Author: jamieb

Documentary on Experimental Music in Shoreditch School

In 1969 at a school in Shoreditch, England, children young and old learned to experiment with avant-garde music composition using tape recorders, loops, electronics, and other techniques. The BBC documented the program with this short documentary, “Music In School: A New Sound.” ) via »

Development of Kingsland Shopping Centre: Dalston Eastern Curve Garden is at risk

The Dalston Eastern Curve Garden is an exceptionally beautiful and special green space in the heart »

London on Film: The East End

Just finished but on iplayer now - Interesting archival footage of the east end: The intens »

Saturday 9th Feb – Transition Transactions: p2p local banking


How Hackney Residents Get to Work


Contactless Payments on Buses

Apologies for the distinctly un-thrilling post, but I thought some people on here might want to know »

WW2 Bomb Census

A new website has been published today mapping bomb hits in London during WW2. http://bombsight »

Growing Communities wins BBC Food and Farming Award 2012

Congrats to »


Does anyone know of a cheap printers in Hackney? I'm looking to get a bunch of pdfs printed, mi »

Restart Project Event: Thursday June 21, Hoxton

More of this please! Hackney techies your skills are needed... Hi All The Res »

Hackney Cycling Conference this Friday

Sorry for the late notice folks! Been very busy and forgot to post this here... Hackney »

Introduction to Permaculture course at Hackney City Farm

Introduction to Permaculture26th and 27th May 2012  Hackney City Farm »

Second Greener Hackney Event – Saturday 12th May

There will be another opportunity to discuss how to make Hackney a greener place to live and work at »

Hackney stations see 40% growth in use in one year


Transition Town Stoke Newington Open Space 2012 – Saturday 21st April


Arcola Green Sunday this weekend

The next Arcola Green Sunday is part of the LEAF funded  »

New project – Dalston Energy Angels

The Arcola Theatre in Dalston has been successful in winning funding under a Department of Energy an »

Hackney Bike Workshop in 2012

Hi everyone Hackney Bike Workshops will be continuing to run two Tuesdays a month (1st and 3rd »

The Russet – new cafe opening by Hackney Downs tonight

There's a new cafe / bar that's opening tonight called The Russet, part of the Hackney Downs Studio »

Fundraising appeal for ‘Dalston Pineapple House’

The »

Landscape Institute President’s Award for Dalston


From Durban to Dalston; a Christmas without Waste

On 11th December there is another »

Bike Across The Borough

Nice idea: »


I can't post new posts via the form at the bottom of the discussions tab.  It just seems to refuse t »

Abney Park in Occult Rock article on the front page of Guardian online?

I think that's the bit by the church:  »

Hackney Bike Workshop Fundraising Party – Dec 3rd, Royal Sovereign

Hi everyone. After the great success of last year's winter fundraising party which kept bike wo »


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

First Damn Slunk! Party – Saturday 19th Nov @ The Palatine

Hi everyone. We're starting a new night at The Palatine on Stoke Newington Rd on Saturday 19th »

New record shop between Stoke Newington and Dalston?

A rare sighting of a new record shop! I passed it on the bus yesterday, maybe around Shacklewell Lan »


Just spotted this newly relaunched recycling/reuse network for Hackney on Twitter (via »

Handy tool for bus users

Not sure where this fits best but I thought Hackney bus users might be interested in this...TfL have »

Dancing Time With Soundway this Saturday

The finest afro and latin sounds on the planet will be played in Hackney this Saturday:  »

Apple Harvesting with the People’s Kitchen this Sunday

Hi everyone. Hackney Harvest is going harvesting again this Sunday and we're hooking up once again w »

Just Do It screening at the Rio this Sunday

There'll be a screening of the new film Just Do It at the Rio this Sunday along with a Q&A with the »

Stoke Newington Supermarket Consultation

This Friday and Saturday there will be a consultation on the proposed new supermarket at Wilmer Plac »

Arcola Cycle Sunday

Very remiss of me not to post this earlier but Arcola Green Sundays are putting on an amazing progra »

Vertical Veg Growing Course

Hi everyone. I thought you green fingered types might be interested in this course. It's a great opp »

Transition Town Stoke Newington Big Lunch & Community Mapping Day

Hi everyone »

North London Eco House Weekend 11th – 12th June

If anyone's considering doing eco renovation to their home then there's a great opportunity to »

Arcola Green Sundays – Beyond Economics, 3rd April Arcola Theatre

This looks very interesting:Arcola Green Sunday- Beyond Economics3rd April 3pm- 7.20pmArcola Theatre »

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