Month: October 2011

Two-way cycling in Hackney

Prompted by an article in the LCC magazine, I emailed the mayor asking that more one-way streets in »

wanted – mach3 razor – or offered – mach3 razor blades

I've got about a dozen unused razor blades that I've lost the razor for - I think they're for the ma »

Hai Ha – new vietnamese on Mare Street

I may have mispelled the name. It's a new vietnamese restaurant on Mare Street (like a minute south »

SLAGBOX : a singles’ night for people who don’t like singles’ nights

Welcome to the concept of the SLAGBOX.You bring a single friend of the opposite sex to accompany you »

My alt/shoegaze band is looking for a female vocalist/synth player.

Hello everyone... Just as as the title says, my band, The Microdance - »

Netil360 Presents a Weekend of Firework Splendour

Fireworks and Bonfire weekend at Netil360... Take in the panoramic views from »

twee8 the November 2011 Pizza edition (Weds 16th)

Thanks to this thread over on foodie chat »

Help with writing – poetry, prose and professional

Anyone interested in improving their writing, whether it be creative or professional, please be in t »

Hackney Poetry

I keep a blog to share my poetry and my thoughts on things. I update it with poems I've written, ple »

Daslton Emporium set to become cafe and pizza gaff

Heard this weekend that Dalston Emporium which recently moved to the building next door has been bou »

Battle of the Hackney boys for this week’s #1

This week's #1 position on the singles chart was a Hackney-tastic battle between 2 former pupils of »

Past Perspectives: The Threadbare Years by Colin O’Brien @ Pages of Hackney


London Files PIZZ8IA


Stabilising the website

Today has been website stabilising day! And things are certainly better :) You will probably ha »

Some spam on the site

You may have noticed a spam account going round and commenting on the activity stream, this account »

this is a forum topic

hello »

WORD UP – MR. GRESTY {Exhibition}

An exhibition of typographic screen prints by Mr. GrestyClick the attending button on my »

Do you have/know a spare room or Studio flat you rent in Hackney?

Our small hotel is now at the stage where we often have to turn people away - do you know of any loc »

Amazing Theatre & Dance Training in Hackney

Hey Peeps! The David Stinson Theatre School is accepting new peeps! Ages 3 - 18.Every Saturday »

Thrifty Stitcher

Can I just pop in a quick recommendation for sewing classes at The Thrifty Stitcher. I made a cushio »

Follow Abney Park Cemetery!

To get updates and news about Stoke Newington's favourite cemetery, follow @AbneyParkN16 on Twitter »


Was at this amazing rooftop bar on the top of Netil House in London Fields last night. Definite »

Hackney house transformation

Just saw this over on the Guardian, photos of the transformation of a run down victorian house by so »

From the Tate to Hackney Wick this Sunday!

Performance Matters: Trashing Performance FRINGEMAINSTREAM/ UNDERGROUND Sunday 30th October 9pm »

Desk Spaces Available – Netil House

3 x Desk spaces available in creative studio near Broadway Market, HackneyNetil Hou »

The trendiest Halloween party so far???

The trendiest Halloween party so far? Walt Disney’s House Of Horrors at the Metropolis Strip Club in »

Another Free Sunday Afternoon gig at 33 Chatsworth Rd!!! Hot Jazz and Ragtime!!

Another improbable free outdoor gig right on your Sunday Morning market doorstep, one for the drumm »

Where to watch fireworks in de Beauvoir?

With Bonfire night just around the corner—and Diwali this week—it seems like there's no end to the f »

De Beauvoir hashtags?

For anyone trying to search for news about de Beauvoir on Twitter, the big issue is that the ward sh »

tree surgeon

Hi.  I am a gardener and often have tree surgeon requests.  I work in and around Hackney and NW lond »

\Love Suicides @ Sonezaki” @ Tour de Force”

Please Come!  This is a dynamic and intimate puppet show that is Part of the London Suspense Puppetr »

New Film Anonymous: Edward de Vere – The Bard of Hackney?


St Augustine’s Tower open day 30th Oct

Hackney's older building  »

New spoken wod and music night at Hackney Attic

I'm hosting a new spoken word and music night called The Bus Driver's Prayer.The first night is on T »

hunter wellingtons size 6, need a size 7

Hi all I just purchased Hunter wellies in black, size 6 womens. They are just a tad too small. »

Hackney favourite Angie Le Mar ticket offer

Angie Le Mar: In My Shoes @ Soho TheatreFri 14 Oct – Sat 5 Nov, 9.30pm £10 ticket offer with pr »

Hackney Picturehouse Opening week listings!


Niko B’s Halloween Cocoa Club at the Avo Hotel


Sofabed for free in E5

Does anyone want a 3 seater sofabed?  I can't face joining and posting this on Freecycle, so I am ho »

metropolis – first exhibition at the new Picturehouse, opens Fri 28th

This dynamic exhibition presents a collection of  Black and White photographs shot by Rob Macdonald »