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Hackney Singers: Haydn’s Creation, Saturday 29th March at St John at Hackney

Hackney Singers: Haydn’s Creation, Saturday 29th March at St John at Hackney

150-strong Hackney Singers perform Haydn’s masterpiece The Creation, inspired by the book of Genesis, the Biblical book of Psalms and Milton’s Paradise Lost. Conducted by renowned opera conductor Mark Shanahan, accompanied on the organ by the choir’s répétiteur Andrew Storey. Hackney Singers, who recently celebrated their 40th anniversary and last sang The Creation in 1988, return to the Georgian ... »

System 7 & Rovo’s ‘Phoenix Rising’ Live show at London 02 Academy Islington Saturday March 8th

System 7 & Rovo’s ‘Phoenix Rising’ Live show at London 02 Academy Islington Saturday March 8th

Masterminded by System 7’s Steve Hillage, who was recently given the ‘The Visionary Award’ at the Progressive Music Awards 2013, the ‘Phoenix Rising’ live Tour shows combines System 7 and Rovo playing together, utilising techno beats as the rhythmic basic and live drums, seamlessly morphing into each other. The Phoenix Rising concerts deliver one of the most sophistic... »



5th March 2014 7:00PM – 10:30PM , £4 adv / door: £5 or £3 for Whirlygig badge-holders and Picturehouse members Location: Hackney Attic – Hackney Picturehouse, 270 Mare Street , Hackney Central , E8 1HE Contact: Whirlygig Cinema Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS is a short film night that shines a light on the work and practice... »

Hackney Irish Social Club

Hackney Irish Social Club

We run the Hackney Irish Social Club every Thursday from 7 in the Prince Edward in Homerton. We play ska, dub, soul, Irish traditional & folk, afrobeat, country and loads more. Beers are nicely priced and we offer a free tasty spicy Jamaican curry. Yeah, free! »

Prince vs Michael Jackson night – FANATIC IN THE ATTIC

Prince vs Michael Jackson!Kiss vs Bad!Purple Rain vs Moonwalker!Come watch, as musical styles battle »

Sat 8th Feb Scared To Dance (club night) Guest DJs Odd Box Records

We're back for February so come down and hit the dancefloor. You can get yourself on our £4 cheaplis »

Palm2 Live Music Thursdays

Hi, The Palm2 Events will be hosting regular free live music nights every Thursday from March. »

Palm2 Events

Hi, If you haven't visited yet, do pop along to the Palm2 events space above the Palm2 shop.  I »

Whirlygig Cinema’s Spotlights: Documentary


Sat 25th Jan Scared To Dance (club night) Guest DJ BBC 6 Music’s Gideon Coe

BBC 6 Music's Gideon Coe returns for his 4th guest DJ set at the club! You can get yourself on our £ »

UnLondon 25th Jan at St Mary’s Old Church, Stoke Newington

London band, The Unfortunates, host Unlondon, a free one-day festival of literature, music and visua »

One Stop – Purveyor of High Quality Sound 12th Jan

ONE STOP is a monthly social event where the Golden Age of Jamaican music can be appreciated.A night »

Whirlygig Cinema’s Making Tracks – Retrospective + party, Sat 11th Jan


Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS: Animation 8th Jan


Sat 11th Jan Scared To Dance (club night) Guest DJs Withered Hand

Scared To Dance is back for our first club night of 2014 so come down and shake off those January bl »

Tue 17th Dec FREE gig/ recording of a new show in Homerton

HiWe're recording a new internet music entertainment show in Homerton tomorrow 17th December from 3p »

New Year’s Eve – Scared To Dance in Stoke Newington

It's Scared To Dance on New Year's Eve! Come and see in the new year with us at the Moustache Bar. T »

Netil House Party Friday 20th Dec


Christmas Clapton Club Thurs 5th @ Palm2 Events

Remember to swing by the Palm2 Events space on Thursday for mulled wine, eggnog , sushi, live music, »

Launch party for new dating site 29th Nov

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Sound:Check is proud to be putting on its 3rd event in one of London's most stunning live venues, St »

Scared To Dance 14th Dec

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Oliver Darling Live at The Jazz Department 4th December

 The Jazz Department captures that laid back vibe of the 50's 60's basement jazz clubs of Soho, »

The Idiots Are Winning 3rd Birthday w/ Tom Demac (Live) & Chris Duckenfield 6th Dec

Dance Tunnel 95 Kingsland High St, E8 2PB London Bit of an exciting one for us this party peopl »

Connect: a Fabelist exhibition

Private View: Thursday 21st November 6 - 9pmShow times: 22/1/2013 - 25/11/2013 A-side B-side Ga »

C-H-R-I-S-T-M-A-S-! Breaking into the charts for Millfields Community School and UNICEF

Hello Claptonites and good burghers of Hackney Hot on the heels of David Bowie's comeback, the »

Sat 7th Dec The Just Joans + The Understudies + Emma Kupa at Dalston Victoria

Scared To Dance Presents »

Sat 23rd Nov Scared To Dance (club) in Stoke Newington DJs Shrag

Come down and dance to all your favourite indiepop, post-punk, new wave, sixties, C86 and lo-fi musi »

film screening at Dalston Social Nov 13


Hackney GT cycle fashion and art pop-up shop


Sat 9th Nov Scared To Dance (club) in Stoke Newington Guest DJs Stolen Wine Social

Scared To Dance is back! We sold out by midnight at our last night so arrive early to avoid the queu »

Hackney Quest Youth Club awarded £700 to inspire youngsters across Hackney from Santander Foundation

This month (October 2013) the Hackney Empowering Active Team (HEAT) from Hackney Quest Youth Club wa »

American queer couple looking for a short-term sublet

Hi! We're Marc and Joel, creative types here in London for a time to make music and see the sights. »


Dalton Rooftop parties may have come to a close with the change in weather, but that doesn’t stop th »

The Kubricks play Scroobiuos Pip Presents WE.ARE.LIZARDS Bedroom Bar Nov 30th 9pm

The Kubricks, a 7-piece Ska-Pop band from London are at the Bedroom Bar Rivington S »

Whirlygig Cinema’s SPOTLIGHTS 6th Nov


Million Makers – Live Music Night 14th November

CTS Innov8 from London is aiming to raise more than £10,000 for youth charity The Prince’s Trust by »

Sat 26th Oct Scared To Dance (club) in Stoke Newington Guest DJs Talulah Gosh & Pat Nevin

Indiepop legends Talulah Gosh are our guest DJs at our Keeping It Peel night! There's an event for i »

Jumble Sale on the Narrow Way, Sat 19th October

I'm holding a jumble sale at my flat on the Narrow Way this coming Saturday. For sale will be:campin »

A Very Dada Halloween with Kurt Schwitters