Ram Place Market & Hackney’s most fashionable dogs


Today and tomorrow mark the final days of the Ram Place Fashion Market, a pop-up designed by the Barbican and installed just off Morning Lane, in Homerton. The market channels a street fair vibe, with stalls selling clothes, jewelery and other fashion items, as well as hosting a bar and event space. Since opening, the market has held a host of events, with walking tours and … [Read more...]

Wily Badger’s summer survey


Wily Badger wants to know where in Clapton you go to get the best cup of coffee, the best Sunday roast or even just your food shopping. The survey should only take a few moments to fill in, and all results will be published in the Summer edition of Wily Badger magazine. To take part, please click here. … [Read more...]

One-stop-shop: food emporium to open on Chatsworth Road


Photo: trash world An all-in-one restaurant, burger bar and convenience shop will open on Chatsworth Road at the end of April. Taken on by the owners of the Walthamstow Spar, the former Brooksby’s Snooker and Community Hall will be given a new lease of life, with a convenience store set to open at 08:00 daily. In addition to selling homemade ready meals and fresh-baked … [Read more...]

The week ahead: 3 – 9 April

Sutton House candlelit tour

Wily Badger’s regular round-up of the best events in and around Clapton is here - featuring NANA Cafe’s first supper club, an after-hours storytelling session at Sutton House and a 48-hour art exhibition in Upper Clapton. Photo: Sutton House Thursday 3 to Wednesday 9 April 2014. Thursday 3 April Art & culture: Candlelit tour of Sutton House 18:00 (tour begins at 19:00) … [Read more...]

The week ahead: 20 – 26 March

Chats Palace

Each week Wily Badger rounds up the best of what's on in and around Clapton - from live music and nightlife, to community and cultural events. Photo: Chats Palace Thursday 20 to Wednesday 26 March 2014. Thursday 20 March Live music: St Johns Sessions presents Rhys Chatham, Charlemagne Palestine and William Basinski 19:30 | St John at Hackney Church, Lower Clapton Road, … [Read more...]