Clapton Christmas design market


Thursday Dec 11th | 6:30pm - 10pm | 119 Lower Clapton Road Independent designers Hannah Rings, Fox + Belle, Fur Feathers and Tails, Articles and Daughter of Jón will be selling their handmade accessories at this first (and one-off) Christmas Design Market hosted by 119 Lower Clapton on Lower Clapton Road. On sale will be: jewellery, scarves, collars, prints, cards, wooden … [Read more...]

Review: The Jackdaw & Star’s Brewery Brawl


The Homerton-based Jackdaw and Star’s first ever brewery brawl on October 29 saw two favourites from London’s beer scene - Redchurch and Hackney Breweries - battle it out among Hackney’s craft ale connoisseurs. With six beers on the menu, portions were generous in size for a Wednesday night. The beers are served to you two at a time, to allow for easy comparison. To help the … [Read more...]

Wily Badger Magazine Launch // Winter 2014


To celebrate the launch of our winter print edition we’re inviting you and all your friends to a party at The Star by Hackney Downs on Thursday 27th November. There will be free mulled wine and cider (there is a limited supply!), 2-4-1 cocktails, 10% off food, live DJs, and of course loads of copies of Wily Badger to pick up. This is a great opportunity to meet lots of … [Read more...]

Brewery brawl at The Jackdaw and Star


Redchurch Brewery vs Hackney Brewery The Jackdaw and Star hosts a 'beer brawl' on Wednesday 29th October as Redchurch Brewery and Hackney Brewery pit their best three beers against each other in the hope of winning a month-long tap takeover in the pub. The three beers are matched by each brewery according to a pre-designed food selection that will be provided in house by … [Read more...]