Have you been involved in grassroots community organisations in the last 50 years?

Do you want to research Hackney’s community history?Would you like to share your stories and photographs with Hackney’s communities?

Hackney Archives has moved to a new venue at Dalston Square. Come and see our new facilities.Please join us for tea and biscuits at Hackney Archives on Wednesday 29thFebruary from 13.00 to 15.00

Get a behind the scenes look at our brand new facilities

Hackney Archives collections include:Records of local people, families, businesses, societies and institutions

  • Photographs, prints, drawings and paintings
  • Maps and newspapers
  • Audio-visual sources, e.g. film, video and oral history recordings

Collections of local government in Hackney, Shoreditch and Stoke Newington dating back to about 1700