Month: April 2013

New music venue (Oslo) on Amhurst Rd

\A major music promoter has been given the go-ahead to open a new venue on Amhurst Road. »

Dead Combo + Norberto Lobo @ The Round Chapel, London 31st of May


Be Part of Our Big Gig 2013 / £400 grants available

If you are part of voluntary or community sector group, music or an organisation, Our Big Gig presen »

East End Live 13th July

There is a brand new one day, multi-venue music festival coming to East London. Working in conjuncti »

Spanish Group Lessons

Hi there! I am organizing a Spanish Group Lesson at the Shoreditch Trust, through the Hackney Shares »

Wilton Way Wednesdays are back from 1st May


Be Part of Our Big Gig 2013 and put on your own community music event!

If you are part of voluntary or community sector group, Our Big Gig presents you with the opportunit »

Hackney Shares: Time bank for businesses

Calling all Hackney businesses! Whether you're a start-up, sole trader, charity or business, Hackney »

Selling my Dahon Speed 7 folding bike

I'm selling my trusty Dahon Speed 7 folding bike. I've had a good lot of use from it, but no longer »

Garden chairs, free!

I am sorting out my balcony in the hope of some kind of summer, I have two outdoor chairs that I am »

Hoxton Overground station survey

Hello,I am conducting research on the impact of the Hoxton Overground station since it opened in 201 »

New venue and creative studios 110 Stoke Newington Church Street

110 Stoke Newington Church Street will become a new cultural venue for Hackney. Open in June 2013. h »

Pedestrianisation of Mare Street (Narroway)

Many thanks to @damian for bringing »

Gluten free hackney? Suggestions please

hiya does anybody know any gluten free cafes/restaurants in Hackney/Dalston.  Mate is coming ov »

Robinson in Ruins Film screening at Lumiere 9th May

Encounters With The Obscure is back....On the 9th May, 8pm we will be screening Pat »

Fountain of Youth pop-up in Dalston – art work, free drinkies, music and more!

If you follow us on instagram then you may have noticed our picture of the »

Petition for growing police levels in Hackney

There is now a petition on the Hackney website calling for more police officers for the borough.&nbs »

Tins for Tasters 30th April @ The Prince Arthur

The Prince Arthur has teamed up with one of their favourite local charities, »

Beagle new restaurant in Hoxton

Popped my head in here today and they've done a great job on the conversion of the arches under Hoxt »

Birkbeck Mews development site

According to the »

Meanwhile Market – 11th May

Yeradessa, the gift shop based at East London Furniture Cafe on Stoke Newington High Street will be »

Meanwhile Market – Call for Stallholders

Yeradessa are looking for makers and collectors to be part of their boutique indoor market on Saturd »

Stories: A new venue on Broadway Market

Stories is a new venue joining Hackney’s Broadway Market on the location of the former Market House Pub, I caught up with creative director Heather Lawton to find out more.  What is Stories? A bar, kitchen and gallery teaming daytime brunching and delicious cocktails with a programme of special events and contemporary art. Who is behind the project? Mothership Group – we’re an independ... »



Win £400 of First Thursday Art prizes and more

We are creating a living photo map of the East End using our HitMeUp iPhone app. To enter the c »

Living Art Map for First Thursdays

We are creating a living art map of all the art happenings during First Thursdays (and during the en »

Stolen bikes found


Cat carrier, free!!

Hi all,My new cat came with a carrier that I don't need. The top hatches on the door are broken, but »

Friday 10 May. 8.00. Open the Gate: KAYA FESTIVAL Warm-Up!




Friday 3 May. 8pm-1am. Bear Your Soul Presents: Soul Attic


Sunday 28 April. BURN: Moving Images by Cabaret Artists


Saturday 27 April. 8.30. In It To Swing It: THE DIXIE TICKLERS


Friday 26 April. 8.30 – Late. MASHASHA & SAM




Curry Deal at the Gallery Cafe 24th April

Hello foodies, if you are a curry fan this event will be of interest: This April 24th is \Scrumptiou »

Happy in Hackney. New Action for Happiness group starting May 1st

Dear Hackney well-being people,I am starting an Action for Happiness group in Hackney, to discuss ha »

Oro bar (ex Amhurst Arms)

Apologies if done before. Someone's taken over De Bysto (formerly the Amhurst Arms) and reinstated i »

Speed Dating at The Scolt Head, De Beauvoir 30th April

Our next event is on Tuesday 30th April, 7pm. The last one was LOTS of fun, so be sure to tell all y »

What’s Cooking? A social enterprise for young people

Hackney is full of amazing people doing amazing projects that are making a real difference, I caught up with Lucy Moorehead to find out more about a project she is involved in running called What’s Cooking? What is What’s Cooking? It’s a social enterprise that gets young people working in the real world. Young people learn how to cook delicious, healthy food and how to run a cafe... »