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Loddiges of Hackney: The Largest Hothouse in the World

Loddiges of Hackney: The Largest Hothouse in the WorldBy David SolmanPublished by T »

Hackney’s Historical Plaques

GLC blue Plaque for Marie Lloyd in Graham Road (photo by Duncan Rimmer) The first London historical plaques were put up by the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) in 1897. In 1901 The London County County Council (LCC) took on the scheme and this was taken forward by The Greater London Council when they took over from the LCC in 1965. In 1985 following the abolition of the GLC English Heritage carried on ... »

Super Cinema

Super Cinema Stamford Hill another George Coles designed building in Clapton Common »

The Threepenny Doctor – Doctor Jelley Of Hackney

The Threepenny Doctor - Doctor Jelley Of Hackneyby Hackney Workers' Educational Ass »

Hackney Characters #5 The Threepenny Doctor

Henry Percy Jelley (b. 1866) trained as a medical student in Edinburgh and opened a surgery in  Home »

Cabbages and Kings: The Garden Scene in 16th and 17th Century Hackney – TALK Thursday 8 March

At the end of Elizabeth I’s reign, although Hackney was only two miles from the City of London, it w »

E8 4 PH: Portraits on Broadway Market, 2006 – Hackney Museum 1st Nov to 9th Jan

E8 4 PH: Portraits on Broadway Market, 2006Hackney Museum1 November – 9 January 2012Photograp »

Allen Road Project by Richard Scott

Check out this brilliant now and then panorama of Allen Road in 1972 by Richard Scott. You can see h »

Stoke Newington – The centre of British piano manufacturing in 1911

Check out this brilliant now and then panorama of Allen Road in 1972 by Richard Scott. You can see h »

Stoke Newington – The centre of British piano manufacturing in 1911

E8 4 PH: Portraits on Broadway Market, 2006Hackney Museum1 November - 9 January 201 »

Hackney History: Hackney Characters

A series of extraordinary characters who may not be household names, but have left their mark on the »

Hackney Characters #4 – The Gifted One

Eccentric, brilliant, free-spirited, loveable, different, enigmatic, smiling, talented, intriguing… »

Late Extra! Hackney In The News

Late Extra! Hackney In The News by David Mander (2000)Sutton Publishing in associat »

Hackney Characters #3 – Leapin’ Len

The name Len Silver and Hackney Speedway are synonymous. Len an East End boy began riding cycle spee »

A Fantasy of Dr. Ox at Hoxton Hall – Dec 8th & 9th

A Fantasy of Dr. Ox (Jules Verne) at Hoxton Hall08th December 2011 - 09th December »

Hackney Characters #2 – The Mole Man

Retired Engineer William Lyttle became known as ‘The Mole Man of Hackney’ in 2006 when Hackney Counc »

Hackney Characters #1 – Blind Fred

Fred Peters was a blind beggar who used to sell matches and other small items to passers-by in Hackn »

Energy-Saving Homes in a Conservation Area TALK – Wednesday 23rd November 7.30pm

ENERGY-SAVING HOMES IN A  CONSERVATION AREAWhat are we allowed to do to make our homes sustainable?A »

BMX Coaching at Haggerston Park BMX Track

BMX CoachingSunday, 16 October 2011- Sunday, 18 December 2011 10am - 12pmEvery Sund »

Flat Screens 7 – Nov 9th 7.00 – 9.30pm

Studio 75 presentsFlat Screens 7 Jonah who will be 25 in t »

The Knees Up with Underbling & Vow at Hoxton Hall – 10th & 17th Dec

From Hoxton Hall... Following sell out performances in May and July we're delighted to welcome »

Old Shop Signs Uncovered In Kingsland Road

Saw these old shop signs uncovered at 290 Kingsland Road, probably from the 1960's and very well pre »

Behind The Veneer – The South Shoreditch Furniture Trade and its Buildings

Behind The Veneer - The South Shoreditch Furniture Trade and its Buildingsby Joanna »

Lea Valley WALK – Sunday 13th Nov 2011 10.30am

A walk along the River organised by the Hackney Society starting at Riverside cafe Spring Hill and f »

‘Penny Pictures’ at The Seventh Day Adventist Church Hall Haggerston.

In the 1930's there was a weekly Saturday morning cinema in the hall below the Seventh Day Aventist »

Reasons to be cheerful at The Hackney Empire

This acclaimed coming of age tale featuring Ian Dury and the Blockheads'greatest hits with a scorchi »

Hackney Speedway Fixtures for October

Friday Oct 7th Hackney -v- Scunthorpe/Sheffield (NL) @ Lakeside 8pm W52-39(M. Owen 13) »

Quaker Burial Ground Yoakley Road N16

I am looking for information on the Quaker Burial Ground in Yoakley Road Stoke Newington. I believe »

Hackney Speedway Fixtures For September

Speedway:Hackney Hawks were very unlucky to lose 44 - 46 at Belle Vue last night af »

Hackney Marshes Duathlon (Run/Bike/Run) – Sept 10th 2011

Hackney Marshes DuathlonOne2go has established an exciting new duathlon on Septembe »

A Hoxton Childhood by A. S. Jasper

A Hoxton Childhood by Albert Stanley JasperCenterprise Publications ISBN-10: 090373 »

The Cut

The Cut by Chris Dorley Brown, Jessie Brennan & Daniel Lehan, edited by Chris Dorle »

Making a topic sticky

when I make a topic sticky in a group it only sticks to the page it is on and not page 1. Is there a »

A Hackney Camera 1833 – 1918

A Hackney Camera 1833 - 1918 by Hackney WEA in association with Hackney Libraries a »

Parkholme Road Architectural TOUR – 15th October 2pm

39 Parkholme Road A tour organised by The Hackney Society.This victorian terr »

Hackney At War

Hackney At War by Jennifer Golden in association with Hackney ArchivesISBN 97 »

Air Raid Precaution Center Rossendale street

Has anyone visited the ARP building in Rossendale Street or know if it has open days? »

Hackney Speedway Fixtures for August

Hackney Hawks are still top of the National League, but have raced more fixtures than all of the oth »

Not Expecting Miracles by Alice Linton

Centerprise ISBN 0 903738 538Published 1982 80 pages softbackAlice Linton was born in Hoxton in »

Rivington Place Architectural Tour – 4th August 6pm

Designed by Adjaye Associates find out more about this cultural landmark building. FREE tour see »