new family-friendly restaurant on Dalston Square; where the children are as important as the food. We have plenty of fun activities lined up for EASTER WEEK. Please see below: RUNNER BEAN RACES – Monday 7th April – All day – Help us plant and grow your own runner beans. BLAST OFF – Tuesday 8th April – Make your own rocket and blast it off in Dalston Square. C... read more »

Scared To Dance

Scared To Dance

The club is back playing the best in indiepop, post-punk, new wave, sixties, C86 and lo-fi music. You can get into the club for the discounted price of £4 by clicking “join” on the Facebook event in advance of the night at https://www.facebook.com/events/481359518630461/ // GUEST DJS // We’re thrilled to welcome Jeremy Warmsley from Summer Camp for his first DJ set at the club! I... read more »

A gaming-themed cocktail bar coming to Stoke Newington

The Dalstonist has reported on a gaming cocktail bar relocating from soho to Stoke Newington. Loading Bar is opening this week in its new home at Scenario Bar, 97 Stoke Newington High Street. Their website isn’t live at the time of writing this, but their twitter bio says: “One of those lesser spotted gaming bars making game themed cocktails and hosting events with London Game Space at... 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 »

why no Heart in N16?

Due to social changes that have occurred in recent years in East London we have the Clapton Hart and the Hackney Heart. Why is there no Stoke Newington Heart? Is it too far north to bask in the full glow of suburban hipsterness? Let’s leave Dalston out of this. read more »

Dalston Square and Dalston Eastern Curve Garden projects

Dalston Square and Dalston Eastern Curve Garden projects

Hi residents Do you care about Dalston? How would you like to improve it? Say your mind about Dalston here http://dalston.commonplace.is/?YH Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE London) and Commonplace have created a new way to share your ideas about your neighbourhood. We are inviting your comments about Dalston Square, Dalston Eastern Curve Garden and surrounding neighbourhood. The process of... read more »

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