At the Old Church

We were excited to be featured in the Londonist article this week entitled ‘What’s the oldest building in Hackney?’. An interesting read! If you are looking for a new project to be involved with in 2019, we are looking for participants for The Grandmother Project in May. More info below. What’s on in February >> Call-out for participants … More At the Old Church


Mallyfest is proud to present a fundraising night of music, camp and fun in memory of Stoke Newington-based Welsh singer-songwriter and all-round superstar Mally Powell. Early-bird tickets (£12+fees) selling quickly at www.mallyfest.orgso book now to avoid disappointment. Featuring The Cesarians, Bikini Beach Band, Hofnerama, Young Garbo, Kung-fu Vicar and The Trills. Profits go to homeless charities … More Mallyfest

At Cafe OTO

Amongst the shows at OTO over the next seven days, Grup Simsek are back for a two-day residency after their sold out show at OTO last summer. Hailed as a Anatolian Psych-pop sensation, with members originating from Turkey, Germany, France, Italy and Great Britain, Grup Şimşek (pronounced « Shimshek ») encapsulates the Outernational generation. Two extraordinary debut … More At Cafe OTO

At Cafe OTO

Welcome to the OTO Member’s Mailout. Thanks to the support of Jerwood Charitable Foundation we are delighted to announce three new residencies for UK-Based artists/groups at a vital point in their creative development this week: Still House Plants, Nkisi, and Angharad Davies. Our residency programmes offer artists the opportunity to work in close collaboration with us to develop … More At Cafe OTO

At the PARK Theatre

A rare chance to see Jonathan Hyde on stage in Martin Sherman’s Gently Down The Stream Be the first to see the UK premiere of this celebrated new play from the writer of Bent, with previews from £18.50. Directed by Olivier and Tony Award nominee Sean Mathias (No Man’s Land), this passionate and funny production also starsBen Allen and Harry Lawtey, and … More At the PARK Theatre

At Cafe OTO

Amongst the shows at OTO over the next seven days, we host ALEX WARD ITEM 4, a quartet consisting of Alex on clarinet and guitar, Charlotte Keeffe on trumpet and flugelhorn, Otto Willberg on double bass and Andrew Lisle on drums. In writing for this group, Alex’s aim was to exert as minimal limitation on the … More At Cafe OTO

In the Sticks  February Half Term Forest School at Abney Park

Monday 18th to Friday 22nd February Join our Forest School at Abney Park this Spring! February marks the end of winter with the emergence of green shoots and leaves. If we are lucky at forest school, birds and other animals can be easily spotted among the still-bare branches of Abney Park’s plentiful trees. We can support wildlife … More In the Sticks  February Half Term Forest School at Abney Park