Rapper Jay-Z to headline Radio 1’s Hackney Weekend

Hackney has 99 problems but Jay-Z ain't one. The Grammy-award-winning rapper is coming to Hackney to headline Radio 1's Big Weekend on 23 and 24 June. Hackney music fans are being urged to apply for...

Top five things to see this week

Exhibitions, opera and film across the borough.

Quirky fitness ideas

If you're looking for alternative ways to get fit in Hackney, we have a few suggestions.

Photographer puts small businesses in the picture

Exhibition to open featuring Stoke Newington shopkeepers and crafstpeople.

Listings: Week beginning 22 March 2010

All the hottest Hackney listings for the week beginning 22 March 2010

What’s on in Hackney

Find out all the important events on in Hackney this week...

Sporting action this week in Hackney

The top five sporting activities for you to take part in over the next week.

The lowdown on Hackney’s summer festivals

Forget Glasto and Sonar, here's our tips on the top music events on your doorstep

Our Top Story

A guide to this week’s art, film and music events (19...

Alternative films, 'theatrical rollercoasters', live music, and Shakespeare's greatest work - we round up events in Hackney this week.