Guided Tour led by Alan Gartrell Sunday 24th February 2pm Hackney’s very first MP, the philanthropist who saved the Old Vic, The ‘apostle of peace’ and precursor of the League of Nations and the Fenian who tried to storm Chester Castle. Come and hear the stories of the four MPs buried in Abney and … More Abney’s Four MP’s
Type Tasting x Better Letters present From brush strokes to typography This is a brand new workshop that takes you on a creative tour through the history of letterforms as you discover how the sign writer’s brush has profoundly influenced the development of typefaces in Europe and North America.This workshop with author and Type Tasting founder Sarah Hyndman takes you … More From brush strokes to typography at the Chocolate Factory N16
Amongst the shows at OTO over the next seven days, we’re very pleased to host a three-day residency as a result of the OTO Projects UK Artists Residency Fund with Still House Plants– aka the Glasgow and South London-based collective made up of Finlay Clark, David Kennedy and Jessica Hickie-Kallenbach – following the release of their … More At Cafe OTO
What’s On 020 7870 6876 The UK Premiere of Martin Sherman’s Gently Down The Streamstarring Jonathan Hyde opens next week ‘Tender, funny and unconventional romance’ Variety Directed by Olivier and Tony Award nominee Sean Mathias (No Man’s Land), this passionate and funny production starsJonathan Hyde (Titanic) in a rare London stage role alongside Ben Allen and Harry Lawtey. This production marks the legendary Martin … More at the PARK Theatre
Met recruitment information day If you’ve always dreamed of being a police officer, this is your chance! The Hackney Works team are hosting an information session at the Pembury Community Centre, 1 Atkins Square, Dalston Lane, London, E8 1FA on 15 February 2019. Attend one of two sessions at 10am or 2pm for your chance to earn … More Hackney Jobs
CANCELLED Saturday 9th February at 10am CANCELLEDDue to yellow wind warnings Abney Park will be closed on Fri 8th and Sat 9th Feb. Unfortunately this means that this month’s litterpick has to be cancelled. We hope to see you on Saturday 9th March! Whoever would have guessed that more than 20 people would come along on … More Due to yellow wind warnings Abney Park was to be closed on Fri 8th and Sat 9th Feb. But it was open on the Friday so check.
Amongst the shows at OTO over the next seven days, we’re hugely excited to present proud to present Stereo Spasms Festival – celebrating the 90th birthday of composer Luc Ferrari, with his original compositions interpreted by contemporary composers for an 8-day program of live concerts, talks, films, readings, installations, exhibitions and the launch of the English translations of … More At Cafe OTO