Hackney Food Festival

Eat your way around the globe and be entertained by world music at the Hackney pop up food festival on 17 Sept (10-6). Dedicated food tents will be filled with Japanese pancakes, Indian curries, Spanish tapas, Korean sandwiches, British burgers and other delicious dishes.In St John at Hackney Church Gardens, the festival will run alongsideHackney Homemade Saturday market where you can shop for vintage and homemade clothes, goods, books and bric a brac.
The food festival is part of Open Hackney: Hackney Empire, Sutton House, The Picture House and Hackney Museum all taking part.


  1. This sounds like good fun – I’ll have to come along 🙂

  2. ooh lovely!

  3. Sweet! I’ll be there!

  4. Oooh, hopefully I can make it to this. Sounds awesome!

  5. Thanks for all the lovely comments. Just to give you some details of the music we are having:Period Chamber Music 1–1.30pm and 2pm–2.30pmListen to the enchanting sounds of Evolution who perform high quality chamber music on period instruments from the early classical period to the beginning of the 20th century.Brazilian Carnival 2pm–4pmEnjoy Brazilian carnival revelry with A REPUBLICA ANARQUISTA da VACA LOUCA (The Anarchist Republic of the Mad Cow) from Umbela Arts.Three drummers will lead the masquerade of 30 revellers for street games dancing and singing.Arrive at 1.30pm to pick up a costume and join in the improvised mayhem. (Please send a message to me if you would like to take part).Afrobeat Soul and Reggae 3.30–4pm and 4.30–5pmMove your feet to the the infectious beat of Yam an Afrobeat soul and reggae band with bass drum and percussion.Belly Dancing and Folk Music 4pm–4.30pm and 5pm–5.30pmAcoustic world music and dancing from the entertaining and eclectic Skhembe Soup. See you there!”

  6. Will be there this afternoon!

  7. Us too!

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