Netil House threw open its summer series of rooftop parties, hailing the beginning of what will hopefully be a sunshine filled season. The premiere was last Saturday and fiery yellow ball came out to play hand in hand with chilled prosecco, condensation laden bottles of Mexican beer and some tasty chicken and taco bites. All washed down with incredible views over east London. We … Read More Netil House – Summer Party #1
Below a kebab shop on Hackney Road is an unlikely venue (or is it?) for a hot new bar to open in the bubble. And when I say bar, I mean a Mezcalaria; a Mexican sensation that’s spreading through America’s, and Europe’s bar scene like a prickly cactus forest. Mezcalaria Quiquiriqui offers up an assortment of mescal (kind of tequila-ish) based drinks and Mexican … Read More Quiquiriqui – Day of the Dead
A mini round up of what’s on in and around Hackney if you’re stuck for some serious amusement on this soggy evening… your weekend starts HERE! DOC BROWN AT RICHMIX Surreal sketch show Late Night Gimp Fight joins Doc Brown and a host of eclectic, eccentric and down right ridiculous comedy acts for Knock2Bag at RichMix tonight. Tickets are £8 in advance and £12 at … Read More TONIGHT in Hackney
Where: Bethnal Green’s Gallery Cafe When: Saturday 23rd June. It’s All Happening… It’s an all day event… It’s at the lovely Gallery cafe on Old Ford Road (which by the way serves up an excellent brownie), AND all profits to charity. It’s a day of their favourite things (It’s All Happening Music), and these are some of them… Folk music, indie bands, spoken word, poetry, … Read More It’s All Happening… Bethnal Green Festival
When? Friday 4th and Saturday 5th May 2012 Where? Dalston – various venues Tickets? A two day pass is a mere £30 and day passes are £20 BUY TICKETS Website? http://landofkings.co.uk/ Touching down this weekend and exploding itself all over Dalston, the Land of Kings Festival promises an eclectically gig-tastic kick start to the bank holiday weekend. Spanning two days and several venues, the line … Read More FESTIVAL: Land of Kings
When? Sunday 4th June 2012 Where? Victoria Park How Much? £33 for the day. BUY NOW. You can also buy a combined ticket for Apple Cart and Field Day HERE As well as a stellar line up of music, comedy and cabaret, this year’s Apple Cart Festival graces Victoria Park with even more family fun for all ages. Hopefully they’ll be selling cider this year (massive … Read More Festival – The Apple Cart 2012
Couldn’t have put it better myself! Plus, I know that ‘All the Queen’s Ravens’ are lovely. “Nutshell 3 is out, it’s in colour, it’s 78 pages long, it’s full of nutrients and low in sugar. It’s good for you, trust us. Other things that are good for you include broccoli and pomegranate, but also live poetry, live music and live partying, which is why you should put this in … Read More Nutshell Magazine Launch #3
Victoriana with an eastern twist? Put a womp on it and you’ve got just about the best night out this side of 19th Century Shanghai. Gypsy Baltic bands guarantee a tweedy tail feather shake that’ll last well into the wee hours. Get down to Passing Clouds, Dalston tonight before 9pm for £5 entry. In the meantime, check out Sam & The Womp to get … Read More ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ at Passing Clouds
When: Saturday 29th October Where: Passing Clouds, 1 Richmond Road, London, E8 4AA What: HALLOWEEN PARTY – PASSING CLOUDS FEAST OF THE DEAD More info: http://www.passingclouds.org/ The venue title conjours up ethereal, heavenly scenes of fluffy clouds… but not this weekend. Hellishly delving into the depths of music, vauderville and erm, food, it celebrates the traditional mexican festival ‘Day of the Dead’. “In the tradition of Passing Clouds, … Read More Weekend: Passing Clouds Halloween Party!
When: Saturday 17th September 2011, 10am-6pm Where: St. Johns of Hackney, Lower Clapton Rd, Hackney, E5 0PD http://www.hackneyhomemade.com Culinary global delights come to Hackney on Saturday for a foodie feast at St John’s Church, E8. Hackney Homemade are connecting a lot of the things we love this Saturday 17th September. Join drummers, dancers and delicacies from Korea, Africa, Japan, India and of course, Britain! There’s a … Read More Hackney Foodie Weekend
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!
When: Friday 1st July 2011 Where: TBC (check back at http://www.societywarehouse.com nearer the time) How: BUY TICKETS Friday is all about piano clad Chicago house music… in Shoreditch. Society (We Are Not a Rockband and ECC) have combined forces to bring you the legend that is Marshall Jefferson DJing at a night that will be filled with good times (of their other parties are anything … Read More Society Presents Marshall Jefferson