Sometimes you don’t always have time to plan a fun weekend after the long gruelling work week. But don’t fret, the Hackney Post has you covered!
We’ve curated a list of what’s on in Hackney this weekend to save you some research time, leaving you free to enjoy fun events and relaxing weekend spots without having to trek too far from home.
Friday, Mar 9
🤗 SUPERFLY! 🤗 • We're back at @GrowHackney for a proper party on Friday 9th March from 8pm-3am. We love getting down and funky and bringing the disco to Hackney Wick, excitement has begun 💃 • This is our next big event with a rare weekend off before giving us time to get our energy levels back to maximum crazy in time for the dancefloor 😈 • Free entry before 10pm and £5 after, come and join us and let your feet have some fun! • #Friday #disco #djs #hackneywick #vinyl #london #slystone #familyaffair
Dance the night away on Friday with this free entry (before 10pm) event in Hackney Wick! Disco Freaks will be bringing the funk to Grow, an independent bar, kitchen and creative space. Get your groove on with vinyl of Rick James, Earth, Wind & Fire, and more. And, if you’re looking to grab a bite after, we’ve got a list of the best kebab spots in Hackney too.
Saturday, Mar 10
Selling my handmade greeting cards and jewellery – come and say hello! 🎄 #makeracademy #supportsmallbusiness #shopsmall #etsystore #makersgonnamake #craftsposure #handmadeshop #shophandmade #etsyshopowner #handcrafted #etsyfinds #etsysuccess #makersmovement #wemakecollective #girlboss #modernmaker #handsandhustle #handmadecurator #etsy #handmade #uniquecreativebyza #handmadejewellery #handmadecards #handmadejewelry #handmadegreetingcard
Stoke Newington Methodist Church is celebrating mother’s with its gift day and craft fair on Saturday. If you’re looking for a last-minute handmade gift for mum, this is a great place to get some Mother’s Day shopping done. Looking for other things to do for Mother’s Day? Get our full Hackney guide to Mother’s Day here.
Feel like picking up a new hobby this Saturday? Barley Massey of Fabrications will be leading a morning session of Beginner’s Crochet from 11am-1:30pm at her shop on Broadway Market. Tickets are going for £35 pound and you’ll learn everything from creating a slipknot, crocheting circles and working with jewelry in crochet.
Hackney Downs Vegan Market will be open on Saturday from 11am to 5pm. Vegan or not, this is a market for everyone. Whether you’re in need of a sobering morsel after a night out, wanting to see some interesting art, looking to participate in afternoon yoga, or out of groceries and looking for some good vegan fare, this market is sure to not disappoint.
After a long absence, Well Street Market was reintroduced to the community just over a year ago and it’s open from 10am-4pm every Saturday. Here, you’ll find everything from art to street food to locally sourced produce. There’s even a teenage market, so venture out to Well Street to see what Hackney’s youngest entrepreneurs have to offer!
Sunday, Mar 11
Good Morning! Ir's a beautiful sunny Saturday here on @broadwaymarket . Fabrications is ready to welcome you! We have lots of delights from stunning high fashion upcycled by @dammumford4 to Craftivism kits @craftivists to gorgeous British ysrns @knightkraft and much much more! Pop in and say HI! #fabricationsuk #broadwaymarket #hackney #eastlondon #independentlondon #shoplocal #shopethical #eco #upcycling #handmade #pieceunique #sustainablefashion #craftivism #experience
Barley Massey of Fabrications is back in action on Sunday with a workshop on styling jersey fabric. Massey will teach you how to make a ‘Coco’ style dress with jersey pieces on a sewing machine and will give insider tips on how to work with the fabric. Classes start at £75 and will run out quickly so be sure to book in advance.
Just beyond the Hackney border and inside Victoria Park is a newer market, conveniently located between the Bonner and Gore Gate of the park. If you are a lover of freshly baked breads, homemade desserts, the freshest produce, and beautiful park views, this market is just for you.
Gather a group of friends, your family crew (or both!) and head over to The Empress for a modern twist on Sunday Roast and drinks. Just next door to Victoria Park and conveniently located on Lauriston road, this gastropub is the perfect destination for relaxing with a nice meal on Sunday.
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