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

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...
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Things to do in Hackney this week

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

BnB Brings Sheep Thrills to Hackney

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...

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...
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Hackney restaurant Pidgin awarded Michelin Star

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...

Arcola theatre hosts comedy festival for Calais refugees

The current migrant crisis is no laughing matter, but a theatre in Dalston is hosting a “heroic” event to help those in need through comedy. The Crew for Calais Festival is a week of entertainment...
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Pete Doherty announces solo tour dates at Hackney Empire

The Libertines and Babyshambles frontman Pete Doherty has announced two solo tour dates in May at the Hackney Empire. Doherty will play at the Hackney Central venue on Thursday 19 and Friday 20 May as part...

5 last-minute things to do in Hackney this Mothers’ Day

Yes, it’s this Sunday, but have no fear. If you’ve yet to make plans for the big day, Hackney Post is here to help. Check out Hackney’s best ways to treat your mum this weekend. Sausage...

Tour de Love – Cycle Speed Dating comes to Hackney

Are you a fast talking, time deprived Londoner who can pop a sweet wheelie on your ten speed? Then London’s first cycle speed dating is for you. London Fields cafe Look Mum No Hands is...

Hackney seniors out on the tiles

A HACKNEY dominoes team are to take their fight to the international stage next Spring as they compete in a tri-nation tournament. Players from the Caribbean Domino and Social Organisation will face teams from Guyana...

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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.