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Things in and around the London Fields / Broadway Market area

FREE Reflexology

Hiya, I’m looking for volunteers to practice Reflexology on. I’m half way through my training, fully insured and in need of people to practice on! I’m based in London Fields but happy to cycle to wherever you are. Get in touch www.rachelmorganreflexology.com read more »

LONDON FEILDS FREE FESTIVAL OCT 17th-26th 2014

LONDON FEILDS FREE FESTIVAL OCT 17th-26th 2014

LONDON, DATE: The programme has been announced for this year’s London Fields Free Film Festival, which takes place 17th – 26th October 2014. The brand new festival aims to attract and bring together local audiences to enjoy a ten day celebration of cinema at a number of venues across London Fields. The festival will showcase an eclectic collection of features, documentaries, shorts, animation and ... read more »

Hatching Dragons

Hatching Dragons

Hatching Dragons, the UK’s first bilingual Mandarin-English early years daycare provision, is about to take flight and we’re hoping to open up our first setting right here where it all began – in Hackney. Whilst we’re waiting for the lease of our first nursery setting to be drawn up (watch this space as it’s a beautiful church hall with huge outdoor spaces for the chi... read more »

Experienced, independent contractors & handymen needed

Experienced, independent contractors & handymen needed

We are looking to add independent plumbing, electrical, carpentry, chippies, handymen (and women), decorators and more to our database to meet our ever-growing demand of residential property projects. Located in Shoreditch, we are a full services residential property company. We manage a sizeable portfolio of properties in London which we run generakl maintenance for but we also undertake redecora... read more »

Hackney New Primary School – opening September 2015

Hackney New Primary School – opening September 2015

In September 2015, Hackney New Primary School will open its doors for the first time and welcome 50 local children into the Reception year. The school will feature music and sports every day, children will eat breakfast, lunch and tea together with teachers and there’ll be a strong emphasis on academic excellence and instilling self-belief and responsibility towards others. You can now apply for a... read more »

FREE Natural Dyeing Workshop

FREE Natural Dyeing Workshop

A fantastic FREE workshop that will show you how with a few household items, some plants, barks, grinds and berries you can turn plain fabric into something wonderful. Come and try it but be warned it is highly addictive! https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/London+E8+1BD/@51.5443872,-0.0641515,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m2!3m1!1s0x48761cee79eb1ad1:0xded8bfe8e1df4217 read more »

Time Out Love London Awards

Time Out Love London Awards

Hello all. We’ve just launched a new feature here at Time Out London – the Time Out Love London Awards, or TOLLAs – our search for London’s best neighbourhood businesses and things to do. The feature is running over the next three months: Sept is nominations, October is public voting, and the results are revealed in November. http://www.timeout.com/london/things-to-do/time-out-love-london-awards-n... read more »

Couple looking for 1 bed to treat like a home

Hi there, We are a professional couple in our late 20s looking for a one bed flat in Homerton/Clapton/Victoria Park/Dalston – anywhere in Hackney really! etc Ideally from early October, but we could be flexible It would be fantastic to find somewhere that we could care for like it was our own home, and stay for a while – we are especially keen on gardening. It would be great to let through a... read more »

Looking for a Rehearsal Space in Hackney which contributes to a good cause?

Studio 146 is a high quality music studio which operates within St Mungo’s Broadway on Mare Street, Hackney. Studio 146 offers free studio time for residents of St Mungo’s Broadway and clients associated with other homelessness organisations in Hackney. The studio is currently offering out the rehearsal space to clients outside the charity at a nominal price to help fund studio time for our curren... read more »

Are parents in Hackney interested in Mindfulness courses for children and young people?

Are parents in Hackney interested in Mindfulness courses for children and young people?

Hello! I am a Mindfulness Teacher doing some research to find out whether parents in Hackney would be interested in Mindfulness courses for their children and teenagers (from 5 to 18 years old). These would be 8-week long with lessons of up to an hour once a week. Mindfulness helps children develop attention skills, regulate emotions and thrive. I would be really grateful if you could take a few m... read more »

Short and Sweet: A Guide to Short Filmmaking

Short and Sweet: A Guide to Short Filmmaking

4 week course every Monday 7 – 9pm from Sept 1at Hackney Picturehouse Course leader: David Lemon Tickets £65 / £60 concessions / £55 members Book online at www.picturehouses.co.uk/hackneycourses or on 0871 902 5734 Before they worked on features, countless film-makers, from Christopher Nolan to Andrea Arnold, first established themselves by making a short film. As well as serving as ‘calling cards... read more »

No Lights No Lycra – Dancing In The Dark!

No Lights No Lycra – Dancing In The Dark!

TONIGHT ! COME DANCE AT OUR ONE YEAR BIRTHDAY! Every Tuesday – 1 hour a week of dancing in the dark – for the pure joy of dance! The lights go out and the music goes on and the rest is up to you.. 7:30pm – every Tuesday Only £4! Tour De Force Theatre Company 6 Well Street, Hackney E9 7PX – No Lights No Lycra is an dance community that started in Melbourne, Australia in 2009. There is no light, no ... read more »

Looking for PT member of staff to join our new store!

We are looking for a part time member of staff to join us in our new store – The Hackney Draper- on Chatsworth Road, E5. We are a new textile shop selling beautiful fabrics from around the world as well as homewares and accessories that we have carefully curated. We also offer a full bespoke curtain making and upholstery service. We are looking for a permanent Weekend Sales Assistant to join... read more »

No Lights No Lycra – Dancing In The Dark!

No Lights No Lycra – Dancing In The Dark!

Every Tuesday – 1 hour a week of dancing in the dark – for the pure joy of dance! The lights go out and the music goes on and the rest is up to you.. 7:30pm – every Tuesday Only £4! Tour De Force Theatre Company 6 Well Street, Hackney E9 7PX – No Lights No Lycra is an dance community that started in Melbourne, Australia in 2009. There is no light, no lycra, no teacher, no steps to learn, no techni... read more »

Art Supperclub on Regent’s Canal – Marcel Duchamp at The Artist Dining Room

Art Supperclub on Regent’s Canal – Marcel Duchamp at The Artist Dining Room

Friday 1st August, 7:30pm Guest Projects, London E8 4QL Our Summer supperclub holds an evening of Dadaist fantasy, inspired by French artist Marcel Duchamp (along with his alter egos Rrose Sélavy and R.Mutt). Guests will indulge in a French influenced 4-course meal created by Guest Chef BANQUET; taking your palate though an exploration of the world Duchamp’s mind for the evening. Guest Host ... read more »

No Lights No Lycra – Dancing In The Dark!

No Lights No Lycra – Dancing In The Dark!

Every Tuesday – 1 hour a week of dancing in the dark – for the pure joy of dance! The lights go out and the music goes on and the rest is up to you.. 7:30pm – every Tuesday Only £4! Tour De Force Theatre Company 6 Well Street, Hackney E9 7PX – No Lights No Lycra is an dance community that started in Melbourne, Australia in 2009. There is no light, no lycra, no teacher, no steps to learn, no techni... read more »

ARTISTs, URBAN PLANNERs, PSYCHOLOGISTs, COMMUNITY WORKERs, ALL those who LOVE TO PLAy

ARTISTs, URBAN PLANNERs, PSYCHOLOGISTs, COMMUNITY WORKERs, ALL those who LOVE TO PLAy

I am kicking off the ground an exciting community project which changes how we relate to our urban public spaces and to one another in those spaces. The project is a platform and a street movement of passionate people who know that a daily dose of PLAY in our public spaces is important for the health and well-being of ADULTS. We come together and act on our own initiative to use the power of PLAY ... read more »

No Lights No Lycra – Dancing In The Dark!

No Lights No Lycra – Dancing In The Dark!

Every Tuesday – 1 hour a week of dancing in the dark – for the pure joy of dance! The lights go out and the music goes on and the rest is up to you.. 7:30pm – every Tuesday Only £4! Tour De Force Theatre Company 6 Well Street, Hackney E9 7PX – No Lights No Lycra is an dance community that started in Melbourne, Australia in 2009. There is no light, no lycra, no teacher, no steps to learn, no techni... read more »

East London Mornings art guide

East London Mornings art guide

Hi there! We would like to share with our neighbors the information about the second edition of the East London Mornings book, the art guide to the best atmospheric breakfast spots in East London. We run this project since 2011, and already released the first limited edition of 50. The guide includes 78 pages, 31 illustration by UK and international artists, poems by London based poets and six han... read more »

Help a local charity!

Help a local charity!

Calling all Hackney eBay account holders!! We are a small charity located just behind Broadway Market, where we refurbish second-hand bikes and donate them to destitute refugees and asylum seekers in London. eBay are running a competition for new charity users, with the chance of winning up to 10k. Please please please, if you have an eBay account, can you help us by simply logging in, and clickin... read more »

No Lights No Lycra – Dancing In The Dark!

No Lights No Lycra – Dancing In The Dark!

Every Tuesday – 1 hour a week of dancing in the dark – for the pure joy of dance! The lights go out and the music goes on and the rest is up to you.. 7:30pm – every Tuesday Only £4! Tour De Force Theatre Company 6 Well Street, Hackney E9 7PX – No Lights No Lycra is an dance community that started in Melbourne, Australia in 2009. There is no light, no lycra, no teacher, no steps to learn, no techni... read more »

World Cup

Hello! As the world cup is starting it would be great to know which pubs in Hackney are NOT showing it, or am I out of luck? read more »

No Lights No Lycra – Dancing in the dark!

No Lights No Lycra – Dancing in the dark!

Every Tuesday – 1 hour a week of dancing in the dark – for the pure joy of dance! The lights go out and the music goes on and the rest is up to you.. 7:30pm – every Tuesday Only £4! Tour De Force Theatre Company 6 Well Street, Hackney E9 7PX — No Lights No Lycra is an dance community that started in Melbourne, Australia in 2009. There is no light, no lycra, no teacher, no steps to lear... read more »

Adult Swimming Lessons

Hi Guys, I’m looking at buying like 5 or 10 hours of adult swimming lessons as a gift. Preferably at London Fields Lido or Clissold. Does anyone know if they offer adult swimming lessons or someone that can offer one-to-one swimming lessons at either of those locations? Thanks! read more »

Stills and Movies course at Hackney Picturehouse

Stills and Movies course at Hackney Picturehouse

6 week course every Wed, 7pm – 9.30pm from 7 May – 18 June NB. There will no session on 11 June Course Leader: John Digance Tickets for the course are £75 / £70 concessions / £65 Members To book please visit www.picturehouses.co.uk/hackneycourses or call 0871 9025734 We have always wanted to tell stories with pictures and the relationship between the still and moving image has characterised ... read more »

Hear No Evil – brand new music/arts festival for 24 May bank holiday!!!

Hear No Evil – brand new music/arts festival for 24 May bank holiday!!!

What is it? Hear No Evil is a brand new music and arts festival, taking place on bank holiday weekend in the unique London Fields Brewery arches. It’s about music. It’s about nice beer. It’s about doing something fun with mates that won’t break the bank holiday bank. Oh, and you’ll be helping cancer patients and their families too. There will be bands, comedy, spoken word, musical bingo, good food... read more »

P-oint Magazine Issue 4 Exhibition

P-oint Magazine Issue 4 Exhibition

We are launching the 4th issue of P-oint magazine with an exhibition showcasing all the great work from this issue and previous instalments. It will be a great opportunity to meet and network with other creative people. You can also submit work for our next issue and exhibition. Let us know you’re coming: http://www.p-oint.com/events/ read more »

New loos on London Fields

New loos on London Fields

London fields has never been celebrated for it’s loos, but it now has some new ones, so the london field’s summer barbeque crowd can take care of business in comfort. “The new high profile public convenience building provide modern facilities for visitors to London Fields Park and the adjacent popular Broadway Market which comes alive during weekend trading periods. The project i... read more »

Bear Jokes Live Music and Comedy

Bear Jokes Live Music and Comedy

Andy quirk presents the brightest new stand-up talent at London Field’s Pub on the Park. Bear Jokes takes place in the intimate surrounds of the upstairs room and features comfy sofas, quirky decor and a welcoming atmosphere. The show kicks off at 8pm with a total of 12 new comedians and a single guest music act. With well priced beers ranging from craft ales to established classics, delicious foo... read more »

Looking for friendly dogs to be walked (for free) in London Fields

Hi, My soon-to-be-8 step-daughter is a dog lover and she is looking to help dog owners with walks before and after-school and at the weekends. Of course one of us adults would be doing it with her. Do you know anyone around London Fields that we could help? Thanks a lot, Sonini read more »

Visions Festival

Visions Festival

On August 2nd 2014, London will see the return of a highly exciting and fresh new event in the Capital, taking place around London Fields – VISIONS festival. Last year saw the launch of Visions – a hugely successful event that featured performances from the likes of !!!(Chk Chk Chk), F*cked Up, Cloud Nothings, Jeffrey Lewis, The Haxan Cloak and many more, to widespread public and critical ac... read more »

Regent Estate / Hackney Participatory drawing days and exhibition March 28 & 29

Regent Estate / Hackney Participatory drawing days and exhibition March 28 & 29

We are excited to announce that Regent Estate / Hackney will be pioneering in London the participatory and global art event ‘The Big Laundry‘ (translation from french ‘La grande lessive’) on March 28 & 29. Save the date and get involved! We need you to make this global! All info on http://e8community.co.uk/2014/02/25/regent-estate-participatory-drawing-days-and-exhibition/ read more »

Disused places in Hackney

Hi, We’re working on a project to map disused places in Hackney. This will act as a platform to bring people together to kick-start new projects. Take a look at our blog here: http://landnearme.tumblr.com/ We’re wanting to hear stories from people about places near them that should be changed. Thanks! Andrew read more »

Desk wanted

I’ m looking for a desk in an office with the ability to expand in the Hackney area read more »

The Cat and Mutton closing?

Saw it on their twitter feed, it has been sold, don't know if the buyers intend to keep it as a pub. read more »

Free dog walker/entertainer

Hey peeps, Truth is, I really miss my dogs! I left home (Australia) a year ago, and my family h read more »

Residents Court Case – Hackney Council Hires QC

PLEASE HELP! A group of council leaseholders has come together in Hackney for several reasons. read more »

Stories: A new venue on Broadway Market

Stories is a new venue joining Hackney’s Broadway Market on the location of the former Market House Pub, I caught up with creative director Heather Lawton to find out more.  What is Stories? A bar, kitchen and gallery teaming daytime brunching and delicious cocktails with a programme of special events and contemporary art. Who is behind the project? Mothership Group – we’re an independ... read more »

PortSide Parlour: East London’s first pop-up rum bar

In a subterranean bar below Off Broadway only accessible via a door disguised as a toilet cubicle is PortSide Parlour, a pop-up cocktail bar dedicated to showcasing some of the finest selection of rum available in the UK. This pirate-themed, rock n’ roll, dive bar is a collaboration between girlfriend and boyfriend team Charlie Otth and Robbie Acres and Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum. To test t... read more »

Noble Fine Liquor – Craft Beer, Fine Wine and (soon) Spirits

Boozeheads! Broadway Market has a new place for your alcoholic fix. Had a chat with Liam today read more »

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