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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Hackney Wick Food Assembly

Hackney Wick Food Assembly

Dear you, Today is your last chance to order food for this Tuesday’s Hackney Wick Food Assembly. The shop is only open until 2am tonight so have a browse here of what’s on offer and take your pick – https://thefoodassembly.com/en/assemblies/84 You can get as much of your staple goods as you like from bread and cheese to fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, fresh pasta, to interesting l... 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 »

Yard Sale / Jumble Sale

Yard Sale / Jumble Sale

A sale in our garden, under a giant fig tree! Pre-loved household treasures, home-made lemonade, baked goods and music. Rain or shine. Come hang out, browse and pick up a bargain. Sunday 17 August 12-6pm 42 Listria Park, N16 5SL Facebook page: www.facebook.com/events/689583101123573/ 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 »

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 »

Will the Hip and over-priced continue in Clapton?

It’s amazing how both Lower Clapton and Chatsworth Rd have changed. Apparently there’s even a market on Chatsworth Rd. True there are a few market stalls who trade as market stalls but is it really a market? Chatsworth Rd is the scene of an unseen restaurant / cafe war between local ventures. A ‘Turkish’ restaurant has just opened up in addition to a bike/cafe and pizza pla... read more »

SWAN FICTION COMPETITION

SWAN FICTION COMPETITION

Calling all creative types, get your quills at the ready and your brains whirring. We are running a short story writing competition. A very very short story. We’d like you to write 10 word piece of flash fiction including the word SWAN. The winner will get a 4 PINT JUG OF PIMM’S. Tweet it or post it on the event (https://www.facebook.com/events/908003302559582/) using the hashtag #thec... 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 »

Pop up restaurant space on Lower Clapton Road coming free

Hi I quite often pop into Chez Sam on Lower Clapton Road for a morning coffee. Sam only opens the place until 6 Monday to Saturday and wants to see the place used evenings and weekend. Obviously it has a kitchen and can seat 20-30 if you count the outdoor bit. Sam doesn’t really know where to start in finding a partner on this so I’m flagging it up here for him. I guess it would suit b... 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 »

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 »

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 »

The Clapton Pot

The Clapton Pot

Our next dinner is on 12th July. You’re welcome to join us for some local loveliness, bring yourselves and a bottle, dinner is on us! Tix http://theclaptonpot.eventbrite.co.uk. More on our website and blog http://theclaptonpot.com/ read more »

KSS Charity BBQ & Party – At the Royal Sovereign, Clapton, E5

KSS Charity BBQ & Party – At the Royal Sovereign, Clapton, E5

KSS Charity BBQ Party to raise funds for Cancer Research and the Royal Berks Charity Free Entry: 2pm – 2am DJ’s include: Chirs, Aaron, Julian Liberator (Stay Up Forever), Tattoo John, Miss Monument, Ed Mooch, Dj Anita, Method 1, Thermobee, Rob Stinky Pink, Supernode, Dan Frasier The BBQ will be reasonably priced with a selection of quality salads and meats Family friendly during the da... 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 »

I trust we’ve seen this? Bonneville.

I trust we’ve seen this? Bonneville.

This is the attitude that makes me truly despise the exclusive New Hackney club these twats think the own. http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/bar-apologises-over-insensitive-tweets-3701438 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 »

Registration is open for the Hackney Wick Food Assembly

Registration is open for the Hackney Wick Food Assembly

The Food Assembly has been a huge success in France and Belgium so far. Over 500 assemblies have been set up: small and large, in cities and in the countryside, these assemblies take place in a wide range of venues: restaurants, pubs, cultural centres, leisure centres, schools, libraries, coworking spaces, shops, churches, community centres … and much more! Each Assembly is a meeting place m... read more »

Twee8: The Hackney Tweetup

Summer is here, the nights are long and warm! With their ‘Northern Soul Food’ menu, and variety of draft beers, ciders and ales, as well as a beergarden, The Kenton promises a great Tweetup to kick-off summer! Date: Wed 18th June Time: 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm About the event: A group for the Hackney tweetup @twee8 and www.hackneytweetup.com. Twee8 is a social meetup running since 2008... 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 »

A new popup

A new popup

The Dressing Room tosses the traditional salad to the side, stabs Caesar in the back, checks out of the Waldorf and pops up in East London. A tasty rebuttal to the idea that salads are solely for the health conscious, The Dressing Room serves filling and delicious dishes full of inventive textures, with an emphasis on the dressing. The clue is in the name. Everything comes with DIY dressings for t... read more »

The Clapton Pot – 31st May

The Clapton Pot – 31st May

Hello Hackney, and happy friday! The Clapton Pot is back again: come and meet some locals over dinner (on us, ie FREE!) and wine (BYO). Next dinner is Saturday 31st May (bank holiday) Sign up here https://theclaptonpot.eventbrite.co.uk and find out more over here http://theclaptonpot.com/. See you soon! Violaine & Anna read more »

Where to Stay in Hackney

Where to Stay in Hackney

Hackney. The name conjures up images of gritty, urban bars, retro antiques markets and artisan, organic, home-brewed coffee in eco-friendly, up cycled, recycled cups. This borough might be known by the uninformed as just a hipster mecca, but HouseTrip.com’s insider resident, journalist and blogger Donald Strachan knows better. He’s written his own, personalised journey through Hackney ... read more »

All Day Breakfast BBQ

All Day Breakfast BBQ

ALL DAY BREAKFAST BBQ 4th MAY Sundays need not be filled with doom and dread, The Brewhouse is here to soothe your head! Cure your hangover with some meaty BBQ breakfast treats washed down with a few spicy Bloody Mary’s. Still In yesterday’s clothes? Black marker on your face? No problem! Come and share your stories from the night before whilst you listen to relaxing beats where no one will judge.... read more »

First Annual Crawdaddy Boil

First Annual Crawdaddy Boil

Eat some shellfish. Drink some lageritas. Have some sausages. Crayfish boils are thrown in the Southern states of the US; we’ll be doing it Louisiana style, so boiling up tasty crayfish with corn, potatoes, artichoke and sausage in a spicy broth. Lageritas are what they sound like. Lager + margarita, or the best lager top you’ll ever taste. £25 gets you your crayfish boil, and your fir... read more »

Andy Bates’ First Aid Rescue Brunch

Andy Bates’ First Aid Rescue Brunch

Come in anytime between 11am and 5pm. Visit our website for contact details if you have any questions. Your £20 entry includes everything on the menu! Book your tickets NOW at http://liquorstorelondon.co.uk/post/83671584147/andy-bates Andy Bates’s First Aid Brunch Menu… -Bacon Cinnamon Roll Warm cinnamon roll wrapped in smoked bacon, drizzled with a bacon fat infused bourbon sugar syru... read more »

Lucky Juice pop up brings Peckham’s Ali Baba Juice to Shoreditch

Lucky Juice pop up brings Peckham’s Ali Baba Juice to Shoreditch

Juice bars have been popping up all over the city in recent years, but one of London’s most vibrant areas seems to have missed the fruit party train. Shoreditch’s fresh juice scene is mighty quiet in comparison to Soho’s, and this fact has come to the attention of two juice craving creatives at London advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy. Enter Laurie Howell and Toby Treyer-Evans, who have worked on ... read more »

Lucky Juice pop up brings Peckham’s Ali Baba Juice to Shoreditch

Lucky Juice pop up brings Peckham’s Ali Baba Juice to Shoreditch

Juice bars have been popping up all over the city in recent years, but one of London’s most vibrant areas seems to have missed the fruit party train. Shoreditch’s fresh juice scene is mighty quiet in comparison to Soho’s, and this fact has come to the attention of two juice craving creatives at London advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy. Enter Laurie Howell and Toby Treyer-Evans, who have worked on ... read more »

Lucky Juice pop up brings Peckham’s Ali Baba Juice to Shoreditch

Lucky Juice pop up brings Peckham’s Ali Baba Juice to Shoreditch

Juice bars have been popping up all over the city in recent years, but one of London’s most vibrant areas seems to have missed the fruit party train. Shoreditch’s fresh juice scene is mighty quiet in comparison to Soho’s, and this fact has come to the attention of two juice craving creatives at London advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy. Enter Laurie Howell and Toby Treyer-Evans, who have worked on ... read more »

Lucky Juice pop up brings Peckham’s Ali Baba Juice to Shoreditch

Lucky Juice pop up brings Peckham’s Ali Baba Juice to Shoreditch

Juice bars have been popping up all over the city in recent years, but one of London’s most vibrant areas seems to have missed the fruit party train. Shoreditch’s fresh juice scene is mighty quiet in comparison to Soho’s, and this fact has come to the attention of two juice craving creatives at London advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy. Enter Laurie Howell and Toby Treyer-Evans, who have worked on ... read more »

Lucky Juice pop up brings Peckham’s Ali Baba Juice to Shoreditch

Lucky Juice pop up brings Peckham’s Ali Baba Juice to Shoreditch

Juice bars have been popping up all over the city in recent years, but one of London’s most vibrant areas seems to have missed the fruit party train. Shoreditch’s fresh juice scene is mighty quiet in comparison to Soho’s, and this fact has come to the attention of two juice craving creatives at London advertising agency Wieden+Kennedy. Enter Laurie Howell and Toby Treyer-Evans, who have worked on ... read more »

Making to sell – Intensive weekend course

Making to sell – Intensive weekend course

Want to start a small food business but don’t know where to begin? A good cook but not sure how to turn your skills into a product or business? Then why not sign up for the Making To Sell course at the Made In Hackney Local Food Kitchen? The weekend intensive course will cover: -Becoming an ethical small scale producer -Product presentation -Branding -Securing retailers -Sourcing local/ethical ing... read more »

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