Stoke Newington ready to create a pizz-a-history

  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...

Tramshed turned into art pad

Two artists have transformed a 200-year-old tramshed in Clapton into a gallery, studio and project space.

Photographer puts small businesses in the picture

Exhibition to open featuring Stoke Newington shopkeepers and crafstpeople.

Michelin star to stay on broadway market

A chef who brought Michelin-starred food to Broadway Market has announced that his stall will reopen next spring after closing for the winter months.

Hackney kids make masterpiece for Clissold Fireworks

Hackney Council has teamed up with local families to produce a giant artwork made from Clissold Park's own autumn leaves. Children have spent the day painting leaves from the park's trees before they are stuck...

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...

What’s On Guide – March

Henry Vane gives us the lowdown on what's occurring in Hackney throughout March
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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...

What’s On Guide

Know what is on in Hackney for the following week.

Film commemorating Haggerston Estate to be released next month

A new film documenting the redevelopement of the Haggerston estate in Hackney will be released next month. Estate, a Reverie, directed by Andrea Luka Zimmerman, was filmed over seven years and charts a shift in...

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Gangs exploiting children for drug deals

Gang members are using children to do drug deals because they will receive a lower punishment if caught, according to a Hackney Council report.