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Arcola theatre hosts comedy festival for Calais refugees

10 Mar , 2016  

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 aimed at raising money for refugees from around the world stuck in squalid conditions just miles away from the English […]

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Pete Doherty announces solo tour dates at Hackney Empire

8 Mar , 2016  

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 of his Eudaimonia tour and ahead of a much anticipated solo album. Keep eyes peeled for BIG ANNOUNCEMENT tomorrow (Monday) […]

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

12 Mar , 2015  

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 Sunday Pancakes schmancakes. We're more excited about the new lunch and dinner menu we've been quietly rolling out across the […]

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Tour de Love – Cycle Speed Dating comes to Hackney

11 Mar , 2015  

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 running a series of cycle speed dating session for those of us who are already in a committed relationship with […]

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Hackney seniors out on the tiles

28 Nov , 2014  

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 and the USA in the 23-year-old tournament, which will take place in either Hackney or Guyana. Eighty-two year old club […]

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Film commemorating Haggerston Estate to be released next month

30 Oct , 2014  

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 the character of Hackney, with the bulldozing of the 1930s estate to make room for a luxury apartment complex. Samuel […]

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New connections and free lunches at Hackney’s migrant socials

29 Oct , 2014  

A Green Lanes church will host a series of migrant socials for asylum seekers, refugees and vulnerable families. The Green Lanes Methodist Church is in the initial stages of organising the weekly migrant socials at its recently opened new building in partnership with the Hackney Migrant Centre. Volunteers will run the day, which will include […]

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Hackney kids make masterpiece for Clissold Fireworks

26 Oct , 2014  

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 to a sculpture commemorating the park’s 125th anniversary. Lucy Gijsen, who was volunteering at the event, said: “The children are painting […]

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10 Things to do in Hackney this Autumn

20 Oct , 2014  

The days are getting colder, the nights are getting darker and people keep telling you how many days there are until Christmas. Yes, that’s right, we’re officially in autumn. Here at Hackney Post, we’ve compiled a list of things to keep you and your family busy during the season, so dust off the cobwebs, don […]

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What’s on this week in Hackney

24 Mar , 2014  

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