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11 exhibitions you won't want to miss in September

11 exhibitions you won't want to miss in September

Exhibitions and art fairs for every taste.
Banksy's Snorting Copper Is Going Home To Hackney

Banksy's Snorting Copper Is Going Home To Hackney

Back where it belongs.
World's Oldest Council Estate At 125: Then And Now

World's Oldest Council Estate At 125: Then And Now

Pioneering estate broke boundaries.
Bob Mazzer's Underground: Tube Photos From The 1980s

Bob Mazzer's Underground: Tube Photos From The 1980s

A fascinating look back.
How many of London's best park cafes have you eaten at?

How many of London's best park cafes have you eaten at?

London's lesser-known outdoor eateries.
Forget Hotels: Stay The Night In These London Boozers

Forget Hotels: Stay The Night In These London Boozers

No Uber necessary.
The First London House Hit In An Air Raid

The First London House Hit In An Air Raid

You can still see where it was rebuilt
The First Permanent Banksy Exhibition In London Is Now Open

The First Permanent Banksy Exhibition In London Is Now Open

One Banksy display you don't need a map to locate.
We talk to French Londoners about French London.

We talk to French Londoners about French London.

Ooh la la.
Recycling London's Ground

Recycling London's Ground

Find out why the Metropolitan line is responsible for Chelsea FC's ground
The most popular places to stay on Airbnb are in the areas hardest hit by housing crisis

The most popular places to stay on Airbnb are in the areas hardest hit by housing crisis

Councils fears over housing shortages.
7 Things To Do At Broadway Market

7 Things To Do At Broadway Market

Craft beers and coffee shops.
Here's where to wet your beard in Hackney Wick

Here's where to wet your beard in Hackney Wick

The best restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars.
What's Life Like As A Lollipop Lady?

What's Life Like As A Lollipop Lady?

And can you name their actual job title?
Top 10 Things To Do In The Borough Of Hackney

Top 10 Things To Do In The Borough Of Hackney

A Hackney local shares her Hackney highlights and laments the passing of an elderly goose.
Eight Of The Best Gay Pubs In London

Eight Of The Best Gay Pubs In London

Booze + boys.
Want To Be A Jedi? Star Wars Open Auditions In London

Want To Be A Jedi? Star Wars Open Auditions In London

Is the force strong in you?
What's The Best Pub In Old Street? The Results

What's The Best Pub In Old Street? The Results

Join us on a pub crawl around the top four.
The 'Canary Wharf-isation' Of Shoreditch

The 'Canary Wharf-isation' Of Shoreditch

Tall towers set to transform the Shoreditch skyline.
London Street Art Guide: 1. Stik

London Street Art Guide: 1. Stik

The Best Festivals In London 2015

The Best Festivals In London 2015

You want a festival in London? We got it.
New Shoreditch Pop-Up Restaurant...In A Plane Cabin

New Shoreditch Pop-Up Restaurant...In A Plane Cabin

British Airways lands in Shoreditch High Street.
A Gin Palace In A Pie And Mash Shop On Broadway Market

A Gin Palace In A Pie And Mash Shop On Broadway Market

Well, what's not to like about that.
London's Death Cafes Are Continuing An Ancient Tradition

London's Death Cafes Are Continuing An Ancient Tradition

From cannibalisation to finger sandwiches.
Morning Raves: Rise And Shine And Get Down

Morning Raves: Rise And Shine And Get Down

Grooves and granola.
Violence Breaks Out In Hackney, Lewisham, Peckham And Croydon

Violence Breaks Out In Hackney, Lewisham, Peckham And Croydon

Tension on the streets of Hackney as youths and police gather on Mare Street.
What's The Best Pub In Stoke Newington: The Results

What's The Best Pub In Stoke Newington: The Results

And it's not the Jolly Butchers...
New Pub Review: The Hunter S., De Beauvoir Town

New Pub Review: The Hunter S., De Beauvoir Town

No fear and loathing here, unless you have a thing against taxidermy, the Hunter S. is a great new De Beauvoir Town local.
East And North London Brought To Life In Hand-Drawn Maps

East And North London Brought To Life In Hand-Drawn Maps

Feeling inspired yet?
Giant Slide Should Be Free Says Designer Anish Kapoor

Giant Slide Should Be Free Says Designer Anish Kapoor

And Boris should be the first one down it.
Stokefest A Victim Of Its Own Success

Stokefest A Victim Of Its Own Success

Three More Shoreditch Skyscraper Proposals

Three More Shoreditch Skyscraper Proposals

The Canary Wharf-isation of the area continues.
Plans For 'Shoreditch Village' Filed With Hackney Council

Plans For 'Shoreditch Village' Filed With Hackney Council

Mixed-use development near similarly named Village Underground.
Shoreditch Braces For Influx Of New Hotels

Shoreditch Braces For Influx Of New Hotels

Number of rooms to increase 200%.
24 Hour Cities: How London's Night-Time Economy Compares With Others

24 Hour Cities: How London's Night-Time Economy Compares With Others

Nightlife around the world.
New Restaurant Review: Som Saa

New Restaurant Review: Som Saa

Northeastern Thai in east London.
10 Ways To Have An Historic Christmas In London

10 Ways To Have An Historic Christmas In London

Time travel through retro jumpers, Dickens and Tudor feasts.
The Best Pubs In Hackney

The Best Pubs In Hackney

You voted, here are the results.
Disco Baby! London's Top Family-Friendly Dancefloors

Disco Baby! London's Top Family-Friendly Dancefloors

Baby just loves to dance.
Preview: Street Feast Market In Dalston

Preview: Street Feast Market In Dalston

Grub-grabbing on Friday nights in E8.
Londonist Street Art Guide: 2. Roa

Londonist Street Art Guide: 2. Roa

London Pub Stories: The Wenlock Arms

London Pub Stories: The Wenlock Arms

Refreshed but still old-fashioned boozer.
Londonist Visits Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium

Londonist Visits Lady Dinah's Cat Emporium

Still pulling cat hair off our trousers.
Major Fire On Hackney Road

Major Fire On Hackney Road

Ten fire engines in attendance.
The Hackney Building With Identically Smashed Windows

The Hackney Building With Identically Smashed Windows

Smashed windows as public art? It'll never work. Will it?
Street Artist RUN Presents His First Gallery Show

Street Artist RUN Presents His First Gallery Show

Enter a parallel world made of paper and ink.
Restaurant Review: Meat Mission, Hoxton Market

Restaurant Review: Meat Mission, Hoxton Market

More meaty things ahoy 'round Hackney way.
Hand-Drawn Maps Of London: Hackney

Hand-Drawn Maps Of London: Hackney

A map of the central areas of Hackney, drawn in staggering detail.
Huge New Anti-Government Mural In Shoreditch

Huge New Anti-Government Mural In Shoreditch

The Padlocks Of Shoreditch Station

The Padlocks Of Shoreditch Station

Add to the growing collection of lovers' notes.
TfL Confirms Takeover Of West Anglia Rail Services

TfL Confirms Takeover Of West Anglia Rail Services

TfL gets three lines and 23 stations.
Great London Eccentrics: The Mole Man Of Hackney

Great London Eccentrics: The Mole Man Of Hackney

He digged digging.
Derelict Shoreditch Pub Set To Re-Open

Derelict Shoreditch Pub Set To Re-Open

Victorian boozer on Shoreditch High Street comes back to life.
Hirst, McQueen, Tuttle And More: Catch These Art Exhibitions

Hirst, McQueen, Tuttle And More: Catch These Art Exhibitions

What are the big shows on right now, and are they any good?
Watch New Arrested Development Episodes In A Free Marathon

Watch New Arrested Development Episodes In A Free Marathon

NO TOUCHING.
Mapped: How The Cuts Will Hit London's Councils

Mapped: How The Cuts Will Hit London's Councils

This colour-coded map above shows the estimated change in revenue spending power for each council in 2011/12. As the cluster of red segments show, the East End seems to be hit particularly hard.
Topsy-Turvy Terrace: Fun Times at the Barbican’s Dalston House

Topsy-Turvy Terrace: Fun Times at the Barbican’s Dalston House

"Hang around" on a two storey mirror-effect installation house.
London Riots: Communities Clean Up And Rally Round

London Riots: Communities Clean Up And Rally Round

Londoners bounce back with positive action
Street Art Festival Comes To Shoreditch

Street Art Festival Comes To Shoreditch

Watch artists create work before your very eyes.
London Blend: Guardian Coffee, Shoreditch

London Blend: Guardian Coffee, Shoreditch

Coffee shop run by The Guardian opens in Boxpark.
'Shoreditch Village' Plan Approved

'Shoreditch Village' Plan Approved

Mixed-use development to be completed in 2015.
Barbican To Open Avant-Garde Fashion Market In Hackney

Barbican To Open Avant-Garde Fashion Market In Hackney

Lego dresses, anti-drag queens and freaky street fashion.
What's The Appeal Of UKIP In London?

What's The Appeal Of UKIP In London?

Immigration, immigration, immigration.
Hackney To Be Twinned With Scarborough

Hackney To Be Twinned With Scarborough

Oh we do like to be beside the seaside
New Bar Review: The Shoreditch Butchery

New Bar Review: The Shoreditch Butchery

Sliders and cocktails next to Old Street station.
Ronnie Saunders Diners Union To Open In Shoreditch

Ronnie Saunders Diners Union To Open In Shoreditch

£15 for 5 courses at new popup.
The Pig’s Ear Beer And Cider Festival 2014

The Pig’s Ear Beer And Cider Festival 2014

Special focus on dark beers this year.
March's Most Talked About New Art Exhibitions

March's Most Talked About New Art Exhibitions

The Iranian banksy, a kayak and YBAs. Lots of art to see.
Street Feast Returns To Dalston

Street Feast Returns To Dalston

Street food favourites take to E8.
London Entrepreneurs: Zoe Palmer & Aisha Forbes of The Golden Company

London Entrepreneurs: Zoe Palmer & Aisha Forbes of The Golden Company

Hackney WickED Returns This Weekend

Hackney WickED Returns This Weekend

Effortlessly glorious festival of art and music.
Giant Roa Hedgehog Decorates Shoreditch

Giant Roa Hedgehog Decorates Shoreditch

Another giant animal for London.
London Street Art Guide: 3. Eine

London Street Art Guide: 3. Eine

London Blend: Bird And Ballard, Shoreditch

London Blend: Bird And Ballard, Shoreditch

New coffee shop in the old Foundry building.
February's Most Talked About New Art Exhibitions

February's Most Talked About New Art Exhibitions

Henry Moore, facial recognition, a horse-drawn car.
Preview: Major Free Jazz Festival In Dalston

Preview: Major Free Jazz Festival In Dalston

The Vortex Jazz Club and adjoining Gillett Square host a major music event this weekend.
Mayoral Elections On 22 May: Find Out More

Mayoral Elections On 22 May: Find Out More

Elect your Mayor if you live in Hackney, Lewisham, Newham or Tower Hamlets.
Rooftop Film Club: Outdoor Screenings In Shoreditch, Peckham And Kensington

Rooftop Film Club: Outdoor Screenings In Shoreditch, Peckham And Kensington

Watch films under the skies, above the roads, at three London venues.
Futurefest: Shaping Things To Come

Futurefest: Shaping Things To Come

Talks about things to come.
See Hitchhiker's Guide Live - With Neil Gaiman

See Hitchhiker's Guide Live - With Neil Gaiman

Stars of radio show come to Hackney.
Art Meets Quantum Physics At Shoreditch Town Hall

Art Meets Quantum Physics At Shoreditch Town Hall

Explore quantum physics through art and design.
Plans For East London Dog Cafe

Plans For East London Dog Cafe

Anything cats can do, dogs can do... too.
Alternative London Tours: Ghost Signs In Stoke Newington

Alternative London Tours: Ghost Signs In Stoke Newington

Faded adverts reveal London's past.
A Superhero's View Of East London

A Superhero's View Of East London

Video uses drones to get low-flying shots.
Which Is The Best Pub In Old Street?

Which Is The Best Pub In Old Street?

Nominate your favourite drinking spots within an easy walk of Old Street Tube.
50 Years Of The London Boroughs: Housing

50 Years Of The London Boroughs: Housing

Archive photos of London living.
Hackney Mole Man's House To Be Auctioned

Hackney Mole Man's House To Be Auctioned

Late eccentric's home goes under the block.
London Food & Drink News: 20 September

London Food & Drink News: 20 September

A pop-up Danish bar and London's first ever rooftop market: the week's food and drink news.
Bishopsgate Goodsyard Plan Branded 'Unacceptable' By Mayor's Advisors

Bishopsgate Goodsyard Plan Branded 'Unacceptable' By Mayor's Advisors

Controversial scheme suffers setback.
London Borough Of Jam: Lillie O'Brien's Hand-Made Jams

London Borough Of Jam: Lillie O'Brien's Hand-Made Jams

Celebrate National Marmalade Week with Hackney's London Borough of Jam.
Old Street Roundabout Gets A Revamp

Old Street Roundabout Gets A Revamp

Pop-up shops and new colour scheme.
Hackney Revisited: Old And New Photos Show Changes To The Borough

Hackney Revisited: Old And New Photos Show Changes To The Borough

Shots compare Hackney in the mid-1980s to current images.
May's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

May's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

Guns, taxidermy, a birthday and a molten drum kit.
Fukushima To Tie Dye: London's Most Talked About Exhibitions

Fukushima To Tie Dye: London's Most Talked About Exhibitions

A condensed view of London's art scene.
Hackney Homemade Food Market Kicks Off This Saturday

Hackney Homemade Food Market Kicks Off This Saturday

There's a new outdoor foodie market coming to Hackney this and every Saturday.
Clissold Park Fish To Be Poisoned To Eradicate Non-Native Species

Clissold Park Fish To Be Poisoned To Eradicate Non-Native Species

Topmouth gudgeon poses a threat.
Preview: Little London Fields Festival

Preview: Little London Fields Festival

Street Art: Phlegm Paints Up Village Underground

Street Art: Phlegm Paints Up Village Underground

Gangly characters decorate Shoreditch walls.
Watch This Chocolate Coin Factory In Action

Watch This Chocolate Coin Factory In Action

New installation 'makes' you a treat.
Secret Agents And Protests: February's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

Secret Agents And Protests: February's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

London's art scene condensed.
Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales at Shoreditch Town Hall

Philip Pullman's Grimm Tales at Shoreditch Town Hall

Immerse yourself in a fairytale world.
Taco Wars Coming To London

Taco Wars Coming To London

A taco-style smackdown in Hackney.
A Victoria Park Pub Crawl

A Victoria Park Pub Crawl

Round the top five pubs in the area.
No More Bendy Buses On Number 38 From Saturday

No More Bendy Buses On Number 38 From Saturday

Highlights & Pictures: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Highlights & Pictures: Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

It's open.
Giant Street Art Walls To Be Demolished

Giant Street Art Walls To Be Demolished

Last chance to see Shoreditch pieces by Stik and co.
Child Poverty: 10 Of 20 Worst Constituencies Are In London

Child Poverty: 10 Of 20 Worst Constituencies Are In London

Nearly half of children in Tower Hamlets live below the poverty line.
Preview: The Hackney Vintage Kilo Sale @ Hackney Downs Studio

Preview: The Hackney Vintage Kilo Sale @ Hackney Downs Studio

Get great vintage gear by the kilo
The Next Stop Is...Fish Island

The Next Stop Is...Fish Island

Not an island. No actual fish.
Skyscraper Planned For Site Of Shakespeare's Theatre

Skyscraper Planned For Site Of Shakespeare's Theatre

Is this a tower I see before me?
Hackney To Get New Independent Cinema

Hackney To Get New Independent Cinema

A former nightclub in Hackney is to be turned into a new multi-screen cinema.
Dining Beyond Zone 1: Lardo

Dining Beyond Zone 1: Lardo

Addictive arancini and British charcuterie.
Three Courses Of Dessert: After Hours Opens In Shoreditch

Three Courses Of Dessert: After Hours Opens In Shoreditch

Have your cake and eat it. Three times over.
A-Z Pub Crawl: Where Is The Best Pub In Dalston?

A-Z Pub Crawl: Where Is The Best Pub In Dalston?

Part 'D' of our alphabetical pub crawl.
New Residential Tower For City Road Approved

New Residential Tower For City Road Approved

Everybody wants a view of Silicon Roundabout, it seems.
Dining Beyond Zone 1: Rita's

Dining Beyond Zone 1: Rita's

Outlandish, indulgent and irresistible.
Old Street's Silicon Roundabout To Get Revamp

Old Street's Silicon Roundabout To Get Revamp

Old Street's new treat.
Club Watch: Ultimate Power at Electric Ballroom

Club Watch: Ultimate Power at Electric Ballroom

A club night dedicated to power ballads? That's Friday night's alternative to the Olympics sorted, then!
Splitting Hares: ROA's Giant Rabbit Faces Chop

Splitting Hares: ROA's Giant Rabbit Faces Chop

Light Art To Business Cards: January's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

Light Art To Business Cards: January's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

From Peckham to Mayfair.
Review: Merchants Tavern Opens In Shoreditch

Review: Merchants Tavern Opens In Shoreditch

Old meets new in Shoreditch’s latest foodie offering.
Best New Food Shops: Eat 17

Best New Food Shops: Eat 17

New Hackney food shop from creators of bacon jam.
Three London Buildings Nominated For Carbuncle Cup

Three London Buildings Nominated For Carbuncle Cup

Shoreditch tower block, Lambeth hotel, Cally Road facadism.
What's The Best Pub In Stoke Newington?

What's The Best Pub In Stoke Newington?

Tell us your faves, then join us on the pub crawl.
Elevated Cycle Path For Regent's Canal

Elevated Cycle Path For Regent's Canal

Separating pedestrians from the pedal-pushers.
Planning Permission For Shoreditch Tower

Planning Permission For Shoreditch Tower

Long delayed Norman Foster-designed skyscraper wins approval from Hackney council.
July's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

July's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

Nuclear explosions, hooded figures and fleshy nudes.
Party Like It's Rio At Great British Carnival

Party Like It's Rio At Great British Carnival

Free family festival at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Pigeon Fancier Street Art Lands In Hackney

Pigeon Fancier Street Art Lands In Hackney

More urban wildlife from Boe and Irony.
UK's First Edible Book Launch Comes To Shoreditch

UK's First Edible Book Launch Comes To Shoreditch

No, you can't eat the book.
London Blend: Embassy East, Hoxton Street

London Blend: Embassy East, Hoxton Street

A new(ish) cafe on a rapidly-changing bit of Hoxton.
London's Best Wine Bars: Sagar + Wilde, Hackney Road

London's Best Wine Bars: Sagar + Wilde, Hackney Road

Continuing our search for good vino.
The Bird Lady Of Haggerston

The Bird Lady Of Haggerston

Red Stripe Makes Music In Dalston Corner Shop

Red Stripe Makes Music In Dalston Corner Shop

A musical trick gets Dalston shoppers dancing (sponsored post).
Is Hackney Calling Time On Nightlife Scene?

Is Hackney Calling Time On Nightlife Scene?

Proposal says pubs should shut at 11pm.
A Tour Of Stoke Newington Town Hall

A Tour Of Stoke Newington Town Hall

From Maya Angelou To Mandela: October Is Black History Month

From Maya Angelou To Mandela: October Is Black History Month

Talks, exhibitions, poetry and film.
Plans For Hackney Fashion Hub Revealed

Plans For Hackney Fashion Hub Revealed

Easing social divisions, or exacerbating them?
New Libraries For Dalston, Deptford And Canada Water

New Libraries For Dalston, Deptford And Canada Water

Long hours, large spaces, cafes and lots of books.
Torture Porn Puppetry And Virtual Reality: London's Most Talked About Exhibitions

Torture Porn Puppetry And Virtual Reality: London's Most Talked About Exhibitions

The best and worst of London's art scene.
1000 Films, 1000 Stories, 1000 Londoners

1000 Films, 1000 Stories, 1000 Londoners

Video project to capture London stories.
A Sazerac Named Desire: NOLA

A Sazerac Named Desire: NOLA

Take a sip in the Big Easy -- not a speakeasy -- in Shoreditch
East Meets West In Great London Bun Fight

East Meets West In Great London Bun Fight

St George has a lot to answer for.
The Last Supper Club Finally Lives Up To Its Name

The Last Supper Club Finally Lives Up To Its Name

A supper club to end all supper clubs.
Protests To The Paranormal: November's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

Protests To The Paranormal: November's Most Talked About Art Exhibitions

They're all free too.
London Showoff: 10 Speakers Geek Out About London

London Showoff: 10 Speakers Geek Out About London

Most Londony event ever.
Festival Alert: 1234 Shoreditch

Festival Alert: 1234 Shoreditch

We don’t want to wish away summer, but September’s music’s looking pretty good
Eat Me Up @ The Red Market

Eat Me Up @ The Red Market

Food, Fashion and Big Fun in Old Street
Cyclist Dies After Collision With Olympic Bus

Cyclist Dies After Collision With Olympic Bus

Tragic death near Olympic Park.
Boutique Film Club Comes to Stoke Newington Town Hall

Boutique Film Club Comes to Stoke Newington Town Hall

Book now for The Flicker Club in Stoke Newington.
Anthropocene: Exhibition Of Stephen Walter's Maps And Drawings

Anthropocene: Exhibition Of Stephen Walter's Maps And Drawings

Shoreditch show is a must-see for map fans.
Ticket Alert: Wilfred Bagshaw's Time Emporium

Ticket Alert: Wilfred Bagshaw's Time Emporium

Immersive theatre comes to Village Underground...and it's about time.
London Boroughs Depicted In Beautiful 'Sweet View' Prints

London Boroughs Depicted In Beautiful 'Sweet View' Prints

Residents of Camden, Greenwich, Hackney, Lambeth, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Wandsworth and Westminster...here's something for your wall.
Newham Council To Refund Illegal Parking Fines

Newham Council To Refund Illegal Parking Fines

Latest council to back down over fines.
London Riots: Man Finds Dog

London Riots: Man Finds Dog

Have you lost a Staffy?
Anyone For Free Tennis?

Anyone For Free Tennis?

Hoping To Dodge Death? Move To Tower Hamlets

Hoping To Dodge Death? Move To Tower Hamlets

London has lowest mortality rate in the country.
Love Your Lido: London Fields

Love Your Lido: London Fields

Everything you need to know about London Fields Lido
Snoop Dogg Headlines Lovebox 2011

Snoop Dogg Headlines Lovebox 2011

Snoop Dogg takes Lovebox to a new level as the Victoria Park festival announces their intial 2011 lineup.
Double Blow For City Clubbers

Double Blow For City Clubbers

One Night Only: A Coen Brothers Gig Poster Extravaganza

One Night Only: A Coen Brothers Gig Poster Extravaganza

Inside Llewyn Davis prompts art show.
Last Chance To Register For Hackney Weekender

Last Chance To Register For Hackney Weekender

Only a few hours left if you want to see Jay Z and Florence
Preview: Hackney Wicked 2010

Preview: Hackney Wicked 2010

Pig’s Ear Beer and Cider Festival

Pig’s Ear Beer and Cider Festival

The festival of beer and cider from London and beyond comes to Hackney.
Artist Turns Dalston Estate Into A "Mythical Kingdom"

Artist Turns Dalston Estate Into A "Mythical Kingdom"

In its final days, the 60-year old Kingsland Estate gets a curious makeover.
It's A London Thing At Make Escape

It's A London Thing At Make Escape

Construct your own cityscape.
Street Art: New Pieces By Alice Pasquini And Dan Witz

Street Art: New Pieces By Alice Pasquini And Dan Witz

Shoreditch and Whitechapel get some new eye candy.
Bug Sculptures Made From Litter By Mark Oliver

Bug Sculptures Made From Litter By Mark Oliver

Insect sculptures made from found items.
'Voracious' Terrapins Removed From Park

'Voracious' Terrapins Removed From Park

They're not teenage, nor mutants, nor ninjas.
Londonist Interviews: Mayoral Hopeful Warwick Lightfoot

Londonist Interviews: Mayoral Hopeful Warwick Lightfoot

Festival Preview: Land Of Kings

Festival Preview: Land Of Kings

Dalston hosts London’s finest showcase of unique art, music and performances.
Film Preview: Secret Cinema In London Fields On Sunday

Film Preview: Secret Cinema In London Fields On Sunday

What's The Best Pub In The Borough Of Hackney?

What's The Best Pub In The Borough Of Hackney?

Vote now, then join us on the crawl.
Locals Lament Loss Of Graffiti

Locals Lament Loss Of Graffiti

In Pictures: Olympic Torch Relay

In Pictures: Olympic Torch Relay

We think this picture is better than that one on top of the London Eye.
What's for Lunch? Pacific Social Club, Lower Clapton

What's for Lunch? Pacific Social Club, Lower Clapton

Offering one of the best lunches we've reviewed for some time, Pacific Social Club is sweet little place on a rough little road in Lower Clapton.
Londonomics: The G-spots

Londonomics: The G-spots

East End Film Festival Returns

East End Film Festival Returns

Screenings in a masonic temple, parks and cinemas.
Impressive Body-Painting Exhibition Opens In Dalston

Impressive Body-Painting Exhibition Opens In Dalston

Paintwork and UV reveal organs and skeleton within.
Warehouse Party: Soundcrash Alldayer @ Oval Space

Warehouse Party: Soundcrash Alldayer @ Oval Space

All-day mini-festival takes over a former gasworks with dub beats and deep grooves.
Dining Beyond Zone 1: 100 Hoxton

Dining Beyond Zone 1: 100 Hoxton

Antipodean sunshine in East London.
Catch These Hot London Gigs Before They Sell Out

Catch These Hot London Gigs Before They Sell Out

Get 'em while you can.
Alternative Tours Of London: The Mural Walk

Alternative Tours Of London: The Mural Walk

In search of London's finest murals.
Art Preview: Black Xmas @ Signal Gallery

Art Preview: Black Xmas @ Signal Gallery

A macabre antidote to festive cheer.
The Green Head Of Sclater Street

The Green Head Of Sclater Street

A creepy bit of street art in Shoreditch.
London Dance, RnB and Pop Festival Guide 2012

London Dance, RnB and Pop Festival Guide 2012

Don't forget your dancing wellies for some summertime London raving.
Squatters Set Up In Hackney Mansion And Bushy Park Pub

Squatters Set Up In Hackney Mansion And Bushy Park Pub

Empty commercial buildings are latest targets
Tons To Choose From At Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Tons To Choose From At Stoke Newington Literary Festival

One of the capital's best lit fests is back.
Dining Beyond Zone 1: Frizzante At Hackney City Farm

Dining Beyond Zone 1: Frizzante At Hackney City Farm

Good food, in an urban farm yard.
Diamond Shaped Hotel For City Road

Diamond Shaped Hotel For City Road

Outdoor Office Opens In Hoxton Square

Outdoor Office Opens In Hoxton Square

Book a workspace, or an entire meeting.
New Shipping Container Lands @Boxpark #BOMBTHEBOX

New Shipping Container Lands @Boxpark #BOMBTHEBOX

6 graffiti crews, 6 countries, 6 dates.
Geffrye Museum Extension Plans Rejected

Geffrye Museum Extension Plans Rejected

Controversial proposal, which would have demolished historic pub, is canned.
Hackney U-Turn Over Licensing Row

Hackney U-Turn Over Licensing Row

'Minor error' results in proposals being withdrawn.
Preview: Stoke Newington Literary Festival

Preview: Stoke Newington Literary Festival

A Londony slant to an excellent lit fest.
Learn To Make Tiny Street Art With Slinkachu

Learn To Make Tiny Street Art With Slinkachu

Build and photograph your own tiny people.
London's Top Cycling Neighbourhoods

London's Top Cycling Neighbourhoods

Hackney has it covered.
Vinyl Lending Library Coming To Stoke Newington

Vinyl Lending Library Coming To Stoke Newington

Beg, Steal or Borrow.... though preferably the latter option.
Chocolate Hand Grenades: The Art Of K-Tee

Chocolate Hand Grenades: The Art Of K-Tee

Chocs away.
Remembering The Mole Man

Remembering The Mole Man

Ticket Alert: Daniel Kitson, Stewart Lee Gig For Hackney Winter Shelter

Ticket Alert: Daniel Kitson, Stewart Lee Gig For Hackney Winter Shelter

Book fast for this fundraiser.
Friday Photos: Gasholders

Friday Photos: Gasholders

Love them or loathe them?
Clubwatch: Disco Bloodbath

Clubwatch: Disco Bloodbath

In Pictures: Hackney Homemade Food Market

In Pictures: Hackney Homemade Food Market

Photos from Saturday's Hackney Homemade Food Market to whet your appetite for a repeat tomorrow.
Folk Olympics: The Mole Man Of Hackney

Folk Olympics: The Mole Man Of Hackney

A song about William Lyttle, notorious tunneller.
Win A Rent-Free Shop @Boxpark Shoreditch

Win A Rent-Free Shop @Boxpark Shoreditch

What would you do with a free empty shop unit for three months? (sponsored post).
What’s For Lunch? RawDuck, Hackney

What’s For Lunch? RawDuck, Hackney

A bit of Soho in Hackney Central.
Mexican Cantina At Callooh Callay

Mexican Cantina At Callooh Callay

Tequila, tacos and more at Shoreditch nightspot.
The Power Of Poison: A Venomous Treat For The Family

The Power Of Poison: A Venomous Treat For The Family

An entertaining, interactive and educational exhibition that children will love.
Review: Virtual Reality And Zombies, Terrifying As It Sounds?

Review: Virtual Reality And Zombies, Terrifying As It Sounds?

We visit a dystopian Hackney to find out.
Unappreciated London Gets Some Love At UnLondon Festival

Unappreciated London Gets Some Love At UnLondon Festival

Giving local kebab shops and back roads their due.
Can You Decipher This Geeky Street Art?

Can You Decipher This Geeky Street Art?

How's your binary and morse code?
Discover The Art Of Repair

Discover The Art Of Repair

Lovely short film about Hackney restorers.
Seek Out Oddities Among The Already-Odd

Seek Out Oddities Among The Already-Odd

Artists 'Infect' Museum Of Curiosities collection.
Lido Love: An Evening At London Fields

Lido Love: An Evening At London Fields

Sebright Arms

Sebright Arms

London Blend: The Liberty Of Norton Folgate

London Blend: The Liberty Of Norton Folgate

Coffee on the fringes of the City.
Pub Quiz Patrol: The Royal Inn on The Park, E9

Pub Quiz Patrol: The Royal Inn on The Park, E9

Phlegm's Bestiary Comes To Shoreditch

Phlegm's Bestiary Comes To Shoreditch

Street artist heads indoors for peculiar solo show.
London Markets: Meet The Makers - Lush Mush

London Markets: Meet The Makers - Lush Mush

Continuing our series giving a taste of what’s on the market in London. Here are some pretty cakes from Hackney…
App Review: Hackney Hear

App Review: Hackney Hear

An audio guide to London Fields that's almost indistinguishable from magic.
London Food Blog Roundup

London Food Blog Roundup

Visions Of Hackney This Weekend

Visions Of Hackney This Weekend

Second outing for the successful one-day festival.
Consume Some Eye-Catching Art At A Pop Up Gallery

Consume Some Eye-Catching Art At A Pop Up Gallery

Attention grabbing portraits, sculpture and light art.
Field Day 2008 Line-up Announced

Field Day 2008 Line-up Announced

London Street Art Campaign Needs Your Vote Today

London Street Art Campaign Needs Your Vote Today

Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Waltham Forest will get a lick of paint.
What's for Lunch? Eyre Brothers, Leonard Street

What's for Lunch? Eyre Brothers, Leonard Street

Long before Shoreditch became chock-a-block with gentry pleasing eateries, there was Eyre Brothers.
What's for Lunch? The Corner, Mare Street

What's for Lunch? The Corner, Mare Street

No hipster coddling or foodie fiddling, just an inexpensive and perfectly satisfactory lunch at The Corner
Street Artists Team Up With Shoreditch Sketcher John Dolan

Street Artists Team Up With Shoreditch Sketcher John Dolan

One man and his dog, and 40 street artists.
Banksy's Penis Half Removed

Banksy's Penis Half Removed

Elephant Man: Banksy The Room In The Elephant

Elephant Man: Banksy The Room In The Elephant

Tale of the 'tank commando' made homeless by Banksy's graffiti.
Gig Review: Marina And The Diamonds @ The Tabernacle

Gig Review: Marina And The Diamonds @ The Tabernacle

She's back and she's a Fully Fledged Pop Star
Preview: London 20:12 Photographic Exhibition

Preview: London 20:12 Photographic Exhibition

Photos taken at precisely 12 minutes past 8, or 20:12.
Lit Preview: Vogon Poetry Slam @ Hackney Picturehouse

Lit Preview: Vogon Poetry Slam @ Hackney Picturehouse

Hear some of the third worst poetry in the universe.
Clissold Leisure Centre To Re-Open

Clissold Leisure Centre To Re-Open

New Music And Arts Festival Launches In East London

New Music And Arts Festival Launches In East London

Hoxton Soundgarden takes over an underground car park this weekend.
Hoxton Hotel Plan Upsets Local Boozers, Victorians

Hoxton Hotel Plan Upsets Local Boozers, Victorians

The Saturday Strangeness

The Saturday Strangeness

A Day At The Docks: Drink Feast

A Day At The Docks: Drink Feast

The Epcot Center. Of Alcamahol.
When Bears Attack: Ursine Misadventures In London

When Bears Attack: Ursine Misadventures In London

Four maulings from the capital's history.
Preview: London Swing Festival, 26-30 May

Preview: London Swing Festival, 26-30 May

Dance till 7am in a Hackney warehouse...and other swinging highlights.
Morning Glory: Start The Day With A Rave

Morning Glory: Start The Day With A Rave

Make like an early-morning Fraggle and dance your cares away.
Going To Eat Some Worms: Grub At Hothouse Rooftop

Going To Eat Some Worms: Grub At Hothouse Rooftop

Here be insects.
The Best Sopranos Episodes Ever, At The Book Club

The Best Sopranos Episodes Ever, At The Book Club

New Jersey by way of Shoreditch for a Sopranos party.
Hackney Wonderland Tickets Going Cheap For One Day Only

Hackney Wonderland Tickets Going Cheap For One Day Only

Get a wriggle on.
Fun On Father’s Day: An Alternative Way To Celebrate

Fun On Father’s Day: An Alternative Way To Celebrate

For those without a traditional father relationship.
Hackney Homeless Get Their Own Currency

Hackney Homeless Get Their Own Currency

New note designed by street artist Stik.
London Gang Members Suffer High Levels Of Mental Illness

London Gang Members Suffer High Levels Of Mental Illness

New study links violence with psychiatric disorders.
Freq. At Hoxton Gallery: Illuminated Oscillations for Midsummer

Freq. At Hoxton Gallery: Illuminated Oscillations for Midsummer

Head under the arches for an impressive light show.
London Art: Alexandra Blum's Dalston Square @ The Geffrye Museum

London Art: Alexandra Blum's Dalston Square @ The Geffrye Museum

Charcoal pics from inside and above the Dalston Square housing development.
Listen Up: Lazy Habits Interview

Listen Up: Lazy Habits Interview

Howling Hops

Howling Hops

What's for Lunch? Dunya, Clapton Pond

What's for Lunch? Dunya, Clapton Pond

£1.50 for a filling and fairly healthy lunch? It's a reality at Dunya near Clapton Pond.
Eco Eating Review: Pogo Cafe

Eco Eating Review: Pogo Cafe

Top notch tofu burgers found in activist cafe.
Thinking People Descend On Shoreditch For Nerd Nite

Thinking People Descend On Shoreditch For Nerd Nite

The Universe in LEGO, the evils of cybercrime, and how to lose a revolution.
Preview: London Mex Fest @ Rich Mix

Preview: London Mex Fest @ Rich Mix

Three days of Mexican film and festivity.
Play Hide And Seek With Nick Fox's Art In A Tudor Manor

Play Hide And Seek With Nick Fox's Art In A Tudor Manor

Step inside East London's oldest domestic residence.
UK's Top LGBT Choir Brings Harmony To Hackney

UK's Top LGBT Choir Brings Harmony To Hackney

The Pink Singers set to electrify the Empire.
Grimeborn Opera Festival Returns To The Arcola

Grimeborn Opera Festival Returns To The Arcola

Innovative opera in East London.
Preview: Hackney Splash And Dash

Preview: Hackney Splash And Dash

Swim and run around Stoke Newington West Reservoir.
Don Gil: 17th Century Sex Comedy In Green Breeches

Don Gil: 17th Century Sex Comedy In Green Breeches

Mistaken-identity, role-reversal, gender-swapping, bed-hopping, triple-take, urban-revenge farce.
Street Art: Beautiful Hackney

Street Art: Beautiful Hackney

The Pictish Trail's Guide To Finding Scotland In London

The Pictish Trail's Guide To Finding Scotland In London

Folk singer gives us his tips. It's not what you'd expect.
Artists Explore What The Future Might Hold

Artists Explore What The Future Might Hold

Should Blackburn be renamed Yellowburn to make its residents happier.
Adhocracy: Hacking The Design Process In Hackney

Adhocracy: Hacking The Design Process In Hackney

3-D printers and musical gloves.
Shoreditch Shindig: For Weirdos And Their Friends

Shoreditch Shindig: For Weirdos And Their Friends

A new variety night from Bourgeois & Maurice.
GeekyScience: A New Forum For...Geeky Science

GeekyScience: A New Forum For...Geeky Science

First up, evolution.
New Tower On Site Of Shakespeare's First Theatre

New Tower On Site Of Shakespeare's First Theatre

"In fair Shoreditch, where we lay our scene..."
London Short Fiction: Old Nichol

London Short Fiction: Old Nichol

A tale of woe from Shoreditch.
Preview: Sex Worker Open University @ Arcola Theatre

Preview: Sex Worker Open University @ Arcola Theatre

Learn more about the sex industry at a packed events programme at Arcola.
Comedy Preview: All Your Internet Are Belong To Us @ Pub On The Park

Comedy Preview: All Your Internet Are Belong To Us @ Pub On The Park

Tumblr Wars, memes and trolling in Hackney.
Stokey Music Festival Supports Sexual Health Charity

Stokey Music Festival Supports Sexual Health Charity

A chance to rock out and raise money this weekend.
Sound Tracks: Hear Music On The Overground Trains

Sound Tracks: Hear Music On The Overground Trains

Gigs galore at venues from Dalston to Peckham along the Overground... and on the trains too.
Book Review: Acquired For Development By...A Hackney Anthology

Book Review: Acquired For Development By...A Hackney Anthology

Tales of Hackney from many angles.
Deal Of The Day: London Craft Beer Festival

Deal Of The Day: London Craft Beer Festival

More brewers than you could shake a yard of ale at.
Smoky London: In Pictures

Smoky London: In Pictures

Preview: The World In London Photography Exhibition

Preview: The World In London Photography Exhibition

Outdoor exhibition of portraits of Londoners from nearly all Olympic nations opens tomorrow.
Preview: Urban Food Week

Preview: Urban Food Week

Eat food grown locally.
Planes In "Near Miss" Over London

Planes In "Near Miss" Over London

Live Question Time Tweet-A-Long @ Hackney Picturehouse

Live Question Time Tweet-A-Long @ Hackney Picturehouse

Make like a Dimblebot.
Book Review — Hackney: An Uncommon History In Five Parts

Book Review — Hackney: An Uncommon History In Five Parts

Does exactly what it says in the title.
Preview: Hackney Film Festival 2012

Preview: Hackney Film Festival 2012

Three days of homegrown talent, 7-9 September.
Doggie Preview: The Canine Games @ Haggerston Park

Doggie Preview: The Canine Games @ Haggerston Park

Is yours a contender for Hottie Haute Dog, Best Doglympian or Fastest Wag Per Minute?
An Artist's Studio Littered With Rubbish

An Artist's Studio Littered With Rubbish

Colour co-ordinated kipple.
Cross Mallets And Bash Balls With Croquet East

Cross Mallets And Bash Balls With Croquet East

Learn to play in Victoria Park.
Hackney Heroine Pulls Out Of Lib Dem Bid Over 'Racism'

Hackney Heroine Pulls Out Of Lib Dem Bid Over 'Racism'

Party stalwart will focus on community activism.
Thems Please @ 76 Chatsworth Road : Two Free Events

Thems Please @ 76 Chatsworth Road : Two Free Events

Two free site specific events in the old newsagent's shop
Stoke Newington Literary Festival Is Jam Packed

Stoke Newington Literary Festival Is Jam Packed

Fantastic line-up for June already selling fast.
Traces: A Mysterious Art Trail In A Victorian Building

Traces: A Mysterious Art Trail In A Victorian Building

Designers assemble in a dilapidated Hackney building this weekend.
Argentine Film Festival London 2013

Argentine Film Festival London 2013

Back for a second year of South American cinema.
Idris Khan's Art Goes Beyond The Black

Idris Khan's Art Goes Beyond The Black

Hidden sentences and intentions ... all in black.
Adam Dant's From The Library Of Dr London

Adam Dant's From The Library Of Dr London

London as an anatomical drawing, and other unusual maps.
Gig Review: The Tallest Man On Earth @ Hackney Empire

Gig Review: The Tallest Man On Earth @ Hackney Empire

The Tallest Man On Earth's Hackney Empire show left us wanting more.
Waiting For Godot At Arcola Theatre

Waiting For Godot At Arcola Theatre

What are you waiting for?
London's Bygone Bareknuckle Boxing Dramatised In New Play

London's Bygone Bareknuckle Boxing Dramatised In New Play

Ed Young and Jess Farley limber up with an edgy and kinetic creation.
Seven Streets, Two Markets And A Wedding

Seven Streets, Two Markets And A Wedding

Film combines archive footage of London.
What's for Lunch? Wick Café

What's for Lunch? Wick Café

Birdcage

Birdcage

London's Best Chips: The Fish House

London's Best Chips: The Fish House

A Pair Of Peruvian Pop-Ups

A Pair Of Peruvian Pop-Ups

Ceviche and pisco on the menu in Fulham and Clapton.
Kentucky Derby Man Vs Food @ Beard To Tail

Kentucky Derby Man Vs Food @ Beard To Tail

Stuff your faces at the races.
'No way, no one likes a fat rockstar. Except Meatloaf.' //     New Band Interview : Dead Disco

'No way, no one likes a fat rockstar. Except Meatloaf.' // New Band Interview : Dead Disco

Cinematic Visions: Explore How Film Has Influenced Painters

Cinematic Visions: Explore How Film Has Influenced Painters

Film star James Franco curates an exhibition of paintings inspired by the silver screen.
Art Review: ArtHAUS @ DegreeArt

Art Review: ArtHAUS @ DegreeArt

A dream home where artwork and imagination are allowed to run free.
Deal Of The Day: Ice Skating At Winterville

Deal Of The Day: Ice Skating At Winterville

From £3.50.
Deal Of The Day: A Toast To Toasties

Deal Of The Day: A Toast To Toasties

Cocktail + toastie for a tenner.
Doc‘n Roll Festival Bids To Erase Memory Of Spiceworld

Doc‘n Roll Festival Bids To Erase Memory Of Spiceworld

Music meets film, which almost never goes wrong.
Interview: Francesca Panetta Of The Hackney Podcast

Interview: Francesca Panetta Of The Hackney Podcast

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

News from around town.
Festival Preview: Nail The Cross @ Shacklewell Arms

Festival Preview: Nail The Cross @ Shacklewell Arms

Peer into the underground with London’s most exciting festival.
Fancy a Pint? Try One of These Top 10 Pubs

Fancy a Pint? Try One of These Top 10 Pubs

Dalston Gets Its Own Mountain Range

Dalston Gets Its Own Mountain Range

Local artist gives the area its very own set of Alps.
Buy One-Off Record Sleeves Designed By Famous Artists

Buy One-Off Record Sleeves Designed By Famous Artists

Only thing is, you've got to guess who did what.
Art Preview: Imitation @ Hoxton Gallery

Art Preview: Imitation @ Hoxton Gallery

A satirical twist on modern art.
PUMA #wornmyway Campaign Launch @Boxpark

PUMA #wornmyway Campaign Launch @Boxpark

Sportswear and Suedes in Shoreditch (sponsored post)
Clissold Leisure Centre Nominated For Award

Clissold Leisure Centre Nominated For Award

Fancy This Website? Learn To Build Your Own

Fancy This Website? Learn To Build Your Own

Learn to Code at GA London (sponsored post).
Lit Preview: Homework @ Bethnal Green Working Men's Club

Lit Preview: Homework @ Bethnal Green Working Men's Club

Poetry like you've never seen it.
<em>London Fields</em> Film Back In Production

<em>London Fields</em> Film Back In Production

Hackney Empire To Close

Hackney Empire To Close

School Dinners...With Cocktails

School Dinners...With Cocktails

If you have 'Another Brick in the Wall' stuck in your head, you're not alone...
Preview: Innocent Village Fete 4th - 5th August

Preview: Innocent Village Fete 4th - 5th August

How A Church Organ Became The Focal Point Of A Rave

How A Church Organ Became The Focal Point Of A Rave

Those City Hack teams have been at it again.
Love Lines: Romance by Tube

Love Lines: Romance by Tube

Londonist Interviews...Matt Haynes From Smoke

Londonist Interviews...Matt Haynes From Smoke

Tomorrow: Dezeen Super Store Pops Up in Seven Dials

Tomorrow: Dezeen Super Store Pops Up in Seven Dials

"Designer" shopping with a difference.
Club Watch: Beat Dimension Warehouse Party @ Hackney Downs Studios

Club Watch: Beat Dimension Warehouse Party @ Hackney Downs Studios

Techno voyages with rising stars of 2012.
Reasons You Shouldn't Miss Standby For Tape Back-Up

Reasons You Shouldn't Miss Standby For Tape Back-Up

Ross Sutherland's exquisite mash-up of poetry and 90s TV.
Exclusive Gig Preview: Autoheart at Barfly

Exclusive Gig Preview: Autoheart at Barfly

Autoheart's Jody Gadsden talks pubs, bums, dim sum and then some.
In Pictures: Underage Festival

In Pictures: Underage Festival

Free Canadian Ponder-Folk Gig In Hackney: Aidan Knight

Free Canadian Ponder-Folk Gig In Hackney: Aidan Knight

"It's hard to recreate the feeling of playing an awful show".
Hoxton Hall 150th Anniversary Season: Variety & Vintage

Hoxton Hall 150th Anniversary Season: Variety & Vintage

Let's get the place restored.
Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Club Watch: Queers In Crisis @ Vogue Fabrics

Club Watch: Queers In Crisis @ Vogue Fabrics

Double-dip Dalston nightlife from Greece and Portugal.
The Saturday Strangeness

The Saturday Strangeness

Lizzie Siddal Steps Off The Gallery Walls

Lizzie Siddal Steps Off The Gallery Walls

The Pre-Raphaelite muse and artist comes to life.
Pastoral Parklife In Hoxton: The Shepherdess Walk Mosaics

Pastoral Parklife In Hoxton: The Shepherdess Walk Mosaics

New murals show area's past and present.
Preview: Fashion Day @ Hackney House

Preview: Fashion Day @ Hackney House

A free event celebrating the borough's fashion skills.
Preview: A Bunch Of Spring Events @ Rich Mix

Preview: A Bunch Of Spring Events @ Rich Mix

Hoxton hangout offers events to get your arty fix
Art Review: Uncommon Ground @ Flowers Gallery

Art Review: Uncommon Ground @ Flowers Gallery

A massive and engaging display of photographs ranging from the surreal to the political.
Art Review: Et Cetera @ Hoxton Art Gallery

Art Review: Et Cetera @ Hoxton Art Gallery

The overlooked debris of our everyday environment, including abandoned missiles from the London riots.
Three Authors And Their Art At Museum Of Curiosities

Three Authors And Their Art At Museum Of Curiosities

Mingling with art and literature.
Change: How? Talks, Walks, Comedy And Debate On Changing Society

Change: How? Talks, Walks, Comedy And Debate On Changing Society

Want to make the world a better place? Join the club.
Pembury Tavern

Pembury Tavern

A true local in Hackney.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Start of the week round-up, with bad news for artists TOX and Poussin.
Book Review: The Canal by Lee Rourke

Book Review: The Canal by Lee Rourke

A novel about boredom involving an intensive study of the stretch of canal linking Hackney and Islington.
London-Specific Comedy From Andrew Maxwell

London-Specific Comedy From Andrew Maxwell

Plus some fantastic guests.
East in East: Euro 2012 @ Rich Mix

East in East: Euro 2012 @ Rich Mix

Euro 2012 served up with a huge free helping of Eastern European culture in East London.
A Bumper Bank Holiday Weekend @Boxpark

A Bumper Bank Holiday Weekend @Boxpark

Discounts, live art and a free acoustic music session (sponsored post).
Art Review: Not Obvious, Marcin Maciejowski

Art Review: Not Obvious, Marcin Maciejowski

Preview: Black History Month

Preview: Black History Month

Films, music, writers, food, craft and exhibitions all through October.
Work Begins On Ugliest Olympics Building

Work Begins On Ugliest Olympics Building

Tram Depot Threatened, Fights Back

Tram Depot Threatened, Fights Back

Not For Rental Movie-Inspired Charity Exhibition

Not For Rental Movie-Inspired Charity Exhibition

Shoreditch show for cancer and knife-crime charities.
A London Bus In The Front Garden

A London Bus In The Front Garden

Folk Olympics: Mrs Basil Holmes - Gravestones, Greed & Old School Socks

Folk Olympics: Mrs Basil Holmes - Gravestones, Greed & Old School Socks

Our musical tour of the Olympic boroughs reaches Hackney.
Transformed: Taxi In Disguise

Transformed: Taxi In Disguise

Art Review: Wonderful World @ Londonewcastle

Art Review: Wonderful World @ Londonewcastle

An inventive and striking exploration of what lies beneath the surface of iconic film and TV characters.
The Gun

The Gun

Emerging Artists Compete For The Catlin Art Prize

Emerging Artists Compete For The Catlin Art Prize

Creepy performance art and neon fishing lines.
INTERVIEW:  London Lido A-Go-Go

INTERVIEW: London Lido A-Go-Go

May Day: A Letterpress Celebration Of British Folklore

May Day: A Letterpress Celebration Of British Folklore

Mythical, magical spring letterpressing.
Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Sun, tennis - is there more to this weekend?
Deal Of The Day: Jazz And Blues, Dinner And Drinks

Deal Of The Day: Jazz And Blues, Dinner And Drinks

From £8.
Tensions Are High In Abyss At The Arcola

Tensions Are High In Abyss At The Arcola

Compelling tale of loss, fear and conflicted loyalties.
In Pictures: The Ice Cream Van Presents The London Scarecrow Championships

In Pictures: The Ice Cream Van Presents The London Scarecrow Championships

Scarecrow making, maypole dancing and other traditional events.
Town Hall Free Sheets Given Deadline To Cease

Town Hall Free Sheets Given Deadline To Cease

Government threatens legal action.
Preview: Art Wednesday Nice To Meet You @ Dalston Roof Park

Preview: Art Wednesday Nice To Meet You @ Dalston Roof Park

Connect with artistically minded people and hear a talk from Ben Hammersley.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Wednesday news. Including rather a fabulous career change for one Hounslow taxi driver.
Medieval Mayhem After Hours In An Archaeological Archive

Medieval Mayhem After Hours In An Archaeological Archive

Museum of London's special event for Museums at Night (sponsored post).
Art Preview: A Joyful Archipelago @ Guest Projects

Art Preview: A Joyful Archipelago @ Guest Projects

New, political art by ten emerging Russian artists.
Art Review: Heidi Locher - Hotel Kalifornia @ Londonewcastle

Art Review: Heidi Locher - Hotel Kalifornia @ Londonewcastle

A beautifully filmed video of the emotional discoveries that define us.
Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 17 October 2014

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 17 October 2014

The history and culture of Hackney, with N Quentin Woolf.
New Band Interview: This Is The Kit

New Band Interview: This Is The Kit

The Dove

The Dove

Belgian beers galore.
Royal Court Comes To Haggerston, Peckham And King's Cross

Royal Court Comes To Haggerston, Peckham And King's Cross

No need to travel to Sloane Square for Imelda Staunton and Toby Jones.
Lovebox Expands For 2010

Lovebox Expands For 2010

Dalston's Rio Celebrates 100 Years

Dalston's Rio Celebrates 100 Years

See Pablo Delgado's Microcosms At Howard Griffin Gallery

See Pablo Delgado's Microcosms At Howard Griffin Gallery

Street artist gets gallery show.
Preview: Palestine Film Festivals & Exhibition

Preview: Palestine Film Festivals & Exhibition

Learn more about Palestine through films, exhibitions and debates.
Squatters Praised By De Beauvoir Locals

Squatters Praised By De Beauvoir Locals

Royal Oak

Royal Oak

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Later-than-usual Tuesday news.
Booze Cruising: H.M.S Plate and Shaker

Booze Cruising: H.M.S Plate and Shaker

No sea sickness, no storms and plenty of shots o' rum.
Super Shopping Weekend With 20% Off @Boxpark

Super Shopping Weekend With 20% Off @Boxpark

20% off vintage fashion, bicycles, sportswear, lingerie and food & drink this weekend at Boxpark (sponsored post).
Art Preview: Voice Of Reason @ Red Gallery

Art Preview: Voice Of Reason @ Red Gallery

Breathe in some art as an exhibition of fragrances offers a unique olfactory experience
Art Preview: Megan And The Beasts Of Kaimei @ Hoxton Gallery

Art Preview: Megan And The Beasts Of Kaimei @ Hoxton Gallery

More Japan-influenced work from Tom Lewis.
Human Wave: The Videotapes Of Raymond Pettibon

Human Wave: The Videotapes Of Raymond Pettibon

A bit of subculture from sunny LA to brighten up the grey London skies.
BBC Poll Sort-Of-Suggests That Riot Areas Still Feel Unsafe

BBC Poll Sort-Of-Suggests That Riot Areas Still Feel Unsafe

Poll perhaps misleading after boy named in manslaughter case.
Olympic-Branded Bunting Funds Announced

Olympic-Branded Bunting Funds Announced

London boroughs to submit proposals for dressing up in Olympic colours.
Deal Of The Day: Crate Brewery Beer Tasting And Tour

Deal Of The Day: Crate Brewery Beer Tasting And Tour

Tonight - Hackney Wick £15.
Deal Of The Day: Pulp Fiction And A Royale With Cheese

Deal Of The Day: Pulp Fiction And A Royale With Cheese

Food and film in the sun.
Wind Turbine For Hackney Marshes

Wind Turbine For Hackney Marshes

New School Teaches Knowledge

New School Teaches Knowledge

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Festival To Challenge News And Documentary In A Changing Landscape

Festival To Challenge News And Documentary In A Changing Landscape

Interested in documentaries or news media? This film festival’s for you...
Festival Preview: The Theatre Of Great Britain @ The Yard

Festival Preview: The Theatre Of Great Britain @ The Yard

Bargain theatre shows examine what it means to be British.
London's Green Cabs

London's Green Cabs

Folk Olympics: The Native American Who Ran In Hackney

Folk Olympics: The Native American Who Ran In Hackney

Meet Deerfoot, who set a world record in the Olympic borough over 100 years ago.
Capture Hackney: Photos Wanted

Capture Hackney: Photos Wanted

Baby Born On Bus Named

Baby Born On Bus Named

Arts Ahead

Arts Ahead

Unusual Gold Hoard Found In Hackney Garden

Unusual Gold Hoard Found In Hackney Garden

Listen Up! Music Interview: 2:54

Listen Up! Music Interview: 2:54

We talk to nu-noir sisters 2:54 about growing up in Hackney and Battersea Powerstation's reverb.
Musical Preview: Reasons To Be Cheerful @ Hackney Empire

Musical Preview: Reasons To Be Cheerful @ Hackney Empire

Ian Dury and the Blockheads musical returns to London (sponsored post)
Dance Nations Dalston: Carnival Spirit And Local Talent

Dance Nations Dalston: Carnival Spirit And Local Talent

Free music and dance in E8.
Tonight: Film And Food At Oval Space

Tonight: Film And Food At Oval Space

Watch The Great Beauty on the terrace.
Rock Meets Love As The Irrepressibles Take Shoreditch

Rock Meets Love As The Irrepressibles Take Shoreditch

Human rights and universal love at Village Underground.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

And the rest of the day's news...
Moby Dick Digested In Hackney Downs Leviathan

Moby Dick Digested In Hackney Downs Leviathan

Atmospheric production brings the ocean to east London.
Film Preview: London Feminist Film Festival

Film Preview: London Feminist Film Festival

We chat to the festival's director.
Spotty Hackney Needs Special Bus

Spotty Hackney Needs Special Bus

Ticket Offer: Just £20 For Hackney Wonderland

Ticket Offer: Just £20 For Hackney Wonderland

Rock 'n' roll all day long.
London Blend: Taste Of Bitter Love

London Blend: Taste Of Bitter Love

'Spirit of London' Bus Unveiled

'Spirit of London' Bus Unveiled

Another Night Of Council Cuts

Another Night Of Council Cuts

Enfield, Hackney, Greenwich, K&C and Westminster turn up the swinge.
Fringe Benefits: The Arcola Theatre

Fringe Benefits: The Arcola Theatre

Biblio-Text: The Bookbox

Biblio-Text: The Bookbox

Marksman

Marksman

Preview: The Make Escape Club Tropicana @ Hackney Attic

Preview: The Make Escape Club Tropicana @ Hackney Attic

Celebrate summer at this Hackney-based craft night.
Pencil Presents... No Breaks Live Music Tonight @ Village Underground

Pencil Presents... No Breaks Live Music Tonight @ Village Underground

The Herbaliser, Eric Ness, Gabby Young and Other Animals, the Haggis Horns, !K7 and more
Last Chance To Catch Baptiste Ibar's Debut Solo Show

Last Chance To Catch Baptiste Ibar's Debut Solo Show

Kick off your Easter Saturday with a bizzarre and intriguing exhibition.
Preview: Skyway Fundraising Quiz Night @ Trafik

Preview: Skyway Fundraising Quiz Night @ Trafik

Support vulnerable kids in east London with an evening of fun facting
Dress For Less With The Summer Sale @Boxpark

Dress For Less With The Summer Sale @Boxpark

50% off leading brands this weekend plus BeatBOXPARK returns (sponsored post).
Deal Of The Day: City Of God At Oval Space

Deal Of The Day: City Of God At Oval Space

End of summer film and food.
Live Music Preview: The Jim Jones Revue @ Sebright Arms

Live Music Preview: The Jim Jones Revue @ Sebright Arms

Catch one of London's loudest bands in a surprisingly small venue.
Debate The Future Of Self Publishing @ Future Human

Debate The Future Of Self Publishing @ Future Human

Includes a short story competition.
Hackney Heroine Stands For Council

Hackney Heroine Stands For Council

Lib Dems recruit Pauline Pearce for Hackney Central by-election.
Cold Weather Brings Siberian Bird to London

Cold Weather Brings Siberian Bird to London

Bland Music Gets A Cabaret Kicking In Middle Of The Road

Bland Music Gets A Cabaret Kicking In Middle Of The Road

Leave your opinions at the door.
Manor Garden Allotments: Gone But Not Forgotten

Manor Garden Allotments: Gone But Not Forgotten

Celebrating Musical Improvisation: i=u Festival

Celebrating Musical Improvisation: i=u Festival

Free events, both creative and experimental.
Evanescent City: Hong Songchul And Park Seungmo At HADA Contemporary

Evanescent City: Hong Songchul And Park Seungmo At HADA Contemporary

Korean art in Hackney.
Alter Ego Finals @ Hackney Empire

Alter Ego Finals @ Hackney Empire

Hackney's event sees nine acts from the brim full borough of talent compete for first place.
Preview: The Importance of Glamour and Elegance

Preview: The Importance of Glamour and Elegance

Dark But Uplifting Cinematic Pop: Meet Rhodes

Dark But Uplifting Cinematic Pop: Meet Rhodes

Sold out but not selling out.
<i>I have spread my dreams under your feet...</i>

<i>I have spread my dreams under your feet...</i>

Reclaiming The Mean Streets Of Hackney, Sort Of

Reclaiming The Mean Streets Of Hackney, Sort Of

In Pictures: Climbing St Augustine's Tower With Iain Sinclair

In Pictures: Climbing St Augustine's Tower With Iain Sinclair

Peggy Sue's London Digest

Peggy Sue's London Digest

We chat to the band ahead of their sell-out Clapton show.
Oodles of Dennis Google Doodles

Oodles of Dennis Google Doodles

Underwire Film Festival: Shorts By Women

Underwire Film Festival: Shorts By Women

Themed films and discussions.
Kate Moss, Cab Driver

Kate Moss, Cab Driver

Closer: The New Babylon At Village Underground

Closer: The New Babylon At Village Underground

1929 silent film with live musical accompaniment.
Review: Leftovers by Mem Morrison

Review: Leftovers by Mem Morrison

Clissold Park Revamp: Update

Clissold Park Revamp: Update

What was for Lunch in 2007

What was for Lunch in 2007

Hackney Booze Ban Proposed

Hackney Booze Ban Proposed

Deal Of The Day: Dizzy Bites Music And Food At Hackney Empire

Deal Of The Day: Dizzy Bites Music And Food At Hackney Empire

Live jazz, veggie nosh + cocktails.
The Friday Photo: Red Stroll 56

The Friday Photo: Red Stroll 56

Dalston Kingsland, 20 March 2011 by Magic Pea.
Extra Extra

Extra Extra

Today we offer you a London peopled by lollipop ladies, Chelsea pensioners, fluffy dogs and posh diamonds.
World's Oldest Man To Get Hackney Street Named After Him

World's Oldest Man To Get Hackney Street Named After Him

Mice Go To Asda

Mice Go To Asda

Art Review: The Great Escape @ Degree Art

Art Review: The Great Escape @ Degree Art

Lions and tigers in domestic bliss.
Random Graffiti Of The Week

Random Graffiti Of The Week

Clubwatch: Our Disco

Clubwatch: Our Disco

Circus Showdown At Hackney Empire

Circus Showdown At Hackney Empire

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 18 October 2013

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 18 October 2013

Arts in London and the Cornucopia Theatre Company, with N Quentin Woolf.
Fairground's Last Day: Watch Future Shorts And The England Game

Fairground's Last Day: Watch Future Shorts And The England Game

Film, food, football and Island Records.
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Clarion Calls Out Against Immigrant Bashing

Clarion Calls Out Against Immigrant Bashing

New play debates ethics in the newsroom. But fun.
PREVIEW: The King Blues at the 100 Club

PREVIEW: The King Blues at the 100 Club

Madstock Returns!

Madstock Returns!

Lewisham is Seeing Spots

Lewisham is Seeing Spots

Set Synths To Sensual: Hypnotic Tango At The Shelter

Set Synths To Sensual: Hypnotic Tango At The Shelter

Dreamy disco selectors bringing the Italian Riviera to The Shelter.
Locals Support Hackney Marshes Wind Turbine

Locals Support Hackney Marshes Wind Turbine

Home Secretary: She'll Never Walk Alone

Home Secretary: She'll Never Walk Alone

"Black Cube" Approved For Hoxton Square

"Black Cube" Approved For Hoxton Square

Review: Cycle East

Review: Cycle East

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Leona Comes Home

Leona Comes Home

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Londonist Stays In

Londonist Stays In

Pop Ages Of London

Pop Ages Of London

The Ambassador, The House Doctor and Some Ferrero Rocher?

The Ambassador, The House Doctor and Some Ferrero Rocher?

Incorporate; Don't Obliterate

Incorporate; Don't Obliterate

Touch Up London #31

Touch Up London #31

London Food Blog Round Up

London Food Blog Round Up

Suck on this!

Suck on this!

Terror Wears a Red Nose

Terror Wears a Red Nose

Why Aren't You Queuing For The Proms <i>Right Now?</i>

Why Aren't You Queuing For The Proms <i>Right Now?</i>

Random Graffiti of the Week: YTE

Random Graffiti of the Week: YTE

Spitalfields Christmas

Spitalfields Christmas

Gig Preview: The KDMS @ The Nest

Gig Preview: The KDMS @ The Nest

"We just want to make people dance. That's our mission."
Diane Abbot To Run For Labour Leader

Diane Abbot To Run For Labour Leader

Interview: Hackney Transient Arts Project

Interview: Hackney Transient Arts Project

Queen Meets Hackney Teens - in Turkey

Queen Meets Hackney Teens - in Turkey

Godfather of Hackney (Also Does A Nice Range Of Loafers)

Godfather of Hackney (Also Does A Nice Range Of Loafers)

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

London Mayor: Those Tory Candidates In Full

London Mayor: Those Tory Candidates In Full

Hackney Empire Closes For Nine Months

Hackney Empire Closes For Nine Months

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Only £1,400 to prove you're an Idiot

Only £1,400 to prove you're an Idiot

Freesheets Shack Up In Hackney

Freesheets Shack Up In Hackney

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

No Cab Nightmare

No Cab Nightmare

Culture Crawl

Culture Crawl

Dealing With Dangerous Dogs

Dealing With Dangerous Dogs

Estate Agent Gets Medieval

Estate Agent Gets Medieval

New Year Travel Trouble

New Year Travel Trouble

Last Minute Listing: ArtEvict Live Art Night

Last Minute Listing: ArtEvict Live Art Night

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Hackney Empire Saved In Property Deal

Hackney Empire Saved In Property Deal

Market Trader's Metric Misgivings

Market Trader's Metric Misgivings

The Washroom Talks, This Weekend

The Washroom Talks, This Weekend

The Saturday Strangeness

The Saturday Strangeness

N1 Fabricated Rubbish Confusion

N1 Fabricated Rubbish Confusion

Culture Crawl

Culture Crawl

Stokey Shopkeeper Sweeps Award Ceremony

Stokey Shopkeeper Sweeps Award Ceremony

The Saturday Strangeness

The Saturday Strangeness

Tate's Tampon Time Tunnel to 1976's ICA

Tate's Tampon Time Tunnel to 1976's ICA

Last Minute Listing: Ladies, Eat Your Heart Out in Hackney

Last Minute Listing: Ladies, Eat Your Heart Out in Hackney

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The Saturday Strangeness

The Saturday Strangeness

Clissold Park’s Big Lottery Win

Clissold Park’s Big Lottery Win

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 7 June 2013

Londonist Out Loud: A Podcast About London, 7 June 2013

N Quentin Woolf meets a volunteer who works to shed light on underrepresented issues such as poverty, sleeping rough and social housing crises.
BBC’s 'Biggest Ever Free Live Music Event' For Olympics

BBC’s 'Biggest Ever Free Live Music Event' For Olympics

Festival set for Hackney marshes.
Londonist Out Loud Extra: The View From Hackney

Londonist Out Loud Extra: The View From Hackney

N Quentin Woolf speaks to Hackney residents following a night of violence.
Celebrate Hackney's Unsung Heroes

Celebrate Hackney's Unsung Heroes

Extra Extra

Extra Extra

Extra Extra

Extra Extra

Election Chaos: Report To Be Published

Election Chaos: Report To Be Published

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

His (Future) Maj And The Hackney Badge

His (Future) Maj And The Hackney Badge

Underage Returns

Underage Returns

Under 19? We Want Your Talent!

Under 19? We Want Your Talent!

Weekend Round-Up

Weekend Round-Up

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Fetch, Boy! No, Not The Trunk!

Fetch, Boy! No, Not The Trunk!

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Lavish London

Lavish London

Feel The Grass Between Your Toes

Feel The Grass Between Your Toes

Music Choice: Saturday and Sunday 9-10th June

Music Choice: Saturday and Sunday 9-10th June

Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Notes From The City

Notes From The City

Random Graffiti of the Week

Random Graffiti of the Week

The Book Grocer

The Book Grocer

Cine City

Cine City

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

Dohertymobile Towed

Dohertymobile Towed

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Keep Your Eyes Peeled For Bullard

Keep Your Eyes Peeled For Bullard

Monday Miscellanea

Monday Miscellanea

Calling All Tory Mayor Hopefuls (Not So Fast Ferrari)

Calling All Tory Mayor Hopefuls (Not So Fast Ferrari)

The Londonist Literary List

The Londonist Literary List

No Stopping For Mini Cabs

No Stopping For Mini Cabs

Musicians Bring Football To The Big Screen

Musicians Bring Football To The Big Screen

"Football predictions, dangerous game to play."

"Football predictions, dangerous game to play."

Haggerston's New Water Theme Park

Haggerston's New Water Theme Park

Five In The Morning At Hackney Empire

Five In The Morning At Hackney Empire

Doherty Does Drugs Shocker

Doherty Does Drugs Shocker

The Washroom Project

The Washroom Project

The city writes its own script...

The city writes its own script...

What's The Vegan Fried Chicken Restaurant Actually Like?

What's The Vegan Fried Chicken Restaurant Actually Like?

Masses of vegans, queueing in the cold.
Oyster Oddities: How To Travel Through Zone 1 At No Extra Cost

Oyster Oddities: How To Travel Through Zone 1 At No Extra Cost

Welcome to the Shoreditch anomaly.
The Exhibitions You Should See In June 2017

The Exhibitions You Should See In June 2017

Including one that smells great.
6 must-see exhibitions opening in August

6 must-see exhibitions opening in August

Culture on the cheap.
The Most Talked About Art Exhibitions In London Right Now

The Most Talked About Art Exhibitions In London Right Now

The good and the great in London's art.
Which Exhibitions Should You Visit In December? Let Us Help You Out

Which Exhibitions Should You Visit In December? Let Us Help You Out

Which are you planning to see?
Bjork To Jackson Pollock: The Top Exhibitions To See This Month

Bjork To Jackson Pollock: The Top Exhibitions To See This Month

Virtual reality to abstract expressionism.
Free And Cheap London Events: 21-27 November 2016

Free And Cheap London Events: 21-27 November 2016

You're welcome
Fancy A Baby Coat Hanger?

Fancy A Baby Coat Hanger?

New Wendy Mayer exhibition is scarily realistic.
Second Four Quarters Arcade Bar To Open In Hackney

Second Four Quarters Arcade Bar To Open In Hackney

Great news for hip gamers
Hackney Gets A 'Posh Things On Toast' Restaurant

Hackney Gets A 'Posh Things On Toast' Restaurant

Toast. Pop-up. It had to happen.
Mini Jungles Are Popping Up In East London

Mini Jungles Are Popping Up In East London

Oases in Old Street.
Spectacular Art Made From Glass In Glasstress

Spectacular Art Made From Glass In Glasstress

Is glass merely functional or can it create breathtaking art?