Festival Guide

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 […]

Comedians, ex convicts and an MP at Stoke Newington Literary Festival 2011

Comedians, ex convicts and an MP at Stoke Newington Literary Festival 2011

You may be forgiven for thinking they all share similar traits, but these are just a few included in the Stoke Newington Literary Festival 2011 line up next month. So open that diary and clear the weekend of  Friday 3rd – Sunday 5th June – this year sees the introduction of children’s events. The line-up […]

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 […]

The First Apple Cart Festival – Shoreditch Park 25th July

The First Apple Cart Festival – Shoreditch Park 25th July

THIS FESTIVAL HAS BEEN CANCELLED. PLEASE SEE THEIR WEBSITE. OUR COMPETION WINNERS INSTEAD RECEIVED FREE TICKETS TO FIELD DAY FESTIVAL It’s no secret London is the most “happening” city in the world and East London’s Hackney, the soul and rind of all things cool. Already spoiled with summer festivals established and new, in rolls in the […]