What’s on in Hackney this week

20 Mar , 2017  

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 dancing to a ceramics market, there’s plenty for you to do. Scroll around our interactive timeline to help plan your week. (Top […]


Who’s on the lineup at Lovebox Festival 2017?

16 Mar , 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 whole lineup of exciting names that will be heading to Victoria Park on 14 July. Frank Ocean Fresh from the release […]

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Bennett on Beer: “I can’t wholly recommend the Crate sours”

16 Mar , 2017  

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 these concoctions. Sours, range from fruity to bitter, dark brown to off-white, and come from nearly everywhere beer does. The fruit […]

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Chocolate calzone: better as a marketing strategy than as a dessert

15 Mar , 2017  

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 plastic table cloths ubiquitous in pizzerias that value substance over form. Behind the counter, the wood-fired oven blazes, spitting out pizzas […]

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8 great places in Hackney for fitness and sports

14 Mar , 2017  

  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 terrible footballers to scuba divers.   Hackney Downs welcomes a new football team, whose emphasis is …Are you ‘terrible’ at […]


Vintage clothes and vegan totes: what to do in Hackney this week

14 Mar , 2017  

Wondering what Hackney has on offer this week? As always, our borough is teeming with weird and wonderful events. Whether you’re a blues buff, fashion fan or Disney devotee, our interactive guide will give you no room for boredom over the next few days.  

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Things to do in Hackney this week

7 Mar , 2017  

Unsure what to do think week? Here are some of the best events in Hackney.


BnB Brings Sheep Thrills to Hackney

28 Oct , 2016  

A pop-up ‘Wool BnB’ opened in De Beauvoir last week, as a part of International Wool Week.   As the name might suggest, the first ever Wool BnB – launched by the Campaign For Wool – has everything from furnishings to fashion made entirely out of wool.   After hosting a series of activities and […]


Stoke Newington ready to create a pizz-a-history

28 Oct , 2016  

  The world’s oldest pizzeria is getting ready to launch its first UK spot.   Founded in 1870 in Naples, the L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele is now in its fifth generation of family owners. It has featured in the book and film “Eat, Pray, Love,” and has been the Neapolitan restaurant of choice for Bill […]

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Hackney restaurant Pidgin awarded Michelin Star

27 Oct , 2016  

Hackney restaurant Pidgin awarded Michelin Star. Pidgin restaurant on Wilton Way has been awarded a Michelin Star for its outstanding food. Beginning as a supper club at his flat in Holloway, owner James Ramsden said that he chose Hackney Central to open his first restaurant, as “I liked the idea of being a neighbourhood restaurant with […]

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