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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 »

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 »

All Voices Hackney and Islington Community Choir

All Voices Hackney and Islington Community Choir

All Voices community choir is open to everyone who wants to do some singing whether you haven’t sung since your school days or do it on a regular basis. It’s a great way to relax and do something different. No need to read music and no audition! Come and try! We rehearse every Tuesday night at Mildmay Community Centre on Woodville Road near Newington Green. Fee: £5-7/session allvoicesc... 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 »

Cleaner Wanted Clapton

Hi, I posted on here a while ago but didn’t have much luck. I’m trying again in the hope that something turns up. We are in need of a cleaner to do two hours per week at our flat in Clapton. We are looking for someone who is reliable and good. If you can recommend anyone, please let us know. Thanks!! 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Looking for a couple or single to share with me in stunning 2bed flat  £1,126 Stoke Newington

Looking for a couple or single to share with me in stunning 2bed flat £1,126 Stoke Newington

Gorgeous and large double bedroom available in a stunning 2 bedroom apartment in Stoke Newington, just off Church Street. You will also have the large main bathroom completely to yourself (as my room has an en suite). The apartment is on the 1st floor inside a very secure building with lift. Kitchen and Living Room is open plan and very spacious, kitchen has dishwasher, gas hobs, washing machine e... 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 »

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 »

Excellent & Almost Free Comedy Previews in Clapton

Excellent & Almost Free Comedy Previews in Clapton

Every Wednesday in July, The Star of Hackney Downs plays host to some of the best comedy talent. Wednesday 2nd July – JOHN KEARNS – Winner of Fosters Best Newcomer Wednesday 9th July – MAT EWINS – ‘Delivers massive hilarity’ – The Guardian Wednesday 16th July – DAVID TRENT – ‘A searing blend of live rage and mashed-up video content’... 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 »

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 »

Chelsea/Hackney aka Crossrail 2

There’s a new consultation on this, following last years, and it appears that the Regional option is the preferred one. The latest consultation will include decisions about the route of the service from Angel, which could be via Hackney Downs/Central or via Dalston. The former includes the potential for a station in Clapton, while the latter has potential for one in Stoke Newington. More det... 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 »

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 »

Adult Swimming Lessons

Hi Guys, I’m looking at buying like 5 or 10 hours of adult swimming lessons as a gift. Preferably at London Fields Lido or Clissold. Does anyone know if they offer adult swimming lessons or someone that can offer one-to-one swimming lessons at either of those locations? Thanks! read more »

Amazing children’s book by local author – deadline May 3

Amazing children’s book by local author – deadline May 3

Hi. I’m a local father who has written a children’s book with an incredible secret: every illustration animates and comes to life on your smartphone or tablet. Children absolutely love the rhyming story, and they can’t get enough of the animations. Right now, we’re raising funds to print it on Kickstarter, and there are just three days to go. Find out more, and make your pl... 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 »

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 »

Anyone giving away garden stuff?

I recently moved to a new unfurnished flat and I was wondering if anyone is thinking of getting rid of any garden stuff ( garden set, tools, bbq etc) Thanks 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 »

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 »

Healthy Baking Masterclass

Healthy Baking Masterclass

Calling all dessert/cake lovers who want to get their sweet fix in as healthy a way as possible! Jayne Totty of Supernourished leads this delicious masterclass in all things sweet, baked but in as healthy a version as possible. The day’s program will include: – How to bake delicious sweet treats without refined sugar -Exploring wholegrain flours with GF options -Healthy versions of breakfast... read more »

NEW CATALAN EXPERIENCE! FOOD AND LIVE MUSIC!

NEW CATALAN EXPERIENCE! FOOD AND LIVE MUSIC!

Discover our ‘Pa amb tomàquet Experience’ while we show you some of the best basics of our cuisine. The menu will include ‘Pa amb tomàquet’, catalan bread with a tomato spread done in our own way, literally ‘rubbing’ it! We will also have special cold cured meats and cheeses produced using traditional methods, among other surprises. Everything cooked with the best Extra virgin olive oi... read more »

Scared To Dance Guest DJs Moshi Moshi Records

Scared To Dance Guest DJs Moshi Moshi Records

We’re back at the Moustache Bar playing the best in indiepop, post-punk, new wave, sixties, C86 and lo-fi music. You can get yourself on our £4 cheaplist by clicking “attending” on the event at https://www.facebook.com/events/523717424409408/ ▼ GUEST DJS ▼ Making his DJing debut at the club is Moshi Moshi Records co-founder Michael McClatchey. Since 1998 the label has put out rec... read more »

Become an Abney Park Trust, trustee

Become an Abney Park Trust, trustee

via https://twitter.com/AbneyParkN16 If you support the aims of the Abney Park Trust, please think about joining the trustee team We are looking for about 10 trustees for the next year to help the Trust fulfil its aims. You would need to: be able to devote on average 4 hours a week to the Trust be happy to act as part of a team with shared aims feel confident you can lead on overseeing and improvi... read more »

Hackney Flea Market

Hackney Flea Market

Expect a hall brimming full of innovative and exciting stalls, selling, Vintage Clothes, 20th Century Furniture, Records, Scandinavian Glass & Ceramics, Jet Set Junk, All Sorts, Handcrafted Jewelry, Salvaged French Homeware, Antique Luggage, Curiosities & Collectables, Honky Tonk Textiles, Reclaimed Industrial Fixtures, Mid Century Danish Decor, Atomic Era Electricals & Beautiful Handm... read more »

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