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Things to do in Hackney this weekend

We’ve curated a list of what’s on in Hackney this weekend to save you some research time, leaving you free to enjoy fun events and relaxing weekend spots without having to trek too far from home.
#LikeAWoman, is a collaborative project from Penguin Publishers and Waterstones bookseller

All female bookshop opens in Hackney for International Women’s Day 2018

#LikeAWoman, a collaborative project from Penguin Publishers and Waterstones booksellers, is a retailer by day, selling fiction, non-fiction, and a range of children’s literature, but is an event space by night, hosting talks chaired...
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The Hackney Market where you pay what you want.

Save the Date, the hackney Market changing the way we see food waste. As you walk into the foyer of St John’s the Baptist Church, you’ll find a small stall full of fruit and vegetables....

‘This is Hell, nor am I out of it’ – Doctor Faustus comes to...

An innovative production of Doctor Faustus with an all-black cast is set to arrive at the Arcola Theatre next week. Directed by Anna Coombs, artistic director of African-Caribbean theatre company Tangle, and whose past credits...

The 6 best cafes in Hackney

On the lookout for your next caffeine hit? Or perhaps a delicious slice of cake? When it comes to Hackney, we're so spoilt for choice that choosing where to go for coffee can be...

What’s on in Hackney this week

Looking for something to do with your friends, yourself or your mum on Mother's Day? As ever, the Hackney Post has compiled a handy guide for you this week. From a surreal clue-solving immersive experience to swing...

Who’s on the lineup at Lovebox Festival 2017?

Frank Ocean, Jamie XX, Chase & Status and Jess Glynne are this year’s Lovebox headliners. But who else is playing at Lovebox? Three months from the start of the festival, we’re looking at the...
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Bennett on Beer: “I can’t wholly recommend the Crate sours”

The sour beer is having somewhat of a renaissance in the beardiest parts of the world. In Seattle, the craft brewers serve sours in tasting flights, like whiskey, which show the vast range of...
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Chocolate calzone: better as a marketing strategy than as a dessert

Pizza Pilgrims is a wonderful blend of Italian cooking and American style, catering for its London audience. The Shoreditch location is furnished with a Rambo poster, blackboards with pizza puns, and the kind of...
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8 great places in Hackney for fitness and sports

  Do you want to get off the sofa, shut down your Netflix and do some sports this weekend? We selected eight different activities going on in Hackney. There are sports for all tastes, from...

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Jewish leader compares strict housing rules to Nazi Germany

A housing association threatened to remove traditional scrolls from the doors of flats in Stamford Hill.