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Lollibop Festival @ Queen Elizabeth Park Review

Lollibop Festival @ Queen Elizabeth Park Review

  The biggest children’s festival in the UK has once again stormed through three days of kids entertainment and attractions, this time helping to baptize the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and establish it as a venue in it’s post-Hellenic legacy. I have to admit, even for a hardened cynic like me, it is quite a […]

Lollibop is back in East London! Win a family pass

Lollibop is back in East London! Win a family pass

LolliBop, the UK’s biggest kids festival, is returning for 2013 to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park right here in East London. As Hackney Hive has done for the past three events, starting from the very first one in Clissold Park in 2010, we are giving away passes. This year we have a family pass worth £100. […]

Half term fantasy for kids at Hackney Picture House

Half term fantasy for kids at Hackney Picture House

Looking to entertain your children this half term? There’s lots on offer at both Hackney and Stratford Picture House. From this Sunday there will be activity sessions before screenings of ‘Peter Pan’, ‘Fantasia 2000’ and ‘Tinker Bell and The Great Fairy Rescue’ for only £3 a ticket (£1 to Picturehouse Kids Club Members). To celebrate […]

Book Launch; Gifts from the Garden by Debora Robertson

Book Launch; Gifts from the Garden by Debora Robertson

  Martha Stewart move over, it’s publication day for Stoke Newington resident, writer Debora Robertson’s book  Gifts from the Garden and a talk and demonstration by Debora will be held at Stoke Newington Book Shop this evening (Thursday 20 September). Brimming with ideas from the pretty to the practical, ‘Gifts from the Garden’ contains more […]

See the Olympic torch parade in Hackney and enjoy street markets and fetes

See the Olympic torch parade in Hackney and enjoy street markets and fetes

Just a week before the games begin, folks in Hackney get their chance to witness the torch come through their borough –  one of the Olympic boroughs. Although the planned event in Clissold Park have been cancelled due to the site being waterlogged, you can still enjoy several others in and around Hackney. Please click […]

Win a family day out at Lollibop Festival in Regents Park 17-19 August

Win a family day out at Lollibop Festival in Regents Park 17-19 August

The competition is now closed and the winners have been notified. Lollibop is all about kids and being a kid.  The three day big bash is back for its third year and for the third year running, Hackney Hive is giving a family a free day pass to enjoy everything that makes Lollibop the family […]

Shoreditch Festival 2012 Hackney 14 to 22 July 2012

Shoreditch Festival 2012  Hackney 14 to 22 July 2012

From 14 to 22 July 2012, Shoreditch Trust presents its eleventh Shoreditch Festival – a free programme of performance, entertainment and exploration along the Regent’s Canal and across Shoreditch. Shoreditch Festival, one of Hackney’s largest free festivals, showcases the best of East London with live music, dance, theatre, arts exhibitions, food markets and plenty more […]

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