Author: quitepeculiar

London Brewers’ Market at Old Spitalfields, 30th November

Yes, it's in Spitalfields, ie not Hackney, BUT it is featuring a few Hackney breweries so hear me ou »

20th November’s twee8 @ The Cock Tavern

Cats! I'm hosting our next twee8 on Wednesday, the 20th of November, and I'm looking forward to »

Want to host a twee8? Volunteer here!

Hi, everyone. We're looking for volunteers to host upcoming twee8 meet-ups. If you would like t »

East London Breweries Ale Fest at The Duke of Wellington, Dalston

Starting this Thursday, the 22nd of August, »

Open Day 2 at The Five Points Brewing Co.: Saturday, 3 August


Pop-up Residency Opportunity at The Duke of Wellington, Balls Pond Road

Hi, everyone.  »

DEARJOSEPH Performing at The Five Points Brewing Company – *Free Show* Thursday 27 June

Howdy, all.  »

Open Day at The Five Points Brewing Co.: 6 July 2013

Hello, everyone.  »

June Twee8 at The Wenlock Arms

I thought I'd go ahead and post this now, so that way we can all have it in our diaries and calendar »

The Wenlock Arms Reopening

I've spoken to the new owners of The Wenlock Arms and it will be reopening in early June, with \a so »

London’s Brewing Beer Festival from the London Brewer’s Alliance

In case you haven't heard, the »

Pressure Drop Brewing relocating to Hackney Central

Another Hackney brewery moving to a different area, »

The Five Points Brewing Co., a new Hackney brewery

There's a new brewery in Hackney that began brewing over the weekend. The Five Points Brewing C »

The Prince Arthur to Host Chef Tim Anderson Pop-up


Beavertown Brewery moving to Hackney Wick

Beavertown Brewery are going to be relocating from the basement of Duke's Brew & Que on Downham »

Reclaim! by This Is Not A Take Away

Hi all. Stumbled upon this upcoming event on Wednesday, the 20th of February. Reclaim! »

Noble Fine Liquor – Craft Beer, Fine Wine and (soon) Spirits

Boozeheads! Broadway Market has a new place for your alcoholic fix. Had a chat with Liam today »

Chilli cook-off at The Haggerston

Peep it!  »

October (Weds 17th) Twee8 at The Dove, Broadway Market

Hi there, everyone. We'll be having our next Twee8 on the 17th next week at The Dove on »

Princess of Shoreditch gets Bib Gourmand in new Michelin guide

Fancy, y'all. The Princess of Shoreditch receives a Bib Gourmand, which is a recognition amongs »

Hackney Pub Closures

Just a handy FYI, »

Hackney Beer Academy by BrewDog

So, I had seen that BrewDog Brewery are requesting permission from Hackney council to open up a smal »

Kernel Spotting in Hackney

Following last night's »

New Bike Racks on Garnham Road

New bike racks have been installed on Garnham Road for bicycle parking, right next to the Jolly Butc »

Fire on Green Lanes, 30 December 2011

As linked on the »

96Tears – first Friday music night at Stokey Records Bar

Hey all. I noticed that there's a new(ish?) club night at the Stokey Records Bar on Church Stre »

Big Draw Stokey, 16 Oct in Abney Park

Hey, this looks cool:  »

Book clubs in Stokey

Per their »

Survey for London drinkers (with extra hugs for my Hackney brethren)

Hey there, everyone.In addition to working at a crap job, I'm also a sort of ad hoc anthropologist d »

Looking for a room £450 ppm or under mid-August

Hi there.I'm looking for a room in Hackney to let for at least three months or longer fo »


Per the website ('Bus-Tops is a public art project which won the Lond »

Cheap vintage clothing, anyone?

So I've got some clothes I'm looking to sell off for cash because I'm moving back to the US for a bi »

Know Your Local: The Pembury Tavern, Amhurst Road

The Pembury Tavern is located on Amhurst Road, a short walk away from Hackney Downs and Hackney Central, dominating the junction of Amhurst Road, Dalston Lane and Pembury Road. Featuring sixteen handpumps, the Pembury has the largest selection of real ales in Hackney that I’ve yet seen, and has been featured in recent editions of The Good Beer Guide published by the Campaign for Real Ale.  T... »

Hackney Street Art

What are some of your favourite examples of street art in Hackney?I'm posting this because of Hackne »

Haircuts, trims and snips

Hey there, I'm looking to get my hair cut a bit, and was wondering if anyone has any recommendations »


A loooong time ago I spent a week in March in Hanoi. I stayed in the old quarter of the city for th »

Where are you headed?

So, where you goin'?After not leaving London except for a visit back to Orlando and a day trip out t »

What blogs do you follow?

So what are some of your favourite blogs? »


So, last year I went to California on two occasions. The first was a quick weekend trip to San Dieg »

Film Festivals

I missed out on the Hackney Film Festival, regrettably. Looks like it was a success: http://www.hac »

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