Author: traxcitement

London Fields Aquathlon – 2nd Oct 2011

From London Fields Tri Club: London Fields Triathlon Club are pleased to anno »

Centerprise Bookshop history and early book list

Found this history of Centerprise by Ken Worpole it's a bit long winded, but the history at the star »

Hackney History magazine

Hackney History is an A4 magazine style annual publication by The Friends of Hackne »

Clissold Park restoration nears completion

The £8.9m restoration of Clissold Park is set for completion late summer 2011 with the mansion house »

Hackney Speedway: Friday at Eight by Chris Fenn

Hackney Speedway: Friday at Eight by Chris Fenn Paperback Tempus 224 pages ISBN-10: »

Hackney and Stoke Newington Past by Isobel Watson

Hackney and Stoke Newington Past by Isobel WatsonFirst published 1990 (revise »

The Hackney & Leyton Sunday Football League

Hackney and Leyton Sunday Football League was formed in 1947 after the Second World War had ended. Football was a popular amateur sport and the Sunday League was created to mimic the Leagues of the professional game.  The Hackney and Leyton League became synonymous with Hackney Marshes where there were over a hundred football pitches. Other sites used were Mabley Green and Millfields.  The pitches... »

Geffrye Almhouse Visits – 23rd July

ALMSHOUSE VISITS23 July 10.15am - 12.15pm and 2.00pm - 4.15pm (last entry 4pm »

Sutton House Book Brunchers

Sutton House Book Brunchers21st July 11am - 12pmThe newly formed book club meets on the »

Hackney From Stamford Hill To Shoreditch

Compiled by Gavin Smith first published 1999 130 pages ISBN 0 7524 18181.From the 'Images of E »

Under The Cranes – FILM 19th July 5.45pm Hackney Museum

FILM SHOWING on Tuesday 19 July 2011, 6.15pm (refreshments from 5.45pm)Using the script of poe »

Hackney Speedway Fixtures For July

Hackney Hawks have a busy month ahead, they are currently in 5th position just 3 points behind Natio »

’Made in Hackney’ – photo exhibition

Photographs by Nefise Hussien 9th - 28th JulyNational Trust Sutton House 2 & 4 Homerton High S »

Open House London 2011 – TOURS 17th & 18th September

This is a free tour of some of Hackney's best buildings and is highly recommended as many of the bui »

Marc Bolan – Glam Rock Superstar

Whilst in Stoke Newington Common recently I came upon a plaque denoting where »

Marie Lloyd – Queen of the Music Halls

Marie Lloyd was born in Hoxton in 1870, she is aid to have made her debut in a music hall where the »

From Rags to Riches WALK – 16th July 11am

A long walk from the busy heart of the City of London to the calm of Hackney Marshes. Following a ro »

Highlights of Haggerston Talk – 28th July 6pm – 7.30pm

Talk at the Hackney Museum.A talk by experienced tour guide John Finn. Take a virtual tour of »

The Shoreditch Tales

by Caroline Clark and Linda Wilkinson published in 2009: ISBN code 978-0-9563222-1-0.Recollection fr »

Local Artist Interview: Andrea Luka Zimmerman

Under the collaborative ‘Fugitive Images’ with Lasse Johansson and Tristan Fennell, local artist Andrea Luka Zimmerman came up with a innovative idea to transform a 1930’s council block that was being boarded up with ugly orange boards through the use of public art. What resulted was one of Hackney’s most photographed and talked about housing estates. Here we chat to Andrea... »

Walks in Hackney (You Can Do Anytime)

This is a list of walks in Hackney that can be done at any time: »

Highlights of Haggerston – WALK (Anytime)

The Hackney Society have now published a leaflet for this walk so that it can be done whenever you w »

A Radical Ramble WALK – June 18th 11am

A Hackney Society Walk of approx 5 milesHackney is known nationally for b »

Club Focus – London Fields Tri

London Fields Tri are yeah! Hackney’s local triathlon club and are based at London Fields Lido. The club was formed after a chance meeting between myself (Chris Skinner) and Guy Holbrow in October 2009. I was hoping to find some people in the area to train with, Guy overheard a conversation I was having with someone from the BTF (British Triathlon Federation) outside the lido, and the club was bor... »

35mm Film at Poundland Dalston

For anyone still using 35mm film (like me) you can buy Kodak 24exp. ISO200 colour film at Poundland »

Hackney Speedway Fixtures For June

Hackney Hawks currently are 3rd in the National League, their June fixtures are here...Sun 5th »

Grandmother @ The Piper Gallery (ends 27th May 2011) by traxcitement »

Clowns Gallery at Holy Trinity Church – 1st Friday of the month 12pm – 5pm

The Clowns Gallery is housed at Holy Trinity Church in Beechwood Road and is well worth a look if yo »

New Vic Lee print Kingsland Road 2 Dalston

Vic Lee's new Kingsland Road 2 print is available, it's excellent! »

Dalston Bunker PLC Tour 10th – 15th May (various times)

INSTALLATION in Dalston 10-15 May 2011Blending sci-fi and climate change themes, th »

Working Lives Vol. One: Hackney 1901 – 1944

Another excellent Centerprise book by The Peoples Autobiography of Hackney. What comes across in thi »

Prosperos Library @ Studio 75

Exhibition Opening Friday April 29 2 – 6 pm;Open Saturday 12 – 6 pm; Sunday 2 – 5 pmPlease che »

Hackney Speedway Fixtures For May

Hackney Hawks have made a good start to their 2011 National League campaign, they are currently 2nd »

Inside The Inner City by Paul Harrison

Inside The Inner City by Paul Harrison Penguin ISBN 0-14-016640-8A book about »

Open Church: St Michaels & All Angels 2011 – Nov 26th (Last date this year)

One of Hackney's finest modern churches by Nugent F. Cachemaille-Day in 1959-60 and Grade 2 listed w »

Posting preview

would it be possible to have a post preview whereby you can see what you post will look like before »

Competition to win ‘Estate’ a new book by Fugitive Images (Ends midnight 29th April)

Competition to win ‘Estate’ a new book by Fugitive Images published by Myrdle Court »

Refurbish: The life and times of a tower block Tour – May 14th 10.30am

Saturday 14th May 2011, 10.30 - 12.30Learn more about the history of tower blocks, see The Building »

Batemans Row Architectural Tour – 12th May 7pm

Bateman's Row TOUR on Thursday 12 May 2011, 7pmDesigned by and for Theis and Khan, »

Farm: Shop Tours – Fri-Sun 1pm

Farm: Shop are holding daily informative tours Fri - Sun at 1pm, see details here...http://artinempt »