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Clowning Around! The Return of the Joseph Grimaldi Clown Service

The capital’s clowns are gathering to pay homage to the man who put their trade on the map. Laugh a minute or worst nightmare? Your call.   If you’re feeling the winter blues setting in, you might be interested in a London tradition that could brighten up your week, provided gaggles of clowns aren’t your idea …

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Best Hotels in Hackney: Where to Stay in Hackney

Looking for the best Hackney hotels? We’ve got you covered with this guide to the best places to stay in the cool east London borough. It’s no secret that Hackney is one of our favourite areas of London – it’s filled with culturally diverse yet community-led residents, loads of quirky things to do, and some …

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The Shepherdess Walk Mosaics: A Glimpse into London’s Past

Spotted the mosaics of Shepherdess Walk? Here’s what you need to know about this hidden spot in London. Words by Olivier Guiberteau On the surface, Shepherdess Walk, just a stone’s throw from Regents Canal in Hackney, is like any other London street. A jumble of smart terraced townhouses and lower-income housing blended with the kind …

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10 Miles: The Sustainable Supper Club Only Using Hyper-Local Ingredients

10 Miles is the Hackney-based supper club using ingredients from within a 10 mile radius.  What’s better than a good old supper club? The magic of dining within a community of like-minded foodies, from menus you know you just aren’t going to get elsewhere, a touch of the exclusive. It’s a winning combination.  A sustainable …

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Time to Discover: Clissold Park

Looking to visit Clissold Park? Here’s what you need to know before you visit. Clissold Park is a picturesque open green space in Hackney’s trendy Stoke Newington area.  With an abundance of wildlife, sport facilities and two stunning lakes, it’s one of the most gorgeous parks in London. Ready to explore? Why Should I Visit …

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Intergalactic Festival Tour de Moon Lands in Hackney

Tour de Moon launches its otherworldly festival in the UK this year and is landing in Hackney’s Pedro Youth Club on 16th June– here’s why you need to go. Tour de Moon is a free immersive festival and promises all festival goers an out of world experience.  The festival celebrates the relationship between earth and …

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Abney Park Cemetery: East London’s Magnificent Seven Cemetery

Tucked away in Stoke Newington is Abney Park Cemetery, one of the “Magnificent Seven” in London and a historic gem worth exploring.  It didn’t begin life as a garden graveyard, in fact, it was once just a pretty parkland where local wildlife thrived. So how – and why – did this leafy reserve become the …

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Best Bars in Hackney For The Ultimate Boozy Adventures

Ready to be the toast of the town in Hackney’s hottest bars? Get ready to sip in style as we guide you through the trendiest drinking holes in the area.  Ranging from cheap (£), doable (££), to the exorbitantly pricey (£££), this area provides a kaleidoscope of bars for every kind of wallet.  Whether you’re …

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