Festival Guide

Let the festivals begin in Hackney

Let the festivals begin in Hackney

The continuous warm and sunny weather we have been experiencing isn’t the only indication that summer is upon us. A long list of festivals, including home grown ones organized by locals, the council and colleges and big name established ones like Love Box will add to our summer fun. The first major festival kicks off […]

Tim Minchin and Saint Etienne headline at the Apple Cart Festival in Victoria Park

Tim Minchin and Saint Etienne headline at the Apple Cart Festival in Victoria Park

Your chance to win tickets! A unique out door festival comes to Hackney, this time in Victoria Park on  Sunday, 7 August.  Apple Cart is a festival for all – offering entertainment to Adults, teens and kiddies. Imagine a day of music, comedy, art, magic and children’s entertainment.  It’s a new take on the festival […]

Little London Fields Festival is back on – Sat 20th August

Little London Fields Festival is back on – Sat 20th August

Last years festival was a resounding success by all concerned, so it was a surprise when last week, the Little London Fields Festival organisers announced it’s cancellation. Despite last summer’s event being crime free, the organizers say Hackney council opposed the event in “its current form” and left them with no other option but to […]

Festival of Yoruba Arts 2011: Includes celeb line up

Festival of Yoruba Arts 2011: Includes celeb line up

URGENT UPDATE: Hackney Hive has received phone calls regarding the Yoruba Festival and have directed them to the organizers.  Initially Hackney Hive was led to believe the Yoruba festival would include an all star line up, but after receiving a phone call from Ashley Banjo’s agent to say not only was he not attending, but […]