The One Hackney Festival and torch related things – 21 July 2012

The One Hackney Festival 2012 is a borough wide event taking place on 21 July to welcome the Olympic flame. It includes: A parade culminating in Clissold Park and a Festival fringe Download a  Map of the Torch Relay route and Fringe (PDF 788KB)More info at:


  1. The Hackney One festival dance: The ‘Ackney

  2. Soon to be hitting the dancefloors of every hip nightspot in the borough!

  3. You need to book the free tickets to go to Clissold Park, which you can do over here: There was a queue on the website yesterday but looks like there isn’t this morning.”

  4. Sad news from the council this morning:\One Hackney Festival Clissold Park EventSaturday 21 July A message from Hackney CouncilRegrettably the planned event in Clissold Park for One Hackney Festival will not now go ahead.  As a result of sustained bad weather the park is waterlogged and the event site within the park has been deemed unsafe.One Hackney Festival will take place as planned with events across the whole borough to welcome the Olympic Torch to Hackney.One Hackney Festival Parade will run as planned along the same 2.8 mile route and ending in front of St Mary’s Church Stoke Newington.  There will be some extra pop-up surprises around the borough during the day which will be announced during the week leading up to 21 July.The 2000-strong Parade heralds the start of a day of celebration across the borough which will end at around 6.30pm when the last Hackney torchbearer hands over the Torch to Waltham Forest. There was a lot of interest in Clissold Park and the Council understands there will be disappointment that the event is not now happening.  However there is still a lot of activity to enjoy in the borough on the historic day the Olympic Torch comes to Hackney.Please keep in touch with One Hackney Festival events by:visiting:”

  5. Stoke Newington Church Street looks set to close to traffic for the day 11am-5pm with the carnival parade and the Olympic Torch passing through at 16.35.

  6. Box park in Shoreditch are also doing something: 2pm – 5pm”

  7. Other goings on today: Mabley Green Hackney Homes Fun Day: 21 July 2pm – 7pm. Mabley GreenHackney Central Village Fete 21 July 12noon – 8pm. Town Hall Square St John’s Churchyard and the Narrow WayOne Hackney Festival Parade 21 July 10.30am – 1.30pmDance Nations Dalston: 21 July 2012 / 12:00 Gillett Square Dalston”

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