Christmas shopping at The Village Green Market


The Village Green Market at Hackney Downs Studios Over 100 creative businesses call Hackney Downs Studios home, from record labels to florists, graphic designers to bookbinders, filmmakers to architects, 3D printing to vintage bicycles, and a blacksmith's workshop. The Village Green at Hackney Downs Studios is open every day and will host pop-up events this winter, … [Read more...]

Yeah! Burger at The Star by Hackney Downs


Yeah! Burger are serving up their spin on the burger, with a focus on uncomplicated flavours and fresh produce. Their residency lasts until the 20th December at The Star by Hackney Downs. Menu highlights include The Po-Po; outdoor-reared pork, coleslaw, apple and BBQ sauce, and the The Morrissey; a veggie dish with quinoa, root veg, cheddar, lentils, chickpeas and mint … [Read more...]

Event of the week: Chatsworth Road Festival


Chatsworth Road Festival Clapton’s most celebrated high street will come alive on Saturday 6 September to celebrate the annual Chatsworth Road Festival. Go along and sample Hackney’s finest live bands, arts, games and street food, all provided by businesses and groups in the local area. When the lights go out, there will be music and revelry until the early hours. … [Read more...]

Wily Badger event pick of the week: Jumble Trail

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Sunday 3rd August 2014 | 11:00 – 16:00 (throughout Hackney) There is already a buzz in Clapton ahead of this years Hackney Jumble Trail on Sunday, with over 100 stalls expected to join in the fun. In case you missed it last year, Jumble Trail will once again be bringing residents out of their houses and into the sunshine to sell their old treasures. Bargain hunters will … [Read more...]

The week’s events, July 17-23


Keep reading for Wily Badger’s weekly pick of events happening in and around Clapton, E5. Thursday 17 July Shopping: About Textile pop-up shop 08:00 | Red Route Cafe, 24 Lower Clapton Road, E5 0PD | Read more Live music: The Duke of Uke Summer Meltdown 19:00 | The Russet, 17 Amhurst Terrace, E8 2BT | Read more Friday 18 July Nightlife: Psycho Delia does a … [Read more...]