Category: Hackney's Great Outdoors

Festival – Field Day

When? Saturday 2nd June 2012 Where? Victoria Park How Much? Tickets are £45 here for the Day or buy a combined ticket for £76.45 here Eat Your Own Ears know a thing or two about music. It seems, in fact, they know over 60 good things about music if the unbelievable line up of Field Day 2012 is to be believed. For one (hopefully) summer’s … Read More Festival – Field Day

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The Apple Cart Festival Flies By

The Apple Cart festival came to Hackney, following on from promoter’s ‘Eat Your Own Ears’ ‘Underage Festival’ and ‘Field Day’ last weekend. And what a mixed up, jumped up, pulled around and start up festival it was! In Victoria Park’s bosom there nestled tents, bandstands and stages awash with teatowels, haybales and gingham for the one day family fest full of comedy, cabaret and … Read More The Apple Cart Festival Flies By

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Festival: Apple Cart

The Apple Cart Festival in Hackney’s Victoria Park takes over where Field Day stops (well, the day after) and promises a great day of several things, but mainly a great line-up of musical talent. They’ve put together a musical preview playlist on YouTube, so let your ears sink into this lot and enjoy a sunny Friday afternoon full of aural satisfaction. I will be … Read More Festival: Apple Cart

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Festival Bicycle!

When: Sunday 31st July 2011 Where: Mabely Green, E9 More info: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=175011075887549 Another bike fest comes to Hackney in the form of ‘Festival Bicycle’, this Sunday on Mabley Green, E9. Definitely worth riding along to if you love the two wheelers – they are covering everything from classic bikes to a workshop dedicated to getting you in the know and on the road. Hackney Wicked … Read More Festival Bicycle!

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A Personal View of the 2012 Olympics

We have watched the 2012 Olympic site grow over the last two years. From first seeing the building work and road works by the A12 to noticing the sculpted woodwork of the sleek velodrome and the protruding floodlight spires of the main stadium reach into the sky dominating the meagre Hackney skyline. You can experience an online virtual tour from the Guardian HERE. When … Read More A Personal View of the 2012 Olympics

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