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BAR 25 MOVIE & PARTY | NUMBER 90 | 6PM – 5AM W/ LEE JONES + GUILLE BONESSO+ IBELLINI + PERFORMANCES & POP CORN

Smiling faces, childlike fantasy and blissful beats – who could have not fall in love with the electronic circus that was Berlin’s Bar25? We certainly did. Therefore, we thought we would prolong our love with a very special edition made in hackney wick. Escape the reality for one night & penetrate a magic world. Pop corn & footstools will be provided. Face painting & many other things ... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Reflexology treatments by Donation

Reflexology treatments by Donation

Hello!! I am finishing my studies at The London School of Reflexology. I still having some practice hours to do in order to complete my studies. All sessions will last 1h and I will need to take your medical history, which will be confidential. If you like to know more about me, you can have a look at my site: http://www.healingbydonation.com/ You can call me on 07856181456 for more information an... 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 »

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 »

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 »

Local electrician looking for private jobs.

Hi guys, i’m an electrician based in Victoria park looking for private jobs to earn a bit of extra cash. I am fully qualified with over 3 years worth of experience. No job too small, even if its just to change a light fitting or replace a socket, and I promise not to rip you off like some companies will. Available evenings and weekends. Gimme a call on 07540407887. If i don’t reply lea... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Hackney based Game of Thrones Fans

Hackney based Game of Thrones Fans

Hello members! On Friday the 13th of June, 90 Main Yard will be celebrating Game of Thrones in anticipation of the final episode of the season! Come join us for an epic tournament and a jolly feast! Each participant will join 5 other high borns as part of a team that will compete to win a prize. Whether you’re from the House of Stark, Lannister, Targaryen, Baratheon, Tyrell or the Night’s Watch, a... read more »

Can anyone recommend an electrician?

I’ve got two new light fittings I’d like installed, but don’t know where to go to find a decent sparky. I live in Homerton so someone local would be good. Thanks read more »

Ginner (Gin & Dinner) in Hackney Wick

Ginner (Gin & Dinner) in Hackney Wick

Join Nik Noks Cambodian Kitchen this week for a four course feast. Each dish served will be paired with a Butler’s Gin cocktail creating a toothsome experience to you, the food and drink enthusiast. 4 courses & 4 cocktails – £26 Tickets: https://www.eatmyworld.com/listings/event/?EventId=266 Menu ~Appetizer~ Food – Grilled prawn paste on sugar cane Drink – French 75, A ... read more »

Wicked Live

4 bands. Pop, jazz, folk & soul. Free entry. Come and support local talents, meet new people, drink & dance. What else would you need ? nothing, you are exactly where you need to be. Cheap drinks, live bands & cool people.  *** Line up *** Sophie Scott (pop) YEWS (electro) Rosie Holloway (jazz) Open Mind (dirty pop) Number 90 Bar and Restaurant 90 Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, ... read more »

Hackney Bingo Club

Hackney Bingo Club

Dear peeps !! Get a chance to win shitty and awesome prizes at our Bingo at Number 90! Wednesday 5th March since 8pm at Number 90 Bar and Restaurant 90 Main Yard, Wallis Road, Hackney Wick, E9 5LN 1£/bingo card – all profit go to Hackney Wick Community Interest Group ! read more »

Free Cakes for Kids Hackney presents… THE CAKE EVENT Fundraiser

Free Cakes for Kids Hackney presents… THE CAKE EVENT Fundraiser

A fundraiser for a future where no Hackney child goes without a birthday cake Boasting a gluttony of cakey treats… cakes by the slice || cookbooks || raffle || limited edition FCFK Hackney aprons || tea towels || tote bags chef demo stage from 4pm with headliner, Masterchef 2013 winner and FCFK Hackney patron, Natalie Coleman beer-inspired cupcake contest || kids’ gingerbread people ic... read more »

Hackney Bingo Club

Hackney Bingo Club

It rains five times a day, you gained 5 pounds and even your mum deleted you from her facebook friends ? Yeah, basically your life sucks. No worries, everything will be ok. Now you have BINGO. Be ready. Your life is gonna change. Let’s remind the rules of the bingo : Your goal is to cover five squares in a vertical, horizontal, or diagonal row. If you win (or if you’re drunk and you th... read more »

Your Ad Here – cool artist and business initiative

The London Legacy Development Corporation and Create London have launched an interesting initiative to connect artists and businesses in east London: http://www.your-ad-here.co.uk/ It is meant to be a celebration of the local independent businesses that are such an integral part of east London’s community and economy. Local artists are invited to propose ideas for unique outdoor advertisements for... read more »

DJ Pete Reilly / Soul Jazz Records and Revelator Sound System

DJ Pete Reilly / Soul Jazz Records and Revelator Sound System

We’re taking over Crate Brewery’s Brewshed on SATURDAY 1ST MARCH with our very special guest DJ PETE REILLY from Soul Jazz Records / 100% Dynamite pulling out some soul-stomping foot-tapping soul, jazz and reggae for y’all to get your glad rags on and dance your socks off till the early hours. Doors open at 10pm and the Revelator DJs will be warming up the decks with a choice sel... read more »

Disused places in Hackney

Hi, We’re working on a project to map disused places in Hackney. This will act as a platform to bring people together to kick-start new projects. Take a look at our blog here: http://landnearme.tumblr.com/ We’re wanting to hear stories from people about places near them that should be changed. Thanks! Andrew 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 »

Hackney Wick conservation area

Hackney Wick conservation area

In November 2009, Hackney Council designated an area within Hackney Wick as a Conservation Area ahead of public consultation. This will protect its historic buildings and open spaces, which have come under development pressure from the area’s close proximity to the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games site. The area is located immediately north of Hackney Wick station and forms part of the R... read more »

Wicked Live #3

Wicked Live #3

5 bands. Pop, rock, folk & soul. Free entry. Come and support local talents, meet new people, drink & dance. What else would you need ? nothing, you are exactly where you need to be. No excuse to stay home : It’s cold outside ? yeah, you live in London. It will be cold forever, so unless you plan to hibernate, it’s time to go out ! Cheap drinks, live bands & cool people. **... read more »

Desk wanted

I’ m looking for a desk in an office with the ability to expand in the Hackney area read more »

Burgers & Movies – Searching for Sugarman

Burgers & movies : Searching for Sugarman You, lying on a sofa, watching a movie enjoying a burger and a few beers ? nothing better I’d say. This tuesday, it’s time for the music documentary Searching for Sugarman. *** DEALS *** £10 FOR A BURGER & A BOTTLE OF BEER/SMALL GLASS OF HOUSE WINE £10 FOR 3 BOTTLES OF BEER Movie starts at 8pm, don’t be late ! read more »

Hackney Bingo Club

In january, you were depressed, ugly & broke. February didn’t change anything. The first Hackney Bingo Club was awesome, the second one will be even more. Be ready. Your life is gonna change. Let’s remind the rules of the bingo : Your goal is to cover five squares in a vertical, horizontal, or diagonal row. If you win (or if you’re drunk and you think you’ve won), yell ... read more »

Hackney Wicked Festival is back 16th-18th August

PRESS RELEASE: Friday 17 May 2013The Olympic dust has settled.Life has returned to read more »

The 59 Club – Reverends and Rockers in Hackney Wick

Brian Longman aka Traxcitement takes a look back on Hackney’s History. This time it’s the 59 club. Reverend John Oates founded the Fifty Nine Club in its original form on 2nd April 1959 at the St Mary of Eton Mission Church Gainsborough Road, Hackney Wick. It was set up as a church-run club for teenagers living in what was considered a deprived area. The club room which still survives ... read more »

Bespoke Barware: A Hackney business

Bespoke Barware is a new business based in Hackney Wick, creating unique items for homes and businesses. We are currently running a competition to win one of their creations (over here), so we caught up with Sally Curtis to find out more about what they do: Tell us more about Bespoke Barware? Bespoke Barware is a new sister company to Cheeky Tiki who have years of experience in design and producti... read more »

Competition: Win a Day of the Dead mug from Bespoke Barware!

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The Development of Hackney Wick

The ambition of the  the London Thames Gateway Development Corporation (LTGDC) is to develop Hackney read more »

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