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 […]
Want to know what is happening in Hackney this coming weekend? Read our friendly guide! CLUBS Mister Saturday at St John at Hackney – Sat 5 March Brooklyn NY DJs Eamon Harkin and Justin Carter, otherwise known as Mister Saturday, are known for their early doors club nights, which run from 5pm til 11pm. On previous […]
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Alison Battisby shares her view on the new theatre initiative aiming to get young people enthused about the theatre
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Sunday’s Cycle East event was just the tip of Hackney’s environmental initiative. As the Arcola Theatre picks up national awards for its innovative outlook, Hackney is taking steps as a borough to improve its ecological status.
In fact, Hackney has the lowest carbon emissions in London.
Linda Robson talks to Hackney Post reporter Morwenna Coniam about performing in Steven Berkoff’s Purgatory as part of ‘Cycle East’, a biking tour of Hackney’s cultural scene. Robson performed at the Arcola Theatre, which aims to become the first Carbon Neutral theatre in the world. Reporter: Morwenna Coniam Editor: Nathan Bleaken
The dark but cavernous space of the Arcola’s studio theatre provides an intimate setting for three new shorts which all take the importance of being witnessed as their theme.
Repeated three times on one Sunday afternoon, the programme opens with a dark comedy from Steven Berkoff.
An improbably fashionable girl prances through the door, beret in hand. “Hot chocolate, please,” she breathes, leaning a 1970s bicycle and basket against dozens of others.
This is Broadway Market’s Lock 7 cafe, where cyclists are free to park their bikes indoors while they have a coffee.
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