Award-winning director presents film at Hackney Picturehouse

Award-winning Thai director treats Hackney Picturehouse filmgoers to a preview screening of his new film

Kemistry gets kick-start into new future

Designers and art lovers have rallied together to raise more than £15,000 to save a Shoreditch art gallery from permanent closure. Kemistry Gallery launched a campaign on the crowd funding website Kickstarter on 30 October...

One Minute Interview – Chantal Joffe

The Haggerston-based artist talks up her upcoming exhibition at the Victoria Miro Gallery.

Late night venues operating on Temporary Event Notices ‘endemic’ issue

Residents of Hackney who put up with late-night noise from the borough’s thriving night-time economy could be missing a crucial detail in their quest for undisturbed sleep. Hackney Council approved at least 85 per cent...

Hip-hop star Uffie nails Dalston

A Dalston nail bar plays host to hip-hop star's album launch.
Pied Piper at The Yard Theatre

Yard Theatre to stage modern day Pied Piper play

A Christmas-themed modern day re-imagining of the Pied Piper is showing at The Yard theatre in Hackney Wick, written by the theatre’s founder and artistic director Jay Miller.

Anything goes at the Jealous Gallery

Three London printmakers are centre stage in an exhibition at the Jealous Gallery in Shoreditch. Jess Wilson, Kate Gibb, and Mr Penfold, who were brought together by their experimentation with colour, launched the Anything Goes...
The house in Clissold Park. Photo: David Knowles.

These amazing photos of Hackney parks will make you swoon

We reckon Hackney has some of the most beautiful parks in London. So sit back, relax and enjoy our pick of photos from the top 7 parks in the borough. With skittish deer, languorous streams and a beautiful old house...

Listings: Week beginning 22 March 2010

All the hottest Hackney listings for the week beginning 22 March 2010
Geoff Leong and his piece of art

Carpark art exhibition an underground hit

An underground carpark was the unlikely venue for a wacky art exhibition curated by two De Beauvoir artists last weekend.

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A guide to this week’s art, film and music events (19...

Alternative films, 'theatrical rollercoasters', live music, and Shakespeare's greatest work - we round up events in Hackney this week.