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A shout out for our friends over at Hackney Wick.... We don't need a bridge! They need your help...

“Our battle to Save Hackney Wick Artist warehouse community is at a crucial point!” said a spokesperson for the Save Hackney Wick campaign just now.   Vyner Street has all gone now, we’re losing our art spaces on a weekly basis, the creative lifeblood is being drained from the capital city and especially over here in the East, we lost the fight for our street (without much of a fight, from anyone but us), we all need to stand up for this one. 588 more words


Pudding Mill Lane

Nestled amongst the Bow Back Rivers, Pudding Mill Lane provides a nostalgic view of East London’s past and a worrying look at its future.

Clearly enjoying the Borough’s delights too much, I decided to head back to Newham for the second consecutive week to discover the wonders of Pudding Mill Lane. 1,264 more words


October 2016: Sustainability and Climate Change with Divest Hackney

Last month, as part of the WI’s ‘Speak Up Week of Action‘ we invited Athene and Martin from Divest Hackney to discuss sustainability and climate change. 938 more words

Hackney Wick FC - An Introduction

Less than two years ago, Hackney Wick FC didn’t exist. One man, ex semi-professional footballer Bobby Kasanga, formed the idea to create a football club while campaigning to get more recognition for non-league football, where he came across many disgruntled players on Hackney Marshes who complained about the long distances they had to travel in order to play football at a competitive level. 454 more words

Football Manager

Postcard from trash

Local artist Wendy Rolt drew this postcard in 2011 from the View Tube  view looking out at the building of the Olympic Stadium, Stratford, East London. 164 more words

Mitch Hicks

New Pang & Seeds One Street Art Collaboration In Hackney Wick

A couple of weeks back saw Pang – who is sadly no longer London based – return for a visit and hit up Hackney Wick to paint this funky fusion of styles with Graffiti Writer Seeds One along the canal. 121 more words

Street Art

New Broken Fingaz Crew Street Art Around East London

Last week saw another flyby visit from Broken Fingaz crew members Tant and Unga who whilst over left London with two little works to remember them by. 197 more words

Street Art