Category: Events

Festivals: Apple Cart

http://www.theapplecartfestival.com Sunday 7th August, Victoria Park, Hackney Victoria Park’s Apple Cart Festival is a feast for the eyes, ears and feet. Organised by the people that bring us Field Day, it’s got a more leftfield flavour including comedy, dance, magic (yes, magic) and cabaret as well as the usual, yet fairly unusual musical fare. There is promise of food and fairy tales, clothes sales and carousels as … Read More Festivals: Apple Cart

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The Weekend: Hackney Wicked Art Festival

JULY 30TH – AUG 1ST HACKNEY WICKED ART FESTIVAL RETURNS THIS JULY! NOW IN ITS THIRD YEAR HACKNEY WICKED 2010 WILL BE BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER. THREE DAYS OF GALLERIES, OPEN STUDIOS, LIVE ART EVENTS, FLEA MARKETS, OPEN AIR FILM SCREENINGS, EXHIBITIONS, 4 LIVE MUSIC STAGES, THE WORLD FAMOUS CORACLE REGATTA AND MORE… “The most vital art event of the summer” NY Arts … Read More The Weekend: Hackney Wicked Art Festival

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Art: SALON (LONDON) Presents… ‘Secret’

When: 22 June – 6 July 2010 Where: 97 Clerkenwell Road, EC1R 5BX Crystal Bennes BA, MA, PhD is no doubt one of my more intellectual friends. Whilst she mainly scales the dizzy heights of awesomeness of clever clogs mountain, she occasionally frolics in the valley of art for kicks. This is one of her intriguing ‘hidden spaces’ exhibitions. She’ll take a disused space left … Read More Art: SALON (LONDON) Presents… ‘Secret’

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Eastern Culture: Museum of Childhood

The V&A Museum of Childhood is just by Bethnal Green tube station… the big glass fronted building on the corner. A huge expanse of open space filled at balcony level with childhood memorabilia, toys, activities and lots of children (well, I went during half term… not recommended by the way!). I loved the gay Barbie dolls, creepy plastic babies and magna doodle with metal shavings. You gain a great sense of nostalgia … Read More Eastern Culture: Museum of Childhood

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This Weekend: Penguin Prison

Actually, this post turned out to be totally false, but i’ll leave the song up! This Thursday (nearly the weekend!), Penguin Prison bring their debut to London as a live showcase at The Old Blue Last, Great Eastern Street. I love this track – “A Funny Thing” – so should be pretty good. Looking forward to it and will be posting some pictures up … Read More This Weekend: Penguin Prison

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