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Hackney Free Desking

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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... »

Snapshot London in Hackney

Mare St, E8 From www.snapshotlondon.co.uk »

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: www.facebook.com/event.... »

Snapshot London in Hackney

Mr. Log, North Mill Fields, Hackney From www.snapshotlondon.co.uk »

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 »

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... »

Snapshot London in Hackney

The Hackney Pearl From www.snapshotlondon.co.uk »

Dalston Open Studios

I love the logo From www.bootstrapcompany.co.uk/15_dalston_open_studios 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... »

The Last of the Real High Streets @ Chat’s palace

This exhibition pulls together photos taken over the last year of Chatsworth Road, a road filled almost completely of independent shops (bar a Percy Ingles and a couple of bookies). The show is by Colin O’Brien (photographs) and Jane Egginton (writing), I haven’t been yet, but I’m certainly looking forward to it, having photographed many of Chatsworth Road shops myself. More details at... »

Clothes Sale @ Studio 2B, Glyn Rd

I’ve never managed to make it, but I’m intrigued www.christadavis.com »

Shacklewell Nights 25/09/10

All photos © Alex Pink More about Shacklewell Nights »

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 http://www.shootexperience.com/events/info/118 »

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: www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=86738738400 »

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 www.lftriathlon.blogspot.com Prizes are to be awarded for the top three competitors in each category at a prize givin... »

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... »

Snapshot London in Hackney

Aladdin, Hackney Empire From www.snapshotlondon.co.uk »

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” http://www.alirichards.com/#/playground/4542762684 »

Dalston Park’s Vintage Pop-Up Sale

Dee Dees Vintage have an up to 70% off sale on Thursday 30th, at Dalston Roof Park from 1pm, makes me wish I didn’t have to work. More details about the event here and more details on Dee Dee’s vintage here »

Recognition @ Dalston Eastern Curve

As part of Photo Month on 2nd October, Dalston Eastern Curve will be screening Recognition, portraits commissioned by the London Transport Museum and a collaboration of over 600 participants. Full listings are here: http://2010.photomonth.org »

Blogging platforms

What blogging platform do you use, what is good or bad about it and why? »

Any recommendations for this weekend?

I like the look of the Transition gallery show: Eagle and Eken11 - 26 Sep 2010, Gallery open: Fri-Su »

Events

Are there any events coming up in the area suitable for little ones and big ones? »

18th-19th Sept Hackney Wick Festival

A fun event at Hackney Wick, which includes a narrow boat road, clothes swap amongst other events. From the website: Hackney Wick Festival is a FREE community event which brings together the Wick’s rich and unique diversity. Dedicated volunteers who are all local residents have worked throughout the year to bring you this two day festival – an opportunity for people of all ages to enjoy acti... »

18th-19th Sept: Open House in Hackney

This weekend is Open House weekend and there is lots to see in Hackney, including The Hackney Empire,  The Hothouse and St Augustine’s Tower. See the full list here www.openhouselondon.org.uk/hackney »

This weekend: Hackney Film Fest

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