From the Old Church

Our first newsletter since the thing that happened to us all, happened. We are here and open in the heart of Stoke Newington. A space to come together, celebrate the creativity of our local community, produce great events and enjoy. First, a Little Update So far this year we have launched several EPs, promoted music … More From the Old Church

Council shelves “Fair Vote” motion

Hackney Council have shelved until the September debate and decision on a motion to promote the introduction of proportional representation in Council elections. The motion would have made the introduction of a single transferable vote Council policy. Hackney Council notes: The full motion was: The UK’s First Past the Post voting system curtails voter choice … More Council shelves “Fair Vote” motion

At Cafe OTO

Hi thereAmongst the shows over the next seven days, we host a launch event for ‘Sound Within Sound: Opening Our Ears to the Twentieth Century‘, a radical new book by journalist and BBC Radio 3 broadcaster Kate Molleson, which fundamentally changes the way we think about classical music and the musicians who made it. As part … More At Cafe OTO

At Cafe OTO

Amongst the shows over the next seven days, we’re thrilled to welcome back The Scorpios for a two-day residency! Hailing from Central Sudan and now based in London after fleeing the fundamentalist takeover in that region, the Scorpios are a band that melds Arabic rhythms and guitar chops (and a kind of swooning cyclical ecstasy) with a … More At Cafe OTO