History of Hackney

King George VI and Queen Elizabeth visit Nisbet House, Homerton (1935)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-6t1T8o8WMFrom »

Kids from Millfiields on Alliot Verdon-Roe’s 1909 flight (1982)

Kids campaign for a blue plaque for the first UK flight on Hackney marsheshttp://www.youtube.com/wat »

Iain Sinclair’s Hackney

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1s8ItFs4XbkFrom »

The Anti University, Shoreditch (1968)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kbi_KgBA7-cFrom »

Kids from Lauriston school take a trip to Calais 1967

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TG3djfTo1_s(via »

Barging Through London (1924)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0jZWDVrHk3kA trip along Regents Canal from Limehouse to Camden, inclu »

Hackney Wick Computer Pub

Can we please host one Twee8 at this amazing futuristic boozer:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSFZ_Y »

Lea Bridge Roundabout

In 1884: »

Conduit near Naravino Road

Doesn't look much like this now. »

Kingsland – not just part of Dalston

Whilst poking about on Wikipedia I came across this entry for Kingsland. There's more to it than jus »

The Hackney Museum

Worth a visit to get a bit of Hackney's background http://www.hackney.gov.uk/cm-museum.htm »

the torture chamber lesney 1982

news clip I found in bbc archives:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OU0aTbBvVWA »

Lesney Industries


History of Lower Clapton Road

From the Hackney archives 1905 vs from Google maps today: »

Chatsworth Road

An old market street in Clapton/HomertonI have some photos of Chatsworth Road from over the years: »

Berris Conolly’s Hackney

For my birthday this year I was given a Hackney photography book from the wonderful local selection at Pages of Hackney. It was my first introduction to Berris Conolly‘s photos of the area and I loved them. So I wanted to share them. Berris lived in Maury Rd, N16 from 1981 to 1988, he left commercial work to do documentary landscape and turned to what was around him. This has left a legacy o... »

Hackney Cinemas

Let's talk Hackney cinemas »

Filming locations

I was having a nose around the internet at what has been filmed in Hackney, so I thought I'd start a »

Hackney day: Creperie Le Monde, Towner & Hoxton, Railroad, Hackney Museum and Shacklewell Nights

Yesterday we spent the day wondering around Hackney and checking out some places we hadn’t yet been to and some we had and wanted to visit again. We started off on Chatsworth Road with a visit to the Creperie Le Monde. It opened a few weeks back, but we hadn’t had  the chance to visit it yet. I ordered a goats cheese and walnut crepe and then waited …… a little bit too long... »