Author: yeahhackney

The Hackney Pearl

The Hackney Peal is a fantastic cafe/restaurant/bar in the creative hub that is Hackney Wick. It’s been in this spot for almost a year now and recently won Time Out’s award for Best New Cafe. I caught up with owner James Morgan to ask him a few questions: Why did you open the Pearl? I’ve been working in other people’s restaurants for 20 years. It was time to open my own.  I... »

A Crossing for Lower Clapton Road/Downs Road

Locals have been campaigning for a crossing at this dangerous junction for 7 years. You can help mov »

Zebras crossing Lower Clapton Road

Yesterday morning some Zebras turned up in Hackney; painted onto the road, at the T-Junction where Downs Road meets Lower Clapton Road. No quite knows how they got there, but they are clearly a response to the lack of decent crossings on this busy junction. I spoke to Cllr. Ian Rathbone of the Clapton Pond Neighbourhood Action Group who said: ‘Although this is some horsing around by persons unknow... »

**Competition** Free Merito Coffee (Now closed)

FuckYeah Hackney have teamed up with our friends at Merito Coffee to give some of you the chance to »

Merito Coffee (Competition)

Merito Coffee makes some of the finest coffee you will taste in Hackney. They have been bringing their fine brews to Hackney’s fashionable Broadway Market every Saturday between 8.30am – 4pm for the 6.5 years that the market has been running. They sell ethically sourced coffee from The Coffee Plant and also have weekly specials. In the past year that included seasonal roasts sold as po... »

Domain name change to

Hi all,I am trying out as a default address instead of the previous www.fuckyeah »

From the Flickr Group

Monster from Emily Webber This is a Canvas from outside context ROA Rabbit from quite peculiar »

Cigarette Burns present Psychomania @ The Rio

The wonderful Cigarette Burns are back with a special film night at the Rio in Dalston. This time it’s the 70’s British film Psychomania, the story of a motorbike gang who believe suicide is the route to eternal life. You have to check out this trailor…. »

Hackney’s Takeaways

What's your favourite curry, Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Turkish, Caribbean or pizza takeaway/deliverie »

Chatsworth Road Market

After being closed for 12 years, the Chatsworth Road Market, is making its comeback. Chatsworth Road Traders and Residents Association (CRTRA), working with Hackney Council, will be running three pilot small markets on November 7, December 5 and December 12, from 11am to 3pm each time. If these go well it could see the permanent reinstatement of this historical market. For more info see www.chatsw... »

Dalston Darlings Women’s Institute November Meeting

East End Boutique Wah Nails to host Dalston Darlings WI November meeting On Wednesday 3rd November at 7pm at: Wah Nails, 420 Kingsland Rd Hackney, London E84AA Hotspot nail boutique WAH Nails is the destination for this month’s hotly anticipated meeting of the Dalston Darlings, Dalstons’ very own branch of the Women’s Institute. Not only can you become a year long member of the W... »

From the Flickr Group

Cheese choices by outsidecontext x-ray room german hospital hackney 1988 by Chrisdb1 by Helen McC See more in the FuckYeah Hackney Flickr group »

From the Flickr Group

Ghost Tree by Stakka Cam London Fields Forever by Sven Loach Dabbling in the Regents Canal by davehodg See more in the FuckYeah Hackney Flickr group »

Hackney Free Desking

Where are the best spots for free wifi? - Once we have a list, we can make a map! »

Hackney Pirates: Local Volunteers walk the Plank

Between 11am -3pm on Sat 30th October the Hackney Pirates are “walking the plank” in an effort to raise money for the great education work they do with Children in the area. Over the summer the pirates ran a pilot programme that matches the cream of Hackney creatives with 6 – 18 year olds for one-to-one learning, this event is a chance for local people and businesses to support t... »

The London Fields Vintage Market

We are the Comeback Kid’s hold their second vintage fair at London Fields There will be a host of very special stall holders stocking ladies and gents vintage & retro clothing and accessories not to mention bric-a-brac, crafts, cakes & treats, there will also be a live Dj set playing some classics from era’s past gone. From: 12 – 6pm Link to event: »

From the Flickr Group

Hackney Bruiser by bbclare London Fields Station by sinister pictures Indian Summer, London Fields by .3stripe See more in the FuckYeah Hackney Flickr group »

16th London Turkish Film Festival @ The Rio

Throughout 2010 Turkish Cinema has been enjoying unprecedented success at film festivals worldwide. During two weeks in November the 16th London Turkish Film Festival is bringing many of these films to London and, as the original home of the LTFF, the Rio is delighted to be playing host to seven days of exciting features, documentaries, shorts and discussions. The highlights include a rare chance ... »

Alphaville @ Duke of Wellington

7 November @ 8pm JEAN-LUC GODARD’s Alphaville (1965) Godard’s disturbing yet comic sci-fi thriller, starring Anna Karina and Eddy Constantine. The film will be scored live by Bleeding Heart Narrative. £3 entry this night only due to live band More on the Duke of Wellington More on Alphaville »

From the Flickr Group

Stadium by Tuck UK Morning Visa by Igor Clark Images of Hackney By Mr. Zak See more in the FuckYeah Hackney Flickr group »

Black Orpheus @ The Rio

BLACK ORPHEUS (PG) 2.30 (France/Italy/Brazil 1958) dir. Marcel Campus 107m. Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lea Garcia, Lourdes De Oliveira, Adhemar Da Silva. Winner of both an Academy Award and the Cannes Film Festival’s Palme d’Or, BLACK ORPHEUS transforms the ancient Greek myth of doomed lovers Orpheus and Eurydice into the twentieth-century explosion of movement, colour and excitement that is Carn... »

Susperia @ The Rio

Cigarette Burns presents this cult horror film with DJ set afterwards. (Italy 1977) dir. Dario Argento 94m. Digital.
Jessica Harper, Stefania Casini, Flavio Bucci, Miguel Bosé, Barbara Magnolfi, Susanna Javicoli, Eva Axén, Rudolf Schündler, Udo Kier, Alida Valli, Joan Bennett. In Argento’s landmark horror fantasy a young American finds herself at a German ballet school where witches prowl th... »

Making friends

FuckYeah Hackney is all about making connections in your local area. This quick guide will show you how to make make friends with others on the site. An overview of the members page Accepting friend requests Sending private messages to friends Viewing your friends profile page An Overview of the Members Page To see who is on FuckYeah Hackney go to the members tab From here you can choose to see al... »

From the Flickr Group

by bellaphon Signs, Chatsworth Road / Brooksby Walk, Clapton by Stefan Schafer Clapton Dental Surgery, Chatsworth Road, E5 by Emily Webber See more in the FuckYeah Hackney Flickr group »

Dalston Open Studios

I love the logo From Dalston Open Studios , November 15th – 19th 4-5pm This November Bootstrap will be running a week-long ‘Open Studios’ event – a series of seminars aimed at opening the doors of the Creative Industries to young people in Hackney. Are you interested in sharing your skills and experience of work within the Creative Industries with... »

Hackney Halloween 2010

Does anyone have any Halloween plans? What's going down in Hackney Town? »

From the Flickr Group

Evin Cafe in Dalston – London By Maciej Dakowicz A Little Of What You Fancy By Bellaphon Best Veggie breakfast on Earth – The Counter Cafe Hackney Wick, London by Uncle He-man See more in the FuckYeah Hackney Flickr group »

From the Flickr Group

Old Castrol sign, by Jan1ce Lesney Matchbox factory is no more By jeffhubbard Hackney City Farm By spektofraf See more in the FuckYeah Hackney Flickr group »


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The Clapton Conference

The Invite reads: DO YOU care about Clapton? Did you know that there are many others who do and want »

Clothes Sale @ Studio 2B, Glyn Rd

I’ve never managed to make it, but I’m intrigued »

London Review of Breakfasts: The Counter Cafe, Hackney Wick

Reposted with kind permission from the wonderful London Review of Breakfasts The Counter Cafe 4a Roach Rd Hackney Wick E3 2PA 07952 696 388 by Malcolm Eggs I had never really spent any time in Hackney Wick, at least not deliberately. Based on its reputation I was imagining an outland of free expression, a place where creativity could run untethered and naked. Monkeys playi... »

Capture Hackney @ The Hackney Museum

The results of the photography exhibition from The Hackney Council and Shoot Experience launched to capture the spirit of Hackney »

Towner and Hoxton

I recently paid Towner and Hoxton on Well Street a visit, it’s a very cool artists space/tea room, I wanted to find out a little bit more, so I asked Adam Towner some questions (photos by Alex Pink) What  is the idea behind Towner and Hoxton? We went looking for a studio for us to both work in and they were all shit, over priced or nowhere near our houses or jobs, we saw the derelict shop an... »

Free Nails @ Wah Nails

Wah Nails have teamed up with Puma to give 20 girls free nails. Nice. »

Vintage Sale @ The London Fields

We are the Comeback Kids host their second outing of their vintage sale, bringing you : Vintage clobber + Retro Homewares & Curiosities of all sorts + Kitchenalia + Crafts + Jewellery + Cakes & Treats and more all DJ set from Ammie Myamie Facebook Group: »

3rd Oct: London Fields Aquathlon

Hosted by London Fields Triathlon Club, the London Fields Aquathlon includes a 400m swim in London Fields Lido followed by a 5km run around London Fields Participation is open to all adults who want to have a go. The entry fee is £10 more details and and entery form can be found at Prizes are to be awarded for the top three competitors in each category at a prize givin... »

the Railways mysterious pint/football policy

Carrying on from @Garydu »

Invite Your Friends to Join in

You can now invite your friends to join in the FuckYeah Hackney community and suggest what groups they might be interested in. Simply choose “My Account” from the top admin bar, then “Send Invites”. This will open a page where you can fill in your friends email addresses, add a personal message and invite them to join in. There is also an option to see what invites you have... »

Playground @ The Hackney Pearl

The wonderful Hackney Pearl hosts a photo series from Ali Richards, that “explores the pursuits of destructive teenagers and their engagement with their environment” »