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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 »

DSLR Video For Beginners 1 Day Course, 19th Sep

We’ve got one place on a DSLR Video for Beginners 1 Day Course on 19th Sep from Photography Course London at their Shoreditch Studio. All details here: http://economyofhours.com/listing/?id=705. All you need to do to access this course is join Echo (which is free and just take a couple of minutes), and the course costs 6.5 Echoes. If you’d like this place, message us or call Sarah on 0... read more »

Digital Photography Crash Course, 17th Sep

We’ve got one place on a Digital Photography Crash Course half-day course on Weds 17th Sep, from Photography Course London at their studio in Shoreditch. All details here: http://economyofhours.com/listing/?id=1043 To access the course, you’ll need to join Echo (which is free and just takes a couple of minutes), and the course costs 3.5 Echoes. If you’re interested, message us or... 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

FREE Street Photography Course in Shoreditch, 24th July

We’ve got a place on a Street Photography Crash Course next Thursday 24th July from 14.00 – 17.30, and delivered by Photography Course London at their studio in Shoreditch, The course is aimed at beginners to street photography, but is suitable for all levels of photographer. Emphasis is on the creative side of photography, so no prior technical knowledge is required. This taster cours... 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 »

Looking for admin help (paid) in our design studio, 1/2 day a week

Hello! I run a small design studio in Shoreditch / Old Street. We’re looking for someone to help us out for half a day or a day a week (paid) with studio admin tasks. Will need to come to our sunny, busy loft studio (Shoreditch/Old Street, London) one or a couple of mornings or afternoons a week. Would suit anyone working part-time already, or a stay-at-home parent, looking for some very lig... read more »

Desk space for startups  or freelancers in Shoreditch

Desk space for startups or freelancers in Shoreditch

Hey! We’ve got 4-6 desk spaces free in our friendly, bright studio in Scrutton St, Shoreditch. Sharing with a digital products company, small game studio and a small publishing company. Desks are big, there’s a communal meeting/lunch table and a full kitchen with coffee/tea (and local London beer delivered every Friday!). Prices start at £250/desk/month – longer term rates are ne... 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 »

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

Hello, We are planning to set up Wholehearted, a social enterprise delivering expertly conceived Mindfulness 8-week courses for children (from 5) and young people. We would love to hear from parents, carers, and people working with young people in Hackney if they would be interested in such courses. We would be really grateful if you could take a few minutes to complete this survey http://tinyurl.... 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 »

Rivington Street Pedestrianisation proposal

Rivington Street Pedestrianisation proposal

There is a consultation out about turing Rivington St into a pedestrianised zone, the proposal is to: • Introduce ‘Pedestrian Zone’ • Install ‘Pedestrian Zone’ signs • Install CCTV • In operation 24/7 • Access for loading 6am-6pm • Access for taxis at all times • Loading and taxis remain one way • special dispensation for residents/businesses two way access for cyclists. An... read more »

Coffee East (The Coffee Van)

Coffee East (The Coffee Van)

Ever seen this lady outside Shoreditch Highstreet Station? As a lover (Dependant) of Coffee it was a really fun to hang out and film her for a couple of days. I got free coffee, which is a bonus. Her passion and love for coffee is clear to see in the video and i love working with passionate people it makes my work better. read more »

Check in Tuesdays

Check in Tuesdays

Check in via Facebook every Tuesday in April between 5pm and midnight and get a free cocktail! 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 »

“Don’t Let Their Stories End on The Streets” a project to help homeless kids get off the street

“Don’t Let Their Stories End on The Streets” a project to help homeless kids get off the street

Depaul UK, the youth homelessness charity, has enlisted a group of graffiti artists to create street art that tells young peoples’ stories, with the aim of helping them off the streets. The collaboration is part of a campaign for the charity by Publicis called “Don’t Let Their Stories End on The Streets”. You’ll find the work around Dalston and Shoreditch and on http://streetstories.org.uk/ ... read more »

New Bulk Brew Bar in Shoreditch: Clipper Coffee Merchants

New Bulk Brew Bar in Shoreditch: Clipper Coffee Merchants

For Hackney coffee lover,s Clipper Coffee Merchants is Shoreditch’s (and London’s) first bulk brew bar, opening in March on Leonard Street. They will be sourcing coffee from all over the world and showcasing ever changing single origins, roasted at Ozone just up the road. Coffee specialists will be on hard to talk to customers about the “farm to cup” coffee and it’s origins... read more »

The Pony Tea party, cocktails and cake at The Hoxton Pony

The Pony Tea party, cocktails and cake at The Hoxton Pony

Some friends and I had the chance to partake in a tea party with a twist at the Hoxton Pony. As expected there is cake, but instead of tea, there is a choice of a cocktail to share served in tea cups from the Pony’s unique infusion jars, which keep the drink cold, whilst keeping the ice separate, so you don’t end up with a watery cocktail-like drink by the end. The choice of drinks is ... read more »

Macintyre Coffee

There is a great review of Macintyre coffee on Hoxton St (and attached to Shoreditch village hall) on blog Poppy loves “MacIntyre Coffee is the brainchild of Mr Alex MacIntyre, who lives in Haggerston, loves coffee and builds his own coffee grinders. That’s like being He-Man, as far as I’m concerned.” Read more here: http://www.poppyloves.co.uk/2014/03/macintyre-coffee-hoxton.html read more »

Gap’s LivedIn Concept Store Opens in Shoreditch’s BoxPark

Gap have teamed up with up and coming creative talents like Theophilus London, British singer-songwriter Anna Calvi, actress Julia Garner and Swedish photographer Lina Scheynius to create their livedin concept. Along side they have opened a concept store on 5th March in boxpark, shoreditch via: http://bullettmedia.com/article/gaps-livedin-concept-store-opens-in-shoreditchs-boxpark/ read more »

Mama Wang’s Regional Chinese Pop

Mama Wang’s Regional Chinese Pop

After a successful four-night pop-up last year, Mama Wang’s Kitchen is returning to Hackney’s favourite pop-up space, The Dolls House, this March, serving up authentic regional Chinese dishes using fresh, locally sourced produce. We’re offering a four-course set menu built around our signature homemade and hand-pulled Biang Biang noodles, straight out of Xi’an in Western China. 4-course set menu: ... read more »

Mama Wang’s Regional Chinese Pop Up at The Dolls House, Hoxton Square

Mama Wang’s Regional Chinese Pop Up at The Dolls House, Hoxton Square

After a successful four-night pop-up last year, Mama Wang’s Kitchen is returning to Hackney’s favourite pop-up space, The Dolls House, this March, serving up authentic regional Chinese dishes using fresh, locally sourced produce. We’re offering a four-course set menu built around our signature homemade and hand-pulled Biang Biang noodles, straight out of Xi’an in Western Ch... read more »

Shoreditch Experimental Music School 1960

via http://www.synthtopia.com/content/2014/03/05/way-back-wednesday-shoreditch-experimental-music-school-1969/ read more »

Picnic in the Conservatory at Dead Dolls Club

Picnic in the Conservatory at Dead Dolls Club

I had the fortune to visit the new restaurant Picnic in the Conservatory at the Dolls House club last week with @saladefolle. The Dead Dolls Club is a Hoxton square based venture from Adam Towner and Katy Gray Rosewarne (of Towner and Hoxton and Dead Dolls House). They have recently launched their new upstairs restaurant space through a hole in the upstairs ballroom along with a kitchen/restaurant... read more »

Experience All Things Gin

Experience All Things Gin

Renowned for their cocktails, The Hoxton Pony based in the heart of Shoreditch, is hosting an exquisite gin tasting experience and you are all invited. The event will be dishing out free samples of various independent gins as well as creating bespoke Pony cocktails, and even a gin inspired food menu – which can be purchased on the night. Their innovative bar team will also be on hand to create you... 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 »

The Happiness of Hounds: Shoreditch to get a dog cafe?

The Happiness of Hounds: Shoreditch to get a dog cafe?

You have all likely heard of Lady Dinah’s cat cafe currently trialling in Shoreditch. It looks like Kristjan Byfield of @baseproperty is set to open a dog cafe to rival it. More on twitter: https://twitter.com/THOHounds and http://www.thehouseofhounds.co/ Via: http://londonist.com/2014/02/plans-for-east-london-dog-cafe.php 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 »

Ziferblat pay by minute club, shoreditch

Ziferblat has opened in Shoreditch, where refreshments are free, but usage is charged by the minuteh read more »

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 »

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